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  • Sony
    Sony stands behind decision to pull ‘The Interview’
    After a recent threat from North Korean hackers, Sony decided to pull “The Interview” from theaters nationwide ahead of its Christmas Day release. The comedy film, starring James Franco and Seth Rogen, depicts the assassination of...
  • In the wake of the Sony hack, Russia buddies up to North Korea
    In the wake of the Sony hack, Russia buddies up to North Korea
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Moscow in 2015, the Kremlin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Dec. 19, 2014. North Korea’s reclusive leader would be celebrating the anniversary of the...
  • US airstrikes
    Latest round of U.S. airstrikes kill three key ISIS leaders
    America has routinely launched airstrikes targeting ISIS fighters as well as strategic locations since November, according to Pentagon officials. Thursday evening, U.S. military killed three ISIS leaders and were identified as Haji Mutazz, a...
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    Nebraska and Oklahoma suing Colorado over marijuana
    Two states filed suit against Colorado Thursday over the legalization of marijuana. Nebraska and Oklahoma are upset over the Centennial State’s common sense approach to the drug, and rather than being proactive have decided to shift blame...
  • Low-income health coverage may be on the table in Florida Senate
    Low-income health coverage may be on the table in Florida Senate
    Health coverage for low-income Floridians may be on the table in the Florida Senate.According to the Orlando Sentinel on Dec. 17, Senate President Andy Gardiner, R-Orlando, gave out hints that the state Senate may be open to the possibility of...
  • Boston Bomber
    Boston bombing suspect speaks for last time before trial begins
    The only surviving suspect of the Boston bombing, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appeared in court under heavy security. He spoke to the judge saying he was satisfied with his lawyers. Tsarnaev dressed in gray pants, black sweater vest and tie, entered court...
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment
    US Officials report North Korea behind Sony leaks
    Early Wednesday, federal law enforcement officials reported that North Korea was behind the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures. Formal announcement should come sometime Thursday. North Korean regime's tight control of the Internet in the reclusive...
  • Shark
    Did the Obama’s Jump the Shark with Racism Claims?
    Let’s face it- President Obama needs a lifeline. The politics of division has finally caught up with the progressives as evidenced by the recent mid-term elections.The “War on Women” strategy started to collapse once Americans...
  • Metropolitan Opera undeterred by Anna Netrebko fraternizing with terrorists
    Metropolitan Opera undeterred by Anna Netrebko fraternizing with terrorists
    On December 16, 2014, President Obama signaled his intent to sign newly passed legislation that will expand sanctions against Russia and provide $350 million in arms and military equipment to Ukraine, as it continues to battle terrorist elements...
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    Nigerian maternal health discussed in D.C.
    Just a block or so away from the Wilson Building where the D.C. City Council meets, The Woodrow Wilson Center's Maternal Health Initiative tackled concerns regarding Nigerian women and maternal care in the West African nation, via live...
  • President Obama speaks with Raul Castro
    Cuba tried to install Russian nukes 90 miles offshore
    When that happened in 1962, it underscored how a tiny island Latin nation could pose a strategic threat in concert with its nuclear equipped ally that was Russia. The Cuban fiasco was the product of very bad foreign policy.“Cuban Foreign...
  • Cuban Embargo Ending
    Cuban Embargo Ending
    It has been over 50 years since the President of the United States and the President of Cuba spoke openly on the phone. Yesterday both men spoke for about an hour and today Wednesday December 17, 2014 President Barack Obama told the citizens of...
  • Obama and Raul Castro
    Obama reverses course on U.S.-Cuba relations
    After 50 years of heated U.S.-Cuba relations, Obama on Wednesday announced that the U.S. would restore diplomatic relations it dismantled with Cuba nearly 50 years ago, drawing opposition from both parties. Lawmakers from both sides oppose to the...
  • Ukrainian Turmoil Continues
    Ukrainian Turmoil Continues
    December 11, 2014 brought a truce back onto the table between Ukraine and the Rebel Separatists of Eastern Ukraine and up to the moment no one has died, but fighting continues. The rebels attacked some 26 positions in the last 30 hours. Using...
  • M. J. Young
    New Jersey Political Buzz Index 2012
    Some readers are aware that an index of the "Law and Politics" articles posted here was maintained at MJYoung.net; and some have noticed that this site is now gone. Because of the value of that index, and of the few articles there which...