Monthly Archives: May 2014

GOP Senate candidate describes mass murder as an ‘unfortunate accident’

FRI MAY 30, 2014 AT 07:39 AM PDT byLaura ClawsonFollow Iowa Republican Joni Ernst was asked Thursday about a campaign ad in which she’s shown shooting guns while a voiceover talks about “unloading” on Obamacare. Asked if she would change the … Continue reading

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VA whistleblower says officials tried to silence him

Brian Turner, a Department of Veterans Affairs employee who reported fraudulent scheduling practices in Austin and San Antonio, said Friday that VA officials attempted to stop him from speaking publicly, pinned blame on low-level scheduling clerks and conspired to cover up his … Continue reading

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VA Makes Land Purchase for New National Cemetery in Western New York

May 30, 2014 WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has purchased land in New York for a new national cemetery in the Buffalo – Rochester area of Western New York. VA plans to construct the cemetery in Pembroke, … Continue reading

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Caracas Goes Thirsty as Taps Run Dry and Bottles Vanish

By Corina Pons and Nathan Crooks  May 30, 2014 1:54 PM CT Photographer: Timothy Fadek/Bloomberg A man looks for items in a refrigerator at a store in Caracas. Residents of the Venezuelan capital of Caracas, who already struggle to find toilet … Continue reading

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How ‘data brokers’ are striking gold

By Kate Tummarello – 05/31/14 08:38 AM EDT A growing number of “data brokers” are raking in profits by scouring through the Internet to build profiles of consumers. By looking at purchasing histories, social media pages and more, the brokers can piece together … Continue reading

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National Black Church Boycotts NPR Over “Tell Me More” Cancelation

The National Black Church Initiative is encouraging its members to boycott NPR over the cancellation of “Tell Me More”, a show geared toward black viewers. As Your Black World reported, NPR announced that it would end broadcasts of the weekday … Continue reading

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Father Who Threw Daughter in River Says She’s in a Better Place Now

A New Jersey man who threw his daughter in a river while she was still strapped in her car seat admits that he is sorry for the break up with the girl’s mother, but did not apologize for mυrdering his … Continue reading

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