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Chrissy Teigen Not Apologizing For Canada Comments

Posted On October 23, 2014

(Undated) -- "Sports Illustrated" swimsuit model Chrissy Teigen is not doing the backstroke after backlash over her tweets about Wednesday's shooting in Ottawa, Canada. Teigen, who is married to Grammy winner John Legend, was met with negative reaction after she tweeted, "active shooting in Canada, or as we call it in America, Wednesday." She refused…

Chuck Swindoll’s Ministry Sues Over Healthcare Mandate On Abortion

Posted On October 23, 2014

(Plano, TX) -- A Texas pastor's ministry is suing the federal government over having to provide abortion-inducing drugs and devices to employees. Chuck Swindoll's Insight for Living Ministries says it can't meet the mandate in the healthcare law because of its sincerely held religious beliefs. The federal suit also says IFLM would face severe fines…

House Hearing To Probe Ebola Crisis

Posted On October 23, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- A House hearing will investigate the Ebola crisis Friday. New White House Ebola czar Ron Klain was invited but will not testify. Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest said Klain only started his new job yesterday and will not be available. The top witness will be Dr. Nicole Lurie, with the Health and Human…

White House Pressed On Security After Latest Fence-Jump

Posted On October 23, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest says it is possible there could be changes to the fence that surrounds the White House.   In a briefing, Earnest said an ongoing review of White House security aims to balance security with public access. An unarmed man climbed over the White House fence last night…

Christie’s Job Approval Numbers Continue To Slide

Posted On October 23, 2014

(Florham Park, NJ) -- Governor Chris Christie's job approval numbers are continuing to slide. Krista Jenkins with the Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind Poll says just 41-percent of New Jersey voters approve of the job Christie's doing while 47-percent disapprove.   Jenkins says Christie's slipping numbers reflect voter fatigue and continuing concern about jobs, the economy…