Netanyahu faces criticism of Turkish flotilla raid, and NY Times piles on Israel's state comptroller has released a lengthy report that is highly critical of Israel's decision-making in the run-up to a 2010 Turkish flotilla raid that ended in bloodshed on both sides. Nine Turkish provocateurs aboard the Mavi Marmara, the largest ... 06/13/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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Here in the northern hemisphere, holiday decorations are out and people are staying in as Winter begins to take hold. But the other end of the planet is on the verge of summer, when temperatures warm and ice melts. The latter appears to be starting out with a bang this season:
Remember back in 2002 when a massive chunk of the Larsen Antarctic ice shelf broke off? Well, NASA scientists just found a very, very big crack in Larsen C, the last complete part of the shelf.
"The most important job I ever had was Precinct Captain." —Harry S. Truman
Welcome back to another edition of Nuts & Bolts Guide. Every week, over the last year, we’ve covered some of the elements of a successful campaign. Last week I covered the organizational units of the Democratic party and how you can become involved as well as the tools it would take to be successful in achieving your goals.
With many Democratic party members buzzing about #DemEnter and other plans for how to impact the national party, the question that often gets forgotten is the most important one: after you’ve become a precinct person or party officer what now?
Achieving your goal of becoming a precinct person or party officer is great, but now that you’ve achieved that role, what really does it take to be good at your job?
With Russia identified as the agent behind DNC email break-in, the prime suspect in carrying out thefts of private emails from Democratic insiders, and actively trying to do more, President Obama put out a call for a bipartisan agreement to protect the election from Russian hacking.
In a secure room in the Capitol used for briefings involving classified information, administration officials broadly laid out the evidence U.
Republican National Committee communications director Sean Spicer said Saturday reports that the RNC was hacked by the Russians are not true and cast doubt on the Intelligence community assessments of Russia's attempts to influence US elections.
Donald Trump won the Electoral College but lost the popular vote by a wide margin. As you would expect, this has led to Republicans across the nation suddenly liking the Electoral College a whole lot more than they ever did before.
This year, for the first time in the 49 years Gallup has asked about it, less than half of Americans want to replace the Electoral College with a popular vote system.
The reason for this shift in opinion is clear: In the aftermath of this year's election, the percentage of Republicans wanting to replace the Electoral College with the popular vote has fallen significantly.
Currently, 19% of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents favor basing the winner on the popular vote, down from 49% in October 2004 and 54% in 2011.
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said Saturday the US would send up to 200 additional US troops to Syria to help train and assist US-backed local forces that are driving towards ISIS' self-declared capital in Raqqa, Syria.