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Greece Debt Crisis: Country Faces Another Round of Deadlines
With an economic catastrophe looming for Greece , the nation has until the end of today to submit a proposal for what would be its third bailout. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his cabinet are meeting before they present their plans to their European creditors. Then, those plans will be
5 Takeaways From President Obama’s Trip to The G7 Summit
President Obama was on the ground in Germany for 36 hours as he attended the G7 Summit. Between the family photos, the meetings and the beer, the president managed to squeeze a lot into the two-day period. ISIS in Meeting With Iraqi Prime Minister at G7 Summit] Here's a look at 5 things you'll
President Obama on ISIS Fight: 'We Don't Yet Have a Complete Strategy'
Ten months since the start of the American-led intervention against ISIS in Iraq, President Obama said today that the United States does not have a "complete strategy" to defeat ISIS and stem the group's rise in Syria and Iraq. "We don't yet have a complete strategy," Obama said at the G7 summit of
The Note: What Scott Walker Said In Iowa
By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES --WALKER WOULDN'T RULE OUT RE-INVASION OF IRAQ: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he wouldn't rule out a full-blown re-invasion of Iraq if he were to become the next commander-in-chief. The likely Republican presidential candidate and early frontrunner in several polls
NFL borrows prep, college playbooks
Want to know what trends will dominate the NFL in five years? Attend a high school or small-college football game. Because tactics on display during the NFL's opening weekend were high school and small college all the way. The big ideas on offense in the NFL in recent seasons -- the zone-read rush,
Controversy Erupts Over Burger King's (BKW) Move
Morning Money Memo… Burger King is facing a grilling from critics of U.S. companies that move overseas to cut their tax bills. “I’ve eaten my last Whopper,” is among the many comments on Burger King’s Facebook page. The company announced on Tuesday that it would...
Lamakers Ask 'What's Next?' After Fort Hood (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES THE SPEAKER SPEAKS: House Speaker John Boehner yesterday expressed condolences for the victims of the latest Fort Hood shooting and said Congress should explore ways to better prevent mentally ill people from acquiring firearms, as investigators ...
Hillary Clinton: Media Promotes 'Double Standard' for Women
Hillary Clinton said the “double standard” in how the media talks about women in public life is “alive and well” during a discussion on the opening night of Tina Brown’s 3-day Women in the World Foundation summit, which kicked off Thursday evening at New York...
Wounds, Old And New, At Fort Hood
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES OBAMA — SHOOTING ‘RE-OPENS PAIN’ AT FORT HOOD: Breaking from an evening of Democratic fundraising in Chicago, President Obama last night offered prayers for the victims of the latest Fort Hood shooting and vowed to “get to the bottom of what ...