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Perry: I’m okay with the Supreme Court staying Buck’s execution

Rick Perry is not upset over the Supreme Court stepping in to delay his state’s latest execution. Speaking at a Coca-Cola bottling plant in Iowa Friday evening, the Texas governor felt the Supreme Court was taking “the appropriate path” in issuing an emergency stay on the execution of Duane Buck.…

New Jersey finds $26 million in old bank accounts

File this one under the “This doesn’t happen everyday” category. New Jersey has uncovered $26 million from old bank accounts, according to the Associated Press. State Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff said the money came from several bond issues that go all the way back to the 1960′s. Though the state legislator…

U.S. hikers await judge’s signature to be free: lawyer

The lawyer of two American hikers convicted of spying in Iran told AFP on Saturday that everything was ready for their release, except for the signature of a judge to post bail. “Everything is in place to post bail (for Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer) and to have them released,…

3 dead, more than 50 hurt in Nev. air race crash

Shocking video footage has emerged of an airplane crashing into the ground at a Nevada air show on Friday evening, killing three people and injuring more than 50. WATCH: Video from Reuters, on September 17, 2011.…

3 dead, more than 50 hurt in Nev. air race crash

Shocking video footage has emerged of an airplane crashing into the ground at a Nevada air show on Friday evening, killing three people and injuring more than 50. WATCH: Video from Reuters, on September 17, 2011.…

Maher, Olbermann make fun of ‘typical GOP voter in bubble’

In Bill Maher’s mind, a typical Republican voter resides in a bubble, literally. On a new episode of Real Time with Bill Maher Friday evening, the comedian thrashed the GOP as usual, focusing on climate change deniers like Rick Perry in the show’s latest installment. Maher felt the media needed…

Maher, Olbermann make fun of ‘typical GOP voter in bubble’

In Bill Maher’s mind, a typical Republican voter resides in a bubble, literally. On a new episode of Real Time with Bill Maher Friday evening, the comedian thrashed the GOP as usual, focusing on climate change deniers like Rick Perry in the show’s latest installment. Maher felt the media needed…

Rabbit dies saving owners from house fire in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – A pet rabbit is being credited for saving its owners from a house fire in southeastern Alaska before it died of smoke inhalation, fire officials said on Friday. The rabbit woke up the homeowner early on Tuesday morning by scratching on her chest, the Ketchikan Fire…

Obama: All Americans must pay fair share to cut deficit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Saturday that Americans need to be ready to “pay their fair share” to narrow the deficit, previewing his proposals to Congress that are expected to include more taxes on the rich. In his weekly radio and video address, the Democrat said his…

Movie slams “pink-washing” in breast cancer campaigns

TORONTO (Reuters) – Pink ribbons dumb down the grim realities of treating cancer, and hide the profit-focused core of many high-profile fund-raising events, according to a movie that premiered at the Toronto Film Festival this week. “Pink Ribbons, Inc.” takes a detailed look at some of the colorful fundraising events…

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