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  1. Netanyahu assails Iran-nuclear talks; Obama disagreesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | St. Augustine Record

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu waves after speaking before a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 3, 2015. In a speech that stirred political intrigue in two countries, Netanyahu told Congress that negotiations underway between Iran and the U.S. would "all but guarantee" that Tehran will get nuclear weapons, a step that the world must avoid at all costs.

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  2. Jose Antonio Vargas to speak at Watsonville Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Monterey County Herald

    WATSONVILLE >> Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas had been campaigning for immigration reform for a year when President Barack Obama announced a program that would give temporary legal status to thousands of immigrants who had been brought to the country illegally as minors. That's exactly the situation Vargas was in.

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  3. Officials: US investigation finds racial bias in Ferguson police departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Post-Standard

    A Justice Department investigation found sweeping patterns of racial bias within the Ferguson, Missouri , police department, with officers routinely discriminating against blacks by using excessive force, issuing petty citations and making baseless traffic stops, according to law enforcement officials familiar with its findings. The report, which Ferguson city officials said would be released Wednesday, marks the culmination of a months-long investigation into a police department that federal officials have described as troubled and that commanded national attention after one of its officers shot and killed an unarmed black man, 18-year-old Michael Brown , last summer.

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  4. McConnell wants to fast-track Iran billRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TheBostonChannel.com

    A bill that would give the Senate sign-off on an international agreement with Iran over its nuclear program will be on the Senate floor next week, despite objections from Democrats who want to wait for an agreement to be reached with Iran before passing the legislation. "We think the timing is important."

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  5. Bible story: Israeli PM packs potent religious symbolism in US speechRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Brandon Sun

    The powerful religious symbolism packed into a speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to U.S. Congress would have been self-evident even to someone lacking training in Jewish theology. He reminded the American politicians in the room, not to mention the Israeli audience back home about to vote in an election in two weeks, that his long-anticipated address coincided with the festival of Purim.

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  6. Sweet Briar CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    I am the product of a women's college. It was an accident, essentially. I wanted to study a major, archaeology, that was really only available at one university, so that was where I went.

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  7. U.S. military's Mosul briefing inaccurate, misguided, Carter saysRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    A U.S. military official who briefed news media about Iraq's upcoming offensive to retake Mosul provided inaccurate information but should never have publicly discussed war plans anyway, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Tuesday. Carter's criticism of the February news briefing by an official from the U.S. military's Central Command was accompanied by an assurance from the top U.S. military officer to Congress that the matter was subject to an internal inquiry.

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  8. Netanyahu warns US 'bad deal' would put Iran on nuclear pathRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cybercast News Service

    In a direct challenge to the White House, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood before Congress on Tuesday and bluntly warned the U.S. that an emerging nuclear agreement with Iran "paves Iran's path to the bomb." President Barack Obama pushed back sternly, saying the U.S. would never sign such a deal and Netanyahu was offering no useful alternative.

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  9. The Plan for the Alliance for Prosperity of the Northern TriangleRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Holtville Tribune

    The Presidents of El Salvador, Salvador SA nchez CerA n; Guatemala, Otto PA rez Molina; Honduras, Juan Orlando HernA ndez; and, the Vice President of the United States, Joseph Biden, met in Guatemala City on March 2-3, 2015, with the President of the Inter-American Development Bank, Luis Alberto Moreno, to discuss the important commitments which will accelerate the implementation of the Plan for the Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle of Central America.

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  10. Congressman Vargas Statement on Passage of DHS Funding BillRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Holtville Tribune

    Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Juan Vargas issued the following statement after voting in favor of a clean Department of Homeland Security funding bill that passed in the U.S. House of Representatives today: "I am very pleased that the House passed a bill to fund DHS through the rest of the 2015 Fiscal Year. Although this could have been accomplished sooner, regrettably my Republican colleagues chose to delay funding for our nation's security as a protest of President Obama's immigration Executive Action.

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  11. Administration halts all hiring for amnesty programRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Washington Times

    The administration said Tuesday it has left hundreds of thousands of square feet of office space empty and halted job offers to 360 potential employees as it has tried to comply with a federal judge's order halting President Obama's new deportation amnesty program. Officials had spent $11 million getting the office in the Crystal City neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia, ready to begin handling applications, but said they are doing their best to comply with the judge's injunction that halted all work, after the court ruled Mr. Obama's program likely violates the law.

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  12. U.S. departure from Yemen weakens relations and terrorist fight, general saysRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Washington Times

    The departure of U.S. personnel from Yemen has exacerbated the deteriorating relationship between the two countries and undercut a joint effort to fight Islamist terrorists, according to a U.S. four-star general. Yemen has been a key U.S. ally in fighting against al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula - also known as AQAP - but that could soon change, said Army Gen.

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  13. Netanyahu's Speech: Mansplaining Iran to ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | OpEdNews

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress has been covered as a spectacle orchestrated by the conservative GOP-Likud alliance to undercut President Barack Obama's effort to reach a deal with Iran limiting that government's nuclear program. But this stunt did highlight a significant aspect of the the ongoing debate over Iran -- Netanyahu's position is extreme and unworkable: Iran should yield completely, or there will be war.

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  14. Rules violation feared as Hillary Clinton had no State Department email addressRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Big News Network.com

    Hillary Clinton is alleged to have flouted communication norms when she was the Secretary of State as she didn't have an official email ID and used her private email account to conduct government business, according to officials Tuesday. The news of Clinton's use of a personal email account was first reported by The New York Times Monday night.

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  15. Woman who threw shoe at Hillary Clinton to stay in ArizonaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KTVN Reno

    A woman who threw a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton during a speech the former secretary of state gave in Las Vegas last year has been sentenced to a year of federal supervision in her home state of Arizona. Ernst's public defender, William Carrico, says a judge on Monday also ordered the 37-year-old to undergo mental health treatment at the discretion of probation officials.

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  16. Higher education leaders brainstorm on fee proposal ideas that could...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | The Advocate

    Louisiana leaders are still trying to hash out how a proposal to increase student fees at colleges and universities could be implemented in the coming year. On one side: Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration is calling for a tax credit that students could seek to cover the costs of the proposed fee, a dollar figure for which hasn't been set and could likely vary by campus or program.

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  17. Major challenge to 'Obamacare' on deck before the Supreme CourtRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Advocate

    As the U.S. Supreme court gets ready on Wednesday to hear a major legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act, Republicans in and out of Congress - but not Gov. Bobby Jindal - are scrambling to come up with plans for what to do if the attack succeeds in eviscerating the landmark legislation of Democratic President Barack Obama. Pick, 31, is one of nearly 185,000 Louisiana residents who have signed up for coverage under the ACA, known as "Obamacare."

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  18. Officials decry proposed grow site in countyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | This Week Community News

    A plan to bring a marijuana production facility to Concord Township has not won fans among Delaware County's law enforcement community. ResponsibleOhio, a group proposing an amendment to the state constitution to legalize the production, sale and use of marijuana, has proposed the creation of 10 cultivation and extraction sites throughout Ohio.

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  19. OP-ED | Obamacare Opponents Should Be Careful What They Wish ForRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    So said Sen. Ted Cruz at last week's Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland. It was a line that drew both applause and laughs, as you would expect from a gathering of folks who view the Affordable Care Act as an abomination.

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  20. Email issue revives old questions about ClintonsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WHDH

    Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing a new set of questions about ethics and transparency -- the sort that have dogged her and husband Bill for decades. The latest disclosure, that Clinton used a personal email account while serving as secretary of state, comes on the cusp of her likely second bid for president.

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