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Obama: Keystone Pipeline Not In U-S Interest
(Associated Press)  - After seven years of federal review, the Keystone X-L oil pipeline has been rejected.
President Barack Obama says he made the decision because the proposed project wouldn't serve U.S. national interests, and would have undercut the country's global leadership on c…
President Orders Flags At Half-Staff To Honor Oregon Victims
President Obama is ordering flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of the nine people killed in the shooting at an Oregon community college.
American flags will be lowered at the White House and all public buildings and military installations across the country through Tuesday...
Bishop Da Cunha: Pope Francis Is Bringing People Back To Church
The Bishop of Fall River says Pope Francis is strengthening the Catholic Church wherever he goes.  The Pope will be officially welcomed to the United States on Wednesday with a ceremony on the south lawn of the White House.
Bishop Edgar Da Cunha of the Fall River Diocese calls Francis a tremendo…
New Bedford To Get Recognition From The First Lady
The City of New Bedford is being recognized by the White House for promoting physical activity and healthy eating.
According to a press release, New Bedford is one of 58 communities to earn "Gold Medal Status" in five key areas, including working with daycare centers to boost nutrition and …
97 Year Old Woman Takes Field Trip to White House [VIDEO]
Vivian Bailey grew up in the South during a time where segregation was second nature. As a result, she never had the opportunity to go on a field trip. "Only the white kids were allowed to," she said. Yesterday, at 97-years-old, the school volunteer lived a lifelong dream of going …
Over 100 Killed In Yemen Bombings
24/7 News Source_The U.S. is denouncing the suicide bombings in Yemen that killed at least 100 people today.
State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke expressed condolences to the families of those killed and the several hundred wounded...

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