Annmarie Fertoli

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Prime Minister Takes Control of Tunisia

Friday, January 14, 2011

Tunisian Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi has taken control of the country temporarily, as protests against President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali erupted throughout the country forcing him out, the Associated Press reported Wednesday afternoon.

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Gibbs Announces February Departure From White House

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs says he'll continue to advise the president.

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'Lone Ranger' Announcer Fred Foy Dies at 89

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Fred Foy, who announced "The Lone Ranger" series, has died at the age of 89.

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Mail Bombs Injure Two in Rome

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Two mail bombs exploded at embassies in Rome on Thursday, injuring two people.

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President Signs Repeal of DADT

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Making good on a campaign promise, President Barack Obama has signed into law a repeal of the military's 17-year policy banning gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military.

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Obama Talks About Achievements, Failures During Lame-Duck Session

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

President Barack Obama praised bipartisan efforts to pass key legislation during the lame-duck session, calling it "the most productive post-election period we've had in decades" during a press conference from the White House on Wednesday.

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British Police Arrest 12 Men on Suspicion of Terrorism

Monday, December 20, 2010

British Police have announced the arrests of twelve people suspected of planning terrorist activity in the United Kingdom.

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South Korea Holds Military Drill, Despite Threats from the North

Monday, December 20, 2010

In spite of making retaliatory threats last week, North Korea did not act after South Korea held a military drill. The North had originally threatened action if the South went forward with planned exercises near a naval border between the two nations.

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Obama Signs Tax Bill Into Law

Friday, December 17, 2010

President Barack Obama has signed tax legislation that will maintain current tax rates for everyone, calling it "a substantial victory for middle-class families across the country," in remarks he made just prior to signing it into law.

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House Approves Bill to Repeal 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

The House has approved a bill to repeal the military's seventeen-year policy banning gays from openly serving in the military. The move comes less than a week after the Senate voted down a larger defense bill that included a provision to repeal the policy.

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Authorities Delay Assange's Release

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Julian Assange's release on bail has been delayed to allow Swedish authorities to contest the ruling.

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Federal Judge Rules Against Health Care Law

Monday, December 13, 2010

A federal judge in Virginia has declared part of the nation's new health care law unconstitutional.

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Senate Rejects Repeal of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Thursday, December 09, 2010

The Senate has voted down a repeal of the 17-year ban, in a vote of 57 to 40.

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Lawmakers Consider Repeal of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Thursday, December 02, 2010

The Senate Armed Services Committee held hearing on the Pentagon's study of the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.

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Clinton Condemns WikiLeaks Release

Monday, November 29, 2010

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is condemning the release of millions of documents by the group WikiLeaks. According to The Associated Press, WikiLeaks has begun posting documents online, and ultimately plans to release more than 250,000 documents.

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President Obama Announces Pay Freeze for Federal Employees

Monday, November 29, 2010

President Barack Obama has announced a two-year pay freeze for all civilian federal employees. He made the announcement from the White House on Monday.

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Ireland Releases Budget Plan to Reduce Deficit

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Ireland has released a new budget plan, designed to save the country billions of dollars over the next four years. Details of the plan come days after the country applied for a multi-billion dollar rescue loan from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund.

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Tensions Rise Between North and South Korea

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

South Korea is on a high level of alert, after a conflict with North Korea left two South Korean marines and two civilians dead.

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Murkowski Wins Alaska's U.S. Senate Race

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Incumbent Senator Lisa Murkowski has been declared the winner of Alaska's U.S. Senate race. But her opponent Joe Miller, who defeated her in the Republican primary, has yet to concede.

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Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta Awarded Congressional Medal of Honor

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

President Barack Obama has awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor to Army Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta.

During a speech at the White House on Tuesday, the president noted that it was the first time in nearly 40 years that a recipient of the award has been able to receive it in person.

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