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  • Senators assail Obama plans to fight Islamic State in Syria and Iraq

    WASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday tore apart the Obama administration's strategy to fight the Islamic State, expressing skepticism about the scope, duration and partners involved in what Secretary of State John Kerry acknowledged would be a "multi-...
  • Hundreds gather at Flight 93 memorial for Sept. 11 ceremony

    STONYCREEK, Pa. The former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday donated the flag that flew above the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 11, 2001, to the Flight 93 National Memorial in Somerset County, Pa. Dennis Hastert, who was speaker on that...
  • Top U.S. security threats: lone wolves, Syria fighters : officials

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans radicalized by online propaganda from Islamic State and other militant groups pose the main terrorist threat to the United States, which is especially vulnerable to foreign fighters returning from Syria, senior U.S....
  • NFL received Rice video in April, report says

    Questions surrounding when the NFL and the Ravens saw video of Ray Rice punching his fiancee in an Atlantic City casino elevator intensified on Wednesday following a report that a law enforcement official sent the graphic footage to a league executive...
  • Republicans question labor board on McDonald's liability

    Two Republican lawmakers on Wednesday asked a U.S. labor agency for more information about a recent finding that fast-food chain McDonald's Corp could be held liable for the labor practices of franchisees, a view that has alarmed many businesses. The...
  • 6 ideas for curbing worker misclassification

    WASHINGTON There's no single magic bullet that can eliminate misclassification of workers. But according to experts who spoke with McClatchy, much could be done to curtail it. Here are six potential fixes: 1. THE FIX: Prohibit state and federal agencies...
  • South Carolina House speaker indicted on charges of misconduct in office, ethics violations

    COLUMBIA, S.C. After months of trying to shut down an investigation into his use of campaign money, South.Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell was indicted Wednesday on nine charges, including illegally using campaign money for his personal expenses,...
  • Congress members demand 'transparency' from Roger Goodell in Ray Rice investigation

    Congress has spoken. Twelve members of the House of Representative Judiciary Committed issued a demand in a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, strongly requesting that the league exercise transparency regarding the Ray Rice domestic violence...
  • House delays vote on spending bill pending Obama Syria details

    House delays vote on spending bill pending Obama Syria details
    President Obama has asked the U.S. Congress to authorize American aid for rebel groups fighting the Islamic State militants in Syria as part of a stop-gap funding bill that would avert a U.S. government shutdown on Oct. 1, the start of a new fiscal year....
  • Watchdog says U.S. risk council lacks tools to spot market threats

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. government watchdog on Wednesday slammed a post-crisis regulatory council created to spot emerging financial market risks, saying the group operates with little transparency and does not have all the tools to do its job....
  • Tax-evasion trial of New York congressman Grimm set for Dec. 1

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday set Dec. 1 as the start of the tax-evasion trial of New York congressman Michael Grimm, one month after an election in which the Republican seeks a third term in the U.S. House of Representatives. Grimm,...