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Obama pokes fun at political friends and foes at White House dinner
Apr 26, 2015   05:52 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – At the gathering he jokingly called “a night when Washington celebrates itself,” U.S. President Barack Obama took light-hearted aim on Saturday at a range of political friends and foes, including the people running…

McCain urges shifting drone program to Pentagon
Apr 26, 2015   03:54 PM  3 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Drone strikes against suspected enemy combatants on foreign soil should be run by the U.S. military and not the CIA, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain said on Sunday.

Obama pokes fun at political friends and foes at White House dinner
Apr 26, 2015   11:15 AM  8 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – At the gathering he jokingly called “a night when Washington celebrates itself,” U.S. President Barack Obama took light-hearted aim on Saturday at a range of political friends and foes, including the people running…

Obama pokes fun at political friends and foes at White House dinner
Apr 26, 2015   08:51 AM  10 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – At the gathering he jokingly called “a night when Washington celebrates itself,” U.S. President Barack Obama took light-hearted aim on Saturday at a range of political friends and foes, including the people running…

Obama pokes fun at political friends and foes at White House dinner
Apr 26, 2015   05:16 AM  13 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – At the gathering he jokingly called “a night when Washington celebrates itself,” U.S. President Barack Obama took light-hearted aim on Saturday at a range of political friends and foes, including the people running…

FEC decision may allow more foreign money in U.S. votes, critics say
Apr 24, 2015   09:19 PM  1 day ago  Reuters: Politics
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Federal Election Commission has declined to investigate the funding of a campaign to defeat a Los Angeles County ballot initiative by an international conglomerate, raising fears among campaign finance reform adv…

CNN

Clinton Foundation: ‘Yes, we made mistakes’
Apr 26, 2015   04:29 PM  2 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics

Obama serious about new ‘bucket’ outlook
Apr 26, 2015   04:10 PM  3 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics

McCain responds: “Reporting for duty” to protect the White House
Apr 26, 2015   04:08 PM  3 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
Senator John McCain responded on Sunday to President Barack Obama’s joke at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner that his 2008 presidential rival that could be the White House’s best line of defense against recent security …

Getting personal, Republicans talk faith in Iowa
Apr 26, 2015   03:40 PM  3 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
Iowa voters sat fanning themselves with folded-up programs Saturday night as they listened to nearly four hours of speeches from a slew of Republican presidential candidates and potential contenders.

Clinton Foundation: “Yes, we made mistakes”
Apr 26, 2015   02:44 PM  4 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
The Clinton Foundation, fighting back against new charges of impropriety brought by an author in a forthcoming book, admitted Sunday morning that it had made “mistakes” as the philanthropy grew in recent years.

‘Clinton Cash’ author says no “direct evidence” of wrongdoing
Apr 26, 2015   02:12 PM  5 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
The author of a book alleging that some donors to the Clinton Foundation received favors while Hillary Clinton was secretary of state said Sunday that he did not have “direct evidence” of any impropriety, but argued the “pattern of behav…

Washington Post

George W. Bush, saying voters do not like dynasties, plans to stay off campaign trail
Apr 26, 2015   06:09 PM  1 hour ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
LAS VEGAS — Former president George W. Bush plans to stay off the 2016 campaign trail as his younger brother prepares to mount a presidential bid, telling a group of Republican Jewish donors here that he does not want to fuel an anti-dyn…

The Fix: Obama jokes about being a socialist, Kenya-born Muslim at every WHCD
Apr 26, 2015   05:36 PM  1 hour ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
If there’s one thing we can count on from President Obama at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner every year, it’s him making jokes about being Muslim, foreign-born and socialist.On Saturday, he joked about how busy he is, …

The Fix: Did you hear the one about the Muslim, socialist, Kenyan president? The joke Obama can’t stop telling.
Apr 26, 2015   05:36 PM  1 hour ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
If there’s one thing we can count on from President Obama at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner every year, it’s him making jokes about being Muslim, foreign-born and socialist.On Saturday, he joked about how busy he is, …

Post editor: Iran has given ‘no evidence’ reporter Jason Rezaian did anything wrong
Apr 26, 2015   04:12 PM  3 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
In an appearance on CNN’s “Reliable Sources” with Brian Stelter on Sunday morning, Washington Post Executive Editor Martin Baron said the paper is doing everything to free its reporter in Tehran, who has been in prison for nine months.Re…

Post editor: Iran has given ‘no evidence’ reporter Jason Rezaian did anything wrong
Apr 26, 2015   04:12 PM  3 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
In an appearance on CNN’s “Reliable Sources” with Brian Stelter on Sunday morning, Washington Post Executive Editor Martin Baron said the paper is doing everything to free its reporter in Tehran, who has been in prison for nine months.Re…

Clinton Foundation acknowledges missteps, commits to transparency
Apr 26, 2015   03:22 PM  3 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
The acting chief of the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation acknowledged in a new statement that the global philanthropy launched 15 years by the former president has made missteps — but defended the organization’s charitable wo…

Reuters

Baltimore man who died in police custody mourned at wake
Apr 26, 2015   06:30 PM  46 minutes ago  Reuters: U.S.
BALTIMORE (Reuters) – Mourners gathered at a Baltimore funeral home on Sunday to remember a 25-year-old black man who died a week ago while in police custody, an unexplained death that brought thousands to the city’s downtown to protest …

Top U.S. court appears on cusp of declaring right to gay marriage
Apr 26, 2015   05:56 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: U.S.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court’s arguments on Tuesday over same-sex marriage will cap more than two decades of litigation and a transformation in public attitudes.

U.S. mulls ransom policy for families of overseas hostages: ABC TV
Apr 26, 2015   05:25 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: U.S.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration is considering changing a U.S. policy prohibiting families of hostages held overseas from making ransom payments to abductors, according to a television report on Sunday.

Two dead, five boaters missing after storm hits Alabama
Apr 26, 2015   05:12 PM  2 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
(Reuters) – At least two people are dead and five are missing after a powerful storm capsized several vessels off the Alabama coast, including sailboats participating in a regatta, Coast Guard officials said on Sunday.

Mourners to remember Baltimore man who died in police custody
Apr 26, 2015   05:03 PM  2 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
BALTIMORE (Reuters) – Mourners will gather at a North Baltimore funeral home on Sunday to remember a 25-year-old black man who died a week ago while in police custody, an unexplained death that brought thousands to the city’s downtown on…

Alaska commuter air carrier suffered operational, training flaws before crash
Apr 26, 2015   02:04 PM  5 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
(This April 24 story corrects headline to clarify that the air carrier in question is not Alaska Airlines, which has no involvement)

CNN

Senate Dems seek higher wages for cafeteria workers, sources say
Apr 26, 2015   01:03 PM  6 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
The senators began making the plans after reading a CNN.com article about the plight of Charles Gladden, a 63-year-old grandfather making $360 a week who sleeps on a makeshift bed on a sidewalk next to a D.C. train station.

Voices of the Aurora theater massacre
Apr 26, 2015   11:57 AM  7 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
On July 20, 2012, excited moviegoers gathered for a midnight screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” at the Century Aurora 16 Multiplex Theater in Aurora, Colorado.

Scuffles, insults mar Baltimore protests
Apr 26, 2015   11:53 AM  7 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Shop owners are paying a price for rage over Freddie Gray’s death in police custody. The vast majority of protesters who took to Baltimore’s streets late Saturday were peaceful, but the handful who weren’t left behind shards, rubble, and…

Senate Dems seek higher wages for cafeteria workers, sources say
Apr 25, 2015   08:03 PM  23 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
The senators began making the plans after reading a CNN.com article about the plight of Charles Gladden, a 63-year-old grandfather making $360 a week who sleeps on a makeshift bed on a sidewalk next to D.C.’s McPherson Square Metro Station.

Hubble Space Telescope turns 25
Apr 25, 2015   07:59 PM  23 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.

Women, you won’t be happy with this
Apr 25, 2015   07:58 PM  23 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.

MSNBC

Sisters Survive 2 Weeks on Girl Scout Cookies, Cheese Puffs
Apr 26, 2015   06:43 PM  33 minutes ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Two sisters whose SUV got stranded in a remote part of Michigan spent two weeks surviving on melted snow, Girl Scout cookies and cheese puffs.

Two Dead, Five Missing After Storm Hits Alabama Regatta
Apr 26, 2015   04:42 PM  2 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Coast Guard crews were scouring the waters near Mobile Bay Sunday morning for five sailors who were missing after a number of boats capsized in a storm.

One Dead, Four Missing After Storm Hits Alabama Regatta
Apr 26, 2015   03:38 PM  3 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Coast Guard crews were scouring the waters near Mobile Bay Sunday morning for four sailors who were missing after a number of boats capsized in a storm.

Sisters Lost in Michigan Wilderness for Two Weeks Found Alive
Apr 26, 2015   02:51 PM  4 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Leslie Roy, 52, and her sister Lee Marie Wright, 56, were on vacation in a remote part of Michigan’s upper peninsula when they became stranded by heavy snow on April 11 without food or a cell phone signal.

One Dead, Four Missing After Storm Hits Alabama Regatta
Apr 26, 2015   02:49 PM  4 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Coast Guard crews were scouring the waters near Mobile Bay Sunday morning for four sailors who were missing after a number of boats capsized in a storm.

Body Found in Burning Car at Maryland Golf Course
Apr 26, 2015   02:26 PM  4 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
A joint investigation has been launched into the circumstances leading up to and surrounding the unidentified person’s death.

Fox News

Second body found in Alabama waters, 5 missing, Coast Guard says
Apr 26, 2015   06:17 PM  59 minutes ago  FOXNews.com
Coast Guard crews continued searching Sunday for five people missing in the water after recovering two bodies following a powerful storm that capsized several sailboats participating in a regatta near Mobile Bay, Alabama.

Ex-Ranger’s long march to honor WWII hero
Apr 26, 2015   06:11 PM  1 hour ago  FOXNews.com
For years after Col. William O. Darby was killed in World War II, fellow soldiers would make a pilgrimage to his family’s home just to talk to his mother about the fallen hero credited with forming the U.S. Army Rangers.

Church scraps people vs. pigs wrestling event after outcry
Apr 26, 2015   05:40 PM  1 hour ago  FOXNews.com
St. Patrick Catholic Parish, in Stephensville, is canceling its annual parishioners vs. pigs mud-wrestling fund-raiser after critics launched an online petition campaign against the event that garnered more than 81,000 signatures.

Correction: Nepal-Earthquake Warning story
Apr 26, 2015   05:21 PM  1 hour ago  FOXNews.com
In a story April 26 about a gathering of earthquakes experts a week before the Nepal quake, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of one expert.

Dozens arrested as Freddie Gray protests turn violent in Baltimore
Apr 26, 2015   05:15 PM  2 hours ago  FOXNews.com
A protest over the death of Freddie Gray, who was critically injured in police custody, started peacefully with thousands marching through downtown streets before the demonstration turned violent and volatile.

Three dead in possible firebombing at Southern California tire shop
Apr 26, 2015   04:56 PM  2 hours ago  FOXNews.com
A Southern California tire shop where three people died may have been firebombed, authorities said Sunday.

Reuters

Three suspects held in French investigation into failed church attack
Apr 26, 2015   06:38 PM  38 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
PARIS (Reuters) – French police were holding three people for questioning on suspicion they may be accomplices of an Algerian man suspected of planning to attack at least one French church, several French media said on Sunday.

Syrian jets pound insurgent-held town: monitor
Apr 26, 2015   06:35 PM  40 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian jets killed at least 34 people in air strikes on the town of Jisr al-Shughour in northwestern Syria on Sunday, a group monitoring the war said, one day after it was seized by Islamist fighters closing in on gove…

Nepal’s hospitals swamped as quake toll passes 2,400, thousands injured
Apr 26, 2015   06:33 PM  43 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
KATHMANDU (Reuters) – Overwhelmed doctors moved hundreds of patients onto the streets of Nepal’s capital on Sunday when aftershocks rattled hospitals and buildings already damaged by an earthquake that killed more than 2,400 people and d…

Chile volcano quietens but remains unstable
Apr 26, 2015   06:25 PM  51 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
SANTIAGO (Reuters) – The Chilean volcano Calbuco was quieter on Sunday after unexpectedly erupting last week and puffing out plumes of gray ash, but authorities said it could erupt again and worries about the environmental impact grew.

Benin president denies third term bid as vote proceeds
Apr 26, 2015   06:11 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
COTONOU (Reuters) – Benin President Thomas Boni Yayi promised on Sunday to leave power when his mandate expires next year as crowds across the cotton producer voted in legislative elections.

No military solution to boat migrant crisis: U.N. chief to paper
Apr 26, 2015   05:53 PM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
ROME (Reuters) – There is no military solution to migrants drowning in the Mediterranean, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon said on Sunday, as European leaders search for ways to manage the flow of people leaving North Africa in rickety…

CNN

Earthquake shatters Nepal’s largest city
Apr 26, 2015   11:42 AM  7 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Thousands of people are dead, and much of the nation’s history has been devastated.

Indonesia: 72-hour warning given to death row inmates
Apr 26, 2015   11:19 AM  7 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Nine of ten mostly foreign prisoners on death row in Indonesia have been given 72 hours notice ahead of their execution, according to a spokesperson for the Attorney General’s office.

After 40 years, volcano awakens
Apr 26, 2015   10:36 AM  8 hours ago  CNN.com – World
As ash from Chile’s Calbuco Volcano spread east into Argentina, geologists warned of the potential for more activity Friday.

After 40 years, volcano awakens
Apr 26, 2015   06:13 AM  13 hours ago  CNN.com – World
As ash from Chile’s Calbuco Volcano spread east into Argentina, geologists warned of the potential for more activity Friday.

Egyptian grandmother works as man
Apr 26, 2015   06:12 AM  13 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Every morning, Sissa Abu Dahou puts on traditional male dress, known as a jalabiya, and heads into the streets of the Egyptian city of Luxor for a day of hard work.

Indonesia: 72-hour warning given to death row inmates
Apr 26, 2015   06:11 AM  13 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Nine of ten mostly foreign prisoners on death row in Indonesia have been given 72 hours notice ahead of their execution, according to a spokesperson for the Attorney General’s office.

MSNBC

Americans gear up to help Philippines
Nov 12, 2013   12:38 AM  1 year ago  MSNBC.com: World News
From military veterans and U.S. troops to grassroots Filipino-American organizations, people across the country geared up to do what they could to help after one of largest storms ever barreled through the Philippines over the weekend an…

Video: Hundreds attend 99-year-old UK veteran’s funeral
Nov 12, 2013   12:15 AM  1 year ago  MSNBC.com: World News
A veteran of the RAF during World War II, Harold Jellicoe Percival’s funeral was attended by hundreds of Britons even though they never knew him. An ad in a local paper encouraged attendees, because he had no living family members. NBC’s…

Video: Typhoon’s winds stronger than Hurricane Katrina
Nov 12, 2013   12:09 AM  1 year ago  MSNBC.com: World News
Typhoon Haiyan may be among the biggest ever recorded, peaking at more than 200 mph with a 20-foot storm surge. NBC’s Tom Costello reports. (Nightly News)

Video: Tacloban residents struggle without food, water
Nov 11, 2013   11:54 PM  1 year ago  MSNBC.com: World News
The Philippine city of Tacloban is ground zero in an area completely wiped out by the fast-moving, ferocious typhoon. People are desperate for aid, and have no access to food, shelter or water. NBC’s Harry Smith reports. (Nightly News)

Doctors haunted by typhoon victims they couldn’t help
Nov 11, 2013   11:53 PM  1 year ago  MSNBC.com: World News
TACLOBAN, Philippines — Days after the super-typhoon Haiyan roared ashore here and laid waste to the Philippine island of Leyte, the roads remain blocked, the airports closed, the ferries aren’t running — and a public health crisis is un…

Typhoon pushed the limits — bigger storms ahead
Nov 11, 2013   11:05 PM  1 year ago  MSNBC.com: World News
Experts say Typhoon Haiyan was about as strong as it could theoretically get when it swept through the Philippines, but storm intensity limits are on the rise.

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