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3 hrs ago | Counterpunch

Whatever Happened to Minding Our Own Business?

MARX: A HERO FOR OUR TIME? - Suddenly, everyone from the Wall Street Journal to Rolling Stone seems to be talking about Karl Marx.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Instapundit

Did USAID Wander Into CIA Territory by Running Cuba Op?

Members of Congress have ordered an investigation into the U.S. government's secret Cuban Twitter-style program as part of a broader review of the nation's civil-society efforts worldwide.

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The Jewish News Weekly

Agenda set for next round of Iran nuke talks in May

The next round of nuclear talks between Iran and the major powers will attempt to "bridge the gaps" toward a comprehensive agreement, the top European negotiator said.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Miami Herald

The Cuba embargo is such a bad idea

On a drive across Cuba a few weeks ago, my family and I decided to make a quick detour to the Bay of Pigs.

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Townhall

Politically connected Florida doctor rakes in $21M in Medicare payments | William Patrick | 94

A South Florida doctor with campaign finance ties to U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., took in a whopping $20.8 million in Medicare reimbursements in 2012, according to an Associated Press analysis of physician data released by the Obama administration.

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The Nation

Is This the Moment to Normalize US Relations With Cuba?

Until last week, New Jersey Democratic Senator Robert Menendez, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, was relatively untouchable among Democrats, while holding virtual veto power over US Cuba policy and being a military hawk on US policies towards Syria, Iran and Venezuela.

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PanArmenian Network

U.S. House Speaker says Genocide recognition not on agenda

PanARMENIAN.Net - Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner paid a surprise visit to Ankara where he assured Turkish leaders that the latest bill to recognize the Armenian Genocide will not be brought onto the legislative agenda.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Groong

LETTER to EDITOR of The Times, UK

The Times, UK April 11, 2014 Friday 12:01 AM GMT SECTION: LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Nagorno again; Nagorno-Karabakh, says one recent visitor, is not part of Armenia but a flourishing independent state Sir, I recently visited Nagorno-Karabakh.

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The Hill

Obama, faith leaders talk immigration reform

President Obama met with faith leaders Tuesday to discuss immigration, as Democrats looked to ratchet up pressure on House Republicans to take up immigration reform this year.

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The Bennington Banner

That's a lot of money, but there's more to the story

Of the 825,000 individual physicians in Medicare's claims data base, 344 physicians took in at least $3 million apiece for a total of nearly $1.5 billion, according to a study by the Associate Press of data recently released by the Obama administration.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

PanArmenian Network

U.S. envoy, Turkey's AKP rep. discuss Armenian Genocide resolution

PanARMENIAN.Net - U.S. ambassador to Turkey Francis Ricciardone and Justice and Development Party Deputy Head Mehmet Ali Sahin discussed the U.S. Senate committee's adopting of the Armenian Genocide Resolution, TRT Haber said.

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PanArmenian Network

Turkish media accuse Hizmet group of backing Genocide resolution

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Turkic American Alliance has refuted the pro-government daily Sabah's and Yeni A afak's claims of "treachery," linking the Hizmet movement, a faith-based group inspired by Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah Glen, with the passing of the Armenian Genocide resolution at the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Today's Zaman ... (more)

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Silver City Sun-News

Esther Cepeda: Playing politics with immigration

It's a shame that Republicans blocked a resolution calling for the Senate to honor the legacy of Chicano icon Cesar Chavez.

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The Jersey Journal

Bamboozled: Credit card customer stuck with 30 percent rate despite four years of perfect payments

Steve Nagy once had credit troubles, but his payment history has been perfect for nearly four years.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

Deep-pocketed Florida doctor, political donor linked to Sen. Menendez back in spotlight

A wealthy Florida doctor from the Dominican Republic whose offices were raided by the FBI and who allowed a U.S. senator to use his private jet is again under scrutiny for receiving more money from the taxpayer-funded Medicare program than any other doctor in the U.S. A massive data dump from federal health officials this week showed South Florida ... (more)

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The Times of Israel

Senators push bill to take Kurdish groups off terror list

Two prominent US senators introduced legislation Friday that would remove Iraqi Kurdish organizations KDP and PUK from a terrorist blacklist.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

WKXW-FM Trenton

EPA Calls for $1.7B Cleanup of Passaic River

The Environmental Protection Agency is calling for a $1.7 billion cleanup of the heavily polluted lower Passaic River in New Jersey.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Why The United States Has Done Nothing About Venezuela

Venezuela's national police arrest an anti-government protester during riots in Caracas April 6, 2014.

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National Review Online

Alec Nixon: Menendez Friend Melgen Is Medicare's $20 Million Man

Data released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid show Dr. Salomon Melgen, an ophthalmologist in southern Florida, received nearly $21 million in Medicare reimbursements in 2012.

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The Washington Post

Silly spin only highlights Hillarya s weakness

Lanny Davis , longtime confidant and incessant spinner for Bill and Hillary Clinton, has unintentionally done Hillary Clinton's critics a great favor in the hilarious, draw-dropping defense of Clinton's "smart power" tenure at the State Department.

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