Russian President Vladimir Putin has confirmed Edward Snowden is in the transit zone of a Moscow airport and will not be extradited to the United States. // An election recall is underway in Pacific. The real action is on Cy Sun's blog. // Things are going from bad to worse for Paula Deen. Smithfield Foods, whose hams Deen endorsed, has dropped her. // The IRS used terms such as "Israel," "progressive," and "occupy" when applying extra scrutiny to groups seeking tax-exempt status.