Congressman should have been ‘more sensitive’ in suicide remarks: spokesman

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A U.S.congressman should have taken a more sensitive approach when talking about teen suicide to a group of Alaska high school students he was addressing after a classmate recently…
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Classic case of an incumbent Congressman whose been in office for decades. They are out of touch. Incumbents also think they can do whatever they want since their jobs are not in jeopardy. Most members of Congress are in for life.

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ISIS Earns $1M Per Day in Black Market Oil Sales

The U.S. Treasury Department says Islamic State militants are earning about $1 million a day just from black market oil sales.

The official who leads the department’s effort to undermine the group’s financial strength says IS also has taken in at least $20 million in ransom payments this year from kidnappings.

David Cohen, the Treasury undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, says the group takes in several million dollars a month from wealthy donors, and from extortion rackets and other criminal activities, such as robbing banks.

via US: IS Earns $1M Per Day in Black Market Oil Sales – ABC News.

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