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  • EU identifies 5 Russian banks it is sanctioning

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has revealed the names of five Russian banks it is sanctioning over what the 28-nation bloc decries as Moscow's meddling in Ukraine. The sanctions limit access to European capital markets for the banks, in which the Russian state holds a majority stake. The...

  • CIA director apologizes to senators over CIA searches of Senate computers; launches inquiry

    WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA director apologizes to senators over CIA searches of Senate computers; launches inquiry.

  • CIA director apologizes to Senate leaders

    WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director John Brennan is apologizing to Senate intelligence committee leaders after his inspector general found that CIA employees acted improperly when the CIA searched Senate computers earlier this year. Agency spokesman Dean Boyd said in an email to The Associated Press...

  • Heartbreak: Left's hero scientist says quit freaking out about genetically modified foods

    Good news, everyone! Your fear of genetically modified foods is more or less unwarranted, according to celebrity scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson.

  • Documents show Obama White House working with insurers against taxpayers

    The Obama White House and the health insurance industry have an uneasy alliance to defend Obamacare's subsidies and mandates — at the expense of the taxpayer.

  • Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 4.12 percent

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. mortgage rates declined slightly this week, hovering near their lows for the year. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday that the nationwide average for a 30-year loan slipped to 4.12 percent from 4.13 percent last week. The average for the 15-year mortgage,...

  • Target names Pepsi's Cornell as chairman, CEO

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target is bringing in an outsider as its CEO for the first time as the retailer fights to redefine itself to American shoppers. The Minneapolis-based company said Thursday that it named PepsiCo executive Brian Cornell to the top spot, replacing John Mulligan, who had been...

  • Ready for Joe? Jay Carney, David Letterman are deeply, deeply impressed with Biden

    Former White House press secretary Jay Carney and CBS' David Letterman sure have a lot of nice things to say about Vice President Joe Biden, a man considered by many to be possible 2016 contender.

  • Investigators make it to Ukraine jet crash site

    ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) — As fighting raged in eastern Ukraine, an international team of investigators on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 and got a first look at where it was brought down by a missile two weeks ago. Clashes along routes to the wreckage site...

  • READ: White House statement slams GOP, claims DREAMers are 'Americans in every way except on paper'

    The White House has just responded to reports that House Republicans are planning to pass a bill that would restrict President Obama's ability to use executive authority to unilaterally grant legal status to millions of currently illegal immigrants.

  • Group pushing Ben Carson into 2016 presidential race records 100,00th donor

    The Ben Carson political phenomenon recorded its 100,000th unique donation, making the National Draft Ben Carson for President Committee as successful and popular as the pro-Hillary Clinton group "Ready for Hillary."

  • Bad policies are their own worst enemy

    Newspaper editorials rarely make news — I've been writing them for a long time, and, believe me, I know — but one did the other day, when the New York Times came out for legalization of marijuana. It was an agreeable development for anyone who, like me, believes in letting people live their own...

  • Father of Obamacare makes a 'Speak-O'

    Last week, by 2-1 vote, a Washington, D.C., appellate panel ruled that the Obama administration unlawfully changed Obamacare.

  • Why exposes of the Clintons fail

    It will take a long time to assemble the full case against the Clintons. By the time it is done, however, I doubt anyone will care about them.

  • Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels

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



From the Weekly Standard

  • Note to the House GOP: Kill the Bill

    The House Republican leadership is having trouble getting 218 votes for its immigration bill.

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    It’s surely the most hilarious academic story so far this year: Slavoj Zizek, the most Marxist-chic of all Marxist-chic philosophers, has been caught plagiarizing an article from American...

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  • Lamar Alexander in the Crosshairs

    Nashville One name is ubiquitous at a July 22 rally for Republican Senate candidate Joe Carr, and it isn’t Joe Carr’s. Lamar Alexander, the Tennessee senator Carr hopes to defeat in the August 7...

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