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SOPA, PIPA Shelved Following Online Protests
2012-01-21 05:35:46

Following widespread protests and blackouts of multiple popular websites, Congress on Friday indefinitely postponed legislation intended to combat the online piracy of movies, music and other copyrighted content.

2011-06-02 05:04:00

NEW YORK, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Harris Poll finds that public attitudes to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert Gates have improved over the last few months. Both are more highly rated now than at any time since they took office.

2011-05-17 11:38:00

Special National Statement of William Temple, Chairman, Tea Party Founding Fathers; Chairman, Freedom Jamboree & Tea Party National Straw Poll Convention On Location in Kansas City, Kansas KANSAS CITY, Kan., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sunday, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich attacked the Medicare plan of current House Speaker John Boehner and his Budget chief, Paul Ryan.

2011-04-29 08:00:00

CHENGDU, China, April 29, 2011 /PR Newswire-Asia-First Call/ -- Apollo Solar Energy, Inc.

2011-04-13 11:00:00

-- Senator Harry Reid and Former Speaker Nancy Pelosi Honored; U.S.

2011-04-07 13:34:00

"The President's threat to veto troop funding is inexcusable," says FRC Action's Tony Perkins WASHINGTON, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) vowed today to strip language that protects all taxpayers from paying for abortions in the District of Columbia from the most recent temporary continuing resolution, which also funds the U.S.

2011-04-07 11:59:00

House Wants Kids to Breathe Toxic Air as Favor to Oil Companies WASHINGTON, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- House budget negotiators are threatening to shut down the government because the Senate and President Obama refuse to cave in to a list of polluter favors that would open loopholes in the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act.

2011-03-04 00:00:30

For the past several weeks, millions of Americans receiving social security disability benefits have waited to find out if the government will come to an agreement about federal funding for the remainder of the fiscal year by the deadline of March 4th; if no agreement was reached, the government would have been forced to shut down for the first time since 1995, and critical SSA services would have halted across the country. (Vocus/PRWEB) March 03, 2011 Breaking news from Washington, DC,...

2011-01-11 03:00:00

SHENYANG, China, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.