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Obama signs bill aimed at blocking Iran's nominee for UN ambassador

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:10pm

Obama says he shares lawmakers' concern that terrorists could use diplomatic cover to enter the U.S. 

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‘Ridiculous’: Administration punts on Keystone, Obama faces Dem revolt

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 2:27pm

The Obama administration once again has punted on a final decision for the Keystone XL pipeline, announcing ahead of the holiday weekend it is extending a key review period indefinitely.

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Obama lying, Christie vying for 2016, new polls say

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 1:24pm

A new Fox News poll, and a new number's making news. It's 61. As in, 61 percent of respondents say the president lies about significant issues “most” or “some” of the time. And guess what Republicans have to say about that? It begins with "broken" and ends with "promises."

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Hawaii lawmakers agree to end police sex loophole

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:38am

Hawaii lawmakers in both chambers agree that legal permission for police to have sex with prostitutes should end. House and Senate members are still negotiating on the version of House Bill 1926 they will send to the governor. 

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'Complete lie': Pro-Russian official denies role in mysterious leaflets to Ukrainian Jews

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:00am

A pro-Russian official initially thought to be behind fliers telling Ukrainian Jews to register vehemently denied any involvement on Friday, telling Fox News the leaflets were a 'complete lie.'

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Sheriff caught in middle of Nevada rancher feud

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:12am

The family of the Nevada rancher in a simmering feud with the feds over rangeland rights is refocusing attention on the local sheriff, claiming he could put the standoff to rest with a wave of his hand.

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Dobson wins temporary ObamaCare exemption

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:31am

Ministry spared ObamaCare requirement to include the morning-after pill, other emergency contraception in its health insurance

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‘This thing is working’? Widows of Alabama county workers dropped from health plans

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:04am

As President Obama touts rising enrollment in ObamaCare and declares "this thing is working," one Alabama county has reported another negative side effect from the law -- widows of county workers getting dropped from their insurance.

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Alleged scammers burn Miami-Dade fire department from within

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 8:08am

South Florida is no stranger to insurance fraud. But a recently exposed scam involving public workers is sure to leave taxpayers seething and give Miami-Dade's bravest a black eye. 

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Minneapolis pol wants to ban take-out trays

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 7:59am

They came for your plastic bags, and now they're coming for your take-out trays.

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Russia blocks US from treaty-approved spy flights

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 7:53am

The Russian government this week canceled a planned U.S. surveillance flight over Russian territory in a bid to limit spying on massed troops facing off against Ukraine and Eastern Europe, according to U.S. officials.

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Media Matters for America is resisting SEIU's effort to unionize its staff

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 6:00am
Media Matters for America is apparently resisting an effort by Service Employees International Union Local 500 to unionize its staff.
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Reality show starring Capitol Hill staffers in the works

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 6:00am
Hollywood might soon be coming to Hollywood for Ugly People.
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Ed Snowden, Russian TV star, hands Putin a propaganda coup

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:00am

In a few moments, Snowden became part of a Soviet-style propaganda machine, even though he clearly views himself as a public-spirited crusader.

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Obama administration releases updated online privacy policy

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:24am

The Obama administration promises not to sell the data of online visitors. But it cannot make the same assurances for users who go to third-party White House sites on Facebook, Twitter or Google Plus.

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Budget office says minimum wage boost would cost firms $15B

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 3:30am

A Senate Democratic bill gradually increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 hourly would require private businesses to spend $15 billion more in salaries when it takes full effect in 2017, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Thursday.

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IRS, other federal agencies reportedly used license plate-tracking technology

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 2:13am

The Internal Revenue Service and other federal agencies reportedly awarded contracts to a license plate-tracking company to provide access to license-plate recognition databases or tools used to collect plate information. 

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Wisconsin becomes first state to restrict parents from giving up adopted kids

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:00am

Wisconsin has become the first state in the nation to pass legislation cracking down on parents who try to give away their adopted kids.

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Christian broadcaster Dobson wins temporary ObamaCare mandate injunction

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:22pm

A federal judge in Denver issued the injunction Thursday.

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Krauthammer: ObamaCare is 'working in that it exists'

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:16pm

Krauthammer's comments came after President Obama addressed reporters in the White House briefing room late Thursday, hailing new numbers from ObamaCare signups and declaring “this thing is working.”

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