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Apr 17, 2013
Twitter donates #OneBoston hashtag for Boston blast aidTwitter has donated the #OneBoston hashtag to help spread awareness and information about those affected by the blasts
Mar 05, 2013
Obama rounds out Cabinet with EPA, Energy picksWASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama announced his nominees to lead a new U.S. push to tackle climate change on Monday, choosing an air quality expert to run the Environmental Protection Agency and a nuclear physicist to head the Department of Energy. Obama selected EPA veteran Gina McCarthy to replace Lisa Jackson as EPA administrator and MIT scientist Ernest Moniz to take over for Steven Chu as Energy secretary.
Jan 27, 2013
Hackers claim attack on U.S. Justice Department websiteWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hackers sympathetic to the late computer prodigy Aaron Swartz claimed on Saturday to have infiltrated the website of the U.S. Justice Department's Sentencing Commission, and said they planned to release government data. The Sentencing Commission site, www.ussc.gov , was shut down early Saturday
Dec 31, 2012
U.S. Secretary of State Clinton hospitalised with blood clotWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was admitted to a New York hospital on Sunday with a blood clot linked to a concussion she suffered earlier this month, the State Department said in an announcement that looked sure to fuel speculation over the health of one of America's best-known political figures. Clinton, 65, has been out of the public spotlight since mid-December, when officials said she suffered a concussion after fainting due to a stomach virus contracted during a trip to Europe.
Dec 07, 2012
China's new boss Xi hits nationalist note with talk of 'revival'In his first three weeks as China's Communist Party boss, Xi Jinping has shown himself to be more confident, direct and relaxed than his predecessor - but also quick to invoke nationalistic themes to win public support and legitimacy.
Jun 01, 2012
Obama camp attacks Romney record in MassachusettsPresident Barack Obama's campaign attacked Republican rival Mitt Romney on Thursday for failing to create jobs as Massachusetts governor.
Jun 01, 2012
US appeals court strikes down Defense of Marriage ActA federal appeals court on Thursday found a law that denies federal benefits to married same-sex couples unconstitutional, in a case with implications for gay marriages across the United States.
Apr 11, 2012
Post Santorum's exit, Bobby Jindal backs RomneyJindal, whose name is already being floated as a potential Vice Presidential candidate, endorsed Romney hours after fellow governors Terry Branstad of Iowa and Rick Scott of Florida as well as senator Lindsey Graham also got behind Romney.
Mar 29, 2012
Biden accuses Romney of outsourcing jobs to IndiaUS Vice President Joe Biden said that Romney vetoed a bill passed by the Massachusetts legislature that would have stopped the state from outsourcing contracts overseas.