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BREAKING: Where Abortion is Available, More Abortions Take Place Than Where It’s Not

February 19, 2012 9:15 AM BREAKING: Where Abortion is Available, More Abortions Take Place Than Where It’s Not Facebook Twitter Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Delicious Ross Douthat, the New York Times’ conservative columnist, this morning brings us this startling revelation: In states where there are few restrictions on abortion, more abortions take place.

AP News: Intensity question for Romney stirs doubt for fall

THOMAS BEAUMONT Published: 9 minutes ago Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, speaks to a group of former Salt Lake City Olympics committee members, marking the tenth anniversary of the games, in Salt Lake City, Utah, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012.

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Sen. John McCain Worried Tenor of Campaign Could Hand Election to Obama

Sen. John McCain this morning expressed deep concern over the tone of the campaign for the GOP presidential nomination on “This Week,” admitting that it may actually be helping President Obama in his bid to be re-elected in the fall. “I am concerned about that,” said McCain, speaking from Afghanistan.

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McCain Endorses Talks With Taliban

Sen. John McCain endorsed U.S. talks with the Taliban this morning on “This Week,” setting himself at odds with Mitt Romney, who he is backing for the GOP presidential nomination. “I think it’s important to have talks wherever you can,” said McCain, R-Ariz, speaking from Afghanistan.

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Police Officer’s Final Act of Kindness Caught on Tape Before Dying – So Heartwrenching

This is truly heartwrenching, but it’s also inspirational. We can all ask ourselves, how will the rest of the world talk about us when we’re gone? In the case of this police officer, he will never be forgotten. Press the button below if you liked this video! Thank you =)

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Robert Wallace, one of the nation’s last ‘Buffalo Soldiers,’ dies at 91

M.P. KING – State Journal Before his death on Feb. 9 at the age of 91, Robert Wallace of Madison was one of the last surviving soldiers who served in racially segregated units in World War II. His widow, Maxine Wallace, holds a portrait taken of him in 1954.

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The Grand Old Party’s Growing Pains | Washington Notebook | Sky News Blogs

The Republican Party is going through some serious growing pains. Something big is happening in the GOP – or Grand Old Party – race for the presidential nomination this year. It is probably more significant in the long term than it appears.

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Amy Johnson of Minneapolis bought a $12 carwash voucher in November from Calhoun Beach Automotive, a BP gas station in the Uptown area of Minneapolis, but found the line too long to wait in. So she stashed the receipt, which had a code that would let her enter the automated carwash and that expired in 30 days.

New Orleans, LA Local News, Breaking News, Sports & Weather – NOLA.com

Return of Diving Horse called off in Atlantic City, N.J. 11:00 AM The act ran on the Steel Pier from the 1920s to the 1970s General Electric chooses New Orleans for 300-job tech office 10:45 PM More New Orleans area news ” Microclimates with moxie: Cool Stuff New Orleans Hornets defeat Jeremy Lin led New York Knicks for third consecutive victory 11:04 PM Whitney Houston funeral: Watch it here live at 11 a.m.

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Pres Calderone doesn’t want our guns? Well…we don’t want his/Mexico’s drugs! – GretaWire

Mexico’s President put this sign up at the border in Mexico pointed at the USA. He doesn’t want our guns because they kill. But guess what? We don’t want their drugs…they kill, too. Get Greta’s Breaking News Alerts via email. Enter your email address below to sign up.

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U.S. official: Signs pointing to increasing likelihood of Israeli strike on Iran

West Bank outposts spreading into Area B, in violation of Oslo Accords Filipina teen fights to join classmates on Poland Holocaust trip Four children remain in critical condition from deadly Jerusalem bus crash IDF playing a dangerous game in funding standoff U.S.

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News from The Associated Press

EAST MACHIAS, Maine (AP) — Ron Paul has gained 83 votes on Mitt Romney following a Republican presidential caucus in eastern Maine, where voting last week had been postponed due to bad weather. Romney still holds a 156-vote lead over Paul in statewide totals.

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Freakonomics » How Biased Is Your Media?: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

Glenn BECK: Glenn Beck. I’m an entrepreneur. I am a reluctant, believe it or not, commentator. And dad. Stephen DUBNER: All right, now to the theme of our conversation today — when I say media bias, you say what? ANNOUNCER: From WNYC and APM, American Public Media: This is FREAKONOMICS RADIO.

Babeu to speak about threat allegations

Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu is scheduled to make public statements today in response to allegations that he and his attorney threatened to deport a Mexican former boyfriend of Babeu’s unless the man agreed not to disclose the relationship.

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Copyright © 2012 azcentral.com. All rights reserved. Users of this site agree to the , and Ad Choices Pinal Sheriff Babeu denies allegations he made threatSays the only thing true in an article about an alleged former boyfriend: ‘I’m gay.’ Houston remembered at hometown funeralBig entertainment names pay respects.

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Malcolm X house may get makeover – The Boston Globe

The now run-down Roxbury home where Malcolm X lived in the 1940s would be renovated and turned into housing for graduate students in African-American studies or related fields, under a new agreement signed by a Boston preservationist organization and a nephew of the slain black leader.

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — As Jorea Marple’s first year of leading West Virginia’s public schools winds down, she’s faced with perhaps her biggest challenge: working with key stakeholders to sort through a massive audit of the education system. Commissioned by Gov.

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