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  • Sarah Palin, Giuliani, Huckabee next up

     
    by Frank James ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Tonight's Republican Natioinal Convention has just been e-mailed out to us. Gov. Sarah Palin, Sen,. John MCain's vice presidential choice, is the star attraction. Former New York City Mayor Rudy Guiliani is the......
  • McCain: Losing it at a casino craps table??

     
    Michael Kinsley, formerly of the New Republic, Slate and the LATimes editorial page, prints an anecdote about McCain's temper told to him by a friend (investment banker Jeff Dearth) relating to a 2005 incident at a casino craps table......
  • Tropics stirring; storms and quakes

     
    The 14th named storm of the 2008 hurricane season popped up far out in the Atlantic over the weekend, and this morning another tropical depression (above) was forming in the Caribbean.Tropical Storm Nana - not exactly a name to be feared,......
  • Omar nears hurricane force, islands warned

     
    Tropical Storm Omar is strengthening rapidly and turning toward the northern Leeward Islands. Hurricane watches and Tropical Storm warnings have been posted for the island of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Also:'AT 5 PM AST...THE GOVERNMENTS OF...
  • Nana fades; Omar forms; another storm brewing

     
    As some hurricane forecasters predicted, October is proving to be an active month for the 2008 Atlantic hurricane season. As one tropical storm (Nana) fades away in the Atlantic, another (Omar) has formed today in the eastern Caribbean. And yet......
  • Hurricane Omar could hit islands at Cat. 2

     
    People in the Northern Leeward Islands are bracing for a strike tonight and tomorrow by Hurricane Omar. The hurricane is now a Category 1 storm with top sustained winds of 85 mph. But forecasters at the National Hurricane Center expect......
  • Cat. 3 Omar roars away from Leeward Islands

     
    Hurricane Omar, an odd duck that formed in the Caribbean two days ago and appears headed northeastward across the Atlantic toward the Azores - seemingly the reverse of most Atlantic storms - seems to have peaked as a 120-mph Cat. 3......
  • Bush pardons: Texas, Florida and more

     
    by Mark Silva President Bush has been sparing in the exercise of his pardon power, but more of his clemency - 157 pardons and six commutations of sentences - has gone to convicts in his home state of Texas and......
  • Bailout of Wall St. could fund rum ads

     
    Captain Morgan at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, August 2008. Photo by Frank James. by Frank James Will U.S. taxpayers be subsidizing Captain Morgan Rum ads? No, I don't have a little Captain in me, so to speak.......
  • Ten for Halloween: Nightmare before Election Day

     
    A NYTimes/CBS poll showed Obama still holding a solid 51-40 lead over McCain nationally, with Palin acting as a major drag on the GOP ticket; a Fox poll showed McCain closing to 3 points, but that may have reflected......
  • Caribbean Dave: Somos el junket!!!

     
    Here's some pictures from the Intercontinental San Juan Casino and Resort where Gov. Paterson will be empathizing with financially distressed New Yorkers at $180 a night and working hard to resolve the state's worst financial crisis ever, along with...