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Sheriff: Phelps won’t be prosecuted

The South Carolina sheriff who was investigating Michael Phelps for allegedly smoking a marijuana pipe now says that the gold medallist won’t be prosecuted. RAW STORY has more details here. This video is from MSNBC’s News Live, broadcast Feb. 16, 2009. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Climate change: ‘Feedback’ triggers could amplify peril

PARIS (AFP) — New studies have warned of triggers in the natural environment, including a greenhouse-gas timebomb in Siberia and Canada, that could viciously amplify global warming. Thawing subarctic tundra could unleash billions of tonnes of gases that have been safely stored in frosty soil, while oceans and forests are…

Peanut whistleblower warned of rodent infestation

ABC’s Dan Harris talked to a manager who is blowing the whistle on contamination at a peanut factory in Plainview, Texas. Kenneth Kendrick told ABC that he became aware of rodent infestation while he was working at Peanut Corporation of American. Kendrick brought his concerns to the attention to Peanut…

Religious group outraged over lesbian wedding on TV

Focus on the Family’s Glenn Stanton is speaking out against a lesbian wedding depicted on a daytime television drama. Stanton said, “There are a lot of things people don’t want to see and don’t want coming into their home and lesbian weddings are one of them.” This video is from…

Mayor tells Doocy: ‘Start telling the truth’

When the producers of Fox’s morning show invited the mayor of Stamford, Connecticut to their show they may have been trying to make a point that spending in the stimulus bill was wasteful. Mayor Dan Malloy may have gotten the best of Fox’s Steve Doocy. “You just have to start…

Bill Clinton slams GOP economic record

CNN’s John Robert talked with Bill Clinton about President Obama’s economic policy. Clinton said that Obama is doing exactly what he would do in the same situation. Clinton took shots at the GOP for attacking Obama’s bipartisan efforts. “He has reached across and it takes two to tango. I find…

Nuclear subs collide in the Atlantic

A British newspaper has revealed that British and French submarines collided in the Atlantic Ocean. The Sun reported: BRITISH and French nuclear submarines which collided deep under the Atlantic could have sunk or released deadly radioactivity, it emerged last night. The Royal Navy’s HMS Vanguard and the French Navy’s Le…

Axelrod: Cheney ‘having a hard time dealing’ with GOP loss

President Barack Obama’s Senior White House advisor responded to criticism from former vice president Dick Cheney. “Apparently the vice president is having a hard time dealing with the verdict of the American people,” said Axelrod. Cheney has criticized the new administration’s plans to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay.…

Graham complains about partisanship: ‘The country is screwed’

Rep. Maxine Waters believes that Republicans can only blame themselves for not participating in the stimulus bill. “we should focus on, when you had the opportunity to participate, why not do what those three moderate Republicans did? Step up to the plate; offer your amendments. You know, we took all…

Schumer: GOP didn’t object to spending for Iraq war

Sen. Chuck Schumer called out Republicans for opposing spending to relieve the economic crisis but said that most Republican failed to oppose spending for the Iraq war when Bush was president. “On the floor of the Senate where there was an open process, Peter, on the floor of the senate,…

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