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  • Anti-Trump Resistance Falling Flat? Some Democrats Deflated After Georgia Loss

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    “Democrats would do much better” if they would work more with Republicans, Pres. Trump tweeted after Republican Karen Handel’s win in the high-profile Georgia congressional special election.

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:42:34 -0400
  • Buoyant Trump spouts boasts, proposals — and falsehoods — at Iowa rally

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    President Trump recapped his campaign's greatest hits and offered new policy ideas as well as blatant misstatements during a rally Wednesday night in Iowa.

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:40:33 -0400
  • Thousands Attend Funeral for Muslim Teen Who Was Murdered in Virginia

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    As many as 5,000 people attended the funeral to remember Nabra Hassanen, a 17-year-old girl who was beaten to death early Sunday as she walked home after an all-night prayer session at a mosque.

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:40:36 -0400
  • The Latest: Navy Seal tells of wound during Bergdahl search

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    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on pretrial hearings in the case of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who is accused of endangering comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan in 2009 (all times local):

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:28:33 -0400
  • McCain castigates Defense Department pick at confirmation hearing

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    Sen. John McCain berated the deputy defense secretary nominee for a wishy-washy answer to whether he would advocate providing lethal defensive aid to Ukraine.

    Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:44:15 -0400
  • "Textalyzer" Device Allows Police to Determine if Drivers Were Texting and Driving

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    The “Textalyzer” device allows police to plug in and determine if a driver was using a cell phone to text while driving. Jeff Rossen shows how it works.

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:47:20 -0400
  • Wall Street Journal fires correspondent over ethics conflict

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday fired its highly regarded chief foreign affairs correspondent after evidence emerged of his involvement in prospective commercial deals — including one involving arms sales to foreign governments — with an international businessman who was one of his key sources.

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:27:48 -0400
  • Gigantic Stash of Nazi Memorabilia Found in Argentina

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    It didn't just get there by itself.

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:19:46 -0400
  • Philando Castile shooting: officer said he felt in danger after smelling pot in car

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    Dash-camera footage released along with the transcript clearly picks up Castile telling the officer ‘I do have a firearm on me’. The Minnesota police officer who shot and killed Philando Castile told state investigators that he believed his life was danger because he smelled marijuana in his car, according to transcripts released on Tuesday along with dash-camera footage. Officer Jeronimo Yanez said in an interview following the fatal traffic stop that Castile’s apparent willingness to use the drug in front of his young daughter and girlfriend led Yanez to believe that the 32-year-old posed a serious threat.

    Tue, 20 Jun 2017 19:39:51 -0400
  • Officials: No Policy from Trump On Russian Vote Attacks

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    Government cybersecurity and intelligence officials say they haven't received directions from Trump about stopping Russian meddling in future elections, and that Russia targeted 21 election systems in 2016.

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:21:30 -0400
  • Jared Kushner is heading to Israel for peace negotiations

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    Jared Kushner, senior White House adviser, speaks during a meeting with technology executives in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., on June 19. President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is scheduled to travel to Israel and the Palestinian territories on Wednesday for meetings that the White House says are aimed at “achieving a lasting peace agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians.” Kushner will be accompanied by Jason Greenblatt, a Trump adviser whose official title is “assistant to the president and special representative for international negotiations.” According to a White House official who discussed the trip with Yahoo News, the pair are two of Trump’s “most trusted advisers” and will be spearheading a “peace effort” that is a “top priority” for the president.

    Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:26:27 -0400
  • Canadian sniper breaks world record for longest confirmed kill shot in history

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    A Canadian sniper in Iraq has broken the world record for the longest confirmed kill shot in history. A member of the elite Special Forces unit, Joint Task Force 2, who has not been named, killed an Isis insurgent from 3,450 metres (2.1 miles) away. The shot broke the previous record, held by Craig Harrison, a member of the British armed forces, by almost 1000 metres.

    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 05:22:00 -0400
  • Police Officer Stabbed in Neck at Michigan Airport, Suspect Detained

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    The officer, identified as Michigan State Police Officer Jeff Neville, was injured in the stabbing attack at Bishop International Airport in Flint, Mich.

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:50:00 -0400
  • UN chief concerned about possible escalation in Syria

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    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday that the recent downings of a Syrian jet and of an Iranian-made drone could be "very dangerous" and lead to an escalation of the war in Syria. Guterres also sought to downplay expectations of a breakthrough in the next round of UN-led peace talks on Syria starting on July 10. "Indeed I am concerned and I hope that this will not lead to any escalation of the conflict that is already as dramatic as it is," Guterres told a news conference at UN headquarters.

    Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:12:52 -0400
  • Walmart And Amazon Rivalry Goes To The Next Level: The Cloud

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    Walmart and Amazon's rivalry just went to the next level.

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:48:07 -0400
  • Barbie's companion Ken gets new looks: Man bun, beefy bod

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    NEW YORK (AP) — He's been overshadowed by Barbie for decades, but now Ken is finally getting some attention.

    Tue, 20 Jun 2017 17:35:37 -0400
  • High hat fashion shares the stage at Britian's Royal Ascot horse races

    British Society and Royals come decked out with high-fashion hats – some elegant, some whimsical – and all incredibly creative.

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:01:58 -0400
  • Settlement Reached in Lawsuit over Michael Brown's Death

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    (Reuters) - The parents of black teenager Michael Brown and the city of Ferguson, Missouri, have settled a lawsuit over his fatal shooting by a white city police officer in 2014, according to a court document filed on June 19, 2017.

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 18:39:58 -0400
  • Alexandria shooter carried list of 6 members of Congress, FBI confirms

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    On James T. Hodgkinson, investigators found a piece of paper with the names of six members of Congress. The FBI did not disclose the names of those lawmakers.

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:34:07 -0400
  • Bitter Ga. loss provides backdrop for Democrats to reflect on party’s future

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    In the wake of Jon Ossoff’s stinging defeat in the House race in Atlanta’s suburbs last night, the question now is: How do Democrats pick up the pieces? Under this scenario, Democrats would embrace candidates who excoriate the wealthiest “1 percent” and promise to curb income inequality, zero out public college and university tuition and enact single-payer universal health care. There are also Democratic warnings that Ossoff’s tepid handling of President Trump misfired.

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:22:15 -0400
  • The USS Fitzgerald Is Built to Take Abuse

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    The Arleigh Burke class destroyers were designed to be good at everything, including staying afloat.

    Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:59:37 -0400
  • Inmates Rushed to Save Guard Who Passed Out: 'We Had to Help Him'

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    The inmates rushed to aid an officer who lost consciousness on a hot Georgia day.

    Tue, 20 Jun 2017 19:05:00 -0400
  • Islamic militants take hostages at Philippine school: army

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    Islamic militants occupied a primary school and took hostages in a southern Philippine village on Wednesday, a few hours drive from a city where other jihadists were fighting a month-long war, authorities said. Encinas said the gunmen had planted improvised bombs around the school, a small building in a rural area, and that soldiers had surrounded it. The unrest occurred in Pigkawayan, a farming town about 160 kilometres (100 miles) from Marawi city where fighters linked to the Islamic State (IS) group have been battling troops for a month in a conflict that has claimed hundreds of lives.

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 07:35:18 -0400
  • McDonald's Changed The Meat In Its Burgers And People Are Pissed

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    Welp, this sucks.

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:14:50 -0400
  • The Best Power Tool Combo Kits

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    Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:44:40 -0400
  • Stephen Hawking Predicts Humans Will Go Extinct If We Stay On Earth

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    Physicist and doomsayer Stephen Hawking has provided a gentle reminder (predictions) that he thinks we’re all going to die if we stay on Earth.

    Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:25:04 -0400
  • OAS nations make last-ditch effort to condemn Venezuela for crisis

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    By Anthony Esposito CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) - Mexico and the United States pushed on Wednesday to condemn Venezuela's government for its handling of the political and economic crisis in the South American country, on the final day of a meeting of the Organization of American States, sources told Reuters. Foreign ministers from the 34-nation OAS bloc failed on Monday to agree on a resolution formally rebuking Venezuela, where at least 75 people have been killed in more than two months of protests. Now a group of nations, led by the United States, Mexico and regional allies, may try to include a declaration on Venezuela, tucking it into a more general resolution on human rights, according to two officials close to the closed-door talks.

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:49:11 -0400
  • Republican Karen Handel wins Georgia House race, beating back liberal wave

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    Former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in the hotly contested congressional special election in suburban Atlanta Tuesday.

    Tue, 20 Jun 2017 22:12:34 -0400
  • Hidden trove of suspected Nazi artifacts found in Argentina

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    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — In a hidden room in a house near Argentina's capital, police believe they have found the biggest collection of Nazi artifacts in the country's history, including a bust relief of Adolf Hitler and magnifying glasses inside elegant boxes with swastikas.

    Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:32:26 -0400
  • Pregnant Woman Shot Dead by Police After Calling Them for Help: Cops

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    Charleena Lyles, a 30-year-old pregnant woman, was shot dead by police after phoning them for help.

    Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:14:00 -0400
  • Pentagon chief blasts N.Korea over US student who died

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    North Korea's treatment of an American student who died after being released from detention in a coma was inhuman and US patience with Pyongyang is running out, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said Wednesday. Otto Warmbier, 22, suffered severe brain damage in North Korea and died on Monday following 18 months of captivity in North Korea after he was sentenced to hard labor for stealing a political poster from a hotel. "To see a young man go over there healthy and, (after) a minor act of mischief, come home dead basically... this goes beyond any kind of understanding of law and order, of humanity, of responsibility towards any human being," Mattis said.

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:21:14 -0400
  • Alaska fishermen ‘chased out’ of Bering Sea by gangs of killer whales

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    Pods of killer whales are reportedly stalking Alaskan fishermen and driving them out of fishing areas while robbing them of their catch. The National Post reports that black cod and halibut fishers are being surrounded by orcas acting like “motorcycle gangs” and “chased out” of their areas of operation in the north Pacific.

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:52:24 -0400
  • The Death of the Boeing's 747 Is on the Horizon

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    A Boeing forecast of the airline industry leaves the large four-engine planes like the 747 without a seat at the table.

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:19:47 -0400
  • Prince Philip’s Funeral Has Been Planned For Years

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    He doesn't want there to be a "fuss" over his death.

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:37:21 -0400
  • Why the Honda Civic Type R Has Three Tailpipes

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    Here's what the small middle exhaust pipe on the Civic Type R actually does.

    Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:00:08 -0400
  • Syria troops position themselves at heart of war on IS

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    BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government troops and their allies have steadily positioned themselves in key areas on the flanks of the U.S.-led coalition battle for the Islamic State's self-declared capital of Raqqa.

    Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:42:25 -0400
  • 32 Super-Creative Chicken Casseroles

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    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:07:22 -0400
  • Trump lawyers make final Supreme Court pitch on travel ban

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    By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Wednesday made its final plea to the U.S. Supreme Court to allow its proposed ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority countries to go into effect as the justices weigh how to handle the hotly contested dispute. The court papers filed by President Donald Trump's administration complete the briefing on the government's emergency application asking the justices to block lower court injunctions in favor of challengers to the ban. In the court papers, Acting Solicitor General Jeff Wall said the lower courts had wrongly second-guessed the president on national security policy when reviewing the March 6 executive order.

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:49:25 -0400
  • Former Texas Nurse Genene Jones Accused Of Killing Infants, Charged Again

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    Genene Jones is suspected of killing more than a dozen infants in the pediatric intensive care unit at San Antonio’s charity hospital where she worked during the early 1980s.

    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:50:54 -0400
  • NATO jet approaches Russian defence minister's plane

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    A NATO military plane on Wednesday approached the plane of Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu above the Baltic Sea, Russian news agencies reported, the third such encounter in three days. A NATO fighter jet tried to approach Shoigu's plane but a Russian escort plane intervened to defend it, Interfax news agency reported, citing journalists accompanying the minister. The escort plane, a Sukhoi SU-27, demonstrated it was armed by rocking its wings, after which the NATO plane flew off, Interfax reported.

    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 04:36:30 -0400
  • Dad Who Had Wanted Abortion Allegedly Beats Baby Girl Within an Inch of Her Life: Cops

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    Sixteen-month-old Nylah's battle to survive began on Father's Day when a 911 caller reported that the girl's mom had been chased and assaulted.

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:04:00 -0400
  • 2018 Toyota Camry

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    Relocating from major appliances to sporting goods. Really.

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 07:01:00 -0400
  • Exploding whipped cream dispenser kills fitness blogger

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    An Instagram star and well-known fitness blogger has died in a freak accident after a pressurised cannister used for dispensing whipped cream exploded, hitting her in the chest, her family has said. Rebecca Burger, who had a large following on the social media site, where she posted regular pictures of herself promoting fitness products, was killed in eastern France in what the family said was a domestic incident. "It is with great sadness we announce the death of Rebecca who died the June 18th, 2017 in an accident in the home," read a statement on Burger's Instagram account, signed "The grieving family".

    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:51:31 -0400
  • Bill Clinton: US foreign aid cuts would trim 'outsize' good

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Drastic reductions to the U.S. foreign aid budget would be "a bad thing" because the relatively small amount of money is well-spent, former President Bill Clinton told a coalition of U.S. humanitarian and development groups on Tuesday.

    Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:47:38 -0400
  • Can you spot the Curiosity rover in this photo of Mars?

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    NASA's Curiosity rover has delivered some seriously stellar views of Mars to us back on Earth, but it's easy to forget that the dusty, durable vehicle spends a lot of its time driving to various locations of scientific importance. Crawling over rocks and navigating never-before-seen peaks and valleys, the trusty bot just keeps on truckin'. This week, NASA delivered a photo that perfectly encapsulates Curiosity's tiresome journey, but you might miss the rover at first glance. The photo, taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, captures the Curiosity rover as it trudges over a seemingly endless sea of rocky, lifeless terrain. The image, which has been color-enhanced so that you actually have a chance of picking out the rover hidden among the weathered rocks and sand. Can you see it? It's a bit hard to make out, but that tiny blue dot in the very center is Curiosity, clawing along on the martian landscape on its way to a new destination. In the photo, the vehicle is headed uphill on Mount Sharp, towards Vera Rubin Ridge, where Curiosity investigated rock formations. It's kind of crazy to think that this very thing — scraping its wheels on dusty rocks, taking samples, and snapping photos — is what the rover has been doing every day for the past five years or so. And with its plutonium power supply rated to last a minimum of 14 years (albeit with a decrease in overall output), it could be doing it for the better part of another decade, if things work out well.

    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:04:35 -0400
  • Republican aligned with Trump wins South Carolina House seat

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    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Republican Ralph Norman won a special election Tuesday to fill the South Carolina congressional seat vacated by Mick Mulvaney, battling to a victory closer than many expected to replace the new White House budget director.

    Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:43:43 -0400
  • German teen suspected of shooting toy gun at Thai king

    German prosecutors said on Wednesday they were investigating a 14-year-old boy suspected of shooting plastic bullets from a toy gun at the King of Thailand who was cycling near Munich this month. The king was not hurt. The unidentified youth, together with a 13-year-old who is too young to be investigated, is suspected of having fired the gun from a garden or house window at a group of cyclists that included King Maha Vajiralongkorn, a regular visitor to Bavaria, and his entourage.

    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:41:22 -0400
  • 7 Ways To Celebrate Summer Solstice

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    Don't forget to take a picture.

    Tue, 20 Jun 2017 17:00:58 -0400
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