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NBC Hired a ‘psychological Consultant’ To Find Out What Is Wrong With David Gregory’s Ratings
With NBC’s crown jewel Meet The Press slipping to third place among the Sunday morning talk shows, studio brass hired a ‘psychological consultant’  to interview host David Gregory’s wife and friends  in search of a soluti
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Supreme Court Leaves Ruling Against Exxon Intact for Polluting NYC’s Groundwater
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Monday declined to review a ruling against Exxon Mobil Corp that ordered the company to pay $105 million in damages for polluting New York City’s groundwater with a toxic gasoline
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United Auto Workers Withdraws Objection To Lost Election At TN Volkswagen Plant
(Reuters) – The United Auto Workers union on Monday said it was withdrawing its objection claiming undue outside political interference in the result of a February election it lost among workers at the Volkswagen AG plant in Tennessee. UAW President
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Supreme Court Declines To Revive Arizona Law Against ‘harboring and Transporting’ Immigrants
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Monday declined to revive a provision in an Arizona law that sought to criminalize the harboring and transportation of illegal immigrants. The court’s decision not to hear the stat
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Virginia White Supremacists Sneak Easter Eggs Filled With Racist Notes Into Kids’ Celebration
Parents in one Virginia neighborhood were outraged on Sunday after their annual Easter egg hunt tradition was upset by white supremacists who had secretly hidden eggs with racists messages for the children to find. West End parents Brandon and Jackie Smit
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Pentagon-funded Team Developing High-powered Laser To Trigger Lightning and Rain
Researchers are working to develop a technique to trigger rain or lightning with high-energy laser beams. Stimulating static-charged particles in clouds with the right kind of laser could summon rain or lightning, scientists believe, but lasers cannot rel
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Nintendo’s Trailblazing Game Boy Marks 25th Anniversary
Nintendo’s trailblazing Game Boy marks its 25th anniversary on Monday with the portable device’s legacy living on in cutting-edge smartphone games and among legions of nostalgic fans. The Japanese firm released its 8-bit Game Boy on April 21,
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Newsmax: Host's Chelsea Clinton Comments 'Clearly Inappropriate'
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You’re More Likely To Gorge On Fatty Foods When You Think Obesity Is a Disease,...
On June 18, 2013, the American Medical Association officially recognized obesity as a disease. The nation’s largest physician organization said the new classification would help turn more medical attention toward obesity, as well as increase reimbur
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5,000-year-old Artwork: Philippines’ Ancient Petroglyphs In Danger Of Disappearing
On a small rock wall a short drive from the Philippine capital, enigmatic carvings that are believed to date back 5,000 years are in danger of disappearing before their mysteries can be solved. The 127 engravings of people, animals and geometric shapes ar
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Cardinal’s Luxurious Vatican Apartment a Stark Contrast To Pope’s Call for a ‘poor Church’
An Italian cardinal is moving into a 600-square-metre (6,500 square foot) Vatican apartment in apparent contradiction with Pope Francis’s call for a “poor Church”, Italian daily La Repubblica reported on Sunday. Tarcisio Bertone is the V
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Physicist: ‘Blind Luck’ Is All That Prevents ‘city-killer’ Asteroids From Striking Earth
According to physicist and former NASA astronaut Ed Lu, the Earth has been hit by “26 multi-kiloton explosions since 2001, all of which are due to asteroid impacts.” This evidence — gathered by the asteroid-hunting B612 Foundation &mdash
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Apples Vs. Pears: Which Is Really The Healthier Shape?
For years and years and years now, women have used two particular pieces of fruit to define their body shape – and, to a certain…
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British Prime Minister David Cameron Criticized for Calling the UK a Christian Country
British Prime Minister David Cameron was accused on Monday of sowing sectarianism and division after stressing in an Easter message that Britain was still a “Christian country”. The criticism came in an open letter signed by 55 public figures,
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Road-raging Texas Driver Shoots 3-year-old Girl On Easter
Police in South Houston are searching for a suspect who was accused of shooting a 3-year-old girl in what was thought to be a case of drunken road rage. According to KTRK, 3-year-old Leah and three other members of her family were driving in South Houston
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An Indictment Of the Invisible Hand
An Indictment of the Invisible Hand (via Moyers & Company) Thomas Piketty’s 700-page book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, has stunned both the economic profession and most political observers. But the economic mainstream is not truly
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The Rise Of the Precariat Promises a Renewal Of the Left
Next year is the 800th anniversary of one of the greatest political documents of all time. The Magna Carta was the first class-based charter, enforced on the monarchy by the rising class. Today’s political establishment seems to have forgo
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Grand Jury Investigation Could Ruin Rick Perry's Prospects
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NewsOne Minute: Kidnapped Boy Sings Gospel Song To Save His Life
Kidnapped Boy Sings Gospel Song To Save His Life A young boy’s love of gospel music may have saved his life. Earlier this month, police…
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Sherpas Consider Boycott After Everest Disaster
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John Paul's Legacy Stained By Sex Abuse Scandal
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S.E. Cupp: ‘My Friends At the NRA’ High-fiving Over Bloomberg As Face Of Gun Control...
Discussing former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s decision to put his money where his mouth is by donating $50 million to start up a new gun control group taking on the National Rifle Association, Blaze TV hostess S.E. Cupp stated that her “frie
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GOP Banks $31.2 Million To Keep Control Of House
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Recap: ‘Game Of Thrones,’ Season Four, Episode Three: ‘Breaker Of Chains’
Did anything important happen last week on Game of Thrones? I couldn’t remember, so thankfully, “Breaker of Chains” picks up where “The Lion and the Rose” left off — with a bereaved Cersei holding a dead Joffrey and scr
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Syria To Hold Presidential Election In June
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Right Between the Eyes: Vandals Deface Jesus Billboard With Arrow In New Mexico
Vandals in New Mexico fired an arrow into a billboard warning that “Jesus is watching you.” The arrow was shot right between the eyes of Jesus on the billboard, which was sponsored by the Roman Catholic Churches of San Juan County. Passersby n
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Hamas And Fatah Meet For Palestine Reconciliation Talks
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Researchers Use Twitter To Predict Crime, but Not Yet Sure Whether This Will Reduce Crime
Hidden in the Twittersphere are nuggets of information that could prove useful to crime fighters — even before a crime has been committed. Researchers at the University of Virginia demonstrated tweets could predict certain kinds of crimes if the cor
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Students Defy SC Lawmakers, Snap Up Tickets To College’s Lesbian-themed Musical
Students at a South Carolina public university are snapping up tickets to the musical “Fun Home” after state lawmakers approved a proposed cut in school funding over the critically acclaimed lesbian memoir on which the musical is based. Outrag
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Ohio Husband, Wife Married for 70 Years Die Just 15 Hours Apart
An Ohio couple who met as teenagers and were married for 70 years, almost never sleeping apart, died from natural causes within a span of 15 hours, according to their daughter. Helen Felumlee, 92, died on April 12 at their home in Nashport, Ohio, about 55
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Sleeping CA Teen Killed In Bed After Suspected Drunken Driver Crashes Into Apartment
A 16-year-old girl asleep in her bed was killed early Sunday when a suspected drunk driver careened into an apartment building in southern California, law enforcement officials said. Family members identified the victim as Giselle Mendoza, a Palmdale High
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Teenage Runaway Survives Five-hour Flight In Jet’s Wheel Well From California To Hawaii
A teenage boy who ran away from home survived a five-hour flight in the freezing wheel well of a jetliner that reached 38,000 feet as it traveled from California to Hawaii, the FBI said. The 16-year-old, from Santa Clara, California, quickly lost consciou