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  • Investigators reach Ukraine jet wreckage site

    ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) — Two weeks after a missile brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, an international team of investigators Thursday reached a wreckage site in eastern Ukraine that remains bitterly contested between government forces and pro-Russia separatist rebels. For the families of...

  • Exxon profit surges, but production slips

    NEW YORK (AP) — Exxon Mobil's net income rose 28 percent in the second quarter on a sale of Asian assets and higher oil prices, but oil and gas production slipped a disappointing 6 percent. Exxon reported net income of $8.78 billion in for the second quarter Thursday, on revenue of $111.65...

  • Is this the man to unseat Harry Reid?

    In a hypothetical matchup for U.S. Senate in 2016, Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval of Nevada would crush Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid by double digits, according to new polling data.

  • Obama remains confident in CIA head John Brennan despite Senate spying

    President Obama remains confident in CIA Director John Brennan's leadership despite an independent investigation that concluded that the agency had overreached its authority by spying on Senate staffers.

  • CIA director apologizes to Senate leaders

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal CIA investigation has found that agency officers improperly accessed Senate computers earlier this year in a dispute over interrogation documents, prompting CIA Director John Brennan to abandon his defiant posture in the matter and apologize to Senate intelligence...

  • As banks crack down, terrorists update their fundraising tactics

    Since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the U.S. and its allies have made great strides to stem the flow of money to terrorist organizations. And their enemies have responded by diversifying their portfolios.

  • Bill Clinton on 9/10/01: 'I could have killed' Osama bin Laden

    Former President Bill Clinton admitted during remarks in Australia on Sept. 10, 2001, that he passed on an opportunity to kill the terrorist leader.

  • New EMP fear: Missile attack over defenseless U.S. southern border, killing 90%

    A former CIA director is raising a new concern that Iran, or even North Korea, could send U.S. civilization "to a cold, dark halt" by firing a nuke over America's southern border which is largely absent of missile defenses.

  • Here's what the much-anticipated GAO report on whether banks are 'too big to fail' found

    The Government Accountability Office handed a modest victory to big banks Thursday in the ongoing fight over whether the "too-big-to-fail" problem has been resolved, while still giving bank credits something to cheer.

  • John Boehner 'not going to accept responsibility' for Congress' failures

    House Speaker John Boehner says it's the Senate -- not his leadership -- that is to blame for Congress being gridlocked in partisan intransigence and poised to leave Washington for a five-week break without passing several key measures.

  • Short of votes, House abandons border bill at last minute

    House Republicans, who had authored a plan to spend $659 million on humanitarian aid as well as additional border security and judges, failed to garner enough support among their rank and file to come up with the 218 votes needed for passage.

  • Halbig challenge to Obamacare provides a lesson in humility

    However the Halbig v. Burwell case on Obamacare subsidies turns out legally, the public debate should be a lesson in humility.

  • House Republicans abandon vote on border security bill in face of tea party opposition

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans abandon vote on border security bill in face of tea party opposition.

  • Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy Hamas' tunnel network in the Gaza Strip designed for deadly attacks inside Israel, "with or without a cease-fire," as the military called up another 16,000 reservists to pursue its campaign against...

  • VIDEO: Tensions high in border funding debate

    Tensions are flaring over the still unresolved funding plan to address security and humanitarian concerns on the southwest border.



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