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Fox News guest: Obama won by lying about ‘rape camps’ under Romney

At least one conservative Fox News commentator isn’t blaming Mitt Romney’s loss on Hurricane Sandy. On Thursday, tea party-backed radio host Michael Graham told Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly that President Barack Obama scared voters by claiming that women would be “forced into rape camps” under the Republican presidential nominee.…

Study: Climate change fulfilling most dire predictions

A NASA-funded climate study released Thursday said climate models that more accurately project relative humidity and cloud cover are more reliable in predicting the overall rate of change — a revelation that, disturbingly, means the planet’s changing climate is fulfilling scientists’ most dire predictions. In the study, published in the…

Malkin suggests impeachment for Obama’s ‘jihadi-coddling’

Conservative pundit Michelle Malkin on Thursday suggested that President Barack Obama could be punished with impeachment or other “constitutional provisions” for his administration’s “jihadi-coddling” in Libya. Speaking to Fox News host Sean Hannity just two days after the president was elected to a second term, Malkin said that four Americans…

Watch live: Speaker Boehner talks tax hikes

Speaker of the House John Boehner addresses spending cuts and tax hikes set to take effect in January. Watch live, broadcast on NBC News on Nov. 9. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy…

Look out, the pope is joining Twitter

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI will have an official Twitter account and will send regular tweets for his followers around the world by the end of the year, Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi said Friday. The Jesuit priest said the pope’s Twitter handle will be announced officially at a later…

Japan apologizes for wrongly imprisoning a Nepalese man for 15 years

TOKYO — Japan on Friday offered a public apology to a Nepalese man who spent 15 years in jail for a murder he did not commit. Justice Minister Makoto Taki told a press conference he was sorry that Govinda Prasad Mainali had spent so long in prison for the 1997…

Prosecutor wife suspected of evidence tampering for accused rapist husband

Jennifer Grant, a supervising assistant city prosecutor in Seattle, has been been reassigned to duties that “do not entail courtroom prosecutorial work” because she is suspected of tampering with evidence to protect her husband who is accused of the serial rape of immigrants at several massage parlors. A recently released…

Report: Chinese economy will overtake U.S. within four years

By Josephine Moulds China’s economy will be biggest in world by end of 2016, says leading international thinktank China will overtake the US in the next four years to become the largest economy in the world, says a leading international thinktank. The Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said China’s…

Romney staffers stranded when campaign killed credit cards on election night

Staffers working for the Romney 2012 campaign got a sudden and unwelcome lesson in fiscal conservatism Tuesday night and Wednesday morning when they tried to check out of hotel rooms or travel home. According to NBC’s “First Read” blog, campaign workers were left to pull themselves up by their bootstraps…

John Lennon’s private letters to be published as an app

Fans will be able to read former Beatle’s private correspondence as part of the John Lennon Letters app. Imagine … A selection of John Lennon’s private correspondence will be released as an app, Digital Music News reports. The content is taken from recent volume The John Lennon Letters. Hunter Davies, editor of the book, has…

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