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Santa Cruz Restaurant Closes After Owner Donates to David Duke

This week, O’Mei Chinese Cuisine in Santa Cruz closed its doors to the public after 38 years of service after a local website revealed that owner Roger Grimsby donated $500 to former Klu Klux Klan (KKK) Imperial Wizard David Duke’s failed campaign for Senate in Louisiana last year.

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Pope Francis Compares ‘Fake News’ to Excrement

The Pope says in an interview that media outlets that distort the news and spread slander risk falling into “coprophilia,” the psychological pathology characterized by an abnormal fascination with feces.

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Howard Dean: Steve Bannon Is a ‘Nazi’

Former Democratic National Committee chair Howard Dean called incoming White House Chief Strategist and Senior Counselor Stephen K. Bannon a “Nazi” on Sunday during an interview with journalist Evan Solomon of Canada’s CTV.

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American Jailed In UAE For ‘Cyber Slander Against Islam’ on Facebook

The Tampa Tribune brings us the amazing and outrageous story of local helicopter mechanic Ryan Pate, who worked as a contractor for a company called Global Aerospace Logistics, headquartered in the United Arab Emirates. Pat was arrested in the UAE for an offending Facebook post.