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World Briefing: Egypt: U.S. to Deliver Helicopters Justices Skeptical of Aereo’s Business Lawsuit Accuses FBI Of Using No-Fly List To Get American Muslims To Become Informants State Department clears Egypt to receive some military aid, including helicopters
 

World Briefing: Egypt: U.S. to Deliver Helicopters

The United States will deliver to Egypt 10 Apache helicopters that were held up last year after President Mohamed Morsi was deposed. Full News here – NYT > Politics

Big Business Boosts a Democratic Senator

America’s biggest businesses are trying to help Republicans win control of the Senate this year. But in a crucial race in Louisiana, they are doing all they can to help Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

Justices Skeptical of Aereo’s Business

Television broadcasters are challenging Aereo, an Internet start-up that uses arrays of small antennas to stream over-the-air signals to subscribers. Full News here – NYT > Politics

Lawsuit Accuses FBI Of Using No-Fly List To Get American Muslims To Become Informants

A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses the FBI of using the no-fly list to coerce American Muslims into becoming law enforcement informants. Four Muslim men who are either American citizens or legal permanent U.S. residents assert in the lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in New York, that the FBI’s use of the no-fly list […]

State Department clears Egypt to receive some military aid, including helicopters

The Obama administration said Tuesday it has certified that Egypt is upholding its 35-year-old peace treaty with Israel and therefore qualifies for some military and counterterrorism assistance. Full News here – FOXNews.com

Tools You Can Use: Earth Day Edition

22 April 2014

Today is Earth Day, an important time to reflect on the importance of protecting the future health of our planet in the face of climate change. But this challenge is bigger than one day of action, and we all have to play a role in forging a healthier, greener and better world for our children– […]

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2014 White House Easter Egg Roll: President Obama Reads to Kids – Politics Informer Video

22 April 2014

President Obama reads “Where the Wild Things Are”, written by Maurice Sendak, at the 2014 White House Easter Egg Roll. April 21, 2014. Video Rating: 1 / 5

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Obama Pledges Solidarity With Mudslide Survivors: ‘We’re Going To Be Strong Right Alongside You’

22 April 2014

OSO, Wash. (AP) — Swooping over a landscape of unspeakable sadness and death, President Barack Obama took an aerial tour Tuesday of the place where more than three dozen people perished in a mudslide last month. He pledged a nation’s solidarity with those who are enduring “unimaginable pain and difficulty” in the aftermath of the […]

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Fed Looks Likely to Stick to Path

22 April 2014

Fed officials are on track to reduce their monthly bond buying to $ 45 billion at their policy meeting next week and stick with a communications approach that leaves investors with a little uncertainty about when it will start raising interest rates. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Republicans warn BLM eyeing land grab along Texas-Oklahoma border

22 April 2014

Texas officials are raising alarm that the Bureau of Land Management, on the heels of its dust-up with Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, might be eyeing a massive land grab in northern Texas. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Pro Life Democrat Rep. Bart Stupak announces his support for health care bill on Capitol Hill in Washington

Supreme Court hears challenge to ban on ‘false’ campaign speech

22 April 2014

By Joan Biskupic WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court justices across the ideological spectrum voiced doubts on Tuesday about a state law that prohibits false statements during a political campaign. The Ohio law allows candidates and other citizens to file a complaint for allegedly false slogans, prompting a state election commission hearing and public scrutiny […]

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Recognizing Green Schools on Earth Day

22 April 2014

Students gardening at an elementary school. (Photo credit: U.S. Department of Education) Ed. note: This is cross-posted at the U.S. Department of Education's Homeroom blog. See the original post here. To celebrate Earth Day, earlier today U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the 2014 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS) and District […]

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Justices Wrestle With Aereo TV Suit

22 April 2014

Supreme Court justices expressed unease with online-video startup Aereo, but they also voiced concerns about the consequences of ruling for the broadcasters that are challenging the legality of the service. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Jimmy Fallon Mocks Hillary Clinton For Dressing Like A Man

22 April 2014

"If it's a girl, it will get some of Chelsea's old hand-me-downs, and if it's a boy, it will get some of Hillary's," Jimmy Fallon joked about Chelsea's pregnancy on "The Tonight Show." Full News here – RealClearPolitics Video Log

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U.S. to Move Troops Amid Ukraine Tensions

22 April 2014

The Pentagon said U.S. troops would be sent for exercises in Eastern Europe to reassure allies on Russia’s border, after Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists of killing two people and shooting at a military plane. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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