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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    FBI watched Stalin's daughter after defection, new papers reveal

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Madison

    ... ambassador to the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia, advised the FBI that he and Alliluyeva were concerned that Soviet agents would try to contact her, a December 1967 memo reveals. It notes ... it would "further discredit Stalin's name and family". Stalin, who was held responsible for sending millions of his countrymen to their deaths in labour camps, led the Soviet Union ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Fury over shooting of black US teen gives way to sense of injustice

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 10:08pm by AFP

    ... in the course of arrest, and the majority of these deaths were homicides", the American Civil Liberties Union has reported. "It's hard for a community to have confidence in a system ...

  3. 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

    ... in the film as a Texas congressman who partnered with a CIA agent to launch a covert programme to support Afghans fighting against the Soviet occupation. Afghanistan was one of the most dangerous ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Worry over use of military equipment by police in US

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 09:24pm by Reuters

    ... A report released in June by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), documents the flow of armoured robots, military-style rifles and tactical vehicles to local police departments. The programme ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Henry Kissinger recovering in hospital after heart valve replacement

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 10:09pm by Reuters

    ... as secretary of state under Republican presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, and had a hand in the diplomatic opening of China, landmark US-Soviet arms control talks, expanded ties between Israel ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Cybercriminals target California, says state Attorney General Kamala Harris

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 10:27pm by Reuters

    ... of meetings in Mexico next week to discuss the problem. Criminal groups with ties to the former Soviet Union and Central Europe ran gangs throughout California, including the Armenian Power gang, ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama administration defends handling of illegal migrant children as deportations rise

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 10:47pm by AFP

    ... then the law says that you are going to be held by Health and Human Services, and they're going to place you," Cuellar told CNN's State of the Union. ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    JFK conspiracies still going strong 50 years after president's assassination

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:30am by MCT

    ... then-vice president Lyndon Johnson and the Soviet Union each drew 3 per cent. The belief in a conspiracy hasn't diminished in nearly 50 years of polling. It is a deep-seated belief- ... Plaza? Did Cuba and the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics- communist nations furious at being pressured to remove Soviet missiles from Cuba- figure in Oswald's action? But Julian ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US lawmakers call for Chinese embassy’s Washington street to be renamed in honour of dissident Liu Xiaobo

    Posted May 30th 2014, 09:31am

    ... the delegate for Washington which does not enjoy full rights in Congress. In one precedent for the move, Washington during the cold war rechristened the street in front of the Soviet embassy in honour ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    London imam Abu Hamza convicted of US terrorism charges

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:48am by Reuters in New York

    ... while fighting the Soviets in Afghanistan.   ...




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