Tag Archives: United States

22Feb/15

Spacewalking astronauts rigging station for new U.S. space taxis

Astronaut teams work outside Space Station to make preparations for commercial space project.
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22Feb/15

Stars celebrate independent films at Spirit awards as Oscar battle heats up

Michael Keaton, Oprah Winfrey and Emma Stone are among the stars on the red carpet for the 30th Independent Spirit Awards.
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22Feb/15

Malcolm X’s legacy survives 50 years after his assassination, says his daughter

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (FEBRUARY 21, 2015) (REUTERS) – At the 50th anniversary of Malcolm X’s assassination, his daughter, Ilyasah Shabazz, said his struggle for racial equality continues to resonate.
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22Feb/15

Kirk Cameron, Cameron Diaz rake in ‘worst achievement’ Razzies

It’s a bad day for people named Cameron as Cameron Diaz and Kirk Cameron rule at the Razzie Awards, celebrating the worst in cinema.

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11Feb/15

Obama seeks war authorization from Congress to fight Islamic State

U.S. President Barack Obama sends Congress a letter seeking the authorization of military force against Islamic State militants, limiting operations to three years.
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10Feb/15

Somalian lifeline cut off by suspension of remittance services

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China Central Television (CCTV)

Most of the major U.S. banks have ended remittance services to Somalis after new regulations were passed to stop money from getting into the hands of terrorists such as Somalia’s Al Shabaab. However, funds sent back home to Somalia are crucial for many families and businesses in a country that lacks a proper financial system from years of fighting.
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