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Murray pushes benefits extension

The Senate Democrat’s top budget negotiator wants to include an extension of unemployment benefits in the emerging fiscal deal, adding uncertainty to the final stages of the talks.<p>Patty Murray (D-Wash.), who heads the Senate’s Budget Committee, is urging House Budget leader Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to …

Court rejects Obama housing bias rule as 'wishful thinking'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Monday threw out a housing regulation issued by President Barack Obama’s administration that said racial bias claims can be based on seemingly neutral practices that may have a discriminatory effect.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama campaigns for U.S. …

Supreme Court Says California Has To Release 10,000 Inmates

Conservative Justices Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, and Antonin Scalia would have granted Brown's request. The California governor asked for the delay to protect public safety.<p>A three-judge panel ordered Brown to release the inmates by the end of the year because of a huge overcrowding problem in …

Bomb Attacks in Baghdad as Iraq on High Alert Over Syria

At least 65 people were killed and more than 100 injured in a series of bomb attacks across the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, Wednesday.<p>Police say the blasts occurred in predominantly Shiite areas of the city, and appear to have been coordinated.<p>At the same time, Iraq's Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, …

Bill Would Make 'Policing For Profit' Ticket Schemes a Federal Civil Rights Violation

Police departments all over the United States are raking in the money from average citizens. These aren’t hardened criminals, they are every-day …

(R) Is For Racist: Why Republicans Are Rarely Considered Champions Of Civil Rights

“Tonight we honor the best and whitest … I mean brightest.”<p>That was actor Neil Patrick Harris’ opening quip at this year’s Oscar ceremony—and while it was simply meant to slam the Academy’s “lack of diversity,” it really encapsulates the heightened racial tension that has exploded in the past few …

New law lets teens delete digital skeletons

Remember that dance-party photo you regretted posting online? How about the time you over-shared your feelings about your ex or made that comment about Barack Obama?<p>All forever etched in the annals of the Internet.<p>Well, maybe not - at least if you're under 18.<p>Legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown …

What Are You Really Willing to Do to Stop Terrorists From Entering the U.S.?

The question that serves as the title of my commentary today is the question every American, irrespective of political affiliation, must ask their …

Major Anti-Russian False Flag Coming?

Longstanding US plans call for regime change in Russia. Targeting its sovereign independent government. It’s main Eurasian rival.<p>Washington wants …

Liberal worries grow about Obama power plays

<i>Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p><b>• Liberal worries grow about Obama power plays <br>• House creeps toward spending package<br>• Warren pummels Wall Street, Team Hillary looks nervous<br>• Rubio ObamaCare bailout blockade moves ahead <br>• Be very, very quiet, we’re hunting cash</b> …

The Pentagon Is Considering Redeploying Nuclear Missiles In Europe To Counter Putin

Brian P. McKeon, deputy undersecretary of defense for policy, said US cruise missile deployments are among a range of options being considered if Russian fails to return to compliance with the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty.<p>McKeon did not provide details of the military options …

North Korea 'to have 20 nuclear warheads by 2016'

Analysts warn that Pyongyang is stepping up its development of nuclear weapons, training of its conventional forces<p>North Korea is likely to have 20 nuclear warheads by 2016 and can be expected to carry out a number of new test detonations as it seeks to miniaturise the devices, according to a …

Chances for Obama nominees to be confirmed are falling, even with over two years to go

By Juliet Eilperin<p>Juliet Eilperin<p>Reporter covering national affairs<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Even with more than two years left in his term, President Obama’s ability to fill many of his administration’s most important jobs is rapidly diminishing.<p>White House officials are scrambling to reassess their …

Obama: 'Not another Cold War'

BRUSSELS, Belgium – President Barack Obama on Wednesday cast the international community’s efforts to support Ukraine amid Russian intervention as just the latest challenge testing the democratic ideals that link the United States and Europe.<p>Delivering the major speech of his weeklong trip across …

Obama to Congress: No vote needed on ISIS strategy

President Barack Obama told congressional leaders on Tuesday he has the authority to carry out his planned strategy against ISIS fighters in Iraq and Syria without authorization from legislators, but he asked for their support to show the nation was united.<p>Obama "reiterated his belief that the …

Iran Nuclear Talks: U.S. 'Not Trustworthy,' Says Top Tehran Cleric

World<p>LONDON — One of Iran's most powerful clerics lashed out at the American government on Tuesday, saying the U.S. could not be trusted during high-stakes nuclear talks.<p>The Obama administration is working with five world powers and Iran to reach a deal on Tehran's nuclear program.<p>Grand Ayatollah …