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- Clinton sought GOP support for health care
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Bill Clinton's advisers estimated early in his term that passing a health care overhaul would require a delicate balance of Democratic and Republican support, needing at least eight moderate Republicans in the Senate and 15 or more in the House to win approval, according to documents released Friday.
- Russia warns US, declares military near Ukraine as deal stalls
Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) - Russia declared Friday that its military is massed on Ukraine's doorstep and warned against further US sanctions as a deal it had struck with Washington appeared to stall because of intransigence by rebels it backs in the former Soviet republic. A threat by US President Barack Obama that more sanctions would befall Moscow if the agreement, reached Thursday with Ukraine and the EU, failed was "absolutely unacceptable," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Russian television.
- PETA Enlists Kids To Tell First Lady Easter Egg Policy is Rotten
While the annual White House Easter Egg Roll celebration isn’t one typically embroiled in controversy, three young girls are letting First Lady Michelle Obama know they aren’t happy about it. Well, three young girls on behalf of PETA, or the People for the Ethical Treatment...
- A Conservative Think Tank Shoots Down the Obamacare Census Conspiracy Theory
We can now pinpoint the exact moment when the Obamacare Census Bureau conspiracy theory lost its intellectual credibility on the right. On Wednesday night, Michael R. Strain, a resident scholar at the right-leaning, pro-business, and anti-Obamacare think tank American Enterprise Institute, argued that the change to the Census survey's health insurance questions was dumb, but not a conspiracy.
- Confused, chaotic scene described on sinking ferry
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — The captain of a doomed ferry delayed evacuation for half an hour after a South Korean transportation official ordered preparations to abandon ship, raising more questions about whether quick action could have saved scores of passengers still missing Friday and feared dead, according to a transcript of the ship-to-shore exchange and interviews with a crewmember.
- A Brief History of Fast Food's Greatest Innovations
The long national nightmare is over: KFC is bringing back the Double Down. The no-bun, double-breasted chicken concoction was a legendary milestone in fast food engineering, changing the very way people thought a sandwich could be made. The Double Down (which returns on April 21) might be the apex of fast food innovation, but the road to this point is a spacious four-lane drive-thru of gastronomical disruption. No one thinks outside the Styrofoam box quite like the giants of the fast food industry, and in honor of their achievement we decided to take a look back at some of the seminal moments in food science.
- Doomed ferry's sharp turn, slow evacuation probed
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — The investigation into South Korea's ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it began listing and on the possibility that a quicker evacuation order by the captain could have saved lives, officials said Friday, as rescuers struggled to find some 270 people still missing and feared dead.
- Scandal-plagued Toronto mayor launches re-election bid
Toronto (Canada) (AFP) - Toronto's scandal-plagued mayor Rob Ford, who has admitted to binge drinking and smoking crack, has launched his bid for re-election. "I soldier on day in, day out because of you people,” said Ford said, flanked by his family and volunteers waving "Ford for Mayor" signs, the Toronto Star reported. Ford was first elected in a landslide in October 2010, picking up the support of 47 percent of Toronto voters, who liked his promises to cut taxes, focus on customer service and slash wasteful spending.