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Romney to 11-year-old: Iran will get nuke if Obama re-elected

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Sunday warned an 11-year-old boy that the world would be one step closer to nuclear war if President Barack Obama was allowed another term in office. “If Barack Obama gets re-elected, Iran will have a nuclear weapon and the world will change if that’s…

BP boosted by oil spill settlement

LONDON (Reuters) – Shares in BP rose over 2 percent on Monday after the oil giant reached a settlement with businesses and individuals impacted by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill worth an estimated $7.8 billion. Some analysts said the expected payout was less than they had forecast, reduced legal uncertainty and suggested the final settlement with BP’s…

Guns playing big role in Republican race

“Guns save lives,” Matthew Lee, a volunteer for Newt Gingrich, defiantly tells people at a Tennessee gun show, which is also a key political event in the Republican primary campaign. In states such as Tennessee and Georgia, where voters head to the polls for “Super Tuesday” primaries, the Republican contenders seeking to unseat Democrat Barack…

Obama administration to offer legal justification for targeted killings of Americans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration on Monday plans to outline how U.S. laws empower the government to kill Americans overseas who engage in terrorism against their home country, a source familiar with the matter said, months after a drone strike killed a U.S.-born cleric who plotted attacks from Yemen.…

Ohio Governor Kasich turns down federal disaster aid

Ohio Governor John Kasich on Saturday rejected an offer of federal aid for his tornado-stricken state that could have amounted to millions of dollars in payments and loans. Neighboring Kentucky and Indiana have already expressed their gratitude for the aid and have welcomed the arrival of FEMA teams for an…

Larry Flynt offers $1 million for sex dirt on U.S. officials

WASHINGTON — Porn mogul Larry Flynt in a full page newspaper ad on Sunday offered $1 million for information about the sexual indiscretions of well-known US politicians or government officials. Flynt’s offer, appearing in the Washington Post newspaper, asked readers to phone their tips to his hotline, or to send…

ProFlowers suspends advertising on Limbaugh’s show

The flower delivery website ProFlowers announced on Sunday that it would no longer advertise on Rush Limbaugh’s radio program, making it the seventh advertiser to cut support from the show. “At ProFlowers, our mission is to delight our customers with fresh and long lasting flowers, and that is our singular…

Obama to AIPAC: ‘Loose talk of war’ inflating gas prices

President Barack Obama on Sunday told a pro-Israel lobbying group that “loose talk of war” was only serving to benefit Iran because it was driving up the price of oil. In his speech to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), the president warned of the “cost and consequences of…

Gingrich: ‘Baloney’ that Obama’s Quran burning apology saved lives

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Sunday blasted President Barack Obama for apologizing after U.S. troops allegedly burned Muslim holy books in Afghanistan. The president told ABC News last week that the apology was necessary to “save lives” because protests over the Quran burnings have caused multiple deaths, including at…

Cantor endorses Romney for president

WASHINGTON — Top Republican Eric Cantor endorsed Mitt Romney on Sunday for president of the United States, giving the frontrunner a boost as the primary nomination contest reaches a critical stage. Cantor’s endorsement, the first from a top member of the Republican congressional leadership, was seen as the strongest sign…

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