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The Facebook Hoax
By: Ashley Bowmaster
Cnn: The Hoax says that you have to copy and paste this message in order to retain the private status of your Facebook Profile:


"Now it's official! It has been published in the media. Facebook has just released the entry price: $5.99 to keep the subscription of your status to be set to 'private.' If you paste this message on your page, it will be offered free (paste not share) if not tomorrow, all your posts can become public. Even the messages that have been deleted or the photos not allowed. After all, it does not cost anything for a simple copy and paste."

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What Caused the Hajj Stampede?
By: Ashley Bowmaster
More than 700 religious participants were killed during Thursday's annual Hajj pilgrimage. This annual pilgrimage is an event that many say every Muslim should take at least once in their lifetime. This being said, each year this holy experience takes the lives of its practitioners.

Participants in the pilgrimage found themselves trapped in a stampede made of their fellow pilgrims. Though the exact cause of the stampede itself is unknown human stampedes are not an uncommon occurrence.

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Kim Davis
By: Ashley Bowmaster
CNN: Kim Davis. Rowan County Kentucky elected official. Refused to give marriage licenses to homosexuals. Spent five days in jail. Democrat, oddly enough. 49. Elected 53% vote. Was only in office since January. Mother was a clerk for 37 years and Davis worked under her for 27 years. Rowan County , 96% White and more than 1/4 in poverty. She defied the supreme court ruling to allow gay couples to marry. "It is a heaven or hell decision" Davis said. Davis doesn't want her name and title affixed to a same-sex marriage license "that goes down in the annals of Kentucky history," said her attorney, Mat Staver. She was held in contempt. She was released on Tuesday Sept 8th.

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