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Franklin Graham: Maybe Trump is right

Rev. Franklin Graham, the son of Rev. Bill Graham, told ABC’s Christiane Amanpour that he could see himself supporting Donald Trump for president. “Donald Trump, when I first saw that he was getting in, I thought, well, this has got to be a joke,” Graham explained. “But the more you…

Cute kitten falls asleep on bookshelf

This video of a kitten falling asleep on a bookshelf might just be the definition of cuteness. Watch this video, uploaded to YouTube April 20, 2011.…

U.S. court reinstates Blackwater Iraq shooting case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. federal judge erred in dismissing all charges against five Blackwater Worldwide security guards accused of killing 14 Iraqi civilians in 2007, an appeals court ruled on Friday. The unanimous three-judge panel reinstated the charges and sent the case back to the judge for more proceedings,…

‘Ground Zero mosque’ leader: ‘Muslim-free zones’ are un-American

The developer of a planned Islamic center in lower Manhattan says project won’t be moved away from Ground Zero. Sharif El-Gamal wrote in The New York Daily News Friday that “contrary to some confusing statements reported in the press, Park51 will not move its location.” “It has taken us nine…

Allen West calls Obama a ‘low-level socialist agitator’

Rep. Allen West (R-FL), the tea party freshman and right-wing provocateur, had some choice words for President Barack Obama regarding his opposition to the House-approved GOP budget plan that privatizes Medicare. “I am sick and tired of this class warfare, this Marxist demagogic rhetoric that is coming from the President…

Anti-Muslim pastor accidentally fires gun after meeting with imam

A controversial Koran-burning pastor accidentally discharged his firearm Thursday night in the parking lot of a TV station after appearing on a talk show with a Muslim cleric. Terry Jones had appeared on Fox 2′s Let it Rip program along with Hassan Al-Qazwini, the leader of Deaborn’s Islamic Center of…

Democrats broaden push for campaign donor transparency

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Democratic congressman filed a lawsuit on Thursday against the Federal Election Commission, widening efforts to expose anonymous campaign donations as the 2012 U.S. election gets under way. Representative Chris van Hollen, the senior Democrat on the House of Representatives’ Budget Committee, filed the suit challenging FEC…

Iowa Republicans seek to impeach justices over marriage ruling

DES MOINES (Reuters) – Five Republican state legislators co-sponsored resolutions on Thursday to impeach four of the justices on the Iowa state supreme court but the measures are likely to stall this year, lawmakers said. Iowa voters tossed three justices off the bench last November who joined the court’s ruling…

Indictment against student who filmed gay roommate

WASHINGTON (AFP) – A US 19-year-old has been indicted on hate-crime charges for using a webcam to capture a gay encounter involving his roommate, who later committed suicide. Dharun Ravi was originally charged in September 2010, after his Rutgers University freshman roommate Tyler Clementi, 18, killed himself by jumping into…

‘Disappointed’ supporters greet Obama in California

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Hundreds of protesters, mostly Hispanics demanding immigration reform, gathered to vent their disappointment with US President Barack Obama as he visited California. Many of the activists said they were Obama supporters but felt let down by the slow pace of the change he promised in his…

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