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TORONTO | Canada FM postpones UN speech as free trade talks intensify

TORONTO — Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has postponed her U.N. speech as free trade talks between the U.S. and Canada intensify. Freeland had been scheduled to deliver Canada’s address to the General Assembly on Saturday in New York, but Canada exchanged the slot with another country. Freeland may or may not give the … Continue reading TORONTO | Canada FM postpones UN speech as free trade talks intensify

WASHINGTON | Correction: Russia Sanctions story

WASHINGTON  — In a story Aug. 20 about a speech by British foreign secretary, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Britain was asking the United States to impose further sanctions on Russia. According to excerpts of a prepared speech in Washington, Jeremy Hunt said the European Union should “ensure its sanctions against Russia are comprehensive … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Correction: Russia Sanctions story

Missouri Political News: Missouri Lawmakers React to Governor Parson’s Speech During Joint Legislative Session

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — The new Missouri governor addressed lawmakers during a joint legislative session on Monday, June 11.  Following the speech, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle reacted to the governor’s first major address to the Missouri General Assembly. SOURCE: news provided by SENATE.MO.GOV

Warren, Sanders unhappy by Wall Street-paid Obama speech

WASHINGTON/April 28, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are not happy about reports that former President Barack Obama will be paid $400,000 to speak at a September health care conference put on by the Wall Street firm Cantor Fitzgerald. Warren said Thursday on SiriusXM’s “Alter Family Politics” program that she is … Continue reading Warren, Sanders unhappy by Wall Street-paid Obama speech

Was Trump tribute to fallen Navy SEAL fitting or calculated?

CHICAGO/March 1, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The televised moment moved a nation: A grief-stricken widow clasping her hands and looking skyward, tears streaming down her face as the nation’s lawmakers and president delivered a deafening standing ovation in honor of her fallen husband. President Donald Trump’s tribute to Navy SEAL William “Ryan” Owens during Tuesday’s congressional … Continue reading Was Trump tribute to fallen Navy SEAL fitting or calculated?