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Republicans reject tax deal at White House

The deal would have avoided an overall increase in the U.S. tax burden, Democratic officials said, to satisfy Republican demands that a wide-ranging budget deal not include tax hikes. Negotiators have been unable to resolve the tax issue as they … Continue reading

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Bush- weak job numbers consistent with slow economy

The president’s comments came after the Labor Department reported on Friday that the national unemployment rate hit 5.5 percent, the highest rate in more than 3-1/2 years and the biggest monthly increase in 22 years. May was the fifth straight … Continue reading

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Landmark tobacco regulation bill goes to Obama

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the legislation in a 307-97 vote one day after it secured Senate approval. It marked the culmination of a quest by tobacco industry foes in Congress dating back more than a decade to put … Continue reading

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No cut in U.S. funds for Lebanon, but more scrutiny

Ministers from Hezbollah and its allies resigned on Wednesday, toppling Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri’s government before expected indictments against the Shi’ite group over the February 2005 killing of his father, Rafik. The collapse of the government lays bare the … Continue reading

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Obama defends bitter remarks; McCain attacks

Republican John McCain sought political gain from mobile porn the flap, saying it is the people from small towns in America who survived the Great Depression, fought in World War Two and built a strong postwar economy who are the “heart and … Continue reading

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U.S. author calls Afghanistan war pointless

Journalist and veteran Afghanistan expert Jere Van Dyk is intimate with the war-torn country, after spending milf porn 45 harrowing days in 2008 jailed there and terrified he would be killed. His new book “Captive, My Time As A Prisoner Of The … Continue reading

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Justice Department will not prosecute Holder over gun scandal

Holder, who heads the Justice Department, was cited on Thursday for contempt of Congress by the Republican-led House of Representatives. The mostly partisan vote of 255-67 marked the first time a sitting attorney general and presidential cabinet member was cited … Continue reading

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Apple unveils plans to go greener

In a message titled, “A Greener Apple,” posted on the company’s Web site, Jobs gave details for the first time of what the company was doing to remove toxic chemicals from its new products and more aggressively black porn recycle old products. … Continue reading

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Ethnic violence in south Sudan troubling- U.S. envoy

“We are deeply concerned about the increase of inter-ethnic violence in the south and its effects on local populations,” special envoy Scott Gration, a retired Air Force general, told a U.S. House of Representatives sub-committee on Africa and global health. … Continue reading

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