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A 7-Year-Old Girl’s $30,000 Google Doodle Was Drawn During A Power Outage

Quartzy – by Anne Quito Great things can happen when the screens are turned off during a power outage. The first-grader who won the US edition of this year’s Doodle 4 Google art contest with a charming paleontology-themed colored pencil drawing created … Continue reading

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AP Explains: US has split up families throughout its history

AP ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Some critics of the forced separation of Latino children from their migrant parents say the practice is unprecedented. But it’s not the first time the U.S. government has split up families, detained children or allowed … Continue reading

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U.S. Quits UN Human Rights Council, Saying It’s Anti-Israel

Bloomberg The Trump administration withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday, making good on a pledge to leave a body it accused of hypocrisy and bias against Israel. “For too long, the Human Rights Council has been … Continue reading

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‘Are you dead, sir?’ doctor asks patient in video that led to her removal from Los Gatos hospital

Mercury News A video of a doctor speaking harshly to an emergency room patient and asking if he’s dead has led to her removal from the work schedule at El Camino Hospital Los Gatos, a hospital spokeswoman said. The video … Continue reading

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Meet the 10-year-old ‘drag kid’ taking over social media with inspiring message

Today Desmond Napoles is a smart, self-assured and talented 10-year-old on the rise as a social media star and self-proclaimed “drag kid.” Known as “Desmond Is Amazing” online, the Brooklyn fifth-grader has already been profiled in Vogue and hopes to … Continue reading

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Giant hogweed, plant that causes blindness and third-degree burns, discovered in Virginia

CBS News “Giant Hogweed” sounds like a mythical plant that the students of Hogwarts may study, but it’s real — and it’s dangerous. The plant grows in the wild and touching it can cause third-degree burns and even blindness. Giant … Continue reading

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Angel gets Trump

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British boy hospitalized after medicinal cannabis confiscated

AOL LONDON, June 16 (Reuters) – British authorities have released the medicinal cannabis oil they had confiscated from an epileptic boy who was later hospitalized suffering from seizures, the boy’s mother said on Saturday. Billy Caldwell, 12, had traveled to … Continue reading

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Rocks Beneath Eastern Seaboard Could Cause Major Problems During a Solar Storm, USGS Study Finds

The Weather Channel The makeup of the Earth beneath the Interstate 95 corridor could prove especially problematic in the event of a major solar storm, the U.S. Geological Survey said in a new report. According to Bloomberg, the soon-to-be-released report … Continue reading

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Huge snake slithers out of Texas man’s toilet. Deputy wrangles it with her bare hands

The Eagle Frankly, it could have been a lot worse. Wade Vielock could have been sitting on the toilet when the enormous snake slithered its way out of the porcelain throne. Lucky for the Bee County, Texas, man, Vielock was … Continue reading

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20 Hilariously Goofy Animal Snapchats That Are Nearly Impossible Not To Laugh At

Honest to Paws – by Evelyn H. Armstrong If you own a smartphone, chances are you use a few different messaging apps to keep in touch with friends. One of the most popular is Snapchat. It’s a great way to … Continue reading

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Texas A&M System partnership wins bid to manage Los Alamos National Laboratory

The Eagle – by Caitlin Clark A limited liability company that includes the Texas A&M University System will manage Los Alamos National Laboratory, the Department of Energy announced Friday. Triad National Security, LLC — principals are the Texas A&M system, … Continue reading

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#MeToo goes to church: Southern Baptists face a reckoning over treatment of women

NBC News The Southern Baptist Convention, the country’s largest evangelical denomination, is headed for a showdown over its treatment of women that could not only have far-reaching ramifications for the church but also influence the broader secular #MeToo movement. At … Continue reading

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Are Antidepressants to Blame For America’s Violence Epidemic?

ANH USA – by Gretchen DuBeau So far this year, 31 people have been killed in school shootings, including 26 students. In comparison, 13 military service members have died in the line of duty in 2018. The fact that our schools are … Continue reading

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Trump: Many Texans watched Harvey from their boats, requiring Coast Guard rescue

Chron AUSTIN — President Donald Trump praised the Coast Guard for its heroics during Hurricane Harvey Wednesday, but credited the high number of water rescues to people taking their boats out to watch the storm roll in, baffling first responders. … Continue reading

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Massive tornado touches down in Wyoming

Accuweather A tornado formed on the northern outskirts of Laramie, Wyoming as severe weather moved through the area.

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Uber driver fatally shoots passenger on I-25 in Denver

KDVR DENVER — An Uber driver shot and killed a passenger on Interstate 25 early Friday morning, the Denver Police Department said. The shooting happened about 2:45 a.m. as the vehicle passed over the University Boulevard bridge and forced the … Continue reading

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Grandmother Says Police Shot At Her Grandson Eight Times

NewsOne The grandmother of a North Carolina teen who was shot eight times by a police officer early Saturday recently broke her silence amid her wait for answers and a state investigation. “He’s fighting for his life. He’s fighting for … Continue reading

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Questions linger in deadly Fox Crossing police shooting

Post Crescent FOX CROSSING – Investigators released no new information in the past four days to explain how and why a Kaukauna man was shot and killed by a police officer May 23 on the Fox Cities Trestle Trail bridge. … Continue reading

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Embattled Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens resigns; ‘resolution’ reached in St. Louis

St Louis Today JEFFERSON CITY • Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens announced Tuesday he is stepping down effective at 5 p.m. Friday in the face of an impeachment effort, an adverse judicial ruling and multiple criminal investigations. “The last few months have been … Continue reading

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