Tuesday, September 2, 2014

LIVE UPDATES: GOP Candidates Face Off In Sunshine State Debate

Posted by Elyse Siegel On September - 22 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
Nine candidates vying for the Republican presidential nomination are facing off in a primary debate in Florida on Thursday night. The two-hour event is sponsored...

Boehner urges Obama send trade deals before TAA vote (Reuters)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 22 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
Reuters - House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner urged on Thursday urged President Barack Obama to quickly submit three long-delayed trade deals so the House can vote on them at the same time a worker retraining program demanded by the White House.

Senate OKs retraining program key to trade deals (Reuters)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 22 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
Reuters - The Senate on Thursday handed President Barack Obama a victory by passing a program to help workers displaced by foreign competition, paving the way for action on three long-delayed trade deals.

Protesters rally against Iranian leader outside UN (AP)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 22 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
AP - Former United Nations ambassador John Bolton said Thursday that the Obama administration is doing "almost nothing" to protect Iranians from the violence of their own regime — as represented at the U.N. by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Iran’s Ahmadinejad attacks West, prompts walk-out (Reuters)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 22 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
Reuters - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad flayed the West on Thursday for a catalog of misdeeds, but his address to the United Nations passed over Tehran's nuclear program and the Palestinian statehood issue.

Romney Wants Us to Forget Massachussetts Mitt

Posted by SE Cupp, NY Daily News On September - 22 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
SE Cupp, NY Daily NewsAnother week, another presidential debate. The one in Orlando on Thursday night, sponsored by Fox News and Google, will surely be yet another prime-time matchup between the two Republican front-runners, Mitt Romney and Rick Perry...

Obama administration shelves long-term care plan (AP)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 22 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
AP - The Obama administration has shelved a financially troubled long-term care insurance plan. Officials said Thursday the staff has been cut and it's an "open question" if the program will be implemented.

EU judge detains senior Kosovo politician (AP)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 22 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
AP - A senior Kosovo politician and former rebel leader suspected of war crimes was ordered by a European Union judge Thursday to spend a month under house arrest.

Ban urges better safety, security at nuke plants (AP)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 22 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
AP - U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged strong international action Thursday to boost safety and security of nuclear power plants against accidents and terrorist attack.

Mullen blames Pakistan intelligence for attack (AP)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 22 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
AP - The top U.S. military officer on Thursday accused Pakistan's powerful intelligence agency of backing extremists in planning and executing the assault on the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan last week and a truck bomb attack that wounded 77 American sol...

Republicans vying to take on Obama in 2012 (Reuters)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 22 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
Reuters - Republican presidential hopefuls gathered in Florida on Thursday for a debate that is likely to see front-runners Rick Perry and Mitt Romney jockeying for the lead.

Officials visit post-tornado Joplin ‘mall school’ (AP)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 22 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
AP - Students who attend the Joplin high school known as the "mall school," because it was built in a former big box store after a tornado left their district in ruins, told Education Secretary Arne Duncan during a Thursday visit that having the suppor...

Mideast negotiations appear to remain elusive (AP)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 22 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
AP - Israelis and Palestinians showed no sign Thursday that they were willing to narrow the gaps that have stalled negotiations for years, an ominous sign for the U.S.-led effort to curb a Palestinian statehood bid at the United Nations.

2 Opus Dei followers on trial in France (AP)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 22 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
AP - Two Opus Dei followers and an association closely linked to the conservative Roman Catholic group went on trial Thursday, accused of forcing a disciple to work for more than a decade with little or no pay.

GOP Presidential Hopefuls Set To Debate

Posted by NPR Topics: Politics On September - 22 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
NPR's Mara Liasson joins Michele Norris to talk about Thursday's Republican presidential debate in Florida.

WWII Jewish ghetto victims in Lithuania remembered (AP)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 22 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
AP - A memorial ceremony for thousands of Jewish victims of the Holocaust was held Thursday in a church in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius, with volunteers reading the name and profession of every resident who lived in the Jewish ghetto.

Brownback: Perry is my guy (Daily Caller)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 22 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
Daily Caller - Kansas Republican Governor Sam Brownback endorsed long-time friend Texas Gov. Rick Perry Thursday.

Port Authority not liable in 1993 WTC attack: court (Reuters)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 22 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
Reuters - The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey cannot be held liable for failing to prevent a 1993 truck bombing in the World Trade Center's parking garage, New York's highest court ruled on Thursday.

UN chief warns discrimination is increasing (AP)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 22 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
AP - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned Thursday that 10 years after a controversial U.N. conference to combat racism, intolerance and discrimination are increasing in many parts of the world.

Handicapping the GOP Debate

Posted by Karl Rove, Wall Street Journal On September - 22 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
Karl Rove, Wall Street JournalAs Republicans gather in Florida for Thursday's Fox News-Google presidential debate in Orlando, the contest remains very fluid, raising the stakes (and hopes) for all nine candidates.The RealClearPolitics average of ...

Romania, Bulgaria denied entry to Schengen zone (AP)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 22 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
AP - Romania and Bulgaria, the European Union's two newest members, were denied entry into Europe's borderless free-travel zone Thursday when EU interior ministers could not reach the necessary unanimity and decided not to hold a vote.

Court backs transit agency in ’93 WTC bombing case (AP)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 22 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
AP - New York's top court on Thursday found the World Trade Center managers immune from negligence claims for failing to deter the 1993 parking garage bombing that killed six people and injured about 1,000.

Palestinian protesters slam Obama over UN speech (AP)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 22 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
AP - Several hundred Palestinian protesters rallied in the West Bank on Thursday, denouncing President Barack Obama for his opposition to their bid to win U.N. recognition of a Palestinian state.

Leading Obama critic endorses Romney for 2012 (Reuters)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 22 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
Reuters - Representative Darrell Issa, a leading Obama administration critic, endorsed Mitt Romney for president on Thursday, bolstering the conservative credentials of the former Massachusetts governor.