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Can America protect itself from nuclear-armed missiles? Maybe not

Jan 14, 2017 at 6:35 am 4

WASHINGTON, U.S. – According to the Pentagon’s weapons testing office, the America’s $36 billion system of ground-based interceptors cannot be guaranteed to shoot down a nuclear-armed missile aimed at United States by hostile nations

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Army seeking biodegradable bullets

Jan 14, 2017 at 6:30 am 8

WASHINGTON (UPI) — The U.S. Army has posted a solicitation for biodegradable ammunition to be used during training exercises. In the solicitation, the Army notes the branch manufactures and consumes hundreds of thousands of

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Ryan: Trump deportation task force not happening; no assistance for sanctuary cities

Jan 13, 2017 at 11:55 am 96

WASHINGTON (UPI) — House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said a deportation force to remove millions of undocumented immigrants under President-elect Donald Trump’s administration is “not happening.” Ryan made the comment during a CNN town

(AP Photo/Molly Riley)

Obama's DOJ says Chicago police regularly engage in excessive force

Jan 13, 2017 at 11:50 am 23

The Chicago police department regularly uses force that is “unjustified, disproportionate and otherwise excessive”, federal investigators have concluded. In a scathing review, investigators with the justice department found that police violated both the fourth



FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2011, file photo, Eric Rego stitches boots in the facility where LL Bean boots are assembled in Brunswick, Maine. L.L. Bean has a backlog of 51,000 orders for their famous boots that it intends to fill in the coming weeks. A company spokeswoman says harsh winter weather and the boot’s ongoing popularity are driving demand. (AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach, File)

Trump, LePage blast boycott of LL Bean

Jan 13, 2017 at 11:47 am 12

FREEPORT, Maine — A California-based boycott effort that targeted L.L. Bean after the founder’s granddaughter donated to a pro-Donald Trump political action committee ignited a social media firestorm Thursday, including a tweet from the

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Citizen with a gun kills man beating injured Arizona state trooper

Jan 13, 2017 at 11:45 am 14

TONOPAH, Ariz. (UPI) — A passing motorist may have saved the life of an Arizona state trooper early Thursday morning when he shot and killed a man who was beating the trooper on the

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Some 'achievement'

Jan 13, 2017 at 11:44 am 4

Even as President Obama touts his record of “accomplishments” as he heads for the exit, his much ballyhooed Iran nuclear deal continues to put that region and the world at greater risk. The Iranian

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CNN at war with Trump

Jan 13, 2017 at 11:43 am 19

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A week before the inauguration, CNN is at war with an incoming president, not necessarily for what it reported but for what its reporting unleashed. For all the noise —



(AP File Photo/John Locher)

Ben Carson sails through HUD confirmation hearing

Jan 13, 2017 at 11:37 am 8

Retired Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Ben Carson appeared poised to be confirmed as the nation’s next housing secretary after he breezed through a Senate confirmation hearing Thursday in which he largely avoided difficult questions about

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Anarchists Plan to Paralyze Washington During Inauguration

Jan 13, 2017 at 6:55 am 107

A group led by self-avowed anarchists says it intends to “paralyze” Washington, D.C., amid President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration next Friday, using security point blockades, protests and sit-ins in an attempt to grind the Republican’s

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Hollywood Vs. the 'Fascist' Election Result

Jan 13, 2017 at 6:53 am 44

Critics of the Hollywood left chuckled when Hillary Clinton lost the election. Those dramatic videos full of celebrity ardor for the Clintons flopped. Rarely has there been a more pronounced disconnect. It turned to

Bob Ferguson, AG for Washington State.

Washington State AG Proposes 'Assault Weapons' Ban

Jan 13, 2017 at 6:50 am 32

Attorney General Bob Ferguson proposed legislation on Monday that would ban the sale of assault-style weapons and high-capacity magazines in Washington. Recognizing the political difficulty of such a bill, Ferguson, who announced in September

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Giuliani to advise Trump administration on cyber-security

Jan 13, 2017 at 6:49 am 2

(EFE).– Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will assist the incoming Trump administration’s efforts to combat hacking, the president-elect’s transition team said Thursday. Giuliani will lead a group that will gather private-sector ideas

(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Lame Duck changes Cuba immigration policy

Jan 13, 2017 at 6:47 am 11

WASHINGTON (UPI) — The White House said Thursday that President Barack Obama has put an end to an old immigration policy that allowed all Cuban refugees who could physically reach U.S. shores to stay.

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British Paper claims 'Ordinary citizen' McCain dispatched aide across the Atlantic to get dirty dossier from ex-spy

Jan 13, 2017 at 6:45 am 19

Sen. John McCain said he did ‘what any citizen would do’ in turning over the dirty dossier, which contained unconfirmed secrets about the president-elect, over to the FBI. The Guardian charted the path of