Patriarch of Duggar-like family with 19 kids and reality show accused of sexual misconduct cover-up

Patriarch of Duggar-like family with 19 kids and reality show accused of sexual misconduct cover-up

Bethania Palma Markus It seems like a strange parallel universe, but it’s not. Another devoutly Christian family with 19 kids and counting has been accused of sexual abuse, RadarOnline reports. Five women are suing the Institute in Basic Life Principles, the so-called treatment center to which Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar sent their eldest son, Josh,

Ben Carson trolled by Wikipedia pranksters linking him to pedophilia advocacy website

Ben Carson trolled by Wikipedia pranksters linking him to pedophilia advocacy website

Tom Boggioni Republican presidential contender Ben Carson, who has made disparaging remarks about gays and same-sex marriage, found himself on the receiving end of retribution after pranksters linked a pedophilia website to his Wikipedia page. During a Fox News appearance, the retired neurosurgeon equated gays with pedophiles and people who practice bestiality, saying, “Marriage is

Tractor beams of science fiction becoming a reality

Tractor beams of science fiction becoming a reality

Reuters The tractor beam, a staple of science fiction including “Star Wars” and “Star Trek” that is employed to grab spaceships and other things remotely, is entering the realm of reality. Researchers on Tuesday said they have developed a tractor beam that uses high-amplitude sound waves to levitate, move and rotate small objects without making

Prominent Florida newspaper calls on Marco Rubio to resign because he’s not doing his job

Prominent Florida newspaper calls on Marco Rubio to resign because he’s not doing his job

International Business Times

A prominent Florida newspaper has called on Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio to resign from his position as a United States senator for Florida, CNN reported Wednesday. In an editorial published Tuesday night, the Sun Sentinel blasted the politician for “ripping off” the people of Florida, citing that he is being paid $174,000 with taxpayer money…

Bernie Sanders: Socialism not ‘scary’

Bernie Sanders: Socialism not ‘scary’

Washington Times

Democratic presidential candidate and self-described democratic socialist Sen. Bernard Sanders said Tuesday that American voters will stop being afraid of socialism and embrace it once he explains how many government benefits they would get. “Our job is to make people aware that programs like Social Security, Medicare, the National Park system, which is a wonderful system,…

Middle school placed on lockdown after man demands to sing Justin Bieber songs over intercom

Middle school placed on lockdown after man demands to sing Justin Bieber songs over intercom

Washington Times

A middle school in Dunbar, West Virginia, was placed on lockdown Tuesday after a man walked into the school and demanded that he sing Justin Bieber songs to students over the intercom. Dunbar Police charged Dlaonte Dee Lewis with simple possession for a small amount of marijuana after he entered the main office of Dunbar Middle…

Muslim student says school won’t take action on bully who smeared her as ‘Isis’ online

Muslim student says school won’t take action on bully who smeared her as ‘Isis’ online

NJ.com

WOODBRIDGE – A Muslim student who graduated from Colonia High School last spring claims the Woodbridge School Board declined to take action against a fellow student who posted a photo of her on social media with the word “Isis.” The school board, however, says the incident was investigated and a perpetrator could not be found. “After…

SXSW considering ‘all-day event on harassment’ after pulling gaming panels

SXSW considering ‘all-day event on harassment’ after pulling gaming panels

Alex Hern, The Guardian Festival has offered to reinstate one of the panels it cancelled after threats of violence and is reportedly considering an all-day event on the topic Austin’s South-by-Southwest (SXSW) festival is “considering an all-day event that focuses primarily on combatting online harassment”, in an attempt to quell the anger over the festival’s