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Chicago Office Shooting Leaves 1 Dead

(17) Comments | Posted July 31, 2014 | 11:28 AM

Shots were fired in a downtown Chicago office building on Thursday morning.

The shooting occurred around 9:50 am on the 17th floor of a technology company's high-rise building on the 200 block of S. LaSalle Street.

Chicago police told The Huffington Post that both the offender and the victim were...

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Alex Trebek Overpronouncing Foreign Words: A Supercut

(46) Comments | Posted July 29, 2014 | 9:14 PM

In a world torn apart by differences, Alex Trebek stands atop humanity's metaphorical Tower of Babel.

Trebek loves foreign languages, as evidenced by his unwavering ability to overpronounce exotic words. He does so all the time and it's amazing. Watch a mashup above of some of his best attempts.

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MH17 Found Sawed In Half

(179) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 4:54 PM

Parts of the Malaysia Airlines plane shot down over Ukraine were found sawed in half, USA Today reported.

According to the newspaper, international monitors, who had only recently gained access to the area, found that the cockpit of the plane had been breached with a saw.

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Crash en Ukraine: une centaine de victimes étaient des employés de l'Organisation mondiale de la santé se rendant à une conférence sur le sida

(0) Comments | Posted July 18, 2014 | 12:54 PM

Plusieurs des passagers de l'appareil de Malaysia Airlines qui s'est écrasé en Ukraine jeudi étaient des membres du personnel de l'Organisation mondiale de la santé qui se rendaient à une conférence sur le sida en Australie, selon ce que rapporte The Guardian. Une centaine des passagers du vol...

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Écrasement de l'avion de Malaysia Airlines: une centaine de victimes étaient des employés de l'OMS se rendant à une conférence sur le sida

(0) Comments | Posted July 18, 2014 | 7:24 AM

INTERNATIONAL - Plusieurs des passagers de l'appareil de Malaysia Airlines qui s'est écrasé en Ukraine jeudi étaient des membres du personnel de l'Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS) qui se rendaient à une conférence sur le sida en Australie, selon ce que rapporte The Guardian. Une centaine des...

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Israelis Cheer Gaza Air Strikes (VIDEO)

(202) Comments | Posted July 17, 2014 | 10:20 PM

A crowd in Israel cheered on missiles heading towards Gaza as CNN's Diana Magnay filmed a report.

“I think you can probably see there are lots of Israelis gathered around who are cheering when they see these kinds of Israeli strikes," said Magnay.

Later on, Magnay tweeted...

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Malaysia Plane Crash Victims Included About 100 AIDS Conference Attendees, Report Suggests

(173) Comments | Posted July 17, 2014 | 8:27 PM

Many of the passengers aboard the Malaysia Airlines flight that crashed in eastern Ukraine on Thursday were World Health Organization staffers heading to a conference on AIDS research in Australia, the Guardian reported.

Approximately 100 of the passengers on board were heading to Melbourne for the...

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How The Criminal Justice System Is Failing Victims Of Domestic Violence

(17) Comments | Posted July 16, 2014 | 5:48 PM

Last month, HuffPost Senior Editor Melissa Jeltsen reported on an Arkansas woman who was shot and killed by an ex-boyfriend. Her piece explored the reasons why the criminal justice failed to protect the victim.

After reading her piece, Arkansas gubernatorial candidate Mike Ross added a...

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Chris Christie Targeted By Conservative Group

(75) Comments | Posted July 15, 2014 | 8:11 PM

The Judicial Crisis Network, a conservative advocacy group, released two ads on Tuesday attacking New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's record on judges.

The videos go after Christie for re-nominating Stuart Rabner, a Democrat, as Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court:

"New...

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CDC: Smallpox Virus Samples Found In Lab Are Live

(27) Comments | Posted July 11, 2014 | 8:44 PM

Earlier this month, scientists found decades-old vials of the smallpox virus in the storage room of a lab near D.C.

At the time, it was unclear if any of them were viable samples. On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that at...

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Martin O'Malley Goes Against White House On Child Deportations

(134) Comments | Posted July 11, 2014 | 6:26 PM

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley (D) issued a direct contradiction to the White House's policies on child deportations on Friday.

The Obama administration announced on Tuesday that it would seek $3.7 billion to deal with the influx of undocumented children near the border of the United States and Mexico....

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Bob Beckel Uses Racial Slur On Live Television

(1048) Comments | Posted July 10, 2014 | 6:06 PM

Fox News host Bob Beckel used a racial slur in a rant about China on 'The Five' Thursday.

"The Chinese are the single biggest threat to the national security of the U.S.," he said. "They have been, they will be and they can wait, they're very patient. Do you know...

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Obama Administration Announces Massive Climate Change Funding

(192) Comments | Posted July 3, 2014 | 4:14 PM

President Obama's new climate change push was reaffirmed on Thursday when the Department of Energy announced that it will make $4 billion in loans available to clean energy projects.

In a statement, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said:

“As the President emphasized in his Climate Action Plan, it...
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Explosive New Tinder Details Revealed

(25) Comments | Posted July 3, 2014 | 3:18 PM

A Bloomberg Businessweek writer who wrote about Tinder's early success is now lashing out against the makers of the popular dating app with an explosive new piece.

The reporter, Nick Summers, concluded that Whitney Wolfe, the woman who's suing the company behind Tinder over allegations that she was...

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Chris McDaniel Offers Reward For Proof Of Voter Fraud

(397) Comments | Posted July 3, 2014 | 12:56 PM

Chris McDaniel won't give up the fight against Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) in his run for U.S. Senate.

Cochran won the runoff election by 6,800 votes, but McDaniel insists that voter fraud aided the victory. He's now offering $1,000 to anyone who can provide evidence of misdoing...

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Tim Howard: I Was Drug Tested Following U.S.-Belgium Match

(216) Comments | Posted July 3, 2014 | 9:29 AM

Tim Howard says he was drug tested immediately after the U.S.-Belgium World Cup match.

The U.S. lost, but the U.S. goalkeeper made an record-breaking 16 saves.

On Wednesday, radio host Dan Patrick asked Howard what he did after the big match.

"Went and did...

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Tony Blair To Advise Egypt Strongman Sisi

(11) Comments | Posted July 2, 2014 | 2:00 PM

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has been tapped to become an advisor to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, the Guardian reported on Wednesday.

Blair will reportedly advise the administration on economic policy through a UAE-financed task force run by management consulting firm Strategy&. His spokesperson...

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Tim Howard Makes The Most Recorded Saves In A World Cup Match

(51) Comments | Posted July 1, 2014 | 6:12 PM

Tuesday's World Cup match ended in a heartbreaking loss for the U.S. Men's team, but they had at least one accomplishment to brag about.

Goalkeeper Tim Howard made 16 saves, the most on record in a World Cup match.

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Belgium managed to sneak...

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Tinder Co-Founder Suspended Over Sexual Harassment Claims

(19) Comments | Posted July 1, 2014 | 11:20 AM

The company behind the dating app Tinder suspended Justin Mateen, co-founder and chief marketing officer, after a female former executive filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the company on Monday.

Whitney Wolfe, the former vice president of marketing for the popular dating app, claims she was pushed out...

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We Can't Get Over How Great The 'Orange Is The New Black' Gay Pride Parade Float Is

(43) Comments | Posted June 29, 2014 | 3:14 PM

Lately we've been wondering: could the cast of "Orange Is The New Black" get any more awesome?

Today we learned that the answer is a resounding yes!

Several cast members joined New York City's gay pride parade on float themed after the show. It was AMAZING.

Check it out:

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