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LOVETT: Cuomo should shoulder blame for failed anti-corruption panel, say m

Members of Cuomo's now defunct anti-corruption commission are fuming at the governor for blaming his administration's [..]


 
 

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Justice Dept. Moves to Shield Anti-Iran Group’s Files

The unusual move raised questions about connections between the American government and United Against Nuclear Iran, a [..]


 
 

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Bob McDonnell’s Corruption Trial in Virginia Symbolizes Growing Political

A state government long known for a go-along, get-along culture is now a place where compromise is seen as collaborating [..]


 
 

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New York Times stirs debate with call for ending U.S. ban on marijuana

The editorial board of the New York Times has issued a dramatic call for the federal government to repeal its ban on [..]


 
 

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UK taxpayers underwrite £100m in exports to Russia in year to April

Revelation that government provided credit insurance funding comes as David Cameron calls for tougher sanctionsBritish [..]


 
 

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Now savers are free at last to make their pensions work for them

The Government has confirmed the rules that will give savers greater control over their pension funds. Beverley Dunn is [..]


 
 

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David Cameron vows to consider creating domestic violence offence

Prime minister promises to look into issue in the wake of Hollie Gazzard's murder by her ex-boyfriendDavid Cameron has said [..]


 
 

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Brazil makes contact with members of isolated tribe in Amazon

The government says that it has had a rare contact with members of one of a few isolated indigenous tribes along the border [..]


 
 

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DealBook: R.B.S. Profit Beats Expectations as Results Are Reported Early

On a pretax basis, the bank, which is 81 percent owned by the British government, posted a profit of £1.01 billion for the [..]


 
 

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‘Manhattan’: Television review

TELEVISION networks pay a fortune for creators to dream up ensemble scenarios half as good as the one the U.S. government [..]


 
 

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Air Algerie wreckage found; French send troops to secure site

The French government confirmed Thursday night that wreckage from an Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people that disappeared [..]


 
 

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Overweight and obese kids are in denial about their weight, CDC says

New government data suggest a non-medical cause of America’s childhood obesity crisis: denial.


 
 

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Incomes and Outcomes: Why Voters Aren’t Angrier About Economic Inequality

Research finds little connection between a nation’s income gaps and government effort to close it by taxing the rich to help [..]


 
 

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China’s Manufacturing Sector Expands at Swifter Pace

A closely watched monthly survey suggests that the economy is gaining momentum as government stimulus measures kick in.


 
 

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Phony Obamacare Applications Soar Through System

It finds 11 of 12 fake applications for health insurance are approved in secret test of government's verification process.

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Libyan rebels, Moammar Kadafi's forces battle for Misurata

Witnesses report intense combat in the rebel-held city of Misurata, with pro-government forces using Libyan civilians as [..]


 
 

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NATO strike kills Kadafi son, Libyan official says

Killed were Saif al Arab Kadafi, 29, and three of Moammar Kadafi's grandchildren, a government spokesman says. He says the [..]


 
 

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Breitbart website posts cartoon of fat, burger-scarfing First Lady

  Andrew Breitbart, at it again? The conservative blogger who is at the center of a lawsuit over a video his site posted [..]


 
 

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Kadafi loyalists, rebels fight for control of Libyan oil facility

Government forces attack a key oil facility and air base in rebel-controlled Port Brega, their first offensive in eastern [..]


 
 

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Unions warned over strike 'trap'

Shadow chancellor Ed Balls urges the unions not to fall into the government's "trap" by striking over plans to reform public [..]


 
 

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Biggest school strikes since 1980s as doubts grow on pension reform

Forecast that cost of pensions will fall in the future leads to row over David Cameron's claim that system could 'go [..]


 
 

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Greek debt: Greece launches massive fire sale as riot police clash with pro

The Greek government said it was putting vast areas of state-owned land on the market to raise £44billion in the next four years.


 
 

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Broadband firms urged to block sex websites to protect children

Government wants BT, Virgin and other internet providers to put access to adult pornography on 'opt-in' basisInternet [..]


 
 

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Syria holds local elections as deadly clashes reportedly continue

The government says the voting is part of a series of reforms in response to protests, but the opposition calls it a [..]


 
 

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‘American Gangster’ Frank Lucas faces jail for allegedly bilking feds 

The ending of “American Gangster,” the movie about a Harlem heroin kingpin starring Denzel Washington, might need a rewrite. [..]


 
 

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Bin the best-before label, not the food | Mina Holland

The proliferation of date labels encourages waste – and amounts to a government-endorsed validation of our food [..]


 
 

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Kat Dennings says her 'Thor' character is 'very Scooby Doo'

In a film populated by noble warriors, blue frost giants, and dour government agents, Kat Dennings plays a sort of [..]


 
 

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Obama welcomes era of 'equal partnership' with Iraq

The president marks 'the end of this war' with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki at the White House. Numerous challenges and [..]


 
 

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Oil and Gas Pipeline Accidents in the US 2006-2009 Data

From 2006 through 2009 U.S. oil and gas pipeline accidents killed 56 people, caused $1.2 billion in property damage and [..]


 
 

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Libya militias given deadline to disarm and leave Tripoli

Armed groups from the Libyan cities of Misurata and Zintan are among the most powerful still in the Libyan capital. There is [..]

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David Cameron: even my family is worried by NHS reforms

Prime minister makes admission during visit to London hospital in face of opposition to GPs policyDavid Cameron spoke [..]


 
 

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Lady Gaga Sparks Outcry With Thai Flag Motorcycle Stunt

Something about Asia and Lady Gaga doesn't mesh well. At least not without encountering some controversy at every turn. [..]


 
 

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Huawei under closer UK scrutiny

The UK government has decided to give its intelligence agency GCHQ greater scrutiny of Chinese telecom firm Huawei.


 
 

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US campaigners launch Robin Hood tax plan to outlaw Wall Street excess

Mark Ruffalo among stars calling for tax of less than 1% on Wall St transactions because the 'government is robbing our [..]


 
 

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Egypt announces new charges against Morsi, 35 others

Deposed President Mohamed Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood, meanwhile, declares a boycott of next month's vote on a proposed [..]


 
 

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Germany's indifference to Greece can only lead to misery or divorce

Understanding that Berlin is entirely indifferent to Athens' fate should be key to Greek decision-makingIn a relationship, [..]


 
 

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Fifty new nuclear plants could be goal in official energy plans

Documents submitted to Department of Energy and Climate Change raise questions regarding future energy policyUp to 50 [..]


 
 

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Net porn automatic bar considered

The government is to consider putting extra pressure on computer users to filter out pornography when setting up internet [..]


 
 

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Gay Math Genius Receives Royal Pardon

U.K. government takes step nearly 60 years after Alan Turing, breaker of the Enigma code, committed suicide


 
 

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Schools out forever for the Secret Teacher

After over 25 years responding to scattergun government policies the Secret Teacher, at the age of 55, has joined the [..]


 
 

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Unthinkable? No more New Year political messages | Editorial

The public expects politicians to get on with government, not to intrude on their holidays with vote-winning banalitiesThe [..]


 
 

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London 2012: missile defence deployment goes ahead despite protests

Government confirms that ground-based air defence systems will be stationed at six London sites for duration of GamesThe [..]


 
 

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Plan to delist gray wolf endangers other threatened species, researchers fi

The federal government's proposal to discontinue protection for the gray wolf across the United States could have the [..]


 
 

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Children's charities warn number of troubled families will soar

Poorest and most vulnerable households will bear the burden of austerity measures, research revealsThe number of children [..]


 
 

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China's military presence is growing. Does a superpower collision loom?

Who holds the key to the future of East Asia? As US influence recedes, arch-enemies China and Japan are flexing their [..]