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Cain: Perry ‘insensitive’ for ‘N*ggerhead’ ranch sign

Herman Cain on Sunday slammed fellow Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry over a sign on his ranch that used a racial slur. The Washington Post reported Saturday that in the early years of political career, Perry had hosted hunting parties at his family’s ranch, a place known as “Niggerhead.” A…

Pot-smoking diabetic woman receives $125,000 settlement after police abuse

A woman arrested for smoking pot on the Lower East Side last year actually came out of the ordeal not with a ticket, but instead with a $125,000 settlement check from the New York Police Department, the New York Post reported. The woman, Jaime Rutkowski, is diabetic. While police held…

London police chief resigns over phone hacking scandal

While denying any personal wrongdoing, London’s chief of police Paul Stephenson has resigned his post over connections to a figure in the News of the World phone hacking scandal, the AP is reporting. The resignation stems from criticism of Stephenson for hiring former News of the World editor Neil Wallis…

Ron Paul retiring from Congress to seek presidency

After 24 years of public life, Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX) said Tuesday he will resign his post in the U.S. House of Representatives to fully devote himself to a presidential run. “Big news!” a post to Paul’s official Facebook page declared. “I have decided not to seek re-election for my…

Putin sent to Russia by God: Kremlin aide

Vladimir Putin was sent to Russia by God to help it deal with its troubles in the early post-Soviet era, the Kremlin’s top political adviser was quoted as saying on Friday. “To be honest, I think of Putin as a person who was sent to Russia by fate and the…

Hackers break into Washington Post jobs site

(Reuters) – Hackers broke into the Washington Post Co’s jobs website in two incidents last month, affecting more than a million user IDs and emails, the company said on its website. The company said about 1.27 million users’ IDs and email addresses were affected but no passwords or other personal…

Washington Post website jobs section hacked

WASHINGTON — The Washington Post said Thursday that a hacker had gained access to nearly 1.3 million email addresses and user IDs on its online jobs section. The Post said no passwords or other personal data were compromised in the attack on the jobs section of WashingtonPost.com which occurred last week.…

Huffington Post launches British edition

LONDON — The Huffington Post launched a British edition on Wednesday, in the first expansion outside North America for its news and opinion website. The Huffington Post UK has hired a small team of full-time journalists to produce the website as it seeks to push into international markets following its…

Strauss-Kahn accuser sues NY Post for ‘prostitute’ report

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The hotel maid who accused former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault sued the New York Post and five of its journalists for libel on Tuesday for reporting that she was a prostitute. The 32-year-old Guinean immigrant accused the Post of publishing defamatory articles between…

Brazil candidate elected UN Food agency head

ROME — Brazil’s former food security minister Jose Graziano da Silva was elected Sunday as the next head of UN’s Food and Agricultural Organisation, the first South American ever to get the post. Graziano beat off his main competitor, former Spanish foreign minister Miguel Angel Moratinos, winning by 92 votes…

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