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  • UN: death toll from Syrian civil war tops 191,000

    GENEVA (AP) — The death toll from three years of Syria's civil war has risen to more than 191,000 people, the United Nations reported Friday. The figure, covering the period from March 2011 to April 2014, is the first issued by the U.N.'s human rights office since July 2013, when it documented...

  • Russian aid convoy drives into Ukraine

    IZVARYNE, Ukraine (AP) — Russia unilaterally sent an aid mission into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday, saying its patience had worn out after a week of delays it blamed on the Ukrainian government. The International Committee of the Red Cross, which had planned to escort the convoy to...

  • Raw: Egypt Bus Crash Kills at Least 33

    A head-on collision of two tourist buses near a popular Red Sea resort has killed 33 people and injured 41, according to Egypt's state news agency. (Aug. 22) SHOTLIST ASSOCIATED PRESS - AP CLIENTS ONLY Near Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt - 22 August, 2014 1. Night, various destroyed buses, rescue...

  • Liberty University dedicates medical building

    LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Liberty University is holding a dedication ceremony for its new Center for Medical and Health Sciences building. The Friday ceremony will involve about 300 guests. The school broke ground on the $41 million, 144,000-square-foot facility in 2012. It became home to the new...

  • Laying off troops close to retirement isn't keeping faith

    Recently laid-off Army officers are not bad apples, rather they are the victims of rudderless policy and feckless prioritization in the White House and Congress.

  • Hamas kills 11 suspected informers for Israel

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Gaza security official says Hamas has killed 11 suspected informers for Israel. Friday's killings came a day after Israel killed three top Hamas military commanders in an airstrike on a house in southern Gaza Strip. Hamas has vowed revenge for the targeting of...

  • CORRECTS: AP journalist: 1st trucks in Russian aid convoy driven into eastern Ukraine

    IZVARYNE, Ukraine (AP) — CORRECTS: AP journalist: 1st trucks in Russian aid convoy driven into eastern Ukraine. (Corrects APNewsAlert to delete reference to Red Cross driving the trucks.

  • Will Obama follow-up on his new red line against ISIS?

    So far, it's been difficult to discern what President Obama is prepared to do about ISIS outside of staying the airstrike course in Iraq that he began two weeks ago.

  • Does this Democratic ad mark a shift in the Obamacare debate?

    On the surface, Sen. Mark Pryor's latest ad is almost unremarkable.

  • Obama, realist or defeatist?

    President Obama, depending on whom you ask, has crawled into a shell either because he can't change Washington or is simply smart enough to recognize the limitations of his office.

  • This time around, Rick Perry rolls his sleeves up

    Like a student retaking a course he failed, Gov. Rick Perry is working a little harder as his second presidential campaign gets underway.

  • Jay Rockefeller doesn't go to West Virginia, even when Congress takes a month-long recess in August

    Ever waited in an airport screening line watching Transportation Security Administration officers poking and prodding old ladies and little kids, then asking yourself, "How could they make a system like this?" The person who could change that scene is Sen. Jay Rockefeller, the West Virginia...

  • Foley case lays bare debate over paying ransom

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The beheading of freelance journalist James Foley has forced a new debate between the longtime U.S. and British refusal to negotiate with terrorists, and Europe and the Persian Gulf's increasing willingness to pay ransoms in a desperate attempt to free citizens. The dilemma:...

  • Are Republicans abandoning the Obamacare issue? Doubtful

    In a bit of dubious cherry-picking, a new Bloomberg article concludes that the Affordable Care Act is losing its effectiveness as a political issue for Republicans and is diminishing as a major issue. 

  • Fanning the flames of racial tension

    For over a week, we have been repeatedly told that a white police officer shot and killed an "unarmed black teenager" in Ferguson, Mo. â€" and now the highest law enforcement official in the nation is reinforcing this narrative. 



From the Weekly Standard

  • No Law, No Order

    Ferguson, Mo.

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  • No Reply from America?

    On Tuesday, August 19, an American citizen, James Foley, was savagely killed. The group of jihadists known as ISIL had previously killed and brutalized tens of thousands of non-Americans. But they...

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  • Bartleby, the President

    President Obama insists Republican opposition to his policies has forced him to boycott Congress and resort to governing by executive order. This is only partially true. Yes, Republicans strongly...

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