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1 hr ago | NBC29

No gray area: Beliefs shape views of Brown killing

Several shootings have been reported near the route of New York City's West Indian Day Parade just hours before its start.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News

5 hrs ago | RedState

Barack Obama, Mary Burke (D-CAND, Wisconsin-GOV) indignantly object...

In addition to a Milwaukee visit on Monday, President Barack Obama will return to Wisconsin before Nov. 4 to campaign for Democratic candidate for governor Mary Burke, a party spokesman said Thursday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News

9 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Obama promoting economic gains as elections near

Boosted by recent economic gains, President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish about the nation's recovery from the Great Recession and the White House is encouraging Democrats to show similar optimism as they head into the November mid-term elections.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Milwaukee, WI

Sun Aug 31, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

Five states are on the short list for a $5 billion factory that Tesla Motors plans to build so it can crank out batteries for a new generation of electric cars.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Tesla Motors, Startups, Prison, US Politics, US News, Wisconsin, Earthquake, Natural Disasters


Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

This Oct. 2, 2013, file photo shows Vicki Maturo, of Culver City, Calif., as she protests against the government shutdown outside the federal building in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Representative Scott Perry, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Ohio

Bangor Daily News

Libyan armed faction takes over US Embassy annex in Tripoli

Members of a Libyan militia have taken over an abandoned annex of the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli but have not broken into the main compound where the United States evacuated its staff last month, U.S. officials said Sunday.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Prison, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), US Politics, US News

KSFO-AM San Francisco

Cruz Invites Obama to Border, Calls for Bombing ISIS 'Back to the Stone Age'

Sen. Ted Cruz Saturday invited President Obama to accompany him to a golf course on the Texas-Mexico border, telling conservatives at an Americans for Prosperity summit in Dallas he thought that was "the only way there is a chance in heaven that he might come" to the region.


Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate


Senator: Obama may be too cautious with militants

The chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Feinstein told NBC's "Meet the Press" that the Defense and State departments have been putting together a response to the threat.


Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Journalism


Obamas attend wedding of their longtime chef

This photo taken Aug. 30, 2010, shows then Assistant White House Chef Sam Kass weighing sweet potatoes during the White House Kitchen Garden Fall Harvest with first lady Michelle Obama and students in Washington.


Related Topix: Wedding, US Politics, US News, Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, Michelle Obama, Harvest, US Military, Andrews Air Force Base, US Air Force


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Lower corporate tax rates: now Lower corporate tax rates: now Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://pinews.co/1u0f8M1 The Obama administration is highly exercised about "inversion," the practice by which an American corporation acquires a foreign company and moves its headquarters out of the U.S. to benefit from lower tax rates abroad.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Opinion

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

In Texas, Cruz sounds like he's running in 2016

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz sounds increasingly like he's made up his mind to run for president in 2016, telling an influential gathering of conservative activists Saturday that "we are part of a grassroots fire that is sweeping this country."


Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

News Max

Obama Attends Wedding of Longtime Personal Chef

President Barack Obama set aside the pressures of the world's trouble spots on Saturday to assume the role of spectator for something more joyous: the wedding of the Obama family's longtime chef and friend.


Related Topix: Wedding, US Politics, US News, W., Ferguson, MO

Salt Lake Tribune

Obama seeking allies for fight against extremists

Washington a President Barack Obama's acknowledgement the U.S. still lacks a strategy for defeating the growing extremist threat emanating from Syria reflects a still unformed international coalition.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Terrorism


Obama's visit comes amid tight governor's race

College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Nanaimo Daily News

Obama's pre-election delay on immigration throws lawmakers on both sides off balance

President Barack Obama's possible delay in taking action on immigration has created uncertainty among advocates and lawmakers from both parties, barely two months before the November national elections.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Marco Rubio

Daily Kos

Waste even more time on the Internet - 2.6 Million historical pictures uploaded

Kalev Leetaru has already uploaded 2.6 million pictures to Flickr , which are searchable thanks to tags that have been automatically added.


Related Topix: Flickr, Social Software, US Politics, US News


Kerry: ISIS is a 'disease,' stamp it out

ISIS is a cancer that must be stamped out, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry wrote Saturday in an opinion piece for The New York Times.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Opinion


5 U.S. leaders and words that tripped them up

Speaking off the cuff is always a bit of a tightrope act for the occupant of the nation's highest office, and even more so when it's in front of a room of reporters.


Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, George Bush

Fri Aug 29, 2014

CBS Local

Obama Names Baltimore County Schools Superintendent To Advisory Commission

President Barack Obama has announced his intention to appoint Baltimore County Schools Superintendent S. Dallas Dance to the president's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans.


Related Topix: Baltimore County, MD, US Politics, US News, African-American


Police: Man with CT plates threatened Obama

Police are searching for a reported suspicious person driving a vehicle with Connecticut plates who may have threatened President Barack Obama, according to authorities.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News