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  • And now President 'I learned about it on the news' Obama says he barely even watches the news

    According to the president himself, he doesn't need to watch the news to learn about what's going on in his administration. He apparently already knows what’s happening.

  • The Left's dark money managers: Meet Philip Gara LaMarche

    Philip Gara LaMarche is a secretive political operative who funnels billions of dollars from undisclosed donors to nonprofits and astroturf groups. But you won't hear unhinged Harry Reid railing Queegishly about him on the Senate floor. Why? Here's why: LaMarche is a militant leftist...

  • Will Chief Justice John Roberts decide a 'state' is not a 'state'?

    The Supreme Court may soon need to decide whether the federal government can be considered a "state" in our federal republic in the same sense that Iowa, Wyoming and Wisconsin are states. On the face of it, this question may seem absurd. In fact, given any level of reflection, it is absurd....

  • Penalize Vladimir Putin and his culpable Kremlin

    Ultimate responsibility for the massacre of the 298 people aboard Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 begins and ends in the Kremlin office of Russian president Vladimir Putin.

  • New safety rules proposed to curb oil train fires

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are proposing to phase out thousands of older rail tank cars that carry crude oil. It's the government's response to a series of fiery train crashes over the past year, including a runaway oil train that exploded in the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic (lahk...

  • So far, the media is failing on covering Democrats' falsehoods about contraception mandates

    Misplaced balance is a major problem in today's media. One politician says something completely false, and another points out that the false thing is false -- and the media report it as a dispute.

  • European carriers suspend more Tel Aviv flights

    BERLIN (AP) — Air France and Germany's two largest airlines on Wednesday canceled more flights to Tel Aviv because of ongoing safety concerns amid the fighting between Israel and Hamas. Germany's Lufthansa and Air Berlin extended their cancelations through Thursday and Air France said it was...

  • CLARIFIES: Dutch military plane carrying Malaysia Airlines bodies lands in Eindhoven

    EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — CLARIFIES: Dutch military plane carrying Malaysia Airlines bodies lands in Eindhoven.

  • Bipartisanship: House extends corporate welfare for the tourism industry

    The House overwhelmingly passed a bill taxing foreign travelers to the U.S. in order to fund government-backed advertising campaign for the U.S. tourism industry.

  • Kerry cites progress in Gaza cease-fire talks

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Offering the first glimmer of hope for a Gaza cease-fire, the United States on Wednesday said negotiations to broker a truce between Israel and Hamas militants are making some progress even if an end to more than two weeks of bloodshed is nowhere near. "We certainly have made...

  • Gunman sought after 2 killed, deputy wounded

    MORENO VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Riverside County are searching for a gunman who investigators say shot and killed two people and may be connected to the wounding of a deputy during a shootout. Deputy Armando Munoz says gunfire erupted Tuesday at a gas station in Moreno Valley,...

  • Unions, Chris Christie clashing again

    Gov. Chris Christie's summertime talks with residents in beach communities starting Tuesday come with a theme that has some of his biggest critics riled up anew.

  • Health officials crack down on Medicaid marketing

    Florida has banned health insurance companies from marketing their plans directly to Medicaid recipients as the state rolls out its massive plan to privatize its health insurance program for low-income individuals and the disabled.

  • Delta 2Q profit rises 17 percent

    ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines Inc. said Wednesday that second-quarter earnings rose 17 percent, topping analysts' expectations, as passengers flew more miles at higher average fares and fuel spending declined. The results from Delta, the world's third-biggest airline company, produced a...

  • PepsiCo raises forecast after profit beats

    PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — PepsiCo Inc. raised its forecast slightly for the year on Wednesday as it continued to slash costs while selling more of its snacks and drinks. The company, which owns Frito-Lay, Gatorade and Quaker, said global volume for its snacks and drinks each rose 1 percent in the...



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