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NASA discovers 715 new planets – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Our galactic neighborhood just got a lot bigger. NASA on Wednesday announced the discovery of 715 new planets, by far the biggest batch of planets ever unveiled at once. By way of comparison, about 1,000 planets total had been identified in our …NASA Discovers 715 Planets Outside Our Solar SystemForbesNASA Kepler telescope discovers […]

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Bill Maher and Rachel Maddow clash over MSNBC’s Chris Christie coverage – Raw Story

Raw StoryWhile backing away from the idea of “breaking up with MSNBC,” Real Time host Bill Maher did press Rachel Maddow on her network’s coverage of the investigations into New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s (R) administration. “He’s not the president,” Maher …Bill Maher Confronts Maddow over MSNBC’s Christie Hysteria: ‘It’s Not Watergate!’Mediaite all 3 news […]

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Chris Christie avoids Bridgegate scandal at Town Hall, talks Sandy relief and … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsChris Christie avoided talk of Bridgegate on Thursday at the first town hall meeting of his second term, focusing instead on the bureaucracy holding up reconstruction after Hurricane Sandy. “I still spend every week, about 40% of my personal time, on …Chris Christie hopes Bruce Springsteen will be his friend somedayThe Star-LedgerAt […]

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Poll: Support grows to legalize medical, recreational marijuana in New York – New York Daily News

New York Daily News“Medical marijuana is a no-brainer for New York state voters, and they also would follow Colorado in legalizing marijuana for fun,” said Maurice Carroll, director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute. While all demographic groups …Poll: 88 Percent Of New Yorkers Support Medical MarijuanaCBS LocalNew York Voters Support Marijuana LegalizationThe Weed Blog […]

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Shannon Sharpe: NFL should ban Richie Incognito, send ‘strongest of messages’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell must drop the hammer by issuing lengthy suspensions in the wake of the independent investigative findings issued by Ted Wells on Friday. That was the conclusion Hall of Fame tight end Shannon Sharpe shared with USA …Greg Cote: Official report concludes Dolphins’ Bullygate saga for now, but …MiamiHerald.comHarbaugh never doubted […]

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Chris Christie’s ‘Bridgegate’ strategy: Blame the media – MSNBC

MSNBCMonths into a scandal-plagued second term, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and the state’s Republican Party are employing a time-tested damage-control strategy: Blame the media. In December, when reporters first raised questions about three days of …Doblin: Christie has traded his SUV for a PintoNorthJersey.com all 2 news articles …read more Source: Chris Christie News […]

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5 favorite moments from Thursday at the Sochi Olympics – CNN

CNNSweden’s Alexander Majorov performs during the men’s short program figure skating on Thursday, February 13. We know the Winter Olympics mostly through the power of television, as a spectacle in constant motion. Seeing the Games through still …American men sweep ski slopestyle medalsUSA TODAYSochi Olympics: Joss Christensen leads US sweep in slopestyle skiingLos Angeles TimesBest […]

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Michelle Malkin’s #MyRightWingBiracialFamily Great Social Media Effort, Masks Ugly Truth

The “#MyRightWingBiracialFamily social media effort was started by conservative blogger Michelle Malkin, and where she used social media to start a campaign encouraging conservatives who are in biracial families to post pictures of them is commendable. Especially because her early anti-President Obama takes ventured into areas that were arguably quite racist. Oh, and this aside: […]

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Sochi mayor claims there are no gay people in the city – SI.com

SI.comVladimir Putin’s stance on gay rights has become a lightning rod ahead of the Olympics. (ALEXEI NIKOLSKY/AFP/Getty Images). Anatoly Pakhomov, the mayor of 2014 Winter Olympics host-city Sochi, said that there are no gay people in his city, according to …IOC president Bach backs Russia on security for Sochi OlympicsFOXSports.comWinter Olympics 2014: Should Americans go […]

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MSNBC Interrupts Former Congresswoman for Breaking Justin Bieber News … – E! Online

E! OnlineAnything Justin Bieber does—or doesn’t do—is huge national international news. And if there was any doubt about that, take a look at this MSNBC clip of foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell cutting off Jane Harman mid-NSA discussion, saying, …Bieber compares himself to Jacko post-jailNew York Daily NewsSource: Bieber’s blood-alcohol content was below .08%CNNBieber compares […]

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Rachel Maddow Slaps Back Chris Christie Camp’s Attacks On Her – Huffington Post

Rachel Maddow Slaps Back Chris Christie Camp’s Attacks On HerHuffington PostRachel Maddow’s Monday response to the repeated attacks from Chris Christie’s camp on MSNBC’s coverage of the traffic scandal surrounding the New Jersey governor—and her coverage in particular—was this: “So far nobody on his side has offered any … …read more Source: Chris Christie News […]

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New Jersey mayor’s diary: Chris Christie held Hurricane Sandy aid ‘hostage’ – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe mayor of Hoboken, N.J., doubled down Sunday on her allegations against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, saying she got a “direct message from the governor” that he would hold up millions in Sandy aid unless she approved a development project.Chris Christie’s Office Goes Off On MSNBC: ‘A Partisan Network That Has […]

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Chris Christie Is Going To War With MSNBC – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleIn response to new bombshell allegations from Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer (D) aired on MSNBC Saturday morning, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s (R) office blasted the network as overtly “partisan.” Zimmer alleged in an interview with MSNBC’s Steve …Chris Christie aide slams MSNBC’s hurricane-fund ‘assault’PoliticoHoboken, NJ, mayor claims Chris Christie camp held Sandy […]

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Pope Benedict defrocked 400 priests – MSNBC

MSNBCAs the Vatican was being blistered by a U.N. committee this week for its decades-long mishandling and cover up of a global sex abuse scandal involving priests and children, new disclosures show the extraordinary steps that Pope Benedict XVI took to get rid …Pope Benedict defrocked 400 priests in 2 years, document revealsCBC.caVatican defrocked 400 […]

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Robert Gates disses Obama administration in new memoir – MSNBC

MSNBCNearly three years after Robert Gates stepped down as Obama’s defense secretary, he’s out with a new book that looks harshly at Washington, the Obama administration, and the president himself. It’s rare for a high-ranking public official to write so candidly …Obama didn’t believe his own war strategy: Robert GatesThe News InternationalWhite House disputes claims […]

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‘SNL’ Hires Sasheer Zamata, First Black Female Cast Member in Years – RollingStone.com

RollingStone.comSaturday Night Live has hired its first female African-American cast member since Maya Rudolph’s departure in 2007, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Sasheer Zamata, who has performed at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theater in New York City, will …‘SNL’ Adds African-American Female Cast Member to Ring in New YearFilm School Rejects‘SNL’ casts first black female […]

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Lebanon struggles to get a grip on violence – Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleLebanon is struggling to cope with the fallout from Syria’s civil war, which has divided the country along confessional lines and paralyzed the fragile state. With recent killings, violence is set to continue in 2014. Explosion in Beirut (photo: REUTERS/Steve …Death of Lebanese politician puts Hezbollah in spotlightABC OnlineA Letter to RouhaniWall Street JournalRemembering […]

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Arapahoe High School Colorado Shooting: Suspect Killed Himself

Arapahoe High School was the focus of the latest shooting in America. An as-of-now unnamed student of this 2,200-student Centenial, Colorado high school, armed with a shot-gun, came to the school specifically looking for one teacher.  He asked for that teacher by name. According to CNN and MSNBC, that teacher managed to get out of […]

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Sarah Palin speaks out on Martin Bashir resignation – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsSarah Palin said she is ready to move on after the personal, on air attack launched by MSNBC host Martin Bashir, when he suggested someone defecate in the mouth of the conservative talking head. Bashir resigned from the cable network on Wednesday …Martin Bashir quits at MSNBC over Palin slurFox NewsMartin Bashir […]

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Anthony Weiner Behind Christine Quinn In NY Mayor’s Race After Sexting News By The Dirty

Anthony Weiner is behind Christine Quinn in the race to be the Democratic representative in the New York Mayor’s Race, and after the blog The Dirty released text messages and photos that Weiner sent to a young woman he’d befriended online. The Marist Poll, released today, reports that Christine Quinn is ahead of Anthony Weiner […]

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Russell Brand On MSNBC Morning Joe Calls Mika Brzezinski “Shaft Grasper”

Russell Brand went on MSNBC Morning Joe to talk about his comedy tour called ‘Messiah Complex,’ but was met with some unintentional disrespect by co-host Mika Brzezinski (Joe Scarborough was not there), and panelists Katty Kay and Brian Shactman. The resulting response by Mr. Brand was nothing short of classic. But it’s the result of […]

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Krystal Ball’s Photo Scandal Really Wasn’t; She Should Run Again

Krystal Ball, the MSNBC Political Pundit, and former Congressional Candidate is in the news in a small way via The Huffington Post talking about the “sexy photo scandal” that got her little-noticed run for Congress, a ton of notice, and about how “devastating” it was to her. What happened was that photos, some of which […]