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July 7, 2008, 8:32 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The fiercest battle surrounding the 2008 presidential election may not be taking place among the many candidates campaigning for the White House, but rather among the states vying to be the first in the nation to hold a presidential primary.Florida's decision 10 days ago to break ranks with a Democratic National Committee (DNC) schedule of early contests and slate its own primary for Jan. 29 now threatens a chain reaction that could prompt other states, including Iowa and New Hampshire to switch their dates.
July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - U.S.-based Armor Holdings, which makes the armor used in military vehicles and body armor for U.S. soldiers, agreed to merge with U.K.-based BAE Systems Wednesday. Shareholders approved the move by a large majority.
July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - Political action committees (PACs) associated with the United Kingdom-based BAE Systems have given almost $4 million in campaign contributions to U.S. politicians since 1997.The company acknowledged last month it is under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice for alleged anti-corruption law violations.
July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A webpage featuring pictures of Uncle Sam in a 15th century suit of armor with the words "I want you to come back to Europe!" is one of the worst nightmares of the anti-immigrant movement.
July 7, 2008, 8:18 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Although NATO forces recently intercepted two convoys moving Iranian-made weapons across Afghanistan, there is no clear evidence that Iran is supplying the Taliban with weapons, according to U.S. Army General Dan McNeill.
July 7, 2008, 8:18 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Discussion of Israel in the media is "very simplistic, misleading, and often inaccurate," said Middle East expert and author Mitchell Bard in a conference call with reporters on Tuesday. His new book, "Will Israel Survive?" is a response to that misleading media coverage.
July 7, 2008, 8:06 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Gordon Baum's phone has been ringing a lot more lately in response to the immigration debate. "It's really got people stirred up like nothing I've ever seen before," he said.
July 7, 2008, 8:06 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Sixty-one percent of college students admit to having cheated at least once, according to survey results published on CollegeHumor.com, reflecting a growing obsession with grade point average and a decreasing sense of accountability, according to the author of a book on why Americans cheat.CollegeHumor reports that it received about 30,000 responses to its survey, which was posted on the CollegeHumor.com front page for one night and the following day during peak finals season.
July 7, 2008, 8:06 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Seven years after the U.S. Supreme Court allowed the Boy Scouts of America to exclude homosexuals from its leadership ranks, the organization continues to face retaliation. The latest action comes from the Philadelphia City Council, which last week passed a resolution to evict the Boy Scouts of America's Cradle of Liberty Council (COL) from the rent-free headquarters it has held for nearly 80 years, unless the COL backs away from its homosexual exclusion policy.
July 7, 2008, 8:06 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Sixty-eight percent of Americans say the media have damaged moral values in America, according to a report released Wednesday by the Culture and Media Institute (CMI).The report also concludes that the more a person watches television, the less likely he or she is to believe that the media are influencing the nation's morals. CMI is a division of the Media Research Center, which is also the parent organization of Cybercast News Service.
July 7, 2008, 8:06 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Three different group studies published this week document the successful creation of stem cells without destroying human embryos. The studies were reported the same day the House of Representatives passed the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act, allowing federal funding for more types of embryonic stem cell research. The Senate passed the bill in April. (see related story.)
July 7, 2008, 8:06 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The most dangerous domestic terrorists in the United States may have nothing to do with Islam or Iraq but may be little-known extremists who regard violence against animals as akin to violence against people, according to FBI officials.This week, a declassified portion of the latest National Intelligence Estimate for the United States warned that Americans can expect attacks from these groups within the next three years.
July 7, 2008, 8:06 PM EDT
(1st Add: Includes comments by Sarah Hied of Lock Haven University)(CNSNews.com) - Conservative college students could be doomed to ineffective leadership if they don't soon determine their own beliefs and begin actively defending them, conservative students were told Monday.Addressing 400 students from 180 colleges and universities across the nation, Angela Marie "Bay" Buchanan, president of the American Cause -- an educational organization that promotes conservative values -- took a critical look at today's politicians.
July 7, 2008, 8:06 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The Sierra Club delivered a petition bearing 40,000 signatures to Home Depot on Tuesday, urging the nation's largest home improvement retailer to pull its advertising from Fox News Channel (FNC) because of the network's reporting on climate change.The liberal environmental group claimed that FNC "routinely and consistently distorts the facts on global warming."
July 7, 2008, 8:06 PM EDT
(Correction: Fixes year Kyoto protocol was implemented in 13th paragraph.)(CNSNews.com) - Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), ranking member on the Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW), told approximately 400 conservative students Thursday morning that despite attempts to silence global warming critics, the ground of the climate change debate is starting to shift their way, giving their views more exposure and effect.