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Eric Holder to Ferguson Leakers: ‘Shut Up’

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On Wednesday, The Washington Post's Jonathan Capehart sat down for an interview with Attorney General Eric Holder at the Washington Ideas Forum and asked him about the series of leaks that have emerged surrounding the Michael Brown shooting case in Ferguson, Missouri. In Holder's words, the leakers need to "shut up."

Convicted Killer Shouts in Court for Everyone to Vote for GOP Congressman

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Apparently a GOP ad targeting a Democratic challenger for his support of a sentencing law that let a convicted killer get out of jail worked on some potential viewers: Namely the convicted killer himself.

Ralph Nader on Hillary: ‘She’s a Menace to the United States of America’

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Former presidential candidate Ralph Nader gave an interview to WeAreChange earlier this week and had some tough words for Hillary Clinton, calling her "a menace to the United States of America."

Giant Union Rat Has First Amendment Rights, Just Like You

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Scabby, the giant inflatable union rat so near and dear to the hearts of working urbanites, won its First Amendment rights in a federal ruling Wednesday, after an asbestos contractor sued to have the rat declared a "disruptive practice."

SNL’s Michael Che Apologizes to All Women After Watching Catcalling Video

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On Tuesday, Hollaback!, an organization dedicated to fighting back against street harassment of women, posted a video to YouTube in which one woman walks the streets of New York City and is verbally catcalled more than 100 times by random men. One day later, it has been viewed more than 6.5 million times.

CNN Beats MSNBC in Primetime Demo for Fourth Consecutive Month

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CNN has a lot to celebrate in the ratings department this month. Thanks in part to its heavy coverage of the presence of Ebola in the United States, CNN will finish October well ahead of MSNBC in the primetime 25-54 demo for the fourth consecutive month. The last time CNN beat MSNBC four months in a row was all the way back in 2008.

Pro-Choice Group’s Ad Claims GOP Senate Candidate Will Cause Condom Shortage

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Today, NARAL Pro-Choice America began a media campaign against Colorado Senate candidate Cory Gardner (R), with the claim that he was against birth control. Specifically, that Gardner's pill-banning ways would cause a condom shortag...

Piers Morgan: Ebola-Free Nurse Has ‘Reckless Selfishness,’ Trying to Be ‘Media Superstar’

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Using his new platform as a columnist at the Daily Mail, Piers Morgan wrote Wednesday that the New Jersey nurse who came back from West Africa and resisted Gov. Chris Christie's directive to have her forcibly quarantined is acting with "reckless selfishness."

Chris Christie Quickly Deletes Message About ‘Bongs’

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One can only hope this deleted tweet means Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) is evolving from his hardline stance against legal marijuana, medical or otherwise:

WATCH LIVE: White House Press Briefing – 10/29/14

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White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest delivers the daily press briefing to reporters from the White House.

Story of Missing Broncos Fan Just Got Weirder

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Fifty-three year old Paul Kitterman was found Tuesday night in front of a K-Mart in Pueblo, over 100 miles south of Denver. The explanation for Kitterman's five-day disappearance remains elusive.

Daily Show Correspondents Reveal the One Piece of Advice They All Got from Colbert

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Head writer Elliott Kalan moderated a discussion with correspondents Jason Jones, Samantha Bee, Aasif Mandvi, Jessica Williams and Jordan Klepper that focused on those often awkward, always hilarious field pieces they do from all over the country and the world.

Dinesh D’Souza Finally Found an Obama Conspiracy Theory He Doesn’t Believe

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"I mean, I have a very low view of Obama, he's a messed up guy in all kinds of ways, but it would be going too far to say that he actually wants to inflict an epidemic on the United States."

Christian Man Goes Nuts After No One Thanks Him for Holding the Door at In-N-Out

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Holding the door for people going into In-N-Out? Nice. Holding the door open for everyone going into In-N-Out, while toting a Bible? Not particularly cool, but whatever. Flipping out at In-N-Out employees for asking him to please close the door? We have a video of that!

Who the White House Loves and Snubs When Sharing News ‘Leaks’

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Though the Obama White House has an ever-growing reputation for the being excessively controlling when it comes to sharing information with the news media, they do occasionally throw a nugget of news at the press.

Military Orders Quarantine for Troops Returning from Ebola Zones

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Rumors that the Pentagon has ordered Andrew Cuomo's book in bulk to keep the troops busy during quarantine went unconfirmed at press time.

Seth Meyers and Amy Poehler Play Game of Thrones Trivia with George R.R. Martin

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Not only did Seth Meyers have his old SNL friend Amy Poehler on his show last night, promoting her new memoir Yes Please, but he also welcomed George R.R. Martin, the author who brought the world Game of Thrones.

Concha: Here’s Why Baseball Is Struggling as a National TV Sport

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It may be hard for anyone reading this born after 1985 to believe, but there was once a time baseball was the most popular sport in the land...even on television.

Must-See Late Night Clip: Daniel Radcliffe Performs Ridiculously Complicated Rap on Fallon

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Harry Potter has grown up and become a surprisingly accomplished rapper. With help from The Roots, Daniel Radcliffe showed off his skills on the Tonight Show Tuesday night, rapping Blackalicious' "Alphabet Aerobics" from memory at lightning-fast speed.

Feds Allegedly Broke Man’s Internet, Posed as Cable Technicians to Search His Home

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Next time your cable guy takes his sweet, maddeningly long time fixing your connection speed, it may be because they're federal agents posing as cable guys, who broke your internet to gain access to your house to search for incriminating evidence.

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