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  • West condemns Russia over convoy to Ukraine

    LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in what it said was a mission to deliver humanitarian aid. Ukraine called it a "direct invasion," and the U.S. and NATO condemned it as well. In...

  • Yellen: Job market makes Fed hesitant on rate hike

    JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (AP) — If anyone thought Janet Yellen might clarify her view of the U.S. job market in her speech here Friday, the Federal Reserve chair had a message: The picture is still hazy. Though the unemployment rate has steadily dropped, Yellen suggested that other gauges of the...

  • Oregon sues Oracle over failed health care website

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle Corp. and several of its executives over the technology company's role in creating the troubled website for the state's online health insurance exchange. The lawsuit, filed in Marion County Circuit Court in Salem,...

  • The Ferguson feeding frenzy

    The most poisonous "-ism" now infecting Ferguson, Mo., is not virulent racism. It's viral narcissism.

  • Florida judge approves new congressional districts; says they will take effect in 2016

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida judge approves new congressional districts; says they will take effect in 2016.

  • VIDEO: White House says James Foley killing was an act of terrorism

    A White House spokesman said Friday it is committed to seeing "that justice is done" for the killing of American journalist Jim Foley by Islamist militants earlier this week.

  • New Obama birth control fixes for religious groups

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control for female employees while still ensuring those employees have access to...

  • 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. 

  • White House: Obama golfs for 'clearing of the mind'

    The White House on Friday defended President Obama for spending so much time on the golf course amid growing crises abroad and domestically.

  • White House tries to comply with Supreme Court ruling on birth control

    The Obama administration said for-profit companies like Hobby Lobby can avoid paying for their employees' birth control costs through the same Obamacare exemption given to religious groups.

  • Ebola spreads in Nigeria; Liberia has 1,000 deaths

    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Two alarming new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria, widening the circle of people sickened beyond the immediate group of caregivers who treated a dying airline passenger in one of Africa's largest cities. The outbreak also continues to spread elsewhere in West Africa,...

  • Hamas kills 18 suspected informers to deter leaks

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza militants Friday gunned down 18 alleged spies for Israel in an apparent attempt to plug security breaches and deter others, a day after Israel killed three top Hamas military commanders in an airstrike likely guided by collaborators. In one incident, masked...

  • A jackass helps the Marines

    U.S. Marines in Afghanistan were reportedly aided in their efforts to flush out insurgents by a jackass who just wanted to go home, Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work told a group of soldiers this week.

  • Arrested senator says he will pursue 'innocence'

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic state Sen. Ben Hueso says he will try to prove his innocence hours after being arrested for drunken driving in the state capital. Hueso emerged from Sacramento County Jail about 11:45 a.m. Friday and told reporters "the process isn't over." He would not...

  • Democratic state senator says he will 'pursue my innocence' after DUI arrest in state capital

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic state senator says he will 'pursue my innocence' after DUI arrest in state capital.



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  • No Law, No Order

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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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