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Post 99 is 95

Ninety-five years ago this week - Aug. 19, 1919 - 13 veterans of the Great War, as World War I was then known, gathered in the Kearny home of Fred E. Portz to organize a local chapter of the American Legion.


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Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Mike Enzi, Cynthia Lummis prevail in Wyoming

Enzi's opponents included retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Bryan Miller, 48, of Sheridan, a former presidential advance agent for Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, who didn't come close to overcoming Enzi's enduring popularity in Wyoming.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cynthia Lummis, US Senate, Senator Mike Enzi, Wyoming, Bill Clinton, George Bush

The Miami Herald

Obama tests the bounds of lame-duckery

He's in year six of his eight-year run. His biggest accomplishments are all in the past; his remaining proposals are stymied by Congress.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Bill Clinton, US Politics, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat

The New Zealand Herald

WWI: Honour for first war hero

Blasted clean on the instructions of government officials, the freshly minted granite block reveals the brief story of a young soldier's death which, after yesterday, marks a new chapter in New Zealand's military history.


The Independent

Ice Bucket challenge: Poignant video shows man paralysed by ALS taking part

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton

The Globe and Mail

Canada Revenue Agency delists foreign charities

The Canada Revenue Agency's small list of approved foreign charities has been whittled down to zero, meaning Canadian donors hoping to give money to former U.S. president Bill Clinton's foundation, for example, are out of luck if they were banking on a tax credit.


Related Topix: Life, Charity , North America, Canada, World News, Bill Clinton, New York,

Mother Jones

Obama May Soon Send This Reporter to Jail. Here Are the Embarrassing Secrets He Exposed.

The Obama administration has fought a years-long court battle to force longtime New York Times national security correspondent James Risen to reveal the source for a story in his 2006 book State of War: The Secret History of the CIA and the Bush Administration .


Related Topix: Prison, Iran, World News, Middle East, Bill Clinton, George Bush

Herald Gazette

Tickets still available for Barnstormers Ball

The public is invited to attend the Owls Head Transportation Museum's inaugural Barnstomers Ball Saturday, Aug. 23, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds from this grand gala affair will benefit museum education programs both onsite and in the community.


Related Topix: Owls Head, ME, Rockport, ME

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Moving service in Flanders ends weekend of World War I commemoration

The sacrifice of Welsh soldiers in Flanders during World War I was commemorated on Sunday at two moving and emotional services.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Gwynedd County, Wales, World News,

St.Petersburg Times

Speaking at the opening of a World War I memorial in Moscow earlier...

Speaking at the opening of a World War I memorial in Moscow earlier this month, President Vladimir Putin noted that victory in that war had been stolen from Russia.

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

The Daily Caller

Clinton-Appointed Judge Upholds Maryland's "Assault Weapon" And ...

Last week's ruling by the judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland reminds us why it is important to elect U.S. senators who will reject an anti-gun president's anti-gun nominees to the federal courts, and to elect presidents who will not nominate anti-gunners in the first place.


Related Topix: Maryland, Maryland Government, Bill Clinton, Guns, Opinion


Clintons to headline last Harkin Steak Fry

Hillary and Bill Clinton will return to Iowa next month to headline Sen. Tom Harkin's 37th and final Steak Fry.


Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Iowa, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Joe Biden

Kirkintilloch Today

First World War Memorials display

Glasgow Museums shines a spotlight on the amazing variety of World War I memorials which can be found across the city with a fascinating temporary photographic exhibition at St Mungo's Museum of Religious Life and Art.


Real Clear Politics

Why We Fight Wars

A century has passed since the start of World War I, which many people at the time declared was "the war to end all wars."


Retford Today

Notts: Museum to unveil World War I trench

The Queen's Royal Lancers and Nottinghamshire Yeomanry Museum is marking the 100th anniversary of the Great War with a special WWI exhibition.



Zelizer: Can Hillary Clinton win over the left?

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, pictured in October 2012, has become one of the most powerful people in Washington.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Bill Clinton, Wellesley College, Sport Movies, John Kerry, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, College, Opinion

Kevin Spacey Tries To Prank Hillary Clinton As Husband Bill

Kevin Spacey has joined Hillary Clinton to shoot a hilarious new video to celebrate her husband, former U.S. President Bill Clinton 's upcoming 68th birthday.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Kevin Spacey, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Bill Clinton, Horrible Bosses

News Observer

Union Co. to approve recognition of 2 WWI soldiers

The Charlotte Observer reported that commissioners are expected to approve adding the names of James Floyd Station and Roy Perry to the marker.



Connah's Quay remembers the dead of World War I

Crowds braved the rain to pay their respects to the fallen of World War I in Connah's Quay on Sunday.


Sun Aug 17, 2014

Bieber takes ice bucket challenge

JUSTIN Bieber has joined the growing number of celebrities who have accepted the ALS ice bucket challenge - and challenged Barack Obama to do the same.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Kevin Spacey, Bill Clinton


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