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  1. a FLASHBACK: Protesters Chant - What Do We Want? Dead Cops!'aRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Breitbart.com

    Joining the families of blacks killed by police, thousands marched toward the capitol and down New York streets on Saturday to protest what they called an epidemic of abuse at the hands of police. The march, organized by Sharpton's National Action Network , once again chanted the oft-heard slogan, "No Justice, No Peace" with marchers demanding that federal laws be enacted to curb local and state police agencies use of force rules.

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  2. Men are idiots, says a study? Uh, not so fast -- science roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    Johnny Knoxville faces a charging bull in the film "Jackass: Number Two." If ever there was a poster child for men behaving idiotically, it might be Knoxville.

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  3. The Downside of Living AloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Right Wing News

    So finds a recent Current Population Survey by the U.S. Census Bureau. According to The Washington Post, the survey found that "the proportion of Americans who live alone has grown steadily since the 1920s, increasing from roughly 5 percent then to 27 percent in 2013."

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  4. Breakthrough!a New Form of Energy - and a New WorldRead the original story

    May 23, 2012 | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- In a play on the "hope and change" theme of Obama's 2008 presidential campaign, the Republican National Committee rolled out last week a new counter-slogan, "Hype and Blame 2012."

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  5. On Native GroundGO Big or Go Home: the Choice for the Democrats in NovemberRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2010 | American Reporter

    The Washington Post exists in a stratosphere of journalism inhabited by only half a dozen newspapers in the world, if that. It has an exceptional reputation for fine work, and its original reporting is envied throughout the world - except when it comes to UFOs.

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  6. The WilliesCRASHING the Tea PartyRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2010 | American Reporter

    Now that the commemorations and ceremonies marking the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001.

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  7. MomentumDAY 59Read the original story

    Jun 17, 2010 | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- "Wanted: Person willing to work long hours from dawn to dark year round.

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  8. Brasch WordsR'Oil IndignationRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2010 | American Reporter

    These were the kind of women - also often condemned as hags, crones or harpies - who were of no use to the men of the ruling classes. In a world of primogeniture, they lacked money, land and power.

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  9. 4NYPD officer videoed punching a teenager is suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Washington Post

    A New York police officer captured on a smartphone video punching a black teenager during an arrest has been suspended, according to news reports. The incident occurred Monday after police responded to a report of someone being assaulted with a cane and officers took two black youths into custody, according to CBS New York .

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  10. Gruden optimistic about second year with RedskinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NFL

    "Well, hopefully they're pretty good," Gruden said Friday on WTEM-AM, via The Washington Post . "I feel good about it.

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  11. Security flaws allow global cellular eavesdroppingRead the original story

    Saturday | KNDO

    Security flaws in a system used by cellphone carriers around the world could open the door to wide-ranging surveillance of mobile phone traffic, according to a German researcher who discovered the problem. The issue affects a telecommunications standard called Signaling System 7, or SS7, which is used by carriers to manage connections between cellular networks.

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  12. For Obama, a good December, but hard choices lie aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Washington Post

    President Obama left Washington on Friday for a lengthy holiday vacation in Hawaii, as if the beating he and the Democrats absorbed last month was of no particular consequence to him. Life could be different when he returns in January. 40 comments

  13. Meet Alfreda Bikowsky, The Senior Officer At The Center Of The CIA's Torture ScandalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | OpEdNews

    NBC News yesterday called her a "key apologist" for the CIA's torture program. A follow-up New Yorker article dubbed her "The Unidentified Queen of Torture" and in part "the model for the lead character in 'Zero Dark Thirty.'

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  14. David Sarasohn: Kentucky does what Oracle couldn'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | OregonLive.com

    A computer system is an array of tiny distances, of countless operations happening in a space the size of a nail clipping, a miracle of microtechnology. And to make Oregon's health care computer system work, we only had to travel 2,500 miles.

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  15. 5 ways God can save your marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Effingham Herald

    Perri also found that the Bible says sharing religion makes marriage happier and that readers should trust in the Lord above all others, which are certainly practices that married couples, especially ones with believers, can identify with. Marriage and religion have been bound together for years.

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  16. Polly Donaldson to lead D.C. housing departmentRead the original story

    Saturday | The Washington Post

    Polly Donaldson speaks with reporters on Saturday at an event announcing that she has been tapped to run the D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development by Mayor-elect Muriel E. Bowser. Mayor-elect Muriel E. Bowser has chosen the leader of a nonprofit affordable housing developer to run the D.C. Department of Housing and Community Developnent.

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  17. Redskins-Eagles game day notes and nuggetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Washington Post

    Redskins coach Jay Gruden named Robert Griffin III the starting quarterback for Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles. The Post Sports Live crew debates if Griffin can do anything to prove he's worthy of regaining the role.

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  18. Dr. Oz bashed by British Medical Journal for pushing unsubstantiated claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    Dr. Mehmet Oz is beloved as "America's Doctor," with one of the most popular shows on television. However, according to The Washington Post on Dec. 19, the good doctor is being bashed by a British Medical Journal study for pushing unsubstantiated claims.

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  19. At moderate mosques, a struggle with 'invisible arm' of Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Chicago Tribune

    After the latest of his sermons denouncing Islamic State, Mohamed Taha Sabri stepped down from an ornate platform at the House of Peace mosque. The 48-year-old chief preacher then moved to greet his congregation, steeling himself for the fallout.

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  20. Elf on the Shelf is preparing your child to live in a police stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Home

    For some, the Elf on the Shelf doll, with its doe-eyed gaze and cherubic face, has become a whimsical holiday tradition -- one that helpfully reminds children to stay out of trouble in the lead-up to Christmas. For others -- like, say, digital technology professor Laura Pinto -- the Elf on the Shelf is "a capillary form of power that normalizes the voluntary surrender of privacy, teaching young people to blindly accept panoptic surveillance and" "reify hegemonic power."

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