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Is Ted Cruz getting his 2016 Presidential Sweepstakes ticket ready?

The Texas Senator may hitch his wagon to going a more aggressive US Foreign Policy abroad and play with jumping in…. Sen. Ted Cruz hinted in an interview released Sunday that growing instability around the world could help convince him to …

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The President’s plan to fight the ISIS/ISIL Terrorism will take years and need help from others…

The New York Times is out with a piece this morning that is a leaked general blueprint of what President Obama will say to the nation and his Congress come Wednesday night…. It will point to a sustained effort over …

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The New Healthcare Law will be 2 years old…Sign-Ups will begin again soon…

The health insurance exchanges are set to re-open for enrollment in just two months. This countdown has the White House and federal health officials bracing to see if the system encounters any fresh technical problems.

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note Edge smartphone….

While the Edge is mostly a “they did it because they can” product, it’s an original design statement and an upwell that would make sense for anyone in the market for one of Samsung’s oversize Galaxy Note smartphones….

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Political Roundup for September 5, 2014…O’Malley 2016 Regardless?…Red Racing Horses

Pres. 2016: Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) is showing signs of being interested in the 2016 Presidential race, and indicates he is interested regardless of whether Hillary Clinton runs. He has a long ways to go though with the Democratic electorate as 69% of Democrats in a recent poll have never heard of him.

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Apple will launch a smartwatch and new iPhones next Tuesday….

On Tuesday, Apple will come back to the center to unveil a set of long-anticipated products: two iPhones with larger screens, and a wearable computer that the media has nicknamed the iWatch.

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John Kerry and the past Secretaries of State break ground on a new building…

Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed five of his predecessors in a rare meeting on Wednesday that included the groundbreaking of the United States Diplomacy Center in Washington….

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A Republican Senate majority that Hillary Clinton could benefit from?

“Currently, there are two schools of thought among Republicans. One school (those focused on the Senate races) is that winning back the Senate is the end-all, be all. But the other school of thought (especially those with an eye on 2016) is that they’d prefer coming JUST short of Senate control,….

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A ’40-Hour’ Workweek?…

“The percentage of full-time workers in the U.S. has dwindled since the recession began in 2007, but the number of hours they say they work each week has held steady, at about 47…..

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 9/3/14… Stunning deal puts Alaska governor’s race in play

A Republican loss in a state as red as Alaska would be a huge blow indeed, and that just got a whole lot likelier this week, which is why Daily Kos Elections is changing our rating on the race from Likely R to Lean R. Alaska’s strong Republican lean might yet save him, but Parnell can definitely lose.

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Hackers use software designed for law enforcement to get at Apple Cloud servers

Hackers Using Law Enforcement Tools to Access iCloud Backups Unprotected by Two-Factor Authentication

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President Obama grants The State Dept. request for More troops for Iraq…

Obama ordered approximately 350 additional military personnel be sent to Iraq “to protect our diplomatic facilities and personnel in Baghdad,” according to a Tuesday statement from the office of the White House press secretary. The statement notes that the troops will not be serving in a combat role upon arrival.

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New York City to get 120 more speed camera’s near school’s…

Mayor Bill de Blasio and State Senator Jeffrey Klein today announced a massive expansion of the city’s speed camera program.

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Studies point to low carb…More dietary fat…Less trans fats as better for you…

People who avoid carbohydrates and eat more fat, even saturated fat, lose more body fat and have fewer cardiovascular risks than people who follow the low-fat diet that health authorities have favored for decades, a major new study shows.

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They ARE throwing at Hillary 2016 already….

Those who have been fawning over Clinton’s perpetual announcement-teasing book tour have dutifully ignored the obvious questions about Iraq, Benghazi, and the failed Russian reset. But they have found time to press her on social issues,…..

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The US and France increase eyes over Africa in hunt for Islamist militants….

The ‘drone wars’ come to the skys over Africa as the US and France ramp up their surveillance of North and West Africa…..

From the Middle East to Africa the hunt IS on….

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