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Economy Still Anchors Obama’s Approval Rating

Despite sitting in the Oval Office at the time of Osama Bin Ladin's capture and death, Barack Obama isn't seeing the huge bump to his approval rating that his administration was hoping for.
The president’s overall approval rating is at 52 percent in an NBC News poll released late Monday – a gain of three points since last month – while his disapproval rating dropped four points to 41 percent

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How Do We Deal With Data Breaches?

I enjoy buying online and do most of my shopping there.  I am also aware of the dangers of doing that. Some of the news coming out with data breaches and stolen identity from companies data bases has me wondering what to do.

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Will Ferrell Spoofs President Bush, bin Laden Death for Funny or Die [VIDEO]

While President Barack Obama was organizing a targeted operation to kill terrorist leader Osama bin Laden, it appears that former President George Bush was taking care of his own business in Texas - well, sort of.

In this hilarious video from Funny or Die, Will Ferrell reprises his Dubya impersonation once again to make a special address from the Sizzler Steak House, where, after gathering his meal, he delivers an important message to our nation.

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Americans React to News That Osama bin Laden Is Dead [PHOTOS]

The world was brought to a standstill late Sunday evening when President Barack Obama confirmed that terrorist leader Osama bin Laden had been killed by U.S. operatives in Pakistan.

Americans quickly gathere

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Osama bin Laden Killed in Pakistan, President Obama Confirms

In a stunning development, President Barack Obama confirmed late Sunday evening that Osama bin Laden, the leader of terrorist group Al-Qaeda responsible for the Sept. 11 attacks, was killed Sunday in Pakistan.

Obama made the announcement in a televised address shortly after 11:30 PM ET, about an hour after reports of bin Laden's death had made their way onto the Internet.

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Shrinking Funds Shut Down Alien Search Institute

Since 2007, astronomers at the SETI Institute in Northern California have been scanning the great beyond for signs of alien life.

However, due to a decrease in the funding the institute receives from NASA and other government sources, the institute will have to shut down the powerful bank of 42 radio dishes that it uses to target unexplored planets.

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White House
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Barack Obama Releases Long Form Birth Certificate

After years of speculation, President Barack Obama silenced critics today by releasing the long form version of his birth certificate from the state of Hawaii.

The birth certificate was posted on the White House's official website, with a statement from White House communications director Dan Pfeiffer.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Returns To ‘Terminator’

Should be interesting to see the Gov back in action. I'll go see it.
The Governator is part of a new rights package being shopped around studios

Arnold Schwarzennegger is set to return to Terminator. Following his run as Governor of California, it has emerged that Arnie is part of new negotiations in the works to bring the seminal robot sci-fi franchise back to cinemas.

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Eritera Is World’s Most Expensive Place to Buy Gas

Gas prices are utterly crazy!

Last week, the average cost of gasoline in the United States was $3.84. In places like Los Angeles, the price has jumped to $4.23 a gallon.

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U.S. Taxpayers Get More Than They Pay For

With the tax deadline here and gone, a new study highlights the fact that U.S. taxpayers receive more from the government than they pay in.
For the first time since the Great Depression, households are receiving more income from the government than they are paying the government in taxes

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Romanian Lawmaker Moonwalks for Political Attention

In politics, vying for attention can be a difficult feat, what with all the scandalous love affairs, dishonest financial antics and hot-button social issues.

But it appears that Romanian lawmaker Edmond Talmacean may have found a way to catch the public's eye.

His method? Dancing.

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Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images
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Playboy Says No to White House Party Crasher Michaele Salahi

First, she was rejected by 'Celebrity Rehab,' and now, Playboy magazine has reportedly turned down nude photos of alleged White House party crasher Michaele Salahi.

Sources for TMZ claim that Salahi received an email from the famous nudie mag, in which they told her that "there is no opportunity this calendar year to offer you a cover opportunity or place for your pictorial."

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