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Woman arrested for biting children’s faces

A 46-year-old woman in Mountain View, California has been accused of biting two children in a local bookstore. Police arrested Polly Beltramo Thursday on charges of felony child abuse after being positively identified by the children’s mother. The mother told Mountain View Patch that she had gone into Bookbuyers bookstore…

Santorum: Obama wants constitutional amendment to redistribute wealth

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum suggested on Friday that President Barack Obama wanted a constitutional amendment to force the redistribution of wealth. Wearing his infamous sweater vest, the candidate told a group of supporters in Rock Hill, South Carolina that Obama wanted to “manage the decline of America.” “Remember the…

Enraged millionaire CEO allegedly breaks waiter’s finger

When 76-year-old finance CEO John K. Castle went to the posh Club Colette in Palm Beach, Florida last Saturday night, he naturally expected the very best. But when his expectations weren’t met to the exact letter, he allegedly snapped — more than just figuratively speaking. According to a police report…

Obama seeks merger of U.S. trade, commerce agencies

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will ask Congress on Friday for powers to merge US trade and commerce agencies in an effort to cut red tape for businesses and end government overlap, an administration official says. The proposed shake-up aims to consolidate six agencies and Obama will announce details of…

U.S. seeks to exchange ambassadors with Myanmar

WASHINGTON — US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday that the United States is moving toward exchanging ambassadors with Myanmar, as a reward for reforms by the military-backed government. Echoing President Barack Obama in hailing the release of political prisoners, Clinton said she is also instructing State Department officials…

Tenn. GOP Rep. stands by threat to ‘stomp a mudhole’ in transgender people

Explaining why he put forward a bill that would ban trangender people from using dressing rooms and restrooms that do not match the gender on their birth certificates, State Rep. Richard Floyd (R) was quoted recently as threatening to “stomp a mudhole” in anybody who might be wearing the clothing…

Great Dane saves life of domestic violence victim

A women’s shelter in Kansas City is changing their policy on pets after one domestic violence victim refused to give up the Great Dane that saved her from being beaten to death with a hammer. Kansas City’s KCTV reported that the Rose Brooks Center was contacted last year by a…

Protesters dog Walker all the way to Texas

AUSTIN, TEXAS — Facing a potential recall election battle in his home state, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) went to the conservative Texas Public Policy Foundation’s annual policy conference in Austin, Texas this week to try to rally conservative support for his continued tenure. While Walker shared his love of…

Occupy protester spends 3 weeks in jail for writing on sidewalk

An Occupy Orlando protester has been freed after spending three weeks in jail for using chalk to write on the sidewalk. The City of Orlando dropped the charges against Timothy Michael Osmar because they said the three weeks he spent in jail was about what he would have served if…

Walgreen sued for overcharging for generics

(Reuters) – A union benefits fund filed a class action suit Wednesday, accusing Walgreen Co and generic drug maker Par Pharmaceutical Cos Inc of overcharging for various generic drugs in a bid to boost profits. The complaint, filed by the United Food and Commercial Workers Unions and Employers Midwest Health…

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