CNN Poll- 52% Say Obama Shouldn’t Be Re-elected

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THE HILL– 52 percent of Americans said President Barack Obama doesn’t deserve reelection in 2012, according to a new poll. 44 percent of all Americans said they would vote to reelect the president in two and a half years, less than the slight majority who said they would prefer to elect someone else.Obama faces a 44-52 deficit among both all … Read More

France Bans Islamic Head Scarves in Schools

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BBC NEWS– As expected, the French parliament has voted in favour of a new law to ban the wearing of Islamic headscarves in schools. And despite mass protests by French Muslims in recent weeks, the ban won by a landslide. It will not just affect Muslim girls- large Christian crosses and Jewish skullcaps are also banned, as almost certainly are … Read More

Haiti Quake Opens Window on Dismal Prisons

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MSNBC– The skinny teenager appears nervous, and with reason: He is waiting for a tap on the shoulder that could send him back to the dismal prison where he spent four years without being charged or seeing a judge. He is one of more than 5,000 prisoners who fled their cells after January’s devastating earthquake and are now being rounded … Read More

South Korean Couple Raise Virtual Baby While Real Baby Starves

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CNN– A South Korean couple arrested for allowing their baby to starve to death had been raising an online child, state media reported citing police sources. The couple, residents of a Seoul suburb, allegedly neglected their prematurely born three-month-old daughter, feeding her just once a day in between 12-hour stretches at a neighborhood internet cafe, the official Yonhap news agency … Read More

Over Half of Americans Do Not Trust the Press

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March 6. 2008 THINK PROGRESS– The Harris results reflect the findings of a Harvard University study conducted last year, which found “nearly two-thirds of Americans do not trust campaign coverage by the news media.” A few other recent surveys offer some explanation for the public’s distrust: – Two thirds of Americans – 67% – believe traditional journalism is out of … Read More

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