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Texas Woman Indicted for Allegedly Mailing Bombs to Obama, Other Officials.

A Texas woman has been indicted for allegedly sending homemade bombs last year to then-President Barack Obama, Texas Governor Greg Abbott and the Social Security Administration. According to newly released court documents, Julia Poff was indicted by a grand jury this month on six counts, including transporting explosives ...

- Voice of America - US

'Let Malia live': Chelsea Clinton, Common, more rush to Malia Obama's defense on Twitter.

Twitter pleaded for people to leave Malia Obama alone after avideo of the former first daughter appearing to smoke circulated.

- USA TODAY - US

Fight Erupts Over CFPB Interim Leadership.

The leadership of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was thrown into uncertainty when President Trump and the agency's departing Obama-era leader both named temporary directors.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Trump Wants to End Welfare of Clinton Era.

Overhauling welfare was one of the defining goals of Bill Clinton’s presidency, starting with a campaign promise to “end welfare as we know it,” continuing with a bitter policy fight and producing change that remains hotly debated 20 years later. Now, President Donald Trump wants to put his stamp on the ...

- Voice of America - US

Texas woman accused of mailing bombs to Obama, Abbott.

A woman accused of mailing potentially deadly homemade bombs to then-President Barack Obama and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in 2016 was arrested, in part, due to cat hair, a cigarette box and an almost-destroyed shipping label bearing her address.

- WRAL.com - US

Ivanka Trump: Malia Obama should be 'off limits' to media.

NEW YORK — Ivanka Trump is condemning recent tabloid coverage of President Barack Obama's eldest daughter Malia, saying the college student deserves privacy and ought to be "OFF limits." The post Ivanka Trump: Malia Obama should be 'off limits' to media appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Only Four DACA Illegal Aliens Show Up for Anti-Trump Thanksgiving Day Parade Protest.

A mere four illegal aliens shielded from deportation by the President Obama-created Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program showed up for an anti-President Trump protested during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.

- Breitbart - US

GOP Rep Gaetz: 'We Now Have Evidence' FBI Investigation of Hillary 'Did Not Follow Normal and Standard Procedures'.

Friday on Fox News Channel's “Fox & Friends,” Rep. Matt Gaetz said evidence had been uncovered showing that the FBI gave the investigation of 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's improper use of an unauthorized email server while secretary of state a “special status.” According ...

- Breitbart - US

I declined Time's 'Person of the Year': Trump.

, November 25 : United States President Donald Trump claimed that he denied being named Time's 'Person of the Year' after the magazine told him he "probably" would be selected "like last year.""Time Magazine called to say that I was PROBABLY going to be named "Man of the Year," like last year, but I would have to agree to ...

- Sify - IN

Ivanka Trump and Chelsea Clinton come to Malia Obama's defense over videos.

Members of the First Daughter's Club sprung into action on Friday afternoon when one of their own came under attack. This week, conservative media outlets and tabloids have been circulating and reporting on videos that they claim show Malia Obama - former President Barack Obama's oldest daughter...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Matching cat hair leads to woman accused of mailing explosives to Obama, Texas governor.

Court documents say Texas Gov. Greg Abbott opened the package, but it failed to explode because he didn't open it "right."         

- USA TODAY - US

Cat hair helped ID woman who mailed explosives to Obama

Cat hair, a cigarette box and a shipping label led to the arrest of Julia Poff. Authorities say Poff mailed potentially deadly homemade bombs to former President Barack Obama and Texas Governor Greg Abbott.         

- USA TODAY - US

'They should give it to Mueller': Internet pokes holes in Trump's claim that he turned down TIME Magazine's 'man of the year' distinction

After President Donald Trump trashed TIME magazine on Twitter earlier Friday evening, he swore he earned their “Person of the Year” for 2017 but turned it down. Karen Tumulty, who previously wrote for TIME, revealed that when former President Barack Obama was named in 2008 it took a lot ...

- The Raw Story - US

First Daughters' Club: Ivanka Trump, Chelsea Clinton come to Malia Obama's defence

Members of the US First Daughter's Club have sprung into action after one of their own came under attack.

- Stuff - NZ

Texas woman accused of mailing bombs to Barack Obama, Greg Abbott

Records show the 46-year-old woman is being held at the Houston federal detention center.

- Zee News - IN

Trump Sets His Sights On Welfare Reform

WASHINGTON — Overhauling welfare was one of the defining goals of Bill Clinton's presidency, starting with a campaign promise to “end welfare as we know it,” continuing with a bitter policy fight and producing change that remains hotly debated 20 years later.

- TPM News - US

Twitter Rips Daily Caller for Posting Video of Malia Obama Blowing Smoke Rings

Welp, the editorial decision-making at The Daily Caller is getting curiouser and curiouser. Newly hired Contributing Editor Benny Johnson is making a bit of a splash for his new employer, and no, it's not for plagiarism. This time, Johnson published a breathless post featuring a “leaked video” of Malia Obama ...

- Mediaite - US

Texas Woman Charged for Bomb Attempts Against Obama, Gov. Abbott

A North Texas woman faces charges for allegedly sending three separate explosive devices to then-President Barack Obama, Governor Greg Abbott, and the Social Security Administration in late 2016.

- Breitbart - US

'Chess club narc': Internet piles on after conservative sites out Malia Obama for 'doing normal college things'

Malia Obama, who began at Harvard this fall after deferring her acceptance for a year, appears to be enjoying her time at the prestigious university—as first year students are wont to do. Conservative and tabloid sites on Friday, however, appeared to have a different take on the former first daughte...

- The Raw Story - US

Trump fans howl in rage after Ivanka defends Malia Obama: 'She's fair game'

Ivanka Trump defended Malia Obama after conservative websites circulated photos of the former president's adult daughter blowing smoke rings , and the current president's fans howled in rage. The 19-year-old Obama is now a student at Harvard University, and photos of her doing youn...

- The Raw Story - US

Trump, Hannity share thanks for 'deplorables'

President Donald Trump and his biggest cheerleader outside the White House, Sean Hannity, shared a Thanksgiving moment of their own Thursday when paying tribute to the deplorables,' a word embraced by Trump and his backers after Hillary Clinton famously used it to describe many of her opponent's su...

- The Raw Story - US

Prosecutors deemed GOP's key witness in Hillary-Uranium One probe too 'unreliable' to use in court: report

A key witness in the Republican Party's probe of Hillary Clinton's involvement in the sale of mining company Uranium One to Russian firm Rosatom was once reportedly deemed too “unreliable” to serve as a witness in a separate case involving Russian money laundering. Sources te...

- The Raw Story - US

Obama trounces Trump's Thanksgiving tweets

Even on Thanksgiving, Donald Trump could not escape his worst nightmare: 10 months into his presidency, his predecessor Barack Obama remains significantly more popular. Likely adding insult to injury, the latest evidence of Trump falling short came on the platform he values most: Twitter....

- The Raw Story - US

Trump wants to end welfare as Bill Clinton knows it

Overhauling welfare was one of the defining goals of Bill Clinton's presidency, starting with a campaign promise to "end welfare as we know it," continuing with a bitter policy fight and producing change that remains hotly debated 20 years later.

- Stars and Stripes - US

O'Malley: Obama Devastated Democratic Party Like a 'Bad Forest Fire'

Wednesday on ABC's “Powerhouse Politics” podcast, 2016 Democratic presidential candidate and former Gov. Martin O'Malley said former President Barack Obama's decision to set up Organizing for America rather than “infusing” his energy into the Democratic Party devastated the party on state and local ...

- Breitbart - US

Trump wants to end welfare as Bill Clinton knows it

WASHINGTON — Overhauling welfare was one of the defining goals of Bill Clinton's presidency, starting with a campaign promise to "end welfare as we know it," continuing with a bitter policy fight and producing change that remains hotly debated…

- Billings Gazette - US

Texas woman accused of mailing bombs to Obama, Abbott

FORT WORTH, Texas — A Texas woman is accused of sending homemade bombs to President Barack Obama and Texas Governor Greg Abbott in 2016 that prosecutors say could have maimed or killed the two leaders.

- Billings Gazette - US

Clue in Mail Bomb Sent to Obama: Cat Hair Under Label

A 46-year-old Texas woman faces a host of charges after she allegedly mailed explosives to then-President Barack Obama, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, and former Social Security Administration Commissioner Carolyn Colvin. Julia Poff of Sealy had been repeatedly denied Social Security benefits and was also upset with the handling ...

- Newser - US

'Jared will flip like a pancake' on Trump after Flynn gives him up, predicts Obama's ethics czar

Mike Flynn looks to be cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation , and that spells big trouble for President Donald Trump, his son and son-in-law. Norm Eisen, the former ethics czar for President Barack Obama, said news that Flynn's attorneys have stopped shar...

- The Raw Story - US

Former Obama Cabinet official Kathleen Sebelius bashes Hillary Clinton, saying she discredited Bill's accusers

Obama Sebelius Former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has spoken out against Hillary Clinton for disparaging the women who accused her husband Bill of sexual misconduct …...

- The Raw Story - US

Houston woman booked for mailing explosives to Obama, Texas governor

Julia Poff, 46, was ordered held in jail last week ahead of trial after she was indicted on charges of mailing packages last year that were designed to kill, transporting explosives and other criminal counts, court documents showed.

- Zee News - IN

Trump signals welfare reform is next, with details to come

WASHINGTON — Welfare reform was one of the defining issues of President Bill Clinton's presidency, starting with a campaign promise to "end welfare as we know it," continuing with a bitter policy fight and producing an overhaul law that…

- Billings Gazette - US

'We are disappointed': Tech firms are speaking up against the FCC's plan to kill net neutrality

Business Insider asked some of the biggest tech firms in the US about the FCC's plans to kill net neutrality. Netflix, Facebook, Google and more are all speaking out in support of net neutrality, and against the FCC's plans. The FCC is planning to kill net neutrality — and some tech companies are starting to speak out. In ...

- Silicon Alley Insider - US

Houston-area woman charged with mailing explosives to Obama, Texas governor

- A Houston-area woman has been charged with mailing booby-trapped packages designed to explode to former U.S. President Barack Obama, Texas Governor Greg Abbott and a federal office in Maryland.

- Reuters - US

Trump To Troops On Thanksgiving: 'You're Fighting For Something Good'

The president also said multiple times that the U.S. armed forces were better off under his leadership than under the Obama administration.

- NPR - US

Texas Woman Charged With Mailing Explosives To State's Governor And Obama

A 46-year-old woman in Texas has been charged with mailing explosives to Gov. Greg Abbott and then-President Obama. Authorities say the devices could have seriously injured or even killed someone.

- NPR - US

Trump vows to repeal, replace Obamacare 'disaster'

, November 24 : Attacking the ObamaCare, United States President Donald Trump has vowed to repeal and replace it after the Republican tax cut bill is signed into law.Dubbing the healthcare bill as a 'disaster', Trump in a tweet post said, "ObamaCare premiums are going up, up, up, just as I have been predicting for two ...

- Sify - IN

Houston woman charged with mailing explosives to Barack Obama, Texas governor

A Houston-area woman has been charged with mailing booby-trapped packages designed to explode to former U.S. President Barack Obama, Texas Governor Greg Abbott and a federal office in Maryland.

- Zee News - IN

Terror convict: I was mentally incompetent, entrapped by FBI

Christopher Lee Cornell, 23, of suburban Cincinnati, recently asked a court to overturn his sentence. FBI agents arrested him in January 2015 after he bought guns and ammunition, which investigators said were to be used to attack President Barack Obama.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Houston-area woman charged with mailing explosives to Barack Obama, Texas Gov. Abbott

A Houston-area woman has been charged with mailing booby-trapped packages designed to explode to former U.S. President Barack Obama, Texas Governor Greg Abbott and a federal office in Maryland. Julia Poff, 46, was ordered held in jail last week ahead of trial after she was indicted on charges of mai...

- The Raw Story - US

Kathleen Sebelius Latest Dem to Turn on Clintons over Sexual Misconduct, 'Absolutely' Fair to Criticize Hillary

Kathleen Sebelius, President Barack Obama's secretary of Health and Human Services, joined the ranks Wednesday of prominent Democrats to call out the Clintons and her party over the handling of President Bill Clinton's myriad sexual misdeeds.

- Breitbart - US

Bernie Sanders Mixes Thanksgiving and Politics With Holiday Message Attacking GOP

In a video posted to his social media accounts on Thursday, Sen. Bernie Sanders  offered a Thanksgiving greetings accompanied by a politically charged message for his supporters. After declaring Thanksgiving “his favorite holiday,” Sanders touted the Republican-controlled Congress' inability to repeal parts ...

- Breitbart - US

Houston-area woman charged with mailing explosives to Obama, Texas governor

Julia Poff, 46, was ordered held in jail last week ahead of trial after she was indicted on charges of mailing packages last year that were designed to kill, transporting explosives and other criminal counts, court documents showed. "Poff presents a real safety risk to witnesses and others in the community," U.S. Magistrate ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Woman charged with mailing explosives to Obama and Texas governor

A Texas woman has been accused of mailing homemade explosives to former president Barack Obama and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, R, that could have maimed or killed them, according to documents filed in federal court last week in Houston. Julia Poff, 46, mailed the devices in October 2016, along with...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

America 'Totally Unprepared' For Artificial Intelligence's Impact, Says Hillary Clinton

Image credit - Getty Images/Andrew Burton Former First Lady, Secretary of State, and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has said that the United States is “totally unprepared” for the societal and economic impact of artificial intelligence. She made the comments in an interview with radio host Hugh Hewitt ...

- Ubergizmo - US

Woman Indicted for Allegedly Mailing Explosive Device to President Obama

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- Mediaite - US

Texas woman charged with mailing documents to Obama, Texas governor

Texas woman is accused of mailing explosives to President Barack Obama, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Social Security Administration Commissioner Carolyn Colvin.

- UPI - US

Woman charged with mailing explosives to Obama, Texas governor

A Texas woman has been accused of mailing homemade explosives to former president Barack Obama and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, R, that could have maimed or killed them, according to documents filed in federal court last week in Houston. Julia Poff, 46, mailed the devices in October 2016, along with...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Ex-Obama official bidding for Weinstein Company suggests rare boardroom set-up: A majority-female board

Maria Contreras-Sweet, who led the US Small Business Administration under President Barack Obama, has submitted a bid to acquire the Weinstein Company, the embattled film studio grappling with multiple allegations of sexual harassment or assault against its former co-chairman, Harvey Weinstein. It includes a group of ...

- Stuff - NZ

Cat hair, salad dressing led to charges against woman accused of mailing explosives

A Texas woman has been accused of mailing homemade explosives to former president Barack Obama and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott that could have maimed or killed them, according to court documents.

- Stars and Stripes - US

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