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2 hrs ago | Daily Political

Chatwal Guilty of Violating Electoral Laws in U.S.

When Senator Hillary Clinton was running for U.S. President in 2008, a very enthusiastic supporter financially was Sant Singh Chatwal, owner of hotels and restaurants and an Indian-American.


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Charles Schumer, New York, Bill Clinton, US House of Representatives, Kendrick Meek

6 hrs ago | The China Post

Laptop used for first US presidential email finds a buyer

The laptop computer that Bill Clinton used in 1998 to send the first-ever U.S. presidential email has sold for US$60,667 in an online auction, the Boston auction house that handled the transaction said Thursday.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Computers, Bill Clinton, Science / Technology, NASA, Space

10 hrs ago | KAUZ

Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spats

All Massachusetts authorities could say for sure is that they found the lifeless body of a small boy, apparently cast off the side of a highway.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton

11 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

Lewinsky Email Redacted From Clinton Documents

The latest batch of previously withheld presidential records from the Clinton administration redacts an email from a noteworthy source: Monica Lewinsky .


Related Topix: Privacy, Bill Clinton

15 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Student Fought Bureaucrats For Holocaust Justice

Charlotte van den Berg was a 20-year-old college student working part-time in Amsterdam's city archives when she and other interns came across a shocking find: letters from Jewish Holocaust survivors complaining that the city was forcing them to pay back taxes and late payment fines on property seized after they were deported to Nazi death camps.


Fri Apr 18, 2014

ABC News

Bill Clinton Aides Worried He'd Be 'Haunted By JFK's Ghost'

It's an iconic image - Bill Clinton as a teenager shaking hands with President John F. Kennedy in the Rose Garden in 1963.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton

The New Zealand Herald

Forced to the front

The story of how New Zealand's conscientious objectors were treated during World War I has inspired a television movie screening on the eve of Anzac Day.


Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News,

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Clinton sought GOP support for health care

President Bill Clinton's advisers estimated early in his term that passing a health care overhaul would require a delicate balance of Democratic and Republican support, needing at least eight moderate Republicans in the Senate and 15 or more in the House to win approval, according to documents released Friday.


Related Topix: US News, Bill Clinton, US Politics, Fred Upton, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat

ABC News

Clinton Sought GOP Support for Health Care

President Bill Clinton's advisers estimated in 1993 that they would need at least 8 moderate Republicans in the Senate and more than 15 moderate Republicans in the House to pass their ill-fated health care reform bill.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Jewish Pictorial History: The Lost Battalion of WWI

Original caption: "Packing shipment of Matzoths [i.e. matzos] for the 77th Division for men of Jewish faith in the A.E.F. [American Expeditionary Force] for the Passover Holiday, at Warehouse #40, Q.M.C. Depot, St. Denis [France] / Signal Corps.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Libraries, Dining

LIVE! Sarpanch shot dead by suspected militants in Kashmir

Mohammad Anin Pandith was shot dead by gunmen outside hisresidence at Awantipora in Pulwama late last night, they said.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York

Anchorage Daily News

Capitol Steps find comedy in theater of public policy

In the more than three decades since getting their start at a Christmas party in Washington, D.C., the Capitol Steps have thrived on scandals, missteps and gaffes from politicians.


Related Topix: Capitol Steps, Theater, Arts, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Sex Scandal, Bill Clinton

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Bill Clinton jokes with Spacey at benefit concert

Clinton praised the Rain Forest Foundation and thanked Sting, Styler, and others for their efforts Thursday night.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, Celebrities, Kevin Spacey

News9 Oklahoma City

Chelsea Clinton expecting first child this fall

Frantic calls to police from the scene of last week's deadly crash between a tractor-trailer and tour bus carrying students included one from a dazed student who struggled to put into words what just had happened.


Related Topix: Prison, Bill Clinton, World News, India, Train Disaster, Education Etc.


Chelsea Clinton expecting 1st child

Call it the year of the baby: Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child later this year.


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

The Miami Herald

Warner Bros. picks Dee Dee Myers for top communications job

Former White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers is taking her West Wing experience to the West Coast.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Politics, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Democrat

The Big Lead

The Secret Service Once Threatened to Kill Mr. Met if He Approached Bill Clinton

Mr. Met once had his life threatened by the Secret Service. Kind of. A.J. Mass , a writer for ESPN who played the part of Mr. Met from 1994 to 1997, has a book coming out.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton

Hollywood Reporter

Conan O'Brien Pitches George W. Bush Against Bill Clinton in Presidential Painting Showdown

Conan O'Brien mocked former president George W. Bush on Wednesday night, not for his politics or intelligence -- but his artistic skills when he critiqued Bush's art work, which recently went on display.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton

BBC News

Irish 'Little Britain' sale agreed

The former British Legion hall in Killester was built in a Dublin suburb that became known as Little Britain, due to the number of Irish-born British soldiers who were housed in the area after World War One One of the last British Legion halls in the Republic of Ireland has been agreed for sale, despite a public campaign to turn it into a World War ... (more)


Related Topix: Ireland, Europe, World News

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Sperry's Top-Sider Battles a Flotilla of Imitators

As legend has it, Paul Sperry - Dartmouth man, World War I naval officer - was sailing his cutter Sirocco on a cold day in 1935 when he nearly slipped on the wet deck and killed himself.


Related Topix: Fashion, Designers, Ralph Lauren


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