Alan Colmes

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  • Special Report: How the U.S. made its Putin problem worse

    Friday, 11:59 AM

    File photo of U.S. President Obama meeting with Russian President Putin during the G8 Summit at Lough Erne in EnniskillenBy David Rohde and Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON AND NEW YORK (Reuters) - In September 2001, as the U.S. reeled from the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, Vladimir Putin supported Washington's imminent invasion of Afghanistan in ways that would have been inconceivable during the Cold War. He agreed that U.S. planes carrying humanitarian aid could fly through Russian air space. He said the U.S. military could use airbases in former Soviet republics in Central Asia. And he ordered his generals to brief their U.S. counterparts on their own ill-fated 1980s occupation of Afghanistan.


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  • Anger mounts after bodies found trapped inside sunken South Korean ferry

    Friday, 10:37 PM

    Journalists ask Lee Joon-seok, captain of South Korean ferry "Sewol." questions s Lee walked out of court in MokpoBy Ju-min Park and Jungmin Jang JINDO/MOKPO, South Korea (Reuters) - Angry relatives of more than 200 people, mostly children, missing inside a sunken South Korea ferry demanded authorities act now to raise the vessel and hit out at officials, including the country's president, as hopes of finding survivors faded. "Please lift the ship, so we can get the bodies out," a woman who identified herself as the mother of a child called Kang Hyuck said, using a microphone in the gymnasium where hundreds of people have spent day and night since the ferry capsized on Wednesday.


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  • New Russia sanctions threats as Ukraine stalemate goes on

    Friday, 7:01 PM

    A pro-Russian separatists walk past map regional government building in Donetsk, in eastern UkraineBy Thomas Grove and Aleksandar Vasovic SLAVIANSK/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - A day after an international deal in Geneva to defuse the East-West crisis in Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists vowed not to end their occupation of public buildings and Washington threatened further sanctions on Moscow if the stalemate continued. Leaders of gunmen who have taken over city halls and other sites in and around Donetsk this month in pursuit of demands for a Crimea-style referendum on union with Russia rejected the agreement struck in Geneva by Ukraine, Russia, the United States and European Union and demanded on Friday that the leaders of the Kiev uprising must first quit their own government offices.


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  • Mark Twain, Writing Coach

    Friday, 10:36 PM

    Mark Twain, Writing CoachYoung writers besotted by the image of a swaggering, confident Twain should take heart: Underneath that white suit lurked an author as insecure and neurotic as those who idolize him.


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  • Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

    Friday, 10:18 PM

    FILE - This Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, file photo, taken in Washington, shows part of the HealthCare.gov website page featuring information about the SHOP Marketplace. People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama’s signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government’s vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed computer virus. Senior administration officials said there is no indication that the HealthCare.gov site has been compromised and the action is being taken out of an abundance of caution. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed Internet security flaw.


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  • Millennials and the American City

    Friday, 10:14 PM

    Millennials and the American CityMichael Tubbs, a 23-year-old councilmember in Stockton, California, and the star of the documentary ‘True Son,’ says that now is the time for young people to engineer social change.


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  • Ryan Getzlaf leads Ducks past Stars 3-2 in Game 2

    Friday, 10:55 PM

    Anaheim Ducks' Corey Perry, center, celebrates his goal as he skates past Dallas Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen, left, of Finland, and Stars' Trevor Daley during the second period in Game 2 of the first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series, Friday, April 18, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Getzlaf wore the strain all over his exhausted face. In the past 51 hours or so, he had taken a slap shot to the jaw, attended the birth of his third child and propelled the Anaheim Ducks to two gritty playoff victories.


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  • Memphis guard Calathes hit with 20-game doping ban

    Friday, 10:17 PM

    Goran Dragic (on ground) of the Phoenix Suns attempts to control the ball under pressure from Nick Calathes of the Memphis Grizzlies at US Airways Center on April 14, 2014 in Phoenix, ArizonaNick Calathes, a Greek rookie backup guard for the Memphis Grizzlies, was suspended 20 games without pay Friday by the NBA for a doping violation, the league announced. Only minutes before the opening day of the playoffs, the NBA revealed that Calathes would be banished after testing positive for tamoxifen, a banned substance found in a supplement he had been taking. The suspension for Calathes will begin with Saturday's playoff opener for the Grizzlies at Oklahoma City. Last season, Memphis upset Oklahoma City in the playoffs.


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  • Loney has 4 RBIs, Rays beat Yankees 11-5

    Friday, 9:31 PM

    Tampa Bay Rays' James Loney watches a two-run single off New York Yankees reliever David Phelps during the seventh inning of a baseball game Friday, April 18, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — James Loney and the Tampa Bay Rays ended their four-game slide with a late-inning comeback.


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  • Looming, creeping landslide splits home in Wyoming

    Friday, 11:25 PM

    This aerial image provided by Tributary Environmental shows a home damaged by a landslide Friday, April 18, 2014 in Jackson, Wyo. A slow-moving landslide in Jackson sped up significantly Friday, splitting this house in two, causing a huge uplift in a road and a Walgreens parking lot, and threatening to destroy several other unoccupied homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Tributary Environmental) NO SALESJACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A sudden lurch in a creeping landslide in the northwest Wyoming resort town of Jackson split a house in two and forced workers to abandon just-begun efforts to stabilize the hillside.


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  • Reports of gunman at Los Angeles Times building: police

    Friday, 11:09 PM

    Reports that an unidentified person had threatened to open fire on the third floor of the building came in after 7 p.m. local time, said Los Angeles Police Department spokesman Gus Villanueva. The Los Angeles Times newspaper, which has its headquarters in the building, said on social media website Twitter that a witness told one of its reporters a man "who allegedly made threats at Times building worked for a firm that rents space from the newspaper." The Times said on Twitter the suspect worked for Vxi Global Solutions and was believed to be in his 20s... read more

  • Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

    Friday, 10:18 PM

    FILE - This Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, file photo, taken in Washington, shows part of the HealthCare.gov website page featuring information about the SHOP Marketplace. People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama’s signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government’s vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed computer virus. Senior administration officials said there is no indication that the HealthCare.gov site has been compromised and the action is being taken out of an abundance of caution. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed Internet security flaw.


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  • Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

    Friday, 10:18 PM

    FILE - This Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, file photo, taken in Washington, shows part of the HealthCare.gov website page featuring information about the SHOP Marketplace. People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama’s signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government’s vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed computer virus. Senior administration officials said there is no indication that the HealthCare.gov site has been compromised and the action is being taken out of an abundance of caution. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed Internet security flaw.


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  • Boston prepares for huge wave of marathon visitors

    Friday, 8:24 PM

    In this Thursday, April 10, 2014 photo Jude Kilburn, of Yorkshire, England, runs across the finish line of the Boston Marathon while on vacation in Boston. With an expanded field of runners and the memory of last year’s bombings elevating interest in one of the world’s greatest races, the 118th Boston Marathon, scheduled for Monday, April 21, 2014, could bring an unprecedented wave of visitors and an influx of tourism dollars to the area. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)BOSTON (AP) — With an expanded field of runners and the memory of last year's bombings elevating interest in one of the world's great races, the 2014 Boston Marathon could bring an unprecedented wave of visitors and an influx of tourism dollars to the area.


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  • 5 features an Amazon phone might offer

    Friday, 6:45 PM

    FILE - This Sept. 28, 2011 file photo shows the Amazon logo on display at a news conference in New York. Rumors of an Amazon smartphone reached a fever pitch this week, with several tech blogs speculating that the device could be due out this year. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)NEW YORK (AP) — A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer.


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