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Video posted by Western Journalism shows protesters in Ferguson confronting Jesse Jackson and accusing him of not caring about the causes and protesters he claims to support. The protesters say, “we ain’t seen you marching at all,” and ask Jackson why he hasn’t paid the bond of imprisoned African-Americans. They conclude by telling Jackson “we [...]

Aug 232014
 

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Supporters of Maine gubernatorial hopeful Eliot Cutler can increase the amount that they donate to the independent candidate seeking to unseat Gov. Paul LePage, a federal judge said Friday. U.S. District Judge D. Brock Hornby ruled in favor of four Cutler campaign donors who said they were being treated unfairly by [...]

Aug 232014
 

CNN’s Don Lemon reported that Sgt. Major Dan Page of the St. Louis County Police Department, who earlier tried to aggressively remove Lemon from what Lemon said was a designated media area, was relieved from his duties after video of him giving a politically-charged speech surfaced.   In the clips of the speech shown by CNN, [...]

Aug 232014
 

Daniel O’Shea, former Coordinator for the Hostage Working Group at the US’s Iraq Embassy said that hostage recoveries in Iraq will be more difficult “because we left the country in 2010 with no footprint behind” on Friday’s AC 360 on CNN.  “There is a strategy you can apply [to stop kidnapping] but it will be [...]

Aug 232014
 

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister started his sign-up for re-election Friday the same as any other candidate, filling out paperwork and handing over cash to pay his qualifying fee. But he finished it quite differently, doused with ice. The embattled Republican congressman took the “ice bucket challenge” outside Secretary of State [...]

Aug 232014
 
Washington Redacteds: Hometown Newspaper Announces Editorial Page Ban on Team Name

Nearly four in five Americans don’t think the Redskins should change their name. Support among Washington Post editorial board members for ditching “Redskins” remains significantly higher. The Redskins’ hometown paper has long called on the team to come up with a new nickname from its editorial-page perch. But the newspaper that brought down Richard Nixon [...]

Aug 232014
 
Steelers RB: I Didn't Know You Could Get a DUI for Being High

The police report on Pittsburgh Steelers running backs LeGarrette Blount and Le’Veon Bell describes docile, doltish arrestees. Pot can have that effect on a man. “I didn’t know you could get a DUI for being high,” the police report alleges that Bell told a cop on Wednesday night. “I smoked two hours ago. I’m not [...]

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