Story 2 of 14: cias, torture, panel
Panel To Advise Against Penalty For C.I.A.'s Computer Search Politics - The Huffington Post Politics - The Huffington Post

Panel to Advise Against Penalty for C.I.A.’s Computer Search

A panel investigating the agency’s search of a computer network used by staff members of the Senate Intelligence Committee who were looking into the C.I.A.'s use of torture will recommend against punishing anyone, officials said.

12/20/2014 2:17am · NYT > Politics NYT > Politics

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Story 3 of 14: president, news, women
Obama takes questions from women only msnbc.com Latest Headlines msnbc.com Latest Headlines

Obama takes questions from women only

April Ryan, White House correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks, talks with Rachel Maddow about President Obama calling only on women reporters at his press conference today, and how reporters are chosen to ask questions.Read more April Ryan, White House correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks, talks with Rachel Maddow about President Obama calling only on women reporters at his...

12/20/2014 2:35am · msnbc.com Latest Headlines msnbc.com Latest Headlines
Story 4 of 14: james, flacco, franco
The lifespan of a meme: How a bit is born, thrives and dies, in three easy steps Post Politics Post Politics

The lifespan of a meme: How a bit is born, thrives and dies, in three easy steps

During his end-of-the-year news conference on Friday, President Obama was asked about the movie “The Interview,” which is still at the center of the news because of the Sony hack. He remarked on how the movie stars James Franco, only he didn’t say James Franco, he said “James Flacco.” This was a humorous if fleeting […]

12/19/2014 9:21pm · Post Politics Post Politics
Story 5 of 14: court, florida, supreme
Gay Marriage In Florida To Proceed After Supreme Court Refuses To Block Politics - The Huffington Post Politics - The Huffington Post

Supreme Court allows same-sex marriages in Florida

The Supreme Court on Friday cleared the way for same-sex marriages to commence in Florida, meaning such unions will soon be allowed in five of the nation’s six most populous states.The court, without comment, turned down a request to block gay marriages in Florida while the state appeals a judge’s order that its ban is unconstitutional. Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas said they...

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Story 6 of 14: north, korea, much
Why the U.S. Can't Punish North Korea The Wire The Wire

Why the U.S. Can't Punish North Korea

On Friday, the FBI announced that it "now has enough information to conclude that the North Korean government is responsible" for the Sony hacks that leaked a trove of private data, launched a thousand thinkpieces, and, following some threats, ultimately preempted the release of The Interview. Speaking in a press conference later in the day, President Obama weighed in, characterizing Sony's...

12/19/2014 9:47pm · Master Feed : The Atlantic Master Feed : The Atlantic

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Story 7 of 14: mcculloch, witnesses, interview
Witnesses Lied Under Oath In Ferguson Grand Jury, Prosecutor Says Politics - The Huffington Post Politics - The Huffington Post

Ferguson DA Interview: Says Some Witnesses Lied

Ferguson DA Rob McCulloch broke his silence today. In an interview, he said that he thinks some grand jury witnesses lied.   [McCulloch] acknowledged that witnesses he did not believe to be truthful had come before the jurors. Mr. McCulloch said...  [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

12/20/2014 4:49am · TalkLeft TalkLeft

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Story 8 of 14: sony, made, north
Obama: ‘Sony made a mistake’ msnbc.com Latest Headlines msnbc.com Latest Headlines

Obama: ‘Sony made a mistake’

Pres. Obama used the year's final press conference to address North Korea's hacking of Sony and the subsequent cancellation of the movie the Interview. Ed Schultz, Joe Cirincione and Mikey Kay discuss.Read more Pres. Obama used the year's final press conference to address North Korea's hacking of Sony and the subsequent cancellation of the movie the Interview. Ed Schultz, Joe...

12/19/2014 11:43pm · msnbc.com Latest Headlines msnbc.com Latest Headlines

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Story 9 of 14: cuba, states, united

Pope Francis helped pave bridge between US and Cuba

The surprise deal between the United States and Cuba to reopen embassies and restore diplomatic relations after 53 years in the deep freeze involved no clandestine meetings in either country…Click to Continue »

12/20/2014 8:00am · McClatchy DC -- Homepage McClatchy DC -- Homepage

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Story 10 of 14: video, police, york
A roundup of news from across the nation Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More - The Washington Post Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More - The Washington Post

A roundup of news from across the nation

NEW YORKOfficer videotaped in teen attack is chargedA New York police officer seen on a smartphone video punching a teenage suspect during an arrest has been suspended.New York Police Department officials announced the suspension Friday but did not name the officer.Read full article >>

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Story 11 of 14: militants, pakistan, peshawar
Airstrikes targeting Pakistan Taliban continue in response to school massacre Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis

Airstrikes targeting Pakistan Taliban continue in response to school massacre

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — More Pakistan Taliban fighters and commanders were killed on Saturday as government forces continued to pound terrorist strongholds and local officials reported another U.S. drone strike targeting Islamist militants.Read full article >>

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Story 12 of 14: colbert, stephen, fox
‘The Colbert Report’ finale recap: Ending with a song, celebrity cameos and Alex Trebek Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis

‘The Colbert Report’ finale recap: Ending with a song, celebrity cameos and Alex Trebek

Instead of Stephen Colbert killing off his ultra-conservative pundit alter-ego on the final episode of “The Colbert Report” (as many assumed), he went with something different: Immortality.It’s true: In the end, Colbert’s famous character, champion of America and truthiness, will live forever. Although at first, it didn’t seem like we would get such a definitive ending to the long-running...

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Story 13 of 14: rubio, paul, rand
Rubio Responds to Rand Paul: He’s Repeating Obama Talking Points Mediaite Mediaite

What on earth is Rand Paul thinking in taking Obama’s side against Rubio on Cuba?

Strategy? Noah already wrote a policy rebuttal to Paul’s position, which Paul elaborated on this afternoon in a new op-ed at Time. (The op-ed, unlike his tweets, doesn’t mention Rubio by name. Although it does approvingly cite … George W. Bush?) Anyone want to make the case that the politics of attacking Rubio on this issue […] Read this post » Strategy?

12/19/2014 10:21pm · Hot Air » Top Picks Hot Air » Top Picks
Story 14 of 14: federal, obama, raise
Federal Eye: Obama gives federal workers a 2015 pay raise Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis

Federal Eye: Obama gives federal workers a 2015 pay raise

President Obama on Friday ordered a 1-percent pay raise for federal employees, giving them only their second mandatory wage increase in the past five years.The salary bump will take effect on Jan. 1, marking the second year Obama provided a raise for the federal workforce after a three-year pay freeze. The 2014 increase was also 1 percent.Read full article >>

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