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6 world powers sit with Iran in nuke talks

Six world powers are dangling the prospect of easing some sanctions against Iran if Tehran agrees to curb work that could be used to make nuclear weapons. Talks resumed Thursday between Iran and the six — The United States, Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany. The last round three weeks ago reached agreement on the […] Continue reading →

ObamaCare insurance plans delayed

As the front cars of the ObamaCare train wreck crumple and explode into flames, the conductor is waddling through the third-class cabin to let everyone know there will be a slight delay before they can disembark at the insurance exchange.  Reuters reports on the latest snag in the government’s brilliant plan to take over the […] Continue reading →

Al Qaeda vs. Hezbollah: Which is the Current World Champion of Terrorism?

Back during the Bush administration, Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage famously called Hezbollah the “A Team of terrorists,” adding, “al-Qaeda is actually the B Team.” How do these two organizations compare today? Last week, the State Department released the 2012 issue of its annual “Country Reports on Terrorism.” At a “background briefing,” a “senior […] Continue reading →

Obama administration backs Verizon data collection

The Obama administration on Thursday acknowledged that it is collecting a massive amount of telephone records from at least one carrier, reopening the debate over privacy even as it defended the practice as necessary to protect Americans against attack. The admission comes after the Guardian newspaper published a secret court order related to the records […] Continue reading →