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Embattled Ferguson Chief Criticizes Attorney General's Remarks

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:25:19 -0700

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - The embattled police chief of the suburban St. Louis town where a white officer's fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old remains under investigation has criticized Attorney General Eric Holder's recent call for "wholesale change" in the department.Ferguson chief Tom Jackson tells the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that Holder's comments in Washington this week were "irresponsible ...

Press Releases: Assistant Secretary Jacobson Travels to Ecuador

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:13:26 -0700

Assistant Secretary Jacobson Travels to Ecuador Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC October 31, 2014 Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S. Jacobson will travel to Quito, Ecuador, November 2–5, to reinforce bilateral cooperation on issues of common interest, including education, trade, security, cultural patrimony, and clean energy. Assistant ...

Press Releases: Under Secretary Stengel's Travel to the Czech Republic

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:13:16 -0700

Under Secretary Stengel's Travel to the Czech Republic Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC October 31, 2014 Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel will travel to Prague, November 3–5. The Under Secretary will speak at the opening of TechCamp Prague, tour the headquarters of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), and meet with media ...

NASFAA Offers Advice for Consumers, Policymakers on Student Loan Repayment

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:12:58 -0700

The Most-Indebted Class Yet Should Be Vigilant About Looming Debt Burden (PRWeb October 31, 2014) Read the full story at

Republicans likely to add seats in the House

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:08:45 -0700

Battleground Tracker: House Republicans are likely to increase the size of their majority in the 2014 midterm elections

Man attacks D.C. police with an ax

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:01:14 -0700

The second such attack in two weeks that is prompting warnings and new protocols to officers on the job.

Sharpton calls for federal prosecution in Ferguson

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:58:58 -0700

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 25: Rev. Al Sharpton (L) speaks while flanked by Lesley McSpadden (C) and Michael Brown Sr. (2nd R), parents of Michael Brown, who was killed by police in Ferguson, Missouri, during a news conference at the National Press Club, September 25, 2014 in Washington, DC. Rev. Sharpton called for federal review of racial violence and discrimination in the law enforcement ...

Spiritual Leader and Peace Ambassador, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to Visit Relief Camps in Kurdistan

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:40:43 -0700

International Association for Human Values (IAHV) Reaches out to Yazidis, Shias & Christians in Iraq

For 40 years, pastoral letters focus on sustaining Appalachian culture

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:39:35 -0700

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (CNS) -- Forty years since the bishops of Appalachia first called attention to the lives and struggles of people in the region, a new effort is underway to raise the voices of Appalachians celebrating their accomplishments and confronting their struggles.

Police: Man swings ax at DC officer in attack

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:30:37 -0700

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man swung a large ax at a District of Columbia police officer in an unprovoked attack early Friday, and the officer suffered a minor injury while struggling with the man, who escap

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