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On a conference call with reporters Tuesday, Republican Party of Florida Chairman Jim Greer officially announced his resignation, effective on February 20. He took the opportunity to tear into his right-wing critics for wanting a smaller party and accused them of pulling apart the GOP itself in order to take him out.

Link: tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/(…)greer-announces-resi…

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The overall sum equates to more than £350,000 a day being paid from the public purse, in addition to salaries, to those working in government. Some senior civil servants are getting as much as £50,000 in bonus payouts - twice as much as the threshold of the bankers’ bonus tax that Alistair Darling announced recently that he was levying on the City.

Link: www.telegraph.co.uk/(…)civil-servants-Gordon-Brown-…

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Rewriting the psychiatrists' bible has led to an ugly row between rival factions and claims that tens of millions will end up on unnecessary drugs. When doctors disagree with each other, criticisms are usually made in careful, measured language. In the past few months, however, open conflict has broken out among the upper echelons of US psychiatry.

Link: www.newscientist.com/(…)mg20427381.300-psychiatrys-…

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Climate change is likely to increase the number of civil wars raging in Africa, according to Stanford researchers. Historical records show that in warmer-than-average years, the number of conflicts rises. By 2030 Africa could see a greater than 50 percent increase in civil wars, which could mean an additional 390,000 deaths just from fighting alone

Link: news.stanford.edu/(…)climate-civil-wars-112309.html…

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