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  • French police and pro-Palestine protesters clash in Paris

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    PARIS – Polish have clashed with thousands of pro-Palestinian protesters who defied a ban in Paris on marching to protest the Israeli offensive in Gaza. Some of the protesters threw stones and other objects at riot police, who responded with rounds of tear gas. Several climbed onto a building under construction, burning an Israeli flag. Others waved a Palestinian flag from atop a street sign. French authorities banned a pro-Palestinian [...]

  • What We know about crash of Malaysian Air MH17

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    BRUSSELS – One day after the crash of a Malaysian jetliner carrying 298 people in eastern Ukraine, here’s what is known, and what has been claimed: THE CAUSE U.S. officials and an adviser to Ukraine’s interior minister have said a surface-to-air missile brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 as it flew Thursday from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. All 298 people aboard died. U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power told the U.N. Security [...]

  • Malaysia Airlines passenger jet shot down over Ukraine, 295 dead

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    A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane with 295 aboard was shot down by a surface-to-air missile in Ukraine near the Russian border a day after a Ukrainian military jet was downed, Fox News has confirmed. The Boeing 777 enroute from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was shot down at cruising altitude, according to Anton Gerashenko, an adviser to Ukraine’s Interior Minister. He said it was carrying 280 passengers and 15 crew, all [...]

  • UN chief meets with Dominican legislators, urges humanitarian solution to citizenship issue

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    U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, second from right, poses for photos with Lower House President Abel Martinez, third from right, and Senate President Reinaldo Pared, in front of a bust of Juan Pablo Duarte, considered the “father of the country” in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Ban addressed Congress, asking legislators to work toward preventing Dominicans of Haitian descent from being denied Dominican citizenship. Read more here: [...]

  • The Undocumented Treated Better Than Americans

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    The Undocumented Get Better Treatment Than Americans As thousands of illegal immigrants pour through our borders unfettered by the presence of border patrol agents or laws of the United States there are some sobering facts to consider. As US war veterans die while waiting for a ridiculous amount of time for treatment, American citizens are attacked by drug cartels violating the US border with Mexico, and many of the elderly [...]

Top Trending Stories in Politics

Republicans Launch Fire Harry Reid Campaign

Republicans Launch Fire Harry Reid Campaign

Fire Reid Nationwide Campaign Includes Robocalls, Social Media WASHINGTON – Today the RNC officially launched its #FireReid campaign, a nationwide effort to spotlight the failures of Harry Reid’s leadership, the dysfunction of Harry Reid’s Senate, and the disaster of the Obama-Reid agenda. The Republican-led House of Representatives has passed over 290 bills, including 40 jobs bills, that are stuck Harry Reid’s Senate. But Harry Reid won’t put them to a [...]

FAA Band U.S. Airlines from flying into Tel Aviv

FAA Band U.S. Airlines from flying into Tel Aviv

The US Federal Aviation Authority on Tuesday banned US flights from traveling to and from Ben Gurion Airport for 24 hours after a Hamas rocket landed in Yehud, near Ben Gurion Airport, earlier in the day. “The FAA immediately notified US carriers when the agency learned of the rocket strike and informed them that the agency was finalizing a [Notice to Airmen]” prohibiting the flights. American aviation companies Delta, United [...]

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Obama’s New Role To Wake-Up The World!

Somehow Obama has taken upon himself to wake up the world when he himself is half asleep at the wheel. His own scandals, misbehavior and deception does not strike him but the Malaysian plane crash suddenly prompted him to be up and about and try to wake the world. Obama was shocked as much as he could be, in the middle of one of his campaigns, to the atrocity of [...]

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Obama: Dumb and Dumber or Cloward and Piven?

Item: President Obama comes up with the idea of investing $527 in a company known as Solyndra. Result: Solyndra files bankruptcy in July of 2012. Item: Obama sues to make the Catholic church make contraceptives available to their workers. Result: The courts side with the Catholics. Item: Obama takes Hobby Lobby to the Supreme Court over it’s Pro-life stance. Result: In a 5 to 4 decision, the court decides for [...]

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‘Downton Abbey’ back on Jan. 4 for season 5

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — “Downton Abbey” will be back for its fifth season on Jan. 4, but the return date for another hit PBS series, “Sherlock,” is up in the air, PBS chief executive Paula Kerger said Tuesday. Read more here: ‘Downton Abbey’ back on Jan. 4 for season 5

‘Simpsons’ marathon, digital Simpsons World coming

‘Simpsons’ marathon, digital Simpsons World coming

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The full 25-year run of “The Simpsons” will arrive on cable channel FXX with a summer marathon, to be followed this fall by a digital extravaganza that could turn other TV shows yellow with envy. Read more here: ‘Simpsons’ marathon, digital Simpsons World coming

Mississippi’s Margaritaville casino closing

Mississippi’s Margaritaville casino closing

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Company officials say Mississippi’s Margaritaville Casino & Restaurant will close on or before Sept. 19. Read more here: Mississippi’s Margaritaville casino closing

Top Trending Stories in Entertainment

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James Garner, from Rockford Files to the Notebook, Dies at 86

The editor is not a huge fan of so-called chick-flicks, but I do occasionally cry at movies. If I were to recommend one movie that you and your loved one could watch together and tear-up, it would be the Movie, ‘The Notebook.’ While I grew up on the Rockford files, that tough feisty man could act on a sensitive side as well. RIP James Garner! From the New York Times [...]

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Greta Van Susteren Interviews Jill Abramson

Van Susteren’s interview was direct and wide-ranging where Couric’s was timid and roundabout After her spectacular high-profile ousting as executive editor of the Times in May, Jill Abramson broke her post-NYT silence this week with a series of media appearances. First it was announced that she’d be opening up first to Katie Couric on Thursday; then Greta Van Susteren swooped in and scooped Couric with a Wednesday interview. Abramson struck [...]

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Archie Comic Book Character to die Saving Gay Friend

The Associated Press is reporting that the beloved comic book character ‘Archie; will die as he takes a bullet to save his gay friend.  Identity politics enters into the fantasy comic book world and Archie goes out an LGBT hero.  The famous freckle-faced comic book icon is meeting his demise in Wednesday’s installment of “Life with Archie” when he intervenes in an assassination attempt on Kevin Keller, Archie Comics’ first [...]

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Sexism Sent Me To the ER!

I was sucked into watching the TLC show Sex Sent Me to the ER last night after flipping through the channels and realizing that this was the best I was going to do on a weekend night. If you have never watched the show (good for you), it has three or so couples, each describing how their sexual escapades sent them to the ER and an ER doc will also [...]

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Chicago Cubs sue fake team mascots accused of hustling fans

(Reuters) – The Chicago Cubs are suing two men accused of posing in bear costumes as mascots for the Major League Baseball team and lurking around Wrigley Field, hustling fans for tips and in one case getting into a bar brawl. In a lawsuit filed in U.S. district court in Chicago on Friday, the team said John Paul Weier and Patrick Weier show up for games garbed in their “Billy [...]

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Authorities identify mummified remains of woman in Detroit suburb

(Reuters) – A woman whose mummified remains were found in her garage in a Detroit suburb up to five years after her death has been identified through DNA tests, an official said on Friday. Pia Farrenkopf had set up her bills to be paid automatically through a bank account, a neighbor cut her grass and her mail was sent to a nearby post office while her body sat for years [...]

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Teacher Gone Wild – Birthday Lap Dance in Middle School

Somewhere, something has gone wrong and boundaries between teachers and students have become grossly diluted. In this particular incident, Prosecutors in Houston, Texas have charged a middle school teacher for giving a full-on lap dance to a boy for his birthday in front of an entire class of no-doubt impressed preteens. The teacher, Felicia Smith, staged the lap dance in her classroom at Stovall Middle School Read More -Teacher Gives [...]

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Husband accidentally sells wife’s $22,000 wedding ring for $10

A California couple is asking the public for help locating a woman who the husband accidentally sold a box without realizing his wife’s $22,000 wedding ring was still inside. KTLA reports Racquel Cloutier put her wedding ring in the wooden watch box for safekeeping while she was in a hospital delivering her fifth child. Her husband Eric didn’t realize she had done so, and sold the box with the ring [...]

Top Trending Stories in Science

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Is Armageddon at Hand? Animals Flee Yellowstone

Yesterday,  President Obama stated that Armageddon didn’t happen over Obamacare implementation.  But some folks are beginning  to wonder if an Armageddon Extinction Level Event (ELE)  is brewing at Yellowstone National Park as video reveals animals fleeing the park following several small earthquakes. The Epoch Times had this to say: A number of bloggers are posting videos that show bison and other animals allegedly leaving Yellowstone National Park, prompting theories that [...]

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Holy Snow Rollers?

A strange and rare winter weather marvel appeared overnight in Eastern states blasted by blustery winds snow sculpted into fanciful shapes such as doughnuts and hollow tubes. Known as snow rollers, the delicate formations are as light as meringues and may crumble when touched, but others are icy enough for play. They were a social media phenomenon Monday, sweeping Twitter and Facebook as people from Ohio, Illinois and Pennsylvania posted [...]

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China lands on the Moon just 44 years after the USA

China made a soft landing on the moon just 54 years after the Soveit Union landed Luna-2 , the first object to another celestial body and 44 years after the United States put the first human on the surface of the Moon. The lunar probe began to carry out soft-landing on the moon at 9 p.m. Saturday and touched down in Sinus Iridum, or the Bay of Rainbows, 11 minutes [...]

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Tiny Dinosaur found in Canada

The tiny, intact skeleton of a baby rhinoceroslike dinosaur has been unearthed in Canada. The toddler was just 3 years old and 5 feet (1.5 meters) long when it wandered into a river near Alberta, Canada, and drowned about 70 million years ago. The beast was so well-preserved that some of its skin left impressions in the nearby rock. The fossil is the smallest intact skeleton ever found from a [...]

Top Trending Stories in Sports

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Oval Gauntlet Necessary/Mandatory In Verizon IndyCar Series

Featured Image – Iowa Speedway during the Verizon IndyCar Series Iowa Corn Indy 300. Image Credit: Iowa Corn Oval Gauntlet Necessary/Mandatory In Verizon IndyCar Series To many fans of American open-wheel racing, the entertaining draw of a street course event weekend is the venue that had been created converting an everyday urban environment into a racetrack, followed by a weekend festival of cultural events (motor and otherwise), and consistency on [...]

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USA Soccer Goalie Tim Howard is a Loser

Even with 16 saves, a new record. According to Nate Silver, Tim Howard made the USA v. Belgium game competitive.  Statistically, Belgium should have had 4.5 goals in the game had Howard not played his best game ever.  How does one lose, while playing his best… That is Soccer my friends, that is Soccer. After losing 2-1 to Belgium on Tuesday, the U.S. men’s national team will be left to [...]

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Two Race Weekend At Grand Prix Of Houston Delivers High Octane Fan Results

Target Chip Ganassi Racing’s Tony Kanaan, driving the No. 10 DW12 car that Dario Franchitti drove to injury last year, leads a large group of cars at the beginning of Race 2/Round 10 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston. Image Credit: Richard Dowdy via IndyCar.com (2014) Two Race Weekend At Grand Prix Of Houston Delivers High Octane Fan Results The assumption in most high-level professional exotic open-wheel [...]

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A 50′s Bumper Car Revival For Towncar Use

With vanity license plates that read DMV OK, HOT IDEA, IS 2 LEGL, NOBUMPN, IBBUMPN, and etc., these fun house rides are one of the best ways to bring a custom green ride to reality. Image Credit: Tom Wright via email A 50′s Bumper Car Revival For Towncar Use Nostalgia, art, and recycling combine in an efficient use of energy and resources to just get around … locally. Take a [...]