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The U.S. has used this genocide as a political tool. It’s time for that to chang...
Khatchig Mouradian is a lecturer in Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies at Columbia University. His book “The Resistance Network: The Armenian Genocide and Humanitarianism in Ottoman Syria during WWI” is forthcoming in 2020. The Armenian genocide is casting its shadow on the halls of Congress once again this week, as lawmakers in the House of Representatives consider a resolution recognizing the crime. The resolution would acknowledge the uprooting, dispossession and des...
2019-10-29 20:05:40
Marco Polo's odyssey spawned one of the world's first best sellers
The world-famous explorer Marco Polo is credited with many things, but perhaps the greatest is compiling one of the world’s first best-selling travelogues. Published around 1300, the book chronicles his experiences during a 24-year odyssey from Venice to Asia and back again. Polo did not write down his adventures himself. Shortly after his return to Venice in 1295, Polo was imprisoned by the Genoese, enemies of the Venetians, when he met a fellow prisoner, a writer from Pisa named Rustici...
2019-09-16 18:18:49
Eva Longoria Says So Long to Her Hollywood Hills Home
"Desperate Housewife" Eva Longoria has sold her salmon-colored Hollywood Hills home for $1.374 million. Ms. Longoria had owned the three-bedroom, Mediterranean-style home on Rockledge Road for more than a decade, purchasing it for $1.15 million in 2005, according to property records. More: Click to Read About Gwen Stefani's Beverly Hills Compound Listed for $35 Million The 41-year-old actress put the house on the market less than a year after snapping up fancier digs elsewhere in Hollywood Hi...
2019-09-16 17:25:50
Where Do The Richest Americans Live?
Have you checked the newest "Forbes 400: The Full List of The Richest People in America" yet? Surprise, Bill Gates, with a net worth of $81 billion, is ranked No. 1 for the 23rd year running. Meanwhile, his friend Warren Buffett fell to third place for the first time in 15 years with a net worth of $65.5 billion. Thanks to soaring stock prices of hot tech firms, CEOs at the helm of those companies seem to have been accumulating wealth at a much faster pace than others. Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezo...
2019-09-16 17:22:02
US 'locked and loaded' as oil prices surge after Saudi oil attack
The US reiterated its stance that Iran was behind Sunday's attacks on Saudi Arabian crude oil facilities, despite a claim from Houthi rebels that they launched the attack from Yemen. The strikes knocked out more than 5% of global oil supply. President Donald Trump said: "There is reason to believe that we know the culprit," adding that the US was is "locked and loaded" and awaiting information from Saudi Arabia. Senior US officials told reporters that damage from the attacks indicate they cam...
2019-09-16 16:42:49
'Don't vape,' Trump says
President Donald Trump advised people not to vape one day after his administration said it would ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes. Trump was asked by reporters on Thursday afternoon if he and the first lady had discussed e-cigarettes or vaping with their 13-year-old son, Barron."We haven't told him anything, except 'don't vape,'" Trump said. "Don't vape. We don't like vaping. I don't like vaping."The first lady, whose "Be Best" platform focuses in part on children's health and combati...
2019-09-13 20:29:49
'Joker' was wild to film, it sounds like
The rave reviews are rolling in for Joaquin Phoenix in "Joker" and we are hoping someone, somewhere got behind-the-scenes footage they are willing to share. The actor is known to be not only talented, but also a bit of a character himself.Remember, he's a man who years ago had the public believing he actually had retired from acting to get into hip hop.At any rate, his "Joker" director Todd Phillips has spilled some interesting tea about what life was like on set with Phoenix. Phillips, who al...
2019-09-12 18:21:41
Trump administration moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the US Food and Drug Administration would be putting out "some very strong recommendations" regarding the use of flavored e-cigarettes in "a couple of weeks." Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, seated in the Oval Office with the President, first lady Melania Trump and the acting commissioner of the FDA, announced that newly proposed enforcement policy would require flavored e-cigarette companies to take their products off the market."It'll ...
2019-09-12 17:59:38
OFID and Ameriabank strengthen trade and development in Armenia
OFID – the OPEC Fund for International Development and Ameriabank have signed a US$25 million loanagreement aimed at supporting trade flows to and from Armenia.Cooperation between OFID and Ameriabank dates back to 2015. The first facility supported small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Armenia across a diverse range of sectors including wholesale trade, material production,food production and the hotel industry.The new loan from OFID’s trade finance operations will be used to...
2019-07-01 15:47:10
We will continue our march for justice until history is properly recognized and ...
Tens of thousands of Armenians and our coalition partners have gathered in front of the Turkish Consulate in Los Angeles to demand truth and justice for the Armenian Genocide, the first genocide of modern times," remarked ANCA Western Region Chairperson Nora Hovsepian, Esq. "The unrepentant Turkish government needs to hear loud and clear the collective will and determination of the global Armenian Nation and our allies. We will continue our march for justice until history is properly recognized ...
2019-04-25 13:52:53
MARCH FOR JUSTICE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2019 1:00PM
Join together in one unified voice at the Community Wide Armenian Genocide March For Justice to collectively demand justice from Turkey and commemorate the Armenian Genocide. We call on every member of our community to join us on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 1:00PM as we march at the Turkish Consulate in Los Angeles! Together, let’s make history again and prove that our united call for justice did not end with the Centennial – it only just began! Armenian Genocide Committee: Wester...
2019-04-20 19:33:41
Armenia becomes the first partner in St. Jude's global pediatric cancer fight
Camera shutters rapidly clicked Friday morning as the First Lady of Armenia picked up a pen to formalize a memorandum of understanding between the former Soviet nation and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Armenia became the first country to join the St. Jude Global Alliance, a multimillion-dollar effort launched last year to improve treatment for children with cancer in low- and middle-income countries by 30 percent over the next decade. Camera shutters rapidly clicked Friday morni...
2019-04-13 15:31:48
Cocktail hour with Mrs. Anna Hakobyan will begin at 7:00 p.m.
It is the Armenian American Medical Society's absolute pleasure to present this year's 34th Anniversary Gala keynote speaker, Mrs. Anna Hakobyan, spouse of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia and Chairwoman of City of Smile Foundation. The vision for this year's event theme Stand by Me was inspired by Mrs. Hakobyan's commitment to the healthcare needs of Armenian children in addition to her impressive leadership role in Armenia. Mrs. Anna Hakobyan exemplifies true advocacy as witnesse...
2019-04-06 13:25:49
Queen 'warned Prince Harry about "difficult" Meghan’s attitude after tiara row'
Her Majesty intervened after Harry reportedly told royal staff “what Meghan wants, Meghan gets”, according to a new book. The Queen warned Prince Harry about "difficult" Meghan Markle's attitude after a row over about what tiara she could wear on her wedding day, it is claimed. Bride-to-be Meghan wished to wear a tiara with emeralds but was refused after its origins could not be established. The 37-year-old eventually wore a diamond and platinum headpiece selected by the Queen, de...
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