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7 Reason Why the Iran Nuclear Deal is Utterly Asinine

There are two problems facing the world as it pertains to Iran. For Israel, Saudi Arabia, and possibly the United States and Europe, allowing Iran to build nuclear weapons would be the most dangerous situation imaginable. For the people of Iran, crippling sanctions makes life extremely difficult with hardships rising and quality of life lowering.

On the surface, it’s a no-brainer. Completely stop all nuclear activities, whether veiled in the guise of “energy” or admittedly done in an effort…

White police chief who fatally shot black man sentenced to home confinement

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A white former police chief will have to spend a year under home detention but won’t have to serve any prison time in the 2011 shooting death of Bernard Bailey, an unarmed black man.

This is #BernardBailey – a great man to his church & his family. Was unarmed & non-violent when killed by SC policepic.twitter.com/bKv9N8VNDJ

— Shaun King (@ShaunKing) September 1, 2015

Prosecutors agreed Tuesday to drop a murder charge against 38-year-old Richard Combs, the former police chief of Eutawville,…

Wikipedia bans 381 ‘black hat’ accounts for misleading editing

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Wikipedia is again cracking down on contributors and editors that are violating its guidelines.

The site’s editors have banned 381 accounts for charging or accepting money for their contributions, without disclosing the information — what Wikipedia calls “undisclosed paid advocacy.”

Wikipedia administrators announced they had blocked the accounts Monday following a weeks-long investigation nicknamed “Orangemoody.”

The…

Josh Miller Leaves Facebook For The White House

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Thailand thinks it has found the main suspect in Bangkok bombing

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BANGKOK — Thailand’s prime minister says authorities have arrested a man they believe is the main suspect in a bombing at a shrine in central Bangkok two weeks ago that killed 20 people.

Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said Tuesday the man is a foreigner and was arrested in eastern Thailand near the Cambodian border. He described him as the main person in the bombing but did not directly say he is the person suspected of actually planting the bomb.

I’m Scared to Click on Any Stories about Miley Cyrus

To most, I’m what you would consider to be a prude. That wasn’t always the case; perhaps a combination of conservative Christian values and a wonderfully conservative wife changed my mind. Then again, it could be fatherhood, which is the main reason people like Miley Cyrus scare me.

I remember one of my daughters watching Hannah Montana all the time. Some of the topics were a little more mature than I would like, particularly in the later seasons when she’s supposed to be college age, but…

I’m Scared to Click on Any Stories about Miley Cyrus

To most, I’m what you would consider to be a prude. That wasn’t always the case; perhaps a combination of conservative Christian values and a wonderfully conservative wife changed my mind. Then again, it could be fatherhood, which is the main reason people like Miley Cyrus scare me.

I remember one of my daughters watching Hannah Montana all the time. Some of the topics were a little more mature than I would like, particularly in the later seasons when she’s supposed to be college age, but…

Here’s what you need to know about VMA breakout Tori Kelly

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Kanye may have captivated us all with his inspiring 13-minute speech, and Taylor Swift might have taken home the Moonman for Video of the Year — but it was Tori Kelly who had everyone standing up and taking notice at Sunday’s Video Music Awards.

22-year-old Kelly’s big moment at the VMAs, performing her song “Should’ve Been Us,” brought in hordes of people all wondering one thing: “Who is that, and what is that…

He looks like Obama, he acts like Obama, but he’s no Obama

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Xiao Jiguo has won the genetic lottery.

His facial features uncannily resemble those of someone you’re probably familiar with — the president of the United States, Barack Obama. Xiao, now 29, had been working as a waiter and earning barely enough to get by. Then things started to change.

In 2012, a friend of Xiao’s uploaded a video of him singing. His voice was OK, but that wasn’t what racked up the views; many…