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Obama: Iran Facing “Unprecedented, Crippling Sanctions”

Posted March 6th, 2012 at 5:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has defended U.S. policy on Iran, saying Tehran is facing “unprecedented, crippling sanctions” and that the Iranian government is now isolated. Speaking at a White House news conference Tuesday, Mr. Obama stressed that U.S. and Israeli intelligence officials think the tensions with Iran can still be resolved diplomatically. He also said […]

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Obama Blasts Republican ‘Bluster’ on Iran

Posted March 6th, 2012 at 3:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama criticized Republican presidential candidates Tuesday, accusing them of resorting to “bluster and big talk” on the threat from Iran. Mr. Obama held his first news conference since November, speaking to reporters at the White House. He decried Republican rivals for the “casualness with which some folks talk about war.” The U.S. […]

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Obama Blasts ‘Casual’ Calls for Iran War

Posted March 6th, 2012 at 1:50 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama criticized Republican presidential candidates Tuesday, accusing them of resorting to “bluster and big talk” on the threat from Iran. Mr. Obama held his first news conference since November, criticizing Republican rivals for pushing for military intervention in Iran. He decried the “casualness with which some folks talk about war,” saying there […]

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Xinhua Lists Arab Uprisings as Top World News Event of 2011

Posted December 29th, 2011 at 6:10 pm (UTC-5)
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China’s official Xinhua news agency is listing the Arab Spring uprisings as the top news event of 2011, closely followed by China’s rise to become the world’s second-largest economy. Xinhua published its choices on its website Thursday in a year-end roundup of the top 10 news events of the past 12 months. Economic issues figured […]

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New Zealand News Service to Shut its Doors

Posted August 30th, 2011 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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New Zealand’s national news agency is preparing to end operations Wednesday after 131 years of service, falling victim to changing technology and media consolidation. Founded in 1880, the New Zealand Press Association grew into a news gathering powerhouse by its centennial. During its peak years — the 1980s and 90s — it employed dozens of […]

Gannett Hackers Get Data on US Military, Government Subscribers

Posted June 28th, 2011 at 8:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Hackers have stolen personal data from a media company that caters to U.S. government officials, military leaders, and rank-and-file soldiers. The Gannett Government media company said Tuesday hackers had accessed files containing the full names and email addresses of its subscribers. In some cases, Gannett said the hackers had also accessed information about what military […]

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