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2010-08-31 13:43:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the flooding in Pakistan began one month ago, more than 20 million people throughout the country have been affected. In an effort to help raise funds for relief, recovery and reconstruction efforts, the U.S. Government--through the Department of State -- created the Pakistan Relief Fund (the Fund). In television and radio PSAs released by the Ad Council today, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton encourages all Americans to donate to the Fund, which...

2010-08-03 15:00:00

Hillary Clinton Scores Highest, 19 Points Above Obama WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Clarus Poll of "news watchers" - a nationwide survey of registered voters who say they follow the news "closely" or "very closely" - finds that the job approval ratings of President Obama, his top aides and Cabinet officials have fallen considerably during the past seven months. The July 2010 Clarus Poll shows that only two members of the Obama team, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton...

2010-07-07 03:58:00

NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Dissatisfaction with the state of the country continues to grow, as does some disenchantment with the President and Congress. Because of this, it is not surprising at all that Americans have negative opinions of how members of the Cabinet and other political leaders in Washington are performing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/NY06256LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100517/NY06256LOGO) Secretary of State Hillary...

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2010-03-16 06:35:00

The US State Department launched a website on Monday where people from around the world can leave their views on global issues and US-foreign policy. The site, "˜Opinion Space"˜, is dedicated to promote "global conversations on foreign affairs," said the State Department. It will "harness the power of connection technologies to provide a unique forum for international dialogue," Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in a statement. This provides a unique opportunity...

2010-01-29 08:30:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michelle Obama may be the first African-American first lady, but in other respects she's not that different from her predecessors, says Wake Forest University Professor of Political Science Kathy Smith, who studies first ladies. "Michelle Obama offers continuity to the past with her traditional interpretation of the first lady role," says Smith, the author of a chapter on Rosalynn Carter in the book "American First Ladies" and...

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2010-01-22 07:10:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called on China to investigate the recent cyberattacks on Google and other U.S. firms, and urged U.S. technology companies to oppose Internet censorship. "The internet is a network that magnifies the power and potential of all others. And that's why we believe it's critical that its users are assured certain basic freedoms. Freedom of expression is first among them," said Secretary Clinton on Thursday at the Newseum. Without specifically mentioning China,...

2010-01-21 15:32:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's condemnation of cyber attacks and censorship is an important endorsement of a free global Internet, but just as important to ensuring the Internet's contribution to democracy and economic growth is a commitment to consumer privacy, Consumer Watchdog said today. "Too many online companies ignore a consumer's right to control information gathered about their behavior on the Internet," said John M. Simpson, a...

2010-01-21 16:02:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A candid and revealing profile of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the focus of the first TAVIS SMILEY REPORTS, a series of four hour-long primetime specials premiering January 27 on PBS. For this special program, Smiley leaves his studio chair in Los Angeles and goes on the road with Secretary Clinton. During the report - debuting one hour before the State of the Union in most markets -- Smiley and Clinton examine some of the country's defining...

2010-01-21 12:04:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's condemnation of cyber attacks and censorship is an important endorsement of a free global Internet, but just as important to ensuring the Internet's contribution to democracy and economic growth is a commitment to consumer privacy, Consumer Watchdog said today. "Too many online companies ignore a consumer's right to control information gathered about their behavior on the Internet," said John M. Simpson, a...

2010-01-08 16:48:00

Health and Development Groups Applaud Clinton Speech; Call for Action WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A broad coalition of organizations representing millions of Americans applauded today's statement by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that the United States unequivocally supports the worldwide consensus that achieving universal access to reproductive health is critical for individual health, family well-being, broader economic development and a healthy planet. In a speech...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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