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San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is not only not stepping down, he is doubling down.
Filner is asking the city to pick up the tab for his growing legal fees after seven women came forward accusing him of sexual harassment. The city is filing a cross complaint, asking that he pay them for their legal fees.
"I had dinner this weekend with female members and former members who said this guy has been this way all along, that everybody thought he was a little creepy," said Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen.
From New York to Kansas City, workers are walking off the job asking fast food chains to, as some protesters chanted, "supersize their wages."
They say doubling the minimum wage, from $7.25 an hour to $15 an hour, is the only way they can realistically make ends meet.
Rep. Keith Ellison, co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, not only supports fast food workers in their fight for higher wages, he joined them on the picket lines.
Some economists say a hike in the wage will reduce hiring or at least reduce hours, and that the recovery right now is too fragile to start that chain reaction that will ultimately hurt workers.
"Funny how the economy is not too fragile for CEOs to be paid like $4.9 million in four months" like the CEO of Wendy's, said Ellison.
(CNN) – Guilty findings against Bradley Manning over the largest leak of classified information in U.S. history do not bode well for Edward Snowden, who admittedly divulged top secret NSA surveillance information to the media, Snowden’s father says.
If Snowden heard about the judge’s verdict at Manning’s court martial on Tuesday it was probably in Russian and on a TV at the Moscow airport, where the former contractor has been in limbo for more than a month since fleeing Hong Kong.
Manning pleaded guilty to 10 of the 22 charges he faced and was convicted on most of the others following trial. He was acquitted of the most serious count – aiding the enemy – but still faces the possibility of substantial jail time.
Lon Snowden said he does not believe his son "could get a fair trial in the U.S., absolutely not."
He was also quick to underline the differences between his son's case and Manning's.
"My son has exercised discretion in the information that he has shared," said Snowden, echoing what his son has said in the past.
Born in the U.S.A., and raised in the arms of his fans for more than four decades Bruce Springsteen is not just beloved, he's "the boss."
But make no mistake, legions of fans, young and old, corporate and blue collar, are the heart of the Springsteen empire, and this month, that empire expands to film.
Call it "take your gun to school day" for 20 teachers and faculty members in Clarksville, Arkansas.
Ever since the horrific mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut last December, the Arkansas school district has been training staff to react in live action scenarios with student actors, in case a similar nightmare were to unfold in their schools.
Beginning this school year, teachers and school staff will start carrying concealed weapons through the hallways, to function as their own security guards.
And it's all legal – under a little-known state law that allows licensed, armed security guards on campus.
"We made sure they had really good training for this," said David Hopkins, superintendent for Clarksville schools, adding that the teachers and faculty members received 53 training hours through an outfit in northwest Arkansas.