Daily Archives: August 15, 2013

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After sentencing, Jacksons prep for prison

The Associated Press

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With their sentences known, Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife must now prepare for their stints behind bars.

A U.S. judge in Washington on Wednesday handed the ex-Illinois congressman a 2 1/2-year prison term and his wife Sandra a yearlong sentence for misusing $750,000 in campaign funds. Continue reading

Egyptian Islamists Target Christian Churches in Wave of Apparently Coordinated Attacks

By Patrick Goodenough

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(CNSNews.com) – Some supporters of Egypt’s ousted Islamist president directed their wrath at the country’s Christian minority Wednesday, in what activists described as “the worst coordinated attacks on Egypt’s Coptic community in modern history.” Continue reading

What Papa John’s doesn’t want you to know about their food

By: Melanie Warner

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Food companies understand that Americans are increasingly interested in buying food that actually seems worth eating. We want food that’s some degree of fresh, healthy, natural or otherwise of higher quality. It’s for this reason that you see images of plump fruit decorating packages of cereal bars and the greenest broccoli you’ve ever laid eyes upon appearing on boxes of frozen dinners. At Burger King, you don’t order a mere salad – it’s a Chicken Caesar Garden Fresh Salad. Those chips aren’t just cheese-flavored – they’re Harvest Cheddar Sun Chips, with “harvest cheddar” an entirely meaningless term. Continue reading

ESPN Strives to Maintain Its Lead As Competition Heats Up

With the launch of new sports-focused cablers, can the Bristol, Conn.-based powerhouse dominate the field?

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Imagine one football player’s amazing championship season. For decades, that has been the story of ESPN.

Now, as media conglomerates other than owner Walt Disney launch their own sports-focused cablers, the question is whether the Bristol, Conn.-based powerhouse can dominate the field or if it must share the pigskin with other players. Continue reading