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  • Germany orders out American as spy charges strain relations

    Germany demanded the departure from the country of the top spy at the U.S. Embassy in Berlin on Thursday, dramatizing its deepening unhappiness with reports of U.S. intelligence operations targeting its officials. Following accusations of two cases of...
  • Merkel, Obama haven't spoken on phone since U.S. spy asked to leave

    Merkel, Obama haven't spoken on phone since U.S. spy asked to leave
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Angela Merkel has not had a phone conversation with U.S. President Barack Obama since Berlin asked the top American intelligence official in the country to leave, but the two are in close contact, a German government spokesman...
  • House lawsuit over Obamacare to focus on employer mandate delay

    House lawsuit over Obamacare to focus on employer mandate delay
    House leaders announced Thursday that their planned lawsuit against President Obama would focus on his failure to enforce provisions of the Affordable Care Act, renewing a fight over his landmark health law. Speaker John A. Boehner had previously...
  • Florida should improve protection laws for kids, federal panel told

    Florida should improve protection laws for kids, federal panel told
    TAMPA — The state still can do more to stop child deaths from abuse and neglect, a federal panel heard this week. The Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities held a meeting in Tampa on Thursday to review Florida's policies and...
  • Fleeing gang violence in Central America -- and Chicago

    Fleeing gang violence in Central America -- and Chicago
    Fleeing gang violence in Central America — and Chicago Incensed by President Barack Obama's plan to deport thousands of immigrant children who have arrived in the U.S. illegally in recent months, activists have taken to the streets to chide the...
  • Americans don't trust their government

    Americans don't trust their government
    Last month, we noted how Congress reached a record low in confidence from the American people. (I blamed you, the non-voting public for allowing the inmates to take over the asylum and turning this into the Worst. Congress. Ever. ) As it turns out, it's...
  • Obama, corporate giants announce plan to boost suppliers

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama is enlisting several major U.S. and multinational companies to draw attention to an initiative aimed at helping small businesses expand and hire workers. The president will meet on Friday with representatives...
  • House backs extending business depreciation tax break

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives voted 258-160 on Friday to extend permanently a business tax break dealing with deductions for depreciating certain capital investments, a move that would cost U.S. taxpayers an estimated $287 billion...
  • GOP Antics

    GOP Antics
    If ya’ can’t beat ‘em, sue ‘em! The Party of No is alive and well. Rep. John Boehner’s threatened  lawsuit against President Obama is a pathetic admission that this miserable crop of tea party Republicans have no feel for the...
  • Obama calls on Congress to meet him half way

    AUSTIN, Texas Taking a page from Harry Truman's successful 1948 campaign against a "do-nothing Congress," a loose and acerbic President Barack Obama on Thursday challenged Republicans in Congress to "do something." "If you're mad at me for helping people...
  • Obama offers help in negotiating cease-fire between Israel, Hamas

    Obama offers help in negotiating cease-fire between Israel, Hamas
    President Obama spoke by telephone with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday and offered U.S. help in facilitating cease-fire negotiations between Israel and Hamas, the Palestinian militant group that controls the Gaza Strip, the White...