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'United States of Jihad': A look into homegrown terrorism

Al Jazeera America - ‎21 hours ago‎
Bergen's book provides sobering reading in a feverish U.S. political climate in which politicians seek to paint Syrian refugees and other Muslims entering the country as potential threats.

The Dictators Who Love America

The Atlantic - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
For those of us lucky enough to live in democracies, it is comforting to imagine foreign dictators as wholly foreign. The world seems less complicated when an autocrat fits the stereotype: say, wearing a leopard-skin hat and rarely stepping out of some ...
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Zika confirmed in people in Indiana and Ohio, among other states

USA TODAY - ‎19 hours ago‎
Overall, Zika has been identified in at least 13 states and Washington, D.C. Federal officials said 50 U.S. cases are associated with travel to affected areas, and one, in Texas, was sexually transmitted.
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Her Excellency Thelma Philip-Browne, Ambassador to the United States of America Presents Credentials

The St. Kitts-Nevis Observer - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis, with its new mandate to further deepen the relationship with the United States of America has decided, in a departure from the previous practice, to have Her Excellency Thelma Philip Browne accredited to the ...
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Zika virus infection – United States of America - United States Virgin Islands

World Health Organization - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
On 25 January 2016, the National IHR Focal Point for the United States of America notified PAHO/WHO of the first laboratory-confirmed cases of Zika virus infection in St. Croix, one of the three main islands in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI ...
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Iran may use detained Americans as 'bargaining chips'

CNN - ‎19 hours ago‎
(CNN) Iran may use detained Americans who were not part of last month's prisoner swap as leverage in future dealings with the United States, America's intelligence chief said Tuesday. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper's testimony comes ...
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The U.S. is making things more dangerous in Central America, again.

Huffington Post - ‎11 hours ago‎
Martínez attributed the situation to a double standard in U.S. immigration policy, which welcomes some Latin American immigrants with open arms while subjecting others to a seemingly discriminatory system. Although political relations between the ...
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Only Wild Jaguar in USA 'El Jefe' Makes First Video Appearance

Inverse - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Don't mess with El Jefe. He's the only jaguar known to live in the United States of America, and he's on the prowl in his first-ever video appearance.
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Exclusive: US athletes should consider skipping Rio if fear Zika - officials

Reuters - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Bottom line," said Donald Anthony, president and board chairman of USA Fencing. The USOC's briefing to sport federations is the latest sign that Olympics officials are taking the Zika threat to the games in Rio de Janeiro seriously, and acknowledging ...
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Zika virus: first case contracted in US was sexually transmitted, say officials

The Guardian - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Officials in Texas have reported the first case of Zika contracted in the US mainland, and said that the virus was sexually transmitted.

NKU signs 5-year deal with Adidas - ‎8 hours ago‎
"Partnering with adidas gives us the ability to outfit all 250+ student-athletes from head to toe with apparel, equipment and accessories from a world-renowned and premier brand.
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The chillest places in the United States

Washington Post - ‎Jan 28, 2016‎
Nationally, America's well-being was statistically the same between 2014 and 2015. That's not to say attitudes aren't improving.
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Crystal Cruises announces plans to restore America's flagship, the SS United States, to a modern luxury cruise ship

Travel Daily News International - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Together with the SS United States Conservancy, Crystal announced it will save "America's Flagship," the SS United States, and embark on the enormous undertaking of bringing the ship into compliance with the latest standards, and returning her to ...

The fast growth of yoga in the United States of America

Yareah Magazine - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Hindus are highly pleased with the fast and tremendous growth of yoga in the United States of America; with yoga practitioners reaching to about 37 million according to a recently released “2016 Yoga in America Study” conducted by Yoga Journal & Yoga ...
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Why are Americans so angry?

BBC News - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
A CNN/ORC poll carried out in December 2015 suggests 69% of Americans are either "very angry" or "somewhat angry" about "the way things are going" in the US. And the same proportion - 69% - are angry because the political system "seems to only be ...
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"United States of Jihad" author on the threat at home

CBS News - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
In his new book, "United States of Jihad: Investigating America's Homegrown Terrorists," Bergen offers a comprehensive look at "homegrown" Islamist terrorism, including a portrait of American jihadists based on 330 militants studied since 9/11. At an ...

National Symbols Of United States Of America

Press Telegraph (blog) - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
“I believe in the United States of America, as a government of the people, by the people, for the people; whose just powers are derived from the consent of the governed; a democracy in a republic; a sovereign Nation of many sovereign States; a ideal ...
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New Hampshire primary won by Trump and Sanders – as it happened

The Guardian - ‎16 hours ago‎
The Ohio governor, who had more events in more places than any candidate in this state, was sure of it: “Something big happened tonight.
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US cotton acreage to be up 6.2% in 2016 - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
US cotton acreage to be up 6.2% in 2016. February 09, 2016 (United States Of America). According to the National Cotton Council's 35th Annual Early Season Planting Intentions Survey, US cotton producers intend to plant 9.1 million cotton acres this ...