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Networks And News Organizations Are Boycotting A Controversial Meeting With Eric Holder

Fox anchor Bret Baier tweeted that "Executive Vice President Michael Clemente has said that Fox News will NOT attend the DOJ meeting if it is OFF the record."<p>Earlier, after Baier clarified that it was still undecided on the matter, he said on air that a decision would come soon.<p>"Well you know these …

Six Charts That Prove The Tax Code Was Written For The Rich

One thing is completely obvious after the report: The U.S. tax code is designed to turn the screws on the middle class, while granting huge tax breaks to the rich and and tax credits to the lowest income quintile.<p>The CBO calls these "tax expenditures" because "they resemble federal spending by …

Why Did the FBI Kill an Unarmed Man and Clam Up?

Law enforcement can't get its story straight in the worrisome case of Ibragim Todashev.<p>Reuters<p>The <i>Associated Press</i> also reported that "law enforcement officials say a man was shot while he was being questioned in the Boston Marathon bombing case <b>after he lunged at an FBI agent with a knife</b>," adding, …

America’s newest Cold War

Russia, China and the U.S. are all heightening regional tensions in Asia via arms deals<p>Did Washington just give Israel the green light for a future attack on Iran via an arms deal? Did Russia just signal its further support for Bashar al-Assad’s Syrian regime via an arms deal? Are the Russians, the …

Louisiana lawmakers: Creationism trumps the Constitution

State legislators vote to keep a creationism law on the books despite the Supreme Court ruling it unconstitutional<p>The Louisiana House Education Committee voted to keep a 1981 creationism law on the books despite a Supreme Court ruling that found it to be unconstitutional.<p>Until it was struck down in …

Evangelicals Make $250,000 Immigration Reform Ad Buy

WASHINGTON -- Evangelical groups launched another ad blitz on Thursday in support of immigration reform. A $250,000 buy will show ads in 13 states through next week, broadening the groups' effort after $100,000 in ad spending in four states last month.<p>The ads from the Evangelical Immigration Table …

Fox News: Rise of female breadwinners will destroy society as we know it

An all-male collection of Fox pundits panic in unison about working women, say “something’s going terribly wrong”<p>The men of Fox News responded to a Pew Research Report revealing that 40 percent of American mothers are their family's sole or primary breadwinner with predictable moral panic and …

Paul: Syrian rebel aid 'dangerous'

Sen. Rand Paul on Thursday stressed his opposition to U.S. intervention in the bloody conflict in Syria even as some of his GOP colleagues have made a forceful case for action on the issue.<p>“It is unclear what national security interests we have in the civil war in Syria,” the Kentucky Republican …

Meet The Most Powerful Man In The White House You've Never Heard Of

Deputy White House Chief of Staff Mark Childress, the man with all the plans.<p>With the Obama administration coping with a whole new sort of challenge — a wave of scandals and allegations that threaten to disrupt the president's second-term agenda — the White House has turned not to a high-profile …

Immigration and the blame game

During to the 2012 presidential campaign, Republicans made this argument to Latino voters when talking about immigration reform: It was <b>President Obama’s</b> fault why any reform wasn’t signed into law during the president’s first term.<p>"I think one of the reasons Candidate Obama got so much support from …

Monsanto’s growing monopoly

What the Supreme Court got wrong: Patents on self-replicating seed are unethical, dangerous and anti-competitive<p>When the Supreme Court unanimously sided with Monsanto recently, it upheld the company’s right to prohibit the replanting of patented seed – handing the biotech giant a major victory. The …

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Billy Long Says Sequestration 'Not The Way To Go,' A Month After Saying The Opposite

Rep. Billy Long (R-Mo.) said on Wednesday that sequestration is a bad idea -- just one month after saying the opposite.<p>Long's comments came during his interview with local news affiliate KOLR10 News. A viewer said her husband was being affected by sequestration, and she wanted to know when …

Create Your Family Travel Bucket List

Family travel can play a strong role in the education you offer your children and grandchildren. Make the most of it. Here are six concepts to consider:<p><b>1. Reflect your values.</b><p>The travel choices you make can send a strong message to your loved ones about what matters most to you. Consider the bucket …

Brazil World Cup building: Spending boom on stadiums while sewage suffers

Monica Piaia’s catering company in downtown Cuiaba, the capital of the Brazilian grain-belt state of Mato Grosso, is doing so well that she has …

Chileans able to visit U.S. without visa starting in 2014

From 2014 Chileans wishing to travel to the United States can do so without having to request a visa thanks to a new agreement between the two …

For Love of the Land: Aloha Aina at Waihe’e Wetlands Refuge on Maui

Aloha aina — love of the land.<p>The phrase <i>“Aloha aina”</i> translates to mean the love of land, but it encapsulates a lot more than just that. Native …

Texas wants to make it easier for Mexican tourists to cross the border

As the Congress debates immigration reform legislation, millions of tourists and billions of dollars continue to cross the U.S.-Mexico border in both …

4 Reasons You're Missing Out on the Best Travel Savings, Secrets, and Inspiration (... and How Bing Can Help) - Vagabondish

You’re all about The Google. I get it. For years, Google’s been my boy, my homie. Not Yahoo or Ask Jeeves (wow, remember them?) or Microsoft, or … …

How to Pack Light: 9 Tips to Lighten Your Load

Packing requires practicality: Not only must you carefully plot what items to bring, but you must also strategically organize them into one compact carry-on. With steep checked-baggage fees increasing already lofty flight costs, experienced globetrotters often suggest stripping down to the absolute …

Workers in Denmark and Spain have the most daily free time, says OECD

The data is by no means comprehensive; countries involved in the survey only include the 34 members of the OECD plus Brazil and Russia.<p>Country<p>Leisure …

The Comeback: Tijuana

Until recently <b>Tijuana, Mexico,</b> was best left to kids looking for trouble. But a blossoming cultural scene is helping the busy borderland 17 miles south of San Diego turn a sophisticated corner.<p>La Casa del Túnel — named for an illicit tunnel that was once underneath — now traffics in contemporary …

Manuel Pellegrini claims he has a 'verbal agreement' to take over at Manchester City

Malaga coach Manuel Pellegrini claims to have a verbal agreement with Manchester City in the strongest sign yet that he will succeed Roberto Mancini.<p>Pellegrini was first linked with the <b>Manchester City</b> job long before it became vacant and, although speculation has intensified since Mancini's …

Breaking Down the Transfer Rumour: Cesc Fabregas to Manchester United

According to ESPN FC, Manchester United have enquired as to the availability of Barcelona's Cesc Fabregas this summer.<p>Fabregas has struggled to hold down a regular starting spot at Camp Nou and may be tempted by the possibility of returning to the Premier League, where he thrived with Arsenal.<p>The …

Barcelona: Why Adriano Deserves New 4-Year Contract at Camp Nou

Barcelona have been making waves in the transfer market early on this summer, but just as important to the club is retaining the stars already present.<p>The latest name to commit his future to the club is defender Adriano Correia, who has signed a four-year deal to stay at Camp Nou until 2017, as …

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith

The New York Jets are down to two true candidates for their starting job at quarterback.<p>There are benefits and drawbacks to putting either Mark Sanchez or Geno Smith under center in Week 1. Some of those ingredients will spice up the competition more than others, but the real substance—the …

Football (U.S.)

Arsenal Transfer News: Ruben Garcia Would Be Smart Addition for Future

Arsenal aren't exactly dying for quality wingers at the moment, with Theo Walcott, Santi Cazorla, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Lukas Podolski and Gervinho all available out wide.<p>But Podolski always seems to play far better when utilized centrally, while Gervinho has the rare capacity to dazzle and …

Soccer

Barcelona release French left-back Eric Abidal just weeks after return from liver transplant

Barcelona have decided to release Eric Abidal just weeks after the veteran defender made his comeback following a liver transplant.<p>The former France full-back returned from a year on the sidelines last month and played a cameo role as Barca claimed the Primera Division title.<p><b>Barcelona</b> offered every …

Russian cargo ship towed away from B.C. coast, ending disaster fears

A large tug boat was pulling a disabled Russian cargo ship along British Columbia's coast, ending fears that the vessel carrying hundreds of tons of fuel would drift ashore, hit rocks and spill.<p>Lt. Paul Pendergast of the Canadian Forces' Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre said the Barbara Foss …

Luis Suarez's agent says striker is happy in the Premier League at Liverpool, despite flirtation with Real Madrid

Liverpool will resist Real Madrid’s attempts to lure Luis Suárez away from Anfield this summer with confusion growing over the Uruguayan’s commitment to the Merseyside club.<p>Suárez said in Uruguay on Wednesday that it would be “difficult to say no to <b>Madrid</b>” after claiming that his family had …