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Radio host: ‘Barack Hussein Obama’ wouldn’t strip ‘under Allah’ from Gettysburg Address

WMAL’s Chris Plante, a conservative radio host and frequent Fox News guest, speculated on Tuesday that President Barack Obama had purposefully taken “under God” out of the Gettysburg Address but would not have removed the phrase “under Allah.” A number of conservative websites had expressed outrage on Tuesday after learning…

Zimmerman accused of sending image from homemade sex video to girlfriend’s daughter

In the days following his acquittal on murder and manslaughter charges, George Zimmerman was alone, depressed and obsessed with guns, his girlfriend said. Samantha Scheibe told WKMG-TV that she began her relationship with Zimmerman, who fatally shot unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin during a February 2012 encounter, around the same time…

Pat Robertson shouts ‘Revolution!’ over Obamacare: ‘People are going to die’

Televangelist Pat Robertson yelled for “Revolution!” on Wednesday and warned that “people will die” if voters did not elect Republicans in 2014 who would repeal President Barack Obama’s health care reform law. On the Wednesday edition of The 700 Club, the TV preacher conducted a lengthy interview with Betsy McCaughey,…

Video game allows players to re-enact Sandy Hook massacre

A video game that allows players to re-enact the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT has sparked widespread controversy. The game’s creator addressed some of the issues raised about the game in an audio statement in which he insisted that the game has a gun safety message.…

4.4 billion-year-old meteorite found in the Sahara sheds light on infant Mars

A meteorite found in the Sahara last year by Bedouin tribesmen is a rock from Mars, revealing that the Red Planet’s crust formed 4.4 billion years ago, scientists reported on Wednesday. Sold to the elite club of meteorite collectors, the extraordinary rock has been analysed by US and French geologists.…

Cleaning crew in India finds $1 million worth of gold bars in an aircraft toilet

An Indian airplane cleaning crew stumbled across 24 gold bars worth over $1 million stashed in an aircraft toilet compartment, officials said Wednesday. India, which rivals China as the world’s biggest gold consumer, has witnessed a sharp rise in smuggling since import duties were hiked three times this year to…

Philippines counts the cost of Typhoon Haiyan

Super Typhoon Haiyan’s devastating assault on the central Philippines exerted a catastrophic human cost, but analysts say its impact on one of Asia’s fastest growing economies will be less traumatic. The national economy has been on an upswing for the past five years and expanded 7.6 percent in the first…

Obama awards Medal of Freedom to Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey and others

President Barack Obama on Wednesday celebrated American legends of politics, sports, letters, science and the arts including Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey in awarding his country’s highest civilian honor. The Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony was lent added poignancy as the award was first minted by John F. Kennedy, who…

Dozens of suspected terrorists may have entered U.S. as refugees, FBI agents say

Dozens of suspected terrorists may have been mistakenly allowed to enter the U.S. as war refugees, according to FBI agents who are investigating roadside bombings in Iraq and Afghanistan. The 2009 discovery of two al Qaeda-trained terrorists living as refugees in Bowling Green, Kentucky, prompted the FBI to assign hundreds…

Methodist pastor calls his church ‘evil’ after fellow pastor convicted for gay wedding

A Methodist pastor in Seattle is defying his church hierarchy and pledging to continue to officiate at same sex weddings even after another pastor was punished for doing the same thing earlier this week. On Monday, 13 Methodist pastors found Rev. Frank Schaefer of the Zion United Methodist Church of…

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