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November 28, 2012 | By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
WASHINGTON - President Obama hailed an "ambitious reform agenda" set forth by the incoming president of Mexico as he and President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto met Tuesday at the White House. Obama said it was fitting that the men were meeting even before Pena Nieto takes office on Saturday, calling it a sign of the close relationship between the two countries. "What happens in Mexico has an impact on our society," Obama said before the Oval Office meeting, which also included Vice President Biden and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
NEWS
March 20, 2013 | By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration lent its support Monday to British and French plans to arm Syria's rebels, saying it wouldn't stand in the way of any country seeking to rebalance the fight against a regime supported by Russia, Iran, and Hezbollah. Secretary of State John Kerry said the longer Syria's war goes on, the greater the danger of its institutions collapsing and extremists getting their hands on the country's vast chemical weapons arsenal. With 450,000 Syrians living in neighboring countries as refugees already, he said the conflict is becoming a "global catastrophe.
NEWS
September 2, 2016
DONALD TRUMP'S two faces were on public view Wednesday. He is us. In the afternoon, standing beside Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, there was the gracious and soft-spoken Trump. He seemed like he was reading a bedtime story to a 7-year-old, but was presidential. Hours later, laying out his 10-point immigration plan before a cheering Phoenix audience, he seemed like an aggravated parent at a Little League game. By Thursday morning, addressing the American Legion, he was again low-energy, but thumping the familiar theme that he would "advance the cause of Americanism - not globalism.
NEWS
August 10, 2016
By Pete Hoekstra Last month, a Syrian asylum-seeker who was set to be deported detonated a nail-filled suicide bomb outside of a concert in southern Germany. German Chancellor Angela Merkel admitted that members of the Islamic State were among the more than 1 million migrants from destabilized areas of the Middle East and Africa whom she invited into her country. In the days prior to the Bastille Day massacre in Nice, France's intelligence chief warned that another attack on French soil or a mass sexual assault by migrants - similar to the one that occurred in Germany on New Year's Eve - could result in a "civil war. " The Dutch are investigating a possible jihadist cell in a refugee center in the Netherlands, and Norwegian police arrested a former Syrian al-Qaeda fighter seeking asylum in Europe.
NEWS
April 10, 2016 | By Susan Snyder, Staff Writer
University scholars who work under threat in countries that suppress academic freedom will be offered "safe haven" through a new endowment established in honor of Beau Biden, late son of the vice president. The $1 million gift, from an anonymous donor, will pay for one scholar each year to move to an American university and work free from danger. The Institute of International Education announced the gift Friday afternoon at a news conference at the University of Delaware's campus in Wilmington.
NEWS
September 9, 2016
By Vida Bajc With the cauldron at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro extinguished, fans and critics alike are revisiting the perennial Olympic question: To whom is this enormously oversized effort to host the Games really worth it? One beneficiary that was prominently featured in Rio is the world of global security and surveillance. Olympic delegations and high-profile guests clearly want to be assured that the host has control over security. The organizers are equally as eager to demonstrate that they have the event under control.
NEWS
November 16, 2010 | By QUEEN MUSE, museq@phillynews.com 215-854-5880
Sheikh Khurshan, president of the Bangladesh Association of Greater Philadelphia, has always wanted to see his nation's flag waving on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. "It's a great thing for Bangladeshi people to see that," Khurshan said. "It gives us a sense that we belong here. " Because of space issues and financial hangups, the process of having his country's flag placed on the Parkway has been long and hard, but that wait will end this week. In a ceremony Friday, the flags of 19 countries will be added to the already elaborate display of 90 flags lining the sides of the Parkway.
NEWS
August 20, 1996 | The Philadelphia Inquirer / WILLIAM F. STEINMETZ
Dressed in the traditional garb of the countries they were representing, students age 6 to 17 participated in the Wissahickon Boys & Girls Club's Olympic Parade and Celebration yesterday. The countries represented included Kenya (above), Brazil, Egypt, Greece, Russia, South Africa and South Korea.
NEWS
April 7, 2016
By Robert Blancato Presidential front-runner Donald Trump recently unveiled a proposal that would authorize Americans to buy prescription drugs imported from countries like Canada. The measure sounds appealing; who wouldn't want cheaper medicines from our northern neighbor's safe pharmacies? Unfortunately, there's a reason this proposal sounds too good to be true: It is. While seemingly sensible, drug importation is a terrible idea that would put Americans at risk of harm from impure, unsafe, and counterfeit copies of prescription drugs.
NEWS
October 22, 1992 | For The Inquirer / JONATHAN WILSON
China, Greece, Russia and Egypt were just some of the 17 countries represented at an International Bazaar on Sunday hosted by the Community Y of Eastern Delaware County in Lansdowne.
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September 21, 2016 | By Shaun Brady, For the Daily News
At the same time that a young John Scofield was learning his first guitar licks, the country and rock music worlds were bleeding over into one another. In the late 1960s and early '70s, bands such as Poco and the Byrds  were bringing country and folk influences into rock, while outlaw artists such as Willie Nelson and Waylon Jenning s were shaking up the country scene with a rock-and-roll look and attitude. A rock fan long before he discovered jazz, Scofield couldn't help but soak in some of those country sounds, too. "The '60s was this great, all-embracing hippie time," he recalled.
NEWS
September 19, 2016 | By Thomas Fitzgerald, POLITICS WRITER
WAYNESBURG, Pa. - Jim Popielarcheck's dad was a coal miner for 40 years, and he followed the old man underground. In turn, when it was time, his son J.W. descended into the earth. That's been the story for generations in Greene County, a piece of Appalachia in the farthest southwest corner of Pennsylvania, one of the biggest coal-producing counties in the nation, a point of blue-collar pride. But in a place where houses and settlements cling to the sides of mountains, mist rising from the hollers, the way of life coal has provided, and even the promise of America itself, can feel precarious here in the final weeks before the nation elects a new president.
NEWS
September 17, 2016 | By Robert Moran, Staff Writer
In a speech Thursday at the University of Notre Dame, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput called presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton "very bad news for our country. " Chaput said that since he first voted in 1966, "the major parties have never, at the same time, offered two such deeply flawed candidates. " He said he believes each candidate is detrimental to the nation in different ways. "One candidate, in the view of a lot of people, is a belligerent demagogue with an impulse-control problem.
NEWS
September 11, 2016 | By A.D. Amorosi, For The Inquirer
You might be tempted to call Aerosmith vocalist Steven Tyler's current yen for a solo career - as a Nashvillian country singer, no less - quixotic. Tyler has taken his first solo album, We're All Somebody From Somewhere , on tour, and he landed Wednesday at the Tower Theater. It did have the air of a momentary excursion before returning to the Aero-mothership. But the show was pretty good. Lilting country treatments of Aerosmith tunes filled most of the night's set list. His backing band was Loving Mary, a three-male, three-female Nashville outfit, sort of an Allman Brothers and Sisters behind Tyler's still powerfully primal howl.
NEWS
September 9, 2016
By Vida Bajc With the cauldron at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro extinguished, fans and critics alike are revisiting the perennial Olympic question: To whom is this enormously oversized effort to host the Games really worth it? One beneficiary that was prominently featured in Rio is the world of global security and surveillance. Olympic delegations and high-profile guests clearly want to be assured that the host has control over security. The organizers are equally as eager to demonstrate that they have the event under control.
NEWS
September 2, 2016
DONALD TRUMP'S two faces were on public view Wednesday. He is us. In the afternoon, standing beside Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, there was the gracious and soft-spoken Trump. He seemed like he was reading a bedtime story to a 7-year-old, but was presidential. Hours later, laying out his 10-point immigration plan before a cheering Phoenix audience, he seemed like an aggravated parent at a Little League game. By Thursday morning, addressing the American Legion, he was again low-energy, but thumping the familiar theme that he would "advance the cause of Americanism - not globalism.
TRAVEL
August 15, 2016
Answer: Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan. Sri Lanka is also a neighboring country, though separated by the sea.  
NEWS
August 10, 2016
By Pete Hoekstra Last month, a Syrian asylum-seeker who was set to be deported detonated a nail-filled suicide bomb outside of a concert in southern Germany. German Chancellor Angela Merkel admitted that members of the Islamic State were among the more than 1 million migrants from destabilized areas of the Middle East and Africa whom she invited into her country. In the days prior to the Bastille Day massacre in Nice, France's intelligence chief warned that another attack on French soil or a mass sexual assault by migrants - similar to the one that occurred in Germany on New Year's Eve - could result in a "civil war. " The Dutch are investigating a possible jihadist cell in a refugee center in the Netherlands, and Norwegian police arrested a former Syrian al-Qaeda fighter seeking asylum in Europe.
NEWS
August 10, 2016
President Obama has been very critical of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's threat to arrest and send home millions of undocumented immigrants, but his administration has said little about a deplorable deportation program affecting Dominican-born Haitians, the largest stateless population in the Western Hemisphere. In 2010, the Dominican Republic amended its constitution to deny citizenship to anyone born in the country who didn't have at least one parent who was born there too. Overnight, 200,000 Dominicans of Haitian descent were stripped of citizenship.
TRAVEL
July 31, 2016
Answer: Italy. The region is in the north of the country and borders the Adriatic Sea. Bologna is its capital.
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