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Jon Stewart: Conservatives complain when Obamacare’s website crashes but celebrate big Walmart sales

Jon Stewart kicked off his holiday season on Monday by mocking the hypocrisy of “private sector” advocates regarding the Affordable Care Act while cheering Walmart’s Thanksgiving weekend sales boom. “So if a website crashes trying to give people health care, it is a national travesty,” Stewart reasoned. “But if Walmart’s…

First-ever fatal police shooting in Iceland

Police in Iceland issued a public apology after shooting and killing a suspect for the first time ever on Monday, Al Jazeera reported. “The police regrets this incident and wishes to extend its condolences to the man’s family,” National Commissioner Haraldur Johannessen was quoted as saying. The incident took place…

WATCH: Man caught on video trying to incinerate wife and father-in-law inside motor home

A Washington state man is accused of trying to kill his wife and father-in-law by setting their motor home on fire while they were inside. The Olympian reported that 32-year-old Joshua Ford has been charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder and one count of first-degree arson after being…

Bob Dylan sued in France for saying ‘Serbs can sense Croatian blood’

Less than a month after collecting the highest honor in France, singer Bob Dylan is under investigation there after being accused of violating the country’s law against racist remarks. NPR reported that the Council of Croats in France has sued Dylan for a 2012 interview with the French version of…

Mother of three shot and killed by fellow female fan over Alabama’s loss to Auburn

A mother of three in Alabama was shot and killed by another woman who was reportedly upset over a college football loss, WBRC-TV reported on Monday. Police arrested and charged 28-year-old Adrian Laroze Briskey with murder in connection with the death of 36-year-old Michelle Shepherd. The two women, who did…

Was Alabama law firm hacked with incredibly racist ad?

An Alabama law firm is disassociating itself from a racist commercial released by a Florida company that claims the law firm provided the script. Vice reported on Monday that Definitive Television has blamed McCutcheon & Hamner, P.C. for the copy used for the ad, in which a white man portraying…

Seattle man used phantom business to steal thousands from food stamp funds

A Seattle man is due in court on Tuesday for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from “food stamp” holders through his company, but it’s unclear whether the business exists or if he’s even in Washington state. KIRO-TV reported on Friday that 58-year-old John A. Comoza is due in court on…

Tennessee man shoots and kills wife after argument over dead man’s shoes

A 70-year-old Tennessee man told authorities he acted in self-defense when he shot and killed his wife following an argument over her dead father’s shoes. The Columbia Daily Herald reported on Friday that James L. Cothran has not been charged yet in connection with the death of 59-year-old Patricia M.…

U.S. citizen imprisoned in Dubai over ‘gangsta’ parody video

A U.S citizen and former Minnesota resident has been in jail in Dubai since April 2013 for a video he made last year about poking fun at a group of suburban would-be tough guys. KARE-TV reported that 29-year-old Shezanne Cassim was accused by authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)of…

‘They’re blackmailing us’: Online retailer bills Utah couple $3,500 for negative review

A Utah couple is facing an uphill legal battle after being slapped with a $3,500 fine by an online retailer for posting a negative review of the company years after it failed to ship the products they ordered. CNN reported on Friday that John and Jen Palmer’s problems with Klear…

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