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Documents reportedly reveal details behind AT&T-NSA partnership

Sun, 08/16/2015 - 12:15am
AT&T in 2003 reportedly led the way on a new collection capability that the National Security Agency said amounted to a “’live’ presence on the global net” and would forward 400 billion Internet metadata records in one of its first months of operation.
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Clinton, Obama meet face to face on Martha's Vineyard amid email controversy, Biden chatter

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 9:45pm
President Obama and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton met face to face Saturday evening on Martha's Vineyard, amid increasing scrutiny about Clinton's activities as secretary of state and speculation about whether Vice President Biden will challenge her in 2016.

 

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Documents reportedly reveal details behind AT&T-NSA partnership

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 7:30pm
Under a decades-old program with the government, telecom giant AT&T in 2003 led the way on a new collection capability that the National Security Agency said amounted to a "'live' presence on the global net" and would forward 400 billion Internet metadata records in one of its first months of operation, The New York Times reported.
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Holdout Arizona GOP Sen. Flake says he'll vote against Iran nuclear deal

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 5:01pm
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, the lone Republican senator who was considering support for the Iran nuclear deal, announced plans on Saturday to vote no, dealing a significant blow to the White House's efforts to garner bipartisan backing for the controversial accord.
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Clinton defends, Trump attacks Saturday at the high-profile Iowa State Fair

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 3:53pm
Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump -- the presidential candidates dominating polls and news headlines -- took their turns Saturday at the Iowa State Fair, with the flamboyant Trump staying on the attack and Clinton suggesting her email controversy is “usual” partisan politics.
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Carson critical of Black Lives Matter message, strategy of disrupting campaign events

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 2:37pm
Black Lives Matter groups are meeting with Democratic presidential campaigns after members disrupted several events to get out their message but apparently have eschewed such a strategy with Republican candidates, which is OK with GOP contender Ben Carson.
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Trump to report for jury duty, spokesman says campaign 'will go on'

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 9:24am
Top Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he will report for jury duty in New York City on Monday, raising some uncertainty about whether Trump’s meteoric White House bid will be slowed if he is forced to sit in court for an extended time.
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Clinton dismisses controversies surrounding Benghazi, emails at event

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 4:10am
Hillary Clinton defended her handling of the 2012 Benghazi attacks and her use of a private email server as secretary of state, dismissing the controversies as “partisan games” in a speech in Iowa on Friday.
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Michigan lawmaker says she won't quit over affair revelations

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 12:15am
An embattled but apologetic Michigan lawmaker who had an extramarital affair with another married legislator said Friday she will not resign from office and denied any role in a bizarre, fictional email sent to deflect attention from their relationship.
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Fox News Poll: Majority would reject Iran nuke deal

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 12:15am
The Iran nuclear agreement goes to Congress in September.  If it were up to American voters, they would reject it -- with a large majority saying Iran wouldn’t abide by the agreement anyway. 
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Fox News Poll: Voters say Clinton lied about emails, put US at risk

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 12:15am
Voters think former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton flat-out lied about not having classified information on her private email server -- and that she put the United States at risk by mishandling our secrets. 
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Krauthammer: Cuba ceremony is 'farce and an embarrassment'

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 8:01pm
Charles Krauthammer, syndicated columnist and Fox News contributor, told viewers Friday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that the way Secretary of State John Kerry handled the flag raising ceremony in Cuba was “a farce and an embarrassment,” referring to the fact that political dissidents were not invited to attend a ceremonial opening of the U.S. Embassy in Havana.  
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Army Chief bids farewell, reflects on lessons from Iraq

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 7:33pm
General Raymond T. Odierno, who spent more time in Iraq as a commanding general than anyone in the U.S. military, retired  Friday as the 38th Chief of Staff of the United States Army.
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Fiorina surging from also-ran to contender after debate

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 6:18pm
What a difference a week makes in presidential politics. Before the Cleveland debates, Carly Fiorina was little more than a dogged, hard-charging afterthought for most voters. On a good week, her poll numbers reached 2 percent. But after she mopped the floor with her opponents in the second-tier debate – affectionately dubbed #kidstable – the former Hewlett-Packard CEO suddenly finds herself in the top tier of presidential candidates.
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Fox News Poll: Majority would reject Iran nuke deal

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 6:00pm
The Iran nuclear agreement goes to Congress in September.  If it were up to American voters, they would reject it -- with a large majority saying Iran wouldn’t abide by the agreement anyway. 
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Fox News Poll: Voters say Clinton lied about emails, put US at risk

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 6:00pm
Voters think former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton flat-out lied about not having classified information on her private email server -- and that she put the United States at risk by mishandling our secrets. 
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Justice Dept. discloses info on news media subpoenas

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 5:23pm
Former Attorney General Eric Holder last year authorized three subpoenas or search warrant applications seeking information from members of the news media, the Justice Department disclosed Friday in its first annual report of cases in which prosecutors have requested information from journalists.
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Ark. governor looking at Planned Parenthood defunding

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 5:12pm
Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he's ending Arkansas' Medicaid payments to Planned Parenthood, despite federal health officials warning other states that such a move could violate the law.
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Prosecutors: Ex-governor should go to prison during appeal

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 3:53pm
Prosecutors on Friday urged a federal appeals court to require former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to report to prison while he appeals his public corruption convictions to the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Sanders drawing record crowds — will it hurt Hillary?

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 3:50pm
When Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders packed a Seattle arena last Saturday night with 15,000 people, it was the biggest rally of the early campaign season for either party.
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