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Richard Belzer Makes Sodomy, Nazi Jokes On The Morning News

Richard Belzer Makes Sodomy, Nazi Jokes On The Morning News | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
It's times like these I wish Greg Kelly was still at his old post on our local Fox morning news. Poor new guy.
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Couple spend £6,000 rescuing stray cat from Egypt - only for it to run away - Telegraph

Couple spend £6,000 rescuing stray cat from Egypt - only for it to run away  - Telegraph | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
A couple who spent £6,000 bringing a stray cat back from Egypt to escape the revolution are devastated after it went missing.
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One Woman’s Drug-Resistant TB, Echoing Around the World

One Woman’s Drug-Resistant TB, Echoing Around the World | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
Chiara Goia for The Wall StreetRahima Sheikh's yearslong effort to beat tuberculosis left her, in the end, all but untreatable.
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Cartel leader captured with 'Fast and Furious' weapons

Cartel leader captured with 'Fast and Furious' weapons | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
(DAILY CALLER) When Mexican authorities took Juarez drug cartel carnage king Jose Antonio Acosta Hernandez — better known as “El Diego” — into custody, he had weapons from Operation Fast and Furious on his person, the English-language transcript of...
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America's birth rate down for the fourth year in a row as experts blame ... - Daily Mail

America's birth rate down for the fourth year in a row as experts blame ... - Daily Mail | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
Daily MailAmerica's birth rate down for the fourth year in a row as experts blame ...Daily MailBut well into 2011, polls show most Americans remained gloomy, citing anemic hiring, a depressed housing market and other factors.
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Police, protesters clash in Iran as currency collapses - USA TODAY (blog)

Police, protesters clash in Iran as currency collapses - USA TODAY (blog) | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
AFPPolice, protesters clash in Iran as currency collapsesUSA TODAY (blog)2012 - Riot police clashed with protesters in Iran today over the collapse of the rial, the country's currency, which has been hard hit by Western sanctions, the BBC and...
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Obama in 2007: Govt Treated Katrina Victims Differently

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The U.S. government treated victims of Hurricane Katrina differently than those suffering after 9/11, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama told African-American ministers in a June 2007 speech.
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Former Obama Adviser: 'We Need Death Panels'

Former Obama Adviser: 'We Need Death Panels' | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
“The big money in Medicare is not to be found in Mr. Ryan’s competition or Mr. Obama’s innovation, but in reducing the cost of treating people in the last year of life, which consumes more than a quarter of the program’s budget," Rattner wrote.
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Vandals Deface Jerusalem Monastery With Religious Insults

Vandals Deface Jerusalem Monastery With Religious Insults | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
Suspected hardline Israeli’s scrawled pro-settler graffiti and religious insults on a monastery outside the walls of Jerusalem’s Old City on Tuesday, in the latest of a series of attacks on non-Jewish site...
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Iran police break up protests over currency crisis - BBC News

Iran police break up protests over currency crisis - BBC News | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
BBC NewsIran police break up protests over currency crisisBBC NewsRiot police in Iran have broken up several protests in the capital over sharp falls in the currency, the rial.
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BBC 'horrified' over Savile claim

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The BBC says it is "horrified" over claims the late DJ and presenter Sir Jimmy Savile abused teenage girls on its premises in the 1970s and will offer "full support" to police investigations.
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Anti-Obamacare film premiering in Florida ahead of election

Anti-Obamacare film premiering in Florida ahead of election | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
The country's largest tea party organization is premiering a new anti-Obamacare film this weekend in Florida --- a critical swing state in next month's presidential election.
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UPDATE 1-Britain to get 4G after squabbling operators make deal - Reuters

Telegraph.co.ukUPDATE 1-Britain to get 4G after squabbling operators make dealReutersBy Kate Holton.
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Report: Assad visits in Aleppo

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was in Aleppo Tuesday in order to take a first-hand look on the decisive battle by government forces against the insurgents, reported the Lebanese daily Ad-Diyar, considered favorable by the regime in Damascus.Ad-Diyar...
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Why We Are So Rude Online

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Soon-to-be-published research from professors at Columbia University and the University of Pittsburgh links online browsing to lower self control, higher debt and weight.
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Jordan's justice spares no mercy: Father to hang for raping daughter '288 times'

Jordan's justice spares no mercy: Father to hang for raping daughter '288 times' | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
The Criminal Court has sentenced a 49-year-old man to death for molesting and raping his daughter in an Amman neighbourhood.The defendant was found guilty of molesting his daughter, who is now 17 years old, from the age of nine and raping her 288...
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America importing welfare cases?

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(DAILY CALLER) The Department of Homeland Security missed their second deadline to explain the apparent dilution of immigration law barring those seeking entry to the United States from becoming “primarily dependent on the government for...
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Medical device hacking - FDA are told to start taking it seriously

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In a new report, the government takes the FDA to task for ignoring the possibility that insulin pumps and defibrillators are susceptible to malware, unauthorized access and denial of service.
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Gov. Brewer: Righteous Anger, Not Just Tears, for Slain Border Agent

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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said on Tuesday that her state is in mourning over the fatal shooting of another U.S. Border Patrol agent and the wounding of another.
Arizona has lost another Border Patrol agent, the Republican governor s statement began.
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Obama shields genocidal Muslim from Republican legislation

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Doug Book: Obama shields genocidal Muslim from Republican legislation.
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Tunisian Protesters Defend Women, Not Islam

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A rape case in Tunisia has motivated protesters to rally in support of women's rights, and the Islamist ruling party is taking notice.
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April Jones: police continue search for missing five-year-old- live coverage - The Guardian (blog)

April Jones: police continue search for missing five-year-old- live coverage - The Guardian (blog) | ''SNIPPITS'' | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukApril Jones: police continue search for missing five-year-old- live coverageThe Guardian (blog)There was this feeling of sadness at the school this morning. We are just waiting for news.
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Obama Trolling for the Knucklehead Vote

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Pundits have ridiculed the string of fluff television, radio, and magazine appearances that Barack Obama has been making the last few months. They are wrong.
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Piss Christ, ‘art,’ and violence

“Piss Christ” has been resurrected.Or, at least, the controversy surrounding it has been raised from the dead, now that it is back in New York at the Edward Tyler Nahem Gallery (through Octobe...
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