Posts Tagged 'news'

In Ohio, Obama Seeks Middle-Class Mantle Romney’s Team Would Deny Him

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In Ohio Wednesday, President Obama tried to make Mitt Romney the poster child for tax unfairness and the widening gulf between the middle class and very rich, wielding a new analysis of the Republican’s fiscal proposals like a prosecutor with a fresh-in-hand grand jury indictment.

In Obama’s latest visit to the battleground state, he argued that voters view the election as a choice between a president who is a defender of the middle class and a challenger who isn’t.

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U.S. Marine Boxer: ‘I’m Proud Of How Far I’ve Come,’ Despite Olympics Loss

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Jamel Herring of the U.S. departs the ring after his loss to Daniyar Yeleussinov in ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

Regulators Propose Tougher Rules For Children’s Online Privacy

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The Federal Trade Commission is proposing some tougher rules to control the privacy of children online. According to The Washington Post, the proposed rules would make it more difficult for advertisers and social networks to collect information from children.

Reuters adds:

“The Federal Trade Commission, which enforces a 1998 law called the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule, said the changes were needed to take into account the widespread use of mobile devices an d to make website owners responsible ...

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Chick-fil-A Comments Still Churning Some Stomachs

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The fast-food chain Chick-fil-A has landed in the middle of the same-sex marriage debate. The company’s president has been heavily criticized by some people for comments he made against gay marriage. Now, some politicians from across the country are saying the company is not welcome in their towns. Host Michel Martin speaks with James Kenney, Philadelphia councilman-at-large about the controversy.

Article source: http://www.npr.org/2012/07/31/157653766/chick-fil-a-comments-still-churning-some-stomachs?ft=1&f=1001

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The Chick-fil-A Dilemma: To Eat or Not To Eat?

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Julián Castro, San Antonio Mayor, Will Deliver Democratic Convention Keynote

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Mayor Julian Castro his daughter Carina, 2, and wife Erica (background) greet supporters at his ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

Cheer Up, It’s Just Your Child Behind The Wheel

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When it comes to learning how to drive, your teen is probably as harried as you are. Research shows that scare tactics meant to instill caution, though, ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

Magnets May Pull Kids With Sunken Chests Out Of Operating Room

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Justin Rosales, 14, had a powerful magnet implanted in ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

Samsung Fight Among Many In Apple’s Patent War

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Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S, left, and Apple's iPhone 4 are displayed at the headquarters of South Korean mobile carrier KT. Apple claims some of Samsung's designs are ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

U.S. Still Religious, But Trust In Institutions Wanes

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The cross on the steeple of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Henryville, Ind. A recent Gallup poll says only 44 percent of Americans have great confidence ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

Live Pigeon Shooting And Other Odd Olympic Games

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Leon de Lunden of Belgium won the live pigeon shooting event at the 1900 Olympics in Paris  the only time in Olympic history when animals were ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

Sunday, Day 3 Of The London 2012 Games: What’s On Tap

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Satoshi Shimizu (left) of Japan celebrates his 10-9 points decision over Isaac Dogboe of Ghana, ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

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