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‘Pink Vests’ join ‘Yellow Vest’ protesters as they march in France for 17th weekend

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Posted by    Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/10/2019 at 12:00pm
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The last time we reported on the “Yellow Vest” protests in France, the demonstrators were directing their anger at both the #FakeNews media and French bureaucrats.
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Israeli lunar lander speeding towards touch down

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Posted by    Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 8:06pm 3/9/2019 at 8:06pm
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Beresheet, the world’s first private mission to the moon, is well on its way to success.

Beresheet means “in the beginning” in Hebrew. Built by Israeli non-profit SpaceIL for the now-defunct $20 million Google Lunar XPrize, the program was meant to inspire more Israelis to pursue STEM careers and chart the...

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After forcing student to wash off Ash Wednesday cross, Utah teacher now on leave

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Posted by    Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 4:00pm 3/9/2019 at 4:00pm
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Like millions of Catholics this past Wednesday, I attended Mass and began the season of Lent by having an ash cross marked on my forehead.

One student who also observed Ash Wednesday and went to school with an ash cross was forced to wash it off by a teacher, despite pleas from...

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Californians flee state as Sacramento wars with the White House

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Posted by    Friday, March 8, 2019 at 5:00pm 3/8/2019 at 5:00pm
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The Atlantic has just published a status report on the California #Resistance and its battle with the White House.

From the moment Donald Trump took office, California has been ground zero for the resistance against him and his administration, in terms of both grassroots citizen activism and legal and administrative action by...

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Poland plows through with Baltic canal project, despite green activist anger and EU demands

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Posted by    Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 9:27am 3/7/2019 at 9:27am
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The last time we visited Poland, eco-activists were upset with its continued reliance on coal power.

The shrieks of green justice warriors will likely grow louder. Poland will continue with plans to dig a canal between its main eastern coastline and the Baltic Sea despite concerns among activists and in the European...

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Drug bust in New York uncovers enough fentanyl to kill 2 million people

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 5:00pm 3/5/2019 at 5:00pm
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The US Drug Enforcement Administration reported that a raid on a home in a sedate New York state neighborhood uncovered enough fentanyl to kill 2 million people.

Federal agents found five kilograms (just over 11 pounds) of fentanyl and six kilograms (13.2 pounds) of heroin Friday when they raided a fentanyl mill...

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Tornadoes strike Alabama: 23 reported dead, with more victims likely

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Posted by    Monday, March 4, 2019 at 7:30am 3/4/2019 at 7:30am
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*UPDATE: Authorities have now reported that 23 have died.

Several tornadoes hit southeastern US this weekend, killing at least 14 people in Alabama with officials fearing even more victims will be discovered.

Lee County Coroner Bill Harris told The Associated Press that he has called in help from elsewhere around the state because...

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South Korea’s Moon Jae-in will work toward completing U.S.-NoKo deal

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Posted by    Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 4:00pm 3/2/2019 at 4:00pm
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We have been chronicling how South Korea has been teaming up with North Korea on a number if different projects in an apparent effort geared toward eventually opening up the rogue nation in a way that will not be a severe economic strain on its southern neighbor.

Though the Hanoi Summit did...

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Los Angles County now hit with outbreak of Whooping Cough

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Posted by    Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/2/2019 at 12:00pm
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We have been following the serious outbreak of the flea-borne disease typhus in the Los Angeles area.

The number of infected people in LA is now 107.  But now, area public health officials are worrying about a whopping cough (a.k.a. pertussis) outbreak.
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Trump and Kim Jong Un Hanoi Summit Collapses: ‘No Agreement Reached at This Time’

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Posted by    Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 11:00am 2/28/2019 at 11:00am
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Given the Democratic-staged drama of the Cohen hearings, one would be forgiven for not recognizing another historic summit occurred yesterday between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Dictator Kim Jong Un.

Perhaps the American press will turn its attention to Hanoi today, as President Donald Trump cut short the summit with North...

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White House to create “Red Team” to counter “Green Team” climate hysteria

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 5:00pm 2/27/2019 at 5:00pm
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Back in 2017, government officials were considering the creation of a “Red Team” to encourage debate about the scientific interpretations of studies related to the climate.

Now, the White House appears to be going forward with plans to create a team of select federal scientists to review and potentially re-evaluate recent government...

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San Diego area Christopher Columbus statue vandalized

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 1:00pm 2/26/2019 at 1:00pm
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A statue honoring Christopher Columbus was vandalized this weekend in the San Diego area’s Chula Vista.

According to police, officers were called to Discovery Park around noon after neighbors reported that someone poured red paint over the statue.

When officers arrived they also found the words “genocide” and “FU” spray painted onto the...

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New California bill would let drivers legally eat roadkill

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Posted by    Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 4:00pm 2/24/2019 at 4:00pm
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Never let it be said that all the rules that California’s legislators create are stale and dull.

Sacramento is proposing new rules that would make eating roadkill legal.

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The New York Times does Twitter penance for not fully embracing #GreenNewDeal

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Posted by    Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 2:00pm 2/24/2019 at 2:00pm

This weekend, I am sitting at home watching showers add to the 18 trillion gallons of water that have been dumped in California this month, substantially easing drought conditions.

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Arizona bill may compel broad range of citizens to submit DNA to a state database

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Posted by    Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 12:00pm 2/23/2019 at 12:00pm
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Arizona is poised to become one of the first states to maintain a massive statewide DNA database.

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US DOT cancels $929 million in grants for California’s aborted high-speed rail project

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Posted by    Friday, February 22, 2019 at 11:00am 2/22/2019 at 11:00am
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California’s top officials spear-headed a lawsuit to end the implementation of President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration.

Now, the US Department of Transportation (DOT) has cancelled millions in grants for the high speed rail project that has been substantially scaled back by California Governor Gavin Newsom.

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Delta removes Diet Coke napkins inviting passengers to pass their phone number to “plane crush”

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 7:30pm 2/20/2019 at 7:30pm
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Last year at this time, Delta joined the anti-second amendment mob and announced it was ending discounts for NRA members.

The Georgia Senate promptly ended the corporation’s generous tax breaks.

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