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Herman Cain: ‘A manly man don’t want’ a veggie pizza

Republican presidential candidate says real men like an abundance of toppings on their pizzas — as long as they aren’t vegetables. The former Godfather’s Pizza CEO told GQ magazine that he likes “lots of meat” on his pies. “The more toppings a man has on his pizza, I believe the…

U.S. deports more than 1,100 murderers in a year

WASHINGTON — The United States expelled a record 1,119 convicted murderers over the past year and for the first time more than half of almost 400,000 deportees were criminals, officials said Tuesday. President Barack Obama’s administration has prioritized the deportation of foreign convicted criminals in an attempt, it says, to…

High stakes for Republicans in struggling Vegas

Minutes from the glittering pleasure domes on Las Vegas’s world-famous Strip, the US gambling mecca’s urban underbelly remains blighted by record unemployment and home foreclosures. And despite the best attempts of Republicans – in town for a TV debate Tuesday — to woo the swing state of Nevada as election season nears, many…

CBO: Budget deal cuts U.S. deficit in half over next decade

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A sweeping U.S. budget deal has brightened the country’s fiscal outlook but unemployment will remain high over the near term, nonpartisan congressional forecasters said on Wednesday. The report by the Congressional Budget Office is likely to add fuel to the debate over jobs and the economy that…

Lawmakers head for showdown over debt plans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama’s Democrats and their Republican rivals on Tuesday headed for a showdown over competing debt plans one week before a deadline for averting a potentially disastrous U.S. default. With the two sides further apart than ever and the threat of a far-reaching U.S. credit downgrade looming, IMF chief Christine Lagarde urged…

US to send 1,400 extra troops to Afghanistan: report

The United States plans to send 1,400 additional combat Marines to Afghanistan to try to hold on to recent but fragile security gains, only months before a planned U.S. drawdown, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Violence is at its worst in Afghanistan with record casualties on all sides of…

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