Friday, June 30, 2017

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June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 184 days remaining until the end of the year.

On This Date
1859 French acrobat Blondin crossed Niagara Falls on a tightrope as 5,000 spectators watched.
1908 An asteroid exploded above Tunguska in Siberia, leaving 800 square miles of scorched or blown-down trees.
1917 Jazz singer Lena Horne was born in Brooklyn, N.Y.
1921 President Warren G. Harding appointed former President William Howard Taft chief justice of the United States.
1936 The novel "Gone with the Wind" by Margaret Mitchell was published.
1963 Pope Paul VI was crowned the 262nd head of the Roman Catholic Church.
1971 The 26th Amendment to the Constitution, lowering the minimum voting age to 18, was ratified as Ohio became the 38th state to approve it.
1971 The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that the government could not prevent The New York Times or the Washington Post from publishing the Pentagon Papers.
1994 The U.S. Figure Skating Association stripped Tonya Harding of the national championship and banned her from the organization for life for an attack on rival Nancy Kerrigan.
2001 Doctors implanted a dual-purpose pacemaker in Vice President Dick Cheney's chest.



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On Chinese state television, anchors and experts gushed over the impressive display of China’s sovereignty over Hong Kong, from a garrison that has traditionally kept a lower public profile.
But for the people of Hong Kong, the event was also meant to show China’s “resolute power and confidence to combat the separatist movement,” said Edmund Cheng, an assistant professor at Hong Kong Baptist University. The message, he said: “Sovereignty is absolute, and the national security threat must and will be handled properly and decisively.”
Later, Xi was in a more rhetorical mood as he delivered an address to the territory’s elite: telling Hongkongers to believe in themselves as part of a great Chinese civilization with a brilliant history, to believe in Hong Kong with its “open and flexible economy,” and to “believe in the Motherland, no matter in the past, the present and the future.”



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From Fox News: Susan Rice, the Obama national security adviser under fire over her alleged involvement in the “unmasking” of Trump associates during the 2016 presidential election, suggested in a fresh interview that race and gender might be playing a role in the scrutiny she’s faced.



In an interview with journalist Michael Tomasky for New York Magazine, Rice reportedly questioned the criticism she’s faced dating back to the Benghazi controversy. “Why me? Why not Jay Carney, for example, who was then our press secretary, who stood up more?” she asked.



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Germans now the MINORITY in Frankfurt: More than half of residents in the city have a migrant background, official figures show. Data shows more than half of Frankfurt citizens come from non-native origin. Turkish immigrants were the largest minority, with 13 per cent of population. New report also highlights disparages between migrants and native Germans. Immigrants are more likely to be unemployed and live below the poverty line.

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True change takes real guts. One of the things I love most about my job is being able to witness the quiet bravado my clients continually demonstrate throughout the process of therapy. That subtle but strong refusal to blankly accept a story that they didn't write. The way they commandeer their pain and create a new path. And, of course, being able to share in the discovery of all the new treasures that their toiling brings. If you've ever delved into the process of real change, you know exactly what I'm talking about. -Katherine Schafler


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There is an old legend in which Socrates, the great Greek philosopher, is recognized by Pythia, the Oracle of Delphi, as the wisest man alive. It’s notable for Socrates’ response.
I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.”
I think that if Socrates lived today, he would likely have been disappointed. We seem to live in a world where everybody is always certain and nobody is willing to concede that they might be wrong. It seems that it’s more vital to have any old opinion than to truly understand the contents of that opinion.



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A third of all vegetables consumed by Americans are potatoes, and a fifth are tomatoes, with 15 percent of all tomato consumption attributed to ketchup. (That’s right, Americans consume ketchup so much that we’ve tricked ourselves into counting it as a vegetable.) Although we use the word “ketchup” without a second thought, if you stop and examine it, it’s a peculiar word with seemingly no root in Western languages. In fact, the etymology of the word has been disputed by historical linguists. And as with many American traditions, its roots extend far beyond the Western world.


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HOLLYWEIRD'S IDEA OF A CHRISTMAS MOVIE- Warning: NSFW language in this movie trailer.



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President Donald Trump said Friday morning he’s sending in federal assistance to Chicago to help curb its crime problem.
“Crime and killings in Chicago have reached such epidemic proportions that I am sending in Federal help. 1714 shootings in Chicago this year!” Trump tweeted.
While it was unclear exactly what Trump was referring to, the Chicago Sun-Times reported that about 20 more U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents have been sent to Chicago to combat gun violence.








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Waters’ opponents were dressed in pro-Trump garb and called her “Dirty Waters.” Chanell Temple said she lost her job a few years ago and hasn’t been able to find a new one because she doesn’t speak Spanish. She said Waters has destroyed the black community by supporting immigrants.
Waters criticized key members of President Trump’s cabinet, including Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. She said Housing Secretary Ben Carson should go back to being a surgeon and that she’ll “take him apart” when he goes before the House Committee on Financial Services, of which she is the ranking Democrat.



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The most successful assassination in history might well have been the killing of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and his wife, Sofia, in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914. It proved to be the catalyst for a series of events that resulted in the beginning of what we now know as World War I.
After a series of missteps, nineteen-year-old Gavrilo Princip fired the fatal bullets. Princip was a member of the Black Hand, a group allied with Serbia against Austrian rule over Bosnia. Princip was convicted of the crime, but was allowed to live because he was below the age at which the Austro-Hungarian Empire imposed the death penalty. The Austrians blamed the Serbian government; the situation cascaded into cataclysm as Europe’s great powers took opposing sides.



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Thursday, June 29, 2017

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Your cognitive capacity is significantly reduced when your smartphone is within reach—even if it's off. That's the takeaway finding from a new study from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.
Read more at: https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-06-mere-presence-smartphone-brain-power.html#jCp



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The BBC’s consumer-affairs “Watchdog” program found that samples of iced drinks from Starbucks and two other UK chains — Costa Coffee and Caffe Nero — contained “varying levels of [fecal] bacteria.” …
Tony Lewis, the head of policy at the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, said the levels found were “concerning.” He said the types of bacteria identified were “the source of human disease,” adding: “These should not be present at any level — never mind the significant numbers found.”



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Charlie is a 10-month-old with the misfortune of suffering from mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome, and the possibly still greater misfortune of having been born in a country with socialized medicine. Matt Walsh reports:
The hospital that had been treating the boy, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London, made the determination that nothing more can be done for him and he must be taken off of life support. He should “die with dignity,” they said. The parents, Chris Gard and Connie Yates, disagreed.
This is the very crucial thing to understand: they are not insisting that GOSH be forced to keep Charlie on life support. Rather, they want to take him out of the hospital and to America to undergo a form of experimental therapy that a doctor here had already agreed to administer. Chris and Connie raised over $1.6 million to fund this last ditch effort to save their child’s life. All they needed the British hospital to do was release their child into their care, which doesn’t seem like a terribly burdensome request.




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For highly sensitive people, we tend to be creative and have active minds. However, the downside is this means we’re more vulnerable to anxiety. Our minds can easily conjure up all kinds of negative fantasies that fuel our anxiety and make it worse.
Because of a biological difference in our nervous system, we absorb more stimulation from our environment — like noise, small details that others miss, and even other people’s emotions — which can lead us to feel overwhelmed.
Remember these 10 things when you feel anxious



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Nothing funny about this ... Ron White's wife is tapping out of their marriage, and it looks like the length of their union will be a major point of contention. Margo Rey filed divorce docs last week in Los Angeles ... saying they've been separated since May 8. They got married in October 2013 ... and have no children. Now, here's what's interesting -- in the docs Margo says she and Ron had a common law marriage in Texas since 2008 ... long before they officially tied the knot. In Texas, a couple can be considered married in the eyes of the law if they live together as husband and wife and hold themselves out in public as a married couple. HIS BAR TAB SHOULD BE FIGURED IN.


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PEABODY — Nearly six years after a brush with death, Gene Sauers won last year’s US Senior Open to earn his first major championship in 32 years as a professional golfer. On Tuesday, Sauers was asked about the most memorable thing he got to do with the championship trophy in the last year. “Well, I guess the coolest thing would be to take it down there to Mr. Trump, down to Palm Beach, Trump’s place down there,” Sauers said in his Savannah, Ga., drawl. “So he got to hold it a few times, and he loved it. “I got some pictures with him and stuff like that. But that’s probably one of the coolest things, you know?”




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Ex-Dem Explains Problems with the Party – Kevin Jackson is a FOX News Contributor, bestselling author, syndicated radio show host, nationally known speaker and a rising star in political circles.


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BACK IN THE GOOD OLD DAYS 1929-1939

JUST SOMETHING THAT'S GOING AROUND:

THINK YOU'VE GOT IT BAD?! This was a mere 80 years ago.... 
Makes complaining about no cell service, high gasoline prices, not enough cable channels, seem a bit ludicrous. No credit cards to buy what you want, but don't need! Forward this to remind others of what really tough times are like. Too many living in America don't have a clue. If you don't know what the Great Depression was, here's the motto: "Use it up -- wear it out", make it do or do without!!!!! This reminds me to be grateful for what I have..... Start each day with a smile and a prayer thanking God for His many blessings.

"Yesterday is history.  Tomorrow is a mystery."   
And Today?  Today is a gift.  That's why it's called THE PRESENT.



The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place during the 1930s. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until 1941. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
The depression originated in the United States, after a major fall in stock prices that began around September 4, 1929, and became worldwide news with the stock market crash of October 29, 1929 (known as Black Tuesday). Between 1929 and 1932, worldwide GDP fell by an estimated 15%. By comparison, worldwide GDP fell by less than 1% from 2008 to 2009 during the Great Recession. Some economies started to recover by the mid-1930s. However, in many countries, the negative effects of the Great Depression lasted until the beginning of World War II.




Wednesday, June 28, 2017

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APPLE DOES IT AGAIN......
(better get in-line early for this one)
 

Apple computer announced today that it has developed a computer chip that can store and play stereo music in women's breast implants.
 
The iTit, will cost between $499 and $699, depending on “speaker size”
 
This is considered to be a major breakthrough because women have always complained about men staring at their breasts and not listening to them.


Kate Smith introduces God Bless America

Frank Sinatra considered Kate Smith the best singer of her time, and said that when he and a million other guys first heard her sing "God Bless America" on the radio, they all pretended to have dust in their eyes as they wiped away a tear or two.
 
Here are the facts.... The link at the bottom will take you to a video showing the very first public singing of "GOD BLESS AMERICA". But before you watch it, you should also know the story behind the first public showing of the song.
 
The time was 1940. America was still in a terrible economic depression. Hitler was taking over Europe and Americans were afraid we'd have to go to war. It was a time of hardship and worry for most Americans.
 
This was the era just before TV, when radio shows were HUGE, and American families sat around their radios in the evenings, listening to their favorite entertainers, and no entertainer of that era was bigger than Kate Smith.
 
Kate was also large; plus size, as we now say, and the popular phrase still used today is in deference to her, "It ain't over till the fat lady sings".
 
Kate Smith might not have made it big in the age of TV, but with her voice coming over the radio, she was the biggest star of her time.
 
Kate was also patriotic. It hurt her to see Americans so depressed and afraid of what the next day would bring. She had hope for America, and faith in her fellow Americans. She wanted to do something to cheer them up, so she went to the famous American song-writer, Irving Berlin (who also wrote "White Christmas") and asked him to write a song that would make Americans feel good again about their country. When she described what she was looking for, he said he had just the song for her. He went to his files and found a song that he had written, but never published, 22 years before - way back in 1917. He gave it to her and she worked on it with her studio orchestra. She and Irving Berlin were not sure how the song would be received by the public, but both agreed they would not take any profits from God Bless America . Any profits would go to the Boy Scouts of America. Over the years, the Boy Scouts have received millions of dollars in royalties from this song.
 
 
This video starts out with Kate Smith coming into the radio studio with the orchestra and an audience. She introduces the new song for the very first time, and starts singing. After the first couple verses, with her voice in the background still singing, scenes are shown from the 1940 movie, "You're In The Army Now." At the 4:20 mark of the video you see a young actor in the movie, sitting in an office, reading a paper; it's Ronald Reagan.
 
To this day, God Bless America stirs our patriotic feelings and pride in our country. Back in 1940, when Kate Smith went looking for a song to raise the spirits of her fellow Americans, I doubt whether she realized just how successful the results would be for her fellow Americans during those years of hardship and worry..... And for many generations of Americans to follow.
 
Now that you know the story of the song, I hope you'll enjoy it. Many people don't know there's a lead in to the song since it usually starts with "God Bless America ....." So here's the entire song as originally sung..... ENJOY!
 

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June 28 is the 179th day of the year (180th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 186 days remaining until the end of the year.

On This Date
1836 James Madison, the fourth president of the United States, died in Montpelier, Va., at age 85.
1838 Britain's Queen Victoria was crowned in Westminster Abbey.
1894 Labor Day was established as a holiday for federal employees.
1902 Broadway composer Richard Rodgers was born in New York City.
1919 The Treaty of Versailles was signed in France, ending World War I.
1919 Harry S. Truman married Elizabeth Virginia Wallace in Independence, Mo.
1950 North Korean forces captured Seoul, South Korea.
1967 Israel declared Jerusalem reunified under its sovereignty following its capture of the Arab sector in the Six-Day War.
1967 Karol Wojtyla, the future Pope John Paul II, was named a cardinal.
1997 Mike Tyson was disqualified for biting Evander Holyfield's ear during their WBA heavyweight title fight in Las Vegas.






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On July 14, 2015, Australia’s 60 Minutes TV program broadcasted the first episode of a stunning exposé of a global VIP pedophile network involving the highest government officials of the UK and Australia, including members of the British Parliament, cabinet ministers, judges, diplomats and spies. And yet, nearly two years later, the broadcast caused nary a ripple. Certainly, we in the U.S. did not know about it. Heaven forbid that CBS’ 60 Minutes or any other network would actually report this or rebroadcast the Australia 60 Minutes report.


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Always a few miles ahead on the road to LIBERAL hell, Sweden demonstrates:
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has announced that he intends to force all priests in the Swedish church to marry same-sex couples even if they disagree with gay marriage. The Swedish Prime Minister made his view clear in a recent interview saying, “no priest in the Swedish Church can refuse to marry same-sex couples.” Mr Lofven argued that it did not matter what the view of the individual priests was.



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Putting out fires is no fun in places where the Third World has encroached upon civilization. The Muslim colony of Malmö is one example; welfare colonists set fires at their housing projects for the sport of stoning the Swedish firefighters who arrive to put them out. This pastime appears to be catching on in South Africa:
Cape Town firefighters have had to abandon efforts to fight a blaze which razed a community clinic in the Joe Slovo settlement in Milnerton after they were pelted with stones. The clinic was set ablaze during a service delivery protest. No matter how much Big Government provides at other people’s expense, it could never be enough for people conditioned to believe that whining and throwing tantrums will get them whatever they want. Thus the service delivery protests in South Africa.



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Nowadays colleges are all about hard left indoctrination, and not only in the classroom. Even Greek life must be harnessed to the ideological yoke. Moonbats are advised of a job opening at Northwestern University:
The new “Assistant Director, Fraternity and Sorority Life” will be responsible not only for advising fraternity and sororities, responding to emergency situations, and ensuring adherence to university policies, but also for assisting in the coordination of “social justice education” programming. Minimum qualifications for the position include … “demonstrated experience” in the field of “social justice.”



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Washington (CNN)In March, Sen. Claire McCaskill was unambiguous. The Missouri Democrat said she never once met with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in her 10 years serving on the Senate Armed Services Committee. "No call or meeting w/Russian ambassador. Ever," McCaskill tweeted. "Ambassadors call members of Foreign [Relations Committee]." Soon after that tweet, it was revealed she did interact with the Russian ambassador. And now, CNN has learned, McCaskill spent an evening at a black-tie reception at the ambassador's Washington residence in November 2015.


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NATO have warned another cyber attack like yesterday's could prompt war with the world's armies uniting to crush the hackers.
Computer users around the world were scrambling Wednesday to reboot systems after a tidal wave of ransomware cyber attacks spread from Ukraine and Russia across Europe to the United States and then on to Asia. The attack, dubbed GoldenEye, appeared very similar but more sophisticated to the WannaCry ransomware which hit more than 200,000 users in more than 150 countries last month and is thought to have originated from a Ukrainian tax software. Jens Stoltenberg, NATO's chief, warned the alliance must step up its defence against cyber attacks, saying they could potentially trigger their Article 5 mutual defence commitment, meaning all members would join forces to tackle those responsible.



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ABC News has reached a settlement with a South Dakota meat producer that filed a $1.9 billion lawsuit against the network over its reports on the company's lean, finely textured beef product that critics dubbed "pink slime," the TV network said Wednesday.
ABC spokeswoman Julie Townsend said in a statement that the network has "reached an amicable resolution of its dispute with the makers" of the beef product. Townsend said the settlement terms are confidential.
"Although we have concluded that continued litigation of this case is not in the Company's interests, we remain committed to the vigorous pursuit of truth and the consumer's right to know about the products they purchase," Townsend said.
Dakota Dunes-based Beef Products Inc. sued the television network in 2012, saying ABC's coverage misled consumers into believing the product is unsafe and led to the closure of three plants and layoffs of roughly 700 workers.



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Hong Kong police on Wednesday arrested pro-democracy protesters, some of whom scrambled up a monument symbolizing the city's handover from British to Chinese rule, a day before Chinese President Xi Jinping is due to arrive for the celebrations.
Hong Kong marks the July 1, 1997, handover on Saturday, amid calls for democracy and fears of creeping influence of Communist Party leaders in Beijing undermining the "one country, two systems" formula under which it operates. The city is under lockdown, with a massive security presence expected for Xi's arrival on Friday.



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The Ten Commandment monument located on State Capitol grounds has been destroyed less than 24 hours after being installed. According to the spokesman for the Arkansas Secretary of States office, a suspect drove on the grounds and destroyed it. Capitol Police say they have taken the man they believe to be responsible into custody.


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The reunion of Hailey Burns with her family has brought a deluge of emotions. The the 17-year-old girl found living in a Georgia home Sunday after being missing for more than a year is now safe at her North Carolina home with her family, but her mother told local TV-station WOSC her daughter is not the same. “There are changes in my daughter,” Shaunna Burns said. “She is not the same person that left, and that is the hardest part of this.” Hailey was reported missing on May 23, 2016, after she walked out of her Ballantyne home without telling anyone where she was going, WOSC reports. She was 16-years-old. After Hailey went missing, her family alleged she had run away with a man she met online.


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From Daily Mail: Thousands of people who fled to Canada to escape President Donald Trump‘s crackdown on illegal migrants have become trapped in legal limbo because of an overburdened refugee system, struggling to find work, permanent housing or enroll their children in schools. Refugee claims are taking longer to be completed than at any time in the past five years, according to previously unpublished Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) data provided to Reuters. Those wait times are set to grow longer after the IRB in April allocated ‘up to half’ of its 127 tribunal members to focus on old cases. The number of delayed hearings more than doubled from 2015 to 2016 and is on track to increase again this year. Hearings are crucial to establishing a claimant´s legal status in Canada. Without that status, they struggle to convince employers to hire them or landlords to rent to them. Claimants cannot access loans or student financial aid, or update academic or professional credentials to meet Canadian standards.


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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 187 days remaining until the end of the year.

1963: Warm welcome for JFK in Ireland
The US President John F Kennedy visits his ancestral homeland in County Wexford.

1986: US guilty of backing Contras
The International Court of Justice finds the United States guilty of violating international law by supporting rebels in Nicaragua.

1991: Yugoslav troops move against Slovenia
Yugoslav tanks, troops and aircraft sweep into the small republic of Slovenia, 48 hours after it declared independence.

On This Date
1844 Mormon leader Joseph Smith and his brother, Hyrum, were killed by a mob in Carthage, Ill.
1893 The New York stock market crashed.
1944 American forces completed their capture of the French port of Cherbourg from the Germans three weeks after D-Day.
1957 More than 500 people were killed when Hurricane Audrey slammed through coastal Louisiana and Texas.
1969 Patrons at the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village, clashed with police in an incident considered to be the birth of the gay rights movement.
1972 The video game company Atari was founded by Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney in Santa Clara, Calif.
1977 Joseph Ratzinger, the future Pope Benedict XVI, was named a cardinal by Pope Paul VI.
1980 President Jimmy Carter signed legislation reviving draft registration.
1985 Route 66, which originally stretched from Chicago to Santa Monica, Calif., passed into history as officials decertified the road.
2005 BTK serial killer Dennis Rader pleaded guilty to 10 murders that spread fear across Wichita, Kan., beginning in the 1970s. (He later received multiple life sentences.)
2007 Gordon Brown became British prime minister, succeeding Tony Blair.
2011 Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was convicted by a federal jury in Chicago of corruption. (He was later sentenced to 14 years in prison.)









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John McEnroe appeared on CBS This Morning Tuesday amid a controversy he created. During an NPR interview on June 25, the former No. 1 men’s tennis player in the world claimed that current tennis superstar Serena Williams would rank only 700th if she played on the men’s circuit.



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ISIS butchers cooked the baby son of a Yazidi sex slave held captive in a cellar and fed him to his unsuspecting and starving mother, an Iraqi MP claims. Vian Dakhill also revealed during an emotional TV interview that a ten-year-old girl was raped to death by evil jihadists in front of her father and five sisters.


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The city of Minneapolis has set up a hot line for residents to report hate-crime incidents and other acts of intolerance.
The service, operated through the city's 311 help line, is aimed to aid targets of any "harassing behaviors motivated by prejudice," according to a city news release issued on Monday.
"Since the general election, many of us have experienced, witnessed firsthand or heard of actions of: racism, xenophobia, sexism and bigotry directed at people here and in cities across the United States," Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights Director Velma Korbel wrote in a statement posted on the city's website. "In no uncertain terms, hate-motivated speech and actions have no place in Minneapolis nor will they be tolerated."
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When Seattle officials voted three years ago to incrementally boost the city's minimum wage up to $15 an hour, they'd hoped to improve the lives of low-income workers. Yet according to a major new study that could force economists to reassess past research on the issue, the hike has had the opposite effect.
The city is gradually increasing the hourly minimum to $15 over several years. Already, though, some employers have not been able to afford the increased minimums. They've cut their payrolls, putting off new hiring, reducing hours or letting their workers go, the study found.
The costs to low-wage workers in Seattle outweighed the benefits by a ratio of three to one, according to the study, conducted by a group of economists at the University of Washington who were commissioned by the city. The study, published as a working paper Monday by the National Bureau of Economic Research, has not yet been peer reviewed.
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Women retain and carry living DNA from every man with whom they have sexual intercourse, according to a new study by the University of Seattle and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The study, which discovered the startling information by accident, was originally trying to determine if women who have been pregnant with a son might be more predisposed to certain neurological diseases that occur more frequently in males.
But as the scientists picked apart the female brain, the study began to veer wildly off course. As it turns out, the female brain is even more mysterious than we previously thought. The study found that female brains often harbor “male microchimerism“, or in other words, the presence of male DNA that originated from another individual, and are genetically distinct from the cells that make up the rest of the woman.



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Female reporter loses consciousness during Live Reporting.
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Authorities say the attacker bludgeoned Gulliver in the face, pulled her pants to her ankles, stabbed her repeatedly from her thighs to her chest until the blade of the knife broke off inside her. They still can't say if there was a sexual assault and still have no description of a suspect. "We are asking for the public's help. If anyone has any information about this brutal murder to contact our unit," said Clark.


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A young woman has told of a terrifying acid attack on her 21st birthday that left her hospitalized and her cousin in a coma.
Resham Khan said she was in a car traveling through Beckton, East London, on June 21 when the horrific incident occurred.
Khan tweeted: “On my actual birthday, my cousin and I went for a drive in the morning, blasting music and chilling like cousins do, hyping it as I WAS 21.”
But out of nowhere, she said, a man approached the car as they waited at a traffic light and threw a liquid at her through the open window.
Khan, who said she had just returned from a year exchange in Cyprus, told how the assailant ran around to the other side and threw more over her cousin.
She said: “The pain was excruciating, I was struggling to close the window. My cousin struggled to get us away. I saw my clothes burn away in front of me."




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Psychiatrists and other doctors in Chicago and across the country have been caught helping immigrants gain U.S. citizenship by providing fake medical opinions, records show. An estimated 1,000 people a year submit a form to immigration officials in Chicago alone to waive the requirements that someone seeking citizenship must understand English and pass a test in U.S. history and civics. The obscure Form N-648 requires a doctor to list any physical or mental ailment that would prevent a patient from meeting the language requirements of citizenship. The form is susceptible to fraud, though. Immigration officials aren’t supposed to investigate the ailments. They’re instructed only to make sure that the forms are completed correctly and that the information in an applicant’s file is consistent.



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For the first time in nearly two decades, Ramadan has come and gone without the White House recognizing it with an iftar or Eid celebration, as had taken place each year under the Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations. In recent weeks, several former White House staff members told The Post they would usually begin planning an iftar "months in advance" and didn't anticipate the Trump White House could pull something off before the end of Ramadan. White House officials did not respond to repeated requests for comment. Late Saturday afternoon, the White House released a short statement from President Trump and the first lady recognizing the holiday.


AH! BUT THEN!!

Fake News: Washington Post Claims Thomas Jefferson Held White House Iftar Dinner to ‘Celebrate Ramadan’  Jefferson invited the envoy to the White House for dinner at 3:30 PM—the time most Washingtonians had dinner in those days. But after he sent the invitation he was told that Melli Melli could not partake of a meal until after sunset because of Ramadan. Thomas Jefferson was faced with two choices: cancel the dinner entirely or simply have the meal later in the evening at a time when his guest could attend. As a good host and a decent person, Jefferson chose the latter. In fact, all Jefferson did was change the time of his meal. He had no intention of honoring Islam.




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