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Could some Social Security recipients lose gun rights? NRA says yes

Is the Obama administration trying to use Social Security to prevent more than 4 million Americans from being able to buy guns? The National Rifle Association thinks so and is asking for donations to help fight what it calls the largest gun grab in A ...

So, who's advising Obama?

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- President Barack Obama held private meetings with Jon Stewart at least twice at the White House to discuss policy, as well as the Daily Show's connection to younger voters. According to the official White House log, the president ...

Third term? 'I'm a pretty good president. I think if I ran, I could win.'

[caption id="attachment_42237" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- Could President Barack Obama win a third term in office? He's convinced that he could, but would really rather not. Obama used his own ...

Obama tells Kenya what to do about homosexual rights and corruption

The US president, Barack Obama, has launched an unprecedented defence of gay rights in Africa, telling Kenya’s president that the state has no right to punish people because of “who they love”. Obama, visiting his late father’s homeland for the first ...

Pentagon asks armed public to stand down from recruiting stations

[caption id="attachment_36563" align="alignright" width="300"] Defense Secretary Ashton Carter[/caption]WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The Pentagon asked Friday that armed citizens not stand guard at military recruitment centers in response to the deadly Chatta ...

Independent investigators ask DOJ for criminal probe of Hillary's email

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two independent U.S. government investigators have asked the Justice Department to look into whether sensitive government information was transmitted through Hillary Rodham Clinton's personal email server, federal officials said Fri ...

Obama Admin Refuses New Weapons for Israeli Defense

WASHINGTON (AP) -- In the face of Israeli outrage over the Iran nuclear accord, the Pentagon is moving quickly to reinforce arguably the strongest part of the U.S.-Israeli relationship: military cooperation. But officials say Washington has no plans ...

U.N. Security Council approves Iran agreement

UNITED NATIONS (UPI) -- The United Nations Security Council voted, quickly and unanimously Monday, to approve the nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers. The 15-member council, which includes five permanent members who were signatories t ...

IRS Could Target Same-sex Marriage Opponents

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A brief exchange during Supreme Court arguments in the same-sex marriage case has exploded into a full-blown crisis for some conservatives who warn that the IRS could start revoking the tax-exempt status of religious groups that op ...

Confederate Flags Welcomed Obama at Oklahoma Hotel

When he arrived at his hotel in Oklahoma City on Wednesday, Barack Obama was greeted by Confederate battle flags. In a crowd of several dozen people, around 10 protesters brandished the flags as the presidential motorcade arrived. One US flag was als ...


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