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US braces for more violence from anti-Muslim film

September 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Police, unseen, use water cannons to disperse protesters near the U.S. Embassy during a demonstration about a film ridiculing Islam’s Prophet Muhammad, in Sanaa, Yemen, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. Yemen’s president has apologized to President Barack Obama for the attack on the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, the Yemeni capital, by a mob angry over an...

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Tax on Amazon purchases in Calif. begins Saturday

September 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Reid Butler plays his daughter Siena, 2, as they pose for photographs with recent online purchases from Amazon at their home in Walnut Creek, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. Products are flying off the shelves at Amazon warehouses across the county as...

Fed unveils bold, open-ended steps to aid economy

September 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks during a news conference in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting to present the FOMC’s current economic projections and to provide additional context for...

Romney returns to criticizing Obama on economy

September 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign rally in Golden, Colo., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski) FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama on Thursday of “failing American workers” by ignoring...

Arab protests puts foreign policy at the fore

September 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Sept. 12, 2012, photo, President Barack Obama, accompanied by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, about the death of U.S. ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens. His eye fixed firmly...

US identifies anti-Muslim filmmaker

September 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

CORRECTS NATIONALITY OF FILMMAKER – An Egyptian soldier stands guard in front of the U.S. embassy in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, as part of widespread anger across the Muslim world about a film ridiculing Islam’s Prophet Muhammad. A...

Chris Stevens: US envoy to the Arab world

September 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Monday, April 11, 2011, then U.S. envoy Chris Stevens, center, accompanied by British envoy Christopher Prentice, left, speaks to Council member for Misrata Dr. Suleiman Fortia, right, at the Tibesty Hotel where an African Union delegation...

Romney, Obama trade barbs over Middle East attacks

September 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican challenger Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama’s administration on...

California man confirms role in anti-Islam film

September 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Protesters destroy an American flag pulled down from the U.S. embassy in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. Egyptian protesters, largely ultra conservative Islamists, have climbed the walls of the U.S. embassy in Cairo, went into the courtyard and brought...

Tall, skinny iPhone in US stores Sept. 21

September 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Apple CEO Tim Cook talks on stage during the introduction of the new iPhone 5 in San Francisco, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For the first time, the iPhone is growing even as it slims down. After sticking for five...