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LGBT activists target Chick-fil-A with ‘kiss-in’

Gays and lesbians puckered up at “kiss-ins” outside Chick-fil-A outlets across the United States in protest over the fast-food chain’s opposition to same-sex marriage. More than 14,000 people signed up on Facebook for National Same Sex Kiss Day at Chick-fil-A on Friday, an event arranged mostly online. “It has nothing…

U.S. troops in Colombia scandal let dogs poop in the hotel

WASHINGTON — US troops who caused scandal by sleeping with prostitutes ahead of a visit to Colombia by President Barack Obama also allowed sniffer dogs to sleep in hotel beds and defecate on the premises. A partially redacted report into April’s incident released Friday by the Pentagon revealed little that…

Former skinhead teaches compassion to kids

One-time skinhead Arno Michaels helps youths respond with compassion (via The Christian Science Monitor) Julie Sanders’s students at Cascade Academy in Beaverton, Ore., have seen violence in their lives. Some have been exposed to crime and gangs. So Ms. Sanders has them read about people who have survived conflict. “That…

Fox News contributor: Chick-fil-A supporters don’t ‘maim and rape’ like liberals

A Fox News contributor on Thursday explained that people who support Christian restaurant chain Chick-fil-A were different from Occupy Wall Street protesters because liberals “maim and rape” each other. During a segment on Fox & Friends, co-host Brian Kilmeade asked comedian Steven Crowder to compare Chick-fil-A customers to “violent confrontations…

Porn star Jenna Jameson backs Romney: ‘When you’re rich, you want a Republican’

A woman who was once considered to be the world’s most famous pornographic actress on Thursday endorsed presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney at a strip club in California. During an appearance at San Francisco’s Gold Club, “Queen of Porn” Jenna Jameson told WTSP that Romney was her guy. “I’m…

Coulter: Romney shouldn’t release taxes because John Kerry a ‘gigolo’

Conservative columnist Ann Coulter says she is just “stating facts” by saying that it doesn’t matter that John Kerry released 20 years worth of returns by the time he ran for president in 2004 because he was just a “gigolo” who who was supported by his wife, Teresa Heinz Kerry.…

Arizona exec fired for pro-LGBT rant at Chick-fil-A drive-thru

An Arizona man has been fired as the as the chief financial officer and treasurer of a medical equipment manufacturer in Tucson after he posted video of himself telling a Chick-fil-A drive-thru employee that she worked a “horrible company.” In a statement released on Thursday, Vante said that it respected…

Unemployment up to 8.3 percent in July despite some job creation

The US economy created a solid 163,000 jobs in July, the Labor Department said Friday, unveiling data that will help President Barack Obama dull attacks from his Republican rival. The economy created many more jobs than the 100,000 expected from economists, although the unemployment rate ticked up to 8.3 percent.…

82-year-old anti-nuke nun temporarily shuts down U.S. nuclear facility

The US government’s only facility for handling, processing and storing weapons-grade uranium has been temporarily closed after anti-nuclear activists breached security fences. The facility at Oak Ridge, Tennessee, was shut down on Wednesday after at least three protesters, including an 82-year-old nun, cut through perimeter fences to reach the outer…

Truman’s grandson meets Japan atomic bomb survivors

A grandson of former US president Harry Truman, who authorised the atomic bombing of Japan during World War II, met survivors in Tokyo Friday, calling it “a good first step towards healing old wounds”. Clifton Truman Daniel, 55, was in Japan to attend 67th anniversary ceremonies of the bombs falling…

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