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2014 Speech on 9/11 by President Barack Obama

In the footprints of two mighty towers, at a hallowed field where heroic actions saved even more heartbreak and destruction, and outside a Pentagon wall where we have rebuilt but still remember — in these sacred sites and in quiet corners across our country, we join together this week to remember the tragedy of thirteen ...
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Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s Birthday

John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC Your Majesty: On behalf of the American people, I extend my warmest wishes on the occasion of your eighty-second birthday. Your efforts have improved the lives of millions of Thai citizens and inspired others to contribute to the well-being of your wonderful country. I have fond memories of ...
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Thailand poised to eliminate new HIV infections among infants

Thailand, U.S. seek to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV The Director-General of Thailand’s Department of Health, Dr. Pornthep Siriwanarangsan, announced today the launch of a new initiative to virtually eliminate mother-to-children transmission of HIV (eMTCT) in Thailand by 2016. The international community has made eMTCT a global public health priority. Dr. Pornthep was joined during ...
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