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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Residents turn to researchers hoping to find cause of cancer clusterto study a rare blood cancer cluster and how they can get involved in a communi
Residents turn to researchers hoping to find cause of cancer cluster
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 hours ago
to study a rare blood cancer cluster and how they can get involved in a community group linking them to researchers. The U.S. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry will be the oversight agency for the study groups looking at... Read more
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AdWeek
Eager to Boost Its U.S. Profile, Tim Horton's Names Horizon Media as Agency of RecordIndependent media agency Horizon Media continued its new-business winning strea
Eager to Boost Its U.S. Profile, Tim Horton's Names Horizon Media as Agency of Record
AdWeek / Posted 2 days ago
Independent media agency Horizon Media continued its new-business winning streak this week by picking up the U.S. agency of record assignment for Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Horton's. The agency will be charged with handling media... Read more
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Slate
The Clintons Didn’t Screw Up Haiti Alone. You Helped.published another statement by Sansaricq on its website. Both wealthy Haitians
The Clintons Didn’t Screw Up Haiti Alone. You Helped.
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
published another statement by Sansaricq on its website. Both wealthy Haitians openly loathe Bill Clinton, who ordered the U.S. invasion that put down the junta and restored Aristide to power, for a time. Sansaricq, who long ago left Haiti and ran... Read more
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The Hill
Watchdog: US-supported Afghan anti-corruption office ineffectivein office. ADVERTISEMENT The HOO was founded in 2008 with international suppo
Watchdog: US-supported Afghan anti-corruption office ineffective
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
in office. ADVERTISEMENT The HOO was founded in 2008 with international support, including about $9 million from the U.S. Agency for International Development for technical assistance and another $9.4 million contract to help develop its... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Corker Says Progress Being Made On Food Aid ReformsCitizen Festival in New York, Senator Bob Corker touted recent progress in his
Corker Says Progress Being Made On Food Aid Reforms
The Chattanoogan / Posted 3 days ago
Citizen Festival in New York, Senator Bob Corker touted recent progress in his efforts to improve delivery of U.S. international food assistance using existing resources. Senator Corker and Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) will be featured... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Google, USAID to Boost Broadband Access in Liberian SchoolsLiberia will be collaborating with Google and the U.S. Agency for International
Google, USAID to Boost Broadband Access in Liberian Schools
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Liberia will be collaborating with Google and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID to bring best-in-class, reliable, affordable broadband infrastructure to the capital city of Monrovia. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who Wednesday... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Peter Oakes Sellarand earned his Master of Arts in international relations from The Fletcher Scho
Peter Oakes Sellar
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 3 days ago
and earned his Master of Arts in international relations from The Fletcher School at Tufts University. Peter worked for the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID) from 1963-1993 and is credited with creating the world's first strategy for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
OPIC and Microsoft Commit to Support Wireless Internet Expansion in Kenyahave development impact in rural areas of Kenya New York, N.Y. – The Overseas
OPIC and Microsoft Commit to Support Wireless Internet Expansion in Kenya
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
have development impact in rural areas of Kenya New York, N.Y. – The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, today announced commitment and first disbursement to Mawingu Networks, a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Media Agency (AMA) Launches U.S.-Africa Business DistributionOn the occasion of the second U.S.-Africa Business Forum, AMA announced the lau
African Media Agency (AMA) Launches U.S.-Africa Business Distribution
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
On the occasion of the second U.S.-Africa Business Forum, AMA announced the launch of a new press release distribution channel that will enable African companies and governments to efficiently and effectively communicate with the media in the U.S.,... Read more
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AdWeek
International Agency Network Fred & Farid Officially Opens in NYC After Quiet Launch Last Year& Farid effectively launched its nearly year-old New York City office by announ
International Agency Network Fred & Farid Officially Opens in NYC After Quiet Launch Last Year
AdWeek / Posted 3 days ago
& Farid effectively launched its nearly year-old New York City office by announcing that Colin Nagy would be joining the agency as head of communications strategy. The agency's New York unit quietly opened last November, the same month Fred &... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Power Africa Announces More Than $1 Billion in New Commitments at the US-Africa Business ForumNew York, NY - At the U.S. - Africa Business Forum, the U.S. Government and its
Power Africa Announces More Than $1 Billion in New Commitments at the US-Africa Business Forum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
New York, NY - At the U.S. - Africa Business Forum, the U.S. Government and its Power Africa partners announced several new milestones across dozens of energy projects and transactions. These commitments -- totaling more than $1 billion worth of debt... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
23 Groups to Participate in Adolescent Girls Education WorkshopThe U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has selected 23 bodies to
23 Groups to Participate in Adolescent Girls Education Workshop
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has selected 23 bodies to participate in a co-creation workshop to develop concept papers for a new program to empower adolescent girls and increase their access to education in Liberia. The new... Read more
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Fortune
This Startup Has Brought Off-Grid Solar To 65 Million Peopleinvolved, as was NewQuest Capital Partners. In addition, $5 million of the roun
This Startup Has Brought Off-Grid Solar To 65 Million People
Fortune / Posted 4 days ago
involved, as was NewQuest Capital Partners. In addition, $5 million of the round was a grant from the Shell Foundation, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and its Development Innovation Ventures, and the United Nations Capital... Read more
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CTV News
U.S. resident gets 10-year Iran prison sentenceDUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- A U.S. permanent resident detained for a year in
U.S. resident gets 10-year Iran prison sentence
CTV News / Posted 5 days ago
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- A U.S. permanent resident detained for a year in Iran over spying allegations has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and a $4.2 million fine, his supporters said Tuesday, the latest move in a crackdown on those with... Read more
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Boston Herald
US resident gets 10-year Iran prison sentenceDUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A U.S. permanent resident detained for a year in
US resident gets 10-year Iran prison sentence
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A U.S. permanent resident detained for a year in Iran over spying allegations has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and a $4.2 million fine, his supporters said Tuesday, the latest move in a crackdown on those with... Read more
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Business Wire
Larry Sampler to Lead One Earth Future FoundationBROOMFIELD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TheOne Earth Future Foundation, a U.S.-base
Larry Sampler to Lead One Earth Future Foundation
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
BROOMFIELD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TheOne Earth Future Foundation, a U.S.-based NGO focused on creating a more peaceful world, today named Donald “Larry” Sampler, Jr.,president. As of October 24Sampler, former assistant to the administrator at the... Read more
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Federal Times
Sorting dirty data is the final hurdle in leveraging anal | Federal TimesIn May, agency leaders and governance stakeholders gathered in a hotel ballroom
Sorting dirty data is the final hurdle in leveraging anal | Federal Times
Federal Times / Posted 5 days ago
In May, agency leaders and governance stakeholders gathered in a hotel ballroom in Cambridge, Maryland, to figure how they could solve the federal government’s most pressing problems with the chic, instrument du jour of public policy: analytics. In... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Seventh Avenue ditch project awaits environmental clearancecontamination -- primarily from creosote -- and sealed off. Creosote is a chem
Seventh Avenue ditch project awaits environmental clearance
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
contamination -- primarily from creosote -- and sealed off. Creosote is a chemical used to preserve wood. According to the U.S. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, it can cause skin and eye irritation, stomach pains, liver or kidney... Read more
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Daily Mail
US will pay $3m for Italian aid worker killed in 2015 drone strikean April 2015 press conference, Obama said there had been no evidence that the
US will pay $3m for Italian aid worker killed in 2015 drone strike
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
an April 2015 press conference, Obama said there had been no evidence that the two men were present at what the U.S. had determined was an al-Qaida compound in Pakistan. He added: 'I profoundly regret what happened. On behalf of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
USAID Fed Official Says Food Security, Livelihood in Rice Sector UpFood security in Liberia has increased and livelihood in the rice sector improv
USAID Fed Official Says Food Security, Livelihood in Rice Sector Up
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Food security in Liberia has increased and livelihood in the rice sector improved, according to an official of the U.S. Agency for International Development Food and Enterprise Development (USAID FED) program. The Chief of Party of USIAD FED in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Success for women entrepreneurs in poor countries means enlisting men - activistsBiegel said. Spring is funded by Britain's Department for International Develo
Success for women entrepreneurs in poor countries means enlisting men - activists
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
Biegel said. Spring is funded by Britain's Department for International Development (DFID), the Nike Foundation and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). SOCAP's annual conference is aimed at bringing together investors and... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
MSU President Keenum to address agriculture summitSTARKVILLE – Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum is participa
MSU President Keenum to address agriculture summit
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 9 days ago
STARKVILLE – Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum is participating in a two-day summit of U.S. and international agriculture officials in New York City. The Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition 2016 Summit will include... Read more
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The Hill
We need a legal, stable agriculture workforce: how do we get there?hosted in Washington, D.C., they will share their visions on what the future co
We need a legal, stable agriculture workforce: how do we get there?
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
hosted in Washington, D.C., they will share their visions on what the future could look like for foreign-born labor in U.S. agriculture. We will consider questions such as: We recognize that there are many challenges ahead for the next... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Congress Member Announces Fellowship Program for Lost Boys and Girlsand train the next generation of workers in South Sudan by creating a three-yea
U.S. Congress Member Announces Fellowship Program for Lost Boys and Girls
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
and train the next generation of workers in South Sudan by creating a three-year pilot fellowship program through the U.S. Department of State, under the purview of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The program will link... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Samsung recalls 1M Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phonesbecause of "serious fire and burn hazards." The electronics giant made the ann
Samsung recalls 1M Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 9 days ago
because of "serious fire and burn hazards." The electronics giant made the announcement during a conference call with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission late Thursday. Samsung says it received 92 reports of batteries in the popular... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
1 million Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones recalledbecause of "serious fire and burn hazards." The electronics giant made the ann
1 million Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones recalled
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 9 days ago
because of "serious fire and burn hazards." The electronics giant made the announcement during a conference call with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission late Thursday. Samsung says it received 92 reports of batteries in the popular... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Samsung recalls 1M Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phonesbecause of "serious fire and burn hazards." The electronics giant made the ann
Samsung recalls 1M Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones
The Arizona Republic / Posted 9 days ago
because of "serious fire and burn hazards." The electronics giant made the announcement during a conference call with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission late Thursday. Samsung says it received 92 reports of batteries in the popular... Read more
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USA Today
Samsung recalls 1M Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phonesbecause of "serious fire and burn hazards." The electronics giant made the ann
Samsung recalls 1M Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones
USA Today / Posted 9 days ago
because of "serious fire and burn hazards." The electronics giant made the announcement during a conference call with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission late Thursday. Samsung says it received 92 reports of batteries in the popular... Read more
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Reuters
Success for women entrepreneurs in poor countries means enlisting men: activistsBiegel said. Spring is funded by Britain's Department for International Develo
Success for women entrepreneurs in poor countries means enlisting men: activists
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
Biegel said. Spring is funded by Britain's Department for International Development (DFID), the Nike Foundation and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). SOCAP's annual conference is aimed at bringing together investors and... Read more
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The Hill
Watchdog: US reconstruction fueled Afghan corruptionthe magnitude of the issue, according to an inspector general report released W
Watchdog: US reconstruction fueled Afghan corruption
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
the magnitude of the issue, according to an inspector general report released Wednesday. “Corruption undermined the U.S. mission in Afghanistan by fueling grievances against the Afghan government and channeling material support to the... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Russian Hackers Accuse US Olympians Of Dopingbut doping controversy isn't going anywhere. A Russian hacking group known as
Russian Hackers Accuse US Olympians Of Doping
KIVI Boise / Posted 11 days ago
but doping controversy isn't going anywhere. A Russian hacking group known as Fancy Bears has hacked the World Anti-Doping Agency and released the alleged drug records from athletes — including Venus and Serena Williams and Simone Biles. The... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Russian Hackers Accuse US Olympians Of Dopingbut doping controversy isn't going anywhere. A Russian hacking group known as
Russian Hackers Accuse US Olympians Of Doping
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 11 days ago
but doping controversy isn't going anywhere. A Russian hacking group known as Fancy Bears has hacked the World Anti-Doping Agency and released the alleged drug records from athletes — including Venus and Serena Williams and Simone Biles. The... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Russian Hackers Accuse US Olympians Of Dopingbut doping controversy isn't going anywhere. A Russian hacking group known as
Russian Hackers Accuse US Olympians Of Doping
KGTV San Diego / Posted 11 days ago
but doping controversy isn't going anywhere. A Russian hacking group known as Fancy Bears has hacked the World Anti-Doping Agency and released the alleged drug records from athletes — including Venus and Serena Williams and Simone Biles. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
USAID Fed to Host Agribusiness Expo Tuesdaytheme "Building a Food Secure Future in Liberia." The release stated that the
USAID Fed to Host Agribusiness Expo Tuesday
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
theme "Building a Food Secure Future in Liberia." The release stated that the FED exercise, which is being funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) under the U.S. Government "Feed the Future" program, is also geared towards... Read more
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AdWeek
BBDO Doubles Down on Data by Hiring New Head of Marketing ScienceBBDO has not abandoned its focus on "The Work, The Work, The Work," but Adweek'
BBDO Doubles Down on Data by Hiring New Head of Marketing Science
AdWeek / Posted 11 days ago
BBDO has not abandoned its focus on "The Work, The Work, The Work," but Adweek's 2015 U.S. Agency of the Year has created an evp, head of marketing science role to help ensure that the work is more rigorously tested. This week the Omnicom agency's... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hidden data - the new weapon that could beat hungera decade ago, to put online their satellite data and make it available for free
Hidden data - the new weapon that could beat hunger
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
a decade ago, to put online their satellite data and make it available for free. "For hundreds of years, NOAA (the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) has been collecting that data. But when it was made open and available,... Read more
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USA Today
In pursuit of sustainable seafood, start-ups track fish from sea to platewhere there is no cell service or Internet, many companies see a potential mark
In pursuit of sustainable seafood, start-ups track fish from sea to plate
USA Today / Posted 12 days ago
where there is no cell service or Internet, many companies see a potential market, said Timothy Moore, an advisor for the U.S. Agency for International Development who works on a program to promote sustainable fisheries in Asia. PAPER TO THE... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hidden Data - the New Weapon That Could Beat Hungera decade ago, to put online their satellite data and make it available for free
Hidden Data - the New Weapon That Could Beat Hunger
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
a decade ago, to put online their satellite data and make it available for free. "For hundreds of years, NOAA (the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) has been collecting that data. But when it was made open and available,... Read more
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Reuters
Hidden data: the new weapon that could beat hungera decade ago, to put online their satellite data and make it available for free
Hidden data: the new weapon that could beat hunger
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
a decade ago, to put online their satellite data and make it available for free. "For hundreds of years, NOAA (the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) has been collecting that data. But when it was made open and available,... Read more
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The Forward
Alan Gross Endorses Hillary Clinton, Citing Her Cuba Policyprivate citizens, we also need to get out of the way,” he said. Gross, of Poto
Alan Gross Endorses Hillary Clinton, Citing Her Cuba Policy
The Forward / Posted 14 days ago
private citizens, we also need to get out of the way,” he said. Gross, of Potomac, Maryland, was a subcontractor for the U.S. Agency for International Development when he was arrested. His Op-Ed cited his experience delivering aid and assistance... Read more
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Roll Call
Foreign Aid Bill Omits UN Family Planning, Climate Change FundsNita M. Lowey of New York, criticized Republicans for placing a cap of $394 mil
Foreign Aid Bill Omits UN Family Planning, Climate Change Funds
Roll Call / Posted 15 days ago
Nita M. Lowey of New York, criticized Republicans for placing a cap of $394 million on funding for the State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development to spend on resettling refugees in the United States. If the language becomes law,... Read more
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SiliconIndia
Indo-U.S. Clean Energy Cooperation To ExpandNEW DELHI: To expand the Indo-U.S. cooperation in clean energy, the U.S. Agency
Indo-U.S. Clean Energy Cooperation To Expand
SiliconIndia / Posted 17 days ago
NEW DELHI: To expand the Indo-U.S. cooperation in clean energy, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced on Wednesday four new partnerships with the Indian government. First among these new partnerships, is USAID's commitment... Read more
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SiliconIndia
USAID Announces 5 New Partnerships In IndiaNEW DELHI: With an aim to expand Indo-U.S. cooperation, a U.S. agency today ann
USAID Announces 5 New Partnerships In India
SiliconIndia / Posted 17 days ago
NEW DELHI: With an aim to expand Indo-U.S. cooperation, a U.S. agency today announced five new partnerships in the fields of clean energy, environment and climate change to help India make the transition to a low emission and energy-secure... Read more
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KERA North Texas
U.S.-Funded Afghan Hospital Is Expensive, Late And Poorly Built, Report FindsA hospital in Afghanistan paid for by the U.S. is poorly built, years late and
U.S.-Funded Afghan Hospital Is Expensive, Late And Poorly Built, Report Finds
KERA North Texas / Posted 22 days ago
A hospital in Afghanistan paid for by the U.S. is poorly built, years late and might be too expensive for the Afghan government to run on its own in the long-term. The findings are detailed in the latest report, published Friday, by the Special... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
U.S.-Funded Afghan Hospital Is Expensive, Late And Poorly Built, Report FindsThe Gardez Hospital in Afghanistan's Paktia province as seen in 2012. The U.S.-
U.S.-Funded Afghan Hospital Is Expensive, Late And Poorly Built, Report Finds
KPBS San Diego / Posted 22 days ago
The Gardez Hospital in Afghanistan's Paktia province as seen in 2012. The U.S.-funded hospital still has construction deficiencies nearly five years after the original target date for its completion. A hospital in Afghanistan paid for by the U.S. is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Namibian President Geingob to Highlight CFA Weeklong African Affairs SeriesRonald H. Brown African Affairs Series. President Geingob will provide Keynote
Namibian President Geingob to Highlight CFA Weeklong African Affairs Series
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
Ronald H. Brown African Affairs Series. President Geingob will provide Keynote Remarks at CFA’s Roundtable on Increasing U.S.-Africa Trade and Investment (September 14), and will Co-Chair the U.S.-Africa Policy Forum (September 15), the signature... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Secretary Powell, Africa Union Leaders and UNAIDS Chief to Participate in 2002 African Affairs SeriesAfrica Union Leaders and UNAIDS Chief Peter Piot to Participate in Constituency
Secretary Powell, Africa Union Leaders and UNAIDS Chief to Participate in 2002 African Affairs Series
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
Africa Union Leaders and UNAIDS Chief Peter Piot to Participate in Constituency for Africa’s 2002 African Affairs Series U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell, Assistant Secretary of State Walter Kansteiner, UNAIDS Director Peter Piot, U.S. Agency... Read more
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Boston Herald
Obama visits far-flung Midway Atoll in conservation pushwhen the Battle of Midway became a turning point in World War II. Obama's first
Obama visits far-flung Midway Atoll in conservation push
Boston Herald / Posted 23 days ago
when the Battle of Midway became a turning point in World War II. Obama's first stop was the small visitor center where U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials briefed him on Midway's wildlife refuge. During his afternoon tour, the president... Read more
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The Columbian
Obama to visit far-flung Midway Atoll in conservation pushHouse announced modest new steps to help Pacific island countries prepare for c
Obama to visit far-flung Midway Atoll in conservation push
The Columbian / Posted 23 days ago
House announced modest new steps to help Pacific island countries prepare for climate change, including $9 million from the U.S. Agency for International Development for resilience programs in places like Fiji, Kiribati and Papua New Guinea. The... Read more
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The Economic Times
How Russia often benefits when Julian Assange reveals the west’s secretsthat it would soon release some of the crown jewels of American intelligence: a
How Russia often benefits when Julian Assange reveals the west’s secrets
The Economic Times / Posted 24 days ago
that it would soon release some of the crown jewels of American intelligence: a "pristine" set of cyberspying codes. U.S. officials say they believe with a high degree of confidence that the Democratic Party material was hacked by the Russian... Read more
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