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New York Times Cuts 100 Workers as Costs Rise, Washington Post to Follow

WIRE: Two of the most respected U.S. newspaper publishers, The Washington Post Co and The New York Times Co, are embarking on new cost cuts in the face of dramatic declines in advertising revenue.

The Times said it laid off 100 workers and is cutting non-union salaries. It is also asking unionized employees to accept similar concessions to avoid layoffs in the newsroom…

Lawmakers Push for Newspaper Bailout…

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Abortion Ads Now on Television as Teen Pregnancies Soar

PAPER: Abortion clinics are to be allowed to advertise on television and radio for the first time. Condom manufacturers will also be permitted to broadcast advertisements at any time of the day or night…

Girls Now Able to Request Morning-After Pill by Text Message in School…

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Senate Democrats Push Cuts in Obama’s $3.6 Trillion Budget

MEDIA: Sen. Kent Conrad of North Dakota said the Senate Budget Committee, which he chairs, will vote on his version Wednesday.

“We’ve made hundreds of billions of dollars of changes to make this work to get down to the deficit goal and at the same time maintain the president’s priorities — education and energy and health care,” Conrad said as he left a closed meeting in the Capitol, where he briefed Senate Democratic colleagues on his plan…

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

Return of Fear, Obama Warns of Collapse if Big Institution Fails

INTERVIEW: Interviewed on the CBS television program “60 Minutes,” Obama was asked if the financial system could implode if the likes of bailed-out insurer AIG or banking giant Citicorp were to fail.

“Yes,” the president replied, in the interview broadcast Sunday, as his administration prepared to announce new steps Monday deal with the toxic assets clogging up US banks’ books…

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Obama on Tonight Show Videos; Insults Disabled, ‘Like the Special Olympics’

Jay capitulates to Obama…

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Cheney: Obama Using Recession For Liberal Agenda; Bush Not To Blame For Economy (Video)

Cheney: “I worry a lot that that they’re using the current set of economic difficulties to try to justify a massive expansion in the government, and much more authority for the government over the private sector…I don’t think that’s good. I don’t think that’s going to solve the problem…”

Cheney: Don’t Blame Bush For Economy

Cheney: We’ve succeeded in Iraq

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UPDATE – Cops Arrive at Lindsay Lohan’s House, Trying to Issue Warrant (Video)

AP: An arrest warrant has been issued for actress Lindsay Lohan, possibly in connection with a 2007 drunken driving arrest after she crashed her Mercedes-Benz into a tree, police said Saturday.The warrant was issued Friday by a judge in Beverly Hills Superior Court and carries a bail amount of $50,000, police Sgt. Mike Foxen said…

Police: “It is our hope that Ms. Lohan will surrender herself so that this matter can be resolved in a timely manner…”

TMZ: Developing – Cops say there was a disturbance, but trying to issue warrant…

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California Issues Warrant for Lindsay Lohan (Video)

AP: An arrest warrant has been issued for actress Lindsay Lohan, possibly in connection with a 2007 drunken driving arrest after she crashed her Mercedes-Benz into a tree, police said Saturday.The warrant was issued Friday by a judge in Beverly Hills Superior Court and carries a bail amount of $50,000, police Sgt. Mike Foxen said…

Police: “It is our hope that Ms. Lohan will surrender herself so that this matter can be resolved in a timely manner…”

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Obama Causing “Greatest Wealth Destruction” Says Cramer; White House Fires Back (Video)

CRAMER: “We still have an invisible treasury secretary.”

“We have an agenda in this country now that I would regard as a radical agenda.”

“I think that we had a budget that came out that basically put a level of fear in this country that I have not seen in my life.”

“This is the greatest wealth destruction I’ve seen by a president.”

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Man Believes To Be Octuplets’ Father, Donated 3 Times

Looking for paternity test…
Dated Octuplets’ Mother While in His Early Twenties…

Interview With Man Who May Be Father of Octuplets (ABC)

Interview With Man Who May Be Father of Octuplets (ABC)

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Octuplets’ Grandfather Questions ‘Mental Situation’ of Daughter

On “The Oprah Winfrey Show”…
Says Daughter is ‘Irresponsible’…

Ed Doudd, Father of Octuplets Mother Nadya Suleman on The Oprah Winfrey Show

Ed Doudd, Father of Octuplets Mother Nadya Suleman on The Oprah Winfrey Show

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The Simpsons in HD Starts Off With New Opening Sequence (Video)

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