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Perhaps the ugliest Republican debate yet

I expected, going in to the Republicans having a debate on MLK day in the first state to secede and fire shots in the Civil War, that there would probably be a few jaw-dropping dog whistles blown to race-bait a crowd that’s got a lot of people still bitter about…

Fire alarm goes off during NBC Nightly News

A fire alarm randomly went off at the beginning of NBC’s Nightly News telecast Tuesday evening. Host Brian Williams was opening the show on the report of American Airlines filing for bankruptcy protection before the alarm unexpectedly came on. Despite the bizarre event, it didn’t fluster Williams too much before…

Archbishop of Canterbury ‘uncomfortable’ with killing of unarmed bin Laden

LONDON — The leader of the world’s Anglicans, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, said on Thursday he felt “very uncomfortable” over the killing of Osama bin Laden while unarmed. Williams also criticised the conflicting versions that American officials have given of the Al-Qaeda leader’s death in a US commando raid…

Wikileaks: UK frightened by papal appeal to disgrunted Anglicans

LONDON — Britain’s ambassador to the Vatican feared the pope’s invitation for disgruntled Anglicans to switch to Catholicism might spark anti-Catholic violence at home, a leaked US diplomatic cable revealed Saturday. Ambassador Francis Campbell told US diplomats that “Anglican-Vatican relations were facing their worst crisis in 150 years as a…

Republicans to force vote on defunding NPR

Republicans in the House of Representatives will force a floor vote Thursday to defund NPR, a move they have been promising since the public broadcaster fired Juan Williams last month. House Republican Whip Eric Cantor and Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO) made it clear in a statement Wednesday that their call…

Juan Williams sees Rove-vs.-Palin ‘civil war’ inside GOP

The midterm elections brought big wins for the Republicans but they also exposed fractures within the party. Fox News’ Juan Williams described Sunday what he called a “civil war” between the establishment Republicans and the tea party. “I think there is a civil war of sorts going on,” Williams said.…

Climate talks appear to slip backward

Mood pessimistic at prospect for climate deal this year, charges of reneging on summit deal Global climate talks appeared to have slipped backward after five days of negotiations in Bonn, with rich and poor countries exchanging charges of reneging on agreements they made last year to contain greenhouse gases. Delegates…

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