* According to evidence gathered by federal investigators, Sallie Mae cheated active-duty soldiers on student loans, compromising a lucrative contract with the Department of Education. 102 more words
ELLIJAY, Ga. (AP) — Criticized by one group as the “guns everywhere” bill, Georgia took a big step Wednesday toward expanding where licensed carriers can take their weapons, with the governor signing a law that allows them in bars without restriction and in some churches, schools and government buildings under certain circumstances. 772 more words
Mom attacks pit bull, bites off its ear to save daughter from being mauled to death.
The NY Daily News reports:
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Chelsi Camp acted on pure instinct when she punched the dog in the mouth and bit off its ear when it attacked her little girl, Mackenzi Plass, at a friend’s house in Texas.
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What did Aristotle, Thomas Hobbes, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Paine, and Tony Benn all have in common? Queue the worst punchline ever: they all believed that government was bound by a ‘social contract’ to act for and in the interests of its citizens (you were warned). 728 more words
NEW YORK (AP) — The day Jonathan Fleming was cleared of the murder that put him behind bars for almost 25 years, he strode out of a courthouse to congratulations from passers-by, a steak dinner with his family and the start of a new life. 777 more words