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Dec 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Helen Wheels

Excerpted from ReCode: Sorry, people who hate the name of Washington’s NFL team — the Federal Communications Commission isn’t going to fine broadcasters for using the term “Redskins.” The agency has rejected a September petitionby George Washington University law professor John Banzhaf III to deny a Washington-area radio station’s broadcast license renewal because announcers there routinely ...

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Dec 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Helen Wheels

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to court Thursday for the first time since he was arraigned in July 2013, and he received a shout of encouragement from the mother-in-law of a man who was shot and killed while being questioned by law enforcement after the bombings. Security was tight at the ...

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Dec 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Helen Wheels

WASHINGTON (AP) -- IRS Commissioner John Koskinen says budget cuts just enacted by Congress could delay tax refunds next year. At a news conference Thursday, Koskinen said taxpayer services will be hurt, and fewer agents will be auditing returns. He said about half the people who call the agency for assistance won't be able to get ...

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Dec 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Helen Wheels

“I’m not prepared to ascribe any accountability for this specific act and who might have been the sophisticated actor” - Josh Earnest

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Dec 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Helen Wheels

Excerpted from The Independent: Denzel Washington has emerged as the latest target of the Sony Pictures hack, with executives saying he should not get lead roles in international films because he is black. The Oscar-winning actor was the subject of emails sent shortly after the release of his film The Equalizer, with an unnamed producer telling ...

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Dec 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Helen Wheels

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Dec 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Helen Wheels

Related: Texas Theater To Show 'Team America' In Place Of 'The Interview' Last night, the Alamo Draft House movie theater in Dallas, announced they would be showing the Kim Jong Il-spoofing Team America: World Police instead of The Interview, since Sony had just pulled it. However, due to a reported ban on showing the film, ...

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Dec 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Dec 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Color of Change was founded by Van Jones to shake down companies with threats of smearing them as racist unless they hand over money and jobs. Excerpted from The Los Angeles Times: Embattled Sony Pictures Entertainment co-Chairman Amy Pascal will meet with the Rev. Al Sharpton in New York on Thursday, a week after she apologized ...

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Dec 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Dec 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) – There is a growing backlash against 20 Senate Republicans who less than a month ago publicly stated that President Obama’s executive amnesty was unconstitutional, only to turn around and vote in favor of funding it last week, conservative leaders say. “This was easy. All of them said they were against amnesty. All they ...

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Dec 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from NRO: The three Cuban spies traded to the Castro regime in exchange for American contractor Alan Gross and a U.S. spy went far beyond the usual political or economic espionage carried out by foreign agents. In fact, the Communist agents were engaged in detailed reconnaissance against U.S. military bases in south Florida, and ...

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Dec 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Hollywood Reporter: After Sony canceled the release of the North Korea assassination comedy The Interview, a Texas theater said it would swap the film with Paramount's 2004 film Team America: World Police for one free screening. "We're just trying to make the best of an unfortunate situation," James Wallace, creative manager and programmer ...

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Dec 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Hill: Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is blaming Sony Pictures’ cancellation of a comedy’s release on the Obama administration’s "failure" to address cyber weapons used by U.S. enemies. McCain called the studio's decision not to release “The Interview,” which depicts the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, “profoundly troubling.” “By effectively yielding to ...

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Dec 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

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Dec 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday she’s proud to have been part of an administration that “banned illegal renditions and brutal interrogations” and said the U.S. should never be involved in torture anywhere in the world. Clinton spoke about the importance of the nation acting in accordance with its values after receiving an ...

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Dec 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Helen Wheels

Excerpted from The Daily Mail: A new email exchange between Scott Rudin, Amy Pascal and Angelina Jolie has the producer blasting the actress again to the Sony studio head. And much like the last leaked email exchange between the two, in which Rudin referred to Jolie as a 'minimally talented spoiled brat,' this one has to ...

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Dec 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Politico: Alison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky’s secretary of State, is threatening to take Rand Paul to court to block him from running both for president and reelection to the Senate in 2016. In her first television interview since Sen. Mitch McConnell routed her by 15 points last month, the Democratic Senate nominee declared that she ...

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Dec 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Alan Gross, w atty Scott Gilbert & spokeswoman Jill Zuckman, prepping remarks to deliver after arriving in US...#Cuba pic.twitter.com/8Od6G54jc6— Stephen Crowley (@Stcrow) December 17, 2014 U.S. contractor Alan Gross was released by Cuba on Wednesday after approximately five years in jail as part of Obama's deal with the communist nation to normalize relations. Many people were disturbed ...

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