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Poll: Clinton, Christie in a draw

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are in a virtual tie in a hypothetical 2016 presidential matchup, but Clinton holds a strong lead against eight other potential GOP contenders, according to a poll released Thursday.<p>The CNN/ORC International poll has …

EU rules that gay Africans are entitled to asylum

A gay refugee from an African country where people are jailed for being a homosexual does qualify for asylum, the EU rules<p>The fear of imprisonment for homosexuality in African countries is grounds for asylum in the <b>European Union</b>, Europe's highest court has ruled.<p>According to the European Court of …

Conservative radio host jokes Hillary Clinton should be shot

Conservative radio host displays a warped sense of humor<p>While on the air, a right-wing radio host in Santa Cruz, Calif., told a joke on Wednesday implying Hillary Clinton should be shot.<p>According to the Huffington Post, the not-funny joke involved the former secretary of state asking previous …

These Are The Possible 2016 Presidential Candidates The Media Has The Biggest Crush On

There have been 335 newspaper articles written this year about the 2016 presidential election, according to Pew Research Center. More of them were about Hillary Clinton than any other potential candidate.<p>More newspaper articles have been written about the 2016 presidential election this year than …

Hillary Clinton Lauds Progressive Think Tank, Denounces 'Evidence-Free' Policy Debates in DC

Calling for a more inclusive, ideas-driven policy in Washington, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton feted the progressive think tank, the …

Iran gives Christians 80 lashes for communion wine as UN blasts human rights record

Four Iranian Christians were reportedly sentenced to 80 lashes for drinking wine for communion, a shocking punishment meted out even as a new United Nations report blasted the Islamic republic for its systematic persecution of non-Muslims.<p>The four men were sentenced Oct. 6 after being arrested in a …

ACA hearings: Helping or heckling?

There’s congressional oversight that answers everyone’s most urgent questions — and then there’s just heckling from the partisan peanut gallery.<p>Over the next few weeks, Republicans are going to have to decide which path they’re going to take as they open hearings into the broken Obamacare …

Cheney swings at Obama, Clinton

Former Vice President Dick Cheney is criticizing the “incompetence” in handling foreign affairs by President Barack Obama’s administration, including former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.<p>Cheney said Thursday that the president’s handling of the situation in Syria damaged the country’s standing …

Arab Bank Gets U.S. Supreme Court Query in Terrorism Case

The U.S. Supreme Court asked the Obama administration for advice on sanctions imposed against Arab Bank Plc in a lawsuit by victims of overseas …

Obamacare’s Next (Narrow) Supreme Court Test

The U.S. Solicitor General filed three responses to anti-Obamacare petitions before the Supreme Court Monday night, SCOTUSBlog reports. That opens …

Barack Obama On Immigration Reform: 'Let's Go Get It Done'

WASHINGTON -- As House Republicans pursue smaller-scale immigration reform that could leave out a new path to citizenship entirely, President Barack Obama attempted on Thursday to rally the troops in support of a comprehensive approach that he says can still be passed by the end of the year.<p>"There …

At Least 2 Shot near Millington Navy Base in Tennessee

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>At least two people were reportedly shot and injured near the Millington Navy Base on Thursday in …

Secret memos 'show Pakistan endorsed US drone strikes'

<b>Secret US documents reveal that senior Pakistani government officials have for years known of and endorsed CIA drone strikes, an American newspaper reports.</b><p>The Washington Post said it had obtained CIA documents and Pakistani diplomatic memos which indicated officials were routinely given classified …

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President Trump goes to Florida as accusations pile up<p>Spring snow storms passing through 11 states<p>A former water park executive is facing criminal …

Are Afghanistan's Schools Doing As Well As Touted?

It's one of the most touted "positive statistics" about Afghanistan: Today, there are 10 million Afghans enrolled in school, 40 percent of them female.<p>Under the Taliban, about 1 million boys and almost no girls were attending schools. Western officials routinely point to the revived education …

Russians deny US spying allegations in Washington

Russian embassy says spy claims are 'echoes of cold war' as FBI reportedly investigates cultural exchange boss Yury Zaitsev<p>A Washington-based Russian cultural exchange official suspected of spying has denied the allegations, a news agency has reported.<p>A source in Washington told AP that the FBI was …

Work begins to demolish Newtown school massacre site

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The firehouse is still there, just as it was on the day of the shooting, except for the 26 bronze stars adorning its roof: one for each victim of the<p>Sandy Hook Elementary Schoolmassacre.<p>The school is still there too, a short walk up the road, but not for long. This week, gates …