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  1. Obama, Modi tout potential for deeper econ tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | KTMF

    President Barack Obama and India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi touted the potential for deeper economic collaboration between the world's two largest democracies Tuesday, while seeking to address concerns that they have grown apart. Following an Oval Office meeting, Obama praised Modi for his energetic approach to addressing India's challenges since taking office in May. He singled out in particular the prime minister's focus on addressing "the needs of the poorest of the poor," as well as making India a source of peace and stability in the region.

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  2. Rand Paul visits students, GOP in South CarolinaRead the original story

    18 min ago | WBTV

    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says college students should focus less on political parties and more on issues when deciding how to vote. On Tuesday, the Kentucky Republican told a room crowded with University of South Carolina students they should pay close attention to how the federal government deals with privacy issues and international military conflicts.

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  3. Secret Service head takes heat for WH breachRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    The night before Tuesday's congressional hearing on the White House break-in, bombshell news broke: The intruder had made it much farther into the executive mansion than previously known. The night before Tuesday's congressional hearing on the White House break-in, bombshell news broke: The intruder had made it much farther into the executive mansion than previously known.

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  4. Drug and device firms paid $3.5B to care providersRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    From research grants to travel junkets, drug and medical device companies paid doctors and leading hospitals billions of dollars last year, the government disclosed Tuesday in a new effort to spotlight potential ethical conflicts in medicine. Industry spent nearly $3.5 billion on such payments in the five-month period from August through December of last year, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which released data on 4.4 million payments.

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  5. Doctors And Hospitals Raking In Billions From Big Pharma, Huge Data Trove RevealsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Switched

    U.S. doctors and teaching hospitals received $3.5 billion from pharmaceutical companies and medical device makers in the last five months of 2013, according to the most extensive data trove on such payments ever made public. The payments, disclosed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Tuesday, include consulting and speaking fees, travel, meals, entertainment and research grants.

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  6. Walker diagnoses Romney's 2012 campaign faultsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | The Hill

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker , who could run for president in 2016, says the problem with Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign was that Romney did not make a strong enough positive case for himself. "They took the best things about Mitt Romney and hid them," Walker said in an interview with GQ published Tuesday.

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  7. Report: Coons in running to lead campaign committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | The News Journal

    Sen. Chris Coons is being mentioned as a contender to lead Senate Democrats' campaign committee in 2016. The National Journal, quoting Report: Coons in running to lead campaign committee WASHINGTON -- Sen. Chris Coons is being mentioned as a contender to lead Senate Democrats' campaign committee in 2016.

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  8. Does it take a war to earn a Nobel Peace Prize?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | The Hill

    In 2009 the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to President Barack Obama for his "extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples." Considering that the newly elected president had had little opportunity to live up to that claim, particularly in comparison to others in consideration, some might say that it was the Nobel Committee's attempt at influencing U.S. foreign policy, by putting the new president in charge of world "Peace."

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  9. Obama's UN Speech Reveals Why Arms Trade Treaty is so DangerousRead the original story

    20 min ago | The Heritage Foundation

    Addressing the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday, President Obama said that all nations "must meet our responsibility to observe and enforce international norms." What he meant by that wasn't exactly clear, starting with what those norms are, and who gets to define them.

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  10. Modi and Obama Pay Joint Homage to Martin Luther KingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Newindpress

    WASHINGTON: In a rare gesture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama today visited the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and paid a joint homage to the leader of African-American Civil Rights Movement. Both the leaders took a round of the memorial and Obama was seen explaining significance of the site to Modi.

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  11. Gun rights a flashpoint in Louisiana Senate raceRead the original story

    21 min ago | Washington Times

    Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu is defending her record on gun rights, seeking to rebut sharp criticism from the NRA in a state where the right to bear arms is given special constitutional protection. The senator, locked in a tight race for a fourth term, is pushing back against the National Rifle Association ad that accuses Landrieu of "voting to take away your gun rights."

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  12. In a first, Obama admin. releases data on financial ties between drug and device makers and doctorsRead the original story

    21 min ago | Washington Times

    For the first time, the Obama administration posted Tuesday data outlining months of consulting fees, grants, travel expenses and other gifts that companies paid to America's doctors. Mandated by the health care law, the Open Payments program so far lists $3.5 billions in disbursements from pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers to more than 546,000 physicians and 1,360 teaching hospitals from August 2013 to December 2013.

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  13. Doug Ducey Aligns Perfectly With Cathi Herrod on Candidate SurveysRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Phoenix New Times

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Ducey recently has downplayed his relationship with Cathi Herrod, the Christian Right lobbyist who serves as one of Ducey's top policy advisers on his campaign. Ducey's been questioned about her role in the campaign in the aftermath of Arizona's SB 1062, a product of Herrod and her organization, the Center for Arizona Policy.

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  14. Congressman Calls Expedited Deportation Of Migrants 'Compassionate'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | ThinkProgress

    A Louisiana congressman in a tight race in November wants to quickly deport migrants who have been apprehended at the southern United States border, many of whom fled their home countries in Central America due to violence. Referring to a co-sponsored bill he proposed in July on the Laura Ingraham Show, Rep. Bill Cassidy said Tuesday that it would be "compassionate" to deport these migrants as quickly as possible because the unaccompanied kids who crossed the border "should be at home" with their families, even as a growing body of research suggests that children are fleeing violence and being returned to dangerous situations in their home country.

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  15. New Accusations Force the Question: Will Bishops "Be Held...Read the original story

    24 min ago | Religion Dispatched

    It's been just two months since Pope Francis declared, to the skepticism of victims' rights groups, that "Catholic bishops 'will be held accountable' for failing to protect children from sexual abuse," as CNN put it . But can we expect former Altoona-Johnstown Bishop Joseph Adamec and current Bishop Mark L. Bartchak to face consequences for their failures? Will they be swift and severe? Accusations that a priest from the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese had been molesting children at orphanages in Central America on his annual visits went unheeded by the PA diocese for five years.

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  16. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | WNOE-FM New Orleans

    A new poll from Public Policy Polling finds that challenger Bill Cassidy would have a slight edge in a potential U.S. Senate runoff against Mary Landrieu, 48 to 45 percent. Landrieu is still the leader in the November general election at 42 percent.

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  17. GOP slams Sen. Mark Udall on ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | CBS News

    In this Dec. 4, 2012 file photo, Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colorado, speaks at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. The National Republican Senatorial Committee has unveiled a new ad that suggests Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colorado, doesn't understand the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria . "With his single-issue campaign, Mark Udall doesn't want to talk about other important issues, like our national security," a narrator says.

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  18. Naval Academy joins Obama's 'It's On Us' campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Washington Examiner

    The U.S. Naval Academy has joined President Barack Obama's "It's On Us" campaign to encourage college students to take responsibility in stopping sexual assault. The academy released a YouTube video Tuesday.

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  19. VIDEO: New poll shows Louisiana leaning leftRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Washington Examiner

    In a new Gallup poll out Tuesday, Louisiana is leaning left. But that's not necessarily a good thing for incumbent Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu and her re-election bid.

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  20. FCC sacks NFL's blackout ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Washington Examiner

    The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday unanimously voted to end the decades-old blackout policy for NFL games and other live sporting events on paid television, a move strongly opposed by the league but one that is poised to give U.S. sports fans more free TV viewing options. Under the NFL's policy, teams had to enforce TV blackouts for cable and satellite telecasts in the home team's primary media market if at least 85 percent of seats weren't sold within 72 hours of kickoff, though the league sometimes granted extensions if teams were close to selling out.

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