Obama Pushes Immigration Reform
An immigration bill has come through the Senate Committee relatively unscathed and Obama is now pushing to get it 'over the finish line' according to USA Today. S. 744 would allow current illegal aliens to apply for citizenship and providing new inve [...]
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Russia To Aid Syrian Government
The Times Of India reports that the Russian government will be aiding the Syrian government in the form of missiles. According to American specialists that are familiar with the weapons they say that the missiles are more advanced than previous versi [...]
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Russia To Expel “CIA Spy”
The Russian government said it has detained a CIA agent recently and is handing him off to be removed from the country. The Federal Security Service says that the man detained was attempting to recruit spies within the country. Included in the footag [...]
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IRS Accused of Thuggery
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has called out the IRS for supposedly targeting right wing groups looking to gain non-profit status. The IRS has admitted to laying on extra scrutiny where tea party groups were concerned and only stopped when m [...]
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Justice Dept. Acquires AP Phone Records
The Justice Department obtained phone records from 20 Associated Press phone lines possibly used by more than 100 AP staffers. This move was said to be an independent action that not even Secretary General Eric Holder took part in. The acquisition of [...]
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Syria May Be Using Chemical Weapons
At this point, while the reports may be unconfirmed, the evidence points to chemical weapons that may have been used in Syria. The suspicion is based on a testimony given by casualties of the war. According to jpost.com, "Our investigators have b [...]
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Preacher To Be Released After Rape And Murder of Daughter
A preacher in Saudi Arabia has spent some months in jail and paid a 31,000 pound fine for the rape and murder of his 5 year old child. Officials say that he doubted his daughter's virginity and proceeded to burn, beat, and rape her. According to Saud [...]
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U.S. Judge To Receive Kickbacks For Max Sentences
Mark Ciavarella Jr. Has been convicted of racketeering and ordered to pay 1.2 million dollars in restitution for the convictions of thousands of children from 2003 to 2008. He has also been sentenced to 28 years in prison. The Pennsylvania State Supr [...]
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Chief of U.N. Concerned About Iraq Violence
Violence in Iraq has been surging since the U.S. military drawn down. U.N. leader Ban Ki-moon has expressed concerns over the fact that violence has been on the rise in Iraq. A statement released by Ki-moon's office says "The Secretary-General welco [...]
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Syrian Army To Retake City of Homs
Image from NBC News. The Syrian Army is preparing to retake the city of Homs. Because the rebel forces in Syria have been unable so far to raise support they have been continually losing ground to the Syrian Army. Syrian president Bashar al-Assad [...]
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Riot Forms After Immigration Rally
  Two separate groups of people marched on Seattle, Washington yesterday. The first came out without violence to demonstrate for immigration reform. After the peaceful afternoon rally another group, some say stemming from the original group, [...]
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