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GOP lawmakers urge administration to suspend Gitmo transfers over ISIS concerns

GOP lawmakers called for the administration to suspend detainee transfers from Guantanamo Bay following a Fox News report that as many as 20 to 30 former prisoners are suspected of having joined forces with the Islamic State and other groups inside Syria. Full News here – FOX News

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Democratic challenger, former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist (L) and Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott, shake hands after participating in their second debate in Davie

Crist sees slight lead over Scott in Florida race for governor: poll

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) – Former Governor Charlie Crist holds a large edge among independent voters, giving him a narrow lead over incumbent Republican Governor Rick Scott in their bid for the nation's largest swing state, a statewide poll on Thursday showed. The results, released by Quinnipiac University in the final week of […]

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Lawmakers Recoil Over U.S. Détente with Iran, Distance From Israel

U.S. lawmakers are voicing concern and criticism over warming ties between the Obama administration and Iran. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Houston Mayor Tries to Calm Uproar Over Transgender Ordinance

Hoping to quell national outrage from religious groups, Houston Mayor Annise Parker said the city would no longer subpoena pastors who had opposed a city ordinance barring businesses from discriminating against transgender people. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Food Fight Over GMO Labeling: Colorado Proposition 105 and Oregon Proposition 92

It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature Much purposeful confusion and obfuscation is being generated by big agribusiness and the biotech industry that oppose labeling Genetically Modified (GM) or Genetically Engineered (GE) foods. Opponents of labeling GM foods present some specious arguments, alleging increased costs of labeling (actually minimal, as little as $ 1.27 onetime […]

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Icann, Regulators Clash Over Illegal Internet Drug Sales

FDA, Interpol and dozens of countries want the Internet’s central administrator to help shut down sites suspected of selling drugs without a prescription, but Icann’s powers are limited. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Icann, Regulators Clash Over Illegal Internet Drug Sales

FDA, Interpol and dozens of countries want the Internet’s central administrator to help shut down sites suspected of selling drugs without a prescription, but Icann’s powers are limited. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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GOP Uses The ‘War On Women’ Meme To Hit Charlie Crist Over Strip Club Cash

Republicans are using a Democratic motif to accuse former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist of perpetuating a “war on women” by accepting campaign donations from companies that operate strip clubs. Crist, the former Republican governor who is now running as a Democrat in a close race against Gov. Rick Scott (R), is refusing to return some […]

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Presidential candidates Neves of Brazilian Social Democratic Party and Rousseff of Workers Party pose before a television debate in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil presidential campaign ends in slugfest over corruption

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) – Presidential candidates traded accusations over political corruption on Friday night in a last ditch attempt to sway undecided voters before Sunday's election runoff in Brazil's closest race in decades. In the final television debate of a bitter campaign, leftist President Dilma Rousseff and pro-business opposition candidate Aecio Neves sparred […]

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Goldberg: Any public panic over Ebola stems from government’s handling of it

In the wake of the latest confirmed Ebola case in the United States, Jonah Goldberg told viewers on “Special Report with Bret Baier”  Friday that public panic over the news stems not from the deadly virus itself, but from the government’s handling of it. Full News here – FOX News

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