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Sunday, February 28, 2010

Pelosi’s Choice: Rangel or the Swamp
(RealClearPolitics.com): RealClearPolitics.com – Draining sw.. http://twurl.nl/30yl8b
It’s Time to Turn Up the Heat on NAT GAS
(HuffingtonPost.com): HuffingtonPost.com – Read Bob Barr.. http://twurl.nl/apuih2
Olympics: Japan delegation chief pleased with effort in Vancouver+: (Kyodo) _ Japanese delegation head Seiko Ha.. http://twurl.nl/ylyi3g
Chile restarts top copper mines hit by quake: SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chile’s biggest copper mines hit.. http://twurl.nl/lmuk26
Commercial And Business Loans: While many local banks are no longer making commercial and business loans we sti.. http://twurl.nl/0zfmmi
Making a whale into a killer: In the wake of the SeaWorld attack, an expert explains how captivity drives orcas.. http://twurl.nl/wxswzf
“Offtopic – Canada has won the Vancouver Winter Olympic Gold Medal Race” and related posts: N.. http://twurl.nl/7h52o4
“Open thread: US vs Canada for hockey gold” and related posts: Hot Air » Top Picks The US hasn'.. http://twurl.nl/bq3tjc
Iraqi PM calls pre-vote candidate ban legitimate: Iraq’s prime minister Sunday defended a ban of candidat.. http://twurl.nl/cdg46t
New documentary on Nobel laureate Szymborska: A rare documentary about Nobel Prize winning poet Wislawa Szymbor.. http://twurl.nl/og4lvx
State Dept. issues warning against Chile travel: The State Department is urging Americans to avoid tourist trip.. http://twurl.nl/i4c7si
Petter Northug of Norway wins men’s Olympic 50K cross country race.: Petter Northug of Norway wins men.. http://twurl.nl/8ouktg
Obama yet to kick smoking habit, should eat better: President Barack Obama hasn’t kicked the smoking habi.. http://twurl.nl/0dordl
Chile appeals for aid, sends army against looters: Chile’s president sent the army to help police attack .. http://twurl.nl/04gfh5
Supreme Court scrutinizes state, local gun control: Gun control advocates think, if not pray, they can win by l.. http://twurl.nl/vtu50c
Iraq Kurds again likely to be kingmakers post-poll: ARBIL, Iraq (Reuters) – Tensions between Iraq’s.. http://twurl.nl/80v1kp
Hatoyama instructs offices to prepare for Chilean quake missions+: (Kyodo) _ Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama inst.. http://twurl.nl/4dqwbk

Saturday, February 27, 2010

Tsunami sets off panic but does little damage: With a rapt world watching the drama unfold on live television, .. http://twurl.nl/ggcm08
LEAD: Olympics: Japan’s Ishida 5th in women’s 30-km classic+: (Kyodo) _ (EDS: UPDATING WITH QUOTES,.. http://twurl.nl/iiy3l1
10TH LD: M8.8 quake hits central Chile, more than 200 killed+: (Kyodo) _ (EDS: UPDATING WITH FRESH INFO, CHANGI.. http://twurl.nl/bbttpq
Chile quake spawns tsunami, threatens Pacific Rim: Tsunami warning issued for Hawaii and others, as islands bra.. http://twurl.nl/wpp1b8
“The Health Care Summit” and related posts: Swampland Shame on me. I was elsewhere yesterday and mi.. http://twurl.nl/0t7p6p
“CHILE EARTHQUAKE: 8.8 Magnitude Quake Hits Chile” and related posts: The Full Feed from Huffington.. http://twurl.nl/epkfyn

Friday, February 26, 2010

Shows to go on at SeaWorld, king of orca business: Shamu is big business at SeaWorld, which owns more killer wh.. http://twurl.nl/jjn577
Health care odds long, but Democrats push ahead: Democrats pushed hard to revive President Barack Obama’s.. http://twurl.nl/n85t53
Gatorade drops Tiger Woods: Add Gatorade to the list of endorsement deals that Tiger Woods has lost. A represen.. http://twurl.nl/f0mkvs

Thursday, February 25, 2010

VA to reopen Gulf War vets’ files – APNewsBreak: – Yahoo! News:



WASHINGTON %u2013 The Vet.. http://twurl.nl/0q4416
Paterson, Still in Race, Will Mull His Future – City Room Blog:



Updated, 7:40 p.m. | Gov. David .. http://twurl.nl/7qxyaj
Turkish court frees ex-Navy, Air Force chiefs: A Turkish court released the former chiefs of the navy and air f.. http://twurl.nl/x4wlji
Afghan government installed in Taliban stronghold: Afghan officials raised the national flag over Marjah on Thu.. http://twurl.nl/8tika5

Saturday, February 20, 2010

BBC News – Alexander Haig, former US secretary of state, dies:

via news.bbc.co.uk Posted via web from .. http://twurl.nl/5u53qb
Banks in Calif., Ill., Fla., Texas are shut down – Yahoo! Finance:



By Marcy Gordon, AP Business Writ.. http://twurl.nl/ljsz02

Friday, February 19, 2010

Facebook surpasses Yahoo to become second most-popular website | Technology | Los Angeles Times:

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Thursday, February 18, 2010

French wine and spirits exports in record drop: French exports of expensive Champagne and cognacs suffered a re.. http://twurl.nl/ic25l1
Not guilty plea after cops say NJ man threw baby: A New Jersey man has pleaded not guilty after police say he t.. http://twurl.nl/w40m27
Small plane crashes into building in Austin, Texas: Fire department officials in Austin, Texas, say one person .. http://twurl.nl/f1w8vx

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Serving Up Hope at the SAME Cafe – CBS Evening News – CBS News:

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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

John Mellencamp Proposed to Replace Evan Bayh in Senate Race:








%u200BNow that Indiana Senator Evan Bay.. http://twurl.nl/j7o25y
Lautenberg hospitalized for bleeding ulcer:

via examiner.com Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) fell at his Cli.. http://twurl.nl/uq2kd4
Russia tells Greece gas pipeline can help finances: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Tuesday assured Gr.. http://twurl.nl/umcb7g
Militant group claims responsibility for Pune bomb attack+: (Kyodo) _ A militant group calling itself Lashkar-e.. http://twurl.nl/xlbt1j
Ex-chief now questions ‘86 Bishop shooting probe: A former suburban Boston police chief now says he has s.. http://twurl.nl/mbdw18

Monday, February 15, 2010

Official: Save, don’t bulldoze, Haiti’s heritage: Haiti’s historical heritage risks being bul.. http://twurl.nl/nvyhmy
Source: Indiana’s Evan Bayh to retire from Senate: Sen. Evan Bayh, an Indiana Democrat prominently mentio.. http://twurl.nl/ipg8a5
Source: Indiana’s Evan Bayh to retire from Senate: Sen. Evan Bayh, an Indiana Democrat who was on Barack .. http://twurl.nl/u2xoae
Sen. Evan Bayh to Retire – The Note:

via blogs.abcnews.com Bayh, D-Ind., plans to announce his decisio.. http://twurl.nl/og3p1z

Friday, February 12, 2010

How a New Jobless Era Will Transform America:
The Great Recession may be over, but this era of high joble.. http://twurl.nl/hcl7ho

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Kennedy won’t run for re-election in RI:



WASHINGTON — Rep. Patrick Kennedy has decided not to.. http://twurl.nl/hgp354
Christian churches in Canada fading out:

via content.usatoday.com Canada has become a “post-Christian .. http://twurl.nl/3woion

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

London to open 1st exercise area for older people: Swinging London will take on a whole new connotation for the.. http://twurl.nl/8e6k0s
Now that’s cold! NYC terrier mugged: A Brooklyn woman says a mugger stole a doggie coat right off the bac.. http://twurl.nl/nvk6rt
Evacuations lifted for LA-area foothill areas: Evacuation orders were lifted for hundreds of foothill homes Wed.. http://twurl.nl/3td0a5
Britain faces ‘oil crunch’ within five years, Richard Branson warns – Telegraph:

via teleg.. http://twurl.nl/e0ddzh

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Prophetic Pictures from Menomonie, Wisconsin:

via wisconsinhistory.org The pair imagined and photographed th.. http://twurl.nl/6w7jgf

Monday, February 08, 2010

Man arrested after Detroit airport security breach: A portion of a terminal at Detroit Metropolitan Airport was.. http://twurl.nl/4j85e5
A US official says Mexico has arrested top 2 alleged leaders of a violent Tijuana drug gang.: A US official say.. http://twurl.nl/us38s5
Saints raise their city’s spirits, maybe for good: People lined up by the hundreds to buy Monday’s .. http://twurl.nl/vvz7dv

Sunday, February 07, 2010

Exit polls favor Yanukovych in Ukraine race: Exit polls showed pro-Russian opposition leader Viktor Yanukovych .. http://twurl.nl/i6ws7b
At least 14 injured in Conn. power plant explosion: Fourteen people have been brought to hospitals for treatmen.. http://twurl.nl/ioir74
Conn. power plant blast kills several, injures 14: Workers at a natural gas plant under construction were purgi.. http://twurl.nl/23vkwt

Friday, February 05, 2010

Lawyers: Suspects, Dugard ‘acted as a family’: The Northern California couple charged with abductin.. http://twurl.nl/qafetm
La. student, principal clash over Colts jersey: A Louisiana high school student says he was sent home for weari.. http://twurl.nl/5yxf2f
Police: Sheen vehicle stolen, crashed in ravine: A Mercedes that Charlie Sheen reported stolen from his Sherman.. http://twurl.nl/bynta3
Obama admits health care overhaul may die on Hill – Yahoo! News:



WASHINGTON – No, maybe he can’.. http://twurl.nl/yyevkg
Fury at Wall St. Banks Fuels Public Action for Move Your Money Campaign | Economy | AlterNet:

via alternet.o.. http://twurl.nl/ihqc8g

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Toyota To Recall 270,000 Prius Hybrids Over Brake Problems – WDSU New Orleans:


WASHINGTON —
A l.. http://twurl.nl/p2n5d7
2nd large quake in month hits off N. Calif coast: Residents of Northern California’s Humboldt County were.. http://twurl.nl/oxfdzv
Driver’s daughter surprised to hear of Nev. crash: A daughter of a 70-year-old Washington state man says .. http://twurl.nl/8yzrg3
LEAD: Dow briefly slips below 10,000 on global economic concerns+: (Kyodo) _ (EDS: UPDATING WITH END OF TRADING.. http://twurl.nl/qa8up6
Facebook grows into major news channel – Phoenix Business Journal::



Facebook Inc. is now the fourth b.. http://twurl.nl/rlkj1a

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

No ‘Who dat’ at Williamsville, they’re pulling for the Colts – The Neshoba Democrat .. http://twurl.nl/dsm3o8
3 US soldiers die in blast near Pakistan school: A roadside bomb killed 3 U.S. soldiers and flattened a girls&#.. http://twurl.nl/28p0ex
4TH LD: 10 killed, 70 wounded in explosion in northwestern Pakistan+: (Kyodo) _ (EDS: UPDATING WITH EMBASSY CON.. http://twurl.nl/1fnwuc
Softball: Sakai retired at end of 2009 season+: (Kyodo) _ Softball pitcher Hiroko Sakai, who competed on Japan&.. http://twurl.nl/uq4lpy

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

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Backdoor taxes to hit middle class:




Mon Feb 1, 4:09 PM By Terri Cullen ADVERTISEMENT NEW YORK (Reuters.c.. http://twurl.nl/hqtdxd
Sheriff: Fla. lottery winner’s death a homicide: Florida authorities say a 43-year-old man who had won mi.. http://twurl.nl/wc4rk8
Pentagon begins tackling "don’t ask, don’t tell": WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A wary U.S. military.. http://twurl.nl/nils71
Reluctant Georgia groundhog predicts early spring  :

via ajc.com On a rainy Groundhog Day reminiscent of the.. http://twurl.nl/chkba8
Durbin, Schumer prep for fight with donations to Senate colleagues:

via thehill.com The campaign between Sch.. http://twurl.nl/k2ynem