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Nine Fun And Fascinating Facts About St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day pugs photo cc 2013 DaPuglet via Flickr.

It’s St. Patrick’s Day and time for the wearin’ ‘o’ the green. But some of the things you think you know about the holiday aren’t quite right. Slàinte!

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CEO Brags About Apple’s Success, Then Demands Lower Taxes During Senate Hearing (VIDEO)

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Apple CEO’s defense of tax avoidance and demands for even lower taxes shows how multinational corporations are making the world’s governments broke.

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Brave Activists In Ireland Risking Up To 14 Years For Giving Women Information About Abortion

Brave Activists In Ireland Risking Up To 14 Years For Giving Women Information About Abortion

Those brave activists fighting to obtain women’s rights, and risking time in jail to do so, should be applauded by progressives and liberals around the world.

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British Cardinal Retires Amid Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct

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O’Brien is not the only cardinal chosen for the papal conclave, who has found himself at the center of sexual abuse allegations.

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Horsemeat In Your Burger?! That Ain’t A Whopper, That’s Burger King

Americans like their burgers medium rare, with ketchup, pickles and…beef; @ CNN.com

Until Burger King can clear the palate of its many revolted customers, it’s likely most will say “neigh” to a Whopper until meat suppliers stop horsing around.

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Facebook Uses Tax Scam To Pay 0.3% On Profits

Facebook Uses Tax Scam To Pay 0.3% On Profits

Things are good for Facebook it seems, with $1.3 billion in profits generated by Facebook outside of the United States and they only had to pay $4.6 million in taxes

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‘This Is A Catholic Country’: Woman Denied Medically Necessary Abortion, Dies

‘This Is A Catholic Country’: Woman Denied Medically Necessary Abortion, Dies

When religion is used to make medical decisions, people die to satisfy an arbitrary moral code.

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