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Why Obama Ignores Clear and Present Dangers

The horrific attacks of 9/11 emerged from a leadership vacuum similar to the one we are witnessing today.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Bill Clinton, Terrorism

6 hrs ago | The Wave

World War I still echoes at Pollak Library exhibit

There's far more to war than facing an enemy on the battlefield. One section of the Great War exhibit focuses on the "words of war," specifically the kinds of propaganda published during the conflict.

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Related Topix: Orange County, CA, Santa Ana, CA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Washington Post

Obama needs tough love, not spin

Bill Burton , former Obama aide and current spinner for the White House, is miffed that people are upset about President Obama's vacations.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, George Bush, W., Entertainment

Wall Street Journal

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When the firing ceased in 1918, the belligerents of World War I counted their dead, missing and wounded.

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Related Topix: Arts, Painting

Cybercast News Service

Obama to award Medal of Honor to Civil War officer

A Union Army officer who made his last stand at the Battle of Gettysburg is to be honored with the nation's highest military decoration 151 years after his death, the result of a decades-long push by his descendants and Civil War buffs.

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Related Topix: Delafield, WI

The Kane Republican

Local pilot recreating America's first fighter

Jim Neely, right, works on his Nieuport 28 at a Bradford Regional Airport hangar under the watchful eye of Matt Geer.

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Related Topix: Nieuport Aircraft, Nieuport 28, Aircraft, Military Aircraft

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

4 college students killed in Ohio plane crash

A New York City teenager involved in a fiery crash on a Long Island roadway that killed his four friends is set to be sentenced.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Air Accidents, Case Western Reserve University, US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Cybercast News Service

Defense secretary OKs Medal of Honor for WWI hero

The secretary of defense has recommended a posthumous Medal of Honor for a black World War I soldier from upstate New York who saved a comrade while fighting off a German attack in France, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York

WATE-TV Knoxville

Defense secretary OKs Medal of Honor for WWI hero

FILE--In this July 10, 2014 file photo, a statue of Henry Johnson is displayed in the Arbor Hill neighborhood in Albany, N.Y. ALBANY, N.Y. - The secretary of defense has recommended a posthumous Medal of Honor for a black World War I soldier from upstate New York who saved a comrade while fighting off a German attack in France, U.S. Sen. Charles ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Albany, NY

The Republic

Defense secretary OKs Medal of Honor for WWI hero

The secretary of defense has recommended a posthumous Medal of Honor for a black World War I soldier from upstate New York who saved a comrade while fighting off a German attack in France, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Albany, NY

The Age

End of the road: Union labels end of War Memorial's travelling exhibitions a 'sad state of affairs'

Thousands of Australians will be robbed of the chance to participate in the commemoration of Australia's history because of funding cuts that have halted the War Memorial's travelling exhibitions, a leading union says.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News,

The Daily Record

War medals found in furniture handed into a Coatbridge charity shop

Coatbridge charity shop manager Linda Gray pictured with the medals and other decorations found in a wallet contained within an item of donated furniture.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, A-Set

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Detroit News

The price of being frontrunner

For Hillary Clinton, being frontrunner means having a target on her back two years before the 2016 Presidential Election.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York, Bill Clinton, Opinion

Breitbart.com

Cornel West: 'Counterfeit' Obama Is 'Brown-Faced' Bill Clinton

Left-wing professor Cornel West blasted President Barack Obama for not exploiting Michael Brown's death and accused him of being a "counterfeit" progressive who is nothing more than a "brown-faced" Bill Clinton.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, Cornel West, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

The Daily Caller

As European Jihadists Pour Into Syria And Iraq, It's Clearer Than...

There is a pervasive belief that poverty is a key driver of terrorism. American foreign aid increased under George W. Bush, justified partly by security concerns.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, George Bush, Bill Clinton, US News, Conservative Political News

CBS Local

Gov. Perry Adds Another Big Name To Legal Defense Team

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has added a sixth prominent attorney to his all-star legal team that is fighting two felony charges of abuse of power.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Bill Clinton, US Politics, US News, Al Gore

Freshnews

2014 Next-Generation Pharmacista Winners Announced

Pharmacy leaders from across the country gathered at the Fairmont Copley Plaza last night to recognize the work of their peers in delivering innovative patient care and to learn who among them would hold the coveted title of 2014 Next-Generation Pharmacist.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military

Salisbury Journal

Expert slams No campaign 'bluffs'

A leading economist has hit out at the fear tactics used by the campaign against independence, as he insisted the row over what currency a separate Scotland would use is "a lot of to do about nothing".

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, Conservatives (UK)

USA Today

10Best: Defy gravity on these inverting coasters

The inversions include a zero-g roll, which delivers a brief burst of weightlessness, and a dive loop, which simulates a stunt plane maneuver.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Mountain, Jackson, NJ, Travel

The Age

War memorial ends travelling exhibitions due to shock DVA funding cut

The exhibitions, including one to commemorate the centenary of World War I, were part of the memorial's program to take exhibits to people around Australia who could not travel to Canberra.

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Related Topix: Travel, Australia Travel, Pacific Travel

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