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Breaking News: Flights canceled, schools close as 100 million feel wrath of Winter Storm Hercules
 
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-01-28 06:46:28 -0800 | travel-news

Chaos reigns in the Northeast as the powerful winter blizzard Hercules has dumped up to 2 feet of snow in parts of Boston overnight. And weather forecasters are saying another arctic blast will hit next week. Friday, 11 people had...
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Breaking News: Republicans now frontrunners in 2014 House, Senate elections
 
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-01-05 16:12:33 -0800 | political-news

A new headache for President Barack Obama – a poll released Thursday contained the ominous news that the Republicans have surged ahead in the horse race to win the Senate and House in the 2014 elections. The CNN/ORC International poll...
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Breaking News: Both then and now, Puritanism is our biggest flaw
 
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-04-05 03:31:53 -0700 | lifestyle-news

"Puritanism assumes that every human act must either be right or wrong, and that 99 percent of them are wrong."
-- H.L. MENCKEN

 For nearly 50 years, most of the first half of the 20th century, Henry Louis Mencken was the...
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Breaking News: Court overturns Internet ‘Net neutrality' rules
 
Posted by: itobin53 SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-01-17 07:24:08 -0800 | technology-news

The US Court of Appeals D.C. Circuit decided in favor of Verizon Tuesday, overturning the Federal Communications Commission’s Net neutrality rules. In doing so, the Internet freedom Americans once knew is under serious threat. If ever there were an example...
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Breaking News: Did Edward Snowden's hubris seal his 'man-without-a-country' fate?
 
Posted by: Dava Castillo SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-01-05 13:35:26 -0800 | political-news

Edward Snowden’s life is on hold in Russia after seeking asylum there when his passport was revoked by the US for espionage. Despite his desire to leave the country and relocate, apparently back to the United States, he made statements...
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Breaking News: Greenwald returns to US first time since Snowden leaks: Will Obama arrest him?
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-13 10:56:56 -0700 | political-news

The Huffington Post is reporting that Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras, two US journalists who have played prominent roles in the series of reporting about the classified National Security Agency documents leaked by Edward Snowden, will be in the US...
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Breaking News: Here we go again – 106 million Americans in path of Winter Storm Titan
 
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-04 12:08:50 -0800 | disasters-news

Top up the salt reserves, make sure the shovel is sturdy and that you have a good supply of flashlight batteries – another round of winter is in store for an estimated 106 million Americans. Winter Storm Titan will bring...
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Breaking News: NJ residents file class action suit against Chris Christie, Port Authority
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS

Trenton :: NJ :: USA | updated 2014-01-13 15:49:37 -0800 | political-news

Six New Jersey residents filed a class action lawsuit in a federal court Thursday against top New Jersey government officials and the Port Authority in connection with September’s George Washington Bridge scandal. Fort Lee, N.J., attorney Rosemarie Arnold filed the...
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Breaking News: Esiason's anti-paternity leave rant is Boomer's bust
 
Posted by: Mike Sarzo SelectMedia

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-05 23:54:18 -0700 | sports-news

Former NFL quarterback and current WFAN radio host Boomer Esiason [Unlink] accomplished a lot of things on the football field, including leading the Cincinnati Bengals to an appearance in Super Bowl XXIII. However, Esiason acted like someone who took too...
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Breaking News: Democrats set for fight to extend unemployment benefits in January
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-12-31 13:03:33 -0800 | political-news

Democrats are gearing up for a major fight in January for extension of federal benefits to 1.3 million long-term unemployed which expired Saturday, after Congress failed to include extension of the program in the two-year bipartisan budget deal passed last...
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Breaking News: Freedom Industries told West Virginia officials it stored chemicals near Elk River
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS

Charleston :: WV :: USA | updated 2014-01-16 15:51:55 -0800 | green-news

Freedom Industries had informed state officials last February that its Elk River storage tanks contained thousands of gallons of 4-methylcyclohexanemethanol used for washing mined coal. Freedom Industry's storage facility, which leaked an estimated 7, 500 gallons of 4-methylcyclohexanemethanol...
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Breaking News: Major Bitcoin exchange goes offline amid rumors of massive theft
 
Posted by: tjlarson SelectMedia

Colorado Springs :: CO :: USA | updated 2014-02-28 13:56:41 -0800 | disasters-news

Mt. Gox, one of the world's largest, well-known and most trusted Bitcoin exchanges shut down Tuesday, reportedly taking $300-$400 million in customer investments with it. Customers attempting to reach the company's website today, were met with a blank page. A...
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Breaking News: School system has the wrong idea in the war against bullying
 
Posted by: Mike Sarzo SelectMedia

Asheville :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-03-21 08:32:51 -0700 | disasters-news

A story from a North Carolina school system on Friday is merely the latest example of educators who simply donʼt get it when it comes to combating bullying. Noreen Bruce said Buncombe County Schools forbade her 9-year-old son Grayson from...
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Breaking News: RadioShack announces 1,100 store closings
 
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Fort Worth :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-03-06 20:35:56 -0800 | business-news

Retail electronics giant RadioShack Corp. announced Tuesday that it will close as many as 1,100 of its US stores amid falling share prices and disappointing sales. Such an announcement had been anticipated since last month, when it announced at least...
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Breaking News: US insists Assad will be replaced in Syria
 
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-01-22 15:40:37 -0800 | humanitarian-news

The United States will force Syrian President Bashar Assad from power if he does not leave on his own, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday. After a meeting with ministers from Canada and Mexico, Kerry said the departure...
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