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    SOTU Live Blogging (Now We’re Talking Edition)
    Jan13

    SOTU Live Blogging (Now We’re Talking Edition)

    9:43 PM: This essential point – both on Russia and ISIS – is a real needle to thread but incredibly important. Russia’s aggressive behavior in Ukraine and Syria are largely tied to fear of losing few remaining international clients. And puncture this nonsense about the fight against ISIS being World War III or the war of our...

    International Migration Has Surged 41% Since 2000, U.N. Says
    Jan13

    International Migration Has Surged 41% Since 2000, U.N. Says

    (UNITED NATIONS) — The number of people who migrated to foreign countries surged by 41% in the last 15 years to reach 244 million in 2015, according to a United Nations study released Tuesday. Of those people, 20 million are refugees. The U.N. is planning a series of meetings in 2016 to address migration, including a March 30 gathering in Geneva...

    Barack Obama (transcript): ‘Our brand of democracy is hard.’
    Jan13

    Barack Obama (transcript): ‘Our brand of democracy is hard.’

    President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Pool)U.S. President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address, as prepared for delivery. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans:...

    Full text: Barack Obama’s last State of the Union address
    Jan13

    Full text: Barack Obama’s last State of the Union address

    President Barack Obama shakes hands with House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as Vice President Joe Biden watches before the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Below is the full text of President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address as released by the...

    Here’s the full text of President Obama’s final State of the Union address
    Jan13

    Here’s the full text of President Obama’s final State of the Union address

    REUTERS/Mandel Ngan/PoolPresident Obama is delivering his final State of the Union address. Here’s the full text, via the White House: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans. Tonight marks the eighth year I’ve come here to report on the State of the Union. And for this final one, I’m going to...

    Obama in Final State of the Union: ‘Tonight, We Turn the Page’
    Jan13

    Obama in Final State of the Union: ‘Tonight, We Turn the Page’

    Here is the full text of President Obama’s final State of the Union address, as released by the White House and prepared for delivery Tuesday at 9 p.m. EST. >>> Watch the Speech Live on The Daily Signal Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: Tonight marks the eighth year I’ve come here to...

    Georgia Crackdown Worrisome, European Rights Group Says
    Jan13

    Georgia Crackdown Worrisome, European Rights Group Says

    The Council of Europe told Georgia on Tuesday to improve its justice system, saying it was worried about allegations that authorities have been abusing the law to conduct a politically motivated crackdown on the opposition. The criticism from the pan-European human rights body comes at a sensitive time for Georgia, which has sought to move closer...

    US Helping Ukraine Investigate Power Grid Hack
    Jan13

    US Helping Ukraine Investigate Power Grid Hack

    The U.S. government said it was helping Ukraine investigate an apparent cyber attack last month on the country’s power grid that caused a blackout for an estimated 80,000 customers. Experts have widely described the Dec. 23 incident at western Ukraine’s Prykarpattyaoblenergo utility as the first known power outage caused by a cyber...

    UN: International Migration Surged 41 Percent Since 2000
    Jan13

    UN: International Migration Surged 41 Percent Since 2000

    UNITED NATIONS—The number of people who migrated to foreign countries surged by 41 percent in the last 15 years to reach 244 million in 2015, according to a United Nations study released Tuesday. Of those people, 20 million are refugees. The U.N. is planning a series of meetings in 2016 to address migration, including a March 30 gathering in...

    Lebanon awaits winner in regional war: Shias or Sunnis? Iran, Saudi Arabia or Isis? | World news
    Jan13

    Lebanon awaits winner in regional war: Shias or Sunnis? Iran, Saudi Arabia or Isis? | World news

    A doctor specialised in geriatrics tells me he has more and more patients presenting with conditions stemming from anxiety. “It’s somehow worse than the civil war [1975-90],” he says. “In the war, there were clear sides.” “In a war you can see the gunman in front of you, and you can hope for a ceasefire,” says Yasser Akkaoui, who has edited...