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  1. Homeland Security funding fight shows limits on GOP powerRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WTOV9

    Republican leaders' difficulties passing the Homeland Security Department's funding may show a struggle to demonstrate who's really in charge of Congress. The stunning House defeat Friday of a three-week spending bill for the agency exposed Speaker John Boehner's weakness in the face of rebellious conservatives.

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  2. Lawmaker reimbursed costs for lavish office decorRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock repaid $40,000 from his personal checking account for redecorations to his congressional office in the style of the TV show "Downton Abbey," according to financial records reviewed by The Associated Press. Schock paid $35,000 earlier this month to the owner of the Illinois decorating firm Euro Trash, and $5,000 more on Thursday, the records showed.

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  3. Boris Nemtsov at an opposition rally in Moscow in 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    Britain has said it will follow closely investigations in to the killing of a prominent Russian opposition politician who was gunned down near the Kremlin. Former deputy prime minister Boris Nemtsov, a leading critic of president Vladimir Putin and of the war in Ukraine, was hit by four shots from a passing car on the eve of a major rally in Moscow.

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  4. Diane Moyer: Legislation to require full background checks of all school workers neededRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    As legal director for the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, which partners with the Crime Victims Council of Lehigh Valley and the 49 other rape crisis centers in Pennsylvania, I see many harrowing cases. Cases involving children are often extremely emotional.

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  5. Spotlight: U.S. holds second round of diplomatic talks with Cuba amid Republican objectionRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    The United States on Friday held the second round of talks with Cuba aimed at re-establishing ties and thawing relations that had been chilled for 50 years, amid objection of many Republicans. In the most sweeping change in the U.S.-Cuba relations in five decades, U.S. President Barack Obama announced in December his plans to normalize ties with Cuba in a move that sparked much controversy.

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  6. Boris Nemtsov murder: Was Islamic State behind assassination of...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    Russia says it is treating the case as a possible terror attack after the former Deputy Prime Minister, 55, was shot four times in the back A top politician gunned down on a Moscow street may have been assassinated by the Islamic State, Russian investigators have claimed. Former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov was blasted four times in the back before a march against the war in Ukraine.

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  7. Of Rosanne Barr, King David Kalakaua and 9 Other Things About Jewish HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Forward

    3) Jewish merchants from England and Germany later arrived in the Pacific to supply goods to Hawaiian sugar and coffee plantations. 4) In the late 1880s, a man named Elias Abraham Rosenberg ingratiated himself with the Hawaiian King David Kalakaua.

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  8. More Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Wisconsin's Walker adjusts to rigor of presidential politics - ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida . In this Feb. 26, 2015, photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker gestures while speaking during the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md.

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  9. Righteous reversalRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    This past week, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst made a course correction that puts it back on track with its mission to educate. At issue was a short-lived ban on the admission of Iranian students to certain engineering and science programs.

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  10. News Guide: What the FCC's 'net neutrality' vote meansRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KBMT

    The FCC has agreed to impose strict ne... . Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, center, and his wife Janet Hill, right, joins members of the audience in applauding at an open hearing at the Federal Communications Commission in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 26,... .

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  11. Prominent Putin critic Boris Nemtsov shot dead near KremlinRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    The death of Nemtsov, a 55-year-old former deputy prime minister, ignited a fury among opposition figures who assailed the Kremlin for creating an atmosphere of intolerance of any dissent and called the killing an assassination. Putin quickly offered his condolences and called the murder a provocation.

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  12. Iran nuclear talks advance but senior US official says no deal likely yetRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | DNA India

    Talks on curbing Iran's nuclear program have made substantial progress, a senior US official said on Friday as the White House braced for an onslaught of criticism next week from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The official told reporters many hurdles remained to reaching an agreement to restrain the Iranian nuclear program in exchange for easing economic sanctions and said he did not expect one to be reached next week.

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  13. US homeland gets last-minutes reprieveRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    The US Homeland Security Agency got a one-week extension of funding just before the midnight on Saturday deadline ran out. At issue was Republican opposition to Democratic President Barack Obama's executive action last year to protect about 5 million illegal immigrants from deportation.

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  14. Rep. Schiff submits statement honoring victims of Sumgait pogromRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Rep. Adam Schiff , a lead sponsor of the Armenian Genocide Truth and Justice Resolution, submitted on Feb 27 a statement to the Congressional Record honoring the lives of those lost in the pogrom twenty-six years ago. "Mr. Speaker, I rise today to commemorate the 27th anniversary of the pogrom against the Armenian residents of the town of Sumgait, Azerbaijan.

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  15. FCC Approves Historic, Troubling Net Neutrality RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NewsFactor

    After an extensive and sometimes contentious public and politcal debate, the Federal Communications Commission voted February 26, with a 3 to 2 split along party lines, in favor of new regulations intended to preserve Net neutrality. The vote is seen as a win both for the Obama administration and a large Net roots activist campaign that has been pushing for this outcome for several years.

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  16. Seniors saved $15 million on prescriptions, Courtney saysRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Day

    Second District seniors saved more than $15 million on prescription drugs last year thanks to legal provisions enacted by Congress to close Medicare-coverage gaps, according to numbers released by U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney this week. Courtney, D-2nd District, said the provisions put into effect under the Affordable Care Act saved local seniors an average of $1,149 last year, according to new data released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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  17. Obama earned Giuliani's assessmentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Day

    Mayor Rudy Giuliani's statement, does "President Obama love America?" seems to be a fair question. Would a president that loves his country exempt five million aliens who are here illegally without securing the southern border? Would he sign a nuclear treaty with Iran without a guarantee regarding the production of nuclear weapons? Would he fail to provide the leadership desperately needed to defeat terror regardless of the name he chooses to call it? And would he be constantly demeaning about the exceptional nature of our Republic? As the richest most powerful nation in the world, our friends and enemies respond to our action or inaction.

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  18. Dems eye ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Day

    In any other year, the mayoral election in America's third-largest city wouldn't matter much to anyone beyond driving distance to Wrigley Field. This year's race for Chicago's mayor, however, both reflects and could shape the direction of the Democratic Party.

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  19. Congress Votes For One-Week FundingRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  20. Homeland Security funding fight shows limits on GOP powerRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta

    The stunning House defeat Friday of a three-week spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security exposed Speaker John Boehner's weakness in the face of rebellious conservatives. It also demonstrated anew his need to rely on Democratic help at key moments, as the minority party's agreement to a one-week spending bill helped the speaker get it over the finish line with only hours to spare before a threatened agency shutdown.

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