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Economists have discovered how bad the economy really is

The Washington Post – by Matt O’Brien Unemployment is almost back to normal, but the economy isn’t. That isn’t because the unemployment rate is a conspiracy to make things look better than they really are. It’s because even though the unemployment rate … Continue reading

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Illegal immigrant accused of raping 10-year-old girl in Kenner

WGNO – by TANYA SINKOVITS KENNER, La. (WGNO) – A man living in Kenner has been charged with three counts of aggravated rape against a 10-year-old girl after the victim was seen in a video claiming they “made love,” police said. … Continue reading

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Texas Banker: ‘Guns Welcome Sign — Best Thing I Ever Did’

Breitbart – by Bob Milford Almost four and a half years ago, a small bank in a small town northwest of Houston posted a sign on their front door. Chappell Hill Bank had been robbed five times over the years, … Continue reading

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Fort Hood Soldier Who Returned from West Africa Died from ‘Spice’ not Ebola

Breitbart – by Rob Milford The Army reporting that the mysterious death of Army Specialist Kendrick Sneed on January 13th has been solved. Tests revealed the soldier, who had just recently returned from West Africa, died from smoking a dangerous … Continue reading

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Texas Senate Passes $811 Million Border Security Measure

Breitbart – by Bob Price AUSTIN, Texas – Members of the Texas Senate passed a border security measure that significantly raises the level of spending in the state’s effort to secure the Texas border with Mexico. The bill (SB 3) … Continue reading

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Iranian Commander Rejects Nuclear Inspections at Military Bases

Bloomberg – by David Lerman International inspectors won’t be allowed access to military bases in a deal with world powers to curb Tehran’s nuclear program, a top Iranian commander said. “They will not even be permitted to inspect the most … Continue reading

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Records: Mexican immigrant stole Border Patrol agent’s identity

Valley Central – by Dave Hendricks When Border Patrol agents checked a bus passenger’s papers at the Falfurrias checkpoint last week, they did a double-take. The bus passenger handed them a driver’s license identifying himself as David, a 34-year-old man … Continue reading

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US warship heads to Yemeni waters; could block Iran weapons

Yahoo News – by LOLITA C. BALDOR WASHINGTON (AP) — In a stepped-up response to Iranian backing of Shiite rebels in Yemen, the Navy aircraft carrier, USS Theodore Roosevelt, is steaming toward the waters off Yemen to beef up security … Continue reading

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Wary of natural disaster, NY Fed bulks up in Chicago

Reuters – by Jonathan Spicer The New York branch of the U.S. Federal Reserve, wary that a natural disaster or other eventuality could shut down its market operations as it approaches an interest rate hike, has added staff and bulked … Continue reading

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Statewide Weapons Of Mass Destruction Drill Underway in Des Moines

WHO TV 13 – by Courtney Johns DES MOINES, Iowa — This week you may notice extra emergency vehicles and public safety officers running around in tactical gear, Hazmat suits, and bomb suits. It’s a part of a statewide drill Des … Continue reading

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ICE Director Struggles To Explain Release Of Thousands Of Criminal Immigrants

Breitbart – by Caroline May Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Sarah Saldaña struggled to explain the reasons behind the Obama administration’s release of thousands of criminal immigrants when pressed by Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) Tuesday during a House Judiciary Committee … Continue reading

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Vaccine Bill Opponents: We’ll Pull Our Kids out of School

Breitbart – by Michelle Moons Parents opposed to a California legislative effort to revoke their ability to exempt their children from some vaccinations plan to bring their children to a hearing Wednesday before the Senate Education Committee–and promise to yank those kids … Continue reading

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Obama to remove Cuba from state sponsor of terror list

Yahoo News – by Julie Pace WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House announced Tuesday, a key step in his bid to normalize relations between the two … Continue reading

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Air Force general reprimanded over A-10 ‘treason’ remark

Yahoo News – by David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An Air Force major general has been formally reprimanded and removed from his job for telling a group of officers that talking to Congress in a bid to block retirement of … Continue reading

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‘Women on 20s’ to Ask President Obama to Put One of These 4 Women on $20 Bill

Yahoo News – by AVIANNE TAN A woman could soon be the new face of the U.S. $20 bill. The nonprofit campaign “Women on 20s” allowed voters to choose three of 15 women candidates for the $20 bill, and now … Continue reading

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500 Evacuated From Subway After West Village Water Main Break; Some Service Halted

CBS New York NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A water main break in the West Village forced the evacuation of 500 people from No. 1 train Wednesday evening. The 12-inch water main broke at 6:45 p.m. at 13th Street and Seventh … Continue reading

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North Korea warns will act to get back ship held by Mexico

Yahoo News – by Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – North Korea accused Mexico on Wednesday of illegally detaining one of its ships with some 50 crew and warned it would take “necessary measures” to release the vessel, which United … Continue reading

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Firearms Industry Sees Unprecedented Surge

Tea Party (Washington Times) – The American firearms industry is as healthy as ever, seeing an unprecedented surge that has sent production of guns soaring to more than 10.8 million manufactured in 2013 alone — double the total of just … Continue reading

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White House Complex Contains Gender Neutral Bathroom

Breitbart – by CHARLIE SPIERING If White House staffers feel compelled to visit a gender-neutral bathroom while at work, they now have that option, Politico reports. If they work in the White House, however, they would have to cross the … Continue reading

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Harry Reid Changes His Story On How He Sustained New Year’s Day Injuries

Breitbart – by MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) is changing the story about how he sustained those gruesome New Year’s Day injuries that have left him blind in one eye. Previously, Reid claimed that an exercise … Continue reading

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