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Chinese School Bus Crash Kills 20

Posted November 16th, 2011 at 5:40 pm (UTC-5)
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At least 20 people were killed Wednesday in a school bus accident in northwest China. Officials said an overloaded minibus with more than 60 children and two adults on board collided with a coal truck in the city of Qingyang in Gansu province. China’s state-run Xinhua news agency quoted the local safety bureau as saying […]

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Chinese School Bus Crash Kills 20

Posted November 16th, 2011 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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At least 20 people were killed Wednesday in a school bus accident in northwest China. Officials said an overloaded minibus with more than 60 children and two adults on board collided with a coal truck in the city of Qingyang in Gansu province. China’s state-run Xinhua news agency quoted the local safety bureau as saying […]

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India Bus Accident Leaves 25 Dead

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 3:00 am (UTC-5)
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Indian officials say at least 25 people have died after a crowded passenger bus slid down a ravine in the mountainous northern state of Himachal Pradesh. Officials say the accident happened late Monday when the bus rolled down a hill after stopping to pick up stranded passengers of another bus that had broken down. At […]

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Obamas Announce Initiative to Hire Military Veterans

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 3:15 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama has announced that a group of U.S. firms has committed to hiring 25,000 military veterans and their spouses over the next two years. Mrs. Obama spoke at a gathering of U.S. service members in Hampton, Virginia, as she accompanied her husband, President Barack Obama, on the final day of a […]

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Obamas Announce Initiative to Hire Military Veterans

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 11:40 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama has announced a group of U.S. firms have committed to hiring 25,000 military veterans and their spouses over the next two years. Mrs. Obama spoke at a gathering of U.S. service members in Hampton, Virginia, as she accompanied her husband, President Barack Obama, on the final day of a three-day […]

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Obama Wrapping Up Bus Tour to Promote Jobs Bill in Virginia

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 3:10 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama will continue his effort to gain public approval for his $447 billion jobs plan as he wraps up a three-day bus tour in the eastern state of Virginia on Wednesday. On Tuesday, President Obama blasted Republican lawmakers who have refused to pass the bill, accusing them of killing jobs and raising […]

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Obama Slams Republicans, Offers Them 2nd Chance

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 6:50 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is blasting Republican lawmakers on the second day of his bus tour, accusing them of killing jobs and raising taxes on working people. Mr. Obama spoke Tuesday at a community center in Jamestown, North Carolina, and later at a high school in Emporia, Virginia, to rally support for his $447 billion […]

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Obama Slams Republicans, Offers Them 2nd Chance

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is blasting Republican lawmakers on the second day of his bus tour, accusing them of killing jobs and raising taxes on working people. Mr. Obama spoke Tuesday at a community center in Jamestown, North Carolina to rally support for his $447 billion jobs bill. The president said he was giving lawmakers […]

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Obama Rolls Through US South, Blasting Congress

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is rolling up his sleeves and hitting the road for the second day, trying to galvanize voters in support of his $447-billion jobs bill. Mr. Obama is set to travel through more of the southern state of North Carolina before heading to neighboring Virginia, stopping and talking to residents along the […]

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Obama Begins Southern Tour to Urge Passge of Jobs Legislation

Posted October 17th, 2011 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama Monday began a campaign-style bus tour of two southern states to promote his economic policies and put pressure on Republicans in Congress to pass at least part of his $447 billion jobs bill The president is spending three days in North Carolina and Virginia, states that he won in 2008 and […]

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