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Man in custody after suspicious package found near White House

WASHINGTON-- Secret Service took a suspect into custody after finding and investigating a suspicious package near the White House Tuesday. The man was outside the fence by the White House when he told officers he had a bomb in the bag. Officers apprehended him and...

Trade war with China unlikely this year, experts say

Economic experts from both conservative and liberal perspectives said that U.S. trade policy likely will continue along the lines of the Obama administration this year with some protectionist rhetoric added by the Trump administration, deflating predictions of a trade war with China.

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Cuban government-owned business crafts books by hand

Cuban government-owned business crafts books by hand

In Matanzas, Cuba workers handcraft books at the government owned publishing house Ediciones Vigías. They primarily use recycled materials and publish in both Spanish and English. Hugo Santana is an engineer by day and a poet by night, and has been published by...

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Cuban government-owned business crafts books by hand

In Matanzas, Cuba workers handcraft books at the government owned publishing house Ediciones Vigías. They primarily use recycled materials and publish in both Spanish and English. Hugo Santana is an engineer by day and a poet by night, and has been published by...

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Syrian-Americans to Commemorate Revolution Anniversary

Syrian-Americans to Commemorate Revolution Anniversary

“People went down to the streets with one slogan: ‘The revolution unites us,’” he said. “That was a clear message to the international community: As soon as you stop the military campaigns, people will continue their civil resistance.”

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Syrian-Americans to Commemorate Revolution Anniversary

“People went down to the streets with one slogan: ‘The revolution unites us,’” he said. “That was a clear message to the international community: As soon as you stop the military campaigns, people will continue their civil resistance.”

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South Korea funds U.S. center to promote Korean culture

George Washington University inaugurated a program that will expand Korean language and cultural studies at the institution on Thursday, part of an expanded program funded by the South Korean government, officials said.

Mali native on a mission at Obama’s summit

WASHINGTON – A Mali native visited the nation’s capital on a mission to help African children through the Young African Leaders Initiative(YALI) program started by President Barack Obama. "If I had given up, I would not be in (the) U.S. today," said Alfousseni Sidibe,...

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Trump Energy Policy: Promise or Peril?

WASHINGTON – It was the battle of the experts at a Cato Institute forum: The Trump administration’s promise of a government-neutral energy policy will give an overdue boost to fossil fuel production, one energy expert said. But another responded that regulations...

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