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U.S. budget agreement to restore $63B in government spending
Congressional negotiators, in a rare show of bipartisanship, reached a modest U.S. budget agreement Tuesday to restore about US$63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Defence Department and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Preview for Wwe TLC
WWE's TLC pay-per-view begins at 8:00 p.m. on Sunday only on pay-per-view with a kickoff show starting at 7:30 p.m. WWE salutes the end of the year with their own rendition of "The Nutcracker," but instead of it being a joyous occasion for its participants, it brings misery to them.
Congress Reaches a Budget Deal and Conservatives Already Hate It
Sen. Patty Murray and Rep. Paul Ryan have spent the past several weeks huddled with their staffs in budget negotiations, and Tuesday evening they emerged with the impossible: a deal to keep the government open and avoid another shutdown when current funding expires next month.
South China Morning Post
51 per cent of Pakistanis in Hong Kong live in poverty
The financial plight of Rehena Iffa's family of four, including her parents, is typical of that of many other Pakistanis in Hong Kong, where 51 per cent of them live in poverty.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Lack of "Identity Proofing" leads to Fraud
Implementation of the Real ID Act, a law meant to begin the process of properly identifying U.S. citizens, has been delayed repeatedly over the years.
Media Matters for America
Media Mantra: It's "Congress" That's Historically Unproductive, Not The GOP
As the calendar races towards 2014, and Congressional members log their final few days in session while facing daunting deadlines for a long list of pressing and unfinished initiatives, the press has been busy chronicling the futility, assigning collective blame, and giving the president permanent failing marks .
Live Live blog: Rail freight land sell off decision
Here is Cathy Bolshaw from rail freight oppossition group, STRiFE, who says the planned terminal will have a "catastrophic" affect on the local area.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Seymour Hersh Alleges Obama Administration Lied on Syria Gas Attack
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh has dropped yet another bombshell allegation: President Obama wasn't honest with the American people when he blamed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for a sarin-gas attack in that killed hundreds of civilians... TOPICS: Foreign Affairs ; Government ; Israel ; News/Current Events ; Russia ; Syria ; War ... (more)
Sat Dec 07, 2013
ARMINFO news agency
Expert forecasts reoccurrence of Riga's tragedy in Yerevan
Head of Inzhener-Yerkraban LLC, Candidate of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences Rouben Yadoyan forecasts re-occurrence of Riga's tragedy in Yerevan.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Triple H Will Walk out of the TLC Pay-Per-View as the Undisputed WWE Champion
Don't think that it's not possible. Don't think that it couldn't happen. There is a very real chance that Triple H will walk out of TLC as the undisputed champion, paving the way for him in the main event of this year's WrestleMania.
Noisy Gay Bar Screens Porn Visible From Sidewalk, Neighbors Say
Neighbors of the 48th Street gay bar Fairytail Lounge are trying to get the spot shut down because they say porn playing on television screens and scantily clad male dancers are visible from the sidewalk.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Converge releasing "Live at the BBC"
Converge have announced the release of a "Live at the BBC" 7" EP due out soon on Deathwish from their session at Studio MV4 at Maida Vaile Studios at the BBC in London, August 2010.
A Day to Remember Rocks Billboard Studio: Watch Live Performances & Q&A
For A Day to Remember's new studio album "Common Courtesy," the rules changed. After three full-lengths under Victory Records, a dispute with their longtime home led them to release the new album on their own terms.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Terror ASBOs treat the public like credulous half-wits
The measures have been drawn-up by the anti-terror task force set up by the prime minister, David Cameron, after the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby.
The best Punk shows in Denver in December
Never one to mince words, Biafra became a lightning rod with his unapologetic critiques of the regressive swing of American culture in the '80s, as well as the effects of the country's imperialistic ambitions.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Inside Mac Games
Puzzle Quest: Challenge Of The Warlords Conquers MGS
Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords from TransGaming is now available for purchase and download at Mac Game Store .
Hardcore band Terror coming to Park City
Hardcore band Terror will open for Suicidal Tendencies at Park City Live on Dec. 7. Terror is touring in support of its fifth album "Live By the Code."
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Mon Dec 02, 2013
12 O'Clock Track: The gravel and brawn of Castles' 'Palm Reader'
Yes, I listen to any and everything released by Kurt Ballou's GodCity Studio. I have my reasons: the first and foremost being that the Converge guitarist rarely releases an album that isn't thick and crushing .
The Daily Republic
Our Music Year No. 337: Metz, 'Metz'
Last year was a good year for post-hardcore albums, between Cloud Nothings, The Men, Converge and Canada's Metz.