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Seeing Area 51 Memes Everywhere? The Truth About Them Is Out There

Seeing Area 51 Memes Everywhere? The Truth About Them Is Out There

If you aren't familiar, " Storm Area 51, They Can't Stop All of Us " is the internet sensation du jour with more than a million Facebook accounts marked as "going" to raid the alleged secret governmen...

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House votes to hold Barr and Ross in contempt over Census question

House votes to hold Barr and Ross in contempt over Census question

The vote was largely along party lines, with just Rep. Justin Amash (I-MI) joining the Democrats in favor the vote. That setback pushed President Trump off of adding the question to the census, le...

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Rep. Ilhan Omar Has Been A US Citizen Longer Than Melania Trump

Rep. Ilhan Omar Has Been A US Citizen Longer Than Melania Trump

Omar became a citizen in 2000 at the age of 17, while Melania Trump became a citizen six years later at the age of 36, a year after she married the future president. Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib and Pressley...

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Turkish diplomat shot dead in middle of Iraq restaurant

Turkish diplomat shot dead in middle of Iraq restaurant

The state-run Iraqi news agency identified him as the deputy general consul and said several of his entourage were also killed in the shooting. Such attacks are rare in Irbil. The statement did no...

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NH man accused of sexually assaulting stroke victim

NH man accused of sexually assaulting stroke victim

At the time, a woman ordered a ride share before entering a vehicle. The girl borrowed a phone from a stranger to call her parents, who picked her up and brought her to the police station to report...

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Year-old girl dies after getting hit with golf ball in Utah

Year-old girl dies after getting hit with golf ball in Utah

A U.S. girl has been accidentally killed after her father smacked a golf ball into the back of the neck as she sat in a golf buggy while he played. Talysa and Kellen Hill with daughter Aria and tw...

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Harassment law puts spotlight on Duterte

Harassment law puts spotlight on Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a new law whereby catcalling and wolf-whistling, etc. are considered forms of sexual harassment and should carry punishment - up to six months in priso...

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'El Chapo' Drug Lord Sentenced To Life In US Prison

'El Chapo' Drug Lord Sentenced To Life In US Prison

Guzman has been largely cut off from the outside world since his extradition in 2017 and his remarks in the courtroom could be the last time the public hears from him. Experts say he will likely wind ...

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Feds end investigation into Trump Org and hush money payments

Feds end investigation into Trump Org and hush money payments

A lawyer for Cohen could not immediately be reached. Prosecutors in Manhattan notified U.S. District Judge William Pauley in a filing on Monday that the probe was over, according to an order issue...

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International Court of Justice suspends Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death penalty

International Court of Justice suspends Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death penalty

India has also accused Pakistan of harassing Jadhav's family in 2017 during a meeting that was held in an "atmosphere of coercion". Relations between nuclear neighbors India and Pakistan have warm...

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Turkey officially kicked out of F-35 program

Turkey officially kicked out of F-35 program

The Russian-made missile defense system is not compatible with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the Pentagon is concerned it could be used by Moscow to acquire critical knowledge of the F-35's u...

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Trump Calls House Resolution Condemning His So-Called 'Racist' Tweets a 'Con Game'

Trump Calls House Resolution Condemning His So-Called 'Racist' Tweets a 'Con Game'

MSNBC played this video of Donald Trump speaking about Native American Indian reservations in 1993. "Every single member of this institution...should join us in condemning the president's racist ...

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Recorded drug deaths in Scotland 'highest in EU'

Recorded drug deaths in Scotland 'highest in EU'

It means the death toll taken by drugs in Scotland is the worst in Europe and three times the UK-wide rate. The majority of the deaths were due to accidental overdose, and nearly all were linked to ...

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Ten Turkish sailors seized by pirates off Nigerian coast - shipping company

Ten Turkish sailors seized by pirates off Nigerian coast - shipping company

A company statement cited by Turkish media said the ship was attacked by "pirates" on its way from Cameroon to the Ivory Coast. Turkey's foreign ministry said the sailors were seized on Saturday eveni...

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Conjoined Pakistani twins separated after 50 hours of surgery in London

Conjoined Pakistani twins separated after 50 hours of surgery in London

Doctors at the Great Ormond Street Hospital convert the scans into 3D images, make models of them with a 3D printer and use virtual reality to practice on them . The twins are undergoing daily phys...

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San Fernando Valley MS-13 Members Charged With Murders, Drug Trafficking

San Fernando Valley MS-13 Members Charged With Murders, Drug Trafficking

President Donald Trump has spoken frequently about the perniciousness of MS-13 and its relationship to illegal immigration. MS-13, or La Mara Salvatrucha, was formed in Los Angeles in the 1980s by r...

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Hunger on the rise worldwide as 821 million affected, says UN

Hunger on the rise worldwide as 821 million affected, says UN

He said trends indicate that the numbers of overweight and obese people in Africa and Asia would soon exceed those who are hungry. "We have to rescue, on average, over 3.5 million people from hung...

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Yemen’s warring sides meet ‘aboard United Nations vessel’ over port city Hodeida

Yemen’s warring sides meet ‘aboard United Nations vessel’ over port city Hodeida

Under a December cease-fire agreement, government forces and the Houthis were to redeploy their forces from Hodeida, something considered an important first step toward ending the civil war. The Houth...

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I would not back US military action against Iran

I would not back US military action against Iran

Asked about the debate, Grieve said of Johnson that "when challenged and confronted he radicalised even further and excluded any possibility of trying to negotiate some way out of the backstop. He twe...

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Welsh town Harlech claims world's steepest street

Welsh town Harlech claims world's steepest street

The small town of Harlech in Wales has ousted Dunedin, New Zealand , for bragging rights to the world's steepest street . Residents of Ffordd Pen Llech didn't seem to feel too bad about taking t...

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Hong Kong protesters march with mock coffin of city leader

Hong Kong protesters march with mock coffin of city leader

The main target of the rallies has switched from the extradition invoice, which might permit individuals to be despatched to mainland China for trial, to broader points which have roused deep-seated p...

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Florida expert flies to Chicago to help catch alligator

Florida expert flies to Chicago to help catch alligator

An alligator aptly named Chance The Snapper had been on the loose in Chicago's Humboldt Park Lagoon for over eight days but was finally captured on Tuesday (July 16), NBC News has reported. "Chance ...

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Louisiana police charge man in killing of civil rights activist

Louisiana police charge man in killing of civil rights activist

Bell was one of Roberts-Joseph's tenants and was behind on about $1,200 in rent, Paul said. Baton Rouge detectives arrested Ron Jermaine Bell in the killing of Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, whose body w...

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Planned Parenthood Removes Leana Wen As President After Less Than A Year

Planned Parenthood Removes Leana Wen As President After Less Than A Year

In addition to the rule on separate finances, another requirement that both kinds of facilities can not be under the same roof will take effect next year. The program does not pay for abortions, but u...

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Trump says he'll look at Peter Thiel's treason allegation against Google

Trump says he'll look at Peter Thiel's treason allegation against Google

In a rare television interview, Thiel said Monday night that Warren, a MA senator, was the only Democrat talking about important issues like the economy. Thiel - who is a Facebook Inc. board member an...

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Judge bars Roger Stone from social media

Judge bars Roger Stone from social media

After a hearing in federal court in Washington on Tuesday, Judge Amy Jackson wrote in a court order that Stone can not " post or communicate on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook in any way on any s...

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New Zealand: Kiwi police detain penguins

New Zealand: Kiwi police detain penguins

The Department of Conservation (DOC) had been monitoring the site as it was thought that they were likely to return. Their presence came to light after a shop keeper heard the penguins making cooing a...

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Tossing drugs in toilet could lead to ‘meth-gators’: Tennessee police

Tossing drugs in toilet could lead to ‘meth-gators’: Tennessee police

Police are advising those in possession of drugs from flushing them down the toilet because they will taint the nearby streams and retention ponds. Police in Tennessee are warning drug dealers agai...

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Charlottesville white supremacist gets second life sentence, plus 419 years

Charlottesville white supremacist gets second life sentence, plus 419 years

Statements by several victims were also read in court. Constance Young is an African-American woman who was injured in the attack. "Hello, scum", said Jeanne "Star" Peterson, as she addressed Fiel...

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Zuma received death threats after testimony, he tells the Zondo Inquiry

Zuma received death threats after testimony, he tells the Zondo Inquiry

The former president is accused of fostering a culture of corruption during a nine-year reign before he was ousted in 2018 by the ruling ANC party and replaced by Cyril Ramaphosa. "It's an exaggerati...

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North Korea suggests it may resume nuclear, missile tests

North Korea suggests it may resume nuclear, missile tests

The European Union has renewed sanctions on North Korea in response to the latter's nuclear weapon and ballistic missile programs, a statement from the USA council said. While the main annual South ...

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Trump says USA won't sell fighter jets to Turkey

Trump says USA won't sell fighter jets to Turkey

The United States has opposed its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally's purchase of the Russian systems and is reportedly preparing sanctions against Turkey this week. Broadcaster Haberturk quoted...

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Trump nominates Esper, Spencer temporarily takes over as Pentagon chief

Trump nominates Esper, Spencer temporarily takes over as Pentagon chief

During Tuesday's hearing, Warren continued to push Esper to agree to extending his recusal commitment beyond November, which would prohibit him from participating in any decisions related to Raytheon ...

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Italy detains 3 in seizure of weapons, missile, Nazi plaques

Italy detains 3 in seizure of weapons, missile, Nazi plaques

The paper named those arrested as 60-year-old former customs inspector and neo-fascist Forza Nuova militant Fabio Del Bergiolo, 51-year-old Fabio Bernardi, and 42-year-old Swiss national Alessandro Mo...

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Greek police detain suspect in U.S. scientist murder mystery

Greek police detain suspect in U.S. scientist murder mystery

Police Major General Constantinos Lagoudakis said the track marks left by the suspect's auto were what helped police narrow their search and arrest the suspect. Eaton, a 59-year-old molecular biolog...

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