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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, Energy Ministers

    Energy ministers from Nigeria and Democratic Republic of the Congo talked about the power supply and investment opportunities in their countries and answered audience members' questions.…

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    Boko Haram and Nigerian Schoolgirls Abduction

    State and Defense Department officials testified on the threat of Boko Haram in the wake of the militant Islamist group’s abduction of 276 Nigerian schoolgirls. Sarah Sewell…

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    Representatives on Abduction of Nigerian Girls

    Members of the House of Representatives spoke on the House floor about the abduction of Nigerian school girls by the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram.

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    Militant Islam in Africa

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs hearing about U.S. policy following the abduction of Nigerian schoolgirls by the Islamist militant group…

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    Kidnapped Nigerian School Girls

    Former Ambassador John Campbell talked about the search for a group of Nigerian school girls kidnapped by the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram. Topics included the international…

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    Boko Haram and Nigeria

    Panelists talked about attacks by the Nigeria-based terrorist group Boko Haram and steps that can be taken by the international community to stop extremist violence. Deborah Peters, a…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    First lady Michelle Obama delivered the weekly presidential address. She honored all mothers on the upcoming Mother’s Day and talked about the terrorist kidnapping of more than 200…

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    Representatives Boehner, Pelosi, and Cantor on Nigerian Kidnappings

    Before the last House vote the day, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (C-CA), and Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) held a colloquy about congressional action in response to the kidnappings of…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Jen Psaki briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of international issues. Topics included tensions in Ukraine, the creation of a House select committee on Benghazi,…

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    Defense Department Daily Briefing

    Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. He said that the “inter-disciplinary cell” comprised of people from the FBI,…

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    Nicole Lee on Kidnapped Nigerian School Girls

    Nicole Lee talked about U.S. efforts to aide in the search for Nigerian school girls kidnapped in April 2014 by Boko Haram, a Nigerian Islamist group designated by the U.S. State Department…

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    John Campbell on Kidnapped Nigerian School Girls

    Former U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria John Campbell talked about U.S. efforts to aide in the search for Nigerian school girls kidnapped in April 2014 by Boko Haram, a Nigerian Islamist group…

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    Question Time

    Prime Minister David Cameron responded to questions from members of the government and the opposition about a number of issues. Prime Minister Cameron called the kidnapping of 300…

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    Secretary Kerry and Lady Ashton News Conference

    Secretary John Kerry and Lady Catherine Ashton briefed reporters and responded to questions on a number of international issues. Secretary Kerry said the U.S. had offered assistance to…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions at the daily White House briefing. Topics included the just-released White House report on global change, Ukraine elections, and the…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Jen Psaki briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of international issues. Topics included the kidnapping of 300 Nigerian school girls by the Nigerian Islamist…

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    Secretary Clinton Employee Town Hall Meeting

    Secretary Hillary Clinton held a town hall meeting for employees of the State Department. In her remarks she said development in the 21st century will be guided by partnership rather…

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    Oil Production and the Economy

    Dr. Rilwanu Lukman held a news briefing in which he said that oil production by OPEC members should remain level while the global economy remained in recession. He also answered…

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    Book Discussion on They Lived Before Adam

    Catherine Acholonu, author of They Lived Before Adam: Prehistoric Origins of the Igbo, The Never-Been-Ruled (Catherine Acholonu Research Foundation, 2009). The book details her research on…

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    Book Discussion on Things Fall Apart

    Chinua Achebe talked about his novel Things Fall Apart, first published in 1958. br/ This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of his first and most influential…

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