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  • Video of journalist beheaded in Iraq is authentic, U.S. confirms

    A video showing the beheading of an American journalist by the militant group Islamic State is authentic, the Obama administration said Wednesday. National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden said intelligence officials analyzed the video and...
  • Is racism in America worse today than when Obama became president?

    Is racism in America worse today than when Obama became president?
          As racial tensions continue to escalate in Ferguson, Mo., the subject of racism in general is more prevalent. In particular, racism since the election of Barack Obama as President. We had the Trayvon Martin incident, of course. Now this in...
  • Boehner's troubles with House conservatives may only get worse

    FOND DU LAC Wis. (Reuters) - Glenn Grothman is a fiery conservative who wants to slash welfare programs and crack down on illegal immigrants who he says will "destroy" America. And if U.S. House Speaker John Boehner wants to keep his job next year, he...
  • Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon not ready to call special prosecutor

    ST. LOUIS Even as a St. Louis County grand jury prepares to open its examination of Michael Brown's death, a rising chorus is demanding that the county's controversial elected prosecutor step aside and let a special prosecutor handle it. But Missouri...
  • Islamic State says beheads U.S. journalist, holds another

    BAGHDAD/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State insurgents released a video on Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley, who had gone missing in Syria nearly two years ago, and images of another U.S. journalist whose life they...
  • Islamic State posts video of beheading of US journalist, warns Obama to halt strikes

    WASHINGTON In a savage response to U.S. strikes on its fighters in northern Iraq, the Islamic State posted a video Wednesday showing the beheading of an American photojournalist, and it threatened to execute a second U.S. captive if President Barack Obama...
  • Mideast fascinated captive ex-UCF student, friend says

    Mideast fascinated captive ex-UCF student, friend says
    As a student at the University of Central Florida, Steven Sotloff always talked about going to the Middle East. Sotloff was curious about the region. "He wanted to go over there, and he wanted to tell stories ...," said his friend Emerson Lotzia Jr....
  • Journalist from So. Florida threatened after colleague's apparent beheading by militants

    Journalist from So. Florida threatened after colleague's apparent beheading by militants
    The mother of American journalist James Foley, who was beheaded by Islamic militants, said on Tuesday her son gave his life to expose the suffering of the Syrian people and she asked his kidnappers to release their other captives. "He was an...
  • Obama regresa a sus vacaciones tras una pausa marcada por Irak y Misuri

    Obama regresa a sus vacaciones tras una pausa marcada por Irak y Misuri
    El presidente Barack Obama regresó hoy a la isla de Martha's Vineyard (Massachusetts) para continuar sus vacaciones después de una pausa de dos días en la Casa Blanca que dedicó a tratar temas urgentes como la situación en Irak y los disturbios en...
  • For Congress: Hastings, Deutch, McGee, Garcia and Wilson

    For Congress: Hastings, Deutch, McGee, Garcia and Wilson
    District 20: Alcee Hastings has seniority, brought funding for projects It has become a familiar theme for a congressional race, particularly in a campaign that features a longtime incumbent and two political newcomers who believe they will be more...
  • Former Obama campaign manager to run Uber's political strategy

    Former Obama campaign manager to run Uber's political strategy
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber has enlisted David Plouffe, President Barack Obama's 2008 campaign manager, to devise and run its global political and branding strategy, as the fast-expanding car rides-on-demand startup runs into stiff resistance in some...