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  • EGYPT: Opposition bemused by dissident's support for president's son

     
    Egyptian political activists are furious at fellow democracy and human rights campaigner Saad Eddin Ibrahim after the sociologist signed a petition urging President Hosni Mubarak's son, Gamal, to run in the 2011 elections. A vocal critic of Mubarak's...
  • Faith leaders support NYC mosque

     
    Faith leaders from New York City and across the nation expressed support for the Park51 project, the Muslim community center and mosque planned for a few blocks from Ground Zero. The mosque's supporters said Park51 would help deprive terrorists of a...
  • EGYPT: Opposition figure Mohamed ElBaradei calls for election boycott

     
    Possible Egyptians presidential contender Mohamed ElBaradei has called on politicians and regular citizens to boycott parliamentary elections in November. Speaking to a crowd of nearly 200 people at a Ramadan iftar meal held by some members of the...
  • What's the secret of 'The Power'? Bestsellers for Sept. 12, 2010

     
    I don't know what the secret of "The Secret" is, but I know that the book's popularity has driven author Rhonda Byrne's new book, "The Power," to the top of our nonfiction bestseller list. "Rhonda Byrne reveals the single greatest......
  • Repeal the 17th Amendment?

     
    U.S. Rep. Suzanne Kosmas has a new political ad that goes after Republican challenger Sandy Adams for supporting repeal of the 17th Amendment to the Constitution (Adams also mentioned getting rid of the 16th Amendment, which provides for a federal...
  • Weekly remarks: GOP's Jon Kyl and Obama savor 9/11 unity, but draw different lessons

     
    The Arizona Republican senator warns the country must remain alert against attacks; the Democrat calls for a day of service to others....
  • Obama's news conference: The economy, health costs, Israel, Afghans, GOP, mosque and, oh, the economy

     
    Full text of the Democratic president's 76-minute dialogue with the press, his first since May....
  • Green Party goes after "excessive corporate power"

     
    The 2004 Green Party presidential candidate, David Cobb, is in Palm Beach County this week as part of an effort to highlight what the group sees as negative effects of excessive corporate power. The group plans to highlight the U.S.......
  • Red light cameras OKed, despite constitutional qualms

     
    On the same day that Palm Beach County commissioners issued a proclamation honoring the U.S. Constitution, they also gave the go ahead to red light cameras ??? which critics call an unconstitutional traffic enforcement tool. The proclamation issued...
  • Holy legal hand grenades! Comic book creators say California game law could clobber all media

     
    Are video games the canaries in the censorship mines? The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund believe a California law banning the sale of violent games to minors has legal consequences for all other media....
  • Atwater wins NRA endorsement

     
    State Senate President Jeff Atwater is the latest recipient of an NRA endorsement. The North Palm Beach banker, who's running for CFO against Democrat Loranne Ausley, won an A+ rating from the right-to-bear-arms group. Wrote NRA Tallahassee lobbyist...