- Wen Cheng Liu/Foter.comThe Pentagon won’t be
providing a “zero option” for US troop levels in Afghanistan
after 2014 even as the White House insists complete withdrawal
hasn’t been ruled out. The UN
says civilian casualties were up by a quarter in the first six
months of the year.
- The Senate Judiciary Committee will
hear from top men involved in the government’s domestic
surveillance operations as it considers whether it should limit
them in some way.
- Republican donors and business groups
sent two separate letters to House Republicans urging support
for immigration reform.
- Reported misconduct at the TSA is up 26
percent over the last three years, according to the
- Anthony Weiner’s communication specialist
apologized for calling a former intern who wrote about her in
the Daily News a slutbag, a twat, and a cunt. She thought
she was off-the-record.
- The San Diego city council
voted to sue its mayor, who faces several sexual harassment
allegations and another lawsuit, and to prevent city money from
going to his legal defense fund.
- The emir of Kuwait has
pardoned everyone jailed for insulting him.
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