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Pam Geller: Obama illegitimate because parents had ‘sham’ marriage

Conservative activist Pam Geller now believes she has insight into the intimate details of President Barack Obama’s parents’ marriage. The anti-Muslim Geller took up the cause of birtherism in a recent World Net Daily article where she claimed Obama was an illegitimate president because he was also an illegitimate child.…

Sony tells Congress Anonymous might be responsible for massive PlayStation hack

Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) does not know who stole data from nearly 75 million customer accounts on their PlayStation and Sony Online services, but they claim to have a hunch. In an open letter to members of the U.S. House Subcomittee on Commerce Manufacturing and Trade, the chairman of…

WATCH LIVE: Obama visits Ground Zero

Watch President Obama visit Ground Zero in New York City, courtesy of MSNBC, below: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy…

Mike Pence running for governor of Indiana

WASHINGTON – Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN) will run for governor of Indiana next year, he announced Thursday. Pence, a congressman since 2001 and former chairman of the House Republican Conference, is the favorite to replace Gov. Mitch Daniels (R), whose two terms expire in 2012. “The work isn’t over,” Pence…

Navy SEALs reportedly used never before seen ‘stealth helicopter’

Why did U.S. soldiers detonate one of their helicopters before allegedly extracting Osama bin Laden’s body from Abottabad, Pakistan? Turns out, according to an ABC News report, it’s because they were using a never before seen weapon of war, produced by a weapons research program that was only ever rumored…

Obama, Pentagon call an end to disclosures about bin Laden killing

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The White House on Wednesday declined to shed more light on the special forces operation that killed Osama bin Laden, a day after it was forced to correct explosive details of the undercover raid. Adjustments to the story, which began to be told late on Sunday, have…

Jobless claims jump to highest numbers in 8 months

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New U.S. claims for unemployment aid unexpectedly rose last week to touch their highest level in eight months, pushed up by factors ranging from spring break layoffs to the introduction of an emergency benefits program, a government report showed on Thursday. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits…

Looking for bin Laden gossip? Colbert nails it

In a celebrity news-like segment of his show last night, Comedy Central pundit Stephen Colbert examined why terrorists — and specifically al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden — are “just like us.” “He lived in a big mansion, he peaked in 2002 and has been in trouble with the law…

Republicans demand debt ceiling proposal from White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top Republicans on Wednesday pressed the White House to reveal its proposed terms for a deal to increase the country’s borrowing authority, as officials indicated a $2 trillion hike would be needed to stave off a debt default through the 2012 U.S. elections. With the United States…

Decisive majority reject Palin, Trump presidential bids

(Reuters) – Nearly 60 percent of Americans would never support a Republican presidential bid by former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin or real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump, according to a new poll on Wednesday. Trump, who has been testing the waters for a possible 2012 run for…

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