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Will: General Dempsey foreshadowing ‘third Iraq war’?

George Will told viewers Friday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that “if what General Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is saying, either is U.S. policy, or foreshadows U.S. policy, then I think it's fair to say we have begun the third Iraq war.”

Bob McDonnell trial: Ex-Va. gov says he knows in heart he’s innocent

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell told jurors Friday he was both innocent and contrite as he ended his third straight day of testifying in his corruption trial.

Food stamp fraud rampant: GAO report

Americans receiving food stamps were caught selling and bartering their benefits online for art, housing and cash, according to a new federal report that investigates fraud in the nation’s largest nutrition support program.

Florida judge approves new congressional map

A Florida judge is giving his approval to a new congressional map that was redrawn by state legislators.

Alberto Gonzales: Obama authorized to retaliate militarily for James Foley’s murder

Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales believes President Obama has all the legal authority he needs to order a military response to the brutal beheading of American journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants.

Ex-Michigan Dem governor teaching class on job creation despite spotty record

Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm saw her state lose a half-million jobs under her watch, but that isn’t stopping her from teaching a graduate course this fall at University of California at Berkeley that will focus on developing job creation strategies.

Missouri Dem predicts new wave of Ferguson unrest if no conviction in officer’s case

A Missouri Democratic lawmaker predicted Friday that if prosecutors don’t win a conviction against the police officer who shot 18-year-old Michael Brown, it could trigger a new wave of unrest in Ferguson.

Oregon sues Oracle over failed health care website

The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle Corp. and several of its executives over the technology company's role in creating the troubled website for the state's online health insurance exchange.

Administration offers new accommodations on birth control after ObamaCare rulings

The Obama administration on Friday announced new measures meant to accommodate religious nonprofits and some private employers who don't want to pay for birth control under ObamaCare, on the heels of Supreme Court rulings that weakened the law's so-called contraceptive mandate.

Texas Gov. Perry’s team will ask judge to end case

An attorney for Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he will file a motion seeking to stop the criminal case against the possible 2016 presidential candidate.

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