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Iran 'side deals' fuel opposition to nuclear deal in Congress

Republicans raise questions about confidential deals between Iran and IAEA as Congress accuses Mr Obama and Mr Kerry of being “fleeced” by Iranian negotiators<p>Opponents of the Iran nuclear deal in the US Congress have accused the Obama administration of allowing “secret side-deals” between Tehran …

Iran supreme leader: Nuclear deal won't change policy to US

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Saturday a landmark nuclear deal won't change his country's policy toward the …

South Asia

Somebody Forgot To Tell Bush, Cruz And Rubio The GM Bailout Worked

If you want to understand the temperaments and governing philosophies of the Republican presidential candidates, pay close attention to the way they talk about an iconic moment of President Barack Obama’s tenure: His decision, in the spring of 2009, to rescue Chrysler and General Motors.<p>Most of the …

16 Ways to Create Your Own Happiness at Work | Inc.com

Let's face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found that just 13 percent of us consider ourselves to be "happily engaged at work."<p>Those who do rate themselves as happy are 36 percent more motivated, six …

Happiness

To block union power, school reformers try courts

Education reformers stymied by teachers unions and liberal state legislatures increasingly are turning to the courts to get their way on everything from funding charter schools to making it easier to fire teachers.<p>It’s an end-run strategy championed by Republican and Democratic reformers alike: …

Education

Split of Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood blow to regional group

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood has formally split after 70 years — a breakup blamed on long-running ideological disputes, but also …

Muslim Brotherhood

20 March 2015: Time to Take Happiness More Seriously

<i>A profound shift in attitudes is underway all over the world. People are now recognising that 'progress' should be about increasing human happiness</i> …

Brazil femicide law signed by President Rousseff

<b>Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has signed a new law which sets tough new penalties for the killing of women and girls.</b><p>Murders linked to domestic violence will carry sentences of between 12 and 30 years.<p>President Rousseff said the new law sends a clear message to women that the state would …

Brazil

GOP warns Iran, and White House

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The GOP is so committed to thwarting President Barack Obama's deal-making with Iran that it resorted to a tactic it has long condemned him for using -- writing a letter to Tehran.<p>In an unusual and controversial challenge to presidential authority that ignited a fierce new row …

South Asia

Exclusive: Obama hopes for U.S. embassy in Cuba before April summit in Panama | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday he hopes the United States will open an embassy in Cuba by the time of a Western Hemisphere summit in Panama in mid-April.<p>In an interview with Reuters, Obama also cautioned that it will take more time to fully establish normal …

Cuba

Mitch McConnell's way

The leader of the new GOP Senate majority faces huge fights on immigration, national security, highway funding and taxes.<p>At a closed-door lunch late last month, one Republican senator after another questioned how their party will escape its political jam on immigration. But the most important man …

Mitch McConnell

GOP Elite Puts Its Foot Down

For 2016, only the strongest candidates need apply.<p>Shots have been fired. The GOP herd is beginning to be culled. In less than a week, the establishment hounded Mitt Romney out, and the conservative movement wrote Sarah Palin out. The message from Republican insiders is clear: We cannot let our …

Republicans

Russia and China’s Growing Energy Relationship

Russia’s economic free fall and isolation from the West has made it increasingly eager to build its relationship with China, even at the cost of lost …

5 Times Stephen Colbert Changed the World

Since its first episode in 2005, <i>The Colbert Report</i> has mostly served to make us laugh. But Stephen Colbert—both as his over-the-top, …

Comedy

'We have to talk'

How Obama and Castro came together.<p>On a February afternoon in Havana, Congressman Jim McGovern was strolling the halls of the Revolution Palace with Cuban president Raul Castro. The Massachusetts Democrat had long worked to normalize relations between Washington and Havana, and urged the Cuban …

Limbaugh: I warned you

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh is calling President Barack Obama’s move to normalize U.S.-Cuban relations “chump change” compared to what else the president has in store for his last two years.<p>“I have warned all of you people,” Limbaugh said on his radio show on Wednesday. “I have warned you …

Rubio's Havana moment

Florida man grabs the mic - and doesn't let go.<p>It was Marco Rubio’s chance, and he pounced on it.<p>A day after fellow Floridian Jeb Bush announced he’s seriously exploring a presidential run — dampening Rubio’s 2016 prospects — the senator took back the spotlight by emerging as the face of GOP …

Putin accuses West of trying to sideline Russia

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin vowed Thursday to fix Russia's economic woes within two years by diversifying away from its heavy reliance on oil and gas and voiced confidence that the plummeting ruble will soon recover.<p>He also promised never to let the West chain or defang his proud nation, …

John Kasich's crusade

Behind the potential 2016 candidate’s long-shot bid for a balanced budget amendment.<p>John Kasich watched the drama unfold in the Capitol last week with exasperation. The Republican governor of Ohio was upset with Democrats, but he was miffed at his own party, too — for engaging in the same old …

Senate closes trillion-dollar deal

Omnibus spending bill goes to Obama’s desk.<p>The Senate voted on Saturday night to approve a $1.1 trillion deal and avert a government shutdown, sending the legislation to President Barack Obama for his signature after an unusual weekend session and days of drama in the House.<p>Senate conservatives had …

Surprise: The Congressman Who Just Destroyed DC's Marijuana Plans Is Bought Off by Big Pharma

By Attn.com<p>arlier today, we published a story about Rep. Andy Harris from Maryland who just led the charge to overturn the will of Washington D.C. …

Cannabis

Dem backlash throws spending bill in doubt

A backlash from Democrats over add-ons to a massive government spending bill is throwing passage of the measure into doubt and once again raising concerns about a government shutdown.<p>The House is slated to vote on the legislation Thursday, just hours before agencies run out of money. But on the …