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Pick A Number: Let's Play 'Cap Those Deductions' Pick A Number: Let's Play 'Cap Those Deductions'
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says it's up to congressional Republicans to take the next step in budget talks to avoid the pending automatic spending cuts and tax increases at the end of the year. Appearing on the Sunday talk shows, Geithner said there's "no path to an agreement" until Republicans are willing to accept higher tax rates on the rich. The GOP argues that if tax revenues must go up, it would better to leave rates alone and instead limit deductions, or "loopholes." Enlarge image In...
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208 Hits, 2 Comments, Added On 12/3/2012 1:23:00 AM

Shutdowns Counter The Idea Of A World-Wide Web Shutdowns Counter The Idea Of A World-Wide Web
Audio for this story from Weekend Edition Saturday will be available at approx. 12:00 p.m. ET December 1, 2012 Enlarge Narciso Contreras/AP Night falls on a Syrian rebel-controlled area on Thursday, the same day an Internet blackout struck the country. The cause is still unclear, but many claim the Syrian government is responsible. Narciso Contreras/AP Night falls on a Syrian rebel-controlled area on Thursday, the same day an Internet blackout struck the country. The cause is still unclear, but...
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208 Hits, 1 Comments, Added On 12/1/2012 1:32:00 AM

Why It's Easier To Scam The Elderly Why It's Easier To Scam The Elderly
Enlarge image Fraud victims are more likely to open official-looking sweepstakes and other mailings. A new study says the elderly are more susceptible than the young to being swindled. Allen Breed/AP Fraud victims are more likely to open official-looking sweepstakes and other mailings. A new study says the elderly are more susceptible than the young to being swindled. Allen Breed/AP Lots of scams come by phone or by mail, but when the scam artist is right in front of you researchers say the clues...
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208 Hits, 0 Comments, Added On 12/6/2012 1:32:00 AM

Pioneering Jazz Musician Dave Brubeck Dies Pioneering Jazz Musician Dave Brubeck Dies
Pioneering American jazz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck has died at age 91.Brubeck's manager says the musician died of heart failure Wednesday morning while on his way to see a cardiologist.  He would have turned 92 on Thursday.Brubeck stood as a jazz legend for more than a half-century.He formed The Dave Brubeck Quartet after World War II and rose to fame in the 1950s. Dave Brubeck in 1956. x Dave Brubeck in 1956. Many believe the song "Blue Rondo A La Turk" from the quartet's 1959 signature...
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208 Hits, 0 Comments, Added On 12/5/2012 11:29:30 AM

Typhoon Bopha Pounds Southern Philippines Typhoon Bopha Pounds Southern Philippines
A powerful typhoon is pounding the southern Philippines, uprooting trees, blowing off roofs, and sending thousands of residents fleeing to government shelters.Typhoon Bopha was packing winds of up to 210 kilometers per hour as it made landfall early Tuesday off the southern island of Mindanao. Several people have been injured as a result of flying debris, but reports of casualties and damage have so far been minimal.Joe Curry, the head of Catholic Relief Services in the Philippines says authorities seem...
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208 Hits, 0 Comments, Added On 12/4/2012 2:35:25 AM

Gun Control Debate Begins To Simmer After Massacre Gun Control Debate Begins To Simmer After Massacre
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats say meaningful action in the wake of the school shootings in Connecticut must include a ban on military-style assault weapons and a look at how the nation deals with individuals suffering from serious mental illness. Several Democratic lawmakers and Independent Sen. Joe Lieberman said it was time to take a deeper look into the recent spate of mass shootings and what can be done to prevent them. Gun control was a hot topic in the early 1990s, when Congress enacted a 10-year...
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208 Hits, 1 Comments, Added On 12/17/2012 7:01:08 AM

Lawsuit Alleges Horses Mistreated On HBO's 'Luck' Lawsuit Alleges Horses Mistreated On HBO's 'Luck'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Several of the horses used on HBO's canceled series "Luck" were drugged, underweight and sick during production, an animal rights worker who oversaw conditions on the show alleges in a lawsuit. Barbara Casey's suit filed Monday says she was wrongfully fired from her post at the American Humane Association after complaining about the conditions horses faced on the show, which was canceled after a series of high-profile animal deaths. The suit claims four horses died during the show's...
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Indian Court May Suspend Lawmakers Facing Crimes Indian Court May Suspend Lawmakers Facing Crimes
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's top court says it will decide whether to suspend lawmakers facing sexual assault charges as thousands of women gathered at the memorial to independence leader Mohandas K. Gandhi to demand stronger protection for their safety. The march came Wednesday as police prepare to formally charge six suspects in the gang-rape and killing of a student in the capital two weeks ago. The rape triggered outrage across the country and sparked demands for stronger laws and tougher police action...
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Annual Report Shows Both Progress and Frustration in the War Against Cancer Annual Report Shows Both Progress and Frustration in the War Against Cancer
Overall death rates from cancer continue a gradual decline in American men, women and children, but a surprising rise in particular cancer sites has left many medical experts far from satisfied, questioning the multi-billion dollar war being waged against the disease. Continuing a trend that began in the early 1990s, cancer death rates dropped by 1.8 percent among men and 1.4 percent among women, according to the Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, which was released earlier this...
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Health: How Dengue Spreads Health: How Dengue Spreads
The common response to an outbreak of dengue fever, spread by the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, is to spray pesticide in public places like schools and markets. But a new study indicates the focus should be on people's neighborhoods and homes instead.Cases of the tropical disease that causes debilitating pain have been rising, and more than half the world's population is considered at risk. There is no vaccine for dengue, so the only way to control outbreaks is to kill the mosquitoes that spread...
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208 Hits, 2 Comments, Added On 1/24/2013 10:24:53 AM

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