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Phones were monitored and fake internet cafes set up to gather information from allies in London in 2009. Read more...
A new strain of coronavirus claims another life...this time in France. A 65-year-old man who had been traveling in Dubai has died from the illness, the French health ministry said. He was the first Frenchman to fall ill from the SARS-like coronavirus. The World Health Organization says the virus, which causes coughing, fever and pneumonia, can likely be passed between humans, but only after prolonged, close contact. Out of 44 confirmed cases worldwide, 23 people have now died with most of those infected having traveled in the Middle East. Read more...
Idle No More Toronto -Over 1000 people! Idle No More FlashMob Round Dance Took Over Yonge-Dundas Square today in downtown Toronto as part of the Idle No More rallies happening in solidarity with First Nations across Canada and the Read more...
The host of Fox & Friends on Thursday decided to find out once and for all if the "War on Christmas" was real by asking a mythical figure who listens to the fantasies of children. "I like to think that I'm a Santa for boys and girls of all Read more...
After Mitt Romney's son, Tagg, said recently said that he wanted to punch President Barack Obama for insulting his dad, MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell on Thursday invited the younger Romney to "take a swing at me." Read more...

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Jon Stewart took his turn piling on Mitt Romney for his disastrous start to his overseas tour, where he managed to insult everyone and their grandmother from the Olympic committee to politicians on both sides of the aisle in the UK. I guessing Read more...
A senior adviser to President Barack Obama's reelection campaign on Sunday lamented that presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney had "embarrassed" the U.S. by insulting Britain as they kicked off the Olympic games last week. Read more...
A Republican strategist who managed former Gov. Mike Huckabee's presidential campaign says that GOP hopeful Mitt Romney's recent gaffes during a trip to London reinforced the appearance that he is "aloof and not always understanding the Read more...
It seems the "Brown-Haired Guy Who Isn't Steve Doocy" got his panties in a twist on Fox & Friends this Friday over Mitten's treatment by the press and politicians over in the U.K.: Fox host: Brits shouldn't be so mean to Mitt ... after all, he could Read more...
June 21, 1955 - The UN Charter, Ten Years On.
June 21, 1955 - Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the United Nations Charter. North Korean pilots defect to South Korea. Big Four Conference in Geneva scheduled for July greeted with enthusiastic anticipation. Winston Churchill welcomes softening of Cold War issues, but is still wary. CIO leader Walter Reuther rejects Auto industry plan for uniform negotiations. Eisenhower extends reciprocal trade agreements. Read more...