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  • The Republican TV Showdown: The Latest Ugly GOP Debate
    Gop 2016-02-14 07:42:34 UTC
    Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Jeb Bush clashed angrily over the Iraq war, the Bush family and Trump's business dealings at an acrimonious debate that underscored the importance of South Carolina's primary in a week. With the Republican candidates increasingly anxious for ...

  • Ohio House passes bill to deny funds to Planned Parenthood
    Ohio_house_passes_bill_to_deny_funds_to_planned_parenthood 2016-02-11 09:43:06 UTC
    Ohio state legislators on Wednesday passed a bill blocking state and federal funds for groups that perform or promote abortions, effectively cutting $1.3 million annually used by Planned Parenthood clinics for HIV testing, pre-natal care and other programs. Governor John Kasich, a Republican p...

  • Christie's attack on Rubio didn't help the governor, but it did help Trump
    Njgdt 2016-02-10 21:56:47 UTC
    <h3>Breaking News:</h3>New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, a source close to the campaign says.<hr> Donald Trump had a "yuuuge" win in the New Hampshire Republican primary, and it was in part thanks to Chris Christie going a...

  • Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump win New Hampshire primary
    New_hampshire_primary 2016-02-10 20:20:17 UTC
    U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont won the Democratic primary over Hillary Clinton, while billionaire businessman Donald Trump won New Hampshire's Republican presidential nominating contest on Tuesday. The reality television star Donald Trump's win solidifies his front-runner status in the...

  • Denver is Super Bowl 50 champion! - Denver vs. Carolina 24-10
    Sb2016-1 2016-02-08 03:36:32 UTC
    <strong>Santa Clara, California —</strong> The Denver Broncos won their third National Football League championship with a 24-10 upset victory over the top-seeded Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday. The Broncos scored early and never trailed as they held the league's highest-scoring ...

  • The democratic socialist Bernie Sanders holds a wide lead with primary voters in New Hampshire
    The_democratic_socialist_bernie_sanders_holds_a_wide_lead_with_primary_voters_in_new_hampshire 2016-02-05 20:07:57 UTC
    Democrat Hillary Clinton went on the attack against rival Bernie Sanders on Thursday in their most contentious presidential debate yet, questioning whether his ambitious proposals were viable and saying it was unfair to question her liberal credentials. Sanders fought back repeatedly, accusing...

  • House fails for 63rd time to repeal Affordable Care Act, which currently insures as many as 22 million Americans
    Paulryan 2016-02-03 05:00:04 UTC
    House Speaker Paul Ryan, shown here at the Capitol, finally achieved what his predecessors could not - a repeal of the 2010 Affordable Care Act which currently insures as many as 22 million Americans. The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday failed to override President Barack Obama's vet...

  • IRAN SANCTIONS LIFTED
    U.n._agency_gives_green_light_to_lifting_of_iran_sanctions 2016-01-16 23:25:57 UTC
    Iran emerged from years of economic isolation on Saturday when the U.N. nuclear watchdog ruled the Islamic Republic had curbed its nuclear program under a deal with world powers, clearing the way for the lifting of crippling sanctions against Tehran. In another sign of the easing of tensions b...

  • Trump up in arms over Sanders high wage assertions
    Trump_up_in_arms_over_sanders_high_wage_assertions 2016-02-23 02:05:31 UTC
    Global Gathering — Republican front-runner Donald Trump posted a tweet accusing Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) of lying when he said that Trump said that American wages are too high during Sunday’s interview on “Face the Nation.” However, Sanders is correct ...

  • U.S. jobless claims fall; current account deficit widens
    Job 2015-12-17 16:43:57 UTC
    The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits last week fell from a five-month high, suggesting sustained labor market healing that could lead to further Federal Reserve interest rate hikes next year. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 11,000 to a seasonally adjuste...

  • ISIS eyeing oil targets beyond Syria and Iraq
    Isis_eyeing_oil_targets_beyond_syria_and_iraq 2015-12-16 08:45:18 UTC
    ISIS "Islamic State" is looking at potentially vulnerable oil assets in Libya and elsewhere outside its Syria stronghold, where the militant group controls about roughly 80 percent of the oil and gas fields, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday. The official, who briefed reporters in Washing...

  • Canada welcomes Syrian refugees as U.S. Republicans foment fear against Muslims
    Canada_welcomes_syrian_refugees 2015-12-11 08:02:17 UTC
    As U.S. Republicans foment fear, oppose Syrian refugees, reject everything that represents Islam, which is reminiscent of the persecution of Jews before WW II, Canada welcomes refugees and shows how to be a civilized society. "This is a wonderful night, where we get to show not just a planeloa...

  • Bernie Sanders unveils climate plan urging deeper emissions cuts and carbon tax
    Bernie_sanders_unveils_climate_plan_urging_deeper_emissions_cuts_and_carbon_tax 2015-12-07 06:05:21 UTC
    U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled a climate change plan on Monday that seeks to end the country's dependence on oil, coal and nuclear energy and could pressure party front-runner Hillary Clinton. The Vermont senator's plan envisions 10 million new jobs in clean energ...

  • U.S. employment report a green light for Fed interest rate rise
    Federal_reserve 2015-12-06 08:14:59 UTC
    U.S. employment increased at a healthy pace in November, in another sign of the economy's resilience, and will most likely be followed by the first Federal Reserve interest rate rise in a decade later this month. Nonfarm payrolls rose 211,000 last month, the U.S. Labor Department said on Frida...

  • After leaders' rhetoric, climate negotiators start work on deal
    Modi_and_hollande_announce_new_solar_alliance_at_paris_climate_change_summit 2015-12-02 06:02:39 UTC
    With encouragement from 150 world leaders ringing in their ears, government negotiators in Paris sought on Tuesday to turn that rhetoric of unity into the text of a global deal to slow climate change. But as the leaders departed Paris, it became apparent that disagreements which have blocked a...

  • Donald Trump Says the U.S. Should Have Stolen Iraqis’ Oil
    Donald_trump_says_the_u.s._should_have_stolen_iraqis%e2%80%99_oil 2015-10-31 00:20:25 UTC
    <h2>Donald Trump Says the U.S. Should Have Stolen Iraqis’ Oil.</h2>On Sunday the 25th of October, Republican U.S. Presidential aspirant Donald Trump was interviewed on CNN’s “State of the Union” show, and was asked about Iraq. He said, “I told you very early on, if we’re going to leave, take t...

  • Bush campaign downsizes staff, cuts payroll costs by 40%
    16185_bush_campaign_downsizes_staff__cuts_payroll_costs_by_40_ 2015-10-23 20:12:57 UTC
    Bush campaign downsizes staff, cuts payroll costs by 40%: Source. Republican Jeb Bush's struggling presidential campaign is cutting salaries across the board and reducing staff in a money-saving effort intended to concentrate resources on early voting states, an internal memo said on Friday. ...

  • Iran: Underground tunnel crammed with ballistic missiles
    Iran-_underground_tunnel_crammed_with_ballistic_missiles 2015-10-15 20:20:18 UTC
    Iran: Underground tunnel crammed with ballistic missiles. An unusual broadcast by Iranian state television of footage of an underground tunnel crammed with missiles and launchers that appeared to signal Tehran's determination to expand its large missile inventory. The Islamic Republic's mis...

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel: European Union states 'must share the responsibility for refugees seeking asylum'
    Refugee_crisis_tests_europe's_core_ideals 2015-09-08 16:49:40 UTC
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel: European Union states 'must share the responsibility for refugees seeking asylum'. Merkel's welcome to migrants has been praised by human rights groups. "I am happy that Germany has become a country that many people outside of Germany now associate with hope," ...

  • How Jeb Bush killed Trump's casino dreams
    Donald_trump_jeb_bush 2015-09-03 23:58:13 UTC
    How Jeb Bush killed Trump's casino dreams. Jeb Bush maintained his hardline stance against gambling in the state, he made it clear that he was not interested in having casinos in the state of Florida, and delivering a death blow to Donald Trump's hopes of building out a multi-million dollar ca...

  • Panic: U.S. Stock Market Crash
    Panic-_u.s._stock_market_crash 2015-08-25 03:12:30 UTC
    Panic: U.S. Stock Market Crash. Dow Jones on deep worry over Beijing's economy U.S. stocks ended more than 4 percent lower on Monday, their fifth straight drop, in an unusually volatile session that confirmed the S&P 500 was formally in a correction. The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI fe...

  • How Bill Clinton manipulated Donald Trump into running
    How_bill_clinton_manipulated_donald_trump_into_running 2016-01-19 03:17:29 UTC
    How Bill Clinton manipulated Donald Trump into running. <hr><blockquote><h3><i><a href="http://global-gathering.com/news/16317">Hillary Clinton vs Donald Trump — According to polling data, Donal Trump may dominate the GOP race but compared to the Democratic Party, Hillary Clinton still takes ...

  • We will lose more than just constraints on Iran’s nuclear program - If Congress kills this deal, president Barack Obama said
    President_barack_obama_cautions_against_historic_mistake 2015-08-08 04:51:52 UTC
    President Barack Obama encouraged Congress to set aside politics and consider the stakes of the vote. “If Congress kills this deal, we will lose more than just constraints on Iran’s nuclear program or the sanctions we have painstakingly built, Mr Obama said. He defended the U.S.-led interna...

  • Greek bailout vote to test Syriza party rebellion
    Greece 2015-07-23 05:25:16 UTC
    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras contained a rebellion in his left-wing Syriza party to win parliamentary approval on Thursday for a second package of reforms required to start talks on a financial rescue deal. A first set of reforms that focused largely on tax hikes and budget discipline t...

  • European handling of the Greek crisis prompt Eurozone rifts
    European_handling_of_the_greek_crisis_prompt_eurozone_rifts 2015-07-19 18:47:14 UTC
    European handling of the Greek crisis prompt Eurozone rifts. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said it was a bad deal that would make life worse for Greece but he had swallowed it because the alternative was worse. German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Athens would have done better to...