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The Blame Game

In the immediate wake of the horrific assassination of two New York City police officers yesterday, conservatives have been quick to lay the blame at the feet of everyone from NYC mayor Bill De Blassio to Al Sharpton to President Obama. 402 more words

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Pyongyang's Cyber Attack on Sony Is Not a 9-11 Event, but It's Darn Close

America is at war.

It doesn’t entail “boots on the ground.” Nor deployment of aircraft carriers and stealth bombers and Abrams tanks. Our enemies will not be defeated by cruise missiles or joint direct attack munitions or cannon-fired guided projectiles. 627 more words

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Genetic study shows how much America really is a melting pot

Many Americans who identify as European actually carry African ancestry just as many Americans who identify as African carry European ancestry, finds an extensive new genetic analysis. 95 more words

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Mumbai: Hospital lets biker die over Rs 9,000 shortfall in fee

Borivli’s Karuna hospital proved itself a misnomer. Showing no pity, it refused to admit an injured biker after he met with an accident on Wednesday evening, following which he succumbed to his injuries. 48 more words

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Rolling Stone editor Will Dana’s failures have cost everyone involved

So, dear Rolling Stone managing editor Will Dana , a month has passed since you published the dramatic, and now questioned, tale of gang rape at a fraternity at the University of Virginia. 55 more words

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Major League Baseball Eyes U.S.-Cuba Opening

More than half a century of hostility between the United States and Cuba has done nothing to diminish the island's love of America's national pastime. 7 more words

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Cuba's Famed Cigars Get a Foot in Door of U.S. Market

Milagros Diaz has been rolling cigars for 48 years, so long she cannot even smell tobacco anymore, and she is thrilled that the U.S. market is finally opening up for her handmade Cuban "habanos" 7 more words

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