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Hacked? Xbox and Playstation Networks Both Go Down for Christmas

Thousands of people reported Christmas Day problems on the Xbox Live and Playstation gaming networks, as a band of hackers took gleeful credit. The networks, which allow users of the popular consoles to play the video games with a wider online community, first crashed on Wednesday evening and the problems persisted into Christmas Day, enraging […]

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Judge: Facebook must face lawsuit over scanning of users’ messages

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc must face a class action lawsuit accusing it of violating its users’ privacy by scanning the content of messages they send to other users for advertising purposes, a U.S. judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton in Oakland, California, on Tuesday dismissed some state-law claims against the social media company […]

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U.S. brokered deal to help wife of Cuban spy become pregnant through artificial insemination

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) was traveling back and forth to Cuba in secret negotiations to try and secure a release for American prisoner Alan Gross when a woman approached him with an impassioned plea: she wanted a child and she needed his help. The women, the wife of one of the Cuban spies imprisoned in […]

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911 operators made ‘anti-police’ remarks, causing quarrel with FDNY dispatchers as 2 NYPD cops were dying, sources say

The war of words occurred when news broke that NYPD cops Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were shot Saturday. One dispatcher allegedly said the cops ‘deserved it,’ said a law enforcement source. A union spokesman for the 911 cop operators said the union was not aware of a shouting match. A war of words erupted […]

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Black Woman Lays Lumber On Sharpton, Obama and de Blasio: ‘Race-Baiting, Tired, Pathetic’

Black Woman Lays Lumber On Sharpton, Obama and de Blasio: ‘Race-Baiting, Tired, Pathetic’

In two separate videos uploaded to YouTube Monday, an unnamed African American woman posting under the username “Honestly Speaking” unleashed a tirade against Al Sharpton, calling him a “disgusting disgrace to humanity” and decrying the civil rights leader as a “race-baiting, tired, pathetic … no good for nobody a**.” The woman started her fiery rebuke with […]

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Russia makes Facebook block page of Putin’s top critic

MOSCOW — In a sign of new limits on Facebook’s ability to serve as a platform for political opposition movements, Russian users appear to have been blocked from accessing a page calling for a protest in support of a prominent dissident. In 2011, Facebook was hailed by opposition movements during the Arab Spring and in […]

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Major Chains Won’t be Re-opening in Ferguson, MO

FERGUSON, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A major chain is shutting down its store in Ferguson Big Lots is the second national chain store that has closed since the death of Mike Brown. Neither Big Lots, nor KMART, who previously announced the closure of its Ferguson store, are linking the shut down to the area unrest but […]

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SMACKDOWN!: Chuck Norris unloads on Democrats and Obama

Democrats are the masters of deceptive persuasion, meaning that they will take our attention off of something they have really screwed up and put it on something that’s not quite as bad. And chief among those masters is he who resides at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington, D.C. For example, let’s look at the bumbling […]

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Police officers turn their backs on New York Mayor Bill de Blasio as he is accused of having ‘blood on his hands’ over anti-police sentiments

Many are blaming the murder of two New York City cops on Saturday afternoon on Mayor Bill de Blasio following his recent support for protesters in the city marching in opposition to a grand jury’s decision to not indict the police officer who killed Eric Garner. Hundreds have taken to social media to say that […]

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2 NYPD cops shot dead ‘execution style’ as ‘revenge’ for Garner

Two uniformed NYPD officers were shot dead Saturday afternoon as they sat in their marked police car on a Brooklyn street corner — in what investigators believe was a crazed gunman’s execution-style mission to avenge Eric Garner and Michael Brown. “It’s an execution,” one law enforcement source said of the 3 p.m. shooting of the […]

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1 killed, 13 others wounded in shootings, including man, 18, hurt near park

14 shootings, 1 killed, in Chicago on Wednesday. No white police officers were involved. Sharpton, Jackson, Holder, Obama silent. Do #BlackLivesMatter to them?

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Horrific details emerge in New Hampshire teen kidnap case

CONWAY, N.H. — The case of a teenage girl who vanished in October 2013 and resurfaced nine months later took a shocking turn on Wednesday, when prosecutors announced indictments charging the suspected kidnapper with repeatedly raping the girl, forcing her to wear a shock collar, controlling her with a stun gun, and leaving her bound […]

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9/11 widow debunks ‘Torture Report’, SLAMS Feinstein and libs

9/11 widow debunks ‘Torture Report’, SLAMS Feinstein and libs

Terry Strada lost her husband in the attacks on September 11th, 2001, and spoke with CNN‘s Carol Costello on Thursday about her feelings on the Senate Democrats’ “Torture Report.” Strada understandably has a different take on what constitutes torture. “What torture was–torture is watching what happened on 9/11, watching people jump out of the buildings […]

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Rand Paul Introduces Bill to Kill President Obama’s Immigration Order

This means war, again. Senator Rand Paul has introduced a bill that would attempt to overturn President Obama’s executive order on immigration. “I believe that the Constitution is clear that the legislative power resides in Congress. The President is not a king and he does not have the power to enact laws then execute his […]

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Could Congress Cancel the Superbowl?

f you’ve already bought tickets for Super Bowl XLIX or are looking forward to watching it with your friends and family, you may be surprised to learn that there is a chance it might not be played. Congress first needs to make a decision on renewing a piece of legislation that you possibly never have […]

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Sen. Coburn’s ‘Wastebook’ reveals major government waste in $900 billion giveaways

Lady Gaga’s “Poker Face” is no match for Senator Coburn’s Tax Decoder. In a 312 page report, Senator Coburn exposes $900 billion of giveaways throughout the current tax code.  Yes, you read that right. $900 billion. Everything from people writing off their gambling losses, to celebrities profiting big time off their “charities,” all thanks to the […]

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Six-year-old handcuffed at school

TONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — A Stone Mountain mother is outraged after her 6-year-old was handcuffed for misbehaving at Pine Ridge Elementary School. Her child, Patrick, is a first-grader there and is a special needs student. “My husband got a call that something was going on with Patrick at school, and they needed us to come. […]

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Democrat Party Brand in Trouble

he most immediate consequence of the Democrats’ midterm disaster was losing control of the Senate and ceding Congress to the GOP. For the next two years, Democrats will have to deal with conservative legislation, right-wing hijinks, and—in all odds—a vacancy crisis, as Republicans freeze confirmations and refuse to fill spots in the executive branch and […]

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[WATCH] Hillary’s Latest Campaign Song; Arkansas Badonkadonk

et’s face it — practically no one liked the “Ready for Hillary” country-music anthem that crawled into the consciousness of the on-line community last week.  Conservatives laughed out loud at the abuse of the country-music genre and the creepy condescension it signaled to Midwestern and Southern voters, especially in the cheesy lyrics. Liberals rejected it […]

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Ingraham: GOP “is not a conservative party”

Talk radio host Laura Ingraham declared that the GOP “is not a conservative party” at the moment and that believing it would shift the budgeting process away from omnibus bills to department-by-department appropriations bills was like thinking “pro wrestling is real” on Friday’s “O’Reilly Factor” on the Fox News Channel. When asked by O’Reilly if […]

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