Rockets, Airstrikes After Gaza Truce Collapses

Israeli airstrikes struck more than 20 targets Saturday in the Gaza Strip and killed a senior Hamas member, as militant rocket fire continued following the collapse of a three-day truce aimed at ending the war between Israel and Hamas GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli airstrikes struck more than 20 targets Saturday in the Gaza Strip and killed a […]

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Amazon Publishes Hachette CEO’s Email in Latest Salvo Over E-Book Pricing

One author called the move ‘overtly divisive’ In its latest move in an escalating battle over e-book pricing, Amazon attacked book publisher Hachette in a strongly-worded letter Saturday which includes the Hachette CEO’s email address and encourages authors to contact him directly. Amazon and Hachette have been locked in a duel over the pricing of e-books. Amazon argues their price […]

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Paul Ryan Says GOP Must Become ‘Proposition Party’

“We cannot define ourselves by what we are against” Rep. Paul Ryan said Friday that Republicans must do more than criticize President Barack Obama to succeed politically, saying they must become the “proposition party” to become an alternative to Democrats. Speaking to top GOP officials at the summer meeting of the Republican National Committee, the 2012 vice presidential nominee said […]

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Back to Iraq

Our war against al-Qaeda-style extremism isn’t over. It may have only just begun Ryan Crocker, who probably knows the region better than any other living American diplomat, cut to the chase about the situation in Iraq: “This is about America’s national security…We don’t understand real evil, organized evil, very well. This is evil incarnate. People like Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi,” the […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the Yazidis

Meet Iraq’s secretive, persecuted sect under siege by militants from ISIS On the peaks of the Sinjar mountains, 50,000 members of the Yazidi people are facing a slow death from dehydration and exposure. Below them waits the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a militant extremist group who will kill any that descend. The news Thursday night that President […]

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Why Rand Paul Is Attacking Hillary Clinton

Meet the GOP’s top Hillary attack dog Some politicians attack in prose. Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul can do it in poetry—with color, precision and language that’s hard to forget. Over the last week, he didn’t just blame Hillary Clinton for the current state of Libya, he said she created a “Jihadist wonderland” there. He didn’t just knock her for […]

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Secret Service Gives Toddler Time Out After Baby Breached White House Fence

The incident put the White House on temporary lockdown A toddler mastermind breached White House security Thursday night after successfully squeezing through a fence, triggering security alarms and putting the White House on temporary lockdown, as per protocol. Although the Secret Service had to race across the lawn after the tot made its carefully crafted move, they approached this particular […]

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