Video: Get the facts about MH17. Turn off the noise

Over two years after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) was shot down by a Russian-made missile fired from rebel-held eastern Ukraine, Russian media continue to mislead the public. Turn off the noise. Nearly one year following the release of the Dutch Safety Board’s independent investigation ( ) of the incident, the international Joint Investigation Team …

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President Obama on the Tragic Shooting in Orlando

Today, as Americans, we grieve the brutal murder — a horrific massacre — of dozens of innocent people. We pray for their families, who are grasping for answers with broken hearts. We stand with the people of Orlando, who have endured a terrible attack on their city. Although it’s still early in the investigation, we …

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African-American History Month 2016 in France : The Roots of American Music

The U.S. Embassy presented US soprano Nicole Taylor and pianist Daniel Ernst in a series of musical performances and interactive pedagogical concerts incorporating historical information about the birth, development, preservation of Negro spirituals in 19th and 20th century America. Learning and singing songs together, the artists engaged  youth, women groups and general audience in Paris, …

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