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Booker decries state of US infrastructure

Booker decries state of US infrastructure

By Jerry Holbert 18/05/2015 15:19

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) on Sunday said that allegations that Democrats have politicized a deadly Amtrak train derailment to call for more railway funding have distracted from the worsening state of American infrastructure.

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The U.S. Must Keep Talking to Russia

The U.S. Must Keep Talking to Russia

By Vboqorad 18/05/2015 15:17

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's recent trip to Sochi to meet with President Vladimir Putin, the first noteworthy Russian-American diplomatic exchange in the better part of a year, was not exactly a productive trip.

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We must make Arabic more attractive

We must make Arabic more attractive

By 18/05/2015 15:05

The days of the colonisers are indeed long gone, but you do not need to see any soldiers to feel the effects of colonisation and the relegation of one’s mother tongue to the status of a foreign language

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Real world military funding

Real world military funding

By Paul Fell 18/05/2015 14:33

Last week President Obama offered Persian Gulf countries an “ironclad commitment” that the United States will “use all elements of power . . . to deter and confront external aggression” against them.

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US and Cuba to hold another meeting on opening embassies

US and Cuba to hold another meeting on opening embassies

By Gustavo Rodriguez 18/05/2015 14:23

American and Cuban representatives will hold another meeting next week in Washington to discuss the reopening of embassies in their country’s capitals amid efforts to restore diplomatic ties, according to the US State Department.

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Egypt court sentences eight protesters to life in prison

Egypt court sentences eight protesters to life in prison

By Hassan Bleibel 17/05/2015 18:51

A court in Egypt has condemned eight anti-government protesters believed to be supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi to life in prison on charges of taking part in rallies against the incumbent military-backed government last year.

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