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“You Didn’t Build That:" Republican Criticisms Of Obama’s Economic Policy

Mitt Romney says President Barack Obama does not understand the challenges facing small businesses and “job creators” in today’s economy. At the Republican National Convention, delegates and speakers have continuously referenced the president’s recent comments that “You didn’t build that.” We speak with two local Republican businessmen about the economic stakes in Election 2012.

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Cosby Admitted Giving Woman Quaaludes

The comedian testified in 2005 he got the sedative with the intent of giving it to women with whom he wanted to have sex.
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Mechanization Brings Quick Change To Borneo Region Known For 'Slow Rice'

A company is introducing mechanized rice farming to the interior of Malaysian Borneo for the first time. Scientists say the change may damage the bonds between the local people and their environment.
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Presidential Candidates Grapple With Tough Ballot Requirements In Virginia

In Virginia, candidates running for president are scrambling to determine how to get on the ballot, or if it's even worth the hassle.
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Hacking Team Breach Reveals Firm Sold Spying Tools To Repressive Regimes

What happens when one of the most notorious hacking companies gets hacked? That's the situation unfolding for one Italian company, which sells surveillance software to governments across the globe.

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