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- President Obama has urged Democrats to defend and be proud of
Obamacare ahead of the upcoming midterms. Obama also said he
puzzled" about why Republicans have made Obamacare their
"sole agenda item."
- Some 268 people, many of whom are high school students, remain
missing after a ferry capsized
off South Korea's coast on Wednesday. It was reported today that
the vice principal of Ansan Danwon High School, which many of the
missing students attended,
hung himself from a tree. He was one of the first people to be
rescued from the sinking ferry. An arrest warrant is
being sought for the captain of the ferry.
- Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) has said that talks between the
European Union, Ukraine, Russia, and the U.S. should not delay the
implementation of sanctions on Russia's financial and banking
sector. Pro-Russian insurgents in eastern Ukraine are
refusing to leave the government buildings they have occupied,
saying that they will only do so if the government in Kiev
- According to Justices
Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg the Supreme Court will
ultimately have to rule on the legality of NSA surveillance
avalanche on a climbing route on Mt. Everest has killed 12
people. Three are missing.
- Delaware Attorney General
Beau Biden, son of Vice President Joe Biden, will run for
governor of Delaware in 2016.
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