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Fox News guest calls to ‘expel’ pepper-sprayed students

A conservative writer on Wednesday insisted that pepper-sprayed Santa Monica College students should be punished because they were a “threat to our society,” and blamed the Democratic Party for the protests. Conservative writer David Horowitz told Fox News host Neil Cavuto that student demonstrations against a nearly 400 percent increase…

Maddow relays censored memo on CIA ‘war crimes’ during Bush Administration

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow on Wednesday night explained a legal memo that advised the Bush Administration that so-called enhanced interrogation techniques were torture and therefore illegal. Wired reporter Spencer Ackerman obtained the memo, written by State Department counselor Philip Zelikow, through a Freedom on Information Act request. Bush told NBC’s…

Santorum: ‘Damn right’ we cling to guns and religion

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pennsylvania — White House hopeful Rick Santorum revived a divisive political firestorm from the 2008 campaign Wednesday, reminding voters “you’re damn right” that blue-collar Pennsylvanians cling to guns and religion. “Barack Obama four years ago referred to this area of Pennsylvania, right here, as a place that clings to…

N.Y. residents cry foul over university growth plans

NEW YORK — Plans to expand the New York University campus in Greenwich Village are running into resistance from local residents, who say it would destroy a historic section of Manhattan. A local coalition that includes 50 area business owners is demanding that the university modify plans that would add…

Santorum struggles to stay relevant as Romney and Obama begin face-off

After a triple loss in Tuesday’s primaries and an uphill battle to win his home state, Santorum faces crucial test in coming weeks Rick Santorum is struggling to stay relevant in the Republican presidential race after the frontrunner, Mitt Romney, and Barack Obama effectively kicked off the general election with…

Planned Parenthood arsonist: They’re killing babies there

The 50-year-old man accused of setting off a bomb at a Planned Parenthood in Wisconsin said he attacked the clinic because “they’re killing babies there,” according to Fox 11 News. Outside the U.S. District Court in Green Bay on Wednesday, Francis Grady told reporters that he started the fire at…

Oakland shooting suspect One Goh charged with seven counts of murder

Former nursing student had recently sought tuition refund after leaving school for ‘anger management issues,’ police say A former student at a private Christian college in California has been charged with murder in relation to a shooting spree that ended with the deaths of seven people and left three others…

Clinton warns Iran time not ‘infinite’ for talks

WASHINGTON — US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday warned Iran that time was not “infinite” for diplomacy and that “all options remain on the table” after a dispute over the venue of talks. Clinton said that the European Union would look into setting a time and place for…

New Orleans police get prison in Katrina killings

WASHINGTON — Five New Orleans policemen were sentenced Wednesday to prison terms in connection with a shooting in the days after Hurricane Katrina which left two civilians dead and four others injured, prosecutors said. The sentencings in New Orleans conclude the prosecution in the so-called Danziger Bridge incident in the…

CNN’s Toobin: Appeals court judge threw ‘judicial hissy-fit’

An appeals court judge who claimed President Barack Obama was challenging the authority of federal courts was just throwing a “judicial hissy-fit,” according to CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin. “Totally extraordinary and totally inappropriate,” Toobin said. “This was a judicial hissy-fit.” U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Jerry Smith…

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