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Newt Gingrich calls North Korea's Sony hack 'an act of war'

washingtontimes.com — Newt Gingrich is taking the Sony fallout seriously, arguing on Twitter Wednesday that the North Korean government has engaged in "an act of war" by bullying Sony and major theater chains across the country into canceling the premiere of "The Interview."

Boy, 14, fatally shoots intruder at grandmother's N.C. home

washingtontimes.com — A 14-year-old boy whose father was murdered six years ago says he was protecting his grandmother after he fatally shot a man who was trying to break into his grandparents' home on Tuesday in Charlotte, North Carolina.

John Boehner, Kevin McCarthy, Steve Scalise slammed by conservative super-PAC for $1T spending bill

washingtontimes.com — A conservative super-PAC has launched a radio ad campaign slamming GOP Reps. John Boehner, Kevin McCarthy and Steve Scalise for negotiating a trillion-dollar spending bill that funds President Obama's "unlawful" executive actions on immigration reform. Senate Conservatives Action, a super PAC affiliated with Senate Conservatives Fund, is airing the radio ads for one week in the three GOP leaders' congressional districts.

Donald Trump says Sydney siege 'will happen in this country'

washingtontimes.com — Donald Trump argued Monday that the hostage crisis in Sydney, Australia, could easily happen here in the United States, due to Islamic extremists' complete "lack of respect" for the Western world. Speaking to Mr. Trump, "Fox and Friends" host Steve Doocy began: "You live on Fifth Avenue here in New York City.

#illridewithyou: Australians launch pro-Muslim Twitter campaign amid Sydney siege

washingtontimes.com — Thousands of Australians are tweeting the hashtag #illridewithyou in support of the Muslim community after an Islamic State sympathizer took several people hostage at a Sydney chocolate shop. Police stormed the downtown Lindt chocolate cafe Tuesday where a gunman had been holding an unknown number of people hostage for more than 16 hours.

Eric Linsker, Baruch College professor, charged for inciting riot in Brooklyn

washingtontimes.com — Eric Linsker, a 29-year-old English professor at Baruch College, has been charged in connection with the assault of two police officers during a protest Saturday night on the Brooklyn Bridge. Mr. Linsker is accused of inciting a riot leading to protesters beating up two police lieutenants.

Browns' Andrew Hawkins 'Justice for Tamir Rice' shirt slammed by police union

washingtontimes.com — The Cleveland police union president slammed Browns player Andrew Hawkins as "pathetic" and demanded the wide receiver apologize after wearing a "Justice for Tamir Rice" shirt during pregame warm-ups on Sunday. Hawkins wore a shirt that said "Justice for Tamir Rice and John Crawford" on the front and "The Real Battle for Ohio" on the back before the Browns home game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland.com reported.

Christmas canceled in Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone

washingtontimes.com — The Sierra Leone government said Friday that celebrating Christmas or any holiday festivities in public is strictly forbidden as the West African country continues to fight a massive Ebola outbreak. Soldiers are to be deployed on Christmas and New Year's to force people venturing onto the streets back into their homes, the government's Ebola response unit said, the Agence France-Presse reported.

7-Eleven receipts to promote Obamacare

washingtontimes.com — Obamacare ads will appear at the bottom of 7-Eleven receipts until the end of the open enrollment period, as the government continues efforts to reach uninsured Americans. The Department of Health and Human Services is partnering with the electronic payment system PayNearMe, which is marketed to people who do not have bank accounts, The Washington Post reported.

Secret Santas pay off layaway balances at several New York Toys 'R' Us stores

washingtontimes.com — Several Secret Santas in upstate New York have been getting into the holiday spirit by stopping at Toys "R" Us stores and paying off the layaway balances for every customer. The founder of Sofia's Angels Foundation, who wished not to be named, stopped at the toy retailers in Auburn and Framingham on Friday and paid off more than 100 accounts totaling thousands of dollars, a local Fox affiliate reported.
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Dec 18, 2014

Glad to see he has so much time on his hands. barf. RT: President Obama just called in to Boston Public Radio vox.com/2014/12/18/741…

Dec 18, 2014

LOLZ I'm shaking in my boots. RT: @amunhay "you know that the North Korean leader commands several nukes?"

Dec 18, 2014

.@dailydot Why would you use the photo of a model on a rape story?????

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