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Imelda Marcos falls before singing

In Cebu City, former first lady and current Ilocos Norte Rep Imelda Marcos was about to sing to her audience in Capitol Social Hall when she lost balance and fell on the carpeted floor last Saturday. Governor Garcia invited the Marcos family for the month-long celebration of the 442nd founding anniversary of Cebu. Mrs. Marcos [...]

Obama Dead, According to Hacked Fox News Twitter Account

Obama Dead, According to Hacked Fox News Twitter Account

US President Barack Obama was not “shot twice in the lower pelvic area and in the neck” despite @FoxNewsPolitics claims. Hackers were able to fire off five tweets before @FoxNewsPolitics regained control of their account and tweeted “Just regained full access to our Twitter and email. Happy 4th.” Twitter user @TheScriptKiddie owned up to the [...]

Fox News signs Juan Williams with $2M contract

Fox News signs Juan Williams with $2M contract

National Public Radio fired long-time analyst Juan Williams got the boot yesterday for connecting Islamic faith with terrorism, saying he gets “worried” and “nervous” when he sees Muslims inside planes, live on Bill O’Reilly’s show. Williams got a call after his statement with O’Reilly, and was fired immediately. Now, even before a whole day has ended, [...]

Singaporeans bid farewell to Mrs. Lee Kuan Yew

Singaporeans bid farewell to Mrs. Lee Kuan Yew

Singaporeans from all walks of life paid their respects to Madam Kwa Geok Choo, wife of Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew and mother of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday morning. Madam Kwa’s wake would be held until Tuesday at the Istana where members of the public turned up before 10am to bid farewell. [...]

Glenn Beck Rally at Lincoln Memorial preview

Glenn Beck Rally at Lincoln Memorial preview

Washington D.C. - American “conservative radio and television host”, political commentator, author and entrepreneur, Glenn Beck, hosts his “Restoring Honor” rally today along the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. “America today begins to turn back to God,” the controversial cable commentator tells the crowd of conservative activists as he kicks off a rally on the [...]

Former RNC chairman Ken Mehlman is gay

Former RNC chairman Ken Mehlman is gay

According to The Atlantic’s Marc Ambinder, Ken Mehlman—former chairman of the Republican National Committee and the former campaign manager for George W. Bush’s 2004 re-election bid—has told his family and colleagues that he is gay. Ambinder quoted Mehlman as saying, “It’s taken me 43 years to get comfortable with this part of my life. Everybody [...]

Scott beats McCollum in Florida governor primary

Scott beats McCollum in Florida governor primary

In a primary day surprise in the Florida Republican gubernatorial contest, political newcomer Rick Scott defeated state Attorney General Bill McCollum. Scott led McCollum 47 percent to 43 percent, with 92 percent of precincts reporting. Recent polls had suggested McCollum was pulling ahead in the race—but low turnout on Tuesday gave outsized importance to Scott’s [...]

Ron Paul backs “ground zero mosque”

Ron Paul backs “ground zero mosque”

In supporting the creation of the planned Islamic cultural center near the former site of the World Trade Center that has come to be known as the “ground zero mosque,” libertarian Congressman Ron Paul is breaking with many of his fellow Republicans—among them his son, Rand. In a statement decrying “demagogy” around the issue, the [...]