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Worldwide Caution

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The Department of State has issued this Worldwide Caution to update information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world.

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Why We Must Increase Social Security Benefits (w/ "Atrios" Duncan Black)

Blogger and USA Today contributor Atrios (Duncan Black), explained what a true cost of living adjustment for the elderly would look like, the evolution of pe...
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Japan halts whale hunt after Sea Shepherd clashes

Japan halts whale hunt after Sea Shepherd clashes | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Japan's fisheries agency says it has temporarily suspended its Southern Ocean whale hunt after clashes with anti-whaling activists.
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Sequestration Is Austerity, but Not Enough for Simpson and Bowles | The Nation

Sequestration Is Austerity, but Not Enough for Simpson and Bowles | The Nation | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The front men for the austerity agenda are back with plans to cut Social Security and redistribute wealth upward.
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Tea Party: Obama is Hitler

Tea Party: Obama is Hitler | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The Tea Party now says that Pres. Obama is Hitler. They even have a nice photo of the President sporting a Hitler moustache, titled "STOP AMERICA'S HITLER."
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Tucker Carlson: Every Wiccan a nerd or a ‘twice-divorced older woman’

Tucker Carlson: Every Wiccan a nerd or a ‘twice-divorced older woman’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Tucker Carlson, the founder of The Daily Caller, attacked Wicca on Sunday, mocking the minority religion for allegedly having too many holidays.

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Disabled Maryland Man Allegedly Murdered By Police For Wanting To See A Movie (VIDEO)

Disabled Maryland Man Allegedly Murdered By Police For Wanting To See A Movie (VIDEO) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Robert Saylor was a 26-year-old man with Down Syndrome. He apparently loved the movie Zero Dark Thirty so much that he wanted to stay for a second showing. For that, he was asphyxiated and killed.
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Senator Marco Rubio Angry About President's Plan To Afford Others What His Family Received

Senator Marco Rubio Angry About President's Plan To Afford Others What His Family Received | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
In response to the plan to offer other immigrants that which Cubans have enjoyed for years, Cuban-American Marco Rubio firmly stands against it.
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Mefferd: Gay Rights Should Not 'Trump the Rights of Christians' to Not See Gays

Mefferd: Gay Rights Should Not 'Trump the Rights of Christians' to Not See Gays | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Conservative talk show host Janet Mefferd this week waded into the controversy about an Indiana high school where a group of students wanted to organize a separate prom that would specifically prevent...
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What’s wrong with eating horsemeat?

What’s wrong with eating horsemeat? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The European horsemeat scandal has focused attention on Britons’ unwillingness to eat horsemeat. Where does it come from and why are British people so reluctant to eat horsemeat?
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With No Shortcut to a Green Card, Gay Couples Leave U.S.

With No Shortcut to a Green Card, Gay Couples Leave U.S. | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Federal laws do not let Americans get green cards for same-sex partners, so often the immigrant must choose to stay illegally or the couple must move.
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How "Friends of Hamas" Joke Became a Right Wing Reality

Breitbart's Ben Shapiro, a New York Daily News writer's sarcastic email, a Republican aide...this is the hilarious story of how the fake Friends of Hamas sto...
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Is This How Breitbart Got The ‘Friends Of Hamas’ Scoop?

Is This How Breitbart Got The ‘Friends Of Hamas’ Scoop? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Last Friday, in "This Week In Crazy," our own Henry Decker told you how Ben Shapiro, Editor-at-Large of Breitbart News, set off a media firestorm by linking Pre
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If Higgs Boson Calculations Are Right, A Catastrophic 'Bubble' Could End Universe

If Higgs Boson Calculations Are Right, A Catastrophic 'Bubble' Could End Universe | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Based on what we think we know about the Higgs boson, an alternate universe could wipe out ours. Our universe, now, the scientists explained, is at the precipice of stability.
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Facebook posting says the gun-rich Swiss have the lowest firearm crime rate in the civilized world

Gun control advocates say that fewer guns mean less gun crime. But a Dec. 16 posting on Facebook by a group calling itself the Conservatives Club argues exactly the opposite, and uses the example set by Switzerland to prove its point.
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Ding-dong, Hotmail's dead: All accounts switching to Outlook.com by summer

Ding-dong, Hotmail's dead: All accounts switching to Outlook.com by summer | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
It's official: Outlook.com will fully replace Hotmail as Microsoft's webmail service. The company will begin to auto-update accounts, and ho...
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The educational charities that do PR for the right-wing ultra-rich

The educational charities that do PR for the right-wing ultra-rich | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Conspiracies against the public don’t get much uglier than this. As the Guardian revealed last week, two secretive organisations working for US billionaires have spent $118m to ensure that no action is taken to prevent manmade climate change. While inflicting untold suffering on the world’s people, their funders have used these opaque structures to ensure that their identities are never exposed.

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A spouse is a spouse

A spouse is a spouse | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A little more than two years ago, the Illinois General Assembly took a carefully measured step toward marriage equality, the full legal recognition of committed partnerships, regardless of the parties' sexual orientation.
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Far-right official 'beats up' gay marriage activists

Far-right official 'beats up' gay marriage activists | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A local councillor from France’s far-right National Front party is in hot water with police after he was accused of physically attacking three gay–rights ca
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Facebook Will Pay No Taxes, Get Huge Refund Instead

Facebook Will Pay No Taxes, Get Huge Refund Instead | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
During the year it went public, Facebook made $1.1 billion in profits. But thanks to some nifty accounting, the company won't be paying any federal or state taxes on it —
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