Jacksons’ guilt a tale of excess – Chicago Tribune


Chicago Tribune

Jacksons' guilt a tale of excess
Chicago Tribune
WASHINGTON—. — It was the kind of runaway spending usually reserved for someone with newfound riches — a holistic retreat, a cruise, pricey restaurant tabs, flat-screen televisions and even a pair of stuffed elk heads —and former Congressman Jesse
While Jesse Jackson Jr. and Sandi Jackson were living it up, district was paying Chicago Sun-Times
Jesse Jackson Jr.: The money trailABC7Chicago.com
Jesse Jackson Jr. Pleads Guilty to Squandering Campaign Cash on Elk HeadsNew York Magazine
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Deadly Restaurant Explosion in Kansas City Captured on Tape – ABC News (blog)


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Deadly Restaurant Explosion in Kansas City Captured on Tape
ABC News (blog)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – New video emerged today of a massive explosion at a Kansas City restaurant Tuesday night that left one person dead and 15 injured. The video of the blast at JJ's Restaurant, an eatery in the upscale Country Club Plaza, came from a
Severed underground gas pipe led to fatal Kansas City explosionChicago Tribune
Gas leak reported before blast leveled Kansas City restaurant, killing 1Fox News
Officials: Contractor for cable company hit gas line before explosionCNN
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Florida governor relents, will expand Medicaid under health care overhaul – Washington Times


Bloomberg

Florida governor relents, will expand Medicaid under health care overhaul
Washington Times
Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday became the latest Republican to green-light the expansion of Medicaid under President Obama's health care law, a move that follows in the footsteps of other state leaders who opposed the president's reforms and then
In Reversal, Florida to Take Health Law's Medicaid ExpansionNew York Times
Jacksonville affected by governor's Medicaid plansActionNewsJax.com
Affordable Care Act clears another hurdle toward implementationWashington Post
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GOP Resists Obama’s Push for Tax Rise to Head Off Cuts – New York Times


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GOP Resists Obama's Push for Tax Rise to Head Off Cuts
New York Times
WASHINGTON — House Republicans, shrugging off rising pressure from President Obama, are resolutely opposing new tax increases to head off $85 billion in across-the-board spending reductions, all but ensuring the cuts will go into force March 1 and
Sequestration? It was Obama's plan from the startWashington Times
Legislators ask congressional delegation to avoid widespread federal budget cutsNews & Observer
Obama turns to local TV to press Republicans to avert cutsReuters
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وافق الموفد العربي والأممي إلى سوريا الأخضر الإبراهيمي على تمديد مهمته لستة أشهر أخرى. بصورة متزامنة, دعت روسيا نظام الرئيس السوري بشار الأسد إلى التحاور مع المعارضة التي تعكف في القاهرة على بحث مبادرة حل جديدة لطرحها على المجتمع الدولي.

US Ups Ante for Spying on Firms – Wall Street Journal


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US Ups Ante for Spying on Firms
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—The White House threatened China and other countries with trade and diplomatic action over corporate espionage as it cataloged more than a dozen cases of cyberattacks and commercial thefts at some of the U.S.'s biggest companies.
US vows to 'vigorously' combat trade secrets theftAFP
US talks tough on cyber securityStuff.co.nz
Business leaders welcome DOJ's push against trade-secrets theftThe National Law Journal
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