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  • Mike Pompeo Promises To 'Crush' Iran And Achieve A Better Deal

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    WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday presented a lengthy

    Mon, 21 May 2018 10:45:39 -0400
  • Garry Kasparov: I told you Putin would attack U.S. election — and he will again

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    Former Russian chess champion Garry Kasparov has a message for those who didn’t foresee Moscow’s meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 15:53:05 -0400
  • Gay Man Says Pope Francis Told Him, ‘God Made You Like That And Loves You Like That'

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    In what's been characterized as the most progressive remarks ever uttered by a

    Mon, 21 May 2018 11:41:05 -0400
  • Deadly Texas school shooting gunman 'confused,' his lawyers say

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    The gunman accused of killing 10 people and wounding 13 at a Texas high school last week was in a state of mental confusion, his attorneys said Monday, as schools beefed up security for students returning to classrooms. At least two of those wounded in Friday's mass shooting at Santa Fe High School were still hospitalized, including school police officer John Barnes, who remained in critical condition, said the University of Texas Medical Branch. A statewide moment of silence was held in the morning to remember the eight students and two teachers killed.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 16:29:12 -0400
  • What Do You Say To Sexist Passengers? This Female Pilot Has The Perfect Response.

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    This female pilot is using Twitter to call out two sexist passengers.

    Tue, 22 May 2018 11:08:48 -0400
  • Funeral services held for 10-year-old girl killed in New Jersey school bus crash

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    Fifth-grader Miranda Vargas died when her bus collided with a dump truck on the way to a field trip last Thursday. She is survived by her parents, two brothers and twin sister.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 17:23:25 -0400
  • Man dies after falling into baggage level at San Francisco airport

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    At around 8:45 am, the man “fell from the mezzanine level in Terminal 3 down to the baggage claim level”, airport spokesman Doug Yakel said in an email. The victim was identified by the San Mateo Coroner’s office as 53-year-old Dale Finn, a resident of South San Francisco. San Francisco International Airport is a busy transit hub, with some 55 million travellers passing through over the course of last year.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 13:56:00 -0400
  • Cyclists tried to scare cougar but it attacked, killing 1

    SEATTLE (AP) — The two mountain bikers did what they were supposed to do when they noticed a mountain lion tailing them on a trail east of Seattle.

    Sun, 20 May 2018 19:39:38 -0400
  • Cops Accused Of Racism After Detaining Black Man Over 'Vegetation'

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    A Kansas police department is facing allegations of racism after a black man

    Mon, 21 May 2018 20:33:37 -0400
  • Reform group targets the 'money state' of anonymous donors

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    “I think you can say there's only, sadly, one thing important in our politics, and that is lots of money,” said Tim Roemer, who co-chairs a political reform group called Issue One.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 05:00:34 -0400
  • 2018 Ford Mustang GT Performance Package Level 2 First Drive: A Value-Priced GT350

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    Ford’s latest Mustang track package is about $12K shy of a GT350, but is intimately close to the top Mustang in terms of seat-of-the-pants satisfaction.

    Tue, 22 May 2018 09:00:01 -0400
  • The Supreme Court Just Made It A Lot Harder For You To Sue Your Employer

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    Employers who stiff their workers or discriminate against them just got a big

    Mon, 21 May 2018 10:19:47 -0400
  • Police Confronted Santa Fe School Shooting Suspect Within 4 Minutes and Exchanged Gunfire With Him

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    Police don't believe any of the victims were killed by police in the cross-fire

    Tue, 22 May 2018 08:17:28 -0400
  • U.S. Citizens Say They Were Detained By Border Patrol Agent For ‘Speaking Spanish’

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    Two U.S. citizens said they were detained last week by a Border Patrol agent

    Mon, 21 May 2018 06:18:24 -0400
  • Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii's Big Island

    White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billowed into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano poured into the ocean, creating yet another hazard from an eruption that began more than two weeks ago. Authorities on Sunday warned the public to stay away from the toxic steam cloud, which is formed by a chemical reaction when lava touches seawater.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 02:30:40 -0400
  • 'Alien' asteroid discovered orbiting the wrong way near Jupiter 

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    An "alien" asteroid from another star system has been discovered sharing Jupiter's orbit.  Through a telescope the asteroid look like every other in the solar system save for one crucial difference - it is travelling in the wrong direction. It is the first time an interstellar space rock has been found to be permanently residing in the solar system.  Earlier this year, a tumbling cigar-shaped object named 'Oumuamua', hit the headlines after flying into earth's galactic backyard, but it merely passed through and out again. But the new 1.8 mile wide rock - code-named 2015 BZ509 - appears to be a long-term resident, according to a study in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. The first clue that it was not a native of the solar system came from its "retrograde" orbit of the sun, the opposite the direction of travel taken by all the planets and almost every other object in our system. Scientists have concluded it survived by orbiting the sun exactly in step with Jupiter, but in the opposite direction Credit: NASA / ESA Dr Fathi Namouni, from the Cote d'Azur Observatory in France, lead author of the study, said: "How the asteroid came to move in this way while sharing Jupiter's orbit has until now been a mystery. "If 2015 BZ509 were a native of our system, it should have had the same original direction as all of the other planets and asteroids, inherited from the cloud of gas and dust that formed them." Scientists have concluded it survived by orbiting the sun exactly in step with Jupiter, but in the opposite direction. Co-author Dr Helena Morais, from the Estadual Paulista University in Brazil, said: "The close proximity of the stars, aided by the gravitational forces of the planets, help these systems attract, remove, and capture asteroids from one another." Computer simulations suggest that the asteroid made the jump to our solar system 4.5 billion years ago when the sun was part of a tightly packed star cluster. “That was completely unexpected...it means it is an alien to the solar system,” said Dr Namouni. Since asteroids and comets carry organic chemicals and water, the discovery could shed light on the origins of life on Earth, the scientists believe.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 14:30:31 -0400
  • Probe into rare cougar attack in US that left one dead

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    Wildlife officials in the US state of Washington on Monday were probing what prompted a cougar to attack two cyclists over the weekend, leaving one dead and the other seriously injured. The incident on Saturday marked the first such deadly cougar attack in the western state in nearly 100 years. Authorities said the animal that pounced on the two mountain bikers after stalking them was a three-year-old male cougar that looked "emaciated," weighing in at about 100 pounds (45 kilos) when normally it should weigh upward of 140 pounds.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 16:01:05 -0400
  • Japanese and Macedonian climbers die on Mount Everest

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    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Two foreign climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest have died on the world's highest peak, a Nepal mountaineering official said Monday.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 10:21:00 -0400
  • RFK's daughter contrasts his 'moral imagination' to Trump's lack of one

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    “Peace and justice and compassion towards those who suffer — that’s what the United States should stand for,” Kerry Kennedy said. “Imagine a politician, a serious presidential contender standing up and saying that.”

    Mon, 21 May 2018 13:35:33 -0400
  • Vietnam says Chinese bombers in disputed South China Sea increase tensions

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    Recent activity by China's strategic bombers in the South China Sea's Paracel Islands seriously violated Vietnam's sovereignty over the disputed territory, Vietnam's foreign ministry said on Monday. China's air force said bombers such as the H-6K had landed and taken off from islands and reefs in the South China Sea as part of training exercises last week. The flights "increase tensions, cause regional instabilities and are not good for maintaining a peaceful, stable and cooperative environment in the East Sea," foreign ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said in a statement, using the Vietnamese name for the South China Sea.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 11:15:07 -0400
  • James Corden Reveals The Worst Part Of The Royal Wedding Ceremony

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    James Corden said Prince Harry's royal wedding to Meghan Markle last Saturday

    Tue, 22 May 2018 05:18:17 -0400
  • This Convicted Murderer Admits He's a Rapist. But Says Police Should Apologize for Calling Him a Serial Killer

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    And now he's demanding an apology from police

    Mon, 21 May 2018 10:53:41 -0400
  • Russia Is Reaping the Benefits of Israel's Actions in Syria

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    For Putin, the path to consolidating his Syrian achievements may lie in an agreement with Israel that further solidifies Russia’s status. Russian president Vladimir Putin further cemented his position atop the Syrian power pyramid as a result of Israel’s massive air campaign that targeted Iran’s positions and Assad’s air defenses.

    Sun, 20 May 2018 19:39:00 -0400
  • Hundreds gather to party at spot where white woman called police on black family’s BBQ

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    Almost a month after a white woman called the police because a group of black people were having a barbecue, hundreds of people have turned up to the same spot to express their solidarity. Video footage of an unidentified woman went viral after she reported the al fresco diners for using a charcoal grill in a non-charcoal area. A friend of the family – Michelle Snider, who is also white – recorded the events at Lake Merritt, in Oakland, California, on 29 April.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 10:47:04 -0400
  • These were the most-visited theme parks in the world in 2017

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    Last year, 20.45 million people took a trip to Magic Kingdom, giving it the edge over Disneyland in Anaheim, California and Tokyo Disneyland, which round out the top three spots. On the global scale, however, it was attendance at theme parks across China that helped overall visitor numbers among the major park operators rise nearly nine percent in 2017, notes The Theme Index and Museum Index, published by the Themed Entertainment Association and AECOM.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 08:36:55 -0400
  • Trump Team Moves To Lift Ban On 'Extreme' Hunting Tactics In Alaska

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    The Trump administration on Monday proposed rolling back a 2015 rule that bans

    Mon, 21 May 2018 18:28:15 -0400
  • British woman jailed in Tehran back in court on new charge

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    Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian woman jailed in Tehran for two years, has appeared in court to face a new charge, her husband said on Monday. Zaghari-Ratcliffe was summoned to a court in Tehran on Saturday, according to a statement from Richard Ratcliffe, who runs the Free Nazanin campaign group. On Sunday, she was allowed to speak to the British ambassador to Tehran, Rob Macaire.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 06:21:42 -0400
  • The Onion Hilariously Trolls Michael Cohen With His Own Cease-And-Desist Note

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    Satirical stalwart The Onion published one of its funniest bits in years, but

    Tue, 22 May 2018 00:50:38 -0400
  • Paris, May 1968 — a view from the barricades by Gökşin Sipahioğlu

    Fifty years ago, huge protests swept through the streets of Paris, and the after-effects would be felt for years to come. View photos from the scene by renowned photographer Gökşin Sipahioğlu.

    Tue, 22 May 2018 17:06:40 -0400
  • US and Philadelphia reject 'sanctuary city' compromise

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia officials and the Justice Department are rejecting a federal judge's idea for settling their dispute over how the city deals with immigrants in the country illegally.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 16:59:16 -0400
  • Two murder suspects at large in South Carolina

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    A massive manhunt is underway for two murder suspects in South Carolina who were part of a jailbreak on Saturday following a power outage. Ashraf Fahim reports.

    Tue, 22 May 2018 11:06:54 -0400
  • China rebuffs U.S. concerns about ties with Venezuela

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    China rebuffed U.S. concerns about its ties with Venezuela on Tuesday after Washington imposed new sanctions on the crisis-stricken oil-producing country following the re-election of its socialist President Nicolas Maduro. Maduro, the 55-year-old successor to late leftist leader Hugo Chavez, hailed his win in Sunday's election as a victory against "imperialism". In response to the vote, U.S. President Donald Trump issued an executive order restricting Venezuela's ability to liquidate state assets and debt in the United States, the latest in a series of sanctions that seeks to choke off financing for the already cash-strapped government.

    Tue, 22 May 2018 03:50:08 -0400
  • The Latest: Man faces 2 murder charges in restaurant plowing

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    BESSEMER CITY, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a vehicle that crashed into a North Carolina restaurant (all times local):

    Mon, 21 May 2018 00:17:44 -0400
  • Spanish galleon laden with £13bn in gold found at bottom of Caribbean Sea, 300 years after sinking

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    US scientists found a Spanish galleon laden with treasure worth up to £12.6bn at the bottom of the Caribbean Sea, more than 300 years after it sank. The San Jose, considered the holy grail of shipwrecks, was discovered three years ago off the coast of Colombia but few details were released at the time. The 62-gun, three-masted galleon sank in June 1708, during a battle with British ships in the War of Spanish Succession, with the loss of nearly 600 lives.

    Tue, 22 May 2018 13:45:09 -0400
  • Cyclist killed by cougar after smacking it with his bike to scare it off, officials reveal

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    The second cyclist ran, but the cougar dropped his first victim and pounced on him, killing him and dragging him back to what appeared to be its den, Captain Alan Myers, of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Police, said. The men had been riding together near North Bend, around 30 miles east of Seattle. It was the first fatal cougar attack in the state on 94 years.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 07:45:00 -0400
  • Ukraine tests anti-tank missiles bought from US

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    Ukraine on Tuesday carried out tests of the top of the range Javelin anti-tank missile it recently bought from the United States to boost its arsenal against Russian-backed rebels. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko posted video on Twitter showing a missile being fired and blowing up a target at a military testing ground. "Finally the day has come," Poroshenko said after the test, which he claimed boosted Ukraine's military capabilities as it fights a long-running conflict with Russian-backed separatists in its east.

    Tue, 22 May 2018 13:18:08 -0400
  • Democrats Plan Big Anti-Corruption Theme For Midterms

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    Democrats are planning to make Washington corruption a central focus of their

    Mon, 21 May 2018 15:04:57 -0400
  • Washington Fugitive Brags About Eluding Police on Facebook, Then Gets Arrested

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    Fugitive Kayla Irizarry taunted police and then got nabbed, authorities said.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 18:40:13 -0400
  • Why the Glock 21 and HK45 Are 2 of the Best .45 Caliber Guns on the Planet

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    In reality, the Glock 21 is actually one of the best, and most affordable, .45 ACP pistols on the market. The Glock 21 carries thirteen rounds in a double stack magazine that is wider than the 1911—but is not uncomfortable to hold.

    Tue, 22 May 2018 10:22:00 -0400
  • 2019 Subaru Ascent Aims to Climb Atop the 3-Row Midsized-SUV Segment

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    Subaru has sprung back into the three-row SUV battlefield with a fully competitive model that offers a good engine and comfortable ride, but its merely average third row and lackluster handling h...

    Mon, 21 May 2018 09:00:52 -0400
  • Under pressure from Trump, FBI and Justice agree to expanded Russia probe

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    By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department on Monday agreed to expand its investigation into alleged Russia collusion in the 2016 election to include "any irregularities" in FBI tactics involving Trump's presidential campaign, a White House spokeswoman said. Trump suggested on Friday that the FBI might have planted or recruited an informant in his presidential campaign for political purposes, citing unidentified reports that at least one FBI representative was "implanted." he agreement came during a meeting that Trump had with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Christopher Wray, the spokeswoman, Sarah Sanders, said.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 17:28:38 -0400
  • In pictures: The world's top-rated landmarks 2018, according to TripAdvisor

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    Tue, 22 May 2018 08:53:18 -0400
  • The Latest: Chief praises slain Baltimore County officer

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    PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of a police officer in Baltimore County, Maryland (all times local):

    Tue, 22 May 2018 16:07:17 -0400
  • Royal wedding guests cash in on official goody bag

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    Well you made need to break the piggy bank. One of the canvas souvenir bags, decorated with the initials of the bride and groom, has already received bids of £50,000 (57,000 euros) on auction website ebay, with two days of bidding still to go. The pack contains a marriage order of service booklet, a commemorative chocolate coin, wedding labelled spring water, a royal wedding fridge magnet and a tub of shortbread, made especially for Saturday's wedding day.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 14:17:09 -0400
  • National Die-In Day: US high schoolers to protest inaction on gun control

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    Students rally in front of the White House to protest gun violence in March. American high school students are organizing a National Die-In Day on 12 June to protest continued government inaction on gun control laws. The action will take place on the second anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, and will include a die-in at noon in front of the Capitol in Washington DC and another in Orlando.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 15:44:45 -0400
  • Caitlyn Jenner: Trump Is The 'Worst President We Have Ever Had' On LGBTQ Rights

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    Caitlyn Jenner may have been an outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump

    Tue, 22 May 2018 17:43:42 -0400
  • First baby in 12 years for remote Brazilian island where births are banned

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    A remote Brazilian island welcomed its first baby in 12 years after a local woman broke the rule against giving birth there. The baby girl born on the Atlantic outpost of Fernando de Noronha on Saturday came as a surprise to everyone - including the parents. "The mother, who does not want to be identified, went into labor at home," the island's administration said in a statement carried by O Globo newspaper. "The family says it wasn't aware of the pregnancy." Tiny Fernando de Noronha - an archipelago famous for its wildlife preserve and with a population of just over 3,000 - doesn't authorize births because there's no maternity ward, O Globo reported. Expectant mothers are told to travel to the mainland, where the nearest big city is Natal, 227 miles (365 km) across the ocean. The unidentified mother in Saturday's birth has another child who was born on the mainland, but told O Globo that this time she "didn't feel anything" during her pregnancy. "On Friday night I had pains and when I went to the bathroom I saw something coming down between my legs. That's when the child's father came and picked it up. "It was a baby, a girl. I was dumbstruck."

    Mon, 21 May 2018 09:44:08 -0400
  • Redlands bar worker, off-duty deputy disarm man with AR-15

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    A bar worker and an off-duty deputy stopped what could have been a major tragedy by disarming a man with an AR-15 in Redlands.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 14:44:13 -0400
  • 5 Best Smith & Wesson Handguns on Planet Earth

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    Smith & Wesson’s successful “wonder nine” pistol, the M&P followed in the footsteps of the Glock to produce a highly effective, high capacity polymer frame pistol. The Military & Police Model, currently in version 2.0, has a low bore axis, which the manufacturer claims reduces muzzle climb and allows the shooter to get sights back on target faster. The M&P 2.0 incorporates a five-inch stainless steel barrel into a pistol with an overall length of eight inches.

    Tue, 22 May 2018 11:50:00 -0400
  • Israeli air force chief confirms first F-35 airstrike

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    JERUSALEM (AP) — The head of Israel's air force on Tuesday revealed that it used the next-generation F-35 fighter jet for the first time during a recent mission.

    Tue, 22 May 2018 14:37:33 -0400
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