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  Fact and fiction from Ferguson...FERGUSON, Mo. -- Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was face-down on the ground when Officer Darren Wilson "finished him off." Still others acknowledged changing their stories to fit published details about the ...
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 7:51 pm
  Nigeria child bride, 14, faces...KANO, Nigeria – The father of a 14-year-old child bride accused of murdering her husband said Thursday he was appealing to a Nigerian court to spare his daughter the death sentence. Wasilat Tasi'u is on trial for the murder of her 35-year-old husband ...
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 7:00 pm
  Pentagon prepares for more...The Pentagon is preparing to transfer more detainees from Guantanamo Bay in coming weeks despite continued Republican opposition, according to defense and congressional officials. The Wall Street Journal reports that, after five detainees were transferred ...
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 7:00 pm
  Thanksgiving power outages hit the...(CNN)-- Chopping breadcrumbs by flashlight. Cooking turkeys on the grill. Watching Netflix on phones. Many New Englanders were without power -- but this was nothing new for the state. Tens of thousands spent Thanksgiving just as others did in New England ...
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 7:43 pm
  UMass Amherst cuts ties with...(CNN)-- The University of Massachusetts Amherst and its alumnus Bill Cosby have split ways amid allegations of sexual assault and rape. At least 15 women have spoken out to various media outlets accusing the comedian of sexual misconduct. "Bill Cosby has ...
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 4:39 pm

  Syria denies targeting civilians,...BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria rejected as "fabricated" U.S. accusations that its forces are targeting civilians with air strikes and said Washington would do better to criticize hardline Islamic State militants who have killed American citizens. The U.S. State Department said on Wednesday it was "horrified" by Syrian government bombings in Raqqa province which it said had killed "dozens of civilians and demolished residential areas". "The Syrian Arab Army does not target civilians and will not do so," the state news agency SANA quoted Information Minister Omran al-Zoubi as saying late on Thursday. ...
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 4:09 am
  Taliban kill five in Kabul in...By Jessica Donati and Hamid Shalizi KABUL (Reuters) - The Taliban bombed a British embassy vehicle in the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday morning, killing five people, and attacked a foreign compound in the city center in the evening, officials and witnesses said. The suicide attack on the car in the east of the Afghan capital killed two embassy workers, one Briton and one Afghan, and wounded more than 30 others nearby, officials said. A second blast, at a compound run by a contractor for the U.S. ...
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 4:02 pm
  North Korea's 'princess' moves...By James Pearson and Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - In her slim-fitting trouser suits and black-heeled shoes, Kim Yo Jong cuts a contrasting figure to her pudgy older brother, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. On Thursday, state media said the younger Kim, 27, had taken a senior position in the ruling Workers' Party, confirming speculation she had moved closer to the center of power in the secretive state. It named her as a vice director alongside the head of the Propaganda and Agitation Department, which handles ideological messaging through the media, arts and culture. ...
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 9:30 pm
  Exclusive: Obama plan to 'Power...By Joe Brock JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Barack Obama last year told a cheering crowd in Cape Town that a $7 billion plan to "Power Africa" would double electricity output on the world's poorest continent and bring "light where currently there is darkness". A year later, the U.S. president's flagship project for Africa has already achieved 25 percent of its goal to deliver 10,000 megawatts of electricity and bring light to 20 million households and businesses, according to its annual report. But the five-year plan has not yet delivered the power. ...
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 1:12 am
  Northeast Nigeria bus station...YOLA, Nigeria (Reuters) - A roadside bomb tore through a bus station near a busy junction in northeast Nigeria on Thursday, killing 40 people including five soldiers, witnesses and a security source on the scene said. The security source and witness Abubakar Adamu, a mechanic who narrowly avoided being blown up himself, said the blast set several buses on fire at the Marabi-Mubi junction, in a part of the country plagued by violence linked to the Boko Haram Islamist insurgency. "There were bodies everywhere on the ground," Adamu said. ...
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 2:16 pm

  PM to outline migrant benefit curbsDavid Cameron is to set out future plans to curb welfare for EU migrants, including a four-year waiting limit for tax credits and council housing.
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 4:12 am
  Police attend 'Black Friday' crowdsPolice are called to supermarkets across the UK amid crowd surges as people hunt for "Black Friday" offers.
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 4:12 am
  Safety inquiry after Hughes's deathCricket Australia will hold an investigation into player safety following the death of Test batsman Phillip Hughes.
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 2:37 am
  Energy firms hit with ??39m penaltyRegulator Ofgem imposes record ??28m penalty on power generator Drax, while InterGen faces an ??11m payout, for missing energy saving obligations
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 3:16 am
  Mental health deaths as beds cutSeven mental health patients have killed themselves in England since 2012 after being told there were no hospital beds for them, the BBC learns.
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 3:02 am

  Fierce fighting rages in Iraq's...Army says assault by ISIL on provincial capital Ramadi fended off amid plan to triple defence budget to fund war effort.
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 1:35 am
  Pope Francis begins Turkey visitPlight of Christian communities throughout Middle East expected to figure prominently in talks in Ankara and Istanbul.
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 1:50 am
  Polls open in Namibia electionsGoverning SWAPO expected to retain dominance in politically stable, mineral-rich nation blighted by high poverty.
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 3:45 am
  French MPs to debate recognition...Vote prompts Netanyahu to say Paris would be making "grave mistake" if it recognised Palestine as a state.
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 4:16 am
  Egypt tightens security for...Nationwide rallies planned despite political crackdown on Islamists since military's overthrow of Morsi government.
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 3:21 am

Ebola crisis: French President Hollande to visit Guinea

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In Syria, desperate residents see little hope in U.N. Aleppo truce plan

In U.N. Speech, Noam Chomsky Blasts United States for Supporting Israel, Blocking Palestinian State

  Hedge Funds Seek to Tie Up Money...Hedge-fund managers are increasingly persuading investors to lock up their money for longer???in many cases more than double the typical one-year period???and dangling lower fees to close the deal.
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 7:22 pm
  Central Banks Are Pressed to...The financial crisis and its aftermath have revived interest in gold as a monetary policy instrument, especially in Europe, where central banks face public pressure to buy gold or bring back home what they hold overseas.
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 7:27 pm
  OPEC Decision Continues to Hit...The tumbling price of oil hammered commodity-dependent currencies as well as shares in oil and gas companies, a day after OPEC kept its output target.
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 4:23 am
  Cox Communications Sued by Music...Two music publishers are suing Cox Communications, saying the cable company is deliberately turning a blind eye to illegal downloading by its broadband subscribers.
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 8:11 pm
  British Airways' Parent Saves on...Tired of flushing money away, British Airways parent IAG has sought to cut costs in unusual places, like its lavatories.
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 8:19 pm

  Protesters target Black Friday...JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Barack Obama last year told a cheering crowd in Cape Town that a $7 billion plan to "Power Africa" would double electricity output on the world's poorest continent and bring "light where currently there is darkness".
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 1:58 am
  Japan inflation slows in October,...TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday it would recall 57,000 vehicles globally to replace potentially deadly air bags made by Takata Corp, as a safety crisis around the Japanese auto parts maker looks far from being contained.
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 12:51 am
  Calm comes to troubled Ferguson;...VIENNA (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia blocked calls on Thursday from poorer members of the OPEC oil exporter group for production cuts to arrest a slide in global prices, sending benchmark crude plunging to a fresh four-year low.
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 12:07 am
  Calm comes to troubled Ferguson;...KABUL (Reuters) - The Taliban bombed a British embassy vehicle in the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday morning, killing five people, and attacked a foreign compound in the city center in the evening, officials and witnesses said.
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 6:58 pm
  Saudis block OPEC output cut,...BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union lawmakers overwhelmingly backed a motion on Thursday urging anti-trust regulators to break up Google, the latest setback for the world's most popular Internet search engine.
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 3:53 pm

  French lawmakers to debate...JPost.com brings you all the latest news on Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 2:34 am
  Possible stabbing attack thwarted:...US State Department said it was "horrified" by Syrian government bombings in Raqqa province.
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 3:19 am
  Majority expected to support bill...Brig.-Gen. Rafi Peretz says: "Jerusalem is not mentioned in the Koran even once"; Representatives in his office say, "His words were taken out of context and do not reflect his stance on the matter."
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 5:25 pm
  Turkey establishing industrial...PA president meets with South African Jewish Board of Deputies before meeting with country's BDS movement.
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 9:43 pm
  Analysis: Middle Eastern states...Ahead of The Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference, the Post's Greer Fay Cashman is meeting some of the leading foreign ambassadors currently serving in Israel.
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 11:51 pm

  ???The stench of death makes it...TODAY and tomorrow, half a million animals - from rats to buffaloes - will be killed in a remote corner of the world, where the stench of death clogs the air.
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 1:31 am
  Cloud saves footage of cop bashingTHE cops punched a man in the face and tripped his pregnant wife. Then they saw they were being filmed. What happened next has the “land of the free” in uproar.
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 5:13 pm
  The plot to blow up a US landmarkIN the wake of the Ferguson protests, police say they have uncovered a plot involving the bombing of the Gateway Arch.
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 4:47 pm
  Celebs send Turkey Day wishesSTARS took to Twitter and Instagram to wish US fans a happy Thanksgiving as Americans marked the annual holiday with parades and plenty of turkey.
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 1:43 pm
  Facing true cost of drug, alcohol...A NEW campaign is showing the true face of addiction in a series of before and after shots — and it isn’t pretty.
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 1:42 pm

Ebola crisis: French President Hollande to visit Guinea

Thanks But No Thanks!

In Syria, desperate residents see little hope in U.N. Aleppo truce plan

In U.N. Speech, Noam Chomsky Blasts United States for Supporting Israel, Blocking Palestinian State

  David Cameron immigration speech...The Prime Minister gives his long awaited speech on immigration reforms and warns Europe he is prepared to leave the EU if he does not get his way
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 3:54 am
  Black Friday: fights break out in...Police had to be called after arguments broke out between customers over cut-price coffee machines
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 3:50 am
  Don't you dare pity Kim Sears over...Waiting a few years is perfectly normal for modern couples, says Emma Barnett
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 3:40 am
  Drax fined record ??28m for...Thousands of low-income households missed out on free insulation due to failings by Drax and a second company Intergen
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 3:39 am
  Black Friday 2014: liveBlack Friday live: Keep tabs on the best deals and discounts on the busiest shopping day of the year, with up to 70 per cent off in some stores
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 3:30 am

  Thanksgiving brings reprieve in...Volunteers try to spruce up storefronts of looted businesses. ???????]]>
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 12:41 am
  Being president is hard. Six...Running for president is hard, and being president is harder. Six reasons pols run anyway. ???????]]>
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 5:47 am
  'Mimi' coin mystery benefits...The Salvation Army in Fort Myers has received a valuable gold coin for nine years. ???????]]>
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 7:06 am
  Ky. doctor gathers medical aid for...Organizations packed up a shipping containers with $190K worth of medical supplies. ???????]]>
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 2:24 am
  Weather woes will subside for rest...Temperatures will be cooler and drier for much of the USA this weekend. ???????]]>
  Posted on 26 November 2014 | 8:13 pm

  Quiet Reigns in Ferguson, Subduing...Three days after an outbreak of violent unrest followed a decision not to indict a police officer in the death of Michael Brown, protesters all but vanished.
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 2:12 am
  Early Shoppers Queue Up, and...Eager to make up for what has been a year of lackluster sales, retailers are offering eye-popping discounts that could increase traffic but also eat away at thinning profit margins.
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 12:30 am
  Japan to Ask Automakers to Recall...An order from the Transportation Ministry on driver???s-side airbags would lead to the recall of an additional 200,000 vehicles in Japan, the transportation minister said.
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 11:39 pm
  With Naming Rights,...The issue was recalled this month when Lincoln Center agreed to pay $15 million to expunge Avery Fisher???s name from Philharmonic Hall, in hopes of luring another donor.
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 11:30 pm
  Lester Bernstein, Former Newsweek...Mr. Bernstein, who also wrote for The New York Times and Time magazine, helped arrange America???s first televised presidential debates when he was an NBC vice president in 1960.
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 9:57 pm

  EU Migrant Benefits Crackdown...Blocking EU migrants from claiming welfare for the first four years they are in Britain is among David Cameron's promises.
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 4:09 am
  Black Friday: Fights Mar UK Retail...Shoppers are urged to "keep their cool" as fights and website crashes mar the battle to bag bargains in the run-up to Christmas.
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 4:28 am
  Brisbane Battered By 'Supercell'...The army is brought in to clean up the Australian city's worst storm in decades - with reports of tennis ball-sized hailstones.
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 4:22 am
  Bat Tribute To Phillip Hughes Goes...The #PutOutYourBats tribute goes global as the world of cricket remembers the late Phillip Hughes.
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 4:12 am
  Parents Urged To Give Toddlers Flu...England's Chief Medical Officer warns of low uptake of free nasal spray flu vaccinations among small children so far this winter.
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 10:52 pm

Ebola crisis: French President Hollande to visit Guinea

Thanks But No Thanks!

In Syria, desperate residents see little hope in U.N. Aleppo truce plan

In U.N. Speech, Noam Chomsky Blasts United States for Supporting Israel, Blocking Palestinian State

  British Gas owner posts huge...British Gas' owner has increased profits at its residential arm by 23 per cent in a move fanning flames of anger over recent price hikes.Related StoriesCentrica criticised over profitsBatman shootings: Amateur video of audience fleeingJamie Heaton's parents visit Shaw explosion siteBo's wife charged with murder of British businessmanRelated StoriesFirst outing for fastest cubs on landMariem Alaoui Selsouli suspendedHSBC dealt record fine over drug-money launderingPolice numbers drop to lowest level in 9 yearsKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San Diego
  Posted on 26 July 2012 | 9:12 am
  Warsi cleared of expenses fiddleThe Conservative Party says its co-chairman Baroness Warsi has been cleared of allegations she wrongly claimed Parliamentary expenses.Related StoriesDavid Cameron heckled at Olympic eventMost over-the-top PMQs question ever?Cameron: 'We have to deal with banking culture'David Cameron confronted by angry Yorkshire residentRelated StoriesDavid Beckham surprises Team GB fans in photo boothAll children to be given flu vaccineOlympics 'sabotage' strike called offWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungePolice numbers drop to lowest level in 9 years
  Posted on 26 July 2012 | 9:12 am
  Bo's wife charged with murder of...The wife of scandal-hit Chinese politician Bo Xilai is to be prosecuted for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood.Related StoriesNorth Korean soldiers dance to celebrate Kim's promotionBNP members to be 'banned' from ChurchWarsi cleared of expenses fiddleWedding party's cars plunge into river as bridge collapsesRelated StoriesChina shows off elite Harbin Z-9 helicopterAdorable white lion cubs born in MexicoBreathtaking volcano eruption in JapanSenior Syrian diplomats defectKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San Diego
  Posted on 26 July 2012 | 7:49 am
  Olympics kicks off with flag gaffeOlympic organisers LOCOG have been forced to apologise to the North Korean women's football team, after the South Korean flag was displayed before their first match.Related StoriesDavid Beckham: 'I have a small role in opening ceremony'London 2012 kicks off with footballOlympics 'sabotage' strike called offMariem Alaoui Selsouli suspendedTall ships sail to the Thames for the Olympics
  Posted on 26 July 2012 | 7:11 am
  Police numbers drop to lowest...The number of police officers in England and Wales has fallen to its lowest level in nine years, figures showed today.Related StoriesEngland and Wales are ageing faster than ever beforeBNP members to be 'banned' from ChurchWarsi cleared of expenses fiddleWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungeRelated StoriesBritish Gas owner posts huge profitsHSBC dealt record fine over drug-money launderingWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungeKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San DiegoWarsi cleared of expenses fiddle
  Posted on 26 July 2012 | 7:03 am

  Kansas Foster Dad Seth Jackson...
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 4:06 am
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  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 3:44 am
  California Republicans' hopes in... Going into the Nov. 4 election, Republicans appeared to have an excellent chance of recouping several congressional seats they’d lost in 2012, and their optimism was bolstered on election night. Republican challengers were leading Democratic incumbents in a number of con?…
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 4:01 am
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  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 3:18 am
  Schumer: Obamacare "Wasn't...
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 3:22 am

  Cat fight brewing between Russia...Could one tiger cause a breakdown in diplomatic relations between Russia and China? Chinese media claims the feline in question is Ustin, one of…
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 1:44 am
  Students sign up to Hugo Chavez...Chavez studies is now on the curriculum at a military institute in Caracas The course entitled "Studies of the Thoughts of the Supreme Commander…
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 1:38 am
  Flash floods hit south of FranceFlash floods in the south of France have left one woman dead and three other people missing. French meteorological authorities issued an orange…
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 1:35 am
  Portuguese police conduct mass...Police in Portugal have carried out mass searches into the defunct Espirito Santo bank on Thursday. Thirty-four homes were searched in the case…
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 1:26 am
  Thanksgiving brings calm to...St. Mark Family Church sits a few blocks away from where shops went up in flames in Ferguson Missouri, following the grand jury decision in the…
  Posted on 27 November 2014 | 11:29 pm

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Ebola crisis: French President Hollande to visit Guinea

Thanks But No Thanks!

In Syria, desperate residents see little hope in U.N. Aleppo truce plan

In U.N. Speech, Noam Chomsky Blasts United States for Supporting Israel, Blocking Palestinian State

  DNA pioneer to sell his Nobel medalThe Nobel prize medal awarded to James Watson in 1962 for his role in discovering the structure of DNA is...
  Posted on 21 November 2019 | 7:01 pm
  Rory McIlroy vows to ‘eliminate...Rory McIlroy says he must cut out the mistakes after a second successive two-under-par 69 left him one shot off...
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 3:10 am
  Online purchases to drive Black...One in seven dollars spent during the Christmas shopping period this year in the US will be for online purchases,...
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 1:30 am
  Nepal’s mass animal slaughter...A Hindu ceremony that involves the slaughter of thousands of animals in a remote corner of Nepal went ahead this morning,...
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 1:19 am
  Police called in to quell early...Stampeding bargain hunters beseiged stores last night as Black Friday cemented itself into shoppers??? consciousness. Police were called to supermarkets...
  Posted on 28 November 2014 | 12:20 am

  Obama: Allies Will Soon Take...Filed under: Democrats, Republicans, Foreign Policy, Obama Administration, International, Congress, Conservatives'I have absolutely no doubt that we will be able to transfer control of this operation to an international coalition,' President Obama said Tuesday.
  Posted on 22 March 2011 | 10:11 pm
  Democrats Could Lose Senate, Biden...Filed under: Senate, Democrats, Republicans, 2012 ElectionsDemocrats are only four seats away from losing control of the Senate to Republicans in 2012, Vice President Biden warned supporters in a online appeal for donations Tuesday.
  Posted on 22 March 2011 | 7:30 pm
  South Dakota Governor Signs Tough...Filed under: AbortionThe measure would require a women seeking an abortion to wait three days after meeting with a doctor and receive counseling before undergoing the procedure. Opponents promise a lawsuit.
  Posted on 22 March 2011 | 7:04 pm
  Republican Sen. Scott Brown: GOP's...Filed under: Senate, House, Democrats, Republicans, Abortion, CongressThe Massachusetts Republican joins another GOP senator, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, in expressing concerns about a proposal to end federal funding for the organization.
  Posted on 22 March 2011 | 4:44 pm
  Half of Americans Approve of...Filed under: Polls, Foreign Policy, Obama Administration, Poll Watch, IndependentsObama's marks for his handling of Libya come despite criticism from the left, right and abroad that he waited too long to act against the Gadhafi regime, and that once he did, the mission was not as defined as he promised it would be.
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Ebola crisis: French President Hollande to visit Guinea

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In Syria, desperate residents see little hope in U.N. Aleppo truce plan

In U.N. Speech, Noam Chomsky Blasts United States for Supporting Israel, Blocking Palestinian State
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Two little boys have something to be thankful for this year following their rescue after spending hours buried under a pile of snow in New York.

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President Barack Obama -- who once famously declared "there is not a black America and a white America" -- is again feeling his way through a volatile debate over race that offers fresh evidence of the nation's enduring divisions.

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A credit card skimmer was discovered hidden in a gas pump Tuesday morning at the Mobil station on Congress Avenue.

Local protesters charged with trespassing at monkey breeding facility

Seven activists, three from Palm Beach County, were arrested over the weekend, charged with trespassing at a facility they said breeds monkeys for experiments.

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Obama Weekly Address: "Thanksgiving Is My Favorite Holiday"

PRESIDENT OBAMA: On behalf of the Obama family -- Michelle, Malia, Sasha, Bo, and Sunny -- I want to wish you a very happy...

Alter on SecDef: "Doesn't Matter Who's In Any Of These Jobs, Obama Makes All Big Decisions By Himself"

JONATHAN ALTER, MSNBC: It's very hard to know exactly what all the head slamming at the line of scrimmage is between the...

Krauthammer: Schumer Criticizing Obamacare Not Because It's Bad For the Country, But Because It's Bad For Democrats

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: The essence of Schumer's cynicism is precisely that he's identifying what was wrong with...

Giuliani: Prosecute Ferguson Grand Jury Witnesses For Perjury

RUDY GIULIANI, FORMER NYC MAYOR: Here's the amazing thing. I read some of the testimony today. If you look at witness...

CNNer: "Far More Important" To Focus On Those "Passionate" About Michael Brown Than "Protestors" Who Aren't "Peaceful"

DON LEMON, CNN: Jason, I want to ask you something because, you know, there are people were talking to you. Of course, we...

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