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Palin: Obama ‘doesn’t get’ mosque

Aug 17th, 2010 | By politicsnews

Sarah Palin Monday night chided President Barack Obama for his support of the right to build the proposed mosque two blocks from Ground Zero in New York, saying the president “doesn’t get it.” “It sounds cliched to say that the president is disconnected from the American people on this issue, but how
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Obama begins five-state tour

Aug 17th, 2010 | By politicsnews

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. — Politics drove President Barack Obama’s agenda Monday as he hit the first of the five states he’ll visit over the next three days, using economy-focused events — and Democratic fundraisers — to attack Republicans less than three months before the midterm elections. “The worst mistake we could make is to go
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The Coast Is Not Clear

Aug 17th, 2010 | By businessnews

Though the BP oil spill’s impact is much less severe than feared, long-term threats remain: wetlands destruction, dead zones, and climate change. They make the spill look almost minor Bloomberg News By Peter Coy Browse Issues Browse the BusinessWeek Archive Visit the Gulf of Mexico today and you’d hardly
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Blagojevich corruption trial observers try to guess what jury notes mean for outcome

Aug 17th, 2010 | By usnews

CHICAGO –  Trying to decide whether notes from jurors deliberating at the corruption trial of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich are good for the defense or the prosecution has become a kind of parlor game for anyone closely scrutinizing the proceedings. Much of it’s guesswork, but many seem to believe the latest note — asking
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Reid against plan to build mosque near ground zero

Aug 16th, 2010 | By admin

The Senate’s top Democrat on Monday came out against plans to build a mosque near the site of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, moving away from President Barack Obama on the controversial election-year issue. Locked in a tight race, Nevada Sen. Harry Reid became the highest profile Democrat to respond to Obama, who last week
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China military gaining on Taiwan, aiming beyond: US

Aug 16th, 2010 | By admin

China is working on the longer-range precision missile, but probably needs more work on the technical infrastructure to put the weapon into use, an official who helped draft the report said on condition of anonymity. Japan and Vietnam, which both have historic tensions with China, have reported rising incidents with China’s military in recent months.
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GOP takes harsher stance toward Islam

Aug 15th, 2010 | By politicsnews

The harsh Republican response to President Barack Obama’s defense of a mosque near ground zero marks a dramatic shift in the party’s posture toward Islam — from a once active courtship of Muslim voters to a very public tolerance after Sept. 11 to an openly aired sense of mistrust. Republican leaders have
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GOP keeps mosque flap alive

Aug 15th, 2010 | By politicsnews

Republicans jumped Sunday on President Barack Obama’s defense of a proposed mosque near where the World Trade Center stood before the Sept. 11 attacks, seeking to make his comments a campaign issue for Democrats come November. Democrats meanwhile sought to change the subject. Many appeared uncomfortable with both the timing and the
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Asia stops to remember end of World War II (AP)

Aug 15th, 2010 | By worldnews

TOKYO – Asia paused on Sunday to remember Japan’s surrender to the allied forces which ended World War II 65 years ago, as the Japanese
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Speech on mosque was Obama’s call

Aug 15th, 2010 | By politicsnews

President Barack Obama’s decision to make public comments Friday that further stoked an already-brewing controversy over the construction of a mosque near Ground Zero was “purely” his own, an administration official said Saturday. Obama did not reach out to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who, like Obama, supports the rights of
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