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Obama administration rejects Keystone XL pipeline project

Today President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry made it official. TransCanada’s 2,639-mile long Keystone XL project will not be permitted to build and operate on U.S. soil a multi-billion dollar pipeline. It was rejected because President Obama … Continue reading

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The Keystone XL pipeline: Missing the point

The controversy surrounding the proposed Keystone XL pipeline reached new heights Friday when the U.S. State Department hosted the last in a series of public hearings on the 1,700 mile pipeline. It would carry tar sand crude oil from Canada … Continue reading

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J-notes and such: April 25-29

Some passing notes from the journalism, new media, advertising/PR landscape- OMG: It’s the Katie Couric gab and speculation fest- MediaBistro.com reports: Katie Couric: I Am Leaving CBS Evening News (People / TV Watch) After weeks of widespread speculation about her … Continue reading

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Budget problems baring teeth

Winds of political change are sweeping across America. High stakes games of political “chicken” are unfolding. The Nation notes: “The Great Recession and its aftermath are entering a new phase in the United States, which could bring even more severe … Continue reading

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Mr. President: What’s going on?

Mom, wife, CFO and military veteran Velma Hart asked President Obama a powerful question at a CNBC town hall meeting Monday. “I’ve been told that I voted for a man who said he was going to change things in a … Continue reading

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Red Cross report says detainees at CIA ‘black sites’ were tortured | csmonitor.com

Red Cross report says detainees at CIA ‘black sites’ were tortured | csmonitor.com The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) concluded in 2007 that US methods to extract information from prisoners at secret CIA jails as part of the … Continue reading

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