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  • SDF announces the launch of 'Great Battle' for Raqqa

    06/06/2017 12:57:09 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 32 replies
    ANF News ^ | Tuesday, 6 Jun 2017, 10:35 | none stated
    The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) General Command announced the launch of the 'Great Battle' for the liberation of Raqqa from ISIS. The historic statement was read by Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) Spokesman Talal Silo in the Hezîma town north of Raqqa. Representatives of SDF commanders, representatives of the Raqqa Civilian Council and Co-President Leyla Mustefa and regional tribes were also present in the press statement in Hezîma village north of Raqqa. On behalf of the General Command of SDF, the historical statement was announced to the world with the following words: "After a long struggle, our forces and the forces...
  • ‘Dream ticket’ Trump, Cruz to announce ‘something very big over the next two weeks in Washington’

    08/28/2015 6:25:17 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 108 replies
    BIZPAC Review ^ | 08/28/15 | Michael Dorstewitz
    Ted Cruz and Donald Trump have united to fight the Iran nuclear agreement. On Thursday, the Texas senator invited the real estate mogul to join him in rallying against the deal on the Capitol grounds, and Trump accepted. The two Republican presidential candidates said they would do “something very big over the next two weeks in Washington.” Trump made his announcement after a campaign rally in South Carolina, referring to Cruz as “a friend of mine and a good guy.” The event will be sponsored by Tea Party Patriots, the Center for Security Policy, and the Zionist Organization of America,...
  • Authorities announce $1 million reward for ex-cop suspected in 3 killings.

    02/10/2013 5:08:20 PM PST · by carriage_hill · 95 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/10/2013 | Fox News
    Seeking leads as the massive manhunt for Christopher Dorner -- the former Los Angeles police officer suspected in three killings -- progressed into its fourth day, authorities on Sunday announced a $1 million reward for information leading to his arrest. LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced the reward at a news conference at Los Angeles Police Department headquarters. “This search is not a matter of if, but a matter of when," he said. "I want Chris Dorner to know that.” Read more:
  • WHEN, NOT "IF"

    08/19/2011 9:56:45 PM PDT · by Gargantua · 79 replies
    TEA Party Tribune ^ | Saturday, August 20, 2011 | Anthony James
    Within the ever shifting landscape of the Republican presidential candidate pool has been a constant that is both the best and the worst kept secret of the 2012 general election cycle. That secret is whether or not Sarah Palin will throw her hat into the ring as a candidate for president this time out. As I have written in my previous pieces, “Revelation: The Arc of the Candidate,” “Sarah Inches Closer,” and “What Really Makes Sarah Special,” I believe her running for president in 2012 is and has for some time been a fait accompli.Ceteris parabus, fortis fortuit brava That’s...
  • AP source: McCotter to announce on presidency

    06/30/2011 8:14:32 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 35 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 6/30/11 | David N. Goodman - ap
    DETROIT (AP) — U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter will make a "major announcement" Saturday about whether he will run for president in next year's election, a person familiar with the plans said Thursday. McCotter's office said Thursday that the 45-year-old will be the keynote speaker Saturday at a festival in Whitmore Lake. "He's going to make a major announcement at that event," the person, who is in contact with the Livonia congressman, told The Associated Press.
  • Bachmann to announce in Waterloo next month

    05/26/2011 7:19:00 PM PDT · by Keith in Iowa · 59 replies
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  • NASA to Announce New Discovery by Hubble Space Telescope

    01/23/2011 11:37:50 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 12 replies ^ | 1/21/11 | Mike Wall
    NASA is expected to announce a new discovery by researchers using the Hubble Space Telescope on Wednesday (Jan. 26). The space agency has scheduled a teleconference with reporters for 1 p.m. EST (1800 GMT) on Wednesday to announce and discuss the finding, which will also be published that day in the journal Nature. "Astronomers have pushed the Hubble Space Telescope to its limits and have seen further back in time than ever before," NASA said in an announcement posted on its website today (Jan. 21). Audio of the teleconference will be streamed live on the space agency's website, according to...
  • President Obama to Announce Jointly Funded Center for Nuclear Security in China

    01/19/2011 8:57:36 AM PST · by Nachum · 17 replies
    ABC News ^ | 1/19/11 | Jake Tapper
    Obama administration sources tell ABC News that President Obama later today announced an agreement between the U.S. and the People’s Republic of China to establish a “Center of Excellence” in China to promote effective nuclear security and safeguards.The Center of Excellence, to be jointly financed, will be a place where technical information can be shared, training courses can be offered, and collaborations can be promoted to “enhance nuclear security in China and throughout Asia,” the White House says. “It will also help meet the training needs for China’s expanding nuclear sector, and promote nuclear security best practices throughout the region.”
  • Niger soldiers announce coup on state TV

    02/18/2010 8:55:45 PM PST · by Nachum · 8 replies · 478+ views
    minemsn ^ | 2/18/10 | Boureima Hama
    Niger's new military junta says it has dissolved the government after a coup that toppled President Mamadou Tandja in the impoverished but uranium-rich west African country. The Supreme Council for the Restoration of Democracy (CSRD) announced on Friday that its head would be squadron leader Salou Djibo, whose heavily armed unit played a key role in Thursday's coup. "The government is dissolved," said a statement signed by Djibo and read by an unnamed military officer on state television.
  • US to announce Mexican border deployment (DHS official)

    03/22/2009 12:59:17 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 33 replies · 1,271+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 3/22/09 | AFP
    WASHINGTON (AFP) – The US is expected this week to announce plans to dispatch more federal agents to its border with Mexico in a bid to combat drug cartel operations there, US officials said. Washington appears poised to bolster its customs and border protection forces along the 3000-plus kilometer (2000 mile) frontier, in what would be President Barack Obama's first major domestic security initiative. The announcement is expected to come "in the next few days" a Department of Homeland Security official told AFP ahead of the announcement. The impending plan comes as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton prepares to visit...
  • Swiss banks to announce massive losses: report

    02/08/2009 1:57:44 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies · 669+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 2/8/09 | AFP
    ZURICH (AFP) – Two of Switzerland's largest banks, UBS and Credit Suisse, are set to announce combined losses for 2008 of 29 billion Swiss francs later this week, the Sonntag newspaper reported Sunday. According to the report, UBS will announce an annual loss of 21 billion Swiss francs (14 billion euros, 18 billion dollars) on Tuesday, the largest in Swiss history and reflecting the fact the company was one of the banks hardest hit by the US subprime loan crisis. Last November, UBS posted a net profit of 296 million Swiss francs for the third quarter following a year of...
  • Officials: Bush to announce troop cut

    09/11/2007 12:50:57 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 41 replies · 2,317+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 9/11/07 | Matthew Lee and Anne Flaherty - ap
    WASHINGTON - President Bush will tell the nation this week he plans to reduce the American troop presence in Iraq by about 30,000 by next summer, but will condition those and further cuts on continued progress, The Associated Press has learned. In a prime-time television address, probably Thursday, Bush will endorse the recommendations of his top general and top diplomat in Iraq, following their appearance at two days of hearings in Congress, administration officials said. The White House plans to issue a written status report on the so-called "surge" on Friday, they said. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity...
  • Feds announce drug-cartel bust, seize 18 tons of drugs

    02/28/2007 9:01:45 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 27 replies · 3,327+ views
    San Diego Union - Tribune ^ | 2/28/07 | Angelica Martinez
    SAN DIEGO – Federal authorities Wednesday arrested dozens of individuals across the country suspected of bringing 18 tons of illegal drugs into the United States, Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales said in an afternoon news conference here. Members of the Victor Emilio Cazares-Gastellum drug trafficking ring were awakened in the early morning hours by federal, state and local law enforcement agencies who served simultaneous arrest warrants as part of a 20-month-long investigation into the ring's operations, Gonzales and other federal officials said. Gonzales said the Mexico-based organization acquired drugs from Colombia and Venezuela to Central America, then smuggled them into...
  • Too Soon to Announce Troops Cuts, Pentagon Spokesman Says

    05/22/2006 4:01:45 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 167+ views
    WASHINGTON, May 22, 2006 – It's still too soon for the Defense Department to announce troops withdrawals from Iraq, particularly with Iraq's defense and interior ministers yet to be named, a defense spokesman told Pentagon reporters today. Bryan Whitman, deputy assistant secretary of defense for public affairs, lauded this weekend's inauguration of Iraq's first democratically elected, permanent parliamentary government as "a big event" and "significant milestone" for Iraq. Whitman expressed optimism that Iraqi's government will name the defense and ministers "in short order" to help round out the cabinet. "These are important ministries," critical to the country's long-term security, and...
  • Army, AF Announce Joint Cargo Aircraft Program

    03/23/2006 5:07:23 PM PST · by SandRat · 12 replies · 1,178+ views
    WASHINGTON (ARMY NEWS SERVICE, March 23, 2006) – Army and Air Force officials announced March 17 that a new Joint Cargo Aircraft, designed to enhance the combat readiness of both services, will be developed by a combined team. Fielding of the new aircraft is expected within two years. The Request for Proposals was released March 17 after the Acquisition Strategy Report was signed that morning, according to Pentagon officials. A Joint Program Office, comprised of personnel from both branches of service, will open Oct. 1 in Huntsville, Ala., with the Army taking the lead. “This is a big day for...
  • CA: Democrats announce federal complaint against governor, McCain

    03/03/2006 8:44:06 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 9 replies · 381+ views
    AP on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 3/3/06 | Michael R. Blood - ap
    The California Democratic Party said Friday it will ask government regulators to investigate Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sen. John McCain for allegedly violating campaign-finance law. The allegations center around a scheduled March 20 fundraiser in Beverly Hills, in which donors have been asked to contribute up to $100,000 for Schwarzenegger and the state Republican Party. McCain, R-Ariz., is the featured speaker. Katie Levinson, a spokeswoman for the governor's campaign, called the complaint "nothing more than frivolous nonsense." Trevor Potter, a former Federal Election Commission chairman who advises McCain, said the senator "is in full compliance with federal law." At issue...
  • Dems Ready Proposal on Code of Conduct (RATS Reid, Pelosi will announce on Wednesday)

    01/15/2006 6:33:47 AM PST · by Libloather · 40 replies · 1,102+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 1/14/06 | DAVID ESPO
    Dems Ready Proposal on Code of Conduct By DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent Sat Jan 14, 8:23 PM ET Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., emerges from the French Cafe' restaurant in Omaha's Old Market, following a news conference in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006. Reid called for more ethics in Washington during a visit to Omaha, part of a tour that took him to rural, Republican-voting states this week. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) WASHINGTON - Democrats intend to unveil a sweeping plan this week to tighten Congress' code of conduct, officials said Saturday night, including a ban on lobbyists'...
  • Judicial society announces Greensboro location (Janet Reno on hand to announce forensic think tank)

    11/14/2005 4:23:24 PM PST · by Libloather · 5 replies · 416+ views
    Biz Journal ^ | 11/14/05 | Michelle Cater Rash
    Judicial society announces Greensboro location Michelle Cater Rash The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area - 3:09 PM EST Monday The American Judicature Society formally announced Monday that its new Institute of Forensic Science and Public Policy will be coming to downtown Greensboro. Close to 100 city leaders, attorneys and judges gathered in the former City Club on the top floor of the Jefferson Pilot building for the announcement. The institute will be a think tank to look at forensic science standards for use by law enforcement agencies, attorneys and courts. The institute will be advised by the society's...
  • Saudi authorities announce arrest of (41) alleged militants

    08/26/2005 4:28:00 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 261+ views
    AP - Bakersfield Californian ^ | 8/26/05 | AP - Riyadh
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Saudi authorities on Friday announced the arrest of 41 suspected militants, including those captured during a series of simultaneous raids earlier this month in which al-Qaida's leader in Saudi Arabia was killed. An Interior Ministry statement outlined the Aug. 18 operation in Riyadh and Medina, which killed al-Qaida's Saudi chief, Saleh Mohammed al-Aoofi, and two other militants. Authorities identified, for the first time, two other militants slain during raids in both cities. One was Majed Hamed Abdullah al-Haasiri, a 29-year-old Saudi who was No. 14 on a list of 36 most wanted terrorists sought for...
  • CA: Air regulators announce new emission factor for dairies

    08/01/2005 8:47:02 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 19 replies · 593+ views
    AP on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 8/1/05 | Kathleen Hennessey - AP
    SACRAMENTO (AP) - Air regulators said Monday that dairies are the number one source of smog-producing pollution in the San Joaquin Valley, producing more than even cars and light trucks. In a much-disputed report released Monday, the San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District determined that a cow annually emits 19.3 pounds of volatile organic compounds, the gases that contribute to smog. That's 50 percent more than currently thought. At that new rate, dairies in the San Joaquin Valley produce more than 50 tons of VOCs a day, exceeding the amount released by cars and light trucks in the...