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US Marines and Allies Mark 104th Anniversary of the Battle of Belleau Wood > United States Marine Corps Flagship > News Display

Chateau-Thierry, France — US Marines participated in a memorial ceremony alongside representatives from the French and German militaries at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in Belleau, France, May 29, 2022. The ceremony was held annually in recognition of the Marines, soldiers and sailors of all three nations who fought and died in the Battle of Belleau …

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A Checkup On The Health Of The US Consumer

Despite inflationary pressures, spending remains resilient. getty To paraphrase Mark Twain, the rumors of the death of the US consumer are greatly exaggerated. As discussed last week, during the week of May 16, fears about the US consumer spiked when Walmart WMT (WMT) and Target TGT (TGT) reported disappointing earnings. The retailers underperformed that week, …

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Liverpool’s Regret: Season for the Ages Has Sour Ending | Sports News

By STEVE DOUGLAS, AP Sports Writer PARIS (AP) — Sixty-three games. Four losses. Two trophies. And a whole lot of disappointment. That’s the scenario facing Liverpool’s players as they return home on Sunday from their painful Champions League final loss in Paris to a trophy parade through their city. They’ll smile on that bus. They’ll …

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US Gulf Coast Preps for Another Dangerous Hurricane Season

New Orleans — “Typically, I feel prepared,” Susan Morley-Zender, a New Orleans, Louisiana, resident told VOA when asked about the upcoming start of hurricane season, “but this year I’m much more anxious.” Hurricane season is a six-month window – from June 1 through the end of November – in which the US states along the …

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US ‘troubled’ as UN rights chief urges China to review counter-terrorism policies

Bachelet reiterated, however, that her six-day trip, which ended on Saturday and included a visit to the western region of Xinjiang, was not an investigation into China’s human rights policies but an to engage with the government. Washington, meanwhile, said it “remains concerned” about Bachelet’s trip — which it believes China could use for propaganda …

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Chinatowns More Vibrant After Pandemic, Anti-Asian Violence | New York News

By TERRY TANG, Associated Press The last week of April was a whirlwind for San Francisco’s Chinatown. The storied neighborhood debuted the “AAPI Community Heroes Mural,” a mostly black and white depiction of 12 mostly unsung Asian American and Pacific Islander figures on the wall of a bank. Three days later “Neon Was Never Brighter,” …

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New survey and conference aims bolster US passion fruit industry in Mississippi

RAYMOND — The US passion fruit industry is small researchers, but a team of people want to help it grow through a grant awarded to Mississippi State University. Eric Stafne, fruit and nut specialist with the MSU Extension Service, is leading a research project aimed at gathering input from growers, marketers, consumers and buyers. The …

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