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Sebelius: No evidence Obamacare led to job losses

Sebelius: No evidence Obamacare led to job losses

By Nate Beeler 20/02/2014 17:12

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Monday argued the Affordable Care Act will not lead to job losses, in spite of a nonpartisan analysis that the Republican Party has used to argue just that.

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Obama signs increase in U.S. debt ceiling

Obama signs increase in U.S. debt ceiling

By Michael Ramirez 19/02/2014 19:18

President Barack Obama signed legislation on Saturday that raises the U.S. debt limit through March 2015, taking the politically volatile issue off the table with congressional elections coming up this November.

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Putin Scores Gold With Sochi Miracle

Putin Scores Gold With Sochi Miracle

By Elkin 19/02/2014 19:09

President Vladimir Putin won admiring looks from athletes and skeptical smirks from the international media when he fulfilled his dream of opening the Winter Olympics. The public debate over the Sochi Games compares only to the political battle that raged prior to the Summer Olympics in Moscow in 1980. But this is nothing unusual. Large countries always elicit strong emotions.

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Journalists honored for NSA spying reports

Journalists honored for NSA spying reports

By Alex Falco 19/02/2014 19:06

Four journalists who reported on the extent of the National Security Agency’s secret surveillance based on documents leaked by Edward Snowden are among the winners of the 65th annual George Polk Awards in Journalism.

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NSA and GCHQ spying on WikiLeaks

NSA and GCHQ spying on WikiLeaks

By Fadi Abou Hassan 19/02/2014 18:59

Julian Assange calls for the appointment of a Special Prosecutor to investigate the NSA, after documents show US spying on WikiLeaks and its supporters.

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Big Business Merger: If You Hate Your Cable, Blame Local Government, Not Big Business

Big Business Merger: If You Hate Your Cable, Blame Local Government, Not Big Business

By Mike Smith 19/02/2014 18:16

Last week, telecommunications giant Comcast announced its intention to buy telecommunications giant Time Warner for $45 billion in a deal that will be subject to close scrutiny by federal regulators. Many are worried about the power of a nationwide pseudo-monopolist for cable service, but this massive merger might not mean all that much for individual Americans.

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A Disruptive Proposal by the IMF

A Disruptive Proposal by the IMF

By Jason Polan 18/02/2014 17:55

Hoping to learn from what it sees as its missteps in handling the Greek bailout and other recent crises, the International Monetary Fund is quietly wading into one of the most sensitive issues in international finance: How to balance political, economic and financial considerations when a country might not be able to pay back its debts.

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