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Kouichi Shirayanagi

Ethiopian runner who made protest gesture in Rio wants to stay in U.S

Sep 13 2016

WASHINGTON An Ethiopian marathon runner who made a protest gesture against government violence versus members of his tribe at last month's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro told reporters in Washington on Tuesday that he wants to stay in the United States.

U.S. banks need better defenses against rates shock, regulators warn

Sep 02 2016

WASHINGTON Years of stubbornly low interest rates and expectations they will remain low for years to come have prompted U.S. banks to shift their balance sheets in ways that put them at risk if rates suddenly spike, regulators are warning.

Pokemon GO fans told not to play in U.S. Holocaust Museum

Jul 13 2016

WASHINGTON The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has told Pokemon GO fans not to play the popular new mobile game in its premises, describing it as "extremely inappropriate" in a memorial dedicated to the victims of Nazism.

U.S. Air and Space Museum launches 40th anniversary bash

Jul 01 2016

WASHINGTON The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum late on Friday kicks off its 40th anniversary festivities with a first-ever overnight celebration, long enough for the International Space Station to orbit the Earth nearly eight times.

U.S. Chesapeake Bay blue crab population rising: report

Jul 01 2016

WASHINGTON The summer crab season has begun on the mid-Atlantic seaboard and supplies of the crustaceans in the largest U.S. estuary are improving, according to a survey, meaning crab lovers will enjoy bountiful feasts.

Sanders will vote for Clinton to stop Trump

Jun 24 2016

WASHINGTON U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said on Friday he would vote for Hillary Clinton to stop Republican Donald Trump from winning the White House, a lukewarm show of support that his campaign said was not a formal endorsement. | Video

Rubio seeks re-election to Senate, says Trump 'worrisome'

Jun 22 2016

WASHINGTON Former Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio will seek re-election to his U.S. Senate seat, he announced on Wednesday, reversing a pledge not to run and saying the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency worries him. | Video

Rubio seeks re-election to Senate, says Trump 'worrisome'

Jun 22 2016

WASHINGTON Former Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio will seek re-election to his U.S. Senate seat, he announced on Wednesday, reversing a pledge not to run and saying the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency worries him. | Video

Labor powerhouse AFL-CIO backs Clinton, vows 'targeted campaign'

Jun 16 2016

The largest labor federation in the United States, the AFL-CIO, endorsed Hillary Clinton for president on Thursday, vowing to throw the full weight of more than 50 unions representing 12.5 million members behind the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee.

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