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    Supreme Court strikes down Obama's EPA limits on power plants

    The US Supreme Court struck down new rules for America’s biggest air polluters on Monday, dealing a blow to the Obama administration’s efforts to set limits on the amount of mercury, arsenic and other toxins coal-fired power plants can spew into the air, lakes and rivers. The 5-4 decision was a majo ... Read More

    Supreme Court liberals hold sway in redistricting case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday upheld Arizona congressional districts drawn by an independent commission and rejected a constitutional challenge from Republican lawmakers. The 5-4 outcome preserves efforts in 13 states to limit partisan influence in redistricting. Most notably, Califo ... Read More

    Pensioners queue outside Greek banks amid withdrawal limits

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Anxious Greek pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday in the hope of getting their pensions, while queues formed at ATMs as they gradually began dispensing cash again following the imposition of strict controls on capital. As global markets plunged following one of the ... Read More

    NASCAR wants to eliminate Confederate flag

    Houston (EFE).- NASCAR president Brian France said on the weekend that he will work to ensure that the organization he heads is not linked with the image of the Confederate flag. After calling the flag an "insensitive symbol," France said that "We want to go as far as we can to eliminate the presenc ... Read More

    Religious liberties will be next on the agenda of secular progressives

    As confetti and leaflets were cleared from the steps of the Supreme Court Friday after a 5-4 majority ruled in favor of a constitutional right to same-sex marriage, religious groups across the ideological spectrum reacted to the decision. To supporters, such as the Right Rev. Gene Robinson, retired ... Read More

    Workforce to shrink as baby boomers retire, birth rates fall

    It's a national dilemma: Birth rates rose slightly in 2014 but are not high enough to sustain population levels, just as employers brace for the largest generation ever to retire in droves. The oldest of 75 million baby boomers -- born between 1946 and 1964 -- turn 69 this year. The challenge is hei ... Read More

    Sanders storms into N.H. on populist wave

    DURHAM, N.H. -- Democrat Bernie Sanders -- riding high on rising poll numbers -- brought his thundering left-leaning populism to cheering throngs that packed town halls yesterday in a barnstorming tour designed to capitalize on his newfound star quality. "The Republicans get away with murder. Nobody ... Read More

    Jeb Bush: Obama's gun control wouldn't have stopped shootings

    LAS VEGAS (UPI) -- Republican presidential nominee Jeb Bush this weekend lauded his record against government-mandated gun control -- and disputed President Barack Obama's suggestions that easy access to guns plays a direct role in shooting tragedies like the one in South Carolina earlier this month ... Read More

    Americans warned of possible Independence Day terror attacks

    WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Americans must remain alert to the chances of a possible terror attack on U.S. soil ahead of the Independence Day weekend, the chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security warned Sunday. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, told Fox News Sunday there is increasing indications th ... Read More


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