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Geraldo Rivera: I was ‘manually raped’ by the TSA

Fox News host Geraldo Rivera on Friday claimed that an employee of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) had “manually raped” him and “was getting off on it.” During a segment on Fox & Friends about an 18-month-old toddler who was removed from a Jet Blue flight because she accidentally placed…

Trayvon’s mom: Call your governor on Mother’s Day

RELATED: ‘Trayvon Matin’ gun range targets sold out in two days —- Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Matin, released a public service announcement on Friday timed for Mother’s Day this weekend, asking viewers to “call the governor of your state” and encourage them to reconsider “Stand Your Ground” laws like…

Revealed: Walker promised billionaire he would ‘divide and conquer’ unions

Before Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI), who is facing a recall election, introduced legislation to strip some public employees of collective bargaining rights, he promised a billionaire donor that he would use a “divide and conquer” strategy to bust unions, a newly released video reveals. In the video shot by documentary…

Documents show Warren did not rely on ‘minority status’ to advance

Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren (D) did not rely upon affirmative action to get teaching work at universities around the country, documents obtained by several media outlets revealed on Thursday. In separate reports, The Associated Press and The Boston Globe both noted that Warren did not claim minority status at the…

Romney challenges Obama to waterskiing

WASHINGTON — Republican Mitt Romney took the White House race into uncharted waters, suggesting he would like to challenge President Barack Obama to a bit of waterskiing. “I don’t think I’ll play the president a round of golf but I’ll be happy to take him through a waterski course,” the…

Romney’s friend: Campaign asked me to counter prank story

The Romney campaign allegedly asked that a friend and former classmate of the presidential candidate offer “supporting remarks” in the wake of a Washington Post article about his past. The article, published on Thursday, described how Romney and his friends pinned down a fellow classmate, John Lauber, and cut his…

Republicans want answers in Iraq-Hezbollah case

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans demanded answers Thursday from the Justice Department and Pentagon for why a Hezbollah suspect accused in the death of five US soldiers was transferred to Iraqi custody before being charged with war crimes. In a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta,…

Panetta warns Congress against extra Pentagon funds

WASHINGTON — US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta scolded Republican lawmakers Thursday for adding what he deemed to be unnecessary expenses to the Pentagon’s budget, warning it could lead to “gridlock.” The Pentagon chief spoke after the Republican-led House Armed Services Committee approved a defense budget that added funds for a…

Biden says sorry to Obama over same sex marriage flap

WASHINGTON — US Vice President Joe Biden apologized to President Barack Obama in the Oval Office for remarks which forced his boss into an early endorsement of same-sex marriage, sources said Thursday. In a rare glimpse inside the relationship between the president and his understudy, sources familiar with the conversation…

JPMorgan reveals shock losses

NEW YORK — US banking giant JPMorgan Chase on Thursday revealed that it would incur losses that could run into the billions as a result of bad bets on derivatives. In a unscheduled conference call, chief executive Jamie Dimon reported the trades cost the company around $2 billion in recent…

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