04/17/14 05:16 PM
PARIS (AP) — French special forces backed by helicopters led a pre-dawn operation in northern Mail Thursday and freed five humanitarian aid workers who had been held captive by a "terrorist group" — killing about 10 of the alleged militants, officials said. Working off intelligence tips,...
By Larry Elder | 04/17/14 05:12 PM
If the Rev. Al Sharpton, the bigoted, anti-Semitic, non-tax paying race-hustling poverty pimp, had any credibility left, it just vanished. The beneficiary of a lifetime of passes from our race-conscious mainscream media, Sharpton ran into an outlet not afraid of him -- the Smoking Gun. They...
By Sean Higgins | 04/17/14 05:06 PM
Rep. George Miller, sent a letter to Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam on Wednesday demanding "all communications" between state government officials, Volkswagen and any "third parties" regarding any proposed state financial incentives relating to the German automaker's Chattanooga plant.
By Susan Crabtree | 04/17/14 05:05 PM
President Obama stated clearly that the U.S. is not considering arming or providing lethal aid to Ukraine to defend its sovereignty against pro-Russian forces. “I've been very clear that military options are not on the table in Ukraine because this is not a situation that would be amenable...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/17/14 04:51 PM
President Obama mocked Republican opponents of his health care law on Thursday, saying that they were going through the “stages of grief” and that critics should accept that the law is here to stay.
By Steve Chapman | 04/17/14 04:37 PM
Hawks in the wild tend to be solitary creatures. But those in Washington often appear in noisy flocks.
By John Stossel | 04/17/14 04:33 PM
"The heavens reek, the waters below are foul ... we are in a crisis of survival." That's how Walter Cronkite and CBS hyped the first Earth Day, back in 1970. Somehow we've survived since then, and most of life got better, although I never hear that from the worrywarts. Of course, some things...
By Joel Gehrke | 04/17/14 04:30 PM
President Obama declared an end to the debate about Obamacare, even as Republicans gear up to retake the Senate on a platform built around repealing the law. "The repeal debate is and should be over," Obama told reporters Thursday. "The Affordable Care Act is working and I know the American...
04/17/14 04:30 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Goldman Sachs' earnings fell in the first quarter as bond trading slumped, but the results still came in ahead of what investors expected as other parts of the bank performed well. EARNINGS AND REVENUE: The bank earned $1.95 billion in the quarter, down 11 percent from $2.19...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/17/14 04:29 PM
President Obama on Thursday said that he had a “very pleasant conversation” with Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., a day after the House Majority Leader slammed him after a phone call where they discussed immigration reform.
By Zack Colman | 04/17/14 04:20 PM
Billionaire San Francisco climate activist Tom Steyer's NextGen Climate Action PAC will back vulnerable lawmakers who oppose the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, he said in a Thursday letter.
04/17/14 04:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he hopes Russia lives up to its agreement with Ukraine but adds that Russia's previous actions give him concern. Obama says his hope is that Russia will follow through in the next several days on promises made at its meeting Thursday in Geneva...
04/17/14 04:15 PM
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Source close to family says Nobel laureate novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died.
04/17/14 04:15 PM
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A person close to the family has confirmed reports that that Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died. He was 87. Garcia Marquez's magical realist novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and...
By Ashe Schow | 04/17/14 04:08 PM
I was a ballerina for years when I was younger, and even I didn’t pivot (pirouette, whatever) this much.
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