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NewYorkTimes – Obama Policy Is Put To The Test As Crises Challenge Caution – 17 March 20914

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By DAVID E. SANGER

Crises in Ukraine and Syria are challenging President Obama’s attempts to change the way the United States deals with its overseas adversaries.

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NewYorkTimes – After Big Bet,Hedge Fund in U.S. Pulls The Levers Of Power – 10 March 2014

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By MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT, ERIC LIPTON and ALEXANDRA STEVENSONThe activist hedge fund manager William A. Ackman bet a billion dollars on the collapse of the nutritional supplement company Herbalife, then launched an extraordinary campaign to hasten that development.

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NewYorkTimes – Jennifer Steinhauser – Ignoring Qualms, Some Republicans Nurture Dreams of Impeaching Obama – 26 August 2013

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WASHINGTON — Representative Kerry Bentivolio, a freshman Republican from Michigan, has a legislative dream. It is not to balance the federal budget, or find a way to help his ailing state or even take away money from the federal health care program, a goal that has so animated many other Republicans this summer.

Rather, Mr. Bentivolio told constituents, it is to put in motion the impeachment of President Obama. “If I could write that bill and submit it, it would be a dream come true,” he said this month.

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NewYorkTimes – David Carr And Ravi Somaiya – Assange, Back In News, Never Left U.S. Radar – 27 June 2013

AssangeJulian Assange and Birgitta Jonsdottir, in the background, working in Iceland in 2010.

In June 2011, Ogmundur Jonasson, Iceland’s minister of the interior at the time, received an urgent message from the authorities in the United States. It said that “there was an imminent attack on Icelandic government databases” by hackers, and that the F.B.I. would send agents to investigate, Mr. Jonasson said in a telephone interview.

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NewYorkTimes – Andrew Siddons – Visitors From Outer Space, Real Or Not, Are Focus Of Discussion In Washington – 4 May 2013

WASHINGTON — While President Obama was promoting an immigration overhaul in Mexico, six former members of Congress gathered two blocks from the White House to consider what they see as the enforced government secrecy surrounding another kind of visitor: the kind who come from a lot farther away. 

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Mike Gravel, a former senator from Alaska, above in 2007, appeared this week on a panel to discuss extraterrestrial life.   Read the whole story at:  www.nytimes.com / link to original article