Washington Post re-considers its initial approach to Palin e-mails

June 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source Initially, the Washington Post released the following statement: “Here’s how to participate:Over 24,000 e-mail messages to and from Sarah Palin during her tenure as Alaska’s governor will be released Friday. We’ll be posting them here, and are inviting you to comment on the most interesting or most noteworthy sections. Please include page numbers and, […]

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Libyan military campaign exceeding U.S. cost estimates

June 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source The costs of the Libyan military campaign are set to eclipse the original Pentagon estimates of $750 million. By mid-May, the U.S. had spent $664 million and current expenditures float around $2 million a day. At current spending levels, by the end of the current 90-day no-fly zone extension the U.S. will […]

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E. Coli death count hits 30; Dutch find new E. Coli strain

June 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source More than 2,800 people have become ill in at least 14 countries. Source 2 The Dutch government recalled beet sprouts after it found a new strain of E. Coli. that’s less dangerous than the one that’s caused 30 deaths across Europe. [/expand]

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Poll: More than half of Weiner’s constituents want him to remain in office

June 9, 2011

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European regulators probe Facebook’s facial recognition

June 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/ffe3edb4-92c8-11e0-bd88-00144feab49a.html#axzz1OpcPnjLe ”   A number of European privacy regulators are investigating Facebook’s facial recognition feature amid mounting concern about the technology, which attempts to identify people in photos uploaded to the website. The social networking site has come under fire from the German, UK and Irish authorities for introducing the feature without permission from users. […]

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After public outcry, Delta will no longer charge soldiers baggage fees

June 9, 2011

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Press Secretary: White House “extremely dedicated” to deficit reduciton

June 9, 2011

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Obama establishes White House Rural Council

June 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source ”   President Barack Obama, who during the 2008 campaign famously referred to small town Americans as bitter people clinging to guns and religion, today issued an executive order establishing a White House Rural Council. The council will be chaired by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, a former Democratic governor of Iowa. Iowa—and other […]

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