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The US will reach the federal debt limit “near the end of 2012,” the Treasury Department revealed along with plans to sell $72 billion in notes and bonds next week to raise capital.
But the Treasury said it would keep borrowing under the current debt limit of $16.39 trillion until Congress votes to increase the debt…Continue
Guess again if you think the police need a warrant before doing any sneaky surveillance. A federal judge has agreed that placing covert cameras hidden from the public is a fine practice for cops — and one that doesn’t require a court’s approval.
US District Judge William Griesbach ruled this month that he sees…Continue
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Facebook’s stock price fell Wednesday, the day employees were eligible to start selling restricted stock in the company.
A lock-up period that had prevented such sales expired on Monday. U.S. stock markets opened on Wednesday for the first time since Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast, so that’s when employees…Continue
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In what is an astonishing development, Mark Zuckerberg’s social media sensation, Facebook, has been slowly and quietly clamping down on the use of the site for political purposes. Kellen Giuda, an architect who started the NY Tea Party, has a column today in The Daily…Continue
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October 30, 2012
Contact: Alex Rosenwald
Facebook Censors the SEALs…
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The so-called 99 per cent have come together in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, with Occupy Wall Street using its grassroots strength to organize relief efforts and help those worst effected by the storm.
Some 750,000 New Yorkers are still without power and at least 18 have been killed, as large swaths of New York City…Continue
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In a confirmation of the fears of Metropolitan Transportation Authority, subway tunnels and stations flooded Monday evening as water…Continue
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With Hurricane Sandy approaching, the Long Island Railroad announced the suspension of their service at 7pm on Sunday night, October 28, 2012 in Hicksville, New York
Oct. 29, 12:15 EST: In Iowa, a new daily rainfall record has been set. A total of 2.43…Continue
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16 crew members were in 2 life-rafts off North Carolina coast.
At least two crew members of a Nova Scotia-built replica vessel are missing after abandoning ship off the coast of North Carolina in high seas brought on by Hurricane Sandy.
Officials with the U.S. Coast Guard told CBC News the 16-member crew of…Continue
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Costco, eBay, Google and the nation's top art museums are backing a Thai graduate student against book publishers, the movie and music industries and other manufacturers in a Supreme Court battle over copyright protections with important implications for consumers and multibillion dollar annual sales online and in discount stores.
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Communities across the area have set up shelters for the duration of Hurricane Sandy - here is the information sent to 6abc so far:
West Philadelphia High School
4901 Chestnut Street
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11:25 PM EDT: New York City power company ConEd says a decision will be made on Monday to proactively shut off service to some customers based on tidal surges.
11:02 PM EDT: New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ to be closed on Monday, including online trading, reversing earlier decision to remain…Continue
Added by Pam Vredenburg on October 29, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
Well as you all are well aware by now, Hurricane Sandy is tracking up the East Coast with a vengeance. Many a times, forecasters will sometimes draw the hype parade for a storm as was done with Irene. Big concerns grow when wolf is cried too many times and folks begin to take what forecasters say with a grain of salt.…Continue
Added by Pam Vredenburg on October 28, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments
A 7.7M earthquake struck Canada tonight just below Alaska. This Earthquake has, I repeat HAS caused a Tsunami. This Tsunami is measuring only ½ ‘ in height and should not cause any damage
Again this is a Earthquake ALERT that has cause a tsunami heading towards Alaska and…Continue
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As the future track of Sandy starts to become clearer, the potential for damaging, dangerous storm surge is starting to become somewhat clearer as well.
There are still important uncertainties in Sandy's future path, but the prospect of a sharp northwestward turn toward the coast and a landfall somewhere from Long Island…Continue
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But as former…Continue
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Canada and the United States announced they were launching a joint cybsersecurity plan to protect their digital infrastructure from online threats.
The action plan, under the auspices of the US Department of Homeland Security and Public Safety Canada, aims to better protect critical digital infrastructure and improve…Continue
Added by Pam Vredenburg on October 27, 2012 at 3:14pm — No Comments
Discolored residue on sterilization equipment, levels of mold and bacteria exceeding company limits, and an air conditioner that turned off during the night — despite the importance of temperature regulation — were all found during a federal inspection of the company linked to a lethal meningitis outbreak that has killed 25…Continue
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DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano said this week that 200,000 illegal aliens have applied for the Administration's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that grants amnesty and the possibility of work permits to certain illegal aliens who claim they were brought to the U.S. at a young age. Napolitano also said…Continue
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