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Source: Obama given detailed briefings for a year on rise of ISIS FOXNews.com FOXNews.com

Source: Obama given detailed briefings for a year on rise of ISIS

PRESIDENT OBAMA WAS GIVEN detailed and specific intelligence about the rise of the Islamic State as part of his daily briefing for at least a year before the group seized territory this summer, a former Pentagon official told Fox News. VIDEO: President Obama briefed on ISIS more than a year ago VIDEO: Preparing for an ISIS attack inside America US targets al-Shabaab leader with Somalia drone...

9/2/2014 3:04pm · FOXNews.com FOXNews.com
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Fast Food Workers Will Serve Up Massive Minimum Wage Protests This Thursday The Wire The Wire

Fast Food Workers Will Serve Up Massive Minimum Wage Protests This Thursday

Associated Press The next round of protests from fast food workers will take place on Thursday, when people in more than 100 cities will stage sit-ins or walk off the job as they seek a $15 minimum wage. “On Thursday, we are prepared to take arrests to show our commitment to the growing fight for $15,” Terrence Wise, a Burger King employee  and a member of the...

9/2/2014 3:28pm · The Wire The Wire
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CDC Director: Ebola in Africa now an ‘epidemic,’ ‘completely out of control’ Hot Air » Top Picks Hot Air » Top Picks

CDC Director: Ebola in Africa now an ‘epidemic,’ ‘completely out of control’

Nightmare. Centers for Disease Control Director Tom Friedman did not return from his visit to West Africa, where the worst outbreak of Ebola in history has spread to five countries and killed at least 1,500 people, with any good news. Friedman told CNN hosts on Tuesday that the Ebola outbreak in Africa is currently “completely out […] Read this post » Nightmare.

9/2/2014 12:41pm · Hot Air » Top Picks Hot Air » Top Picks
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Ted Cruz wants to make the 2014 election a referendum on ‘amnesty’ The Fix The Fix

Ted Cruz wants to make the 2014 election a referendum on ‘amnesty’

In a fiery speech over the weekend to an Americans for Prosperity gathering in Texas, Ted Cruz made one thing absolutely clear: He'd love to have the 2014 midterms be decided on the issue of immigration.

9/2/2014 2:48pm · The White House The White House

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Story 8 of 25: ukraine, russia, nato
Official: Russian Troops Spotted In Ukrainian Cities All TPM News All TPM News

Official: Russian Troops Spotted In Ukrainian Cities

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian military forces have been spotted in both major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine, an official said Tuesday, prompting Ukraine to declare that it now has to fight the Russian army, not just the separatists. Read More →

9/2/2014 2:07pm · All TPM News All TPM News

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Piers Morgan Wants You to Know He's Available for Hire The Wire The Wire

Piers Morgan Wants You to Know He's Available for Hire

AP Piers Morgan, the erstwhile primetime host and Larry King replacement, has *officially* parted ways with CNN. BREAKING NEWS: I am no longer a @CNN employee. — Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) September 2, 2014 This statement brings us to our first question: Guys: @PiersMorgan left @CNN a long time ago. — Dylan Byers (@DylanByers) September 2, 2014 Didn't Piers Morgan leave CNN...

9/2/2014 3:36pm · The Wire The Wire
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Michael Sam's NFL Future Doesn't Look Good Business Insider Business Insider

WWE invites Michael Sam to appear on 'Monday Night Raw'

Michael Sam, who was attempting to become the first openly gay athlete to play in the NFL before he was cut by the St. Louis Rams on Saturday, may have an opportunity to open up about the matter next week.

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Now Even One Of The Most Democratic States Is Turning On Obama Business Insider Business Insider

Obama Approval Falls to 45 Percent in Democratic California

Barack Obama won more than 60 percent of the vote in California in both his presidential races. But now the respected 59-year-old Field Poll shows his approval rating in the Golden State falling to a record 44.5 percent low. As recently as January, 2013, Obama’s approval rating in the Field Poll was 62 percent.The Sacramento Bee details the grim numbers:Mark DiCamillo, director of the Field...

9/2/2014 3:24pm · National Review Online National Review Online

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One of the most damning political ads you’ll see this year

As our own Philip Rucker first reported last week, Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) is the latest senator to be confronted by questions about just how much she actually lives in her home state. Where Landrieu differs from others who have faced similar questions, though, is that she has routinely worked on issues important to the […]

9/2/2014 12:48pm · The Fix The Fix

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AP's Julie Pace: Dems 'Twisting Themselves All Up in Knots' to Avoid Obama Breitbart Feed Breitbart Feed

AP's Julie Pace: Dems 'Twisting Themselves All Up in Knots' to Avoid Obama

On Tuesday’s “New Day” on CNN, Associated Press White House correspondent Julie Pace pointed out that Democrats facing reelection are avoiding President Barack Obama as he has made trips around the country, sometime going to extraordinary lengths to do so. That included Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mary Burke, who was absent during Obama’s visit to...

9/2/2014 1:41pm · Breitbart Feed Breitbart Feed

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Texas voter ID law heads to trial in U.S. court

(Reuters) - A U.S. court in Texas will hear arguments on Tuesday in a case over a law requiring voters to present photo identification, a move the state's Republican leaders say will prevent fraud while plaintiffs call it a veiled attempt at suppressing minority turnout.

9/2/2014 3:50pm · Reuters: Politics Reuters: Politics

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Top campaign donors mostly live in California, New York In the Loop In the Loop

Top campaign donors mostly live in California, New York

Labor Day weekend is over, which means one thing to political junkies: The fall campaign season kicks into high gear. Specifically, candidates and committees tap into all that cash they’ve raised over the last two years to inundate the airwaves with advertising for the final two-month stretch (yes, even more than they already have). This […]

9/2/2014 2:40pm · In the Loop In the Loop

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FBI 'addressing' leak of celebrity nude photos

Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence has contacted authorities to investigate who stole and posted nude images of her online, a spokeswoman said Monday, part of a reported mass hacking of celebrities' intimate photos.

9/2/2014 11:57am · News - Chicago Tribune News - Chicago Tribune

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Chicago Schools To Increase Safety Guards For Students All TPM News All TPM News

Chicago school year begins with more safety guards

Chicago children will walk past even more guards on their first day of school than last year, when concerns about safety prompted the city to line the streets with 1,200 adults every day.

9/2/2014 1:10pm · Chicago Sun-Times Chicago Sun-Times

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'American forces are on the ground here': Kurds say US commandos are fighting ISIS with them in northern Iraq, after Obama said no 'combat troops' would fight 

The president told the American Legion last week that Americans wouldn't be sending 'combat troops' into Iraq, but the reality on the ground looks very different.

9/2/2014 4:09pm · Home | Mail Online Home | Mail Online

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Video: UK takes steps to keep British jihadists from returning Hot Air » Top Picks Hot Air » Top Picks

UK proposes seizing passports to counter UK jihadi threat

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has laid out his battle plan to counter the threat posed by Islamist extremists returning to Britain after fighting with terror groups overseas.

9/2/2014 11:48am · CNN.com - World CNN.com - World

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Four Labour Members Suspended Over Rotherham Abuse Cover-Up Breitbart Feed Breitbart Feed

May blames 'institutionalised political correctness' for Rotherham scandal

Home secretary promises action to prevent any repeat of council and police failures but has still to name new head of inquiryTheresa May has described the failures of police and council agencies in Rotherham to deal with child sex abuse as a complete dereliction of duty.In a strongly worded statement, the home secretary told MPs that "institutionalised political correctness" had...

9/2/2014 1:25pm · Politics | The Guardian Politics | The Guardian

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Syrian Rebels Issue Demands for U.N. Hostages WSJ.com: World News WSJ.com: World News

Syrian Rebels Issue Demands for U.N. Hostages

An al Qaida-linked group holding 45 United Nations peacekeepers have issued demands for their release, including the extremist group's removal from a U.N. terrorist list and compensation for the killing of three of its fighters in a shootout with U.N. troops

9/2/2014 12:56pm · WSJ.com: World News WSJ.com: World News

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Feds Warn 6,000 Missing Foreign Students ‘Could Be Here to Do Us Harm’ Mediaite Mediaite

Feds Warn 6,000 Missing Foreign Students ‘Could Be Here to Do Us Harm’

There are more than 6,000 immigrants currently “missing” from federal tracking systems, having overstayed their visas in the U.S. and vanished, according to ABC News. The Department of Homeland Security told ABC News it has struggled to keep track of an influx of foreign students who obtain and overstay their visas. The 6,000 figure represents the number of missing immigrants...

9/2/2014 1:52pm · Mediaite Mediaite

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U.S. Manufacturing Sector Gained In August The National Memo The National Memo

U.S. Manufacturing Sector Gained In August

Washington (AFP) — Activity in the U.S. manufacturing sector picked up pace in August, to its best level since August 2011, the Institute for Supply Management said Tuesday. Helped by a pickup in production and new orders, the ISM’s manufacturing purchasing managers index rose by 1.9 points to 59.0. A reading above 50 indicates expansion. The component for production rose to 64.5...

9/2/2014 3:51pm · The National Memo The National Memo
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New Video Provides A Stunningly Detailed Look At The iPhone 6 Business Insider Business Insider

New Video Provides A Stunningly Detailed Look At The iPhone 6

The latest iPhone 6 leak, which comes courtesy of Russian website Rozetked, shows exactly what Apple's next smartphone will look like from the front, back, side, and any other angle you could possibly imagine. The video, which was first spotted by 9to5Mac, shows the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 alongside the iPhone 5s. This is one of the rare times we're actually seeing the front panel attached to the...

9/2/2014 12:38pm · Business Insider Business Insider