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Marcin Gortat and Austin Rivers Hoop in Orlando Pro-Am (VIDEO)

40 minutes agoBasketball / NBA : SLAM Online - NBA

New Orleans Pelicans guard Austin Rivers and Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat recently showed up for a run at the ENC in Orlando (Rivers is a regular.) They were joined […] The post Marcin Gortat and Austin Rivers Hoop in Orlando Pro-Am (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

ISIS hostages were waterboarded

1 hour agoOdd : Boing Boing

Hostages held in Syria, including recently-executed U.S. journalist James Foley, were waterboarded in captivity, reports The Washington Post. Read the rest

Chelsea Clinton is leaving NBC

Washington (CNN) - Chelsea Clinton, who joined NBC as a special correspondent in 2011, is stepping down from the news network. Bill and Hillary Clinton's daughter announced her departure in a Facebook post, hanging the decision on her desire to continue working for the Clinton Foundation and the fact that she and her husband Marc […]

WP: US Should Ignore China In Pushing New Climate Control Methods

The Washington Post Editorial Board continues abdicating their role as a news organization to push advocacy, as they have done all week A climate for change:?The U.S. can help drive

Does Mary Landrieu Actually Live In Louisiana?

An interesting catch by the Washington Post, which is probably trying to put out the fire surrounding this issue several months ahead of the election In Washington, Sen. Mary Landrieu

This dark horse Republican candidate's super PAC has raised more money than Ready for Hillary

The Washington Post has a long profile today on Ben Carson, the neurosurgeon who shot to fame in conservative circles in 2013 after he criticized ObamaCare in front of the president. It seems that Carson is seriously considering a run in 2016, and he has the financial support to boot. Show More Summary

No Justice For Blacks?? Tennessee Cop Fired Immediately After Photos Showing Him Choking Out White Student Surface

So, why hasn’t Darren Wilson been punished? Cop Fired After Choking White Tennessee Student Via Washington Post reports: Usually, after charges of police brutality, police officials take their time reacting while they follow procedure to determine who did what.

WASHINGTON POST: Why Obama’s ‘We don’t have a strategy’ gaffe stings. “Polls have increasi…

WASHINGTON POST: Why Obama’s ‘We don’t have a strategy’ gaffe stings. “Polls have increasingly shown that Americans view Obama as a weak commander in chief without much direction or heft t0 his foreign policy.... And as a series of overseas foreign policy crises have popped up in recent years, the White House [...]

Hello Kitty is Not a Cat

Alexandra Petri, Washington Post: If you were wondering whether everything is a lie, the answer is: yes. Everything is a lie. Hello Kitty is not a kitty. I repeat: Hello Kitty is not a kitty. According to Sanrio, Hello Kitty -- whomShow More Summary

The amazing resurrection of Mitt Romney

When Mitt Romney was trounced by President Obama in the 2012 election, it seemed as if the former governor of Massachusetts was a political corpse. Romney "appears well on the way to disappearing," wrote The Washington Post in a merciless...Show More Summary

Jihadists behead Iraq Kurdish fighter: monitor

The jihadist Islamic State group has posted video of the execution of a captured Kurdish fighter, in a warning to Iraqi Kurdish leaders to end military cooperation with Washington, a monitoring group said. The United States has carried...Show More Summary

James Foley was waterboarded by ISIS: report

Foley was among four hostages who were waterboarded several times while in the clutches of the merciless terror group, sources told the Washington Post.

Farmers markets, here I come

Farmers markets, here I come by Esther J. Cepeda Washington Post Writers Group Columnist CHICAGO — After back-to-back readings of three books chronicling the state of food production in the United States, I’ve realized that except for a few childhood trips to South America during which I drank warm goat’s milk and ate freshly picked [...]

Open thread for night owls: ISIS followed the CIA model by torturing with waterboarding

15 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Jon Queally at CommonDreams writes Modeling CIA Torture, ISIS Waterboarded Those It Captured: Report: The Washington Post reports on Thursday that at least four individuals taken captive by the Islamic State were tortured and that the...Show More Summary

Comic Riffs’ Michael Cavna to host the National Book Festival’s first-ever Graphic Novel Night (Check this talent lineup)

IN AN OPEN, free Super Session hosted by The Washington Post’s “Comic Riffs” columnist/cartoonist Michael Cavna, such headlining graphic novelists as Jeff Smith and Bryan Lee O’Malley will talk about their art as part of the National Book Festival’s first-ever Graphic Novel Night — at 6 p.m. Show More Summary

IS 'waterboarded' Syria captives: report

17 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

At least four Western hostages held by the Islamic State in Syria, including murdered American journalist James Foley, were waterboarded in the early part of their captivity, The Washington Post said Thursday. Foley, whose recent execution...Show More Summary

Krauthammer: Obama Statement 'Russia Is Weakened' Is 'Delusional'

On Thursday’s “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel, Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer criticized President Barack Obama’s statement earlier that Russia had been weakened for its latest incursion into Ukrainian territory. Show More Summary

Questions raised about Mary Landrieu's residency

Washington (CNN) - Republicans seized on a news report Tuesday that raised questions about whether one of the Democrats’ most vulnerable senators up for re-election actually resides in the state she represents. The Washington Post said Sen. Mary Landrieu doesn’t own her own house in Louisiana. The paper said she listed her home address on […]

Lawyer Who Represented CIA "Torturers" to Redact Senate Torture Report

20 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Bob Litt is general counsel for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, but not too long ago, according to the Washington Post, he was the defense lawyer for a CIA agent accused of the 2003 rendition and brutalization of an innocent German national. Should he redact the Senate's CIA Torture Report? Read more...

ISIS Waterboarded James Foley and Other American Hostages

21 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

The Washington Post reports that executed American journalist James Foley and at least three other American hostages were waterboarded by ISIS militants during their captivity. According to the Post's source, ISIS "knew exactly how it was done." Read more...

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