The Ebola epidemic in West Africa has the potential to alter history as much as any plague has ever done. There have been more than 4,300 cases and 2,300 deaths over the past six months. Last week, the World Health Organization warned that, by early October, there may be thousands of new cases per week in Liberia, Sierra Leone, …

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According to FBI crime statistics quoted by NBC’s TODAY Show, home invasions in America are happening at the alarming rate of 135 per day. The option of using a gun to protect yourself in a home invasion is never mentioned during the TODAY Show story. The second intruder defense item the TODAY Show suggests you …

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According to KRGV, a militia has selected a number of bridges along the Rio Grande Valley for a Sept. 20 demonstration during which they will physically block entry into the U.S. Law enforcement officials in Starr County are reportedly preparing for the possibility of violence associated with the protest. “I’m not going to lie to …

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US citizen Matthew Todd Miller has received six years in a labor camp by a North Korean court. The 24-year-old was sentenced for violating his tourist status when he entered the country, authorities said. He tore up his visa upon arriving in North Korea and demanded political asylum, state media said at the time. The …

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By Thomas Madison I can’t think of anyone I’d rather punch square in the face than Douchenozzle Ward Churchill. He is a career parasite, having made a life-long living of lying to young, impressionable Americans for a government paycheck, which he never had to worry about. That check went into his bank account every pay period, rain …

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A woman has criticized police in the Utah County city of Saratoga Springs over the fatal shooting of her 22-year-old son, saying she believes the outcome would have been different had he not been black. Susan Hunt of Saratoga Springs said her family wants answers about what happened leading up to Wednesday’s shooting by officers …

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He’s just a guy getting in a workout while apparently watching Saturday’s game between the New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles. Thing is, cameras caught him in the midst of a set of curls — and the game’s announcers laughed pretty hard at the sight. Image source: MLB.com Image source: MLB.com The Twitter page for …

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Rescuers saved about 100 people overnight and recovered two bodies from a ferry that sank in rough seas after encountering steering trouble in the central Philippines, officials said Sunday. Coast guard Capt. Joseph Coyme said search and rescue efforts by air and sea would continue because it was uncertain how many …

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For the first time in more than a decade, federal appellate judges appointed by Democratic presidents “considerably outnumber” judges appointed by Republican presidents, according to the New York Tines. President Barack Obama salutes as he arrives on the South Lawn of the White House, on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Washington. (Image source: AP/Evan Vucci) …

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UPDATE, 9/4/2014: So far 3/4 of poll respondents answered “Other (please specify),” and went on to say that Rick Perry looks like a “President.” I would first like to make if very clear that I am a Rick Perry fan. His efforts to secure the border are courageous, patriotic, and heroic. I love the guy …

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While former Alaska governor Sarah Palin and members of her family were said to have been involved in a large fight during a party in Anchorage last weekend, there’s now another side of the story regarding who started it, who fought in it, and most notably, what Palin herself allegedly said. Image source: AP/Carolyn Kaster …

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NEW ORLEANS (TheBlaze/AP) — A contractor was killed during maintenance on a natural gas line off the Louisiana coast, Chevron said. The contractor was among four maintenance workers on the platform about 11:10 a.m. Saturday, Chevron spokesman Gareth Johnstone noted in an email, adding that two others were taken to a hospital for what are …

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Story by the Associated Press; curated by Dave Urbanski BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State extremists released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, and British Prime Minister David Cameron late Saturday condemned his slaying as “an act of pure evil.” This image made from …

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NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (TheBlaze/AP) — Ray Rice attended a football game at his high school in a New York City suburb. Ray Rice, right, and his wife Janay Rice attend the Ramapo versus New Rochelle high school football game at New Rochelle High School Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in New Rochelle, N.Y. The star running …

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ASHBURN, Va. (TheBlaze/AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, rocked in recent days over scandals involving players’ off-the-field behavior, has received support from a team owner who’s going through his own dose of pressure. Roger Goodell (Image source: AP/David Goldman, File) Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder said he supports Goodell, stating he “has always had the …

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One concern about President Obama‘s counter-terrorism strategy against ISIS is the plan to arm moderate Syrian rebels to fight the terrorist group. Arming moderate rebels was a contentious debate last year in the national fight over how to deal with President Bashar al-Assad, but now a new enemy is inspiring the calls for action. John …

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Islamic State militants have released a video claiming to show the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, in what British Prime Minister David Cameron has described as “an act of pure evil.” The 44-year-old Haines was abducted in Syria in 2013 while working for an international aid agency. The British government had managed to …

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