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St. Louis Rams to relocate to Los Angeles

After months of vague rumors, we now know that the National Football League has indeed voted to relocate the St. Louis Rams to Los Angeles. If that were not enough for the United States second largest city, the NFL has also given the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders the option to join the Rams there. The stadium would be located in Inglewood and…


BREAKING: 10 U.S. Sailors Held By Iran

Ten U.S. sailors have been captured by Iran on Tuesday based upon reports from a U.S. senior defense official, CNN is reporting. Based upon the reports, two small U.S. naval boats inadvertently entered Iranian waters while traveling to Bahrain from Kuwait when they were captured. The official is reporting the situation will be resolved quickly. An administration official, not the same source who reported the…


Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan Continuing to Emerge As the Anti-Trump

The dozen remaining Republican candidates continue to flock to Iowa and New Hampshire, continuing the chaotic campaign season that has just fully started. But back home, there is a name continuing to emerge as the person who is appearing to steer his own fortunes to stronger waters; House Speaker Paul Ryan. As the holiday rumor mill hit high gear that a Ryan floor nomination was…


Jobs

Economy Adds Jobs, But Wages Fall, In Latest Labor Report

The U.S. economy continued to defy international trends by adding a robust 292,000 jobs in December, the Labor Department reported Friday, a 40,000 increase from the previous month and nearly 100,000 more than projected. But, wages trended downward, again. Labor also reported the unemployment rate at 5 percent, unchanged from November. Average hourly salaries dropped 1 penny. November’s wage gains were a nickel and the…


Powerball

Powerball Just Keeps Climbing

No one was an instant multi-millionaire Wednesday night with the Powerball lottery. The winning numbers of 2, 11, 47, 62, 63 with the Powerball number of 17 appeared on no one’s ticket. The drawing was initially set at $450 million before jumping up to $500 million shortly before the midweek drawing. After no one was determined to be a jackpot winner the pot was increased…


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Trump and Cruz Spar Over Who Invented the Wall

Since the start of the holiday season, Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz have gone from friendly foes to outright opponents. The punches have ranged from Trump’s questioning of Cruz’s religion and eligibility to become president (the Texas Senator was born in Canada to an American woman) to Cruz claiming Trump has jumped the shark in the campaign for the Republican nomination for president. Now,…


Jelly Belly Inventor

Jelly Belly Creator Plans New Jelly Bean Line

The biggest mistake in David Klein’s life was giving up the rights to Jelly Belly. Now, 40 years after creating the popular jelly bean line, Kelin is turning to Kickstarter to reenter the confectionery world with a new bean: the Original Coffee House Jelly Beans. Klein said he made the mistake in signing away the rights to the Jelly Belly name to Herman Goelitz Candy…


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Obama Pushes Gun Control Without Congress

President Barack Obama issued new executive orders enacting broader gun control measures that will likely face legal pushback from Republicans. Saying that something needed to be done and that there was no action from the GOP, Obama signed executive orders that would shorten the time gun owners must report a lost gun and require background checks on gun purchases at gun shows and online. “Every…


Paul Ryan

GOP Insiders Paving Route For Ryan Nomination

Amid the holiday hustle and bustle in Washington over the past few weeks a common theme emerged from those who stayed in town: House Speaker Paul Ryan could be the Republican nominee for president. Since the start of the holiday season, rumblings among the GOP have been to push for a brokered convention in the case that Donald Trump looks to become the nominee. If…


Polling Story

Early Polling Rarely Leads To Reality

Around Christmastime in 2011, libertarian stalwart Ron Paul’s campaign was riding high. With just over a week before the Iowa caucus, the Texas Republican had a slim majority over Mitt Romney and all the momentum. The wild swing of the campaign season before that point showed candidates taking the lead in the polls for around two weeks, just enough time for Paul to capture the…