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Child porn found on Montana priest’s Nintendo DS

A Roman Catholic priest in Montana has been charged with felony sexual abuse of children after sexual images of naked children were found on his Nintendo DS gaming console and personal computer. The Missoulian reported that a woman called authorities last October to report that nude images of young boys…

AZ GOP lawmaker wants women ‘to watch an abortion’ before having one

Despite Arizona’s recent spate of bills that would reduce women’s access to abortion and contraception, a Republican lawmaker wants her state to go even further. According to The Arizona Republic, State Rep. Terri Proud colorfully replied to one of her constituents in an email asking her thoughts on House Bill…

NBC reporter: Jeb Bush ‘a cherry on top’ of the Romney sundae

Following Mitt Romney’s double-digit win in the Illinois Republican presidential primary, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) is calling “for Republicans to unite behind Governor Romney.” In a statement released on Wednesday morning, Bush said he was throwing his support behind the former Massachusetts governor. “I am endorsing Mitt Romney…

Adviser: Romney will change positions ‘like an Etch A Sketch’ after primary

A senior adviser to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Wednesday insisted the former Massachusetts governor wasn’t being hurt by adopting more conservative positions during the primary because he could “start over again” for the general election. During an interview on CNN, John Fugelsang asked Romney Communications Director Eric Fehrnstrom…

VA teacher placed on leave for telling student to read ‘blacker’

A Virginia teacher who requested that an African-American student read a poem in class in a “blacker” style has been placed on administrative leave Tuesday evening, according to The Washington Post. Marilyn Bart, an English teacher at George C. Marshall High School in Fairfax Country, told 14-year-old Jordan Shumate last…

Ex-FBI informant: Muslim spying is ‘all about entrapment’

Craig Monteilh says he did not balk when his FBI handlers gave him the OK to have sex with the Muslim women his undercover operation was targeting. Nor, at the time, did he shy away from recording their pillow talk. “They said, if it would enhance the intelligence, go ahead…

Colorado father fractures skull of 2-month-old with ‘pretty hard’ punch

A Colorado man has admitted to police that he “snapped” and hit his two-month-old son with “basically everything I could throw,” fracturing the infant’s skull. An affidavit obtained by KRDO shows that Daniel Kim, 22, said he punched his son, Ezra, “pretty hard” after he woke up to hear crying.…

Pilot safe after U.S. military jet crashes in S.Korea

A US military F-16 jet crashed in southern South Korea Wednesday during a training mission but its pilot ejected to safety, US authorities said. The plane crashed into a rice paddy around noon (0300 GMT) near a US air base in the western port city of Gunsan, the US military said in a statement.…

U.S. vows search for aviation legend Amelia Earhart

The United States vowed to help solve the 75-year-old mystery of aviation legend Amelia Earhart after analysis of a photograph showed that she may have crashed on a remote Pacific island. Earhart set off in 1937 from Papua New Guinea on a mission to circumnavigate the globe over the equator, its longest…

Man throws fire bomb at Democratic state senator Wendy Davis’ office in Texas

At least two fire bombs were thrown at the Fort Worth office of state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) on Tuesday night, according to the Star Telegram. Davis was not in her office at the time, but some staff members were present. They used a fire extinguisher to put out the…

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