Where Did Hopes For Obama Go?

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  • Professor explains wild airline rant: In-flight cigarette was ‘revolutionary’ act of ‘civil disobedience’
    A Penn State professor was arrested over the weekend in a bizarre videotaped incident that went viral. Karen Halnon, who teaches sociology at the university’s Abington campus, was flying from Nicaragua to Miami when she lit up a cigarette and ranted about Venezuela and President Barack Obama. More
  • Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan
    House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
  • Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
  • GOP boycotts health care advisory board
    House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
  • Original ricin suspect was held despite evidence pointing to another man
    After keeping Elvis impersonator James Kevin Curtis in jail for a week, interrogating him while he was chained to a chair and turning his house upside down, federal authorities had no confession or physical evidence tying him to the ricin-laced letters sent to President Obama and other public officials. More
  • Premier League Darts results: Michael Smith thumps Peter Wright to seal play-off spot
    Michael Smith thrashed Peter Wright 7-1 for the second time this season to all but seal his place in the Premier League Darts play-offs. Michael Smith all but sealed his place in the Premier League play-offs with a thumping 7-1 victory over Peter Wright in ...
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  • NASA'S TESS Satellite Could Find Planet Hosting Life By 2020
    The excitement among those gathered for the launch of TESS, NASA’s latest sky watcher, on April 18 was understandable. Equipped with four telescopes, the satellite will orbit for two years, taking pictures of more than 200,000 stars, dozens within 10 ...
    04/26/2018 - 9:09 am | View Link
  • UC shelves tuition increase for now, in hopes of getting more state funding
    University of California regents will not vote on a tuition increase next month, shelving the plan for now in hopes that state lawmakers will come through with more funding. "Raising tuition is always a last resort and one we take very seriously," UC ...
    04/26/2018 - 8:55 am | View Link
  • Snap Hopes Latest Version of Spectacle Smart Glasses Makes a Better Impression
    Snap Inc. (SNAP) has released a new version of its camera-equipped glasses after the original version failed to meet the company's lofty expectations. The company said that the new Spectacles have a smaller profile than the originals and are now water ...
    04/26/2018 - 8:31 am | View Link
  • Qualcomm cuts licensing fees, hopes to settle with Apple this year
    Qualcomm's licensing disputes may soon come to an end -- or at least the chipmaker is doing all it can to make that happen. Late Wednesday, the company said it's lowering the cap on royalties it charges handset makers for using its technology, and it ...
    04/26/2018 - 8:08 am | View Link
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  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice summary of box office results, charts and release information and related links.
    04/20/2018 - 5:57 am | View Link
  • NFL Playoff Picture
    Schedule and Standings for the NFL Playoffs. What would the NFL Playoffs look like if the season ended today? Find out now with NFL's Playoff Picture.
    04/20/2018 - 2:37 am | View Link
  • Paper Snowflakes
    Paper Snowflakes A video of these instructions is shown at the bottom of this page.. Below is a diagram of the first five steps to make a paper snowflake. (If you have made the 6 - Point Star - Paper Relief these are the same five steps except in the last step the cut is made as shown below.)
    04/19/2018 - 3:02 pm | View Link
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  • Alshon Jeffery
    Alshon Jeffery (shoulder) remains in a sling but hopes to be ready for the preseason.
    04/19/2018 - 8:36 am | View Link
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