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More climate clucking
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More climate clucking

Not unlike Chicken Little declaring the sky is falling, a federal agency insists that global warming increased the odds for torrential rains, which caused last month's flooding in Louisiana. But by rushing in to capitalize on the presupposed global warming ...
School District: Betsy Ross Flag Symbolizes 'Hate'
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School District: Betsy Ross Flag Symbolizes 'Hate'

A Michigan school district called the historic “Betsy Ross” flag a symbol of hate and profusely apologized after students displayed the flag at a recent high school football game. “To wave a historical version of our flag, that to some symbolizes exclusion an...
Columbus Police: Boy, 13, fatally shot by cop had pulled firearm, later determined to be a BB gun
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Columbus Police: Boy, 13, fatally shot by cop had pulled firearm, later determined to be a BB gun

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An officer responding to a reported armed robbery shot and killed a 13-year-old boy when the teen pulled a firearm from his waistband that was later determined to be a BB gun but looked "practically identical" to the weapon that police us...
Doctor's letter: Trump in 'excellent' health, takes cholesterol medication
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Doctor's letter: Trump in 'excellent' health, takes cholesterol medication

NEW YORK (UPI) -- Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump released a short letter from his doctor to the television host Dr. Mehmet Oz on Wednesday in an interview set to air Thursday. Trump's doctor said the candidate is in good health, though he is over...
Sheriff Joe may have new foe: George Soros
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Sheriff Joe may have new foe: George Soros

PHOENIX (AP) — Joe Arpaio, the self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America who could face criminal charges for ignoring a judge's order to stop targeting Latinos in anti-immigration roundups, may now have a new foe as he seeks re-election — George Soros, the b...
Angela Merkel to challenge bosses over failure to hire refugees
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Angela Merkel to challenge bosses over failure to hire refugees

Angela Merkel is to challenge the bosses of some of Germany’s largest companies to explain why they have not employed more refugees. At a meeting in her chancellery in Berlin this evening the German chancellor will confront the CEOs over hiring and ask the...
Obama official: Difficult to alter US elections through hacking
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Obama official: Difficult to alter US elections through hacking

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's homeland security adviser said Wednesday that it would be very hard for someone to hack into America's voting systems in a way that could alter an election outcome. Lisa Monaco, speaking at an event commemorating t...
Trump:  Now cars are made in Mexico and you can’t drink the water here
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Trump: Now cars are made in Mexico and you can’t drink the water here

FLINT -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's trip to Flint was billed as a visit to learn about the Flint water crisis in a community that has been suffering through more than two years of using bottled water for the most basic of needs. He swe...
Hillary has bacterial pneumonia, says her doctor – who reveals candidate had another secret medical treatment in January
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Hillary has bacterial pneumonia, says her doctor – who reveals candidate had another secret medical treatment in January

Hillary Clinton battled a sinus condition so bad that she had surgery and a follow-up brain scan - but never told voters - her doctor revealed for the first time on Wednesday evening. The Democratic candidate's health records were partially released after d...
No surprise: NYC has to limit free sidewalk Wi-Fi kiosks after abuse
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No surprise: NYC has to limit free sidewalk Wi-Fi kiosks after abuse

NEW YORK (AP) — The web-browsing feature of New York City's sidewalk Wi-Fi kiosks will be disabled after critics complained that homeless people were monopolizing them and using them to watch porn, officials said Wednesday. The consortium that installed 400...