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Senator open to deal on detainees in defense bill (Reuters)

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Reuters – A top Republican senator on Thursday said a bill that would limit how terrorism suspects are detained and prosecuted gives the Obama administration flexibility it wants, but he was willing to make more changes. read more
  

Cloud computing hearing creates downpour of questions (Daily Caller)

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Daily Caller – In the first congressional hearing on federal cloud computing on Thursday, representatives from government agencies and the private sector agreed that even with considerable security questions — particularly from risks posed by foreign… read more
  

GOP senator defends military custody for suspects (AP)

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AP – The top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday defended a congressional move to require military custody for many terror suspects and insisted that the Obama administration’s opposition is misguided. read more
  

British prosecutor blocks warrant for Israeli (AP)

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AP – Britain’s chief prosecutor on Thursday blocked an attempt to serve visiting Israeli opposition leader Tzipi Livni with an arrest warrant. read more
  

Uproar over Perry hunting camp name reaches House (AP)

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AP – The uproar over the name of a hunting camp once leased by the family of Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry reached the House floor on Thursday, as lawmakers derailed an effort to demand that Perry apologize. read more
  

Carter looks to Obama to honor Peace Prize promises (Reuters)

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Reuters – Barack Obama needs to make good on the promises that won him the Nobel Peace Prize, fellow laureate and former U.S. president Jimmy Carter said on Thursday. read more
  

Carter looks to Obama to honor Peace Prize promises (Reuters)

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Reuters – Barack Obama needs to make good on the promises that won him the Nobel Peace Prize, fellow laureate and former U.S. president Jimmy Carter said Thursday. read more
  

The Ticket – Vice President Joe Biden likened the protesters who have camped out on Wall Street in New York City to the tea party movement Thursday, citing anger over the federal program that spent hundreds of millions of dollars to bail out private ba… read more
  

Panetta: No clear plan on end to Libya mission (AP)

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AP – There is no clear set of conditions in Libya that will trigger an end to the combat mission, but the operation should continue so long as serious fighting and threats to the population continue, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Thursday. read more
  

EU works on banks, Obama urges swift action (Reuters)

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Reuters – European Union moves to shore up ailing banks moved into higher gear on Thursday as U.S. President Barack Obama urged European leaders to act faster to tackle a sovereign debt crisis that threatens global economic recovery. read more
  

Officials: EU moving toward more Syria sanctions (AP)

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AP – The European Union is moving to widen its sanctions against Syria because of the Arab state’s brutal crackdown on protesters, officials said Thursday, adding that Syria’s largest commercial bank is a target. read more
  

Obama acknowledges Wall Street protests as a sign (AP)

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AP – Concerns over Wall Street practices and economic inequality that have led to sit-ins and rallies in New York and elsewhere reverberated up to the White House on Thursday, with President Barack Obama saying the protesters are expressing the frustra… read more
  

China games trading system with yuan policy: Obama (Reuters)

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Reuters – President Barack Obama said on Thursday China has been hurting the United States by manipulating its currency to help its exports, but he stopped short of backing a bill in Congress that could punish Beijing. read more
  

Daily Caller – President Obama hit familiar themes as he once again pushed his $447 billion jobs plan in a press conference Thursday. read more
  

Panetta: US troops in Iraq must have immunity (AP)

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AP – American troops who remain in Iraq after the end of this year must be granted immunity from local prosecution, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Thursday. read more
  

Boehner: Obama has given up on country to campaign (Reuters)

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Reuters – House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Thursday said President Barack Obama has “given up on the country” to focus on his re-election rather than working with Republicans to boost the economy. read more
  

Obama says jobs bill will give "jolt" to economy (Reuters)

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Reuters – President Barack Obama on Thursday said his legislation intended to create jobs would provide the jolt the economy needs right now and called for an end to political gridlock in Congress. read more
  

Sprint first to offer unlimited Internet plan on new iPhone 4S (Daily Caller)

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Daily Caller – If you’re looking for an incentive to switch carriers, Sprint gave a good reason Thursday morning, announcing that they will become the first carrier to offer unlimited data (Internet access) with their new iPhone 4S. read more
  

European court rules against Soros in trading case (AP)

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AP – The European Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday that France did not violate George Soros’ rights when convicting him of insider trading, defeating a years-long effort by the billionaire financier to clear his name. read more
  

NATO: No immediate end to Libya bombing (AP)

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AP – NATO’s bombing campaign in Libya, now in its seventh month, will continue despite the collapse of Moammar Gadhafi’s regime, alliance officials said Thursday. read more
  

Supercommittee offers K St. glimpse of talks

Posted by BA Team On October - 3 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS

The supercommittee has been meeting behind closed doors, the details of its discussions largely unknown, at least to most ordinary Americans. read more
  

Target is first lady’s outlet (Politico)

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Politico – Her unannounced Thursday trip to the mega-retailer in Alexandria, Va., creates buzz and complaints.   read more
  

Biden’s Latest Gaffe May Lose Him VP Spot in 2012 (ContributorNetwork)

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ContributorNetwork – COMMENTARY | Vice President Joe Biden said in an interview on Florida radio station WLRN Thursday that voters should blame President Obama for the bad economy, not President Bush. read more
  

ATKINSON, Neb. — In a sometimes raucous collision of values and political passions, farmers, ranch owners, union laborers, students, politicians and environmentalists descended on a… read more
  
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