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Schwarzenegger bucks GOP: I performed same sex weddings as governor

Arnold Schwarzenegger recently floored veteran CBS reporter Leslie Stahl by revealing that he had rejected the Republican Party platform and performed multiple same sex weddings while still serving as the governor of California. “I always said I have nothing against people doing what they want to do,” Schwarzenegger told Stahl…

‘Meet The Press’ host caught misquoting Obama

Meet The Press host David Gregory apparently misquoted President Barack Obama while setting up a question to a guest, Think Progress reported Sunday. “The President has said as recently as May of this year that al Qaeda has not had a chance to rebuild, that al Qaeda has been defeated,”…

Scientists: Global warming will make fish smaller

PARIS — A hearty fillet of fish, already a rare treat because of over-trawled oceans, will become even more infrequent in the future when global warming starts to reduce fish size, scientists said on Sunday. Researchers looked at computer models to see how warmer, and thus less oxygenated, seas affected…

Chris Christie dismisses poll truthers: The polls aren’t rigged against Romney

Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie insists that the many presidential polls showing President Barack Obama with an edge over GOP hopeful Mitt Romney aren’t rigged, no matter what so-called “poll truthers” like Karl Rove and Dick Morris say. “I don’t buy that,” Christie told ABC host George Stephanopoulos on…

Obama likely to be hit hard in debate as deficit highlights a broken promise

Just after his inauguration, President Barack Obama made a pledge: to cut the nation’s $1.3tn deficit in half by the end of his first term. Sunday marks a sobering day for the president and his promise – the end of another fiscal year with a deficit surpassing $1tn. Despite marginal…

Al-Jazeera’s political independence questioned amid Qatar intervention

Al-Jazeera’s editorial independence has been called into question after its director of news stepped in to ensure a speech made by Qatar’s emir to the UN led its English channel’s coverage of the debate on Syrian intervention. Journalists had produced a package of the UN debate, topped with excerpts of…

Dallas suburb reports minor damage from small earthquake and aftershock

A small earthquake followed by an aftershock hit a suburb west of Dallas overnight, causing minor damage. Emergency officials said they had no indications of any injuries from Saturday’s late-night quake. The epicenter was near Dallas-Fort Worth airport, but was not large enough to affect flight operations. The tremors caused…

Ingraham: ‘Fools’ errand’ for Romney to attempt ‘human moment’ at debate

Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham is warning Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney not to even try to create a “human moment” by attempting to connect with voters during Wednesday’s debate because it would be a “fools’ errand.” During a Sunday panel on Fox News, The Chrisitian Science Monitor‘s Liz Marlantes…

Witnesses contradict Border Patrol’s account of fatal shooting

The U.S. Border Patrol’s account of a fatal shooting in south San Diego, California, has been called into question by witnesses. Authorities said a plainclothes agent shot 32-year-old Valeria Alvarado after she rammed him with her car Friday while he was serving a warrant. “The suspect was armed with a…

Santorum urges entire Republican Party to support Todd Akin

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum (PA) on Saturday urged Republican Party officials to resume their support of Republican Rep. Todd Akin, who is running for Senate in Missouri. “The entire Republican Party should stand up and say, ‘You know what? He’s our candidate, it’s too important for the future of…

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