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New NFL Safety Rule Encourages Players To Take Out More Aggression Off The Field


NEW YORK—Explaining that the regulation would help provide a safer game environment, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell held a press conference Tuesday to announce a new rule that encourages professional football players to take out their aggression off the field. “Player safety is our chief priority, so rather than… Read more...

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Census Citizenship Question: Appeals Court Rules DOJ Official Must Testify


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A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court order to depose Justice Department official John Gore about the 2020 census citizenship question DOJ requested.

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Violent Crime Stays Flat Nationally, Louisiana Still Leads States for Murder


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According to the FBI's latest Uniform Crime Report, overall crime rates are stable but regional variations are quite large.

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Appeals Court Rules DOJ Official Must Testify For Census Lawsuits


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A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court order to depose Justice Department official John Gore about the 2020 census citizenship question DOJ requested.

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German Bishops' Report: At Least 3,677 Minors Were Abused By Clerics


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The study found that 5 percent of priests in the country's dioceses had been accused of abuse. Germany's justice minister said the study was "shocking and probably just the tip of the iceberg."

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Anita Hill Says Kavanaugh Accuser Hearing 'Cannot Be Fair'


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As it stands now, Hill tells NPR, the hearing cannot provide senators "with enough information to reach a reasonable conclusion." She testified in 1991 that Clarence Thomas sexually harassed her.

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3D Gun Pioneer Cody Wilson Resigned As Head Of Defense Distributed


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Paloma Heindorff assumed the role of director of the controversial company after Wilson stepped down on Friday. "I'm a different person. I'm not trying to replace him as a character," she said.

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Suicide By Women Is A Major Public Health Concern In India


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A newly published study on suicide offers startling revelations about the rates for women and men.

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Maine Asks Restaurant To Stop Giving Lobsters Cannabis Before Boiling Them


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The owner of the eatery says she's giving compassionate cannabis to the crustaceans so that they don't feel pain. But the state isn't sure the practice is in line with health regulations.

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Archaeologists Discover 'Huge' Ancient Building In Egypt


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Experts say the ruins are part of a residential community in what was the ancient capital city of Memphis. They also found a Roman bath and an ornate basin perhaps used for religious rituals.

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Attorneys General Zoom In On Tech Privacy And Power


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A meeting with the Justice Department was originally pitched to focus on allegations of social media's anti-conservative bias. But the conversation was broadened, raising the stakes for tech giants.

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7-Year-Old Girl Belts Out National Anthem, Steals Show At MLS Match


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Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja stunned the crowd of 25,000 gathered to watch the LA Galaxy take on the Seattle Sounders. Her gut-busting performance has gone viral.

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It's Rice Vs. Seaweed Vs. Solar ATMs For A $1 Million Prize


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The Hult Prize goes to a team of student entrepreneurs with an idea that will make the world a better place. Former President Clinton was on hand to announce the winner.

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Bill Cosby Sentenced To At Least 3 Years In State Prison


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Cosby, 81, is the first celebrity sent to prison in the #MeToo era. The sentence completes the TV dad's stunning fall from groundbreaking cultural icon to convicted sex offender.

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Building A Better Mosquito Trap — One Scientist Thinks He's Done It


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A researcher in Australia has invented a low-tech, insecticide-free trap that might be able to reduce bites from a particularly pesky mosquito in some neighborhoods.

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Andrea Kremer And Hannah Storm Will Be First Female Duo To Call An NFL Game


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There was a decidedly mixed reaction when Amazon Prime Video said it planned to offer the pair as a streaming alternative to the Fox TV broadcast crew of Joe Buck and Troy Aikman.

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Gaia finds candidates for interstellar ‘Oumuamua’s home


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Using data from ESA’s Gaia stellar surveyor, astronomers have identified four stars that are possible places of origin of ‘Oumuamua, an interstellar object spotted during a brief visit to our Solar System in 2017.
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Everyone At U.N. Watching Trump Speak Can’t Believe They Used To Consider U.S. A Superpower


NEW YORK—Shaking their heads in disbelief at their past views, everyone present at the United Nations summit watching President Donald Trump deliver a speech Tuesday reportedly couldn’t believe they used to consider the United States a superpower. “I mean, wow, we would base most of our decisions on what the U.S. was… Read more...

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Kavanaugh Says It’s Super Embarrassing And Sad That Christine Blasey Ford Still In Love With Him


WASHINGTON—Saying the continued attention from his former flame was beginning to border on obsession, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh told reporters Tuesday it’s super embarrassing and sad that Christine Blasey Ford is still in love with him. “It’s just so awkward that she keeps holding a candle for me even… Read more...

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Swedish Politics In Chaos As Parliament Votes Out Prime Minister


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This month's national election resulted in a hung parliament, after a far-right party made gains. Now, Premier Stefan Löfven has lost a confidence vote and the shape of a future government is murky.

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Maldives Police Use Pickaxes To Destroy Artwork Deemed Un-Islamic


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The 20-foot-tall stainless steel cube was decorated with life-size human statues and semi-submerged in a coral lagoon. The artwork was criticized because it depicted human figures.

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White House 'Open' To Hearing From Second Kavanaugh Accuser


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Ahead of Thursday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing with Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said the president is open to adding another accuser.

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Spotlight on sea-level rise


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Scientists are gathering in the Azores this week to share findings on how satellite has revealed changes in the height of the sea, ice, inland bodies of water and more. Of concern to all is the fact that global sea level has not only been rising steadily over the last 25 years, but recently it is rising at a much fast rate.
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WATCH LIVE: Trump Speaks At United Nations


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President Trump is expected to tout progress in his "America First" agenda when he speaks to the annual United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.

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Instagram Co-Founders To Step Down


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Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger resigned from the popular photo-sharing app company Tuesday, saying they plan to leave in the coming weeks to pursue other projects.

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Matthias Maurer graduates as ESA astronaut


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German citizen, Matthias Maurer, is now officially ESA’s newest astronaut, after graduating during a formal ceremony at the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany, today.
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Michael Kors Buys Italy's Versace Fashion House For $2.12 Billion


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Michael Kors says it wants to get Versace products in more stores — from around 200 now to a goal of 300. It will also focus more on accessories and shoes.

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taz-Leser über Motorradlärm: „Eine Qual“, „Terror“, „unerträglich“
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Report: This Week’s All Fucking Hell Breaking Loose Projected To Be 30% More Insane Than Last Week’s Complete Shitshow


WASHINGTON—Revealing that the “you aren’t going to fucking believe this” metrics were currently measuring off the goddamn charts, experts at the Center for Advanced Bullshit Studies published a report Monday that this week’s all hell breaking loose was projected to be 30 percent more insane than last week’s complete… Read more...

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Catholic Church Releases New Molestation-Proof Altar Boy Uniform


VATICAN CITY—Claiming the vestments represent a vital step in ameliorating the church’s centuries-long history of addressing sexual abuse with subsequent cover-ups, the Catholic Church introduced a line of wrought iron molestation-proof altar boy uniforms Monday. “With these new impenetrable steel robes, Catholic… Read more...

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Russia's Nuclear Cruise Missile Is Struggling To Take Off, Imagery Suggests


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Earlier this year, Putin claimed his nation had successfully tested a nuclear-powered weapon. Satellite imagery suggests it may not have gone so well.

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Zweistellig im Minus: Adveo-Umsatz bricht im ersten Halbjahr ein


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Matthias Maurer graduates as ESA astronaut


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German citizen, Matthias Maurer, is now officially ESA’s newest astronaut, after graduating during a formal ceremony at the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany this week.
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Need Help Paying For College? There's An App For That


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The U.S. Department of Education has developed a new smartphone app that it hopes will make the notoriously difficult Free Application For Federal Student Aid a little easier.

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Space Mining — Learning How To Fuel An Interplanetary Gas Station


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Real space travel will necessitate interplanetary gas stations on the moon, or on asteroids. A Colorado university has launched the first degree program in "space mining."

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Year-Round Fire Season Means Always Living 'Evacuation Ready'


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More people are living in places that are prone to wildfires. That means during fire season, they live with the very real possibility of having to evacuate on very short notice.

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Rob Goldstone On His Infamous Russia Email: 'I Had No Idea What I Was Talking About'


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The music publicist spoke to NPR ahead of the release of his new book: Pop Stars, Pageants, and Presidents: How an Email Trumped My Life.

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