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Iran president urges clerics to tolerate Internet

  TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president urged the country’s clerics Monday, Sept. 1, to be more tolerant of the Internet and new technologies, which are often the target of criticism by influential hard-liners in the Islamic Republic. Hassan Rouhani made the appeal during a meeting with clerics in Tehran, where he said that the [...]

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Tongues wag over Obama’s audacity to wear taupe

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Tongues are wagging over President Barack Obama’s audacity to wear taupe. The sight of Obama discussing possible U.S. military action in Syria in a light-colored suit lit up Twitter on Thursday, and the reviews of his unusual fashion choice were less than fashionable. Many tweets poked fun at slogans that are [...]

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NC senator tested by Obama’s visit to her state

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama’s visit to the American Legion this week is posing an uncomfortable test for embattled Sen. Kay Hagan. On Tuesday, August 19th, the pair shares the spotlight at the veterans’ group’s convention, a speaking engagement Hagan can’t afford to skip in a state with several military bases [...]

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