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  • Trey Gowdy Threatens DOJ, FBI Officials Over Clinton Probe Documents

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    House oversight committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) threatened on Sunday to

    Sun, 17 Jun 2018 12:04:06 -0400
  • Tent camp built near border to house migrant children separated from parents

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    2,000 children have been separated from their parents in the last six weeks, housed in a former Walmart or small group homes, as part of the Trump administration’s hard-line immigration policy.

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 11:47:55 -0400
  • Turned away by 2 countries, rescued refugees end their odyssey in Spain

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    More than 600 refugees who set out from Libya to reach Europe were turned away by Italy, in a sudden change of heart about accepting refugees, and denied entry to Malta. At last, Spain agreed to take them — but the politics of immigration in the European Union are only growing more complicated and fraught.

    Sun, 17 Jun 2018 14:07:38 -0400
  • Family Dog Stayed With Missing 3-Year-Old During the 12 Hours She Was Gone

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    She was unharmed.

    Sun, 17 Jun 2018 11:51:30 -0400
  • The Latest: Slain Kansas deputies were both parents

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    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shootings of two Kansas sheriff's deputies by an inmate they were transporting (all times local):

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 12:23:56 -0400
  • Migrant father: 'Just destroyed' by separation from children caused by Trump policy

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    MSNBC’s Mariano Atencio reports from the Catholic Charities Christian shelter center in McAllen, Texas, the next stop for many migrants after they’ve been released from detention centers.

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 11:11:06 -0400
  • Florida school shooting survivors begin gun-reform tour

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    The students-turned-activists have become powerful national voices with their "March For Our Lives" campaign pushing for reform of gun laws, following the February 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School which killed 17 students and school staff. The students began what they promise will be a 50-stop summer bus tour across more than 20 states, with the goal of registering young people to vote and advocating for tougher gun control measures. The students chose Chicago for their first stop because of its runaway gun violence.

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:36:32 -0400
  • Three Dead, Dozens Injured by Earthquake in Western Japan's Osaka

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    A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning, killing at least three people and injuring dozens.

    Sun, 17 Jun 2018 23:16:47 -0400
  • Just call your dad on Father's Day before posting a photo of him on Facebook

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    This Father’s Day, call your dad.  Your dad doesn’t care how many likes you collect on Instagram or Facebook. Just pick up the phone and call the guy.  SEE ALSO: You haven't heard of this masculinity movement, but it's exactly what men need right now Listen, I get it — you want to show all your friends what a total stud your dad was in his 20s or share a cute childhood, family photo where you look completely adorable and your sister is in peak awkward stage.  But before you post a photo on social media, let him hear your voice. Imagine how many likes this guy would get on Instagram. My sister is going to be so mad. He wants to talk to you, not spend 30 minutes trying to figure out how Instagram works, only to see 12 "❤️❤️❤️omg so cute!" comments from people he doesn't know.  SEE ALSO: Dad jokes, ranked You might say "but I don't have much to talk to my dad about." Have you ever talked to an 8-year-old? They say some stupid things and your dad used to listen to you talk all the time. As a kid, I spent hours explaining my high-level thoughts about American Gladiators, and you know what? He just listened (and then took me to Costco for a $1 hot dog).  Even better than just talking? Ask him a question. Ask him about his day, his life, the latest season of Blue Bloods, whatever — you'll learn something. And maybe you'll discover an even better story to share about him for the 'gram. WATCH: Dads everywhere will love the Avengers themed Thor toolbox

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 13:10:52 -0400
  • Italy demands Netherlands recall NGO migrant rescue ships

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    By Philip Pullella ROME (Reuters) - Italy on Saturday demanded that the Netherlands recall two Dutch-flagged migrant rescue ships after one of the non-governmental organizations that operate them called Rome's interior minister a fascist. A heated exchange erupted after interior minister Matteo Salvini told more foreign NGOs operating migrant rescue ships in the Mediterranean they could not dock in Italian ports.

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 16:34:39 -0400
  • Full Schiff Interview: 'Just plain wrong and immoral' to separate families

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    During an exclusive interview with Meet the Press, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) says that immigration problems can't be solved "with angry tweets."

    Sun, 17 Jun 2018 02:27:28 -0400
  • 'Incredibles 2' Destroys Opening Weekend Record For Animated Films

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    The first family of the cinematic superhero world has returned in epic

    Sun, 17 Jun 2018 16:08:40 -0400
  • 'Holy grail for urban explorers': Abandoned airport frozen in time

    The small airport allowed predominantly wealthier individuals to leave Cyprus, until it was bombed and left to decay in 1974.

    Sun, 17 Jun 2018 06:24:03 -0400
  • Founder of 'revolutionary' US blood-testing startup once valued at $9bn charged with fraud

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    Theranos was established by Elizabeth Holmes in 2003 when she was just a 19-year-old Stanford drop out. Within a year it had won $6m (£4.5m) backing from investors attracted by Ms Holmes’s desire to disrupt the industry monopoly over blood tests – and she was toasted as a rising star of Silicon Valley. Ms Holmes and Mr Balwani claimed the Theranos analyser could perform a full range of clinical tests using tiny blood samples drawn from a finger stick, asserting that its results were more accurate, reliable and faster than those from conventional blood tests.

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 07:48:00 -0400
  • Kids’ lack of sleep linked to higher odds of heart disease, health risks, study warns

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    A study in the journal Pediatrics links lack of sleep to higher odds for heart disease, high blood pressure, and obesity. It found that less than a third of kids get the recommended amount of sleep.

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 11:58:28 -0400
  • Afghan Taliban tells fighters to stay at posts after attack on ceasefire revellers

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    The Taliban on Sunday ordered its fighters in Afghanistan to avoid gatherings of security forces and civilians, a day after a suicide bomber killed 25 people including members of the militant group celebrating an unprecedented ceasefire. It was the first formal nationwide ceasefire since the 2001 US invasion and the display of jubilation and unity has fuelled hopes among war-weary Afghans that peace is possible. The attack on a crowd celebrating the truce in Rodat district also wounded 54 people and was blamed by officials on the Islamic State group.

    Sun, 17 Jun 2018 03:23:22 -0400
  • 3 dead, dozens injured by quake in Osaka in western Japan

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    TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning, killing at least three people and injuring dozens.

    Sun, 17 Jun 2018 23:36:20 -0400
  • New Jersey Mom Gives Birth to 'Youngest Survivor' of the Las Vegas Mass Shooting

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    She was one month pregnant during the shooting.

    Sun, 17 Jun 2018 16:23:06 -0400
  • Here's How to Stop North Korea from Cheating on Denuclearization

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    Now that North Korea has agreed at the Singapore summit to work towards denuclearization certain elements will need to be in any nuclear deal for the agreement to be effective. Despite North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s more recent suggestions that he is open to denuclearizing if the United States were to provide security guarantees for the regime, North Korea has a significantly longer history of arguing that it would never do so.

    Sun, 17 Jun 2018 19:52:00 -0400
  • Schiff: Nunes didn't share intel, 'first that we've heard about' FBI information

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    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), ranking member on the House Intelligence Committee, tells Chuck Todd that his counterpart, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), didn't share information he received from the FBI.

    Sun, 17 Jun 2018 03:01:28 -0400
  • Gal Gadot Reveals First Look At 'Wonder Woman' 2 Costume

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    The Amazonian goddess is returning to the silver screen, and this time its the

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 15:36:02 -0400
  • Former WH Chief Strategist Bannon says Trump has never lied: 'Not to my knowledge'

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    ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl goes one-on-one with Steve Bannon, former White House chief strategist and CEO of the Trump campaign, on "This Week."

    Sun, 17 Jun 2018 14:12:29 -0400
  • Moscow taxi mounts pavement and injures people 'wearing Mexico colours'

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    A taxi mounted the pavement near Moscow's Red Square on Saturday evening, ploughing into a group of people and injuring eight. Early reports say that Mexico fans are among the injured, as some of those involved were wearing Mexican team colours. Police said the driver likely lost control of the vehicle and has been detained. Two ambulances quickly arrived at the scene and seven people were taken to hospital.  There were no immediate details on the severity of the pedestrians' injuries, although a medical source told local media that none of them were grave. The driver, a citizen of Kyrgyzstan, said he did not act on purpose, according to Moscow authorities.  The taxi lost a bumper and toppled a parking sign during the incident Credit: Twitter Interfax media reported sources saying the driver may have been drunk. The accident took place on Ilinka Street, about 650 feet from Red Square and Moscow's famous GUM shopping arcade. Russia is currently hosting the World Cup and Moscow is one of 11 Russian cities where tournament games are being played.  Although it did not initially appear to be deliberate, it will hardly lessen fears of a terrorist threat during the World Cup.  Ambulances take injured people away in the aftermath of the accident Credit: Twitter Russia has earned the enmity of jihadi groups with its bombing campaign against the Islamic State and rebels in Syria, and Islamists have reportedly threatened fans at the tournament. Last year, 16 people were killed when a lone wolf attacker blew himself up in the metro in St Petersburg, the World Cup host city near where the England team is based for the tournament.  An ambulance parked near the damaged taxi that injured seven when it mounted the pavement  Credit: Jack Stubbs/Reuters Moscow has struggled for years with a simmering Islamist insurgency in the Caucasus region, where it fought two bloody wars in Chechnya.    Tens of thousands of police have been deployed to World Cup cities, along with national guardsmen and Cossacks, the traditional caste of horse warriors. The taxi is towed away from the scene of the crash, just a few hundred yards from the Kremlin Credit: Reuters Anti-aircraft missiles and drone-jamming devices have been protecting the skies near stadiums.  The influx of police into World Cup cities has been so great that police in at least one other city have worried crime could go up there.

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 12:39:07 -0400
  • Megachurch Pastor: 'It’s embarrassing' that Sessions quoted the Bible to defend immigration policy

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    MSNBC’s Yasmin Vossoughian interviews Pastor Carl Lentz, lead pastor of Hillsong NYC Church. Pastor Lentz called Sessions use of Romans 13 a “misapplication of scripture”.

    Sun, 17 Jun 2018 11:37:09 -0400
  • Afghanistan Eid car bomb, claimed by Islamic State, kills 26

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    By Rupam Jain and Qadir Sediqi KABUL (Reuters) - A car bomb killed at least 26 people at a gathering of Taliban and Afghan armed forces in the eastern city of Nangarhar on Saturday, an official said, as soldiers and militants celebrated an unprecedented Eid ceasefire. Islamic State claimed responsibility. The Taliban had already denied involvement.

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 12:30:15 -0400
  • Figures show about 2,000 minors separated from families

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 2,000 minors have been separated from their families at the U.S. border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries, according to Department of Homeland Security figures obtained by The Associated Press.

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 08:47:28 -0400
  • Austria calls on Germany to clarify spying allegations

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    Austria called on Germany Saturday to clarify new allegations that its secret service systematically spied on politicians, international organisations and companies on Austrian territory, as reported by two national newspapers. Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen called for "full clarification" from the German authorities, while Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz urged Berlin to "cooperate properly" in shedding light on newspaper reports regarding the past activities of the federal intelligence service, the BND.

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 15:43:20 -0400
  • Former Cambridge Analytica staff 'working on Donald Trump's 2020 re-election campaign'

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    A data company run by former employees of Cambridge Analytica (CA) has been quietly working on President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign, according to reports. Journalists from Associated Press (AP) overheard the president of new consulting firm Data Propria Matt Oczkowski say in a public space that he and the former data scientist of Cambridge Analytica were working with Mr Trump’s campaign manager Brad Parscale on the new re-election campaign. CA had also worked on the successful 2016 campaign.

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 16:21:46 -0400
  • School to be named after journalist, undocumented immigrant

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    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — At a divisive time for U.S. immigration policies, a California school board has decided to name a new elementary school after an award-winning journalist who disclosed in 2011 that he had been living in the U.S. illegally.

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 13:45:37 -0400
  • What Father's Day Looks Like For Separated Families

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    As elementary school teachers in South Williamsburg, we see the trauma that

    Sun, 17 Jun 2018 05:46:44 -0400
  • Kind Texas Cop Buys Groceries for Man Whose Were Stolen When He Fainted Outside

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    She said it's part of her job.

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 11:42:40 -0400
  • America Wasn't Tough Enough on China's ZTE—Here's How to Make It Right

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    The Trump Administration has been better than its predecessors when it comes to Asia. The United States Commerce Department has granted Chinese telecom company, ZTE, a reprieve from a seven-year ban on using U.S.-made parts—a bad that was effectively a corporate death sentence. This is going to hurt ZTE—and China’s Communist Party (CCP).

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 23:01:00 -0400
  • Stunning nighttime lava display in Hawaii captured on video by US military

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    This stunning footage shows rivers of lava pouring from a volcano close to a Hawaii town.

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 13:34:22 -0400
  • World Cup in Kenya prison

    As part of their rehabilitation, inmates at Kamiti Maximum Security Prison in rural Kenya are playing their own version of the World Cup, with teams named after the countries competing at the real thing.

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 09:15:28 -0400
  • Timeline: Yemen's slide into political crisis and war

    (Reuters) - The battle for the port of Hodeidah could become a turning point in Yemen's civil war. The following is a timeline of the impoverished Arabian Peninsula country's slide into violence and how the conflict has developed. Unification of north and south Yemen to form a single state under president Ali Abdullah Saleh.

    Sun, 17 Jun 2018 08:17:25 -0400
  • Vietnam launches probe into American detained for 'public disorder'

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    Vietnam police have launched a formal criminal investigation into an American man who was among dozens arrested last week during rare protests that erupted across the authoritarian state. American citizen William Anh Nguyen, 32, was detained in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday during a massive rally protesting a government proposal to grant lengthy land leases in new special economic zones. Many protesters expressed fear the land would be handed to China, and thousands gathered in several cities across the country to demand the government not lease land to Beijing for "even one day".

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 06:05:45 -0400
  • Pope: Abortion is 'white glove' equivalent to Nazi crimes

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    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis denounced abortion on Saturday as the "white glove" equivalent of the Nazi-era eugenics program and urged families to accept the children that God gives them.

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 17:35:16 -0400
  • North Korea 'sought diplomatic back channel through Jared Kushner'

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    Jared Kushner was partly responsible for setting up a diplomatic back channel with North Korea that led to the Singapore summit. Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser was approached by an American businessman based in Singapore last year, the New York Times reported. Gabriel Schulze, whose family made a fortune in the mining business, told Mr Kushner that a highly placed North Korean official was seeking to speak with him to look into the possibility of a meeting between Mr Trump and Kim Jong-un. The approach came as tensions heightened between the two countries, and Mr Trump and Kim exchanged threats. Senior North Korean officials wanted to get in touch with Mr Kushner because of his family relationship to Mr Trump. Hidden trillions: What if North Korea’s economy opened up? They reportedly felt that, amid a rapid turnover of senior White House staff, Mr Kushner would continue to have influence with the president. Mr Kushner reported the possibility of a diplomatic back channel to Mike Pompeo, who was then the Director of the CIA, the New York Times reported. It might have been expected that Mr Kushner would tell the US State Department instead, but he did not have a good relationship with Rex Tillerson, then the Secretary of State. Mr Pompeo took the lead in negotiations with North Koreans and subsequently replaced Mr Tillerson as Secretary of State. The White House and the CIA declined to comment on Mr Kushner's role. Mr Schulze told the New York Times: "I do not discuss the nature of my business or personal relationships." Mr Kushner was also said to have been involved in the setting up a diplomatic back channel between Mr Trump's administration and China early in the presidency. Mr Kushner reportedly set up a diplomatic back channel through Cui Tiankai, China’s ambassador to Washington, which helped lead to Xi Jinping, the Chinese president, visiting Mr Trump at Mar-a-Lago, his Florida retreat in April last year. Meanwhile, it emerged that a former confidant of Mr Trump met with a Russian individual who offered "dirt" on Hillary Clinton for $2 million (£1.5 million). Roger Stone, the confidant, told the Washington Post he rejected the offer in May 2016, telling the Russian: "You don’t understand Donald Trump. He doesn’t pay for anything." It also emerged that the Russian had previously been an FBI informant. Mr Stone, who met the man at a restaurant in Florida, said he appeared to have been the target of an "FBI sting".

    Sun, 17 Jun 2018 13:29:20 -0400
  • New Mazda RX-9 Render Is One Step Closer To Rotary Comeback

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    Wankel’s return should come in a muscular sports coupe.

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 08:00:02 -0400
  • Partially Blind Dog That Survived Euthanasia Attempt Is Up for Adoption

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    He defied the odds.

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 12:55:43 -0400
  • Delta creates special Rapid City flight for Belgian tourists

    RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Delta Air Lines recently created a special flight to help a group of Belgian tourists reach their South Dakota vacation after experiencing travel delays.

    Sun, 17 Jun 2018 13:44:08 -0400
  • 'I can't support it': Mayor Turner rejects idea of child immigration detention center in Houston

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    Mayor Sylvester Turner is not holding back on his thoughts about the possibility of a child immigration detention center in Houston.

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 21:12:46 -0400
  • 10 Most Expensive Cars Sold At Auction, Adjusted For Inflation

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    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 20:51:15 -0400
  • Blasts kill at least 20 in northeast Nigeria: police

    By Ahmed Kingimi MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Blasts have killed at least 20 people in northeast Nigeria, police said, while residents said the toll was even higher in the largest attack for weeks in a region blighted by the Islamist militant Boko Haram insurgency. Security in Nigeria has become a major challenge for President Muhammadu Buhari, a former military ruler whose 2015 election win was largely due to his vow to crush Boko Haram. Buhari has said he will seek a second term.

    Sun, 17 Jun 2018 16:43:22 -0400
  • Russia, Saudi seek raised OPEC output of 1.5 million bpd

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    Russia and Saudi Arabia will ask OPEC to hike production by 1.5 million barrels a day in the third quarter of 2018, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Saturday. OPEC and Russia decided together in 2016 to cut their supply in order to push prices up following a crash induced by a global crude production glut. An oil production shortfall in Iran and Venezuela has changed the scenario for the two countries and members of the oil cartel.

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 17:40:24 -0400
  • Jeff Sessions Has Got The Bible All Wrong

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    The U.S. government has historically used the bible as a weapon, citing it as

    Sun, 17 Jun 2018 10:00:29 -0400
  • The Next Great China Threat: An Invasion of the Philippines?

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    It's not clear whether the warning was prompted by genuine fears of Chinese aggression or Filipino domestic politics. The Philippines should prepare to be invaded by China, warns a former top Philippines defense official. "Within hours, the Chinese can destroy most of the country's defense facilities and probably some of our cities," former secretary of national defense and national security adviser Norberto Gonzales told Philippines news site Rappler.

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 10:04:00 -0400
  • Gunman wounds 2, fatally shot by bystander at Walmart store

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    TUMWATER, Wash. (AP) — A gunman injured a teen and shot a man in a pair of carjacking attempts Sunday, before being killed by a bystander outside a Washington state Walmart store.

    Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:15:22 -0400
  • 29-Pound Cat Up for Adoption After He Takes Himself For a Walk

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    He had no chip.

    Sat, 16 Jun 2018 15:36:19 -0400
  • Turkey says its air strikes kill 35 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

    Turkish warplanes killed 35 militants from the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in air strikes in northern Iraq's Qandil mountain region on Friday, the Turkish military said. Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan had said on Saturday that Turkish warplanes had struck a meeting of the outlawed PKK in Qandil, where he believed high-profile militants had been hit.

    Sun, 17 Jun 2018 11:18:19 -0400
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