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Obama, Cameron discuss foreign policy hot spots

The White House says President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron discussed Ukraine, Afghanistan, Iraq and the status of Iran nuclear talks during a Sunday phone call.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama

Sun Jul 13, 2014

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Battle lines set in immigration debate

Less than one week after President Barack Obama asked Congress for $3.7 billion to address the tens of thousands of immigrant children who have crossed the southern border in recent months, Congress is now tasked with doing something about it.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Prison, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte


Rachel Dratch stars in laugh-fest 'Tail! Spin!'

Public servants who venture downtown this fall may leave blushing: A show that highlights four big political sex scandals is coming back.


Related Topix: Rachel Dratch, US Senate, Republican, Larry Craig, US Politics, Mark Foley, US House of Representatives, South Carolina, South Carolina Government, Mark Sanford, US Governors


Democrats continue to pile on Obama for skipping the border

Yet more Democrats are piling on President Barack Obama for skipping a visit to the U.S.-Mexico border during his recent trip to Texas.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Barack Obama, Representative Joaquin Castro, Representative Beto O'Rourke, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas

WFAA-TV Dallas

Governors group skirts 'radioactive' Common Core

Facing opposition from staunch conservatives, the Common Core education standards designed to improve schools and student competitiveness are being modified by some Republican governors.


Related Topix: US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Terry Branstad

FBI cyber expert is ex-discount furniture salesman

J. Keith Mularski's world has expanded greatly since he stopped selling discount furniture to join the FBI 1998.


Related Topix: US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Cybercast News Service

Obama may hold fix to flood of immigrant kids

President Barack Obama can take action to relieve much of the crisis caused by tens of thousands of unaccompanied children crossing the southern U.S. border without waiting for what is likely to be a contentious and lengthy Congressional battle, say two key lawmakers, one Democrat and the other, Republican.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Politics, Barack Obama, us Travel, Travel, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers


Massachusetts Sen. Warren hits road for Democrats

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is quickly becoming a prized Democratic campaigning powerhouse, hitting the road on behalf of candidates in key races the party will need to win to retain control of the U.S. Senate in November.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Ohio


Perry: Paul 'isolationist policies' are 'curiously blind,' 'wrong'

Is Rick Perry previewing harsh political attacks against Rand Paul should the two potential 2016 presidential candidates square off in a debate over foreign policy? The Republican governor of Texas used those and other choice words against the Kentucky Republican senator in a Friday opinion piece that singularly trained political fire on Paul, by ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas, Prison, US National Guard, US Military

WYFF-TV Greenville

O'Malley: Immigrant children sent back to 'certain death'

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley advocated for sympathy for the surge of young Central American immigrants flooding the U.S. southern border, arguing that to turn the children away without due process would be un-American given what violence awaits in their home countries.


Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Hillary Clinton, US Politics

Sat Jul 12, 2014


Christie blames Obama in part for Mideast unrest

Partly blaming unrest in the Middle East on President Barack Obama, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Saturday that Obama has not spoken firmly and forcefully on Israel's behalf and that the country no longer trusts it has the full support of the United States because of him.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, Barack Obama

WTEN-TV Albany

Well-known humpback whale killed in boat collision

Delta Air Lines says a flight leaving Israel for New York developed a mechanical problem and had to return to Tel Aviv and make an emergency landing.


Related Topix: Delta Galil Industries, Apparel, US Politics, Barack Obama, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

The Washington Post

Candidate scraps shotgun-blast ad against Congress

A Democrat running for Congress in conservative central Washington has removed an online campaign video that showed him blasting an elephant-shaped piA ata with a shotgun.


Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, Democrat, Republican, Doc Hastings

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Longing for a win, GOP gives Senate hopeful a big microphone

If you're a national political party salivating over the prospect of winning a seat that's long been in your opponent's hands, what should you do? Enter the Republican National Committee, Iowa GOP Senate nominee Joni Ernst -- and an address heard by millions around the country.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa


What the military did while Benghazi post burned

One by one, behind closed doors, military officers explained what they did and didn't do the night the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, burned.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Leon Panetta

CBS 3 Springfield

Kerry meeting again with Afghan candidates

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was meeting with rival Afghan presidential candidates for a second day as the United States struggles to find a path out of the crisis enveloping the nation's elections.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, Barack Obama, Hamid Karzai, Terrorism, Holyoke, MA

Northern Michigan News

Obama relishes roadshow, but agenda still stuck

On one side: a confident Obama making campaign-style stops around the country and ridiculing his political opponents to the delight of cheering supporters.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform


US official at border: 'We'll send you back'

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has something to say to people contemplating illegal migration to the United States: "We'll send you back."


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Family, Kids, Artesia, NM, Rick Perry, US Governors

Fri Jul 11, 2014


FBI: Utah man wanted to bomb police station

Authorities arrested a 47-year-old Utah man Thursday that they say had been plotting to kill police officers and blow up a police station with the hope the attacks would cause an uprising against the government.


Related Topix: US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Utah

KHOU-TV Houston

Chinese man accused of hacking into US computers

U.S. authorities have charged a Chinese businessman with hacking into the computer systems of U.S. companies with large defense contracts, including Boeing, to steal data on military projects, including some of its latest fighter jets, officials said Friday.


Related Topix: Prison, Computer Security, Science / Technology