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1 hr ago | The Fresno Bee

Christie blames Obama in part for Mideast unrest

The Republican governor's remarks came as Israel targeted civilian institutions with suspected ties to the militant organization Hamas and declared it would step up its bombardment of northern Gaza.


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

3 hrs ago | 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 News, US Politics, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Cartoon: Animal Nuz #207

Animal Nuz appears weekly on Saturdays at 11am ET on the Recent Diaries list, then at 8pm ET on the Front Page, only on Daily Kos.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Michelle Obama, Liberal Political News

9 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

His agenda in gridlock, Obama relishes roadshow

This combination image of President Barack Obama shows him, left, talking about the economy during a visit to Denver on July 9, 2014, and right, talking at the White House in Washington about the situation in Iraq on June 19, 2014.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Denver, CO, Capitol Hill (Denver, CO)

14 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

2 more charged in death of girl riding scooter

A man charged with killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, was the subject of a restraining order obtained by his own mother less than a week before the attack and faced previous... A man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, after forcing his way into their suburban Houston ... (more)


Related Topix: Tennessee, US News, US Politics, Joe Biden

18 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Senate candidate records GOP address, then deploys

Col. Joni Ernst's checklist as she packed up for two weeks of annual training with the Iowa National Guard: denounce the health care law in the weekly Republican radio address.


Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Tom Harkin, US Senate

22 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

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, US News, Hamid Karzai, Terrorism

Fri Jul 11, 2014


Head of US pension agency resigning

Joshua Gotbaum, a former investment banker, was appointed by President Barack Obama as director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. in July 2010.


Related Topix: Pension, US Politics, US News


Udall: Problems with Gardner's birth control plan

Udall made the remarks in response to a question at a news conference to highlight his latest foray into the volatile politics of birth control.


Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, US Politics, US News, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology


Florida's political landscape upended with ruling

A circuit judge ruled late Thursday that the state Legislature illegally drew Florida's congressional districts to primarily benefit the Republican Party.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative David Rivera, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Florida Government

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Union leader derides Obama education chief

The president of the nation's second-largest teachers union has harsh words for President Barack Obama's education chief, but stops short of calling for his ouster.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News


White House puzzled over health care lawsuit

White House officials are scratching their heads over the decision by Republicans to sue President Barack Obama over his decision to delay a requirement in the health care law for businesses to provide coverage to employees.


Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Fresno Bee

Indian prime minister to meet Obama in September

At a meeting in New Delhi, Modi told U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns that he was accepting an invitation from Obama, the prime minister's office said in a statement Friday.

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KTEN-TV Denison

Cholera threatens thousands in South Sudan: agency

A company official says the path of saltwater that spilled from a pipeline in western North Dakota extends for nearly 2 miles and has left behind a 200-yard-long stretch of dead vegetation.


Related Topix: World News, Sudan, Africa, South Sudan, Inventions, Science / Technology, US Politics, US News

Prince George Citizen

Obama official says border control funds drained by flood of immigrant children

The Homeland Security agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally will run out of money by mid-August unless Congress approves President Barack Obama's emergency request for $3.7 billion to help deal with a flood of child immigrants crossing the border illegally without their parents, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics

Thu Jul 10, 2014


GOP's Baker amends comment on contraceptive ruling

Baker, who supports the state law that includes contraceptive coverage, corrected his previous comments to say it's possible given the court decision that a small segment of employers could qualify for the narrow exemption to the contraceptives mandate.


Related Topix: Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, US Politics, US News, Health Insurance, Health


Obama offers US help negotiating Israel cease-fire

President Barack Obama offered the help of the United States on Thursday in negotiating a cease-fire to end escalating violence between Israel and Hamas, as world leaders warned of an urgent need to avoid another Israeli-Palestinian war that could engulf the fragile region.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Palestinian Territories,


Kerry arrives in Afghanistan to meet candidates

The U.S. and its allies are growing increasingly concerned as Afghanistan shows signs of unraveling in its first democratic transfer of power from President Hamid Karzai.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News


Faster deportations? A possible border crisis deal

Outlines of a possible compromise that would more quickly deport minors arriving from Central America emerged Thursday as part of President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency request to address the immigration crisis on the nation's southern border.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Harry Reid


Senate confirms housing chief to run budget office

The Senate on Thursday confirmed President Barack Obama's housing chief as the new director of the White House budget office, completing a second-term Cabinet shuffle.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Jeff Sessions, Republican