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Obama: I Might Lose Congressional Vote on Syria

Sep 10, 2013 No Comments

Battling stiff resistance in Congress, President Barack Obama conceded Monday night he might lose his fight for congressional support of a military strike against Syria, and declined to say what he would do if lawmakers reject his call to back retaliation for a chemical weapons attack last month. The [...]

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Did 107-Year-Old Have to Die in Gun Standoff?

Sep 10, 2013 No Comments

When the time came to move 107-year-old Monroe Isadore to a new home, police say he resisted and barricaded himself inside. Authorities tried using a camera to monitor him, along with negotiating tactics, and finally gas to get him to come out. None of it worked. So, a SWAT [...]

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Mexico President Gambles With Left-Leaning Reform

Sep 10, 2013 No Comments

President Enrique Pena Nieto is gambling that a surprise plan to increase social spending and raise taxes on wealthier Mexicans can quiet much of the left-wing opposition to his most ambitious proposal, opening the state-owned oil company to private investment, analysts and politicians said Monday. Pena Nieto took aback [...]

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Zimmerman’s Wife Won’t Press Charges Despite Call

Sep 10, 2013 No Comments

The sobbing wife of George Zimmerman called 911 on Monday to report that her estranged husband was threatening her with a gun and had punched her father in the nose, but hours later she decided not to press charges against the man acquitted of all charges for fatally shooting [...]

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Sudden Plan: Syria to Dispose of Chemical Weapons?

Sep 10, 2013 No Comments

In a rapid and remarkable chain of events, Syria welcomed the idea of turning over all of its chemical weapons for destruction on Monday, and President Barack Obama, though expressing deep skepticism, declared it a “potentially a significant breakthrough” that could head off the threats of U.S. air strikes [...]

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Dennis Rodman Called President Obama And Hillary Clinton A Mean Name

Sep 10, 2013 No Comments

The former NBA star arrived in Beijing Friday after a visit to North Korea. posted on September 8, 2013 at 12:36pm EDT

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A Man Photobombed The Australian Election

Sep 10, 2013 No Comments

Considering someone from the ‘Australian Motor Enthusiast Party’ has won a seat in the senate I personally think the next 3 years will be laughable. And no I did not vote for Abbott either.   On a side note, ‘liberal’ does mean the same thing here but when people [...]

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23 Things That Could Only Exist In Silicon Valley

Sep 10, 2013 No Comments

#23 – sold for 2.4M sight unseen…

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Goldman Sachs’s Lead Green Tech Banker Gets A Promotion

Sep 10, 2013 No Comments

Goldman Sachs veteran Stuart Bernstein, currently head of the bank’s clean technology and renewable energy group, is getting another title: head of the firm’s Venture Capital Coverage Group, according to a memo obtained by BuzzFeed. Bernstein has been the public face and lead for the bank’s green technology efforts, [...]

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Facebook’s Real Public Offering

Sep 10, 2013 No Comments

Last year, Facebook spent a lot of time and energy making the case that it should be a publicly traded company. This year, Facebook is making a new case: That its users’ data is ready to go public, too. The gist of this new campaign is that Facebook, not [...]

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