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U.N. Security Council unanimously passes anti-terror resolution

U.N. Security Council members on Wednesday unanimously approved a resolution to address the "growing threat" posed by foreign terrorist fighters, a measure that U.S. President Barack Obama applauded while insisting it "must be matched and translated into action" to have any effect.<p>"Resolutions …

Navajo Nation to Receive $554 Million Settlement From U.S. Government

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Paul Krugman mocks conservative inflation truthers

The New York Times columnist’s take on whether right-wing economists will ever learn: “Hahahahaha”<p>In his latest column for the New York Times, award-winning economist and popular liberal pundit Paul Krugman argues that no amount of evidence will ever make inflation-obsessed conservative economists …

Bloomberg gun group asking candidates to fill out questionnaire

<b>Washington (CNN)</b> – The group formed by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is trying to pressure political candidates to come out publicly in support of some gun control measures.<p>Everytown for Gun Safety on Monday released a questionnaire it’s sending to candidates as it decides which ones …

2014 Senate races favor GOP

With four months until Election Day, Republicans are as close to winning the Senate as they’ve been since losing it in 2006.<p>Six months ago, the GOP path to the majority was narrower: Republicans essentially had to sweep seven races in states Barack Obama lost in 2012 but where Democrats currently …

Upcoming Midterms Still Don't Have a Defining Issue

<b>Still searching for a defining issue for upcoming midterms</b><p>Now less than four months until Election Day 2014, everyone is so sure about what is going to happen in November. Republicans are either going to have a good night (picking up four to six Senate seats), or a great night (picking up more than …

Bloomberg-backed gun control group to survey candidates ahead of 2014 midterms

A gun-control group founded and backed by former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is asking all House and Senate candidates in the 2014 midterm elections to complete a 10-part survey on issues related to firearms.<p>The Washington Post reports that the survey will ask respondents questions about …

Child migrant crisis has legal, political hurdles

Trammell addresses inequality

The Democrat running for Rep. Eric Cantor’s seat offered few policy specifics during his first public appearance as a candidate on Saturday. But Jack Trammell said his rejection of the “inevitability of inequality” would be a guiding principle in his bid to serve Virginia’s 7th Congressional …

Apple 180: The iWatch Is At The Center Of A Whirlwind 6 Months For Cook And Company

Earlier this month, at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, the company made a series of announcements that many considered an “about face” from prior practice. In some fundamental ways, Apple has opened up its mobile operating system to more customization and modification than at any time in …