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A Russian official is complaining that EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso breached confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks if it wished.More >>
Russian military forces have been spotted in both major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine, an official said Tuesday, prompting Ukraine to declare it now has to fight the Russian army, not just the separatists.More >>
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U.S. military forces attacked the Islamic extremist al-Shabab network in an operation in Somalia on Monday, the Pentagon said, in a strike a Somali official said targeted the group's fugitive leader.More >>
U.S. military forces attacked the extremist al-Shabab network in Somalia Monday, the Pentagon said, and a witness described ground-shaking explosions in a strike that reportedly targeted the group's leader.More >>
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Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a judge with the start of the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.More >>
Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a federal judge at the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.More >>
JENNINGS, LA (WAFB) -
Jindal handed out the Louisiana Veterans Honor Medal to some worthy recipients
governor presented the honors to veterans at the Southwest Louisiana War
Veterans Home in Jennings.
don't have to wait for occasions like the Fourth of July to honor our veterans,"
Jindal told the crowd attending the event.
who sustained a wound in battle also received an honor medal designated by a
silver star and a purple ribbon. Families of veterans who were killed in action
received an honor medal designated by a gold star and a gold ribbon.
also spoke out Wednesday on the possibility of an upcoming veto session. When
asked about some legislators calling for a veto session to overturn the line-item
budget strikes he made, Jindal said there's no need to call lawmakers back.
got a good budget, a good session just completed. We're investing in education,
giving teachers pay raises. We're not cutting waivers for folks in terms of
people on waivers and we are not raising taxes. I think that's a good session
for the people of Louisiana," the governor explained.
session was automatically set for July 16 because of Jindal's line-item budget
strikes. A majority written vote of either the House or Senate can scrap it.
governor is currently on a 64-parish tour of the state.