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Jan 8, 2015 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Jan 6, 2015 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from USA Today: Monster, which co-designed the original Beats By Dr. Dre headphones, is filing suit against Beats Electronics, the firm acquired by Apple in May and co-founded by musician Dr. Dre and producer Jimmy Iovine. The audio tech company and its CEO, Noel Lee, say in the suit that he and Monster invented the ...

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Jan 6, 2015 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from USA Today: Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell, who asked a judge Tuesday for mercy for his wife and himself, was sentenced to two years in federal prison for public corruption. McDonnell was convicted Sept. 4 of trading access to the power of the governor's office for more than $165,000 in loans and high-end gifts. ...

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Jan 6, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from The Daily Caller: Al Sharpton says the New York Post should not have accused him of shaking down businesses because he also shakes down the paper’s corporate owner. “SHAKE DOWN AL” screamed the Post’s Sunday front page. “How Rev gets paid not to cry ‘racism!’” The story ripped Sharpton for going easy on companies who ...

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Jan 6, 2015 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, is greeted by members of the House of Representatives at the opening session of the 114th Congress after he was re-elected to his leadership post, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015 Via The Washington Post: Updated 3:03 p.m. Boehner lost the votes of 25 House Republicans, marking the ...

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Jan 5, 2015 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from The New York Times: For years, Harvard’s experts on health economics and policy have advised presidents and Congress on how to provide health benefits to the nation at a reasonable cost. But those remedies will now be applied to the Harvard faculty, and the professors are in an uproar. Members of the Faculty of ...

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Jan 5, 2015 No Comments ›› Shannon Silver

Excerpted from EAG News: Powerade was replaced with water. Mayo was banned, too. Such are the conditions in the Fort Mills High School cafeteria. “When lunch ends, I feel that the trash cans are more full than my stomach,” student Lindsey Russell tells the Fort Mill Times. That’s happening because schools are required to give students certain types ...

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Jan 5, 2015 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Associated Press: People who lost loved ones or were injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings are clamoring for justice as jury selection gets underway in the suspect's trial. Seating jurors in the federal death penalty case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev begins Monday under tight security in Boston and could take several weeks. Jurors will be chosen from ...

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Jan 4, 2015 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Kirkuk (Iraq) (AFP) - The Islamic State jihadist group seized dozens of men from two villages in northern Iraq on Friday while searching for people who burned its flag, officials and residents said. An intelligence officer said that a total of 170 men were taken from the villages of Al-Shajara and Gharib in Kirkuk province, after ...

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Jan 4, 2015 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Ankara (AFP) - Turkey's Islamic-rooted government has authorised the building of the first church in the country in nearly a century, officials said Saturday. The church is for the tiny Syriac community in Turkey and will be built in the Istanbul suburb of Yesilkoy on the shores of the Sea of Marmara, which already has Greek ...

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Jan 3, 2015 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

EDDYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A 7-year-old girl survived a plane crash that killed four people Friday night, and the disoriented little girl walked away from the wreckage and reported the crash to a local resident, authorities said. The small Piper PA-34 reported engine trouble and lost contact with air traffic controllers as it was flying over ...

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Jan 2, 2015 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Hill: President Obama and Michelle Obama started 2015 with a dinner at a super exclusive restaurant, where memberships cost as much as $500,000. While vacationing in Hawaii on Thursday, the president and first lady shared a meal at a Honolulu members-only restaurant called Vintage Cave, according to White House press pool reports. The ...

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Jan 1, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from The Hill: FBI Director James Comey will attend the funeral service for a New York Police Department officer who was slain in an ambush with his partner, the White House said late Wednesday. A service for Officer Wenjian Liu is scheduled on Sunday in New York. Liu and Officer Rafael Ramos were killed in December ...

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Dec 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from Think Progress: Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) will commute all remaining death sentences for those in the state’s prison system to life without parole, he announced Wednesday. Maryland’s General Assembly repealed the state’s death penalty in 2013 for all future convictions. In a statement, O’Malley said, “In a representative government, state executions make every ...

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Dec 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Politico: MIT professor Jonathan Gruber, an influential player in the making of the Affordable Care Act, was named The Economist’s “most influential economist” of 2014. The ranking, which will be included in the magazine’s Jan. 3 edition, measures economists’ influence by their publication count and the level of attention they received throughout the year ...

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Dec 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from Breitbart: Hannity, also a Fox News host, is specifically, in his exclusive statement to Breitbart News, calling on Boehner to be replaced with South Carolina’s wildly popular Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC). “The American people need bold inspiring solutions to reverse the damaging policies of the President and his party. This is not a time ...

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Dec 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from The Sauce: Police are reportedly cordoning off the Sydney Harbour Bridge and asking the public to stay well clear of the surrounding area today, after a large number of explosives were found attached at strategic points along the length of Sydney's iconic bridge. While details are being kept under wraps by police and no ...

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Dec 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

The New York Times chiefs declared war on the NYPD in a scurrilous and treacherous Monday editorial. Excerpted from The New York Times: Mayor Bill de Blasio has spent weeks expressing his respect and admiration for the New York Police Department, while calling for unity in these difficult days, but the message doesn’t seem to be ...

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Dec 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Associated Press: A high school basketball tournament on the Northern California coast has become the latest flashpoint in the ongoing protests over police killings of unarmed black men after a school was disinvited because of concerns its players would wear T-shirts printed with the words "I Can't Breathe" during warmups. The athletic director for Mendocino High ...

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Dec 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two Saudi women detained for nearly a month in defiance of a ban on females driving were referred on Thursday to a court established to try terrorism cases, several people close to the defendants said. The cases of the two, Loujain al-Hathloul and Maysa al-Amoudi, were sent to the anti-terrorism ...

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Dec 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Shannon Silver

Excerpted from USA Today: If all you want for Christmas is some online video gaming, you may feel like you got coal in your stocking. Online game networks Xbox Live and PlayStation Network have been offline much of Christmas Day in an apparent DDos (distributed denial of service) attack. Taking credit for the takedown: a group called ...

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Dec 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from The Weekly Standard: Vice President Joe Biden will attend the funeral of a slain NYPD officer, the White House announced. “The President has asked Vice President Biden to attend the service for Officer Rafael Ramos and is grateful that the Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden will be traveling to New York City to ...

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Dec 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Associated Press: Former President George H.W. Bush was hospitalized on Tuesday evening after experiencing what a spokesman called a "shortness of breath." Bush, 90, was taken by ambulance to Houston Methodist Hospital Tuesday evening as a precaution. The former president will remain there under observation. In late 2012, he was admitted to the hospital with a bronchitis-related ...

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Dec 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from CNN: At one point, it looked like Sony was bowing to hackers' wishes that "The Interview" never be shown. But that's not so, says an attorney for Sony Pictures. "Sony only delayed this," attorney David Boies said on Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press." He was speaking of Sony (SNE)'s decision to cancel the Christmas Day ...

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Dec 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

(CNN) -- North Korea is accusing the U.S. government of being behind the making of the movie "The Interview." And, in a dispatch on state media, the totalitarian regime warns the United States that U.S. "citadels" will be attacked, dwarfing the hacking attack on Sony that led to the cancellation of the film's release. While steadfastly denying ...

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