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Yemen tribesmen say seize German to push for relatives' release | Reuters

SANAA (Reuters) - Yemeni tribesmen said on Sunday they had kidnapped a German man to press their government to free jailed relatives, underscoring the breakdown in security in the Western-allied country.<p>Tribesmen telephoned journalists to say the man, who was kidnapped from Sanaa on Friday, was …

Christie denies lying about New Jersey lane closings

Gov. Chris Christie's office says he told the truth about what he knew about politically motivated lane closings that caused massive gridlock in a New Jersey town last year.<p>Christie's office disputes the allegation in a letter from the lawyer of a former loyalist, saying it confirms what Christie …

Keystone opponents vow civil disobedience, vigils starting Monday

Environmentalists and other opponents of the Keystone XL Pipeline are ramping up their opposition to the project following the release Friday of a largely favorable State Department report -- vowing to hold vigils, jump into the November elections and even perform acts of civil disobedience.<p>The …

Watch: Nancy Pelosi Actually Gets Laughed at During Her Interview With Jon Stewart

House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Thursday she has no idea why the Obamacare website isn’t working and that it’s not her “responsibility.”<p>House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. meets with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. (AP)<p>That …

Senate Resolution to Tackle Common Core’s Threat of ‘National Curriculum’

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is taking on the controversial Common Core state education standards saying in a draft resolution that what was intended to be a state initiative was “transformed into an incentive-based mandate from the federal government.”<p>U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham addresses a press …

Wendy Davis's media troubles

Some members of the Texas media corps are having a tough time with Democratic Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis. A scalding column published Friday by the editor of the liberal newspaper the Texas Observer calls the Davis press operation "a media fail."<p>Editor Dave Mann details the missteps …

W.H. open to GOP immigration plan

President Barack Obama signaled in an interview Friday that he could accept the terms of an immigration plan proposed by House Republicans — while indicating in a separate appearance later in the day that he would not rule out executive action if Congress fails to act.<p>In a Google Hangout hosted by …

Obama faces power backlash

For a man who prides himself on winding down two wars, President Barack Obama certainly has started up a lot of new ones.<p>There’s the war on coal. The war on gun owners. Even the war on ceiling fans.<p>At least, that’s how it looks from the Republican side of the aisle.<p>The GOP has watched in mounting …

Keystone foes pin hopes on Obama

Green activists aren’t resigned to losing the Keystone battle. But Friday’s latest blow was yet another disappointment in their often strained relationship with President Barack Obama.<p>The new State Department report that discounted most of the environmental community’s warnings about the Keystone …