Monthly Archives: May, 2016

Rising Obamacare Costs Could Hurt Hillary

Hillary Clinton admits that high costs are a serious problem for Obamacare, but she continues to champion the controversial healthcare law, and Republicans hope to take advantage of that as the November election nears. Advertisements

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Iraq troops in ‘final assault’ on Islamic State in Falluja

The Iraqi army says it has begun an operation to storm Falluja, which is controlled by ISIS. It comes a week after the government launched a concerted effort to retake the city, which has been held by the jihadists since 2014. An estimated 50,000 civilians are trapped inside, with only a few hundred families escaping …

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Gun collector suing ATF over denial of firearms license

A Bellevue gun collector once detained as a material witness in the slaying of a federal prosecutor in Seattle is suing the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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Cologne airport flights halted over possible security breach

Authorities have temporarily suspended outgoing flights from Germany’s Cologne-Bonn airport over suspicions that a person entered a secured area without undergoing security screening.

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Israel Media: Police Recommend Indicting Netanyahu’s Wife

Israeli media say a police investigation has recommended indicting the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over misuse of state funds and inflated household spending.

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UK Conservative Party Dispute Over Immigration Escalates

Conservative Party members seeking a British exit from the European Union (EU), have launched increasingly personal attacks on Prime Minister David Cameron over his leadership of the campaign to keep Britain within the 28-nation bloc.

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Sanders tries to get Clinton ‘aggressive attack surrogates’ off key campaign committees

Bernie Sanders is attempting to wage a fight to the finish for the Democratic presidential nomination — and to upend the party’s “rigged” system — by trying to remove key convention officials. The Sanders campaign has called former Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank and Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy “aggressive attack surrogates” for Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary …

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Israel arrests Palestinian suspects in Jerusalem bus attack

Israel’s internal security service says it has arrested six Palestinians from the West Bank suspected of preparing explosives and planning the bomb attack on a bus in Jerusalem that wounded 21 Israelis last month.

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Hillary’s Email Woes About to Get Much Worse

Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while secretary of state is expected to face even more scrutiny within the next few weeks, with testimony scheduled that she and her top aides won’t be able to avoid. She is the only former secretary of state who declined to take part in an inspector general’s …

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Zika crisis: WHO seeks to allay fears over Rio Olympics

I say cancel the Olympics. WHO has played down concerns over the spread of the Zika virus, amid calls for the Rio Olympics in August to be postponed. The WHO’s Bruce Aylward told the BBC risk assessment plans were in place. He admitted that the WHO could “do a better job” at communicating what was …

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