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Conservative billionaire Charles Koch hit back against Democrats' attacks calling him "un-American" in the pages of the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, citing his corporate record and denouncing political cronyism.
A University of Alaska campus priest had a streak of bad luck when police who pulled him over for drunk driving found a gun hidden in his truck and marijuana stashed in his sweatshirt, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.
When the missing Malaysia plane story was still hot, Jon Stewart thought CNN had realized they needed to fill 24 hours of airtime and seized the opportunity to say "F*ck it, let's go nuts." But now that the network is in its third week of wall-to-wall coverage, Stewart wonders if there's anywhere CNN hasn't looked for the vanished jetliner.
Dating website OkCupid is all about bringing people together, so it is encouraging users who access the site through Firefox to ditch the web browser because its parent company's new CEO opposes equal rights for gay couples.