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  • Obama Can't Believe That Donald Trump Is Still Attending The White House Correspondents' Dinner

    President Barack Obama is surprised that Donald Trump is still sticking around the White House Correspondents' Dinner."Donald Trump is here...still," Obama joked during his remarks at the annual dinner in Washington on Saturday. Obama skewered Trump at the dinner in 2011 after Trump publicly…

    Huffington Post
  • Kasich Weighs Odds, Money in Possible Presidential Run

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich elaborated on his possible presidential run Sunday, saying that he'll decide based on his fundraising outlook and odds of success.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • After crisis warnings, UK's Labour says no deals with Scottish nationalists

    Britain's Labour Party on Sunday ruled out a post-election deal with Scottish nationalists after Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives said such a tie-up could spark the biggest constitutional crisis since the 1936 abdication of the king. The policy shift, by Labour leader Ed Miliband, was…

    Reuters
  • 10 Safest States for You and Your Family to Live In

    Head to New England if you want to live in some of the safest states in the U.S.

    TheStreet.com
  • Government Innovation – The Critical Issue Missing From the 2016 Campaign

    Former Florida governor Jeb Bush readily acknowledges his passion for government reform. Government reform almost never makes the cut as an issue during a presidential campaign. Barack Obama didn’t make reform or innovation of government institutions a central plank of his 2008 and 2012 campaigns,…

    The Fiscal Times
  • Police kill two in protest against Burundian president seeking third term

    By Patrick Nduwimana BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Burundian police shot dead two protesters and wounded at least one other on Sunday, the Red Cross said, in demonstrations against the president seeking a third term which critics say would violate a constitutional limit of two terms. Witnesses said police…

    Reuters
  • House GOP finalizes bid in education funding debate

    House Republicans have finalized their bid in Minnesota's education funding debate, setting up a clash with Democrats calling for the state to invest a bigger chunk of its projected fiscal windfall in ...

    Associated Press
  • After Aaron's Law reintroduced, new counter-bill aims to crack down on hackers

    When you don't differentiate between good and bad hackers, you have a problem.

    ZDNet
  • What it’s like to write jokes for President Obama

    For President Obama's speechwriters, senior advisors, and other people who work in the West Wing, the White House Correspondents' Dinner is one of the toughest work weekends of the year. President Obama has slow jammed the news with Jimmy Fallon, practiced his cringe humor with Zach Galifianakis,…

    Vox.com
  • Spain to bid for euro zone chair in challenge to Dijsselbloem

    Spain will make a bid to EU leaders in the coming weeks to take over as chair of euro zone finance ministers' meetings, Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said on Saturday, seeking a post that shapes key policies in the single currency bloc. The post, long sought by Madrid to balance what…

    Reuters
  • Ohio Governor John Kasich Not Interested In Being Vice President

    WASHINGTON -- Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) isn't interested in doing anything halfway.During an appearance on CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday, Kasich said that if he ends up running for national office in 2016, it will be the presidency or nothing. If he feels that he lacks adequate resources or…

    Huffington Post
  • UK opposition leader narrows options on SNP election deal

    British opposition leader Ed Miliband appeared to go a step further Sunday in ruling out a deal with the pro-independence Scottish National Party (SNP) if he fails to win next month's election outright. I'm working for a majority Labour government," Miliband said in a BBC interview. Miliband leads…

    AFP
  • Obama's Trade Deals: A Test For Hillary Clinton

    Opposition to the Administration's proposed major trade deals is getting firmer among Democrats in Congress. Both chambers must approve trade promotion authority, better known as fast-track, in order for the deals to move forward.One Democrat who has avoided taking a position is Hillary Clinton. In…

    Huffington Post
  • VA Wastes Millions, But Still Wants More as Vets Wait for Care

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald says his department is so cash-strapped that it’s struggling to accommodate the massive number of veterans seeking treatment from the health system. Speaking to reporters at the Association of Health Care Journalists’ annual conference in Santa Clara,…

    The Fiscal Times
  • 2009 memo describes concerns about Oklahoma reserve deputy

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Several members of an Oklahoma sheriff's department raised serious concerns years ago about the performance and training of a volunteer deputy now charged in the fatal shooting of a restrained suspect, according to a report released by lawyers for the dead man's family.

    Associated Press
  • Gay marriage in the US: facts

    Gay marriage is now legal in 37 US states and the capital Washington, but it cannot be officiated and is not recognized in 13 other states. The US Supreme Court is due to rule on the status of gay marriage nationwide in late June, after hearing arguments on the issue next week. Each of the 50 US…

    AFP
  • Obama Rips CNN, Speaks On Detained Washington Post Journalist Jason Rezaian

    President Barack Obama ruthlessly joked about CNN during his speech at the 2015 White House Correspondents' dinner on Saturday in Washington, D.C.Commending WHCD host Cecily Strong, Obama said it was notable that Strong impersonates CNN's Brooke Baldwin on NBC's "Saturday Night Live.""Usually the…

    Huffington Post
  • FBI investigating possible Islamic State terrorism plot in U.S.: CNN

    The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is investigating a possible Islamic State-inspired terrorism plot in the United States, CNN reported on Saturday, quoting law enforcement officials. A Federal law enforcement official who asked not to be named said there was a known threat to Los…

    Reuters