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REPORT: BONUSES TO CONGRESSIONAL AIDES JUMPED 17% IN 2008

PAPER: While Congress has been flaying companies for giving out bonuses while on the government dole, lawmakers have a longstanding tradition of rewarding their own employees with extra cash — also courtesy of taxpayers.

Capitol Hill bonuses in 2008 were among the highest in years, according to LegiStorm, an organization that tracks payroll data. The average House aide earned 17% more in the fourth quarter of the year, when the bonuses were paid, than in previous quarters, according to the data. That was the highest jump in the eight years LegiStorm has compiled payroll information…

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Obama’s Health Secretary Pays $7,040 in Back Taxes After 3 Years

WIRE: Health and Human Services nominee Kathleen Sebelius has corrected three years worth of tax returns after finding “unintentional errors.”

Sebelius alerted senators to the changes in a letter dated Tuesday that was obtained by The Associated Press. She says the changes involved charitable contributions, the sale of a home and business expenses….

Cites “unintentional errors…”

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19,000 Credit Card Details Accessible by GOOGLE

PAPER: The credit card details of up to 19,000 British shoppers were published on the internet – where they could be found using a simple search on Google. The list, obtained by the Mail, includes the names, home addresses and full card details of thousands of Visa, Mastercard and American Express customers…

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People March for Cop-Killer Who Raped 12-Year-Old

PAPER: “OPD you can’t hide – we charge you with genocide,” chanted the demonstrators as they marched along MacArthur Boulevard, near the intersection with 74th Avenue where Mixon, 26, a fugitive parolee, gunned down two motorcycle officers who had pulled him over in a traffic stop. He killed two more officers who tried to capture him where he was hiding in his sister’s apartment nearby…

A ‘True Hero…’

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U.S. Criticized Over Immigrant Rights by Amnesty International

Amnesty International has said tens of thousands of people are being held in US immigration jails without receiving a hearing to determine whether their detentions are warranted.

About 30,000 immigrants are held on an average day, the rights group said in a report released on Wednesday, triple the number in custody a decade ago…

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Murdered ABC Journalist Turns Out to Be Pedophile, Found Teenage Boys on Craigslist

PAPER: The officials said that Mr. Weber, 47, and the teenager apparently met through the Craigslist Web site. One of the officials, who declined to be identified because he was not authorized to speak about the case, said that Mr. Weber had posted advertisements on Craigslist and messages on his Facebook page saying that he was interested in meeting young Hispanic men…

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Oakland Cop-Killer Suspected of Raping 12-YEAR-OLD GIRL

Lovelle Mixon was linked by DNA to the February rape of a 12-year-old girl who was dragged off the street at gunpoint in the East Oakland neighborhood where Mixon’s sister lived, police said today….

The victims in those rapes were all attacked in the early morning hours, the same time of day as the girl who was raped Feb. 5, and the assailant’s behavior was similar in all the assaults, police said…

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OAKLAND COP KILLER LINKED TO RAPE, DNA SHOWS

PAPER: The day before Lovelle Mixon unleashed a barrage of gunfire that killed four Oakland police officers, the department’s investigators learned that DNA evidence had linked the fugitive parolee to an unsolved rape this year, authorities said Monday…

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U.S. Closes Iraqi Prison, Police Chiefs Warn of Insurgent Violence

Insurgency Warning

Paper: The release of hundreds of prisoners from Camp Bucca, a U.S.-run prison in southern Iraq, has facilitated the revival of Shiite militias and Sunni insurgents in Basra, Baghdad and the borderless expanse here along the Euphrates, according to police chiefs, intelligence officials in the Interior Ministry and residents…

Filed under: Politics, World, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

NEW IRAQ HOSAGE VIDEO AIRED (Video)

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BREAKING NEWS: OBAMA TO OVERHAUL EXEC. PAY AND FINANCIAL REGULATION

YOU’RE NEXT

“The Obama administration will call for increased oversight of executive pay at all banks, Wall Street firms and possibly other companies as part of a sweeping plan to overhaul financial regulation, government officials said…”

Filed under: Economics, Obama, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Guantanamo Detainees May Be Released in U.S.

“Attorney General Eric Holder said some detainees being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, may end up being released in the U.S. as the Obama administration works with foreign allies to resettle some of the prisoners.

Mr. Holder, in a briefing with reporters, said administration officials are still reviewing individual cases of the approximately 250 detainees to determine which will be put on trial and which may be released to comply with plans to close the detention facility by next year…”

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Christian Minister Beaten After Arguments With Muslims on TV Show

“A Christian minister who has had heated arguments with Muslims on his TV Gospel show has been brutally attacked by three men who ripped off his cross and warned: ‘If you go back to the studio, we’ll break your legs….’ “


Minister: He started slapping my face and punching my neck…

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California Set to Release Symbionese Liberation Army Terrorist

Sara Jane Olson, who was a fugitive for a quarter-century after attempting to kill Los Angeles police officers and participating in a deadly bank robbery near Sacramento as a member of the Symbionese Liberation Army, is scheduled to be released from a California prison next week…”


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OBAMA APPOINTS DEFENSE LAWYER FOR JOHN WALKER LINDH (TALIBAN) AS ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL

“Curiously enough, though, not one of these brief reports mention that Tony West was “American Taliban” terrorist John Walker Lindh’s defense lawyer. Another key bit of info left out of these announcements was that Tony West raised $65 million for Obama’s presidential campaign. Money well spent if it gets a cushy government job, I suppose…”

SF GATE: “He also took part in the defense of Lindh, the Marin County man who was a 20-year-old Taliban soldier in Afghanistan when he was captured in November 2001. Lindh pleaded guilty in 2002 to serving in the Taliban army and carrying weapons and was sentenced to 20 years in prison…”

BLOG: Raised $65 MILLION for Obama Campaign as a state finance co-chair…

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters Caught Doing Shady Business With Bank Her Husband Directed

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Source: NYT

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Chris Brown Arrest Warrant and Trial For Rihanna Beat Down; Enters No Plea (Trial Video)

Chris Brown’s Arrest Warrant…

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Postpones case…

Seeks Counseling…

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Judge Stabbed In Courtroom, Perp. Shot Dead on Scene

…was fatally shot by a police detective after he left the stand and began attacking San Joaquin County Superior Court Judge Cinda Fox during a break in proceedings…

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15-Year-Old Earns $20K Over Two Months As Prostitute

Teacher found condoms, lubricant and pimp’s card…Money was seized by police…

“Child sexual exploitation is an issue…across the north east…It’s not unusual…”

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Girl, AGE 9, Set to ABORT Twins

Four months pregnant…

Big risk to carry out birth…

Sexually abused by step-father…

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