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Obama Cancels and Holy War

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Nyet: President Obama cancelled his planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in response to Russia’s decision to harbor NSA leaker Edward Snowden. US-Russia relations are at a low point with lack of progress over human rights, trade and defense …

Yemen Pullout, WashPo Sold, A-Rod Out

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

World: The State Department has flown diplomatic staff out of Yemen and urged UScitizens to leave the country. This follows the closure of US embassies and consulates across the Middle East after the interception of a message from Al Qaeda …

“Threat Stream”, Hasan on Trial, Swim Champ

Monday, August 5, 2013

Threat Extended: The State Department Sunday extended the closure of 19 embassies and consulates in the Muslim world through next Saturday in response to an unspecified terror threat. Some reports say the threat comes from Al Qaeda in the Arabian …

“Biggest Threat”, Pipeline, Strikeouts

Sunday, August 4, 2013

The Threat Level: The Al Qaeda threat that brought the closure of US embassies in the Middle East this weekend is the most serious in years according to Sen. Saxby Chambliss. He told NBC News, “there is an awful lot …

Terror Alert, Jobs, Obamacare Vote

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Global Alert: The US has issued a global travel alert, citing a threat of Al Qaeda attacks in the Middle East or North Africa. The State Department bulletin says, “Current information suggests that Al Qaeda and affiliated organizations continue to …

Terror Alert, Castro Sentenced, Greed

Friday, August 2, 2013

Alert: The State Department is closing many US embassies Sunday as the result of a terrorism alert. State did not name the embassies, but Sunday is a business day in the Middle East. A State spokeswoman said the closures were …

Snowden Gets Asylum, NSA Grilled, A-Rod Out?

Thursday, August 1, 2013

On the Move: NSA leaker Edward Snowden has left the Moscow airport and entered the country. Russian authorities say he has been granted refugee status for at least one year. Snowden left Hong Kong more than a month ago and …

Manning Guilty, Housing Up, Weiner “Rolls”

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

National: Pfc. Bradley Manning was acquitted of the most serious charges of aiding the enemy when he gave 700,000 classified documents to WikiLeaks, but he still faces a long time in prison. He was convicted of 19 of 21 charges, …

National Roundup, Gay Priests, World Citizen

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

  National: The FBI over the weekend busted child prostitution operations in 76 cities, arresting 159 people described as “pimps”. Agents and local police recovered 105 children held at truck stops, motels and casinos for use as prostitutes. The suspects …

NSA Doubts, Peace Talks, Hall of Shame

Monday, July 29, 2013

National: The House yesterday came within seven votes of defunding the National Security Agency’s collection of telephone and Internet records. Some lawmakers who want to restrain the NSA say they are reflecting the concern of constituents who say post 9/11 …