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The Third Commandment: Is Profanity Losing its Punch?

When she's in a courtroom, Wendy Patrick, a deputy district attorney for San Diego, uses some of the roughest words in the English language. She has to, given that she prosecutes sex crimes. Apr 17, 2014 2:03 PM PT

CBO on Obama Budget: Higher Deficits than Claimed

WASHINGTON (AP) — A report released Thursday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says President Barack Obama's budget request would mean significantly larger budget deficits than the White House claims. Apr 17, 2014 1:34 PM PT

Was Rome Larger Than First Thought?

As Rome prepares to celebrate its official 2,767th birthday, archeologists believe they have unearthed fresh secrets about the ancient city. Apr 17, 2014 11:33 AM PT

Angry Protesters Burn Tires in Front of Ukraine Parliament Demanding More Done to Expel Russian Gunmen

Breitbart News: On Monday, several dozen angry protesters marched from Independence Square to the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) building with tires, clubs and even machete in hand to demand the resignation of Interior Minster Arsen Avakov. They believed Avakov has been weak and ineffective in expelling pro-Russian gunmen from occupied buildings throughout Donetsk Obast, an eastern region of Ukraine.

The demonstration intensified as masked, military-outfitted protesters lit tires on fire and exploded a stun grenade. It remains unclear who these masked men were, though some reports identify them as members of the far-right self-defense group, Right Sector. Right Sector's press secretary, Artem Skoropadsky, immediately denied responsibility for the demonstration on his Facebook. However, he wrote, "masked men are not Right Sector... [They are] simple Ukrainians... who want to see Right Sector in the new government because we are willing to attempt to stifle the [alleged Russian] coup in the East [Ukraine]."

Peaceful demonstrators engaged in verbal disputes, but failed to dissuade the masked men from setting fire to tires before the protests quietly dispersed.
Apr 16, 2014 3:29 PM PT

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