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    President Obama on Iraq

    "Today I authorized two operations in Iraq -- targeted airstrikes to protect our American personnel, and a humanitarian effort to help save thousands of Iraqi civilians... "

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    U.S. Agency Expands Efforts Against Ebola in West Africa

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is rapidly increasing its efforts to curb the expanding West African Ebola outbreak and is deploying staff to four African nations currently affected: Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria.

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    2013 Religious Freedom Report

    Kerry: "Freedom of religion is at the core of who we are as Americans. It’s been at the center of our very identify since the pilgrims fled religious persecution and landed in my home state of Massachusetts."

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    Humanitarian Cease-fire Announcement in Gaza

    Kerry "I want to re-emphasize: This is a respite. It’s a moment of opportunity, not an end; it’s not a solution. It’s the opportunity to find the solution. And President Obama hopes that all the parties will work diligently to do so".

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    GEP Delegation in Portugal

    The U.S. Department of State Global Entrepreneurship Program (GEP) and the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon organized a high-profile entrepreneurship delegation that visited Portugal from July 14-17, 2014.  

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    Christopher Emdin Demystifies Math Teaching

    In partnership with the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon, the American Corners in Portugal welcomed Professor Christopher Emdin, the co-creator of the #HipHopEd media movement and the author of the recently released, award-winning book Urban Science Education for the Hip Hop Generation. 

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    Independence Day Celebration

    To celebrate America’s 238th birthday, Ambassador Robert Sherman and Ms. Kim Sawyer hosted a traditional Independence Day reception at the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon.  

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    USAFE Band Puts on Concert at Castle

    The U.S. Air Forces in Europe (USAFE) Band’s “Touch N Go” Rock Ensemble came to Lisbon on July 3rd and played for the visitors of the scenic Castelo de São Jorge.  

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    Disquiet in Lisbon

    The 4th annual Embassy-sponsored Disquiet Literary Program started in Lisbon on June 29 and runs for two weeks until July 11.  

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    APAO Moderates Fulbright Forum 2014

    The Fulbright Commission held their annual forum where Fulbright alumni talked about their professional and personal development experiences as well as their exchange experiences in the U.S. 

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