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Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), along with some other senators, is looking to a provision in the original resolution that established the Senate Intelligence Committee in 1976, that might allow the committee to release its report on CIA torture under its own authority, if the White House doesn't move faster to get it out publicly. Apparently, he has been contemplating such a move since last October.

July 27th, 2014 • 9:24 AM

House Republicans had a "freewheeling discussion," reported Breitbart on July 25, in which they argued over what to do about President Obama on the immigration crisis. Rep.

July 27th, 2014 • 9:14 AM

In an unexpected turn around, Egypt's President Abdel Fatah el-Sisi politely said no to the White House's invitation to visit the U.S. At the African Leaders' Summit on August 4-6, Egypt will be sending Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab to attend instead. The White House spokesperson for the National Security Council, Ned Price, informed the press on July 14, that the U.S.

July 26th, 2014 • 8:51 AM

In a recent set of cooperation agreements, China's nuclear industry is moving into new markets for its nuclear expertise and hardware.

July 26th, 2014 • 8:22 AM

Breaking from profile, Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has decided to investigate the "litigation policy" of the Obama Department of Justice "with respect to large financial institutions accused of illegality and fraud."

July 26th, 2014 • 8:17 AM

One hundred, sixteen Democratic Representatives, many of them veterans, wrote to (Democratic) Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and (Republican) House Speaker John Boehner on Friday, July 25, to insist that neither the Senate nor the House can leave for August recess unless and until a veterans' healthcare act has been passed through a House-Senate conference committee and voted up in both houses.

July 27th, 2014 • 9:21 AM

Addressing the South African Parliament on July 24, President Jacob Zuma, one of the founding members of the New Development Bank under the aegis of the BRICS, said all African heads of state were excited about the bank. "They see this as an opportunity where we can develop Africa without too many strings attached, which has been with us in our history. We should be excited about this...

July 26th, 2014 • 8:58 AM

The Parliamentary coalition and government formed after the violent, neo-Nazi-driven and Western-backed coup in Ukraine last February collapsed on Thursday, followed by the surprise resignation of Prime Minister Arkadi "Yats" Yatsenyuk, whose candidacy was, infamously, promoted by U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland.

July 26th, 2014 • 8:30 AM

"Every hospital closure means deaths!" declared Belhaven, No. Carolina, Mayor Adam O'Neal as he began his 273-mile walk to Washington, D.C. where he will put his demands to Congress. Upon his arrival in D.C., Monday, July 28, he will spearhead a Capitol Hill rally to demand an end to closure of rural area Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) and an expansion of Medicaid.

July 26th, 2014 • 8:20 AM