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Benjamin Hart is a front-page editor at The Huffington Post.

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Bill Belichick Denies Deflating Footballs

(331) Comments | Posted January 22, 2015 | 9:49 AM

In a brief statement Thursday morning, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick denied knowing anything about deflated footballs that the Patriots allegedly used during their AFC championship game with the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.

Belichick, who did not take questions, said he was "shocked"...

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Hostage-Taker Killed At Kosher Grocery Store In Paris

(89) Comments | Posted January 9, 2015 | 7:36 AM

SWAT teams raided a kosher grocery store in eastern Paris, killing a gunman who had opened fire and taken at least five hostages. Reuters reports that four hostages were killed. The New York Times reports that five hostages were injured, and another five freed....

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이슬람 풍자한 4명의 만화가, 사망하다

(1) Comments | Posted January 8, 2015 | 1:12 AM

4명의 시사만화가가 7일 프랑스 주간지 ‘샤를리 에브도’에 가해진 총격으로 인해 사망했다.

유명한 시사 만화가이자 이 주간지의 편집장인 스테판 샤르보니에(Stéphane Charbonnier)가 이번 총격으로 인해 사망했다. 유명 만화가인 카뷔(Cabu), 울린스키(Wolinski), 티그누스(Tignous)도 사망했다.

그 외에 최소 8명의 사람이 테러로 추정되는 총격으로 인해 사망했다.

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【シャルリー・エブド】パリで襲撃された新聞はどんなことを報じていたのか

(28) Comments | Posted January 7, 2015 | 9:34 PM

風刺漫画で知られるフランスの政治週刊紙「シャルリー・エブド」の本社が1月7日(現地時間)、銃撃を受けた事件で、死亡した12人のうち4人は風刺漫画家だったとフランスでは報じられている。

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4 Cartoonists Killed In Attack On Charlie Hebdo Newspaper

(467) Comments | Posted January 7, 2015 | 8:18 AM

Four editorial cartoonists were killed in an attack on the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday, according to French media sources.

The newspaper's editorial director, Stéphane Charbonnier, who was known as "Charb," and also cartooned for the publication, was gunned down. Also killed were well-known...

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John Cantlie Narrates Latest ISIS Propaganda Video From Mosul

(44) Comments | Posted January 4, 2015 | 7:57 AM

The Islamic State has released its eighth propaganda video featuring British journalist John Cantlie, who has been held hostage by the extremist group since 2012.

In this installment, released on Friday, the 43-year-old Cantlie "reports" from Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, which has been under ISIS control since June. Contrary to...

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Akai Gurley Protest Draws Hundreds In Brooklyn

(299) Comments | Posted December 27, 2014 | 5:24 PM

About 200 people gathered Saturday at the Pink Houses in East New York, Brooklyn, for a march to protest the death of Akai Gurley, who was shot and killed inside the housing project by an NYPD officer in November. The march was organized by AnswerCoalition.org and other...

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Rafael Ramos Funeral Draws Mourners In New York City

(1165) Comments | Posted December 27, 2014 | 1:31 PM

NEW YORK -- More than 20,000 police officers and other mourners gathered Saturday at Christ Tabernacle Church in Queens for the funeral of Rafael Ramos, one of two NYPD officers shot and killed in an ambush last Saturday.

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Police line the streets and...

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Akai Gurley Protesters Gather At Housing Project Where He Was Killed

(42) Comments | Posted December 6, 2014 | 7:26 PM

NEW YORK -- As rain poured down in New York City on Saturday afternoon, more than 50 protesters gathered at the Louis Pink Houses, the Brooklyn housing project where a police officer shot and killed an unarmed man last month. The New York Police Department has called the...

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Los Angeles Police Officer Kills Man Holding Pocket Knife

(405) Comments | Posted December 6, 2014 | 3:56 PM

LAPD officers killed a man who they say approached them with a pocket knife on Friday night in a tourist-heavy part of Hollywood, according to local reports.

Police said they were responding to a call reporting an assault with a deadly weapon at the corner...

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Bill Simmons Invokes Ray Rice Ruling On Podcast, Mocks ESPN With Fake Self-Censoring

(7) Comments | Posted December 2, 2014 | 3:57 PM

On his podcast Monday, Bill Simmons poked fun at ESPN, which suspended him for three weeks in September over comments he made about NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's handling of the Ray Rice scandal. (Listen below.)

On the podcast, Simmons, who is the editor-in-chief of

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Keith Ablow, Fox News Doctor, Calls For 'American Jihad'

(642) Comments | Posted October 29, 2014 | 12:55 PM

Keith Ablow, a doctor and Fox News analyst, thinks that the United States should aggressively export its system of government to every single country on earth. What could go wrong?

In a comically unhinged column posted to Fox News' website on Tuesday, Ablow calls for an "American jihad"...

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Julia Pierson Wanted To Run Secret Service 'Like Disney World': Washington Post

(398) Comments | Posted October 2, 2014 | 10:19 AM

Julia Pierson resigned as the head of the scandal-ridden Secret Service on Wednesday, but details about her shaky tenure at the agency keep emerging.

A critical new report from The Washington Post portrays Pierson as a consistent voice for a less robust security presence around...

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Bodies Found After Ebola Health Care Workers Go Missing In Guinea (UPDATES)

(266) Comments | Posted September 18, 2014 | 4:13 PM

A spokesman for the government in Guinea said on Thursday that eight bodies were found two days after a group of health workers and journalists went missing in the country.

The journalists and officials came under attack near the southern city of Nzerekore, close to...

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Próximo IPhone terá função de pagamento móvel

(0) Comments | Posted September 1, 2014 | 5:02 PM

A Apple está atuando em parceria com Visa, Mastercard e American Express para ajudar a fazer do novo IPhone uma "carteira eletrônica", informou o Bloomberg, neste domingo (31). Com o novo recurso, proprietários do IPhone serão capazes de usar seus telefones para pagar por mercadorias em lojas de...

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Apple To Include Mobile Payments In Next iPhone: Reports

(153) Comments | Posted August 31, 2014 | 5:07 PM

Apple is partnering with Visa, Mastercard, and American Express to help make the next iPhone into an electronic wallet, Bloomberg reported Sunday. With the new feature, iPhone owners would be able to use their phone to pay for goods at participating retail stores.

Apple has long been...

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New York Times Endorses Tim Wu For Lieutenant Governor

(6) Comments | Posted August 28, 2014 | 2:15 PM

Just two days after The New York Times declined to endorse Governor Andrew Cuomo in New York's Democratic primary, the Grey Lady picked an upstart candidate for lieutenant governor instead of Cuomo's handpicked choice.

The Times endorsed Tim Wu, a Columbia University law...

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Ben Rhodes: ISIS Execution Of James Foley Was 'Terrorist Attack'

(51) Comments | Posted August 22, 2014 | 3:59 PM

Ben Rhodes, the White House's Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications & Speechwriting, said that journalist James Foley's execution at the hands of the Islamic State, the militant group formerly known as ISIS, constituted a terrorist attack.

At a press briefing from Martha's Vineyard, where President...

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Apple To Announce New iPhone On Sept. 9: Reports

(38) Comments | Posted August 5, 2014 | 4:44 PM

Re/code, The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg all report that Apple will hold an iPhone event on Sept. 9, where the company is expected to announce the "iPhone 6."

Bloomberg and The Wall Street Journal report that Apple will unveil one new phone...

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【マレーシア航空機墜落】世界の国際線が一斉にウクライナ上空を避けて運航している

(1) Comments | Posted July 18, 2014 | 1:51 AM

マレーシア航空機がウクライナ東部のドネツク近郊で墜落したことを受け、世界各国の国際線が、ウクライナ上空を通過しないように回避して運航している。

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