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  1. News - China - SINO-US RELATIONS

    White House responds to petition, saying it can't kill Kimmel show

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 05:12am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Replying to petition over 'kill Chinese' quip on ABC show, US says free speech is paramount White House says it can't gag Jimmy Kimmel The White House ... Chinese people to avoid paying down US debt to the country. More than 105,000 people signed on to a White House petition calling for an apology after the show on the American Broadcasting Co ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1403230/white-house-responds-petition-saying-it-cant-kill-kimmel-show
  2. News - World - U.S. POLITICS

    Hillary Rodham Clinton all but launches her 2016 White House bid

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 09:40pm by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Indianola, Iowa Clinton all but launches her bid for White House Hillary Rodham Clinton all but kicked off her 2016 White House campaign bid before a festive crowd ... the people camped out at the annual, and final, Steak Fry hosted by retiring Senator Tom Harkin. She wouldn't commit to another White House run, but wouldn't rule it out either. "It ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1593296/hillary-rodham-clinton-all-launches-her-2016-white-house-bid
  3. News - World - TERRORISM

    'US is at war with ISIL,' White House declares amid doubts over Syria policy

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 12:35pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington After tiptoeing over the term 'war' to avoid angering conflict-weary Americans, White House clarifies its stance The White House has declared ... House and Pentagon left little doubt. “The United States is at war with ISIL in the same way that we are at war with al-Qaeda and its al-Qaeda affiliates all around the globe,” said White House ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1591614/us-war-isil-white-house-declares-dispel-doubts-over-syria-policy
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Parents' white-paper petition 'for next generation'

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 04:05am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Parents' white-paper petition 'for next generation' A parents' group has launched an online petition against the State Council's white paper on Hong Kong, saying it breaks the promises that Beijing made in the Sino-British Joint Declaration and Basic Law. "As parents who grew up and raised our children in Hong Kong, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1540518/parents-white-paper-petition-next-generation
  5. News - World - CHILE

    Reagan White House, rattled by anti-Pinochet protests, weighed giving dictator asylum

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 09:07pm by GDN

    ... for 'saving Chile' and tell him [Pinochet] that 'it was time to go'," the author said, citing declassified White House records. "But George Shultz [then secretary of state] ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1591116/reagan-white-house-rattled-anti-pinochet-protests-weighed-giving-dictator
  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Islamic State beheading video authentic, says White House

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 01:59am by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Beirut The video purporting to show US journalist Steven Sotloff being executed is authentic, the White House said on Wednesday. “The US Intelligence Community has analysed the recently released video showing US citizen Steven Sotloff and has reached the judgment that it is  authentic,” said National Security Council spokesperson Caitlin Hayden. The video ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1584123/islamic-state-claims-have-beheaded-us-journalist-steven-sotloff
  7. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Syria opens door to US bombing of Islamists but White House to go it alone

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 09:57pm by AP

    ... and implement UN Security Council resolution 2170," Muallem said. But White House spokesman Josh Earnest rejected the call from Damascus. "There are no plans to coordinate with the Assad ... "caliphate" could become a launch pad for a new round of global terror attacks. While the White House says Obama has not approved military action inside Syria, additional intelligence on the militants ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580906/syria-opens-door-us-bombing-islamists-white-house-go-it-alone
  8. News - World - THE WHITE HOUSE

    There's a toddler on the loose! White House on brief lockdown as child breaches fence

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 05:39pm by AP, AFP

    ... Agencies in Washington It’s usually someone jumping over the White House fence that causes Secret Service agents patrolling the grounds to scramble. But this time, the officers couldn't believe what they saw. A toddler squeezed through the fence and entered the grounds, causing the White House to be placed on a brief lockdown on Thursday, according to various reports. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1569267/theres-toddler-loose-white-house-brief-lockdown-child-breaches-fence
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Now that Taiwanese can petition Beijing, why not Hongkongers?

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 12:13pm by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching Frank Ching considers how Beijing's new office for handling petitions from Taiwanese may work, and what grievances may arise Branching out In traditional China, aggrieved people from around the country could seek justice by travelling to the capital and lodging a petition. In today's China, the system continues, with the State Bureau for Letters and Calls ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1580758/now-taiwanese-can-petition-beijing-why-not-hongkongers
  10. News - World - SECURITY

    White House orders review of racial and religious bias in security agencies

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 12:04am by GDN

    ... Agencies in New York and Washington White House tells security agencies racial or religious bias 'unacceptable' Muslim 'slurs' prompt spying review The White House has ... 2002 and 2008. None has been charged with a crime. White House spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden said the administration took the accusations of the slurs extremely seriously. "Upon learning ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1551459/white-house-orders-review-racial-and-religious-bias-security-agencies

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