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Bad boys survive to win re-election

You know that Republican doctor who got one of his patients pregnant and then demanded that she get an abortion? Yeah, he won Tuesday night.<p>How about the indicted guy who threatened to throw a reporter over a Capitol Hill balcony? Yep. Him too.<p>Election Day was packed with surprises — and some of …

Tucker Carlson unloads in unhinged rant about race and immigration

<b>Tucker Carlson (Fox News)</b><p>The conservative talking head fans fears that Obama administration is ginning up racial tension<p>Luke Brinker<p>November 6, 2014 7:05pm (UTC)<p>Tucker Carlson is at it again.<p>Appearing on conspiracy kook Alex Jones' radio program Tuesday, the conservative media personality -- …

Boehner: Obama will 'burn himself'

Fresh off his party’s big win on Election Day, Speaker John Boehner took a hard line with President Barack Obama and Democrats on Thursday, vowing a vote on repealing Obamacare early in 2015 in a direct challenge to the president’s signature legislative accomplishment.<p>Boehner also warned Obama not …

Dems' frustration with Pelosi simmers

No Democrat is gearing up to challenge Nancy Pelosi in public, but behind the scenes some Democrats are saying it’s time for new blood at the leadership table ahead of 2016.<p>Senior aides said they hope the party’s big losses Tuesday would encourage the minority leader to expand her network of allies …

Boehner Says Rolling Back Obamacare Is GOP Priority

House Speaker John Boehner said approval of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline and the repeal of key parts of Obamacare are among Republicans' top priorities now that the GOP has won control of both houses of Congress.<p>"Obamacare is hurting our economy, it's hurting middle-class workers, and …

Ex-SEAL says he fired final bin Laden shot

Former Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill said in an interview with The Washington Post that he was the one who fired the final shot to kill Osama bin Laden in 2011.<p>The 38-year-old Montanan also said that other SEAL team members were involved in the raid, including Matt Bissonnette, who detailed the group's …

Documents: Cups, methadone bottles found in probe of Utah family's deaths

Benjamin and Kristi Strack lay dead on their bed. On the floor near them lay the bodies of three of their children, from 11 to 14 years old.<p>There were no signs of trauma, no indication of toxins in the air. But beside each body there were cups with liquid inside.<p>These details come from court …

Jewish group warns of lawsuits over Cornelius Gurlitt art trove

An international Jewish group has warned the Kunstmuseum Bern in Switzerland that the museum is opening itself up to an "avalanche" of lawsuits if it goes forward with accepting art from Cornelius Gurlitt, the late collector who hoarded works in his Munich, Germany, apartment.<p>Gurlitt, who died in …

Lena Dunham defends herself against accusations of sexual abuse

Lena Dunham has spoken out in reaction to outlets that cited passages from her book "Not That Kind of Girl" as evidence that she sexually abused her younger sister Grace Dunham when both were children.<p>"The right wing news story that I molested my little sister isn't just LOL -- it's really ... …

REPORT: The Navy SEAL Who Shot Bin Laden Has Been Identified

The site released the name following a letter sent by two leaders of US Naval Special Warfare Command to their team members on Friday in which they criticized any SEAL who would violate the elite force's "ethos" and go public about a mission.<p>That letter, also published by SOFREP, came two days …

Brittany Maynard, advocate for 'death with dignity,' dies

Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old who said she had terminal brain cancer, took medication to end her life under Oregon's "Death with Dignity Act," advocacy group Compassion & Choices said Sunday.<p>"Brittany chose to make a well thought out and informed choice to Die With Dignity in the face of such a …

Footage Shot By ISIS Shows One Of Its Most Horrific War Crimes In Detail

<b>Warning: This article contains images and descriptions of extreme violence.</b><p>Human Rights Watch released a report last week detailing — with horrific precision — a single massacre carried out by the Islamic State militant group (also known as ISIS or ISIL) in which more than 600 people were thought …

Zambia's Guy Scott makes history as white president in sub-Saharan Africa

When Guy Scott takes the reins in Zambia, he'll become the first white African President in sub-Saharan Africa since apartheid.<p>Scott became vice president three years ago.<p>His boss, President Michael Sata, died Tuesday while undergoing treatment for an unknown illness in London.<p>Zambia's constitution …

Clashes in Jerusalem after shooting of rabbi

Palestinian president condemns closure of al-Aqsa mosque as a "declaration of war" while clashes rage in east Jerusalem.<p>Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has condemned the Israeli closure of the al-Aqsa mosque compound as a "declaration of war", while clashes raged in east Jerusalem after Israeli …

Egypt clears homes to make Gaza buffer zone

Egypt has begun demolishing homes along its Sinai border with the Gaza strip as part of a 500m buffer zone to prevent weapons smuggling.<p>Locals were given 48-hours notice and a promise of compensation to leave.<p>If they refuse to move, their property is being forcibly seized.<p>Each displaced family is …

North Korea to deepen probe into Japanese abductees: Japan's Abe

TOKYO (Reuters) - North Korea had told Japan it intends to deepen its probe into the fate of Japanese citizens kidnapped by Pyongyang decades ago, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday, but there was no indication of any imminent breakthrough.<p>Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends …

Israel closes Jerusalem holy site after shooting

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel closed all access to Jerusalem's most sensitive religious site on Thursday, a rare move that ratcheted up already heightened …

Chinese Authorities Are Shocked By The Results Of The Relaxed 'One Child' Policy

The world's most populous country has restricted most families to a single child since the late 1970s, but the Communist party said in November that couples would be allowed to have two offspring so long as one of the parents was an only child, rather than both.<p>Authorities had expected the change …

Watch Reporters Mob The Maine 'Ebola Nurse' On Her Bike Ride

Kaci Hickox, who recently returned home after treating Ebola patients in West Africa, previously announced her intentions to break her quarantine because she is not symptomatic, and thus is not contagious. She said she has twice tested negative for the disease.<p>According to the Associated Press, …

Cruz: We don't need another Romney or McCain in 2016

Republicans are doomed in 2016 if they again nominate a candidate like Mitt Romney or John McCain, Sen. Ted Cruz said Thursday.<p>Cruz, a tea party favorite who is considering a presidential bid, said his party needs to nominate a "strong conservative" to win back the White House in 2016. If not, …

With Ebola battle brewing, Obama heads to Maine

When President Barack Obama visited Maine on Thursday, he didn't come within 300 miles of the nurse protesting her state-mandated Ebola quarantine.<p>But he has inserted himself in the middle of a growing debate between the federal government and states over their rules for health workers returning …

Under pressure, North Korea proposes human rights visit

Under unprecedented scrutiny over its human rights record, North Korean officials met with a UN human rights investigator this week for the first time in 10 years.<p>Marzuki Darusman, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in North Korea, said he met "unexpectedly" with …

Zambian president dies after long illness

LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — Zambian President Michael Sata, dubbed "King Cobra" for his sharp-tongued remarks, has died in a London hospital after a long …

Peshmerga to Kobani: Symbolic, but not 'tectonic,' analyst says

<b>(CNN) —</b> In what's sure to be a moment fraught with symbolism and broadcast around the world, an infantry company-sized contingent of Iraqi Peshmerga will cross over Wednesday into Kobani, Syria, from Turkey.<p>They'll bring heavy weapons, artillery and gear crucial to the ongoing Kurdish defense of …

Dow Surges 200-Plus Points Despite New Ebola Scare

Markets<p>U.S. stocks surged on Thursday, lifting the Dow industrials back into positive terrain for the year, as heavy-equipment maker Caterpillar boosted its profit outlook and an unexpected increase in euro-zone manufacturing eased worries about the global economy. But equities pared gains in late …

Jurors hear doctor's dying wife on 911 recording

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jurors heard from prosecution and defense attorneys — and then from the dying woman herself — as the homicide trial began Thursday …

ACLU Challenges Miami Law On Behalf Of Homeless Sex Offenders

Miami-Dade County's sex offender residency restrictions — some of the tightest in the country — drew national attention a few years ago when an encampment of sex offenders sprang up on a causeway in Biscayne Bay. After a public outcry, local and state authorities evicted several dozen people, …

Military immigrant program halted

A popular military enlistment program for immigrants with specialized skills is now stuck in bureaucratic limbo — after the Pentagon announced last month it would begin allowing some young immigrants without legal status into the program.<p>Army officials confirmed Thursday that the program, called …