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Ohio Secretary Of State Condemns False Claims About Voter Fraud
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:11:24 -0400

Ohio Secretary Of State Condemns False Claims About Voter FraudOhio's secretary of state subtly condemned the right-wing websites, including


Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA director who has criticized the White House
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 17:38:23 -0400

Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA director who has criticized the White HouseWhite House press secretary Sarah Sanders began her briefing on Wednesday by reading a statement from President Trump announcing his decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, a prominent critic of the current administration. The statement went on to list other current and former officials whose clearances would be under review.


Masterpiece Cakeshop Owner Sues Colorado After Refusing To Bake Trans Woman's Cake
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:10:32 -0400

Masterpiece Cakeshop Owner Sues Colorado After Refusing To Bake Trans Woman's CakeMonths after winning a Supreme Court case over his refusal to make a wedding


10 pieces to pack if you're planning a trip within your trip under $50
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 06:01:00 -0400

10 pieces to pack if you're planning a trip within your trip under $50From cross-country road trips to intercontinental excursions, it’s not out of


Florida Declares State Of Emergency As Red Tide Spreads
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 05:41:21 -0400

Florida Declares State Of Emergency As Red Tide SpreadsFlorida Gov. Rick Scott (R) declared a state of emergency on Monday as a


What Happened on Inside Edition Today
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:32:11 -0400

What Happened on Inside Edition TodayAfter a woman and her children were killed in Colorado, Inside Edition takes a look at the heartbreaking trend of pregnant women who were murdered by their partners.


National Guard deploys thousands of soldiers to California
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 17:33:50 -0400

National Guard deploys thousands of soldiers to CaliforniaNational Guard soldiers are supporting response efforts, providing unique military capabilities to contain the fires.


Taiwan company bows to China after boycott threat
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 06:57:30 -0400

Taiwan company bows to China after boycott threatA Taiwanese coffee chain has become the latest business to bow to pressure from Beijing after Chinese web users threatened a boycott over a visit to one of its stores by the island's president. Tsai Ing-wen stopped off at a Los Angeles branch of the 85C Bakery Cafe this week during a US stopover in which she became the first Taiwanese leader to give a public speech on American soil in 15 years. Taiwan is a self-ruled democracy that considers itself a sovereign state but has never declared formal independence.


Qatar's emir heads to Turkey for talks with Erdogan
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 04:59:17 -0400

Qatar's emir heads to Turkey for talks with ErdoganQatar's emir headed to Turkey on Wednesday for talks with President Tayyip Erdogan who is dealing with a collapse of the lira currency and deteriorating relations with the United States. Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and Erdogan are expected to discuss "means of strengthening the existing strategic cooperation between the two countries in various fields", the state news agency QNA reported. Turkey and Qatar have traditionally maintained good ties and Ankara stood by Doha after Saudi Arabia and other Arab states severed diplomatic, trade and travel ties with Qatar last year, accusing it of financing terrorism, a charge Doha denies.


Satanic Temple's Baphomet Raises Hell Over Religious Freedom In Arkansas
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:24:12 -0400

Satanic Temple's Baphomet Raises Hell Over Religious Freedom In ArkansasMembers and supporters of the Satanic Temple wheeled a statue of winged, goat-


Wisconsin flipped for Trump. Minnesota nearly did. What do their primaries predict for the midterms?
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 18:42:32 -0400

Wisconsin flipped for Trump. Minnesota nearly did. What do their primaries predict for the midterms?The results of Tuesday’s primaries in Minnesota and Wisconsin were the latest in a series of revealing soundings from the region — tremors on the electoral Richter scale that help delineate the underlying forces shaping American politics.


Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's trial in Alexandria, Va.
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:00:58 -0400

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's trial in Alexandria, Va.Closing arguments were expected Wednesday in the trial of Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman accused of tax evasion and bank fraud.


Chinese plane skids off Manila runway in downpour; all safe
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 23:45:40 -0400

Chinese plane skids off Manila runway in downpour; all safeMANILA, Philippines (AP) — A plane from China skidded off a runway at Manila's airport while landing in a downpour near midnight then got stuck in a muddy field with one engine and wheel ripped off before its 157 passengers and eight crew scrambled out through an emergency slide, officials said Friday.


Unite The Right Organizer Jason Kessler Gets Yelled At By Dad: 'Get Out Of My Room!'
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:31:08 -0400

Unite The Right Organizer Jason Kessler Gets Yelled At By Dad: 'Get Out Of My Room!'The "master race" strikes again.


Rising sea levels threatens coastal cities with more tsunamis, scientists warn
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:00:00 -0400

Rising sea levels threatens coastal cities with more tsunamis, scientists warnTsunamis will become more common and more ferocious with global warming, scientists have warned after a study found that global sea level rises will increase the risk of coastal cities being wiped out. Smaller earthquakes that currently pose no serious tsunami threat could unleash waves capable of inundating coastal cities, researchers found in a study focusing on the city of Macau in China. Currently it is considered safe from tsunamis, despite lying within a major earthquake zone. At today's sea level, it would take a very powerful earthquake tipping past magnitude 8.8 to cause widespread tsunami flooding in Macau. But a half-metre rise in sea level - predicted to occur in the region by 2060 - could more than double the chances of a huge tsunami swamping the territory, according to the research. A three-foot sea level rise, expected by 2100, would increase the risk up to 4.7 times. The source of the earthquake danger is the Manila Trench, a massive crack in the floor of the South China Sea formed by the collision of two tectonic plates. It has generated numerous earthquakes, though none larger than magnitude 7.8 since the 1560s. A modest rise in sea levels would greatly amplify the tsunami threat from smaller earthquakes, the computer simulation study showed. Cities most prone to natural disaster Lead researcher Dr Robert Weiss, from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in the US, said: "Our research shows that sea-level rise can significantly increase the tsunami hazard, which means that smaller tsunamis in the future can have the same adverse impacts as big tsunamis would today. "The South China Sea is an excellent starting point for such a study because it is an ocean with rapid sea-level rise and also the location of many mega cities with significant worldwide consequences if impacted." The team's findings are reported in the journal Science Advances.


Connecticut's Mass K2 Overdose Raises Fears About Fentanyl’s Growing Reach
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:57:00 -0400

Connecticut's Mass K2 Overdose Raises Fears About Fentanyl’s Growing Reach"I really hope people aren't adding fentanyl to these compounds."


Eight-second 2018 Mustang Cobra Jet Debuts on Woodward, Must Be Trailered There
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:02:00 -0400

Eight-second 2018 Mustang Cobra Jet Debuts on Woodward, Must Be Trailered ThereFord's turn-key drag-racing special pulls at the heart strings with a name from Mustang's past.


Egypt finalizing details of long-term Hamas-Israel truce: source
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 14:16:20 -0400

Egypt finalizing details of long-term Hamas-Israel truce: sourceEgypt is finalizing details of a long-term truce deal between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, an Egyptian security source said on Thursday, amid easing tensions on the border of the enclave where some two million Palestinians live. Cairo has brokered an interim truce that has allowed commercial goods into Gaza ahead of the Muslim Eid al-Adha feast which starts next week. "We are putting the final touches to the terms of the truce that will be signed by all sides, and we expect to announce the terms next week if Fatah helps us to do so," the source said, referring to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's mainstream party which dominates the occupied West Bank.


Stranded Parrot 'Turns Air Blue' Cursing Out Firefighter During Rescue Attempt
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 06:13:13 -0400

Stranded Parrot 'Turns Air Blue' Cursing Out Firefighter During Rescue AttemptJessie the parrot was decidedly unimpressed when a firefighter came to rescue


Sean Spicer Tries Roasting Andrew Cuomo And Gets Burned By Twitter Users
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 19:41:32 -0400

Sean Spicer Tries Roasting Andrew Cuomo And Gets Burned By Twitter UsersFormer White House press secretary Sean Spicer thought he had a clear shot to



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