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Video Emerges Of Possible BUK Missile Launcher Used To Take MH17 Down

Video Emerges Of Possible BUK Missile Launcher Used To Take MH17 Down

As evidence piled against separatist fighters using Russian-made missiles to attack Flight MH17, both Moscow and rebels are accusing Ukraine. Today, footage has emerged showing the BUK missile launcher that allegedly shot down the plane. In the footage, the missile launcher drives along a tree-lined road. The truck was said to be […]

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This Is What Happens When You Decriminalize Prostitution

This Is What Happens When You Decriminalize Prostitution

In 2003, Rhode Island decriminalized indoor prostitution – unintentionally. The state’s legislature made an amendment to a 1980 law, because the law was believed to outlaw some forms of consensual sex between adults. However, this modification created a legal loophole that wasn’t noticed until 2003 when a District Court judge interpreted the […]

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Detroit Residents Have “No Right To Free Water” As Shut-off Continues

As Detroit shuts off water service for tens of thousands of Detroit residents, scenes of mothers, children, the sick and low-income workers deprived of water have provoked outrage and generated national and international attention. Since 2013, the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department has been turning off water on customers that have fallen […]

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Innocent Man Dies After NYPD Cop Puts Him In A Chokehold (VIDEO)

Innocent Man Dies After NYPD Cop Puts Him In A Chokehold (VIDEO)

On Thursday, a 400-pound Staten Island man died after being put in a chokehold by an NYPD police officer while other officers appeared to slam his head into the sidewalk, as the video above shows. Eric Garner, 43, was being harassed by the officers in front of a Tompkinsville beauty supply […]

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Final Facebook Post of MH17 Passenger Goes Viral After Crash

Final Facebook Post of MH17 Passenger Goes Viral After Crash

Just hours before Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crashed over Ukraine on Thursday, a passenger on the plane made an eerie reference to the missing Malaysian Airlines MH370 that mysteriously disappeared in March. Flight MH17 passenger Cor Pan posted a photo of the plane he was boarding onto his Facebook page, with a caption […]

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Todd Akin Claims Some Of His Staff Were ‘Conceived In Rape’

Todd Akin Claims Some Of His Staff Were ‘Conceived In Rape’

In an interview with MSNBC on Thursday, Todd Akin admitted that he ‘misspoke some words’ in regards to his infamous 2012 comments on rape, however he said both parties were to blame for politicizing them. The 2012 Missouri Republican Senate nominee made sure everyone was criticized for politicizing his controversial statements, […]

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Reporter Blames “Lack Of Black Fathers” For Police Distrust (VIDEO)

Reporter Blames “Lack Of Black Fathers” For Police Distrust (VIDEO)

News 12’s Sean Bergin has recently sparked outrage after he made comments on-air suggesting that the “lack of black fathers” was to blame for the “anti-cop” mentality spreading throughout inner-city neighborhoods in the United States. Bergin’s comments were made on Sunday as the freelance reporter was covering the fatal shooting of Melvin Santiago, a 23-year-old […]

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Breaking News: Malaysian Passenger Flight Believed To Be Shot Down Near Russian Border

Breaking News: Malaysian Passenger Flight Believed To Be Shot Down Near Russian Border

On Thursday, Malaysian passenger airliner with 295 people on board crashed near the Russian border, near Ukraine according to the Interfax news agency. Below is a video of the wreck: The Boeing 777 jet (flight MH-17) was on its way from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. According to the Interfax report, the plane […]

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Warren Buffett Makes Huge $2.8 Billion Donation To Bill Gates And Family Charities

Warren Buffett Makes Huge $2.8 Billion Donation To Bill Gates And Family Charities

This week, Warren Buffett donated $2.8 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to five charities as part of his plan to give away most of his wealth. According to a regulatory filing, the billionaire donated approximately 21.73 million Class “B” shares. About 16.6 million shares – which are worth over $2.1 billion […]

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Alabama GOP Chairman That Was Arrested For Growing Pot Resigns

Alabama GOP Chairman That Was Arrested For Growing Pot Resigns

This week, 52-year-old John Loyd Ellis, chairman of the Alabama’s Cherokee County Republican Party, has resigned after being arrested for growing marijuana plants on his property. Ellis was arrested after the plants were spotted from the air during a routine marijuana eradication operation. Ellis was charged with first-degree unlawful possession of […]

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We’ve Got Candy: KKK Hands Out Sweets To Recruit New Members

We’ve Got Candy: KKK Hands Out Sweets To Recruit New Members

Residents of Oconee County in northwestern South Carolina got quite the surprise when they discovered bags of candy with invitations to join the Ku Klux Klan on their street. The invitation read: “Save Our Land, Join the Klan” and had a contact number on it, which led to an automated message about KKK’s […]

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Dozens Of Disney Employees Arrested On Child Sex Charges

Dozens Of Disney Employees Arrested On Child Sex Charges

A six-month investigation has just revealed that since 2006, at least 35 Disney employees in and around Florida have been accused and arrested of child sex crimes. To date, 32 of those cases have led to convictions. This CNN report reveals a major issue plaguing theme parks. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said: “Wherever […]

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Man Endures Sweltering Heat In Car To Raise Awareness For Kids Left In Cars (VIDEO)

Man Endures Sweltering Heat In Car To Raise Awareness For Kids Left In Cars (VIDEO)

As the temperature outside reaches the upper 80s, North Carolina-based Terry Bartley sits in his car with the windows rolled up. Sweat begins to drip down his forehead but he continues to endure the heat for several more minutes. Bartley uploaded the video of himself enduring the hot car to […]

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Killer Gets Bigger Memorial Than The Rookie Cop He Shot

Killer Gets Bigger Memorial Than The Rookie Cop He Shot

The day following the tragedy in which a rookie police officer was shot and killed in an ambush, mourners paid their respects at a makeshift memorial – to his killer. Candles, balloons, empty liquor bottles and messages of love from friends written on t-shirts adorned the brick wall and surrounding […]

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Actor Jon Voight Slams President Obama For “Taking The Country Apart” (VIDEO)

Actor Jon Voight Slams President Obama For “Taking The Country Apart” (VIDEO)

On Fox News, actor Jon Voight joined former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee to speak about his opinion on Barack Obama and what has happened to America under his administration. The segment aired on Saturday, and the 75-year-old actor went on a tirade with particular focus on Benghazi, immigration, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Iraq […]

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John Boehner’s Anti-Obama Lawsuit Has A Major Weak Spot

John Boehner’s Anti-Obama Lawsuit Has A Major Weak Spot

Last January, the two lawyers involved in Speaker John Boehner’s lawsuit declaring that President Obama was not implementing Obamacare quickly enough laid out the legal theory behind this claim in a Politico Magazine article. However, within the article is a glaring misrepresentation of a recent Supreme Court decision that undermines the basis for […]

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Swastika Banner Flying Over NYC Beaches Ruins Everyone’s Day

Swastika Banner Flying Over NYC Beaches Ruins Everyone’s Day

On Saturday, NYC locals enjoying a day on the beach got a sudden dose of outrage when they witnessed a plane towing a swastika banner – advertising a “pro-swastika” website – flying overhead. The banner was created by the International Raelian Movement and included the peace sign, a heart symbol, a swastika […]

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Fox News Defends Anchorwomen Diversity With Claim Of ’12 Non-Blondes’ (VIDEO)

Fox News Defends Anchorwomen Diversity With Claim Of ’12 Non-Blondes’ (VIDEO)

On Sunday, two Fox News media critics defended the news network against accusations that it had more blond white news anchors than any other cable news channel by proudly stating that 12 members of its on-air team are “non-blondes.” For the past few years, critics of Fox News have observed […]

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The Church of England Just Voted Yes For Women To Become Bishops

After 20 years of controversy, the Church of England has finally voted yes to allow women to become bishops. The synod was threatened with parliamentary action if the measure had failed and Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, had prepared contingency plans to dissolve it and hold fresh elections if the […]

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Remote Controlled Contraceptive Implant Could Be Available In Just Four Years

Remote Controlled Contraceptive Implant Could Be Available In Just Four Years

A new exciting development in the world of contraceptives has just been announced – a remote-controlled contraceptive computer chip has been developed by Massachusetts startup MicroCHIPS. This chip, which can be implanted under a woman’s skin, will release small doses of the hormone levonorgestrel every day for 16 years. Sixteen years might […]

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