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AP: Miami Dolphins Players Who Protest During Anthem Might Be Suspended


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The NFL will fine entire teams if players protest on the field during the national anthem. Now, the Associated Press reports, at least one team has a policy for punishing individual players.

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Comic-Con 2018 Kicks Off


Comic-Con, the nation’s premier comics convention, kicks off this year’s iteration with previews of The Predator , Doctor Who , and the new slate of DC comic book movies. What do you think? Read more...

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Summer Camp Hierarchy Thrown Into Chaos After Second Girl Learns How To French Braid


ELIZAVILLE, NY—Speculating as to whether or not the social order could ever regain its stability, witnesses confirmed Thursday that the established interpersonal hierarchy at Camp Eagle Hill had been thrown into turmoil by the emergence of a second girl with practical knowledge of the French braid. “This is completely… Read more...

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Report Warns Of 'Dangerous Complacency' In The Fight Against HIV


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Treatment has been a success but prevention is another story, according to a report in The Lancet. And the stigma of seeking help persists.

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#HIV increases the chance of developing #heart disease!

https://www.mlo-online.com/hiv-infection-doubles-risk-of-heart-disease-global-study-finds

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American Baby Trump Blimp Set To Breeze Onto Namesake's Home Turf


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Activists aimed to bring one balloon to the president's backyard; they overshot their fundraising goal and now say they will create more than one replica.

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Russia Says Agreements Were Discussed With Trump On Syria. The U.S. Is Silent


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The Trump administration has offered no information about supposed "specific" proposals that Russian officials have mentioned publicly.

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Florida Couple Settles Legal Battle To Keep 'The Starry Night' House


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The homeowners were fined thousands of dollars by Mount Dora officials for making their two-story house and surrounding wall look like Van Gogh's famous painting. On Tuesday, the mayor apologized.

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Expect A 'Bunch' Of Attention For This House Listing


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Does this house look familiar? It appeared during the beginning and ending credits of The Brady Bunch and is now for sale.

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Washington, D.C., Is Counting All Its Cats. It Will Take 3 Years And $1.5 Million


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The nation's capital has a cat problem. And the first step toward fixing it, apparently, is to quantify it.

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Explosion At Pa. Army Depot Injures Four


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Officials said the victims suffered burns and three were airlifted to the hospital with serious injuries. Terrorism in not suspected.

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Black Lung Rate Hits 25-Year High In Appalachian Coal Mining States


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In central Appalachia, one in five working coal miners with at least 25 years experience underground now suffers from the deadly disease black lung, according to a new study.

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Appeals Court Nomination Withdrawn Before It Was Expected To Fail On Senate Floor


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The White House withdrew the nomination of Ryan Bounds to join the Ninth Circuit just before a vote was expected on Capitol Hill Thursday.

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California Supreme Court Squashes Bid To Split State Into Three


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The court ruled that the proposal to divide California can't be placed on the November ballot. A venture capitalist has spent years arguing the state would be better off as several smaller states.

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PERTH-BASED Balhousie Glazing has become the latest company to join the growing number of employee-owned (EO) businesses in Scotland, with 12 staff becoming owners of the firm.
Glazing firm rewards ‘extremely loyal’ staff with employee ownership
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Reporter Shows The Links Between The Men Behind Brexit And The Trump Campaign


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Carole Cadwalladr's investigation into Cambridge Analytica's role in Brexit led her to Russian connections and the Trump campaign. She says British investigators are working "closely with the FBI."

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More Than 140 'Sister Survivors' Of Larry Nassar Abuse Are Honored At ESPYS


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"I'm here to tell you, you cannot silence the strong forever," said one of the women who was onstage to accept the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.

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Trump Slams Interest Rate Hikes, Ignoring Hands-Off Tradition Toward Fed


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The commander in chief usually doesn't comment directly on Fed policy. But President Trump broke with that tradition Thursday, saying, "I'm not thrilled" about the Fed's interest-rate increases.

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Migrating Arctic Geese Are Confused, Exhausted By Rising Temperatures


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Warmer weather means that barnacle geese fly faster to their breeding grounds, leaving them too tired to lay eggs right away. By the time they're ready, the babies have missed the best food.

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Senators Clash Over Trump's Pick To Run Consumer Financial Protection Bureau


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Elizabeth Warren and other senators fired tough questions at Kathy Kraninger, President Trump's nominee to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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Zuckerberg Looks To 'Clear Up' Stance On Facebook, Fake News And The Holocaust


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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg says he "didn't intend to defend the intent of people" who deny the Holocaust occurred, after his remarks on fake news and hoaxes were criticized this week.

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Man Unsure Whether To Tip Bathroom Attendant Just For Wiping His Ass


NORFOLK, VA—Saying that the task is the sort of thing he usually prefers to do himself, restaurant customer Ryan Brooks admitted Thursday that he was unsure if he should tip the attendant in the bathroom of Norfolk’s Old Town Steakhouse simply for wiping his ass. “Not to belittle the guy’s job, but all he did was rip… Read more...

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Carne Asada, Hold The Meat: Why Latinos Are Embracing Vegan-Mexican Cuisine


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Meat-heavy dishes are a mainstay of Mexican cooking. But spurred by health and environmental concerns, working-class Mexican-American chefs are giving traditional dishes a plant-based makeover.

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Disney Prevails In Hunt For Fox As Comcast Drops Bid


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Disney is poised to take over most of the entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox. The new mega-studio is to compete with streaming giants Netflix and Amazon. A fight still looms over Sky.

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Immigrant Rights Group Turns Down $250,000 From Tech Firm Over Ties To Border Patrol


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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has been under mounting pressure for the company's contract with U.S. Customs and Border Patrol. A Texas nonprofit says it won't accept a contribution from the company.

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Die zwölf Jugendlichen und ihr Fußballtrainer waren wegen Überflutung kilometerweit in das Höhlensystem geflüchtet. Eine Animation veranschaulicht jetzt Details der aufwendigen Rettungsaktion.
Höhle in Thailand: Neue Animation zeigt Details der Rettung - SPIEGEL ONLINE - Video
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NEW on-bike storage solutions and the opportunities for businesses within mountain biking will be explored next month at an event hosted by the Mountain Bike Centre of Scotland.
Mountain bike storage to be explored at Scottish industry talk
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SCOTTISH business The Ethical Dairy is launching a series of events to raise awareness of its “cow-with-calf” dairy processing model.
Scottish 'ethical' dairy kicks off summer food events
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From California, A Saudi Woman Fights Her Country's Strict Male Guardianship Laws


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"I came from a very strict country to a very free country," says Samah Damanhoori. The 29-year-old cut ties with her family after her father canceled his initial approval for her to study in the U.S.

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Who Knew The World Bank And The U.N. Are Emoji Lovers?


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Charities and nonprofit agencies are embracing the symbols to communicate about tough topics like global hunger, poverty and disease.

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Can A Community Hospital Stick To Its Mission When It Goes For-Profit?


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After 130 years as a nonprofit hospital with deep roots in North Carolina, Mission Health is seeking to be bought by HCA Healthcare, the nation's largest for-profit hospital chain.

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Whale Of A Plane: Airbus BelugaXL Makes Maiden Flight


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The BelugaXL's paint job "features beluga whale-inspired eyes and an enthusiastic grin." For several hours on Thursday, the whale soared over southern France.

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LABOUR have suggested that Scotland may be too northern for the UK’s first ever spaceport.
Labour shot down over claim Scotland is too northern for spaceport
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New Aphasia Study Finds Empty Fullness Brokered Yellow Ideas Happily


SAN FRANCISCO—Signaling a major breakthrough in the field of round electric pungent brick merriment, a new aphasia study released by the University of California, San Francisco’s Department of Integrative Neuroscience Wednesday found that empty fullness brokered yellow ideas happily. “After carefully examining the… Read more...

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Papa John’s Founder Launches New Chain Of Fast-Casual Segregated Lunch Counters


LOUISVILLE, KY—In an effort to turn over a new leaf after being ousted from his own company last week, Papa John’s founder John Schnatter announced plans Wednesday to launch a new chain of fast-casual segregated lunch counters across the Deep South. “I just want to get back to the basics of making good, home-cooked… Read more...

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‘BLACK fowk are inferior tae white fowk.” “Wimmen arenae as bricht as men.” “Gay adoption is unnatural.” “Muslims are aa terrorists.”
SNP’s LGBT hypocrisy is nae cause fur Pride
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In Interview, Trump Appears To Question NATO's 'Collective Defense' Clause


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On Fox News, the president answered a hypothetical question about an attack on member Montenegro by wondering aloud about the alliance's founding agreement that "an attack on one is an attack on all."

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British Police Reportedly Identify Russian Suspects In Nerve Agent Attack On Skripals


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Citing a source close to the investigation, the Press Association reports that police used closed-circuit television to identify multiple Russians who participated in the attack.

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