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President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner are no closer to reaching an agreement after the latest debt talks. Obama wants Republicans to "compromise" while Boehner says he didn't sign up for a "mano-a-mano" with the president.—-

With the government default looking more and more likely, Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) is tweeting about Obama’s impeachment. This morning King sent out a tweet that read, “Stop talking about default … Obama would be impeached if he blocked debt payments.”

A $70 toy has caught the eye of critics and moms alike after hitting the online shelves. The Breast Milk Baby allows girls (three and up of course) to act like they’re “nursing the baby.” Two million have been sold in Europe and the toy should hit American retail stores soon after it is officially unveiled this week at the ASD Las Vegas trade show.

Dennis Lewis, U.S. representative for Berjuan Toys, says the toy is an answer to all the questions conjured by growing adolescents who want to know more about breastfeeding. "This is an important issue, because if little kids start learning about breast-feeding when they're young, it becomes an easy choice for them when they are older," Lewis says. The doll is a fun way to let children play out "the importance of natural breast-feeding."

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If you hadn’t heard, Amy Winehouse was found dead in her London apartment Saturday. Well, Microsoft did and thought it wise to capitalize on the late singer’s untimely passing by tweeting “Remember Amy Winehouse by downloading the groundbreaking ‘Back To Black’ over at Zune.” Microsoft has since issued and apology. “Apologies to everyone if our earlier Amy Winehouse 'download' tweet seemed purely commercially motivated. Far from the case, we assure you. With Amy Winehouse’s passing, the world has lost a huge talent. Our thoughts are with Amy's family and friends at this very sad time.”

The rock band U2 dedicated “Stuck In A Moment You Can’t Get Out Of” to Winehouse during a show at TFC Stadium in Minneapolis on Saturday. They’ll surely have to apologize for that as well.

More than 70 people died in Norway after self-proclaimed “crusader” Anders Behring Breivik opened fire at the ruling Labour Party youth camp on Utoya Island and set off a bomb in the capital of Oslo Friday.

Glenn Beck is causing a stir even without his rant-style TV show. In a monologue on his Fox News radio show, The Glenn Beck Program, Beck said: “There was a shooting at a political camp, which sounds a little like, you know, the Hitler Youth or whatever. I mean, who does a camp for kids that's all about politics? Disturbing."

Norwegians are understandably pissed off.

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