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Three-year-old stands on hand grenade at Easter egg hunt

A community in England received quite the scare with its Easter egg hunt this past weekend, where a three-year-boy was standing on top of an egg shaped hand grenade. According to The Daily Mail, the hand grenade was spotted by Stuart Moffat, a father of three, who alerted the pre-school…

Herman Cain calls on Romney to pick Allen West for VP

After failing at his own attempt at the presidency, Herman Cain is now offering campaign advice to likely Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. During an interview with radio host Steve Gill on Monday, Cain called on Romney to pick tea party favorite Rep. Allen West (R-FL) as his vice presidential…

Black church protests Hank Williams Jr. for calling Obama Hitler

Members of an African-American church in Tuscaloosa, Alabama showed up at a Hank Williams Jr. concert on Saturday to speak out about his racially offensive lyrics and his comments about President Barack Obama. “It was a peaceful protest,” Christ Baptist Church’s Reverend Ransey O’Daniel told Raw Story. “We just wanted…

Tennessee seeks to question evolution in bill

US conservative Christians and science advocates are clashing again, this time in Tennessee over a bill that would allow debate in public schools over theories like evolution. Lawmakers from the southeastern US state home to a strong base of ultraconservative “Tea Party” activists have approved the bill, which now awaits the signature of Governor Bill…

New luxury ‘Doomsday’ shelters line Kansas missile silo

Tucked deep beneath the Kansas prairie, luxury condos are being built into the shaft of an abandoned missile silo to service anxious — and wealthy — people preparing for doomsday. So far, four buyers have plopped down a total of about $7 million for havens to flee to when disaster…

Gingrich: Running for president is ‘much harder than I thought it would be’

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, lagging far behind his rivals and his campaign mired in debt, acknowledged Sunday that Mitt Romney was his party’s “most likely” nominee. But the former House speaker insisted he was staying in the race despite being far outpaced by frontrunner Romney and fellow…

Tulsa, OK police make arrests in alleged racially-motivated killings

Police in Tulsa, Oklahoma have announced the arrest of two white men suspected of killing three African-Americans and wounding two others in an apparently random shooting spree on Friday that had terrified local reisdents. According to the Tulsa World, Jake England, 19, and Alvin Watts, 32, were arrested in the…

Bill Cosby: Zimmerman wouldn’t have approach Trayvon without a gun

Legendary comedian Bill Cosby strongly feels that George Zimmerman would not have fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin if laws didn’t allow neighborhood watchmen to carry guns. In an interview published Saturday in The Washington Times, the 74-year-old Cosby expressed his dismay at the controversial incident that has become a major…

Majority of Maine voters now support same sex marriage

A majority of voters in Maine now believe that same sex couples should be allowed to legally marry, according to a poll released Sunday by the Maine People’s Resource Center. More than 57 percent said they strongly favored or somewhat favored same sex marriage, while more than 39 percent said…

Billy Graham’s daughter: ‘I would not vote for an atheist’

The daughter of televangelist Rev. Billy Graham says that it’s important to discriminate against candidates who are atheists because politicians “should have a fear for almighty God.” In an interview with Ann Graham Lotz on Sunday, NBC host David Gregory noted that her father had advocated using every form of…

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