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3 hrs ago | HeraldNet

U.S. assault rifle sales tumble

About the time President Barack Obama took office, buyers flocked to the store in suburban Lilburn to stock up because of concern that federal lawmakers would tighten gun laws, a worry that only grew after the 2012 Connecticut school massacre.

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Related Topix: Guns, Smith and Wesson, Sporting Goods, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

7 hrs ago | The Weekly Standard

Call It Impeachment-Lite

In case you've not been paying attention, an issue for House Republicans as the midterm elections draw near is what to do about a president they believe has offended the Constitution by usurping legislative power and failing to carry out his duty to faithfully execute the law.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Fort Bend Star

not Sam's Club

Here is more junk mail plus the usual ransom notices, threatening letters from debt collectors and former friends - I didn't actually know my dog was rabid.

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Related Topix: US News, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Texas, Washington Post, Publishing, Democrat

Government Executive

Sen. Feinstein Pushes to Delay Release of CIA Torture Report

Sen. Dianne Feinstein wants a classified report released on Bush-era "enhanced interrogation" policies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, George Bush

The Fairfield Ledger

Genetically modified food more than cross-breeding

Genetic engineering is not an extension of traditional cross-breeding or hybridization.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Inhabitat

Lack of Funding Delays California Earthquake Early Warning System

An earthquake early warning system for California was finalized two years ago and passed into law last year, but it has not yet been implemented pending funding.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, California, California Government, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science

Insurance Journal West

Calls For Warning System Hastened by California Quake

The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added impetus to the state's effort to develop an early warning system that might offer a few precious seconds for residents to duck under desks, trains to slow down and utility lines to be powered down before the seismic waves ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, California, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Wine, Drink, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

In Senate-CIA fight on interrogation report, another controversy

The background of a key negotiator in the battle over a Senate report on the CIA's use of interrogation techniques widely denounced as torture has sparked concerns about the Obama administration's objectivity in handling the study's public release.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

News Max

Ex-CIA Official: Torture Probe Panel Didn't Talk to Key Staff

The former head of the CIA's clandestine services has slammed the Senate committee that investigated the torture techniques employed after 9/11 for throwing the agency "under the bus."

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Related Topix: George Bush, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

The Fresno Bee

Expect Napa quake to rattle D.C. efforts on seismic alerts

The big question is how long they'll last. Prompted by California's weekend temblor, lawmakers are renewing their push for earthquake warning programs.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News, Ken Calvert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Thompson, Democrat, US Senate, Napa, CA

Lucianne.com

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While President Obama dithers, Congress needs to act against ISIS. House and Senate leaders should reconvene Congress this week and take the unprecedented step of authorizing military action against ISIS for President Obama's signature.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Terrorism, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Elijah Cummings, US House of Representatives

Christian Science Monitor

Obama broke the law in Bergdahl release deal, GAO report says

President Obama speaks with Jani Bergdahl and Bob Bergdahl, the parents of Army Sgt.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Tom Coburn, Republican, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Mitch McConnell

Post and Courier

Spy on enemies, not Senate

In this Feb. 7, 2013 file photo, CIA Director nominee John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat

SFGate

Napa earthquake hastens calls for warning system

The earthquake-damaged historic winery building dating from 1886 at Trefethen Family Vineyards leans Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Napa, Calif.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Wine, Drink, California

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Renewed calls for early-warning system after Napa quake

Clean up continues after the powerful Napa earthquake, which caught many people sound asleep.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, California, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Berkeley, CA, Pasadena, CA

Patch.com

BART's Earthquake 'Early Warning' System Could -- And Should! -- Have Broader Applications

A new earthquake early warning system in testing since 2012 has helped BART keep trains running in the event of an earthquake and could have broader applications for the public, officials said today.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Embarcadero (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Pleasanton Weekly

Feinstein calls for earthquake 'Early-Warning System'

Senator Dianne Feinstein Monday called on the state and federal governments to partner with the private sector to build an integrated earthquake early-warning system to save lives and property.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Napa, CA, American Canyon, CA

Los Angeles Times

Napa, Calif., quake: Early-warning system gains support

Four homes at Napa Valley Mobile Home Park in Napa were destroyed by a fire triggered by the 6.0-magnitude earthquake that struck early Sunday.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

The Hill

Sen. Alexander: Ban in-flight calls, allow text messages

Sen. Lamar Alexander is calling for airline passengers to be banned from making cellphone calls during flights, even though he says they should still be allowed to send text messages.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Cellphones, Democrat

The Hill

Chamber gives pro-immigration Rep. Valadao its top award

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce awarded freshman Rep. David Valadao its Spirit of Enterprise award Monday morning, honoring one of the few House Republicans who went to bat for the Chamber on immigration reform.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Devin Nunes, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Representative David Valadao, US Senate, Democrat

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