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Obama dismisses Netanyahu speech
The US President Barack Obama reacts scathingly to a speech given by Israel's prime minister, saying it offers no viable alternative to his Iran policy. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 04:04:30 GMT
Former UK marine 'killed in Syria'
An ex-Royal Marine has become the first Briton to be killed while fighting with Kurdish forces against Islamic State in Syria, the Kurdish militia says. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 22:39:35 GMT
NFL pair to donate brains for research
New York Giants' Steve Weatherford and former NFL player Sidney Rice want their brains to help research into injuries. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 22:19:23 GMT
Australian pair moved for execution
Two Australian drug-smugglers are transferred from Bali to another Indonesian island where they are due to be executed by firing squad. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 04:04:05 GMT
MH17 families view plane wreckage
Families of passengers who died when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed over Ukraine view the wreckage of the plane at a Dutch air base. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 22:35:06 GMT
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11 Lies Netanyahu Told Congress on Iran
The case Netanyahu laid out against an Iran deal in his address to Congress revolves around 11 core arguments. Think they sound convincing? Look at those arguments one by one, and you’ll see why each of them is bogus. Argument #1. More pressure can secure a better deal w … Tue, 3 Mar 2015 19:52:42 +0000
Bibi's Fearmongering Was Red Meat For Iran Hawks—But A Dealbreaker For Democrats
Reminds me of our own Bush#2.  Fear mongering.  Netanyahu must think our intelligence are a bunch of dummies.  All he said was I know you don't.  This is about Israel's politics and Beohner's politics.  Tue, 3 Mar 2015 20:08:22 +0000
Boehner caves, Pelosi triumphs as House passes 'clean' Homeland Security funding bill
Speaker John "there's no deal" Boehner finally yielded to House Democrats and the saner members of his caucus, holding a vote to pass a "clean" bill that funds the Department of Homeland Security through September 30. The bill passed, 257-167, with Democrats providing a boost of  … Tue, 3 Mar 2015 20:30:06 +0000
DHS FULLY FUNDED|CLEAN BILL PASSES HOUSE: House Votes To Fund DHS Until Sept. 30 — Without Immigration Curbs : The Two-Way : NPR
""Representatives voted today to fund the Department of Homeland Security through the end of the budget year — without any restrictions on immigration. The vote is a victory for President Obama as Republicans had wanted to strip funding for the president's executive actions … Tue, 3 Mar 2015 20:35:24 +0000
The struggle to educate America
Most of us here are products of the American Public Education System. From Kindergarten to college, America has pursued education and educating the public at large since the 1700's. Many of the colonies established schools paid for by the community. After the American Revolution … Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:57:43 +0000

CNN.com - Top Stories
Bad relationship gets worse for Netanyahu, Obama
The White House has long thought the Israeli Prime Minister was in cahoots with Obama's foreign policy foes. And Tuesday's speech before Congress may be the smoking gun, one expert says. FULL STORY
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 22:07:34 EST
White House: 'Simply demanding that Iran capitulate is not a plan'
The administration's response to the Israeli Prime Minister standing before Congress to condemn a proposed nuclear deal with Iran was swift and did not even try to disguise anger. FULL STORY
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 21:41:14 EST
McConnell wants to fast-track Iran bill
A bill that would give the Senate sign-off on an international agreement with Iran over its nuclear program will be on the Senate floor next week, despite objections from Democrats who want to wait for an agreement to be reached with Iran before passing the legislation.
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 21:34:41 EST
'Maternity hotels' raided
Federal agents on Tuesday raided more than three dozen "maternity hotels" in Southern California, where foreign women give birth allegedly for the sole purpose of having a baby with U.S. citizenship. FULL STORY
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 21:33:47 EST
100s of skeletons found in Paris
Workers digging underneath a Paris supermarket have made an unsettling discovery: as many as 200 skeletons.
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:09:38 EST

NYT > U.S.
Pain Spreads as Credit Vise Grows Tighter
Lenders have become even less willing to part with their money, further crimping budgets and family spending.

Fri, 19 Sep 2008 12:43:45 GMT
For Rivals, Finance Crisis Is Posing on-the-Fly Tests
The presidential race has turned into an audition for who could best handle a national economic emergency.

Fri, 19 Sep 2008 11:44:12 GMT
Drug Label, Maimed Patient and Test for Court
At issue is whether plaintiffs have the right to sue when the products that hurt them had met federal standards.

Fri, 19 Sep 2008 12:39:18 GMT
After Impasse, New California Budget Agreement
California legislative leaders and the governor have come to an agreement on the state budget, which is now roughly three months late.

Fri, 19 Sep 2008 08:20:47 GMT
California Bans Texting by Operators of Trains
After investigators said an engineer in last week’s collision had been texting on the job, regulators temporarily banned the use of all cellular devices by anyone at the controls of a moving train.

Fri, 19 Sep 2008 07:01:46 GMT

ABC News: Top Stories
Identity of Homeless Man Shot by LAPD Questioned
French official says the man identified as Charley Robinet is not French. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 22:22:55 -0500
WH Won't Say if Clinton Broke Law by Using Personal Email
The White House declined to say whether it was appropriate for Hillary Clinton to use solely her personal email account while serving as secretary of state. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 22:35:35 -0500
Family of California Teen Declared Brain Dead Sues Hospital
Doctors declared Jahi McMath brain dead, but her family says she's alive. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:24:55 -0500
Probe to Reveal Pattern of Discrimination at Ferguson PD
The findings will be released as early as Wednesday. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 22:30:35 -0500
Alabama Supreme Court Orders a Stop to Same-Sex Marriage Licenses
Court says state law says marriage is between one man and one woman. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:31:04 -0500

The Weather Channel: Your Local Weather Outlook--Falls Church, VA (22046)
Current Weather Conditions In Falls Church, VA (22046)
Mostly Cloudy, and 36 ° F. For more details? Tue, 3 Mar 2015 23:16:07 EST
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This map shows the location and intensity of precipitation in your area. The color of the precipitation corresponds to the rate at which it is falling. This map is updated every 15 minutes. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 23:16:07 EST
Pollen Trend for Falls Church, VA (22046)
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Quotes of the Day
Friedrich Nietzsche
"The most perfidious way of harming a cause consists of defending it deliberately with faulty arguments." Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT
Rabbi Julius Gordon
"Love is not blind - it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less." Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT
Robert Orben
"I take my children everywhere, but they always find their way back home." Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT
Noelie Altito
"The shortest distance between two points is under construction." Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT
Arnold Lobel
"Books to the ceiling,/ Books to the sky,/ My pile of books is a mile high./ How I love them! How I need them!/ I'll have a long beard by the time I read them." Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT