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Anzacs remembered fondly in France

The brave efforts of diggers on the Western Front in World War I helped shape modern Australia, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has told an Anzac Day service in northern France.


Related Topix: France, World News

Thu Apr 24, 2014

Central Western Daily

Sisters in arms: nurses exposed to the horrors of life at the front

AT THE FRONT: Sisters Kath and Wynne King left Orange with 23 other young women to nurse Australian war wounded in World War I, with Kath treating the first wave of Australian soldiers injured at Gallipoli and Wynne treating the evacuated soldiers in Egypt.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Boat Disaster


American Empires: Bushes and Clintons

It's hard to understate the depth of the Bush-Clinton impact on American politics.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Jeb Bush, W., Barbara Bush, Bill Clinton


Apple CEO Tim Cook steps up on the auction block again

Apple CEO Tim Cook today again put himself on an auction block, repeating an offer that last year brought in $610,000 for the Washington, D.C.-based Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, Cupertino, CA, Bryan Cranston

The New Zealand Herald

Editorial: War needless, but values beyond debate are its legacy

Today's Anzac Day may feel like a mere overture to next year's centenary of the Gallipoli landings, but this one is a centenary too.


Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Opinion


Wilde, Sudeikis welcome baby boy

The photo posted by the 30-year-old actress shows her smiling, with the baby's head pressed against her cheek.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Mistresses, Jason Sudeikis, Bill Clinton, The Voice

The Washington Post

Local Digest: Bill Clinton to headline Brown fundraiser; prison guard accused of bribery

Former president Bill Clinton will headline a fundraiser next month to benefit the gubernatorial campaign of Lt.


Related Topix: Prison, Bill Clinton, Clinton, MD, The Washington Post Company, Laurel, MD


The Story of Black Military Officers, 1861-1948, by Krewasky A. Salter I

Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group recently published: The Story of Black Military Officers, 1861-1948 examining the little known history of black military officers in the United States Armed Forces.


Related Topix: US Army

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Free Republic

IRS Gives 'Death Penalty' to Conservative Critic

When the IRS revokes tax-exempt status of a 501 organization, the sanction is considered so severe that tax practitioners refer to it as the 'death penalty.'


Related Topix: Death Penalty, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Texas

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Parks to follow up on Earth Day

In 1933 the United States wasn't doing so well. Franklin Delano Roosevelt sought to change that.


Related Topix: Franklin Delano Roosevelt

The Times of Israel

Turkey calls WWI Armenian killings 'our shared pain'

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday offered condolences over the massacre of Armenians almost 100 years ago, describing the events of World War I as "our shared pain."


Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, Asia, Armenia, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The Wichita Eagle

Obama arrives in Japan to begin week-long Asia visit

U.S. President Barack Obama is greeted by an unidentified official upon his arrival at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo, Wednesday, April 23, 2014.


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

WMGL-FM North Charleston

Kevin Spacey OK with Former President Clinton Dropping "House of Cards" Spoilers

Former President Bill Clinton may have dropped a couple of House of Cards spoilers at a recent benefit concert, but the lead star of the Netflix series, Kevin Spacey, has no problem with that.


Related Topix: House of Cards, Entertainment, Television, Drama Movies, American Beauty, Celebrities, Kevin Spacey, Bill Clinton, Kate Mara


Bill Clinton backs Rangel in primary

Former President Bill Clinton on Tuesday endorsed Democratic Rep. Charlie Rangel in his tough primary fight to secure a 23rd term, saying the New York congressman is "what his district and our country need now."


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

Tue Apr 22, 2014


New York in running to host 2016 Democratic convention

New York City said Tuesday it will make a bid to host the Democratic National Convention in 2016 as the party invited proposals from 15 cities.


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York, Bill Clinton, George Bush, Philadelphia, NY

WAFF-TV Huntsville

The most 'scandalous' politicians are family men

Former President Bill Clinton continued to have a successful career after having a highly-publicized affair.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, University of Houston, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Larry Craig

News Max

Hillary's 'Shadow Campaign' Underway, Targets Small Donors

An unprecedented "shadow campaign" to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House is underway - even though the former secretary of state has yet to say she is a candidate, NPR reported .


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

The Daily Beast

Blame This Drunken Bear for PutinBy Eleanor Clift

Bill Clinton had to call Russia's first president early in the day to catch him sober.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin


Frum: Is it sexist to talk about Hillary Clinton's age?

Bill Clinton as Arkansas governor officiated Jim and Diane Blair's 1979 wedding and Hillary Clinton was "best person."


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Bill Clinton, University of Arkansas, George Bush, W., US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Opinion

Here's What It's Like Inside the White House Now That Healthy Eating Dominates

While the Obama administration has made many changes to what students eat at schools accepting federal subsidies - the most recent change will be felt this year when junk food is banned from vending machines and school stores - it at least makes sure to practice the moderation that it preaches.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, George Bush, Dick Cheney, Michelle Obama, Home Gardening, Home, Washington DC


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