US lawmakers turn up heat on Bolivia for controversial detention of NYC man

Reps. Chris Smith, R-N.J., and Nydia Velazquez, D-N.Y., called on Bolivian government officials Thursday to free Jacob Ostreicher, a New York City flooring contractor who has been held – but not charged – for more than a year at the notorious Palmasola Prison.

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‘Vapid granolas’ steer clear: GOP congressman reportedly seeks ‘true patriot’ internsComments Off

Stockman, R-Texas, only has a few months left of his Capitol Hill tenure after he failed in his Republican primary attempt to unseat Texas Sen. John Cornyn. 

Krauthammer: Obama ‘hasn’t begun to rise to the occasion’ on ISISComments Off

Krauthammer, a syndicated columnist and Fox News contributor, said actions by members of the Obama administration suggest a lack of urgency.

Obama to send approximately 350 additional military personnel to IraqComments Off

The White House said the additional personnel will be able to provide a “more robust, sustainable security force” and will allow previously deployed personnel to leave the country.

Report: Missing Libyan jetliners raise fears of suicide airliner attacks on 9/11Comments Off

Intelligence reports of the stolen jetliners were reportedly distributed within the U.S. government over the past two weeks. 

Federal judges voice concern about privacy implications of NSA tacticsComments Off

A panel of federal judges voiced significant concerns Tuesday about the privacy implications of NSA surveillance tactics during a wide-ranging hearing on a legal challenge brought by the ACLU.

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