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  • It's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat

    NEW YORK (AP) — Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers. Three U.S. flights made unscheduled landings in the past eight days after passengers got into fights over the ability to recline their seats....

  • US stock market turns lower in afternoon trading

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were mostly lower in afternoon trading Tuesday even after news that the economy was gaining strength. The S&P 500 dipped back below 2,000 points as oil producers weighed the index down. Investors looked ahead to major events later this week. The European Central Bank...

  • Incumbent NY lawmakers facing primaries next week

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — One of New York's Senate leaders faces a primary challenge next week along with 27 other incumbents seeking another two-year term in the state Legislature. Sen. Jeff Klein is in a Democratic primary against Oliver Koppell, an ex-assemblyman, attorney general and City Council...

  • White House: 'Our thoughts, prayers' are with Sotloff family

    The White House could not immediately confirm reports that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has released a video showing the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.

  • Michigan Gov. works to make numbers "add up" in new campaign ad

    Snyder's new ad, released Tuesday, talks about Michigan's once-booming auto industry and how economic prosperity is on the horizon for Michigan residents, even if many aren't experiencing it yet.

  • Ontario police: Bieber charged with assault

    TORONTO (AP) — Canadian pop star Justin Bieber faces new charges after police said Tuesday he was arrested for dangerous driving and assault following a collision between a minivan and an ATV that led to a physical altercation in southwestern Ontario. Ontario Provincial Police said the incident...

  • Internet video purports to show beheading of US reporter Steven Sotloff by Islamic State group

    BEIRUT (AP) — Internet video purports to show beheading of US reporter Steven Sotloff by Islamic State group.

  • Missionary group says another American doctor infected with Ebola in Liberia

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Missionary group says another American doctor infected with Ebola in Liberia.

  • Bill Clinton to stump for Charlie Crist

    "He's [Clinton's] better than anyone at explaining why what we're doing matters. I'm looking forward to kicking off the final two months of this campaign with him," Crist said when announcing the event.

  • Saudi arrests 88 suspects in alleged al-Qaida cell

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A top Saudi security official said Tuesday that police had arrested 88 men suspected of being part of an al-Qaida cell that was plotting attacks inside and outside of the kingdom. Interior Ministry spokesman Mansour al-Turki did not give any details about the alleged...

  • Contractor pleads guilty in $23.5 million 'rent-a-vet' scheme

    Ram Hingorani pleaded guilty to one count of major program fraud in connection with a scheme to obtain construction contracts with federal agencies using set-asides for owners of Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Businesses.

  • Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac regulator aims to boost low-income lending

    The FHFA proposal calls for the agency to buy more refinancing mortgages for low-income families and to increase Fannie Mae's goals for low-income families in multifamily units.

  • Mark Begich pulls controversial ad

    After receiving an blistering letter from the lawyer of the family of a sexual assault victim, Alaska Sen. Mark Begich is taking down a controversial TV ad criticizing his Republican opponent.

  • Expert: Amnesty = 500,000 more illegals in first year

    The number of illegal immigrants crossing into the United States would surge more than five times the current wave of 90,000 if President Obama grants amnesty, according to an immigration expert.

  • If the GOP were planning a government shutdown, we'd know about it

    Aside from a hollow threat from Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, and a terribly misconstrued quote from Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., there is nothing to suggest that the Republican Party is actually conspiring to shut down the government.



From the Weekly Standard

  • McConnell Aide Resigns As Ron Paul Scandal Develops

    Just before the start of the Labor Day holiday weekend, the reelection campaign for Mitch McConnell of Kentucky announced its campaign manager, Jesse Benton, was resigning. Benton was leaving the...

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  • On the Origin of ISIS

    The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the terrorist army many thousand strong now rampaging through the Levant, embraces such an extreme, violent ideology that it makes even al Qaeda squeamish,...

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  • Repeal Obamacare, Don’t ‘Reform’ It

    Slowly but surely, the anti-repeal wing of the Republican party is starting to reassert itself.  The latest effort comes from Lanhee Chen, who was the top policy advisor on the Mitt Romney...

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