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Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) pushed back on recent questions about whether former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s health should keep her from running in the 2016 presidential election. “She knows how to ignore all the cheap shots and stay focused on the American people,” McCaskill said of Clinton during an appearance on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday. Last week, Republican strategist Karl Rove questioned whether Clinton’s 2012 head injury should play a role in her decision to run for president.
Cease-fire reached in Gaza conflict. A boy stands in the rubble of a destroyed shop in Beit Lahia, in northern Gaza, on Monday, November 26.
Palestinian school girls walk in a destroyed class room on Monday, November 26, in Gaza. The school was damaged some days ago, before a truce between Hamas and Israel. Robert Serry, the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, greets children during a visit to Gaza to survey damage caused by the exchange of fire between Israel and Hamas militants, on Sunday, November 25.
Employees of the Palestinian Interior Ministry pray in the rubble of the Interior Ministry building in Gaza City on Sunday, November 25. An Israeli soldier fires during clashes with Palestinians after Israeli settlers fought with villagers in the northern West Bank village of Qusra on Saturday, November 24. Palestinian schoolboys look through a hole at their damaged school in Gaza City on Saturday. Palestinians school girls walks along a corridor of their school in Gaza City on Saturday.
Clinton urges human rights on Iran New Year. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called Monday for respect for human rights and freedom of expression as she wished Iranians well on Nowruz, the Persian New Year. “The people of the United States join you in welcoming the opportunities of this New Year and the possibilities for strengthening ties of family and friends,” Clinton said in a Nowruz statement. ClintonTweet.
Clinton Global Initiative Press Center - Press Releases. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Nearly 300 Commitments Expected To Be Made At 2010 Annual Meeting, More Than Ever Before; President Clinton Announces New Commitments Focused on Disaster Relief and Long Term Recovery in Haiti, Pakistan, and the Gulf Coast New York, N.Y. – President Bill Clinton opened the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) this morning at an opening plenary session that framed the discussions that will take place in the coming days and outlined opportunities for CGI members to take action to improve the lives of people around the world.
Works Progress Administration. Typical sign on a WPA project Employment and Activities poster for the WPA's Federal Art Project, 1936.
Collegetrack.org. Laurene Powell. Laurene Powell Jobs (born November 6, 1963) is an American business executive and the founder of Emerson Collective, which advocates for policies concerning education and immigration reform, social justice, and environmental conservation. She is also co-founder and President of the Board of College Track, which prepares disadvantaged high school students for college. Powell Jobs resides in Palo Alto, California with her three children. She is the widow of Steve Jobs, co-founder and former CEO of Apple Inc.
She controls the Steven P. Jobs Trust, now known as the Laurene Powell Jobs Trust, which owns around 130 to 140 million shares of stock or between 7 and 8 percent stake as the largest shareholder in The Walt Disney Company. Early life and career Steve Jobs’ Death Carlos Watson (journalist) Carlos Watson (born September 29, 1969) is a journalist, businessman, and television host.
He was also a contributor on MSNBC. Watson was raised in Miami, Florida with three siblings. His parents are both school teachers. As a working-class family, they often struggled financially throughout his youth, regularly needing help from food stamps. Being labeled a problem child early in life, Carlos was asked to leave kindergarten in 1974, but entered first grade the next year. He attended Ransom Everglades School in Miami, then Harvard University. After graduating from Stanford Law School in 1995, Watson began work at strategic consulting firm McKinsey & Company. After two years at McKinsey, Watson left to co-found Achieva College Prep Service based in San Mateo, California. Watson sold Achieva in 2002 to competitor Kaplan, Inc.. Watson was a founder and investor in The Stimulist, a daily blog that operated from mid to late 2009.
Mark Zuckerberg Giving $100 Million to Newark Schools. The three men plan to announce the arrangement on Friday on the “ Show.”
The changes would not formally relax the legal power the state seized in 1995, when it declared Newark’s schools a failure and took control of the system, replacing the elected school board with a mostly toothless advisory board. Rather, Mr. Home. Thomas L. Friedman. Thomas L. Friedman. Opinion: One way to fix U.S. schools - Laurene Powell Jobs and Carlos Watson.
Anyone who thinks America has academic talent to spare isn’t paying attention.
We used to lead the world in the percentage of our population with college degrees. Now we’re No. 14. Global competition is getting tougher, and having an educated work force is vital to our long-term prospects. To keep up, we’re importing highly skilled immigrants from around the world. At the same time, however, we make it difficult for thousands of young people who grow up here to attend college and illegal for them to get jobs. Continue Reading.
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