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August 4, 2015

The 16 Year Old Behind Subway’s Jared Fogle’s Legal Problems

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By Robert Stitt When the FBI raided Jared Fogle’s home in Zionsville, Indiana, they were looking for more than his famous extra-large pants and subway sandwiches. They were looking for images of technically legal s*x that Fogle had in 2008 along with other encounters he may or may not have had. According to the NY Daily News, in 2008 Fogle was allegedly texting with a Subway franchisee whom he was…

The media’s summer fling with Joe Biden

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Who wants Joe Biden to run for president? Friends, family, a close circle of advisers and Democratic donors. Oh, and, seemingly, much of the political press corps. Story Continued Below Starved by Hillary Clinton’s rope lines and pro forma remarks — and viewing the prospect of a long and lightly contested primary — many reporters greeted the news of Biden’s possible entry Saturday, via Maureen Dowd, like manna from heaven….

GOP: Planned Parenthood fight to go on

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Republicans are divided over whether they should use this fall’s government funding bill to attack Planned Parenthood — and risk a high-stakes shutdown fight — after Senate Democrats blocked a standalone bill to defund the organization on Monday evening. On one side is presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who’s pushing Republicans to do everything within their power to strip the organization of federal support after Monday’s bill failed to…

New polls suggest Rick Perry out of debate

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It appears increasingly unlikely that Rick Perry will get a chance to atone for his disastrous 2012 debate performance — or attack his 2016 nemesis, Donald Trump — when Republicans spar for the first time Thursday in Cleveland. A Fox News poll out Monday night pegs the former Texas governor, who entered the race last cycle as the nominal favorite but has failed to gain traction this time around, at…

Hundreds gather at Stone Mountain for Confederate flag rally

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onfederate flag rally at Stone Mountain in Georgia wassurprisingly peaceful, with organizers of the pro-flag movement saying that they would not tolerate any violence or racism as they shunned a KKK member and tried to keep the peace when counter protesters showed up. Pro-flag rally-goers came to celebrate their heritage, they said, and when a KKK member showed up in their midst, they began to chant, “Go away KKK.” But…

High school teacher opens up about helping to create first black ‘Peanuts’ character 47 years ago

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In 1968, following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, a California school-teacher set out to introduce a black character to one of the most-beloved comic strips, and she did just that. Through a series of typed correspondents, Harriet Glickman petitioned Peanuts creator Charles Shultz to add a “negro child’ into the group of Peanutscharacters, which ultimately led to the creation of Franklin Armstrong. During an interview with theGrio, 88-year-old Glickman…

Vivica Fox says she’s ‘offended’ by Donald Trump, ‘he absolutely won’t get my vote for President’

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Vivica A. Fox recently appeared on Access Hollywood Live to promote her new film, 6 Ways To Die, and commented on some of the controversial remarks her formerCelebrity Apprentice boss Donald Trump has made while campaigning for president. Fox, who finished in the top three on Celebrity Apprentice and earned over $70,000 for her charity earlier this year, says she will always have respect for Trump but doesn’t agree with some of…