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5 Things You Should Know This Morning
Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning. 1. Wildfires Force 32,000 to Evacuate The wildfires engulfing Colorado Springs have forced massive evacuations. More than 32,000 people have been forced to leave their homes. There is no timetable for their return. 2. Debby
The Global Note: Turkey & Syria…Terror Alerts…The Queen In Northern Ireland…Olympic Inspiration
SYRIA -A WARNING FROM TURKEY…As the crisis with Syria over the downing of a Turkish warplane showed no sign of easing, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, issued a blunt warning to Damascus: Don’t push us too far. “Every military element that approaches the Turkish...
IRA Splinter Groups: More Attacks, Better Bombs
Forty significant terror attacks against national security targets, including bomb blasts and shootings. More than 130 attempted bombings and 200 other incidents involving shootings, sectarian violence and threats against the police and the military. That was Northern Ireland in 2010, not 1970.
Beyond Guinness and Shamrocks: New Irish Prime Minister Makes a Sales Call to America
ABC News’ Karen Travers reports: Amidst the shamrocks, Guinness and corned beef, and general merriment of St. Patrick’s Day at the White House and on Capitol Hill today, the visit by Ireland’s new prime minister is also a critical outreach...
Special Envoy for Middle East Peace On Lessons Learned From Previous Failed Attempts
Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell, D-Maine, President Obama’s US Special Envoy for Middle East Peace, briefed reporters earlier today on the kick-off of direct peace talks between the Israelis and the Palestinians, the goal of which is a two-state solution “with security and dignity for
Mrs Robinson Scandal Rocks Irish Parliament
Northern Irish First Minister DUP Leader, Peter Robinson, Resigns Amid Scandal
Northern Ireland Peace Deal Threatened
There is a deep sense of foreboding about the future of Northern Ireland as the new economic envoy from the U.S., Declan Kelly, ends his first round of meetings with the leaders of the government there. Overnight violence in Lurgan where three men were jailed Thursday for dissident IRA activities
The Last Kennedy: Jean Kennedy Smith
And then there was one. The death of Edward Kennedy late Tuesday after a yearlong struggle with brain cancer, and Eunice Kennedy Shriver , who died two weeks earlier after suffering a series of strokes in recent years, leaves just one remaining child born to Joseph and Rose Kennedy: Jean Kennedy
THE NOTE: Oprah, Bill Face Off
Be still Dick Cheney's (irregular) heart (no, not literally). Defrost the Bush-Gore relationship (thank global warming). Have a president over for overnights ( Bill Richardson wants to sleep here ). Bring peace to the Middle East ( or maybe just don't make things any worse ). And forget the