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GOP candidate insists free TV time is a political donation

Gary Johnson, the former Republican Governor of New Mexico, filed official complaints against CBS on Tuesday for excluding him from last weekend’s televised GOP debate. While that action alone is not unique, Johnson’s argument is: In complaints to the Federal Election Commission (FEC) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC), he argues…

Gingrich: Republicans ‘don’t rely enough on actually knowing things’

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich says that the politicians in his party are guilty of relying on talking points instead of “actually knowing things.” As Herman Cain’s poll numbers continue to collapse, CBN took another look at Gingrich on Tuesday and released never-before-seen clips of an interview he did with…

Poll: Ron Paul claims frontrunner status, soaring past Gingrich, Romney

A surprising new poll out of Bloomberg News on Tuesday morning found that former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) is not the only Republican to benefit from the seeming demise of other prior frontrunners. Beating all the odds and the pundits’ expectations, Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) has emerged as one…

The Citadel releases documents on child sex abuse allegations

CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) – The Citadel, South Carolina’s military college, released documents on Monday linked to a 2007 internal probe of child abuse allegations brought by a former Citadel summer camper against a camp counselor. The Charleston-based Citadel, in the wake of unrelated accusations of child sex abuse at…

Police dismantle Oakland camp, protesters march on

OAKLAND, Calif (Reuters) – Police forcibly evicted anti-Wall Street protesters from their camp in downtown Oakland early on Monday, setting the stage for possible showdowns with some demonstrators who vowed to dig in after marching through the streets. Throngs of protesters headed back to Frank Ogawa Plaza in the late…

Wall Street set to fall on Italy fears

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street was set to fall on Tuesday, led by banks and resource-related stocks, as risk aversion tied to Europe’s debt crisis sent Italy’s bond yields back into a perceived danger zone. Prime Minister-designate Mario Monti was meeting with leaders of Italy’s biggest two parties to…

Religious overtones in ‘Occupy’ protests, but some faith leaders are wary

PARIS (Reuters) – Religions condemn greed. The “Occupy Wall Street” protests around the world condemn greed. So theoretically, religious leaders should find common ground with the rallies denouncing the inequalities of capitalism. Some activist clergy have turned up at protest camps. Not long after Occupy Wall Street began in New…

U.S. officer in Iraq on historic mission

US army Lieutenant Colonel Jerry Brooks is on his third tour inIraq, but his mission has not been a typical one: as an army historian, he is charged with documenting the history of the Iraq war. On his latest deployment, Brooks, 48, is the command historian for United States Forces – Iraq (USF-I), making him the…

Police in riot gear order ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protesters to leave park

WATCH LIVE: Evicted occupiers take to the streets Hundreds of police officers in riot gear descended on the “Occupy Wall Street” demonstration in New York City’s Zuccotti Park not long after midnight Tuesday. Police handed out letters to protesters ordering them to immediately remove their possessions from the park. The…

Former football coach Jerry Sandusky admits to showering with kids

LOS ANGELES — Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State college football coach charged with sexual abuse, said in an interview he horsed around with children but insisted it was not done in a sexual manner. Sandusky, who is facing 40 counts of sexually abusing eight boys, told Bob Costas of…

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