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Police Restart Propaganda Campaign Against Standing Rock Water Protectors

Observer – by Michael Sainato When the United States Army Corps of Engineers announced on December 4, 2017, that it would not grant the easement that would allow construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in … Continue reading

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Ringling Bros. circus folding its tent after nearly 150 years

AOL – Reuters Jan 14 (Reuters) – The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus said on Saturday it will cease performances after 146 years in business, owing to what it said were declining tickets sales and high operating costs. … Continue reading

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Police fatally shoot man with screwdriver in Queens, NYPD says

AM New York – by Jamie Reysen Police shot and killed a man armed with a screwdriver in Queens on Saturday morning, the NYPD said. Police responded to a 911 call around 3 a.m. about a woman screaming on Westgate Street … Continue reading

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U.S. Border Patrol recruits: Wild horses, tamed by prisoners

AOL FLORENCE, Arizona, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Long before the desert sun has had a chance to heat the dusty prison yard, some 20 inmates at an Arizona state prison begin quietly tending horses. The men – many with violent … Continue reading

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Viral ‘Dump Trump’ mural in New York erased

AOL In August 2015, street artist Hanksy painted a mural portraying Donald Trump as a pile of feces. The Lower East Side artist, whose name is an off-shoot of famous British street artist Banksy, became known for superimposing Tom Hanks’ … Continue reading

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Baltimore man sparks police standoff over grilled cheese sandwich

AOL An upset Baltimore man, Daniel Brian Blackwell, 55, triggered an hours-long standoff with police after opening fire in his home because someone took a bite out of his grilled cheese sandwich. Baltimore County officers were called to at the … Continue reading

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Hundreds Evacuated As Worst Flooding In a Decade Hits California, Nevada

The Weather Channel Hundreds have been evacuated and at least three people have died as one of the worst flooding disasters in the past decade hits California and Nevada. Residents voluntarily evacuated at least 400 homes, which affected 1,300, in … Continue reading

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Report: Jared Kushner is taking steps to explore a White House role

AOL President-elect Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, may be headed for a job in the White House. Kushner is in the process of filing financial disclosure documents in preparation for taking a formal role as an adviser to the president, … Continue reading

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Trump Nominees’ Filings Threaten to Overwhelm Federal Ethics Office

New York Times WASHINGTON — Rex W. Tillerson owns more than $50 million of Exxon Mobil stock, has earned an annual salary of $10 million and holds a range of positions — from director at the Boy Scouts of America … Continue reading

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‘Dear Ivanka’ letters surface online and IRL

Fox 5 News NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) – Ivanka Trump will be by any measure one of the most influential first daughters in history. Even those who wanted someone else to win have taken notice. “Dear Ivanka” letters filled … Continue reading

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Cops Appear to Take Selfie in Front of Burning Home

NBC 4 New York – by Michael George Two police officers were captured on video appearing to pose for a selfie in front of a home as it went up in flames on Long Island Thursday afternoon. The fire destroyed … Continue reading

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Throwing a snowball may get you a misdemeanor

NBC 5 News PROVO, Ut. — In Provo, hitting someone with a snowball may get you cited. According to Good4Utah, the ordinance has been around for years – and it’s not meant to cite those having a snowball fight. “Ultimately, this … Continue reading

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Milwaukee program offers $1 homes, $10k grants for repairs

WISN 12 News – by Sheldon Dutes The city of Milwaukee is looking to sell its foreclosed homes in the greater Sherman Park area for $1, and interested developers are eligible for a $10,000.00 grant per home. “This entails a … Continue reading

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Video shows NYPD cop punching man in head during arrest

New York Post – by Gina Galdone Video has surfaced of an NYPD officer punching a man in the head while on the ground during an arrest on New Years Eve morning in the Bronx. Police are now investigating the … Continue reading

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Istanbul Reina nightclub attack ‘leaves 35 dead’

BBC News At least 35 people have lost their lives in an attack on a nightclub in Turkey, Istanbul’s governor has said. Among the dead at the Istanbul club is one police officer, Vasip Sahin stated, adding that it was … Continue reading

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New Year’s Superstitions

Snopes – by David Mikkelson CLAIM: A variety of superstitions are associated with New Year’s Day. ORIGIN:Besides getting sloppy drunk and kissing everybody in the room at the stroke of midnight, celebrants throughout the ages have observed numerous lesser-known New … Continue reading

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13 New Years Superstitions!

Athens Puns Eating black-eyed peas and greens, I remember this one the most from other years and I remember eating them. Eating them brings good luck and financial prosperity. You are to eat the peas with greens for prosperity. The … Continue reading

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Debbie Reynolds, ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ Star and Carrie Fisher’s Mother, Dies at 84

Variety – by Carmel Dagan Debbie Reynolds, the Oscar-nominated singer-actress who was the mother of late actress Carrie Fisher, has died at Cedars-Sinai hospital. She was 84. “She wanted to be with Carrie,” her son Todd Fisher told Variety. She … Continue reading

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Donald Trump’s pick for ambassador to Israel, has all sides on edge

ABC News If President-elect Donald Trump wanted to show he planned to obliterate President Barack Obama’s approach to Israel, he may have found his man to deliver that message in David Friedman, his pick for U.S. ambassador. The bankruptcy lawyer … Continue reading

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The tribal war over property gifted to banned Indian chief

The New York Post Tribal warfare has broken out over a millionaire’s offer to give a piece of Manhattan — his West Village home — back to the Indians. Jean-Louis Goldwater Bourgeois is ready to bestow the $4 million house … Continue reading

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