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The recall election for the three Jefferson County school board members who pushed for changes to the AP U.S. History curriculum will be placed on the general November ballot, the county clerk announced on Thursday.

Critics of the school board majority submitted recall petitions in July. Board members Ken Witt, Julie Williams and John Newkirk have been criticized by parents and students for an attempt to make sure the AP U.S. History course emphasized "positive aspects of the United States and its heritage." The plan was nixed after students staged walk-outs protesting the proposed changes. Parents are also concerned about the board's stance on school choice and teacher turnover in the Colorado district.

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After conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt stumped Donald Trump with questions about the Iran Revolutionary Guard's special Quds Force, Laura Ingraham rushed to the real estate mogul's defense by attacking Hewitt's tactics.

Trump confused the Quds force with the Kurdish ethnic group in the Middle East, and was also unable to answer Hewitt's questions about the leaders of world terror organizations. Trump whined about the host's "gotcha" questions, and called Hewitt a "third-rate radio announcer" on MSNBC's "Morning Joe."

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Republican presidential candidate former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said on Friday during an appearance on Fox News that serial killers got better treatment by the American justice system than the Kentucky county clerk who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Huckabee has been one of the most vocal presidential candidates to defend Rowan County, Kentucky clerk Kim Davis after she was jailed Thursday on contempt of federal court.

The ex-governor brought up the comparison to serial killers during an interview on Fox's "America's Newsroom."

"Jeffery Dahmer got bail, the Boston Stranger got bail, John Wayne Gacy got bail," Huckabee said. "Kim Davis, because of her convictions, was not given bail."

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I’m going to try to scoot you guys across the finish line before you suck a bullet,” barks Larry Vickers, addressing his men with disdain. He was once among elite U.S. Army warriors, but today his troop is a ragtag assortment of two dozen male gun enthusiasts, predominantly white and beefy, on a sandy gun range in a rural South New Jersey abyss between Philadelphia and Atlantic City.

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A Louisiana police officer was fired on Wednesday after a photo of him giving a Nazi salute at a rally in North Carolina surfaced on Facebook, according to Acadiana news station KATC.

The Lake Arthur council on Wednesday voted unanimously to fire Raymond Mott, who is pictured on the far left wearing what appears to be KKK insignias. During the council meeting, Mott, a police officer with the Lake Arthur force, said that his firing was unfair and that the photograph was taken out of context.

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