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September 2012

Hillary the "Pious"

September 2, 2012 // Ahora - Cuba - Spanish

Hillary Clinton, U.S. secretary of state, demonstrated total insincerity and hypocrisy as she declared herself “delighted” to wish Muslims a “peaceful” and “joyous” Eid al-Fitr, the feast day that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, observed by millions of believers throughout the Islamic world. [Read more]

Armstrong Is Tired, and So Are We

September 2, 2012 // Il Sole 24 Ore - Italy - Italian

Lance Armstrong came close to death when he was diagnosed with cancer at 25 years old, but he went back on the bike to win the Tour de France seven times. Now he says he has had enough. He has had enough explaining that he was not doping; he has had enough of being chased by demons, suspicions and voices around him. [Read more]

Americans Are Sore Losers

September 2, 2012 // The JoongAng Ilbo - South Korea

It was hardly surprising: A jury in San Jose, California, delivering a one-sided verdict for Apple over Samsung Electronics in a legal battle over smartphone technology. It is the “American style” of doing things when their interests are threatened.

It's All Obama's Fault!

September 2, 2012 // die Tageszeitung - Germany - German

Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan delighted people at the Republican convention. His direct attack against President Obama was spiked with half-truths. Anyone who liked Sarah Palin four years ago will just love her successor: Paul Ryan used his first appearance as Mitt Romney's running mate to make an open attack [Read more]

From the Earth to the Moon: The Dream and the Power

September 2, 2012 // Le Monde - France - French

Neil Armstrong definitely had symbolic meaning until the end. The first man to step foot on the moon, 43 years ago, decided to leave Earth at the same moment as when the Curiosity robot began to survey the ground on Mars. These two exploits summarize space adventure and the dream, which is almost as old as humanity, [Read more]

How Paul Ryan Is Stealing Romney's Show

September 2, 2012 // Handelsblatt - Germany - German

<i>Mitt Romney's running mate Paul Ryan brings in many votes for him. But the powerful personality at Mitt's side could also contest his presidency.</i> If Hurricane Isaac allows it, Mitt Romney will spend the next week in front of a television set. In some Tampa hotel room, he will follow the run-up to his coronation [Read more]
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