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Fresh batch of pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

With only six days left for the conclusion of this year’s Amarnath Yatra, a fresh batch of 121 pilgrims on Friday left for the twin base camps of Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas amids Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/fresh-batch-of-pilgrims-leave-jammu-for-amarnath-yatra/article8980638.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication


AP reporter: ‘So we can all kill teenagers now? Just checking’

http://twitter.com/#!/MichelleFields/status/356252148260032513 That tweet was published in the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict. Shortly thereafter, Ms. Silva deleted it. She subsequently either deleted her entire Twitter account or limited access to it. Ms. Silva is (or once was) a reporter for the Associated Press. According to Muckrack, which has access to her tweets, she explained that […]


Remember when Obama promised ‘I will not put American boots on the ground in Syria’? [video]

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The White House is expected to announce today that special ops forces will be deployed in Syria: Remember this promise? Also see: “If you like your plan you can keep your plan.” Don’t give Josh Earnest any ideas for excuses! The fact checkers might need a new category for that particular Obama whopper: Ten Pinocchios […]


‘Sum Ting Wong’: Local news channel reporting on Asiana crash gets punk’d [video]

http://twitter.com/#!/TimmyGMusic/status/355765509582630913 We have a feeling San Francisco’s KTVU is gonna be haunted by this one for a quite a while: http://twitter.com/#!/Brainmaker/status/355769990365999104 One word: Painful. http://twitter.com/#!/MEANIKAA/status/355767546135326720 http://twitter.com/#!/MarlyCakes85/status/355768856565911552 http://twitter.com/#!/MisterRong/status/355777913511084032 http://twitter.com/#!/tacert/status/355775010599739392 http://twitter.com/#!/michesf/status/355787244738580481 KTV-ugh. *** Update: Interestingly, the four names read by the KTVU anchor appeared in a tweet this past Wednesday: Asiana just released the crew's names… Capt. […]


Once You’re Done Using This Pencil, You Can Throw It Out…Into The Yard

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In just one year, about 15 million pencils are manufactured, used, and tossed in the trash. Not bad for an item that’s facing decline due to computers, but it’s not great for the environment. So one company decided to design pencils that serve a bigger purpose. Sprout World creates pencils that, once you’ve worn them […]


WFI’s imprudence cost India a quota place

The last-minute ineligibility of Narsingh Yadav, who was handed a four-year suspension by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on the eve of his bout in the Rio Olympics, forced India to forfeit i Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/sport/other-sports/wfis-imprudence-cost-india-a-quota-place/article9009061.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication