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  • Department of Defense map of Coalition Operations Against ISIL since 02 March 2015. (DoD)

    Coalition Forces Begin Operations in Tikrit

    25 March - U.S. and coalition military forces have begun operations in support of Iraqi security forces in Tikrit after a request from the Iraqi government.

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  • Top 10 reasons to invest in the USA

    Top 10 reasons to invest in the USA

    As the Select Summit USA 2015 kicks off in Washington D.C. this week, here's our top 10 reasons why you should invest in the USA.

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  • President Barack Obama delivers a Nowruz greeting to the people of Iran on 19 March 2015

    Obama Urges Progress on Iran Nuclear Deal

    19 March - President Barack Obama has delivered a new year's message to Iranians, telling them this year represents the "best opportunity in decades" to pursue a different relationship between their two countries.

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  • President Barack Obama works with Ben Rhodes, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications, and Terry Szuplat, Senior Director for Speechwriting, on remarks prior to the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, in the Oval Office, Feb. 18, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

    Our Fight Against Violent Extremism

    President Obama: "The world has to offer today's youth something better." Above: the President works with Ben Rhodes, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications, and Terry Szuplat, Senior Director for Speechwriting, on his remarks in the Oval Office.

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  • Collage for Black History Month

    Black History Month

    Each February, Black History Month honors the struggles and triumphs of millions of American citizens over the most devastating obstacles as well as their contributions to the nation’s cultural and political life.

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    Preparing for the 2015 U.S. Tax Filing Season

    06 February - ALL U.S. citizens and resident aliens must file a U.S. individual income tax return, even if they permanently live outside the United States and may not owe any tax because of income exclusion or tax credit. The due date for filing is April 15th, 2015.  Read more... »

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    Worldwide Caution from the Bureau of Consular Affairs

    09 January 2015 - The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those affiliated with terrorist entities, copycats, or individual perpetrators, serve as a reminder that U.S. citizens need to maintain a high level of vigilance and take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness.  Full text on State.gov »

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    USA College Day - the largest U.S. University Fair in the UK

    If you are considering undergraduate study in the US, USA College Day is not to be missed! At College Day you will have the opportunity to speak with over 170 exhibitors representing universities in the U.S. and educational service providers. This event is not to be missed by students, parents or advisors. Book your place now!  Register for USA College Day »

  • Benjamin Banneker from the Brookhaven laboratory
    Benjamin Banneker

    Known as the first African-American man of science, was born in 1731 in Ellicott's Mills, Md. In 1773 he began making astronomical calculations for almanacs, and in the spring of 1789 he accurately predicted a solar eclipse; that same year, he was the first African-American appointed to the President's Capital Commission.  Read more »

  • Ambassador Barzun explains how American citizens can obtain an emergency US passport in this youtube video
    How to get an Emergency Passport

    Need a U.S. passport for immediate travel? Ambassador Matthew Barzun tells you how to make this happen. For emergency passport appointments please go to http://london.usembassy.gov  Watch on Youtube »

  • Youtube video featuring  J1 Exchange visa applicants at the US Embassy in London
    How to Travel on a Work Exchange Program

    Does casual work in the USA feature in your plans? Hear from some of the people who will be sending their summer working and traveling in the U.S. through the exchange visitor (J-1) program. The Program provides countless opportunities for those looking to travel, work, and gain experience in the U.S. ranging from a few weeks to several years, then visit http://j1visa.state.gov/programs to research the countless opportunities and sponsors available.  Watch on Youtub »

  • Worldwide Worldwide Caution from the Bureau of Consular Affairs
    Worldwide Caution from the Bureau of Consular Affairs

    10 April 2014 - The Department of State has issued this Worldwide Caution to update information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness.  Full text on State.gov »

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