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  1. Former RAW chief Dulat's claim of 'goof up' by Vajpayee govt in Kandahar fuels controversyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    New Delhi: Former RAW chief A S Dulat's claim of a 'goof up' in Kandahar hijack response by the Vajpayee government in 1999 triggered a controversy on Friday with BJP outrightly rejecting it while Congress alleged that its 'soft' approach laid the 'foundation of terrorism'. In forceful assertions by its leaders, BJP said there was no other option left then but to release the three dreaded terrorists to save the lives of people on board the Indian Airlines plane that was hijacked and taken to Kandahar.

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  2. 'Goof up' by Vajpayee govt in Kandahar fuels rowRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times of India

    In this picture taken 30 December 1999, Taliban Islamic militia commandos ride in the rear of a truck towards an aircraft of Indian Airlines hijacked by Islamic Kahsmiri militants which stands on the tarmac at Kandahar airport. NEW DELHI: Former RAW chief A S Dulat's claim of a "goof up" in Kandahar hijack response by the Vajpayee government in 1999 triggered a controversy on Friday with BJP outrightly rejecting it while Congress alleged that its "soft" approach laid the "foundation of terrorism".

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  3. Vajpayee called Gujarat riots 'our mistake', reveals former R&AW Chief AS DulatRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | DNA India

    ... "This is done world over by all the spying agencies," he said. He also recalled that Vajpayee had called on Congress President Sonia Gandhi and asked her to ensure that there was no tie up with Mufti Sayeed in government formation. The reason for ...

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  4. Good Read: 'You Know You're An Obama Voter If You....."Read the original story

    Yesterday | WCBM-AM Pikesville

    ... think lack of adequate regulation is responsible for the home-mortgage meltdown of 2008, rather than a Democratic Congress that (in the name of fairness) made banks give sub-prime mortgages to unqualified lenders. You know you're an Obama voter if ...

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  5. TVLand pulls Dukes of Hazzard over confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Kos

    ... a minor prop in the background. Consider if one or more of these tags fits your diary: Civil Rights , Community , Congress , Culture , Economy , Education , Elections , Energy , Environment , Health Care , International , Labor , Law , Media , Meta ...

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  6. Majority Supports SCOTUS Decisions On Obamacare And Marriage, According To New PollRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Outside the Beltway

    ... who bought insurance on the exchanges set up by the Federal Government and that, if the Court ruled otherwise, that Congress should act to fix the statute. Given this, it's fair to say that, based on the results at least, the Supreme Court was in ...

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  7. Iran nuclear deadline: Showdown in ViennaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | OpEdNews

    ... language on the final deal -- until a detailed written agreement is endorsed by the Iranian Parliament and the US Congress. So for the moment, we're in Nietzsche territory; there are no facts, only interpretations. But what the business world is ...

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  8. Miami's Ten Best Fourth of July PartiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Miami New Times

    That's how our founding fathers partied it up on the Delaware River in 1776 when the Second Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, proclaiming the 13 colonies autonomous over the British Empire. While America has observed July 4 as a national holiday for the past 239 years, the Declaration was actually approved on July 2. Just as historically sound as the proclamation itself, however, is a letter written by John Adams to his wife Abigail.

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  9. Bernie can't win the general, Hillary will crush in the generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Daily Kos

    ... bullshit - your head is so far up your ass that I'm quite sure you probably think there will be a Democratic Congress in January 2017 also. Newsflash - there WON'T be a Democratic Congress in January 2017. Utopia - imagined place or state of things ...

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  10. BERNIE - Amazing NPR Interview "what Democracy is about"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Daily Kos

    ... done with politics as usual. Consider if one or more of these tags fits your diary: Civil Rights , Community , Congress , Culture , Economy , Education , Elections , Energy , Environment , Health Care , International , Labor , Law , Media , Meta , ...

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  11. HUD wants to push urban dysfunction into the suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Housing Wire

    ... closer to public transportation and affordable amenities. Regardless of the court's ruling, Republicans in Congress are trying to limit these disparate impact prosecutions in recent years, the Department of Justice has pursued and obtained large ... 1 comment

  12. Cheers and Jeers: WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Daily Kos

    ... of their air bags: 1 million John Ellis Bush's favorability among hardcore conservatives: 32% President Obama's and Congress's current favorability rating, respectively: 45%, 12% (Source: PPP) Percent chance the first Hollywood movie to show a ...

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  13. Amarinder to hit Punjab roads to strengthen partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Hindustan Times

    Congress deputy leader in the Lok Sabha and former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh will brave the heat and dust on the roads of Punjab for the next three months to take the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party alliance head on after being coaxed by a majority of party legislators during a lunch hosted by him on Tuesday. The legislators urged him to play a proactive role in the state instead being just a part-time politician.

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  14. Report: House Republicans might compromise with Democrats on Obamacare planRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Daily Kos

    ... both the House and Senate indicate there is one red line that the GOP won't be willing to cross. Simply put: A GOP Congress will never permanently extend the subsidies that were just declared illegal so that new enrollees could claim Obamacare ...

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  15. Congress voices support for Clery's protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | BreakingNews.ie

    Trade union umbrella group Congress has thrown its weight behind tomorrow's lunchtime rally in support of hundreds of staff at Clery's store in Dublin. General secretary Patricia King said staff had been treated outrageously and called on Jobs Minister Richard Bruton to launch an investigation into whether their treatment was lawful.

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  16. India's economy in bad shape under Modi government, alleges Anand SharmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | DNA India

    Former Union minister and senior Congress leader Anand Sharma on Sunday said that economy of the country was in "struggling" phase and sought a white paper on overdraft and financial position of the Union government. Former Union minister and senior Congress leader Anand Sharma on Sunday said that economy of the country was in "struggling" phase and sought a white paper on overdraft and financial position of the Union government.

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  17. 6 more Gitmo prisoners transferredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | American Thinker

    ... Saturday in Oman , the first movement of detainees out of the U.S. prison for terrorism suspects in five months as Congress considers new restrictions on transfers. The six detainees - all from Oman 's war-torn Mideast neighbor Yemen - boarded a ...

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  18. So it's come to this: BlackBerry is reportedly making an Android phoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Boy Genius

    ... device would be released this autumn, sources said, with BlackBerry having shown it off on stage at Mobile World Congress in early March. The company apparently wants to convince big customers that its BES12 system can be successfully used to manage ...

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  19. Transfer of militants can vitiate atmosphere in Punjab, centre agencies to MHARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Hindustan Times

    ... Bhullar was convicted for a Delhi blast in 1993 that killed nine persons and seriously injured then Indian Youth Congress president Maninderjit Singh Bitta, Khera was involved in a bomb blast in Delhi as well as another in Bidar in Karnataka and ...

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  20. House votes down war powers amendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | KRQE Albuquerque

    ... by Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the senior Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, would have required Congress to debate and vote on a new authorization for the use of military force by March 31. The amendment called for banning the use of ...

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