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New Zimbabwe
Outcry as Zuma buys wives posh carsbe cut back, but opposition parties said it was a political ploy ahead of local
Outcry as Zuma buys wives posh cars
New Zimbabwe / Posted 3 minutes ago
be cut back, but opposition parties said it was a political ploy ahead of local elections. Zuma's ruling African National Congress (ANC), which has backed him after numerous scandals, faces a tough battle at local polls on Aug. 3, with opponents... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli announces support for Donald Trumpis somewhat a surprise, considering Shekeil told a reporter he has "never voted
'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli announces support for Donald Trump
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 6 minutes ago
is somewhat a surprise, considering Shekeil told a reporter he has "never voted and never will," during his feud with Congress. At the time, Shekeil refused to testify before a House Oversight and Government Reform committee hearing on... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Doctors call for 2016 Olympics to be moved due to Zika virusUnited States is attempting to ramp up preparations for possible occurrences of
Doctors call for 2016 Olympics to be moved due to Zika virus
Daily Examiner / Posted 10 minutes ago
United States is attempting to ramp up preparations for possible occurrences of Zika within the 50 states although Congress this week left Washington for a two-week break without first passing funds medical officials have been demanding for... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Sportsproposed a few months ago allowing professional boxers to compete at the Rio Ga
Sports
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 12 minutes ago
proposed a few months ago allowing professional boxers to compete at the Rio Games, and will put it to a vote at its congress in Lausanne next week. Pacquiao's American promoter, Bob Arum, was among the many critics of the plan, saying... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Twinkling with Ninfa LeonardiaMarcos Jr. a.k.a. Bongbong, was leading Leni Robredo in the second day of the v
Twinkling with Ninfa Leonardia
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 12 minutes ago
Marcos Jr. a.k.a. Bongbong, was leading Leni Robredo in the second day of the vice-presidential vote canvassing in Congress. Thank God, early evening brought something to rejoice over: Congress had completed its work and the final count... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Businessof presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte, they have high hopes that the bill wi
Business
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 12 minutes ago
of presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte, they have high hopes that the bill will be reviewed and approved although Congress failed to pass it before elections despite being certified as urgent by the present administration. Taberna said... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top StoriesGov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. and supporters of Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo in N
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 12 minutes ago
Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. and supporters of Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo in Negros Occidental were jubilant as Congress' final tally of election returns at past 7 last night confirmed her victory over Senator Ferdinand �Bongbong� Marcos in the race... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Brazil police identify 4 of 30-plus men wanted in gang rape92,000 women were killed in crimes related to gender, involving incidents from
Brazil police identify 4 of 30-plus men wanted in gang rape
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 minutes ago
92,000 women were killed in crimes related to gender, involving incidents from rape to domestic abuse. Last year, when Congress passed legislation sharply increasing punishments for violence against women, President Dilma Rousseff noted that 15... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli announces support for Donald Trumpis somewhat a surprise, considering Shekeil told a reporter he has "never voted
'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli announces support for Donald Trump
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 19 minutes ago
is somewhat a surprise, considering Shekeil told a reporter he has "never voted and never will," during his feud with Congress. At the time, Shekeil refused to testify before a House Oversight and Government Reform committee hearing on... Read more
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The Financial Express
A revived BJP needs a revised policy plannot knowing how to revive itself. In government, Modi and his party’s dealing
A revived BJP needs a revised policy plan
The Financial Express / Posted 20 minutes ago
not knowing how to revive itself. In government, Modi and his party’s dealing with the opposition and particularly Congress, has been arrogant, dismissive, and inflexible. The BJP’s lack of political experience made them ignore their need... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
"Berniecrats" to activate for local racessupporters in Seattle have already identified one of their next missions—the ve
"Berniecrats" to activate for local races
KING5 Seattle / Posted 21 minutes ago
supporters in Seattle have already identified one of their next missions—the very competitive race to replace longtime Congressman Jim McDermott of the 7th District. State Senator Pramila Jayapal, one of several running for the seat, endorsed... Read more
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Rappler
How did Rodrigo Duterte fare as congressman?Rodrigo Duterte has already revealed a lot of controversial plans for his presi
How did Rodrigo Duterte fare as congressman?
Rappler / Posted 22 minutes ago
Rodrigo Duterte has already revealed a lot of controversial plans for his presidency, among them the abolition of Congress either to curb corruption or prevent alleged plans of impeaching him in the future. While the newly-elected... Read more
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The Advocate
Highway, bridge money at risk: Senate to voteto cover promised aid to states, the Transportation Department says, and the go
Highway, bridge money at risk: Senate to vote
The Advocate / Posted 27 minutes ago
to cover promised aid to states, the Transportation Department says, and the government will begin to stretch out payments. Congress has kept the trust fund teetering on the edge of bankruptcy since 2008 through a series of temporary fixes because... Read more
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Northern Star
Doctors call for 2016 Olympics to be moved over Zika virusUnited States is attempting to ramp up preparations for possible occurrences of
Doctors call for 2016 Olympics to be moved over Zika virus
Northern Star / Posted 31 minutes ago
United States is attempting to ramp up preparations for possible occurrences of Zika within the 50 states although Congress this week left Washington for a two-week break without first passing funds medical officials have been demanding for... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Doctors call for 2016 Olympics to be moved due to Zika virusUnited States is attempting to ramp up preparations for possible occurrences of
Doctors call for 2016 Olympics to be moved due to Zika virus
The Daily Mercury / Posted 33 minutes ago
United States is attempting to ramp up preparations for possible occurrences of Zika within the 50 states although Congress this week left Washington for a two-week break without first passing funds medical officials have been demanding for... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Brazil police identify 4 of 30-plus men wanted in gang rape92,000 women were killed in crimes related to gender, involving incidents from
Brazil police identify 4 of 30-plus men wanted in gang rape
Lake Placid News / Posted 35 minutes ago
92,000 women were killed in crimes related to gender, involving incidents from rape to domestic abuse. Last year, when Congress passed legislation sharply increasing punishments for violence against women, President Dilma Rousseff noted that 15... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
CMU baseball wins in MAC tournament, plays WMU nextto a release from the club. Junior hockey: Alpena’s Jasmine Grotto will be amo
CMU baseball wins in MAC tournament, plays WMU next
Detroit Free Press / Posted 37 minutes ago
to a release from the club. Junior hockey: Alpena’s Jasmine Grotto will be among those honored at USA Hockey’s Annual Congress June 8-11 in Colorado Springs, Colo. Grotto served as an intern for the organization in 2014-16. Women’s golf:... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Replacing Flint's lead lines more expensive than estimatedState Jour) But Conyers' proposal is one of several coming in the wake of the
Replacing Flint's lead lines more expensive than estimated
Detroit Free Press / Posted 37 minutes ago
State Jour) But Conyers' proposal is one of several coming in the wake of the Flint water crisis that have yet to clear Congress. One — which could provide more than $100 million in grants or loans to Flint to help replace water pipes, as well... Read more
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dna
Rahul Gandhi to lead 'Mashal Juloos' in protest against power cuts, water crisis in Delhion Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party over the ongoing power an
Rahul Gandhi to lead 'Mashal Juloos' in protest against power cuts, water crisis in Delhi
dna / Posted 42 minutes ago
on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party over the ongoing power and water crisis in the national capital, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will on Saturday a lead a torch procession. Gandhi scion along with Delhi Pradesh... Read more
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dna
Opposition leaves Sena red-faced, beats it in opposing revised draft DPFriday, it did not object the DP formally and instead circulated a letter from
Opposition leaves Sena red-faced, beats it in opposing revised draft DP
dna / Posted 42 minutes ago
Friday, it did not object the DP formally and instead circulated a letter from the leader of the House when the Opposition (Congress, NCP, SP and MNS) called for a poll. In Friday's general body meeting, the civic administration presented the DP,... Read more
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dna
BJP proposes plan for 'Namo tea stalls' on the lines of 'Shiv vada pav' stalls set up by Shiv Senasuch stalls. Later, just after the 'Shiv vada pav' scheme was launched formally
BJP proposes plan for 'Namo tea stalls' on the lines of 'Shiv vada pav' stalls set up by Shiv Sena
dna / Posted 42 minutes ago
such stalls. Later, just after the 'Shiv vada pav' scheme was launched formally by party president Uddhav Thackeray, Congress leader in the BMC Rajhans Singh had declared similar 'kanda poha' stalls. That scheme, however, never took off due... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Hawks beat Buckeyes in thriller at Big Ten Baseball TournamentDivision III National Track Meet on Friday. ISU Tailgate Tour finishes in Wate
Hawks beat Buckeyes in thriller at Big Ten Baseball Tournament
KWWL Iowa / Posted 42 minutes ago
Division III National Track Meet on Friday. ISU Tailgate Tour finishes in WaterlooISU Tailgate Tour finishes in Waterloo Iowa State Cyclone fans came out in big numbers to the Cattle Congress grounds in Waterloo to meet their favorite head coac... Read more
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The News & Observer
UNC system says it won't enforce transgender restroom rulesgender identity and sexual orientation from statewide antidiscrimination protec
UNC system says it won't enforce transgender restroom rules
The News & Observer / Posted 45 minutes ago
gender identity and sexual orientation from statewide antidiscrimination protections. In a recent letter, McCrory asked Congress to clarify U.S. Civil Rights Act protections. The May 18 letter to U.S. House and Senate leaders asks them to act in... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
North Korea threatens South’s ships after sea border chasethe KPA’s claim of the response being a military provocation “ridiculous.” Sin
North Korea threatens South’s ships after sea border chase
Manila Bulletin / Posted 47 minutes ago
the KPA’s claim of the response being a military provocation “ridiculous.” Since North Korea held a rare ruling party congress earlier this month, it has been demanding the South accept its calls to resume talks after months of animosities... Read more
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TribLIVE
Clinton broadens financial network with new donorsindustry. Also among them is an array of people from the Democratic Party estab
Clinton broadens financial network with new donors
TribLIVE / Posted 48 minutes ago
industry. Also among them is an array of people from the Democratic Party establishment: lawyers, lobbyists, members of Congress and state legislatures, one sitting governor and a handful of professional fundraisers, including one who also... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pittsburgh roads wired with ‘talking’ traffic signalsof vehicles and 80 percent of traffic signals having dedicated short-range comm
Pittsburgh roads wired with ‘talking’ traffic signals
TribLIVE / Posted 48 minutes ago
of vehicles and 80 percent of traffic signals having dedicated short-range communication radios by 2040. In a report to Congress last year, the agency said the technology could make transportation on American roads safer, addressing 83 percent... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Should the U.S. census ask if you're gay?over the Obama administration's directives on school accommodations for transge
Should the U.S. census ask if you're gay?
The Arizona Republic / Posted 51 minutes ago
over the Obama administration's directives on school accommodations for transgender students by pushing legislation in Congress related to LGBT issues. The latest attempt comes from U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz., who plans to introduce on... Read more
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ESPN
Poll on Redskins' name 'misguided,' activists say10 Native Americans aren't offended by the Washington Redskins' name. During a
Poll on Redskins' name 'misguided,' activists say
ESPN / Posted 55 minutes ago
10 Native Americans aren't offended by the Washington Redskins' name. During a conference call held Friday by the National Congress of American Indians and "Change the Mascot" campaign, panelists voiced opposition to a Washington Post poll that... Read more
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The Hindu
Work on yet another project to restore Cooum beginsassured us that our homes would be redeveloped at the same site,” said S. Nagar
Work on yet another project to restore Cooum begins
The Hindu / Posted an hour ago
assured us that our homes would be redeveloped at the same site,” said S. Nagarajan, a resident of a slum along the Cooum. Congress councillor P.V. Tamil Selvan said residents have been requesting the government to speed up the major infrastructure... Read more
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The Hindu
DMK front lost only because of money distribution, says ElangovanTamil Nadu Congress Committee president E.V.K.S. Elangovan on Friday alleged th
DMK front lost only because of money distribution, says Elangovan
The Hindu / Posted an hour ago
Tamil Nadu Congress Committee president E.V.K.S. Elangovan on Friday alleged that the ruling AIADMK was able to go first past the post in the just-concluded Assembly elections only because of distribution of money to the electorate. Rejecting the... Read more
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The Hindu
Governor rejects Nayak’s name for Lokayukta post yet againThis comes a day after Upalokayukta Subhash B. Adi was cleared of all charges o
Governor rejects Nayak’s name for Lokayukta post yet again
The Hindu / Posted an hour ago
This comes a day after Upalokayukta Subhash B. Adi was cleared of all charges of misuse of office levelled against him by Congress legislators by High Court judge R.B. Budihal. The Governor had earlier rejected Mr. Nayak’s name following a... Read more
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dna
Cabinet reshuffle yes, but no date fixed yet: BJP chief Amit Shahmandate (assembly polls) was after that and those who raised them are nowhere,"
Cabinet reshuffle yes, but no date fixed yet: BJP chief Amit Shah
dna / Posted an hour ago
mandate (assembly polls) was after that and those who raised them are nowhere," he said. He was apparently targeting the Congress, which has been decimated in the recent polls in four states. "We have given a decisive government. A government... Read more
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dna
State or non-state, stop terror; lets fight poverty together: PM Modi to Pakistanthat I dream for my neighbours. My visit to Lahore was a clear projection of th
State or non-state, stop terror; lets fight poverty together: PM Modi to Pakistan
dna / Posted an hour ago
that I dream for my neighbours. My visit to Lahore was a clear projection of this belief," he said. The main Opposition, Congress, however, attacked the PM's Pakistan policy saying he was "going to their weddings, celebrating birthdays and... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Outcry Follows Gang Rape In Brazil, Raising Alarms About Sexual Violencequalms about having sex with a woman who did not consent. "Late last year, Jair
Outcry Follows Gang Rape In Brazil, Raising Alarms About Sexual Violence
KPBS San Diego / Posted an hour ago
qualms about having sex with a woman who did not consent. "Late last year, Jair Bolsonaro, a member of the lower house of Congress, was ordered by a court to pay the equivalent of $3,500 in damages to Maria do Rosario, another member, after he... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Federal agency accused of fraud could lose majority of contractsthe AbilityOne nonprofit agency ... until such time that the Inspector General
Federal agency accused of fraud could lose majority of contracts
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 2 hours ago
the AbilityOne nonprofit agency ... until such time that the Inspector General for the Department of Defense certifies to Congress ... the internal controls and financial management systems of the AbilityOne non-profit agency ... are sufficient to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
North Korea threatens South's ships after sea border chasethe KPA's claim of the response being a military provocation "ridiculous." Sin
North Korea threatens South's ships after sea border chase
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 hours ago
the KPA's claim of the response being a military provocation "ridiculous." Since North Korea held a rare ruling party congress earlier this month, it has been demanding the South accept its calls to resume talks after months of animosities... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Oregon Senator Warns - Government Is Dramatically Expanding Its Hacking & Surveillance Authorityus and our constitutional rights that have been annihilated by George W. Bush a
Oregon Senator Warns - Government Is Dramatically Expanding Its Hacking & Surveillance Authority
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 hours ago
us and our constitutional rights that have been annihilated by George W. Bush and Barack Obama and almost every senator and congress person, excluding Bernie Sanders and Russ Feingold. See the list who opposed the end of our freedom... Read more
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Rappler
Social media on Leni Robredo's win: 'The best woman won'Liberal Party bet Leni Robredo led in the official canvass of the highly-contes
Social media on Leni Robredo's win: 'The best woman won'
Rappler / Posted 2 hours ago
Liberal Party bet Leni Robredo led in the official canvass of the highly-contested vice presidential race. After 3 days, Congress finished the canvassing of votes for president and vice president a little past 7:00 pm Friday, May 27. Out of 167... Read more
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ARRL Amateur Radio News
ARRL Reaches Agreement with Community Associations Institute on Parity ActRadio Parity Act. This will allow H.R. 1301 to proceed to what is hoped will be
ARRL Reaches Agreement with Community Associations Institute on Parity Act
ARRL Amateur Radio News / Posted 2 hours ago
Radio Parity Act. This will allow H.R. 1301 to proceed to what is hoped will be passage of the bill in both houses of Congress this year. “We express support for H.R. 1301, the Amateur Radio Parity Act, as proposed to be amended,” the CAI... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Alibaba tale of counterfeiting, politicsgovernment affairs office in Washington, hiring three people with experience in
Alibaba tale of counterfeiting, politics
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 hours ago
government affairs office in Washington, hiring three people with experience in the White House, the Commerce Department, Congress and several blue-chip U.S. companies. “Alibaba has engaged in a thoughtful, customer-focused dialogue with... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Norwich native, Desert Storm vet, to march in National Memorial Day Paradethe organization charged with fundraising for the construction of a Desert Stor
Norwich native, Desert Storm vet, to march in National Memorial Day Parade
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 2 hours ago
the organization charged with fundraising for the construction of a Desert Storm monument in Washington D.C. In 2014, Congress passed legislation and President Barack Obama signed a law approving construction of the National Desert Storm War... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Power of Gupta family in South Africa has people fearing ‘state capture’has recalled how she was heavily pressured to meet a Gupta-linked business. Th
Power of Gupta family in South Africa has people fearing ‘state capture’
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
has recalled how she was heavily pressured to meet a Gupta-linked business. The ruling party, the African National Congress, has admitted concern over the power of the Guptas. It has launched an informal investigation, and a report is due... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Rodrigo Duterte officially declared Philippines election winnerPhilippines election winner; Leni Robredo wins vice-presidential race Shirley
Rodrigo Duterte officially declared Philippines election winner
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 hours ago
Philippines election winner; Leni Robredo wins vice-presidential race Shirley Escalante and wires The Philippines Congress has completed the official vote count for the presidential and vice-presidential elections. Anti-crime firebrand... Read more
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dna
Congress' problem is that no leadership develops outside familyUnion Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that Congress has been reduced to "cro
Congress' problem is that no leadership develops outside family
dna / Posted 2 hours ago
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that Congress has been reduced to "crowd around a family", which faces all the challenges faced by a political party centred around a family. "The hold of BJP is growing in the politics of all states be it... Read more
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dna
Dawood link may see Khadse's wing being clippedin the 1990s, late BJP leader Gopinath Munde, who later became the deputy chief
Dawood link may see Khadse's wing being clipped
dna / Posted 2 hours ago
in the 1990s, late BJP leader Gopinath Munde, who later became the deputy chief minister of Maharashtra, had accused then Congress chief minister Sharad Pawar and his associates of having links with the dreaded underworld don. Munde had also... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Memorial Day round-uphelp establish Minnesota's "Beyond the Yellow Ribbon" soldier and family integr
Memorial Day round-up
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 2 hours ago
help establish Minnesota's "Beyond the Yellow Ribbon" soldier and family integration program as a model that was adopted by Congress in 2008 as national policy. Gerdes attended St. John's University ROTC, earning his commission in 1982. He earned a... Read more
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Breitbart
Breitbart’s Aaron Klein: ‘Deceptive’ Talking Points Utilized to Sell Iran Dealby Paul Pillar, the intelligence analyst who was the lead author on the 2002 Na
Breitbart’s Aaron Klein: ‘Deceptive’ Talking Points Utilized to Sell Iran Deal
Breitbart / Posted 2 hours ago
by Paul Pillar, the intelligence analyst who was the lead author on the 2002 National Intelligence Estimate shared with Congress before the Iraq War — stressed that diplomacy was the best way to decrease the likelihood Iran went nuclear and that... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trump's McDonald's celebration meal sparks a Photoshop battleLinton of Pittsburgh said he will back Trump on the first ballot since he won t
Trump's McDonald's celebration meal sparks a Photoshop battle
Daily Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
Linton of Pittsburgh said he will back Trump on the first ballot since he won the presidential primary vote in Linton's congressional district. On his way: Donald Trump, who campaigned in North Dakota after the Associated Press found he had... Read more
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Business Insider
Here's why a Trump presidency could be bad for the gun industryif he wanted to. The end of his term, however, eliminates any possibility that
Here's why a Trump presidency could be bad for the gun industry
Business Insider / Posted 2 hours ago
if he wanted to. The end of his term, however, eliminates any possibility that he will somehow buck a Republican-controlled Congress and pass anti-gun legislation. If Hillary Clinton follows Obama, even though she will almost certainly face the... Read more
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CBS News
Brazilian police seek dozens of men in teen's gang rape92,000 women were killed in crimes related to gender, involving incidents from
Brazilian police seek dozens of men in teen's gang rape
CBS News / Posted 2 hours ago
92,000 women were killed in crimes related to gender, involving incidents from rape to domestic abuse. Last year, when Congress passed legislation sharply increasing punishments for violence against women, President Dilma Rousseff noted that 15... Read more
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