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Navy, Gerard Butler Collaborate to Tell 21st Century Submarine Yarn

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Washington, DC - Hollywood came to the Pentagon today as actor Gerard Butler spoke to Pentagon reporters about his collaboration with the US Navy in...

Democracy Providing Stability, Security in the Hemisphere

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Cancun, Mexico - Democracy is succeeding in Latin America and can be a beacon to the rest of the world, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis...

Mattis: More Data Needed to Assess Women’s Effectiveness in Combat Arms

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Washington, DC - With so few women in combat arms right now, the services and Defense Department officials really can’t judge how successful the effort...

ENVIRONMENT

Eve of Hurricane Florence: Prepare for Health Care

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Washington, DC - Hurricane Florence’s imminent arrival is a reminder for people to prepare for their health care needs during severe weather. TRICARE experts recommend making...

National Guard Prepares for Hurricane Florence

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Washington, DC - The governors of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Maryland declared a state of emergency yesterday as Hurricane Florence approaches the East...

Seven UN Experts Call Modi to Probe Firing in Thoothukudi

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Geneva, Switzerland - Seven independent experts lambasted the lethal Indian police response to protests against the expansion of the heavily polluting copper smelter in...

IMMIGRATION

Religious Freedoms: Minorities Including Sikhs Suffer in India

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Washington, DC - India often claims it is the “biggest democracy in the world.” Though, most Sikhs or even Punjabis can tell you that...

UN Expert Alarmed by India Move to Deport Rohingya Men

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Geneva, Switzerland - Rohingya crisis in the region stemming from brutal treatment of ethnic communities in Burma (Myanmar) was highlighted again as a UN...

FBI Seeks Victims as Indian National Pleads Guilty to Visa Fraud Scheme

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Alexandria, Virginia - The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is asking the victims of an immigration related visa fraud scheme to come forward. An...

TECHNOLOGY

India Based Entities, Individuals in IRS Scam, Indian Americans Among Arrested

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Washington, DC - Persons of Indian origin in the US and India based businesses were charged this week for their alleged involvement in a...

Facebook, Twitter Focus on Stopping Election Meddling

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Washington, DC - Both Facebook and Twitter are actively identifying and stopping any kind of election meddling, according to statements from the top executives...

UN Expert Finds Facebook’s Terrorism Definition Too Broad

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Geneva, Switzerland - Facebook is facing heat from an independent expert appointed by the United Nation’s Human Rights Council over the company’s overly broad...

BOOK REVIEW

Perilous Interventions: The Security Council and the Politics of Chaos

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New York - “Perilous Interventions: The Security Council and the Politics of Chaos” (Harper Colins, 2016), a book providing a sharp analysis of the recent...

RESTAURANT REVIEW

RASA Entices with Innovative Touch of Aromatic Indian Spices

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Washington, DC - Entrepreneurs from the Greater Washington DC area, Rahul Vinod and Sahil Rahman, officially joined the hospitality world in the festive month...