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'Oh, what a big gun you have': NRA rewrites fairytales to include firearms

NRA rewrites fairy talesThe US pro-gun lobby is entertaining its younger members with its own take on classic fairytales, but they have a unique twist: firearms.

The National Rifle Association’s website is featuring the pro-firearms stories. The latest Hansel and Gretel (Have Guns), written by Amelia Hamilton and posted last week, is accompanied by a picture of the titular siblings lost in the forest, as is traditional, but rather than being petrified of the story’s witch they’re supplied with rifles.


Massive blast as train collides with propane truck

train derailmentA fireball lit up the night sky over a small town in northwestern Minnesota, hours after a freight train derailed after colliding with a propane truck.

Authorities ordered  Callaway, a town of nearly 250 people, to evacuate after a Canadian Pacific train collided with a semi-truck which was hauling propane on Thursday.


Family says New York siblings were killed in Brussels terrorist attacks

NY siblings killed in Brussels attackThe family of two New York City siblings has confirmed that authorities confirmed they died in the terrorist bombings in Brussels.

Belgian authorities and the Dutch Embassy positively identified the remains of Alexander and Sascha Pinczowski. The information was issued Friday by James Cain on behalf of the Pinczowski family. Cain is the father of Alexander’s fiancé, Cameron Cain.


New photos of Oregon wildlife refuge reveal damage done by Bundy standoff

Bundy standoff damage revealedThe US Fish and Wildlife Service released new photos from the scene of the 41-day standoff at a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon, showing that protesters left behind trashed buildings, damaged facilities, a compromised septic system and government offices with missing possessions.

The images from the Malheur national wildlife refuge in rural Harney County – where anti-government activists, led by Ammon Bundy, staged a takeover in January to protest federal land-use regulations – show piles of garbage, offices turned upside down, abandoned camping gear, food and alcohol, broken walls and excavated grounds.


Garry Shandling, inventive TV comedian, dead at 66

Gary Shandling dead at 66Garry Shandling's Show" parodied talk shows and sitcoms with reflexive, absurdist comedy, has died. He was 66.
Los Angeles Police Department Officer Rosario Herrera confirmed his death Thursday afternoon. The cause of death was not given.

Shandling became a hero to a generation of comedians for his self-aware comedy and groundbreaking shows.


UCal Vote: Anti-Zionism Does Not Equal Religious Bigotry

UCALThe University of California’s regents declared on Wednesday they would not tolerate anti-Semitism on campus but rejected a proposal to equate anti-Zionism with religious bigotry, as they tried to defuse tensions between pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian students.

The statement of principles, approved unanimously by the university’s governing board, stems from concerns among Jewish students and faculty about a rise in anti-Semitism on several UC campuses in response to recent student activism in support of Israel.


Aide says Nixon's war on drugs targeted blacks, hippies

Nixon's war on drugs targeted blacks, leftistsOne of Richard Nixon's top advisers and a key figure in the Watergate scandal said the war on drugs was created as a political tool to fight blacks and hippies, according to a 22-year-old interview recently published in Harper's Magazine.

"The Nixon campaign in 1968, and the Nixon White House after that, had two enemies: the antiwar left and black people," former Nixon domestic policy chief John Ehrlichman told Harper's writer Dan Baum for the April cover story published Tuesday.


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