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Posts Tagged ‘President Barack Obama’
This time of year, Americans around the country are taking the time to exchange heartfelt messages with friends and loved ones, reflecting on the past year. They write of achievements and setbacks, of births, graduations, promotions, and moves. Read the rest of this entry »
By Alina Smirnova
U.S. President Barack Obama warns of rising nuclear terrorist attack. Read the rest of this entry »
Online Story #7
March 23, 2010
Barack Obama’s presidency has been marked by yet another historical venture, as of March 22. The new healthcare reform bill, which is seen as a milestone for American administration, was passed on Sunday and includes lowering the cost of healthcare for small business and families that were previously unable to afford coverage. It proposes to provide healthcare for over 30 million citizens who are uninsured and avoiding discrimination by insurance companies to Americans previously deemed uninsurable because of existing health problems. Read the rest of this entry »
I discovered something that can make you feel like a star.
I was on the computer last night, just after finishing a conversation with a friend and client of mine I am doing editing for her first book. I popped into my computer a CD that I borrowed from the Toronto Public Library. The CD was a Michael Bublé one with the song “Come Fly With Me” on it. Read the rest of this entry »
CBC reports that US President Barack Obama has won the Nobel Peace Prize for 2009. His leadership in international affairs and aiming to bring peace to troubled regions are counted as reasons for this prestigious award.
Congratulations President Obama.