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Hillary Clinton to visit ground zero on 9/11
Campaign 2016 updates: With Trump's resilience, Clinton can't afford to coast Sept. 9, 2016, 8:32 a.m. After his stop in Washington, D.C., Donald Trump heads to Florida on Friday. Hillary Clinton can't coast in this election against Donald Trump's resilienceTrump plans another visit to Capitol...
38 points by Los Angeles Times | Democratic Party George W. Bush Hillary Rodham Clinton Bill Clinton President of the United States Vice President of the United States George H. W. Bush Barack Obama
Texas colleges top weekly news: an abrupt closure, respect the flag
This week's top news on Texas universities includes new orientation programs focused on diversity, a memo circulated to University of Texas athletes about patriotism and, of course, ITT Technical Institute's abrupt closure.
-1 points by The Houston Chronicle | Texas Joe Biden University Vice President of the United States Association of American Universities United States Big 12 Conference Democratic Party
FIFA ethics committee fines former vice president Jeffrey Webb $1 million for taking bribes, bans hi
ZURICH (AP) - FIFA ethics committee fines former vice president Jeffrey Webb $1 million for taking bribes, bans him for life.
1 points by The Washington Times | Vice President of the United States Washington D.C. Richard Nixon United States Congress The Washington Times
Maldives: How do you launder $1.5 billion?
Al Jazeera reveals how the Maldives government "controls all the levers of state" and uses them for nefarious purposes.
3040 points by Al Jazeera English | Maldives Central bank Central banks Vice President of the United States Bank of England Fractional-reserve banking Inflation President
Exclusive: Ex-Maldives vice president's phone gallery
The phone's contents display the abuse of power that led to Ahmed Adeeb becoming the country's youngest vice president.
2268 points by Al Jazeera English | Mobile phone Text messaging Corruption Political corruption Bribery Vice President of the United States Philippines SMS
Highland Park brothers create hit 'Nature Cat' cartoon for PBS
When "Nature Cat" premiered last fall, the PBS Kids cartoon became a breakthrough hit for Spiffy Pictures, an aspiring television production studio with an unlikely address — the second floor of a Highland Park strip mall. Spiffy, headed by brothers David and Adam Rudman, is still tucked away above...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Public Broadcasting Service Jim Henson Cookie Monster Mister Rogers' Neighborhood David Rudman Vice President of the United States Children's television series Frank Oz
Exclusive: Maldives president's corruption revealed
Al Jazeera investigation exposes a $1.5 bn money laundering plot, bribery, theft and fraud in paradise.
2113 points by Al Jazeera English | Mohamed Nasheed Maldives Vice President of the United States President of the United States Judge Sri Lanka Supreme Court of the United States George W. Bush
Ex-KKK leader’s name to be removed from college dorm
EUGENE, Ore — The University of Oregon’s governing board has voted to remove the name of a former professor and Klu Klux Klansman from one of its campus dormitories. The Register-Guard reports the board voted unanimously Thursday to change Dunn Hall, named for Frederic Dunn, to Cedar Hall until a renaming process is undertaken. President Michael...
31 points by New York Post | Ku Klux Klan John C. Calhoun Eugene Oregon Vice President of the United States Woodrow Wilson Democratic Party Yale University Reinhold Niebuhr
TV News Roundup: Lifetime Reveals ‘Project Runway: Fashion Startup’ Judges, Premiere Date
In today’s TV news roundup, “Project Runway: Fashion Startup” will debut on Lifetime on Oct. 20; Joe Biden joins the annual Stand Up to Cancer telecast; David Mackenzie has signed on to direct the USA Network pilot “Damnation”; and the Jackal Group has acquired the television rights to Chloe Benjamin’s novel “The Immortalists.” DATES “Project Runway: Fashion... Read more »
-1 points by Variety | Joe Biden Vice President of the United States Television Reality television Richard Lugar American television actors United States presidential election 2008 Project Runway
California extends most ambitious climate change law in US
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A decade ago, California vowed to dramatically slash greenhouse gas emissions by 2020.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | President pro tempore of the United States Senate United States Bill Clinton Vice President of the United States University of Southern California Climate change Downtown Los Angeles United States Congress
Sherman J. Polley, longtime affordable-housing advocate, dies
Sherman Polley, a retired affordable-housing official who was also active in the National Negro Golf Association, died of complications from dementia Aug. 18 at the Lorien Columbia nursing home. The longtime Columbia resident was 97. Born in Huntington, W.Va., and raised in Indianapolis, Ind.,...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | African American Vice president Omega Psi Phi Academic degree Grocery store Baltimore Vice President of the United States Golf
California extends most ambitious US climate change law
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown extended the nation's most ambitious climate change law Thursday by another 10 years as California charts a new goal to reduce carbon pollution.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | President pro tempore of the United States Senate United States Bill Clinton Vice President of the United States University of Southern California Climate change Downtown Los Angeles United States Congress
Oliver Stone: 'I'll eat my (bleep) shirt' if Trump wins
The director of the upcoming 'Snowden' film spoke his mind Thursday.         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | President of the United States John F. Kennedy Oliver Stone George W. Bush Ted Kennedy Vice President of the United States Central Intelligence Agency Bill Clinton
Hillary Clinton earpiece speculation conjures the ghost of George W. Bush's back bulge
It's just an internet rumor. But so was that thing under Bush's suit coat.
47 points by The Washington Post | President of the United States George W. Bush Bill Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton The Washington Post Vice President of the United States Barack Obama Lewinsky scandal
Watch live: Gov. Jerry Brown signs California's landmark climate change law
Essential Politics: Pence visits California, Brown faces hundreds of challenges in bills on his desk Sept. 8, 2016, 10:45 a.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching:The Republican nominee for vice president, Indiana...
16 points by Los Angeles Times | Democratic Party United States United States Senate Republican Party Warren G. Harding President of the United States United States House of Representatives Vice President of the United States
Scott Collins to Succeed Arlene Manos As President, AMC Networks Ad Sales
AMC Networks is tapping a new executive to supervise the day-to-day process of selling ads for such programs as “The Walking Dead,” “Better Call Saul,” “Portlandia” and “Orphan Black.” Scott Collins,  currently the company’s executive vice president of ad sales, will next year succeed Arlene Manos as president of the division, which in recent years has... Read more »
333 points by Variety | Vice president Vice President of the United States The Walking Dead BBC World News BBC Management occupations Television BBC America
Atlanta Falcons’ massive new statue is ridiculous in every sense
When you enter the home of the Atlanta Falcons, you will root for the Falcons, dammit. With ownership set to unveil the team’s new $1.5 billion stadium in 2017, fans should prepare not for shiny turf nor high-tech screens but a massive piece of metal. In one year, Atlanta taxpayers, who contributed more than $200 million to the...
468 points by New York Post | Atlanta Falcons Art Arthur Blank Visual arts Property Atlanta National Football League Vice President of the United States
Anschutz doubles down on e-sports with five-year ESL joint venture
AEG has entered into a five-year joint venture with ESL that will give the world’s largest e-sports company access to the full slate of AEG’s event promotion business, which includes arenas, ticketing and sponsorship sales.
1 points by The Denver Post | Electronic sports Anschutz Entertainment Group Sport Vice President of the United States Modern Times Group World Revenue Names of large numbers
Hogan invited to testify in support of Northrop Grumman deal
Democrats leading the General Assembly said Tuesday that they would vote on the $20 million loan for aerospace giant Northrop Grumman that the Hogan administration has pushed, as soon as Republican Gov. Larry Hogan testifies personally that he wants it.The governor immediately declined the unusual...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | United States Vice President of the United States Republican Party Maryland Democratic Party Speaker United States House of Representatives Michael E. Busch
Zia Records owner dies at age 45
Brian Faber, the owner and vice president of Zia Records, which has two shops in Las Vegas, died Sunday after suffering a brain hemorrhage and stroke, a statement posted on Zia Records’ blog said.
484 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | English-language films Vice President of the United States 2002 albums
Study: More cars will get automatic software updates
Your car may soon get regular software updates to fix problems, improve performance and add new features.         
86 points by Arizona Republic | Automobile Better Vehicle Vice President of the United States Automotive industry Vehicles Names of large numbers
Allegiant air has new points program
But don't call it a 'frequent-flier' program, says the Las Vegas-based discount airline.         
338 points by Arizona Republic | Loyalty program Credit card Bank of America Allegiant Air The Card Car rental Vice President of the United States
Ford posts 22% sales gain in China in August
Ford and its joint venture partners sold 22% more vehicles in China during August than in the same month last year, led by strong demand for the Edge SUV, Focus and Escort.         
9 points by Arizona Republic | Ford Motor Company Station wagon Ford Focus Ford Escort Hatchback United States Jiangling Motors Vice President of the United States
California to extend most ambitious US climate change law
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is set to extend the nation's most ambitious climate change law by another 10 years on Thursday as California charts a new goal to reduce carbon pollution.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | President pro tempore of the United States Senate United States Bill Clinton Vice President of the United States University of Southern California Downtown Los Angeles California Los Angeles
French stud is Dos Equis’ new ‘Most Interesting Man’
There’s a new “Most Interesting Man in the World” – and he’s a lot younger and actually speaks Spanish. Dos Equis unveiled its new pitchman in the popular, long-running beer ads Wednesday as 41-year-old French actor Augustin Legrand. The rugged and bearded actor is taking over the “Most Interesting Man in the World” role months...
336 points by New York Post | Vice President of the United States Advertising Teaser trailer Gender role Brand World Camera Meaning of life
Intel to spin out McAfee cybersecurity unit into new company
Intel is spinning out its cybersecurity unit into a new company, called McAfee, in a deal with private equity firm TPG. The deal values McAfee at $4.2 billion, including ...
1 points by Las Vegas Sun | Texas Kohlberg Kravis Roberts Management occupations George Washington Vice President of the United States President of the United States Richard Nixon Gerald Ford
Senate leaders unload $2 million checks in fight for majority
Thank Sens. John Thune and Chuck Schumer.
28 points by The Washington Post | Democratic Party Party leaders of the United States Senate United States Senate Harry Reid President of the United States United States Vice President of the United States Mitch McConnell
John T. Anderson, Catonsville judo instructor, dies
John T. Anderson, a Catonsville judo instructor who was an eighth-degree black belt and 12-time U.S. National Masters champion, died of pneumonia March 16 at Seasons Hospice at Northwest Hospital. The longtime Randallstown resident was 88."John was fabulous, kind and patient. If you had trouble...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Judo Baltimore County Maryland Vice President of the United States Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Shihan Baltimore The Wire Karate
Sixers D-League team to honor Joe Biden's late son

-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Joe Biden Vice President of the United States Democratic Party Beau Biden Jill Biden Delaware Barack Obama Richard Lugar
Collapse of Obamacare repeal plan puts Freedom Caucus in complicated spot
No group played more of a role in sinking the legislation than the Freedom Caucus.       
3638 points by USA Today | United States Congress President of the United States President Vice President of the United States Stanley Mitchell hut Speaker Democratic Party United States Capitol
White House defends GOP lawmaker's decision to brief Trump
WASHINGTON — The White House on Thursday defended the House intelligence committee chairman’s extraordinary decision to openly discuss and brief President Donald Trump on typically secret intelligence intercepts, even as Rep. Devin Nunes privately apologized to his congressional colleagues.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Joe Biden Barack Obama President of the United States Democratic Party Republican Party Vice President of the United States United States presidential election 2008 Bill Clinton
Parts and accessories boost Ford, FCA, GM revenue
Automakers seek bigger piece of high-margin business        
-1 points by The Detroit News | General Motors Automotive industry Chrysler Ford Motor Company Vice President of the United States Automobile Pickup truck Customer service
5-ton marble elephant to grace City Park Stadium
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - There will be a permanent guest at the City Park Stadium: A 5-ton marble elephant. The marble elephant will be planted at the stadium - the home of Gainesville Red Elephants' football, soccer and lacrosse teams, the Times of Gainesville (http://bit.ly/2kNRPG5) reported. The statue will be ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Sculpture South China Sea 2006 albums Vice President of the United States English-language films Marble Elephant Park
Shadow president or mere shadow? In Europe, Pence seeks to reassure allies unnerved by Trump.
If the mission of the vice president’s trip abroad was clear, his role was anything but.
34 points by The Washington Post | United States President of the United States Foreign policy of the United States George W. Bush Vice President of the United States Democratic Party Franklin D. Roosevelt
US vice president visits former Nazi concentration camp
DACHAU, Germany — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence paid a somber visit to the site of the Dachau concentration camp on Sunday, walking along the grounds where tens of thousands of people were killed during World War II.Pence was joined by his wife, Karen, and the couple's 23-year-old daughter, Charlotte, as they toured the exhibits at the former concentration camp that was established by the Nazis in 1933 near Munich.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Vice President of the United States Auschwitz concentration camp Democratic Party Joe Biden Thomas Jefferson Munich Adolf Hitler United States Senate
Ex-SEAL bails on interview after turning down security role
WASHINGTON — Retired Navy Vice Adm. Robert Harward bailed Sunday on a scheduled ABC “This Week” interview, just days after turning down President Trump’s offer to be National Security Adviser. “Harward had committed to appearing on this program, but just an hour ago he told us he was unable to join,” ABC’s Jonathan Karl announced...
205 points by New York Post | President of the United States United States National Security Council Associated Press National security Vice President of the United States Fox Broadcasting Company Franklin D. Roosevelt Mark Kellogg
Graham: Trump must punish Russia for election interference
MUNICH — A senior U.S. Republican senator on Sunday urged President Donald Trump to take action against Russia over allegations that Moscow interfered in the election that brought him to power.U.S. intelligence officials have told Trump that Moscow tried to influence voters by hacking Democratic emails and trolling social media sites, but Trump has sought to downplay Russia's role in the election.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Democratic Party Republican Party John McCain Barack Obama Arizona United States Senate Committee on Armed Services Vice President of the United States United States Senate
Pence visits former Nazi concentration camp
Vice President Mike Pence paid a somber visit to the site of the Dachau concentration camp on Sunday, walking along the grounds where tens of thousands of people were killed during World War II. Pence was joined by his wife, Karen Pence, and the couple's 23-year-old daughter, Charlotte, as they...
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | Germany Vice President of the United States Arbeit macht frei Angela Merkel Joe Biden World War II Chancellor of Germany Democratic Party
Adriana Cohen: Talbots, O mag reteam to boost Dress for Success
After a successful partnership last year with O, The Oprah Magazine, in which it raised $1 million for Dress for Success and collected over 4,000 boxes of donated clothing for women in need, Talbots, the Hingham-based retailer, is launching another limited-edition capsule collection benefitting the charity.And if you ever wondered if the organization really changes lives, I can assure you it does.
101 points by Boston Herald | Vice President of the United States Boston Herald Talbots Vice president Leonard Cohen Employee benefit Massachusetts
Other presidents have battled the press. But never like Trump
He’s not the first president to have issues with the press — Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln had complaints too — but President Trump has taken his battle with the media to new heights and made his complaints unusually public and caustic. How that will play out is anybody’s guess, though there’s...
6 points by Los Angeles Times | President of the United States Richard Nixon Gerald Ford Spiro Agnew Vice President of the United States Ronald Reagan Henry Kissinger George H. W. Bush
Treason! It's a provocative charge being leveled against Trump, and one that rarely amounts to much
The word is hurled like a thunderbolt: Treason! There are few more serious charges than taking up the cause of America’s enemies and colluding to undermine the country from within. Yet that very accusation has been leveled against President Trump by some of his most fevered critics. They cite,...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | Treason Thomas Jefferson President of the United States United States Vice President of the United States Aaron Burr John Adams Supreme Court of the United States
After working for Trump’s campaign, British data firm eyes new U.S. government contracts
Cambridge Analytica’s parent company is pitching its services to the Pentagon and other national security agencies.
1593 points by The Washington Post | Political campaign Federal government of the United States Government agency President of the United States Regulatory agency Political consulting Intelligence agency Vice President of the United States
Lawmakers say Trump’s words matter — and hurt the country’s standing abroad
A growing roster of lawmakers from both major parties say they think the president’s rhetoric and erratic behavior damage diplomatic relationships and weaken global stability.
14002 points by The Washington Post | Democratic Party Party leaders of the United States Senate Republican Party United States Senate George W. Bush Mitch McConnell Harry Reid Vice President of the United States
Trump to interview John Bolton, three others for national security adviser
Eric DuVallFeb. 18 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump will interview four candidates for national security adviser, a post vacant since Monday when Michael Flynn was ordered to resign.
1 points by UPI | President of the United States United States National Security Council White House Press Secretary United Press International Donald Trump David Petraeus Richard Nixon Vice President of the United States
60,000 flee South Sudan violence
The United States is evacuating non-emergency staff from its embassy in South Sudan, after an escalation of fighting in the capital that has killed scores including a Chinese U.N. peacekeeper.
6138 points by CNN | United Nations Sudan Southern Sudan United Nations Security Council Franklin D. Roosevelt Human rights Vice President of the United States President of the United States
Trump to interview Bolton, three others for NSA post
Eric DuVallFeb. 18 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump will interview four candidates for national security adviser, a post vacant since Monday when Michael Flynn was ordered to resign.
4 points by UPI | President of the United States United States National Security Council White House Press Secretary United Press International Donald Trump Richard Nixon Vice President of the United States White House
About Trump’s press conference: Some takeaways
Why did Trump choose the press conference format in the first place? Certainly press conferences have their place, but this one became a missed opportunity.
32 points by The Denver Post | President of the United States Public relations President Vice President of the United States White House Franklin D. Roosevelt Stanley Mitchell hut Donald Trump
After a decade under one leader, Ecuadoreans head to polls to elect a new president
Ecuadoreans go to the polls Sunday to elect a successor to President Rafael Correa, the mercurial, charismatic leftist whose social welfare and highway projects earned him widespread support among the poor but whose authoritarian tendencies over a decade in power raised the ire of human rights...
30 points by Los Angeles Times | Ecuador Hugo Chávez President of the United States Vice President of the United States Rafael Correa President United States Latin America
The best (and worst) presidents, ranked
C-SPAN ranked the presidents. I did some further data digging.
376 points by The Washington Post | President of the United States Presidents of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt Democratic Party Martin Van Buren Oldest living United States president Harry S. Truman Vice President of the United States
Why John McCain's #resistance is bad for Democrats
Democrats need their base to see them resisting.
527 points by The Washington Post | Democratic Party Vice President of the United States Republican Party John McCain United States Senate George W. Bush President of the United States Barack Obama