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Reuters News - 5 mins ago

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. war planes continue to strike Islamic State targets in Iraq despite the militants' killing of a U.S. journalist in retaliation for President Barack Obama's air campaign in Iraq, U.S. officials said on Wednesday. Th ...more

AP News - 5 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — At least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the Navy for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected for at least seven years at a nuclear power training site, and 10 others are under criminal investigation, the admiral in ...more

Reuters News - 6 mins ago

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida judge held a hearing on Wednesday to review new congressional maps drawn by the legislature in a lawsuit over gerrymandering by Republican legislative leaders, raising the possibility o ...more

AP News - 11 mins ago

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan ordered a New York Times journalist Wednesday to leave the country in 24 hours and barred him from returning over a story he wrote saying that a group of officials were considering seizing power because of the impa ...more

AP News - 12 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Janet Yellen has won credit for guiding the Federal Reserve's first six months of transition from the Ben Bernanke era. Bernanke's Fed had steered the U.S. economy through a grave crisis by slashing interest rates and restoring confid ...more

AP News - 19 mins ago

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The ruler of the United Arab Emirates has approved a sweeping new counter-terrorism law that strengthens existing laws against money laundering, while also expanding penalties to include the death penalty, life impris ...more

AP News - 31 mins ago

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Officials in Pakistan say the country's powerful army chief has asked the government to hold negotiations with protesters to settle a mass demonstration outside parliament.They say Gen. Rasheel Sharif made the request during a m ...more

Townhall.com Staff - 42 mins ago

A national civil rights and violence debate is brewing because of the tenuous situation in Ferguson, Missouri. But the president of the Planned Parenthood abortion business isnt letting an opportunity to push her pro-abortion agenda go to waste.

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Townhall.com Staff - 42 mins ago

A national civil rights and violence debate is brewing because of the tenuous situation in Ferguson, Missouri. But the president of the Planned Parenthood abortion business isnt letting an opportunity to push her pro-abortion agenda go to waste.

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AP News - 47 mins ago

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — Alabama tourist Lance Du Bose has long enjoyed taking his family to a little-known spit of beach underneath a highway bridge on the Florida Panhandle, where there's sand, shade and shallow water and fewer visitors than ...more