Posts by Mandy Nagy  (Page 29)
 

Anthony Weiner’s campaign manager calls it quits

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Posted by    Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 11:00am 7/28/2013 at 11:00am

After the latest reports of serial sexter Anthony Weiner’s post-resignation online fling, his campaign manager has called it quits.

From the NY Times:

In a new sign of tumult within Anthony D. Weiner’s embattled political operation, his campaign manager has quit, leaving his already skeletal team without a day-to-day leader.

According to two people...

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Saturday Night Card Game (15 minutes of fame goes wrong for far left activist)

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Posted by    Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 8:00pm 7/27/2013 at 8:00pm

Note: Breitbart News notes in an interview with this activist that she was “an anti-Zimmerman demonstrator attempting to use sarcasm to prove her point,” and not an infiltrator as reported on the source blog.

Kristinn Taylor brought us this gem via Jim Hoft’s

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Clashes Between Rival Protest Groups in Egypt Turn Deadly

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Posted by    Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 2:00pm 7/27/2013 at 2:00pm

More violence has erupted in Egypt as thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in rival demonstrations for and against the continued detention of ousted Egyptian President Morsi.

From CNN:

Massive, rival rallies in and around Cairo ran into the wee hours...

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‘Hope and debt’ week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 12:30pm 7/27/2013 at 12:30pm

Paying for college isn’t getting any easier these days.

And it seems some things are compounding the problem.

Oxymoron?

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Report: KTVU fake pilot names started as internal joke not intended for air

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Posted by    Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 9:30am 7/27/2013 at 9:30am

An internal joke that was never intended to make it to the news desk is reportedly at the center of a California TV station’s embarrassing on-air blunder, according to a new report Friday.

Ever since San Francisco area FOX affiliate KTVU

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Snowden Would Not Face Death Penalty if He Returns to US

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Posted by    Friday, July 26, 2013 at 12:40pm 7/26/2013 at 12:40pm

In a letter to Russia’s Minister of Justice, Attorney General Eric Holder said that Edward Snowden would not face the death penalty or be tortured if he returned to the United States.

From the Wall Street Journal:

Attorney General Eric Holder, in a letter to Russian counterpart Alexander Vladimirovich Konovalov, said Mr. Snowden’s...

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Vandalism Shuts Down Lincoln Memorial

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Posted by    Friday, July 26, 2013 at 11:00am 7/26/2013 at 11:00am

Who does this kind of thing?

The Lincoln Memorial was shut down Friday after vandals splattered the base of the statue with green paint.

From CNN:

Vandals splashed green paint on the base of the Lincoln Memorial’s statue overnight, prompting officials to temporarily close the marble fixture on Washington’s National Mall, authorities said.

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Reported Firings at KTVU Over Fake Asiana Pilot Names Blunder

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Posted by    Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 11:00am 7/25/2013 at 11:00am

California television station KTVU has reportedly fired several employees over its cringeworthy mistake nearly two weeks ago, when it was duped into airing the obviously fake names of Asiana flight 214 pilots.

From The San Francisco Chronicle:

KTVU-TV has dismissed at least three veteran producers over the on-air gaffe involving the fake names...

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Snowden Must Remain in Moscow Airport Transit Zone For Now

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 12:30pm 7/24/2013 at 12:30pm

Edward Snowden will remain in the transit zone of a Russian airport for now, despite earlier news reports today that he’d received clearance to leave.

A lawyer for Snowden arrived at Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow Wednesday, carrying a large paper bag as he walked past a horde of reporters and went on...

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Syrian Electronic Army Strikes Again: ‘The Daily Dot’ and Viber Hacked

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 9:30am 7/24/2013 at 9:30am

The pro-Assad Syrian Electronic Army hit two more targets Tuesday, after claiming it had hacked the website and database of Viber, an Israeli-based VOIP phone service/messaging application, and the popular internet news site The Daily Dot.

SEA tweeted a warning for Viber users to delete the app, directing readers to the Viber...

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NY Times Editorial Board Urges Weiner to Drop Out of Mayoral Race

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 8:00am 7/24/2013 at 8:00am

It’s very rare that I stand in 100% agreement (or any percent agreement) with something written by the NY Times editorial board.  But after yesterday’s newly introduced sexting chronicles of Anthony Weiner – aka (allegedly) “Carlos Danger” – the board...

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Police Sergeant Who Released Tsarnaev Photos Placed on Restricted Duty

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 8:10pm 7/23/2013 at 8:10pm

Massachusetts State Police Sgt. Sean Murphy was placed on restricted duty today, after he released photos of the capture of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to a magazine in protest of the recent Rolling Stone cover.

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Anthony Weiner admits to (some) newly surfaced sext messages

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 5:05pm 7/23/2013 at 5:05pm

Look out, Anthony Weiner’s back and in charge.  This time (allegedly) as “Carlos Danger.”

New lewd messages and photos have emerged from an anonymous source, and they are purported to have been sent by Weiner, who is now running for NYC mayor.

The website The Dirty posted the scoop earlier, and had been...

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Anti-coal activist granted bail over hoax that sparked Whitehaven Coal share plunge

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 12:30pm 7/23/2013 at 12:30pm

An anti-coal activist was granted unconditional bail Monday after appearing before an Australian magistrate over his role in a hoax that caused a major coal company’s share price to briefly plummet.

Jonathan Moylan, an activist...

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Turkish Court Ruling Allows Gezi Park Demolition to Proceed

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Posted by    Monday, July 22, 2013 at 2:00pm 7/22/2013 at 2:00pm

Demolition can move forward in Taksim Square’s Gezi Park in Istanbul, Turkey, according to an administrative court’s ruling.

From Hurriyet Daily News:

An Istanbul administrative court has unanimously overturned a lower court’s stay...

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Gamer’s creative ‘resume’ should spark inspiration for job hunters

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Posted by    Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 8:00pm 7/21/2013 at 8:00pm

I was looking for a little lighter fare to close out a Sunday night, and this was one was sitting unread in my newsfeeds.  It made me smile.  I hope more like this 19 year old have as much passion as they try to navigate the difficult unemployment situation out there.

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Tango Messaging App Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

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Posted by    Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 2:00pm 7/21/2013 at 2:00pm

The Syrian Electronic Army, a group of hackers that supports the Assad regime, claims it has hacked the database server of messaging and social networking service, Tango.

The group posted the following message to...

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