GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski: I’m ‘Supporter of Planned Parenthood’

Sen. Lisa Murkowski is one of four Republican senators whose votes will be key in the defunding of Planned Parenthood that is included in the House budget package. The measure is expected to be voted on under the rules of reconciliation, a budgetary process whereby no filibuster in the Senate is permitted, but Republicans will need the required 51 votes to approve the package.

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World View: China Displays Belligerence, Militarism in WWII Victory Parade

Contents: China displays belligerence, militarism in WW II victory parade; China’s weaponry highlighted by the anti-American ‘carrier killer’; Many world leaders snub China’s WW II victory parade; China sends warships to Bering Sea off the coast of Alaska; China rewrites history of WW II by giving credit to Mao instead of Chiang

China Holds Military Parade To Commemorate End Of World War II In Asia

Obama Snuggles With Husky Puppies In Alaska

Obama stopped at a doglot belonging to 2011 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champion John Baker after visiting a sea wall in the town of Kotzebue. After Baker introduced Obama to the puppy, he immediately grabbled one and held it closely.

US President Barack Obama holds a puppy beloing to musher John Baker (C) in Kotzebue, Alaska on September 2, 2015. AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read

Bear’s And Barack’s Great Arctic Distraction

President Obama has been joking from the White House’s Instagram account about his encounter in the Alaskan wilderness with survivalist Bear Grylls. You’ll never guess what he said. “Glad this was the only Bear I met in the park.” Yes.

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