Posts Tagged ‘US’

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Homeland Security Forecasts 5-Year Terror Threats for U.S.

December 26, 2008

michael-chertoff-592.jpgThe terrorism threat to the United States over the next five years will be driven by instability in the Middle East and Africa, persistent challenges to border security and increasing Internet savvy, says a new intelligence assessment obtained by The Associated Press.

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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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President Bush Acknowledges U.S. Economy in Recession, Automakers in Serious Trouble

December 5, 2008

george-bush-543.jpgPresident George W. Bush publicly acknowledged for the first time Friday that the U.S. economy is in a recession and worried aloud that Detroit’s Big Three automakers may not all survive their mounting troubles.

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U.S. Christians Urged to Celebrate Christmas Without Bibles; Give Bibles Overseas

December 5, 2008

A Christian literature ministry is calling on believers in America not only to celebrate this Christmas without a Bible in hand, but also to clear their shelves of many of the Bibles they may have.

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US Muslim Leaders Denounce al Qaeda’s Slur Toward Obama

November 22, 2008

Spiritual leaders of New York’s African-American Muslim communities lashed out Friday at a purported al Qaeda message attacking President-elect Barack Obama and, using racist language, comparing him unfavorably to the late Malcolm X.

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Turkey Offers to Mediate US-Iran Talks

November 14, 2008

Turkey’s prime minister said his country is
ready to mediate between Iran and the incoming U.S. administration of
Barack Obama. In an interview in Wednesday’s New York Times, Recep
Tayyip Erdogan said Ankara could be “very useful” in nurturing ties
between Tehran and Washington, strained over Iran’s disputed nuclear
program.

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After U.S. Breakthrough, Europe Looks in Mirror

November 12, 2008

obama-europe.JPGIn the general European euphoria over the election of Barack Obama, there is the beginning of self-reflection about Europe’s own troubles with racial integration. Many are asking if there could be a French, British, German or Italian Obama, and everyone knows the answer is no, not anytime soon.

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