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Time for the sex and the rabbit

The Chinese Year of the Rabbit promises to bring political upheaval from restless youth and sex scandals for the amorous, but in China the government is at least likely to bring inflation under control. [Related: Chinese New Year facts and traditions>] Twelve animals make up the traditional Chinese zodiac, with each year having its own peculiar and unique beliefs, some specific to certain provinces, such as being an auspicious time to give birth or open a new business. The rabbit is believed to be one of the happiest signs, with people born in that year renowned for their kindness, reliability
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White House to release budget on Feb 14

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s budget proposal for fiscal 2012 will be released on February 14, an administration official said on Friday, setting up a tough fight with Republicans who vow to cut spending. <a href=\\\"http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/PoliticsNews/~3/rdVBCiEJYdc/us-usa-budget-date-idUSTRE70S0J720110129\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\" Read the rest of the story from Reuters News Service.?
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Pentagon issues guidelines for repealing gay policy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New Pentagon rules allowing gays to serve openly in the U.S. military prohibit separate bathroom facilities based on sexual orientation and say not all benefits will be extended to same-sex dependents. <a href=\\\"http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/PoliticsNews/~3/L5FlaHGidOI/us-usa-military-gays-idUSTRE70S09820110129\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\" Read the rest of the story from Reuters News Service.?
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Pentagon releases guidelines for repealing gay policy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New Pentagon rules allowing gays to serve openly in the military prohibit separate bathroom facilities based on sexual orientation and say that not all benefits will be extended to same sex dependents. <a href=\\\"http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/PoliticsNews/~3/mm3zlN8FsiI/us-military-gays-idUSTRE70R96620110128\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\" Read the rest of the story from Reuters News Service.?
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Obama: will not refight battle over healthcare law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Friday his healthcare overhaul is an important part of efforts to cut the budget deficit and insisted he will not “refight” the battle to pass the law. <a href=\\\"http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/PoliticsNews/~3/HnQEwuMFBB8/us-usa-healthcare-idUSTRE70H83H20110128\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\" Read the rest of the story from Reuters News Service.?
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