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House Intel Dem: Canceled Hearing 'Real Blow to Investigation'

House Intel member Jim Himes hits Committee Chairman Devin Nunes for canceling a public hearing that would further investigate the Trump team's possible ties to Russia.

Publ.Date : Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:42:49 -0400

?The least of these?: Meals on Wheels, the Trump budget and the struggle over Matthew 25:40

The sainted Mother Teresa herself was fond of quoting the verse to explain why she devoted her life to serving the poor. Matthew 25:40, it turns out, is a famously difficult and controversial passage, the subject of at least one book, numerous articles and contentious disagreements among biblical scholars.

Publ.Date : Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:00:22 -0400

After Stinging Defeat Over Healthcare Bill, White House Moves Ahead to Tax Reform

Vice President Mike Pence addressed supporters in West Virginia and President Trump tweeted that Obamacare would ?explode? ? but both seemed ready to move to another signature campaign promise: tax reform.

Publ.Date : Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:31:50 -0400

Pentagon: An al-Qaida leader killed in Afghanistan airstrike

WASHINGTON (AP) ? A U.S. counterterrorism airstrike earlier this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team, the Pentagon said Saturday.

Publ.Date : Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:24:12 -0400

Pentagon Opens Investigation Into Whether U.S. Airstrikes Killed 200 Civilians in Mosul

Senior military and defense officials are investigating reports that scores of civilians ? potentially nearly 200 ? were killed in a U.S. airstrike in the Iraqi city of Mosul last week.

Publ.Date : Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:42:40 -0400

Lebanon university settles US lawsuit over Hezbollah
A Lebanese university will pay $700,000 to settle a US lawsuit over allegations it provided "material support" to entities linked to Hezbollah, US officials said. The American University of Beirut confirmed in a statement Friday it was settling the lawsuit, which charged it had violated the terms of grants it received from US Agency for International Development (USAID). The US Attorney's Office in Manhattan announced the deal on Thursday, saying AUB would ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 25 Mar 2017 04:45:02 -0400