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Man’s Best Friend? Alabama Man Is Arrested After Police Use His Own Dog To Find Him

3 hours agoNews : Jonathan Turley

Bo is the type of dog everyone loves. Happy, friendly... well perhaps a bit too friendly. His owner, Edwin Henderson, ran from police serving a drug search warrant and hide the in the surrounding terrain. When an officer saw his dog Bo he says “go get him” and let him loose. Bo […]

1969 girls' Halloween disappearance unsolved

4 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Authorities in Michigan small town say they're not giving up in the 45-year-old case of Patricia Spencer and Pamela Hobley

Washington court: Accused rapists should not bear burden of proving consent

4 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday ruled the burden of proving consent cannot fall on a defendant accused of rape, in a split decision that reversed two earlier rulings and prompted fears that dangerous offenders could avoid conviction. The court in its 6-3 ruling reversed earlier decisions...

Koch brothers and other big-money donors pouring cash into local races

4 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Political groups that took advantage of loosened campaign-finance rules spent hundreds of millions of dollars in the 2012 U.S. presidential election. This year, they’re cropping up in state and local races as well. Wealthy individuals and interest groups of all stripes are increasingly...

Hungary drops wildly unpopular plan to tax Internet use

4 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday said he was scrapping a draft Internet tax law that has sparked mass demonstrations in the central European country. “The Internet tax cannot be introduced in its current form,” Orban said in a radio interview. The proposed...

5 Craziest Crimes of the Week

It's Halloween week, so it makes sense that criminals in costumes factor into the weirdest crime stories of the week: Things Go Wrong After Halloween Parties : A 26-year-old woman dressed as a zombie in Gates, NY, got charged with DWI about 2am Saturday after driving without her headlights on. A...

“I get really affected by bestiality”: Meet the moderators who watch horrific videos so you don’t have to

For eight hours a day, these Internet garbagemen stare into the dark underbelly of humanity. The job takes its toll

Foreign jihadists flock to Iraq, Syria on ‘unprecedented scale’: UN

4 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Jihadists from more than 80 countries have flocked to fight in Iraq and Syria on an “unprecedented scale”, according to extracts of a UN report published by Britain’s Guardian newspaper on Friday. Around 15,000 people have travelled to fight alongside Islamic State (IS) and other...

The takeaway from six years of economic troubles? Keynes was right.

4 hours agoNews : The Great Debate

The main lesson is that government decisions on taxes and public spending have turned out to be more important as drivers of economic activity than the monetary experiments with zero interest rates and quantitative easing that have dominated media and market attention.

Israel reopens Al-Aqsa mosque, but only to men over 50

4 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Israeli police deployed heavily around Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound as it reopened Friday for Muslim prayers after a rare closure during clashes over the killing of a Palestinian by security forces. The streets of east Jerusalem were calm before the prayers at midday but...

How the Christian Right Is Using Hobby Lobby and "Duck Dynasty" to Take Back America

Pundits may be declaring the culture wars over, but conservative Christians are donning their battle gear and rushing back to the front lines. In recent months, a coalition of conservative evangelical organizations has been carryingShow More Summary

Ukraine’s vote proves Putin wrong and puts anti-Semitic past behind

4 hours agoNews : The Great Debate

More than 40 percent of the vote in this past weekend’s parliamentary elections in Ukraine went to two liberal, pro- European parties, one headed by President Petro Poroshenko, the other by Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.

Pentagon vs. White House Over ISIS War

4 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

The Pentagon brass placed in charge of implementing Obama’s war against ISIS are getting fed up with the short leash the White House put them on.

Running Blind: The Bravest Marathoner

4 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Meet the blind ultramarathoner who’s running from Boston to New York before competing in the TCS New York City Marathon this Sunday. How’s that for inspiration?

#SluggerTalks: Unlocking NI’s potential requires a shift in priorities and resources

4 hours agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

On Wednesday Shane Greer and I kicked off the first of what we hope will become a regular trans-Atlantic conversation on the future of Northern Ireland. We will being bringing guests into our next session but the main purpose here was to follow up on his original blog essay. It’s a tough call. A few years more...

Frein Placed in Dead Officer's Handcuffs

After a 48-day manhunt in the woods of northeast Pennsylvania, Eric Frein ended up being taken away in handcuffs used by the state trooper he's accused of shooting dead in an ambush last month. The fugitive, who was captured near an abandoned airport hangar yesterday, was put in the slain...

Israel reopens al-Aqsa with Muslim age limit

Muslim men below 50-years-old barred following holy site's rare closure sparked by clashes over killing of Palestinian.

Trustafarians Will Tell You How to Live

4 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

As more and more people inherit considerable wealth, a new class has emerged with progressive ideals and strong opinions about how the rest of us should live.

Motorbike stuntman who taunted California cops in viral video arrested

4 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A motorcycle stuntman who filmed himself taunting a police officer while other bikers performed tricks on a freeway in California has been arrested, police said on Thursday. Police said Guruardas Singh Khalsa filmed himself and some 50 other riders popping wheelies and standing on their bike seats...

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