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Former Beijing Tycoon Executed for Murdering 8 People 

Former Beijing Tycoon Executed for Murdering 8 People 

Former Beijing multimillionaire Xia Keming and his three companions were executed on Tuesday for killing eight people between 1999 and 2007, the Beijing Times observed on Wednesday.

Xia once served as a civil servant in Beijing. He was sentenced in 1988 to three years in prison for the illegaldealingof train tickets. After being released, Xia started a business in Shenzhen, and also owned 19…

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FBI: ‘Buddy Bandits’, ‘Rabid Fan Bandit’ Teamed Up to Rob 16 Seattle Area Banks

FBI: ‘Buddy Bandits’, ‘Rabid Fan Bandit’ Teamed Up to Rob 16 Seattle Area Banks

140423_Bank_Robbers_300SEATTLE — For KOMO News,  writes: Like some sort of real-life Legion of Doom, a group of six suspected criminals with colorful monikers have been arrested* after teaming up to rob 16 banks, according to the FBI.

Various law-enforcement agencies have been looking for a suspect they were calling the Rabid Fan Bandit because he always wore a different sports team’s hat since March…

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Mark Steyn speaks with TheBlaze on his new book, and everything from global warming to Common Core to the First Amendment

Mark Steyn speaks with TheBlaze on his new book, and everything from global warming to Common Core to the First Amendment

For TheBlaze,  writes:  We spoke with best-selling author and columnist Mark Steyn in connection with the release of a newly updated version of his entertaining and insightful book of obituaries and appreciations, “Mark Steyn’s Passing Parade.”

[Explore Mark Steyn’s book: "Passing Parade: Obituaries & Appreciations" expanded edition at Amazon]

In a wide-ranging interview, Steyn…

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Bill O’Reilly to Bundy Supporter: Whats the Difference Between Bundy and Occupy Wall Street?

Bill O’Reilly to Bundy Supporter: Whats the Difference Between Bundy and Occupy Wall Street?

Bill O’Reilly took on a militia leader Tuesday night supporting Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and asked him a very blunt question: what’s the difference between Bundy supporters and Occupy Wall Street? Scott Shaw acknowledged that Bundy broke the law, but said Bundy should stick to his convictions.

O’Reilly suggested the government…

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Paglia: The Drinking Age Is Past Its Prime

Paglia: The Drinking Age Is Past Its Prime

The age 21 rule sets the United States apart from all advanced Western nations, and it has pushed kids toward pills and other anti-social behavior. Neil Davies

Neil Davies

The National Minimum Drinking Age Act, passed by Congress 30 years ago this July, is a gross violation of civil liberties and must be repealed. It is absurd and unjust that young Americans can vote, marry, enter contracts, and serve in the…

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The Hammer: SCOTUS Right To Let States Decide on Affirmative Action

The Hammer: SCOTUS Right To Let States Decide on Affirmative Action

Charles Krauthammer said the US Supreme Court’s 6-2 ruling on Tuesday that a lower court does not have the authority to set aside the law that bans the use of racial criteria in college admissions shows the court wants to preserve citizen’s rights to decide such things democratically.

“We leave the decision of affirmative action up…

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Texas AG Abbott to BLM: Come and Take It

Texas AG Abbott to BLM: Come and Take It

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For Breitbart-Texas reports:  After Breitbart Texas reported on the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) intent to seize 90,000 acres belonging to Texas landholders along the Texas/Oklahoma line, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott questioned the BLM’s authority to take such action.

“I am about ready,” General Abbott told Breitbart Texas, “to go to the Red River and raise a ‘Come and…

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