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‘Dogs Against Romney’ protests outside the Westminster Dog Show

The group Dogs Against Romney rallied out outside the Westminster Dog Show at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday to bring public attention to the fact that the candidate once forced his dog to ride on the roof of his car. “We want the world to know that if Romney can’t…

Huffington Post to launch streaming network

WASHINGTON — The Huffington Post on Thursday marked the first anniversary of its acquisition by AOL with an announcement that it plans to launch an online video streaming network. The HuffPost Streaming Network will launch this summer with 12 hours a day of original programming, to be increased to 16…

House Republicans order arrest of ‘Gasland’ director

U.S. Capital Hill police arrested an award winning filmmaker at the request of House Republicans Wednesday afternoon, according to The Huffington Post. Josh Fox, the director of the Oscar nominated film “Gasland,” were arrested and his crew were detained for trying to film the GOP’s hearing attacking the Environment Protection…

French version of Huffington Post online on Monday

The French version of the US socialite blogger Arianna Huffington’s news website, the Huffington Post, will go online Monday, hoping to repeat the success that made her an Internet multimillionaire. The team behind the French language ”HuffPo” will put the site on the web on Monday shortly before an 0830 GMT press conference, it said.…

‘Run Hillary 2012′ robocalls begin to surface

For ardent supporters of Hillary Clinton, the dream of her becoming president still runs very deep. According to the Huffington Post, robocalls from a group called “Run Hilary 2012″ have been received in New York and North Carolina. The group’s website has a petition saying, “Secretary of State Hillary Rodham…

DOJ officially retracts ‘$16 dollar a muffin’ story

The Department of Justice (DOJ) officially retracted a report that it paid an average of $16 for muffins at a 2009 conference at a Hilton hotel, a story that most media outlets — particularly Fox News — initially jumped on as an ideal example of “government waste.” On Friday afternoon,…

Watch the 100 best movie f-bombs in 13 minutes

An enterprising film fan put together this video of at least 100 uses of the word “fuck” in movies. The list is categorized by the type of use: motherfuck, as a noun, as an adjective/adverb, as a question, and so on. As The Huffington Post notes, movie creators have to…

Gallup: Support for Obama dips slightly but stays high among Democrats

According to a new Gallup poll, support for President Obama has fallen slightly on a national level, but remains high among Democrats. The president’s over-all approval rating went down one point from the previous survey period from 44 percent to 43 percent. However, 78 percent of Democrats approve of how…

Huffington Post traffic surpasses NYTimes.com

WASHINGTON — The Huffington Post received more traffic than the website of The New York Times in May, the first time it has surpassed NYTimes.com in unique visitors, tracking firm comScore said Thursday. ComScore said HuffingtonPost.com received 35.6 million unique visitors in May, up from 29.9 million the previous month,…

Huffington Post rebuffs union boycott call

WASHINGTON — The Huffington Post rebuffed a union boycott call over its practice of using unpaid bloggers, saying most of them are “thrilled to contribute” despite not being paid. The Newspaper Guild, a union of US media workers with 26,000 members, urged contributors to The Huffington Post earlier this week…

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