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Live Video Captures News Photographer Being Beaten, Kicked During Violent Baltimore Riots

(The Blaze) – A photographer was punched, shoved and kicked by rioters in Baltimore, just one of several instances of violence that plunged the city into chaos on Monday. At least seven police officers were injured in the riots, including some with broken bones and one who was unconscious. Special Headline: Guess Who’s About To Go Bankrupt …

April 27, 2015, 3:00 pm ·
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FLASHBACK—Barney Frank: ‘Government Has An Absolute Overriding Duty to Enforce Morality in Interpersonal Relations’

(CNS News) – On July 12, 1996, when the U.S. House of Representatives was debating the Defense of Marriage Act, Rep. Barney Frank (D.-Mass.), who opposed the act, argued that government did in fact have a duty to “enforce morality in interpersonal relations.” DOMA, which was signed by President Bill Clinton, defined marriage for federal …

April 27, 2015, 2:58 pm ·
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Report: Malfeasance, Not Budget Cuts, To Blame for IRS Failures

(Newsmax) – For months, Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen and the agency’s defenders have warned that taxpayers “would suffer longer waits on the phone, receive less help from the agency, and experience a delay in refunds because of the budget cuts Congress passed – cuts that came after years of IRS budget increases,” The Washington …

April 27, 2015, 2:57 pm ·
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Clinton Foundation Response: Depends on What the Definition of ‘Clinton Foundation’ is

(Breitbart) – On Sunday, revelations from the forthcoming Clinton Cash bombshell book forced the Clinton Foundation to reluctantly issue an “apology” in an attempt to put up the growing firestorm engulfing the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign and the Clinton Foundation. At issue: the Clinton Cash revelation, now confirmed by the New York Times, that Hillary and Bill Clinton hid four …

April 27, 2015, 2:54 pm ·
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‘Ferguson’ Play Debuts… Los Angeles Crowd Applauds Drama Sympathetic to Darren Wilson

(Breitbart) – Ferguson, a dramatization of the grand jury proceedings following the shooting death of black teenager Michael Brown by white police officer Darren Wilson, premiered Sunday night at the Odyssey Theater in Los Angeles. The production had faced obstacles in getting to the stage. Earlier this month, Mic writer Kevin O’Keeffe described it as being “like …

April 27, 2015, 2:52 pm ·
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Texans Pack Meeting to Grill Army on Town ‘Troop Training’

(Raw Story) – Concerned citizens confronted county and military officials Monday in Texas over the planned Jade Helm 15 training exercise that has ignited fears of a military takeover. Elite forces from all four branches of the military will take part in the July 15-Sept. 15 operation in seven states across the southwest, where role players will …

April 27, 2015, 2:49 pm ·
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Clinton’s Only Real Threat: O’Malley

(Rollcall) – For all her recent efforts to prove her progressive credentials to Democratic primary voters and caucus participants, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has not made those on her party’s left entirely comfortable with her. And she never will. Because of that, a credible alternative would have the capacity to rally progressive …

April 27, 2015, 2:44 pm ·
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‘Gay’ Businessman Apologizes for Ted Cruz Event

‘I am shaken to my bones … I made a terrible mistake’ (National Review) – The New York Times reports that one of the two gay businessmen who had a meeting with Ted Cruz has apologized: Ian Reisner, one of the two gay hoteliers facing boycott calls for hosting an event for Senator Ted Cruz, who is adamantly opposed …

April 27, 2015, 2:41 pm ·
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ABC, CBS: Just 45 Seconds on Clinton Foundation ‘Mistakes’

But over 3 minutes to Patrick Dempsey being killed off show (Newsbusters) – ABC and CBS on Monday allowed a mere 45 seconds combined to the admission of “mistakes” by the Clinton Foundation in improperly filing taxes for years. The two hour-long Good Morning America managed a scant 20 seconds, but over three minutes to Grey’s Anatomy star Patrick …

April 27, 2015, 2:39 pm ·
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Baltimore Riots Erupt: At Least 7 Police Injured

Rocks thrown, bones broken, 1 officer ‘unresponsive’ (Reuters) – Seven Baltimore police officers were injured on Monday as rioters threw bricks and stones and burned patrol cars in violent protests after the funeral of a black man who died in police custody. The riots broke out just a few blocks from the site of the …

April 27, 2015, 2:36 pm ·
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Court: Businesses CAN Refuse to Make ‘Gay’ Shirts

Ruling finds decision ‘based upon the message not on sexual orientation’ (Reason) – Speech is speech! At least we have the settled for the moment, anyway, for this one case. The circuit court for Fayette County in Kentucky has ruled that the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Human Rights Commission erred when it determined that a Christian …

April 27, 2015, 2:33 pm ·
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EPA Spends $84,000 to Study Churches That Preach Climate Change

Researcher to develop workshops for faith leaders to ‘implement sustainability initiatives within their congregations’  (The Blaze) – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is spending $84,000 to study how churches can be used to combat climate change. A taxpayer-funded graduate fellowship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor is examining 17 faith-based institutions that have …

April 27, 2015, 11:56 am ·

Hero Teacher Tackles Gunman in School

(The Blaze) – A gunman reportedly entered a “common area” at North Thurston High School in Lacey, Washington, on Monday morning and fired two shots into the air. A teacher then made the life-risking decision to tackle the shooter before the suspect could harm any students. Parents and students walk away from an area at …

April 27, 2015, 11:53 am ·
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Sharpton, NYC Council Pushing to Reduce Penalties for Street Crimes

(Newsmax) – New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is pushing for low-level crimes like drinking alcohol in public and urinating in the street to be treated like parking violations. But Police Commissioner Bill Bratton and Mayor Bill de Blasio have blasted the Council’s plans. “We are examining ways in which we can expand the …

April 27, 2015, 11:51 am ·
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Report: ISIS Using ‘Brother-to-Brother’ Marketing to Lure US Recruits

(Newsmax) – The Islamic State is conducting an unprecedented terrorist recruitment campaign that is successfully penetrating the United States, say U.S. law enforcement officials and terror analysts, according to USA Today. The militant group is using a sophisticated set of social media tools to gain personal “peer-to-peer” communication which is proving effective in drawing recruits from …

April 27, 2015, 11:49 am ·
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After Accusing an Innocent Man, Lena Dunham Receives Sexual Assault Leadership Award

(Breitbart) – Lena Dunham isn’t the only victim of her sexual assault, and yet despite the fact that her unconscionable behavior resulted in an innocent family man being accused of her rape, the “Girls” creator is still being celebrated and honored as a sexual assault role model at events like this weekend’s Variety’s Power of …

April 27, 2015, 11:46 am ·
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Inside Clinton’s Benghazi Emails

(CNN) – The day after the Benghazi terror attack, a staffer for Arizona Sen. John McCain emailed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s office to convey praise for her remarks to State Department employees after the attack. Her statement to employees about the tragedy was “wonderful, strong and moving,” said the McCain staffer, who asked Clinton’s …

April 27, 2015, 11:44 am ·
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Border Battle: Residents Sound Off on Ever-Present Incursions Across Lands

(SV Herald) – Desperate for decisive action to stop the ever-present incursions across their lands by smugglers and illegal immigrants coming north, more than a dozen ranchers and residents from along Cochise County’s border with Mexico spoke to representatives of a national sheriff’s group on Saturday. Invited to the area by Cochise County Sheriff Mark Dannels, two …

April 27, 2015, 11:42 am ·
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BOEHNER: Congress Doesn’t Have Votes to Stop Iran Deal

(Bloomberg) – The top ranking Republican in Congress privately acknowledged this weekend that his party doesn’t have enough votes to overcome a veto of any resolution disapproving the nuclear-weapons deal President Barack Obama hopes to reach with Iran. Speaking at an off-the-record event Saturday at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s meeting in Las Vegas, House Speaker John Boehner told …

April 27, 2015, 11:40 am ·