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2009-08-04 06:45:00

VANCOUVER, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- "U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's trip beginning today through August 11th in Africa is part of an Obama White House energy resources strategy to offset China's growing economic clout on the African continent," said Patrick Morris, President and CEO of Gold Star Resources Corp. (TSX-V; GXX; OTC Bulletin Board: GXXFF), a Canadian-based company focused on the strategic acquisition of highly prospective oil and gas projects in West Africa. "China...

2009-07-31 14:43:00

WASHINGTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global AIDS Alliance executive director Dr. Paul Zeitz issued the following statement today on the eve of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's departure for a seven-nation tour of Africa: "We applaud Secretary Clinton's decision to visit Africa next week and her decision to focus attention during her visit on preventing conflict and violence, including gender-based violence, on the African continent. Violence against women (VAW) and violence...

2009-07-19 06:35:00

NEW DELHI, India, July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton chose the LEED Platinum rated ITC Green Centre to announce a vision for Indo-US collaboration on climate change. Secretary Clinton, after a tour of ITC's green building, said that, "The ITC Green Centre is a monument to the future. This Centre is a model of environmental stewardship and economic development, which provides inspiration as we approach the Copenhagen discussions." Secretary Clinton said...

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2009-04-23 12:30:00

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, testifying in Congress on Wednesday, defended the right to abortion worldwide and gave ardent approval of the Obama administration's decision to finance family planning overseas. Demonstrating her passionate views and strong rhetoric, Clinton held her ground against Republican lawmaker, Christopher Smith, who represented strong opposition to abortion. Smith inquired as to whether President Barack Obama's team was seeking to influence African and South...

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2009-04-07 12:20:00

In an effort to prevent further environmental damage to Antarctica, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday urged tighter controls on cruise ships and tourists in the fragile region, Reuters reported. Clinton told participants of an international meeting on both the Antarctic and the Arctic that tourism increases to Antarctica need more regulations governing travel. She said the U.S. had submitted a resolution that would place limits on landings from ships carrying large numbers of...

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2009-04-06 10:50:00

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is set to host the first-ever joint session of the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM) and the Arctic Council in Baltimore, Maryland on Monday. The meeting is aimed at "bringing together the two most important bodies involved with diplomacy at the Poles," according to a statement from the State Department's Bureau of Public Affairs. Issues at the top of the agenda will include territorial claims and the preservation of Antarctica's environment....

2009-01-03 15:49:10

Rocker Jon Bon Jovi will headline a fundraiser for future U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton aimed at reducing her electoral debt, organizers say. The Manhattan event scheduled for Jan. 15 at Town Hall will feature the Destination Anywhere rocker as well as an appearance by Clinton's husband, former U.S. President Bill Clinton, the New York Daily News reported Friday. The Thank you, Hillary: A Salute to Hillary Clinton event is intended to raise money for Clinton, the U.S. senator from...

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2008-12-09 09:20:07

New York-born actress and activist Fran Drescher wants to take over the U.S. Senate seat Hillary Clinton soon will be vacating, Drescher's publicist said. Drescher, who is best known for her portrayal of the title character on the sit-com The Nanny, is also a uterine cancer survivor who has fought for better healthcare for women and was recently named a State Department public envoy on the issue. The 51-year-old actress would like to expand that work by taking the senator's New York seat...

2008-12-03 14:23:00

The First 100 Days: Women Weigh in on the Issues They Want President-Elect Obama and the New Congress to Address; the Economy Trumps All Vast Majority of Women Say Gender Shouldn't Matter in Cabinet Selections; but Women Approve of Clinton for Secretary of State Next Vice President or the Next Top Model: Women Say Media Paid Too Much Attention to Palin and Clinton's Wardrobes and Not Enough to Their Policies Despite Observing Unequal and Unfair Treatment of Women Candidates, Women Say...

2008-12-01 10:20:00

As Sen. Clinton Accepts Secretary Of State Position, It Is Worth Noting The Many Disagreements She And Obama Have On Critical Foreign Policy Issues WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release was issued today by the Republican National Committee: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/RNCLOGO) Clinton And Obama Attacked One Another On Their Foreign Policy Experience: Clinton: "There's a big difference between delivering a speech at an anti-war rally...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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