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The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled for Samsung in a dispute over damages related to Apple's iPhone design. The ruling means that Samsung is not liable for all $399 million awarded to Apple in a previous lower court ruling for infringing on Apple's...
From: Free Republic | By: CNBC | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Five Afghan teenagers have been arrested after a boy was gang-raped at knifepoint in a forest in Sweden, it has emerged. The victim, who is under 15, was filmed during the attack, which happened in woodland in Uppsala, south east Sweden. He was beaten...
From: Free Republic | By: Daily Mail (UK) | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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The holiday garment that became cool for being anything but cool has now crept into German culture from overseas. But does that make it uncool once again? It’s taken on almost cult status in the United States and the United Kingdom, but now this more...
From: Free Republic | By: The Local | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Beck said, “Sincerely, has she had a brain aneurysm? Because I don’t know what has happened to her.”Discussing her “crazy” endorsement of President-elect Donald Trump, in a high pitched mocking voice Beck impersonated Palin saying, “I love...
From: Free Republic | By: breitbart.com | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Robot-run Henn na Hotel in Nagasaki enters Guinness book The Henn na Hotel in Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture, has been recognized by Guinness World Records as “the first robot-staffed hotel” in the world, according to the chief of the Huis Ten Bosch...
From: Free Republic | By: Japan Times | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Amazon on Monday unveiled the latest plan to automate American workers out of existence — a futuristic grocery store without any cashiers. High-tech sensors and artificial intelligence are allowing shoppers at the Seattle food market to swipe an app...
From: Free Republic | By: nypost | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Poland's Supreme Court rejected a government request to return the extradition case of filmmaker Roman Polanski to a Krakow court. "Even if we agree with certain views contained in the appeal, we found that the ruling issued by the Krakow Court didn't...
From: Free Republic | By: Arutz Sheva | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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William Sallie, 50, has been executed by lethal injection at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison, making him the ninth inmate the state has put to death this year. Sallie’s death occurred at 10:05 p.m. Tuesday. The U.S. Supreme Court denied...
From: Free Republic | By: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Can’t get enough of President-elect Donald Trump on all the news networks and comedy shows? Well, cable business network CNBC is working on a solution. The Comcast-owned unit is in talks to air the long-running reality series “The Apprentice,”...
From: Free Republic | By: The New York Post | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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President-elect Trump's favorability rating has increased significantly since his victory last month, and most voters now believe the incoming Republican president will deliver on his promises to reform healthcare and other issues, a new poll shows....
From: Free Republic | By: The Washington Examiner | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Countless conservative talk show hosts throughout these 50 states are daily trying to sustain their panic stricken masses with optimistic appraisals and fictitious ideas and remedies that can NEVER fix our current decimated fiscal state, let alone our...
From: Free Republic | By: IFB | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Nobody knows who placed the ad, but it appeared to have been a warning With 75 years having passed since the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor—the surprise air raid by Japan that precipitated the U.S. entry into World War II—most of the aspects...
From: Free Republic | By: Time | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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A legislative aide with Asperger's Syndrome endured so much humiliation in Brooklyn City Councilman Vincent Gentile's office — including decapitated teddy bears left on his desk — that he had to quit, a $10 million lawsuit alleges. Michael Bistreich,...
From: Free Republic | By: New York Daily News | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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The Afghan migrant raped Maria Ladenburger and then drowned her in the river. Express.co reported: “ An Afghan migrant has admitted the rape and murder of a medical student, who also worked voluntarily at a refugee center. Maria Ladenburger, the daughter...
From: Free Republic | By: The Gateway Pundit | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Rise of the robot music industry AI is transforming music streaming, talent spotting, promotion and even composition December 2, 2016 by: Nic Fildes, Telecoms Correspondent Robotic is not an adjective that many musicians would want applied to their songs...
From: Free Republic | By: FT | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Newly installed Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran on Monday directed a torrent of criticism at the state's Supreme Court, going so far as to declare the seven justices an "enemy" of free markets and a good business climate. Corcoran, an attorney...
From: Free Republic | By: NBC Miami | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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The common meme that is repeated ad nauseam in recent years, especially by those who would redefine marriage to their own liking, is that "marriage" is simply a civil contract ratified by the state. Anyone even remotely familiar with contract law sees...
From: Free Republic | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Fifteen years, half a trillion dollars and 150,000 lives since going to war, the United States is trying to extricate itself from Afghanistan. Afghans are being left to fight their own fight. A surging Taliban insurgency, meanwhile, is flush with a new...
From: Free Republic | By: The New York Times | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — At 21, Jessica Duran conceived a child she hadn’t planned for, and abortion, she said, felt like her only option. It was 2012. The father of the baby, and Duran’s parents, all said she should terminate the pregnancy. So she...
From: Free Republic | By: The Albuquerque Journal | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Police officers may only conduct a search following a traffic stop if they believe there is probable cause a crime was committed, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday in a child pornography case involving a bicyclist pulled over for rolling through...
From: Free Republic | By: 89.3 KPCC | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Jill Stein's motion to disqualify Chief Justice Young and Justice Larsen filed in the Supreme Court
From: Free Republic | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Any Brazilian interested in politics has developed a new morning habit: checking to see which politicians were arrested in the earliest hours of the day. Such arrests have become common lately. This very morning, there was a police raid on two former...
From: Free Republic | By: FEE | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Today's installment of "We're Doomed, We're Doomed!" comes via The New York Times regarding the nomination of Dr. Ben Carson to head up the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Big-city mayors and housing experts are nervous about the idea of...
From: Free Republic | By: pjmedia.com | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin on Monday warned the Democratic Party not to engage in payback when it comes to President-elect Trump's nomination to the Supreme Court or they will continue to lose a significant portion of the electorate in...
From: Free Republic | By: Washington Examiner | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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In August, I went on six dates in one week. I had decided that I was ready to look for a partner. Enough of this dating unavailable men a half-decade younger than me. They’d never seriously consider a relationship with me, my two children and our...
From: Free Republic | By: Washington Post | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Senator Sessions Isn’t a Racist, His Left-Wing Accusers Are. They’re coming for Sessions December 6, 2016 Daniel Greenfield Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. They’re...
From: Free Republic | By: FrontPage | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Former Florida governor Jeb Bush will act as a consultant for the lobbying firm Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, the firm announced Monday. The firm, which has offices in Tallahassee, Fort Lauderdale and four other Florida cities as well as in New York,...
From: Free Republic | By: Orlando Sentinel | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Many hotspots and geopolitical adversaries are constantly in the news and likely at the forefront of the foreign policy issues President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team is focused on. Yet the issue that is most likely to be the first real foreign...
From: Free Republic | By: War on the Rocks | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Researchers have announced that FDA-approved artemisinins, used for decades to treat malaria, offer a completely new therapy for type 1 diabetes. It promises to be a simple and elegant strategy to heal diabetes type 1: Replacing the destroyed beta-cells...
From: Free Republic | By: The Diabetic News | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Well, Brown(gov) is at it again. This time, he’s passing legislation targeting dairy cows for the horrific crime of releasing methane when they pass gas, belch or defecate. Brown has decided that he knows more than centuries of farmers—all over the...
From: Free Republic | By: townhall.com | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Greece must implement economic reforms if it is to keep its place in the eurozone, Germany’s finance minister has insisted, ruling out debt relief for the country ahead of a crucial euro group meeting on Monday. As the finance ministers of member states...
From: Free Republic | By: theguardian.com | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Among the many offenses that modern architecture has committed against Pennsylvania Avenue in downtown Washington—America's main street, we like to call it—is a glass 'n' stone 'n' steel box that houses a museum about news gathering called, unfortunately,...
From: Free Republic | By: The Weekly Standard | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Congratulations to Chancellor Angela Merkel for doing to Germany what the mighty 8th Air Force and a zillion bombs could never do; destroy it completely by throwing one of the most orderly and disciplined nations in the world into absolute anarchy, chaos...
From: Free Republic | By: US Defense Watch | Monday, December 5, 2016
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For too long, the West has cowered when Beijing huffed and puffed about Taiwan. Trump is finally calling its bluff. Chris Murphy, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, thinks Donald Trump has just put America on the road to war. In reality,...
From: Free Republic | By: The Daily Beast | Monday, December 5, 2016
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According to Reuters Donald Trump is appointing a global warming skeptic to head the Environmental Protection Agency. The far left EDF is not pleased with this development. Pruitt, who met with President-elect Donald Trump in New York on Nov. 28, has...
From: Free Republic | By: Gateway Pundit | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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To some extent, blue-collar workers gave back to Silicon Valley a bit of the disruption it has long given them Nearly the entire tech industry, with the exception of PayPal founder and venture capitalist Peter Thiel, publicly lined up against Donald...
From: Free Republic | By: CIO | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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WASHINGTON _ President-elect Donald J. Trump tapped Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt on Wednesday to head the Environmental Protection Agency, a strong signal that the next administration will break from eight years of making new regulations on...
From: Free Republic | By: Daily Oklahoman | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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GOP leaders, including House Speaker Paul Ryan, have quietly ended an unpopular 2015 program to annually outsource another 198,000 blue-collar jobs to lower-paid foreign workers.
From: Free Republic | By: Breitbart | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Do you like to shoot the .22 pistols? Have you tried the Ruger Mark 4, or the S&W Victory Pistol? The all-new Ruger Mark 4 Pistol has lovers and haters. On the other hand, the S&W competition, the Victory Pistol, equally has fans and non-fans....
From: Free Republic | By: Am Shooting Journal | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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WASHINGTON For an online dating site, toddandclare.com seems really good at cloak-and-dagger stuff. Disconnected phones. Mystery websites. Actions that ricochet around the globe. But the attention grabber is the Houston-based company’s target: Julian...
From: Free Republic | By: McClatchy DC | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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I went to bed: Michelle Obama breaks her silence about the night Trump won, her 'baby' Malia going to college and how she and Jill Biden like to drink wine together The first lady said she did not stay up to hear the election results last month 'I don't...
From: Free Republic | By: Daily Mail UK | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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U.S. President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate professional wrestling magnate and former Senate candidate Linda McMahon as his choice to head the Small Business Administration, transition officials told Reuters on Wednesday. The announcement was...
From: Free Republic | By: Business Insider | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Pope Francis, who in the past has not shied away from offering his opinion on U.S. politics, said in an interview published Wednesday that “spreading disinformation” is probably “the greatest damage that the media can do” and called it sinful....
From: Free Republic | By: Fox News | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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People lay flower wreaths at the Jasenovac camp, known as "Croatia's Auschwitz", situated about 100 kilometres southeast of Zagreb (AFP Photo/)Zagreb (AFP) - The Nazi-hunting Simon Wiesenthal Centre on Tuesday condemned a pro-Nazi slogan on a memorial...
From: Free Republic | By: AFP | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Donald Trump's win in November was the final nudge for one manufacturer to move its production back home from China. For over a year, New York-based Trans-Lux -- which makes LCD and LED displays -- has contemplated relocating its Chinese facilities to...
From: Free Republic | By: CNN Tech | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Just as Alice Through the Looking Glass hit theatres in May, a judge ordered a restraining order against its star, Johnny Depp, after his wife, Amber Heard, alleged he physically and verbally abused her. The couple reached a $7 million divorce settlement...
From: Free Republic | By: Forbes | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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[A few words about America’s two biggest parasites--] if you’ve driven on southern interstates, you know kudzu. It’s that leafy vine that can cover the tallest trees. Finally, motorists see nothing but kudzu, which has earned the nickname, “The...
From: Free Republic | By: Education Views | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Following President-elect Donald Trump’s acceptance of a congratulatory phone call on December 2 from Tsai Ing-wen (shown, right), the president of the Republic of China (ROC, popularly known as Taiwan) the communist government of the mainland People’s...
From: Free Republic | By: The New American | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Donald Trump intends to select Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, a senior transition official confirmed to NBC News Wednesday — the clearest sign yet the president-elect will pursue an agenda that could...
From: Free Republic | By: NBC News | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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The family of an EU official's teenage daughter who was allegedly raped and murdered by an Afghan migrant in Germany has asked for well-wishers to donate money to a refugee charity. Medical student Maria Ladenburger, who had also taken time out to help...
From: Free Republic | By: The Daily Mail | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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