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Video: First Footage Surfaces Of New Iranian Submarine

The new mid-sized model is the nation's largest domestically built sub.<p>During a montage of military achievements broadcast February 3rd on Iranian television, something new slipped in with tributes to the past and present. It was the first footage of Fateh, an Iranian submarine so new it hasn't …

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Rubio: Here’s How to Make College Affordable

Sen. Marco Ru­bio, R-Fla., an­nounced a pro­pos­al Monday that he said would in­crease ac­cess to high­er edu­ca­tion and of­fer stu­dents the …

Taliban: We’re holding this American military dog hostage

Though the nationality of the dog is disputed, a video shows a confused pup surrounded by heavily armed militants<p>In the annals of prisoner-of-war videos, this could be a first.<p>The Taliban released a video Thursday claiming to have captured a military dog following a raid in eastern Afghanistan late …

Obamacare to cut work hours by equivalent of 2 million jobs: CBO | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama’s healthcare law will reduce the American workforce by the equivalent of 2 million full-time workers in 2017, the Congressional Budget Office said on Tuesday, prompting Republicans to paint the law as bad medicine for the U.S. economy.<p>U.S. President …

Carlson: Latest CBO report on ObamaCare is 'shocking'

Tucker Carlson told viewers on "Special Report with Bret Baier" on Tuesday that the Congressional Budget Office's latest report on ObamaCare -- estimating that the healthcare law will result in 2.3 million fewer jobs nationwide by 2017 -- is "shocking."<p>"I don't know if anybody predicted the CBO …

Obama's Empty Rhetoric on Education

In his State of the Union addresses, the president has talked about schooling in very superficial ways.<p>As the crescendo of his first Address to a Joint Session of Congress in January 2009, newly elected President Barack Obama decided to share a story of a school. That school was called J.V. Martin …

Bill O’Reilly says black Americans are poor because of Obama and “the culture”

The Fox News host continues to be a beacon of thoughtfulness and insight on matters of race<p>Fox News' Bill O'Reilly is something of an expert on black people.<p>For example, O'Reilly knows — from firsthand experience! — that not all black people scream obscenities at their server when they patronize a …

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Toronto mayor ticketed for jaywalking in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — It seems that Toronto Mayor Rob Ford can't cross the street these days without getting into trouble.<p>The mayor's spokesman, Amin Massoudi, confirmed Saturday that Ford received a jaywalking ticket Friday night.<p>Ford was in a suburb of Vancouver, British Columbia, …

Keystone review mutes environmental concerns, raises pressure on Obama

The long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline got a major boost on Friday as a key State Department review raised no major environmental concerns, muting pipeline foes' main argument and raising pressure on the Obama administration to make a final decision.<p>Republican supporters said the report should …

Black Activists in Chicago React to Obama’s State of the Union Speech – and It Isn’t Pretty

A group of black grassroots activists in Chicago sat and listened to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech on Tuesday, hoping to hear a new and uplifting message. Instead, they say they heard much of the same empty rhetoric that they have grown accustomed to hearing from politicians in …

Egypt charges 20 Al-Jazeera journalists with belonging to Muslim Brotherhood

Journalists charged with fabricating news reports and tarnishing Egypt's reputation include ex-BBC correspondent Peter Greste and Mohamed Fahmy<p>Egyptian prosecutors say they have charged 20 al-Jazeera journalists, including two British citizens, with belonging to Mohamed Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood, …

Deport Justin Bieber petition tops 100,000; White House must respond

The petition is clear and to the point: "Deport<p>Justin Bieberand revoke his green card."<p>And now the petition at WhiteHouse.gov, created six days ago, has passed the 100,000-signature mark required to get an official response from the Obama administration. Wednesday morning at 8, the total was at …