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President Trump intervenes to allow Afghan girls to come to US to participate in robotics competition
President Donald Trump has intervened to allow a group of Afghan girls entry into the U.S. to participate in an international robotics competition next week in Washington, D.C ., a senior administration official confirms to ABC News. The six girls from western Afghanistan's Herat region had twice
Afghan girls robotics team denied US visas to attend competition in Washington, DC
An all-girls robotics team from Afghanistan selected for an international robotics competition in Washington, D.C. this month will have to watch their robot compete from afar after its members were denied visas by the U.S. State Department . The team of six teen girls, based in Herat, Afghanistan,
Meet John Fetterman, The Tattooed, Head-Shaven Mayor Running for Senate
He’s not your typical United States Senate candidate. Standing 6-feet 8-inches tall with a shaved head, his arms inked with tattoos, at first glance, John Fetterman, the mayor of Braddock, Pennsylvania, looks more like a motorcycle club member on “Sons of Anarchy” than a potential Capitol Hill
By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES HILLARY CLINTON USED A PERSONAL EMAIL ACCOUNT EXCLUSIVELY WHILE SERVING AS SECRETARY OF STATE, and may have violated federal requirements, The New York Times reported last night. According to the Times, Clinton did not have a government email address during her four ...
Talia Joy Castellano Changed the World for Young People With Cancer
Talia Joy Castellano passed away on Tuesday. She was 13. "It is with a heavy heart that we share with all of you that Talia has earned her wings at 11:22am," read a message posted to her Facebook page, Angels for Talia . "Please lift her beautiful soul, her beautiful light to heaven and please send
Setting Our Sights on Syria (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES DRAWING A ‘RED LINE’: House Intelligence Committee chair Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., told ABC’s GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS Sunday on “This Week” that “some action needs to be taken” against Syria for its alleged use of chemical weapons, saying that the ...
Arlen Specter: Former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania Dead at 82
Arlen Specter, the former senator from Pennsylvania who stunned both parties on Capitol Hill in 2009 when he announced he would switch his party allegiance to Democrat after 42 years as a Republican, has died. He was 82. Specter died at his Philadelphia home from complications of non-Hodgkin's
The Three Stages of Political Party Withdrawal
Artur Davis is two thirds of the way there. The former Alabama Democratic congressman is the latest moderate to switch political parties, doing so this week while saying he may run for Congress again in Virginia, where he lives. Such an event is always read as...
Ratings Report for ABC News’ “This Week with Christiane Amanpour” For Sunday, March 27, 2011
“THIS WEEK WITH CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR” GROWS +14% IN TOTAL VIEWERS AND +18% IN A25-54 OVER THE 4TH QUARTER OF 2010 “THIS WEEK” NARROWS THE GAP WITH “MEET THE PRESS” BY -10% VERSUS THE 1st QUARTER OF 2010 For the 1st...
'THIS WEEK' This Week - 3/27/2011
We started "THIS WEEK" with a report from Alex Marquardt in Benghazi on the latest gains by Libyan rebels. We then interviewed Secretaries Hillary Clinton and Robert Gates: And spoke with former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on the conflict in...