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U.S. Religious Knowledge Survey - Executive Summary - Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life

U.S. Religious Knowledge Survey - Executive Summary - Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
The Pew Forum’s religious knowledge survey included 32 questions about various aspects of religion: the Bible, Christianity, Judaism, Mormonism, world religions, religion in public life, and atheism and agnosticism.
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Mother And Daughter Jailed After Photographing Toddlers And A Baby With Joints In Their Mouths

Mother And Daughter Jailed After Photographing Toddlers And A Baby With Joints In Their Mouths | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
Mother And Daughter Jailed After Photographing Toddlers And A Baby With Joints In Their Mouths – Weekly Vice Beth Ann Hensley, a 51-year-old Leslie County woman, and her daughter, Tracy Hensley, were jailed after they photographed several children...
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Watch: Obama Faces Reporters for First Time After Winning Re-Election

Watch: Obama Faces Reporters for First Time After Winning Re-Election | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
Original: President Obama is going to hold his first formal presser after winning re-election last Tuesday.
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Allen West Will Not Go Quietly Into that Good Night

Allen West Will Not Go Quietly Into that Good Night | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
Math says Allen West lost his Florida congressional seat to Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy.
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Femme fatale: threats, explicit emails, and sex under the desk define Petraeus affair

Femme fatale: threats, explicit emails, and sex under the desk define Petraeus affair | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
New details have emerged on how the FBI uncovered the CIA director's affair with his embedded biographer Paula Broadwell...
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Rare quake rattles Appalachian Mountains

Rare quake rattles Appalachian Mountains | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
(Reuters) A light 4.3 magnitude earthquake rattled southeastern Kentucky on Saturday at 12:08 p.m. ET (1708 GMT), the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
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Police say Russian journalist was killed for criticizing officials - Fox News

Police say Russian journalist was killed for criticizing officials - Fox News | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
Police say Russian journalist was killed for criticizing officialsFox NewsMakhmudov's two brothers and a Moscow police officer were acquitted in 2009 of helping stage the killing, but Russia's Supreme Court overruled that acquittal and sent the...
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Argentines flood the streets in antigovernment protests - Christian Science Monitor

Argentines flood the streets in antigovernment protests - Christian Science Monitor | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
Christian Science MonitorArgentines flood the streets in antigovernment protestsChristian Science MonitorAngry over inflation, crime and corruption, hundreds of thousands of Argentines of all ages flooded the capital's streets for nearly four hours...
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Tibetan Protests Erupt in Western China - Voice of America

Tibetan Protests Erupt in Western China - Voice of America | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
Voice of AmericaTibetan Protests Erupt in Western ChinaVoice of AmericaMass protests in Rebkong also occurred in 2010, when demonstrators spoke out against China's plans to replace Tibetan with Chinese as the language of instruction in local schools.
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Obama voters in line can’t answer basic government questions | Video | TheBlaze.com

Obama voters in line can’t answer basic government questions | Video | TheBlaze.com | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
A three block line weaved through a quaint neighborhood in South Boston, each person waiting to cast their vote at the polling place inside the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology.
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Immigration reformers see Obama win, Latino turnout, as 'game-changer' - The Hill

Immigration reformers see Obama win, Latino turnout, as 'game-changer' - The Hill | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
Voice of AmericaImmigration reformers see Obama win, Latino turnout, as 'game-changer'The HillAn outpouring of support from Hispanic voters helped to usher President Obama to a resounding reelection win Tuesday, and immigration reformers say those...
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New Storm Threatens to Strike Areas Damaged by Sandy Tomorrow

New Storm Threatens to Strike Areas Damaged by Sandy Tomorrow | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
Hurricane Sandy.
Bloomberg – About 974,000 power customers entered a second week without electricity following Hurricane Sandy as temperatures dropped below freezing in parts of devastated New Jersey, New York and Connecticut.
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Man accused of death, rape threats over daughter's volleyball game substitution

Man accused of death, rape threats over daughter's volleyball game substitution | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
An Illinois man who authorities said was upset that his daughter was pulled out of a high school volleyball match has been accused of making death threats to the team’s coach and school’s athletic director, authorities said.
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Judge impounds sex tapes of Waffle House CEO

Judge impounds sex tapes of Waffle House CEO | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
Attorneys for Waffle House CEO Joe W. Rogers and a former employee who is suing him for sexual harassment on Wednesday complied with a judge’s order to turn in all copies of videotapes depicting Rogers nude and engaged in sexual acts so they could...
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If John McAfee Wants to Stay Out of Jail, Maybe He Should Stop Talking to Reporters

If John McAfee Wants to Stay Out of Jail, Maybe He Should Stop Talking to Reporters | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
The anti-virus millionaire John McAfee, a man hiding from the police because he doesn't want to talk to them about his possible involvement in the murder of his neighbor, has given away his disguise, telling it to Wired's Joshua Davis who wrote...
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Allen West Camp: St. Lucie Recount A ‘Sham’

Allen West Camp: St. Lucie Recount A ‘Sham’ | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
Excerpted from Sunshine State News: As election officials in St. Lucie County began recounting only ballots filed in the final three days of Early Voting, the attorney for U.S. Rep.
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Mistress embedded with Petraeus for year in Afghanistan

Mistress embedded with Petraeus for year in Afghanistan | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
(ABC News) As a biographer to Gen. David Petraeus, Paula Broadwell enjoyed tremendous access to the general during the year they spent together in Afghanistan, finding out the idiosyncrasies that helped shaped the man who was the public face of the...
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Iraq veteran suffering from PTSD to receive service dog - Macon Telegraph (blog)

Iraq veteran suffering from PTSD to receive service dog - Macon Telegraph (blog) | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
Macon Telegraph (blog)Iraq veteran suffering from PTSD to receive service dogMacon Telegraph (blog)GRANT BLANKENSHIP/gblankenship@macon.comKeith Parker with Angel, the rescued American Bulldog he hopes to have as a service dog once she is trained.
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Hurricane Sandy victims want answers; George W. Bush tellingly silent

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Hurricane Sandy victims want answers; George W.
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Analysis: Obama faces Latin America revolt over drugs, trade - Reuters

Analysis: Obama faces Latin America revolt over drugs, trade - Reuters | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
BBC NewsAnalysis: Obama faces Latin America revolt over drugs, tradeReutersSAO PAULO (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will face an unprecedented revolt by Latin American countries against the U.S.-led drug war during his second term and he also ...
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Prospects for comprehensive immigration reform brighten - The ...

Prospects for comprehensive immigration reform brighten - The ... | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
In the wake of their 2012 election defeats, Republicans have an important choice to make when it comes to immigration. Will GOP policymakers continue to refuse to work constructively -- in part because of their far-right vision ...
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SNAP Benefit Increase For Sandy-Related Food Loss - Patch.com

SNAP Benefit Increase For Sandy-Related Food Loss - Patch.com | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
SNAP Benefit Increase For Sandy-Related Food LossPatch.comResidents along the shoreline enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will receive increased benefits under the program this weekend to replace storm-related food losses,...
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Lovitz Slams Obamacare, Cites Job Losses, Shoddy Service

Lovitz Slams Obamacare, Cites Job Losses, Shoddy Service | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
Comedian Jon Lovitz isn't done with President Obama yet. The comedian turned entrepreneur fears the number of jobs lost thanks to Obamacare as well as the negative impact the legislation will have on patients.
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Planned Parenthood Spent $15 Million to Re-Elect Obama | LifeNews.com

Planned Parenthood Spent $15 Million to Re-Elect Obama | LifeNews.com | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
The Planned Parenthood abortion business is jubilant about another four years (RT @LilaGraceRose: #PlannedParenthood is clinging to @BarackObama to preserve its livelihood - to the tune of $15 million.)...
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DR.MANFRED GERSTENFELD: WHY OBAMA IS UNPOPULAR WITH ISRAELI JEWS……..

DR.MANFRED GERSTENFELD: WHY OBAMA IS UNPOPULAR WITH ISRAELI JEWS…….. | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
 
The version of Dr.Gerstenfeld’s latest piece, varies on some points from the one published in Ynet. This is published with the author’s consent.
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