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  • Trump aides say U.S. forces can legally stay in Syria, Iraq indefinitely

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    President Trump has all the legal authority he needs to keep U.S. forces in Syria and Iraq indefinitely, the Pentagon and State Department told Sen. Tim Kaine, who has been pushing for a new AUMF.

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:41:49 -0500
  • More Cops In Schools Means More Black Kids In The Criminal Justice System

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    When President Donald Trump held a listening session with survivors of gun violence, their family members and the parents of murdered students on Wednesday, much of the discussion focused on ways to enhance school security.

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:19:28 -0500
  • Autopsy confirms Virginia woman was mauled to death by her own pit bulls

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    An autopsy has confirmed that a Virginia woman believed to have been mauled to death by her own pit bulls in December did indeed die from "trauma due to mauling by animals."

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:42:51 -0500
  • Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Hit By Anthrax Scare

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    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been targeted by an anthrax hoax, reports London’s Evening Standard.

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:34:27 -0500
  • This Las Vegas Airport Is Letting People Dump Their Marijuana Before Flying

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    Cannabis is legal in Nevada but still banned by the U.S. government

    Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:39:29 -0500
  • Parkland Shooting: Officer Gets Emotional as He Reveals Son, Wife Were in the School as Gunfire Erupted

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    On Friday, the officer and other first responders shared their stories.

    Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:36:23 -0500
  • Republican congresswoman: Many mass murderers are Democrats

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    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A Republican congresswoman from upstate New York said Wednesday that "many" people who commit mass murder turn out to be Democrats.

    Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:17:24 -0500
  • 'Pathetically Weak': Father Of Student Slain In Florida Excoriates Marco Rubio

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    Fred Guttenberg, the father of a student killed last week in the massacre at a Florida high school, slammed Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)

    Wed, 21 Feb 2018 22:22:32 -0500
  • Dad who survived son's murder plot that killed mom, brother wants his life spared

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    Kent Whitaker said he forgave his son Bart Whitaker, who is on death row and scheduled to be executed this week.

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:13:07 -0500
  • Author Eric Metaxas, evangelical intellectual, chose Trump, and he's sticking with him

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    Eric Metaxas, who wrote a bestselling biography of the anti-Nazi pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer, surprised his friends when he came out in support of Donald Trump. And nothing that has happened since the election has changed his mind. Jon Ward explores what led him to this position and how he deals with the suspicions that he is "a fundamentalist in an intellectual's clothing."

    Fri, 23 Feb 2018 05:00:12 -0500
  • The Parkland Teens Are Giving These Columbine Survivors Hope

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    Last week, Austin Eubanks had just wrapped up his speech at a school in Colorado when he noticed he had a message on his phone.

    Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:23:53 -0500
  • We Need To Talk About Black Lives And Gun Violence After The Florida Shooting

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    In the week since a gunman killed 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Florida, there has been a national reckoning ― from student-led marches to wall-to-wall media coverage to White House events ― about gun violence and how to stop it.

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:19:20 -0500
  • Canada to accept bid from Boeing for new fighter jets

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    Canada said Thursday it was allowing Boeing to submit a bid to replace the country's aging F-18 fleet, after an earlier trade dispute between the American manufacturer and Ottawa. The announcement came a month after the US International Trade Commission rejected a complaint filed by Boeing against its Canadian rival Bombardier, demanding nearly 300 percent anti-dumping duties on the C Series passenger plane. Boeing, which makes the Super Hornet, is one of five manufacturers invited to submit proposals in spring 2019 for an order of 88 advanced fighter jets, which are to be delivered in 2025, according to a Canadian government statement.

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 19:16:14 -0500
  • NRA accuses gun-control advocates of exploiting FL shooting

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of the National Rifle Association on Thursday accused gun control advocates of exploiting the deadly Florida school shooting, striking a defiant tone amid a renewed debate over guns and school safety.

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 21:54:54 -0500
  • Hem Is Having a 20% Off Sale and We're Freaking Out

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    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:41:28 -0500
  • Eni executive: drilling off Cyprus could be put on hold

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    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The head of Italian energy firm Eni said Thursday that planned drilling in search of gas off Cyprus could be put on hold until Turkey can be convinced to pull back its warships preventing a rig from reaching the site.

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:48:33 -0500
  • Shepard Smith: People Go To Prison For What Jared Kushner Did

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    White House senior aide Jared Kushner’s multiple omissions on required financial disclosure forms for his security clearance would “be a crime, punishable by prison” for other people, Fox News host Shepard Smith said Thursday.

    Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:42:41 -0500
  • These Companies Are Sticking By The NRA

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    In what may be a pivotal moment for American gun law reform, the National Rifle Association has become a primary target for anti-gun activists and survivors of last week’s mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 dead.

    Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:11:34 -0500
  • Redemption time for Romney?

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    Too often, Mitt Romney has treated principled rhetoric like a stretchy suit he can change into in a phone booth, then throw into a trash can when no one's looking. But if he wins a Utah Senate seat, he could become something he's never managed to be: the most influential figure in the GOP outside of the White House.

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:00:49 -0500
  • Florida School's Armed Officer Did "Nothing" During Shooting

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    TOP STORIES (Get this roundup directly in your inbox each weekday ― sign up for The Morning Email here.)

    Fri, 23 Feb 2018 07:29:55 -0500
  • Armed deputy at Florida school resigns after failing to engage shooter

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    The armed deputy assigned to the campus of a Florida high school during a deadly shooting last week stayed outside the building during the attack and failed to engage the shooter, the county sheriff said on Thursday. As a consequence, Scott Peterson, on duty as the school resource officer at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, resigned from the department, said Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel, who earlier has suspended the officer from the force. Israel said he decided to suspend Peterson after viewing a video that showed the deputy's actions during the rampage that killed 17 people.

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:06:30 -0500
  • Five-day assault on Syria enclave kills more than 400

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    Fresh bombardment on Eastern Ghouta killed dozens Thursday, bringing the number of dead civilians in a five-day assault by the Syrian government to more than 400. Mounting calls for a humanitarian truce in one of the bloodiest episodes of Syria's seven-year conflict failed to stop 46 more people being killed by air strikes and rocket fire. Regime backer Russia said there was "no agreement" at the UN Security Council on a 30-day ceasefire for Syria and presented amendments to a draft resolution that would allow aid deliveries and the evacuation of civilians from besieged Eastern Ghouta.

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 21:47:39 -0500
  • Philippines: Suspect in Filipina's freezer death arrested

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    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — One of two suspects in the gruesome death of a Filipina maid whose body was found stuffed in a freezer in an apartment in Kuwait has been arrested in Lebanon, the Philippine foreign secretary said Friday.

    Fri, 23 Feb 2018 09:35:51 -0500
  • 2-Year-Old Found in Trash Bag, Nearly Decapitated in Chicago Home: Police

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    A person of interest was in custody Wednesday after police found the body of a 2-year-old boy in a Chicago home the day before.

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:00:24 -0500
  • Alabama postpones execution of inmate with damaged veins

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama on Thursday halted the execution of an inmate who had argued that his veins were too damaged for lethal injection, because medical staff did not think they could connect the intravenous line by the time the death warrant expired at midnight.

    Fri, 23 Feb 2018 02:05:35 -0500
  • 12 Tweets On Gun Violence And Mental Health Everyone Should Read

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    If you mapped out the discussion about the major causes of gun violence following every mass shooting in the United States, it would almost certainly lead you to the same destination: mental illness.

    Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:37:13 -0500
  • GOP Doing All It Can To Keep Pennsylvania's Gerrymandered Congressional Map

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    Pennsylvania Republicans took another stab at blocking a court-ordered congressional map on Thursday by filing a new lawsuit that asks a three-judge federal panel to step in.

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:19:26 -0500
  • Trump considers pulling immigration agents from California, saying it would spur 'crime like nobody has ever seen'

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    Donald Trump has threatened to pull immigration agents from California, suggesting their removal would unleash “crime like nobody has ever seen”. In the midst of comments about gang violence, the President suggested the federal government was getting “no help” from California and mused about the effects of halting operations in the state by the US Border Patrol and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). “If we ever pulled our ICE out, if we ever said ‘hey, let California alone, let them figure it out for themselves,’ in two months they'd be begging for us to come back, they would be begging”, Mr Trump said.

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:06:00 -0500
  • Are Pickup Trucks Becoming the New Family Car?

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    Pickup truck sales are the hottest they’ve been in a decade, and it’s no wonder: Driving one is no longer a bumpy, jarring experience that you have to endure. Truck makers today are building pick...

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:43:14 -0500
  • Gus Kenworthy Visits Dog Meat Farm in Korea: 'One of the Saddest Places I've Ever Been'

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    "I am honestly feeling heartbroken," the 2014 Olympic silver medalist said.

    Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:34:27 -0500
  • CNN Says It Didn't Ask Florida Shooting Survivor To Read A Scripted Question

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    CNN is denying reports that it asked a Florida school shooting survivor to read a “scripted” question during a town hall debate on gun violence that aired on the network Wednesday night.

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:46:34 -0500
  • Correction: Obit-Billy Graham story

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    MONTREAT, N.C. (AP) — In a story Feb. 22 about the burial of Billy Graham, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Graham will be buried at the headquarters of his association in Charlotte. The burial will take place at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, a separate location.

    Fri, 23 Feb 2018 09:53:05 -0500
  • 35 Sleek & Inspiring Contemporary Kitchen Design Ideas

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    Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:05:00 -0500
  • Seoul picks up $260-per-meal tab for N. Korea delegates: reports

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    The South Korean government spent more than $260 per meal per person for the high-level North Korean delegates including leader Kim Jong Un's sister who visited the Winter Olympics, reports said. The nuclear-armed North sent four top officials including Kim Yo Jong and the ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam, along with 18 support staff, to the Pyeongchang Winter Games as it mounted a charm offensive. The February 9-11 trip cost the Seoul government a total of 240 million won ($220,000), Yonhap news agency cited a unification ministry as saying.

    Wed, 21 Feb 2018 22:41:47 -0500
  • 'Walking Dead' Star Admits To That Eye-Opening Mistake

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    At this point in “The Walking Dead” timeline, longtime zombie hunter Carl Grimes (Chandler Riggs) could probably fire a weapon with his eyes closed, so the question is, uh, did he?

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:27:30 -0500
  • 13 Genius Ways To Use Ground Lamb

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    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:49:27 -0500
  • Russia's Man In The White House

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    First, did a presidential candidate compromise our interests in exchange for electoral help from a foreign adversary?

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:07:33 -0500
  • California student arrested with two assault rifles and 90 magazines after security guard overhears shooting threat

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    A pair of assault rifles, nearly 100-high-capacity magazines and two handguns were discovered in the home of a 17-year-old who was arrested for threatening to open fire at his school in California.

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 06:31:54 -0500
  • Citizenship agency removes description of US as 'nation of immigrants'

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    Immigrants become American citizens during a naturalization ceremony. The government agency in charge of granting citizenship to prospective Americans has removed a passage from its mission statement that describes the United States as a nation of immigrants. The move by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services agency was first revealed via an email shared with the Intercept, confirmed by the Guardian Thursday.

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:34:23 -0500
  • Adam Rippon Will Now 'Totally' Take Mike Pence's Telephone Call

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    Adam Rippon is now prepared to talk with Vice President Mike Pence.

    Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:23:36 -0500
  • Man convicted of attempted murder invited to Trudeau party

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    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A stunning oversight that allowed a man convicted of attempted murder to be invited to a party in India with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is prompting many to say the Trudeau government is too close to Sikh separatists.

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 22:28:09 -0500
  • 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe: Bolder Looks and an Optional Diesel

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    The fourth-gen Santa Fe is once again offered in two sizes.

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:15:00 -0500
  • VIDEO: Flight attendant helps mother of 3 calm down toddler on late-night flight

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    A caring flight attendant made a busy mom's flight a lot easier when she cared for her youngest, who wouldn't stop crying on the flight.

    Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:11:12 -0500
  • Saudi Arabia to invest $64 bn in entertainment in next decade

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    Saudi Arabia is to invest $64 billion in its entertainment sector over the coming decade, an official said Thursday, as the kingdom pursues a programme of social and economic reforms. General Entertainment Authority chief Ahmad bin Aqeel al-Khatib said the money will come from both the government and the private sector. In recent months, Saudi Arabia has organised concerts, a Comic-Con popular culture festival and a mixed-gender national day celebration that saw people dancing in the streets to thumping electronic music for the first time.

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 03:58:44 -0500
  • Seriously Quick Tesla Semi Smokes its Tires

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    Now all we can think about is an 18-wheeler with Ludicrous Mode

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:30:00 -0500
  • At Last, We May Get Our First Native American Woman In Congress

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    WASHINGTON ― Deb Haaland wishes people could just ignore President Donald Trump.

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:00:51 -0500
  • German shepherd shot and beaten while protecting owner from burglars

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    A German shepherd was shot and beaten while it protected its teenage owner from burglars, according to local media reports. As the teenager hid in the closet, his dog, Rex, ran downstairs to confront the intruders. The thieves attacked the animal, leaving him badly injured, but as they proceeded into the bedrooms Rex continued to defend the teenager and threw himself at the intruders, KTLA reported.

    Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:57:26 -0500
  • Syria's Eastern Ghouta: five deadly days of bombing

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    Syria's army launched a new deadly aerial campaign on Damascus's rebel-held Eastern Ghouta region on February 18, with daily bombardments since then turning it into "hell on Earth". The enclave, controlled by Islamists and besieged by government forces for five years, was already subjected to a ferocious five-day air assault this month that left around 250 civilians dead and hundreds wounded. The new round of strikes by the regime of President Bashar al-Assad has killed more than 360 civilians and wounded 1,700 others since Sunday.

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:05:17 -0500
  • Oprah Surprised Tiffany Haddish, Who Responded Like Any Mere Mortal Would

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    Oprah Winfrey surprised actress Tiffany Haddish on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Thursday, and it was quite a moment.

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:39:21 -0500
  • Correction: Arkansas Judge-Sex Allegations story

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    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — In a story Feb. 21 about a former Arkansas judge being sentenced after admitting to giving male defendants lighter sentences in exchange for sexual favors, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the judge took pictures of one of the victim's tattoos. Richard Milliman said he declined to let the judge take photos of his tattoos. The story also should have explained that Milliman first came forward publicly in 2016.

    Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:20:25 -0500
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