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White House Announces Guests in First Lady’s Box — State of the Union Addres

White House Announces Guests in First Lady’s Box — State of the Union Addres

WASHINGTON, DC – The following individuals will be seated in the box with the First Lady, Dr. Jill Biden and Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President, at the State of the Union Address on Tuesday. Information about these guests and news about the State of the Union is available at WhiteHouse.gov/SOTU. Malik Bryant (Chicago, […]

ISIS chief ‘critically wounded’ in US air strike on extremist leaders’ convoy – reports

ISIS chief ‘critically wounded’ in US air strike on extremist leaders’ convoy – reports

The leader of the Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has reportedly been “critically” injured in a US-led airstrike in Iraq that targeted a convoy of military vehicles allegedly carrying a group of senior ISIS members. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, a self-proclaimed as caliph of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (formerly ISIL/ISIS) was “critically […]

White House confirms CIA director visited Ukraine over weekend

White House confirms CIA director visited Ukraine over weekend

On Monday afternoon White House spokesman Jay Carney confirmed that CIA Director John Brennan visited Ukrainian capital Kiev over the weekend and met with high-ranked Ukrainian officials. Previously, deposed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovichaccused Brennan of ordering a crackdown on pro-Russian activists in the east of the country. The CIA had already dismissed these accusations as “completely false”, […]

Khodorkovsky arrives in Germany hours after release from prison

Khodorkovsky arrives in Germany hours after release from prison

Ex-oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has landed in Berlin, a German Foreign Ministry spokesman has said in a statement. Khodorkovsky has been freed from jail after a decade of imprisonment as President Vladimir Putin granted him a pardon. Follow RT’s LIVE UPDATES on Khodorkovsky’s release. “I can confirm that Mikhail Khodorkovsky landed in Berlin Schoenefeld [Airport] […]

Ecuador’s Correa: Obama’s exceptionalism talk reminiscent of Nazi rhetoric before WWII

Ecuador’s Correa: Obama’s exceptionalism talk reminiscent of Nazi rhetoric before WWII

US exceptionalism rhetoric poses extreme danger and is reminiscent of Nazi ideals and talk “before and during World War II,” Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa said in exclusive interview with RT Spanish. Referring to US President Barack Obama’s statement that “America is exceptional” because it stands up not only for its own “narrow self interest, but for […]

Daniels tapped for city manager position

Daniels tapped for city manager position

By ROBIN RICHARDS, News West — Rick Daniels, city manager at Desert Hot Springs, Calif., is to become city manager in Needles, subject to final contract provisions to be brought before Needles City Council in August. Council met with Daniels in executive session before the July 23 regular meeting; he remained for the regular session of […]

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