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Political billboard in Caldwell equates Obama and Colorado shooting suspect

July 30, 2012

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Published: July 27, 2012 By KATY MOELLER idahostatesman An electronic board on Franklin Road in Caldwell juxtaposes photos of James Holmes, accused of killing 12 in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater last week, with President Obama. About Holmes, it says: “Kills 12 in a movie theater with assault rifle, everyone freaks out.” About Obama: “Kills […]

Panetta says sanctions haven’t yet worked in Iran

July 30, 2012

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AP | 1 hour ago http://dawn TUNIS: US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is acknowledging that international sanctions have not achieved their aim of compelling Iran to rein in its nuclear ambitions. He said Monday that sanctions are hurting Iran’s economy. And he said that although the ”results are not obvious at the moment,” Iran has […]

Pakistan’s spy chief ISI to push for intel share at US talks: Malik

July 30, 2012

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Reuters | 3 hours ago http://dawn DUBAI: Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Monday that Pakistan’s spy chief will call for an end to US drone strikes in its tribal areas bordering Afghanistan and push for a sharing of technology and intelligence during a visit to Washington this week. “We will push for no drones. […]

U.S. official pledges “unconditional” support to Tunisia

July 30, 2012

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TUNIS, July 30 (Xinhua) — U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta pledged on Monday his country’s “unconditional” support to Tunisia, “given the socio-economic difficulties the country is currently facing,” the state-run TAP press agency reported. Panetta gave the pledge during his meeting with Tunisia’s President Moncef Marzouki. The meeting also evoked the security cooperation between the […]

U.S. Navy hospital ship provides assistance to Cambodian communities

July 30, 2012

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PREAH SIHANOUK, Cambodia, July 29 (Xinhua) — The United States Navy Military Sealift Command’s hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) docked at Cambodia’s Sihanoukville Autonomous Port on Sunday in order to provide free medical, dental, veterinary, and engineering assistance to communities. The ship was greeted by Admiral Tea Vinh, Commander of Cambodian Navy, and Jeff […]

Bible Museum in Washington, DC Closes $50 Million Deal

July 30, 2012

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July 30, 2012 4:26 AM blackchristiannews Museum for billionaire Green family Bible collection will be two blocks from the National Mall. Planners of a Bible museum in Washington closed a $50 million deal Thursday on a building two blocks from the National Mall. The Museum of the Bible, a nonprofit group planning the still-to-be-named museum, […]

Gospel July 30, 2012

July 30, 2012

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Gospel Mt 13:31-35 Jesus proposed a parable to the crowds. “The Kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that a person took and sowed in a field. It is the smallest of all the seeds, yet when full-grown it is the largest of plants. It becomes a large bush, and the ‘birds of the […]

Wahhab: Jumblatt siding with attempted assassins

July 30, 2012

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July 30, 2012 01:29 AM The Daily Star BEIRUT: Arab Tawhid Party leader Wi’am Wahhab accused Sunday his rival Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt of standing behind PSP officials who planned to assassinate him. “I am interested in clarifying a number of issues, the first of which is that I have not so far […]

UN bodies express concern over attacks on schools

July 30, 2012

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KATHMANDU, JUL 25 – Posted on: 2012-07-25 08:21 ekantipur The UN System in Nepal has expressed its deep concern over the increasing number of attacks on schools by different student unions, saying it has endangered the lives of children and jeopardized their right to education. Issuing a joint statement on Tuesday, Robert Piper, UN Resident […]

Tremor of 5.7 on the Richter scale shook southern Mexico without causing damage

July 30, 2012

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Planet | 9:56 a.m. MEXICO / EFE laprensa An earthquake of 5.7 magnitude on the Richter scale rocked the state of Chiapas in southern Mexico, at 7.22 local time (12.22 GMT), the National Seismological Service. The quake was centered 97 kilometers southwest of Ciudad Hidalgo, Chiapas, and was located 14 kilometers deep. Civil Defense sources […]