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Aug 23rd, 2014 by MHz last post
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US man stages $1 bank robbery to get state healthcare
US man stages $1 bank robbery to get state healthcare Unemployed and without health insurance, man in North Carolina has himself arrested in order to receive treatment. Robber holds up bank for just one dollar - YouTube It was not perhaps the... (by B00Mer)
Aug 23rd, 2014 by MHz last post
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B.C. man who went to Syria becomes the first charged with terrorism under new Canadia
B.C. man who went to Syria becomes the first charged with terrorism under new Canadian law A British Columbia man accused of traveling to Syria to join an armed Islamist... (by B00Mer)
Aug 23rd, 2014 by DaSleeper last post
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Hamas executes 18 suspected Israeli informers in Gaza
Hamas executes 18 suspected Israeli informers in Gaza Hamas has executed 18 Palestinians suspected of collaborating with Israel after three of its own military commanders... (by B00Mer)
Aug 23rd, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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SpaceX rocket explodes during test flight (VIDEO)
SpaceX rocket explodes during test flight (VIDEO) An unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9R rocket broke up in midair soon after it took off at the companys development site in Texas. No one was hurt in the... (by B00Mer)
Aug 23rd, 2014 by MHz last post
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Campaign for officer who shot Michael Brown spurs controversy
Campaign for officer who shot Michael Brown spurs controversy A crowdfunding campaign in support of the officer who shot unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown is under fire as it has raised... (by B00Mer)
Aug 22nd, 2014 by MHz last post
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Russia crosses into Ukraine and Opens Fire!!
Humanitarian convoy: Trucks cross border, head to Lugansk as Kiev has no more 'excuses' to delay - YouTube source: Russians Open Fire in Ukraine, NATO Reports source: Russian trucks cross into Ukraine illegally | MSNBC (by B00Mer)
Aug 22nd, 2014 by BaalsTears last post
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Man says he killed four in response to US foreign policy
'My mission is vengeance': Man says he killed four in response to US foreign policy A Seattle man has told investigators he killed four people in Washington state... (by B00Mer)
Aug 22nd, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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Storms, flooding hit Chicago area
Storms, flooding hit Chicago area Crews are working to pump flood water away from neighborhood streets after a band of thunderstorms measuring 10 miles wide dumped nearly five inches of rain on the Chicago area. Three inches of rain fell at Midway... (by B00Mer)
Aug 22nd, 2014 by MHz last post
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LiveLeak bans future ISIS beheading videos
When YouTube started to remove gory videos of journalist James Foley's beheading this week, the next stop for some Internet surfers was LiveLeak, a streaming video website that specializes in hosting graphic videos that other sites won't touch. ... (by Locutus)
Aug 22nd, 2014 by Grievous last post
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Employers can legally lie to employees
Let the worker beware: in Texas it is now entirely legal to lie to your staff. A recent decision from the Texas Supreme Court has ruled that... (by Tonington)
Aug 22nd, 2014 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Alabama band teacher accused of bondage-style sex with students
Alabama band teacher accused of bondage-style sex with students Verna Gates, Reuters First posted: Thursday, August 21, 2014 10:52 PM EDT |... (by spaminator)
Aug 22nd, 2014 by spaminator last post
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Oregon teenager pleads guilty, sentenced in swastika attack
Oregon teenager pleads guilty, sentenced in swastika attack Teresa Carson, Reuters First posted: Thursday, August 21, 2014 11:01 PM EDT |... (by spaminator)
Aug 22nd, 2014 by MHz last post
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BULLSEYE!!! Israeli air strike kills Hamas military leader's wife and daughter POPULAR!
Israeli air strike kills Hamas military leader's wife and daughter AN Israeli air strike on Gaza City has killed the wife and infant daughter of the elusive Hamas military chief... (by B00Mer)
Aug 22nd, 2014 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Evolution in Action
Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt By Associated Press August 22 CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire trucks ladder got... (by Tecumsehsbones)
Aug 22nd, 2014 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Other People's Money
In the news: But in the coming weeks, NASA is expected to announce its long-awaited solution: a multibillion-dollar contract to build a U.S. spacecraft, which could help reignite a struggling American space program. Instead of paying the Russians... (by Tecumsehsbones)
Aug 22nd, 2014 by spaminator last post
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Toronto city councilor pushes for ‘O Canada’ change
Toronto city councilor pushes for O Canada change Interim city councillor Ceta Ramkhalawansingh will introduce a motion in council to request the federal government change the English words of Canadas national anthem to be more gender inclusive. ... (by B00Mer)
Aug 22nd, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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'Brave' police crash into wrong way driver on M6
'Brave' police crash into wrong way driver on M6 Dashboard footage has been released of a police car deliberately crashing into a vehicle travelling the wrong way on the M6 toll Brave traffic police bring wrong way M6 motorist to a safe stop -... (by B00Mer)
Aug 22nd, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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CRTC offers up new proposals for Canadian television services
CRTC offers up new proposals for Canadian television services TORONTO New proposals from Canadas broadcast regulator could... (by B00Mer)
Aug 22nd, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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California Patient Tests Negative For Ebola Virus At Sacramento Hospital
California Patient Tests Negative For Ebola Virus At Sacramento Hospital A patient at a Sacramento hospital tested for the Ebola virus does not have the disease, health officials... (by B00Mer)
Aug 22nd, 2014 by JLM last post
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Harper shrugs off murdered women inquiry.
Harper rebuffs renewed calls for murdered, missing women inquiry - Manitoba - CBC News Until the trend diminishes I think we have to think of new procedures and further use of modern technology to make things safer for the women and to discourage or... (by JLM)
Aug 21st, 2014 by Said1 last post
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Neighbourhood food bank says no thank you to Kraft Dinner
Neighbourhood food bank says no thank you to Kraft Dinner CTVNews.ca Staff ... (by SLM)
Aug 21st, 2014 by darkbeaver last post
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Brit Muslims urge cooperation in hunt for Foley killer
James Foley: British Muslims urge cooperation in hunt for militant with 'London accent' who killed US journalist - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Muslim leaders in Britain have called on their communities to help establish the identity... (by Praxius)
Aug 21st, 2014 by DaSleeper last post
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College Newspaper Can’t Be Called ‘The Bullet’ Anymore Because It’s Too Dangerous
The University of Mary Washingtons newspaper is changing its name after 96 years. A Virginia university has decided to stop calling its newspaper The Bullet over... (by Locutus)
Aug 21st, 2014 by bill barilko last post
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Giant grouper fish eats hooked shark whole, leaving fishermen stunned
Giant grouper fish eats hooked shark whole, leaving fishermen stunned (VIDEO) Grouper eats 4ft shark in one bite - YouTube A BOAT of fishermen are hauling in a four-foot shark. Their catch is not far from the boat... then, BANG! A gigantic... (by B00Mer)
Aug 21st, 2014 by MHz last post
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US corporations boycott Glasgow over Gaza support
US corporations boycott Glasgow over Gaza support Hundreds of US businesspeople have scrapped plans to visit Glasgow, following the Scottish citys decision to fly the Palestinian flag... (by B00Mer)
Aug 21st, 2014 by MHz last post
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‘Suicide tourism’ in Switzerland doubles in three years
Suicide tourism in Switzerland doubles in three years The number of seriously ill foreigners using Swiss medical facilities for voluntary euthanasia doubled between 2009 and 2012,... (by B00Mer)
Aug 21st, 2014 by lone wolf last post
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Man named Stoner arrested for (you guessed it) marijuana possesion
Man named Stoner arrested for (you guessed it) marijuana possesion Whats in a name? Well quite a lot if this story is anything to go by, because a man called Paul Scott Stoner from... (by B00Mer)
Aug 21st, 2014 by gopher last post
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Oh YEAH!!! More Riots!! Video of deadly St Louis police shooting raises questions
Video of deadly St Louis police shooting raises questions. The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department has released mobile phone footage that seems to be at odds with parts of its story... (by B00Mer)
Aug 21st, 2014 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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New Black Panthers reportedly at protest, riots in Ferguson, Mo.
New Black Panthers reportedly at protest, riots in Ferguson, Mo. | Twitchy Now someone is shooting at Ferguson, Mo., police | Twitchy (by Locutus)
Aug 21st, 2014 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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"Not white" cop shoots unarmed white kid in Salt Lake City
a little something for everbody eh...paging eric holder. Utah officer who shot Dillon Taylor was wearing a body camera The Salt Lake City police officer who shot 20-year-old Dillon Taylor outside a convenience store last week was wearing a... (by Locutus)
Aug 21st, 2014 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Don't See How This Could Possibly End Badly
In Compton, school police can use semiautomatic weapons By Justin Moyer August 21 Its a place thats been associated with gunfire at least since the release of N.W.A.s Straight Outta Compton in 1988: Compton, Calif., a city of 100,000 south... (by Tecumsehsbones)
Aug 20th, 2014 by gopher last post
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Man arrested for filming NYPD stop-and-frisk gets $125k settlement
Man arrested for filming NYPD stop-and-frisk gets $125k settlement The New York Police Department reached a $125,000 settlement with a man who says he was arrested and... (by B00Mer)
Aug 20th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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Officer helps man in wheelchair stranded in storm
CTV Calgary ‏@CTVCalgary Officer in Fort Myers, Fla, helps stranded man in wheelchair during... (by Locutus)
Aug 20th, 2014 by QuebecCanadian last post
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Teens Charged In South Pasadena School Shooting Plot
The two boys allegedly planned to kill three staff members and gun down as many students as possible. Two South Pasadena teens have been charged with allegedly planning a shooting at their high school, prosecutors said Wednesday. ... (by Locutus)
Aug 20th, 2014 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Dead At Noon -
IMO: To choose when and how you die would be marvelous. This lady is so very lucky to have had that opportunity. I hope that should I need this option it's available to me. ... (by Twila)
Aug 20th, 2014 by Trex last post
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Frack the Fracking, Frackers. 4.2 Earthquake hits Oklahoma City
Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Oklahoma City, hundreds report shaking Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 9:27 AM -The U.S. Geological... (by B00Mer)
Aug 20th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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Police arrest man after RCMP cruiser stolen from impaired-driving checkstop
Police arrest man after RCMP cruiser stolen from impaired-driving checkstop Police arrested a man late Tuesday evening after a Cochrane RCMP cruiser was stolen at an... (by B00Mer)
Aug 20th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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Drone operators could face charges of voyeurism or criminal harassment: VPD
Drone operators could face charges of voyeurism or criminal harassment: VPD A Vancouver man recently raised concerns about a drone buzzing by... (by B00Mer)
Aug 20th, 2014 by tay last post
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Lac-Mégantic report blames lax oversight, weak safety culture
A railroad with a “weak safety culture” and a federal regulator that was asleep at the switch combined to bring about the worst accident in modern Canadian history, says a report by the Transportation Safety Board. The agency’s investigation into... (by Locutus)
Aug 20th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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ANOTHER Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting in St. Louis near Ferguson
Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting in St. Louis near Ferguson A 23-year-old African-American man was shot and killed by St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department officers midday on... (by B00Mer)
Aug 20th, 2014 by spaminator last post
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Albino croc named Michael Jackson eats man
Albino croc named Michael Jackson eats man Qmi Agency First posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 01:37 PM EDT | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Aug 20th, 2014 by Blackleaf last post
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One illegal immigrant dead and more taken to hospital after being found in container
Basildon Hospital in Essex has said that it is 'responding to a major incident' after an illegal immigrant was found dead and others, including children, were found with 'significant health problems' at a shipping container at Tilbury Docks on the Thames... (by Blackleaf)
Aug 20th, 2014 by spaminator last post
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Virginia woman pleads guilty of trying to cut off children's tattoos
Virginia woman pleads guilty of trying to cut off children's tattoos REUTERS First posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 04:58 PM EDT | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Aug 19th, 2014 by gopher last post
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Bulgarians vandalizing soviet monuments
:lol: Russia is demanding that Bulgaria try harder to prevent vandalism of Soviet monuments, after yet another monument to Soviet troops in Sofia was spray-painted, ITAR-Tass reported. The Russian... (by Tonington)
Aug 19th, 2014 by Kreskin last post
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Black "straight-A" teen shot/killed in Chicago drive-by shooting
The People's Cube ‏@ThePeoplesCube ": Black "straight-A" teen shot/killed in Chicago drive-by... (by Locutus)