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With all the craziness that goes on over social media, it’s no wonder why people have to ween themselves off of it every now and then just to retain the last bit of sanity that they have left. We’ve all heard of social media causing relationship trouble, but this man put a whole new meaning …

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After two years attending the same Oklahoma City mosque where accused beheader Alton Nolen worshipped, this man claims that he became convinced — convinced that the “religion of peace” actually promotes radical jihad. Calling himself “Noor,” the man went on “The Kelly File” to describe what he learned about the non-public teachings that may well have led …

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Ben Affleck, Bill Maher, Nicholas Kristol, Michael Steele, and author Sam Harris got into what could only be described as a tumultuous continuation of Maher’s comments on Islam from last week, with Maher and Affleck tearing into each other over the influence of fundamentalists in the Muslim community. “We have been sold this meme of …

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A pit bull owner whose dogs fatally mauled a woman taking her morning stroll was sentenced Friday to 15 years to life in prison for second-degree murder. The case against Alex Donald Jackson was one of the few where a dog owner has been charged with murder for failing to control pets they knew were …

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Nurses, the frontline care providers in U.S. hospitals, say they are untrained and unprepared to handle patients arriving in their hospital emergency departments infected with Ebola. Many say they have gone to hospital managers, seeking training on how to best care for patients and protect themselves and their families from contracting the deadly disease, which …

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A Cartersville man is upset after he said investigators mistook a garden full of okra for marijuana plants. The man growing the popular Southern food said a helicopter woke him up Wednesday and then he had deputies show up at his door. “I was scared actually, at first, because I didn’t know what was happening,” …

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was on Fox News with Greta Van Susteren tonight, and he continued to argue (as he did earlier this week) that ISIS and Hamas are the same threat, “branches of the same poison tree.” He told Greta Van Susteren that they’re both “radical Islamic movements” that may use different tactics, …

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Police departments that have been slammed for increased militarization through the Defense Department’s surplus equipment program now have a new dilemma. Some of them have discovered they cannot give their unused war supplies back to the Pentagon. The DoD’s Excess Property Program ‒ also known as the 1033 Program ‒ furnishes police departments around the …

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Thursday the Primary Children’s Hospital released a statement saying they believe one of their patients may have contracted Ebola during a recent trip to Africa. Although the Utah Dept. of Health remains skeptical that a patient is actually infected with the Ebola virus, the CDC is taking no chances and is currently running tests to …

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Kindergartners and first grade students will not be allowed to speak English in half of their classes at a Wyoming elementary school this year. The reason, said officials at Park Elementary School in Casper, Wyoming, is the school is now offering dual-language education. The 5- and 6-year-old students will speak Spanish for half the school …

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In Chicago’s South Side in early September, a 16-year-old boy was shot dead, the seventh person killed this year in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. The boy was able to give his name and reportedly pleaded with the responding police officers, “Please don’t let me die.” If you live in 60624, the ZIP code where …

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There’s lots of talk about it. Last month, Scotland voted against it. In 2013, some residents in California, Colorado and Maryland signed petitions to do it. And Texas has toyed with the idea off and on for years. What is “it”? Secession! But it’s a lot more talk than anything else, according to a Fox …

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URGENT: Mob of Black Teenagers BEAT Elderly Man in the Street… Media Silent [VIDEO] A mob of 40 black teenagers in Memphis, Tennessee took to the streets after a football game and severely beat an elderly man in the street, yet the media is sitting quietly, refusing to talk about the incident for fear of not being “politically …

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A group of celebrities whose nude photos were leaked, including Jennifer Lawrence, Rihanna and Kim Kardashian, are now threatening to go to court against Google, suing the company for $100 million. Lawyers representing the women claim Google should have been able to remove the pictures from the internet, and in failing to do so “made …

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An Ohio woman who went to a sperm bank so she and her lesbian partner could have a baby is now suing the sperm bank because they mixed up the donor vials and gave them the sperm of a black man. And while Jennifer Cramblett unconditionally loves her biracial daughter, she still wants to take …

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Following a two-ear investigation, Department of Justice sources said Wednesday they had insufficient evidence to file civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, who was acquitted for the murder of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin last summer. The DOJ was looking into potentially filing hate crime charges against Zimmerman, in which it would have to be shown …

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Tom & Jerry is one of the great animated classics. But it suffers from the same thing other animated classics from the past century suffer from: Racial stereotypes that weren’t considered that bad back then, but we look at now and cringe. But Amazon is doing something that’s getting a lot of attention online today: …

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