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Over 30,000 complaint calls made to ABC about Joy Behar’s mocking of VP Pence’s faith on ‘The View’

ABC has reportedly received more than 30,000 calls complaining about “The View” co-host Joy Behar’s mocking of Vice President Mike Pence’s Christian faith. The Media Research Center reported that, as of Wednesday, the network had been flooded with complaint’s about Behar’s purported “anti-Christian bigotry.” Why are people mad …

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Bill Maher blasts ‘fake news’ from ‘morally superior’ sites like Huffington Post, BuzzFeed and Salon

“Real Time” host Bill Maher mockingly called the Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, and Salon “morally superior” while blasting them and other sites for publishing “fake news” about non-controversies that get hyped as newsworthy for the sake of clicks and traffic. During his “New Rules” segment Friday, …

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‘No respect for the dead’: Chicago gang violence increasingly spilling into funerals

Gang violence in Chicago is so pervasive that it is now spilling into funeral services. The problem has escalated to the point that Cook County has established a task force to address it, CBS Chicago reports. What’s going on? Sheriff Tom Dart has seen funeral …

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Commentary: We’re running out of liberties to save

What we are seeing play out in the aftermath of the tragedy in Parkland, Florida, should come as no surprise. The children of 2018 America have turned into activists overnight and they are driving policy decisions in multiple levels of government. The current target is …

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Here’s what you need to know about the ongoing West Virginia teachers’ strike

Teachers in West Virginia continue their more than week-long strike today. Here are some things you should know: It started on February 22: The strike has now kept students out of classrooms for eight straight school days. It affects 20,000 teachers and 277,000 students: This …

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Academy Awards viewership down ‘significantly’ from last year, Variety says

Academy Awards viewership was down “significantly” from last year’s broadcast, Variety reported, citing preliminary Nielsen ratings. The 8 p.m.-11 p.m. portion of ABC’s broadcast was down about 16 percent — an 18.9 rating and 32 share for about 70 percent of U.S. TV households — from 2017’s …

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Mississippi town will reconsider rejection of LGBT pride parade following federal lawsuit

A Mississippi town will reconsider its denial of an LGBT group’s request to hold a Pride Parade later this month following a federal lawsuit over the previous decision. The Starkville Board of Aldermen will take another look at the special event request from Starkville Pride …

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Holocaust survivor says TSA put her through ‘very demeaning body search’ while traveling

Eva Mozes Kor, an 84-year-old Holocaust survivor, tweeted Sunday that the TSA subjected her to what she called a “very demeaning body search.” What did she say? Kor wrote on Twitter, “Another very demeaning body search by the TSA – there has to be some way …

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A bipartisan bill could ease Dodd-Frank banking regulations. Here’s what you need to know.

A Senate bill with bipartisan support would significantly ease the regulatory burden placed on banks by Dodd-Frank legislation passed during the Obama administration following the 2008 financial crisis, The Washington Post reports. The bill, which is favored by Republicans but also has more than a …

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Tensions flare after man shoots and kills himself near White House north fence

A man died after he reportedly shot himself in the head outside the north fence lining the White House, according to published reports. His name is being withheld pending notification to his next of kin. How did this affect White House security? The incident occurred shortly …

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