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MN prosecutor accused of ‘kissing and touching’ teen girl

A Minnesota prosecutor who was shot two years ago while prosecuting a suspected child molester was charged with two counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct on Thursday for allegedly having a physical relationship with a teenage girl. The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported that Special Prosecutor Thomas Heffelfinger, a former U.S. Attorney…

Bill Maher pushes Florida Rep. Schultz: Obamacare might be Obama’s ‘No New Taxes’ moment

Real Time host Bill Maher and his panel got into a debate on Friday over whether President Barack Obama lied regarding the effects of the Affordable Care Act, with Maher linking it to another presidential gaffe — but not the one pushed by many conservatives. “I’ve heard people say it’s…

Police: LAX shooting suspect carried note about ‘New World Order’ during attack

The 23-year-old suspect in the mass shooting attack at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Friday morning owned literature discussing a “New World Order” and may have been specifically targeting Transportation Security Authority (TSA) personnel during the attack, NBC News reported. The term is not associated with any known political…

Ed Schultz challenges Sean Hannity to Obamacare debate

MSNBC host Ed Schultz fired back at Fox News’ Sean Hannity on Friday as the two continued to trade barbs, and Schultz challenged Hannity to a debate about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), accusing him of willfully spreading misinformation about the law out of spite for President Barack Obama —…

Ex-GOP Florida Gov. Charlie Crist will run again as Democrat

Former Republican Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (D) will announce his intention to challenge incumbent Rick Scott (R) for the position on Monday, the Associated Press reported. Crist, who officially joined the Democratic Party in December 2012, announced on Facebook Friday afternoon that he would be holding a public event in…

Bill Moyers: Republicans stalked Obamacare ‘like Jack The Ripper’

The criticism surrounding the Affordable Care Act did not come out of nowhere, Bill Moyers argued in a commentary on Friday, nor is it without historical precedent. “This happened back in the thirties, after Congress passed Social Security, but failed to sufficiently fund the board that was supposed to run…

Army private accused of stabbing pregnant woman while she talked to her husband online

A 19-year-old Army private was arrested and charged with capital attempted murder in the stabbing attack of a woman while her husband, a fellow service member, reportedly heard the attack online. KFOX-TV reported that police at Fort Bliss arrested Corey Bernard Moss and turned him over to El Paso police…

23-year-old Georgia mayor shot multiple times

The 23-year-old mayor of a southwestern Georgia town was hospitalized after being shot Thursday night, WALB-TV reported. Authorities reportedly told WALB that Dawson, Georgia Mayor Chris Wright, who was elected in November 2012, was shot during a robbery but offered no further details. Police refused to confirm the report in…

Jon Stewart and his choir have a message for the media for using him against Obamacare: ‘Go f*ck yourselves’

Jon Stewart took to song again on Thursday, with a choir backing him in a chorus of “go f*ck yourselves” to media outlets insistent on holding him and the Daily Show‘s jibes up as a symbol of failure for the Affordable Care Act. “People, I am here to say that…

Thai parliament approves amnesty for former premier after 19-hour debate

Thailand’s lower house of parliament on Friday passed a controversial political amnesty bill that has sparked mass anti-government protests. Lawmakers voted 310-0 in the early hours of the morning to pass the legislation, with four abstentions, according to a parliamentary official. Opponents fear the bill — which still needs approval…

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