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Sherlyn Chopra In Playboy (First Indian Model)

“Sherlyn Chopra, a Bollywood film actor, will become the first woman from India to strip naked in Playboy. The 28-year-old knockout wrote to the magazine and suggested the idea herself, the BBC reported. They got back to her within a few days to accept…”.* Ana Kasparian and Cenk Uygur discuss …

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Cenk Goes Off After Cheney’s Sarah Palin Diss

“Former vice president Richard B. Cheney said the selection of Sarah Palin as the Republican vice presidential candidate in 2008 was “a mistake” — the sort of mistake Mitt Romney should avoid. In an interview with ABC News, Cheney said Sen. John McCain’s choice of the relatively inexperienced Palin was …

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Bullied Teen Gets Free Plastic Surgery

“Nadia Ilse is looking forward to the new school year, when she will no longer be called “Dumbo” by her peers for her “elephant ears.” To ward off school bullies who began taunting her in the first grade for her ears, Nadia begged her mother at the age of 10 …

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Church Blocks Black Couple’s Wedding In Mississippi

“A Jackson, Miss., couple’s dream of exchanging vows in the church they had been attending was dashed last week when the church pastor told them that some members had complained about the black couple getting married in the predominantly white First Baptist Church of Crystal Springs…”.* Ana Kasparian, Cenk Uygur, …

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Olympics: Swiss Soccer Player Booted Over Racist Tweet

“Less than a week into the 2012 London Olympics and already two athletes have been expelled for racially charged messages. Monday, the Swiss Olympic Committee bounced soccer player Michel Morganella, 23, after his offensive comment following Switzerland’s 2-1 loss to South Korea a day earlier. Translated from French, Morganella’s tweet …

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Dane Cook Apologizes For Aurora Shooting Joke

“the case at Los Angeles’ Laugh Factory on Thursday, when Dane Cook performed a joke related to the tragic theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado. Caught on tape by an audience member who was committing one of the cardinal comedy-show sins — taping a comedian’s set without permission — Cook joked …

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President Obama Worse Than Carter, Says Dick Cheney

President Obama is ‘worse than former Democratic President Jimmy Carter’ according to former Vice President Dick Cheney. This is despite the fact that Obama has embraced many of Cheney’s right wing policies (indefinite detention, drone strikes, etc.). The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur breaks it down. Read more from KEVIN …

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Mitt Romney Tax Rate A Mystery

“Mitt Romney could not say today whether he had ever paid a tax rate lower than 13.9 percent, saying he would have to “go back and check.” In an exclusive interview with ABC News’ David Muir to air tonight on World News, Romney was asked if there has ever been …

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Romney Supports Israeli Military Strike Against Iran

“Mitt Romney would back unilateral military action by Israel against Iran’s nuclear sites, a senior aide said as the presumptive Republican candidate embarked on a series of high-level meetings in Jerusalem…Romney arrived in Israel on Saturday evening for a brief visit, during which he will meet the Israeli prime minister, …

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