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Dem group’s ad depicts Paul Ryan stand-in tossing elderly woman off a cliff

Republican scare-mongering of Democratic health reform has officially come back to bite them — hard — in a rather juvenile ad from an independent Democratic group. The ad, by advocacy group The Agenda Project, depicts a man in a black suit, ostensibly a stand-in for Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), pushing…

Woman found in wilderness knew end was near

VANCOUVER (Reuters) – A Canadian woman who survived seven weeks stranded in the Nevada wilderness had a premonition her ordeal was ending but did not know if she was about to die or be rescued, her family said on Sunday. Rita Chretien was recovering in an Idaho hospital, having survived…

Same sex marriage ban introduced to Pennsylvania House

Pennsylvania House State Government Committee Chairman Daryl Metcalfe (R) introduced a constitutional amendment to the state’s House on Tuesday that would define marriage as solely between one man and one woman. “The institution of traditional marriage has never been under greater attack,” said Metcalfe. “This not only includes the special…

Pat Robertson: Leftists use abortion to make straight women equal with lesbians

Television evangelist Pat Robertson said Monday on ABC Family’s The 700 Club that progressives support legal access to abortion because they want to make straight women equal with lesbians. While discussing why President Barack Obama supported the funding of Planned Parenthood, Robertson said the far left supported a “culture of…

Pakistani gang rape victim says will file appeal

MEERWALA, Pakistan — A Pakistani woman who was gang raped said on Sunday that she would challenge a Supreme Court decision to dismiss her appeal against the early release of five men convicted of abusing her. Mukhtar Mai, now 40, was gang raped in June 2002 on the orders of…

Mali names country’s first woman PM

BAMAKO (Reuters) – Mali’s president, Amadou Toumani Toure, has appointed Cisse Mariam Kaidama as prime minister to replace Modibo Sidibe, who resigned last week, an official statement said. Cisse, 57, a former minister, is the first woman to hold the top government position in the gold producing West African state. No further…

Wisconsin woman charged with sending bomb, death threats to GOP lawmakers

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Wisconsin prosecutors filed a four-count criminal complaint on Thursday against a 26-year-old woman, charging her with sending e-mail threats to Republican state senators after they passed controversial curbs on public employee union rights. Katherine R. Windels, of Cross Plains, Wisconsin faces a maximum penalty of three and…

Staten Island man sets ex-girlfriend’s apartment on fire during ‘fecal rampage’

A pregnant woman in Staten Island had an undeniably “crappy” Wednesday morning, according to local police. Around 5:30 a.m., 24-year-old Rasheed (Illuminati) Harrison, her ex-boyfriend, showed up outside her apartment door, stripped naked, and defecated, SI Live reports. Harrison then smeared the excrement on the apartment door and set it…

Woman gang-raped in Libya will face charges for slander

The saga of Eman al-Obeidy, the woman who burst into a Tripoli hotel full of foreign reporters Saturday and told the story of her gang-rape at the hands of pro-Gaddafi militiamen, continues. Libyan government spokesman Musa Ibrahim said Tuesday that the men al-Obeidy had implicated had filed a civil suit…

Five arrested in connection with Libyan woman’s rape

Stirring stories have been coming out of the non-stop media coverage of Libya for weeks, but perhaps the most shocking of Saturday’s batch was that of Eman al-Obeidy. Five men were arrested Sunday in connection with the incident, which is surrounded with government officials smearing the woman’s name, and reporters…

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