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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US ambassador to Iraq tapped for Cairo post in move to calm stormy Egypt ties

    Posted May 09th 2014, 09:37pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington The White House has tapped a career diplomat to fill a nine-month vacancy as ambassador to Egypt in a routine but necessary step towards smoothing its stormy ... of taking sides in the country's political tumult. It is believed Egypt's leaders will accept Beecroft's planned nomination, which must be confirmed by the Senate. Associated Press ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Utah Scouts receive death threats for toppling ancient rock in state park

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 08:21am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles Leaders accept feat may not have been proper, but sau they acted to save lives Scout pair threatened for toppling ancient rock Two US Scout leaders said they have received death threats after a video of them toppling an age-old rock formation in the western state of Utah went viral online. Nearly two million people have watched the video of Glenn ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    California couple revisits gold rush with US$10 million find

    Posted May 29th 2014, 09:45pm by AFP

    ... on sale, and made more than US$1 million in the first hour, said Don Kagin of Kagin's, a firm specialising in ancient coins that valued the whole collection at US$10 million. Proceeds from ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Romney criticises Obama’s response to Libya, Egypt attacks

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 11:42am

    ... Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Tuesday criticised President Barack Obama’s response to violent attacks at US diplomatic missions in Egypt and Libya as foreign policy entered the presidential campaign. “I’m outraged by the attacks on American diplomatic missions in Libya and Egypt and by the death of an American consulate worker in Benghazi,” Romney said ...

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    Clinton reassures Mursi on US support

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:49pm by Reuters in New York

    ... Reuters in New York Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reassured Egypt’s new Islamist president on Monday that the United States would forge ahead with plans to expand economic assistance ... to a deal with Egypt’s new government for US$1 billion in debt relief to help Cairo shore up its ailing economy in the aftermath of its pro-democracy uprising, which ousted autocratic President ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Daredevil crosses gorge without safety net

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 11:44am by AFP

    ... talked about Egypt's pyramids and the Eiffel Tower in Paris as possible venues for a future stunt, said after Sunday's walk he would likely stay closer to home. "My dream for my ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    California wildfire burns deeper into Yosemite National Park

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 10:19am by Reuters in San Francisco

    ... to the west. Video: Ancient sequoia trees could be affected by California wildfires Officials said some ash from the fire had drifted onto the surface of the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, but testing ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama defends US Arab Spring policy

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 10:51am by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... show The View reaching millions of women voters – instead of seeing leaders such as Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu and Egypt’s Mohamed Morsi. Obama, painted by Republicans as an apologist ... to dictate the outcome of democratic transitions abroad.” The president however highlighted US action in Libya, support for a political transition in Yemen and backing for uprisings in Egypt ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Mitt Romney attacks official US response over film protests

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Romney hits at official US response White House hopeful Mitt Romney attacked the Obama administration yesterday for what he called "mixed signals" in Egypt when it failed to issue a timely condemnation of an attack on the US embassy in Cairo. The Republican nominee said it was "wrong" for the administration to stand ...

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    Obama vows to keep Iran from nuclear weapon

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 08:08pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... said. “It includes a Muslim Brotherhood individual becoming president of Egypt, it includes Syria being in tumult, it includes Iran being on the cusp of having nuclear capability, it includes ...




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