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Obama, Bush, Clinton to pay last respects to Mandela

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 7 2013, 6:22am CST | by IANS

Pretoria/Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle will travel to South Africa next week to pay their last respects to anti-apartheid icon and South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela.
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Jerry Brown Wins Historic 4th Term as Governor of California

Nov 4 2014 11:48pm CST | Source: Big Government

Jerry Brown won an unprecedented fourth term as California Governor defeating Republican Neel Kashkari, a former George W. Bush treasury official who never really had a chance against the seventy-six year old Democrat. Four decades after becoming governor for the first time as a young upstart who developed a reputation for living a monastic existence and dating a rock star, Brown will have four more years to lead the Golden State still struggling with high unemployment and co ...
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Asa Hutchinson Election Results: Hutchinson Wins Arkansas Governor's Race

Nov 4 2014 9:04pm CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Former Rep. Asa Hutchinson (R-Ark.) TKTK former Rep. Mike Ross (D-Ark.) in the state's gubernatorial race Tuesday. Ross and Hutchinson faced-off in the hopes of replacing retiring Gov. Mike Beebe (D). Hutchinson had unsuccessfully challenged Beebe for the governorship in 2006. Hutchinson served as the director of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency under former President George W. Bush after serving in the U.S. House of Representativ ...
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School headmaster shot dead in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen Thursday killed the headmaster of a private school in Pakistan's Balochistan province.
 
Four more bodies recovered from sunken South Korean ship
Seoul, Dec 4 (IANS) Four more bodies were recovered Thursday from a sunken South Korean fishing ship in the Bering Sea, the foreign ministry here said.
 
Lesbian couple asked to desist in London restaurant
London, Dec 4 (IANS) A lesbian couple in a London restaurant was asked to desist by a staff member, who asked them to "stop what you are doing".
 
 

A Republican Congress Can't Repeal Obamacare. That Won't Stop Them From Trying

Nov 4 2014 5:24pm CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Republicans have been chomping at the bit to repeal Obamacare since the instant President Barack Obama signed it into law on March 23, 2010. With control of the Senate in reach during Tuesday's elections, is the GOP poised to undo the Affordable Care Act "root and branch," as would-be Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is fond of saying? In a word: no. Even McConnell has admitted as much. And as McConnell knows from the hu ...
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The Nuclear Option: Mainstream Media Dismiss Midterm Election as Democrats Stumble

Nov 4 2014 8:49am CST | Source: Big Government

Votes haven't even begun to be counted yet and already the media is denouncing this election as meaningless. "Where's the beef in this year's election?" asks one columnist, lamenting the success of Iowa Republican Joni Ernst's hilarious campaign ad in which she boasts of her expertise in castrating hogs. "I'll know how to cut pork," Mrs. Ernst vows if sent to Washington. "Let's make 'em squeal!" Mrs. Ern ...
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Supreme Court's Liberal Jews Skeptical in Jerusalem Case

Nov 4 2014 7:38am CST | Source: Big Government

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Zivotofsky v. Kerry, involving a U.S. citizen born in Jerusalem who wants his passport to list "Israel" as the country of his birth. Currently, U.S. citizens born in Jerusalem--anywhere in Jerusalem, even within the "Green Line" under full Israeli control after 1949--do not have any birth country listed, in spite of a 2002 federal law requiring ...
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Michael Leiter, Former NCTC Chief, to Join Leidos as BD and Strategy EVP

Nov 4 2014 7:14am CST | Source: GovConWire

Michael Leiter, who served as director of the National Counterterrorism Center under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Oba ...
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The Fix: The dawn of a new age: Outside groups have outspent campaigns in most key 2014 races

Nov 3 2014 3:12pm CST | Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

When George W. Bush was first elected president, outside spending didn't exceed candidate spending in even one race. In 2002, the same. By 2008, only four races -- including Senate contests in New Hampshire, Mississippi and Oregon -- had outside groups spending more than the people vying to head to Washington. The groups were mostly unions, gun groups and business in ...
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Stephens: Damn Right We Should Be the World's Policeman!

Nov 3 2014 2:14pm CST | Source: Big Government

Pulitzer Prize-winning Wall Street Journal columnist is a wonderfully articulate and bipartisan critic of U.S. foreign policy. I must say that I dislike his latest book, America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder, because it is the kind of book I would very much like to have written, and it is rather irritating that he has beaten me to it. Here, then, is a favorable review--in all fairness, the only kind I can offer. Retreat ( ...
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Australian researcher discovers first artwork by early human
Sydney, Dec 4 (IANS) An Australian researcher has discovered what is believed to be the first artwork created by a human. The simple zigzag pattern found on a fossilized shell from the Indonesian island of Java has...
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New York, Dec 4 (IANS) Insects play a very important role in cleaning up cities and they compete with other pests like rats and pigeons in their endeavour, a study has said. Scientists sampled arthropods - such as...
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School headmaster shot dead in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen Thursday killed the headmaster of a private school in Pakistan's Balochistan province. Police officials said the armed men opened fire at the vehicle of Zahid Ali,...
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Four more bodies recovered from sunken South Korean ship
Seoul, Dec 4 (IANS) Four more bodies were recovered Thursday from a sunken South Korean fishing ship in the Bering Sea, the foreign ministry here said. This increased the toll to 16, including six South Koreans and 10...
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Lesbian couple asked to desist in London restaurant
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Oxford Dictionaries to add 1,000 new words
London, Dec 4 (IANS) 'Mamil' (middle-aged man in Lycra), 'silvertail' (a person who is socially prominent or who displays social aspirations) and 'crony capitalism' are among the 1,000 new words to be added to...
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Oceans play key role in global 'warming hiatus'
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Increased heat uptake across three oceans - North Atlantic, the Southern Ocean and Equatorial Pacific Ocean - is the likely cause of the 'warming hiatus' -- the current decade-long slowdown in...
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Novel imaging to identify if TB drugs are working
Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Tuberculosis patients who are not cured of the infection can develop multi-drug resistant TB and have to take as many as six drugs for two years. Now, researchers at University of Pittsburgh...
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PM makes first appointment to High Court of Australia
Canberra, Dec 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Tony Abbott's government Thursday appointed former Victorian Supreme Court judge Geoffrey Nettle as the next Justice of the High Court of Australia. Attorney General George...
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18 suspected militants killed in Pakistan airstrikes
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) At least 18 suspected militants were killed Thursday in airstrikes conducted by Pakistan Air Force fighter jets in North Waziristan. According to officials, the airstrikes were conducted in...
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