Story 1 of 22: west, virginia, democrat
One of the most anti-Obama ads of the election is being run by a Democrat in West Virginia The Fix The Fix

One of the most anti-Obama ads of the election is being run by a Democrat in West Virginia

It's not easy being a Democrat in West Virginia these days.  President Obama is deeply unpopular in the state -- thanks, at least in part, to his recent push to cut emissions at coal plants. Natalie Tennant, the party's longshot nominee for the state's open Senate seat knows it-- and in her first ad of the campaign she is doing everything she can to make clear she and Obama aren't too friendly.

7/28/2014 4:45pm · The White House The White House

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FL couple: 'We want to be married' msnbc.com Latest Headlines msnbc.com Latest Headlines

FL couple: 'We want to be married'

A Florida court ruled on Friday to strike down the state’s same-sex marriage ban – in a ruling that applies only to Miami-Dade County. Melanie and Vanessa Alenier, two of the plaintiffs in the case, and attorney Elizabeth Schwartz join msnbc to discuss.Read more A Florida court ruled on Friday to strike down the state’s same-sex marriage ban – in a ruling that applies only to Miami-Dade County....

7/28/2014 2:50pm · msnbc.com Latest Headlines msnbc.com Latest Headlines
Story 3 of 22: gaza, hospital, israeli
Hamas rockets fall short, strike Gaza hospital, refugee camp WND WND

Hamas rockets fall short, strike Gaza hospital, refugee camp

TEL AVIV — The Gaza Strip’s main hospital and the third largest Palestinian refugee camp were both struck by failed rocket attacks launched by Gaza terrorists, the Israel Defense Forces told WND today. The rockets were aimed at Israeli residential neighborhoods near the Gaza Strip but fell short and hit Gaza’s Al-Shifa Hospital and the Al-Shati refugee camp instead, a senior IDF...

7/28/2014 3:46pm · WND WND

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Story 5 of 22: done, washington, tupac
‘Holograms’ brought back Tupac. Now they want to take Washington. Post Politics Post Politics

‘Holograms’ brought back Tupac. Now they want to take Washington.

Resurrect Tupac for a live performance? Been there. Help elect a prime minister in the world's second most populous country? Done that. Next stop? Washington. Holographic technology is coming to the nation's capital. The hope is to do for political campaigns, government agencies and trade groups what it's done for the entertainment industry and elected officials overseas in recent years:...

7/28/2014 3:27pm · The White House The White House

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Story 7 of 22: clinton, children, border
Hillary Clinton: 'I Don't Agree' On Changing Trafficking Laws To Address Border Crisis Politics - The Huffington Post Politics - The Huffington Post

Clinton: US needs orderly process for border kids

WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton says she opposes changing a 2008 immigration law under consideration by Congress. The potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidate says she supports creating a refugee screening process for Central American children in their home countries to discourage dangerous trips to the U.S.

7/28/2014 4:58pm · The White House The White House

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Story 8 of 22: story, bachmann, news
Liberal Sites Fall for Fake Michele Bachmann Immigrant Labor Camp Story Mediaite Mediaite

News Sites Get Duped By Satire About Bachmann 'Americanization' Camps

Several news outlets and liberal blogs were fooled this weekend by a faux-news item that claimed Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) had advocated "Americanization" camps for undocumented migrant children. Read More →

7/28/2014 2:10pm · All TPM News All TPM News
Story 9 of 22: israel, obama, kerry
US fuming over Israeli criticism of Kerry The White House The White House

US fuming over Israeli criticism of Kerry

WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials were fuming Monday over Israeli criticism of Secretary of State John Kerry’s latest bid to secure a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas. In unusually harsh language, officials said the criticism of Kerry could put the relationship between the U.S. and Israel in jeopardy. They also said the personal attacks on Kerry cross a line and are particularly...

7/28/2014 4:20pm · The White House The White House

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Medicare Hospital Fund To Last 4 Years Longer Than Expected; Social Security Solvent Until 2034 Politics - The Huffington Post Politics - The Huffington Post

Medicare finances improve partly due to ACA, hospital expenses, trustee report says

Medicare’s financial health is improving, according to a new official forecast that says that the program will remain solvent until 2030 — four years later than anticipated a year ago — because of the Affordable Care Act and lower-than-expected spending on hospital stays. Read full article >>

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Dollar Tree To Buy Family Dollar To Create $9B Dollar-Store Giant All TPM News All TPM News

Dollar Tree To Buy Family Dollar To Create $9B Dollar-Store Giant

NEW YORK (AP) — Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion. Read More →

7/28/2014 1:22pm · All TPM News All TPM News

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John Oliver Wants Russia to 'Go Get Those Geckos' The Wire The Wire

John Oliver on how to mend U.S./Russia relations: Rescue the lizard sex satellite

John Oliver, ever the peacemaker, has an idea for uniting a fractured world behind a common cause: rescuing the Russian satellite sent to space to observe gecko mating habits in zero gravity — a.k.a. the "lizard sex satellite." That's right, Oliver wants the world to #GoGetThoseGeckos, and he's calling on you to join him.

7/28/2014 1:58pm · The Fix The Fix

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Deal On Veterans' Health Care Costs At Least $15B

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan deal to improve veterans health care would authorize at least $15 billion inemergency spending to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times andfalsified records covering up delays. Read More →

7/28/2014 4:37pm · All TPM News All TPM News

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Story 14 of 22: isis, islamic, jews
Moroccan police arrest French al-Qaeda recruiter Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7

Moroccan police arrest French al-Qaeda recruiter

Moroccan police arrested a French citizen of Algerian origin near Tangiers at the weekend on suspicion of recruiting men to travel to Syria and Iraq to fight for al Qaeda, authorities said.

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Story 15 of 22: christie, chris, public
GovBeat: For Chris Christie, New Jersey pension battle presents a test for 2016 Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More - The Washington Post Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More - The Washington Post

GovBeat: For Chris Christie, New Jersey pension battle presents a test for 2016

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, N.J. — There was a faint ripple of applause as Chris Christie’s black SUV pulled up to the waterfront gazebo, and it was all but drowned out by a loudspeaker blaring the Beach Boys. Read full article >>

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Story 16 of 22: restaurants, food, mcdonalds
McDonald’s pulls all meat from China after expired food scandal Salon.com Salon.com

McDonald’s pulls all meat from China after expired food scandal

It seems McDonald’s does have some standards when it comes to meat quality: the fast food giant has pulled all beef, pork and chicken items from its restaurants in China meaning that fish burgers — fish burgers! — are the only sandwiches available. The decision comes after McDonald’s U.S.-based food supplier, OSI Group, massively recalled [...]

7/28/2014 5:07pm · Salon.com Salon.com

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Story 17 of 22: airport, fuel, militias
Monkey Cage: What’s behind Libya’s spiraling violence? Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More - The Washington Post Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More - The Washington Post

Pretty Quiet

I remember being lectured by the usual suspects about how if I was a peacenik who didn't think we should intervene in the Libyan civil war then I must come up with my OWN PLAN for SOLVING THE PROBLEM or whatever.So, uh, what's the plan now?A huge fuel depot in Libya's capital burned out of control on Monday, set ablaze in fighting between rival militias that has driven the country to chaos...

7/28/2014 4:29pm · Eschaton Eschaton

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Story 18 of 22: gaza, israel, eid
Gaza City residents return to streets on first day of Eid as Hamas ceasefire ends World news | The Guardian World news | The Guardian

Gaza City residents return to streets on first day of Eid as Hamas ceasefire ends

Israel's military reportedly implementing 'return fire only' policy in Gaza, as international effort intensifies to halt fighting Continue reading...

7/28/2014 2:15pm · World news | The Guardian World news | The Guardian

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Story 19 of 22: week, house, can
With four days to go until recess, can Congress get it all done? Post Politics Post Politics

With four days to go until recess, can Congress get it all done?

If they can't do it this week, can they do it at all? That's what many Americans might be thinking in the next few days as the House and Senate try — or at least appear to be trying — to complete work on a series of complex issues before fleeing Washington for five weeks of campaigning, […]

7/28/2014 4:00pm · Post Politics Post Politics

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New York Times Reporters Avoid Investigative Journalism When Covering Israel’s Bombing of UN-Run School Firedoglake Firedoglake

David Gregory Issues ‘End Note’ to Clarify Unverified Video From Gaza

On “Meet the Press” Sunday, a guest called out David Gregory for being “unfair” in his line of questioning. While speaking to UN Relief spokesperson Chris Gunness, Gregory showed video which was posted Sunday morning by the Israeli government, claiming that rockets had been fired by Hamas from a UN school earlier in the week. Gregory said that NBC hadn’t yet...

7/28/2014 3:58pm · TVNewser TVNewser

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Story 21 of 22: martin, season, game
Why Fans Should Be Excited That George R.R. Martin Isn't Writing A 'Game Of Thrones' Episode Next Season Business Insider Business Insider

Why Fans Should Be Excited That George R.R. Martin Isn't Writing A 'Game Of Thrones' Episode Next Season

The biggest complaint fans have had with "Game of Thrones" is having to wait for George R.R. Martin to release the highly anticipated next chapter and sixth book in the series, "The Winds of Winter." But fans may not have to wait much longer. Martin, who has written an episode every season of the series (including the pricey "Blackwater" episode), told Entertainment Weekly at Comic Con that he...

7/28/2014 4:00pm · Business Insider Business Insider
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Freak Los Angeles Lightning Strike Kills One, Injures Several The National Memo The National Memo

Freak Los Angeles Lightning Strike Kills One, Injures Several

Los Angeles (AFP) — At least one person was killed and up to eight others injured when freak lightning struck the bustling Venice Beach of southern California, officials said. The fatal victim, an unidentified man in his 20s, died as he was being rushed from the beach to the hospital after the lightning struck on Sunday, Larry Dietz at the Los Angeles Coroner’s Department told...

7/28/2014 3:18pm · The National Memo The National Memo

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