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Portugal Approves Adoption Rights for Same-Sex Spouses

Portugal Approves Adoption Rights for Same-Sex Spouses | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The measure allows one spouse to adopt the other's adopted or biological children.
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Leonard Nimoy vs. Zachary Quinto: New Spock Goes Toe-to-Toe With Old Spock in Audi Ad

Leonard Nimoy vs. Zachary Quinto: New Spock Goes Toe-to-Toe With Old Spock in Audi Ad | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
If you've ever longed to see Leonard Nimoy recite lines from his infamous song "The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins," your day is about to reach new levels of awesome.
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A Right-Wing Mole at ABC News

A Right-Wing Mole at ABC News | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Conservatives don’t just complain loudly, endlessly and inaccurately about liberal media bias. They also train right-leaning journalists to make their way into the supposedly hostile terrain of Bel...
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It's Official: Those Bogus Email Leaks Came From Republicans

It's Official: Those Bogus Email Leaks Came From Republicans | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

It's not as if we didn't know this already, but today Major Garrett made it official: last week's leaks that misquoted the Benghazi emails came directly from Republicans.

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U.S. Geological Survey: Warmer Springs Causing Loss Of Snow Cover Throughout The Rocky Mountains

U.S. Geological Survey: Warmer Springs Causing Loss Of Snow Cover Throughout The Rocky Mountains | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A new U.S.Geological Survey study finds, “Warmer spring temperatures since 1980 are causing an estimated 20 percent loss of snow cover across the Rocky Mountains of western North America.” The USGS explains, “The new study builds upon a previous USGS...
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Russian senior official admits: ‘We have no national strategy’ against AIDS

Russian senior official admits: ‘We have no national strategy’ against AIDS | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

There is no government strategy to fight the spread of AIDS in Russia, where the number of deaths caused by the disease continues to grow, a senior healthcare official said on Thursday.

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Report: Republicans Altered Benghazi Emails

Report: Republicans Altered Benghazi Emails | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
One day after The White House released 100 pages of Benghazi emails, a report has surfaced alleging that Republicans released a set with altered text.
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Boston, Syria, Congo Part Of 'Disturbing' Claim About War Authority

Boston, Syria, Congo Part Of 'Disturbing' Claim About War Authority | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- The war authorization that Congress passed after 9/11 will be needed for at least 10 to 20 more years, and can be used to put the United States military on the ground anywhere, from Syria to the Congo to Boston, military officials...
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Report: Republicans were source of bogus Benghazi quotes

Report: Republicans were source of bogus Benghazi quotes | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Republicans provided the erroneous quotes linked to White House emails regarding how to address the September 2012 attack on a U.S. consulate in Libya, CBS News reported on Thursday.

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GOP Hispanic Outreach Director Resigns, Registers Democrat

Pablo Pantoja, the RNC's Hispanic Outreach Director in Florida, has announced that he was resigning his position and registering as a Democrat. He also encou...
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O’Donnell: The real IRS scandal happened in 1959

O’Donnell: The real IRS scandal happened in 1959 | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The IRS is facing criticism after news broke that they targeted Tea Party-related groups with unequal scrutiny, but according to MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell, the real scandal happened long ago.
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World (Wingnut) Net Daily: Military Sodomite Abuse: The Untold Story

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World (Wingnut) Net Daily: Military Sodomite Abuse: The Untold Story
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Farm Bill Approved By House Agriculture Committee, Includes Food Stamp Cuts

Farm Bill Approved By House Agriculture Committee, Includes Food Stamp Cuts | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — The House Agriculture Committee has approved a sweeping farm bill that would trim the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program.
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Maher: IRS targeting Tea Partiers is ‘like when a cop gets shot’

Maher: IRS targeting Tea Partiers is ‘like when a cop gets shot’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The dispute regarding the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) targeting of Tea Party political groups didn’t strike Real Time host Bill Maher as a big deal on Friday night.

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Colorado GOPer Accused Of Storming Away From Aurora Victim’s Dad

Colorado GOPer Accused Of Storming Away From Aurora Victim’s Dad | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
This week, Tom Sullivan went to a forum being held by Denver Post. State Senate Minority Leader Bill Cadman was there answering questions about the recent legislative session in which several gun control measures were debated and passed.
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Radioactive leak found at Palisades Nuclear Power Plant

Radioactive leak found at Palisades Nuclear Power Plant | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Investigators have discovered a half-inch long crack around a nozzle on one of the tanks of the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant, and have attributed the crack to the water leakage that spilled radioactive water into Lake Michigan on May 5.
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Industry Groups Urge Supreme Court To Ban EPA From Regulating CO2

Industry Groups Urge Supreme Court To Ban EPA From Regulating CO2 | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Conservative states, business groups, fossil fuel companies, and politicians who deny the science of climate change are petitioning the Supreme Court to reverse Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations on greenhouse gases and to weaken the...
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Warning To GOP: Be Careful What You Wish For

Warning To GOP: Be Careful What You Wish For | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Nothing is what it seems in Washington at the moment you see it. A triple witching hour of scandal has Republicans bursting with bloodlust.
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EU poll highlights homophobic abuse

EU poll highlights homophobic abuse | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A quarter of gay people surveyed in a major EU poll say they have been subjected to attacks or violent threats in the past five years.
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Warren Slams Pro-Wall Street Bill

Warren Slams Pro-Wall Street Bill | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said Thursday that she will fight legislation in the Senate that would roll back key parts of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law, just a week after the package made it out of the House Financial Services Committee...
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New Mexico Catholic school demands transgender male student wear female gown

New Mexico Catholic school demands transgender male student wear female gown | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A Catholic high school in New Mexico says that a transgender student must wear a female gown or not participate in graduation ceremonies.

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Cell phone users ‘have no legitimate expectation of privacy’ – judge

Cell phone users ‘have no legitimate expectation of privacy’ – judge | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A federal judge recently ruled that if someone has their cell phone turned on, their location data does not deserve protection under the Fourth Amendment, meaning law enforcement can track individuals without a search warrant.
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Pat Robertson: Security Cameras Signal ‘Mark of the Beast’ and Approaching End Times (VIDEO)

Pat Robertson: Security Cameras Signal ‘Mark of the Beast’ and Approaching End Times (VIDEO) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

In a recent airing of TBN’s the 700 Club, Pat Robertson lamented plans to expand the use of surveillance cameras, by arguing that they’re precursors for the coming End Times.

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Bradlee Dean Has Epic Meltdown over Minnesota's Gay Marriage Law

Bradlee Dean Has Epic Meltdown over Minnesota's Gay Marriage Law | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Minnesota-based Religious Right activist/rock star Bradlee Dean went ballistic on his radio show yesterday in response to his state’s new marriage equality law. Dean warned that Gov. Mark Dayton
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Colbert warns: The UN wants to make you eat bugs

Colbert warns: The UN wants to make you eat bugs | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Wednesday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert discussed a recent report by the United Nations that said humans will be turning to bugs as a source of food in the future.

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