“North Korea Tipped its hand”


Exclusive: How North Korea Tipped Its Hand

by  Apr 15, 2013 4:45 AM EDT

Police review London Marathon security plans

April 16, 2013 – Emancipation Day

Emancipation Day in United States

The municipality of Washington, D.C., celebrates April 16 as Emancipation Day. On that day in 1862, PresidentAbraham Lincoln signed the Compensated Emancipation Act for the release of certain persons held to service or labor in the District of Columbia.[4] The Act freed about 3,100 enslaved persons in the District of Columbia nine months before President Lincoln issued his famous Emancipation Proclamation. The District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act represents the only example of compensation by the federal government to former owners of emancipated slaves.[5]

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“God Bless Our Native Land”


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Today in History, April 16



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Profits over lives

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