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Clinton: Washington Gridlock Fuels Darth Vader Popularity

blogs.wsj.com — Why would Americans want Darth Vader for president? Hillary Clinton has an answer: "People are so fed up with the gridlock and dysfunction in Washington. Congress is unfortunately unable to even agree on the most obvious kinds of things," Mrs. Clinton said. "I think Darth Vader looks pretty good to a lot of people."
Jul 27, 2014

"I think Darth Vader looks pretty good to a lot of people." Hillary Clinton, about fictional villain outpolling her. on.wsj.com/1nMacc0

Jul 27, 2014

Why would Americans want Darth Vader for president? @HillaryClinton has an answer. on.wsj.com/1nMacc0 via @WSJPolitics

Hamas Agrees to Cease-Fire

online.wsj.com — Israeli forces held fire in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, prolonging a humanitarian truce for a second day even as Palestinian militants there resumed firing rockets into Israeli territory. An Israeli soldier was killed by one of the rockets, the army said.
Jul 27, 2014

RT @ahmed: Cease-fire in Gaza breaks down; Palestinian death toll reaches more than 1,000 on.wsj.com/1zhSBgb

Jul 27, 2014

RT @WSJ: Hamas agreed to resume a ceasefire truce for 24 hours, as the Palestinian death toll exceeds 1,000 people: on.wsj.com/1Amok13

Experts Will Try to Reach MH17 Crash Site Monday

online.wsj.com — DONETSK, Ukraine-After a failed attempt to reach the debris of MH17 on Sunday, international experts are preparing to get there Monday despite ongoing fighting in eastern Ukraine. Michael Bociurkiw, spokesman for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe monitoring mission in Ukraine, said Sunday that a group of Dutch and Australian unarmed policemen and experts will try to get to the Malaysia Airlines crash site...
Jul 27, 2014

RT @PaulSonne: International experts in Donetsk couldn't make it to crash site today because of fighting. Will try tomorrow. #MH17 on.wsj.com/1zjUeKc

Jul 27, 2014

International experts in Donetsk couldn't make it to crash site today because of fighting. Will try tomorrow. #MH17 on.wsj.com/1zjUeKc

Tanker Carrying Oil From Iraqi Kurdistan Plans to Offload at Texas Port

online.wsj.com — A tanker carrying a $100-million cargo of oil shipped from Iraqi Kurdistan is planning to discharge in Texas, bringing a dispute that is central to the future of Iraq as a united country to U.S. soil. The tanker, United Kalavrvta, is one of four major consignments of oil shipped by northern Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government since May in defiance of Baghdad.
Jul 27, 2014

RT @andypeaps: A tanker carrying oil from Iraqi Kurdistan intends to offload at a Texas port, the U.S. Coast Guard said. on.wsj.com/1rN6y3k via @WSJ

Jul 27, 2014

A tanker carrying oil from Iraqi Kurdistan intends to offload at a Texas port, the U.S. Coast Guard said. on.wsj.com/1rN6y3k via @WSJ

Jul 27, 2014

Remember those tankers of Kurdish oil? One of them is planning to offload in Texas: on.wsj.com/1rN6y3k with @wsjemre