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Thousands silently march to protest NYPD stop-and-frisks

Thousands of civil rights activists, LGBT leaders, labor and community organizers, and citizens outraged by New York City’s stop-and-frisk policy are marching today in a demonstration against the law enforcement tactic they say is a legally dubious form of institutionalized racial profiling. And in a change from typical rallies, this one will…

Colorado wildfire weeks away from containment as conditions worsen

Wildfires continued to rage through northern Colorado on Sunday, having already destroyed the most homes of any wildfire in the state’s history. Authorities brought in additional crews over the weekend to battle flames that have scorched about 85 square miles and destroyed at least 181 properties More than 1,630 personnel…

Romney: Too busy to watch wife’s dressage horse in the Olympics

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says he won’t be giving reporters a chance to photograph him watching his wife Ann’s dressage horse perform ballet at the Summer Olympic Games in London. It was reported last week that Ann Romney’s horse, Rafalca, had earned a spot on the U.S. equestrian…

Romney vows to do ‘the opposite’ of Obama on Middle East policy

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has said he will do “the opposite” of Barack Obama when it comes to Israel, returning to a line of attack that seeks to portray the president as no friend to America’s traditional Middle East ally. Speaking via videolink to religious conservatives attending the Faith…

Bullet-riddled ‘Obama library’ outhouse appears at Montana GOP convention

A distasteful outhouse labelled “Obama’s presidential library” raised eyebrows at the Montana GOP convention over the weekend. According to The Missoulian, the wheeled outhouse was riddled with fake bullet holes and contained a fake birth certificate for Barack Obama, which was stamped “bullshit.” Graffiti on the outhouse read “For a…

Daily Caller’s Matt Lewis: Colleague ‘did the right thing’ by heckling Obama

Daily Caller contributor Matt Lewis on Sunday said that his colleague, reporter Neil Munro, “did the right thing” by shouting at President Barack Obama during an official statement about immigration policy. For his part, Munro claimed he had thought the president had finished speaking when he began yelling questions in…

Christian missionaries with pig’s head crash Arab-American festival in Michigan

A group of Christian missionaries hijacked an Arab-American festival in Dearborn, Michigan on Saturday, bearing signs criticizing Islam and carrying a pig’s head mounted on a pole. According to the Detroit Free Press, several Christian missionaries protested the Arab International Festival, shouting at attendees and holding signs which read, “Islam…

U.S. won’t send checks to Europe: Romney

WASHINGTON — The United States will not bail out European countries if the eurozone economy falls apart under a spiraling debt crisis, Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney said Sunday. “We’re not going to send checks to Europe. We’re not going to bail out the European banks. We’re going to…

McCain calls Supreme Court ‘uninformed, arrogant, naive’ for Citizens United

Former Republican presidential nominee John McCain says he’s “worried” that billionaire Sheldon Adelson, who reportedly may contribute up to $100 million in support of GOP hopeful Mitt Romney, and others could have an undue influence on elections as a result of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision. “I’m not only…

Romney refuses to say if he would undo Obama’s immigration policy

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Sunday repeatedly refused to say if he would dismantle a recently-announced Obama administration policy that allows certain young undocumented immigrants to stay in the U.S. During an interview on CBS, host Bob Schieffer asked the candidate if he would repeal the order. “Well,…

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