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2010-02-24 06:20:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- VIPs and delegates gathered in South Africa yesterday to hear retired US Ambassador Joseph Wilson, a Director of Symbion Power, deliver the keynote address at the opening of the Power Indaba 2010 conference in Durban, Symbion Power announced today. Ambassador Wilson served for the United States government at the US Embassy in Niger and he served as Ambassador to Gabon and Sao Tome. He was President Bill Clinton's senior advisor on...

2009-07-01 13:16:00

WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Symbion Power today announced the appointment of Ambassador Joseph Wilson (ret.) as a member of the Symbion Power Advisory Board. Ambassador Wilson has extensive experience in Africa, the Middle East and Europe. As an American diplomat, he served as Ambassador to Gabon and Sao Tome and Principe in the administrations of Presidents George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton. He also served as Special Assistant to President Clinton in charge of African Affairs at...

2009-04-13 10:07:00

WASHINGTON, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Nation Institute and The Fertel Foundation will recognize the winners of the 2009 Ridenhour Prizes -- Bob Herbert, Jane Mayer, former Justice Department lawyer Thomas Tamm and investigative journalist Nick Turse -- on April 16, 2009 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Former Ridenhour Prize winner Ambassador Joseph Wilson, whose criticism of President Bush's claims about Iraq seeking uranium from...

2006-08-15 19:07:33

By Gina Keating LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A lawyer plans to use a legal precedent that allowed President Bill Clinton to be sued while in office to force Vice President Dick Cheney and presidential adviser Karl Rove to testify in a lawsuit brought by former CIA operative Valerie Plame and her husband. California attorney Joseph Cotchett said he will ask a federal court to order Cheney, his ex-chief of staff Lewis "Scooter" Libby and Rove to testify in depositions about their role in...

2006-07-13 17:16:37

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former CIA operative Valerie Plame and her husband sued Vice President Dick Cheney, top White House aide Karl Rove and others on Thursday for their role in disclosing her classified CIA employment. The lawsuit alleged "a conspiracy among current and former high-level officials in the White House" to "discredit, punish and seek revenge" against Plame's husband, former Ambassador Joseph Wilson, for publicly disputing statements made by Bush...

2006-07-13 15:13:35

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former CIA operative Valerie Plame and her husband sued Vice President Dick Cheney, top presidential aide Karl Rove and others on Thursday for their role in the public disclosure of her classified CIA status. The suit was the latest twist in a long-running saga over the outing of Plame that put President George W. Bush on the defensive over his reasons for taking the United States to war in Iraq and reached into the highest levels of the White House. The civil...

2006-06-13 16:21:24

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House aide Karl Rove will not be charged in the CIA leak case, his lawyer said on Tuesday, providing a much-needed boost for President George W. Bush, who has been battered by bad news ahead of November's congressional elections. As Bush's top political adviser, Rove is out from under the cloud of possible perjury charges and is now free to concentrate on helping Republicans keep control of Congress in what looks like a hard fought...

2006-06-13 08:14:47

By David Wiessler WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House aide Karl Rove will not be charged in the CIA leak case, his lawyer said on Tuesday in a much-needed boost for President George W. Bush's White House, which has been battered by bad news for months. Freeing Bush's top political adviser from possible indictment on perjury charges allows him to concentrate on Republicans winning the key congressional elections coming up in November. "On June 12, 2006, special counsel Patrick...

2006-06-13 07:22:21

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House aide Karl Rove, U.S. President George W. Bush's top political adviser, will not be charged in the CIA leak case, his lawyer said on Tuesday. The announcement lifts a political and legal cloud from over the White House, which has been battered by bad news for months and faced uncertainty over the leak case before the November congressional election. "On June 12, 2006, special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald formally advised us that he does not anticipate...

2006-04-06 17:37:35

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former top White House aide testified that President George W. Bush authorized leaking classified intelligence in 2003 in the face of criticism of his Iraq policy from a former ambassador, according to court papers made public on Thursday. Democrats seized on the news, accusing Bush of hypocrisy. The president has often denounced leaks from his administration and vowed to punish the leakers. This was the first time Bush was directly linked to...


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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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