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Friday, March 1, 2024

GOP problem: What to do with Sotomayor

Senate Republicans are in a quandary over the Supreme Court nomination of Sonia Sotomayor, aiming to raise pointed questions about her record without angering increasingly influential Hispanic voters.

Senator John Cornyn exemplifies the Republican dilemma over Sotomayor, who is the daughter of Puerto Rican parents who seems certain to be confirmed by the Democratic-led Senate as the first Hispanic Supreme Court justice.

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Lone terrorists are hard to stop

An elderly man enters a crowded museum carrying a rifle and begins shooting. A young man in Arkansas pulls the trigger outside a military recruiting office. Another man opens fire in a Kansas church.

Three chilling, unconnected slayings in less than two weeks. One gunman was a white supremacist, one a militant Muslim, one a fervent foe of abortion.

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The author of the Obama hammer and sickle over my hometown explains his view

(Updated June 17, 2009)<  The author of a controversial anti-Obama sign in my hometown explains.

There’s a four foot by eight foot sign on the fence of a house on a well traveled street in my hometown of Middleboro, in the blue state of Massachusetts. On it is drawn  a red hammer and sickle and the words "Barack Obama is a Marxist TRAITOR". I took pictures (included here) and called the owner of the home to hear why he put up the sign.

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North Korea threatens world with nuclear war

North Korea’s communist regime has warned of a nuclear war on the Korean peninsula while vowing to step up its atomic bomb-making program in defiance of new U.N. sanctions.

The North’s defiance presents a growing diplomatic headache for President Barack Obama as he prepares for talks Tuesday with his South Korean counterpart on the North’s missile and nuclear programs.

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As protests roar, Ahmadinejad declares victory

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sunday his re-election was "real and free" and cannot be questioned — despite accusations of mass voter fraud.

Ahmadinejad made the comments Sunday during a press conference — his first since the government announced that he was re-elected to a second term in a landslide victory during Friday’s vote.

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More controls planned for banks, Wall Street

President Barack Obama is ready to roll out an overhaul of the intricate rules and systems that govern America’s troubled financial institutions, proposing the most ambitious revision since the Great Depression.

The goal is to prevent a recurrence of the economic crisis that erupted in the United States and exploded last fall with devastating consequences still reverberating around the world.

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