Students disgruntled with their school lunch options have taken to social media to tweet pictures of their unappetizing-looking food under the hashtag #ThanksMichelleObama. Hunter Whitney, a student at Wisconsin’s Richmond Center High School, said this dish is called “Spanish rice” and that students aren’t supplied with salt. Had a very #healthylunch today. The apple definitely …

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Up to 30,000 missing emails sent by former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner have been recovered by the IRS inspector general, five months after they were deemed lost forever. The U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) informed congressional staffers from several committees on Friday that the emails were found among hundreds of …

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Pictures of a former Oregon beauty queen following her arrest on drug-related charges shows the very real effects that crystal meth use has on one’s physical appearance. Back in 2009, Jamie France was crowned Miss Teen Oregon-World. Five years later, the 23-year-old crystal meth addict looks like an entirely different person. France is currently being …

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UPDATED: Tonight the leader of the St. Louis chapter of the New Black Panther Party Olajuwon Ali and Member Brandon Baldwin were arraigned on Federal charges in the court of US Magistrate Tom Mummert for trying to purchase pipe bombs.   Undercover FBI agents caught the two in preparations to destroy The Arch by blowing it up as …

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California’s laws requiring gun purchasers to wait at least ten days before taking possession of their lawfully-acquired firearms are one step closer to being history, reports The Calguns Foundation, a gun rights group headquartered in the Sacramento suburb of Roseville. In a new order released today, Federal District Court Judge Anthony W. Ishii rejected two requests made …

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A homemade sign proclaiming “AIDS, Ebola, Obama – Thanks Africa” caused a commotion in the town of Minden, Nebraska this week after a local man drew the ire of area residents when he erected it on his own property. The roadside sign was first spotted in the town of barely 3,000 on Monday this week, …

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Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson is reportedly in final talks to resign from the department as a grand jury is on the verge of deciding whether to indict the officer for the shooting and killing of Michael Brown. CNN reports that Wilson is apparently considering leaving Ferguson PD “as a way to help ease …

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When Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America reacted to Texas Governor-elect Greg Abbott’s (R) pledge to sign open carry legislation by vowing to “fight” it, they missed the fact that he wasn’t promoting a novel idea but a noble one already allowable in 44 states with various stipulations. On August 22, The Wall Street …

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In 1978, Michael Hanline, now 69, was convicted of shooting and killing J.T. McGarry, a Southern California truck driver. Hanline has spent the last 36 years in prison, but soon he’ll be walking free. The California Innocence Project pressured prosecutors into re-examining evidence, and on Wednesday a prosecutor and a judge overturned Hanline’s conviction. During …

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A bitter war of words between hacker collective Anonymous and the Klu Klux Klan risks spilling over into real violence, with the hate group allegedly threatening to shoot dead activists wearing the Guy Fawkes mask in southern Missouri. Earlier this week, Anonymous sent out a tweet relating an alleged interaction between Frank Ancona, the self-described “Imperial …

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‘Tis the season…of packages getting stolen from front porches. And homeowners aren’t jolly. It’s not uncommon for people to thwart such brazen holiday thieves by using security cameras — but one Texas couple is adding lethal force to the equation. After two packages were reported stolen from front porches in their Fort Worth neighborhood over the last …

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For nearly the past 40 years, Bill Cosby has managed to evade allegations of sexual abuse from numerous women. However, over recent weeks, the accusations against him have been given a spotlight once again. Renewed interest in the old claims stem from comedian Hannibal Buress, who recently mentioned the former Mr. Huxtable’s rape rep in a standup routine. …

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There’s a new initiative called STL Forward aiming to bring the St. Louis community together after whatever the Ferguson grand jury decides. And Michael Brown‘s father is in one of their videos, asking concerned individuals not to engage in violence so his son won’t have died in vain. There are multiple PSAs the group has put …

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Police in Wichita, Kansas, say a woman was set on fire after being sexually assaulted and hit on the head while in Fairmount Park on Monday Night. When the woman was found by a neighbor, she was barely moving in a crawl and completely naked. Johnnye Marshall, a neighor of the woman, heard someone screaming …

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