Wednesday, May 31, 2017

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June 1 is the 152nd day of the year (153rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 213 days remaining until the end of the year.

1979: End of white rule in Rhodesia
Rhodesia formally ends nearly 90 years of white minority rule and declares it will now be known as Zimbabwe-Rhodesia

On This Date
1792 Kentucky became the 15th state.
1796 Tennessee became the 16th state.
1868 James Buchanan, the 15th president of the United States, died near Lancaster, Pa., at age 77.
1925 Baseball Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig's streak of playing in 2,130 consecutive games began when he entered a game as a pinch hitter for the New York Yankees.
1926 Actress Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortensen in Los Angeles.
1958 Charles de Gaulle became premier of France.
1968 Deaf and blind author and educator Helen Keller died at age 87.
1980 CNN made its debut.
2009 Air France Flight 447, an Airbus A330 carrying 228 people from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, crashed into the Atlantic Ocean with the loss of everyone on board.
2009 General Motors filed for Chapter 11, becoming the largest U.S. industrial company to enter bankruptcy protection.



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YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT IN FLA!
UNSETTLING video footage shows a shark prowling in the BACKYARD of one stunned Florida resident’s home.
Dick Frey, 69, shot the frightening footage two week's ago from his home in Bonita Springs. In the video, the nine foot bull shark is spotted swimming close to the docks through the channel just outside his building. Good think it wasn't a gator, bear, or Fla panther!


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May 26 (UPI) -- Authorities in Florida are asking for the public's help finding a large $25,000 swan sculpture stolen by a naked man. The Polk County Sheriff's Office said surveillance cameras at Lakeland Cold Storage were recording just before 5 a.m. May 19 when a naked man carrying a 5-gallon bucket squeezed through a gap in the fence.

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One of the scandalous love affairs of the last 20 years is ending.
TMZ reported Tuesday that Vili Fualaau filed for legal separation earlier this month from his wife and former sixth-grade teacher, Mary Kay Letourneau. Letourneau was 34 and married with four kids when she and Fualaau, then 13, began having sex in 1996. She became pregnant with his child that year and gave birth to a girl in 1997, according to People.com.


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Since 2015, the three major credit rating agencies have downgraded the state of Illinois a total of six times. Moody’s has given it the lowest rating out of every state at Baa2 negative, just two levels above non-investment grade, also known as junk. The last time Moody’s cut Illinois’ credit rating was June 2016, following the state’s failure to reach a budget deal. The state boasts a backlog of unpaid bills worth a record $13 billion. That total will skyrocket to $28 billion by June 2019 without a deal, Moody’s predicted, which would rack up even more interest and penalties than what is already owed. Even if a deal is reached, state debt and taxpayer dues will both likely increase.






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WILD RIDE!!



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May 26 (UPI) -- A Washington state woman returned to her car after work to discover a can of hairspray had exploded and embedded itself in her windshield. Karmen Ayres said she walked out of work Tuesday in Vancouver and immediately noticed her windshield was severely cracked and there was an object embedded in it.

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This year the U.S. government has deported 398 gang members to this country, compared with 534 in all of 2016, according to Salvadoran government statistics. This sharp increase in the rate of gang deportations — and the prospect of more gang roundups in the United States — has prompted Salvadoran authorities to hold emergency meetings and propose new legislation to monitor suspected criminals who are being sent home.

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Well I left out about 1600 and turned down a street and there was a fox in mortal combat with about a 4' rat snake in the middle of the road. I stopped and the fox looked up at me. I gave the nod to continue on and it went back to it and finished off the snake. It grabbed up the dead snake and carried it over to the grass just off the street, dropped the snake and turned to give me a nod of thanks for waiting while it finished the job. I gave a nod back in thanks for the performance. The fox grabbed up the snake and disappeared into the bushes. It prob was actually a mama with hungry mouths waiting back home. I don't really know. Still, it was an interesting encounter, maybe for both of us. Probably not a good day for the snake.

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On Sunday, Stephen King tweeted something he probably thought was quite clever. However, just like his last several novels, it wasn't. The backlash was swift and beautifully vicious.

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A lonely 70-year-old widow decided that it was time to marry again. She put an ad in the local newspaper that read: “Husband wanted! Must be in my age group, must not beat me, must not run around on me and must still be good in bed. All applicants please apply in person.”

The following day, she heard the doorbell. Much to her dismay, she opened the door to see a gray-haired gentleman sitting in a wheelchair. He had no arms or legs.

“You’re not really asking me to consider you, are you?” the widow asked: “Just look at you — you have no legs!”

The old gent smiled: “Therefore, I cannot run around on you!”

“You don’t have any arms either!” she snorted.

Again, the old man smiled: “Therefore, I can never beat you!”

She raised an eyebrow and asked intently: “Are you still good in bed?”



The old man leaned back, beamed a big smile and said: “I rang the doorbell, didn’t I?”



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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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May 31 is the 151st day of the year (152nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 214 days remaining until the end of the year.

1966: Vietnam Buddhist burns to death
Nguyen Thi Can becomes the fifth Buddhist in three days to set fire to herself in protest against South Vietnam's regime.

On May 31, 1889, more than 2,000 people perished when a dam break sent water rushing through Johnstown, Pa. Go to article »

On This Date
1819 Poet Walt Whitman was born in West Hill, N.Y.
1859 The Big Ben clock tower in London went into operation.
1913 The 17th Amendment to the Constitution, providing for the popular election of U.S. senators, was declared in effect.
1916 British and German fleets fought the Battle of Jutland off Denmark during World War I.
1961 South Africa became an independent republic as it withdrew from the British Commonwealth.
1962 Gestapo official Adolf Eichmann was hanged in Israel for his role in the Holocaust.
1977 The trans-Alaska oil pipeline was completed after three years of work.
1990 The sitcom "Seinfeld" premiered on NBC.
1991 Leaders of Angola's two warring factions signed a peace treaty, ending a 16-year civil war.
1994 The United States announced it was no longer aiming long-range nuclear missiles at targets in the former Soviet Union.
2003 Eric Rudolph, suspected in bombings at a Birmingham. Ala., abortion clinic and at the Atlanta Olympics, was arrested outside a grocery store in Murphy, N.C. (He later pleaded guilty and was sentenced to four life terms.)
2005 Former FBI official W. Mark Felt stepped forward as "Deep Throat," the secret Washington Post source that helped bring down President Richard M. Nixon during the Watergate scandal.
2009 Dr. George Tiller, a provider of late-term abortions, was shot and killed in a Wichita, Kan., church. (Gunman Scott Roeder was later convicted and sentenced to life in prison.)

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Sununu Confronts CNN on Coverage of Trump-Russia Investigation: ‘How Much Crow Are You Going to Eat?’


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BWAH HAH HAH HAH!!!!

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UFO News 2017: Bigelow Aerospace, Time To Put Up Or Shut Up  On 60 Minutes Bigelow Aerospace president Robert Bigelow said “there has been and is an existing presence, an ET presence” on or around Earth.

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Mummy DNA shows that the ancients don't have much in common with modern Egyptians
Scientists have extracted and analyzed DNA from mummies that are thousands of years old, and they have found that the ancient Egyptians are actually more genetically similar to people living today in the Near East - countries like Israel, Lebanon, and ..


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Huma Abedin has invited Anthony Weiner back home
Just when you thought Huma Abedin finally had enough, the Hillary Clinton aide has invited her admitted sex offender hubby back home again, The Post has...THIS WEINER KEEPS POPPING UP AGAIN AND AGAIN!!!!


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Ronda Rousey to lead team on ABC revival of 'Battle of the Network Stars'
A few weeks after her guest role on NBC's “Blindspot,” the former UFC women's bantamweight champion will be leading a team on ABC's revival of “Battle of the ...


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Hillary Clinton is making fools out of feminists
There's a sucker born every minute, goes the old saying, and several hundred of them gathered at Wellesley College last Thursday to cheer Hillary Clinton as she rehashed, complained about and justified her electoral loss by saying in different ways over and over that she is simply too good for this world. Seriously, just how addled does one have to be to take this nepot and parasite as an inspiration for women, and as a model of how one should build her career?


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The irony is mind-boggling: Targeting political opposition is long a technique of police states like Russia, which Team Obama has loudly condemned for allegedly using its own intelligence agencies to hack into our election. The revelations, as well as testimony this week from former Obama intel officials, show the extent to which the Obama administration politicized and weaponized intelligence against Americans.

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Sobering depiction of REAL individuals who have fallen victim to the temptation of drug use - in this case, likely Methamphetamine use - whose devastating effects are all too apparent.


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For his 1973 photo shoot for Playboy magazine, Salvador Dali, long-time Playboy photographer Pompeo Posar, a gaggle of Playboy Bunnies and a giant egg headed to CadaquƩs, a seaside town in Spain near where Dali lived in Port Lligat, a small village on a bay next to the town.

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When Daniel Kottke was dropping acid in the dorms of Reed College, he was often tripping with one of the most creative minds of the last century: Steve Jobs. Laurie Segall reports.

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Melania Trump's 'revenge' on designers who won't dress her
The first lady's trip to Saudi Arabia, the Vatican, Belgium and Sicily — wearing mostly Dolce & Gabbana — was a fashion tour de force.


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Intel unveils X-series platform: Up to 18 cores and 36 threads, from $242 to $2000
AMD announced its new high-end desktop (HEDT) platform, the 16-core 32-thread ThreadRipper a couple of weeks ago. At Computex in Taipei, it is Intel's turn to update its HEDT platform, and it is one-upping AMD in the process.


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Fear and loathing in the U.K.'s answer to Trump's rust-belt heartland
Margate is a struggling English seaside town that voted for Brexit.“We won two world wars, we don’t need anyone telling us what to do”

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Australia Plans To Deny Passports To Child Sex Offenders
Australia's estimated 20,000 registered child sex offenders would lose their passports under a new law that government officials say is aimed at preventing convicted pedophiles from victimizing children overseas.


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France's Special Forces Hunt French Militants Fighting for Islamic State
French special forces have for months enlisted Iraqi soldiers to hunt and kill French nationals who have joined the senior ranks of Islamic State, according to Iraqi officers and current and former French officials.



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