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Poll: Should retailers remain open on Thanksgiving?

Black Friday is coming early this year to retailers, as many plan to open on November 27, Thanksgiving Day. Credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images Over the past few years, Black Friday shopping sales have slowly crept into ThanksgivingShow More Summary

Buffalo Snow Brings New Potential Problem: Flooding [Video]

The freak lake effect snow that hit the Buffalo area is just one weather problem that area residents will have to deal with. Buffalo residents are bracing for the next, potentially more dangerous issue: flooding. As reported in the Inquisitr, the Buffalo area has seen record snow in the past week. Show More Summary

Hossein Derakhshan Released from Prison

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s supreme leader, on Thursday pardoned the jailed blogger Hossein Derakhshan after his six years.He thanked God, Khamenei and his family on his Google Plus page. Written by Farid · comments (0) Donate · Share this: twitter facebook reddit googleplus

Cosby Lawyer in New Statement: Journos Irresponsibly Covering ‘Fantastical Stories’

5 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Bill Cosby's attorney Martin Singer has yet another statement out today lashing out at the media for covering the allegations of women who say they were raped or sexually victimized by Cosby.

Opposition Representatives File Proposal for “Freedom from Fear” Law in Serbia

Nineteen representatives of the Serbian National Assembly filed a proposal for a new law that would guarantee Serbian citizens freedom from fear. While freedom from fear is allegedly a right guaranteed by the Constitution of the Republic of Serbia, some ruling politicians in Serbia have brought it into question in...

Grand jury still hasn’t decided on charges in ferguson shooting

5 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The grand jury has been hearing testimony from witnesses for the last three months, and is still reviewing evidence in the case....

Science Fiction Writer Ursula K. Le Guin Movingly Warns Against the Dangers of Capitalism (Video)

6 hours agoNews : Truthdig

“We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable. So did the divine right of kings,” said Ursula K. Le Guin in her acceptance speech for the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at the 65th annual National Book Awards ceremony. “[But] any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings.”

It’s Good to Be King

6 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Tearing up the Constitution? Certainly sounds like something people would accuse a king of doing.

#Benghazi is dead, long live #Benghazi because zombie #Benghazi will never die

6 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The Friday night news dump is a venerable institution in Washington used by both parties to hide stuff you should know about in plain sight … but if you don’t hear about it, well, that’s cool too. The  way it works is the White House or one committee or department or another will...

Prosecutorial Discretion: Plenty for Me; But None for Thee

Republican “strategists,” Party functionaries, and Congresspeople, are saying, with considerable emotion and rage, that the President’s Executive Order allowing undocumented immigrants goes beyond presidential authority under the Constitution...Show More Summary

Amazon Employee to Fast for Better Worker Conditions

6 hours agoNews : Truthdig

Photo by kodomut (CC BY 2.0) A former employee of the behemoth online retailer is set to go on hunger strike outside of its Seattle headquarters in an attempt to force the company to change certain of its “deceptive and fraudulent” business...Show More Summary

CNN: Ferguson Grand Jury Has Not Yet Made Decision on Indictment

6 hours agoNews : Mediaite

CNN is reporting this afternoon that the Ferguson grand jury did not decide yesterday, as was expected by some, on whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.

Masturbation Advice And Role-Play-Scenario Suggestions: Lessons For Adolescents At Oregon Sex-Ed Conference

While we can all agree that preventing teen pregnancy is a good thing, it’s possible that a Sex Ed conference in Oregon took things a little too far, offering tips for masturbation and providing possible role-playing scenarios, among other outside-the-box lessons for adolescents. Show More Summary

Robbers Steal Bag of Ebola Blood in Taxi

Three robbers stopped a taxi in remote Guinea yesterday and relieved its nine passengers of their wallets, phones, and jewelry. They also grabbed a cooler bag from one of the passengers, and the contents could prove their undoing: vials of blood believed to be infected with Ebola, reports AP. A...

Location Of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 ‘Being Withheld’ Claims Emirates Boss

Sir Tim Clark, the chief executive of Emirates, said in a recent interview with aviation journalist, Andreas Spaeth, recently, as reported by the Sydney Morning Herald, that to his mind information regarding the location of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is being withheld by certain authorities. Show More Summary

Gunman sets house on fire in deadly trap for cops

6 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Sheriff's deputy responding to house fire fatally shot by gunman

Heavy fighting reported in Damascus suburb

As Assad forces try to wrest Jobar, monitoring group attributes 785 ISIL fighters' deaths to US-led air campaign so far.

Canadian Government To Decide On Burger King/Tim Horton’s Merger By Christmastime

Canada has given itself the green light to decide on the Burger King/Tim Horton’s merger. The Wall St. Journal is reporting that the first major hurdle had been cleared recently. The Canadian Competition Committee, Canada’s anti-trust...Show More Summary

Paige Birgfeld Arrest: 63-Year-Old Lester Ralph Jones Arrested, Accused Of Murdering Paige Birgfeld In 2007

The Paige Birgfeld case saw an arrest, and there may finally be some justice. According to People Magazine, police arrested Lester Ralph Jones, 63, on Friday morning, after nearly seven years of investigating. Jones is facing charges...Show More Summary

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