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  1. Where's America's commitment to seek a world without nuclear weapons?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... their obligations for nuclear disarmament is a small, courageous Pacific Island state, the Republic of the Marshall Islands. It is suing the nine nuclear-armed nations to require them to do what they are obligated to do under the Nuclear ...

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  2. Calvo: Compact cost over $144MRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pacific Daily News

    ... hosting immigrants from the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Palau and the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Calvo said he wrote to the Department of the Interior a few days ago to let the department know of the cost. Interior ...

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  3. Peace Train: The currency of powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Colorado Daily

    The tiny island nation of the Republic of the Marshall Islands is rising against some of the most powerful bullies of the world to shine a light on one way the bullies maintain their power: nuclear arsenals. "Those without a lot of wealth or a lot of power are getting absolutely killed in America today," according to Michael Snyder from "The American Dream."

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  4. The Marshall Islands Versus the World's Nuclear Weapons StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Nation

    The Baker nuclear test, part of Operation Crossroads, on Bikini Atoll in the Marshalls Islands, July 25, 1946. Before "Bikini" became the name of a piece of female attire, it was the name of an atoll, part of the 1,156 islands and islets making up what is now the Republic of the Marshall Islands .

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  5. Maritime Professional Training (MPT) Announces the Offering of Master ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | PRWeb

    First-of-its-kind, five-day assessment provides time and cost-effective means for duly qualified yacht captains to receive Master of Yachts Unlimited Tonnage certification through the Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry The five-day Master of Yachts of Unlimited Tonnage Assessment at MPT will provide duly qualified and trained yacht captains a full STCW CoC to command yachts over 3,000 gross tons. This five-day assessment is a first-of-its-kind opportunity for superyacht captains as it provides a time-efficient, cost-effective, solution for [them] to receive their Master Unlimited license and certification in under a week.

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  6. NY man is lone combat vet returning to scene of WWII battleRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | West Hawaii Today

    A World War II combat veteran from upstate New York is returning to the scene of a bloody Pacific island battle as an army of one. The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports that Don Fida of Syracuse departed Monday morning for the Marshall Islands, where U.S. forces landed on the Japanese-held atoll of Kwajalein on Jan. 31, 1944.

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  7. Upstate New York man, 90, is lone combat veteran returning to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Daily Mail

    Fida was a member of the U.S. Army's 7th Division that helped capture the island after a four-day battle The 33 7th Division vets still alive were invited back to the island for a ceremony marking the battle's 71st anniversary A World War II combat veteran from upstate New York is returning to the scene of a bloody Pacific island battle this week as an 'army of one.' 90-year-old Don Fida of Syracuse departed Monday morning for the Marshall Islands, where U.S. forces landed on the Japanese-held atoll of Kwajalein on January 31, 1944, according to The Post-Standard of Syracuse .

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  8. Army of One: Only one survivor of WWII's Kwajalein battle fit enough to return for 71st anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Post-Standard

    ... WWII veteran Donald Fida of Syracuse fought in five battles including the invasion of Kwajalein in the Marshall Islands. The 91 year old member of the 184th Infantry Regiment of the 7th Infantry Division will return to celebrate the 71st anniversary ...

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  9. Spokane man spotlights demise of coral reefs - Sun, 25 Jan 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Spokesman-Review

    A marine scientist is scheduled to give a Spokane presentation about coral reefs that's likely to be colorful in more than one way. Dr. Dean Jacobson, who taught at Whitworth University in the 1990s before leaving with his canoe and dive gear to the Marshall Islands, will speak at 7 p.m. Monday at Mountain Gear Corporate Offices, 6021 N. Mansfield.

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  10. Search for Earhart planeon remote Marshalls atollRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | Lucianne.com

    A search is under way on a remote atoll in the Marshall Islands aimed at solving the mysterious disappearance of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart. A group of researchers travelled Sunday to Mili Atoll where a small aluminium cover plate and part of a landing-gear wheel assembly, believed to be from EarhartA s plane, were found last year.

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  11. Researchers Search for Amelia Earhart's Plane on Remote Marshalls AtollRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | News Max

    A search is under way on a remote atoll in the Marshall Islands aimed at solving the mysterious disappearance of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart. A group of researchers travelled Sunday to Mili Atoll where a small aluminium cover plate and part of a landing-gear wheel assembly, believed to be from Earhart's plane, were found last year.

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  12. Search for Earhart plane on remote islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Majuro, Marshall Islands: A search is underway on a remote atoll in the Marshall Islands aimed at solving the mysterious disappearance of American aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart. A group of researchers travelled on Sunday to Mili Atoll, where a small aluminium cover plate and part of a landing-gear wheel assembly, believed to be from Earhart's plane, were found last year.

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  13. Hawaii Health Connector has enrolled 16,100 to dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Business Journal

    ... have had a change in their health insurance circumstances. Kissel said that people from the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia who are living in Hawaii under the Compact of Free Association use about $30 million ...

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  14. Marshall Islands Republic Brings Nuclear Weapons Nations to CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Indybay.org

    The Republic of the Marshall Islands bring the world's nuclear giants, including the United States to court in an attempt to force them to disarm. The Republic of the Marshall Islands bring the world's nuclear giants, including the United States to court.

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  15. APEX Express - January 15, 2015 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    Tonight we speak with Marshall Island Foreign Minister Tony De Brum about the lawsuit filed in San Francisco's ninth district by the Republic of the Marshall Islands over the the U.S. and eight other nuclear nations' failure to disarm under the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty. Then, we'll speak with award-winning Sri-Lankan-born author, Nayomi Munaweera about last week's elections in Sri Lanka that ousted Mahinda Rajapaksa after nearly a decade as president.

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  16. Agenda to improve sexual health of people in PacificRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Scoop

    ... people is low or non-existent; a Teenage pregnancy is generally high - for instance the Republic of the Marshall Islands has the region's highest rate of teenage pregnancy with 85 births per 1,000 females aged 15-19 years, well above the global ...

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  17. USDA invests $47M in fiscal 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Pacific Daily News

    ... the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Republic of Palau. The investments included $26.8 million in community facilities, over $17.6 million in housing ...

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  18. USDA invests $47M in fiscal 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Pacific Daily News

    ... the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Republic of Palau. The investments included $26.8 million in community facilities, over $17.6 million in housing funds ...

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  19. Daniel J. BurnhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... Lejune, N.C., left for the South Pacific in 1943. He trained at Samoa, Hawaii and was in combat duty in Marshall Islands, and was attached to the 2nd Battalion, 22nd Marines and was presented the silver star for gallantry in action against Japanese ...

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  20. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Daily Star

    Jose Salvador Alvarenga faces a costly court battle after he became a worldwide sensation when he cheated death with a diet of raw seagulls, fish and turtle blood. Benedicto Perlera, Alvarenga's lawyer while he was in hospital in El Salvador after being flown home from the Marshall Islands, claims the fisherman breached a contract they signed by dumping him for a US law firm.

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