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Time for Plan B on Ukraine?

As unsavory as it sounds, Obama may need to press for a diplomatic solution with Putin.<p>In his State of the Union address, President Obama appeared eager to declare victory in Ukraine, saying the united front against Vladimir Putin had worked and that “Russia is isolated, with its economy in …

Ancient miniature solar system hints at existence of alien life

A miniature version of solar system with planets like Earth existed 11 billion years ago and could have held ancient life, say scientists<p>A miniature solar system with five Earth-sized planets existed 11 billion years ago, at the dawn of the universe, scientists have discovered.<p>The planets clustered …

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Obama cautions that change may be slow to come to Cuba

Rubio: It's Unfortunate Rand Paul Has Adopted And Is Supporting Obama's Foreign Policy On Cuba

"I think it's unfortunate that Rand has decided to adopt Barack Obama's foreign policy on this matter."<p>Republican Florida Sen. Marco Rubio responded to a series of tweets and a Facebook post from Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) criticizing his view on U.S.-Cuban relations.<p>Paul had wrote that Rubio was …

Rand Paul: Cuba Isolationists Just Don’t Get It

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Operation Revenge

President Obama is back in his campaign comfort zone: Smiting his political enemies.<p>Two senior White House staffers stumbled out of the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago into the boozy, early-morning aftermath of President Obama’s Nov. 6, 2012, reelection victory and ran smack into a sober reporter. “It’s …

The 4 Cs Of Success On YouTube: From The Pioneers Of Viral Video For Business

<i>(1st article in my YouTube series – Ken)</i><p>Half a million dollars … that’s what it would cost you to hire business renegades The Harmon Brothers to craft a viral video for your company on YouTube.<p>They may be the best in the business, and they are willing to share the 4 multimillion-dollar principles …

Obama slams Sony, takes aim at North Korea

President Barack Obama said Friday that Sony erred in choosing not to release “The Interview” amid cyberthreats linked to North Korea.<p>“I think they made a mistake,” he said at his year-end news conference at the White House. Later, he added, “I wish they’d spoken to me first. I would have told …

IRS warns of possible shutdown

The IRS is considering its own temporary shutdown due to recent budget cuts enacted by Congress, its chief said Thursday.<p>IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said furloughs — forced unpaid days off for employees as part of an IRS closure — is one idea reluctantly being tossed about to save money, though …