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The National Lawyers Guild had legal observers on the ground in Ferguson to monitor protests against the killing of unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, by a Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. They were also present to help with jail support for...
From: Free Republic | By: Firedoglake | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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Federal investigators are focused on one Ferguson, Mo., police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager, but at least five other police officers and one former officer in the town’s 53-member department have been named in civil rights lawsuits...
From: Free Republic | By: The Washington Post | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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'I literally crossed my legs and tried to ignore the contractions. I willed the plane to hurry; I knew I couldn't hold on much longer'With more than six weeks until my due date, I felt perfectly happy about flying from Ghana to London – it didn't cross...
From: Free Republic | By: The Guardian | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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Nearly 10,000 students across the country are facing an uncertain future following the sudden collapse of another for-profit college system this week. After a summer which saw the dramatic collapse of Corinthian Colleges, fellow for-profit education...
From: Free Republic | By: The Daily Caller | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Mothers who give birth in areas with higher concentrations of African-Americans are less likely to get breastfeeding support on maternity wards than mothers in other communities, a new study shows. Breastfeeding provides well-documented...
From: Free Republic | By: Reuters | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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Ever since Ben Carson famously criticized President Barack Obama's health care policies during a speech at the 2013 National Prayer Breakfast, many conservatives have rallied behind the retired neurosurgeon's conservative, anti-big government rhetorics...
From: Free Republic | By: Christian Post | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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A company whose video chat service apparently captured audio of Michael Brown's shooting said Thursday the recording was created at the time the Missouri teenager was killed this month. The revelation from Glide appears to bolster a man's claim that...
From: Free Republic | By: CNN | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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FERGUSON, Mo. — Activists on Saturday called for mass civil disobedience on the highways in and around this St. Louis suburb to protest the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer, with the leaders of one coalition encouraging...
From: Free Republic | By: NY Times | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Archaeologists in Central China's Henan province have excavated a large neolithic settlement complete with moats and a cemetery. The Shanggangyang Site covers an area of 120,000 square meters and sits along a river in Zhengzhou, capital of Henan, dating...
From: Free Republic | By: China Daily | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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A mom telling her two children she was pregnant drew an unexpected reaction: rather than being excited about being a big brother again, the little boy burst out, “What were you thinking?” and “You just had two! This is exasperating.”
From: Free Republic | By: BLAZE | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Alexandra Ulmer, Reuters August 29, 2014 CARACAS (Reuters) - A government plan to combat Venezuela's food shortages by fingerprinting shoppers in grocery stores has sparked a backlash ranging from violent street protests to social media campaigns ridiculing...
From: Free Republic | By: BI - Reuters | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Rapidly Mutating Ebola Renders Diagnostic Tests Inaccurate - AKA: You May Have a New Strain of Ebola and Test Negative An international team of scientists — some of whom succumbed to the virus during the course of their research — has sequenced 99...
From: Free Republic | By: Investment Watch Blog | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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The difference between revenue and spending is now forecast to be more than $400 billion smaller through 2024 than the agency estimated in April. Still, the cumulative deficit would be substantial, reaching $7.2 trillion over the same period. While interest...
From: Free Republic | By: wsj | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Robert Richards, Marine Guilty in Taliban Desecration, Dies at 28 Robert W. Richards, a former sergeant who helped provoke international outrage when he and three other Marines were seen on videotape urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan...
From: Free Republic | By: NY TImes | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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JUST DAYS AFTER THE PRIMARY SOME BARE-KNUCKLE, HARD HITTING ADS ARE ALREADY HITTING THE AIRWAVES IN THE GOVERNOR'S RACE. ONE OF THOSE ADS FROM THE FLORIDA REPUBLICAN PARTY BLASTS DEMOCRATIC CHARLIE CRIST FOR HIS ONE CLOSE TIES TO CONVICTED PONZI SCHEMER...
From: Free Republic | By: WPLG-TV | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Valero Energy Corp. has restarted production at a corn ethanol plant in Indiana that was shuttered more than two years ago by its previous owner. San Antonio-based Valero bought the plant in March from Illinois-based Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings...
From: Free Republic | By: Fuel Fix | Friday, August 29, 2014
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The E.U. has suggested an interim agreement on the gas supplies between Russia and Ukraine without waiting for a Stockholm arbitrary court decision, E.U. Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger said in a news conference following his meeting with Ukrainian...
From: Free Republic | By: Itar-Tass | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Most real estate experts believe the U.S. housing market is roaring back. Few have anything to negative to say about real estate. But what if they’re wrong? Real estate analyst Keith Jurow, author of the Capital Preservation Real Estate Report, is...
From: Free Republic | By: Market Watch | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Whether the issue is climate change, healthcare or gun control, libertarians are on a permanent collision course with evidence.The observation that science and politics make uneasy and often treacherous bedfellows is hardly revelatory. In science, all...
From: Free Republic | By: The Manchester Guardian | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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The U.N. racism watchdog urged the United States on Friday to halt the excessive use of force by police after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman touched off riots in Ferguson, Missouri. Minorities, particularly African...
From: Free Republic | By: Reuters | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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After finally choosing to view the barbaric, on-camera beheading by ISIS of freelance war correspondent James Foley, I have been left with a level of rage known only to those of us who have sacrificed unspeakable offerings on the altar of world peace....
From: Free Republic | By: World Tribune | Friday, August 29, 2014
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The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee would like you to donate. Right now. The campaign organization, hoping to lead Democrats to control of the House come November, has spent the past week sending out a series of strongly-worded, seemingly...
From: Free Republic | By: The Washington Times | Friday, August 29, 2014
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The decision issued in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby did not change the access to free contraceptives; it merely shifted the cost burden. In their majority opinion, the Supreme Court stated that a less restrictive means of providing these services was already...
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A Big Summer Story You Missed: Soaring Oil Debt by Andrew Nikiforuk, originally published by The Tyee  | TODAY Over 100 of the world's largest energy companies are running out of cash. Photo of Keystone pipeline in Nebraska by Shannon Ramos. Creative...
From: Free Republic | By: resilience.org | Friday, August 29, 2014
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A Mississippi judge on Friday dismissed Tea Party-backed Senate candidate Chris McDaniel's lawsuit, in which McDaniel has been attempting to overturn his narrow defeat in the Republican primary against incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran — on the grounds that...
From: Free Republic | By: The Week | Friday, August 29, 2014
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U.S. Robert Pittenger (R-9th District) says he knows exactly where the logjam is in Congress: Hundreds of bills are stalled on the desk of Senate majority leader Harry Reid. In a forum at Cornelius Town hall Thursday night, Pittenger blamed the Democratic...
From: Free Republic | By: davidsonnews.net | Friday, August 29, 2014
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The Weekly Gardening Thread is a weekly gathering of folks that love soil, seeds and plants of all kinds. From complete newbies that are looking to start that first potted plant, to gardeners with some acreage, to Master Gardener level and beyond, we...
From: Free Republic | By: Free Republic | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Libya is in civil war, fundamentalist armies are building a self-declared caliphate across Syria and Iraq and Afghanistan's young democracy is on the verge of paralysis. To these troubles are added a resurgence of tensions with Russia and a relationship...
From: Free Republic | By: The Wall St. Journal | Friday, August 29, 2014
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The concept that has underpinned the modern geopolitical era is in crisis Libya is in civil war, fundamentalist armies are building a self-declared caliphate across Syria and Iraq and Afghanistan's young democracy is on the verge of paralysis. To these...
From: Free Republic | By: WSJ | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Fox News host Andrea Tantaros is drawing fire for these comments, made on Outnumbered: [This has been happening] "for hundreds and hundreds of years. If you study the history of Islam…this isn't a surprise. You can't solve it with a dialogue. You can't...
From: Free Republic | By: townhall.com | Friday, August 29, 2014
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead." Now the 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, which also saw action in...
From: Free Republic | By: Pioneer Press | Friday, August 29, 2014
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If you live in Ontario and enjoy a bottle of wine with dinner or a couple beers after getting the yard work finished, you will be exposed to an aggressive marketing campaign the next time you hit the local LCBO to purchase your booze. The government-owned...
From: Free Republic | By: Life News | Friday, August 29, 2014
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The Kremlin regime continues to misinform the Western audience trying to convince that that Ukrainian war is its internal issue. How successful it will be? It depends when the Western media will decide to finally report the bigger picture of this war....
From: Free Republic | By: CCDreport | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Michael Sam's NFL career is in limbo...The rookie defensive end cleared waivers on Sunday after the St. Louis Rams released him Saturday during their roster reduction to 53 men... Rams coach Jeff Fisher "remains a fan" but the Rams need practice help...
From: Free Republic | By: nfl.com | Monday, September 1, 2014
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The re-election campaign of U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has gained momentum in the last month, propelled by huge leads over Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes in Western and Eastern Kentucky and among men, according to a new Bluegrass Poll....
From: Free Republic | By: Lexington Herald-Leader | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Images showing high-powered military rifles in the hands of law enforcement in Ferguson, Mo., after the police shooting of an unarmed black man focused attention on a controversial Pentagon program that supplies that kind of weaponry to local police...
From: Free Republic | By: ·FoxNews | Monday, September 1, 2014
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After Reaching $433,000, Donations For Ferguson Cop Halt Mysteriously By MATT PEARCE Fundraising mysteriously ends for Ferguson police officer who killed Michael Brown After raising more than $400,000 for the police officer who killed an unarmed black...
From: Free Republic | By: LATimes | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Despite the agreement and the officer’s word from the Russian commander, there was no withdrawal corridor for the Ukrainian troops encircled near Ilovajsk. As the Ukrainians started the withdrawal, the Russian troops opened fire regardless of the fact...
From: Free Republic | By: Zik TV | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Last week we made a few cable news PR flacks happy and listed what we consider the 12 best shows on cable news. And now comes the time to dispose of that good will. Without further ado, here are the 12 worst shows on cable news:
From: Free Republic | By: Mediaite | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Today in turnabout: A Florida man who became an Internet villain after his quest to shut down a child’s lemonade stand went viral is now under investigation for potentially running an unlicensed home business. Doug Wilkey, 61, has contacted city officials...
From: Free Republic | By: washington post | Monday, September 1, 2014
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PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, Va. — A 51-year-old bicyclist remains in intensive care at VCU Medical Center after he was targeted in what a witness called a “knockout game-style” attack. The man was riding his bicycle on River Road near the Prince George...
From: Free Republic | By: WTVR-TV | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Home Podcast   concept w/Shutterstock iTunes | Download | Report Problem Kirk Sorensen: An Update On The Thorium Story China sprints while the West slumbers by Adam Taggart Sunday, August 31, 2014, 11:54 AM   Two years ago, we interviewed Kirk...
From: Free Republic | By: peakprosperity | Monday, September 1, 2014
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China plans to introduce its national market for carbon permit trading in 2016, a government official said on Sunday, adding that Beijing is close to completing rules for what will be the world’s biggest emissions trading program. The nation accounts...
From: Free Republic | By: ny times | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Legally, it doesn’t matter that both Mike Brown and Trayvon Martin were “unarmed” when shot to death.One of the most common laments to come out of Ferguson these last days has been that surely it was outrageous for Office Darren Wilson to...
From: Free Republic | By: Legal Insurrection | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Full title: NBC reporter says military officials are ‘APOPLECTIC’ over Obama’s passive nonexistent foreign policy Meet the Press videoDirect link to youtubewww.youtube.com/watch?v=YENGfHUKwKo
From: Free Republic | By: Right Scoop | Monday, September 1, 2014
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St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson, officer safety is the number one issue, after two of his officers fired nine rounds into a shoplifter. Is a police officer's number one job really to protect himself and his partner? Really?
From: Free Republic | By: Breitbart | Monday, September 1, 2014
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SNIP Ellis rushed to San Diego for the game. He pitched wildly through all nine innings, walking eight and hitting a batter, but managed to pitch a no-hitter in a 2-0 victory. After the game, says Spinks, someone asked Ellis if he saw the game’s final...
From: Free Republic | By: New York Post | Monday, September 1, 2014
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It was inevitable. Rookie Michael Sam, heralded as the first openly gay player in the National Football League, was released Saturday by the St. Louis Rams, prompting the liberal blog Mother Jones to run what amounted to a photo of the player, along...
From: Free Republic | By: BizPac Review | Monday, September 1, 2014
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