MENU

Half avoid taxes, get US help, but many not poor

September 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A campaign film is shown before Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign fundraising event at The Grand America in Salt Lake City, Utah, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney got the math about right. But when he said 47 percent of Americans [&hellip...

Read More

Obama chides China, hopes to use as campaign wedge

September 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney addresses the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Los Angeles, Monday, Sept. 17, 2012. (AP Photo/David McNew) CINCINNATI (AP) — President Barack Obama lodged an unfair-trade...

Obama team tries to lower expectations for debates

September 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign event at Eden Park’s Seasongood Pavilion, Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, in Cincinnati, Ohio. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign doesn’t want to...

More than 180 Occupy Wall Street arrests in NYC

September 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Occupy Wall Street protestors chant during a march in the Financial District, Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, in New York. Multiple Occupy Wall Street protestors have been arrested during a march toward the New York Stock Exchange on the anniversary of the...

LSU students returning to dorms after bomb threat

September 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Students wait for buses to take them off campus in front of the Journalism Building in Baton Rouge, La., Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 after the emergency text message was sent out Thousands of students, professors and workers were evacuated from Louisiana State...

As US troop ‘surge’ ends, setbacks are piling up

September 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this June 29, 2012 file photo, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, left, accompanied by Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey, gestures during a news conference at the Pentagon. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — The end game in...

AP sources: Obama launching China trade case

September 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Sept. 13, 2012, photo, President Barack Obama waves after speaking at a campaign rally in Golden, Colo. Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are embarking on a week heavy with travel through battleground states and appeals key constituencies, with both...

Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban named new ‘Idol’ judges

September 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

” American Idol” Season 12 judge Randy Jackson arrives for day one auditions at Jazz at Lincoln Center on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The “American Idol” judges’...

Israeli PM makes case on Iran to US voters

September 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari, speaks in a press conference in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012. The top commander in Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard has warned that “nothing will remain” of...

‘The Master’ smashes box-office records

September 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Milla Jovovich, left, and Paul W.S. Anderson attend the US premiere of “Resident Evil: Retribution” at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul Thomas...