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US Looks at Sanctions on Iceland for Whaling

US Looks at Sanctions on Iceland for Whaling

The United States said Thursday that Iceland was violating an international agreement through its whaling, opening the possibility of economic sanctions over the controversial hunt. The Department of the Interior, in a decision it is required to take under US

Obama Will Not Attend 150th Anniversary of Gettysburg Address

Obama Will Not Attend 150th Anniversary of Gettysburg Address

November 19th will mark the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, and President Obama will not be attending the commemorating event.  According to the Chicago Tribune, the commemoration will take place “at 10 a.m. in the Soldiers’ National Cemetery and

Feds to Let States Pay to Open Parks

Feds to Let States Pay to Open Parks

(AP) APNewsBreak: Feds to let states pay to open parksBy MATTHEW DALYAssociated PressWASHINGTONThe Obama administration said Thursday it will allow states to use their own money to reopen some national parks that have been closed because of the government shutdown.Governors