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2015-03-30 16:28:38

LONDON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 15, the United Nations headquarters in New York will host 'The Roerich Pact.

2013-06-25 23:15:50

The legal, policy, and ethical questions presented by the United States’ use of unmanned aerial vehicles to target suspected terrorists in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen and beyond will be put

2011-04-12 09:00:00

80% of youth ages 12-17 think there should be more education about these rules before they are old enough to vote and enlist in the military WASHINGTON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new American Red Cross survey reveals that only 1 in 5 American youth is familiar with the Geneva Conventions, while 4 in 5 think that the U.S.

2010-03-05 13:19:00

Human rights organization appalled at administration's reported decision to try detainees in military courts after proclaiming they would be tried in federal courts; sends wrong message to friends and foes WASHINGTON, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Larry Cox, Amnesty International USA executive director, issued the following statement in response to news reports that the Obama administration is considering to try 9/11 detainees in military commissions after stating that the men would be...

2008-12-05 16:38:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ninety-four (94) countries -- including most U.S. NATO allies -- signed a Convention on Cluster Munitions treaty banning cluster bombs in Oslo, Norway. The U.S.

2008-12-03 08:46:00

OSLO, Norway, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 80 countries - including most U.S. allies in NATO - began signing a treaty banning cluster bombs in Oslo, Norway today. The U.S.

2008-08-08 09:00:32

By Mike Melia Associated Press By Mike Melia Associated Press GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba -- A U.S.

2008-08-06 21:00:02

WASHINGTON _ The government has been trying to prosecute and convict Salim Ahmed Hamdan for war crimes for five years. Wednesday, a Guantanamo Bay military jury found Hamdan guilty of supporting terrorism and he now faces life in prison. So, mission accomplished? Hardly.

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The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.