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CNN
Big night or big fail?with a juris doctor. She received her Bachelor of Science in International Poli
Big night or big fail?
CNN / Posted 9 hours ago
with a juris doctor. She received her Bachelor of Science in International Politics from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service and studied politics at Oxford University. Peniel Joseph: Democrats offer bold vision The big takeaway from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate Screens More Ambassadorial Nomineesscreened 19 more nominees for ambassadorial posting outside the country. So far
Senate Screens More Ambassadorial Nominees
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
screened 19 more nominees for ambassadorial posting outside the country. So far, 34 of the 47 nominees who are career foreign service officers have been screened. Those screened yesterday include; Sunday Itegboye (Edo), Iliyasu . A. Paragalda... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Jason Bourne reborn, nine years laterin his past, Bourne is chasing answers about why he signed up for the top-secre
Jason Bourne reborn, nine years later
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
in his past, Bourne is chasing answers about why he signed up for the top-secret Treadstone program in his former life as foreign service officer David Webb. "Each movie is about the prodigal son returning in rage and frustration to face the... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Dr. Helena Lee Valldejuli-Butler of Palm Beach diesValldejuli-Butler worked as the assistant dean of admissions at Georgetown Univ
Dr. Helena Lee Valldejuli-Butler of Palm Beach dies
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted yesterday
Valldejuli-Butler worked as the assistant dean of admissions at Georgetown University Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. She was a founding member of the Academy of the Palm Beaches, and held the position as dean of admissions... Read more
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The Economic Times
MEA probing India's ambassador to Qatar Sanjeev Arora for financial impropriety during US stintNEW DELHI: An Indian ambassador is under an official probe — a rare event in th
MEA probing India's ambassador to Qatar Sanjeev Arora for financial impropriety during US stint
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
NEW DELHI: An Indian ambassador is under an official probe — a rare event in the foreign service, and even more unusually, the charges are 'lack of integrity', something senior service members are rarely accused of. ET has reviewed documents related... Read more
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Daily Mail
ISIS releases pictures of two butchers who slaughtered French priestthe second knifeman. French TV station RTLsay that the photograph, along with
ISIS releases pictures of two butchers who slaughtered French priest
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
the second knifeman. French TV station RTLsay that the photograph, along with details of the strike, were sent out by a 'foreign service' along with a serious warning. The note alleged the suspect was likely already in France and ready to act... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Delicatepagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 For better or for worse, Yasay is a quiet and de
Delicate
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 For better or for worse, Yasay is a quiet and deliberate man. He may never have been in the foreign service, but in three weeks he slipped rather comfortably into the job. In Vientiane the other day he scored the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate Screens Ambassadorial Nomineesyesterday screened 15 ambassadorial nominees. President Muhammadu Buhari had o
Senate Screens Ambassadorial Nominees
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
yesterday screened 15 ambassadorial nominees. President Muhammadu Buhari had on June 9 forwarded the names of 47 career foreign service officers to the senate for screening and confirmation as the country's envoys abroad. Those screened... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Frank Hodsoll, NEA chairman who championed arts under Reagan, dies at 78center in Falls Church, Virginia. He was 78. His death, from cancer, was confi
Frank Hodsoll, NEA chairman who championed arts under Reagan, dies at 78
Bangor Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
center in Falls Church, Virginia. He was 78. His death, from cancer, was confirmed by his family. Hodsoll — a lawyer and Foreign Service officer whose previous artistic endeavors consisted largely of collegiate theatrical productions and glee... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Diplomats Fail to Recite National AnthemSenate committee member, as she murmured through the second stanza of the anthe
Diplomats Fail to Recite National Anthem
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Senate committee member, as she murmured through the second stanza of the anthem. Both nominees have been in the Nigeria's Foreign Service since 1983 - already raking in 33 years of experience each. Mrs. Okeke currently serves at the Nigerian... Read more
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The Telegraph
Easy repetitionsDemocratic Alliance would win the 2014 Lok Sabha poll. Whenever he writes a pro
Easy repetitions
The Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Democratic Alliance would win the 2014 Lok Sabha poll. Whenever he writes a pro-Modi article in the media, his Indian foreign service colleagues privately chuckle at the irony that when Modi, then the chief minister of Gujarat, visited the... Read more
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Slate
Six Ways the U.S. Could Respond to Russia if It’s Responsible for the DNC HackU.S. diplomats in Moscow; American officials might consider taking a page from
Six Ways the U.S. Could Respond to Russia if It’s Responsible for the DNC Hack
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
U.S. diplomats in Moscow; American officials might consider taking a page from that playbook. (Although, for the safety of foreign service officers everywhere, USG should take the risk of escalating harassment seriously.) Influential Russians both... Read more
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New Kerala
Arundhati Ghose's nuclear diplomacy will define her legacy (Obituary) - newkerala.com #96057international organizations in Geneva. Chuku's professional contributions did
Arundhati Ghose's nuclear diplomacy will define her legacy (Obituary) - newkerala.com #96057
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
international organizations in Geneva. Chuku's professional contributions did not end with her superannuation from the Foreign Service. She served on several disarmament panels post retirement and as a member of the UPSC. I had the privilege... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gambia, Indonesia Sign Memorandum of Understandingaims to establish the framework of technical cooperation on protocol and intern
Gambia, Indonesia Sign Memorandum of Understanding
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
aims to establish the framework of technical cooperation on protocol and international conference for Gambian officials and foreign service officers. Baboucarr M.S Jobarteh, the Director General of Protocol at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,... Read more
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New Kerala
Former diplomat Arundhati Ghose passes away - newkerala.com #95969Ghose joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1963 and served in various capacitie
Former diplomat Arundhati Ghose passes away - newkerala.com #95969
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
Ghose joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1963 and served in various capacities at the Indian embassies in Austria, the Netherlands, and Belgium. She served as India's Ambassador to South Korea, Ambassador and Permanent Representative to Unesco;... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Former diplomat Arundhati Ghose passes awayBrabourne College in Kolkata and went on to study at Visva-Bharati University,
Former diplomat Arundhati Ghose passes away
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
Brabourne College in Kolkata and went on to study at Visva-Bharati University, in Shantiniketan, before joining the Indian Foreign Service in 1963. She is sister of Bhaskar Ghose, former chairman of Prasar Bharati. Ghose, aunt of Sanjay Ghose, a... Read more
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Newsmax
Chris Stevens' Mother to Trump: Stop Using My Son's Namementioned in criticisms of Clinton during the Republican National Convention. P
Chris Stevens' Mother to Trump: Stop Using My Son's Name
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
mentioned in criticisms of Clinton during the Republican National Convention. Patricia Smith, the mother of Sean Smith, a foreign service worker who was killed in the attack, spoke at the convention, saying she blames Clinton for the death of her... Read more
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IGN
IGN Presents the History of Jason Bournepublished back in February 1980. In The Bourne Identity novel ‘Jason Bourne’ i
IGN Presents the History of Jason Bourne
IGN / Posted 3 days ago
published back in February 1980. In The Bourne Identity novel ‘Jason Bourne’ is a trained assassin and former American Foreign Service officer stationed in South-East Asia during the Vietnam War, recruited by a shadowy agency after the death of... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Mike Pence and Paul Ryan's key votes in Congress 2007-2012included $2.7 billion for Afghanistan, $1.5 billion for Pakistan and $483 milli
Mike Pence and Paul Ryan's key votes in Congress 2007-2012
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
included $2.7 billion for Afghanistan, $1.5 billion for Pakistan and $483 million for Iraq and funded the hiring of 1,300 Foreign Service officers. A yes vote was to pass HR 3081.

Pence voted yes. Ryan voted no.

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AllAfrica.com
I Recite the Rosary Every Morning - Katureebewhat about your wife? She studied political science and French. And then when
I Recite the Rosary Every Morning - Katureebe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
what about your wife? She studied political science and French. And then when she graduated, she had wanted to join foreign service; then they told her it was difficult because her husband was not in foreign service. So, she joined the... Read more
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ABC News
Slain Ambassador's Mother Wants End to Politics Over Son's Deathon Americans in Benghazi. During an emotional speech on the opening night of th
Slain Ambassador's Mother Wants End to Politics Over Son's Death
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
on Americans in Benghazi. During an emotional speech on the opening night of the event in downtown Cleveland, a mother of a foreign service worker who was killed in the attack said she holds Clinton responsible. "For all of this loss, for all of... Read more
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The Atlantic
Dodge City's New Frontierthose activities, the school curriculum, with 16 career clusters , whets kids a
Dodge City's New Frontier
The Atlantic / Posted 6 days ago
those activities, the school curriculum, with 16 career clusters , whets kids appetites in everything from welding to foreign service to communications. The point of all this, Feist and Martinez explained to me, is to give every kid a place... Read more
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Japan Today
Japan's consulate in New York sees off JET teachers in program's 30th year ‹ Japan TodayHarris, a 2013 graduate bound for Tottori Prefecture. Harris, who cited intere
Japan's consulate in New York sees off JET teachers in program's 30th year ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 6 days ago
Harris, a 2013 graduate bound for Tottori Prefecture. Harris, who cited interest in pursuing international relations or foreign service work, expressed gratitude for the opportunity. “I’ll be up all night packing,” she laughed. “But I’m sure... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
COA asks Aquino admin to liquidate P2.5-B APEC fundPresidential Communications Operations Office, P519,199,050; Cultural Center of
COA asks Aquino admin to liquidate P2.5-B APEC fund
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
Presidential Communications Operations Office, P519,199,050; Cultural Center of the Philippines, P4,006,450 and the Foreign Service Institute, P9,768,076.72. Only the DOTC and FSI were able to partially liquidate the expenses, submitting to... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
COA demands liquidation of P2.5B from Malacanang for APEC hostingPresidential Communications Operations Office, P519,199,050; Cultural Center of
COA demands liquidation of P2.5B from Malacanang for APEC hosting
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
Presidential Communications Operations Office, P519,199,050; Cultural Center of the Philippines, P4,006,450 and the Foreign Service Institute, P9,768,076.72. “To facilitate the implementation of the different activities and events related... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
In Cleveland, a sneak peek at Michigan governor race?2002-2008; Michigan attorney general, 2011-present. Education: Bachelor’s degr
In Cleveland, a sneak peek at Michigan governor race?
Detroit Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
2002-2008; Michigan attorney general, 2011-present. Education: Bachelor’s degree, Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service; law degree, University of San Francisco School of Law. Political: Trustee and supervisor of Olive Township,... Read more
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The Atlantic
'Lock Her Up': How Hillary Hatred Is Unifying Republicanswhose son Sean Smith was killed in the September 11, 2012, terrorist attack in
'Lock Her Up': How Hillary Hatred Is Unifying Republicans
The Atlantic / Posted 8 days ago
whose son Sean Smith was killed in the September 11, 2012, terrorist attack in Benghazi while stationed there by the U.S. Foreign Service. As she told her story, someone on the floor shouting “Hillary for prison!” “That's right,” Smith replied.... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
A look at Gov. Mike Pence's record in the US Houseincluded $2.7 billion for Afghanistan, $1.5 billion for Pakistan and $483 milli
A look at Gov. Mike Pence's record in the US House
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 9 days ago
included $2.7 billion for Afghanistan, $1.5 billion for Pakistan and $483 million for Iraq and funded the hiring of 1,300 Foreign Service officers. A yes vote was to pass HR 3081.

Pence voted yes. Ryan voted no.

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The Globe and Mail
Ottawa’s diplomatic shuffle signals shift in approach to Middle Eastof Mr. Harper’s former head of security to lead Canada’s mission in Amman. Mr.
Ottawa’s diplomatic shuffle signals shift in approach to Middle East
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
of Mr. Harper’s former head of security to lead Canada’s mission in Amman. Mr. Saccomani lacked the experience of a foreign service officer, but also lacked the ear of the Canadian prime minister, which would have compensated for his not... Read more
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The Washington Times
Bethlehem Shoals, GQ writer, apologizes for Pat Smith tweet: ‘I would like to beat her to death’10 million people that she blames Mrs. Clinton for the death of her son, an inf
Bethlehem Shoals, GQ writer, apologizes for Pat Smith tweet: ‘I would like to beat her to death’
The Washington Times / Posted 9 days ago
10 million people that she blames Mrs. Clinton for the death of her son, an information management officer with the U.S. Foreign Service at the time of his death. “In an email to her daughter shortly after the attack, Hillary Clinton blamed it... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
When the 'blame Hillary' crowd goes too farI won't, I can't say a bad word about Patricia Smith. She lost her only child,
When the 'blame Hillary' crowd goes too far
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
I won't, I can't say a bad word about Patricia Smith. She lost her only child, U.S. Foreign Service information management officer Sean Smith, 34, in the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya. I can barely... Read more
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CTV News
Liberals replace Tory political appointments in major diplomatic shufflepolitical appointments made by the previous Conservative government with a majo
Liberals replace Tory political appointments in major diplomatic shuffle
CTV News / Posted 9 days ago
political appointments made by the previous Conservative government with a major shuffle of the top ranks of Canada's foreign service. Almost all are career public servants, with three of them replacing political appointees of the Harper... Read more
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Calgary Sun
26 new ambassadors, high commissioners appointedpolitical appointments made by the previous Conservative government with a majo
26 new ambassadors, high commissioners appointed
Calgary Sun / Posted 9 days ago
political appointments made by the previous Conservative government with a major shuffle of the top ranks of Canada's foreign service. Almost all are career public servants, with three of them replacing political appointees of the Harper... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Stéphane Dion replaces more than two dozen Tory-appointed ambassadorshigh-profile appointments made by the previous Conservative government with a m
Stéphane Dion replaces more than two dozen Tory-appointed ambassadors
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
high-profile appointments made by the previous Conservative government with a major shuffle of the top ranks of Canada’s foreign service. All are career public servants, and three of them are replacing political appointees of the Harper... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Trump competes with convention in TV interviewsHillary Clinton can't give us the truth, why should we give her the presidency?
Trump competes with convention in TV interviews
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 10 days ago
Hillary Clinton can't give us the truth, why should we give her the presidency?" Smith's son, Sean, was a State Department foreign service officer Sean Smith who died in the 2012 attack. Pat Smith says she blames Clinton -- who was secretary of... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Day 1 of GOP convention speeches: CNN vets the claims11, 2012, attack on a United States diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya. Smi
Day 1 of GOP convention speeches: CNN vets the claims
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 10 days ago
11, 2012, attack on a United States diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya. Smith’s son, Sean, was an employee of the US Foreign Service and was killed in the attack. The circumstances that gave rise to the attack, and the way communication about... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Melania Trump a tough act to follow as speakerHillary Clinton can't give us the truth, why should we give her the presidency?
Melania Trump a tough act to follow as speaker
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 10 days ago
Hillary Clinton can't give us the truth, why should we give her the presidency?" Smith's son, Sean, was a State Department foreign service officer Sean Smith who died in the 2012 attack. Pat Smith says she blames Clinton — who was secretary of... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Pence entertains high-profile guests in VIP boxHillary Clinton can't give us the truth, why should we give her the presidency?
Pence entertains high-profile guests in VIP box
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 10 days ago
Hillary Clinton can't give us the truth, why should we give her the presidency?" Smith's son, Sean, was a State Department foreign service officer Sean Smith who died in the 2012 attack. Pat Smith says she blames Clinton — who was secretary of... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Melania Trump recounts life story for GOP crowdHillary Clinton can't give us the truth, why should we give her the presidency?
Melania Trump recounts life story for GOP crowd
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 10 days ago
Hillary Clinton can't give us the truth, why should we give her the presidency?" Smith's son, Sean, was a State Department foreign service officer Sean Smith who died in the 2012 attack. Pat Smith says she blames Clinton — who was secretary of... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
2 Melania Trump passages mirror Michelle ObamaHillary Clinton can't give us the truth, why should we give her the presidency?
2 Melania Trump passages mirror Michelle Obama
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 10 days ago
Hillary Clinton can't give us the truth, why should we give her the presidency?" Smith's son, Sean, was a State Department foreign service officer Sean Smith who died in the 2012 attack. Pat Smith says she blames Clinton - who was secretary of... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
2 Melania Trump passages mirror Michelle ObamaHillary Clinton can't give us the truth, why should we give her the presidency?
2 Melania Trump passages mirror Michelle Obama
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 10 days ago
Hillary Clinton can't give us the truth, why should we give her the presidency?" Smith's son, Sean, was a State Department foreign service officer Sean Smith who died in the 2012 attack. Pat Smith says she blames Clinton - who was secretary of... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
2 Melania Trump passages mirror Michelle ObamaHillary Clinton can't give us the truth, why should we give her the presidency?
2 Melania Trump passages mirror Michelle Obama
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 10 days ago
Hillary Clinton can't give us the truth, why should we give her the presidency?" Smith's son, Sean, was a State Department foreign service officer Sean Smith who died in the 2012 attack. Pat Smith says she blames Clinton - who was secretary of... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Pence entertains high-profile guests in VIP boxHillary Clinton can't give us the truth, why should we give her the presidency?
Pence entertains high-profile guests in VIP box
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Hillary Clinton can't give us the truth, why should we give her the presidency?" Smith's son, Sean, was a State Department foreign service officer Sean Smith who died in the 2012 attack. Pat Smith says she blames Clinton — who was secretary of... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Melania Trump a tough act to follow as speakerHillary Clinton can't give us the truth, why should we give her the presidency?
Melania Trump a tough act to follow as speaker
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Hillary Clinton can't give us the truth, why should we give her the presidency?" Smith's son, Sean, was a State Department foreign service officer Sean Smith who died in the 2012 attack. Pat Smith says she blames Clinton — who was secretary of... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Melania Trump recounts life story for GOP crowdHillary Clinton can't give us the truth, why should we give her the presidency?
Melania Trump recounts life story for GOP crowd
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Hillary Clinton can't give us the truth, why should we give her the presidency?" Smith's son, Sean, was a State Department foreign service officer Sean Smith who died in the 2012 attack. Pat Smith says she blames Clinton — who was secretary of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Melania Trump wears stunning Roksanda Ilincic dress at RNCevening RELATED ARTICLES Guns outside, chaos on the floor inside: Stars take
Melania Trump wears stunning Roksanda Ilincic dress at RNC
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
evening RELATED ARTICLES Guns outside, chaos on the floor inside: Stars take the...'She should be in stripes': Mother of foreign service...Enter the Donald! Trump makes a spectacular rockstar-style... Share this article During her speech,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sheriff David Clarke receives standing ovation with statement at RNCpledge. RELATED ARTICLES 'My husband is ready': Confident Melania Trump takes
Sheriff David Clarke receives standing ovation with statement at RNC
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
pledge. RELATED ARTICLES 'My husband is ready': Confident Melania Trump takes the...'She should be in stripes': Mother of foreign service...Enter the Donald! Trump makes a spectacular rockstar-style...EXCLUSIVE: Nick Cannon leads Black Lives... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Mother of American killed in Libya hits ClintonHillary Clinton can't give us the truth, why should we give her the presidency?
Mother of American killed in Libya hits Clinton
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Hillary Clinton can't give us the truth, why should we give her the presidency?" Smith's son, Sean, was a State Department foreign service officer Sean Smith who died in the 2012 attack. Pat Smith says she blames Clinton — who was secretary of... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Mother of American killed in Libya hits ClintonHillary Clinton can't give us the truth, why should we give her the presidency?
Mother of American killed in Libya hits Clinton
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 10 days ago
Hillary Clinton can't give us the truth, why should we give her the presidency?" Smith's son, Sean, was a State Department foreign service officer Sean Smith who died in the 2012 attack. Pat Smith says she blames Clinton — who was secretary of... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Mother of State Dept. official killed in Benghazi blames ClintonCut (no reporter narration). ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Patricia Smith,
Mother of State Dept. official killed in Benghazi blames Clinton
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 10 days ago
Cut (no reporter narration). ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Patricia Smith, the mother of Sean Smith who was a U.S. Foreign Service officer killed in an attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012, gave an emotional... Read more
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