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WWII Fighter Bestowed with National Order of the Chevalier of the Legion of Honor

Jewish Exponent - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Enlarge Image » Michel Charbonnier, general consul of France, bestows Samuel Katz with the insignia of the National Order of the Chevalier of the Legion of Honor at a ceremony on April 15 at the French Embassy in Washington. Photo courtesy of French ...

National Arbor Day-KALW Almanac-4/29/2016

KALW - ‎21 hours ago‎
She led her troops to Orleans, and on April 29, as a French sortie distracted the English troops on the west side of the city, Joan entered unopposed by its eastern gate.

Is a Conservative MP working for a backer of the 9/11 attacks?

Middle East Monitor - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
When French citizen and 9/11 plotter Zacarias Moussaoui told families of his victims in February last year that Saudi Arabian government officials had been involved in the infamous attacks, it barely caused a ripple in the British media.

Clarksburg Holocaust Program Remembers the Rescuers - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
image description. Leo Goldberger speaks about his family's escape from Denmark, detailed in his book 'The Rescue of the Danish Jews: Moral Courage Under Stress,' and the two rescuers who made it happen.

How My Grandmother's Chutzpah Helped Rescue 6000 Jews From Nazis

Forward - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
On July 11, 1940, de Decker wrote in her passport in French, “The Consulate of the Netherlands, Riga, hereby declares that for the admission into Surinam, Curacao, and other possessions of the Netherlands in the Americas, no entry visa is required.

Young Leaders Honored for Innovative Initiatives

Voice of America - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
The other recipients are from Afghanistan, France, Georgia, Honduras, Indonesia, Kenya, Malta and Myanmar. "They represent the power of young ... Later, they will reconvene in Washington, D.C., to share experiences and explore ways they can collaborate ...

Don Bacon is a 'fresh face' in politics but hardly a political neophyte

Omaha World-Herald - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
There's even talk in some Nebraska circles that Bacon was sent to the state by Republicans in Washington, D.C., after his retirement from the U.S.

France Lost Track of 23000 State-Owned Artworks and Historic Objects

Hyperallergic - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
A number of drawings, paintings, prints, and sculptures by Picasso have also vanished from various museums around the country; a tapestry by Joan Miró loaned to the French embassy in Washington, DC, is no longer there. Many French embassies are ...

The Best 4th of July Events Around the Country

Travel+Leisure - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
... acts include Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle, Little Richard, Tony Bennett, Dolly Parton, The Bee Gees, Little Richard, and Steve Martin.

Vive la France

Home & Design Magazine (blog) - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
But under the influence of successive ambassadors over the next 80 years, the interiors of the residence—designed by Jules Henri de Sibour, a Parisian-born architect who lived in Washington—took on a distinctly French style. Unfortunately ... In 2013 ...

Carrageenan organic battle resumes

Politico - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
... used in infant formula, chocolate milk, poultry and vegan patties labeled as organic will pick up in intensity this week in Washington, D.C., when the National Organic Standards Board holds one of its two annual meetings, reports Pro Agriculture's ...
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Barack Obama says US has stake in Brexit vote because of WWII

The Sun - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Speaking in the Foreign Office's grand Locarno Room, the president also clashed bitterly with Boris over the London Mayor's claim in an article in The Sun yesterday that he didn't care for Britain and returned a bust of Winston Churchill to our embassy ...
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East valley restaurants celebrate annual May days

The Desert Sun - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Those with healthy appetites can partake of buttermilk blueberry pancakes, omelets and eggs made to order, date and walnut French toast, plus Grove Garden herb-roasted chicken breast, strawberry balsamic salmon and spinach lasagna. Cost is $42 for ...

Zucchini Bread Day-KALW Almanac-4/25/2016

KALW - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Ferdinand de Lesseps, the French diplomat who organized the colossal undertaking, delivered the pickax blow that inaugurated construction.

Six-String Sensei - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Koch became his student at the Ecole Normale de Musique in Paris, France. Ponce's teaching style went ... At the German Ambassador's invitation, he performed a recital at the German Embassy Auditorium in Washington DC. Before long, America became ...

As Obama visits Riyadh, a look at US-Saudi relations amid Yemen war

Al-Arabiya - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
... their relations with Saudi Arabia.” Fahed Nazer, former political advisor to the Saudi embassy in Washington DC, told Al Arabiya English that the “strain” in US-Saudi ties is due to philosophical differences between Washington and Riyadh, in that ...
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The UK connection: Jihadi chain traces European terror back to 9/11

Belfast Telegraph - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Five people, four men and a woman, were arrested last week in Birmingham and at Gatwick airport in connection with the terror attacks in Belgium and France - their identities have not been released. This followed reports that two of the ... It was ...

High Court sides with families of '83 Beirut bombing victims

McClatchy Washington Bureau - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
The fund has $1 billion that must be distributed by the end of the year, said Stuart Newberger, a partner at the Crowell & Moring law firm in Washington who represents roughly 500 people in claims against Iran for embassy bombings in Kenya and Lebanon.
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Bloom: Passover offers lessons in courage, past and present

Island Packet - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
In January, President Obama spoke at the Israeli embassy in Washington, D.C., in a special ceremony for four non-Jewish Americans who risked there lives in World War II to save Jews from genocide.

Farm Bureau members discuss issues with congressional delegation

West Plains Daily Quill - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
The group was in Washington, D.C., for Farm Bureau's annual legislative trip. Advocating for passage of a voluntary, nationwide system for labeling products containing genetically modified ingredients, approval of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to ...