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HuffingtonPost – Republicans May Be Ready To Take Senate Deal – 16 October 2013

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Republicans May Be Ready To Take Senate Deal: ‘It’s All Over’

After House Republicans withdrew their proposed debt deal on Tuesday evening, Senate Leaders Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said they were ready to reopen negotiations to end the shutdown and avert a default.

Now, House Republican lawmakers and aides are saying they’re ready to throw in the towel and accept a Senate deal:

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HuffingtonPost – DOJ Prepares To Sue JPMorgan Over Mortgage Bonds – 25 September 2013

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(Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department is preparing to sue JPMorgan Chase & Co over mortgage bonds it sold in the run-up to the financial crisis, a sign the bank’s legal troubles are not yet behind it.

A lawsuit could come as early as Tuesday, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.

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HuffingtonPost – Four Questions For Fed Chair Candidates – 12 August 2013

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The decisions made by the next chair of the Federal Reserve will have a powerful impact on the economic well-being of every person in America.

While the largest financial institutions and corporations in this country have been bailed out and are now back to making enormous profits and rewarding their executives with outsized compensation packages, recovery hasn’t gone so well for the rest of America. Middle class families have continued to lose ground economically, the number of Americans living in poverty is near an all-time high, and the gap between the very rich and everyone else is growing wider.

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HuffingtonPost – Ryan Grenoble – Ohio Bank Forecloses On Wrong Home, Sells Owner Katie Barnett’s Belongings (VIDEO)

a15da-huffington_post_logoKatie Barnett only wants her stuff back.

She says all her possessions in Vinton County, Ohio, disappeared when Wellston First National Bank confused her home with the house across the street, foreclosed on it, changed the locks, and then sold or trashed everything — all while she was out of town for two weeks.

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HuffingtonPost – Accidentally Banned All Computers, Smart Phones In The State Through Internet Cafe Ban: Lawsuit – 10 July 2013

florida banned computers

Rick Scott (Photo) reportedly called the ban, “the right thing to do for our state.”

When Florida lawmakers recently voted to ban all Internet cafes, they worded the bill so poorly that they effectively outlawed every computer in the state, according to a recent lawsuit. Continue reading

HuffingtonPost – Berza Simsek And Suzan Fraser – Police Disperse Taksim Square Protesters With Tear Gas After Governor Warns Demonstrations Are Illegal – 6 July 2013

Turkish_Flag1ISTANBUL — Turkish police fired volleys of tear gas at protesters who tried to enter a cordoned-off park near Istanbul’s landmark Taksim Square on Saturday, hours after the city’s governor warned the demonstration was illegal and participants would be dispersed. Continue reading

HuffingtonPost – Egypt Spiraling – 6 July 2013

Military Boosts Presence After Deadly Day.. At Least 36 Killed, 1,000 Wounded In Friday Clashes.. Coptic Priest Shot In Sinai.. Interim President Meets With Army Chief, Opposition Leaders.. Muslim Brotherhood Vows To Defend Morsi ‘With Our Lives’

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HuffingtonPost – Egypt Protests: Demonstrators Overrun, Ransack Muslim Brotherhood Headquarters In Cairo – 1 July 2013

Egypt ProtestsThe Cairo headquarters of Egypt’s ruling Muslim Brotherhood was overrun by youths on Monday. (AP)

CAIRO, July 1 (Reuters) – The Cairo headquarters of Egypt’s ruling Muslim Brotherhood was overrun by youths who ransacked the building after those inside had been evacuated on Monday following a night of violence. Continue reading

HuffingtonPost – Turkey Protests: Police Crush Barricades In Taksim Square – 11 June 2013

a15da-huffington_post_logoBy ELENA BECATOROS and SUZAN FRASER

ISTANBUL — Hundreds of riot police overran improvised barricades at Istanbul’s Taksim Square on Tuesday, firing tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannons in running battles with protesters who have been occupying the area for more than a week. Continue reading

HuffingtonPost – Michael McAuliff – GMO Labeling Bill Voted Down In Senate – 23 May 2013

a15da-huffington_post_logoWASHINGTON — The United States Senate decided again Thursday that it simply does not want to let states tell people whether or not they are eating genetically modified food.

The Senate voted overwhelmingly — 71 to 27 — against an amendment to the sweeping farm bill, squashing a measure that would not have required labeling of genetically modified organisms, but merely would have let states decide if they wanted to require such labeling.

“The concept we’re talking about today is a fairly commonsense and non-radical idea,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), the sponsor of the amendment, said shortly before the vote. “All over the world, in the European Union, in many other countries around the world, dozens and dozens of countries, people are able to look at the food that they are buying and determine through labeling whether or not that product contains genetically modified organisms.”

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