9 hrs ago
Merkel doubts US will stop spying on Berlin
Chancellor Angela Merkel is doubtful the US will stop spying on Germany. On Friday, White House spokesman Josh Earnest appeared to indicate that the US was annoyed by Germany's response to the espionage row.
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13 hrs ago
The Wall Street Journal
Sunday Talk Preview: Mideast Violence, Border Crisis
The latest on the Israeli-Palestinian hostilities and the growing immigrant crisis along the U.S. border are expected to be discussed on this Sunday's news shows.
17 hrs ago
Primary Updates - August 2014
I finally have some time to update some things here. Unfortunately, the blog has become down the list of priorities with everything else going on.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Asia News Network
Washington pundits: 'Get tough with China'
Washington pundits are calling for tougher US action to counter Chinese aggression in the South China Sea, in a reflection of growing frustration after a high-level meeting in Beijing showed up the gulf in how both sides view the territorial disputes.
The Modesto Bee
Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
NBC's "Meet the Press" - Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif; Reps. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., and Joaquin Castro, D-Texas; former U.S. special Mideast envoy Martin Indyk.
Congressman says bill prohibiting youths from riding in pickup beds 'has a good chance'
U.S. Congressman, Mike Rogers, R-Anniston, said Friday that he "has a good chance" of passing legislation that prevents children from riding in the back of pickups on the next Federal Transportation Bill.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
U.S. Republican warns of 'death by a thousand cuts' from China
The United States must respond more aggressively to China's territorial claims in Asia, an influential U.S. Republican said on Thursday, warning that failure to do so would bring "death by a thousand cuts."
Republican intel chief: Get tougher on China
The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee is accusing China of "gluttonous, naked aggression" in its drive to control the South China Sea.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
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The forum was divided into four segments, dedicated to Democratic and Republican hopefuls running for the 42nd state House seat and the 8th U.S. Congressional District.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Senate Intelligence Committee approves cybersecurity bill
The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee approved a bill on Tuesday to encourage companies to exchange information with the government on hacking attempts and cybersecurity threats, officials said.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
US News & World Report
NSA, Net Neutrality Fears Overshadow Senate Cybersecurity Vote
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., listens to an aide during a hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Another State Senate candidate, a former Democrat, making run as an independent: Today in...
Former Democratic State Rep. Bill Fuller announced the Alabama Secretary of State has certified he has enough signatures to land on the November ballot to represent Senate District 13 in east Alabama.
Tim Skubick: Detroit chamber head names names - including Mark Schauer - in criticisms
Many members of the business community are loathe to deal with the news media for fear they might screw up and make some news.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Reagan Republican Honors Ground Zero Mosque Imam
President Ronald Reagan's former National Security Advisor Robert McFarlane recently honored Ground Zero mosque imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, tainting his former boss's legacy in so doing.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Young illegal immigrants won't be housed in Anniston, Rep. Mike Hubbard says plan shows Obama is 'absolutely incompetent'
The Department of Health and Human Services has shelved a plan to house illegal immigrants and children at a Federal Emergency Management Agency facility in Anniston, a move being praised by Alabama lawmakers.
Justin Amash Got A Big Raise From His Dad Just Before Loaning His Campaign Money
Rep. Justin Amash received a handsome bonus from his father's company in 2010, the same year he first ran for Congress and loaned a similarly large sum of money to his campaign, according to disclosure documents released by his office.
The Iraq Crisis Is Not a US Intelligence Failure
Stories are being circulated by Obama officials and some former intelligence officers that the Obama administration was caught off-guard by the recent offensive in Iraq by the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham terrorist group because of a failure by U.S. intelligence agencies to provide warning about the ISIS threat.
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The forum was divided into segments, grouping together the candidates from both parties in the races for the 42nd state House seat and the 8th Congressional District.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Federal Computer Week
DOD and climate, Anonymous threats, cyber NATO and more
The Defense Department could do a better job of using data to respond to the challenge of climate change, the Government Accountability Office said in a report it publicized this week.
Anniston FEMA facility will be used to house young illegal immigrants, Rep. Mike Rogers...
The CDP is a world class first responder training facility; however, it was in no way built to house immigration detainees, much less children.