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What National Security Issues Did Obama Not Bring Up In The State Of The Union?

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:13am

Critics wanted President Obama to detail the next phase of his strategy for the war against ISIS in his State of the Union Address. In his Tuesday night address to the nation, the president talked about the Islamic State, Iran and the war in Syria. But what he didn't say about Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria was just as significant.

Solar Firms Stop Selling Panels In Nevada To Protest State Rule Change

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:13am

The latest battle over state subsidies for the solar industry is in Nevada. Regulators ruled against solar companies and now they are closing down operations in the state and laying off hundreds of employees.

Obama Asks Congress For Help In Overhauling Justice System

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:13am

There's not much the White House and the Republican-led Congress can agree on this year. President Obama singled out one issue in his State of the Union address: an overhaul for the justice system.

In Speech On Capitol Hill, Obama Requests Few Specifics Of Lawmakers

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:13am

The State of the Union is usually a laundry list of things the president hopes Congress will get done in the year. But for this one — President Obama's last State of the Union — there were few specific requests of lawmakers. And that resonated with many Republican lawmakers.

European Commission Considers Stripping Poland Of Its Vote Among EU Nations

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:13am

The ruling Law and Justice party in Poland has moved swiftly to control the Polish media and curtail the powers of the country's constitutional court. The actions are alarming Polish critics, tens of thousands of whom have taken to the streets to protest, and the European Commission is holding a rare meeting on Wednesday to discuss if Warsaw has violated EU law.

St. Louis Rams To Pack Up And Move To Los Angeles

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:13am

The St. Louis Rams are moving to Los Angeles. The NFL approved the relocation Tuesday after debating two stadium proposals involving the potential move of three teams. One of those other teams, the San Diego Chargers, may join the Rams at a proposed stadium in Inglewood at a later date. The Oakland Raiders will remain in Oakland. All three teams threatened to move after running into resistance for new stadiums in their respective cities.

Trump Wasn't At The State Of The Union Address But His Presence Was Felt

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:13am

Donald Trump tweeted that the State of the Union is really boring, slow, lethargic — very hard to watch! On a number of occasions President Obama alluded to Trump's rhetoric on Muslims, saying this isn't just about political correctness. The official Republican response came from South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley who all but called Trump out by name in her speech.

In Iowa, Trump Spins Current Events To His Point OF View

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:13am

As President Obama prepared to deliver his State of the Union address, Donald Trump appeared at a large rally in Iowa. Trump made a big point about the disrespect Iran has toward the U.S. citing the ten U.S. sailors who were detained when their patrol boats drifted into Iranian waters

U.S. Journey Stalled, Cubans Stuck In Costa Rica Finally Fly To El Salvador

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:13am

The first of thousands of Cubans stranded in Costa Rica flew to El Salvador on their way north to the U.S. Cuban emigration is surging amid fears the U.S. will soon cease to offer automatic residency.

Aid Convoy Reaches Starving Syrians In Southern City Of Madaya

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:13am

The aid convoy finally reached Madaya after months under siege by forces loyal to dictator Bashar Al Assad. David Greene talks to Pawel Krzysiek of the International Committee Of the Red Cross.

Iran Detains 10 U.S. Sailors

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:13am

Iran's Revolutionary Guard is holding two small U.S. Navy craft and 10 sailors which it claims violated Iran's territorial waters. Iran says it intends to release the sailors soon.

Stay Tuned For Some Great New TV In 2016

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:13am

Last year was all about change in the television industry. Our TV critic says the new year brings a host of exciting shows, from platforms old and new.

State Of The Union Address: Lame-Duck President's Farewell Speech

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:13am

David Greene talks to Mary Stuckey of Georgia State University, author of the book Presidential Rhetoric, about President Obama's final State of the Union address.

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