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  • Google Exec Sets Records with Leap from Near-Space
    Friday - 10/24/2014 - 06:12 PM

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) -- Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • US Chamber on sidelines in close Georgia race
    Friday - 10/24/2014 - 06:17 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The most powerful business group in the country is spending tens of millions of dollars to help Republicans win control of the Senate with one glaring omission — the tight Georgia Senate race.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • MSNBC Uses School Shooting Coverage to Push Gun Control
    Friday - 10/24/2014 - 06:26 PM

    MSNBC’s Joy Reid used the network’s coverage of a school shooting in Washington State to push for more gun control on Friday. Less than an hour after the network began live coverage of the shooting, she remarked, “You do have the prevalence, obviously, of guns in this country.

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  • Deer runs through Days Inn Penn State lobby [video]
    Friday - 10/24/2014 - 06:43 PM

    The Days Inn Penn State had an unexpected late check-in early Friday morning. A deer found its way into the downtown State College hotel by entering through the automatic doors by the lobby off South Pugh Street, police said.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Cardinal: see the goodness in lives of people who cohabit
    Friday - 10/24/2014 - 06:58 PM

    Cardinal Vincent Nichols has said that the lives of Catholics who cohabitate outside of marriage are “marked by real goodness”. In a pastoral letter to the Diocese of Westminster reflecting on the family synod, Cardinal Nichols said: “A central principle for this pastoral care emerged clearly: that in trying to walk alongside people in difficult or exceptional situations, it is important to see clearly and with humility all the good aspects of their lives.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Man to run the path taken by mob in Claude Neal lynching
    Friday - 10/24/2014 - 07:12 PM

    Marianna High School graduate Lamar Wilson will be in Jackson County this weekend to make a symbolic gesture he hopes will stir a spirit of atonement here for a tragedy that played out 80 years ago, culminating a gruesome scene on Jackson Courthouse square.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Ebola! Ebola! Yawn
    Friday - 10/24/2014 - 07:16 PM

    I am hopeful we may be spared more press conferences that don’t tell us anything more than what we already know How is Ebola spread? Two ways; one, by letting anyone exposed to it in West Africa into America when they fly here and, two, by assuming that medical professionals and others who have been exposed to it would quarantine themselves from contact with others once they are here.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Time to Counter Land Trust Abuse Against Farmers
    Friday - 10/24/2014 - 07:21 PM

    Time to counter the powerful Green voices that are dictating policy and harassing property owners Tired of land trust agents frequently abusing the public trust and the rights of property owners, Tom DeWeese, President of the American Policy Center, Martha Boneta, owner of Liberty Farm in Paris, Virginia and other major property rights advocates are organizing a property rights rally, conference, and an early morning hearing before the Virginia Outdoors Federation on November 6, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia at the Department of Conservation and Recreation.

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  • Israeli official: EU proposal to negotiate West Bank redlines is a death warrant
    Friday - 10/24/2014 - 07:25 PM

    The European Union is asking Jerusalem to weave the rope with which they will come to hang Israel, a senior diplomatic official said Wednesday in response to reports that the EU is interested in negotiating with Israel over its redlines in the West Bank.

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  • Bombshell: Valerie Jarrett Helped Manage Fallout Over Eric Holder's
    Friday - 10/24/2014 - 04:34 PM

    For years the White House has argued it had nothing to do with Operation Fast and Furious while it was active and certainly wasn't involved the fallout and cover-up that followed after Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed in 2010 by Mexican bandits carrying guns from the lethal program. Now years later, a Vaughn Index describing Fast and Furious documents being held from the American people and Congress under President Obama's assertion of executive privilege shows White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett played a key role in Attorney General Eric Holder's changing

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