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2010-05-06 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In his testimony before Congress on May 5, American Legion staffer Joe Wilson reminded congress that one of the Legion's top priorities is "to assure that long overdue, major epidemiological studies of Vietnam veterans, who were exposed to the herbicide Agent Orange, are carried out." Wilson, deputy director of The American Legion's Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Division, reminded the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs that The...

2009-11-05 15:54:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, November 6, Dan Stein, the President of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) will join Representatives Joe Wilson, Nathan Deal, Dean Heller, Sam Johnson, and Marsha Blackburn to discuss the weak verification measures in the House health care reform bill. According to analysis from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) the number of illegal immigrants who would eligible to receive government subsidized...

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2009-07-10 12:35:00

Hundreds of thousands of college students from around the globe took on Microsoft's challenge to find new technology that can help achieve the UN Millennium Development goals. The finalists for Microsoft's annual Imagine Cup showed up in Egypt to show off their ideas on Wednesday, urging and persuading with high goals like eliminating poverty and saving nature. "They really are taking on all these problems," Microsoft senior director of academic initiatives Joe Wilson told AFP in an interview...

2008-07-12 15:00:19

By Greg Jordan, Bluefield Daily Telegraph, W.Va. Jul. 12--BLUEFIELD -- Abandoned houses are always tempting places for curious children, drug dealers, the homeless and others interested in gaining entry, but the possibility of finding a valuable resource is starting to make trespassing more common in Bluefield. The demand for copper has been increasing thefts at coal mines, power stations and other areas where the metal is being used. Even telephone lines containing small amounts of...

2006-02-15 18:53:39

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney said on Wednesday he may be called as a witness in the case of his former aide Lewis "Scooter" Libby, who faces perjury and other charges in the leak of a CIA operative's identity. Cheney refused to comment on reports that he directed Libby to use classified material to discredit a critic of the Bush administration's Iraq war effort, saying: "It's nothing I can talk about." "I've cooperated fully, including being interviewed, as...

2006-02-09 19:37:01

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney directed his aide Lewis "Scooter" Libby to use classified material to discredit a critic of the Bush administration's Iraq war effort, the National Journal reported on Thursday. Court papers released last week show that Libby was authorized to disclose classified information to news reporters by "his superiors," in an effort to counteract diplomat Joe Wilson's charge that the Bush administration twisted intelligence on Iraq's nuclear...

2006-02-09 19:27:58

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney directed his aide Lewis "Scooter" Libby to use classified material to discredit a critic of the Bush administration's Iraq war effort, the National Journal reported on Thursday. Court papers released last week show that Libby was authorized to disclose classified information to news reporters by "his superiors," in an effort to counteract diplomat Joe Wilson's charge that the Bush administration twisted intelligence on Iraq's nuclear...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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