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  1. Mother Warns Against 'Fire Challenge' After 12-Year-Old Is HospitalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | NBC Connecticut

    A Detroit mother is calling for parents to talk to their kids about dangerous challenges being shared on social media after her 12-year-old daughter was hospitalized with severe burns after mimicking the so-called "fire challenge." Brandi Owens' daughter Timiyah Landers was engulfed by flames on Aug. 17 after imitating the fire challenge, where a person sets part of their body ablaze before dousing out the flames.

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  2. New Jury Note Suggests Verdict Is Near in Paul Manafort Trial C. Ryan ...Read the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Law.com

    Paul Manafort leaves the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia after a status conference on Nov. 2, 2017. Credit: Diego M. Radzinschi / ALM Nearly two hours into the fourth day of deliberations, jurors in the Paul Manafort trial emerged with a question suggesting they were close to handing down a verdict on the tax and bank fraud charges the special counsel brought against the former Trump campaign chairman.

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  3. Mother Warns Against 'Fire Challenge' After 12-Year-Old Is HospitalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | NBC Dallas

    A Detroit mother is calling for parents to talk to their kids about dangerous challenges being shared on social media after her 12-year-old daughter was hospitalized with severe burns after mimicking the so-called "fire challenge." Brandi Owens' daughter Timiyah Landers was engulfed by flames on Aug. 17 after imitating the fire challenge, where a person sets part of their body ablaze before dousing out the flames.

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  4. Kris Kobach's campaign website cites a white nationalist who's been involved in Holocaust denialRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Media Matters for America

    On his campaign website, Kansas gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach cites a made-up anti-immigrant statistic by white nationalist writer Peter Gemma, who worked for a group that opposes "all efforts to mix the races of mankind." Gemma has also been involved in the Holocaust denial movement and reportedly praised a leading Holocaust denier for "uncovering documents and evidence some historians don't like to admit."

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  5. Was Brett Kavanaugh's memo about Bill Clinton inappropriate?Read the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Alabama Live

    The Washington Post has gained access to a memo written by Brett Kavanaugh in 1998, at the height of the investigation into Bill Clinton's relationship with Monica Lewinsky. In the memo, Kavanaugh, working with independent counsel Ken Starr, urged Starr to ask the president extremely explicit, lewd questions about his relationship with Lewinsky during his public hearing.

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  6. Fact Checkers Have a Medicare-for-All ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Common Dreams

    Medicare-for-all: Would it save American society money? That question has been tying fact checkers in knots over the past several weeks. One recent working paper put out by the libertarian Mercatus Center unwittingly answered in the affirmative, to the tune of over $2 trillion over a 10-year period.

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  7. Pat Buchanan: Who determines 'universal values?'Read the original story

    59 min ago | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    Repeatedly denouncing Riyadh's arrest of women's rights advocate Samar Badawi, Freeland has driven the two countries close to a break in diplomatic relations.

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  8. Sea level rise is already eroding home values, unbeknownst to their ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NOLA.com

    Elizabeth Boineau's 1939 Colonial sits a block and a half from the Ashley River in a sought-after neighborhood of ancient live oaks, charming gardens and historic homes. A year ago, she thought she could sell it for nearly $1 million.

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  9. I miss Richard NixonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    The Washington Post published a piece last week recalling that Nixon had an "enemies list" compiling the names of his alleged foes, and noting in the headline that "now so does Trump." While this parallel is accurate, I think that it obscures major differences between the two men.

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  10. Trump to Announce Massive Rollback of Obama-Era Coal RegulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Democracy Now

    President Trump is heading to Charleston, West Virginia, today to hold a campaign rally and announce a massive rollback of Obama-era environmental regulations for coal-fired power plants. The deregulation will dramatically weaken President Obama's signature Clean Power Plan, which aimed to cut carbon dioxide emissions in order to address climate change.

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  11. White House counsel DIDN'T implicate Trump when he gave evidence to MuellerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Missing Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts, 20, is found dead one month after mysteriously vanishing and one week after the FBI said 'her abductor was hiding in plain sight' Paul Manafort trial jury tells judge it is struggling to reach a unanimous verdict on one of the counts against him as it deliberates for a fourth day - but he tells them to reach consensus on all 18 charges Don McGahn's attorney is reassuring President Trump's legal team that McGahn did not see the president engage in criminal activity Trump's legal team is also pushing back against reports they don't have the full extent of what McGahn said in his 30 hours of testimony Top White House lawyer Don McGahn is offering reassurances to President Donald Trump that he didn't implicate him in any legal jeopardy during his 30 hours of testimony to the special counsel on the Russia investigation.

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  12. Net neutrality activists, state officials are taking the FCC to...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Opponents of the Federal Communications Commission have outlined their chief arguments on net neutrality to a federal appeals court in Washington, in hopes of undoing the FCC's move last year to repeal its own rules for Internet service providers. The legal briefs reflect a widening front in the multipronged campaign by consumer groups and tech companies to rescue the ISP regulations, which originally barred providers from blocking websites or slowing them.

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  13. Can the Republican Party survive Donald Trump?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Mike Murphy has long been on the "A" list of the Republican consulting world, having served as a lead adviser to Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush, among many others. Since the rise of President Donald Trump, he has emerged as a leading voice within the party against Trump.

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  14. Gov. Jerry Brown pardoned a Cambodian refugee for a murder he...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SFGate

    Gov. Jerry Brown pardoned a Cambodian refugee for a murder he committed as a teen. Will it prevent his deportation? Vanna In's family came to the United States seeking refuge when he was just 3 years old, fleeing Cambodia and war-torn Vietnam in the 1970s.

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  15. Microsoft Says Russian Operation Targeted U.S. Conservative Groups As Midterms LoomRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WNED

    A familiar cyberattack suspect linked with the Russian intelligence service has resurfaced in the months leading up to the U.S. midterm elections, according to Microsoft. The tech giant announced overnight that last week it executed a court order to disrupt six fraudulent websites set up by a hacker group known by many names - most often APT28, but also Fancy Bear or Strontium, among others.

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  16. 95-year-old Nazi guard living in the U.S. deported to Germany as...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Before Allied forces liberated Nazi Germany and the survivors of Adolf Hitler's death camps more than 70 years ago, tens of thousands of Nazi criminals who were directly involved in the Holocaust disappeared. Some escaped abroad.

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  17. Trump's bid to revive coal seen as 'largely symbolic'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KION 46

    Trump is set to announce this week an effort to prop up coal by the replacing Obama-era carbon emission policies known as the Clean Power Plan, according to The Washington Post and The New York Times. But the regulatory reversal is unlikely to spark a coal comeback.

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  18. A woman found human ashes in a novelty she bought at Goodwill. Her...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Jewish World Review

    She'd just bought a decorative glass globe at the Goodwill store near her Missouri home - and when she opened up the back of it on the drive home, she saw something alarming inside: human ashes. "She said, 'Jeni, what do I do? I bought something and it has someone's ashes in it,' " Kinney recalled in an interview with The Washington Post.

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  19. Has The BDS Movement Transformed the Israeli-Palestinian Debate?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Forward

    Welcome back to Jane Looking Forward. If you wish to continue reading this weekly newsletter, please subscribe here .

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  20. This company just added 'fur-ternity' leave to its benefits packageRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Deseret News

    A digital marketing company in Minnesota is giving its employees "fur-ternity" leave, which allows employees to work from home while training their new animals. The company Nina Hale instituted the new policy after a senior account manager, Connor McCarthy, asked his supervisor if he could adjust his schedule to spend time with his newly adopted Goldendoodle, Bentley, according to The Associated Press .

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