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Sydney Cafe Standoff Ends Tragically With Three Dead, Four Injured

Reuters / Jason Reed

All 17 hostages are now accounted for, and are being treated as necessary. No explosives were found, despite early reports of the possibility.

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Bystanders Posing For Selfies At Sydney Siege Get Shamed On Twitter (IMAGES)

Photo Credit: Instagram

It’s nice to see that being an idiot isn’t received well these days.

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ISIS Hits Grotesque New Low, Tries To Ransom James Foley’s Body For $1M

Photo Credit: AFP PHOTO / HO / ISIL

The Foley family, understandably, had no comment, and we can only hope some resolution to their ongoing nightmare will come soon.

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Addicting Info’s Weekly News Roundup — Week Of February 3rd-9th

Addicting Info’s Weekly News Roundup — Week Of February 3rd-9th

This week’s ‘Addicting Info’ news in review, divvied up into your favorite categories, including Those Danged Republicans, Guns, Gays, and The Jabbering Classes.

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Breaking: Jimmy Lee Dykes Dead, Five-Year-Old Hostage Safe (VIDEO)

Breaking: Jimmy Lee Dykes Dead, Five-Year-Old Hostage Safe (VIDEO)

Alabama schoolbus shooter and Doomsday survivalist Jimmy Dykes is dead after week-long stand-off with law enforcement; the five year old boy he kidnapped and dragged into his bunker is now free and safe.

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Movie Theater Shooting Narrowly Averted In San Diego (VIDEO)

Gunman shot in San Diego theater; @ CBS News

The domestic incident played out in public and endangered more than just the two who were initially involved in the dispute.

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GOP Senator Lindsey Graham Takes Nation Hostage – Raise Social Security Retirement Age Or Else

In an interesting contradiction, Graham claims there's precedent for censoring the mail, but ignores precedents for stronger firearms legislation.

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham would throw the country into an economic calamity that is expected to make 2008’s Great Recession look like a New Year’s Eve party if Republicans don’t get their way.

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People Literally Held Hostage At Romney Rally, Despite Complaints Of Frostbite

^People held hostage to hear this. 
Cartoon by DonkeyHotey/Esquire’s The Politics Blog

Woman shouts ‘I feel like caged animal!’ as she pushes through staffer to exit Romney campaign event.

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John Boehner Threatens To Take America Hostage In Second Debt Showdown

John Boehner Threatens To Take America Hostage In Second Debt Showdown

In the wake of the debt deal in August 2011, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell admitted that the Republican Party took America hostage to get their way and said they would do it again

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10 Years of Being Held Hostage. It’s Time to Break Free

10 Years of Being Held Hostage. It’s Time to Break Free

As we all know, tomorrow is the 10th anniversary of 9/11. I moved away from the New York area a few months before that day. It still felt like home. My commute to the city often took me to the World Trade Center.

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