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Romney Doesn’t Back Off Of Moderate Views

COLUMBIA, S.C., Sept. 6 (UPI) — Republican U.S. presidential hopeful Mitt Romney pushed more moderate positions during a forum in conservative South Carolina, observers said. During U. S. Sen. Jim DeMint’s Palmetto Freedom Forum on Labor Day, Romney spoke as a candidate focused on the 2012 election against Barack Obama rather than a candidate trying […]

More IEDs Found Before Exploding

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (UPI) — Afghan insurgents planted 4,472 bombs this spring and summer, more than at any other time during the war, Pentagon figures indicate. At the same time, the seizure of enemy weapons more than doubled as a higher number of improvised explosive devices were found before they exploded, USA Today reported Tuesday. […]

Putin Launches Natural Gas Pipeline

MOSCOW, Sept. 6 (UPI) — Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin launched the country’s new Nord Stream gas pipeline Tuesday, eliminating Ukraine’s exclusive gas transit rights to Europe. The $11 billion pipeline, which runs beneath the Baltic Sea, will send Russian natural gas to Germany once it is complete, avoiding Ukraine and other central European countries. […]

New York Councilman Detained At Parade

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 (UPI) — New York police say they’re investigating an incident in which a city councilman was held at a parade after arguing with officers over use of a closed sidewalk. Councilman Jumaane D. Williams, who represents Brooklyn, and Kirsten John Foy, community affairs director for city Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, […]

GOP House Freshmen Among Wealthiest

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (UPI) — Freshmen House Republicans sent to the U.S. Congress with strong Tea Party support account for one-fifth of The Hill’s 50 Wealthiest in Congress for 2011. The newspaper reported Tuesday that Ohio’s Jim Renacci, with an estimated net worth of $35.9 million, tops the list of the 87 freshmen Republicans elected […]

Supercommittee Members Have Lobbyist Ties

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (UPI) — Nearly 100 lobbyists once worked for congressional members on the so-called supercommittee tasked with cutting the federal deficit, a study indicates. A Washington Post analysis of disclosure data also indicates three Democrats and three Republicans on the panel employ former industry lobbyists on their staffs. The 12-member bipartisan, bicameral panel […]

Poll: Obama’s Approval Ratings Sinking

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (UPI) — Pessimism about the direction taken by the United States is evident in several polls that indicate President Obama’s ratings are sinking to new lows. In a Washington Post-ABC News poll, more than 60 percent of those surveyed said they disapproved of the way Obama is handling the economy and the […]

Teachers, Public Workers Strike In Italy

ROME, Sept. 6 (UPI) — Millions of workers belonging to Italy’s largest union went on strike Tuesday to protest a $63 billion austerity package. The Italian news service ANSA said the strike, which includes teachers, hospital workers and public servants, was expected to halt public transportation and cause disruptions in schools and government services. Demonstrations […]

Blogger Accuses FBI Of Spying On Israel

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (UPI) — U.S. supporters of Israel and at least one member of Congress were recorded on FBI wiretaps of the Israeli Embassy in Washington, a blogger reported. In an interview with The New York Times published Tuesday, Richard Silverstein provided a motive for the extraordinary secrecy surrounding the prosecution in a Maryland […]

Egyptians Protest Israeli Embassy Wall

CAIRO, Sept. 6 (UPI) — Egyptian activists called for a protest at the Israeli Embassy to demand a halt to the construction of a cement wall outside the embassy. “I’m a Pro-Intifada Egyptian,” “Egyptian Unity” and other movements called for the protest, set for 4 p.m. Tuesday, al-Masry al-Youm reported. In a statement, the groups […]

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