Obama: ‘White House Down Not an Accurate Portrayal of the Presidency’ [MPR News Summary]

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This Week: President Barack Obama gets frustrated with the White House Press Corps, who insists on continuous comparisons between his performance and Jamie Foxx’s in the soon-to-be-released action thriller White House Down. Plus, Apple opens its first Afghani Apple Store operated by the Taliban, and entertainer Tyler Perry will operate the boom mic in his upcoming film Tyler Perry Presents: Boom Operator – A Love Story Written and Directed by Tyler Perry, Starring Tyler Perry, Boom Mic Operator Tyler Perry: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire. Those stories and more on this week’s news summary.

Angelina Jolie Donates Breasts to Disadvantaged Ethiopian Girl

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Traveling through Ethiopia, it’s not the sweltering heat that gets to you. It’s not the ongoing sectarian violence that has become a way of life here, nor the plague of hunger that seems to reach into every corner of the poverty-stricken African country. Rather, it’s the children. They’re everywhere, and the emptiness of their forlorn glances rivals only that of their malnourished bellies. I exit my car and a group of interested children immediately circle around me. I can’t help but to consider the oddity that I must appear to be. My khaki shorts and vest must be as perplexing…

U.S. Postal Service Employee’s ‘Bombshell’ Leak Is a Dud

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The U.S. Government is undoubtedly pleased today as a self-declared “bombshell” leak promised by U.S. Postal Service employee Dwayne Johnson turned out to be little more than a litany of complaints against a co-worker. “First there was Manning, then Assange, then Snowden,” the beleaguered mail carrier trumpeted Monday in the Swiss capital of Bern, shortly before an international press conference at which he promised to leak classified U.S. Government information. While it isn’t clear whether Johnson has a future at the U.S. Post Office, it is almost certain that Elsinger Gohl, the Swiss ambassador to the United States will step…