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Has Roger Ailes Hacked American Phones for Fox News?
The Nation
July 14, 2011

That’s how Portfolio.com began a post back in 2008, when a former Fox News producer charged that Ailes had outfitted a highly secured “brain room” in Fox’s New York headquarters for “counterintelligence” and may have used it to hack into private phone records.

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Politicians' Slavery Obsession: Photos
The Root
July 14, 2011

A conservative marriage-vow pledge that referenced slavery is not the first time politicians have dropped the "bomb" for their own purposes.

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Queen Latifah: Gay Character Comes Out on Single Ladies
The Root
July 14, 2011

But that's just her character on Single Ladies speaking.

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No Charges Against Pants-Sagging US Airways Passenger
The Root
July 14, 2011

The football player with the sagging pants won't be charged. Plus: Black police advocacy group says that African-American officer was unfairly targeted.

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With berth in final, U.S. women's soccer steps into spotlight
The Washington Post
July 14, 2011

The U.S. women's team has advanced to the World Cup final for the first time since 1999. And the current players are hoping that their dramatic run will end comparisons to the team that won the title.

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Michele Bachmann A Liar, 'Hypocrite And Bigot'
Huffington Post
July 14, 2011

Republican presidential candidate Fred Karger, the first openly-gay contender to vie for his party's nomination, sharply criticized rival GOP hopeful Michele Bachmann in an exclusive interview with the Michigan Messenger published online on Wednesday.

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15 Minutes of Franken | News
The Advocate
July 13, 2011

The Minnesota senator speaks with the Advocate: “Every American deserves equal treatment under the law, and there’s no question that same-sex couples deserve full marriage recognition,” Franken said.

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Real L Word Episode 206 Recap: Baby Batter Up Up and Away
Autostraddle
July 13, 2011

Did you know that in Argentina, this show is advertised as "the show for women that every man will want to watch"?

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How Google+ is built
GigaOM
July 13, 2011

If you're curious about the technology behind Google+, the project's technical lead, Google engineer Joseph Smarr, is currently hosting an online question and answer session about the service, sharing details about the platform's development, technology, and plans for the future.

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How to survive the next bubble
GigaOM
July 13, 2011

A another bubble seems to be brewing and entrepreneurs and investors need to get ready, tread carefully and, most importantly, learn from the lessons of the previous bubble and bust cycle. To help with that, we sat down with five entrepreneurs and investors to hear their tips.

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