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44 min ago | Washington Times

U.S. military dependence on Russian rocket engines raises security concerns

The rising tensions with Russia over its aggression in Ukraine is creating national security concerns inside the Pentagon , where the military's largest satellite program is reliant on a rocket engine produced by Moscow .

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, George Bush, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Democrat

4 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

Thompson, others, request federal disaster aid after earthquake

U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson D-St. Helena, on Tuesday called on President Obama to issue a major disaster declaration for the areas impacted by the South Napa Earthquake on Aug. 24, Thompson's office announced.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike Thompson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Napa, CA, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Nancy Pelosi

7 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Opinion: Mideast fix: Don't think, just panic

Paul Waldman is a contributing editor for the Prospect and the author of "Being Right Is Not Enough: What Progressives Must Learn from Conservative Success."

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Related Topix: US News, Travel, Middle East, Israel Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Hill

Did Brennan dodge a bullet?

CIA Director John Brennan may have dodged a bullet over his agency's potentially unconstitutional snooping on the Senate, but critics insist his reprieve is only temporary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Representative Martin Heinrich, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Examiner.com

Many angered by Obama's nonchalant attitude to Muslim terrorist threats

House and Senate Intelligence committee leaders pushed President Barack Obama to take action that is both strong and decisive against what they believe are serious, impending threats against the United States from Islamic State militant groups.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, US Senate, Democrat

The Washington Post

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There's a new message coalescing around events in the Middle East, coming from Republicans, the media, and even a few Democrats: It's time to panic.

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Related Topix: US News, Travel, Middle East, Israel Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, Iraq Travel, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Ted Cruz, Sports

Sun Aug 31, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

Senator: Obama may be too cautious with militants

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Prison, Barack Obama

The Independent

Amerli siege: Britain joins US air drops to help Iraqi town besieged by Isis

Town had been under siege for six weeks, with United Nations warning of a possible massacre if international community did not step in Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mike Rogers, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat

New York Post

US senator calls Russiaa s actions in Ukraine an a invasiona

The leader of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Sunday called Russia's actions in Ukraine an "invasion" and called for the US and its allies to check President Vladimir Putin.

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Related Topix: Travel, Ukraine Travel, Europe Travel, Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, State of the Union

NewsOK.com

House, Senate intel chiefs flag Islamic State risk

Leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees on Sunday prodded President Barack Obama to take decisive action against what they say are growing threats from Islamic State militants on U.S. soil.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, US Senate, Democrat

USA Today

Pot shops shunned by banks haul in the cash

The newly budding marijuana industry still carries some vestiges of a back-alley trade as conflicting laws and hazy regulatory guidance have left legal pot-shop proprietors dazed, confused and flush with cash, Pot shops shunned by banks haul in the cash The newly budding marijuana industry still carries some vestiges of a back-alley trade as ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Colorado, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Sat Aug 30, 2014

News Max

Sen. Dianne Feinstein: Obama 'Too Cautious' on ISIS

President Barack Obama was "too cautious" in his remarks this week about the beheading to American journalist James Foley by Islamic State terrorists, Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein said on Saturday.

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

The Hill

Sunday shows to focus on national security

Lawmakers from both parties will appear on the Sunday shows as the Obama administration weighs taking military action against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria targets in Syria.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Robert Menendez, Dutch Ruppersberger, Adam Smith

OregonLive.com

David Sarasohn: Senate has had enough of CIA snooping

Unlike his close ally in pursuing intelligence abuses, Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado, Ron Wyden has not yet called for CIA Director John Brennan to quit or be fired.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Opinion

Christian Science Monitor

Google delivery drone takes to the skies with 'Project Wing'

Known as "Project Wing," the commercial drone prototype has come out of Google X, the search giant's secretive laboratory led by Google co-founder Sergey Brin that's used to develop ambitious new projects, such as the self-driving car.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Sergey Brin, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

ISIS, Ukraine, Joan Rivers: Sunday topics

Sen. Dianne Feinstein , D-Calif., talks to NBC's "Meet the Press" at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. A panel on ISIS brings together Gen.

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Switched

Harry Reid's College To Drop Name From Campus Building

A University that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid attended is dropping the powerful senator's name from a campus building after school officials said it caused branding issues.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Patty Murray

Independent Women's Forum

President Obama on ISIS: I Don't Have a Strategery

It was clear from President Obama's strange and unnecessary press conference yesterday that ISIS will have at least two and a half years to grow with only minimal interference from the United States.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Joe Lieberman

Common Dreams

Rendition Victims Urge Obama to Declassify Senate Torture Report

As officials continue to delay the release of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee's report on post-9/11 CIA interrogation techniques, 10 victims of CIA rendition and torture have signed an open letter to President Obama asking him to declassify the heavily redacted report.

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Related Topix: Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Liberal Political News

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

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