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Adam B. Schiff

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  • Amid Armenia's troubled past, US politicians tread carefully

    WASHINGTON Ghostly Armenian remembrances haunt the nation's capital, heartbreaking, but often incomplete. An abandoned bank building stands empty downtown, the site of a long-planned Armenian Genocide Museum and Memorial that's buried beneath...
  • Hostage deaths show risks of US intelligence gaps on al-Qaida

    WASHINGTON The deaths of two hostages in a U.S. attack on an al-Qaida hideout in Pakistan underscore how the lack of accurate, on-the-ground intelligence can have tragic consequences in counterterrorism operations. "The value and efficacy of drone...
  • 818 Roundup: Rep. Schiff reads names of Armenian Genocide victims on House floor; Body found at hotel

    818 Roundup: Rep. Schiff reads names of Armenian Genocide victims on House floor; Body found at hotel
    Good morning, 818! Today is Thursday, April 23, 2015. Temperatures for today are forecasted to reach a high of 69 degrees and a low of 52 with cloudy skies throughout the day, according to the National Weather Service. Here are you local headlines:...
  • Rim of the Valley Corridor study released, recommends expansion over new park

    Rim of the Valley Corridor study released, recommends expansion over new park
    Following multiple delays and the urging of local lawmakers to publish its findings, the National Park Service released its draft report Tuesday on the Rim of the Valley Corridor study, recommending a boundary adjustment as a less costly and more...
  • Armenians praise Pope's comments

    Armenians praise Pope's comments
    Local leaders and community members are praising Pope Francis for his remarks from the Vatican this past weekend that categorized the deaths of 1.5 million Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Empire in 1915 as the first genocide of the 20th century....
  • Schiff reads names of Armenian Genocide victims on House floor

    Schiff reads names of Armenian Genocide victims on House floor
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Wednesday took to the U.S. House of Representatives floor to read the names of 1,000 people killed during the Armenian Genocide. After business concluded in the House for the day, Schiff spent an hour reading the names of...
  • Congress should pass ISIS war resolution: Their Take

    Congress should pass ISIS war resolution: Their Take
    Congress AWOL When he greeted Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi at the White House last week, President Obama said that the Iraqis and their allies, including the United States, had made "serious progress" in pushing Islamic State out of Iraqi...
  • House passes bill designed to thwart cyberattacks

    The House on Wednesday passed long-awaited legislation designed to thwart cyberattacks by encouraging private companies to share information about the attackers' methods with each other and the government. The measure, which passed 307 to 116, grants...
  • Obama again avoids calling 1915 Armenian killings 'genocide'

    President Barack Obama will once again stop short of calling the 1915 massacre of Armenians a genocide, prompting anger and disappointment from those who have been pushing him to fulfill a campaign promise and use the politically fraught term on the 100th...
  • White House confirms it won't call Armenian expulsion 'genocide'

    WASHINGTON White House officials on Tuesday told representatives of Armenian advocacy groups that the Obama administration once again will avoid the word "genocide" to describe the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Armenians when they were forcibly...
  • Taking on Islamic State, with or without Congress

     Taking on Islamic State, with or without Congress
    When he greeted Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi at the White House last week, President Obama said that the Iraqis and their allies, including the United States, had made "serious progress" in pushing Islamic State out of Iraqi territory. That's true,...