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Netanyahu arrives in U.S., signs of easing of tensions over Iran speech
Mar 02, 2015   08:44 AM  2 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and Israel showed signs of seeking to defuse tensions on Sunday ahead of a speech in Washington by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he will warn against a possible nuclear deal with …

Homeland Security funding drama darkens U.S. fiscal outlook
Mar 02, 2015   07:20 AM  3 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congress narrowly averted a partial shutdown of the U.S. domestic security agency late on Friday night, but the forces behind the chaotic episode remain – fractious Republicans and House Speaker John Boehner’s lack…

Americans say keep politics out of the Fed
Mar 02, 2015   07:04 AM  3 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Most Americans don’t know who runs the Federal Reserve, but they do believe that elected officials should stay out of its business, according to a Reuters-Ipsos poll.

How Jeb Bush’s big bet on Florida economy may come back to haunt him
Mar 02, 2015   06:39 AM  4 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
JUPITER, Florida (Reuters) – In October 2003, Jeb Bush unveiled one of the largest economic projects in Florida history: a $500 million plan to bring Scripps Research Institute to the state and build a biomedical hub he said would genera…

Americans say keep politics out of the Fed
Mar 02, 2015   06:14 AM  4 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Most Americans don’t know who runs the Federal Reserve, but they do believe that elected officials should stay out of its business, according to a Reuters-Ipsos poll.

How Jeb Bush’s big bet on Florida economy may come back to haunt him
Mar 02, 2015   06:04 AM  4 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
JUPITER, Florida (Reuters) – In October 2003, Jeb Bush unveiled one of the largest economic projects in Florida history: a $500 million plan to bring Scripps Research Institute to the state and build a biomedical hub he said would genera…

CNN

Obama and Netanyahu: A clash of world views, not just personalities
Mar 02, 2015   01:03 AM  9 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
The disconnect between President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is about a lot more than bad personal chemistry.

Congress delays DHS showdown
Mar 01, 2015   10:33 PM  12 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics

Paul wins CPAC straw poll for third year in a row
Mar 01, 2015   10:32 PM  12 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics

How to party like a conservative
Mar 01, 2015   10:31 PM  12 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics

Scott Walker reverses immigration stance
Mar 01, 2015   10:31 PM  12 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics

Bush survives CPAC gauntlet
Mar 01, 2015   10:30 PM  12 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
Jeb Bush didn’t just survive his journey into the conservative bearpit. By the end, he actually seemed to be enjoying it.

Washington Post

Fact Checker: Obama’s claim that Keystone XL oil ‘bypasses the U.S.’ earns Four Pinocchios
Mar 02, 2015   08:00 AM  2 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
“I’ve already said I’m happy to look at how we can increase pipeline production for U.S. oil, but Keystone is for Canadian oil to send that down to the Gulf. It bypasses the United States and is estimated to create a little over 250, may…

For Hillary and Bibi, a long and sometimes fraught relationship
Mar 02, 2015   03:18 AM  7 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
JERUSALEM — The phone call between Hillary Rodham Clinton and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lasted 45 minutes. For 43 of them, she talked and he listened.The U.S. secretary of state lectured the Israeli leader, accusing him o…

For Hillary and Bibi, a long and sometimes fraught relationship
Mar 02, 2015   03:18 AM  7 hours ago  White House: Latest White House News, Headlines, Analysis & More – The Washington Post
JERUSALEM — The phone call between Hillary Rodham Clinton and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lasted 45 minutes. For 43 of them, she talked and he listened.The U.S. secretary of state lectured the Israeli leader, accusing him o…

For Republicans, a $75 million question
Mar 02, 2015   02:41 AM  8 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
Call it the $75 million question.It’s the most important question every Republican who wants to run for president needs to answer — and the one that will divide the massive field between those who can win and the rest.Read full article &…

A $75 million question confronts Republican candidates for 2016
Mar 02, 2015   02:41 AM  8 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
Call it the $75 million question.It’s the most important question every Republican who wants to run for president needs to answer — and the one that will divide the massive field between those who can win and the rest.Read full article &…

For Hillary and Bibi, a long and sometimes fraught relationship
Mar 02, 2015   01:58 AM  8 hours ago  White House: Latest White House News, Headlines, Analysis & More – The Washington Post
JERUSALEM — The phone call between Hillary Rodham Clinton and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lasted 45 minutes. For 43 of them, she talked and he listened.The U.S. secretary of state lectured the Israeli leader, accusing him o…

Reuters

Homeland Security funding drama darkens U.S. fiscal outlook
Mar 02, 2015   07:20 AM  3 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congress narrowly averted a partial shutdown of the U.S. domestic security agency late on Friday night, but the forces behind the chaotic episode remain – fractious Republicans and House Speaker John Boehner’s lack…

Americans say keep politics out of the Fed
Mar 02, 2015   07:04 AM  3 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Most Americans don’t know who runs the Federal Reserve, but they do believe that elected officials should stay out of its business, according to a Reuters-Ipsos poll.

Americans say keep politics out of the Fed
Mar 02, 2015   06:14 AM  4 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Most Americans don’t know who runs the Federal Reserve, but they do believe that elected officials should stay out of its business, according to a Reuters-Ipsos poll.

Video shows Los Angeles police shooting homeless man dead
Mar 02, 2015   06:00 AM  4 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
(Reuters) – A video posted online shows Los Angeles police scuffling with and shooting a homeless man during a confrontation, The Los Angeles Times reported on its web site.

Lumber Liquidators flooring fails safety tests: ’60 minutes’
Mar 02, 2015   05:25 AM  5 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
(Reuters) – Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc, a retailer of hardwood flooring in North America, sold flooring with higher levels of formaldehyde than permitted under California’s health and safety standards, according to television news p…

Still more snow and ice snarling airline traffic for Northeast
Mar 02, 2015   05:21 AM  5 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
(Reuters) – Snow and ice spread across the northeastern United States again on Sunday and into early Monday, causing airline flight disruptions at several major airports as February’s onslaught of bitter winter weather dragged into the f…

CNN

Case against Hernandez: What you missed
Mar 01, 2015   06:11 PM  16 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Two years ago, Aaron Hernandez had a $40 million contract and was a rising NFL star. Now the former New England Patriot is on trial in the killing of Odin Lloyd.

Police: Teen’s texts encouraged friend to commit suicide
Mar 01, 2015   05:08 PM  17 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
A Massachusetts teenager faces a pretrial hearing in April on involuntary manslaughter charges for allegedly sending text messages urging a friend to commit suicide, even after he expressed second thoughts, authorities said Saturday.

14-year-old girl killed after Facebook spat
Mar 01, 2015   04:14 PM  18 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
The fatal feud started with a quarrel on Facebook, devolved into a planned brawl at a park, and ended with a 14-year-old girl dead.

Alleged ‘street racer’ surrenders after fatal hit-and-run in California
Mar 01, 2015   03:29 PM  19 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
A man suspected of killing two people during a “street race” has turned himself in to Los Angeles Police. Henry Gevorgyan, 21, surrendered to authorities Saturday night in connection with the fatal hit-and-run that left two onlookers dead.

6 from U.S. accused of supplying terrorists
Mar 01, 2015   02:44 PM  20 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Six suspects linked to terrorist activity referred to Syria and Iraq as “the beach,” and used other coded language to avoid detection in the United States, authorities say.

Case against Hernandez: What you missed
Mar 01, 2015   02:43 PM  20 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Two years ago, Aaron Hernandez had a $40 million contract and was a rising NFL star. Now the former New England Patriot is on trial in the killing of Odin Lloyd.

MSNBC

Caught on Camera: 7 Hunted After Brawl in Bronx Deli
Mar 02, 2015   10:02 AM  46 minutes ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Authorities say the suspects took $56 in cash and two cell phones.

Obamacare Faces Toughest Test in Supreme Court Challenge
Mar 02, 2015   09:54 AM  54 minutes ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
The Supreme Court is preparing to hear a challenge to the Obama health care law that could deal it a crippling blow, if not a fatal one.

Escaped Inmate Found Hiding in Hot Tub
Mar 02, 2015   09:52 AM  56 minutes ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
An inmate who escaped into a Southern California neighborhood was found hiding in a hot tub and taken into custody, officials said.

Fisherman Jailed for Harvesting 186,000 Pounds of Bass
Mar 02, 2015   09:41 AM  1 hour ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
A Maryland fisherman has been sentenced to a year and a half in prison for his role in the illegal harvesting nearly 200,000 pounds of striped bass.

Dramatic Video Captures Los Angeles Police Shooting
Mar 02, 2015   07:12 AM  3 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
A police shooting that was caught on cellphone video left one person dead in downtown Los Angeles’ Skid Row.

Amtrak Passenger Train Crashes With Vehicle Near L.A.
Mar 02, 2015   05:12 AM  5 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
An Amtrak train carrying 78 passengers crashed with a vehicle in Camarillo on Sunday, but no major injuries were reported, officials said.

Fox News

Driven away in droves during downturn, construction workers return to find jobs have changed
Mar 02, 2015   08:46 AM  2 hours ago  FOXNews.com
The construction sector is making a rebound after losing more than 2 million jobs during the economic downturn.

Bangladesh officials arrest suspect in killing of US blogger who opposed religious extremism
Mar 02, 2015   08:45 AM  2 hours ago  FOXNews.com
Bangladesh security officials say they have arrested a leading suspect in the hacking death of an American blogger who wrote against religious extremism.

Video purportedly shows police officers shooting homeless man in downtown Los Angeles
Mar 02, 2015   08:00 AM  2 hours ago  FOXNews.com
A video posted on social media Sunday appeared to show a homeless man being shot and killed by Los Angeles police officers earlier in the day. 

LAPD officers shoot homeless man in struggle over officer’s gun, officials say
Mar 02, 2015   08:00 AM  2 hours ago  FOXNews.com
Three Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a man on the city’s Skid Row during a struggle over one of the officers’ guns, authorities said late Sunday. 

House leaders, Senate Democrats at odds over how to fund Homeland Security before deadline
Mar 02, 2015   07:16 AM  3 hours ago  FOXNews.com
With a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department possible at week’s end, Speaker John Boehner says the House wants to enter talks with the Senate on a final bill funding the agency.

Judge to hold hearing on last-minute legal issues in Boston Marathon bombing trial
Mar 02, 2015   06:45 AM  4 hours ago  FOXNews.com
The judge in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR’ tsahr-NEYE’-ehv) will hear last-minute arguments on legal issues that need to be settled before testimony begins in the federal death penalty case.

Reuters

Iraq army and Shi’ite militias launch attacks north of Baghdad
Mar 02, 2015   10:19 AM  29 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq’s armed forces, backed by Shi’ite militia, attacked Islamic State strongholds north of Baghdad on Monday at the start of a campaign aimed at driving them out of the mainly Sunni Muslim province of Salahuddin.

China says probing son of former top military officer
Mar 02, 2015   10:18 AM  30 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
BEIJING (Reuters) – China is investigating 14 of its senior military officers, including the son of one of its former top generals, for suspected corruption, state media said on Monday, the latest wave of Beijing’s intensifying anti-graf…

North Korea, angered by drills, fires short-range missiles
Mar 02, 2015   10:02 AM  45 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea fired two short-range missiles off its east coast on Monday, South Korean officials said, a defiant response to annual military exercises between South Korea and the United States but one which drew a swift …

Philippine army seizes Muslim rebel bomb factory as peace plan flounders
Mar 02, 2015   09:57 AM  51 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine soldiers have seized a Muslim rebel base and bomb factory in the south, a spokesman said on Monday, as a shaky peace process with the largest Muslim rebel group presents President Benigno Aquino’s with his t…

U.S. army chief says ‘very concerned’ at UK defense cuts: Daily Telegraph
Mar 02, 2015   09:12 AM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
LONDON (Reuters) – The United States’ army chief of staff said he was very concerned about the impact of cuts to British defense spending that he said had forced a review of how Britain’s troops could be deployed alongside U.S. forces in…

Drone attack in Yemen kills suspected al Qaeda militants: sources
Mar 02, 2015   09:05 AM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
ADEN (Reuters) – A drone attack killed two suspected al Qaeda militants in the southern Yemeni province of Shabwa on Monday, local residents told Reuters, the latest in a series of strikes in the country gripped by political turmoil.

CNN

Thousands rally for slain Putin critic
Mar 01, 2015   01:28 PM  21 hours ago  CNN.com – World
This was supposed to be a rally led by Boris Nemtsov, had he lived two more days to see it.

Volcano grows Japanese island
Mar 01, 2015   01:26 PM  21 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Magma and lava from a Japanese volcano is forming new geography in a remote part of the Pacific Ocean.

Iraq P.M.: ISIS will not destroy our history
Mar 01, 2015   01:25 PM  21 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says he wants to send a clear message: The artwork that epitomizes Iraq’s culture and history will not be wiped away by anyone or anything, including ISIS.

Missing UK teens seen on video in Turkey
Mar 01, 2015   01:23 PM  21 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Three teen British girls suspected of traveling to Syria to join ISIS were spotted on surveillance video in Turkey. It’s the first sighting of the girls since they left London almost two weeks ago.

6 questions about Netanyahu’s visit
Mar 01, 2015   01:15 PM  21 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described his polarizing trip to Washington as “crucial” as storm raged over his planned speech to Congress.

Can Christianity survive in the Middle East?
Mar 01, 2015   01:14 PM  21 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Christianity was born in Bethlehem, in what’s now the West Bank. It took root among people like the Assyrians, who flourished in ancient Mesopotamia. It soon found a home in places like modern-day Turkey.

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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