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Breitbart.com denies columnist who tweeted in favor of Muslim genocide is a contributor

After a gunman went on a shooting spree at the Fort Hood, Texas military base yesterday, a man who identified himself as a “contributing journalist” at Breitbart sent out the following tweet: If there is even one more act of Muslim terrorism, it is then time for Americans to start…

Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson ‘barred from U.S.’ after admitting to cocaine use

Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson has reportedly been barred from entering the US following her courtroom admission that she had taken cocaine, raising questions Thursday over her successful TV career Stateside. The 54-year-old said last year she had taken cocaine around seven times but was not addicted as she gave evidence…

Jon Stewart: GM knew faulty 57-cent auto part was killing people but said, ‘F*ck it’

Jon Stewart pilloried the special rights enjoyed by corporations on Wednesday night’s episode of “The Daily Show.” General Motors issued a recall of more than 1.3 million vehicles this week as its new CEO, Mary Barra, testified before Congress about an ignition switch problem that caused cars to suddenly turn…

‘Gonzo’ journalist Hunter S. Thompson elected to Ky. Journalism Hall of Fame

The late Hunter S. Thompson has been elected to the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame along with six more traditional reporters. The Louisville native is credited with inventing the immersive and imaginative “gonzo” journalism, which, in his case, was usually fueled by alcohol and drug use. Thompson, who committed suicide…

Stewart rips CNN’s MH370 search: Have they looked ‘up their own a**holes?’ (Spoiler: Yes)

Jon Stewart ripped CNN’s exhaustive, often speculative, coverage of the missing Malaysian airliner in Tuesday night’s “Daily Show.” “It’s been three weeks since the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 – three weeks! – filled with despair and anger for the families, confusion and frustration for the investigators, and ratings…

Federal judge dismisses shareholders’ lawsuit against Rupert Murdoch over hacking case

A U.S. federal judge dismissed a shareholder lawsuit against Rupert Murdoch and other executives of News Corp. alleging they withheld key information about the phone hacking scandal in Britain. Judge Paul Gardephe dismissed the case, saying the allegedly false statements were made prior to the period in question in the…

Stephen Colbert salvages the ‘wreckage’ of his show after #CancelColbert kerfuffle

Stephen Colbert addressed online calls for his show’s cancellation Monday night in a lengthy segment that took shots at some critics and news media coverage of social media outbursts. Colbert recapped the firestorm when an online activist launched the Twitter hashtag, #CancelColbert, last week over a social media post considered…

Muslim victim of Boston Marathon bombing sues Glenn Beck for defamation and slander

A Muslim victim of the Boston Marathon bombing has sued Glenn Beck for defamation and slander after the talk show host accused him of funding the attacks. Race spectator Abdulrahman Alharbi filed a federal lawsuit against Beck and his companies, The Blaze Inc. and Mercury Radio Arts, and his radio…

Elton John to marry longtime partner David Furnish

Pop icon Elton John says he will tie the knot with partner David Furnish now that his native Britain has legalized gay marriage. The top-selling artist told NBC's "Today" show that "we'll do it very quietly." "But we will do it and it will be a joyous……

MH370 pilot’s daughter accuses British tabloid of inventing her quote that he was ‘troubled’

The daughter of MH370′s pilot has accused a British tabloid of “making up” an article in which the paper quoted her saying her father was unstable before the flight, a report said Monday. The Daily Mail, whose coverage of the three-week-long missing-plane crisis has been questioned before, said in a…

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