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Georgia WTF? New law allowing guns in churches, school zones & airport [VIDEO]

23/04/2014
Georgia Governor To Sign Controversial Gun Bill Wednesday

  What are you thinking Georgia WTF? New law allowing guns in churches, school zones & airports? Its official name is the “Safe Carry Protection Act.” But critics are calling it the “Guns Everywhere Bill.” At noon Wednesday, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is scheduled to sign the sweeping legislation into law. One of the...
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[VIDEO] Obama opens Japan trip at famous sushi restaurant

23/04/2014
Obama opens Japan trip at famous sushi restaurant

  President Barack Obama on Wednesday opened a four-country Asia tour aimed at reassuring allies in the region that the U.S. remains a committed economic, military and political partner that can serve as a counterweight to China’s growing influence. The president kicked off his trip on an informal note, joining Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo...
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US may cut force in Afghanistan to less than 10,000 troops

22/04/2014
US soldiers in Afghanistan

The number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan may drop well below 10,000 – the minimum demanded by the U.S. military to train Afghan forces – as the longest war in American history winds down, Obama administration officials briefed on the matter say. Since Afghanistan’s general election on April 5, White House, State Department and...
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US State Department delays review of Keystone pipeline

19/04/2014
US State Department delays review of Keystone pipeline

The U.S. State Department says it is giving federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL pipeline before deciding whether to issue a permit. The review could push the decision about the controversial pipeline until after midterm elections in November. AP
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Leaflet tells Jews to register in East Ukraine

18/04/2014
Leaflet tells Jews to register in East Ukraine

World leaders and Jewish groups condemned a leaflet handed out in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk in which Jews were told to “register” with the pro-Russian militants who have taken over a government office in an attempt to make Ukraine part of Russia, according to Ukrainian and Israeli media. Jews emerging from a...
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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford officially kicks off his re-election campaign

18/04/2014
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford officially kicks off his re-election campaign

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford officially kicked off his re-election campaign Thursday night.
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NYPD abandons program that spied on Muslim neighborhoods

16/04/2014
NYPD abandons program that spied on Muslim neighborhoods

The New York Police Department said it has abandoned a program that sent plainclothes detectives to eavesdrop on conversations in Muslim neighborhoods. The decision by the nation’s largest police force to shutter the surveillance program represents the first sign that William J. Bratton, the department’s new commissioner, is backing away from some of the...
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MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell in Car Accident

15/04/2014
Lawrence O’Donnell in Car Accident

Lawrence O’Donnell and his brother were in a taxi accident overseas this weekend, and were transported back to the U.S. for hospitalization. The MSNBC host will be taking a break from his show, The Last Word, for several weeks while recuperating. His injuries haven’t been revealed yet, but the network has reported that the...
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Nato images reveal Russian forces on Ukraine border

11/04/2014
Nato images reveal Russian forces on Ukraine border

NATO supreme headquarters released a series of satellite images overnight reportedly showing a potentially ‘destablizing’ build-up of Russian armored vehicles and aircraft near the Ukrainian border.
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Ukraine in 48-hour ultimatum to east’s pro-Russia activists

09/04/2014
Ukraine in 48-hour ultimatum to east's pro-Russia activists

Ukraine’s interior minister has warned pro-Russian activists who have taken over state buildings in eastern cities to enter talks to find a political solution or face “force”. Arsen Avakov said the situation would “be resolved in 48 hours” either way. Earlier, a number of people held inside a state security building in Luhansk since...
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Maryland Will Decriminalize Marijuana

08/04/2014
Maryland Will Decriminalize Marijuana

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) said Monday that he will sign a bill decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana. On a 34-to-8 vote, the Senate gave final approval to the legislation Monday afternoon. The bill would impose only civil fines, rather than criminal sanctions, on those caught with less than 10 grams of...
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Snowden: NSA spied on human rights workers

08/04/2014
Edward Snowden speaks via video link with members of the Council of Europe, in Strasbourg.

The National Security Agency has spied on human rights groups, Edward Snowden tells the Council of Europe. He told the group: “The NSA has targeted leaders and staff members of these sorts of organisations, including domestically within the borders of the United States.” Snowden listed Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch as among the...
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Rand Paul Says Dick Cheney Went to War in Iraq for Halliburton Profits VIDEO

08/04/2014
Sen. Rand Paul Ends Filibuster On Brennan Nomination

WATCH: Rand Paul Says Dick Cheney Pushed for the Iraq War So Halliburton Could Profit The old video shows the Kentucky senator charging that Cheney used 9/11 as an excuse to invade Iraq and benefit his former company.
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[VIDEO] Family Man Rep. Vance McAllister Caught Kissing Staffer

08/04/2014
[VIDEO] Rep. Vance McAllister Caught Kissing Staffer, Asks For Forgiveness

A married freshman Republican congressman who campaigned on his Christian, conservative values apologized Monday after surveillance video surfaced purportedly showing him in a lengthy liplock with a staffer. In the Dec. 23 footage, obtained by a local newspaper, Rep. Vance McAllister, R-La. – who ahead of his election last fall ran multiple campaign ads...
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[AUDIO] ‘Get the F*ck Outta Here!’ Ed Schultz Lashes Out at ‘A-hole’ Radio Caller

08/04/2014
[AUDIO] ‘Get the Fuck Outta Here!’ Ed Schultz Lashes Out at ‘Asshole’ Radio Caller

ED GOES OFF ON CALLER! LOL On his syndicated radio show, Ed Schultz absolutely tore into a caller, telling him to “get the fuck out of here” before fretting over whether the radio producers had managed to hit the delay censor button. And somehow audio of the incident flew under-the-radar for a whole week....
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QUEBEC Liberals win MAJORITY Gov’t ousting separatist Parti Quebecois

08/04/2014
Quebec Separatists Lose

QUEBEC ELECTIONS BREAKING: Liberals win MAJORITY Gov’t Watch Live on #cbc Canada News & Events | LNC – LIVE Stream Quebec voters vote to oust Quebec Separatists as Liberal win Majority Government. The Liberal Party led by Philippe Couillard return to power, ousting Premier Pauline Marois and the separatist Parti Quebecois.
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Jeb Bush: Many illegal immigrants come out of an ‘act of love’

07/04/2014
Jeb Bush to decide on 2016 run by end of this year

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush said Sunday that he will make a decision by the end of this year on whether or not to run for president in 2016. Bush said that his family will play a huge role in his decision, calling a presidential campaign a ‘huge sacrifice.’ He also said: Many illegal...
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BridgeGate: Federal Grand Jury Probes into Chris Christie

05/04/2014
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Things get serious for Chris Christie as a Federal Grand Jury has started hearing witnesses looking into Christie’s involvement in the BridgeGate scandal. A federal grand jury is investigating NJ Governor Chris Christie’s involvement in the George Washington Bridge traffic scandal and heard hours of testimony Friday from Christie press secretary Mike Drewniak. The...
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[VIDEO] 2 AP journalists shot in Afghanistan

04/04/2014
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Two journalists working for The Associated Press have been shot in Afghanistan, one of them fatally, the news agency said Friday. The Associated Press said the slain journalist was Anja Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer. She was shot in the country’s eastern Khost province. The second journalist targeted by the gunman was...
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Obama-Big Papi selfie: White House objects to Samsung use

04/04/2014
Obama-Big Papi selfie- White House objects to Samsung use

The White House is not amused that Samsung is promoting a selfie with the president taken by Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz on a Samsung phone. Spokesman Jay Carney says the White House objects any time the president’s image is used for commercial purposes. Carney says in this case, quote, “We certainly object.”...
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