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Police investigating Gingrich staffer for shoving protester

Police in Manchester, New Hampshire are investigating allegations that a staffer for Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich assaulted an Occupy Wall Street protester Sunday, according to a report. Lieutenant Maureen Tessier told BuzzFeed that authorities were looking into the claim that Rebecca Burton (pictured, center) was violently shoved and grabbed…

U.S. extends Grand Canyon mining ban for 20 years

The US administration announced Monday a 20-year ban on new mining projects around the Grand Canyon, in a move aimed at protecting the prized tourist area from the impact of uranium extraction. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said the move would “protect the iconic Grand Canyon and its vital watershed from the potential adverse…

Todd Palin to endorse Newt Gingrich

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich’s campaign will be getting a boost from Alaska’s former “first dude.” ABC News reported on Monday that Todd Palin, husband of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, will endorse the former House Speaker. Todd Palin told ABC News that he respects Gingrich due to the criticism…

Romney: ‘I like being able to fire people’

President Barack Obama’s campaign got a huge political gift on Monday when Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney declared that he liked “to be able to fire people.” During a Chamber of Commerce breakfast in Nashua, New Hampshire, the former Massachusetts governor touted the idea of Americans buying their own insurance…

Romney: ‘I know what it’s like’ to worry about getting fired

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Sunday made his latest attempt prove he feels the pain of average Americans. At an event in Rochester, New Hampshire, the multimillionaire told voters that he also had worried about getting a pink slip. “I know what it’s like to worry whether you’re going…

Gingrich group marshals hatred of Wall Street for new anti-Romney film

A pro-Gingrich Super PAC released a trailer late last night for a project former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney cannot be pleased about: a half-hour documentary about Romney’s time running Bain Capital, a venture company that bankrupted nearly a quarter of the businesses it bought-up. Produced by a former top Romney…

Arpaio deputy shot, killed on burglary call

William Coleman, 50, deputy to controversial Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio in Arizona, was shot and killed on Sunday while responding to a burglary call in Phoenix. The suspect, a 40-year-old man who deputies found in a van behind a medical building around 4 a.m., opened fire right away, killing Coleman.…

Chris Christie to Occupy protester: You’re going down, sweetheart

At a rally for GOP hopeful Mitt Romney Sunday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) called an Occupy Wall Street protester “sweetheart” and told her she was going to “go down.” Romney was first to be interrupted by the chant “Mitt kills jobs!” “You know, it’s wonderful to live in…

Glitz returns to Detroit auto show

Glamour and glitz returned to the Detroit auto show as once-struggling General Motors served champagne at a sneak peek of its newest Cadillac and Mercedes launched its latest roadster with a jazzy serenade at a swank cocktail party. Just three years ago, the survival of the Detroit Three automakers was in doubt as GM and Chrysler sought billions in government bailouts and…

Iraq war crimes trial to begin in California

Opening statements will be delivered Monday in a court-martial of the last US Marine charged over a notorious 2005 killing of civilians in Iraq. Staff Sergeant Frank Wuterich pleaded not guilty Thursday at Camp Pendleton, California, where the first day of proceedings was spent questioning potential members of the panel which will decide…

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