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Israel Grapples to Maintain Status Quo Among CrisisSep 14, 3pm

The Israeli government is struggling to maintain political status quo this month after multiple diplomatic rifts with it’s regional allies, Egypt and Turkey, over the perpetual issue of Palestinian statehood.

Mitt Perry vs. Rick RomneySep 13, 4pm

After placing sixth and seventh in the Iowa straw poll, Rick Perry and Mitt Romney have dominated the Republican field of Presidential candidates. The former Governors have focused almost exclusively on each other in the last two debates.

The International Community’s Response to 9/11/11Sep 12, 9pm

As the tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001, passes, it seems the fragile and politically correct analysis of each and every media publication related to the attacks is wearing away.

Solving the Economic Crisis, the Generation Y WaySep 10, 11pm

“Employers Say Jobs Plan Won’t Lead to Hiring Spur,” declares the alarming headline of an article published by the New York Times earlier today. The article went on to explain: "… many employers dismissed the notion that any particular tax break or incentive would be persuasive.

Where is America?Sep 9, 11pm

In a poll of 30,000 people world-wide, the United States was recently voted the “coolest nation”. What makes Americans so cool. According to voters, things like the iPhone, Levi's, Harley Davidson and people like Jay-Z, Johnny Depp and President Obama all contributed to America’s “coolness”.

One Laptop Per Child turns to Tablet ComputersSep 10, 11pm

In 2005, MIT Professor Nicholas Negroponte founded One Laptop per Child, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing low-cost, low-maintenance laptops to children in developing countries in an effort to enhance children’s education.

Obama to Congress: Pass this BillSep 9, 2pm

Obama's message to congress was clear as he addressed them over his new American Jobs Act "You should pass this bill." Much of the news cycle over the last week has centered on President Obama’s pending jobs speech.

US Embassy: Jamaica Could Be Next Terrorist HavenSep 8, 3pm

As a convicted radical extremist Muslim cleric returns to Jamaica to preach violence, the U.S. Embassy in Jamaica thinks Jamaica may become the next hotspot for Islamic extremism. A diplomatic cable released last week by the whistle-blower website Wikileaks suggests state officials are concerned over the likelihood of Jamaica becoming a haven for Islamic extremists.

Who the #*@% is Ron Paul?Sep 2, 2pm

Ron Paul has suggested dismantling FEMA, withdrawing all of our troops from abroad, returning to the gold standard, and ending the Federal Reserve. He consistently refuses to vote for or accept new legislation due to its lack of constitutionality.

Don't Choose A "Strong" PasswordSep 2, 1pm

Everywhere where you create a password these days, they ask you to make sure to include letters, numbers, and capital letters in some sort of variation to make a supposedly strong password. Turns out, you're just creating passwords that are relatively easy for computers to guess - yet hard for humans to remember.
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