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First Indochina War Ended 60 Years Ago [Photo]

A wounded Vietminh prisoner is given first aid by Franco Vietnamese medicals after hot fire fight near Hung Yen, south of Hanoi, 1954. US Department of Defense On this date in 1954 the first Indochina War officially ended. After a long...Show More Summary

La Bayadère: the costumes

3 hours agoDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

We promised … and here it is! Come with us into the wardrobe department for a whirlwind ride through the rich colours and ornate details of Peter Farmer’s costumes for La Bayadère. Oh, can’t you smell that whiff of spice, … Continue reading ?

Summer Boy: Pawel Nowak by Daniel Nowak

Model Pawel Nowak shares with us the relaxing moments of summer as he is photographed poolside by Daniel Nowak. Making an arresting splash in the presence department, Pawel sports a fiery red blazer when he's not lounging in swim shorts. The post Summer Boy: Pawel Nowak by Daniel Nowak appeared first on The Fashionisto.

US DOE Approves Oregon LNG Export Project

The U.S. Energy Department said on Thursday it has approved Oregon LNG to export liquefied natural gas, as the Obama administration works through applications to

U.S. Nonfarm Private Payrolls: July 2014 Preview

Private nonfarm payrolls in the US are projected to increase 232,000 (seasonally adjusted) in tomorrow’s July update from the Labor Department, according to The Capital Spectator’s median econometric point forecast. The expected monthly rise is well below the previously reported increase of 262,000 for June. Show More Summary

First Solar: Limited Impact From Anti-Dumping Duties

By Saul Griffith Last week, the US Department of Commerce imposed preliminary anti-dumping tariffs on imports of solar cells and modules from Chinese and Taiwanese manufacturers. The punitive tariffs range from 26%-165% and supplement...Show More Summary

US: Congress Races to Finish Veterans, Highway Bills

Congress is racing to wrap up legislation addressing chronic problems at the Veterans Affairs Department and a shortfall in highway money ahead of its five-week summer break. Deep divisions cast doubt on any resolution to the surge of immigrants at the border.

-Obama Nominates Rabbi for Religious Freedom Ambassador

                               (Rabbi Saperstein:  US Department of Labor) President Obama has finally gotten around to replacing the United States Ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom. Rabbi David Saperstein is the first non-Christian to be nominated for that position which was vacated in October, 2013. Show More Summary

US court denies COOL injunction request

A request for a preliminary injunction to block implementation of the US Department of Agriculture’s May 2013 final rule on country-of-origin labeling has been denied by the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

BAE Systems Awarded Two Navy Contract Modifications

The US Department of Defense informs it has awarded separate contracts to BAE Systems in Jacksonville and in Norfolk for ship repairs and modifications as follows: 1.

Ebola Epidemic Update: US Citizen Dies In Nigeria, Virus Poses Threat To Britain, Liberia Declares State Of Emergency

In a world rife with geopolitical calamities, it is easy to forget that west Africa is currently suffering the worst Ebola epidemic in history. Here are the latest updates: State Department has confirmed that one U.S. citizen died from Ebola in Nigeria after being infected in Liberia. Show More Summary

Breaking: American ISIS Suicide Bomber Left Chilling Video Before He Blew Himself Up

US Suicide Bomber urges fellow Americans to join jihad in Syria. Then he blew himself up. The State Department confirmed in May that a U.S. citizen from Florida launched a suicide bombing against Syrian government troops earlier this week. Moner … Continue reading ?

US Navy Issues Presolicitation Notice for High Energy Laser Weapons System (HELWS)

Notice Type: Presolicitation NoticePosted Date: 28-JUL-14Office Address: Department of the Navy; Naval Air Systems Command; Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division Dept. 1; Commander, NAWCWD, Code 210000D, 429 E. Bowen Rd - Stop 4015...Show More Summary

Human Smuggling "Crackdown" a Drop in an Ocean of Policy Failure

On Tuesday, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) reported that they had arrested 192 human smugglers and seized US$625,000 in illicit profits from the smuggling business on the Texas-Mexico border. This tactic is part of efforts...Show More Summary

Walsh plagiarism; the fix is in?

Chief Tango sends us a link to the Associated Press which reports that the investigation into Montana Senator John Walsh’s plagiarism of his thesis at the Army College has been taken over by the Department of Defense instead of the War College’s staff, that we’re told is where responsibility for the investigation would normally reside; […]

US Conference of Catholic Bishops Sends 1,200 Bibles to Illegal Immigrant Children

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has distributed over 1,200 Spanish language Bibles to illegal immigrant children and adults who are being detained by U.S. Border Patrol near Nogales, Arizona.

Ka Nefer Nefer Shamed US Government Throws in Towel

The shame-faced US Department of Justice will take no further legal action over Egyptian mask in St Louis Art Museum after botched legal moves. Monday was the deadline for the department to ask for a rehearing of the June 12 decision by the 8th U.S. Show More Summary

Israel has detained 15-year-old American boy for 26 days; US is ‘gravely concerned’

Mohamed Abu Nie is a 15-year-old American boy who was arrested July 3 in occupied East Jerusalem during a Palestinian protest and been detained since. The State Department says it is "gravely concerned" about his case and suggests his family believes he has been mistreated.

Kerry: Naming Religious Freedom Violators Isn’t ‘to Make Us Feel Somehow That We’ve Spoken the Truth’

WASHINGTON — The State Department’s annual report on religious freedom worldwide found that in 2013 “the world witnessed the largest displacement of religious communities in recent memory” as extremists forced communities out of their...Show More Summary

Birdchick Podcast #157: New Sibley? Toys R Us are jerks.

Brace yourselves, kids, there's a new Sibley coming. The company Toys R US has an advertising department that is full of complete and total jerks because of this ad: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5SXybm6bss Funny article about rules for the 20 something birder. Show More Summary

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