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Asked whether he has any buyer’s remorse about endorsing President Barack Obama, former Secretary of State Colin Powell wholeheartedly said: “None whatsoever.” The remark came during a pre-taped sitdown with HBO’s Bill Maher, which aired Friday evening. Sec. Powell expanded upon his firm support of the president by declaring that his fellow Republicans have created …

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She was young, beautiful and tragically killed by her daughter’s father early Sunday morning. Now, Jessica Arrendale, 33, is being hailed by her family as a hero for saving her six-month old daughter’s life, even as she died from a bullet to the head. Jessica’s mother, Teresa Inniello, spoke exclusively with WSB’s Pete Combs Wednesday …

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A high school language arts teacher in Maplewood, N.J. is accused of sexually assaulting three students. Nicole Dufault, 34, of Caldwell, was arrested at her home Wednesday evening. She was charged Thursday with multiple counts of aggravated sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, according to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. Dufault is …

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Michelle Obama proudly defended her husband’s record at a Washington, D.C. fundraiser, reminding the attendants how far the country had come since the Obamas entered the White House. “Just think about how different our country looks to children growing up today,” she said. “Think about how our kids take for granted that a black person …

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Kyle Bradford went through the lunch line at Weaverville Elementary School in Weaverville, California, on Tuesday. He got a Chicken burrito. The only problem was he wasn’t particularly hungry. When he got to his table, he saw a friend who had received a cheese sandwich. That’s when Bradford was faced with a choice: throw away his …

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A souvenir shell casing handed out by veterans at a 9/11 ceremony landed a seven-year-old Missouri boy in hot water when he took the keepsake to school. Sherry Falke said her son, Zane, forgot he had the souvenir in his pocket when he showed up for class on Tuesday, Fox4KC.com reported. The boy was given …

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A man says he captured a beating on South Grand on video.  The suspects were not happy about being recorded so they went after the videographer. A white Chevy Blazer was parked near the intersection of Pestalozzi street and South Grand Avenue at around 7:20pm on Thursday night.  The person …

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The Republican candidate for U.S. House in North Carolina’s 6th district recently suggested that the United States military could use force in Mexico to prevent the flow of foreigners crossing the border with drug cartels. During a GOP runoff forum in June, hosted by a tea party group in Rockingham County, Mark Walker was asked how …

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In a new interview with Salon, Weather Underground co-founder Bill Ayers said that sitting down across from Fox News’ Megyn Kelly was like talking to “a cyborg constructed in the basement of Fox News.” He added, “She’s very striking, but very metallic, very cold. Her eyes are very cold.” Earlier today, Kelly tweeted her response …

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange equated Google with the National Security Agency and GCHQ, saying the tech giant has become “a privatized version of the NSA,” as it collects, stores, and indexes people’s data. He made his remarks to BBC and Sky News. “Google’s business model is the spy. It makes more than 80 percent of …

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It took a Louisiana mother six months to learn that police had killed her son during a scuffle. She believed he had died due to brain damage from chronic cocaine use. Now the FBI is investigating his death. Robert Minjarez Jr. died in March, but it wasn’t until the 11-page state forensic pathologist’s report was …

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Another day, another potential NYPD abuse of power under investigation. According to the indispensable ANIMAL NY, the New York Police Department’s Internal Affairs Bureau has launched an investigation after video emerged of a Sunday police scuffle with street vendors in the mostly-Latino neighborhood of Sunset Park, Brooklyn. In the below video — originally posted to …

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The Syosset, New York, resident booked a Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta to New York’s LaGuardia airport and did everything she was supposed to do. Gold had her boarding pass printed curbside at Hartsfield-Jackson airport on Aug. 21, WCBS-TV in New York reported. “You give them your driver’s license or whatever form of identification you’re …

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When traveling YouTube filmmaker Mike Graziano went for a bicycle ride in broad daylight through a “rough” part of Buenos Aires, he found himself being held up by a man on a motorbike. Luckily for Graziano, his GoPro camera captured the entire ordeal. As Graziano rides down an unidentified street, the motorbike thief pulls up …

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A controversial ban on saggy pants in Ocala City, Florida, has been pulled up after a threatened lawsuit from the civil rights group NACCP. The NACCP had criticized the law, which came into effect in July 2014, and said it would take action against the city for unfairly profiling African-American men, according to WKMG radio. …

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Thomas G. McInerney, who retired from the Air Force in 1994 as a lieutenant general, currently serves as a Fox News military analyst and was invited to speak by the Moore County Republican Party. The general was originally slated to talk about how military downsizing may affect preparedness, but changed his topic to instead address …

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Consider this hypothetical situation: You, a wealthy socialite, want to make friends over the internet, but without encountering any of the riff-raff that hangs out on traditional social networking sites. What do you do? If you’re former Minnesota Philharmonic Orchestra conductor James Touchi-Peters, then you would have resolved this dilemma by launching Netropolitan — an …

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