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White House: U.S. Should Have Sent Higher-Ranking Person To Paris

Posted On January 13, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest says the U.S. should have sent someone with a higher profile to the huge weekend solidarity rally in Paris.   The U.S. is confronting fierce, international criticism for not sending the President or Vice President to the rally. In a White House briefing, Earnest said the security involving…

White House Blasted Over Paris Rally

Posted On January 13, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- The White House is acknowledging that a mistake was made by not sending someone with a higher profile to this weekend's massive solidarity rally in Paris. The U.S. is confronting fierce, international criticism for not sending the President or Vice President to the rally. White House press secretary Josh Earnest said security…

Pope Francis Arrives In Sri Lanka

Posted On January 13, 2015

(Colombo) -- Pope Francis is beginning his tour of Asia in Sri Lanka. The pontiff arrived Tuesday in the mostly-Buddhist nation at the start of a six-day tour that will also take him to the Philippines. This is the first papal visit of Sri Lanka, which is recovering from a long civil war. It's the…

Keystone Clears Hurdle In Senate

Posted On January 12, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- The controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline is getting the green light in the Senate after a key procedural vote. Senators cleared a 60-vote threshold today and voted to proceed to a debate on the project, which would pump oil from Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast. The House passed the Republican bill…

Easter Ruined? Creme Egg Recipe Redo Angers Chocolate Lovers

Posted On January 12, 2015

(Undated) -- Cadbury's signature Creme Eggs are getting a makeover and chocolate lovers in Britain are hopping mad. Kraft Foods has replaced the hugely popular Cadbury's dairy milk shell with one made from standard cocoa milk chocolate. "The Sun" newspaper said consumers reported the latest batch of Creme Eggs did not have the familiar taste…