Stocks to Watch:

Sign in to NFL Now to watch the best of the NFL, personalized for you

Politics Breaking News: Abortion Stance Nets Texas State Senator Political Donation Windfall

Wochit 1:14 mins

Texas state Senator Wendy Davis has reaped nearly $1 million in political donations since she staged a nearly 11-hour filibuster that ultimately failed to stop the Texas legislature approving stringent new restrictions on abortion in the state. President Vladimir Putin said he wanted Edward Snowden to leave after three weeks holed up at a Moscow airport, but also signaled that the former U.S. spy agency contractor was moving towards meeting Russia's asylum conditions. Snowden flew to Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport from Hong Kong on June 23 in the hope of traveling on to a country that would offer him protection from the United States after he divulged details of U.S. government intelligence programs. Senior commanders in the militant Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, a group considered close to al-Qaeda, said they were sending fighters on the request of their ?Arab friends.? Under a condition of anonymity, a commander said "When our Muslim brothers sought our help, we sent hundreds of fighters to fight alongside their Arab friends. We will soon issue videos of our fighters winning goods and properties of the enemy in Syria,? he added.

View Comments (0)