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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Secret Service head Julia Pierson takes blame for White House breach

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 09:48pm by AFP

    ... and rushed in through the front door of the White House into the ceremonial East Room, one floor below the private residence of Barack Obama and his family. Yesterday, under-fire Secret Service ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1604681/us-secret-service-head-julia-pierson-takes-blame-white-house-breach
  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Secret Service chief quits over security breaches

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 09:26am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... an unlocked White House front door, knock down an agent and run into the East Room without being stopped. Gonzalez was ultimately tackled by an off-duty Secret Service officer who was walking through ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1607476/us-secret-service-chief-quits-over-security-breaches
  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Donations of bottled water sustain drought-hit families in California

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 09:54pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in East Porterville In drought-hit Central Valley farming region, the wells have run dry Donated water keeps California families going Hundreds of domestic wells ... for residents to fill up with water for bathing and flushing toilets. About 290 families in East Porterville- a poor, largely Hispanic town of about 7,000 residents nestled against the Sierra Nevada ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1598166/donations-bottled-water-sustain-drought-hit-families-california
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Former Georgian president exiled in trendy New York

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:12am by AP

    ... neighborhoods. The New York Times reported on Saturday that Mikhail Saakashvili passes the days in the borough of Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighbourhood. The area along the East River boasts ... Saakashvili's two-hectare vineyard in east Georgia and a small apartment belonging to him in Tbilisi as well as his wife's flat in the capital, tiny plots of land owned by his mother ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1597495/former-georgian-president-exiled-trendy-new-york
  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Biden slips up with use of 'Orient' and 'Shylocks'

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 09:13pm by WASHPOST

    ... term "Orient" to describe Asia. Even for the gregarious and outspoken vice-president, whose candour has all too often landed him in hot water, the trio of eyebrow-raising remarks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1595496/biden-slips-use-orient-and-shylocks
  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US says ‘pivot to Asia’ still on after official’s remark raises doubts

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 09:11pm by AP

    ... about McFarland's comments at a hearing of the panel he chairs that oversees US policy toward Asia. David Helvey, a senior defence official for East Asia, responded that the 2015 budget ... Associated Press in Washington US says 'pivot to Asia' on amid doubts The Obama administration rushed to restate its commitment to a stronger presence in Asia after a senior ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1441251/us-says-pivot-asia-still-after-officials-remark-raises-doubts
  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US candidate courts Korean voters with bill on name of sea

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:15am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... The Washington Post Bill to list East Sea courts Korean vote A geographic naming dispute between South Korea and Japan may soon become a congressional issue thanks to a competitive House ... that other states follow Virginia's lead and require that state textbooks note that the Sea of Japan is also known as the East Sea. "The Korean community is very pleased," said Peter ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1575633/us-candidate-courts-korean-voters-bill-name-sea
  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Senator Harry Reid apologises over Asian jokes made at lunch in Las Vegas

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 06:20am by AP

    ... of Commerce director James Yu said Reid had been a long-time friend of the group, which was established in 1986 to promote political, social and economic parity for Nevada's Asia-Pacific American ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580152/us-senator-harry-reid-apologises-over-asian-jokes-made-lunch-las-vegas
  9. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Fund bets on next trendy district in New York

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 05:21am by BLOOM

    ... and other communities along the East River looked south and east for cheaper alternatives, said Ofer Cohen, the president of brokerage TerraCRG. In Bedford-Stuyvesant, the median monthly apartment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1577025/fund-bets-next-trendy-district-new-york
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama seeks to renew Asia role with rescheduled trip

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 09:48am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... that Secretary of State John Kerry, who has invested most of his time in the Middle East since taking office, would return to Asia in December as well. Rice said that the United States would stay true ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US president to travel to Asia in April seeking to reinforce Washington's 'pivot' to the region President Barack Obama will visit Asia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1361778/obama-seeks-renew-asia-role-rescheduled-trip

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