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Senators try to block extension of bulk data collection By Patricia Zengerle and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Rand Paul interrupted debate in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday to make a speech opposing legislation that would extend U.S. spy agencies' collection of Americans' telephone
Yahoo! News | May 20, 2015 10:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Nebraska votes to abolish death penalty Nebraska lawmakers on Wednesday voted to abolish the death penalty, passing a bill to replace capital punishment with life in prison by a majority large enough to override a threatened veto by the state's governor. Ignoring a last-ditch appeal by Rep
Yahoo! News | May 20, 2015 10:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fox News to Limit First Presidential Debate to 10 Republicans The sprawling field of Republican presidential hopefuls will be abruptly winnowed down to as few as 10 — at least for debating purposes — when the first presidential debate is held in early August, said Fox News, the debate sponsor.
New York Times | May 20, 2015 9:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Rand Paul blocking US Senate vote on bulk data collection Republican Senator Rand Paul launched an hours-long floor speech Wednesday aimed at blocking reauthorization of the controversial US law allowing bulk collection of phone data from millions of Americans. Paul, a 2016 presidential candidate, said he was be
Yahoo! News | May 20, 2015 7:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Packing Heat in Texas After the Waco Shootout Days after the gunfight, the Texas legislature moved forward with a bill to legalize the open carry of handguns.
New York Times | May 20, 2015 6:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A Kentucky Election That's Too Close to Call? Matt Bevin may have won Kentuckys Republican primary for governor on Tuesday night. Out of more than 214,000 votes cast, the Tea Party conservative was leading James Comer by 83 votes. The primary pitted Bevin, the businessman who was thrashed by Mitch Mc
Yahoo! News | May 20, 2015 6:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Compromise floated on currency rules in U.S. Senate Senior U.S. senators on Wednesday urged colleagues to support a compromise on boosting rules against currency manipulation in trade legislation key to a Pacific trade pact. Republican Orrin Hatch and Democrat Ron Wyden, the senior members of the Senate Co
Yahoo! News | May 20, 2015 5:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Republicans Continue to Lurch Right on Immigration Some Republican presidential candidates in 2016, whose party had said they would try to tackle the issue of immigration reform so as to not risk alienating Hispanic voters, have not softened their stance.
New York Times | May 20, 2015 4:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Insane Things Ted Cruz Says: The Left 'Obsessed With Sex' If anything, it's the right that's strangely devoted to the subject.
New York Times | May 20, 2015 3:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UK's Charles talks of murdered 'grandfather I never had' By Darren Staples SLIGO, Ireland (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Charles spoke on Wednesday of the murder of his great uncle Lord Mountbatten in Ireland 36 years ago and called him "the grandfather I never had." Speaking ahead of his first vis
Yahoo! News | May 20, 2015 12:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend