Steve Flaherty Vietnam War Letters: U.S. Soldier's Letters Finally Reach Home ... Defense Minister Phung Quang Thanh exchanged long-held artifacts Monday collected during the Vietnam war — including letters written by a U.S. soldier who was killed. Instead, the letters written by Army Sgt. Steve Flaherty of Columbia, S.C., were ... 08/3/2012 - 10:12 pm | View Link
Vietnam OKs wider search for U.S. MIA (AP) HANOI, Vietnam - The Vietnamese government on Monday agreed to open three new sites in the country for excavation by the United States to search for troop remains from the war, the minister of defense told U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta during a ... 06/4/2012 - 7:01 am | View Link
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When Wowereit announced in August that he was stepping down, Saleh — now the party's regional caucus leader — became a natural candidate to succeed him.
The mayor will be elected by the Berlin state parliament in December.
Since a Social Democrat-led coalition has a majority in the legislature, the party ballot's winner is all but guaranteed to get the job.
Saleh's chances are hard to gauge in a battle with local party chairman Jan Stoess and city development minister Michael Mueller, the best-known of three candidates who are hardly household names.
Ethnic minorities are poorly represented in leadership positions in Germany, though a co-leader of the opposition Greens and the federal government official responsible for immigrant issues have Turkish roots.
The speech is being billed as a chance for Biden to discuss "the opportunities and challenges posed by the rapidly changing international environment and discuss the administration's strategy for ensuring effective American leadership in the 21st century."
The speech comes as the Obama administration has faced a slew of international challenges including foreign conflicts between Russia and Ukraine, and Israel and Gaza — and the escalating military campaign in Iraq and Syria against Islamic State extremists.
Senechal is a graduate of the University of Minnesota law school.
U. S. District Chief Judge Ralph Erickson says Senechal is well-respected by attorneys throughout the state and her services are invaluable to the federal court.
The man was attacked at Wylie Bay in the town of Esperance on Western Australia's remote southern coast, the state fisheries department said.
Beaches in the area were closed and fisheries officials were trying to catch the shark, though they had yet to determine the species responsible, fisheries department spokeswoman Donna Cole said.