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5 Chris Christie scandals that blow #Bridgegate out of the water

<b>Chris Christie (AP/Jim Cole)</b><p>The New Jersey governor has reportedly used Hurricane Sandy relief money for political purposes, and so much worse<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>May 16, 2015 5:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on The Daily Dot. Enter the URL of the original Daily Dot story.<p>Last week, a Monmouth …

New Jersey

‘US driving world closer to world war’

<b>The United States is pushing the world toward another world war by militarizing Eastern Europe amid the worsening crisis in Ukraine, according to a</b> …

Russia

President Obama signs orders allowing sanctions over cyberattacks

President Obama has signed an executive order paving the way for sanctions against groups that carry out digital attacks on the US. The news was reported by <i>The Washington Post</i> last night and officially announced this morning in a press release. "I'm, for the first time, authorizing targeted …

Former US military leader John Nagl warns Obama not to pull troops out of Afghanistan

A former US military leader says he blames president Barack Obama personally for failing to deal with Islamic State (IS) and warns that the US …

Middle East

US ignores Russia’s offers of talks – Duma foreign relations chief

“<i>Currently there are no contacts whatsoever between the State Duma and the US Congress, but this is not our fault</i>,” head of the State Duma Committee …

How Obama Can Stick It To Netanyahu

Inking a deal with Iran soon would box the Israeli Prime Minister into denouncing a major foreign policy achievement.

Black Lives Matter

"Black lives matter." "I can't breathe." These are the words that have been chanted by protestors from New York to California. Demonstrations continue nationwide against the deaths of young black men at the hands of police officers.<p>On Wednesday a Staten Island grand jury decided not to prosecute …

How Did Berkeley Pass A Soda Tax? Bloomberg's Cash Didn't Hurt

It's no secret that the American Beverage Association spent a lot of money to defeat soda tax initiatives in California this election season.<p>As local media reported, ABA ads blanketed a Berkeley train station in the weeks leading up to Election Day. They were "plastered on the walls across from the …

The economy and the election: Why are voters so upset?

The American people have spoken, and they’re more than a little pissed off.<p>This frustration manifested itself in Tuesday’s election results, in which …

Obama: Americans ‘Hiding under the Covers’ over Ebola Makes Me ‘Frustrated’

President Obama had some harsh words for those spreading fear about the Ebola virus, calling it frustrating that so many Americans are “hiding under …

Obama Gave Turkey the Push It Needed

In air-dropping weapons to the Kurdish People's Protection Units in Kobani this week, President Barack Obama has applied the pressure needed to get …

Obama, Modi work to deepen improving U.S.-India ties

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi agreed on Tuesday to deepen U.S.-Indian cooperation on maritime security to ensure freedom of navigation in what amounts to a response to China’s naval muscle-flexing in the Asia-Pacific.<p>India's Prime …

India

A Shocking Number Of Americans Don't Know Basic Facts About The US Government

A new poll released Wednesday by the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania found many Americans don't know how the government works.<p>The poll showed only 36% of Americans could name all three branches of the government and 35% couldn't name any of them. It also found over …

The US Government Is Warning You To Stay Away From These Countries

The world can be a dangerous place. Depending on where you live, you're reminded of that every time you turn on the TV or read the news.<p>If you are citizen of the United States there's also another consistent reminder: State Department travel warnings.<p>According to the US Passport and International …

Senator Inhofe: Obama ‘Flat Not Telling the Truth’ About Ground Troops in Iraq

After hearing the Pentagon’s testimony in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday, Senator Jim Inhofe is more convinced than ever …

Obama and ISIS: To Act or Not to Act

Last month, <i>The Atlantic</i> columnist Jeffery Goldberg set off a wave of criticism of President Obama by reporting about an interview with his former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in which she “said about Obama’s slogan: ‘Great nations need organizing principles, and “Don’t do stupid stuff” is not …

Fighting FOMO: 3 Strategies To Beat Your Fear Of Missing Out

<i>If it seems like everyone you know is doing cooler stuff than you, feeling happier than you, and generally out-pizzazzing you, Martha Beck wants you to know they've got you fooled.</i><p>By Martha Beck<p>OMG, do you have any idea what you're missing right now? Have you checked Facebook in the last two …

Water Conservation Tips

Learn how to reduce your water usage.<p>1994 was the year that federally mandated low-flow showerheads, faucets, and toilets started to appear on the scene in significant numbers. How can you conform to the standards and help increase energy efficiency in your home?<p><b>At Home</b><p>On average, 10 gallons per …

Apple to Try Out New Digital Queue System For iPhone 6 Launch Day

- Sep 11, 2014<p>Apple will be using a new digital queue system to control the lines that will most assuredly be appearing outside their Apple Retail …