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Lawsuit Accuses FBI Of Using No-Fly List To Get American Muslims To Become Informants

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 9:21pm

A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses the FBI of using the no-fly list to coerce American Muslims into becoming law enforcement informants.

Four Muslim men who are either American citizens or legal permanent U.S. residents assert in the lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in New York, that the FBI's use of the no-fly list violates their First Amendment and Fifth Amendment rights and breaks administrative procedures and religious freedom laws. They ask the court to order them removed from the no-fly list and to award them unspecified compensatory and punitive damages.

North Carolina Republicans Exchange Few Hits In Senate Primary Debate

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 8:09pm

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — The candidate in North Carolina's Republican Senate primary with backing from the party's Washington establishment came under little direct criticism Tuesday night as his top rivals had their first real chance to challenge him face to face.

Obama Pledges Solidarity With Mudslide Survivors: 'We're Going To Be Strong Right Alongside You'

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 6:57pm

OSO, Wash. (AP) — Swooping over a landscape of unspeakable sadness and death, President Barack Obama took an aerial tour Tuesday of the place where more than three dozen people perished in a mudslide last month. He pledged a nation's solidarity with those who are enduring "unimaginable pain and difficulty" in the aftermath of the destruction.

Florida Election 2014: Curt Clawson Wins Primary For Trey Radel's Former House Seat

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 6:48pm

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The former CEO of an aluminum wheel company has won a Republican primary in Florida for the seat of a congressman who resigned in January after being arrested for buying cocaine.

Florida Special Election Results: Curt Clawson Wins Republican Primary

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 6:38pm

Republicans in Florida's 19th District have chosen businessman Curt Clawson as the party's nominee in the special election to replace former Rep. Trey Radel (R-Fla.).

Clawson, who largely funded his campaign himself, bested a field of three other Republicans in Tuesday's primary.

After Trey Radel's Resignation, Republicans Face Off In Special Election

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 6:29pm

Curt Clawson is the Republican nominee in the special election to fill former Rep. Trey Radel's (R-Fla.) seat, following the congressman's January resignation after pleading guilty cocaine posession.

Clawson defeated three other Republicans in Tuesday's primary: Lizbeth Benacquisto, Michael Dreikorn and Paige Kreegel.

Curt Clawson Wins Special Election Primary In Race For Trey Radel's Seat

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 6:17pm

Curt Clawson has defeated three other challengers in the race for Rep. Trey Radel's (R-Fla.) former House seat, the Associated Press reports.

Clawson, a self-funded Florida businessman, will face off against Democrat April Freeman in the June 24 general election.

Chris Christie Slams Colorado's Recreational Marijuana Laws

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 6:02pm

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), a vocal opponent of marijuana legalization, said he thinks Colorado's recreational pot law has heralded a "quality of life" that New Jersey doesn't want.

Bigoted Ohio Teacher Fired For Telling Black Student We Don’t “Need Another Black President”

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 6:01pm

"What would have happened if somebody said, 'We don't need a white President like Bush in the office anymore.' You think there'd be any stink about that? Probably not," Voigt told WCPO.

Florida Special Election Determines Republican Running For Trey Radel's House Seat

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 5:54pm

Curt Clawson has won the Tuesday special election to determine who will battle to win the seat of former Rep. Trey Radel (R-Fla.), the Associated Press reports.

Clawson will face Democratic challenger April Freeman at the polls in a general election on June 24.

Radel resigned in January after being arrested for buying cocaine.

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