Utah car thief turns around and gives herself up after finding 3-year-old on board

By Reuters By Jennifer Dobner SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) – A would-be car thief surrendered to Utah authorities after realizing the family minivan she sped off in was carrying precious human cargo, a 3-year old girl, Salt Lake City police said on Monday. The child’s mother left the Dodge C…

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Supply meets demand: Gun makers flee Northeast for ‘Second Amendment states’

By Reuters By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON S.C. (Reuters) – The first gun manufacturer to leave Connecticut after it enacted tough new gun control laws last year in the wake of the Newtown school shootings presented a commemorative rifle on Monday to the governor of South Carolina, its new home. P…

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David O Atkins • Virtually Speaking With Jay Ackroyd

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A local elected official and Democratic party officer in Southern California, David joins Jay to discuss the Senate runoff in Mississippi, involving Thad Cochrane’s seat.
Formerly writing at Daily Kos as ThereIsNoSpoon, David blogs at Digby’s Hullabaloo, Alternet and…

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Fashion label Fendi unveils suspended walkway over Rome’s Trevi Fountain

By Agence France-Presse Rome (AFP) – Fashion house Fendi kicked off the restoration of Rome’s famed Trevi Fountain Monday, unveiling a transparent suspended walkway which will give tourists a whole new vantage point of the historic monument. Though the fountain has been drained for the r…

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U.S. Senator Agrees With Supreme Court Decision Because Women Use Birth Control ‘Largely For Recreational Behavior’


Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) agreed on Monday that women use birth control to protect themselves from “recreational behavior,” just hours after the Supreme Court ruled that some companies can refuse to provide health insurance coverage that includes contraceptive services.
During an appearance on Sir…

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Why You Shouldn’t Have To Buy The $630 Super-Secure Blackphone In Order To Protect Your Privacy


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Touted as the world’s most secure smartphone, the Blackphone started shipping Monday to customers who pre-ordered the Android-based phone. Blackphone, which uses a mix of third-party and homegrown apps to encrypt users’ texts, phone calls, Web searches and…

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