Saturday, March 26, 2011

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palin faces one opponent who could steal conservative votes, and the other her celebrity spotlight.
Trump and Bachmann crowd palin's space

Sarah palin posted a long message on her Facebook page that was a meditation on how a conservative in public life deals with a hostile, biased media. The advice that she is giving to herself is, for the most part, sound.
Sarah palin Calls Bill Maher 'an Annoying Little Mosquito'

Sarah palin stayed out of sight Monday during her first trip to Israel, dodging paparazzi staking out hotels and holy sites in hopes of getting a glimpse of the former Alaska governor who might run for president.
palin stays mostly out of sight for Israel visit

Sarah palin's support among likely Republican primary voters is fading, according to a newly released Gallop poll.
palin losing support in potential presidential run

Sarah palin thinks President Obama needs to explain the American mission in Libya more clearly, but has much harsher words for the Libyan leader, Col. Muammar Gadhafi, saying he "is going to end up dead."
Sarah palin: Gadhafi 'Is Going to End Up Dead'

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The earthquake- and tsunami-driven disaster at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has already had a radical effect on reactor development plans around the world. But a study by the International Energy Agency (IEA) indicates that nuclear energy is the least deadly of all the energy sources, and reliance on energy fuel from foreign sources is a major security concern for many countries. Are ...
Despite Japan's Fukushima disaster, Nuclear Still Safest

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Friday, March 25, 2011

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With the first wave of Tournament games behind us, some players answered enough questions to lock themselves into to Top Ten discussions... How 'bout them Nuggets... Mayor...
NBA AM: 2011's Top Draft Prospects

DALLAS, March 24 (UPI) -- Jason Terry's clutch 3-pointer with 58 seconds left highlighted a game-closing 11-2 run Thursday that brought the Dallas Mavericks a 104-96 win over Minnesota.
NBA: Dallas 104, Minnesota 96

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Thursday, March 24, 2011

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The war in Afghanistan has reached a stalemate and the best time to jump-start a political settlement with the Taliban is now, according to a report released Wednesday by a U.S. think tank.
Report: Time is now for talks to end Afghan war

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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

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Women's lacrosse SUNY Cortland at Hamilton, 4. Baseball Hamilton vs. Trinity DH (Florida), 12:30.
college sports schedule for March 22

Bruce Pearl has been fired by the University of Tennessee as the school's men's basketball Coach. Pearl is caught up in the midst of a recruiting scandal - a common headline that continues to hurt adolescent students and colleges across the country.
Bruce Pearl Fired as college sports Scandals Continue

After two weeks, 30,000 votes and a ton of tweets, the finals for America's Best college sports Town are upon us. This is how it's going to work: The four towns below, all of which won their respective regions, will square off for the next week in a round of voting to determine who wins [...]
America's Best college sports Town: The Final Four

SOFTBALL Shippensburg 8-7 West Chester 7-1 Tuesday, at Robb Complex PSAC Eastern Div. games Equal parts strong pitching and powerful hitting paced Shippensburg to a doubleheader sweep of West Chester .
college sports roundup

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The disaster in Japan is putting a pinch on 25% of the worldwide production of silicon wafers used to make computer chips, according to IHS iSuppli.
Japan disaster Rocks Computer Chip Supplies

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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Wonder Woman

So, they've updated the Wonder Woman costume... (link)

I'll miss the stars, but wow
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The NFL asked a federal judge Monday to keep its lockout in place, saying there are no legal grounds to stop it while accusing the players of trying to manipulate the law with a bogus antitrust lawsuit.
NFL: No legal ground for court to halt lockout

NEW ORLEANS - The NFL and its players say they are prepared to resume talks for a new labor deal. But to keep their legal arguments in play, neither side is taking the steps to actually make those talks happen.
NFL asks court to deny lockout motion

Figures obtained by The Associated Press underscore the substantial divide between the NFL and the locked-out players on a core issue: What portion of additional revenue goes to players. Players' share of incremental increases to all revenues under the NFL's expired contract was about 53 percent from 2006-09, according to calculations by the accounting firm that audited the collective...
NFL players got 53 percent of incremental increase

The NFL asked a federal court on Monday to keep its lockout against players in place while the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) rules on an owners' complaint against the players' union.
NFL-League asks court to keep lockout in place

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Monday, March 21, 2011

Politics / Sports

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The NFL asked a federal judge Monday to keep its lockout in place, claiming there are no legal grounds to stop it while accusing the players of trying to manipulate the law with a bogus antitrust lawsuit.
NFL: No legal ground for court to halt lockout

Figures obtained by The Associated Press underscore the substantial divide between the NFL and the locked-out players on a core issue: What portion of additional revenue goes to players. Players' share of incremental increases to all revenues under the NFL's expired contract was about 53 percent from 2006-09, according to calculations by the accounting firm that audited the collective...
NFL players got 53 percent of incremental increase

The NFL has asked a federal judge to keep its lockout in place, saying there are no legal grounds to stop it and accusing the players of trying to manipulate the law.
NFL says no legal ground to halt lockout

The NFL asked a federal court on Monday to keep its lockout against players in place while the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) rules on an owners' complaint against the players' union.
NFL-League asks court to keep lockout in place

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Sarah palin visited Israel in what may have been an attempt to up her foreign policy credentials and build a rapport with Israeli leaders increasingly at odds with Obama.
palin visits Jerusalem, reaching out to Israel's right

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Instead, Bynum is forced to sit for two games for his flagrant foul on Minnesota's Michael Beasley on Friday. Bynum, who did not play Sunday against Portland, will lose $249,090 in salary. The Lakers and their fans can't complain too much.
NBA considered a three-game suspension for Lakers' Andrew Bynum

Jason Kidd would like to play until he's 40, but the league's labor unrest could change his plans.
NBA lockout could force Kidd to retire

The 2011 NBA Draft class isn't considered great by many, but it does feature some extremely explosive prospects such as Jimmer Fredette and Kemba Walker. This class may not be quite as high-profile as others, but they'll almost certainly be better than the 2010 group. If some of these prospects fall into the right situations in the NBA, they could be very productive as rookies (and develop into ...
NBA Draft: Jimmer Fredette, Kemba Walker and the 10 Most Explosive Prospects

NBA leading rebounder Kevin Love injured his groin and walked off the court and did not return to action during the Minnesota Timberwolves' 127-95 loss to the Sacramento Kings on Sunday.
NBA-All Star Love injured in Timberwolves' blowout loss

HOUSTON, March 20 (UPI) -- Kyle Lowry's two free throws with 7 seconds left Sunday finished off his first career triple-double and clinched Houston's 110-108 victory over Utah.
NBA: Houston 110, Utah 108

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The toll of Japan's triple disaster came into clearer focus Monday after police estimates showed more than 18,000 people died, the World Bank said rebuilding may cost $235 billion and more cases of radiation-tainted vegetables and tap water turned up.
Japan's disaster toll rises with 18,000 deaths

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Sunday, March 20, 2011

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tea party officials across the country said they were angered to see more than 30 tea party Congress members voting for the three-week spending plan passed by the House of Representatives this week that included $6 billion in cuts.
tea party Irked by GOP on Budget

tea party activists have remained quiet on the foreign policy front, but with budget cuts under the limelight, the war in Afghanistan could fracture Republicans at a time they're already struggling to come to a consensus on what the budget cuts should entail.
Will tea party Revolt Against Afghan War?

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More than 100 anti-war protesters, including the man who leaked the Pentagon Papers, were arrested outside the White House in demonstrations marking the eighth anniversary of the U.S.-led war in Iraq.
Anti-war protesters arrested near White House

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A state effort to offer legal residency to many illegal immigrants is driven in part by the influence of the Mormon Church. President Obama's aides were flabbergasted. Here was Mark Shurtleff, the conservative Republican attorney general of deeply red Utah, explaining how he and other GOP officials had approved a statewide version of the immigration measures that the president and his ...
Utah bucks conservative trend on illegal immigration

The democratic uprising in Egypt has brought into relief a gradual and little-noticed transformation in American politics. Over the past decade, ideological divisions on the role of democracy and human rights in American foreign policy have been scrambled.
A conservative split aids Obama on Egypt

Who says there are no conservatives in San Francisco? SF's own conservative talk station KSFO is airing a new, homegrown talk show at 1 p.m. Sunday starring Reagan- and Bush-appointed former US Atty. Joe Russoniello and...
New SF conservative talk show: Stars ex-KTVU boss, US Atty. Joe Russoniello

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US conservative champion Sarah palin on Saturday delivered a speech in India designed to boost her record on the international stage as she considers a run for the White House.
palin bolsters overseas experience in India

U.S. politician Sarah palin stressed the importance of America's ties with India, saying they were based on the shared values of freedom and free-market capitalism, while sounding a warning note on China's rise during a speech Saturday in New Delhi.
palin warns of China's rise in visit to India

On a trip some say is to help boost presidential bid, Sarah palin tells Indians to be wary of China's rise
palin: US-India relations key to world's future

Ex-Alaska Gov. Sarah palin in a Saturday speech in New Delhi stresses the importance of America's ties with India while sounding a warning note on China's rise.
palin in India talk warns of China's rise

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