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  • NLRB rules against McDonald's in major labor law case

    In a major victory for Big Labor, the National Labor Relations Board ruled against McDonald's Corp. in a class action suit brought by union activists. The decision is also a potentially major rewrite of federal law regarding business franchising.

  • Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel unleashed its heaviest bombardment in a 3-week-old war against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the militant group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip's only power plant. The fighting came as...

  • Judge dismisses GreenTech suit in win for First Amendment: Examiner Editorial

    A federal judge in Mississippi last week threw out an $85 million defamation lawsuit brought by a politically connected corporation against a Virginia journalism non-profit.

  • House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans unveiled a slimmed-down bill Tuesday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding migrant youths back home. The election-year measure would allow Republicans to say they tried to solve the...

  • Export-Import Bank justifies subsidies with useless job numbers

    "This is so important," Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., said about reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank, "because 85,000 Washington state jobs hang in the balance. That is how many jobs have been supported here in the state by the Export-Import Bank.

  • Why Republicans think Harry Reid is playing mind games on the border crisis

    As House Speaker John Boehner tries to build support among the Republican caucus for legislation to address the thousands of unaccompanied minors coming to the U.S. from Central America, his Democratic counterpart in the Senate has brought up the toxic issue of immigration reform.

  • Do or die: Paul Ryan warns of disaster in 2016 and beyond if GOP loses presidency again

    Rep. Paul Ryan is warning that his team cannot afford another presidential loss because a 2016 win for the Democrats will cement the liberal, big government direction of the federal government.

  • Obama unveils tougher sanctions against Russia

    President Obama announced new, tougher sanctions against Russia on Tuesday, as Western nations ramped up pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin in the wake of the downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine.

  • VIDEO: Obama announces new Russia sanctions

    President Obama announced new economic sanctions against Russia on Tuesday, putting significant restraints on American exports and trade relationships with Russian companies.

  • The fading star: Survey shows voters wouldn't want Obama anywhere near their campaign

    President Obama's evolution from pop star to election liability has been nothing short of astonishing, from Greek pillars and promises to lower the oceans to vulnerable Democratic lawmakers carefully avoiding him as they campaign for re-election.

  • VIDEO: Defending Secretary of State John Kerry

    The Obama administration is defending the work of Secretary of State John Kerry as he comes under fire in the Israeli press.

  • Here's who the patent office paid millions to do little or no work

    With too little work and too much free time, paralegal employees at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office were paid more than $5 million while doing nothing for four years.

  • VIDEO: Ambassador nominee wants to 'keep the pressure on' Russia

    The man likely to become the United States' next ambassador to the Russian Federation told Senate lawmakers Tuesday he want's to "keep the pressure on" and find a way to deescalate the crisis in Ukraine.

  • China: Ex-security czar Zhou under investigation

    BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party announced an investigation into a feared ex-security chief on Tuesday, demonstrating President Xi Jinping's firm grip on power and breaking a longstanding taboo against publicly targeting the country's topmost leaders. If he goes to trial, Zhou...

  • Ex-NY councilman quickly convicted in bribery plot

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A jury took only about 90 minutes Tuesday to convict former New York City Councilman Daniel Halloran of bribery charges in a scheme to buy a spot on the mayoral ballot for state Sen. Malcolm Smith. Halloran was also found guilty of taking payoffs from what he thought...



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