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Stewart mocks horse-race media for ‘attention span of a concussed goldfish’

As President Barack Obama fights himself on a three-and-a-half-year long “race up shit’s creek,” Jon Stewart pointed out, his best hope would be the fact that Beltway media, cursed by “the attention span of a concussed goldfish,” was already laying out predictions for the 2016 elections, despite the fact that…

Health officials: Feces found in almost 60 percent of public pools

Officials at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are advising swimmers at public pools nationwide to be extra careful, after finding that nearly 60 percent of pools in the Atlanta area tested positive for traces of fecal matter. CBS News reported on Thursday that the CDC found the bacteria Escherichia…

Report: Republicans were source of bogus Benghazi quotes

Republicans provided the erroneous quotes linked to White House emails regarding how to address the September 2012 attack on a U.S. consulate in Libya, CBS News reported on Thursday. According to the report by chief White House correspondent Major Garrett, a quote leaked on May 10 attributed to then-Deputy National…

Uzbekistan native arrested on federal terrorism charges

A 30-year-old native of Uzbekistan was arrested on Thursday in Boise, Idaho and charged with helping a terrorist group in his home country and teaching others how to use explosive devices. The Idaho Statesman reported that Fazliddin Kurbanov, who is currently residing in Idaho legally, was charged with one count…

Army sexual harassment officer accused of stalking ex-wife

Another U.S. Army officer in charge of a sexual assault prevention program was arrested on Wednesday, on charges of stalking his ex-wife. The Associated Press reported on Thursday that Lt. Col. Darin Haas turned himself in to police late Wednesday night on charges of violating an order of protection against…

Michigan school bans ‘baby bumps’ from yearbook pics

Two high school students in White Cloud, Michigan, are saying their school is discriminating against them by refusing to display their pregnancies in the school yearbook. Deonna Harris, a junior at White Cloud High, told WOOD-TV that she was pulled out of class on Tuesday by a yearbook staff member…

UPDATED: Internet ‘hatchet hitchhiker’ arrested on murder charges

Police in New Jersey are now warning residents to consider the 24-year-old hitchhiker who became an Internet celebrity earlier this year armed and dangerous, as they pursue him on murder charges. WABC-TV reported on Wednesday that an arrest warrant has been issued for Caleb Lawrence McGillvary, or, “Kai the Hatchet…

Texas teen accused of drugging and pimping 15-year-old classmate

Police in Irving, Texas, charged a 17-year-old boy with plying a 15-year-old girl with marijuana, alcohol and Xanax and making her have sex with adult men for money and drugs from April 29 to May 2, the Dallas Morning News reported on Tuesday. Authorities told the newspaper that Travis Lekas…

Robertson tells betrayed wife: ‘Make a home so wonderful that he doesn’t want to wander’

700 Club host Pat Robertson had some simple advice on Wednesday for a viewer seeking advice on rebuilding trust after her husband’s infidelity: don’t worry about it. “He cheated on you. Well, he’s a man,” Robertson said. “What you do is begin to focus on why you married him in…

New phone app allows users to boycott Koch Brothers and Monsanto products

A phone app allowing users to identify products used by questionable companies like Koch Industries and Monsanto has generated enough demand to cause problems for the developer, Forbes reported on Tuesday. “The workload is a bit overwhelming now,” said 26-year-old Ivan Pardo, the developer behind Buycott. “Our Android app was…

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