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12 Dead in Shooting at French Satirical Newspaper (Live Updates) | Video |

Twelve people killed after three masked gunmen attacked offices of French satirical newspaper that’s published mocking cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad. • Witnesses: Attackers yelled “We have avenged the prophet.” • French president declares it an act of terrorism; U.S. strongly condemns. • Suspects still on the loose.

Financial Times Editor: Newspaper ‘Actually Just Being Stupid’ in Publishing Muhammad Cartoons |

Financial Times editor Tony Barber said the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo was “actually just being stupid” for publishing mocking cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, hours after masked gunmen tore through its offices and killed 12 people.

Eyewitness: Police Had To Retreat Because They Were Unarmed : The Burning Truth

One of the eyewitnesses from the horrific terrorist attack in told Info Radio that three officers retreated from the terrorist because they were unarmed.

Paris Killings Show Rise of Banned French ‘Weapons of War’ – Bloomberg

Semi-automatic and automatic firearms are banned, but that hasn’t stopped drug dealers and terrorists from acquiring them in increasing numbers, according to the National Observatory for Delinquency, a state body created in 2003

Ahmed Merabet, Cop Killed In Paris Attacks, Was Muslim | The Daily Caller

Police have named 42-year-old policeman Ahmed Merabet as one of the two officers killed in Wednesday’s attack on a satirical magazine in Paris. He is survived by his wife.

Head Of Catholic League Blames French Magazine Targeted In Mass Terror Shooting | The Daily Caller

The head of one of the largest Catholic organizations in the U.S. said Wednesday that if the publisher of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo “not been so narcissistic, he may still be alive.”

New Mexico Man’s Lottery Ticket Revealed Winning Numbers, But the State Isn’t Going to Pay |

The New Mexico informed him that he was not, in fact, a winner.

Boehner takes revenge – Jake Sherman and John Bresnahan – POLITICO

After he secured his third term as speaker Tuesday afternoon, losing 25 votes on the House floor to some relatively unknown members of the Republican Conference, Boehner moved swiftly to boot two of the insurgents from the influential Rules Committee. That could be just the start of payback for the speaker’s betrayers, who might see subcommittee chairmanships and other perks fall away in the coming months.

Boehner Acknowledges Punishing Conservatives For Opposing His Re-Election | The Daily Caller

Speaker of the House John Boehner acknowledged Wednesday that he punished two Republicans who opposed his re-election by stripping them of committee assignments.

Rep. Loudermilk Explains Why His First Vote Broke a Major Campaign Promise – Peach Pundit — Peach Pundit

You will recall that while campaigning for congress, then-State Sen. Barry said he would note vote for John Boehner to be Speaker of the House. With his first vote as a congressman, broke that pledge by voting for Speaker Boehner.

Doug Ross @ Journal: THE DIRTY HALF-DOZEN: The Six Freshmen Republicans Who Lied About Voting Against Boehner as Speaker

Courtesy of RedState, we now have a list of The , the six freshmen Republicans who campaigned on explicit promises to vote against John Boehner as Speaker of the House. And then, moments after being sworn in, they promptly violated their promises and essentially spit on their constituents.

New Indiana Teacher Ratings Disappoint | The Daily Caller

Over 97 percent of teachers in Indiana have been rated as “effective,” according to numbers released Monday, and state lawmakers are less than pleased.

A 17-Year-Old Girl With Cancer Who Refused Treatment and Was Put Into State Custody Will Have Her Case Heard by the Conn. Supreme Court | Video |

The Connecticut Supreme Court is set to hear the case of a 17-year-old who is in temporary custody of the state after she refused to undergo chemotherapy treatment for Hodgkins Lymphoma, a form of with which she was diagnosed in September 2014.