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Glenn Beck: Fox News ‘one of the only places you’ll find truth’

Conservative conspiracy host Glenn Beck compared himself to American icon Paul Revere on Wednesday after announcing that he’s leaving Fox News. “When I took this job, I didn’t take it because it was going to be a career for me,” Beck said. “Paul Revere did not get up on that…

In honor of his pending departure: The top 10 craziest things Glenn Beck ever said

Conservative conspiracy theorist Glenn Beck announced Wednesday that he’s leaving his Fox News show in favor of a different arrangement that could see him work behind the scenes at Fox or attempt to launch his own cable channel. But he doesn’t leave the Republican leaning network with the most sparkling…

Glenn Beck’s Fox News show ending ‘later this year’

Conservative conspiracy host Glenn Beck announced plans Wednesday to “transition off” his Fox News program in favor of a realigned agreement between Fox and his production company, Mercury Radio Arts. The deal will see Beck’s company designing unspecified new media for the Fox News Channel and other Fox online properties,…

Google is in the FTC’s “regulatory crosshairs,” may be investigated for anti-trust

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. antitrust regulators may investigate Google Inc’s dominance of the Web search industry, and will settle on the agency to launch a probe once scrutiny into the company’s plan to buy ITA software is done, a source told Reuters on Tuesday. The Federal Trade Commissionand Justice Department will decide which has…

Just an hour of meditation training reduces pain response, study finds

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Meditation can deliver powerful pain-relieving effects to the brain with even just 80 minutes’ training for a beginner in an exercise called focused attention, a study released Tuesday found. “This is the first study to show that only a little over an hour of meditation training can…

Abstinence foundation paid Bristol Palin $262K, spent little on prevention programs

Tax documents reveal that an anti-teen pregnancy foundation paid Bristol Palin seven times what it spent on actual teen pregnancy prevention programs. Bristol Palin, the 20-year-old daughter of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, was appointed as a teen ambassador for the Candie’s Foundation in 2009. Actresses Jenny McCarthy and Hayden…

Hollywood studios sue online film service Zediva

SAN FRANCISCO – Hollywood studios went to court to derail a startup that sidesteps paying film licensing fees by streaming movies online from “rented” DVD players. The Motion Picture Association of America filed a lawsuit charging Zediva.com with violating film copyrights by using a DVD rental “sham” to disguise what…

US lawmakers target ‘rogue websites’ with online infringement act

Democratic and Republican members of the US Congress pledged Monday to pass legislation that would give US authorities more tools to crack down on websites engaged in piracy of movies, television shows and music and the sale of counterfeit goods. Senator Patrick Leahy, a Democrat from Vermont who chairs the…

Schwarzenegger: Politics and entertainment are very similar

PARIS (Reuters Life!) – To hear Arnold Schwarzenegger explain the unlikely course of his life as an actor and politician, success boils down to two factors: living in theUnited States and being a man of the people. The Austrian-born Schwarzenegger, who came to the United States at the age of 21, started his career as…

After Maine’s governor removes labor mural, feds demand their money back

Whoops: The governor of Maine’s decision to remove a pro-labor mural from the state’s Department of Labor may cost taxpayers tens of thousands of dollars, all because he wanted to “send a message.” Apparently unknown to Maine’s recently elected Republican governor, the mural targeted by his ire was initially paid…

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