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Colbert congratulates guest Santorum on appealing to ‘not enough people to win’

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum (R) paid a visit to “The Colbert Report” to promote his new film, “The Christmas Candle” on Tuesday night. The erstwhile presidential candidate turned conservative film mogul talked about the 2016 presidential race, his definition of marriage as well at the new film, which is…

Joe Rogan: Same-sex marriage foes are ‘weak-*ss b*tches posing as men’

Actor and comedian Joe Rogan called opponents of same-sex marriage “weak-*ss b*tches” with arguments so terrible they seem intended to discredit their beliefs. Rogan, who appeared in the NBC sitcom “NewsRadio” and hosted the network’s “Fear Factor” reality show, was discussing opposition to same-sex marriage on an episode of his…

Nobel-winning ‘father of genomics’ Fred Sanger dies aged 95

British biochemist Frederick Sanger, the “father of genomics” who won two Nobel prizes, has died aged 95, the Cambridge research institute that bears his name announced Wednesday. “Sad news: Fred Sanger, after whom we’re named, has died. The legacy of this modest man is transforming medicine,” said a statement from…

Councilors lock Toronto crack mayor Rob Ford out of city hall

The locks at Toronto City Hall have been changed, and boxes were packed in the mayor’s staff offices ahead of his handover of powers to his deputy Wednesday. “The locks have been changed, security has been changed, everything’s been changed,” Deputy Mayor Norm Kelly said at the end of business…

Michigan man misses at suicide attempt and fatally shoots woman instead

A Michigan woman is dead after a man attempted to kill himself and accidentally shot her instead, according to Traverse City police. Television station UpNorthLive reported that police responded to a 9-1-1 call at around 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday night. A 33-year-old male told dispatchers that his failed suicide attempt…

Republican congressman Trey Radel pleads guilty to cocaine possession

First-term US congressman Trey Radel pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges of cocaine possession and was sentenced to one year of supervised probation. The Florida Republican, 37, was arraigned in Washington DC Superior Court on the misdemeanor charge of possession of a controlled substance. According to court documents, Radel is subject…

Britain to join U.S. in ending coal power support abroad

Britain said Wednesday it would join the United States in a charge to curb financial aid for building coal-fired power plants abroad. The announcement was made at UN climate talks in Warsaw where the fossil fuel — the biggest single contributor to global warming — has been at the centre…

Maddow mocks right wingers over substance-free ‘Under God’ Obama attack

On her show on Tuesday night, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow dedicated a segment to laughing at right-wing pundits and provocateurs for their most recent attack on President Barack Obama. Fox News, Rush Limbaugh and the websites Breitbart.com and the Daily Caller accused Obama of omitting the words “under God” from his reading…

McDonald’s to employees: Break your food into small pieces to feel full and sell your Christmas presents for cash

The fast-food giant McDonald’s is urging employees to break up food into smaller pieces to feel full or sell their Christmas presents for extra money. The restaurant chain made the recommendations on its “McResource” employee website to help workers manage stress, health and finances. The company recommended “breaking food into…

Pennsylvania cops Taser handcuffed 14-year-old in the face ‘for his safety’

A mother in Pennsylvania is threatening to sue after officers shocked her 14-year-old son in the face with a Taser while he was handcuffed. Mother Marissa Sargeant showed WCAU graphic photos of what the boy’s face looked like after he was arrested with an older relative for retail theft at…

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