President Obama Offers Easter and Passover Greetings

President Obama Offers Easter and Passover Greetings

Washington, DC…Hi, everybody. For millions of Americans, this time of year holds great meaning. Earlier this week, we hosted a Passover Seder at the White House, and joined Jewish families around the world in their retellings of the story of the Exodus and the victory of faith over oppression. And this Sunday, Michelle, Malia, Sasha, […]

NATO Secretary General Says Ukraine Crisis Amplifies Need To Boost Defence Cooperation

NATO Secretary General Says Ukraine Crisis Amplifies Need To Boost Defence Cooperation

Luxembourg…NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Tuesday (15 April 2014) that the Ukraine crisis has amplified the need to strengthen cooperation between NATO, the European Union and with close partners. “We need to train and exercise more together, for instance the NATO Response Force and the EU Battlegroups, so that we stand ready for […]

2014 Pacific Coast Rafting Outlook Remains Positive Despite Drought

2014 Pacific Coast Rafting Outlook Remains Positive Despite Drought

Angels Camp, CA…O.A.R.S., the worldwide leader in whitewater rafting with river trips throughout the West, is gearing up for a solid rafting season on California and Oregon’s most popular whitewater rivers despite below average snowpack conditions throughout the region. The positive 2014 California rafting outlook is the result of smart water management decisions by local […]

Investigators Searching For Motives in Jewish Center Killings

Investigators Searching For Motives in Jewish Center Killings

Overland Park, KS..Police Department Investigating the Shooting Deaths of Three Victims – Update 8:15 p.m. At approximately 1 p.m. today the Overland Park Police Department received reports of shots fired at the Jewish Community Center (JCC), 5801 W. 115th Street, Overland Park, Kan. Shortly thereafter calls were received of shots fired at the Village Shalom […]

Round 4 Wrap: Another Green Jacket for Bubba Watson

Round 4 Wrap: Another Green Jacket for Bubba Watson

Augusta, GA…For Bubba Watson, a second Green Jacket isn’t about proving himself a great golfer. But the reality is that few things are more important at Augusta National Golf Club than tradition, honor and the great champions who have won the Masters. On Sunday, Watson became the 17th golfer to win multiple Masters and, yes, […]

Cattle Gather Operation Concluded According to BLM

Cattle Gather Operation Concluded According to BLM

Clark County, NV…Statement from Director of the Bureau of Land Management Neil Kornze on the Cattle Gather in Nevada: As we have said from the beginning of the gather to remove illegal cattle from federal land consistent with court orders, a safe and peaceful operation is our number one priority. After one week, we have […]

Beans, Peas, Chickpeas or Lentils Can Significantly Reduce Bad Cholesterol ~By Leslie Shepherd

Beans, Peas, Chickpeas or Lentils Can Significantly Reduce Bad Cholesterol ~By Leslie Shepherd

Toronto, Canada…Eating one serving a day of beans, peas, chickpeas or lentils can significantly reduce “bad cholesterol” and therefore the risk of cardiovascular disease, a new study has found. However, most people in North America would have to more than double their consumption of these foods known as pulses to reach that target, said the […]

President Touts Opportunity For All In Weekly Address

President Touts Opportunity For All In Weekly Address

Washington, DC…Remarks of President Barack Obama. Weekly Address. The White House, April 5, 2014. Hi, everybody. Today, our economy is growing and our businesses are consistently generating new jobs. But decades-long trends still threaten the middle class. While those at the top are doing better than ever, too many Americans are working harder than ever, […]

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