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Gowdy’s Benghazi Panel Wants Clinton’s Top Aides

The Republican chairman of the House Select Committee on Benghazi on Friday defended the pace of his panel’s year-old investigation into the 2012 terror attack and announced plans to interview three top aides to former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.


By News on the Net - Friday, May 8, 2015

Congress Tells Court That Congress Can’t Be Investigated for Insider Trading

In a little-noticed brief filed last summer, lawyers for the House of Representatives claimed that an SEC investigation of congressional insider trading should be blocked on principle, because lawmakers and their staff are constitutionally protected from such inquiries given the nature of their work.

By News on the Net The Intercept- Friday, May 8, 2015

Thousands of cops pay respects to killed NYPD officer at funeral

SEAFORD, N.Y. –  Thousands of police from around the country spilled out of a church into the streets surrounding a slain New York City officer’s funeral on Friday, calling for respect and understanding at a time when law enforcement is being deeply scrutinized.

By News on the Net Fox News- Friday, May 8, 2015

Omar Khadr, once a Guantanamo inmate, freed on bail in Canada

Omar Khadr, a Canadian who was once the youngest prisoner held on terror charges at Guantanamo Bay, will be released on bail from an Alberta prison on Thursday while he appeals a murder conviction by a U.S. military tribunal.

By News on the Net Reuters- Thursday, May 7, 2015

How Five Republicans Let Congress Keep Its Fraudulent ObamaCare Subsidies

The rumors began trickling in about a week before the scheduled vote on April 23: Republican leadership was quietly pushing senators to pull support for subpoenaing Congress’s fraudulent application to the District of Columbia’s health exchange — the document that facilitated Congress’s “exemption” from Obamacare by allowing lawmakers and staffers to keep their employer subsidies.

By News on the Net National Review- Thursday, May 7, 2015

Exit Poll: Conservatives Largest Party

The Conservatives will be the largest party after the General Election, according to an exit poll carried out for the major broadcasters.

By News on the Net - Thursday, May 7, 2015

California approves first statewide seawater desalination rules

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California regulators on Wednesday adopted the first statewide rules for the permitting of seawater desalination projects that are expected to proliferate as drought-stricken communities increasingly turn to the ocean to supplement their drinking supplies.

By News on the Net Reuters/Yahoo- Thursday, May 7, 2015

Report: Iranian Navy Chases After U.S. Warships

The Pentagon said Wednesday afternoon following publication of this article that it is aware of the Iranian reports, but that “no such interaction has occurred” as it was described.

By News on the Net Washington Free Beacon- Thursday, May 7, 2015

IRS gave promotions to tax cheaters: Audit

The IRS refused to fire most of its own employees found to be cheating on their taxes — and in some cases even quickly turned around and promoted them within the year, according to a new audit released Wednesday.

By News on the Net - Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Chinese Authorities Order Muslim Uyghur Shop Owners to Stock Alcohol, Cigarettes

Authorities in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region have ordered shop owners and restaurateurs in a mainly Muslim Uyghur village to sell alcohol and cigarettes or face closure of their establishments, despite a public backlash against the products discouraged by followers of Islam, an official source said.

By News on the Net Radio Free Asia- Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Anonymous hacks WTO, leaks personal info

A hacker claiming affiliation with Anonymous broke into databases maintained by the World Trade Organization and leaked personal information for thousands of officials, according to reports.

By News on the Net The Hill- Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Texas shooter was ‘heartthrob’ in Pakistan: schoolmates

Nadir Soofi, one of the gunmen who attacked a Texas venue hosting a contest to draw the Prophet Mohammed, was a charismatic “ladies’ man” as a teenager, contemporaries from an elite Pakistani school told AFP Wednesday.

By News on the Net - Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Purported ISIS warning claims terror cells in place in 15 states

A grim online warning from a self-described American jihadist said Sunday’s terror attack in Texas was the work of ISIS and that the terrorist group has scores of “trained soldiers” positioned in 15 states, awaiting orders to carry out more operations.

By News on the Net Fox News- Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Hillary Clinton vows to expand Obama amnesty to more illegals

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton vowed Tuesday that if elected, she would try to expand President Obama’s deportation amnesty to more illegal immigrants, saying this administration has left out a number of aliens who deserve to be granted legal status.

By News on the Net Washington Times- Wednesday, May 6, 2015

EU to review behavior of web giants in digital market overhaul

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission will conduct a comprehensive review this year of the role of web giants such as Google, Facebook and Amazon to decide whether it should regulate them more tightly, it said on Wednesday.

By News on the Net --Yahoo- Wednesday, May 6, 2015