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Bill Clinton Speech Accurate But a ‘Fact-Checker’s Nightmare’
September 06 2012 10:37 AM
Former President Bill Clinton received wide acclaim for the rousing speech he delivered last night at the Democratic National Convention on behalf of President Obama, which was met with several rounds of standing applause. But fact-checkers working behind the scenes were less enamored with his oration. According to FactCheck.org, a non-partisan website that works to correct misleading political claims, the speech was "a fact-checker's nightmare." By 'nightmare,' the website was re...
Dallas Cowboys News: America’s Team the New Favorite to Win the NFC East after Beating the Giants?
September 06 2012 10:21 AM
Tony Romo led the Dallas Cowboys to a victory in the season opener over the Giants. Are they the new favorites to win the NFC East in 2012?
AIG Selling Shares Of Asia Unit To Raise Funds For Own Stock Buyback
September 06 2012 8:55 AM
American International Group, Inc. will sell as much as $2 billion worth of shares in its Hong Kong-based AIA Group Ltd. unit to help raise funds for a planned repurchase of as much as $5 billion of its own shares from the U.S. government.
Joe Frazier To Get Philly Statue At Last, Decades After Rocky
September 05 2012 8:33 PM
The late Joe Frazier is going to be honored with a statue, Philly.com reported. Many feel that a statue in Frazier's name is long overdue for the former heavy-weight champion and Philadelphia sports icon.
E. L. James Speaks About '50 Shades of Grey' Casting Rumors Via Twitter
September 05 2012 6:41 PM
"Fifty Shades of Grey" casting rumors are just that, rumors-- and E. L. James took to Twitter to make sure that everyone knows it whether it's concerning James Deen, Ryan Gosling or Ian Somerhalder.
Where Are Americans Traveling This Fall?
September 05 2012 5:38 PM
The most popular destination this fall is ...
Why Do Democrats Talk Down To Women Voters?
September 05 2012 5:14 PM
Apparently, the Democrats don't think the average woman voter is very shrewd.
Railroad Cargo Growth Slows, And Execs Are Cautious About Pre-Holiday Shopping
September 05 2012 4:42 PM
Railroad executives said Wednesday that they are not expecting strong growth in cargo volume in the pre-holiday shopping season, but most future holiday gifts are delivered by trucks.
Dallas Cowboys Extend Reign as NFL's Most Valuable Team, Forbes Reports
September 05 2012 4:31 PM
Manchester United remains the most valuable team in sports, but the Cowboys are still the richest NFL franchise.
Judy Blume, Author Of Young Adult Fiction Books, Reveals Struggle With Breast Cancer
September 05 2012 4:20 PM
Judy Blume, author of popular teen fiction books such as "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret," announced on her blog that she was diagnosed with breast cancer this summer and has already undergone treatment.
New York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys: Watch Live Stream Online, Preview, Prediction for the 2012 NFL Season Opener
September 05 2012 3:59 PM
The New York Giants face the Dallas Cowboys in the 2012 NFL season opener. Here’s how to watch a live stream online, as well as a preview and prediction for the contest.
Shia LaBeouf Explains Carey Mulligan Breakup: “It’s Not A Game For Me”
September 05 2012 3:53 PM
Between his uncouth comments about the Hollywood studio system and his claim that he sent director Lars Von Trier his own sex tape to land a role in "Nymphomaniac," Shia LaBeouf can't seem to stay out of the gossip headlines.
Sharapova Advances to the Semi-Finals [U.S. Open]
September 05 2012 3:44 PM
After rain delays, Sharapova lost the first set but came roaring back to win, 3-6 6-3 6-4.
Pippa Middleton And Andre Balazs Spend Labor Day Together In The Hamptons
September 05 2012 3:35 PM
Pippa Middleton, younger sister to the Duchess of Cambridge, made a splash this weekend when she jumped the pond to New York. In addition to taking in all the local sights, the 28-year-old British socialite was also linked to a number of different eligible bachelors, including wealthy hotelier Andre Balazs, who reportedly hosted her during the trip.
Democratic National Convention Schedule: Who's Speaking And When On Wednesday
September 05 2012 1:52 PM
The Democratic Party's quadrennial nominating party is underway, and the days preceding President Obama's climactic acceptance speech are crammed with party luminaries and promising up-and-comers. After First Lady Michelle brought down the house on Tuesday night, here's a list of what lies ahead:
Purple States Most Likely To Be In The Red: Wells Fargo Report
September 05 2012 1:42 PM
While opinion polls in places like New Hampshire, Ohio, Nevada and Wiscounsin continue to find no clear trend as to whether the residents will support a Democrat or a Republican for President, a new report by asset manager Wells Fargo Advisor Wednesday found those very states unambiguous in their spending preferences in running large budget shortfalls
TransCanada Submits Revised Route For Keystone XL Pipeline
September 05 2012 1:41 PM
TransCanada submits a new route for its proposed Keystone XL Pipeline that skirts ecologically sensitive areas in Nebraska. A State Department decision is expected early next year.
Kanye West Brags About Kim Kardashian Becoming Famous For A Sex Tape
September 05 2012 11:52 AM
While Beyonce does not seem to be opening up to reality star Kim Kardashian, ignoring her at the recent "Made in America" Festival, rapper Kanye West cannot stop gushing over his girlfriend
Dallas Cowboys News: Jason Witten to Sign Waiver, Play Against Giants?
September 05 2012 11:31 AM
Tight-end Jason Witten has missed only one game in his NFL career.
NFL 2012 Week 1 Lines: Point Spreads, Totals and Complete Betting Odds from Las Vegas
September 05 2012 11:25 AM
Here are the complete betting lines for all the 2012 NFL Week 1 games, including the point spreads and totals. These are the consensus odds from multiple sportsbooks in Las Vegas.