Why Romney is gaining ground with Latinos in Florida

Editor’s note: Ruben Navarrette is a CNN contributor and a nationally syndicated columnist with the Washington Post Writers Group. Follow him on Twitter: @rubennavarrette. Read this article in Spanish/Lea este artículo en español (CNN) — Say what you will about Florida. In a presidential election year, the Sunshine State is never boring. Once again, the […]

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Dems’ national security advantage at risk

Editor’s note: Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University. He is the author of “Jimmy Carter” and of the new book “Governing America.” (CNN) — President Barack Obama must do well in the debate Monday or he risks losing the national security advantage that Democrats have struggled so hard […]

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Australian soldier killed on Afghan mission

A 24-year-old Australian special forces soldier has been killed by an improvised explosive device during a mission to target insurgents in southern Afghanistan. Chief of Defence General David Hurley told a Canberra press conference that the soldier, from the Special Operations Task Group, died late last night, Australian time. He said the mission, being carried […]

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Football food phone app

Etihad Stadium to launch smartphone app for spectators to buy food and drinks without leaving their seat

SPORTS fans may never have to leave their seats to buy a beer or pie again. In a win for spectators not willing to miss a second of the action, Etihad Stadium will tonight launch an in-seat food and beverage service that allows fans to order from the aisles and keep their eyes on the […]

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Meet the Pilgramers who say they have created a religous movement based on social media

IF social media is the new religion, then hallowed be thy meme. Plenty of us are now spending long periods on Facebook, Twitter and other networking websites as it becomes (for better or worse, in sickness and in health) the go-to method of sharing a yarn, looking at photos, or catching up with the news. […]

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New study about surging Australian birth intervention rates sparks controversy

FIONA Baker asks why ”natural” births are on the decline in Australia. Life after a caesarian section World first uterine transplants from mother to daughter A pregnant woman in Australia today has a 32 per cent chance of having a caesarean section. In 1998, an Australian woman going into labour would have had only a […]

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Walkom: McGuinty resigns: Dalton McGuinty takes democracy lessons from Harper

When Prime Minister Stephen Harper shut down Parliament for just six weeks in 2010, he was called a dictator. “What’s Stephen Harper trying to hide?” the opposition Liberals asked in a televised ad. “What’s his real agenda?” New Democratic Party leader Jack Layton called Harper’s decision to prorogue — his second in two years — […]

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Cohn: McGuinty resigns: Chris Bentley could be first casualty of Liberal renewal race

Who will lead the Liberals back into the wilderness, whence they came nearly a decade before? That’s the challenge facing the leadership aspirants who want to be premier — for a day, a week, a month, maybe two — until the minority Liberal government faces defeat in the legislature. And likely loses a general election. […]

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