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ElBaradei: 'Egypt will explode'

Egypt's most prominent dissident warned in a tweet Thursday night that the country "will explode" and appealed to the army for help.

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NRA chief blames government 'failures,' media for Tucson shooting

The head of the National Rifle Association came out swinging Thursday against a wave of gun-control legislation proposed in the wake of the Tucson shooting, saying that government policies and media sensationalism -- rather than lax gun laws -- were to blame for the tragedy.

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'War criminal!': Ron Paul backers crash Cheney-Rumsfeld reunion

Supporters of libertarian Republican Ron Paul shouted down former Vice President Dick Cheney at a conservative conference Thursday, in a sign of a growing foreign policy rift on the American right.

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Ohio 'heartbeat bill' would ban most abortions

Republican lawmakers in Ohio unveiled legislation Wednesday that would ban abortions of any fetus found to have a heartbeat, a move that could ban most abortions in the state.

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GOP congressman resigns over failed attempt at extramarital sex

A Republican congressman from western New York announced his resignation Monday after a gossip website published a shirtless photo he sent to a woman who posted a Craigslist personal ad.

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Cables: FBI trained Egypt's state security 'torturers'

'Thousands' of protesters may have been tortured: report

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Republican lawmaker: Time to 'empty the clip' on illegal immigration

A state senator in Alabama said Monday his call for Republicans to "empty the clip" on the issue of illegal immigration was taken out of context.

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Church of Scientology investigated over 'slave labor': report

The FBI is investigating the Church of Scientology over allegations its practices may have violated human trafficking laws, a news report states.

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Supreme Court justice's wife brands self 'ambassador to tea party movement'

Fresh off a recent controversy about his potential conflicts of interest in the Citizens United decision, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas faced new questions this week about his judicial impartiality. This time, legal ethicists raised questions about the lobby group launched recently by Thomas' wife, Virginia.

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Sarah, Bristol Palin seek to have their names trademarked

If former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and her daughter Bristol have their way, their names will soon be followed by an "®" in some promotional materials.

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UK immigration officer fired for putting wife on 'no-fly' list

Woman stuck for three years in Pakistan

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Feds threaten Oakland over plan to license marijuana farms

Federal prosecutors have told the city of Oakland, California, that they will prosecute pot farmers operating under the city's planned marijuana licensing scheme.

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Protesters run Mubarak thugs out of Tahrir Square: reports

Protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square ran pro-Mubarak counter-protesters out of the area in the early morning hours of Thursday, eyewitnesses reported.

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Fox hosts slam 'anti-Semitic, anti-American' al-Jazeera amid Egypt protests

Perhaps Bill O'Reilly is worried that al-Jazeera upstaged his own network in covering the uprising in Egypt.

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