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The Amanda Knox Saga Is Finally Over

Italy’s Highest Court Overturns Amanda Knox Murder Conviction The Amanda Knox story is a real life nightmare. Hollywood scriptwriters couldn’t have written a story as heart-wrenching and ridiculous as this one. Knox and her ex-boyfriend were convicted of killing a… Continue Reading →

DoJ To Cast Wider Net In Review Bad Cop Shops

In light of its recent findings with in the City of Ferguson Police Department, the United States Department of Justice is open a wide spread probe into a number of police departments across the country and whether the practices of… Continue Reading →

MIT Graduate Student Says Income Equality Is About Housing

26-year-old MIT Graduate Student, Matthew Rognlie Has An Alternate Theory Of Inequality And It Has To Do With Housing The rich get richer around the world. They get richer because they have the capital to invest. The rich invest in… Continue Reading →

Clinton Likely Did Not Sign Separation Form

On Tuesday, the State Department confirmed that Hillary Clinton likely did not sign OF109, better known as the “separation” form. This form has the outgoing employee affirm that all unclassified, administratively controlled, or classified documents in their possession have been… Continue Reading →

Fine Dining and the Right Wine

Fine dining is about something special, the best food served flawlessly with the right ambiance of elegance and sophistication. And, fine dining is not complete without a special rare wine. More importantly, there should be harmony between the cuisine and… Continue Reading →

Lynch Nomination on Hold Until Senate Democrats Relent on Human Trafficking Bill

Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to deliver a victory to his party’s pro-life base in the form of the current human trafficking legislation. The bill itself enjoys broad bi-partisan support with the exception of key rider…. Continue Reading →

Dr. Rod Rohrich

Dr. Rod Rohrich MD., F.A.C.S. is a board certified plastic surgeon with a specialization in rhinoplasty. Castle Connolly’s Top Doctor program has recently named him as one of the United States’ best doctors in his field. The Top Doctor program… Continue Reading →

Biden visits three early primary states, but remains a Presidential afterthought

The Democratic party may have been expecting a procession to the Presidential nomination for the 2016 election for Hilary Clinton, but Vice President Joe Biden could throw a spanner into the works, The Atlantic reports. Biden has made public statements claiming to… Continue Reading →

Clinton May Not Have Violated Any Laws with Email Scandal

Former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton has recently come under fire for using a personal email account for official state business while in office, and in spite of the controversy that this has raised, she may not have broken any… Continue Reading →

Federal Judge Rules Gay Marriage Ban In Nebraska Is Unconstitutional

U.S. District Judge Joseph Bataillon Calls Nebraska’s Ban An Unabashedly Gender-Specific Infringement Of The Equal Rights Of Its Citizens. There may be a flicker of hope in Nebraska. Federal Judge Joseph Bataillon issues an injunction brought about by seven same-sex… Continue Reading →