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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Michelle Obama's 50th birthday party attracts a cast of stars

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 11:28pm by AFP

    ... reportedly also included Bill and Hillary Clinton, former Beatle Paul McCartney, former Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan and singer James Taylor. Michelle Obama turned 50 on Friday to national ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama says Putin’s Cold War stance is damaging relations

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 06:56pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... said. “And I’ve encouraged Mr Putin to think forward as opposed to backwards on those issues. With mixed success.” Obama however said he was against a boycott of Russia’s Winter Olympics next year over a controversial new law banning “homosexual propaganda.” “I want to just make very clear right now, I do not think it’s appropriate to boycott the Olympics,” Obama said. “We’ve got ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Larry Summers not favourite for Fed job, says Obama

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... of Russia's Winter Olympics next year over a controversial new Russian law banning "homosexual propaganda." Additional reporting by Agence France-Presse ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama snubs Putin amid tensions over Snowden

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 09:27pm by AP

    ... Some congressional lawmakers have called for Obama to also demand that Russia forfeit its right to host the G-20 summit. Others have spoken of boycotting next year’s Winter Olympics ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Hurricane Sandy dumped 41b litres of raw sewage into waterways

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian 41 billion litres of raw sewage dumped Superstorm Sandy dumped 41 billion litres of raw and untreated sewage into US waterways from Washington to Connecticut, according to the science journalism group Climate Central. That's enough human waste to cover New York's Central Park in more than 10 metres of sewage, or fill 17,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools, ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Former top US general probed over leaks about Stuxnet virus used in Iran cyberattack

    Posted Jun 29th 2013, 12:00am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... Stuxnet- to sabotage equipment in Iranian nuclear enrichment plants. Stuxnet was part of a broader cybercampaign called "Olympic Games" that was disclosed by The New York Times last year ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Mitt Romney, the man who would be president

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 03:05pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Mitt Romney has been a shrewd businessman, a skilled governor and an Olympic turnaround master, but his main job over the past six years, more than any ... fortune and saved the Salt Lake City Olympics from ruin are fine White House credentials. But Romney, 65, has struggled to counter the image that congealed in the primaries battle and beyond-- ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US military prepares new rules for cyber war: Panetta

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:12pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... the operation, dubbed “Olympic Games”, which was detailed in a book by New York Times reporter David Sanger, based on interviews with officials. “All of those who want to do us harm must know ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Barack Obama's next CIA chief must be chosen with care

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by The New York Times in Washington

    ... of choice to attack al-Qaeda in the tribal areas of Pakistan. And a special unit of the agency became responsible for an attack on Iran's nuclear complex that was referred to as "Olympic ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama tags Romney with amnesia gag

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 02:18pm by Agence France-Presse in Fairfax, Virginia

    ... lavished praise on Romney for saving the city’s 2002 Winter Olympics, but said his subsequent courting of the right-wing Tea Party movement and refusal to detail his tax plan should rule him out. ...




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