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50th anniversary of MLK I Have a Dream Speech in Washington DC

Written by  |  Wednesday, 28 August 2013 19:25  |  Published in US NEWS
Rep John Lewis (D-GA) waves as he arrives to make remarks in front of the Lincoln Memorial, to mark the 50th anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King's, " I Have a Dream " speech, August 24, 2013, in Washington, DC. Lewis attended the 1963 event and joined civil rights leaders, politicians and thousands of guests to remember the 1963 March on Washington. UPI/Mike Theiler

Large US surveillance satellite launched from California

Written by  |  Wednesday, 28 August 2013 14:31  |  Published in US NEWS

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Aug. 28 (UPI) -- A classified payload presumed to be a U.S. spy satellite blasted off from California Wednesday, the Air Force said.

McCain Graham Obama should cut aid to Egypt

Written by  |  Friday, 16 August 2013 17:00  |  Published in US NEWS

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Two top U.S. Senate Republicans called Friday for a cutoff of U.S. aid to Egypt where hundreds of people were killed in political clashes this week.

Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., issued a statement urging the Obama administration "to suspend U.S. assistance to Egypt and make clear to the current leadership of the country what steps we believe are necessary to halt Egypt's descent into civil conflict and ultimately to restore our assistance relationship, which has historically served U.S. national security interests."

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