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32 min ago | The Washington Post

Members of Congress call for police bodycams in wake of Ferguson

While calm appears to be returning to the St. Louis suburb that was torn apart as police and protesters clashed following the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer, members of Congress are calling for an expansion of police use of body cameras.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Privacy, Business News

4 hrs ago | Switched

Adam Schiff Pushes Body Cameras For Cops

In response to the furor over the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, a senior House Democrat wants the federal government to encourage local cops to wear cameras while they're working.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ferguson, MO, Claire McCaskill, US Senate

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Russia Taday

California plans to build quake early-warning system after Napa Valley shaken

Shop employee's remove a sign from the damaged Alexandria Square building after an early morning earthquake struck Napa, California August 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, UC Berkeley

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Breitbart.com

...Scientists Detected Quake 10 Seconds Beforehand

According to scientists at the University of California at Berkeley, an earthquake early warning system operated successfully and was able to detect the quake ten seconds before the 6.0 quake hit on Sunday morning in Napa Valley.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Hit ISIS targets in Syria? Not so fast

U.S. lawmakers are watching critically as Obama weighs options on how to deal with the threat from ISIS, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rick Perry, US Governors, Autos

Washington Post

U.S. strikes in Syria against Islamic State would be hindered by intelligence gaps

A U.S. offensive in Syria against the radical Islamist group that beheaded an American journalist would likely be constrained by persistent intelligence gaps and an inability to rely on fleets of armed drones that have served as the Obama administration's signature weapon against terrorist networks elsewhere, U.S. officials said.

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Related Topix: Prison, Terrorism, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Liberal Political News

Fri Aug 22, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

ISIS most a significant threat since early days of 9/11a 2

In a matter of months, the terror group ISIS has risen from an obscure al-Qaeda offshoot to one of the greatest emerging threats against the United States.

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Related Topix: Metal, Isis, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Chosun Ilbo

Another California City to Honor Sex Slavery Victims

The suburb of Fullerton in Orange County, California will set up a memorial to women who were forced into sexual slavery by the imperial Japanese Army during World War II.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California City, CA, Orange County, CA, Glendale, CA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Southern California lawmakers condemn killing of American journalist James Foley

Federal lawmakers representing the Southland on Wednesday condemned the execution of American freelance journalist James Foley, saying his murder shows the true colors of the al-Qaida offshoot known as the Islamic State that has taken control of large swaths of Iraq and neighboring Syria.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Howard McKeon, Brad Sherman, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Iraq, World News, Middle East, Prison, Burbank, CA

The Hill

Iraq 'certainly looks like war,' says House Dem

The U.S. mission in Iraq has "broadened" into something that "certainly looks like war," says the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Democrat

KTIV-TV Sioux City

ISIS Militants appear to have taken their first American victim

The group released a horrifying video showing the execution of James Foley - a journalist kidnapped in Syria back in 2012.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sioux City, IA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Washington Post

In the Loop: SeaWorld and Disney

SeaWorld Entertainment has suffered financially since the release of the 2013 documentary "Blackfish," which accused the company of mistreating its main attraction: killer whales.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Dianne Feinstein, Senator Mark Warner

Voice of America

Islamic State Militants Claim Beheading of US Journalist

The militant group Islamic State has released a video purportedly showing the beheading of American journalist James Wright Foley as a message to the United States to stop intervening in Iraq.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Forbes.com

Congress Shouldn't Make State Tax Systems Worse

Our national legislature, whether the Democratically controlled Senate or the GOP-led House, is a joke.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California, California Government

Groong

Congress Members Charge Aliyev Regime With Karabakh Escalation

CONGRESS MEMBERS CHARGE ALIYEV REGIME WITH KARABAKH ESCALATION Published: Friday August 15, 2014 http://www.reporter.am/index.cfm?objectid=7CBF01F6-244A-11E4-AF5A00155D008B1E Karabakh Defense Army soldier Norayr Kamalyan was wounded on July 31 as he engaged Azerbaijani army personnel in hand-to-hand combat.

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Related Topix: US News, World News, Azerbaijan, Asia, Ilham Aliyev, US Politics, Brad Sherman, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Groong

Community joins together to celebrate 15th anniversary of ABMDR

PRESS RELEASE Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry 3111 Los Feliz Avenue, #206, Los Angeles, CA 90039 Contact person: Dr. Frieda Jordan Tel: 323-663-3609 Email: abmdrla@abmdr.am Web: http://www.abmdr.am/ Community joins together to celebrate 15th anniversary of ABMDR Crystal-year Gala attended by hundreds; special awards conferred on longtime ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Armenia, Los Angeles, CA, US Politics, Los Feliz (Los Angeles, CA), US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Aug 13, 2014

PanArmenian Network

Congressional opposition to Baku's escalating aggression grows

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Armenian National Committee of America , amid growing Congressional opposition to Baku's escalating aggression, is calling directly upon the Obama Administration for U.S. leadership in stopping Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev's march toward war.

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Related Topix: World News, Azerbaijan, Asia, Ilham Aliyev, US Politics, Brad Sherman, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative David Cicilline

CNN

The Obama Doctrine: Inarticulate or disengaged?

It sounds like advice offered by parents to teenagers on prom night: Don't do stupid stuff.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sun Aug 10, 2014

WJLA-TV Arlington

After resisting for years, U.S. increases military aid to Kurds in Iraq

For years, Kurdish officials have beseeched the Obama administration to let them buy U.S. weapons.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Terrorism, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Fox News

Kurdish fighters, routed by better-armed extremists, may get US weapons after years of pleas

This Aug. 7, 2014, released by the U.S. Air Force, shows U.S. Soldiers with the 5th Special Forces Group, 101st Airborne Division and Joint Special Operations Task Force-Gulf Cooperation Council working with parachute riggers assigned to the 11th Quartermaster Co., Special Troops Battalion, 82nd Sustainment Brigade to palletize water for a ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Iraq, World News, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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