Putin, Amid Stark Challenges, Says Russia’s Destiny Is in Hand – New York Times

New York TimesPutin, Amid Stark Challenges, Says Russia's Destiny Is in HandNew York TimesPresident Vladimir V. Putin of Russia vowed that the country would stay on course with its values, independent foreign policy and economic goals, even as it faced sanctions from the West. Video by Reuters on Publish Date December 4, 2014. Photo by ...Putin ratchets up patriotism amid rouble woesBBC … [Read more...]

No Evidence N.J. Gov. Chris Christie Involved In Bridge Closure Plot: Report – Huffington Post

Huffington PostNo Evidence N.J. Gov. Chris Christie Involved In Bridge Closure Plot: ReportHuffington PostNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wears an "I Voted" sticker as he stops to answer a question after voting Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, in Mendham Township, N.J. The popular Republican, who has been campaigning across the country for others, is not up for ...Report: No Evidence Christie … [Read more...]

US: Community policing key to Cleveland reform –

NPRUS: Community policing key to Cleveland reformMiamiHerald.comA commitment to community policing is one of the key reforms the U.S. Department of Justice expects from the Cleveland police after issuing a report that says officers too often use excessive force and violate people's civil rights. Assistant Attorney General ...Justice Department Findings on Cleveland PoliceABC Newsall 571 … [Read more...]

This Year’s Flu Vaccine is NOT What it Was Supposed To Be – FOX 11 Los Angeles

Fox NewsThis Year's Flu Vaccine is NOT What it Was Supposed To BeFOX 11 Los AngelesNo one really likes taking shots, but when we get them we accept the pain because we're getting something that will make us better or keep us from getting sick. That's what this year's flu vaccine was supposed to do. Now, the CDC isn't so sure. Dr. Jenesri ...County Health Advises Flu … [Read more...]

Suspect behind Abu Dhabi mall murder arrested –

Suspect behind Abu Dhabi mall murder arrestedgulfnews.comAbu Dhabi: The main suspect in the murder of an American kindergarten teacher in the restroom of an Abu Dhabi mall has been arrested and is in police custody, Shaikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, announced at a ...and more » … [Read more...]

Congress returns with budget, immigration, ISIS topping to-do list – Fox News

Fox NewsCongress returns with budget, immigration, ISIS topping to-do listFox NewsMembers of Congress return Monday to Capitol Hill for the final two weeks of their session faced with passing a federal budget, the immigration issue, battling Islamic State and a bundle of other issues to resolve before leaving for the holidays. Still ...Congress Crams Unfinished Agenda Into Final DaysABC Newsall 39 … [Read more...]

President Obama Takes Down Chuck Todd and His Obama Bashing Book – PoliticusUSA

President Obama Takes Down Chuck Todd and His Obama Bashing BookPoliticusUSAThe DC media hate this president because he won't play their game. He doesn't suck up to them or buy into the whole DC hierarchy. If Obama embraced the symbiotic relationship between the DC media and the White House, the treatment he received would ...Obama On Chuck Todd: 'He's So Sad,' Daughter … [Read more...]

Taiwan Premier Jiang Yi-huah Resigns After Landslide Election Defeat – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalTaiwan Premier Jiang Yi-huah Resigns After Landslide Election DefeatWall Street Journal“This is no time to be sad…but we will implement reform measures as soon as possible,” said Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou, who doubles as the KMT chairman. Premier Jiang Yi-Huah, an appointed position, and KMT Party Secretary-General Tseng ...Taiwan premier resigns after election deals … [Read more...]

Obama’s Dumb, Rash, and Unilateral War – Reason (blog)

Obama's Dumb, Rash, and Unilateral WarReason (blog)White HouseA few years ago, when President Barack Obama unilaterally decided to intervene in Libya's civil war, he argued that he did not need approval from Congress because bombing military targets did not constitute "hostilities" under the War Powers ...and more » … [Read more...]

Aide to Tennessee congressman criticizes Obama kids – The Tennessean

The TennesseanAide to Tennessee congressman criticizes Obama kidsThe TennesseanMEMPHIS — An aide to a Tennessee congressman has apologized for a Facebook post criticizing President Barack Obama's daughters. U.S. Rep. Stephen Fincher's communications director, Elizabeth Lauten, told The Commercial Appeal ( ...Obama Buys 17 Titles At Independent BookstoreHuffington … [Read more...]

Obama Thinks He Looks ‘Sad’ on Cover of Chuck Todd’s Book –

Obama Thinks He Looks 'Sad' on Cover of Chuck Todd's BookNBCNews.comNBC News President Obama comments on "The Stranger," a book about Obama by Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd, Saturday at a Washington, D.C., bookstore. Published November 30th 2014, 4:26 am. advertisement. Related Videos. (0:39) Playing ... … [Read more...]

How Obama blatantly disregards the law – New York Post

New York PostHow Obama blatantly disregards the lawNew York PostPresident Obama likes to claim he's been forced into rogue executive actions, laying the blame on an intransigent Congress. In fact, his lawlessness is coldly calculated, dating back to his days as a Chicago community organizer. Consider what he wrote ...and more » … [Read more...]

Boehner Stands Firm on Demand for Concessions From Obama – New York Times

New York TimesBoehner Stands Firm on Demand for Concessions From ObamaNew York TimesDemocrats and some moderate House Republicans have said that their votes combined would be enough to pass a spending measure necessary to reopen the government with no conditions attached. ... Describing the dialogue he wanted with the president, Mr ...Boehner 'ready for the phone call' from Obama to end … [Read more...]

Lew: ‘Congress is playing with fire’ – USA TODAY

Christian Science MonitorLew: 'Congress is playing with fire'USA TODAYCongressional Republicans, meanwhile, criticized President Obama for refusing to negotiate on legislation to raise the debt ceiling and to end the government shutdown now in its sixth day. "I've been willing to sit down with the president and have this … [Read more...]

In tight Virginia governor’s race, McAuliffe backs Obama’s new coal regs – Fox News

In tight Virginia governor's race, McAuliffe backs Obama's new coal regsFox NewsThe Democratic nominee in the closely watched 2013 Virginia governor's race has endorsed the Obama administration's new regulations on coal -- a daring political move considering his single-digit lead in a state with deep ties to coal mining. ... Terry ...and more … [Read more...]

Frankenstein Goes to Congress – New York Times

New York TimesFrankenstein Goes to CongressNew York TimesOver the past few years, Republicans have terrified their most fervent followers about Obamacare in order to disguise the fact that they no longer knew what to say about their old bête noir, entitlements. ... This year, when President Obama proposed a ...and more … [Read more...]

Redskins attorney responds to Obama – USA TODAY

CBSSports.comRedskins attorney responds to ObamaUSA TODAY"But like devoted fans of the Atlanta Braves, the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Blackhawks (from President Obama's hometown ), we love our team and its name and, like those fans, we do not intend to disparage or disrespect a racial or ethnic group.".Redskins defend team name in response to Obama's commentsCBSSports.comPresident … [Read more...]

Urging Patience, Obama Says Problems With Health Care Sites Reflect Demand – New York Times

KUTV 2NewsUrging Patience, Obama Says Problems With Health Care Sites Reflect DemandNew York TimesWASHINGTON — President Obama urged Americans who have flocked to the new government-run Web marketplaces for health insurance policies not to give up because of the technical problems attributed to greater-than-anticipated demand. ... House ...Flood of consumer inquiries could make – or break – Obama … [Read more...]