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Philippines’ Duterte tells Obama he never cursed him
Duterte told the Filipino community Friday that he told Obama: “I never made that statement, check it out”        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Barack Obama Iraq War Democratic Party Illinois Ronald Reagan United States United States presidential election 2008 United States Senate election in Illinois 2004
9/11 attacks: Images seared in memory
The devastating attacks produced some of the most famous images of their generation.       
1221 points by USA Today | George W. Bush Democratic Party World Trade Center President of the United States United States presidential election 2004 Bill Clinton World Trade Center site War on Terrorism
Deadline for federal flood aid looms in West Virginia
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The deadline is approaching for West Virginia residents affected by flooding in June to apply for federal assistance. Wednesday is the deadline to apply for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Administration and to submit applications for U.S. Small Business Administration loans. FEMA says about ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | United States Democratic Party Barack Obama United States presidential election 2008 President of the United States Illinois West Virginia United States Senate election in Illinois 2004
The real reason behind rising drug costs
To the editor: Back during the first term of George W. Bush, a prescription drug program became part of Medicare. Despite the best efforts of the Democratic Party and others, Medicare was not given power to negotiate prescription prices with drug companies. ( “Drug prices surge even when rivals...
20 points by Los Angeles Times | George W. Bush Pharmacology Democratic Party George H. W. Bush Republican Party President of the United States United States presidential election 2004 John McCain
George W. Bush's art teacher shares his talent with Montgomery County hospital

-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | George W. Bush Bill Clinton Montgomery County Pennsylvania George H. W. Bush Bush family President of the United States United States presidential election 2004 Republican Party
Two-thirds of Russians declare readiness to vote in 2018 presidential polls
Just under 70 percent of Russian citizens currently report various degrees of readiness to participate in the upcoming presidential elections, while only 7 percent of respondents say they have no plans to vote. Read Full Article at RT.com
-1 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin United Russia Russian presidential election 2008 Russian legislative election 2007 Russian presidential election 2000 Russia Boris Gryzlov Russian presidential election 2004
House lawmakers kill Sununu’s full-day kindergarten plan
Republican House budget writers rejected GOP Gov. Chris Sununu’s plan to spend $9 million to expand full-day kindergarten programs.A House subcommittee axed the money Wednesday while making changes to Sununu’s $12.1 billion budget plan. It was Democrats who sided with Sununu in maintaining the fundi...
10 points by Concord Monitor | Republican Party United States Vermont Minnesota Massachusetts United States presidential election 2004 United States House of Representatives Democratic Party
Turkey's Referendum Could Backfire on Erdogan
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s victory in a constitutional referendum in April looks surprisingly uncertain, with high stakes for Turkey’s leader.
-1 points by The Wall Street Journal | Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Turkey Abdullah Gül Justice and Development Party Politics of Turkey Cypriot Annan Plan referendum 2004 Turkish general election 2007 Accession of Turkey to the European Union
Two main left candidates in French presidentials hold talks, Socialist says
PARIS/LONDON (Reuters) - The two main left-leaning candidates in France's presidential election are holding talks on possible cooperation, a move that could potentially put one of them in contention to reach the crucial election runoff.
-2 points by Reuters | Socialist Party Reuters European Parliament election 2009 Socialist Party USA Thomson Reuters French regional elections 2004 Left-wing politics Benoît Hamon
US prosecutors: Arrested Seattle 'dreamer' admits gang ties
SEATTLE (AP) — The Justice Department says a Seattle area man detained by immigration agents despite his participation in a federal program to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children has admitted to having gang ties and to…
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Barack Obama United States Illinois Democratic Party Iraq War President of the United States United States presidential election 2008 United States Senate election in Illinois 2004
Ahok heading for Baswedan run-off in tense Jakarta vote
Incumbent governor to face former education minister in second round of voting in April, according to unofficial counts.
29 points by Al Jazeera English | Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono Qur'an Indonesia Islam Indonesian presidential election 2004
Indonesians vote for Jakarta governor as religious tensions divide
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesians cast ballots on Wednesday in a bitterly fought election to govern the capital, Jakarta, that has inflamed religious tensions in the Muslim-majority nation and been tied to power struggles ahead of presidential elections in 2019.
19 points by Reuters | Voting Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono Indonesian presidential election 2009 Indonesia Election Democracy Elections Indonesian presidential election 2004
Secret Service director retiring, led agency amid turmoil
WASHINGTON — The Secret Service director is retiring, for a second time.Director Joseph Clancy came out of retirement more than two years ago to take over the embattled agency amid a series of embarrassing scandals and security missteps.Clancy was made the interim director in late 2014 and President Barack Obama made the job permanent in early 2015. The agency announced his retirement in a tweet Tuesday.His departure means that President Donald Trump will now pick the person he wants to lead the agency tasked with protecting him and his family among others.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Barack Obama Democratic Party Illinois George W. Bush United States presidential election 2008 President of the United States Republican Party United States Senate election in Illinois 2004
Paris Riots Fuel French Presidential Campaign Rhetoric
A week of social unrest at the edges of France’s capital has begun to resonate on the campaign trail as Marine Le Pen of the far-right National Front seized on the violence to rail against the country’s ruling class.
191 points by The Wall Street Journal | National Front Jean-Marie Le Pen Marine Le Pen French regional elections 2004 Banlieue Bruno Gollnisch Bourgeoisie France national football team
France's presidential race: Old and new media collide
Following the vote for Brexit and Donald Trump's win, France's presidential race has put the role of media on spotlight.
592 points by Al Jazeera English | Mass media Jean-Marie Le Pen Vladimir Putin Journalism National Front Marine Le Pen Journalist French regional elections 2004
Mass prayer demo against Ahok ahead of Jakarta vote
Tens of thousands of people gather in Indonesia's capital urging voters to back Muslim candidates in upcoming elections.
985 points by Al Jazeera English | Indonesia Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono Indonesian presidential election 2004
Turkey to Vote on Presidential Power
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signed a bill authorizing a referendum on changes to Turkey’s constitution that would concentrate power in his office.
80 points by The Wall Street Journal | Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Turkey Abdullah Gül Justice and Development Party Politics of Turkey Cypriot Annan Plan referendum 2004 Turkish general election 2007 Accession of Turkey to the European Union
Black, Hispanic officers allege discrimination in DC suburb
PALMER PARK, Md. (AP) — Black and Hispanic police officers in a majority-black Washington suburb are asking the Justice Department to investigate their claims of discrimination in the police department.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | African American Illinois United States Barack Obama Democratic Party Bill Clinton United States presidential election 2008 United States Senate election in Illinois 2004
Father of girl who met with Pope fights to stay in US
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who was released from an immigration detention center after his daughter traveled to the Vatican to plead with Pope Francis to help with her father's immigration case asked a judge Thursday not to deport…
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | United States Barack Obama Democratic Party Illinois Bill Clinton United States presidential election 2008 United States Senate election in Illinois 2004 Guantanamo Bay detention camp
‘Go buy Ivanka’s stuff!’: Conway’s latest faux pas may have violated federal law
White House adviser Kellyanne Conway has defended President Trump’s online outburst at Nordstrom, for dropping his daughter Ivanka’s clothing line, by urging Americans to “go buy Ivanka’s stuff.” Read Full Article at RT.com
570 points by Russia Today | Barack Obama White House Press Secretary President of the United States United States Democratic Party United States presidential election 2008 Illinois United States Senate election in Illinois 2004
Voters await economic revival in a part of pro-Trump America
PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. (AP) — She tugged 13 envelopes from a cabinet above the stove, each one labeled with a different debt: the house payment, the student loans, the vacuum cleaner she bought on credit.
10 points by Arizona Daily Star | Barack Obama Illinois Democratic Party Bill Clinton United States presidential election 2008 Crawford County Wisconsin United States Senate election in Illinois 2004 United States
LDPR leader Zhirinovsky reelected, set for record 6th presidential bid
The Russian nationalist party LDPR has reelected Vladimir Zhirinovsky as its leader, with the 70-year-old immediately starting preparations for the 2018 presidential campaign by proposing to cut the number of Duma MPs. Read Full Article at RT.com
58 points by Russia Today | Russia Vladimir Putin Boris Yeltsin Boris Gryzlov United Russia Russian presidential election 2008 Russian presidential election 2004 Liberal Democratic Party of Russia
France's far-left Melenchon uses hologram to spread election message
PARIS (Reuters) - Far-left firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon embraced technology during the launch of his presidential campaign at a rally in Lyon on Sunday, with a 3D hologram of him making his speech appearing at the same time at another rally in Paris.
412 points by Reuters | Socialist Party Socialist Party USA Reuters Thomson Reuters Socialism Lionel Jospin French regional elections 2004 News agency
French far-right candidate Le Pen’s plan: “Made in France”
Marine Le Pen, France's far-right presidential candidate, unveiled her platform Saturday, envisioning a thriving nation "made in France," with its citizens first in line for state services and the state unshackled by the rules-laden European Union.
13 points by The Denver Post | European Union France Jean-Marie Le Pen Jacques Chirac French regional elections 2004 Socialist Party Vichy France Euro
Leave euro & vote Frexit: Le Pen unveils National Front manifesto
Abandoning the euro and a possible vote on exiting the EU are part of a newly-released manifesto by France’s presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen. Drastically curbing migration and leaving NATO's integrated command are also among the proposals. Read Full Article at RT.com
8107 points by Russia Today | European Union Jean-Marie Le Pen French regional elections 2004 France Vichy France Socialist Party Election National Front
Investigators seek cause of fire that destroyed piano store
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) - Vermont fire investigators are planning to return to White River Junction to seek to determine the cause of a blaze that destroyed a piano store. The fire at Frederick Johnson Pianos was reported in the building's basement about 10 p.m. Thursday and it spread ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Vermont English-language films White River Junction Vermont Hartford Vermont The Washington Times 2004 Sale Piano
Rotterdam Film Review: ‘This Is Our Land’
The film is a shoo-in for Stateside distribution, since Lucas Belvaux’s theme is the cinematic equivalent of all those articles trying to understand the disgruntled white voters who supported Trump.
4 points by Variety | National Front Jean-Marie Le Pen Marine Le Pen Blond Fascism French regional elections 2004 France French regional elections 2010
After the 'worst call,' the Australian media calls Trump unreliable — but smart and tough
The White House could not have hoped for anything better.
3121 points by The Washington Post | Australia Broadsheet President of the United States Melbourne Donald Trump Australian federal election 2004 Bullying Abuse
FairPoint cutting 110 jobs in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont
FairPoint Communications is laying off 110 workers across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. Spokeswoman Angelynne Beaudry said Friday that the cuts amount to about 35 workers in Maine, 55 workers in New Hampshire and 20 workers in Vermont. Beaudry says the cuts are in response to an 11 percent decline ...
1 points by The Washington Times | New Hampshire Maine Vermont New England Northeastern United States U.S. state Massachusetts United States presidential election 2004
Kanye West says he would’ve voted for Trump
Kanye West says he didn’t vote in the presidential election, but if he had, he would have voted for Trump        
-2 points by The Detroit News | President of the United States George W. Bush Republican Party Democratic Party United States presidential election 2004 George H. W. Bush Bill Clinton Election
Trump's election triggers flood of immigration questions
CHICAGO (AP) - Immigration hotlines are buzzing. Legal clinics are seeing an influx of clients. Public schools are fielding frantic questions from parents and students. Since the election, Donald Trump's tough talk on immigration has stirred anxiety nationwide among immigrants regardless of legal status. They are turning to lawyers, schools, ...
8 points by The Washington Times | Barack Obama Democratic Party Illinois United States United States presidential election 2008 United States Senate election in Illinois 2004 President of the United States Iraq War
Maine man pleads not guilty to threatening to kill Obama
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - A Maine man has pleaded not guilty in federal court to charges that he threatened to kill President Barack Obama and U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree. The Kennebec Journal (http://bit.ly/2flZ2uo ) reports 66-year-old Peter M. Hamilton of Augusta was ordered held in federal custody after his arraignment ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | United States President of the United States Barack Obama Democratic Party Illinois Iraq War United States presidential election 2008 United States Senate election in Illinois 2004
Scarlett Fakhar says she was fired by KRIV-TV following pro-Donald Trump Facebook post
It's unclear if the decision was mutual, but Scarlett Fakhar will no longer be reporting the news via KRIV-TV, a Fox Television Stations representative said on Thursday.
614 points by The Houston Chronicle | Barack Obama United States Democratic Party KRIV United States presidential election 2008 Illinois Chicago United States Senate election in Illinois 2004
French court returns mixed decision in Le Pens' feud
PARIS — A French court has upheld a decision by far-right leader Marine Le Pen's party to expel her father as a member, but said that he can remain the honorary president of the party he founded.As a result, the court Thursday ordered the National Front to summon Jean-Marie Le Pen to any meetings he's entitled to attend as honorary president."No statutory provisions specify that the honorary president must be a member of the National Front", the judges said.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Jean-Marie Le Pen President of the United States National Front French regional elections 2004 Jacques Chirac Marine Le Pen History of far right movements in France Bruno Mégret
The Indonesian fire play
Blasphemy case against Jakarta's Christian governor brings fragile beacon of democracy and stability to a dangerous edge.
3035 points by Al Jazeera English | Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono Indonesia Religion Indonesian presidential election 2004 Islam
CTA approves $400M in borrowing for Red and Purple Lines
The RPM Project, for “Red-Purple Modernization,” has been in the works for years. The CTA intended to finalize federal funding before Obama leaves.
44 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Barack Obama United States Chicago Illinois Democratic Party President of the United States United States presidential election 2008 United States Senate election in Illinois 2004
GOP consultant says contentiousness high, discourse low for presidential election
Frank Luntz likes to joke about the presidential election. But he’s dead serious when he says Americans deserve better discourse. Luntz, a nationally recognized pollster and Republican political consultant, spoke Monday at a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce breakfast. About 200 people attended the event at The Orleans.
5 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | George W. Bush Supreme Court of the United States President of the United States Bill Clinton Al Gore Democratic Party United States presidential election 2004 Vice President of the United States
Clinton makes pitch to conservative Latinos
Campaign 2016 updates: Tim Kaine calls Trump's claim that he opposed the Iraq war 'made up' Sept. 7, 2016, 6:51 a.m. Donald Trump meets with the Union League of Philadelphia Wednesday ahead of NBC's Commander-in-Chief Forum with Hillary Clinton in New York City. Tim Kaine accuses Donald Trump of...
17 points by Los Angeles Times | President of the United States United States George W. Bush Democratic Party Spanish language George H. W. Bush United States presidential election 2004 Hillary Rodham Clinton
Female WWII pilot to finally be laid to rest in Arlington

-1 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Barack Obama Combat Iraq War Democratic Party World War II Illinois United States presidential election 2008 United States Senate election in Illinois 2004
Bangladesh PM to pitch for permanent solution to refugee, migration crisis in New York meetings
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will call upon the world leaders to work for “permanent solutions” to the refugee and migration crisis by finding out main reasons during her meetings in New York.
4392 points by | Barack Obama Democratic Party President of the United States Bangladesh Illinois United States presidential election 2008 Terrorism United States Senate election in Illinois 2004
Newly-found parasite named after President Obama
The president currently has seven creatures named after him. The most recent is a parasite called Baracktrema obamai.
168 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Barack Obama President of the United States Democratic Party Illinois United States presidential election 2008 United States Senate election in Illinois 2004 Iraq War Inauguration of Barack Obama
DuPage County bomb-sniffing dog remembered as ‘best partner’
The DuPage County sheriff's office is mourning the loss of its beloved bomb-sniffing dog Utah, a 13-year-old black lab that died Wednesday.
-1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | George W. Bush United States presidential election 2004 Hillary Rodham Clinton Bill Clinton George H. W. Bush Al Gore Vice President of the United States Dick Cheney
Former CIA director set to talk during Kansas Book Festival
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Former CIA Director Michael Hayden is expected to give a presentation during the annual Kansas Book Festival at the Statehouse. Hayden is scheduled to speak Saturday afternoon in the House chamber about the nation's intelligence gathering after the 9/11 attacks. He published a book about the ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | George W. Bush Central Intelligence Agency Michael Hayden Osama bin Laden Democratic Party United States presidential election 2004 President of the United States George H. W. Bush