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Counter Intelligence: Iran Prez Steals Obama Slogan

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    Counter Intelligence: Iran Prez Steals Obama Slogan
    Yes, he did. Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad reappropriated Obama's much-hyped campaign slogan for his own election mantra.

    See why the Iranian president ripped off Obama and check out our list of must-reads that will have you chatting at the lunch counter, over IM or wherever it is that people actually talk these days.

    • Yes, he did. IranPresident Mahmoud Ahmadinejadreappropriated Obama's much-hyped campaign slogan for his own election mantra. The Iran leader stands in front of a blackboard with the words "Ma Mitavanim" -- Farsi for  "We Can" -- written across it in a campaign video. The phrase is very similar to Obama's oft-uttered slogan "Yes We Can."
       
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    • A quarter of U.S. colleges reported looking up applicants on social networking sites or through internet searches. Admission officers fessed up to trolling the web for dirt on prospective students but the study didn't indicate whether or how often findings led to rejections.
       
    • A new "leak-proof" tomato could soon come to your local grocery store. The veggies were developed by a Dutch firm in the Netherlands and reportedly make no mess when slice or diced. They went on sale in Europe on Monday.
       
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