A.M. Links: Affordable Care Act a Budget Buster, U.S. Citizen Challenges Use of Drone in Arrest, Deferred Tax Credits Push Sony Losses to $6.4 Billion


  • Costlier than advertised

    The Affordable Care Act could add more than $340 billion to U.S. deficits over the next decade,according to Medicare Trustee Charles Blahous, a Republican Obama-appointee.

  • The first U.S. citizen arrested on American soil with the help of a Predator drone is challenging the use of the unmanned aerial vehicle in his arrest.
  • Iran has warned of retaliations after a joint U.S.-Gulf Arab Air Force exercise, the largest ever conducted in the Gulf region, begins.
  • Writing off deferred tax credits sent Sony's annual net loss to $6.4 billion, a record.
  • The two day death toll from clashes between the Yemeni military and Al Qaeda-linked fighters reached 127, according to Yemeni army officials.
  • The European Court of Human Rights cleared the extradition of 5 terror suspects to the United States. 

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