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Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting in U.S. Elections

VOTING IN 2020 U.S. ELECTIONS Your vote counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for house and senate have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters? All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Paris, France (Ongoing General Strike)

UPDATE: TRANSPORTATION STRIKE ONGOING (AS OF JANUARY 6, 2020) Location:  France, nationwide Event:  A general strike in France affecting transportation and other public service sectors remains ongoing .  There are significant disruptions to rail, air, and local transportation services. In conjunction with the strike, various labor unions are conducting large demonstrations in major cities.  The ...
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U.S. precision defensive strikes against five KH facilities in Iraq and Syria

Statement From Assistant to the Secretary of Defense Jonathan Hoffman DEC. 29, 2019 In response to repeated Kata’ib Hizbollah (KH) attacks on Iraqi bases that host Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) coalition forces, U.S. forces have conducted precision defensive strikes against five KH facilities in Iraq and Syria that will degrade KH’s ability to conduct future ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Paris, France U.S. Embassy and Consulates General in France Closed December 24-25

In accordance with the Executive Order signed by President Donald J. Trump, the U.S. Embassy in Paris, the U.S. Consulates General in Marseille and Strasbourg, and the American Presence Posts in Rennes, Lyon, and Bordeaux will be closed to the public on December 24, 2019 in addition to the December 25 holiday.  The Embassy will reopen ...
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President Donald J. Trump Is Committed to Combating the Rise of Anti-Semitism

“The vile, hate-filled poison of anti-Semitism must be condemned and confronted everywhere and anywhere it appears.“ President Donald J. Trump Issued on: December 11, 2019 COMBATING ANTI-SEMITISM: President Donald J. Trump is issuing an Executive Order to further the fight against the rise of anti-Semitism in the United States. President Trump’s order makes it clear that ...
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