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US officials try to save Taliban... American officials scrambled to preserve the possibility of dialogue with the Taliban after an angry Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday suspended security negotiations with the U.S. and scuttled a peace delegation to the militants. On Tuesday ... Posted on 20 June 2013 | 1:28 am
Government U-turn fails to quell... Brazilian authorities have failed to halt nationwide protests, despite reversing the public-transport fare increases that sparked the unrest. Crowds blocked main roads in Sao Paulo and Brasilia, and protesters confronted police in Rio de Janeiro state shortly ... Posted on 20 June 2013 | 1:29 am
Singapore Haze at Worst yet,... Singapore urged people to remain indoors amid unprecedented levels of air pollution Thursday as a smoky haze wrought by forest fires in neighboring Indonesia worsened dramatically. Nearby Malaysia closed 200 schools and banned open burning in some ... Posted on 20 June 2013 | 2:26 am
Somalia: Militants claim three... The United Nations' gradual, peaceful return to Somalia was shattered this morning as a truck full of explosives was detonated at the front gates of its compound in the capital, Mogadishu. Less than a month after declaring the end of the transition period in the ... Posted on 20 June 2013 | 2:13 am
Myanmar constitution likely to... By Jared Ferrie YANGON (Reuters) - Her adoring compatriots believe democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi is destined to become Myanmar's next president. But don't bet on it. A year ago, the Nobel Peace Prize winner was feted at home and abroad and flush from her National League for Democracy (NLD) party's landslide wins in April 2012 by-elections, which swept her into parliament. Even a military-drafted constitution designed to exclude her from the highest office seemed a surmountable hurdle. ... Posted on 19 June 2013 | 7:02 pm
Afghan government to shun U.S.... By Hamid Shalizi and Lesley Wroughton KABUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Revived Afghan peace talks hit their first roadblock on Wednesday, a day after they were announced, as Afghan President Hamid Karzai said his government would not join U.S. talks with the Taliban and would halt negotiations with Washington on a post-2014 troop pact. The United States and the Taliban had announced on Tuesday that officials from both sides will meet in Doha, the capital of Qatar, in coming days, in a step forward for a stuttering peace process after 12 years of bloody and costly war between U.S. ... Posted on 19 June 2013 | 8:42 pm
Analysis: Brazil's protests: Not... By Brian Winter SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's blossoming protest movement is a coming-of-age for what had been one of Latin America's most politically disengaged youth populations, but does not appear to constitute a major threat to governability or established political parties. The protests, which gathered steam last week and saw some 200,000 Brazilians demonstrate in a dozen cities on Monday, are unlikely to go away anytime soon. ... Posted on 19 June 2013 | 5:15 pm
China jails 19 Uighurs for... BEIJING (Reuters) - Courts in China's far western region of Xinjiang have sentenced 19 ethnic Uighurs to up to six years in jail for promoting racial hatred and religious extremism online, in the latest crackdown on what China sees as violent separatists. All but one of those jailed were from the heavily Uighur southern part of Xinjiang, including eight from the old Silk Road city of Kashgar, the official Legal Daily reported on its website. ... Posted on 19 June 2013 | 11:40 pm
U.S. cites Russia, China among... By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An annual U.S. State Department report on Wednesday cited Russia and China among the world's worst offenders in fighting forced labor and sex trafficking, which could lead to U.S. sanctions. The U.S. designation drops Russia and China, which already often are at odds with Washington, in the same category as North Korea and Iran. The State Department ranks countries according to the efforts they make to fight human trafficking and Russia, China and Uzbekistan all fell to the lowest level, Tier 3, in the new report. ... Posted on 19 June 2013 | 5:17 pm
Schools 'let down invisible poor' Education watchdog Ofsted says poor children are now let down by schools in rural areas, leafy suburbs and deprived coastal towns - not the inner cities. Posted on 19 June 2013 | 6:55 pm
CQC 'may reveal NHS cover-up names' England's NHS regulator is to review a decision not to name those behind a possible "cover-up" after a series of baby deaths at a Cumbria hospital. Posted on 19 June 2013 | 9:06 pm
Sopranos actor James Gandolfini... James Gandolfini, the US actor best known for his role as a therapy-seeking mob boss in The Sopranos, dies at the age of 51. Posted on 20 June 2013 | 1:54 am
UK banks face ??27.1bn shortfall The Prudential Regulation Authority says the UK's top banks and building societies need to fill a ??27.1bn hole in their balance sheets. Posted on 20 June 2013 | 2:26 am
Government leads new GM crops push Environment Secretary Owen Paterson is set to reopen the debate about genetic modification by calling for the reform of crop licensing at EU level. Posted on 19 June 2013 | 6:52 pm
No date fixed for Taliban peace... First direct negotiations may be on hold after Karzai announces boycott amid row over name of group's office in Doha. Posted on 19 June 2013 | 11:08 pm
Brazil government rolls back... Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo agree to suspend increase in public-transport fares, but protesters say they "want more". Posted on 19 June 2013 | 11:27 pm
India battles devastating monsoon... Early monsoon rains in northern part of country have left 120 dead, besides stranding thousands of Hindu pilgrims. Posted on 20 June 2013 | 1:17 am
Italian fashion duo convicted of... Designers Dolce and Gabbana handed down suspended jail sentence of 18 months for hiding income from authorities. Posted on 19 June 2013 | 12:28 pm
Chinese astronauts deliver lecture... Three astronauts take questions from 330 elementary and middle school students while in orbit. Posted on 20 June 2013 | 1:40 am
China Manufacturing Shrinks at... China???s manufacturing is shrinking at a faster pace this month, adding to stresses in the economy and financial system after interbank borrowing costs surged to the highest in seven years. The preliminary reading of 48.3 for a Purchasing Managers??? Index (EC11FLAS) released today by HSBC Holdings ... Posted on 19 June 2013 | 3:37 pm
Take a billion-pixel tour of Mars A composite of nearly 900 images taken by NASA's Mars Curiosity rover can give people on Earth a sense of what it's like to stand on the Red Planet from millions of miles away. Take the tour in the display above. Compromising more than 1.3 billion pixels, the image released by NASA on its website is ... Posted on 19 June 2013 | 7:07 pm
Game 4: Seabrook wins it for Hawks... BOSTON -- There are must-wins, and there are must-wins, and the Chicago Blackhawks encountered the latter in the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday. Beat the Bruins, and the Hawks recapture home ice advantage while making the series a best-of-3. Lose, and it was another 3-1 series deficit, looking even ... Posted on 19 June 2013 | 4:30 pm
MakerBot Sells Out to 3D... The 3D printing industry turned downright frothy Wednesday as Stratasys agreed to acquire the startup MakerBot for about $403 million. Founded in 1989, Stratasys (SSYS) is a 3D printing veteran used to selling large machines to industrial customers. Based in Brooklyn, MakerBot has operated on the ... Posted on 19 June 2013 | 7:22 pm
HPV Vaccine Is Credited in Fall of... The prevalence of dangerous strains of the human papillomavirus ??? the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States and a principal cause of cervical cancer ??? has dropped by half among teenage girls in recent years, a striking measure of success for a vaccine against the virus ... Posted on 19 June 2013 | 7:07 pm
Turkish government, protesters... SAO PAULO/FORTALEZA, Brazil (Reuters) - Brazil's two biggest cities agreed on Wednesday to revoke an increase in public transportation fares that set off demonstrations that have grown into nationwide protests against poor public services, inflation and corruption.
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Obama challenges Russia to agree... KABUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Revived Afghan peace talks hit their first roadblock on Wednesday, a day after they were announced, as Afghan President Hamid Karzai said his government would not join U.S. talks with the Taliban and would halt negotiations with Washington on a post-2014 troop pact.
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Sao Paulo, Rio revoke transport... YANGON (Reuters) - Her adoring compatriots believe democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi is destined to become Myanmar's next president. But don't bet on it.
Posted on 19 June 2013 | 7:17 pm
Analysis: Brazil's protests: Not... KABUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Revived Afghan peace talks hit their first roadblock on Wednesday, a day after they were announced, as Afghan President Hamid Karzai said his government would not join U.S. talks with the Taliban and would halt negotiations with Washington on a post-2014 troop pact.
Posted on 19 June 2013 | 6:59 pm
FBI says it uses surveillance... PARIS (Reuters) - Orders at the Paris Airshow surpassed $100 billion on Wednesday, as planemakers Boeing and Airbus cashed in on demand for fuel-efficient jets and growth in both budget carriers and emerging markets.
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Nuclear expert: Israeli warheads... Liberman: No chance for peace deal with Palestinian Authority. Posted on 20 June 2013 | 2:25 am
Ya'alon: Iran should be forced to... State department report notes issue of African refugees. Posted on 19 June 2013 | 4:05 pm
National service in Arab sector up... JPost.com brings you a daily round-up of events making headlines in Israel, the Middle East and Jewish World. Posted on 19 June 2013 | 10:08 pm
New York KKK member designs 'death... Keeping Iran and Hezbollah engaged in the conflict and pouring resources into Syria weakens them substantially. Posted on 20 June 2013 | 12:51 am
Fatah warns US not to pressure PA... Gaza's support of rebels hurting relations with Tehran, resulting in loss of financial aid from both Iran and Syria, Hamas official says. Posted on 19 June 2013 | 2:31 pm
Jager stunt goes horribly awry A YOUNG man remains in a coma after organisers of a party designed to promote Jagermeister pumped liquid nitrogen into a swimming pool.???? Posted on 20 June 2013 | 12:30 am
Bones at 'Goodfellas' mobster house THE FBI has found possible human remains at a home once occupied by a famed gangster who inspired Robert De Niro's character in Goodfellas.???? Posted on 19 June 2013 | 10:08 pm
Plot to kill Obama with ray gun TWO men have been arrested over a plot to kill US President Barack Obama with a giant homemade death ray.???? Posted on 19 June 2013 | 9:19 pm
Politician's 'alien sex romp' BREKKIE WRAP: IT’S A scandal that will rock Britain to the core: This councillor claims he fathered a child to an insectoid alien in a torrid affair.???? Posted on 19 June 2013 | 8:00 pm
Three dead in US condominium... THREE people have been killed and a fourth seriously injured in a shooting in a condominium building in the US state of Kentucky.???? Posted on 19 June 2013 | 7:43 pm
Make a 'home for nature' and let... Stop weeding and let the garden grow messy, the RSPB has told householders, in its biggest ever campaign to save wildlife by building "homes for nature" in the back yard.???? Posted on 20 June 2013 | 2:00 am
More GM crops means more nature... A big expansion of genetically-modified crops in Britain could lead to the creation of more nature reserves, Owen Paterson will say in a major speech.Related StoriesMore GM crops means more nature reserves, says Owen Paterson???? Posted on 20 June 2013 | 2:00 am
More GM crops means more nature... A big expansion of genetically-modified crops in Britain could lead to more nature reserves, Owen Paterson says today.Related StoriesMore GM crops means more nature reserves, says Owen Paterson???? Posted on 20 June 2013 | 2:00 am
Anger over promotions for bosses... The health bosses in charge during the scandal at a maternity unit where mothers and babies died face claims they presided over a culture of cover-up and incompetence, only to be 'rewarded' with six-figure salaries and promotions.???? Posted on 20 June 2013 | 2:00 am
Miss Saigon returns to West End... Miss Saigon is returning to the West End 15 years after it closed with an updated "gritty" version, as producer Cameron Mackintosh says it is more relevant to modern audiences because of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.???? Posted on 20 June 2013 | 2:00 am
In Jersey, Gandolfini remembered... The actor was a Westwood, N.J., native and Rutgers graduate.
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Doctors perform thousands of... A USA TODAY study found that tens of thousands of times each year, patients undergo surgery that isn't necessary.
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1959 IRS rule is at the center of... IRS rule says non-profits can engage in politics, but it doesn't say how much.
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Ann Romney takes on San Diego City... Wife of 2012 GOP presidential nominee complained to local council about public notices.
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FBI: Tip led to arrest of... A man recognized the ex-professor's picture from the newspaper and reported him.
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Jury Selection Reaches Final... After eight days in which 40 potential jurors have been culled from a sea of hundreds, a jury of six people is close to being seated in the trial of George Zimmerman.???? Posted on 19 June 2013 | 11:17 pm
James Gandolfini Is Dead at 51; a... The Emmy Award-winning actor shot to fame on the HBO drama ???The Sopranos??? as a New Jersey mob kingpin.???? Posted on 19 June 2013 | 9:46 pm
Senate Confirms Economic Adviser... Michael Froman, currently a senior White House economic adviser, will lead an agency involved in two significant trade deals.???? Posted on 19 June 2013 | 9:31 pm
Casino Referendum Planned by New... Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and top legislators have agreed to ask voters in November to amend the State Constitution to allow seven nontribal casinos.???? Posted on 19 June 2013 | 8:59 pm
Stocks Slide on Fears of Cuts to... The steep market declines on Wednesday underscored the fears circulating through trading desks that the economy is not strong enough to do without the Fed???s support.???? Posted on 19 June 2013 | 8:56 pm
Poor Children Are Being 'Failed By... The chief inspector of schools says "unseen children" from poorer backgrounds are being let down and need more help. Posted on 20 June 2013 | 2:01 am
Sopranos Star James Gandolfini... "Our hearts are shattered." The actor best known for his role as New Jersey mob boss Tony dies suddenly while on holiday in Rome. Posted on 20 June 2013 | 2:28 am
NHS 'Cover-Up' Staff Could Be Named The NHS regulator reviews a decision not to name those behind a "cover-up" after a series of baby deaths at a Cumbria hospital. Posted on 20 June 2013 | 1:39 am
TWA Crash: 'New Evidence' Of... Experts say they can back up the theory that the 1996 air disaster was planned, as authorities are urged to reopen the probe. Posted on 20 June 2013 | 1:44 am
Chancellor Unveils Plan For... The Treasury considers steps to return state-owned Lloyds to the private sector as a review is launched into the break-up of RBS. Posted on 20 June 2013 | 1:26 am
British Gas owner posts huge... British Gas' owner has increased profits at its residential arm by 23 per cent in a move fanning flames of anger over recent price hikes.Related StoriesCentrica criticised over profitsBatman shootings: Amateur video of audience fleeingJamie Heaton's parents visit Shaw explosion siteBo's wife charged with murder of British businessmanRelated StoriesFirst outing for fastest cubs on landMariem Alaoui Selsouli suspendedHSBC dealt record fine over drug-money launderingPolice numbers drop to lowest level in 9 yearsKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San Diego Posted on 26 July 2012 | 9:12 am
Warsi cleared of expenses fiddle The Conservative Party says its co-chairman Baroness Warsi has been cleared of allegations she wrongly claimed Parliamentary expenses.Related StoriesDavid Cameron heckled at Olympic eventMost over-the-top PMQs question ever?Cameron: 'We have to deal with banking culture'David Cameron confronted by angry Yorkshire residentRelated StoriesDavid Beckham surprises Team GB fans in photo boothAll children to be given flu vaccineOlympics 'sabotage' strike called offWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungePolice numbers drop to lowest level in 9 years Posted on 26 July 2012 | 9:12 am
Bo's wife charged with murder of... The wife of scandal-hit Chinese politician Bo Xilai is to be prosecuted for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood.Related StoriesNorth Korean soldiers dance to celebrate Kim's promotionBNP members to be 'banned' from ChurchWarsi cleared of expenses fiddleWedding party's cars plunge into river as bridge collapsesRelated StoriesChina shows off elite Harbin Z-9 helicopterAdorable white lion cubs born in MexicoBreathtaking volcano eruption in JapanSenior Syrian diplomats defectKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San Diego Posted on 26 July 2012 | 7:49 am
Olympics kicks off with flag gaffe Olympic organisers LOCOG have been forced to apologise to the North Korean women's football team, after the South Korean flag was displayed before their first match.Related StoriesDavid Beckham: 'I have a small role in opening ceremony'London 2012 kicks off with footballOlympics 'sabotage' strike called offMariem Alaoui Selsouli suspendedTall ships sail to the Thames for the Olympics Posted on 26 July 2012 | 7:11 am
Police numbers drop to lowest... The number of police officers in England and Wales has fallen to its lowest level in nine years, figures showed today.Related StoriesEngland and Wales are ageing faster than ever beforeBNP members to be 'banned' from ChurchWarsi cleared of expenses fiddleWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungeRelated StoriesBritish Gas owner posts huge profitsHSBC dealt record fine over drug-money launderingWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungeKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San DiegoWarsi cleared of expenses fiddle Posted on 26 July 2012 | 7:03 am
Issa Angry As Transcripts Show He... Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA) , who has called the Obama administration “one of the most corrupt” in history, has been working overtime in recent weeks in an attempt to prove his charge, even if it means he has to manipulate the evidence to do so.
Issa chairs th?… Posted on 19 June 2013 | 8:25 pm
Have you bumped into anyone lately that you haven't "seen" in a while? After seeing and hearing what these old friends are currently up to, did it make you wonder? You know, make you ask yourself questions like, "Was that really so-and-so? Are they really into that?" Kind of lea?… Posted on 19 June 2013 | 10:04 pm
Celebrate the Defeat of the Granny...
It isn't often that progressives in the United States have much to celebrate. After all, the news has swung between bad and worse for most of the last three decades. That is why we should be celebrating the victory over the Campaign to Fix the Debt and its efforts to cut Social?… Posted on 19 June 2013 | 10:03 pm
Inside the Beltway: Tea party...
Party like it’s 2009? Fourteen Republican lawmakers, media mavens and liberty-minded activists will crowd onto the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, ready to rumble as they did four years ago when the tea party first crackled to life. Posted on 20 June 2013 | 1:03 am
'Sopranos' Star James Gandolfini...
Gandolfini died Wednesday of a heart attack in Rome, according to published reports. He was said to be overseas to attend the 59th Taormina Film Festival in Sicily, where he was scheduled to participate in a festival event this weekend with Italian director Gabriele Muccino. . ?… Posted on 19 June 2013 | 8:26 pm
Swiss parliament blocks bill on... The Swiss parliament has effectively killed off a bill designed to sidestep secrecy laws to allow banks to release clients' details. The lower house… Posted on 20 June 2013 | 1:18 am
Dolce and Gabbana punished for tax... Fashion designers Dolce and Gabbana have been given 20 month jail terms and heavy fines for tax avoidance by a court in Milan. The sentences are… Posted on 20 June 2013 | 1:18 am
Brazil: Rio and S??o Paulo reverse... Two of Brazil's biggest cities, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro have agreed to reverse increases in public transport fares that have triggered mass… Posted on 19 June 2013 | 11:35 pm
"Sopranos" star James Gandolfini... Three-times Emmy award winning actor James Gandolfini has died of a possible heart attack while on holiday in Rome at the age of 51. He was best… Posted on 19 June 2013 | 10:06 pm
Greek coalition to resume crisis... Greece's ruling coalition has so far failed to end a political crisis triggered by the closure of state broadcaster ERT, but will continue talks… Posted on 19 June 2013 | 9:35 pm
4 relatives sentenced for kidnap,...
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Scenarios for Snowden: Escape,...
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Airline launches in-flight 'couch'...
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Floods cause devastation in...
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Entertainers, politicians mourn...
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Children removed from Mennonite... Dozens of children have been removed from an orthodox Mennonite community in
Canada after adults were charged with assaulting them... Posted on 20 June 2013 | 3:09 am
Royal hoax radio station tries to... The Australian radio station at the centre of the royal hoax scandal that was
linked to the suspected suicide of... Posted on 20 June 2013 | 2:00 am
Pollution in Singapore reaches... Diplomatic tensions between Singapore and Indonesia increased today after smog
levels in the island state reached a record high for... Posted on 20 June 2013 | 1:10 am
Burglar hands himself in after... A terrified New Zealand burglar turned himself into police yesterday after
breaking into a darkened house and discovering a hanging corpse.... Posted on 20 June 2013 | 12:49 am
Corbisiero handed surprise Lions... Alex Corbisiero was the surprise inclusion in the Lions??? starting line-up for
the first international against Australia in Brisbane on... Posted on 20 June 2013 | 12:11 am
Obama: Allies Will Soon Take... Filed under: Democrats, Republicans, Foreign Policy, Obama Administration, International, Congress, Conservatives'I have absolutely no doubt that we will be able to transfer control of this operation to an international coalition,' President Obama said Tuesday. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 10:11 pm
Democrats Could Lose Senate, Biden... Filed under: Senate, Democrats, Republicans, 2012 ElectionsDemocrats are only four seats away from losing control of the Senate to Republicans in 2012, Vice President Biden warned supporters in a online appeal for donations Tuesday. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 7:30 pm
South Dakota Governor Signs Tough... Filed under: AbortionThe measure would require a women seeking an abortion to wait three days after meeting with a doctor and receive counseling before undergoing the procedure. Opponents promise a lawsuit. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 7:04 pm
Republican Sen. Scott Brown: GOP's... Filed under: Senate, House, Democrats, Republicans, Abortion, CongressThe Massachusetts Republican joins another GOP senator, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, in expressing concerns about a proposal to end federal funding for the organization. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 4:44 pm
Half of Americans Approve of... Filed under: Polls, Foreign Policy, Obama Administration, Poll Watch, IndependentsObama's marks for his handling of Libya come despite criticism from the left, right and abroad that he waited too long to act against the Gadhafi regime, and that once he did, the mission was not as defined as he promised it would be. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 1:46 pm
Microsoft Explored Deal for Nokia Microsoft was recently in advanced discussions with Nokia about a purchase of its device business, in a marriage that could have reshaped the mobile-phone industry.
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Banks Blundered on Mortgage Pact Four of the largest U.S. mortgage servicers failed to comply with parts of a $25 billion landmark national mortgage settlement, the watchdog overseeing the process said.
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LPL Hires Ex-Official of SEC LPL Financial has hired the former head of the SEC's Boston office, as the brokerage-firm operator overhauls management in the wake of the biggest regulatory fine in its history.
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Goldman Left Out of Smithfield Deal Goldman Sachs lost out on an advisory role in one of the most significant deals this year???the sale of Smithfield Foods to China's Shuanghui International Holdings???because of its investment in the Chinese company, according to people familiar with the matter.
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China Manufacturing Hits a... China saw a fresh sign of economic weakness on Thursday, as an initial gauge of manufacturing health slumped to a nine-month low in June.
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Immigration: Time to Choose Sides WASHINGTON -- The future of immigration reform is, for now at least, not up to House Speaker John Boehner. It is in the hands of a group of moderately conservative Republican senators who have to decide whether their desire to solve a decades-old problem outweighs their fears of retaliation from the party's right wing.These senators are clearly looking for a way to vote for a bill that is the product of excruciating but largely amicable negotiations across partisan and ideological barriers. But these Republicans -- they include Bob Corker, John Hoeven, Susan Collins, Dean Heller and Rob... The Media's Shameful Coverage of the Abortion Debate Here's what we know about the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would ban most abortions after 20 weeks: The Associated Press tells us that the "GOP-led House on Tuesday passed a far-reaching anti-abortion bill." But don't worry, Politico adds. It is "largely symbolic: The bill will be dead on arrival in the Senate."All well and good -- and maybe even true -- but consider this: When the Gang of Eight immigration bill finally passes the Senate and the House refuses to take it up, will Politico or any other mainstream news outlet refer to the matter... Obama Debates Himself When a man has been in the Oval Office for a few years, does he start to buy his own balderdash? In an interview with PBS' Charlie Rose that aired Monday, President Barack Obama asserted that the debate on National Security Agency intelligence gathering "is a healthy thing" and "a sign of maturity" and that "this debate would not have taken place five years ago."Has the president lost his memory? This debate raged throughout the 2008 presidential race. By the time he was elected, Obama's 2007 rhetoric about the "false choice between the liberties...