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Ad campaign shows smoking’s scary side

The 12-week advertising blitz, called “Tips From Former Smokers,” is an effort to counteract the estimated $10.5 billion a year spent by tobacco companies to market and promote cigarettes in the United States. “This is really a David versus Goliath … Continue reading

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Obama CIA pick backtracks on torture charge

“On that particular quote, that people were transferred for purposes of torture, that was not the policy of the United States,” Leon Panetta told a Senate hearing on his nomination to be director of the Central Intelligence Agency. “To that … Continue reading

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Senators eye extending home credit to end of April

Key senators agreed to extend the $8,000 first-time homebuyer tax credit, which expires at the end of next month, through April of next year, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. A spokeswoman for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said … Continue reading

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U.S. could hit debt ceiling again around election

Based on current deficit rates and borrowing cartoon porn estimates, some analysts say the United States could reach the debt ceiling again before the November 6 vote. This would force the U.S. Treasury to turn once more to accounting maneuvers to avoid … Continue reading

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Obama budget cuts funds for abstinence-only

The administration’s $78,new politics.4 billion spending plan for the Department of Health and Human Services, which must be reviewed and approved by Congress, includes support for teen pregnancy prevention. “The program will fund models that stress the importance of abstinence … Continue reading

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For Democrats, Kansas governor seen as rising star

But others watching the 59-year-old governor and surrogate campaigner for the Illinois senator say her political savvy, moderate Midwestern sensibilities and ability to work across party lines make her a good fit for the Democratic front-runner. “I think she would … Continue reading

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TIMELINE- Events leading to the Fannie, Freddie rescue

Earlier this week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed its version of legislation that provides vital backstops for the two mortgage mobile porn finance companies, a little over two weeks after a panic erupted on Wall Street over whether they might fail. … Continue reading

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General Dynamics settles Navy fraud case at $4 mln

General Dynamics unit Armament and Technical Products Inc committed civil fraud by billing the government for faulty or untested parts between September 2001 and August 2003, U.S. attorneys alleged. Both firms denied the government’s allegations but opted to settle the … Continue reading

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Biden seeks to calm nervous Democrats

Speaking to Democratic National Committee members, Biden addressed concerns that the Democrats face potential peril in November’s congressional elections as they seek to hang on to strong majorities in the House of Representatives and the Senate. “Our candidates, they are … Continue reading

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BCS bid could bring unwanted attention

Fred BeckhamDave Wannstedt and Pittsburgh milf porn have the inside track on the Big East’s BCS bowl bid, but the team that gets it won’t be popular.Or maybe No. 6 Stanford, whose only loss is at No. 1 Oregon, won’t make the … Continue reading

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