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Google ‘99% certain’ to shut China engine

Google has drawn up detailed plans for the closure of its Chinese search engine and is now “99.9 per cent” certain to go ahead as talks over censorship with the Chinese authorities have reached an apparent impasse,

Drug Gang to Blame for Killings of U.S. Consulate Workers

A suspected Mexican drug gang gunned down two cars carrying families with ties to the U.S. consulate on Saturday, killing an American couple and a Mexican man in the country's deadliest city.

Moody's Says U.S., U.K. move closer to losing credit rating

March 15 - The U.S. and the U.K. have moved “substantially” closer to losing their AAA credit ratings as the cost of servicing their debt rose, according to Moody’s Investors Service.

Is China's Politburo spoiling for a showdown with America?

China has succumbed to hubris. It has mistaken the soft diplomacy of Barack Obama for weakness, mistaken the US credit crisis for decline, and mistaken its own mercantilist bubble for ascendancy.

Edwards Mistress Dishes in Sexy Tell-All

In bombshell GQ interview, Rielle Hunter spills details of how she fell in lust with the ex-presidential contender

Official: Pentagon probing alleged spy operation

WASHINGTON – A Defense Department official is under investigation for allegedly hiring private contractors to gather intelligence on suspected insurgents in Afghanistan and Pakistan, a U.S. official said Monday.

Runaway Prius the New 'Balloon Boy'?

Government says it cannot find anything to explain the reported incident of sudden, high-speed acceleration

Dem Headcounter: VotesNot There on Health Care

While the White House aims to have health bill passed this week, top House Dem has a reality check for Obama

Yemen Launches Airstrike on Al Qaeda Hideout

Yemen's embassy in Washington says its nation's air force launched an airstrike on an al Qaeda hideout ahead of a likely terror attack.

Family Sacrifices for USS Eisenhower Naval Officer

Military families make tremendous sacrifices to defend U.S. freedoms.