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Cornel West battles Bill Maher: Don’t judge all of Islam as ‘right-wing’

6 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Activist Cornel West pushed back against Real Time host Bill Maher’s criticisms of Islam on Friday, arguing that Maher should not treat it as a cultural monolith. “Based on brother Bill’s argument, the history of Christianity killing Jews, or the history of American Christians...

Gamergate: Gawker Loses BMW, Mercedes, And Adobe Advertising Due To ‘Bullying’ Gamers

The Gamergate movement is continuing to have an impact since it’s now being reported that Gawker Media Group has lost advertising revenue from BMW, Mercedes, and Adobe over the alleged “bullying” of gamers. In a related report by The...Show More Summary

Egypt declares state of emergency after Sinai car bomb kills 30 soldiers

Egypt has declared a state of emergency in the north and centre of the Sinai Peninsula after a suicide car bombing killed 30 soldiers and wounded dozens. The measures were due to begin on Saturday “for a duration of three months”, the...Show More Summary

Maher: Michael Brown Was ‘Acting Like a Thug, Not Like a Gentle Giant’

7 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Bill Maher addressed supporters of Michael Brown tonight and found it striking they call him a "gentle giant" because to him, Brown was acting like a thug in the surveillance video of him robbing a store.

Students describe deadly shooting at Washington state high school

7 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Freshman boy in suburban Seattle kills female student and shoots several others in the head before turning gun on himself

“Hot goods’” hot mess: Minimum wage crackdown sparks backlash

Unrest in the Pacific Northwest threatens a provision of federal wage law protecting American farm workers

Brazil presidential rivals face off in debate

President Dilma Rousseff and challenger Aecio Neves in heated final debate before voters head to polls on Sunday.

Police Commissioner Says NYPD Hachet Attack Committed By Lone Wolf Assailant

Even though the New York City police commissioner has called the NYPD hatchet attack an act of terror, the alleged perpetrator Zane Thompson of Queens, NY has been described by his family as being depressed and a recluse who spent most of his time on his computer. Show More Summary

‘Don’t Throw Religion Out of the Mix’: Maher Clashes with Cornel West over Islam

7 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Bill Maher again tackled the subject of Islam, despite really not wanting to, in reaction to the shooting by a jihadist in Canada this week. He ended up clashing with guest Cornel West over the same issue he's dealt with before: whether Islam is uniquely violent among religions.

Psycho For Love: Victoria Mendoza charged with the stabbing death of her partner, Tawnee Marie Baird

Facebook: Tawnee Baird Tawnee Marie Baird obituary Woman accused of stabbing partner to death in Ogden Woman arrested in fatal stabbing of 21-year old domestic partner Woman stabbed to death in Ogden, partner arrested Father of slain woman said he lived his life through his daughter Police identify woman stabbed to death in Ogden; victim’s […]

Maher to James Risen: How Is Obama a Greater Threat to Free Press Than Bush?

7 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Bill Maher hosted journalist James Risen tonight and asked him about his past assertions that President Obama is the "greatest enemy of press freedom in a generation."

A Revisionist Take on President Obama

8 hours agoNews : Truthdig

There is no shortage of bad news for President Obama, but history may be kinder to the man.

Jilted Lover Cuts Off His Own Penis

A man who was dumped by his girlfriend for lackluster bedroom skills reportedly sliced off his own penis and tossed it in the garbage. In this particular nightmarish instance, apparently size did matter after all. The incident occurred in Kocani, Macedonia, and the man, age 22, called for help when the bleeding wouldn’t stop. Show More Summary

Minister Harb blames Aoun for presidential election impasse

Lebanon’s Telecoms Minister Boutros Harb pointed out Friday that the political system is threatened with complete failure because of one man’s stubbornness over the presidential vote, “The status quo in the country now is the resultShow More Summary

Deadly Teens: Sarah Isabel “Cindy” White sets on fire the home of the Roberson family, killing 6

From Sarah White’s appeal:   Neighbors alerted the fire department on December 31, 1975, that a home located at 24 Sayre Drive, Greenwood, Indiana, was in flames. The defendant was seen coming from the rear of the home; she was hysterical, screaming, and was restrained from reentering the burning home. The residence was the dwelling house […]

‘Some shts gonna go down’: Wash. HS shooter expressed anger and sadness online

8 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A high school student believed to have shot to death a classmate and wounded four others on Friday at his campus north of Seattle was a popular homecoming prince but appeared on social media as a heart broken and sometimes angry adolescent. Police offered no motive for why Jaylen Fryberg, a...

Google executive sets skydiving record

Alan Eustace, 57, breaks Felix Baumgartner's 2012 record by jumping successfully from near the edge of space.

Fox contributor Pastor Robert Jeffress tells O’Reilly: ‘Islam is a false religion’

8 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Fox News contributor Pastor Robert Jeffress insisted on Friday that he “prayed” for individual Muslims while denouncing their religion as a whole in an interview with host Bill O’Reilly. “You have to tell the truth, Bill,” Jeffress said. “And the truth is, Islam...

Never Forget, and Never Again

Since the genocide of Armenians, Pontic Greeks and Assyrians (also called Chaldeans and Syriacs) in the Ottoman empire in 1915, these communities have been subject to a diaspora with new settlements in countries far from their ancestral...Show More Summary

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