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Entries by Hunter Stuart from 08/2010

Immigrant Beaten to Death In Broad Daylight In Brooklyn (VIDEO)

Posted 08.04.2010 | New York

A 37-year-old man said to be of Indian descent was beaten to death in the Bensonhurst neighborhood of Brooklyn yesterday afternoon at 5:30PM. The ...

Stephen Hawking to Human Race: Move to Outer Space or Face Extinction (VIDEO)

Posted 08.06.2010 | Technology

Is the future of the human race in outer space? Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, in an interview with Big Think, warns that if humans can't find...

Smog Over Moscow Worsens As Wildfires Rage

Posted 08.07.2010 | World

MOSCOW — A deep layer of smog from wildfires around Moscow hung over the Russian capital Saturday, prompting many city residents to wear masks a...

Berkshire Hathaway Net Income Falls 40 Percent

Posted 08.07.2010 | Business

OMAHA, Neb. — Warren Buffett's company reported a 40 percent drop in second-quarter profit Friday because the improvement at Berkshire Hathaway ...

US-Vietnam Nuke Deal Will Likely Allow Enrichment

Posted 08.07.2010 | World

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has told U.S. lawmakers that a nuclear cooperation deal with Vietnam is unlikely to include a coveted prom...

Plugging The WikiLeak: US Government Frustrated By Lack Of Options

Posted 08.07.2010 | Politics

WASHINGTON — An online whistle-blower's threat to release more classified Pentagon and State Department documents is raising difficult questions...

BP May Re-Drill Near Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill Site

Posted 08.07.2010 | Green

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (AFP) -- BP has shrugged off a potential public relations hit when the energy giant said it may drill a new well in the Gulf of...

Lochte Upsets Phelps in 200 IM at US Nationals

Posted 08.07.2010 | Sports

IRVINE, Calif. — Ryan Lochte won the 200-meter backstroke at the U.S. national championships on Saturday night. Lochte, the 2008 Olympic gold m...

GOP Cash Woes Threaten Fall Gains

Posted 08.07.2010 | Politics

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Republican National Committee is entering the fall election season with dire financial problems and, to an unprecedented degre...

Oregon Girl Not Bitter After Lemonade Stand Controversy, Allowed To Sell Again

Posted 08.07.2010 | Food

PORTLAND, Ore. — After a county inspector squeezed out a kid's lemonade business, so many Oregonians puckered up in disgust that the county chai...

Tornado Tourism Company Offers Thrilling "Vacations" (VIDEO)

Posted 08.07.2010 | Travel

ABC News brings us a bizarre video report about the growing business of "tornado tourism" in the Midwest. Some thrill-seeking tourists traveled from a...

Is Apple Trying To Patent A 'Smart Bike'?

Posted 08.07.2010 | Technology

The bicycle could be Apple's new platform for showing off its iPod and iPhone technology. On Friday, the US Patent and Trademark Office published a pa...

Donna Shalala Detained, Interrogated at Israeli Airport

Posted 08.07.2010 | World

Former Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala was detained and interrogated for two hours at Ben-Gurion Airport last month, according to Th...

Ezra Klein: Obama Anti-Business? Think Again

Posted 08.07.2010 | Business

This white house has "vilified industries," complains the Chamber of Commerce. America is burdened with "an anti-business president," moans The Weekly...

GOP Blocks Two Federal Judges' Nominations

Posted 08.07.2010 | Politics

Two of President Obama's choices for the federal bench in California have been dealt a setback, as the Senate adjourned for a month and sent back to t...

Ground Zero Mosque: Yale Graduate Student Dismantles Newt Gingrich's Fear-Mongering

Posted 08.07.2010 | New York

There are any number of reasons why an American might oppose the Cordoba House, the planned $100 million Muslim-financed community center that has com...

'Kids in The Hall' Talk Palin 2012, Justin Bieber's Fans, And Canadian Healthcare (VIDEO)

Posted 08.11.2010 | Comedy

With their hilarious new show, "Death Comes To Town", debuting on IFC next week, Canadian sketch comedy group "The Kids In The Hall" have been keeping...

Philadelphia Housing Director Facing Foreclosure

Posted 08.14.2010 | Business

PHILADELPHIA — A bank has foreclosed on a $615,000 condominium owned by the head of the Philadelphia Housing Authority, who earned $350,000 last...

Advanced Military Satellite Launches Into Orbit

Posted 08.14.2010 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — An Atlas 5 rocket carrying a national security communications satellite is in orbit after an early morning launch. The r...

Charles Blow: Justin Bieber for President

Posted 08.14.2010 | Politics

Maybe we should just let the children run the country, at least until the recession is over. They appear to be the only people not bubbling over with ...

Confidence In Newspapers, TV News Remains A Rarity

Posted 08.14.2010 | Media

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Americans continue to express near-record-low confidence in newspapers and television news -- with no more than 25% of Americans s...

WikiLeaks: We Won't Be Threatened By Pentagon

Posted 08.14.2010 | Politics

STOCKHOLM — WikiLeaks will publish its remaining 15,000 Afghan war documents within a month, despite warnings from the U.S. government, the orga...

Cholera Confirmed In Pakistani Flood Disaster

Posted 08.14.2010 | World

SUKKUR, Pakistan — The deadly, waterborne disease cholera has surfaced in flood-ravaged Pakistan, the U.N. confirmed Saturday, adding to the mis...

Fox News Hosts Agree With Obama's Defense Of Ground Zero Mosque: 'He Has To Stand Up For Our Constitution'

Posted 08.14.2010 | Media

Reacting to President Obama's forceful defense of Muslims' rights to build a new Islamic community center near Ground Zero, Rep. Peter King (R-NY) -- ...

Taliban In 'Medal Of Honor' (2010): Players Can Be Afghan Insurgents

Posted 08.14.2010 | Technology

It's a standard feature of World War II-themed video games like Electronic Arts' best-selling "Medal of Honor" series: In multiplayer sessions, while ...