Pistorius Drama; Airport Security Crackdown; Hillary vs Obama; News on Obamacare

Hillary Clinton beginning to distance herself from President Obama as she gears up for a possible presidential run. Great article in the Wall Street Journal today on this. Meantime, Clinton says many of her speaking fees go towards charity. She's faced criticism for exorbitant speaking fees she's racked up since stepping down as Secretary of State.

New article from Politico suggests the GOP will run a national strategy in November.. Running against President Obama and the national agenda even in local races.

We're awaiting new action from the IRS commissioner.. expected to deliver some of the missing Lois Lerner emails in the IRS targeting scandal.

Boehner defending his move to sue the President in an op-ed on today.

Wall Street Journal today also reporting on the fact that centrists on both sides of the political aisle are under attack.. it's not just a GOP issue!

Could we see a September surprise on Obamacare? Politico reporting that rates could spike in September.. just in time for the November elections.. bad news for struggling dems.

The first Boston bombing criminal trial set to start today with opening statements. The trial of Azamat Tazhayakov - a former college student accused of taking evidence from the alleged bomber's dorm room - is one of five that could reach court. They include a November trial against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev is charged with carrying out last year's deadly attack.

Airport security has been beefed up across the globe in response to what authorities say are increasingly sophisticated bomb making tactics by terrorists. Peter Doocy reporting.

Possible showdown coming in Ukraine as the increasingly professional Ukrainian military forces tighten a noose around Donetsk. Rebels have seen a string of defeats as Ukraine seeks to re-establish control over breakaway pro-Russian regions. Russia has been less aggressive recently about supporting the rebels.

Hamas is vowing revenge after Israeli airstrikes. The region continues to be a tinder-box.

There's more ethnic cleansing again .. this time in Kenya. We'll keep an eye on it.

There's been some escapes by kidnapped women and girls in Nigeria.. as the terror group Boko Haram continues to take more women prisoner.

The Pistorius murder trial resumes with defense attorney's suggesting again that Pistorius suffers from anxiety. This after a tape was released showing Pistorius walking without his blades.

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