Fight Breaks Out During Live, Televised Debate
When people are passionate about their position on politics, a debate can get very heated... Maybe turn into a hot enough brawl that chairs are thrown, and more. A live back-and-forth on Jordanian TV channel Josat put outspoken journalist Shaker al-Johari on one side of the spectrum and pro-Syrian regime activist and lawyer Samih Khrais on the other.
No Labels? No results? No problem.
Like other outside political groups, No Labels spends a large part of its budget maintaining and promoting its own organization. And though No Labels has positioned itself as a warrior against gridlock, in an internal document obtained by Yahoo News, the group is banking on more political dysfunction in an attempt to find â€śopportunityâ€ť and relevance for itself. The confidential document, distributed at No Labels' May executive board meeting, outlines a â€śbreak through strategyâ€ť for the group, which despite raising millions and a buzzy-for-cable-news-talk launch, has struggled to find a foothold on the campaign trail or in the halls of Congress...
Viner With Anti-Hater Spoons Shows Us How to 'Block Out the Haters'
Brandon Bowen, 16 years old, is a self-proclaimed "professional fatty" and "amateur Viner" from Tifton, Georgia. He recently posted a vine with his unique approach to blocking out the haters. Brandon got the idea to use the spoons from a fellow churchgoer, and in the video above he gives me a little lesson in hater blockin'. He says his secret to holding the spoons in place is duct tape, but I found that wedging a spoon in under my brow and then squinching my face works pretty well...
This girl is not a fan of bike thieves
Bike thieves, be not proud. A six-year-old Portland, Ore. girl named Roxy created a homemade sign, blasting the thief or thieves who dared to steal her father's bicycles.
Exclusive: Sen. John Walsh responds to revelations that he plagiarized Army War College paper
A doctor prescribed Montana Democratic Sen. John Walsh medication for symptoms of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder after he returned from an Army deployment in Iraq, but he was not formally diagnosed with PTSD, the senator confirmed to Yahoo News following revelations this week that he had plagiarized a paper to receive his masters degree at the Army War College in 2007.
Texas Dad's Invention That Fills 100 Water Balloons in a Minute Inspires Robust Kickstarter Campaign
Summer after summer of filling and knotting water balloons was taking the fun out of water balloon fights. So one Texas family took matters into their own hands and came up with a way to save time. After some experimentation, engineer Josh Malone and his kids came up with a prototype of a prepackaged balloon set, which attaches to a hose. After a group of balloons are filled with water simultaneously, they tie themselves before falling off — in one minute...
Congressional shrug on emergency border spending could prove costly
According to multiple congressional sources close to members briefed on the situation, a delay in funding would impose increased costs of $250 to $1,000 per child per day. Since Oct. 1, approximately 57,000 children have been apprehended at the border. To give an example of the magnitude of the $250 to $1,000 range — and the cost of congressional inaction — the collective price tag for one day of care for those children could range from $14...