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Seoul to formally blame Pyongyang for sinking warship, killing 46 S. Korean sailors

South Korea will formally blame North Korea for sinking one of its navy ships in March, killing 46 sailors, The Washington Post reported on Tuesday. Citing unidentified U.S. and East Asian officials, the newspaper said on its Web site Seoul had reached the conclusion that North Korea was responsible for…

NY Post article suggests Gotti suer is ‘stunad’ or stupid

In 1951, world famous gossip columnist Walter Winchell wrote in his syndicated column, “The Kefauver Committee has done a good job of showing up the American underworld with its polticial tieups. But never in history has the sinful life been given the effective — and misleading advertisement it got from…

ProPublica wins Pulitzer but Post, Times dominate

ProPublica, a non-profit news startup, won a Pulitzer Prize on Monday while The Washington Post and The New York Times walked away with the lion’s share of the prestigious US journalism awards. The Washington Post won a total of four Pulitzers while The New York Times was awarded three. Shari…

Justice Stevens likely to retire during Obama’s presidency

The leading liberal on the US Supreme Court dropped more hints Sunday about his imminent departure, which has the White House bracing for a tricky confirmation battle as early as this summer. Justice John Paul Stevens gave two interviews published over the weekend, one to The New York Times and…

Subway riders question NYPD’s ‘ridiculous’ show of force

Some people in New York are wondering whether the presence of police officers toting machine guns through the city’s subway tunnels is really a necessary response to the subway bombings in Moscow on Monday. “I think it’s ridiculous,” Torey Deprisest, a tourist from Ohio, told the New York Post. “The…

US military pushed for closure of CIA-Saudi website: report

The US military in 2008 shut down a website set up by the CIA and Saudi Arabia to expose terror plots, angering both parties, who saw the site as a vital intelligence tool, the Washington Post reported Friday. Despite objections from the Central Intelligence Agency, US military computer experts dismantled…

Corporate entity becomes ‘candidate’, kicks off bid for Congress

When the Supreme Court decided the case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, henceforth allowing corporate soft money to influence U.S. elections, Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) cynically opined that it would lead to the election of the “congressman from Wal-Mart.” Turns out, he may be right. Meet Murray Hill, Inc.,…

Ventura: ‘You’re not allowed to ask’ about 9/11

Former Minnesota governor and one-time professional wrestler Jesse Ventura has run afoul of the Huffington Post’s no-conspiracy-theory policy, and he’s not happy about it. “I can’t believe the Huffington Post today will practice censorship,” Ventura says in astonishment. “I’ve got news for them. … I won’t ever write for ‘em…

Congresswoman won’t share ‘showering habits’ with Washington Post

Oddly enough, the often-whimsical Dana Milbank didn’t author this bizarre Washington Post article. Philip Rucker writes, “It’s no secret that members of Congress broker deals on the treadmill or in the weight room of the House and Senate gyms. But former congressman Eric Massa’s accusation that White House Chief of…

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