Monthly Archives: September, 2016

Russia rejects US calls to halt bombing eastern Aleppo

Russia has said it will carry on bombing rebel-held eastern Aleppo in Syria, defying US demands to stop. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday that the Russian air force would continue its support of the Syrian armed forces.

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Congress rejects Obama veto of 9/11 bill, in first override of presidency

Wednesday Congress overwhelmingly rejected President Obama’s veto of a bipartisan bill letting families of Sept. 11 victims sue the Saudi Arabian government, in the first successful veto override of Obama’s presidency.

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‘Death spiral’? ObamaCare problems making coverage harder to afford

Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey announced recently that it’s $46 million in debt and shutting down, it became the 17th failed ObamaCare co-op since the Affordable Care Act launched three years ago.

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Half a million U.S.-born kids live in Mexico with deported parents, trying to assimilate

Well, had the parents come here legally, they wouldn’t have been deported, would they? And second, it shoots down the argument, that deporting tears families apart. Third, if the parent only speak Spanish, then their US born kids do too….this is just a play on our sympathy.

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Syria: US tells Russia it will end talks if bombing continues

Wow, someone is trying to throw their weight around. US Secretary of State John Kerry has warned his Russian counterpart that Washington will end Syria talks unless Moscow stops the bombing of Aleppo.

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Lawmakers clash over water damage, amid fresh threat of gov’t shutdown

A battle over water damage could well determine whether Congress avoids a government shutdown Friday night. Lawmakers are fighting over  a stopgap spending bill (known as a Continuing Resolution or “CR”) to keep the lights on in Washington. But Congress is struggling to provide aid to victims of the catastrophic flooding that drowned Louisiana last …

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Alabama Chief Justice Moore faces ethics panel on gay marriage order, could be removed

Wednesday Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore will appear before a judicial discipline panel to answer accusations that he tried to block gay couples from marrying in the Deep South state. The outspoken Republican jurist could be removed from office for the second time in 13 years if the Court of the Judiciary finds he violated the state’s canons …

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FBI doc dump on email case reveals role of ‘confidential’ Clinton aide

When Romanian hacker “Guccifer” breached Hillary Clinton confidant Sidney Blumenthal’s email account in 2013, it set off an explosive chain of events among a tight circle of Clinton family aides – including one “confidential assistant” whose extensive role in managing some of the former secretary’s mobile devices and computer security requests is only now becoming …

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Obamacare Raked $1.8B From Uninsured in First Year of ’14 Read more: Report: Obamacare Raked $1.8B From Uninsured in First Year of ’14

Nearly 8.1 million people paid $1.7 billion in Obamacare penalties for not having health insurance in 2014 – the first year the fine went into effect, the Washington Free Beacon reported.

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ISIS ‘dead set’ on using chemical weapons

Monday a Pentagon spokesman said ISIS is “dead set” on using chemical weapons and will likely try to use them against Iraqi forces as they prepare its siege on Mosul.

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