October 18, 2012 -- (San Diego’s East County) – ECM World Watch helps you be an informed citizen about important issues globally and nationally. As part of our commitment to reflecting all voices and views, we include links to a wide variety of news sources representing a broad spectrum of political, religious, and social views. Top world and U.S. headlines include:
- Fresh signs of U.S. housing recovery (BBC)
- This is the biggest economic story in the world ( Business Insider)
- Man arrested after plotting federal reserve bomb, authorities say (CNN)
- Women’s issues move to forefront after debate (Washington Post)
- Romney’s missteps on Libya may hurt criticism of Obama foreign policy (Washington Post)
- Obama edges Romney in second debate: Poll (CBS)
- Conservatives assail debate moderator Crowley (CBS)
- Report: Syria using widely banned cluster bombs (Christian Science Monitor)
- Israel parliament to hold new election (UT San Diego)
- Russia moves to prosecute leader of protests (Reuters)
- Thousands of British troops to leave Afghanistan in 2013 (Reuters)
- Thousands march in Spain to protest austerity (UT San Diego)
- French president proposes banning homework (ABC News)
- Firefox 16: latest upgrade taken offline due to security (BBC)
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April 20, 2012 (San Diego) –Prominent women leaders in San Diego will be speaking out to support Bob Filner’s mayoral candidacy this Saturday.
“Bob Filner is the only candidate for mayor who has spent his career fighting for women's rights,” a press release from the Filner campaign states. In Congress, Filner co-sponsored the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. He is endorsed by the National Organization for Women (NOW) San Diego chapter and has earned an “A+” from Planned Parenthood for his voting record to support women’s rights.