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Gunmen Kill 4 at Tel Aviv Market

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 4:00pm 6/8/2016 at 4:00pm

Two gunmen allegedly dressed as Orthodox Jews killed four people at the Sarona Market in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Wednesday.

The police managed to shoot and disarm the gunmen.

Three people remain in critical condition while four others have serious injuries.

Police have not confirmed if the gunmen dressed as Orthodox Jews as one...

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Saudi Arabia Blackmails UN Over Children’s Rights Abuse List

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 1:00pm 6/8/2016 at 1:00pm

The United Nations has shown they care more about money than children’s rights as they removed Saudi Arabia from a list of countries who committed atrocities in Yemen.

The kingdom threatened to pull money from numerous UN programs if they remained on the list. UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon immediately gave into...

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Russia Builds Military Presence on Border as NATO Engages in Large War Games

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 4:30pm 6/7/2016 at 4:30pm

Russia has moved soldiers to their border with Ukraine as NATO launches the largest war games in Eastern Europe since the Cold War went to sleep over 20 years ago.

From Reuters:

A Reuters reporter who visited the Russian town of Klintsy, about 50 km (30 miles) from Ukraine, saw a makeshift army...

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Bangladesh Hindu Priest Killed in Another Suspected Militant Attack

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 3:00pm 6/7/2016 at 3:00pm

Police suspect Islamic militants killed an elderly Hindu priest in Bangladesh, the latest in attacks on non-Muslims in the Asian country.

Three men on a motorcycle attacked Anando Gopal Ganguly, 68, as he rode his bike “in an isolated rural area nor far from his home” in Jhenidah:

“It seems the attackers were...

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Pregnant Savannah Guthrie Skipping Rio Olympics Over Zika

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 1:30pm 6/7/2016 at 1:30pm

Today host Savannah Guthrie announced her pregnancy this morning, but also said she won’t travel to Rio due to Zika concerns.

She said:

“I’m not going to be able to go to Rio … The doctors say that we shouldn’t because of the CDC, because of the Zika virus, so I’ll miss it,”...

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Cuomo anti-BDS Executive Order fallout: Boycotters HATE being boycotted!

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Posted by    Monday, June 6, 2016 at 4:00pm 6/6/2016 at 4:00pm

Leftist media and BDS supporters have railed against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s executive order that will not allow state agencies to engage with businesses that participate in the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement (BDS) against Israel.

They have thrown around typical scare words like “blacklist” and “McCarthyism” while praising a “grassroots”...

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Police Believe Islamic Militants Murdered Top Bangladesh Officer’s Wife

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Posted by    Monday, June 6, 2016 at 2:30pm 6/6/2016 at 2:30pm

Police suspect radical Islamists murdered a top Bangladesh officer’s wife who has investigated numerous murders of bloggers.

In Chittagong, three men shot Mahmuda Khanam Mitu in the head at 7AM local time as she walked their son to a bus stop. Then the men stabbed her nine times before they sped away...

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Canada Wants to Make Anthem Gender Neutral

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Posted by    Monday, June 6, 2016 at 11:30am 6/6/2016 at 11:30am

The Canadian parliament wants to make the English-only version of its national anthem gender neutral.

The bill will change the lyric “in all thy sons command” to “in all of us command.” Why the change? Because it’s 2016, you guys!! From MRC-TV:

New Democrat MP Christine Moore said, “We are in 2016. The...

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U.S. Athlete Will Skip Rio Olympics Over Zika

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Posted by    Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 7:00pm 6/5/2016 at 7:00pm

U.S. cyclist Tejay van Garderen has decided not to attend the 2016 Rio Olympics this summer due to the Zika virus.

Van Garderen has concerns he could contract the disease and give it to his pregnant wife and unborn daughter:

“If Jessica were not pregnant right now, assuming I was selected, I would...

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Police Find UCLA Gunman’s Wife Dead in Minnesota

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Posted by    Friday, June 3, 2016 at 6:00pm 6/3/2016 at 6:00pm

Police have connected a murder in Minnesota to the man who killed a UCLA professor and then himself.

Mainak Sarkar, 38, left behind a kill list in his aparment, which included two UCLAS professors and Ashley Hasti, 31, his estranged wife. Police in Minnesota discovered Hasti’s dead body on Thursday, the day...

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Floods Shut Down Louvre, Priceless Art Evacuated

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Posted by    Friday, June 3, 2016 at 2:22pm 6/3/2016 at 2:22pm

Devastating floods have forced officials to shut down the Louvre and evacuate priceless works of art.

The Louvre houses the Mona Lisa, but workers assured people she will remain protected on her upper floor. But the most visited museum in Europe must shut down:

“Due to the level of the river Seine, the...

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Obama Press Advisor Attacks Fox News Over Clarification on Iran Video

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Posted by    Friday, June 3, 2016 at 12:00pm 6/3/2016 at 12:00pm

President Obama press advisor Jen Psaki attacked Fox News after reporter James Rosen asked for clarification over her statement about deleted footage from a 2013 press briefing about secret Iran and U.S. talks.

Rosen asked then-State spokeswoman Psaki about the meeting in 2013, a year after the department denied such talks existed....

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Speaker Ryan Endorses Donald Trump

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Posted by    Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 5:30pm 6/2/2016 at 5:30pm

Welp, it’s official. Speaker Paul Ryan has endorsed Donald Trump.

He made the formal announcement in an op-ed in the Janesville Gazette:

But the House policy agenda has been the main focus of our dialogue. We’ve talked about the common ground this agenda can represent. We’ve discussed how the House can be a...

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Michelle Obama SOTU guest college student actually flunked out

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Posted by    Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 2:47pm 6/2/2016 at 2:47pm

First Lady Michelle Obama asked Anthony Mendez to attend the 2015 State of the Union with her since he overcame a tough childhood to advance to college. However, he never told her or anyone else that he didn’t even make a 1.0 GPA at the University of Hartford and faced expulsion.

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Controversial Hillary Clinton donor and fundraiser goes bust

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Posted by    Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 11:30am 6/2/2016 at 11:30am

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes’s worth went from $4.5 billion to zero in a year after officials found her company failed at blood testing.

Holmes founded the company in 2003 “with plans of revolutionizing the diagnostic test market.” President Barack Obama named her as an ambassador for global entrepreneurship while the Clinton family...

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Twitter Suspends Russian Parody Accounts

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 1:00pm 6/1/2016 at 1:00pm

Twitter has lost one of the funniest accounts in a long time due to possible pressure from the thin-skinned officials in Russia.

The social media platform suspended five accounts that parodied Russian officials, including the popular @DarthPutinKGB, who regularly mocked Russian President Vladimir Putin. They have reinstated a few, but the Putin...

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German Police Investigating Massive Sexual Assault Complaints

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4F7MVGtT9VA
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Posted by    Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 8:00pm 5/31/2016 at 8:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4F7MVGtT9VA

German police have arrested three Pakistani men who sought asylum in connection to numerous sexual assault complaints at a music festival. They are still looking for numerous other suspects.

A spokesperson for the Schlossgrabenfest music festival said 26 women spoke with police about sexual assault. The police then said that 14 reports...

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