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Will Games curse leave 'ghost town' London out of the gold rush?

Will Games curse leave 'ghost town' London out of the gold rush? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
LONDON – Quiet restaurants, empty sidewalks and spare seats on the subway have left businesses in central London without an Olympic gold rush, despite Britain's medal success -- and have raised new questions about whether the world's largest sporting...
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AAJA And MPAC Demand Action After Fox Host Advocated For Violence Against Muslims

AAJA And MPAC Demand Action After Fox Host Advocated For Violence Against Muslims | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) and the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) are demanding action from Fox News after a host linked all Muslims to terrorists and advocated for violence against practitioners of the faith. 

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Oregon election worker fired for altering ballots to Republican straight ticket

Oregon election worker fired for altering ballots to Republican straight ticket | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

An election worker in Oregon is facing a criminal investigation for allegedly altering multiple ballots to benefit Republican candidates.

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Uzi accident sparks debate about children and guns

Uzi accident sparks debate about children and guns | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Why would a 9-year-old child be handed a submachine gun? And why did the NRA choose yesterday to tweet, "7 Ways Children Can Have Fun at the Shooting Range"?
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Cambridge Study Reveals How Life Could Have Started From Nothing

Cambridge Study Reveals How Life Could Have Started From Nothing | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
This could explain a lot.
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Paul Ryan Once Again Proves How Spineless He Really Is (Video)

Paul Ryan Once Again Proves How Spineless He Really Is (Video) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
So, let me get this straight. A United States Congressman, someone who's supposed to be acting in the best interests of the American people, didn't speak out against the government shutdown - because he thought "party unity" was more important? Wow.
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Burger King Is The Latest Corporation To Consider Renouncing U.S. Citizenship

Burger King Is The Latest Corporation To Consider Renouncing U.S. Citizenship | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Burger King is in talks with Tim Horton's to move their base to Canada to lessen their taxes here in the United States via "corporate inversion."
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Neil deGrasse Tyson: Creationist Ken Ham’s views are ‘even crazy to many Christians’

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Creationist Ken Ham’s views are ‘even crazy to many Christians’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

In a recent interview with Dan Arel at Alternet, astrophysicist and host of TV’s Cosmos, Neil deGrasse Tyson addressed a wide range of subjects from why he doesn’t do debates to calling creationist Ken Ham’s views “crazy.”

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Study: White People Support Harsher Criminal Laws If They Think More Black People Are Arrested

Study: White People Support Harsher Criminal Laws If They Think More Black People Are Arrested | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Informing white people that African Americans are significantly over-represented in the prison population "may actually bolster support for the very policies that perpetuate the inequality."
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FDA OKs New Triple-Combination Pill (Triumeq) for HIV

FDA OKs New Triple-Combination Pill (Triumeq) for HIV | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Triumeq is the first once-daily fixed-dose triple-combination pill to include dolutegravir. Its components were found superior to currently used single-pill therapy in a previous phase 3 trial.
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Jerry Boykin Edits Obama Quote To Claim He Ignored Murder Of Iraqi Christians

Jerry Boykin Edits Obama Quote To Claim He Ignored Murder Of Iraqi Christians | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Family Research Council executive vice president Jerry Boykin yesterday charged President Obama with ignoring violence against Christians in his recent speech on ISIS.
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Ferguson Police Threaten to Shoot Reporter, Mace Chris Hayes

Ferguson Police Threaten to Shoot Reporter, Mace Chris Hayes | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Ferguson police were caught on camera Sunday night threatening to mace one reporter and shoot another. At least two other journalists also claim they were arrested while following police orders.
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How scanning the brains of the dead improves the lives of the living

How scanning the brains of the dead improves the lives of the living | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
For thousands of years, direct studies of the human brain required the dead. The main method of study was dissection, which needed, rather inconveniently for the owner, physical access to their brain.
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Fox guest shuts up Liz Cheney on Bill Clinton’s cheating: He’s as popular as the pope

Fox guest shuts up Liz Cheney on Bill Clinton’s cheating: He’s as popular as the pope | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Liz Cheney on Sunday asserted that Americans did not want Bill Clinton to return to the White House because he was unfaithful to his wife and “continues to behave” improperly.
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Conservative host scrambles to stop doctor from debunking anti-immigrant virus claims

Conservative host scrambles to stop doctor from debunking anti-immigrant virus claims | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Conservative TV host J.D. Hayworth hurried to cut off a guest on Thursday who was debunking the conservative argument that Central American immigrants are bringing infectious diseases into the U.S., Right Wing Watch reported.

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In wake of Arizona Uzi killing, NRA tweets about 7 ways for kids to have fun with guns

In wake of Arizona Uzi killing, NRA tweets about 7 ways for kids to have fun with guns | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The NRA Women account—sponsored by Smith & Wesson—has since taken down the tweet.
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McConnell Promises Billionaire Donors He Won’t Waste Time On ‘Gosh Darn’ Minimum Wage Increases

McConnell Promises Billionaire Donors He Won’t Waste Time On ‘Gosh Darn’ Minimum Wage Increases | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
In audio of his June remarks at a secret Koch Brothers event, obtained by The Nation, McConnell vowed that the Senate will not waste time on things like increasing the minimum wage for people making only about $15,000 annually if he becomes majority leader.
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Here's the latest right-wing IRS fantasy

Here's the latest right-wing IRS fantasy | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The government keeps backups of every federal record ever. But it won't turn over Lois Lerner's missing emails.
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Cop Who Shot Michael Brown Has A Not So Spotless Background

Cop Who Shot Michael Brown Has A Not So Spotless Background | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
According to the Washington Post, up until three years ago Darren Wilson worked for the Jennings Police Department, located not far from from the city of Ferguson. The Jennings police department wa...
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School Superintendent Asks Female Student To Bend Over During Dress Code Check

School Superintendent Asks Female Student To Bend Over During Dress Code Check | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
"Have y’all ever seen any ‘skanks’ around this school," she asked.
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Congressman Wants To Stop The Feds From Giving Cities Like Ferguson Military Weapons For Free

Congressman Wants To Stop The Feds From Giving Cities Like Ferguson Military Weapons For Free | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Both the excess of military equipment no longer being used for combat, and the move toward a “War” on drugs over the last several decades have resulted in small police departments with destructive and combative tools at their disposal.
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Obama Administration Calls The Supreme Court’s Bluff In Hobby Lobby

Obama Administration Calls The Supreme Court’s Bluff In Hobby Lobby | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The Obama Administration's new rules will likely put an end to the Supreme Court's game of continually moving the goalposts every time someone objects to birth control on religious grounds.
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School Forced Special Needs Child to Eat Pizza From a Trash Can (VIDEO)

School Forced Special Needs Child to Eat Pizza From a Trash Can (VIDEO) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
According to KTRK an 8th grade special-needs student in Pleasant Grove, Utah was forced to eat pizza from a trash can. The 8th grader, Sierra Prince, is unable to make decisions about what she can ...
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Missouri Cop Investigated For Offensive Ferguson Facebook Post

Missouri Cop Investigated For Offensive Ferguson Facebook Post | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A police officer in Kansas City, Mo. is facing internal review after he reportedly posted an inflammatory message on Facebook about the slain Ferguson, Mo. teen whose death has led to mounting chaos.
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Phoenix pastor accused of assaulting women and girls while ‘counseling’ them at church

Phoenix pastor accused of assaulting women and girls while ‘counseling’ them at church | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Phoenix police have arrested a pastor they believe abused his position in the church to molest two women and two girls who belonged to his congregation, The Republic reports.
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Construction workers 22 percent more likely to die on the job in Texas than any other state

Construction workers 22 percent more likely to die on the job in Texas than any other state | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
An extensive report released yesterday by The Dallas Morning News used federal workplace data to determine that a worker in Texas is 12 percent more likely to die on the job in Texas than he or she would be doing the same work in any other state.
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