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Rare brain-eating amoebas killed Seattle woman who rinsed her sinuses with tap water. Doctor warns this could happen again

Seattle Times When a 69-year-old Seattle woman underwent brain surgery earlier this year at Swedish Medical Center, her doctors were stumped. Last January, the woman was admitted to the hospital’s emergency department after suffering a seizure. Doctors took a CT … Continue reading

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Oregon Takes 1st Major Step Toward Legalizing Psychedelic Mushrooms

OPB Oregon’s attorney general has approved language for a ballot measure to make psychedelic mushrooms legal. The measure would reduce criminal penalties for the manufacture, delivery and possession of psilocybin — the hallucinogen contained in psychedelic mushrooms.  

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George H.W. Bush, 41st president of the United States, dies at 94

Washington Post – by Karen Tumulty George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States and the father of the 43rd, was a steadfast force on the international stage for decades, from his stint as an envoy to Beijing … Continue reading

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Mexico to grant highest honor to Jared Kushner

AP MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government said Tuesday that it will award President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner the highest honor the country gives to foreigners, the Order of the Aztec Eagle. The Foreign Relations Department said Kushner … Continue reading

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Panic at Walter Reed after exercise mistaken as active shooter

The Hill Panic ensued Tuesday at Walter Reed hospital in Bethesda, Md., after an active shooter exercise was thought to be an actual shooting. The U.S. Navy said in a tweet Tuesday that there was no shooter at the hospital and … Continue reading

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Incoming Mexico gov’t: No deal to host U.S. asylum-seekers

AOL MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s incoming government denied a report Saturday that it plans to allow asylum-seekers to wait in the country while their claims move through U.S. immigration courts, one of several options the Trump administration has been … Continue reading

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Taiwanese student accused of school threat to be deported

AOL PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Taiwanese exchange student accused of threatening to “shoot up” his high school near Philadelphia was spared additional time in prison at his sentencing Monday, but he will be deported and barred from returning to the … Continue reading

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The Renewed Legal Challenge Against the Dakota Access Pipeline

Earth Justice – by  Jan Hasselman A new chapter opens in the legal fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline, as the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe renews their lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers challenging its recently completed review … Continue reading

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Rare microbes lead scientists to discover new branch on the tree of life

CBC News – by Emily Chung Canadian researchers have discovered a new kind of organism that’s so different from other living things that it doesn’t fit into the plant kingdom, the animal kingdom, or any other kingdom used to classify … Continue reading

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Winter Temperature Outlook: Why This November Cold Snap Increases Odds of a Cold Winter in the East

Weather Channel Prolonged November cold and early snowfall are helping to raise the odds of a persistently cold winter in the East, according to the latest outlook from The Weather Company, an IBM Business. The United States has had its most expansive November … Continue reading

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Drunk man shouts ‘Heil Hitler, Heil Trump,’ does Nazi salute during Baltimore performance of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

The Baltimore Sun A man shouting “Heil Hitler, Heil Trump” during a performance of “Fiddler on the Roof” in Baltimore smelled of alcohol and told police he was motivated by his hatred of President Donald Trump. Anthony M. Derlunas, 58, told … Continue reading

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Two Navy SEALs, two Marines charged in murder of Green Beret

NBC News – by Courtney Kube Two elite Navy SEALs and two Marine Raiders were charged with felony murder in the June 2017 strangulation death of U.S. Army Green Beret Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar. The U.S. Navy brought the charges against … Continue reading

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Dr. Eowyn: Parkland anomalies: David Hogg was at home during school shooting; interviewed girl before shooting

James Fetzer Dr. Eowyn  If one part of an event is a lie, the whole event is contrived. According to the timeline of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, in Parkland, Florida:

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Dennis Hof, deceased brothel owner, wins Nevada Assembly race

Las Vegas Review Journal – by Henry Brean Democrat Lesia Romanov was the only candidate with a pulse in the race for Assembly District 36, but apparently that wasn’t enough to defeat deceased brothel owner Dennis Hof. Based on partial … Continue reading

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Senior Citizens Are Replacing Teenagers as Fast-Food Workers

Bloomberg The sullen teenager grinding through a restaurant shift after school was once a pop culture cliche—as American as curly fries. Nowadays, Brad Hamilton, the teen played by Judge Reinhold in “Fast Times at Ridgemont High,” would probably be too … Continue reading

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Michael Bloomberg to air $5 million in ads before midterm elections to tout Democrats — and himself

Washington Post – by Robert Costa Michael R. Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City who is considering a 2020 presidential campaign, took another step closer to that possibility Sunday with a $5 million national advertising effort that encourages … Continue reading

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Older People Are Worse Than Young People at Telling Fact from Opinion

The Atlantic – by Alexis C. Madrigal Americans over 50 are worse than younger people at telling facts from opinions, according to a new study by Pew Research Center. Given 10 statements, five each of fact and opinion, younger Americans correctly … Continue reading

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A 14-year-long oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico verges on becoming one of the worst in U.S. history

Tulsa World – by Darryl Fears NEW ORLEANS — An oil spill that has been quietly leaking millions of barrels into the Gulf of Mexico has gone unplugged for so long that it now verges on becoming one of the worst … Continue reading

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Robotic Security Forces On Patrol In NYC Prompt Privacy Concerns For Some

CBS New York NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The security force of the future is already patrolling several neighborhoods in the Tri-State Area. The robotic protectors can see what you’re doing and even talk back to you, but the machines created by … Continue reading

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Texas high school students now required to watch police interaction video before they can graduate

AOL Many states around the country are exploring ways to reduce tensions between police and citizens in the wake of recent police shootings. And through the Community Safety Education Act, Texas has come up with a creative one. The bill … Continue reading

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