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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Battle on to replace Republican Eric Cantor as majority leader in US House of Representatives

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:38am by Reuters

    ... of his colleagues have complained he is not conservative enough and have urged others to jump into the race. House Majority Whip McCarthy has been asking other lawmakers to support his bid ... kind of battle-tested being in that whip's position,"Westmoreland said. Oklahoma Representative Tom Cole, also a McCarthy supporter, said the Californian was personally popular. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1532197/battle-replace-republican-eric-cantor-majority-leader-us-house
  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Washington bus advertising links Adolf Hitler to Islam

    Posted May 21st 2014, 09:09pm by AFP

    ... that such "inflammatory" ads were clearly intended "to promote hatred of Islam and Muslims" while at the same time whipping up publicity to raise funds for Afdi. He said that Cair, a Muslim civil rights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1517333/washington-bus-advertising-links-adolf-hitler-islam
  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Wreckage of steamship sunk in collision with vessel from Hong Kong found in San Francisco Bay

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 10:06pm by Reuters

    ... of the passenger steamship, which cost 16 lives, was used to whip up anti-Chinese sentiment at the time. The bigger ship which hit it, the Oceanic, had sailed from Hong Kong and was carrying Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1496196/wreckage-steamship-sunk-collision-vessel-hong-kong-found-san-francisco
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    As Boehner loses control, House Republicans splinter

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 12:00am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... congressman Thomas Massie, said as he left a meeting with House Republican Leader Eric Cantor and whip assistant Kevin McCarthy- a newcomer defying the will of party leaders. The death knell ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1333109/boehner-loses-control-house-republicans-splinter
  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Nik Wallenda prepares for Grand Canyon caper

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Canyon. The Florida heat helps. But duplicating the winds that whip up and around the Grand Canyon walls posed another challenge. To match them, his team set up air boats in the water alongside ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1263053/nik-wallenda-prepares-grand-canyon-caper
  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Boehner will offer short-term debt ceiling increase to Obama

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... accused the Obama administration of "an apparent effort to whip up uncertainty in the markets." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1329025/boehner-will-offer-short-term-debt-ceiling-increase-obama
  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Raging US wildfires prompt more evacuations

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 10:57am by Reuters in Denver

    ... Reuters in Denver Several wildfires raged unchecked across drought-parched Colorado on Thursday, one threatening oil and gas wells close to the Utah border and another about 482km to the southeast chased a group of Boy Scouts from their camp near New Mexico. A separate wind-whipped fire roaring through chaparral and pine forests in central Arizona forced the evacuation of about 460 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1265668/raging-us-wildfires-prompt-more-evacuations
  8. Sport - Soccer - UNITED STATES

    Emotional return for New York Cosmos sets off American soccer war

    Posted Aug 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in 2011 to pick up the Cosmos challenge. "I have always said that if anybody ever hears that I am going to buy a sports team, take me outside, whip me, beat me, threaten to shoot me, bring me ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1293957/emotional-return-new-york-cosmos-sets-american-soccer-war
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Supreme Court urged to support gay marriage limits

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 10:35am by Reuters in Washington

    ... Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy- urged the court to uphold Section 3 of a 1996 federal law, the Defence of Marriage Act, that has the effect ... of Representatives. The two Democratic members of that group, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, do not support their position taken on Section 3. Equality is also a theme of two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1134254/us-supreme-court-urged-support-gay-marriage-limits
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Arizona wildfires kill 19 elite firefighters, destroy 200 homes

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... homes evacuated. The fire destroyed an estimated 200 homes, Morrison said. Dry grass near the communities of Yarnell and Glen Isla fed the fast-moving blaze, which was whipped up by wind ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1273316/arizona-wildfires-kill-19-elite-firefighters-destroy-200-homes

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