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Unions win at Supreme Court without Scalia

Unions win at Supreme Court without Scalia

  • Wed, 03/30/2016 02:52 PM

On Tuesday, public sector unions won before the US Supreme Court when the justices preserved a vital source of cash for organized labor, splitting 4-4 on a conservative challenge that was...

Saudi farming acquisitions fuel debate

Saudi farming acquisitions fuel debate

  • Wed, 03/30/2016 02:23 PM

Saudi Arabia's largest dairy company will in the close future be unable to farm alfalfa in its own parched country to feed its 170,000 cows. Thus it is turning to an unexpected place of...

Trump concern spreads worldwide

Trump concern spreads worldwide

  • Wed, 03/30/2016 02:33 PM

Lobbyists in Washington state of being flooded with questions and concerns from foreign governments about the rise of Donald Trump. Globally, officials are closely monitoring the US...

Trump's negatives increase as primary gets going

Trump's negatives increase as primary gets going

  • Tue, 03/29/2016 08:36 PM

Dislike for Donald Trump is an increasing trend among American voters, creating a significant threat to his chances of winning the Republican presidential nomination. While Trump remains the...

New York will be pivotal for Hillary and Bernie campaign

New York will be pivotal for Hillary and Bernie campaign

  • Tue, 03/29/2016 08:23 PM

p>In 2014, an unknown progressive academic, Fordham University law professor Zephyr Teachout with his anti-fracking, anti-corruption screed won by an impressive one third vote in the New York...

Japan has high life expectancy due to healthy diet

Japan has high life expectancy due to healthy diet

  • Tue, 03/29/2016 08:12 PM

A new study shows that the high life expectancy in Japan is largely attributed to the nation's healthy diet. The population of the island nation which records one of the lowest mortality...

Trump in danger if he doesn't win on first ballot

Trump in danger if he doesn't win on first ballot

  • Tue, 03/29/2016 06:11 AM

Ben Carson may be hitting the trail for Donald Trump this weekend but he will not be spotted at the rallies unless one is a North Dakota Republican insider. Carson has flown to Fargo to...

Sanders wins big in three states

Sanders wins big in three states

  • Tue, 03/29/2016 06:14 AM

Bernie Sanders won by overwhelming, impressive margins in all three states that voted this weekend; Washington, Alaska and Hawaii. Winning every county in Washington, he registered some of...

 Obama opens door for Syrian refugees

Obama opens door for Syrian refugees

  • Tue, 03/29/2016 06:26 AM

In his brief Easter weekend radio address, President Obama pledged to decimate the self-proclaimed Islamic State by offering an example of freedom, tolerance and open society. He stated that...

Ted Cruz gains on the inside track

Ted Cruz gains on the inside track

  • Fri, 03/25/2016 06:00 PM

Even though Donald Trump defeated Sen. Ted Cruz earlier this month in Louisiana’s Republican presidential primary by 3.6 percentage points, Cruz may end up with as many as 10 more delegates...

Multiple ISIS plots planned in Europe

Multiple ISIS plots planned in Europe

  • Fri, 03/25/2016 06:52 PM

Investigators now know about multiple additional ISIS plots in Europe, possibly linked to the Paris and Brussels networks that are in various stages of planning. They have picked up a...

Two Americans killed in Brussels bombings

Two Americans killed in Brussels bombings

  • Fri, 03/25/2016 06:22 PM

On Friday, Secretary of State John Kerry pledged enhanced US help to Belgium and the EU in tackling the Islamist militant threats after Tuesday's suicide bombings in Brussels. A US...

Identity of Belgian terrorist team

Identity of Belgian terrorist team

  • Wed, 03/23/2016 04:06 PM

p>On Wednesday, Belgian media reported that the Belgian police have identified a prime suspect, Najim Laachraoui, age 25, in Tuesday's Brussels blasts and two suspected suicide bombers,...

Cruz wins Utah and gets Bush support

Cruz wins Utah and gets Bush support

  • Wed, 03/23/2016 04:09 PM

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz showed some fight on Wednesday after his win in Utah despite front-runner Donald Trump's victory in Arizona, keeping hopes alive for...

Clinton wins Arizona Sanders wins Utah and Idaho

Clinton wins Arizona Sanders wins Utah and Idaho

  • Wed, 03/23/2016 04:24 PM

After a five state rout against Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton widened her already daunting lead over the Vermont senator by crushing him in Arizona. However, Sanders defeated her in Utah...

Big explosions in Brussels Airport and subway 34 killed

Big explosions in Brussels Airport and subway 34 killed

  • Tue, 03/22/2016 05:10 PM

The frantic and terrified passengers were caught up in a suicide bomb attack at the Brussels Airport today in a series of blasts that has killed at least 34 people and injured 170 across the...

Cubans flock to Texas Border

Cubans flock to Texas Border

  • Tue, 03/22/2016 05:08 PM

Coinciding with the first visit of an American president, President Obama, in almost 90 years to Cuba, the Rolling Stones will play a free concert in Havana, the first open-air show there by...

Supreme Court denies big challenge to Colorado’s legal pot law

Supreme Court denies big challenge to Colorado’s legal pot law

  • Tue, 03/22/2016 05:24 PM

On Monday, bypassing objections of Justice Clarence Thomas, the eight-person Supreme Court has denied an effort by two neighboring states to limit Colorado’s legalized marijuana law in the...

Mexico boosts anti Trump effort

Mexico boosts anti Trump effort

  • Mon, 03/21/2016 03:12 PM

Mexico is putting unprecedented efforts to give its permanent residents in the US, citizenship so that they could vote against Donald Trump. While officially, it claims to respect US...

Likelihood of Hillary indictment grows

Likelihood of Hillary indictment grows

  • Mon, 03/21/2016 03:24 PM

FBI chief James Comey and his investigators are certain that presidential nominee Hillary Clinton violated laws while handling classified government information through her private e-mail...

US Oil drillers develop strategy to keep oil supply big

US Oil drillers develop strategy to keep oil supply big

  • Mon, 03/21/2016 03:08 PM

A dreaded scenario for US oil bulls is fast becoming a reality. A few US shale oil producers, including Oasis Petroleum and Pioneer Natural Resources Co are activating drilled but uncompleted...

Cost of free trade

Cost of free trade

  • Sat, 03/19/2016 06:38 PM

A raging national debate is on over trade and the future of the working class. A video was posted on Facebook showing a Carrier executive informing his employees of the business decision to...

Chinese company buying huge US hotel chain

Chinese company buying huge US hotel chain

  • Sat, 03/19/2016 06:09 PM

China's Anbang Insurance Group Co made a superior offer more than Marriott International Inc. of $13 billion cash to Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc on Friday, setting the...

62 killed in Airliner in Russia

62 killed in Airliner in Russia

  • Sat, 03/19/2016 06:52 PM

Officials have stated that Saturday, a Dubai airliner with 62 people on board crashed and caught fire while landing amidst strong winds in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, killing...

Kasich and Cruz square off

Kasich and Cruz square off

  • Thu, 03/17/2016 09:52 PM

After months of fighting Senator Marco Rubio of Florida as his chief opponent in the path of one-on-one showdown with Donald J. Trump, Senator Ted Cruz on Wednesday has a new foe after the...

McConnell stands firm on Supreme Court nominee

McConnell stands firm on Supreme Court nominee

  • Thu, 03/17/2016 09:23 PM

Irrespective of the intense pressure that President Obama and Democrats may apply, McConnell’s allies say the Senate majority leader will never agree to hold hearings on the nomination of...

A brokered Convention?

A brokered Convention?

  • Thu, 03/17/2016 09:30 PM

As talks of a contested Republican convention increase , the obscure process of picking who actually gets to be a delegate is about to get underway in states across the country, with an...

Clinton beats Sanders in Ohio and Florida and starts attacking Trump

Clinton beats Sanders in Ohio and Florida and starts attacking Trump

  • Thu, 03/17/2016 06:45 AM

Post defeating Bernie Sanders in the key states of Florida and Ohio on Tuesday night, Hillary Clinton pulled away in the delegate race and delivered a full-throated call to arms against...

Rubio end is Republican Establishment collapse

Rubio end is Republican Establishment collapse

  • Thu, 03/17/2016 06:45 AM

The crippling defeat of Sen. Marco Rubio in his home-state primary, Tuesday, forced him to suspend his presidential campaign leading to the crash of years of carefully laid plans to repackage...

Trump wins in Florida and Kasich wins in Ohio

Trump wins in Florida and Kasich wins in Ohio

  • Thu, 03/17/2016 06:10 AM

Donald Trump’s decisive victory in Florida's primary Tuesday night has forced home-state Sen. Marco Rubio to quit his Republican presidential nomination bid. The brash billionaire also...

Latest polls Rubio third in Florida and Kasich tied in Ohio

Latest polls Rubio third in Florida and Kasich tied in Ohio

  • Mon, 03/14/2016 07:39 PM

p>According to the latest polls, Sen. Marco Rubio is trailing Donald Trump badly and even Ted Cruz and will finish in third position in his home state of Florida while Ohio Gov. John Kasich,...

Obama clemency plan blowing up

Obama clemency plan blowing up

  • Mon, 03/14/2016 07:12 PM

In April 2014, President Obama’s administration announced the most ambitious clemency program in 40 years, inviting thousands of jailed drug offenders and other convicts to seek early...

Ted Cruz plans to defeat Trump

Ted Cruz plans to defeat Trump

  • Mon, 03/14/2016 07:35 PM

It’s a nightmare for Trump’s opponents if he sweeps Ohio and Florida on Tuesday and storms ahead with more than half the 1,237 delegates needed to secure the Republican nomination....

Trump cancels rally due to security concerns

Trump cancels rally due to security concerns

  • Sat, 03/12/2016 07:03 PM

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump called off one of his signature rallies on Friday due to safety concerns after protesters packed the arena where he was scheduled to speak. The...

Shari Redstone battles for control of fathers Media Empire

Shari Redstone battles for control of fathers Media Empire

  • Sat, 03/12/2016 07:01 PM

While Shari Redstone may portray herself as a doting grandmother to the world, beneath her cheery exterior, lays a tenacious woman who is now amidst a battle over her family’s fortune as...

Russia and China urge North Korea to put nuclear on hold

Russia and China urge North Korea to put nuclear on hold

  • Sat, 03/12/2016 07:51 PM

On Friday, Russia and China informed North Korea that its nuclear ambitions were unacceptable and urged them to resume talks over its nuclear weapons program and heed a UN Security Council...

Problems at the border

Problems at the border

  • Fri, 03/11/2016 08:02 PM

On Thursday, about 600 hundred ranchers assembled at a small-town high school in Bootheel to rally against the described broken border. They were joined by members and representatives of New...

Hillary moves far left on immigration

Hillary moves far left on immigration

  • Fri, 03/11/2016 08:27 PM

Hillary Clinton has pledged not to deport any illegal immigrants except violent criminals and terrorists. This major break from President Obama could vastly increase the number of people who...

Import prices fall

Import prices fall

  • Fri, 03/11/2016 08:36 PM

US import prices fell in February for an eighth straight month due to the declining costs for petroleum and a range of other goods. However, the pace of decline is slowing in face of the...

Military admits using spy drones in the US

Military admits using spy drones in the US

  • Wed, 03/09/2016 05:21 PM

A new report by a Pentagon inspector general, made public, under the Freedom of Information Act request, it indicates the Pentagon has deployed spy drones on non-military missions for about...

Bernie takes Michigan, Trump takes 3 states Cruz takes one

Bernie takes Michigan, Trump takes 3 states Cruz takes one

  • Wed, 03/09/2016 05:08 PM

Donald J. Trump again scored an easy win in Michigan and Mississippi presidential primaries on Tuesday along with Hawaii caucuses, regaining momentum in the face of intensifying resistance to...

Trump strong lead over Rubio in Florida and Kasich in Ohio

Trump strong lead over Rubio in Florida and Kasich in Ohio

  • Wed, 03/09/2016 05:37 PM

Donald Trump has gained a commanding lead over Marco Rubio and John Kasich even in their home states. The Wednesday released poll report showed Trump’s lead in Florida as almost double the...

Trump’s lead in polls shrinks

Trump’s lead in polls shrinks

  • Tue, 03/08/2016 07:08 PM

Although Donald Trump still leads the Republican presidential nomination, his hold on the GOP electorate has weakened since the primary season began as the party remains deeply divided over...

11,000 Special Forces of Afghanistan saving the day

11,000 Special Forces of Afghanistan saving the day

  • Tue, 03/08/2016 07:04 PM

To save large swaths of Afghanistan, this year, the responsibility is taken on by about 11,500 special Afghan commandos as their country staggers into the 15th year of the Taliban insurgency....

Sanctions increased on North Korea by China and South Korea

Sanctions increased on North Korea by China and South Korea

  • Tue, 03/08/2016 07:53 PM

A North Korean freighter has been barred on a Chinese port while South Korea announced a crackdown on individuals and companies linked to Pyongyang's weapons program as stepping up...

Foreign Diplomats concerned about Trump

Foreign Diplomats concerned about Trump

  • Mon, 03/07/2016 09:21 PM

Senior US officials have disclosed that foreign diplomats are expressing alarm to US government officials over their perceived inflammatory and insulting public statements by Republican...

North Korea threatens US with Nukes

North Korea threatens US with Nukes

  • Mon, 03/07/2016 09:25 PM

On Monday, North Korea, in its latest belligerent threat, warned of an indiscriminate "pre-emptive nuclear strike of justice" on Washington and Seoul, this time in reaction to the start of...

Clinton Sanders debate testy

Clinton Sanders debate testy

  • Mon, 03/07/2016 09:16 PM

Both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were aggressive on economic issues in a Democratic presidential debate over trade, the Wall Street influence and more. Clinton accused Sanders of...

FBI determining if passwords were shared on Clinton server

FBI determining if passwords were shared on Clinton server

  • Sat, 03/05/2016 01:00 AM

The FBI is probing into whether computer passwords were shared among Hillary Clinton's close aides and how sensitive intelligence "jumped the gap" between the classified systems and...

Trump being attacked from all sides

Trump being attacked from all sides

  • Sat, 03/05/2016 01:49 AM

The catastrophe hitting the Republican Party by Donald Trump came out on Thursday by its two most recent presidential nominees, who delivered unprecedented denunciations of the candidate that...

North Korea boosting the rhetoric

North Korea boosting the rhetoric

  • Sat, 03/05/2016 01:27 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had asked his country to be prepared to use its nuclear weapons at any time and the military to be in "pre-emptive attack" mode in the face of growing threats...

Immunity given by Justice Department to staffer who set up Clinton email server

Immunity given by Justice Department to staffer who set up Clinton email server

  • Fri, 03/04/2016 06:56 AM

A senior law enforcement official stated that the Justice Department has granted immunity to a former State Department staffer, who worked on Hillary Clinton’s private email server, to...

Romney and Trump attack each other

Romney and Trump attack each other

  • Fri, 03/04/2016 06:58 AM

Mitt Romney is all set to launch a broadside against Donald Trump’s surging campaign on Thursday. He called his aspiring successor to be the GOP’s presidential nominee a “phony” and a...

North Korea fires missiles into the sea

North Korea fires missiles into the sea

  • Fri, 03/04/2016 06:53 AM

On Thursday, North Korea fired several short-range projectiles into the sea just hours after the UN Security Council voted to impose tough new sanctions on the isolated state and South Korean...

Trump and Clinton strong leaders on Super Tuesday

Trump and Clinton strong leaders on Super Tuesday

  • Wed, 03/02/2016 03:09 PM

Both Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump with math and momentum on their side seized decisive Super Tuesday victories, leaving rivals scrambling for last-chance, long-shot...

Trump and Clinton brace for a rousing contest

Trump and Clinton brace for a rousing contest

  • Wed, 03/02/2016 03:11 PM

Going by conventional wisdom, a Donald Trump nomination should bring the presidential election gold for Democrat Hillary Clinton but his brilliant performance makes things complicated. Post...

Ted Cruz had a Super Tuesday

Ted Cruz had a Super Tuesday

  • Wed, 03/02/2016 03:58 PM

After losing evangelicals to Donald Trump in South Carolina, firing his communications director and finishing behind Marco Rubio in Nevada, the Texas senator, Cruz finally saw a few big...

Clinton and Trump lead as Super Tuesday approaches

Clinton and Trump lead as Super Tuesday approaches

  • Mon, 02/29/2016 11:27 PM

Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton look like they are leading the nation's two major parties in this fall's presidential election as the new nationwide CNN/ORC poll findings...

China devalues currency despite pledge

China devalues currency despite pledge

  • Mon, 02/29/2016 11:01 PM

On Monday, China's central bank fixed its rate for the Yuan currency at a four week low according to data in spite of previous assurance and comment by Chief Zhou Xiaochuan that there...

Rubio play for second place

Rubio play for second place

  • Mon, 02/29/2016 11:45 PM

p>In Atlanta’s northern suburbs, an event for Marco Rubio was supposed to be inside the school gym but owning to a huge throng of people wanting to meet him. More than 7,000 people stood...