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After Harrowing Journey, Syrian Teacher Finally Rests In Germany

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 3:22pm

After a harrowing and exhausting month-long journey, Syrian teacher Monzer Omar has finally reached Germany. Rested but restless, he's anxious to start his new life and send for his family.

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Regional Tensions Rise After Russian Strikes Violate Turkish Airspace

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 3:22pm

Turkey claims Russian military planes violated its airspace as regional tension increases over the Russian operations in Syria.

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FACT CHECK: Are Gun-Makers 'Totally Free Of Liability For Their Behavior'?

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:49pm

Hillary Clinton said Monday that the gun industry isn't legally responsible for its behavior. She's (partially) right.

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Supreme Court To Lawyers: Hold Your Own Place In Line

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 1:50pm

Rich lobbyists, lawyers, and contractors will no longer be able to pay someone to hold a place in line so to get a much-in-demand seat at a Supreme Court argument or a congressional hearing.

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After Air France Executives Mobbed By Employees, French Government Gets Involved

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 12:45pm

Executives were taking part in meetings about how the company would slash nearly 3,000 jobs when hundreds of workers stormed the Air France offices Monday.

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FAA Proposes Nearly $2 Million Fine To Drone Operator For Restricted Flights

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 10:35am

The Federal Aviation Administration charges the company, SkyPan International, conducted 65 flights in the skies over Chicago and New York, some of the nations most restricted and congested airspace.

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Gun Politics Have Changed, But Mostly It's Republicans

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 10:17am

In the wake of the Oregon shootings, nothing is expected to pass Congress. And that's easily explainable

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This We Do Know About TPP: The Shouting Is Already Loud

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 6:03am

When President Obama announced a massive trade deal on Monday, he heard cheers from business groups. But the unions and public-interest groups that usually support him rejected the trade proposal.

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Hillary Clinton Proposes Ways To Minimize Gun Violence

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 4:13am

After last week's mass shooting at a community college in Oregon, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton released a gun-control platform. .

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Meet The Obama Era Kids Who Are About To Be First-Time Voters

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 4:03am

We asked young voters to share their earliest political memories, and we heard about praying for George W. Bush, family members losing jobs and fears of terrorism.

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California Governor Signs Physician-Assisted Suicide Bill Into Law

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 5:49pm

California Gov. Jerry Brown: "I do not know what I would do if I were dying in prolonged and excruciating pain."

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U.S. General Says Afghan Forces Requested Airstrike At Kunduz Hospital

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 4:29pm

The top U.S. officer in Iraq, Gen. John Campbell, says the airstrike Saturday was targeting Taliban forces in Kunduz. A hospital nearby was hit, killing 22 people, including three children.

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Israel Steps Up Security After Deaths Of 8 Israelis, Palestinians

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 3:27pm

A significant increase in violence has led to the deaths of eight Israelis and Palestinians in recent days, highlighting tensions and prompting an Israeli security crackdown.

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U.S., Pacific Rim Nations Reach Agreement On Trade Deal

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 3:27pm

The U.S. and 11 Pacific Rim nations reached an agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Monday.

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Democratic Hopefuls Push For Gun Control After Oregon Shooting

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 3:27pm

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Martin O'Malley are out with new plans on gun control, while Bernie Sanders talks about the need for "sensible gun-control legislation."

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After Narrowly Averting A Shutdown, Congress Prepares For Fall Furor

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 3:27pm

Hard line Republicans in Congress lost the battle to restrict federal funding for Planned Parenthood and the government averted a shutdown last week. But now battle lines are drawn between conservatives and ultra conservatives over the debt ceiling, funding for the highway bill and reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank — all of which could happen this fall.

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Univision's Jorge Ramos Discusses Journalism And That Donald Trump News Conference

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 3:16pm

Mexican-born journalist Jorge Ramos moved to the U.S. in 1983. "I am glad that I came," he says. "The First Amendment has given me all the opportunities that I couldn't have in Mexico."

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Hillary Clinton's Gun Proposals Expose Democratic Divide

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 2:04pm

The Democratic presidential candidate says she would act through executive action to close the "gun-show loophole" and tighten Internet sales, if Congress doesn't act.

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5 Things You Should Know About Jason Chaffetz

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 12:55pm

The Utah congressman who's challenging House GOP Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is praised for sticking to his core principles and derided for

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U.S., Other Nations Reach Agreement On Trans-Pacific Partnership

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 7:25am

A long process to ease trading between the U.S. and 11 Pacific Rim nations is closer to being finalized, as negotiators cleared hurdles on how to handle everything from cars to dairy products.

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