Obama defends US use of drones – Aljazeera.com


Obama defends US use of dronesAljazeera.comPresident Barack Obama has defended his country's controversial drone attacks as legal, effective and a necessary tool in an evolving US counterterrorism policy. But addressing an audience at the National Defence University on Thursday, he acknowledged …US: President Obama gives speech on counterterrorism policyInSerbia NewsUS President Obama defends use of drones, calls for Guantanamo closureDeutsche WelleGitmo: Parsing what the president actually saidMSNBCHaaretz –Express.co.ukall 605 news articles »

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Congressional Democrat Outraged Over IRS Scandal – American Spectator (blog)

Congressional Democrat Outraged Over IRS ScandalAmerican Spectator (blog)Ranking Democrat on the Committee, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), also posed important questions to Shulman, asking him why he never told Congress what he knew about the targeting. “That simply isn't good enough,” he said. “Help us help the taxpayers …

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Holder Letter on Counterterror Strikes Against US Citizens – New York Times

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Holder Letter on Counterterror Strikes Against US CitizensNew York TimesThe day before President Obama's planned speech on drone policy, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. wrote a letter to members of Congress acknowledging the deaths of four Americans, including Anwar al-Awlaki, in counterterrorism strikes “outside of …US IDs 4 Americans Killed by DronesABC News

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US Congress moves to tighten sanctions on Iran – Reuters

US Congress moves to tighten sanctions on IranReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. House of Representatives committee approved legislation on Wednesday seeking to impose tighter sanctions on Iran, the latest congressional effort to slow development of the Islamic Republic's disputed nuclear program.US Congress Moves Toward Full Trade Embargo on IranInter Press ServiceIran legislation moves through CongressJewish Telegraphic AgencyCongress Escalates Iran Standoff with Support for Israeli Strikes, SanctionsNational Iranian American CouncilVoice of Americaall 84 news articles »

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Immigration Overhaul Wins Panel’s Backing in the Senate – New York Times

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Immigration Overhaul Wins Panel's Backing in the SenateNew York TimesWASHINGTON — The Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday approved a broad overhaul of the nation's immigration laws on a bipartisan vote, sending the most significant immigration policy changes in decades to the full Senate, where the debate is …Deal eases some hiring restrictions for US tech firmsUSA TODAYHomophobia and bigotry win out in US immigration reform debateThe GuardianImmigration reform clears key Senate hurdleCNNTechnorati –The State –Washington Postall 460 news articles »

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