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Richard Clarke Calls Obama 'Wrong' on World's Dangers

President Obama is "wrong" to downplay the dangers facing the United States, longtime counterterrorism official and ABC News contributor Richard Clarke said in response to the president's attempts to calm concern over the escalating threat from ISIS and turmoil in the Middle East.

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Related Topix: Metal, Isis, Bill Clinton, George Bush, New Mexico, New Mexico Government

Sun Aug 31, 2014

KETV-TV

Omaha Public Library live in-studio interview

Omaha Public Library Executive Director Gary Wasdin is live in the KETV Newswatch 7 Studio with the lineup for this year's "Omaha Reads" campaign SCHOOL'S BACK IN SESSION -- AND IT'S TIME TO HIT THE BOOKS.

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Related Topix: Omaha, NE

Dominion Post

War Memorial Park tunnel named

The tunnel will be named Arras Tunnel, named after the French town the New Zealand Tunnel Company dug tunnel networks during World War I. "Not solely through the memorial of the company's fallen soldiers erected by the town, but also by the graffiti they left in the tunnels during construction, including messages in Cook Island Maori," Finlayson ... (more)

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Post and Courier

Pope to honor dead on both sides of WWI next month

Pope Francis will honor the dead from both sides of World War I during a visit next month to northern Italy that witnessed some of the decisive final battles of the conflict - and where his own grandfather fought.

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Related Topix: World News, Slovenia,

National Public Radio

Gaza's Shattered Airport, Once A Symbol Of Sovereignty

The destroyed and deserted main gate of the Gaza international airport in the southern city of Rafah.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Bill Clinton

Observer

Well-deserved honor

The date was July 3, 1863, and one young man's death, historians say, played a major role in changing the tide of the Civil War's pivotal Battle of Gettysburg in favor of the Union soldiers.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin

The Las Vegas Sun

The people and politics behind Sen. Harry Reid's Clean Energy Summit 7.0

Former President Bill Clinton, left, waits backstage with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid before giving a keynote address during the National Clean Energy Summit 5.0 at the Bellagio Tuesday, August 7, 2012.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Bill Clinton, Searchlight, NV, Las Vegas, NV

Arkansas Online

A senator and the Great War

This summer marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I, or the Great War as it was known until the extreme horrors of World War II dwarfed the earlier conflict.

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Related Topix: Arkansas

Sat Aug 30, 2014

News Max

Bill Clinton to Speak at Miami Rally for Charlie Crist

Former President Bill Clinton will be the keynote speaker at a rally in Miami Friday for Democrat gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist in his heated battle to unseat Republican Gov. Rick Scott.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, Bill Clinton, US Governors, US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, Rick Scott

The Times-Tribune

It's more than the economy

More than 20 years ago, political consultant James Carville coined the phrase "the economy, stupid" to help elect Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton president.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, George Bush, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Democrat, Opinion

The Washington Post

Can a $1 million global teacher competition (backed by Bill Clinton) boost the profession?

There's no question that many teachers feel demoralized amid a punitive school "reform" movement and that their profession could use a boost, but is a $1 million global competition for a single "exceptional" teacher really the way to go about doing that? The $1 million Varkey GEMS Foundation Global Teacher Prize contest is underway, with Oct. 5 the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, Education

WTOC-TV Savannah

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World War II veterans of the Battle of the Bulge are scheduled to meet in the Columbia area as well as tour Fort Jackson and a museum.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Jackson

Politico

No escaping Clinton, Obama in Ark.

Bill Clinton hasn't called Arkansas home in over 20 years, and Barack Obama has never lived here.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, African-American

The Times-Tribune

96 years later, Clarks Summit man's grandfather close to Medal of Honor

Clarks Summit Councilman Herman Johnson holds a photo of his grandfather, Sgt. Henry Lincoln Johnson, a World War I veteran whom the Secretary of Defense has recommended for the Congressional Medal of Honor.

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Related Topix: Clarks Summit, PA, US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Independent.ie

US ex-pats get behind Hillary presidency bid

Hillary Clinton is yet to announce whether she will campaign to become the next US president, but a group of campaigners touched down in Dublin to drum up support for her potential bid.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Bill Clinton

Time

Rand Paul: Bill Would Fire Hillary

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton pounds her fist as she testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 23, 2013, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the deadly September attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Hillary Clinton, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama

KMIR 6

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12, 1993 file photo, President Bill Clinton stands outside a Georgetown restaurant near the Potomac River in Washington.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, Washington, DC, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Fashion, Summer, W.

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Obama's tan suit buzzed around the world

12, 1993 file photo, President Bill Clinton stands outside a Georgetown restaurant near the Potomac River in Washington.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, Texas, Southern Utah University, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

The Washington Post

America's real ice bucket challenge

I'm just back from vacation in Europe, where, to judge from the political headlines coming out of the United States, this country had no greater care than which of its leaders would next be soaked in cold water.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Bill Clinton, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Hillary Clinton, Ferguson, MO, Medicare, Health, Opinion

Switched

Diane Sawyer's Most 'Special' ABC News Career Moments

Wednesday night marked Diane Sawyer's last day as anchor of ABC's "World News." The veteran journalist, who announced in June that she would be stepping down from her post, signed off and will be succeeded by David Muir.

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Related Topix: Good Morning America, Entertainment, Television, Journalism, Iraq, World News, 60 Minutes, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Bill Clinton, US News

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