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  • barack obama bids farewell again to attorney general eric

    Barack Obama bids farewell again to Attorney General Eric Holder

    World | February 28, 2015 7:11 IST

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has bid farewell to Attorney General Eric Holder one more time.Obama joked Friday about be the top U.S. law enforcement officer's going-away appearances, including an emotional one at the White

  • us to hold summit on countering violent extremism

    US to hold summit on countering 'violent extremism'

    World | January 12, 2015 6:53 IST

    Paris: A security summit will be held in the US capital Washington next month, which will discuss ways to deal with violent extremism across the globe, US Attorney General, Eric Holder said here Sunday.The security

  • barack obama taps 1st black woman for attorney general

    Barack Obama taps 1st black woman for attorney general

    World | November 08, 2014 7:14 IST

    Washington: President Barack Obama intends to nominate a New York City federal prosecutor to become the next attorney general and the first black woman to lead the Justice Department.Obama's spokesman said on Friday that he

  • us to recognise same sex marriage in seven more states

    US to recognise same-sex marriage in seven more states

    World | October 18, 2014 9:54 IST

    Washington: The US government announced today it would recognize same-sex marriages in seven additional states, after the Supreme Court declined to take up the debate.A total of 26 of the 50 US states, and the

  • indian american named to lead us civil rights division

    Indian American named to lead US civil rights division

    World | October 16, 2014 9:04 IST

    Washington: Indian-American lawyer Vanita Gupta has been chosen to lead US justice department's civil rights division charged with enforcing laws that prevent discrimination and inequitable practices in housing, education and employment.Named Acting Assistant Attorney General

  • barak obama pal eric holder to leave after 6 years as ag

    Barak Obama pal Eric Holder to leave after 6 years as AG

    World | September 26, 2014 11:26 IST

    WASHINGTON: It wasn't difficult for Barack Obama and Eric Holder to be in the same orbit. Both were sons of immigrants, Columbia Ivy Leaguers, basketball fans and prominent African-American political figures.They first met nearly 10

  • barak obama announces attorney general s resignation

    Barak Obama announces attorney general's resignation

    World | September 26, 2014 6:38 IST

    Washington: US President Barack Obama on Thursday announced Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation. However, he will stay until his successor is confirmed.Obama made the official announcement at the White House alongside Holder, 63, who is