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Mina Fabulous follows the news, especially what is going on in the US State Department. Mina turns State Department waffle into plain English. Mina Fabulous is the pen name of Carmen Avalino, the NewsBlaze production editor. When she isn’t preparing stories for NewsBlaze writers, she writes stories, but to separate her editing and writing identities, she uses the name given by her family and friends.

Morgantown Native Honored for His Works in Document Fraud Investigation

Mr. Morris' investigation was centered on the so-called 'Sovereign Nation' organization. The organization created its own diplomatic identification cards (IDs). Mr. Morris presented evidences against the organization which led to the arrest of Ri

US Justice Department Honors Special Agent Michael Conklin

With Mr. Conklin's efforts, the US government was able to present a case and prosecute Jaensch guilty of producing a false identification document.

US and Colombia Committed to Passage of Free Trade Agreement

Ms. Clinton highlighted that the agreement will also help to support the security gains that Colombia has made. She further said it opens even a broader vista for greater cooperation on the spectrum of their shared challenges and opportunities.

Resources in Place to Make Anti-Trafficking Efforts More Effective

In his statement before the U.S. Helsinki Commission, Mr. CdeBaca reported that estimates on the total number of trafficking victims in the world start at 12.5 million on the low end and reach to 27 million on the high end.

Investments in Women and Girls Correlate Positively With Poverty Reduction

Ms. Verveer emphasized that the OECD Gender Initiative is highly supported by the United States. She said the initiative is focused on education and employment.

Secretary Clinton Congratulates Citizens of Samoa on Their Independence Day

According to Ms. Clinton, the United States and Samoa share a warm friendship based on mutual interests and mutual respect, strengthened by their common goals in the Pacific region. She added that both countries are working together to promote econo

US Salutes Brave Men and Women Who Prevent Conflict and Save...

According to Ms. Rice, for more than six decades, UN peacekeeping missions have formed the last line of defense between violent groups and vulnerable populations.

US and Pakistan Collaborate to Defeat Violent Extremism

According to Ms. Clinton, there is momentum toward political reconciliation in Afghanistan. She underscored that the insurgency continues to operate from safe havens here in Pakistan. She said the Pakistani people are standing courageously for their

NATO Ministerial An Opportunity to Consult With Key Allies on Global...

Mr. Gordon reiterated that the NATO ministerial included sessions on Libya, on Afghanistan, where ISAF - all of the ISAF partners joined NATO members, NATO's deterrence and defense posture review, NATO's partnership's in general, and specifically

U.S. Releases 2010 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

Mr. Posner stated that the report covers 194 countries in the world. It's over 2 million words long, in excess of 7,000 pages. It's the reflection of tens of thousands of hours of work by hundreds of people, both in the Department and by human -

Geena Davis Determined to End Gender Inequity in Children’s Entertainment

World-renowned celebrity Geena Davis is not only concerned about films and the entertainment industry. She is also determined to end gender inequality. To address the...

US Committed Toward Positive and Cooperative Relations with China

Stable China-U.S Relationship More Important Than Ever With competing interests and differences between the United States of America and China, US Secretary of State Hillary...

Obama Makes Development a Core Pillar of America’s Foreign Policy

New Global Development Policy the First in American History Committed to make development a core pillar of America's foreign policy, President Barack Obama signed a...

Hastings Entertainment, Inc. Announces Stock Repurchase

Multimedia entertainment retailer, Hastings Entertainment, says its Board of Directors authorized a $10.0 million stock repurchase program. The Company previously announced stock repurchase programs...

Dairy Queen Blizzardmobile Hits the Road on its 25th Birthday

Dairy Queen Launches its Blizzardmobile The all-time fave Dairy Queen Blizzard will celebrate its 25th birthday by launching its custom-designed Blizzardmobile that will tour around...

Magnetosphere Keeps Astronauts Safe from Radiation on Moon Missions

Good News for Astronauts Astronauts may not worry about radiation on future moon missions. Why? Because new research reveals that Earth's magnetosphere can protect some...

Claes Nobel, Nobel Prize Family, Presents Scholarship To Kansas Student Kimberly...

Claes Nobel, the most senior member of the Nobel Prize family is to award a National Scholar Award college scholarship to Kimberly Brinker, a...