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US flags lowered over Denver shooting – VOR

Saturday, July 21, 2012 Comments off

Jul 21, 2012

US President Barack Obama on Friday ordered the American flag flown at half-mast over the White House and all public buildings and grounds, as well as embassies and military bases overseas and naval vessels, to honor the victims of the mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado. Read more…

Romney wins Illinois

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 Comments off

In the Republican presidential nomination race in the United States, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney appears certain to win the state of Illinois. Read more…

Tornado destroys city in southern U.S.

Saturday, March 3, 2012 Comments off

A tornado has virtually obliterated the town of Marysville, Indiana, in the southern U.S., reports American media, with reference to local authorities. In addition to Indiana, the elements targeted Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama and Ohio. There have been no reports of deaths or injuries. Read more…

US welcomes Iran’s offer to resume nuclear talks

Saturday, February 18, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 18, 2012

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has welcomed Iran’s willingness to resume negotiations on the nation’s nuclear program, calling it an important step.

Clinton spoke to reporters in Washington on Friday after a meeting with European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton. Read more…

US to keep up foreign aid – Obama

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Jan 31, 2012

The US will not roll up its assistance to foreign countries.

In his virtual interview with YouTube and Google+ users in the White House President Barack Obama said that only 1 percent of the national Read more…

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US asks China to cooperate in sanctions on Iran

Friday, January 27, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Jan 27, 2012

The United States is calling on China to cooperate in sanctions against Iran and to block Iran’s exports of crude oil.

Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman met Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Cui Tiankai in Washington on Thursday. Details of the meeting have not been released. Read more…

Obama: Determined to win re-election

Friday, January 27, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Jan 27, 2012

US President Barack Obama says he must win re-election to protect his country’s economic future.

In an interview with ABC News on Thursday, Obama said signs of a recovery are finally in sight, and he wants to stay in office to continue implementing his policies. Read more…

US:Romney attacks Gingrich in Republican debate

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Jan 24, 2011

Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney has fiercely attacked his main Republican nomination rival Newt Gingrich over his work for a troubled housing mortgage firm. Read more…

US aircraft carrier sails through Strait of Hormuz + Related Articles

Monday, January 23, 2012 Comments off

US aircraft carriers to deliver ‘direct message to Iran’

Aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (AFP Photo / US Navy / Rafael Martie / Handout). Read more…

US – Gingrich beats Romney in South Carolina primaries

Sunday, January 22, 2012 Comments off

 Photo: EPA

Newt Gingrich has convincingly beaten Mitt Romney in South Carolina’s primary election. With 95% of the vote counted, Gingrich had 41% to Romney’s 27%. Read more…