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Facebook shutting down online Deals program

Facebook is ending a Deals program launched in April which offered online bargains like Groupon, LivingSocial and other companies. “After testing Deals for four months, we’ve decided to end our Deals product in the coming weeks,” the Palo Alto, California-based social network said in a statement. “We think there is…

GOP Rep. receives pension, supports unions

Despite being a Republican in the House of Representatives, Minnesota Rep. Chip Cravaack is a supporter of unions. In fact, Cravaack gladly receives a nice pension from his days of being a part of one. According to public records released to Minnesota public radio, the freshman congressman received a pension…

Al Qaeda number two killed in Pakistan: U.S. official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number two leader of al Qaeda, Atiyah abd al-Rahman, was killed on August 22 in Pakistan, a senior U.S. official told Reuters on Saturday. Powered by Mochila…

Raw Video: NC Fishing Pier Partially Collapses

Hurricane Irene’s force is felt in North Carolina, as a pier almost collapses after getting hit by strong winds. WATCH: Video from the Associated Press, from August 27, 2011.…

Raw Video: NC Fishing Pier Partially Collapses

Hurricane Irene’s force is felt in North Carolina, as a pier almost collapses after getting hit by strong winds. WATCH: Video from the Associated Press, from August 27, 2011.…

Beckel calls out co-host Bolling for Irene ‘Obama shot’

Bob Beckel called out co-host Eric Bolling on Fox’s The Five Friday afternoon after the conservative took a quick jab at President Obama still being on vacation before Hurricane Irene hit. “Leave it up to you to turn this hurricane into an Obama shot,” Beckel said. Later in the segment,…

Beckel calls out co-host Bolling for Irene ‘Obama shot’

Bob Beckel called out co-host Eric Bolling on Fox’s The Five Friday afternoon after the conservative took a quick jab at President Obama still being on vacation before Hurricane Irene hit. “Leave it up to you to turn this hurricane into an Obama shot,” Beckel said. Later in the segment,…

Hurricane Irene surges ashore in North Carolina

Hurricane Irene blasted ashore at Cape Lookout, North Carolina on Saturday, a weakened but still massive category one storm on track to batter major US cities. Sustained winds of 85 miles (140 kilometers) an hour lashed coastal areas as Irene made landfall near the southern end of a chain of…

WATCH LIVE: FEMA press conference on Hurricane Irene

Watch Live Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy…

Anti-gay Puerto Rican senator accused of posting naked pics on gay social app

A Puerto Rico senator has become the latest politician placed into controversy after allegedly posting sexual photos of himself online. Senator Robert Arango, who was the Vice Chairman of George W.Bush and Dick Cheney’s Puerto Rico re-election committee in 2004, has been supposedly identified by the Puerto Rican TV show…

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