• Mr.Abbas has postponed elections indefinitely that were due for January, as some accused him of failing to persuade the Israelis to freeze settlement growth and grant other concessions.

    VOA: standard.2009.11.16

  • He predicts high failure rates for smaller, regional banks in 2010 as commercial real estate loans come due.

    VOA: standard.2009.12.20

  • "Our policies and procedures do express American values tolerance,transparency, respect for rule of law and due process.

    VOA: standard.2010.01.19

  • "For example,of all the turtles that are killed out at sea, due to gill net fisheries.

    VOA: standard.2010.07.15

  • His family was in Pakistan for a wedding two weeks ago. They were supposed to leave Sunday, but were unable due to flight delays.

    VOA: standard.2010.04.23

  • A detailed review of NASA's manned flight program is currently underway,and a report to the president outlining options for the future is due next month.

    VOA: standard.2009.07.20

  • But as worldwide demand for compact cars began growing due to rising fuel costs and stricter controls on emissions, manufacturers began to export cars from India.

    VOA: standard.2009.09.25

  • Last week, they organized protests around the country on tax day - the deadline for Americans to report their annual income and pay any taxes due.

    VOA: standard.2009.04.20

  • Secretary Clinton is due in Israel for talks with Israeli leaders on Saturday.

    VOA: standard.2009.10.30

  • Oksana Antonenko,at the London-based International Institute for Strategic Studies says a great part of the disillusionment is due to the lack of credible opposition to President Saakashvili.

    VOA: standard.2009.09.01

  • has slowed slightly. Analyst say it's due in part to the economic downturn, tougher border enforcement and an increase in workplace raids by police looking for illegals.

    VOA: standard.2010.04.12

  • "Furniture sales have been down at least 20 percent and the reason for that is people are holding onto their furniture items due to tough economic times for them,"

    VOA: standard.2009.12.16

  • The Carter Center released a statement late last week that cautioned that the elections might have to be slightly postponed due to logistical delays in Sudan's preparation for the vote.

    VOA: standard.2010.03.23

  • For example,one question they wanted to answer was whether the loss of quality life years was due to people dying sooner - mortality - or living in poor health - morbidity.

    VOA: standard.2010.08.10

  • BP's losses for the past quarter amount to some $17 billion, due to having to set aside more than $32 billion for costs linked to the oil spill off the U.S.coast in the Gulf of Mexico.

    VOA: standard.2010.07.27

  • European skepticism about the vaccine comes as the Stockholm-based European Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports the number of deaths in Europe due to the H1N1 virus has been doubling every two weeks since mid-October.

    VOA: standard.2009.11.25

  • Ibrahim,a civil society activist for the Somali Institute for Research and Development, says that if al-Shabab carried out the attack for which he says there is little doubt the group's denial could be due to the shocking nature of Thursday's death toll.

    VOA: standard.2009.12.05

  • Promise This-When You be Dying- Some shall summon Me- "And that way in which she says 'when you be dying', that's so classically the way African Americans structure their sentences, with that interesting use of 'be,'" "Maid as Muse" author Aife Murray says writing her book was a way for her to give credit where credit is due - to the unsung men and women whose language and culture enhanced the work of one of America's best-loved poets.

    VOA: standard.2010.06.22

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