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Presidential Proclamation on National African American History Month, 2019

Office of the Press Secretary January 31, 2019 National African American History Month, 2019 __________________ By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation In the year 1619, a Dutch trading ship sailed into the Chesapeake Bay and dropped anchor at Point Comfort, Virginia.  The vessel’s arrival marked the beginning of the unscrupulous ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens: Transition to Istanbul’s New International Airport (January 17, 2019)

Location:  Istanbul, Turkey Event:  Istanbul’s new international airport (ISL) officially opened on October 29, 2018.  However, international and domestic flights are gradually being transferred from Ataturk Airport (IST) to ISL, with flights operating into and out of both airports.  Flight delays and cancellations may occur, and the two airports are located a significant distance apart.  ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Istanbul, Turkey (January 15, 2019)

Location:  Istinye neighborhood, Sariyer Avenue in front of the U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul, Turkey. Event:  A demonstration is expected to take place near the U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul, Turkey today, January 15, 2019, beginning at 1:00 p.m.  The demonstration, organized by a local political party, intends to protest U.S. foreign policy statements.  U.S. ...
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