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  1. Absolutely Nothing: A Veteran's Savage Indictment of the Iraq WarRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    It is a totally brutal putdown of the likes of Mitt Romney and John McCain, of the neocons who pushed us into Iraq but themselves never served. They had no idea what we were fighting for, those saber-rattling Chicken Hawks, the cowardly connected wealthy weasels who'd managed to avoid serving in their own war, who kept their children out of uniform, but just couldn't wait to send us into one of their own making.

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  2. Members of Congress: ISIS making gainsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CNN

    Iraq's lack of national unity in the fight against ISIS threatens to splinter the country into several parts, a defense expert and members of Congress say. Iraq's lack of national unity in the fight against ISIS threatens to splinter the country into several parts, a defense expert and two members of Congress said Sunday.

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  3. What it feels like to be the Duggar girls during this media storm. A view from the other side.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Disclaimer: I have no idea what the Duggars girls feel right now but I can offer an opinion on what it feels like to be a survivor of sexual abuse going through a media storm. I am the survivor of sexual abuse at the hands of family member.

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  4. US Defense Secretary: Iraqa s a will to fighta at issue after Ramadi defeatRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News

    In this file photo, Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks during a news conference at the Pentagon in Washington. The Islamic State group's takeover of Ramadi is evidence that Iraqi forces do not have the 'will to fight,' Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in an interview on CNNís ìState of the Unionî that aired Sunday.

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  5. A Memorial Day test for Hillary ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Jitters about Jeb, some praise for Rick Perry, the meaning of Hillary Clinton's holiday weekend parade march and some coming Democratic competition filled our Sunday trip around the "Inside Politics" table. Plus, a take from conversations with a couple dozen younger voters that was both interesting and a bit depressing.

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  6. Wars come homeaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Dissident Voice

    You've seen men's severed Heads roll like bloody bowling Balls, bodies stacked like logs, Amputated limbs like cords of Wood-you've seen and done Things no fiancA , bride, spouse, Soul mate or partner will ever Understand; you've played God, Judge, jury and executioner enough To have mastered the roles; but Yes, of course, in the 'unpacked' Philosophical, textbook, Biblical Realm of things, "Black lives matter," "Brown lives matter," "All lives mattera " So, today, you sit in a circle with Other actors, crying thimbles full of Leaden tears, for brown bag rewards Of dope, rewards for war crimes Corporate masters seduced you to Commit, brown bags of dope causing You to shoot, hang, poison yourselves Twenty-two times a day, or fire brazenly In backs of Black and Brown 'enemies' Fleeing glaring high beams, 'roid rage, 90- Proof, psychotropic purple haze, fearing For lives, like soldiers ... (more)

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  7. Highlights of Clinton emails on BenghaziRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The State Department on Friday released 296 emails, totaling 896 pages, that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton turned over to the State Department and the special committee investigating the 2012 attacks on diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya, that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. In a September 2012 email to Clinton, top aide Jake Sullivan told her another Obama administration official, Susan Rice, stumbled in an appearance on ABC's Sunday news show "This Week."

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  8. Defense Secretary: Iraqis showed 'no will to fight' in RamadiRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter, in his first comments since the key town of Ramadi fell to ISIS, blamed the weak state of Iraq's military as one major reason for the city's fall, in an exclusive interview on CNN's "State of the Union" aired Sunday. "What apparently happened was that the Iraqi forces just showed no will to fight," Carter told CNN's Barbara Starr.

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  9. Julian Castro Dismisses Clinton Email Story: 'Witch Hunt' by Unpopular CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Mediaite.com

    HUD Secretary Julian Castro , rumored to a be a running mate option for putative Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton , dismissed suspicions over her use of a private email account and server on State of the Union Sunday morning. "What you have with these e-mails is basically a witch hunt," Castro said.

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  10. Marco Rubio's tax proposal challenges Republican Party's economic orthodoxyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Ever since 1981, when Ronald Reagan sat outside his California ranch and signed a tax-reform law that reversed half a century of mostly climbing rates, the pursuit of ever-lower income tax brackets has been the prime goal of Republican economic policy. Altering that party orthodoxy has now become a main exhibit for Sen. Marco Rubio's claim to be a "new generation" Republican.

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  11. Top Dem: ISIS fight at a 'stalemate'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Hill

    Rep. Adam Schiff on Sunday said the U.S. is breaking even against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria . "I don't think we're winning, but I wouldn't say we're losing either," the ranking Democrat on the Intelligence Committee told host Bob Schieffer on CBS's "Face the Nation."

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  12. Sanders worries of 'political gossip' dominating campaign coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Hill

    Sen. Bernie Sanders said on Sunday that the media is "doing pretty well" covering his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination against frontrunner Hillary Clinton, but he's worried about "political gossip" taking over as the campaign moves on. "We have gotten more serious discussion on our issues than I might have thought about," Sanders said on CNN's "Reliable Sources."

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  13. Indiana governor orders flags half-staff for Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Gov. Mike Pence is directing flags at state facilities across Indiana to be flown at half-staff Monday in honor of Memorial Day. Pence also is asking businesses and state residents to lower their flags to half-staff to pay tribute to the men and women who have lost their lives defending the nation.

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  14. Obamaa s dangerous misconceptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    President Obama remains impervious to world events that do not comport with his singular goal - a deal with Iran, which by virtue of his desperation will bear little resemblance to the "good deal" he promised was possible. In three instances last week, we got a peek into his motives and thinking.

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  15. a On reconciliation with VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS News

    U.S. Senator John McCain, R-Ariz., holds up photos of himself as a 30-year-old man wounded and captured in 1967 in North Vietnam, outside the Army Museum in Hanoi October 19, 1992. The photos were delivered by Colonel Pham Duc Dai , director of the Army Museum, and Colonel Tran Bien, representative on the MIA issue at the Ministry of Defense as a gift for visiting the museum.

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  16. Schiff: Shiite militias "not the answer" to combat ISIS in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS News

    Rep. Adam Schiff, D-California, ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, says the plan to bring in Iranian-backed Shiite militias to fight ISIS in Sunni-dominated regions of Iraq is a bad idea.

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  17. Top Democrat: "Catastrophe" for Senate not to pass NSA reform billRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS News

    Rep. Adam Schiff, D-California, ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, says it looks increasingly likely that key provisions of the Patriot Act will expire in June due to Congressional inaction.

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  18. Sanders to kick off campaign in Burlington's Waterfront ParkRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Senator Bernie Sanders returns to the Lake Champlain waterfront - where he led rebuilding efforts as mayor of Burlington - to kick off his campaign for president. Sanders announced last month he was running for president, but saved his formal campaign launch for Tuesday in Burlington's Waterfront Park.

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  19. Rep. Adam Schiff: Senate should fix its 'catastrophe' with House-backed security billRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Rep. Adam Schiff of California urged the Senate on Sunday to quickly resolve its standoff over the government's snooping powers by passing a bill that has sailed through the House in a bipartisan vote. Mr. Schiff, a top Democrat on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, said his chamber passed the USA Freedom Act in a 338-88 vote because the legislation strikes the right balance in reining in the National Security Agency's sweeping powers.

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  20. Church Reels after Ireland's Huge 'Yes' to Gay MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News Max

    The once all-powerful Catholic Church in Ireland was trying to come to terms Sunday with the country's overwhelming vote to allow gay marriage and confront the "social revolution" behind it. As jubilant "Yes" supporters nursed their hangovers after partying long into the night following Saturday's referendum result announcement, the faithful were going to mass to hear their priests reflect on the new social landscape in Ireland.

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