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Adam B. Schiff

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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Obama won't use term 'genocide' at 100th anniversary commemoration of Armenian massacres

    Obama won't use term 'genocide' at 100th anniversary commemoration of Armenian massacres
    White House officials have decided that President Obama will not use the word “genocide” to describe the killings of more than 1 million Armenians at the hands of Ottoman Turks when he commemorates the deaths  Friday, the 100th anniversary...
  • 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....
  • Armenian Genocide remarks by Pope Francis bring about swift, strong local reaction

    It wasn’t so much what he said as how he said it. When Pope Francis used the term “genocide” on Sunday to describe the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turks 100 years ago, he was not breaking new ground. Pope John Paul II had...
  • Turkey recalls ambassador over pope's Armenia genocide words

    Pope Francis on Sunday marked the 100th anniversary of the slaughter of Armenians by calling the massacre by Ottoman Turks "the first genocide of the 20th century" and urging the international community to recognize it as such. Turkey immediately...
  • Armenian American community lauds pope's recognition of genocide

    Armenian American community lauds pope's recognition of genocide
    Members of Southern California’s Armenian American community on Sunday lauded Pope Francis, calling him “courageous” for his recognition of the mass killings of Armenians a century ago under the Ottoman Empire as genocide. “As...