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40-Hour Full-Time Workweek Bill Passes As Congress Starts War Against Obamacare

Congress passes a bill raising the full-time workweek to 40 hours

The Republican-led House of Representatives took the first swipe at weakening Obamacare Thursday, when it voted 252-to-172 to raise the definition of a full-time workweek to 40 hours. The 40-hour workweek bill aims to ease health insurance requirements for employers under the Affordable Care Act, which currently defines full-time as 30 hours per week. According… Read more »

Islamic Terrorists Planning ‘Mass Attacks Against The West,’ Warns MI5

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Andrew Parker, Director General of Britain’s intelligence sector MI5, has issued a statement to the media that “mass casualty attacks against the West” are being planned by “a group of core al-Qaida terrorists in Syria.” As the tragic terrorist situation in Paris continues to unfold, Parker has warned that transport networks and iconic landmarks in… Read more »

Fourth Graders Plot To Kill Teacher Because She ‘Yelled’ At Them

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Fourth graders plotted to kill their teacher at Elba Central School in New York. Three 9-year-old girls planned to use hand sanitizer to kill the female teacher they said was “mean” and “yelled” at them. The death plot using anti-bacterial hand sanitizer was foiled, when a school board member found out and called the police…. Read more »

Adorable Koalas Need Mittens To Help Treat Paws Burned In Bushfires

Jeremy Receives Treatment

Animal welfare groups in Australia have launched a public appeal for cotton mittens to be made to help treat koalas that got their paws burned in devastating bushfires raging in South Australia and Victoria. South Australia has suffered conflagrations in the bushfire season with more than 30 homes destroyed and 134 people injured. Some of… Read more »

News Anchor Leslie Roberts Suspended Amid ‘Journalistic Integrity’ Probe

Global News Anchor

Global Television news anchor Leslie Roberts was suspended indefinitely amid an ongoing investigation into his “journalistic integrity.” Roberts is accused of using the Morning Show and News Hour programs to promote clients for a PR firm — which he partially owns. In addition to hosting two programs, Leslie Roberts is Global News’ executive director. Spokesperson… Read more »

Trout In Salmon River Dying From Vitamin Deficiency

Steelhead trout in Salmon River are experiencing a vitamin B deficiency.

Steelhead trout have been dying as they make their way to the Salmon River in Oswego County from Lake Ontario. Apparently, the cause behind the death is a thiamine, or vitamin B, deficiency present in the fish. The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) commissioner, Joe Martens, issued a statement about the Salmon River issues on… Read more »

Cable TV Providers Continue To Rake In Billions Of Dollars

Cable TV Providers Rake In Billions

Cable TV providers are raking in the dough. Even though thousands of Americans are refusing to shell out $40 a month for cable TV service, companies like Time Warner, Comcast, DirecTV, and Verizon are still able to generate billions of dollars. Nielsen is an American global measurement and information company with headquarters in New York… Read more »