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  • House Republicans Gear Up For Failure On Immigration

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    WASHINGTON ― Despite President Donald Trump's stated ― if not, at times,

    Thu, 21 Jun 2018 14:16:11 -0400
  • Businesses have made millions off Trump's child separation policy

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    President Trump’s controversial child separation policy is being carried out with the help of private businesses who have received millions of dollars in government contracts to help run the shelters where young migrants are being held away from their parents.

    Tue, 19 Jun 2018 22:31:06 -0400
  • ABC News Apologizes After Huge Mistake On Chyron About Paul Manafort

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    ABC News apologized on Wednesday for briefly airing an erroneous graphic

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 22:16:07 -0400
  • Trump aide Stephen Miller, meet your great-grandfather, who flunked his naturalization test

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    White House aide Stephen Miller, who is behind Trump’s harsh position on immigration, had immigrant great-grandparents, including one who flunked his naturalization test on his first try.

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:34:24 -0400
  • Giuliani says that after probe, things might get cleaned up with presidential pardons

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    After a judge sends Fmr. Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to jail over witness tampering allegations, Giuliani tells the NY Daily News that once the Mueller probe has ended, things might get cleaned up with presidential pardons.

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:43:26 -0400
  • Authorities: 3 dead in shooting outside a Walmart in Alabama

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    TALLASSEE, Ala. (AP) — A gunman crashed into a vehicle outside a Walmart store on Tuesday morning, opening fire and killing two women before taking his own life, authorities said.

    Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:49:54 -0400
  • Johnny Depp Reveals He Acts With An Earpiece And Other Bizarre Secrets

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    If Johnny Depp was ever concerned his new Rolling Stone profile might make him

    Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:51:42 -0400
  • Killing dogs for meat illegal, rules S. Korean court

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    A South Korean court has ruled the killing of dogs for meat is illegal, in a landmark decision that animal rights activists said Thursday could pave the way to outlawing eating canines. Despite no specific ban, authorities have invoked hygiene regulations or animal protection laws that ban cruel slaughter methods to crack down on dog farms and restaurants ahead of international events such as the Pyeongchang Olympics. Animal rights group Care last year filed complaints against a dog farm operator in Bucheon, accusing him of "killing animals without proper reasons" and violating building and hygiene regulations, and prosecutors later charged him.

    Thu, 21 Jun 2018 02:45:48 -0400
  • South Sudan president Kiir departs for Ethiopia ahead of peace talks

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    South Sudan President Salva Kiir left the capital on Wednesday and headed to Ethiopia ahead of a planned meeting with his rival and rebel leader Riek Machar ahead of planned talks to try to negotiate an end to a five-year-old civil war, an official said. "IGAD has decided to call face-to-face dialogue between our president and Riek Machar on outstanding issues," Awut Deng, a senior member of Kiir's delegation, said before departing, referring to the regional East African bloc.

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 07:29:03 -0400
  • GOP Strategist Quits 'Corrupt' Party Of 'Feckless Cowards,' Will Vote For Democrats

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    Veteran GOP strategist Steve Schmidt renounced his Republican Party membership

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:55:57 -0400
  • Lewandowski won't apologize for 'womp womp' reaction to story of girl separated from mother

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    President Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski is refusing to apologize for his reaction to the story of a 10-year-old girl with Down syndrome who was reportedly separated from her mother after crossing the border illegally.

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:46:21 -0400
  • Black Texas Teenager Brutalized In 2015 Finally Gets Her Pool Party

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    For Dajerria Becton, Saturday will mark the end of a terrible period in her

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:13:06 -0400
  • President Trump's Tweet Just Made It Harder for the House to Pass an Immigration Bill

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    "What is the purpose of the House doing good immigration bills when you need 9 votes by Democrats in the Senate"

    Thu, 21 Jun 2018 10:32:08 -0400
  • Elon Musk’s Tesla Produced a Massive Number of Model 3s Last Month

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    The car is hitting the roads, and fast.

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:54:00 -0400
  • An Italian Official Is Calling for a Census of the Roma Minority. Critics Warn It Reeks of Fascism

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    Italy’s new interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has pledged to conduct a census of the nomadic Roma people and drive out those lacking valid residence permits, escalating the anti-immigrant attitude he rode to power.

    Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:36:37 -0400
  • Police fatally shoot 17-year-old boy fleeing traffic stop

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    EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — A police officer fatally shot a 17-year-old boy just seconds after he fled from a traffic stop late Tuesday in a confrontation partly captured on video from a nearby home.

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 22:37:47 -0400
  • 6 Keto Recipes To Help You Survive Summer

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    If you haven't heard about keto, you may be living under a rock.

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 05:57:49 -0400
  • Guess What? Overstock Sells Some Seriously Stylish Decor

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    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:17:46 -0400
  • Obama Breaks Silence On Immigrant Family Separations

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    Former President Barack Obama joined the national conversation about the Trump

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:19:23 -0400
  • Johnson warned Comey on Trump volatility before dossier briefing

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    Jeh Johnson, former Secretary of Homeland Security, tells Rachel Maddow about concerns he raised with James Comey about how Donald Trump would react to news of the Christopher Steele dossier.

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:10:29 -0400
  • Baby Boy, 1, With Rare Skin Condition Has to Bathe in Bleach: 'It Is Something I Dread'

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    He has defied the odds for his condition.

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:27:37 -0400
  • Summer solstice 2018: Everything you need to know about the longest day of the year

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    It may feel like summer arrived weeks ago: deckchairs are already out in parks, holidays are booked, barbecues have been fired up and – in true British fashion – we've no idea what to wear to our air-conditioned offices. But technically speaking astronomical summer didn't begin until today, when Britain enjoys the longest day of 2018. Read on below to find everything you need to know about summer, the solstice, traditions, the significance of Stonehenge – and how to celebrate it. When is the longest day of the year? In the northern hemisphere, summer solstice, or longest day of the year, takes place between June 20 and 22 each year.  This year it falls today - Thursday, June 21 - when the UK will enjoy 16 hours and 38 minutes of daylight. The sun rose at 4.43am and will set at 9.31pm, according to weather.com.  The crowd cheers as the sun rises through the stones on the longest day of the year. Happy #SummerSolstice! pic.twitter.com/sNhNKEGExR— English Heritage (@EnglishHeritage) June 21, 2018 The solstice officially marks the beginning of astronomical summer which ends when the autumn equinox falls on September 23. Day and night will be at almost equal length on this day, as the sun crosses the celestial equator and moves southward into the northern hemisphere. Read about how Stonehenge builders used Pythagoras' theorem 2,000 years before Greek philosopher was born What happens during the summer solstice? There are two solstices each year - one in the winter and one in the summer. The summer solstice occurs when the when the tilt of Earth's axis is most inclined towards the sun and is directly above the Tropic of Cancer. Traditionally, the summer solstice period fell between the planting and harvesting of crops, leaving people who worked the land time to relax. This is why June became the traditional month for weddings. It might seem like a day to celebrate, but it actually signals the moment the sun's path stops moving northward in the sky, and the start of days becoming steadily shorter as the slow march towards winter begins.  However, we won't notice the days becoming shorter for a while. The shortest day of the year isn't until Thursday, December 21, known as the winter solstice; it lasts for 7 hours 49 minutes and 41 seconds in Britain, which is 8 hours, 49 minutes shorter than the June solstice. Summer solstice 2018 gallery At the winter solstice, the Earth's axis is tilted furthest away from the sun directly over the Tropic of Capricorn bringing only a few hours of daylight. In the southern hemisphere the dates of the two solstices are reversed. The winter solstice occurs on the same day in June and the summer solstice the same day in December. The term 'solstice' derives from the Latin word 'solstitium', meaning 'sun standing still'. Some prefer the more teutonic term 'sunturn' to describe the event. Astrologers say the sun seems to 'stand still' at the point on the horizon where it appears to rise and set, before moving off in the reverse direction. Equinox and solstice explainer graphic Summer solstice traditions: why is Stonehenge so significant? Stonehenge in Avebury, Wiltshire is the most popular place for Pagans to celebrate the longest day because it famously aligns to the solstices. The rising sun only reaches the middle of the stones one day of the year when it shines on the central altar. Built in three phases between 3,000 B.C. and 1,600 B.C Stonehenge's exact purpose still remains a mystery. The stones were brought from very long distances – the bluestones from the Preseli Hills more than 150 miles away, and the sarsens probably from the Marlborough Downs, 19 miles to the north. Britain's most mysterious stone circles The day marks the ancient middle of summer. It has significance for pagans who have always believed that midsummer day holds a special power.  Midsummer's eve was believed to be a time when the veil between this world and the next is at its thinnest, and when fairies were though to be at their most powerful. Night sky: how and where to see noctilucent clouds Over the centuries, the June solstice has inspired many festivals and midsummer celebrations involving bonfires, picnics, singing, watching the sun rise and Maypole dancing. Many towns and villages across Britain still mark the day.  One ritual was the lighting of fires, heralding the start of shorter days, although this doesn't really happen anymore. The idea was that flames would keep the dark away.  Revellers at the Summer Solstice Sunrise at Stonehenge, earlier today Credit:  Geoff Pugh for the Telegraph Where can I celebrate the summer solstice? Stonehenge always welcomes an influx of garland-wearing hippies, druids and curious tourists who head to the mysterious stone circles and wait for the sun to appear.  Crowds of around 20,000 greet the moment dawn breaks with a mixture of cheers and silent meditation, and the strawberry moon added extra excitement this year.  The solstice car park opened on Wednesday at 7pm ahead of the sunset at 9:26pm.  Crowds cheered the rise of the sun at Stonehenge as thousands gathered to celebrate the summer solstice. Dawn is breaking over Stonehenge at #SummerSolsticepic.twitter.com/OXyLhHcffX— English Heritage (@EnglishHeritage) June 21, 2018 Those who observed the spectacle at the neolithic Wiltshire monument were blessed with clear skies as the sun glinted over the horizon at 4.52am. The sunrise over Stonehenge this morning Credit: Geoff Pugh for the Telegraph It's slightly quieter at the Avebury stone circle, Britain's second greatest prehistoric site, about 20 miles from Stonehenge. In Penzance, the Golowan Festival celebrates the summer solstice from June 23 to 28. If you're in London, watching the sunrise from Parliament Hill will give you great views of the capital.

    Thu, 21 Jun 2018 07:13:17 -0400
  • The Best Cars You Can't Buy in the US

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    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:00:00 -0400
  • Catholic cardinal in Washington accused of sex abuse

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    The Vatican has asked retired Washington, D.C., Archbishop Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, to cease public ministry after finding he was credibly accused of sexually abusing a teenager almost 50 years ago, the archdiocese and McCarrick said on Wednesday. McCarrick is among the highest-ranking of the more than 6,700 U.S. Roman Catholic clerics to be accused of sexually abusing children since the church's sex abuse scandal broke in 2002, according to BishopAccountability.org, a private group that tracks the allegations. McCarrick, 87, was accused of sexually abusing a teenager when he was a priest in New York, he said in a statement.

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:16:52 -0400
  • Remains of Civil War soldiers found in pit of severed limbs

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    McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Researchers have discovered the remains of two Civil War soldiers buried among a batch of severed limbs on a northern Virginia battlefield.

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:39:08 -0400
  • 25 Old-School Photos Of Disney Parks, Just Because

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    As the Disney parks gear up for an inevitably busy summer, we wanted to take a

    Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:17:07 -0400
  • Trump Says North Korea Sent Remains Of 200 Soldiers Back

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    Trump Says North Korea Sent Remains Of 200 Soldiers Back

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 23:24:20 -0400
  • Trump's Plan To Stop Family Separations Is To Detain Families Together

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    President Donald Trump's plan to stop his administration's policy of

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:02:32 -0400
  • 'She Has at Last Found Peace.' Dutch Queen Maxima Opens Up About Sister's Suicide

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    Her sister Zorreguieta was found dead in her apartment in Buenos Aires on June 6

    Tue, 19 Jun 2018 22:18:14 -0400
  • American Airlines tells Trump administration not to use its planes to transport migrant children separated from families

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    American Airlines has asked the federal government not to use its planes to transport migrant children who have been separated from their families, widening a backlash to a new Trump administration policy. Under the administration’s “zero tolerance” policy towards illegal border crossings, adults are separated from their children so they can face prosecution. Deploring the family separations as “not at all aligned with the values of American Airlines”, the carrier said in a statement that it had asked the federal government to “immediately refrain” from bringing children separated from their parents due to the new policy on board their aircraft.

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:14:00 -0400
  • Man Accused Of Making $1.3 Million In Fraudulent Walmart Returns

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    Arizona police have arrested a man for allegedly swindling more than 1,000

    Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:42:53 -0400
  • Israel says could get tougher on Gaza after warplanes hit Hamas

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    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel could step up its "intensity" on Gaza, after a new flare-up that saw Israel carrying out air strikes and Palestinians launching rockets and mortar shells. It comes as US President Donald Trump's special envoy Jason Greenblatt and adviser Jared Kushner visit the region to discuss issues including the Palestinian-Israeli peace process. Israeli planes initially targeted three Hamas military positions overnight in Gaza in response to kites and balloons carrying incendiary and explosive devices launched into Israel from the Palestinian territory, the army said.

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:47:22 -0400
  • Most and Least Reliable Washing Machine Brands

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    CR's extensive lab testing can help you pinpoint a washing machine that cleans fabric well, is gentle on clothes, runs quietly, and more. But aside from picking a machine with solid performance, ...

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:45:00 -0400
  • Family: Kate Spade's father dies on eve of her funeral

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The father of fashion designer Kate Spade died on the eve of her funeral, according to a statement released by her family shortly before her service began Thursday in her hometown of Kansas City.

    Thu, 21 Jun 2018 17:32:11 -0400
  • Parkland Survivors Urge Americans To Vote For 'Morally Just Leaders'

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    Lauren and David Hogg, who were among those who survived the February mass

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 07:42:03 -0400
  • Indiana State Trooper enforces state's Slowpoke law, goes viral

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    One Indiana State Trooper has gone viral after enforcing the state's "Slowpoke" law, or "move-over" law. The internet has spoken, and many like State Trooper Stephen Wheeles' logic.

    Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:00:00 -0400
  • Obama cyber chief confirms 'stand down' order against Russian cyberattacks in summer 2016

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    Michael Daniel, Obama White House’s chief cyber official testified that proposals he was developing to counter Russia’s attack on the U.S. presidential election were put on a “back burner” after he was ordered to “stand down” his efforts in the summer of 2016.

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:49:35 -0400
  • Canada PM pressured to suspend U.S. refugee agreement in face of 'unacceptable' policy

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    OTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday the U.S. practice of separating immigrant children from their parents on its southern border was "unacceptable", even as he resisted pressure to suspend a bilateral agreement designating the United States a "safe" country for refugees. Trudeau has been under increasing pressure to suspend the Safe Third Country Agreement, a 2004-era pact under which asylum seekers presenting at a land border crossing in either country are turned back and told to apply for refugee status in the first country they arrived in.

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:37:19 -0400
  • Convicted Car Thief Arrested in XXXTentacion Murder Investigation

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    The arrest came about 48 hours after the rapper was shot and killed

    Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:07:11 -0400
  • Rachel Maddow Struggles To Read Report Of Babies Sent To 'Tender Age' Shelters

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    MSNBC host Rachel Maddow tried to share a breaking story from The Associated

    Tue, 19 Jun 2018 22:58:18 -0400
  • Tensions Run High For Republicans As House Heads To Doomed Immigration Votes

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    WASHINGTON ― House Republicans are either about to break a policy jam on

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:20:11 -0400
  • 15 Fun 4th of July Activities

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    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:00:00 -0400
  • Nevada sets 1st execution since 2006 after fight over drugs

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    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada plans to carry out its first execution in 12 years using a never-before-tried combination of drugs that drew a court challenge over concerns that a convicted murderer could suffer during the lethal injection.

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:32:32 -0400
  • Wegmans Is America's Favorite Grocery Store, According To New Study

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    Grocery shopping is one of America's favorite pastimes, so it should be no

    Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:00:35 -0400
  • U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley Delivers Remarks on Leaving the Human Rights Council

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    U.S. Ambassador To The UN Nikki Haley delivers remarks on leaving the U.N. Human Rights Council.

    Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:03:23 -0400
  • Judge denies Stormy Daniels request to restart case against Trump, Cohen

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    (Reuters) - A federal judge in Los Angeles has rejected a request by the adult film actress Stormy Daniels to restart her lawsuit there against U.S. President Donald Trump and his longtime lawyer Michael Cohen. In an order dated Tuesday, U.S. District Judge James Otero said the amount of media attention in the case was not a sufficient reason to reconsider the 90-day stay he had imposed in April. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, is suing to void a non-disclosure agreement under which Cohen paid her $130,000 not to discuss her alleged relationship with Trump in 2006 and 2007.

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:13:54 -0400
  • Detaining children in tent cities costs more than double than keeping them with their families, reveals report

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    It costs more than double the amount to detain children separated from their families at the US-Mexico border in tent cities than keeping the whole family together, a new report has revealed. It costs $775 (£586) per night, per child, to be detained in the new tent cities facilities, NBC News reported, citing Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) officials. The higher costs for the newly-separated children are due to new construction of these tent cities, air conditioning for the facilities, certified medical workers, labour for the facilities, food, water, and other supplies which had to be procured quickly.

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:44:00 -0400
  • Engine and Transmission

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    2018 Ford EcoSport Review

    Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:05:00 -0400
  • Yemen pro-govt forces seize Hodeida airport from rebels: coalition

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    Emirati-backed Yemeni government forces seized Hodeida airport from Huthi rebels on Wednesday, the coalition said, in a major step towards retaking the key Red Sea port city. "The airport was completely cleared, Thank God, and is under control," coalition commander for the Red Sea coast, Abdul Salaam al-Shehi, said in a video posted by the United Arab Emirates' official WAM news agency. Last Wednesday, government forces launched an offensive to clear Hodeida of rebel fighters who have held it since 2014, raising UN concerns for vital aid shipments and commercial food imports through the city's docks.

    Wed, 20 Jun 2018 03:36:12 -0400
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