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Hannity offers to ‘make peace’ between Susteren and Carlson

Fox News’ Sean Hannity Tuesday offered to help make peace in a ongoing debate between Greta Van Susteren and Tucker Carlson. Susteren had called Carlson a “pig” on her blog after his website published a report on Sarah Palin’s alleged affair with NBA star Glen Rice. That later degenerated into…

Stewart asks Suskind: ‘Why do people talk to you?’

Fresh off his win at the Emmys, Jon Stewart hosted author Ron Suskind Tuesday evening to talk about the author’s controversial new book Confidence Men. During the interview, The Daily Show host bluntly asked Suskind: “Why do people talk to you?” After the audience finished laughing at Stewart’s question, Suskind…

Stewart asks Suskind: ‘Why do people talk to you?’

Fresh off his win at the Emmys, Jon Stewart hosted author Ron Suskind Tuesday evening to talk about the author’s controversial new book Confidence Men. During the interview, The Daily Show host bluntly asked Suskind: “Why do people talk to you?” After the audience finished laughing at Stewart’s question, Suskind…

Markets hope for Fed boost to U.S. economy

The Federal Reserve is widely expected to offer up some new stimulus for the sagging US economy when it closes a key policy meeting Wednesday, but many question whether it will do much. The two-day meeting of the central bank’s Federal Open Market Committee might move to further press down…

Michigan police investigate car bomb that wounded three

Police in the US state of Michigan on Wednesday were investigating a car bomb explosion that seriously wounded three people, a local television station reported. Detroit’s WXYZ news said the car bomb was detonated at 5:41 pm (2141 GMT) on Tuesday in the town of Monroe south of Detroit, seriously…

Is Rick Perry palling around with extremists?

At his Tuesday speech on Israel, Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry was flanked by a number of conservative politicians and religious leaders. But one figure, who is a Democrat, may be more controversial and extreme than all of the others. Democratic New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind recieved a warm…

Iran says U.S. hikers to be freed after bail paid

Iran’s judiciary said Wednesday two US hikers convicted of espionage and illegal entry would be released from a Tehran jail after bail is posted, which their lawyer said would be done later in the day. “Following the request of their lawyer, their detention order was converted to bail of five…

Gary Johnson to appear in Thursday night’s Republican debate

Republican presidential candidate Gary Johnson will be included in the Fox News/Google Debate in Orlando on September 22, despite objections from the Florida Republican Party. The former Governor of New Mexico and libertarian is an outspoken opponent of the drug war, is in favor of same sex marriage, and supports…

Tea party backs ACLU lawsuit against Florida voting law

Tea party groups in Florida have found themselves in the surprising position of supporting lawsuits brought against the state by the American Civil Liberties Union. The Florida Legislature passed and Republican Gov. Rick Scott signed a law that bans candidates for public office from switching parties. Doug Guetzloe, the head…

Florida company welcomes clients with AK-47

MIAMI — A Florida company is giving new clients a voucher to buy an AK-47 assault rifle to defend themselves from violent crime. Sarasota-based MerchantService.com is a business that provides small stores and businesses with cash machines and credit card processing services. Its “No Merchant Victim” program now offers a…

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