Mysterious Drones Spotted Over Paris

Flights over U.S. embassy and landmarks raise surveillance concerns French police are searching for the pilots behind several mysterious drones that were seen cruising over Paris landmarks and secured compounds on Monday and Tuesday nights. Unmanned aerial vehicles are already prohibited across the French capital, the Wall Street Journal reports, but the flights spotted this week have raised surveillance concerns […]

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Why Congress Is Feuding With Obama Over the Homeland Security Budget

President Barack Obama warned a gathering of state governors on Monday that the Department of Homeland Security would furlough tens of thousands of employees nationwide if Congress failed to replenish the agency’s funds by Friday. “We can’t afford to play politics with our national security,” Obama said during a winter meeting of the National Governors Association. But the political fight […]

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Republican Presidential Hopefuls Stay Out of Senate Fight on Immigration

The path to the White House does not lead through Congressional gridlock. As Congress heads toward a showdown over immigration and the budget for the Department of Homeland Security, the three Republican Senators who are considering running for president are staying on the sidelines. Sens. Rand Paul, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz are hanging back from the fight, letting others […]

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This Is the Best PC Security Software You Can Buy

Bitdefender Total Security 2015 tops the list Security software should ideally be easy to use and should detect and remove every piece of malware — all without slowing your computer down or sounding false alarms. It should also tackle all these tasks without disturbing you with constant update notifications. The reality is that perfect antivirus software doesn’t exist yet. In […]

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Governors in D.C.: Beset By Lobbyists, Riven By Partisanship

As gubernatorial staff grumble, influence-brokers descend For three days last week, the nation’s Governors from both parties scurried with their security details down swanky hotel hallways in Washington, D.C., with legions of well-dressed men and women wearing orange lanyards in hot pursuit. The marked followers, who wore name tags identifying their employers on the orange cords, were ubiquitous at the […]

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Homeland Security Goes on Offense for Fight With Congress

The Obama Administration made a last-minute public plea for Congress to fund the Department of Homeland Security, sending Secretary Jeh Johnson on a tour of political talk shows Sunday. As the deadline approaches for the department’s funding, Johnson echoed the administration line that Congress should simply fund the department without conditions. Republicans in Congress hoped to attach language to the […]

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Democrats Call for Focus on Narrative, White Voters After 2014 Losses

The party chair calls a new report “tough love” The Democratic Party’s autopsy of its devastating defeat in 2014 calls for a renewed focus on the party’s message and winning back white Southern voters. In preliminary findings unveiled Saturday at a meeting of the Democratic National Committee, a task force studied the party’s defeats in 2010 and 2014—despite its victories […]

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