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Rocker Billy Bragg appears on Democracy Now

Renowned British rocker Billy Bragg appeared on Democracy Now Labor Day morning and talked about labor strikes and the Murdoch phone hacking scandal in his country. Watch: Video is from Democracy Now, which aired on September 5, 2011.…

Perry’s gun control policy: ‘Use both hands’

Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry delighted a conservative audience in South Carolina Monday with his simple stance on gun control legislation. “Honestly, the next question is so easy that I don’t even want to ask it,” event host Rep. Tim Scott (R-SC) told Perry. “Are you for gun control?” “I…

Bachmann meets with S.C. Gov, seeks key endorsement

Republican Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann met with South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley Sunday evening, seeking a key endorsement in the nomination race. According to Politico, Bachmann dined and stayed at Haley’s mansion in Columbia, South Carolina, hoping to limit Rick Perry’s growing popularity with the Tea Party and his surge…

D.Telekom could miss fee if AT&T deal fails: source

FRANKFURT (Reuters) -Deutsche Telekom AG could miss out on a multi-billion dollar break fee if regulatory hurdles cause the failure of its $39 billion deal to sell T-Mobile USA to AT&T , a person familiar with the matter said. “There are a number of options under which the (break fee)…

Flooding threatens Louisiana after Tropical Storm Lee

Flooding is threatening many areas of Louisiana after the arrival of Tropical Storm Lee. WATCH: Video from CBS, which appeared on September 5, 2011.…

Flooding threatens Louisiana after Tropical Storm Lee

Flooding is threatening many areas of Louisiana after the arrival of Tropical Storm Lee. WATCH: Video from CBS, which appeared on September 5, 2011.…

Honda to recall nearly 1 mln Fit, other models

TOKYO (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co <7267.T> said on Monday it would recall about 960,000 Fit subcompacts and other models globally to repair defects including malfunctioning power window switches. No accidents have been reported due to the defects, a Honda spokesman in Tokyo said. In Japan, the recall covers Fit vehicles produced between October…

Missouri prepares to end tax credit for elderly and disabled

The Associated Press is reporting that Missouri legislators are about to repeal a $750 state tax credit that has helped over 100,000 disabled and elderly residents who live in rental housing. According to the AP, “The move could save the state $855 million over 15 years, and some lawmakers want…

Rice University marching band mocks Rick Perry

It seems as though there’s no love between Rice University in Houston and Texas A&M, with the more academic-minded students at Rice typically looking down their noses at A&M’s “Aggies.” Texas Governor Rick Perry is currently one of the best known A&M alumni, having graduated in 1972 with a 2.4…

Rice University marching band mocks Rick Perry

It seems as though there’s no love between Rice University in Houston and Texas A&M, with the more academic-minded students at Rice typically looking down their noses at A&M’s “Aggies.” Texas Governor Rick Perry is currently one of the best known A&M alumni, having graduated in 1972 with a 2.4…

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