Politics

4:33pm

Wed July 22, 2015
Asia

Despite Fear Of Bullets, One Pakistani Minority Refuses To Stay Tight-Lipped

Originally published on Wed July 22, 2015 7:04 pm

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4:33pm

Wed July 22, 2015
World

Turkish Government Criticized After Kurdish Community Center Attack

Originally published on Wed July 22, 2015 7:17 pm

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Now to Turkey, where an attack has touched off accusations that the government is too lenient on extremists. This is the sound of what happened during a meeting of young activists Monday at a Kurdish community center near the Syrian border.

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4:33pm

Wed July 22, 2015
Business

After Nuclear Deal, European Businesses Flock To Iran

Originally published on Wed July 22, 2015 9:22 pm

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3:18pm

Wed July 22, 2015
It's All Politics

Responding To Trump, Lindsey Graham Takes His Frustrations Out On His Phone

Originally published on Wed July 22, 2015 6:26 pm

In a video from IJReview, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham sets out to destroy his old flip phone after Donald Trump gave out his number in a campaign speech on Tuesday.
IJReview YouTube

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham is taking his frustrations with Donald Trump out on his old cellphone after the billionaire businessman was responsible for an influx of calls.

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6:13am

Wed July 22, 2015
Politics

Trump Draws Large Crowd, Attacks Rivals In South Carolina Campaign Stop

Originally published on Wed July 22, 2015 6:50 pm

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Donald Trump, by all appearances, is having fun.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

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3:22am

Wed July 22, 2015
It's All Politics

Obama And Stewart Have One Last Dance On 'The Daily Show'

Originally published on Wed July 22, 2015 8:08 am

President Obama appeared with Jon Stewart on The Daily Show on Tuesday night. It was Obama's seventh appearance, and his last before Stewart leaves the show next month.
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Comedy Central

President Obama made his seventh appearance on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Tuesday night. It was a meeting of two men nearing the end of big chapters in their lives: Obama is in the final 18 months of his second term, and host Jon Stewart will leave The Daily Show next month.

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6:32pm

Tue July 21, 2015
Shots - Health News

How Vandalism And Fear Ended Abortion In Northwest Montana

Originally published on Wed July 22, 2015 9:28 am

Susan Cahill, owner of All Families Healthcare, stands in front of the first building in Kalispell, Mont., where she offered abortion services. After vandalism closed her last clinic down, Missoula became the nearest place for women in the Flathead Valley to find abortion services.
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There has never been a welcome mat for abortion service providers in the Flathead Valley, a vast area that stretches over 5,000 square miles in the northwest corner of Montana. Susan Cahill began providing abortions in 1976 in the first clinic to offer the service in the Flathead.

"But that had an arson fire, and then we rebuilt that," she says. "Then we had the anti-choice people try to arrest me for doing abortions when I wasn't a doctor."

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6:23pm

Tue July 21, 2015
Business

5 Years Later, Legacy Of Financial Overhaul Still Being Weighed

Originally published on Wed July 22, 2015 5:57 pm

President Obama signs the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul bill in Washington on July 21, 2010. Five years later, debate over the effectiveness of the legislation continues.
Charles Dharapak AP

Five years ago Tuesday, President Obama signed into law the massive overhaul of U.S. financial regulations called Dodd-Frank. But there's still a battle over whether the law has helped stabilize the financial system or whether it has harmed the economy and should be rolled back.

Congress designed Dodd-Frank to fix excesses in financial markets and mortgage lending — excesses that triggered the financial crisis and forced massive bailouts of Wall Street firms.

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5:42pm

Tue July 21, 2015
Politics

Donald Trump Shows No Signs Of Backing Down After McCain Comments

Originally published on Wed July 22, 2015 6:07 am

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5:34pm

Tue July 21, 2015
Politics

Ohio Gov. John Kasich Launches Presidential Campaign

Originally published on Tue July 21, 2015 6:23 pm

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