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Obama Says He’s Not Allowed iPhone For ‘Security Reasons’

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The troubled mobile phone maker BlackBerry still has at least one very loyal customer: U.S. President Barack Obama. At a meeting with youth on Wednesday to promote his landmark healthcare law, Obama said he is not allowed to have Apple’s smart phone, the iPhone, for “security reasons,” though he still uses Apple’s tablet computer, the iPad. Apple ...

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Rick Santorum: Nelson Mandela Fought ‘Great Injustice,’ Just Like Republicans Are Battling Obamacare

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During an appearance on Fox News Thursday night, former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) discussed the death of Nelson Mandela, saying the former South African president fought “great injustice” just like Republicans who are battling Obamacare. “Nelson Mandela stood up against a great injustice and was willing to pay a huge price for that. That’s the reason he’s mourned today, because ...

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Nelson Mandela Dead: Icon of Anti-Apartheid Movement Dies at 95

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  Home> International Nelson Mandela Dead: Icon of Anti-Apartheid Movement Dies at 95 Dec. 5, 2013 By EMILY FRIEDMAN Emily Friedman More from Emily » via Good Morning America Bill Clinton on Mandela: ‘He Was Fabulous to Me’ Next Video Feb. 11, 1990: Nelson Mandela Freed From Prison Auto Start: On | Off Nelson Mandela, the former South African president ...

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10 best places to retire on $75 a day

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Retiring in financial comfort You don’t need a huge nest egg to retire well, especially if you’re willing to move to a place with a low cost of living. Relocating to one of these places could help you to get by on a combination of Social Security and a small amount of savings, or allow you to retire younger or ...

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Burger King apologizes for shocking billboard image

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Burger King apologizes for shocking billboard image The photo of a sign created by an angry employee has gone viral, landing the company in hot water amid accusations of racism. Burger King (BKW -0.15%) has apologized after a photo of a billboard at one of its locations went viral.   The photo shows a Burger King billboard in Ephrata, Wash., ...

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Obamacare Enrollment Numbers Fall Far Short Of Target

One month into the rollout of Obamacare, 106,185 people had chosen a private health insurance plan using the health care reform law’s troubled exchanges, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday, the first time the Obama administration has given enrollment figures. Technical problems besieging HealthCare.gov, the federal online portal for insurance in more than 30 states, and the ...

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The C.I.A Pays AT&T $10 Million A Year For Call Data? (Details)

The C.I.A. is paying AT&T more than $10 million a year to assist with overseas counterterrorism investigations by exploiting the company’s vast database of phone records, which includes Americans’ international calls, according to government officials. The cooperation is conducted under a voluntary contract, not under subpoenas or court orders compelling the company to participate, according to the officials. The C.I.A. ...

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Suspected gunman found dead at New Jersey mall

A suspected gunman was found dead early Tuesday after at least six shots were fired at a New Jersey mall, police said. The body of 20-year-old Richard Shoop was discovered in an under-construction area of the Garden State Plaza Mall in Paramus, N.J., at around 3:20 a.m. ET, according to officials. Authorities said a gunman had fired at least six rounds ...

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LAX Shooter's Note Said He Wanted To 'Kill TSA'

LOS ANGELES — LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man carrying a note that said he wanted to “kill TSA” pulled a semi-automatic rifle from a bag and shot his way past a security checkpoint at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, cutting down one Transportation Security Administration officer and wounding at least three others, authorities said. The gunman was wounded ...

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