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GDP: US economic growth slowed to 1.5% in last 3 months – Washington Post

July 27th, 2012 Comments off

USA TODAY
GDP: US economic growth slowed to 1.5% in last 3 months
Washington Post
American consumers cut back sharply on spending in recent months, slowing the nation's already sluggish rate of economic growth. The economy grew at an annual rate of 1.5 percent from April through June, the Commerce Department reported Friday,
GDP Report: US economy slowed in second quarterCNNMoney
Cautious consumers, trade curb US growthReuters
US Economy Slowed to a Tepid 1.5% Rate of GrowthNew York Times
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Timbuktu – update

July 5th, 2012 Comments off

The Washington Post, Islamist fighters in Timbuktu continue destruction of city’s mausoleums, heritage, 3 Jul 2012
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No Delphic clarity as Greek vote looms – Washington Post

June 17th, 2012 Comments off

Globe and Mail
No Delphic clarity as Greek vote looms
Washington Post
DELPHI, GREECE — The ancients came here for guidance, but the moderns are all over the map. The clerk at the gift shop of the sprawling archaeological complex on the edge of town hopes upstart leftist Alexis Tsipras becomes Greece's next prime minister
Greeks living in UK braced for second general electionBBC News
Greece to Vote in Another Parliamentary ElectionVoice of America
Greek vote could unleash seismic shocks for euroReuters
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Egypt’s gains in peril, Islamists warn; activists call protest march – Washington Post

June 15th, 2012 Comments off

Sydney Morning Herald
Egypt's gains in peril, Islamists warn; activists call protest march
Washington Post
CAIRO — Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood warned that the gains of last year's revolution could be “wiped out” by Supreme Court rulings it sees as aimed at blocking its political ascent, and activists called for a protest march Friday against what they called
Islamic presidential candidate promises democracy in EgyptCNN International
A Day Before Presidential Vote, Cairo Braces for Fallout of Court RulingNew York Times
Egypt in chaos after parliament ruled illegitimateABC Online
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In Wisconsin recall vote, it’s TV ad spending vs. boots on the ground – Washington Post

June 5th, 2012 Comments off

USA TODAY
In Wisconsin recall vote, it's TV ad spending vs. boots on the ground
Washington Post
MADISON, Wis. — Dozens of men, women, children and dogs showed up early Monday morning outside the Madison Labor Temple, where labor-backed organizers sent them out in search of Democratic votes. Their goal was written in chalk on the sidewalk at their
All Eyes on Turnout in Wisconsin Recall VoteWall Street Journal
Wisconsin gov's collective-bargaining reforms have been resounding successChicago Sun-Times
Wisconsin recall: Obama hopes Barrett 'prevails'ABC News
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Black churches conflicted on Obama’s gay marriage decision – Washington Post

May 14th, 2012 Comments off

ABC News
Black churches conflicted on Obama's gay marriage decision
Washington Post
The pulpits of the nation's black churches took measure Sunday (May 13) of President Obama's decision to support gay marriage, and the result was conflicted. Some churches were silent on the issue. At others, pastors spoke against the president's
Grading Obama's and Romney's dueling commencement speechesmsnbc.com
Ricky Martin praises Obama for gay marriage shiftUSA TODAY
Obama defends endorsement of gay marriageThe Associated Press
Atlanta Journal Constitution -Washington Times -Wall Street Journal
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Santorum benefits from staying in GOP race – CNN International

April 5th, 2012 Comments off

CBS News
Santorum benefits from staying in GOP race
CNN International
By Tom Cohen, CNN Washington (CNN) — Get out Rick, a growing Republican chorus says. Forget it, responds Rick Santorum to the calls to drop his increasingly long-shot bid for the GOP presidential nomination. The pressure to withdraw is actually
It's a new world for Romney, the almost-nominee: A new pitch, more security Washington Post
'Marvelous' Romney calls Obama 'out of touch'msnbc.com
Mitt Romney Pennsylvania primary: Playing the expectations gamePolitico

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Israel, Palestine engage in cross-border missile fight – Washington Post

March 12th, 2012 Comments off

CBC.ca
Israel, Palestine engage in cross-border missile fight
Washington Post
The violence erupted on Friday, with more than 100 rockets fired between Gaza militants and the Israeli military. The two groups have engaged in cross-border missile strikes multiple times in the past. An Israeli missile is launched from the Iron Dome
Israelis place hopes in Iron Dome against Gaza fireBBC News
IDF: We are ready for possible military operation in GazaJerusalem Post
Israel's Missile Shield Aces First Serious TestABC News
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Romney to draw on 2002 Olympics in stumping for Utah votes – Washington Post

February 18th, 2012 Comments off

Globe and Mail
Romney to draw on 2002 Olympics in stumping for Utah votes
Washington Post
SALT LAKE CITY — Mitt Romney, battling for home-court advantage in several states, is set to return to this host city of the 2002 Olympics, a sporting event that he helped to lead and is a cornerstone of his political identity. At a commemorative event
Rick Santorum questions Obama's Christian valuesThe Associated Press
Santorum mocks Romney on Olympics turnaroundLos Angeles Times
Santorum hits Romney on role in 2002 OlympicsSeattle Post Intelligencer
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Iran cuts oil exports to Europe, declares nuclear advances – Washington Post

February 15th, 2012 Comments off

The Guardian
Iran cuts oil exports to Europe, declares nuclear advances
Washington Post
TEHRAN — In a new show of defiance against tightened sanctions, Iran on Wednesday cut oil exports to six European countries and announced advances in its nuclear fuel programs. Responding to European Union sanctions on Iran's banking and energy sectors
Oil Rises to One-Month High on Report of Iranian Export CutBusinessWeek
EU says Iran oil halt poses no immediate supply riskReuters
Oil pares gain after Iranian supply halt deniedMarketWatch
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