Chinese President arrives in Seattle for U.S. visit

...of Seattle.He was greeted by a group that included Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, former Washington governor and U.S. ambassador to China Gary Locke and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray.Xi will spend his first day in the U.S. in a Seattle hotel, where talks...
Regional News
Obama says fight against Islamic State will take time

...the Russian delegation said Moscow was taking part in the Obama-led event with a lower-level official, U.N. deputy ambassador Evgeny Zagaynov.Russia on Wednesday will chair its own meeting on countering extremism as this month's U.N. Security...
Nation and World
UN pledges support for women's equality

...developing countries in China, and provide training opportunities for 100,000 women in other developing countries.U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power attended the meeting after putting up the 20th photo in the window of the U.S. Mission across the street...
Nation and World
India clamping down on critics, activist groups

...before giving funds to Indian partners.The restriction, rare in India, prompted the U.S. State Department and American ambassador to express concern publicly.Kohli, the BJP spokesman, denied that the government is targeting Setalvad, saying that if...
Nation and World
In South Sudan a fragile peace allows food deliveries

...the government for the violence, said opposition spokesman George Gatloy, speaking in rebel-held Bauw village.U.S. Ambassador to South Sudan Mary Catherine Phee met with local leaders on both sides on Friday and urged them to respect the peace so relief...
Nation and World
At least 12 killed when Egyptian forces fire on Mexican tour

...aircraft.By late Monday, Mexico's ambassador to Egypt, Jorge Alvarez Fuentes, told...Mexicans wounded in the attack told their ambassador they were fired upon by helicopters...conference in Mexico City, Egypt's Ambassador Yasser Shaban suggested that the Egyptian...
Nation and World
Pope meets Fidel Castro after warning against ideology

...dissidents, received invitations from the office of the papal ambassador in Havana to attend the service but said they were arrested...was also invited by the Vatican to meet Pope Francis at the ambassador's residence shortly after the pontiff's arrival Saturday...
Nation and World
Rose says he's 'just happy' to meet with commissioner

...whine about me being suspended."Dubbed "Charlie Hustle" as a Reds rookie in 1963, Rose called himself a hard-working ambassador for the game he loves, which he noted he's now been suspended from for a third of his life."I never underestimated how...
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Thank you from the Harlem Ambassadors

...Dec. 14, HoopTime hosted the Harlem Ambassadors, a professional comedy basketball team...feel-good family entertainment. The Harlem Ambassadors would like to extend a special thank...and the event volunteers. The Harlem Ambassadors thank the community of Juneau for its...
My Turn: Young leaders lend voices on culture and climate change

...for the United States Arctic Youth Ambassadors program. In the coming months, an additional 10-15 youth ambassadors will be selected. The program was...a big reason why the Arctic Youth Ambassadors Program is necessary - to provide...


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