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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Islamic State’s beheading of US hostage ‘an act of pure evil’, says Obama

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 05:31pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... to refrain from distributing the video images, saying they wanted their “treasured son” to be remembered for his humanitarian work. “We are aware of the news reports being circulated about our ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US military bracing for warmed-up world, says defence chief Chuck Hagel

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 10:49pm by GDN

    ... that the Pentagon anticipated an increase in humanitarian missions because of natural disasters and recurring famines. He also said the Arctic presented a growing military challenge. "We see an Arctic ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama vows US will not be intimidated by new Islamic State beheading

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 07:42pm by AP

    ... woman who was kidnapped while doing humanitarian aid work in Syria, according to a family representative who asked that the hostage not be identified out of fear for her safety. ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Republican move on immigrants backfires on John Boehner

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 11:44pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Bid to break deadlock over humanitarian crisis leaves leader in battle with own side as tea party right-wingers demand much tougher action Republicans split over ... conservative movement's demands with the need to deal with a humanitarian crisis on the border with Mexico. Boehner withdrew the bill on Thursday after failing to secure sufficient Republican ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Republicans push migrant crackdown through US House

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 06:53am by Reuters

    ... a decision," said Republican congresswoman Kay Granger, who helped draft the original bill. Granger said the measure would serve as a marker for negotiations next month to resolve the humanitarian ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    George Harrison memorial tree in Los Angeles killed by beetles

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 10:57pm by AFP

    ... memory of a great humanitarian who touched the world as an artist, a musician and a gardener." "He died in the City of Angels, and he went straight to the angels," said LaBonge, ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama in Texas as border surge of child immigrants called overwhelming

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 10:13am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... not support the spending request, saying it would “just perpetuate an unacceptable humanitarian crisis that’s taking place on our southern border”. In the House of Representatives, Republican Speaker ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama warns against ‘aggression’ in South China Sea during key address

    Posted May 28th 2014, 10:59pm by AP

    ... than a humanitarian crisis. He defended his decision to keep the US military out of the conflict but said he would seek to increase support for the Syrian opposition, as well as neighbouring ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama tells world leaders diplomatic path with Iran must be tested

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 04:56pm by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... million in humanitarian aid. Iran is a key ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a US foe whose country has been torn by civil war since 2011. Rouhani, a moderate cleric elected in June ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US hiker freed by Iran wants Nicaragua to let jailed American go

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 02:58pm by Reuters in Los Angeles

    ... I was released.” Shourd had been held for 14 months and was released on humanitarian grounds after a US$500,000 bail was paid, but Bauer and Fattal were convicted of illegal entry and espionage. They were ...




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