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Romney Explains Comments Again As GOP Unearths Obama Video Romney Explains Comments Again As GOP Unearths Obama Video
Charles Dharapak/AP Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign fundraising event in Salt Lake City on Tuesday. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney took his effort to contain the damage from the video of his remarks about Americans who don't pay taxes to Fox News Channel Tuesday. There, he acknowledged that some of those who don't pay federal income taxes are senior citizens and military service members. Meanwhile, Republicans unearthed a recording of remarks Obama made...
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238 Hits, 2 Comments, Added On 9/18/2012 4:24:00 PM

UC OKs $1 Million Settlement In Pepper-Spray Suit UC OKs $1 Million Settlement In Pepper-Spray Suit
The University of California will pay $1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by Occupy protesters at UC Davis who were pepper-sprayed last November, according to a preliminary settlement filed in district court. Here's more from the American Civil Liberties Union, which represented the plaintiffs in the case: "The University will pay $1 million as part of the settlement. This includes a total of $730,000 to the named plaintiffs and others who were arrested or pepper-sprayed on November 18. It will also...
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238 Hits, 0 Comments, Added On 9/26/2012 2:15:00 PM

Officials: Insurgent Attacks In Iraq Kill 9 Officials: Insurgent Attacks In Iraq Kill 9
BAGHDAD September 25, 2012, 06:03 am ET BAGHDAD (AP) — Officials say a wave of attacks by insurgents in central Iraq has killed nine people and wounded 19. Police officials say gunmen attacked police checkpoints in eastern and southwestern Baghdad on Tuesday, killing two policemen and a soldier in the two attacks and wounding six troops. In western Baghdad, a brigadier and his driver were killed in a drive-by shooting. West of the Iraqi capital, a parked car bomb went off next to a police patrol in...
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238 Hits, 2 Comments, Added On 9/25/2012 3:03:00 AM

Romney Medicaid Remarks Raise Eyebrows Romney Medicaid Remarks Raise Eyebrows
Audio for this story from Morning Edition will be available at approx. 9:00 a.m. ET September 25, 2012 Enlarge AP Mitt Romney talks with "60 Minutes" correspondent Scott Pelley. AP Mitt Romney talks with "60 Minutes" correspondent Scott Pelley. It's not so much what Mitt Romney said about whether the government should guarantee people health care in his interview on CBS's "60 Minutes" Sunday that has health care policy types buzzing. It's how that compares to what he has said before. To back...
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238 Hits, 11 Comments, Added On 9/25/2012 12:29:00 AM

7 People Killed in Pakistan Shiite Procession 7 People Killed in Pakistan Shiite Procession
Smoke rises in Dera Ismail Khan after a bomb attack in the city in June of this year (file photo). x Smoke rises in Dera Ismail Khan after a bomb attack in the city in June of this year (file photo). VOA News November 24, 2012 Pakistani officials say a bomb blast near a minority Shi'ite religious procession has killed seven people, including at least three children, and wounded more than a dozen other people. Authorities say the attack happened Saturday in the city of Dera Ismail Khan,...
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238 Hits, 0 Comments, Added On 11/24/2012 6:46:15 AM

DC On Pace For Fewer Than 100 Homicides In 2012 DC On Pace For Fewer Than 100 Homicides In 2012
WASHINGTON November 23, 2012, 12:24 pm ET WASHINGTON (AP) — The crack epidemic that began in the 1980s ushered in a wave of bloodletting in the nation's capital and a death toll that ticked upward daily. Dead bodies, sometimes several a night, had homicide detectives hustling between crime scenes and earned Washington unwelcome monikers such as the nation's "murder capital." At the time, some feared the murder rate might ascend to more frightening heights. But after approaching nearly 500 slayings a...
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238 Hits, 0 Comments, Added On 11/23/2012 10:24:39 AM

The Force Is Strong With This One: Disney Buys Lucasfilm For $4B The Force Is Strong With This One: Disney Buys Lucasfilm For $4B
Enlarge image In this handout image provided by Disney, Star Wars creator George Lucas has a playful lightsaber duel with Jedi Mickey Mouse at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., on Aug. 14, 2010. Disney announced Tuesday that it was buying Lucasfilm Ltd. for $4.05 billion. Getty Images In this handout image provided by Disney, Star Wars creator George Lucas has a playful lightsaber duel with Jedi Mickey Mouse at Disney's Hollywood Studios...
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238 Hits, 0 Comments, Added On 10/30/2012 1:20:00 PM

Turks Fear What Syria's War Will Bring Turks Fear What Syria's War Will Bring
Audio for this story from Morning Edition will be available at approx. 9:00 a.m. ET October 16, 2012 AP Turkish soldiers stand near the Turkey-Syria border in Akcakale, Turkey, early Friday. In Turkey's southern Hatay province, it is harvest time — the second harvest since the uprising began in neighboring Syria. In the village of Hacipasa, Turkey, located right along the Syrian border, children play alongside tents on the edge of the farm fields. The tents belong not to Syrian refugees, but...
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238 Hits, 0 Comments, Added On 10/16/2012 12:03:00 AM

Scotland Set To Vote On Independence In 2014 Scotland Set To Vote On Independence In 2014
In what's being called a "historic agreement," Prime Minister David Cameron and First Minister Alex Salmond have hammered out a deal will allow Scotland to decide if it wants to succede from the United Kingdom. The question will be settled in a 2014 referendum. The AP reports: "Officials from London and Edinburgh have been meeting for weeks to hammer out details of a vote on Scottish independence. Sticking points included the date and the wording of the question. ... "The prime minister is expected...
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238 Hits, 0 Comments, Added On 10/15/2012 6:54:00 AM

Where's Santa? Depends On Which Tech Titan You Ask Where's Santa? Depends On Which Tech Titan You Ask
It's Christmas Eve, and you have just one burning question: Where's Santa? Normally we'd point you to NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command. The operation runs an aerospace warning system that "includes the monitoring of man-made objects in space, and the detection, validation, and warning of attack against North America whether by aircraft, missiles, or space vehicles." At Christmastime, volunteers turn their attention to tracking Santa. Enlarge image i NORAD Tracks Santa, powered by...
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238 Hits, 1 Comments, Added On 12/24/2012 8:18:00 PM

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