Posts Tagged ‘Down’

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Britain, US Step Up Efforts on Zimbabwe’s Mugabe to Step Down

December 23, 2008

robert-mugabe-561.jpgBritain and the United States increased pressure on Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to step down, accusing him of presiding over the country’s economic collapse blamed for a cholera outbreak that has killed more than 1,000.

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Howard Dean to Step Down as Chair of DNC

November 10, 2008

howard-dean2.jpgFormer Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, who rose to national prominence during a failed bid for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2004, will not seek a second term as chairman of the Democratic National Committee, clearing the way for a loyalist of President-elect Barack Obama to be named to the soon-to-be vacant post.

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President Bush Signs Law to Reduce Abortion of Down Syndrome Babies

November 6, 2008

george-bush30.jpgPresident Bush has signed into law a measure that may help to curtail
the number of abortions of babies diagnosed with Down syndrome and
other conditions.

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Vandals Tear Down Emmett Till Memorial Sign

November 4, 2008

emmett-till.jpgA sign marking the site where Emmett Till’s battered body was pulled from a river in 1955 has been ripped down by vandals, authorities said.

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