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Tea Party leader attacks Jan Brewer for allowing “slavery” and penis cakes

<b>Janson Phillips (Fox News)</b><p>Tea Party Nation’s Judson Phillips is losing his mind over Gov. Brewer’s veto of Arizona’s anti-gay Jim Crow bill<p>Elias Isquith<p>February 27, 2014 9:15pm (UTC)<p>After Arizona's Republican governor Jan Brewer announced her veto of the controversial SB 1062, conservatives around …

Seth Rogen Tees Off On Senators Who Walked Out On His Testimony

Celebrities regularly testify on Capitol Hill about issues important to them. But when comic actor Seth Rogen addressed a U.S. Senate subcommittee about Alzheimer's disease Wednesday, the experience was anything but typical.<p>Disappointed by the hearing's low turnout, Rogen took to Twitter — where …

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FAA risks losing drone war

The Washington Nationals used a drone to photograph spring training. Real estate agents use them to show off sprawling properties. Martin Scorsese hired one to film a scene in “The Wolf of Wall Street.”<p>So where does this leave the Federal Aviation Administration, which insists that commercial drone …

New drugs may transform Down syndrome

Recent breakthroughs could lead to pharmacological treatments for the chromosomal disorder<p>Jenni Laidman<p>February 22, 2014 8:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>People born with Down syndrome have always been considered to be incurably developmentally delayed—until …

Uganda's Yoweri Museveni puts anti-gay legislation on hold

President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has put harsh anti-gay legislation on hold while he seeks advice from American scientists on whether homosexuality is caused by nature or nurture.<p>The controversial bill, which has attracted worldwide condemnation, had been due to become law, making Uganda the …

Russian deputy PM dismisses assault on Pussy Riot

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1054000/1054395_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532535337_7cd8dbfa050580c3dbd20481f3ead241<p><b>Russian deputy prime minister Dmitry Kozak has dismissed an attack on protest group Pussy Riot in Sochi.</b><p>Five members of the punk group and a cameraman …

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Thailand crisis: Deadly attacks on opposition rallies

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1055000/1055399_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532573850_2e79beeae0f5a748eeaf0841b4a6b27f<p><b>An explosion has killed two people and wounded more than 20 others near an anti-government protest rally in the Thai capital Bangkok.</b><p>A boy aged 12 and …

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Venezuela violence continues after arrest of Leopoldo López

Major Venezuelan cities were racked by fire, teargas and volleys of rubber bullets on Wednesday night as anti-government protests escalated after the arrest of opposition figurehead, Leopoldo López.<p>National guard tanks, troops and armed supporters on motorbikes moved into districts of Caracas on …

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Shabaab assassinates leader of Jubbaland security forces

Regime change: Fallon survives transfer of 'Tonight Show' mantle

On Jimmy Fallon's first night as host of NBC's "Tonight Show," his first musical guests, the legendary Irish rock band U2, performed their first song perched precariously on the roof of Rockefeller Center with the New York City skyline and a golden dusk shimmering in the background. That moment …

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Philip Seymour Hoffman's Will Includes Cities Where Son Should Live

Philip Seymour Hoffman left his fortune to his longtime girlfriend, Mimi O'Donnell, and their son, and in an unusual twist said his son should be …

The 40 Million Dollar PLUS Family—Kardashians Negotiate Richest Reality Deal Ever

If you thought the <b>Kardashian</b> family’s star was fading… think again.<p>In fact, no matter how hard you may wish they’d just disappear, it’s not going to …

The Monuments Men: a rickety plot ruins this relic hunt

<b>Monuments Men (2014)</b><b><br>Director: George Clooney</b><b><br>Entertainment grade: C</b><b><br>History grade: B</b><p>The Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives programme was a group of men and women in the Allied armies who protected and preserved treasures during the second world war, and later found and returned art stolen by the Nazis.<p>…

Wayne Rooney contract talks being held up by image rights

Wayne Rooney's £70m Manchester United deal is being held up by negotiations over his image rights, although the club remain convinced the striker will sign a four-and-a-half year contract in the next week.<p>While the football part of the deal, which is worth around £300,000 a week and is likely to …

Richard Nixon, Hopeless Romantic

The surprisingly tender love letters of one of America's most hated presidents.<p>On Monday, August 17, 1942, in what would be the first of many partings over the next two years, Pat saw her husband off at Washington’s Union Station. Dick Nixon, then a 29-year-old lawyer for the government’s Office of …

Camp defies skeptics on tax bill

Ways and Means chief Dave Camp is throwing caution to the wind.<p>Defying skepticism from Republican leaders, Camp plans to release a major plan to rewrite the tax code next week, according to an email obtained by POLITICO.<p>The Michigan Republican wrote his party’s tax panel members to make it …

Facebook bought WhatsApp for its global reach—except in the world’s biggest mobile market

Facebook just placed a $19 billion bet on the mobile messaging service WhatsApp, which has grown to a staggering 450 million monthly users in only a few years—many of them in fast-growing international markets like India, Brazil, and Mexico. But there’s one market where WhatsApp has failed to make …

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