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Twitter’s new censorship plan rouses global furor

January 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This screen shot shows a portion of the Twitter blog post of Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, in which the company announced it has refined its technology so it can censor messages on a country-by-country basis. The additional flexibility is likely to raise fears that Twitter’s commitment to free speech may be weakening as the short-messaging [&hellip...

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Long road ahead for Conn. home invasion survivor

January 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

William Petit Sr., right, stands with his wife Barbara and family outside Superior Court in New Haven after the formal sentencing of Joshua Komisarjevsky in New Haven, Conn., Friday, Jan. 27, 2012. Komisarjevsky is joining co-defendent Steven Hayes on death...

GOP insiders rise up to cut Gingrich down to size

January 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

http://www.apexchange.com/Content/preview/2012/20120127/18/19d80f01bb2e8202050f6a706700d95a.jpg Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks during Hispanic Leadership Network conference at the Doral Golf Resort and Spa,...

‘Barefoot Bandit’ sentenced to 6 1/2 years

January 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

John Henry Browne, center, the attorney for Colton Harris-Moore, who is also known as the “Barefoot Bandit,” talks to reporters, Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, following the federal sentencing hearing for Harris-Moore in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)...

Romney is the aggressor in final Florida debate

January 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

CORRECTS LOCATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA, INSTEAD OF UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA – Republican presidential candidates, from left, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt...

Activists send hundreds of tacos to Conn. mayor

January 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

RETRANSMITTING WITH ALTERNATE CROP – East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr., center, delivers a proclamation to an employee in East Haven, Conn., Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012. Maturo has expressed remorse for saying he “might have tacos” to do...

Memorial exposes anger over Paterno’s treatment

January 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Phil Knight speaks during a memorial service for former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno at Penn State’s Bryce Jordan Center in State College, Pa., Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012. Knight, the Nike founder, received a standing ovation at Paterno’s...

AP source: Kelly’s accuser says she had abortion

January 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE — A Nov. 3, 2010, file photo shows Greg Kelly at the New York Comedy Festival’s Stand Up For Heroes concert in New York. Kelly, son of the city police commissioner, is under investigation by prosecutors and denies any wrongdoing, his lawyer...

Obama-Brewer friction on display on tarmac tiff

January 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer points at President Barack Obama after he arrived at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, in Mesa, Ariz. Brewer greeted Obama and what she got was a book critique. Of her book. The two leaders engaged in an intense...

Obama and GOP candidates offer a campaign preview

January 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich meets with supporters at Wings Plus Restaurant, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, in Coral Springs, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — On a day that combined two campaigns...