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  • IFF banquet reservations canceled over influential, controversial guest speaker

    08/18/2017 12:41:44 PM PDT · by Twotone · 7 replies ^ | August 17, 2017 | Morgan Boydston
    BOISE -- The Riverside Hotel canceled the Idaho Freedom Foundation's annual banquet, citing concerns for guest safety surrounding the keynote speaker. But the foundation says the left is trying to stifle free speech and ideas. The "Faces of Freedom Banquet" was supposed to happen at the Riverside Hotel August 26. But after hearing of possible protests online - and in the wake of the violent incidents in Charlotesville - hotel owners told the conservative group that could no longer happen. The Idaho Freedom Foundation touts conservative principles, limited government, free markets and self-reliance. Their stated mission is to "hold public...
  • Syria's top diplomat in North Korea holds banquet for officials

    04/14/2017 11:51:36 PM PDT · by blueplum · 8 replies
    UPI ^ | 13 April 2017 12:40pm | Elizabeth Shim
    April 13 (UPI) -- North Korea and Syria reconfirmed friendly ties on Wednesday, according to Pyongyang's state media. KCNA reported Thursday Syria's top diplomat to North Korea, Ambassador Tammam Sulaiman, held a banquet to commemorate the upcoming birth anniversary of North Korea founder Kim Il Sung. "On the occasion of the Great Leader Comrade Kim Il Sung's birthday, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Syria Arab Republic, Tammam Sulaiman, held a banquet at his embassy," Pyongyang stated. [snip] "Goodwill established between the past leaders of Syria and North Korea continue unchanged for generations," the Syrian diplomat reportedly said. "We...
  • The King of kings is about to call !

    11/17/2010 9:01:32 PM PST · by Jedediah · 65 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles ^ | Jeff kingshott
    The King of kings is about to call ! Unilateral agreements are now coming into play , The Bride of Christ coming together all in one day , So break out the confetti and raise your voice and sing , For the King of Glory and his banquet are about to ring \o/ , The sound of unity across his Body and Bride , For The Kingdom of God is moving in leaps and strides , No longer will hindering spirits be allowed to stand , For The Lord himself is coming with an army to take back all his...
  • Lincoln Welcomes Canadian Guests at Reception Banquet

    10/11/2007 5:23:59 PM PDT · by SandRat · 10 replies · 242+ views
    NAVY newsstand ^ | Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Geoffrey Lewis
    VICTORIA, British Columbia (NNS) -- Guests from Victoria, British Columbia, as well as visiting Sailors from Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Calgary (FFH-335) were welcomed to a reception in the hangar bay of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) Oct. 3. “The U.S. and Canadian Navies have had a long-standing tradition of mutual support and cooperation in the defense of our homelands,” said Capt. Patrick D. Hall, Lincoln’s commanding officer. “This relationship has sustained our two countries through exercises, military exchanges, and helped tremendously in humanitarian efforts and the preservation of peace and stability around the world.” Lincoln stopped in Victoria...