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Truck Driver In Derailment Charged

Posted On February 24, 2015

(Oxnard, CA) -- Police say the truck driver who caused today's Metrolink train derailment has been arrested and is being charged with felony hit-and-run. Oxnard police say Jose Alejandro Sanchez Ramirez of Yuma, Arizona was driving a large pickup truck that was towing a trailer. Police say he was trying to turn his truck onto…

GOP Reacts To Obama’s Keystone Bill Veto

Posted On February 24, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- GOP House Speaker John Boehner calls President Obama's veto of the Keystone XL pipeline bill a "national embarrassment." The Republican bill aimed to bypass the President's authority and authorize construction of the controversial pipeline. Boehner called Keystone an important jobs bill and accused Obama of being "too invested in left-fringe politics" and…

Obama Vetoes Keystone Bill

Posted On February 24, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- It's back to the drawing board for supporters of the Keystone XL oil pipeline after President Obama vetoed a bill approving the project. The Republican bill aimed to bypass the President's authority and authorize construction of the controversial pipeline. GOP House Speaker John Boehner called Keystone an important jobs bill and said…

Kerry Defends ISIS Strategy

Posted On February 24, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is defending the U.S.-led fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Kerry told a Senate hearing today that President Obama is making the right moves in the effort to "degrade and destroy" ISIS. U.S.-led airstrikes have been pounding ISIS targets for several months. The U.S. is also…

VA Secretary Apologizes For Lying About Special Forces Service

Posted On February 24, 2015

(Undated) -- Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald is owning up to padding his military resume in a conversation with a homeless veteran.   McDonald was talking with a homeless vet in Los Angeles last month as part of the VA's campaign to find and house homeless veterans. When the man said he'd served in special…