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Aug. 30, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie Cast: Henry Cavill as Christian Grey Almost a Reality

“Man of Steel’s” Henry Cavill, who is currently promoting “Cold Light of Day” with Sigourney Weaver and Bruce Willies, faces almost no competition to clinch the role of Christian Grey.
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Aug. 30, 2012

Ron Paul Supporters Warm to Gary Johnson, Not Mitt Romney, at RNC Convention

Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson's pilgrimage to Tampa to seek more small government, big liberty adherents and additional publicity might be paying off.
Aug. 30, 2012

Dark Knight Rises, and the 9 Best and Worst Batman Movies of All Time

Now that Christopher Nolan's reign as steward of the Batman film franchise has come to an end with 'The Dark Knight Rises,' the time is right to rank the top 9 theatrically released Batman films.
Aug. 30, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie Cast: Ryan Gosling and Matt Bomer Dominate Fan Trailers

Ryan Gosling, Alexis Biebel, Matt Bomer and Henry Cavill have started populating YouTube on fan-made “trailers” of "50 Shades of Grey" the movie.
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Aug. 30, 2012

RNC Schedule of Speakers: Clint Eastwood is Thursday Night Mystery Speaker

Hollywood heavyweight and Republican, Clint Eastwood is rumored to be tonight's mystery speaker, set to come on stage before Marco Rubio. Eastwood's hand in politics stretches back to 1952.
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Aug. 30, 2012

Paul Ryan Lies: 6 Biggest Lies from the Ryan RNC Speech

The biggest whoppers out of a 40-minute sales pitch to low-information voters show the hypocrisy, cruelty, and ignorance of the Romney/Ryan platform.
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Aug. 30, 2012

Obama vs Romney Polls: CBS New Poll Says Candidates Are Tied

If the election were today, the result would be too close to call for either Obama or Romney. Here are 5 takeaways from the latest CBS poll.
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Aug. 30, 2012

RNC Schedule of Speakers: Paul Ryan RNC Speech, and Its 5 Key Distortions

Last night Paul Ryan accepted the Republican Party vice presidential nomination. Here are 5 key distortions from his speech.
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Aug. 30, 2012

Hurricane Isaac 2012 Tracker: LIVE New Orleans Levee Breach, Plaquemines Parish Evacuation

Exactly seven years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, Tropical Storm Isaac has crashed into New Orleans. Follow the latest updates live.
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Aug. 30, 2012

Paul Ryan Lies: How to Tell When the Mitt Romney VP Nominee is Lying

Paul Ryan's dead give-away when he knows he's telling a falsehood.
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Aug. 30, 2012

War with Iran: The Hidden Story the US Navy Does Not Want You to Know About

Gwenyth Todd, censured for her attempts to reveal the transgressions she witnessed, became a real life Jason Bourne.
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Aug. 30, 2012

Paul Ryan is That Brutal Guy in Your Fraternity

Paul Ryan does p90X five times a week and can't even pronounce Led Zeppelin. My gut tells me he's a huge tool.
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Aug. 30, 2012

10 Reasons Every Student is Excited to Go Back to School This Year

From college sports to taking a break from mom and dad, here are 10 reasons to look forward to going back to school this year.
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Aug. 30, 2012

Romney RNC Speech Text: The Key Thing Mitt Will Not Say

Mitt Romney is going to get a bump from the Republican convention, and he could convince me that he's a good candidate if he did a few things.
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Aug. 30, 2012

Hurricane Isaac 2012: Katrina Casts Shadow Over New Orleans

On the 7 year anniversary of Katrina, Isaac ravages the Gulf.
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Aug. 30, 2012

RNC Schedule: 9 Facts Paul Ryan Got Wrong (or Omitted) at His RNC 2012 Speech

Paul Ryan's speech was remarkable for all the things he got wrong as well as the things he left out. The minute the speech was completed, fact checkers went into overtime.
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Aug. 30, 2012

Mia Love RNC Speech Hides Racism at GOP Convention

A mind-blowingly ignorant display of racism at the Republican National Convention raises questions about the party's constituency.
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Aug. 30, 2012

Jan Brewer Obama Endorsement: AZ Governor Misspeaks at RNC

AZ Governor Jan Brewer, who famously opposes Obama's stance on immigration, accidentally endorsed the President at the RNC.
Aug. 30, 2012

Chris Lighty Dead: Hip Hop Mogul Found Dead in NYC

50 Cent, Busta Rhymes, Diddy, LL Cool J, Missy Elliott, A Tribe Called Quest and Mariah Carey were some of the music legends Ligthy produced.
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Aug. 30, 2012

Paul Ryan Speech Video: 5 Things Ryan Got Wrong During His RNC Acceptance Speech

From start to end, Paul Ryan’s acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention was an all out attack on President Obama. Here are 5 Things Ryan Got Wrong
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Aug. 30, 2012

Infosys Visa Fraud: Judge Dismisses Whistleblower Suit

A case of fraudulently used B-1 visas has come to a close; yet Infosys still must face an onerous federal investigation.
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Aug. 30, 2012

RNC Speaking Schedule: Condoleezza Rice and Susana Martinez Showcased the Star Power of GOP Women

Condie Rice and Susana Martinez fulfilled their roles and gave powerful personal speeches at the RNC.
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Aug. 30, 2012

SOPA Arab Style: Jordan Websites Go Dark to Protest Internet Censorship Bill

It appears SOPA may be going global.
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Aug. 30, 2012

5 Reasons Why the Mitt Romney RNC Speech Does Not Change My Vote

At the Republican National Convention Mitt Romney laid out his vision of how to create a better future for America, and why Americans ought to support him. He didn't win my vote.
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Aug. 30, 2012

Harvard Cheating Scandal: Elite University Tackles Issues of Academic Dishonesty

Harvard University is investigating around 125 students on charges of academic dishonesty — the largest Ivy League cheating scandal in recent history. PolicyMic reports with inside sources.
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Aug. 30, 2012

Condoleezza Rice President 2016: LIVE Reactions After Condi Electrifies the RNC

Day 2 LIVE: Condi Rice took the stage and the standing ovations did not stop. Read her memorable quotes here.
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Aug. 30, 2012

Susana Martinez RNC Speech Never Happened as Far as ABC is Concerned

ABC is locked in a race to the bottom of the network jerkstakes by airing Univision's Jorge Ramos talking over New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez's RNC speech.
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Aug. 30, 2012

Ron Paul is a Real Fiscal Conservative, Paul Ryan is Not

Paul Ryan, last night, proved in his RNC speech exactly why he is the wrong man for the job – he elicits cheers while undermining the intellectual basis of smaller government idea.
Aug. 30, 2012

Jan Brewer Endorses Obama at RNC and Other Classic Brewer Gaffes Caught on Camera

Jan Brewer has been a walking cavalcade of comedy in Arizona.
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Aug. 30, 2012

Susana Martinez RNC Speech: Why She Might End Up a Bigger GOP Star Than Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan is an obvious superstar of the GOP Convention, but don't forget about New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez.
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Aug. 30, 2012

Case Shiller Housing Figures are Misleading: Why the Real Estate Market is Still in Trouble

Home prices are on the rise, but an enormous shadow inventory of housing could put a damper on the market's recovery.
Aug. 30, 2012

Americas Cup World Series: Real Sailors Do Not Wear Pads

Notes on the America's Cup, expensive boats, George-Michael Bluth, and my one year legacy as a competitive collegiate sailor.
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Aug. 30, 2012

RNC Convention 2012 Highlights LIVE

Day 2 highlights of the Republican National Convention 2012 live.
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Aug. 30, 2012

Paul Ryan Defense Budget is Dangerous and Ignores the Advice of Pentagon Generals

Ryan’s 2012 budget outlines a military that knows no bounds, even though he previously supported a proposal to cut the defense budget. He's putting politics over national security.
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Aug. 30, 2012

The Reason Libertarians Are Lukewarm About Paul Ryan as VP

Libertarians are not totally satisfied with Paul Ryan's Medicare stance.
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Aug. 30, 2012

Mitt Romney's Speech: Video and Full Transcript

Full remarks of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney as he accepts the GOP's 2012 nomination.
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Aug. 30, 2012

Romney Success Story: What We Can Learn From Him About Privilege and Luck

Mitt Romney's campaign forces us to ask: what duty, as a man of great means, does he have to his country? What duties do we all have after becoming successful?
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Aug. 30, 2012

Paul Ryan RNC 2012 Speech: 5 Reasons Paul Ryan Hit a Home Run

Paul Ryan's very charismatic address at the RNC effectively juxtaposed the failures of the Obama administration with the merits of the Romney-Ryan ticket.
Aug. 30, 2012

Snooki Baby is the Party Pooper: Jersey Shore is Finally Over

MTV has finally heard the prayers of "Jersey Shore" haters, and made the last call for the controversial Seaside Heights series.
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Aug. 30, 2012

Dear Paul Ryan: You Might Have Just Won Over Every Mom in America

Paul Ryan's speech steered clear of divisive social issues and focuses on how we can get the country back on track.
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Aug. 30, 2012

James OKeefe Rightly Denied Entry to RNC Convention

James O'Keefe was not able to travel to Tampa. Was this a violation of his rights?
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Aug. 30, 2012

Mitt Romney RNC Speech Preview: What Romney Could Say to Win in 2012, But Will Not

This is what I would like to hear tonight from the Republican nominee for president.
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Aug. 30, 2012

Rachel Corrie Court Ruling Means No Accountability for Israeli Military

An Israeli court ruling on Rachel Corrie's 2003 death in Rafah is unfortunate but ultimately unsurprising, and only reinforces the immunity of the Israeli military on the world stage.
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Aug. 30, 2012

Newt Gingrich RNC 2012 Speech Text: Highlights and Excerpts

Gingrich delivered a joint speech with wife Calista where he contrasted Reagan's vision to that of Obama.
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Aug. 30, 2012

Paul Ryan Budget Simply Does Not Add Up

Paul Ryan maintained in his speech during the convention that he "would not duck the tough issues." However, he has stubbornly refused to flesh out his vague proposals from his budget plan.