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Jeb Bush, 2016’s Gay-Friendly Republican

Jeb Bush, 2016's Gay-Friendly Republican

Quietly, Jeb has filled his campaign-in-waiting with some of the most open proponents of gay rights in the Republican Party. And donors think he sees the issues the same way they do — pro-LGBT. View this image › Shortly after the 2012 election ended, David Kochel, the top-flight Iowa Republican strategist who had run Mitt […]

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Russians Say Goodbye To Their Favorite Forbidden Foods After Kremlin Ban

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Russians Say Goodbye To Their Favorite Forbidden Foods After Kremlin Ban

Russian President Vladimir #putin announced a ban on food imports Wednesday in response to #sanctions. “Farewell, jalapeño pepper.” 1. Goodbye, potato chips. instagram.com “The beginning of proper sanctions. #we’re throwing out all American stuff and supporting our producers! #propersanctions sanctions #againstamerica #americainthetrash” 2. Goodbye, Toblerone. instagram.com “We’ll leave these for our grandchildren to remember. #bans […]

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Al-Qaeda Operative Indicted In New York

Al-Qaeda Operative Indicted In New York

FBI New York @NewYorkFBI #Breaking – #AQ operative Spin Ghul arrested, charged. Conspiracy to bomb US diplomatic facilities in Nigeria, kill US forces in Afghanistan BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (bfjs.isMobile() || !isIE8()) document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_1000097″).setAttribute(‘title’, ‘Time posted: ‘ + UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Wed Mar 20 16:37:16 +0000 2013′, ‘UTC’) ); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_1000097″).innerHTML = UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Wed Mar 20 16:37:16 […]

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Meet #FreedomCheese, Courtesy Of Lithuania

Meet #FreedomCheese, Courtesy Of Lithuania

View this image › Flickr: alanchan Russia has a history of banning food products from countries with which it is sparring politically. It has, in the past, banned wine from Georgia, chocolate from Ukraine and, in 2010, chicken thighs from the U.S. Now it is Lithuania’s turn. Last week, Russia banned imports of Lithuanian dairy […]

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Democrats Explain “Organizing For Action”

Democrats Explain "Organizing For Action"

View this image › Jonathan Ernst / Reuters WASHINGTON — Top Democrats laid out the case to BuzzFeed Friday for the transformation of President Barack Obama’s massive campaign organization into a massive new nonprofit organization aimed at pushing forward the White House’s policy initiatives. Though Obama’s expansive campaign has always been viewed with suspicion by […]

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Our 9 Favorite Feature Stories This Week: Anonymous, Revenge Porn, And A Farewell To Joan

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Our 9 Favorite Feature Stories This Week: Anonymous, Revenge Porn, And A Farewell To Joan

This week for BuzzReads, Ryan Broderick introduces the women who are fighting to criminalize revenge pornography. Read that and these other great stories from BuzzFeed and around the web. 1. The Revenge Porn Fixers — BuzzFeed View this image › Photograph by Macey J. Foronda for BuzzFeed This week’s hack of celebrity nudes may be […]

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Prominent Black Actors Read Poem Dedicated To Trayvon Martin In Powerful Tribute Video

Prominent Black Actors Read Poem Dedicated To Trayvon Martin In Powerful Tribute Video

1. Actor Omari Hardwick penned the poem, which was performed by actors including Marlon Wayans, David Oyelowo, Eriq La Salle and many more. Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=uSAvgUywGsM. The work was a production of ICON MANN, an organization which celebrates black men in entertainment and multimedia. The organization was holding its summer luncheon right as George […]

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What If Chris Hemsworth Did Play Hulk Hogan In A Movie?

What If Chris Hemsworth Did Play Hulk Hogan In A Movie?

1. I mean, I guess I can see where this could work. Frazer Harrison / Getty Images Jason Merritt / Getty Images   2. I obviously have no issue understanding why Hulk would choose this sexy superhero. View this image › Darlene Hammond/Hulton Archive / Getty Images (Hulk) // Jonathan Leibson / Getty Images(Hemsworth) 3. […]

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Violence Against Women Act Shows House Republicans Can’t Go It Alone

Violence Against Women Act Shows House Republicans Can't Go It Alone

View this image › Jonathan Ernst / Reuters WASHINGTON — When the House votes Thursday to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, ending a drawn-out fight over whether some groups should be afforded protections under the bill, the measure will likely pass with a minority of Republicans supporting it. In a House led by a […]

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