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July 18, 2013
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Corbett? Neigh! state Republicans say

The next gubernatorial election could be a horse race. Gov. Tom Corbett “looks like the country’s most vulnerable governor heading into the 2014 election,” reports the National Journal. …

July 16, 2013
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Things that make you go hmmm …

House is leaning right The Brookings Institution calls the last session of the House of Representatives the most conservative in more than 60 years. House Republicans are getting more conservative than House Democrats are getting liberal, according to the annual …

July 16, 2013
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Whither Al Jazeera?

“Many of the editors and anchors in Al Jazeera Arabic are de facto Muslim Brotherhood sympathizers,” a Dubai-based researcher specializing in Arab media tells Sultan al-Qassemi in an essay for Foreign Policy. “This has been reflected in the channel’s pro-Islamist …

July 14, 2013
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Afghans fed up with Taliban

U.S. officials are encouraged by grassroots uprisings against the Taliban in Afghanistan, the Washington Free Beacon reports. “First and foremost, the anti-Taliban movements reflect the local populace’s growing intolerance of Taliban influence and abuse,” Air Force Lt. Col. David Simons, …

July 12, 2013
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Hackers: It’s my party

“Feds, we need some time apart,”  say hackers getting ready for their annual Defcon convention, according to PC World. …

July 11, 2013
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Snowden can go to hell … on Earth

Get thee to Venezuela, a Russian lawmaker tweeted on Sunday about Edward Snowden. But easier said than done, ABC News pointed out last week. The U.S. and its allies are likely to deny airspace to a plane carrying the NSA …

July 11, 2013
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Notes from all over

Arms and the man “The revolution in Syria seems to have been abandoned by the world. So over a year ago we decided to help and send weapons,” a 43-year-old former rebel commander in Benghazi tells Foreign Policy, which traces …

July 9, 2013
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Cubans, mind your manners!

Cuban dictator Raul Castro on Sunday told his countrymen to cut it out: Keep your voices down and stop swearing in public, for gosh sakes.  Pick up your trash. Be nice to your elders. At one of parliament’s twice-annual sessions, …

July 9, 2013
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Spitzer to run for office

The latest candidate to throw his hat into the New York City Democratic primary is Eliot Spitzer, the married former New York governor who got caught in a call girl scandal five years ago. Insiders told The New York Post that …

 
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