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  • John Kerry Doesn't Want Benjamin Netanyahu Visit to Become 'Some Great Political Football'

    Kerry echoed frustrations expressed by the White House that House Speaker John Boehner’s invitation to Netanyahu was inappropriate. The White House has expressed anger with both the Republican-led House of Representatives and with Netanyahu’s office, not only for excluding them from the invitation…

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  • Republicans Blocking DHS Funding Are 'Delusional,' Rep. Peter King Says

    House Homeland Security Committee member Rep. Peter King today called some members of his Republican caucus "self-righteous and delusional" for opposing a bill that would fund the Department of Homeland Security. "I said the other night, when I was at the Republican meeting, that they are…

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  • John Kerry Stands by Claim Americans Face 'Less' Daily Threat

    Secretary of State John Kerry said today he stands by his statement that Americans are facing fewer daily threats, even though he's received heavy criticism for his remarks. In an exclusive interview with ABC News' Martha Raddatz on "This Week," explained the rationale behind his claims to…

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  • Carly Fiorina Accuses Hillary Clinton of Playing an 'Imitation' Game

    Positioning herself as the anti-Hillary Clinton candidate in a crowded field of prospective GOP 2016 contenders, Carly Fiorina is unapologetic in attacking the presumptive Democratic nominee. “I think it’s totally fair game to call out the presumptive Democratic nominee on her track record and…

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  • Canadian City Sues US Guardrail Maker For $500 Million

    The complaint, obtained by ABC News, seeks half a billion dollars in damages on behalf of the city of Stratford, located in Ontario, Canada and alleges Trinity Industries of Dallas, the manufacturer of the ET-Plus guardrail system, "mislead its customers" by not disclosing "secret” modifications it…

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  • Sen. Jim Inhofe Throws Snowball on Senate Floor in Attempt to Debunk Climate Change

    Sen. Jim Inhofe, a devoted climate change denier, tossed a snowball at someone on the Senate floor today as he tried to debunk climate change. “So, Mr. President, catch this,” Inhofe, R-Okla., said on the Senate floor, tossing the snowball to someone off-screen as he tried to suppress a smile. …

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  • How 3 Ordinary Americans Are Getting Paid for Their Social Media Posts

    Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter are profiting off your posts. Last quarter, Facebook reported ad revenue of $3.6 billion, and that’s 53 percent more than just one year ago. A new social media upstart called Tsu is trying to do just that. Tsu gives 90 percent of its revenue back to…

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  • FBI: 'We Are Losing the Battle' to Stop ISIS Radicalization Online

    The terrorist group wreaking havoc in Syria and Iraq as it blasts videos of beheadings to the world “has proven dangerously competent like no other group before it at employing [online] tools for its nefarious strategy,” the head of the FBI’s counterterrorism division, Assistant Director Michael…

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  • McDonald’s Customer Claims He Got Cleaning Liquid in His Tea

    An Indianapolis police officer took a sip of McDonald's iced tea over the weekend and wound up in the hospital because the drink apparently was contaminated with cleaning chemicals, his wife told ABC News. Reserve Officer Paul Watkins went to the McDonald's at around 10 p.m. Saturday night for a…

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  • Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney Joins Amazon

    Amazon confirms that former White House press secretary Jay Carney is joining the tech company.Carney, 49, will be Amazon's senior vice president leading the company's newly created Global Corporate Affairs department, which includes the existing public relations and public policy teams. Inside…

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  • A Look Inside the Mistakes in JonBenet Ramsey Investigation Noted by Former Police Chief

    The former Boulder police chief said mistakes were made in the initial handling of the JonBenet Ramsey murder case that transfixed a nation two decades ago. Mark Beckner gave a lengthy interview on Reddit this week revisiting the case and plainly detailing mistakes he felt the police made in the…

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  • Embattled 'Downton Abbey' Congressman Aaron Schock Hires Lawyers, PR Pros

    Those are the wise words spoken by head maid Anna May Bates of television’s “Downton Abbey,” a statement that could also apply to the latest episode in the real-life dramatic series of Rep. Aaron Schock. Schock, who has come under fire for his spending on office décor, as well as eyebrow-raising…

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  • Samsung Galaxy S6: How the Electronics Giant Is Poking Fun at the Rumors

    Samsung is having a laugh at all of the hoopla surrounding the rumored Galaxy S6 smartphone. While the big reveal is set to happen on Sunday at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Samsung's Norwegian team brainstormed a list of outrageous rumors about the smartphone along with renderings of…

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  • Why the Iranian Military Attacked a US Aircraft Carrier Replica

    The Iranian Revolutionary Guard conducted large-scale naval drills on Wednesday near the entrance to the Persian Gulf. The drills come ahead of a deadline for Iran and world powers to finalize a deal regarding Iran’s nuclear program, which has long been a point of contention.

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  • Mysterious Drone Flights Over Paris Prompt Curiosity and Concern

    Last night the drones appeared again between 11 p.m. and 2 a.m., though this time only three were sighted flying over central Paris. “Right now there is no worry to have but we should be vigilant,” the French government spokesperson Stephane Le Foll said on Wednesday. Flying drones over Paris is…

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  • Maraschino Cherry Tycoon: The Secret Drug Lair New York City Police Uncovered

    In a scene reminiscent of the TV show "Breaking Bad," New York City investigators raided the business of one of the nation's largest processors of maraschino cherries -- only to find that his Brooklyn factory also allegedly served as a marijuana growing operation, authorities said. Investigators…

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  • Exclusive: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Says Constitution Trumps ‘Compassion’ for Undocumented Immigrants

    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott told ABC News the Constitution trumps “compassion” for undocumented immigrants. In an exclusive interview with ABC News and Fusion inside the ornate governor’s mansion in Austin, Texas, Abbott, whose federal lawsuit stopped President Obama’s executive action protecting…

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