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No, Marissa Alexander is Not a “Reverse Trayvon Martin” in Florida

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mediatrackers.org – In the wake of George Zimmerman’s acquittal on second-degree murder and manslaughter charges, many media outlets have focused their attention on Marissa Alexander, an African-American woman in Flor…

SOCIETY

The PJ Tatler » Trayvon Protesters March Into Florida Governor’s Office

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pjmedia.com – Al Sharpton’s troops are doing their best to turn the entire country into Freddy’s Fashion Mart. Lee Stranahan reports that Trayvon protesters have taken over Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s office today…

SOCIETY

Martin Family Risks Publicizing Trayvon’s Problematic History in Civil Suit

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breitbart.com – The Martin family would have a better shot at a win in a civil trial than they did in a criminal proceeding, since the standard of proof is difference – preponderance of the evidence vs. beyond a r…

SOCIETY

Stand-Your-Ground Laws Officially in the DOJ’s Crosshairs

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theblaze.com – ORLANDO, Fla. (TheBlaze/AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday strongly criticized stand-your-ground laws that allow a person who believes he is in danger to use deadly force in self-defense…

ART & ENTERTAINMENT

‘Iron Man’ Robert Downey Jr. leads Forbes’ highest-paid actors

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reuters.com – People are already having fun with Linkis.com, sharing links easily and customizing them in few simple clicks. It’s super cool automation feature does everything for you. Sit back and have fun whil…

SOCIETY

Prominent gay rights activist killed in Cameroon

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bigstory.ap.org – DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A rights group says a prominent gay rights activist in Cameroon has been tortured and killed just weeks after issuing a public warning about the threat posed by “anti-gay thug…

POLITICS

Putin says bilateral ties more important than spy squabbles

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reuters.com – CHITA, Russia (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that bilateral ties with the United States were more important than the “activities of the secret services”, referring t…

POLITICS

UN: Some 5,000 Syrians being killed every month

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bigstory.ap.org – UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. officials say approximately 5,000 people a month are being killed in Syria and the flight of refugees is the worst since the 1994 Rwanda genocide. Human rights deputy chi…

STORIES

Rachel Jeantel: Trayvon Thought Zimmerman was a Gay Rapist and Trayvon Wasn’t “That Kind of Way” – The Rush Limbaugh Show

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rushlimbaugh.com – RUSH: An entirely new perspective on this whole sordid incident was provided by Rachel Jeantel last night on CNN.  Everybody’s been under the impression that Zimmerman was a racist, and that’s why …

EDUCATION

Sen. Ted Cruz: Today Republicans preserved their right to surrender in the future

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twitchy.com – Today, re: the so-called nuclear option, Senate Republicans preserved the right to surrender in the future. Senate leadership today might have reached a compromise that will avert Majority Leader H…

SOCIETY

Secret surveillance court orders U.S. to declassify Prism-related Yahoo ruling

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reuters.com – SAN FRANCISCO, July 16 | Tue Jul 16, 2013 4:06pm EDT SAN FRANCISCO, July 16 (Reuters) – A secret court overseeing U.S. government domestic surveillance activities has sided with Yahoo Inc and order…

STORIES

All-Star game attendee runs onto field after Twitter retweet promise

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John Palmer

twitchy.com – 1000 RT’s and ill run across the field.. #ASG #CitiField Twitter user Dylan Masone made a deal with Twitter and won, or lost depending on your point of view. He said he would run onto the field of …

ART & ENTERTAINMENT

Jay-Z’s new album sells more than 500K in 1 week

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bigstory.ap.org – NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z’s new album has sold more than 500,000 units its first week. Nielsen SoundScan said late Tuesday preliminary data shows that “Magna Carta Holy Grail” moved about 527,000 copie…

SOCIETY

he Watergate of Whistleblowers that could bring down Hillary Rodham Clinton

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Canada Free Press

us2.campaign-archive1.com – Being a whistleblower under the tyrannical rule of Barack Hussein Obama seems to be getting a bit “dicey” these days. So too is being a law firm representing such whistleblowers. If you’re not subj…

SOCIETY

Gosnell Abortion Clinic Worker Finds God and Becomes Pro-Life: ‘She Wants to Live a Christ-Like Life’

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theblaze.com – Following a LifeNews.com report on Tuesday that a former Dr. Ketmit Gosnell clinic worker is now finding God and embracing pro-life sentiment, we reached out to pro-life activist Abby Johnson, who …

POLITICS

Team Rubio’s Twitter feeds fall silent on immigration

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John Palmer

twitchy.com – Wow–Team Rubio really has gone silent on immigration. Look at @MarcoRubio, @SenRubioPress and @AlexConant feeds. Gangof8=toxic? Just a few months ago, you couldn’t get Team Rubio to shut about the…

POLITICS

Obama: If you oppose the Gang of Eight immigration bill you’re probably scared of minorities

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twitchy.com – Pres Obama speculates that the reason for opposition to immigration reform bill “could be a fear of the minorities becoming– a majority.” During an interview on Spanish-language network Telemundo …

SOCIETY

EXCLUSIVE: Robert Zimmerman to DOJ: Stop the ‘Witch Hunt’

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breitbart.com – In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News, Robert labeled the effort a “witch hunt,” asking, “How many other individuals has the DOJ witch-hunted in this way? I think that the state of FL when …

SOCIETY

Investigative Journalist Michael Hastings Cremated Without Family Consent

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conservativenewscentral.com – Investigative Journalist Michael Hastings Cremated Without Family Consent Why in the world would anyone cremate the body of a dead person without the consent of that persons family if that family w…

ART & ENTERTAINMENT

Man Makes Girlfriend Cry With Cruel Yet Somehow Cute Marriage Proposal/Arrest | Video

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theblaze.com – A woman in Canada sat in the back of a police car thinking she was going to have to spend 30days in jail for unpaid fines. Little did she know, her soon-to-be fiancé had orchestrated the entire thi…

STORIES

It’s 2013, Guys — Stop Catcalling Women Like Animals

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policymic.com – I recently got into a public spat with a male Skyride employee on the corner of 33rd and Fifth Avenue, and it wasn’t because he was trying to get me to visit the Empire State Building on my way to …

POLITICS

UK lawmakers urge caution in arms exports

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bigstory.ap.org – LONDON (AP) — Britain has issued more than 3,000 licenses allowing the export of arms and military equipment to countries where the U.K. has concerns about human rights, according to a report from …

POLITICS

The Life of an IDF Hero: Remembering Mordechai “Motta” Gur

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idfblog.com – Lt. Gen. (res.) Mordechai “Motta” Gur, the IDF’s 10th Chief of the General Staff, is remembered as one of Israel’s greatest leaders and military heroes. He led the IDF’s liberation of Jerusalem; he…

STORIES

Senator Ted Cruz – DC March for Jobs Rally – July 15 2013 – YouTube

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youtube.com – Senator Ted Cruz – DC March for Jobs Rally – July 15 2013 newsninja2012·746 videos SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe 5,562 Like Sign in to YouTube Sign in with your Google Account (YouTube, Google+, G…

EDUCATION

Denver Broncos’ DUI incidents carry lessons for rest of league – NFL.com

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nfl.com – Denver Broncos president Joe Ellis hit “send” on an email Monday the likes of which plenty of other executives have surely had to distribute. Maybe they’ve stemmed from a couple of incidents around…

CRIME

Spooner Trial: Milwaukee Man’s Own Surveillance Camera Shows Him Shooting 13-Year-Old Boy

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theblaze.com – MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee man’s own surveillance cameras show him confronting a 13-year-old neighbor boy on a sidewalk outside of their houses, pointing a gun at the teen and firing into his che…

POLITICS

Kremlin says decision on asylum for Snowden not up to Putin

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reuters.com – CHITA, Russia (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin will not be the person deciding whether to grant fugitive American Edward Snowden temporary asylum in Russia, the Kremlin said on Tuesday. “If we …

 

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