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Kerry returns to Middle East to push for cease-fire

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 8:40am

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is making a renewed push for a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas with another trip to the Middle East after the civilian death toll in the conflict sharply escalated over the weekend.

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Obama administration was warned about VA scheduling issues after 2008 election

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:04am

The Obama administration was told by technology officials in the Department of Veterans' Affairs that they were working on an overhaul of the department's system for scheduling patient appointments shortly after the president was first elected in 2008.

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McCain vs. the media: Learning to laugh off 'Grumpy old man' coverage

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:00am

It wasn’t exactly a breaking-news flash: John McCain Admits He Has a Temper.

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Former Oregon governor Vic Atiyeh dies at 91

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 1:22am

Vic Atiyeh, Oregon's last Republican governor who shepherded the state through a deep recession during two terms in the 1980s, died Sunday night, a family spokesman said.

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Obama, Kerry express further concern about casualties in Israel, press for cease-fire

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 3:35pm

President Obama and his top diplomat gave continued support Sunday to Israel in its conflict with militant group Hamas but expressed heighten concerns about the rising death toll in the weeks-long battle.  

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US Embassy report offers strong evidence Russian-backed forces behind airplane strike

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 3:13pm

The Malaysian Airline flight that crashed in eastern Ukraine was likely brought down by a SA-11 surface-to-air missile from anti central-government forces in that part of the country, the U.S. Embassy in the capital city of Kiev said Sunday.

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Graham joins Cruz in blaming Obama for immigration woes, but calls on GOP House ‘to lead’

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 1:25pm

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday blamed the border crisis on President Obama but also argued his Republican Party is doomed in the 2016 White House race unless the GOP House next year helps fix the country’s broken immigration policies.

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Kerry defends US response to fatal plane strike, as evidence points to Russia involvement

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 10:43am

Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday defended his administration’s measured response to a passenger jet being shot down over Ukraine and mounting evidence of Russia’s involvement, saying the United States shouldn’t “shoot from the hip” while the facts are emerging.

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White House reportedly dismissed border crisis as 'local problem' in 2013

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 3:21am

The Obama administration ignored a report to the Department of Homeland Security last year which predicted that a large number of unaccompanied children would arrive at America's southern border in the coming months, according to a published report. 

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US believes Russia provided separatists with missile that shot down airliner

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 3:00am

U.S. intelligence assessments suggest that Russia provided separatists in eastern Ukraine with sophisticated antiaircraft systems in recent weeks, including the missile that brought down a Malaysia Airlines plane, killing all 298 aboard, two senior U.S. officials told Fox News late Saturday. 

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry makes Iowa visit while considering second presidential run

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 2:07am

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is visiting Iowa for the fourth time in eight months, hoping for a second chance to win over Republican voters who delivered him a stinging caucus loss when he ran for president two years ago.

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Western officials believe Russian commander linked to missile strike on airliner

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 3:48pm

Senior Western intelligence officials believe they have found evidence that the Russian commander Igor "Strelkov" Girkin oversaw the missile strike Thursday that downed a Malaysian commercial airliner over Ukraine, killing all 289 aboard, U.S. officials tell Fox News.

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Russia pulls welcome mat on Rep. Moran, disgraced soldier Lynndie England

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 3:03pm

Russia on Saturday barred U.S. congressman Jim Moran and 12 others from entering the country -- the latest round of largely symbolic bans issued by both countries over the past several months.

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US, world powers agree to extend deadline for Iran to meet nuclear scale-back deal

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 12:21pm

The United States and five other countries have agreed to extend the Sunday deadline toward Iran dismantling parts of its nuclear-development program.

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Hundreds of protests set this weekend against illegal immigration, Obama's policies

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 9:21am

Hundreds of protests are taking place across the United States this weekend in opposition to the surge of immigrants illegally crossing the country’s southern border and proposed immigration reform that organizers say gives amnesty to those already living illegally in the country.

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Job growth picks up in states that raised minimum wage

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 5:59am

The 13 U.S. states that raised their minimum wages at the beginning of this year are adding jobs at a faster pace than those that did not, providing some counter-intuitive fuel to the debate over what impact a higher minimum has on hiring trends.

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New York Times story prompted Clinton to question CIA's info on bin Laden, according to newly released memo

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 12:16am

When a New York Times article cast doubt on the accusation Usama bin Laden had a hand in the 1998 bombings of African embassies, President Clinton questioned his own CIA, according to a note he scrawled to his national security adviser.

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Krauthammer: Obama’s remarks on Malaysia airliner reflect philosophy of disinterest

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 7:54pm

Charles Krauthammer told viewers Friday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that President Obama’s first public remarks on the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner over eastern Ukraine were “passive” and a part of a philosophy of disinterest.

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Top Colo. court halts Denver gay marriages

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 5:49pm

Colorado's Supreme Court on Friday ordered the Denver County clerk to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples while the state's ban against the unions remains in place.

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Supreme Court delays benefits for Utah gay couples

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 5:24pm

More than 1,000 same-sex married couples in Utah must wait longer for state benefits after the U.S. Supreme Court granted the state a stay on an order requiring it to recognize the marriages.

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