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The Daily Beast
Russian Spy Planes in U.S. SkiesBy Eli Lake
Russian surveillance planes already fly over America, thanks to a long-standing treaty.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
BRUCE: Obama deliberately emboldening Americaa s enemies
All Americans should be aware of some very disturbing events that speak to the state of terrorism, the strength of al Qaeda and our nation's security.
Irresponsible spending on nuclear weapons infrastructure
Hundreds of millions of tax dollars have been wasted on U.S. nuclear weapons infrastructure-again.
The Daily Beast
Has Putin Picked His Next Targets?By Josh Rogin, Eli Lake
There are increasing signs that the unrest in Eastern Ukraine is spreading, and Odessa, the country's third largest city, could be the next to fall.
Lansing State Journal
People News: Lansing Black Chamber to honor community leaders
The Lansing Black Chamber of Commerce will honor five outstanding area community leaders at its annual black tie gala.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
CHS student accepted into the U.S. Naval Academy
Shane Dunaway/The Daily Home Childersburg High School senior Timothy Smith accepts his appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy Tuesday with AP English Teacher Sharon Wright, parents Stan Smith and Carla Smith, and CHS Principal Jay Hooks witnessing his achievement.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
In Congress, big-money interest groups rule
Both were powerful committee chairs, and both had basically safe districts. Dave Camp represents a seat so Republican that the voters would cheerfully elect Richard Nixon's corpse if someone dug it up and put it on the ballot.
Video shows large al Qaeda meeting
A new video shows what looks like the largest and most dangerous gathering of al Qaeda in years.
Lansing State Journal
Schertzing to seek Mike Rogers' congressional seat
Longtime Ingham County Treasurer Eric Schertzing confirmed Tuesday that he intends to run for the 8th Congressional District seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Critics: Pulitzer No 'Vindication' for Snowden's 'Crimes'
Critics of NSA secrets' spy-leaker Edward Snowden Monday condemned the awarding of journalism's highest prize to newspapers that exposed the extent of the agency's global snooping, including Americans' emails and cell phones.
Privacy Protection: Is Major Reform on US Spy Programmes Impending?
Republican Congressman Mike Rogers of Michigan's 8th district recently announced his decision to step down at the next election.
Are "moderate Democrats" extinct?: James Varney/links
Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan speaks during the AARP convention at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans in 2012 There are two reasons the phrase "moderate Democrat" never finds traction in modern American discourse.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Maher calls out Rogers radio switch
Liberal comic Bill Maher said it makes "perfect sense" that Republican Rep. Mike Rogers announced that he will not seek reelection, instead heading for a new gig in talk radio.
MUST-SEE: Bill Maher explains abundance of right-wing radio
The fact is, today's Republicans aren't built to governing. They don't want to go to the Moon, they want to howl at it.
The Montgomery Advertiser
Business events set for River Region
This two-hour informal networking event is a place to exchange business cards and meeting potential customers.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
a NSA-leak reporters Greenwald, Poitras to return to US for award despite 'threatening climate'
Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras, American journalists living abroad who broke the NSA leak stories supplied by classified documents from Edward Snowden, will return to the United States on Friday to accept a Polk Award for their reporting.
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State Senator Joe Hune made official that he is not seeking the Congressional seat being vacated by Rogers, who will become a talk show host in January.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
One dead in Marine shooting at Camp Lejeune - Lockheed looks to...
LATEST ON SHOOTING AT CAMP LEJEUNE, via THE AP: "A Marine remained in custody Wednesday after military officials say he shot and fatally wounded a colleague with his M4 rifle at the main gate of a North Carolina base.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
U.S. lawmakers want Russia provisions in annual defense bill
U.S. lawmakers said on Tuesday they would include a ban on military contact with Russia and other measures to punish Moscow's aggression against Ukraine in the annual defense authorization bill, bringing their push for a more assertive U.S. reaction to a new front.
Daily Press & Argus
Barb Byrum cites partisan gridlock in opting out of 8th Congressional District race
Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum, takes a 'selfie' with Justin Maynard, left, and Joe Bissell from Lansing after performing a marriage ceremony at the county courthouse last month.