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Government shutdown to hit US courts next week

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US federal courts will have to close their doors at the end of next week if no deal is reached to end the government shutdown, officials said Thursday.

Posted: October 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Bakers eye third straight win

The Café France Bakers aim for their third straight win but will be hard-pressed to do so when they take on the Big Chill Superchargers today in the PBA D-League Foundation Cup at the Arena in San Juan City.

Posted: April 1st, 2013 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

US intelligence agencies faulted for Libya fallout

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In this April 11, 2011, file photo, then U.S. envoy Chris Stevens attends meetings at the Tibesty Hotel where an African Union delegation was meeting with opposition leaders in Benghazi, Libya. An independent review board is set to reveal its findings on the Sept. 11 attack in Libya that killed a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans, a report the administration hopes will bolster its assertion that diplomats took all reasonable measures to anticipate and respond to the violence, and end months of finger-pointing and recriminations over whether the deaths could have been avoided. Diplomats and intelligence officers alike have testified to the rising risk in Benghazi and growing debate over how to improve security prior to the attack, set against Ambassadors Chris Stevens' decision to keep the Benghazi diplomatic post open and even visit there on Sept. 11. AP/Ben Curtis

A Senate report has found that the White House did not make major changes in the script that Obama administration officials used after the attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya.

Posted: January 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Obama accepts Democratic presidential nomination

President Barack Obama addresses the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Barack Obama on Thursday accepted his party’s nomination for president with a prime-time convention address that asked Americans to give him four more years at the White House.

Posted: September 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Aquino seeks US assurance on defense

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The Virginia class fast attack submarine USS North Carolina (SSN 777) is docked at Subic Freeport, in Zambales province west of Manila, Philippines Wednesday May 16, 2012. With a crew of 133, North Carolina arrived at Subic Bay Sunday May 13, 2012 as part of her Western Pacific deployment and according to Submarine Group 7 Public Affairs, is "one of the stealthiest, most technologically advanced submarines in the world." (AP Photo/Jun Dumaguing)

The Philippine President comes to the White House seeking assurance of U.S. military help should the Southeast Asian ally face attack by rising power China over their conflicting maritime claims.

Posted: June 8th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Obama imposes new sanctions on Iran

US President Barack Obama. AP FILE PHOTO

US President Barack Obama unveiled new sanctions on Iran’s central bank Monday, tightening an economic choke hold with speculation rampant over a possible Israeli strike on Tehran’s nuclear program.

Posted: February 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US Congress frees up $40 million for Palestinians

The US State Department said Congress has released $40 million in aid to the Palestinians, part of the nearly $200 million that was frozen over their bid for full UN recognition.

Posted: December 30th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama uncle held in US by immigration officials

FRAMINGHAM, Massachusetts—President Barack Obama’s uncle was stopped on suspicion of drunken driving, told police he planned to arrange bail through the White House and was being held without bail on an immigration detainer, authorities said Monday. Onyango Obama was arrested last week in Framingham, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) west of Boston, after police said [...]

Posted: August 30th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama tells Jewish donors he strongly backs Israel

WASHINGTON—Seeking to reassure Jewish donors amid questions over his support for Israel, President Barack Obama pledged Monday that his administration would “devote all of its creative powers” to trying to bring about Mideast peace. Obama made the comments at a high-dollar fundraiser at a Washington hotel hosted by Americans in Support of a Strong US-Israel [...]

Posted: June 21st, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama tours twister-ravaged neighborhood in Joplin

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JOPLIN, Missouri—President Barack Obama on Sunday toured the apocalyptic landscape left by Missouri’s killer tornado, consoled the bereaved and homeless, and committed the government to helping rebuild shattered lives. After days of focusing on the US relationship with the rest of the world, Obama pivoted to the intimate domestic task of acting as healer-in-chief. He [...]

Posted: May 30th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama in Poland to honor history, boost ties

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WARSAW, Poland—President Barack Obama on Friday honored the memories of those slain in the Warsaw Ghetto uprising against Nazis, telling one elderly man that the memorial was a “reminder of the nightmare” of the Holocaust in which 6 million Jews were killed. The president also helped placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown [...]

Posted: May 28th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Al-Qaida bomber leaves behind a fingerprint

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WASHINGTON — The FBI has a fingerprint and forensic evidence linking Al-Qaeda’s top bomb maker in Yemen to a trio of explosive devices used in recent attacks on the United States, tangible reminders that Osama bin Laden’s death has not eliminated the threat from the group’s most active and dangerous franchise. Investigators have pulled a [...]

Posted: May 24th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Egypt says Obama speech will help Palestinians

UNITED NATIONS — Egypt’s UN ambassador says President Barack Obama’s backing of a key Palestinian demand on the borders of its future state will help Palestinian leaders win United Nations recognition. Maged Abdelaziz linked Obama’s support for the borders that existed before the 1967 Arab-Israeli war to the Palestinian campaign to get two-thirds of the [...]

Posted: May 20th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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