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Cliven Bundy's Outrageous Comments About 'The Negro'

Submitted by adminx on Thu, 04/24/2014 - 18:55

The Washington Post April 24, 2014 by Jonathan Capehart

Cliven Bundy, congratulations! You've provided the nation with its latest cringe-worthy moment in race.

Climate Change Increasing Massive Wildfires In West

Submitted by adminx on Sat, 04/19/2014 - 21:35

USA Today April 19, 2014 by Doyle Rice

Massive wildfires are on the increase in the Western USA due to rising temperatures and worsening drought from climate change, and the trend could continue in the decades to come, new research suggests.

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REVIEW: 'Transcendence' Rises Above The Sci-Fi Genre

Submitted by adminx on Thu, 04/17/2014 - 22:45

Los Angeles Times April 17, 2014 by Kenneth Turan

The focus on artificial intelligence in 'Transcendence' with Johnny Depp is brilliant because it lets the audience decide questions of good and evil.

Though its plot and premise are pure science fiction, "Transcendence" goes pleasingly against the genre grain.

Whoopi Goldberg Debuts As Pot Columnist For Denver Post's Cannabist Site

Submitted by adminx on Thu, 04/17/2014 - 22:17

Oregon Live April 17, 2014 by Noelle Crombie

Whoopi Goldberg relies on her vape pen to relieve symptoms associated with glaucoma, the comedienne writes in her first column for The Cannabist.

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ATTENTION CLIMATE CHANGE SKEPTICS: Man-Made Emissions Cause Global Warming

Submitted by adminx on Thu, 04/17/2014 - 08:34

International Business Times April 16, 2014 by Reissa Su

A new scientific study has cited 99.9 percent of the effects of climate change are a result of human activity.

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Environmental activists hold placards as they protest during the 19th conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP19) in Warsaw November 21, 2013. (REUTERS/Kacper Pempel)

North Dakota Abortion Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

Submitted by adminx on Wed, 04/16/2014 - 20:03

MSNBC April 16, 2014 by Meredith Clark

A federal judge has struck down one of the strictest abortion laws in the country, ruling that a North Dakota ban on abortions after as early as six weeks is unconstitutional.

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CULT LEADER AND BROTHER CHARGED WITH ASSAULT AND OTHER CRIMES...

Submitted by nabashalam2 on Wed, 04/16/2014 - 18:19

After a 16-month OPP investigation, Frederick King has been charged with sexual exploitation, sexual interference, three counts of sexual assault, three counts of assault causing bodily harm, five counts of uttering death threats, two counts of assault with a weapon and 10 counts of assault.

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