Archive for April 1st, 2014

US confirms warrantless searches of Americans

April 1, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has conducted warrantless searches of Americans’ communications as part of the National Security Agency’s surveillance operations that target foreigners located outside of the U.S., the administration’s top intelligence official confirmed in a letter to Congress disclosed Tuesday.
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Obama declares victory in health care debate

April 1, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — After facing a rocky start and chorus of naysayers who declared his health care law a failure, President Barack Obama on Tuesday celebrated a better-than-expected 7.1 million sign-ups for health coverage that he said should end the debate over whether the law should be repealed.
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Fitness Tips You Can't Afford To Ignore

April 1, 2014
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Fitness does not have to be something that inspires fear. It may be that it causes you to harken back to being overweight as a kid or of spending arduous hours on the elliptical machine. You must let those feelings go and begin enjoying the benefits of a healthy body. This article can help...
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Powerful Tips To Use For Everyday Fitness

April 1, 2014
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Ryan budget proposal slashes $5.1 trillion—and food stamps—over decade

April 1, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan unveiled an updated Republican budget plan Tuesday that would slash $5.1 trillion in federal spending over coming decade and promises to balance the government’s books with wide-ranging cuts in programs like food stamps and government-paid health care for the poor and working class.
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Boy Scouts boot openly gay leader

April 1, 2014
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An openly gay Boy Scouts troop leader in Washington state was abruptly removed from his post for “deliberately injecting” his sexuality into the job, the Boy Scouts of America announced on Monday.
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Stocks rise as US manufacturing recovers

April 1, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — New signs of life in the U.S. manufacturing sector sent buyers back to the stock market Tuesday. Ford rose after reporting higher sales for March and Intuitive Surgical jumped after regulators approved the company’s latest robotic surgery device.
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Wall St leads global shares higher, gold slips

April 1, 2014
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By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) – World equity markets added to recent gains on Tuesday as Wall Street hit a record high after strong factory data, while manufacturing numbers in China reinforced expectations that the country will undertake stimulus mesures.
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New report details racial gap among U.S.children

April 1, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — In every region of America, white and Asian children are far better positioned for success than black, Latino and American Indian children, according to a new report appealing for urgent action to bridge this racial gap.
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Obamacare enrollment drive’s secret weapon: Radio

April 1, 2014
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For months, the media story of how President Obama sold Obamacare to America has starred unconventional outlets like Funny or Die, unconventional pitches like this “Mom Jeans” message for Twitter, and unconventional sales reps like Kobe Bryant, Wil Wheaton, or the moms of Jonah Hill and Adam Levine.
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