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Pope Benedict XVI has announced that he will resign at
the end of the month, saying that he is finding it difficult to
carry out papal duties at his age.
Ex-LAPD cop Christopher
Dorner is now a target of drones. Officials hope that thermal
cameras on UAVs will help in the hunt for Dorner, who has allegedly
killed three people.
The cogs of the
Obama apparatus are launching social media, fundraising, and
outreach campaigns ahead of tomorrow’s State of the Union.
in Syria have seized a dam on the Euphrates.
French, Nigerian, and
Malian forces have regained control of Gao after Islamic
militants attacked the town in northern Mali yesterday.
A man is
suing the TSA after being locked up for 25 hours for jokingly
remarking to his wife and daughters that his explosives were being
taken away after his peanut butter was confiscated.
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MIDLAND CITY, Ala. — This town of 2,400 nestled amid peanut farms and cotton fields has long relied on a strong Christian faith, a policy of “love thy neighbor,” and the power of group prayer.
Those beliefs have been strongly in evidence in the six days since a gunman killed a school bus driver, snatched a 5-year-old boy off a bus full of youngsters and fled with his hostage to an underground bunker.
It’s like a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup of blowhardiness: two great, dependably outraged forces in one overwrought, excited (and inevitably deleted) Twitter rant. Oh, Alec Baldwin, you’re like Trump with better politics and hair. Don’t ever change! And who was the object of his Irish temper? Why, none other than New York Post columnist Andrea Peyser, a woman whose charm and compassion can be summed up by the fact New York Magazine describes her as “Madame Defarge.” It’s an emotional time for Baldwin, with ”30 Rock” now careening toward its ending and a strange stalker case hanging over his head. But that didn’t stop Peyser this week from banging out a unique defense of Baldwin’s alleged stalker, Genevieve Sabourin. Sabourin, who is accused of sending harassing emails and showing up uninvited at Baldwin’s homes, was arrested recently for allegedly violating an order of protection issued last spring. (She was released soon after.) But in Peyser’s version of events, “Alec toyed with Genevieve’s womanly affections, treating her to a one-night stand like some kind of cheap whore. Now she wants to expose him for what he is: a cad … Hey, Alec, she says you slept with her! Deal with it, creep.”Continue Reading… …
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The Food and Drug Administration suspended Sunland Inc.’s registration as a food facility on Monday, two months after issuing a recall on 240 products containing Sunland’s organic peanut butter, which has sickened at least 41 people with salmonella. The move surprised many observers because it was the FDA’s first use of a new power granted by the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2011. But it was even more shocking to the people who work at the Portales, N.M.-based company, because they say they weren’t given any advance notice that the suspension was coming. Indeed, the FDA hadn’t contacted Sunland for weeks before Monday, according to Sunland spokeswoman Katalin Coburn, Coburn told The Huffington Post that the company on Nov. 9 submitted its official response to the FDA’s inspection findings, which had been issued on Oct. 29. She said the company’s officers felt confident that it outlined a solid plan for preventing future contamination. For that reason, they expected the FDA to address the response — either positively or negatively — before taking any further punitive measures. They even sent the FDA a letter last week informing the agency that they planned to start shelling this season’s peanut harvest within a matter of days. Read More…
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