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December 9th, 2011
07:44 PM ET

Lowe's pulls advertising from TLC's 'All-American Muslim.' But why?

Recently, OutFront interviewed the people behind the new TLC reality show, All American Muslim, which highlights members of that faith living in Michigan. The show earned advertising support from major national retailers like Lowe's–at least until today. Lowe's says it's pulling its ads from the show–a decision that follows a campaign against All American Muslim by a group called the Florida Family Association.

Lowe's tells OutFront interest group pressure had nothing to do with it:
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Filed under: The Number
December 9th, 2011
07:39 PM ET

Will U.S. spy technology in captured drone find its way from Iran to China?

Iran's recovery of a downed U.S. spy drone–outfitted with the most advanced stealth technology–has some concerned the contents of the drone may be shared by Iran with China, which trails the U.S. in radar-evading design. Would Iran share American secrets with China? The Iranian ambassador to the United Nations seemed confused by the question when asked by CNN's Erin Burnett.

Former secretary of defense William Cohen says there's "no question" Iran would be willing to share the technology with China–and even, perhaps, Russia.


Filed under: National Security