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Tommy Thompson blames wife for his lobbying career: She ‘likes to shop’

Former Gov. Tommy Thompson, a Wisconsin Republican running for Senate, recently suggested that his wife was to blame for his decision to end his career in public service and join a lobbying firm because she “likes to shop.” “I left the government after four years, after George Bush got elected…

Mark Cuban offers Donald Trump $1 million to shave his head

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is responding to Donald Trump’s offer of $5 million to charity if President Barack Obama releases his college transcripts and passport documents by challenging the billionaire birther to shave his famous head of hair. In an interview with KDFW on Thursday, Cuban called Trump’s offer…

Staten Island hotel refuses to evict storm refugees for visiting marathoners

The owner of the Staten Island, New York’s Hilton Garden Inn is refusing to evict local refugees from Hurricane Sandy, even though his decision has drawn fire from marathoners who made reservations to stay and run the 43rd annual ING New York City Marathon this weekend. “How do I tell…

Geraldo demolishes Fox News ‘misinformation’ on Benghazi: ‘That is a lie!’

Every now and then, something happens at Fox News that shakes up the established narrative. Friday was one of those days. After weeks of hyperventilating spin-coverage of the tragic events in Libya nearly two months ago, Geraldo Rivera on Friday finally had his fill and lashed out at his coworkers’ “misleading”…

Zimmerman’s brother: We are not a ‘family of racists’

The brother of a Florida neighborhood watch captain who is accused of murdering Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old African-American boy, says that a “tidal wave of misinformation” has incorrectly branded his family as “racists.” Speaking to a group of Hispanic journalists on Thursday, Robert Zimmerman Jr. said that calling his…

Maddow: Romney campaign hiding George W. Bush offshore in the Caymans

Thursday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow questioned the wisdom of former Pres. George W. Bush’s decision to speak to a Cayman Islands offshore investment group in the days just before the presidential election. Former President Bill Clinton spent Thursday campaigning for President Barack Obama in Cleveland,…

Matthews: Limbaugh is the ‘squeal like a pig’ guy from ‘Deliverance’

MSNBC host Chris Matthews on Thursday compared conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh to the rapist character from the movie “Deliverance” who told his male victim to “squeal like a pig.” In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy earlier this week, Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had praised President Barack Obama,…

Colbert on Romney’s faith: ‘With God, all things are deletable’

On Thursday night’s edition of “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert debuted a new “Tip of the Hat, Wag of the Finger” segment, dedicated this week to the Swedish inventors of a constantly-updating clip-on web cam and Evangelist Billy Graham. Colbert opened by saying that there’s little in life he…

‘Prison Architect’ online game challenges players to build and maintain maximum security prisons

Think of computer game management simulations, and you usually think of aspirational jobs – or at least the things we dreamed of doing as kids. Theme parks, railroads, game development studios, farms – all have featured in this popular genre since it flourished in the ’90s. But right now, there…

Watch: Korean elephant ‘imitates human speech’ and has a vocabulary of several words

An elephant at a zoo in South Korea has learned to imitate human speech and has a vocabulary of several words, researchers said Friday. Koshik, a 22-year-old male Asian elephant at Everland zoo in Yongin, a city south of Seoul, greeted visiting journalists by “saying” choah (good) and nuo (lie…

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