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WASHINGTON, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi today issued the following statement after Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charles B.
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Recent investigations by the press, including a Sacramento Bee study reported in Monday's editions of The Commercial Appeal, have revealed a regrettable lowering of standards by the U.S. military in order to carry out its ill-advised mission in Iraq.
Text of press release from Vienna-based Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) on 27 June The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Miklos Haraszti today called on the upper chamber of Belarus's parliament not to adopt a draft law that would further restrict media freedom in the country.
By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army, which fell short in recruiting last year, made its 14th straight monthly goal in July and is expected to hit its 2006 target despite the Iraq war making recruiting harder, officials said on Thursday.
By Allan Dowd CASTLEGAR, British Columbia (Reuters) - George McGovern, who ran for the U.S. presidency on an anti-Vietnam War platform, said on Saturday history will show Canada was right to have sheltered that era's war resisters.
By Allan Dowd CASTLEGAR, British Columbia (Reuters) - Three decades after they fled the United States to avoid the Vietnam War, a small group of former draft dodgers gathered in Canada on Thursday, more convinced than ever that their anti-war stand was right.
By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army, aiming to make its recruiting goals amid the Iraq war, raised its maximum enlistment age by another two years on Wednesday, while the Army Reserve predicted it will miss its recruiting target for a second straight year.
By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army, which missed its fiscal 2005 recruiting goal, hit its 12th monthly target in a row in May, heading into a pivotal summer recruiting period that officials said will determine whether it makes this year's quota.
By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army, which fell short in recruiting in fiscal 2005, met its April goal, but the Army Reserve and Army National Guard missed their targets amid persistent concern among potential recruits over the Iraq war.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).