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Sears, Amazon Pull Swastika Ring from Websites After Outcry

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Websites like Sears or Amazon don't just let you buy directly from them, they also let you purchase goods directly from third-party sellers. Well, one of those sellers was offering a swastika ring, and both Sears and Amazon took it down today.

Shia LaBeouf Has an Insanely Bizarre Story About His Cabaret Arrest

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Remember when Shia LaBeouf was arrested at a Cabaret performance for being loud and disorderly? Well, LaBeouf spoke out, in vivid detail, on Jimmy Kimmel's show last night about that drunken confrontation.

Kimmel Compiles Every Penis from Local Weather Reports, as a Public Service

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Let's just say that it's poor form to draw a penis when talking about the moisture left over from Hurricane John.

VIDEO: Sewer Creature Lobs Smoke Bombs at NY Restaurant, Vanishes into Night

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Police are on the lookout for this random man, who emerged from a New York City sewer, threw smoke bombs at a restaurant, disappeared, and looks nothing like a Ninja Turtle.

What Did Ann Romney Mean When She Said She’s ‘Running Out of Time’?

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Ann Romney, wife to former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, is heading up a new health care initiative in Boston aimed at fostering new research to cure neurological diseases, according to the Associated Press.

WATCH: Surveillance Footage Shows Giant Mob Trashing Brooklyn Deli

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A mob went on a vandalism spree in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights Saturday night, culminating in an attack on a Jewish deli. Witnesses estimated up to 75 teens descended upon the deli, which had reopened hours earlier after Sukkot. Surveillance video shows the teens barging in, knocking over shelves, and throwing items at [...]

Pentagon: Climate Change Could ‘Foster’ Terrorism

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A newly-published Pentagon report reveals that the government is preparing for an unintended consequence of climate change: increased terrorism threats.

Mitch McConnell’s Obamacare Comments Were Not a ‘Gaffe’

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Grimes' refusal to answer the question certainly doesn't speak well of her as a candidate, but it's a political mistake, not a policy one. McConnell's comments on the other hand constitute a deliberate obfuscation on the health care policy of his state.

‘How Ridiculous!’: Morning Joe Bashes Grimes for Non-Answer on Obama Vote

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During the Kentucky U.S. Senate debate Monday evening, Democratic candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes once again refused to answer whether she has voted for President Barack Obama. The Morning Joe crew took notice and promptly mocked the Mitch McConnell challenger for such "ridiculous" non-answers.

MSNBC’s Fineman on ‘Confused’ Obama: ‘Sweeping Declarations … Damage His Credibility’

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Howard Fineman, MSNBC contributor and one of President Barack Obama‘s most vocal supporters, writes in an op-ed for the Huffington Post that the once “fresh, idealistic” president is now a shadow of his former self. Fineman boils down the reason for Obama’s tarnished luster to basically everything, including the domestic promises and threats to foreign [...]

Poll: Pretty Much Everybody Wants Airport Screening for Ebola

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Overall 2/3 believed the U.S. could be doing more to combat the virus' spread in the U.S. The public is split on President Barack Obama's response to the virus, which is a back massage compared to some of his other numbers.

Fox Contributor: Ebola Policy Should Be Decided on ‘Science, Not Politics’

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Fox's Peter Johnson Jr. told Fox & Friends Tuesday morning that "determinations on ebola based on science and not politics" when it came to restricting or banning travel from west Africa.

Fox’s Doocy Skips NRA’s Role in Holding up Surgeon General Confirmation

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Doocy "oddly" did not specify which politics, perhaps because doing so would directly indict the National Rife Association, which has fought Murthy's confirmation to a standstill by leaning on Senate Democrats.

Dallas Nurse Who Contracted Ebola Identified, Receives Blood Transfusion

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The Dallas nurse who contracted ebola while caring for Thomas Eric Duncan was identified Monday night as Nina Pham, a 26-year-old graduate of Texas Christian University's nursing program. She was reported in stable condition Monday night.

LIVE VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial – Sentencing Hearing

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South African Paralympics medalist Oscar Pistorius has pled not guilty to the 2013 murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in what South Africans are calling their "trial of the century."

Jon Stewart Tears Into Dems, Obama for Money-in-Politics Hypocrisy

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Democrats have talked for years about the corrosive influence of money in politics, but Monday night, Jon Stewart targeted the party for its hypocrisy on such matters.

Sam Harris Tells Don Lemon He Still Thinks Islam Is ‘Motherlode of Bad Ideas’

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Atheist thinker Sam Harris appeared on CNN Monday night to defend his claim that Islam is "the motherlode of bad ideas."

Greg Abbott Fires Back at Wendy Davis Ad Highlighting His Wheelchair

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Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott appeared on Sean Hannity's show Monday night to fire back at Wendy Davis' ad bringing up the fact he’s in a wheelchair.

Is This the Strangest Story Someone’s Ever Told on Jeopardy?

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Game show banter isn't anything special. The host asks questions, the contestants make lame jokes, the audience politely chuckles, and everyone moves on. But one of today's Jeopardy! contestants told one of the strangest and most baffling stories you may ever hear.

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