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Alana Horowitz

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Hong Kong Police Spray Protester Directly In The Face

(79) Comments | Posted October 1, 2014 | 8:47 AM

Protests in Hong Kong intensified on Wednesday, as pro-democracy advocates demanded action on National China Day.

Meanwhile, a video emerged of a dramatic encounter between a protester and police during Saturday's protests. In the clip, a fight breaks out between police and demonstrators. Afterwards, an older protester...

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Diagnostican primer caso de Ébola en los Estados Unidos

(1) Comments | Posted September 30, 2014 | 5:22 PM

Un paciente fue diagnosticado con Ébola por primera vez en los Estados Unidos, informó CNBC, citando una fuente del Centro del Control y Prevención de Enfermedades de EE.UU. (CDC, por sus siglas en inglés).

Hasta este martes pacientes con Ébola habían sido tratados en los Estados...

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Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson Apologizes To Michael Brown's Parents

(391) Comments | Posted September 25, 2014 | 11:01 AM

In a video message, Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson apologized to the parents of Michael Brown, the teenager who was shot and killed last month by a police officer in the Missouri town.

"No one who has not experienced the loss of a child can understand what you're...

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Rockefellers Divesting From Big Oil

(234) Comments | Posted September 21, 2014 | 11:34 PM

The Rockefeller family is divesting some of its massive fortune from fossil fuels, the New York Times reported on Sunday. The Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the family's charitable arm, will announce the landmark move in a video conference on Monday along with 49 other foundations.


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Colin Kaepernick Fined For Using N-Word: REPORT

(241) Comments | Posted September 21, 2014 | 4:26 PM

Last week, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was fined more than $11,000 and penalized for apparently using inappropriate language on the field. On Sunday, FoxSports offered new details on the incident.

Referees told Fox's Jay Glazer that Kaepernick said the n-word during a skirmish with the Chicago...

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72 Percent Of Americans Disapprove Of Republicans In Congress

(1654) Comments | Posted September 14, 2014 | 10:06 PM

An astounding 72 percent of Americans say they are unhappy with Republicans in Congress, according to a recent poll.

President Barack Obama and the Democrats fared a bit better. The poll, conducted by the Washington Post and ABC News and released last week, found that...

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Man Dressed As Pokemon Jumps White House Fence

(23) Comments | Posted September 11, 2014 | 6:41 PM

The White House was placed on a temporary lockdown on Thursday after a man tried to jump the fence, according to several reporters at the scene.

The man, who was quickly apprehended by Secret Service, appeared to be wearing a Pokemon mask....

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The Most Cringeworthy 9/11 Tweets From Brands

(21) Comments | Posted September 11, 2014 | 12:42 PM

It's the annual 9/11 tribute that no one asked for and everyone hates: companies on Twitter using the worst day in recent American history to promote themselves using cheesy quotes and branded photos:

Last year, AT&T won the award for worst branded 9/11 tweet with this gem. And...

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Jerry Jones SUED, Dallas Cowboys Owner Accused Of Sexual Harassment

(567) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 7:13 PM

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is being sued over sexual harassment allegations, the Dallas Morning News reported on Tuesday.

According to the News, Jana Weckerly, a former exotic dancer, was forced to perform sexual acts against her will. Deadspin reported last week that Weckerly had hired...

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Obama Defends Immigration Delay

(262) Comments | Posted September 6, 2014 | 6:18 PM

President Obama fired back at criticisms of his decision to push back a much-anticipated executive action on immigration. Immigration reform advocates, as well as Republicans, have accused the president of stalling to avoid hurting Democrats in the midterm elections.

Obama instead pointed to the...

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Henry Kissinger: Iran 'A Bigger Problem Than ISIS'

(693) Comments | Posted September 6, 2014 | 4:50 PM

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said that Iran "is a bigger problem than ISIS."

In an interview with NPR that was released on Saturday, Kissinger explained that because Iran has a stronger footing in the Middle East, it has a greater opportunity to create an...

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Benny Johnson Joining National Review

(53) Comments | Posted September 6, 2014 | 12:22 PM

Benny Johnson, the former BuzzFeed editor who was fired for plagiarism, is getting a second chance at a journalism career.

The National Review told Politico Playbook that Johnson will be joining their staff as the site's head of social media.

"Benny made a terrible mistake," said NRO...

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New Michael Brown Shooting Witness Comes Forward

(1356) Comments | Posted September 6, 2014 | 10:26 AM

Another witness to Michael Brown's shooting has come forward in an interview with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

The witness, who spoke to the Post-Dispatch under the condition of anonymity, was working on a building in the neighborhood and wasn't from Ferguson. He told the Post-Dispatch that...

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Mental Health Care System Is Failing At Suicide Prevention, Advocates Say

(76) Comments | Posted September 3, 2014 | 7:20 PM

By all accounts, Linnea Lomax entered college a strong, athletic, ambitious young woman -- which is why it was so shocking to her parents as they watched her grow anxious, obsessive and suffer a breakdown toward the end of her freshman year....

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제니퍼 로렌스 누드 사진 유출, 아이클라우드 해킹 당한 것으로 알려져

(0) Comments | Posted September 1, 2014 | 10:04 AM

미국의 이미지공유사이트인 4chan의 한 유저가 몇몇 여성 연예인의 누드사진을 해킹했다고 주장했다. 그가 말하는 여성연예인에는 제니퍼 로렌스와 케이트 업튼, 메리 엘리자베스 윈스티드, 빅토리아 저스티스 등이 포함돼 있었다.

제니퍼 로렌스의 대변인 또한 그녀가 아이클라우드 계정을 해킹당했다고 밝혔다.

catching fire

이 대변인은 허핑턴포스트US와의 인터뷰에서...

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Darren Wilson Fundraisers End With Little Explanation

(895) Comments | Posted August 31, 2014 | 11:59 PM

A fundraiser for a Ferguson, Missouri police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager has vanished, the LATimes pointed out.

There had been two major GoFundMe pages raising money for Darren Wilson, who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown earlier this month. Combined, the fundraisers had pulled...

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Roban fotos de Jennifer Lawrence desnuda y las filtran a la internet

(5) Comments | Posted August 31, 2014 | 7:02 PM

Un usuario del foro online, 4chan, asegura haber liberado fotos de varias celebridades desnudas en una operación de hackeo masivo.

El hacker afirma que robó fotos de Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton y otras estrellas.

Un representante de la Lawrence, ganadora del Oscar, confirmó que las imágenes que recorren...

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Jennifer Lawrence's Nude Photos Leak Online, Other Celebs Targeted

(702) Comments | Posted August 31, 2014 | 6:16 PM

A 4chan user claims to have released nude photos of several female celebrities in a major hacking.

The hacker said that he or she leaked photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, and a host of other stars.

A rep for J.Law confirmed that the images, allegedly stolen from her...

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Michael Brown Shooting Audio Accurate, Company Says

(420) Comments | Posted August 28, 2014 | 6:25 PM

Audio that purportedly captured the moment of Michael Brown's death is accurate, according to the company whose app recorded it.

Earlier this week, CNN aired the unverified recording. In it, six shots can be heard, followed by a pause and at least five more shots....

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