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2009-02-18 17:46:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading experts, including a former FBI director, an Army general who investigated detainee abuse at Abu Ghraib, and a former Under Secretary of State, today called upon President Obama to appoint a non-partisan commission to fully investigate and examine the detention, treatment, and transfer of detainees following the September 11th terrorist attacks. The commission's proposed mandate would allow it to identify detainee policy failures and...

2009-01-23 16:42:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On her second day on the job, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton visited the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) headquarters to address the USAID staff and underscore her support for the Agency's work as "an equal partner, along with defense and diplomacy, in the furtherance of America's national security." "What I'm hoping to do as your Secretary of State is to work with USAID to provide the kind of leadership and...

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2009-01-22 19:56:43

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has agreed to appear on the television talk show, The View, ABC announced Thursday. Rice's planned Jan. 29 appearance will mark her first on the show. It will also be her first post-administration television interview, the network noted. Dr. Rice will discuss the trials and triumphs she faced as secretary of state, her relationship with former President George W. Bush, the new administration, her future plans, her focus on education in America...

2008-12-02 13:00:00

Highest Award Presented by the National Defense University Foundation WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tonight, The National Defense University Foundation will present the 2008 American Patriot Award to The Honorable Dr. Henry A. Kissinger, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Former Secretary of State, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. Tribute speakers are coming out in force to honor Dr. Kissinger, and include The Honorable Zbigniew Brzezinski,...

2008-10-05 00:00:19

With reference to the article, No More Homes (October 2). I would like to congratulate Tewkesbury borough Councillor Phil Taylor on his clear message at last Tuesday's meeting of Tewkesbury Borough Council. His message to Secretary of State for Local Government Hazel Blears was slightly more than clear, as well as colourful. His views are popularly shared in Cheltenham as well as Tewkesbury Borough. Apart from infringing on green areas of outstanding natural beauty, the proposal, by...

2008-09-30 21:00:17

By Phil Kabler For more than 24 hours beginning Sunday morning, Secretary of State Betty Ireland's official Web site was seized by a Canadian- based Internet company, the office confirmed Monday. The domain name registration for the secretary of state's Web site expired at midnight on Sunday. Apparently within moments, Toronto-based Innerwise, which registers domain names through its ItsYourDomain.com Web site, had taken control of the site. By Sunday morning, visitors to www.wvsos.com...

2008-08-21 12:00:46

Within its morning newscasts on 21 August, Dubai-based Iraqi private Al-Sharqiyah TV reports on US Secretary of State Rice's visit to Baghdad, her talks with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, and the Rice-Zebari news conference to be held at noon. The channel also reports on the beginning of an Egyptian delegation's visit to Iraq, the shelling of the Green Zone, and other security and political developments. Within its 0600 gmt newscast, the channel carries the following reports: - "An...

2008-08-21 12:00:00

Within its morning newscasts on 21 August, Dubai-based Iraqi private Al-Sharqiyah TV reports on US Secretary of State Rice's visit to Baghdad, her talks with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, and the Rice-Zebari news conference to be held at noon. The channel also reports on the beginning of an Egyptian delegation's visit to Iraq, the shelling of the Green Zone, and other security and political developments. Within its 0600 gmt newscast, the channel carries the following reports: - "An...

2008-08-05 09:00:38

By Melissa M. Scallan, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Aug. 5--GULFPORT -- Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann plans to be more involved in the beach and how it's used, he told the Harrison County Board of Supervisors on Monday. In the past, supervisors informed the Secretary of State's Office of their plans for the beach. But Hosemann said Monday there needs to be a written agreement outlining exactly what each group's responsibilities are. "I spend about 25 percent of my time on the...

2008-07-29 09:00:45

By Mary Perez, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 29--BILOXI -- Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann said he didn't contradict the Mississippi Gaming Commission's ruling and RW Development doesn't have control of the sand beach to build South Beach Casino. "I see it as public property," he said of a strip of land between the property owned by RW Development south of U.S. 90 and the water. "My position is and will be that the sand beach is public." Back from a brief vacation, Hosemann said...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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