Amanda Croy

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Kentucky clerk appeals order putting her in jail

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky county clerk has appealed a judge's decision to put her in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex …

Volunteers and donors for refugees condemn government's response

More than 300 people form human chain at east London warehouse following appeal by grassroots refugee charity CalAid<p>People said they came just to help fill the gap between the refugee crisis and government inaction as donations of blankets, boots, food and tents piled up on a street in east …

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Sanders pulls ahead of Clinton in New Hampshire, new poll shows

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders now has a 9-point lead over front-runner Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, after trailing her so far in the race, according to NBC News/Marist polls released Sunday.<p>The polls also show Sanders, a Vermont Independent, gaining ground on Clinton in …

Donald Trump is for real: five things we've learned about the 2016 election

Labor Day in the United States marks the unofficial end of summer as well as the moment every four years when presidential campaigns get truly serious. As the leaves fall and the weather gets colder, the political stakes only increase for presidential hopefuls. Negative ads start to fill the …

The US economic system is unjust. Says who? Says billionaire Donald Trump

So, which politician do you think is most likely to have dissed hedge fund managers as the spawn of the devil?<p>Donald Trump: I will know the difference between Hamas and Hezbollah 'when it's appropriate'<p>Read more<p>They just “shift paper around and they get lucky”, this individual said scathingly. …

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Iran Has Controlled Iraq For Years. Now It May Be Pushed Out.

Iraq's top ayatollah and its prime minister are subtly challenging widespread Iranian influence.<p>WASHINGTON -- Iran has for years exerted tremendous influence over Iraq, turning it into essentially a Shiite-led client state under former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. But a new protest …

Trainloads Of Migrants Begin Arriving In Germany

<b>Updated at 4 p.m. ET</b><p>Thousands of refugees fleeing conflict and economic privation in the Middle East, North Africa and Asia are making their way through Austria to Germany, where they hope to apply for asylum after European nations decided, reluctantly, to open their doors.<p>As the BBC …

Latest images of the California drought

As the drought continues to take its toll on California, especially those living in rural communities that have run out of water, many are crossing their fingers -- and battening down the hatches -- for a wet winter fueled by an exceptionally strong El Nino.<p>Recent photos from throughout the state …

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Sarah Palin makes pitch to lead – and 'get rid of' – a Trump energy department

Sarah Palin has made a pitch to be named energy secretary under a Donald Trump presidency, saying: “If I were head of that, I’d get rid of it.”<p>Impact of climate change on the Arctic 'scary', says Obama's envoy<p>Read more<p>The former governor of Alaska and 2008 vice-presidential candidate gave a …

It’s Time to Discuss Donald Trump’s Running Mate

Could it be Oprah, Jesse Ventura or Roger Ailes?<p>They still haven’t figured out Donald Trump.<p>GOP leaders thought they’d outfox the frontrunner-they-don’t-want by making him sign a mafia-style “loyalty” pledge to the GOP. He signed it, no problem. And why not? The Republican Party isn’t exactly the …

Assad 'confident' of Russian support for Syria regime

Syrian president describes Vladimir Putin’s regime as ‘sincere and transparent’ while US ‘abandons its friends’ in interview with Hezbollah TV network<p>The Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad, has expressed “strong confidence” that Russia will continue supporting his embattled regime.<p>“We have strong …

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