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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Actor returned to Afghanistan for role of his life: a translator for US Marines

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 07:52pm by AP

    ... to kill each other." Some moments were easy: He taught the US Marines to keep a piece of candy, a pencil or a pad of paper in their gear when they went out in the streets: cheap gifts ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    ‘Miracle baby’ falls 11 storeys from US tower block and survives

    Posted May 15th 2014, 10:10am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... and pliable than you and I would be. Having said that, it’s a real gift from God that he made it because this is a huge fall.” The Tribune said the boy, from the large Somali American community ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell takes stage with rifle

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 09:54pm by Reuters

    ... that the gun was a gift from the National Rifle Association, and McConnell was "the presenter, not the provider, of the firearm". Although he is a vocal and persistent critic of President ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Kentucky Baptists target ‘unchurched’ gun-lovers with firearms as prizes

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 10:28pm by AFP

    ... standards," said Paul Chitwood, executive director of the convention, which is an umbrella group for 2,400 autonomous churches. "Chuck has a unique gift that makes him especially effective ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin guilty of graft in Katrina recovery

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 03:53pm by Reuters

    ... contractors to fund the floundering business run by his sons Jeremy and Jarin Nagin. A grand jury indictment returned in January last year said the former mayor accepted gifts that included some ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Steve Wynn gives University of Iowa US$25 million for blindness research

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

    ... for an event celebrating the Stephen A. Wynn Institute for Vision Research, which was renamed to honour the US$25 million gift announced by Wynn in August. The money will help the institute build a new ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Fort Hood killer gets sentence he wanted

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... not be fooled," he told the 13 senior army officers on the panel. "He is not giving his life. We are taking his life. This is not his gift to God. This is his debt to society." Do not be fooled. He is not giving his life. We are taking his life. This is not his gift to God. This is his debt to society The jurors took a little more than two hours to decide on the sentence. If even one ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US reflects on anniversary of Martin Luther King ‘I have a dream’ speech

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 11:06am

    ... the unprecedented crowd of 250,000 that filled the National Mall for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. In the hands of the oratorically gifted Baptist preacher from Georgia was a text that he ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Environmental 'fine' adds US$2.5m to cost of Sean Parker's Big Sur wedding

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... in lieu of giving gifts, according to a wedding programme. ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Statue of Liberty in New York reopens to the public

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... the statue, a gift from France, was dedicated in 1886, it has been closed several times. Security concerns after the 2001 attacks prompted Liberty Island's closure for three years. The island ...




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