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  • All hail Roy Moore at 'pro-family' rally, while accusations pile up

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    A “pro-family” rally in Birmingham, Ala., featured tributes to embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore by a parade of supporters — including one with a stalking conviction and one who has blamed Hurricane Sandy on gay marriage – but no comments from Moore himself on the latest accusations against him. After two hours of speeches, Moore gave a brief address before the host invited questions on “issues” from the assembled press. The first question was if Moore had ever touched young women without their consent and if he dated teenagers when he was in his 30s.

    Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:11:16 -0500
  • Keystone XL Opponents On 210,000-Gallon Spill: We Warned You

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    In April 2016, just five months after President Barack Obama rejected the proposal to build the Keystone XL pipeline, the existing Keystone pipeline leaked 17,000 gallons of oil onto private land in southeastern South Dakota.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:51:31 -0500
  • Jay-Z Writes How ‘Probation Is A Trap’ In Powerful Meek Mill Op-Ed

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    Jay-Z continued to show his support for fellow rapper Meek Mill in a poignant New York Times opinion piece published Friday.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:03:07 -0500
  • Head Of Puerto Rico Power Utility Resigns As More Controversy Plagues Island

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    The head of Puerto Rico’s power utility resigned Friday while facing scrutiny for the slow progress being made on restoring the island’s power grid eight weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:50:24 -0500
  • Injured defector's parasites and diet hint at hard life in North Korea

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    By Josh Smith and Hyonhee Shin SEOUL (Reuters) - Parasitic worms found in a North Korean soldier, critically injured during a desperate defection, highlight nutrition and hygiene problems that experts say have plagued the isolated country for decades. At a briefing on Wednesday, lead surgeon Lee Cook-jong displayed photos showing dozens of flesh-colored parasites - including one 27 cm (10.6 in) long - removed from the wounded soldier's digestive tract during a series of surgeries to save his life. The parasites, along with kernels of corn in his stomach, may confirm what many experts and previous defectors have described about the food and hygiene situation for many North Koreans.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:07:18 -0500
  • US puts Palestinians on notice: DC office may be shuttered

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration put the Palestinians on notice Friday that it will shutter their office in Washington unless they've entered serious peace talks with Israel, U.S. officials said, potentially giving President Donald Trump more leverage as he seeks an elusive Mideast peace deal.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:32:37 -0500
  • Russia's Nuclear Submarine Force Is Back (Maybe)

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    Russia’s Navy has a new nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) patrolling the world’s seas. On Friday, the submarine, Knyaz Vladimir, set sail on its first venture. The sub is the first of five upgraded Borei-class submarines that Russia is building.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:38:00 -0500
  • Senate Republicans Slip 'Flimflam' Paid Leave Proposal Into Tax Bill

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    Tucked inside the Senate Republicans’ latest tax bill is a proposal they’re touting as a paid family leave plan.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 05:01:46 -0500
  • Woman with crude anti-Trump truck decal arrested

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    The driver of a pickup displaying an expletive-filled message to President Donald Trump and his supporters in the Houston area was arrested Thursday on an outstanding warrant.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:52:31 -0500
  • Supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga clash with police in Nairobi, Kenya

    Two people were killed on Friday as Kenyan police tried to disperse supporters cheering a convoy carrying opposition leader Raila Odinga in Nairobi.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:37:52 -0500
  • Joe Biden shares his favorite memes of him and Barack Obama: 'They're all true'

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    Former Vice President Barack Obama shared some of his favorite memes poking fun at his bromance with Barack Obama in a recent interview, saying, "in essence, they're all true." “I feel good about it,” Biden said to NBC News about the memes.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:35:46 -0500
  • They Came To Clear Roy Moore's Character. They Talked About Guns And Abortion.

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    ― A few dozen women gathered on the steps of the state Capitol on Friday to argue that those accusing former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore of sexual misconduct are liars, people who identify as transgender are awful, guns are good and abortion is bad.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:49:52 -0500
  • Museum Of The Bible, Brainchild Of Hobby Lobby Owner, Set To Open In D.C.

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    Steve Green, the president of the craft chain Hobby Lobby, has already earned a spot in American history books by winning a precedent-setting Supreme Court case about birth control.

    Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:54:17 -0500
  • Some People Think Starbucks Is Promoting 'Gay Agenda' On Holiday Cups

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    It seems like outrage over Starbucks cups is almost as much of a holiday tradition as crowded malls, Mariah Carey and sappy movie marathons.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:17:37 -0500
  • Neighbor: Northern California gunman targeted victim, son

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    RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) — A neighbor's account indicates that a Northern California shooter who killed five people this week may have targeted an elementary school as part of his long-running feud with neighbors.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:37:47 -0500
  • How the U.S. Military Could Soon Have a New Way to Crush North Korea's ICBMs

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    A US military upgraded Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle, or EKV, a kinetic-force weapon that slams into its targets, destroyed an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time during a Missile Defense Agency test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system several months ago. The Missile Defense Agency's first-ever successful intercept of an ICBM target using a Ground-based Midcourse Defense system, using the kinetic force of an Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) to destroy the target, is paving the way toward advanced future kill vehicles able to discern and attack multiple approaching threats, industry and Pentagon officials said.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:28:00 -0500
  • J.B. Hunt, Wal-Mart climb aboard Tesla's electric truck

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    Most of the customers who announced plans to put down $5,000 deposits for the Tesla Semi indicated they wanted to test a few of the vehicles. Wal-Mart said it plans to order a total of 15 Tesla trucks, five for the United States and ten for Canada. The company operates a fleet of about 6,000 trucks in the United States.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:39:14 -0500
  • Syria troops, allies retake most of last IS-held town: monitor

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    Syrian troops and allied fighters advanced Saturday to capture most of Albu Kamal, a monitor said, in a tug-of-war over the Islamic State group's last urban stronghold in the country. The town in Syria's oil-rich Deir Ezzor province has changed hands several times, with government troops announcing its capture but losing it to a blistering IS counter-attack a week ago. Syria's army and Lebanese, Iranian and Iraqi loyalists re-entered Albu Kamal two days ago and by Saturday had taken most of it from IS, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

    Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:02:58 -0500
  • Ohio Lawmaker Quits After Having 'Inappropriate Conduct' With Man In His Office

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    An Ohio lawmaker known for his devotion to “family values” has stepped down after allegedly engaging in “inappropriate conduct with another man” in his office.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:16:41 -0500
  • Ivanka Trump warned to stay quiet after speaking out about sexual assault allegations

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    First daughter Ivanka Trump's harsh statement about Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore drew some backlash from Breitbart this week.

    Thu, 16 Nov 2017 22:02:45 -0500
  • All The Best Black Friday Deals, In One Exhaustive List

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    We know how overwhelming Black Friday and Cyber Monday can be.

    Thu, 16 Nov 2017 18:43:23 -0500
  • Have You Ever Lived In One Of Jared Kushner's Apartment Buildings?

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    Daddy’s bright boy and White House son-in-law Jared Kushne has never had a reputation for being a particularly scrupulous landlord.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:55:03 -0500
  • Man accidentally shoots himself and wife at church while discussing church shootings

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    A man accidentally shot himself and his wife while discussing church shootings at a church in Tennessee, police have said. Tellico Plains police say a man in his 80s accidentally discharged his gun during a Thanksgiving luncheon at the First United Methodist Church. As they cleaned up from the luncheon, the group began discussing church shootings, such as the recent shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:43:00 -0500
  • Lebanon's Saad al-Hariri leaves Saudi Arabia for France

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    Saad al-Hariri, who sparked a crisis by resigning as Lebanese prime minister on November 4 during a visit to Saudi Arabia, left Riyadh late last night on a flight bound for Paris, a television channel owned by his family said "Mr Hariri left Riyadh airport on his private jet with his wife and is headed for Le Bourget airport", north-east of Paris, announced Future TV around 1:20 am (2320 GMT). A source close to Mr Hariri confirmed the departure of the former prime minister to AFP, adding that the flight would take six and a half hours. Earlier Mr Hariri had tweeted he was on his way to the airport in the Saudi capital, refuting the suggestion he had been not allowed to leave the country. His visit to France with his family to meet President Emmanuel Macron is seen as part of a possible way out of the crisis. Michel Aoun, the Lebanese president, had accused Saudi authorities of "detaining" Mr Hariri and refused to accept his resignation from abroad. Mr Hariri, a dual Saudi citizen, has been in Riyadh since issuing a statement on television there on November 4 that he was stepping down because he feared for his life while also accusing Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of destabilising his nation. Mr Macron, speaking in Sweden, said Hariri "intends to return to his country in the coming days, weeks". The French president will meet Mr Hariri at noon Paris time today (Saturday). The crisis has thrust Lebanon into the bitter rivalry pitting Saudi Arabia and its allies against a bloc led by Iran, which includes the heavily armed Lebanese Shi'ite Hezbollah group. In Lebanon, Mr Hariri has long been an ally of Riyadh. His coalition government, formed in a political deal last year to end years of paralysis, includes Hizbollah. President Michel Aoun, a political ally of Hizbollah, has called Mr Hariri a Saudi hostage and refused to accept his resignation unless he returns to Lebanon. Saudi Arabia and Mr Hariri say his movements were not restricted. Lebanese politicians from across the political spectrum have called for Mr Hariri to return to the country, saying it is necessary to resolve the crisis. Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil, who heads President Aoun's political party, said on Thursday Beirut could escalate the crisis if Mr Hariri did not return home. "We have adopted self-restraint so far to arrive at this result so that we don't head towards diplomatic escalation and the other measures available to us," he said during a European tour aimed at building pressure for a solution to the crisis. Saudi Arabia regards Hizbollah as a conduit for Iranian interference across the Middle East, particularly in Syria, Yemen and Bahrain. It says it has no problem with Hizbollah remaining a purely political party, but has demanded it surrender its arms, which the group says are needed to defend Lebanon.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:17:22 -0500
  • Japan's Underwater Aircraft Carriers: Crazy Enough to Work?

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    A bold plan to attack the United States came too late in the war. Japan's Underwater Aircraft Carriers: Crazy Enough to Work? As soon as Colonel James Doolittle’s  B-25 raid struck Japan in April 1942, Japan sought to wreak revenge on the United States, but by 1944 devastating aerial bombings on Japan by the Americans had become all too regular.

    Thu, 16 Nov 2017 20:58:00 -0500
  • Venezuela's Ousted Chief Prosecutor Says President Nicolas Maduro Is Responsible for 8,000 Murders

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    Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor on Thursday asked the International Criminal Court to open an investigation into President Nicolas Maduro and four other senior officials for alleged crimes against humanity.

    Thu, 16 Nov 2017 22:53:57 -0500
  • Every Car We've Tested to Hit 60 MPH In Under 3.0

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    Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:14:03 -0500
  • 19 Asian-Americans Arrested At Paul Ryan's Office Pushing For Dream Act

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    Nineteen Asian-Americans protesting outside Speaker Paul Ryan’s office on Capitol Hill were arrested Wednesday while calling for him to move the Dream Act to a vote.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:17:57 -0500
  • 10,744 more Kennedy assassination records released

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Archives on Friday released 10,744 FBI records — some that have never been previously disclosed — related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:06:59 -0500
  • Freeport evacuating Indonesian mine worker families after shootings

    U.S. miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc is evacuating spouses and children of workers from its giant Indonesian copper mine after a string of shootings in the area raised security concerns. The move follows efforts by Indonesian authorities on Friday to evacuate villages near Freeport’s Grasberg mine in the eastern province of Papua that authorities said had been occupied by armed separatists. Freeport has asked family and household members of its employees to prepare over the weekend for a temporary relocation from the mining town of Tembagapura, about 10 km (6.2 miles) from Grasberg, company sources said.

    Sat, 18 Nov 2017 07:43:28 -0500
  • Woman Dies After Cleaning Scene Of Son's Suspected Drug Overdose

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    A Pennsylvania mother caring for her son after his suspected drug overdose is believed to have accidentally overdosed on the same substance while cleaning his home, leading to her death.

    Thu, 16 Nov 2017 18:19:32 -0500
  • Polish Woman Says She Was Dragged Out Of Church After Unfurling Anti-Racism Banner

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    A Polish woman says she was booted out of a Catholic church service in Warsaw while protesting against racism and far-right nationalist groups.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:39:33 -0500
  • Questions mount over fate of US-detained Turkish mogul

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    Speculation is mounting over the whereabouts of a Turkish-Iranian gold mogul and whether he will stand trial as scheduled in New York on charges of defying US sanctions on Iran. Neither Reza Zarrab, 34, nor his lawyer attended a court hearing in Manhattan on Thursday to discuss the case ahead of the trial. Previously held at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, the Bureau of Prisons database lists him has having been released on November 8.

    Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:57:29 -0500
  • How North Korean Weapons Could Start a War (in the Middle East)

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    On November 4, a ballistic missile exploded above King Khalid Airport near Riyadh after being intercepted by Saudi Patriot missiles. The attack, launched by Houthi rebels in Yemen, led the Saudi government to blame Iran for supporting the rebels, escalating tensions across the Middle East. Curiously, however, many of Yemen’s ballistic missiles came from North Korea—a design that North Korea, in turn, had acquired from Egypt.

    Sat, 18 Nov 2017 07:48:00 -0500
  • Scientists Can Now Tell How Much Glaciers Melting Will Affect Specific Cities

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    New York will be most affected by the northeastern part of the Greenland ice sheet

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:07:56 -0500
  • 5 Things to Know About the Electric Tesla Semi Truck

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    Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, unveiled a truly striking, potentially game-changing semi tractor at a glitzy event Thursday that he says will be cleaner, faster, and safer on the nation's highwa...

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:27:18 -0500
  • 10 Twists On Snickerdoodles You Weren't Expecting

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    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:32:06 -0500
  • Report: Mueller Issued Subpoena To Trump Campaign For Russia Documents

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    Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators reportedly issued a subpoena to President Donald Trump’s campaign last month, requesting Russia-related documents from over a dozen top officials, reports the Wall Street Journal.

    Thu, 16 Nov 2017 20:20:03 -0500
  • Dog 'dies of a broken heart' after being dumped at airport by her owner 

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    A dog who  was abandoned by her owner at an airport has died of a "broken heart". The dog, called "Nube Viajera'' or Wandering Cloud by the vets who treated her,  spent a month wandering around the terminal at Palonegro airport near Bucaramanga, Colombia hoping to be reunited with her owner. According to witnesses, she sniffed people at the airport before giving up the search and lying listlessly in a corner of the terminal. Nube viajera  Credit: CEN Both passengers and workers offered the dog, who was no more than two years old, food - but she refused to eat. "It is presumed that she had an owner and a home and that they abandoned her because the dog never left the airport," Dr Alejandro Sotomonte told Noticias RCN. Clearly malnourished she was taken to a shelter after somebody alerted an animal rescue group, the Mirror reported. By then the once healthy dog was so weak she was barely able to stand. According to vets despite being given food and medicine via intravenous injection, the dog's health deteriorated further into sadness and depression before dying.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:56:56 -0500
  • The Funniest Tweets From Parents This Week

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    Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:43:10 -0500
  • Jim Bakker Claims 'Merry Christmas' Was Outlawed

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    Disgraced televangelist Jim Bakker claims the phrase “Merry Christmas” had been banned by the government.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:41:01 -0500
  • Correction: Deadly-California-Shootings story

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    RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) — In a story Nov. 16 about a deadly shooting rampage in Northern California, The Associated Press, relying on information from law enforcement, reported erroneously the name of a shooting victim. The coroner's office said Diana Steele, who was previously involved in an altercation with shooter Kevin Neal, was killed in the shooting. Hailey Poland was not among the dead.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:24:34 -0500
  • Erdogan says Turkey must clear Syria's Afrin of YPG militia

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    President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that Turkey needed to clear the Afrin region of northwest Syria of Kurdish YPG militia fighters, who have been in the forefront of the battle there against Islamic State insurgents. Erdogan, speaking in Ankara to officials from the ruling AK Party, also expressed disappointment with the United States, which backs the YPG. Ankara views the YPG as an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has fought a decades-long insurgency in Turkey and is designated a terrorist group by Turkey, the United States and European Union.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:09:39 -0500
  • The Kurdish Explosion Is Unleashing Demons

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    The United States needs to put a stop to this flashpoint before it’s too late.

    Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:22:06 -0500
  • Florida Man Killed Ex, Her New Boyfriend and Her Parents -- Then Left His Son Alone With Their Bodies

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    On Thursday, a 32-year-old Florida man was convicted of the 2014 quadruple murders of his ex-girlfriend, her new boyfriend and her parents, according to news reports.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:37:41 -0500
  • Argentine navy hunts for missing submarine

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    Argentina's navy was hunting Friday for one of its submarines, which has been reported missing in the South Atlantic with a crew of 44 on board. The navy said it had not had any contact with the submarine, the San Juan, for 48 hours. "We have not been able to find, or have visual or radar communication with the submarine," navy spokesman Enrique Balbi told a news conference.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:04:03 -0500
  • White House: The Difference Between Trump And Franken Is Franken 'Admitted Wrongdoing'

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    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday that the allegations of sexual assault against Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) are different from those President Donald Trump has faced because Trump has denied any wrongdoing.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:38:41 -0500
  • 23 Unique Gifts For Your Wife That Don’t Totally Suck

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    Finding the right holiday gift for your wife can be stressful. Everything’s either too cheesy, too pricey or just plain boring. 

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:01:47 -0500
  • Tesla Unveils World's Fastest Production Car In Surprise Announcement

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    Tesla on Thursday night unveiled its electric semi truck, but the massive new vehicle was overshadowed by what it was hauling inside. 

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 03:34:20 -0500
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