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As Many As 700 Could Be Dead In Mediterranean Shipwrecks

The coast guard preparing to tow a yacht carrying refugees.

More than 700 migrants may have drowned in the Mediterranean sea last week while fleeing from Africa and the Middle East. According to Yahoo News, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) reported on Monday that several shipwrecks could result in a death toll of migrants for the entire year reaching 3,000. The worst of the… Read more »

Hillary Clinton Chooses Not To Distance Herself From Obama

Bill and Hillary Clinton at the Harkin Steak Fry

While Hillary Clinton has not yet officially announced her candidacy for the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, she has gotten pretty close. The media and the public seem to believe that Hillary will almost certainly be running for president once Barack Obama leaves office. And in a political decision that some might consider unwise, Clinton decided… Read more »

GM Cars Cause At Least 19 Deaths, Possibly Many More

Ken Feinberg

General Motors will be paying compensation to the families of 19 victims of a faulty ignition switch in GM cars. So far, 19 deaths have been confirmed as a result of the GM vehicles, but 125 death claims have been filed in total, meaning the actual number could be much larger. According to Fox 2… Read more »

It Ain’t Miller Time: Heineken Rejects Takeover Bid


If you’re a purist when it comes to a certain Dutch beer, you can breathe a sigh of relief today. That’s because Heineken rejected a bid by close rival SABMiller to take over the Netherlands-based brewer. As reported by CBS News, on Sunday Heineken released a statement claiming the family-owned beer company turned down the… Read more »

Bass Lake Fire: Hundreds Forced To Evacuate, Ten Homes Destroyed

California Fire

The Bass Lake fire forced hundreds of residents out of their homes. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection confirmed the fire has destroyed 21 structures, including at least 10 homes. Although the fire is approximately 20 percent contained, it has spread to more than 320 acres. Officials said the fire threatened to destroy… Read more »

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev Crowned Miss America 2015!

Miss America 2015

For the third consecutive year, a Miss New York has walked away with the crown of Miss America. At the Miss America 2015 pageant held at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall on Sunday night (September 14), Miss New York Kira Kazantsev managed to impress the judges and walked away with the crown. Outgoing Miss America Nina… Read more »

Darrien Hunt: Mom Believes He Was Shot ‘Because He Was Black’

Racial Profiling

Darrien Hunt’s mother believes he was shot and killed “because he was black.” On September 10, the 22-year-old man was shot and killed during a confrontation with the Saratoga Springs, Utah, Police Department. Although Darrien reportedly threatened the deputies with a sword, his mother believes the shooting was racially motivated. On the morning in question,… Read more »

Oklahoma Indian Tribes Raise Minimum Wage


Oklahoma Indian Tribes are the latest group to involve themselves in the national debate over raising the minimum wage. According to non-profit news organization Oklahoma Watch, many of the state’s tribes have taken it upon themselves to raise minimum wages at businesses owned or operated by the tribes. Oklahoma Watch reports that many of the… Read more »

What Iowa Democrats Think Of Hillary Clinton’s Weekend Visit


As nearly every political observer knows by now, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in Iowa over the weekend attending Democratic U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin’s annual steak fry for the second time in her political life. While Clinton all but announced her candidacy as we reported earlier Sunday (September 14) on The Inquisitr, the… Read more »

Planned Parenthood Attack Ads Target Republicans On Over The Counter Birth Control


Planned Parenthood is involving itself in the 2014 mid-term elections by attacking Republicans for their position on over-the-counter birth control. According to a report by The Huffington Post, the non-profit organization that has long been the target itself of attacks by Republicans is returning the favor with several targeted ad campaigns attacking Republicans for support… Read more »

Luke Russert Joins ‘Meet The Press’


Luke Russert, the son of the longest-serving Meet the Press moderator, Tim Russert, is joining the public affairs program his late father hosted until his death. The younger Russert has been a fixture on the network since his father’s death; he delivered a moving eulogy at the Kennedy Center that was broadcast on cable news…. Read more »