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  • US Air Force review finds crews stayed at Trump hotel 6% of the time when stopping at Scottish airport

    Another one of President Donald Trump’s properties is under scrutiny after an internal US Air Force review of overnight stays by air crews during refueling stops at Prestwick Airport in Scotland found that military personnel stayed at Trump’s Turnberry resort “approximately 6%” of the time between 2015 and 2019. “We reviewed the vast majority the 659 overnight stays of Air Force crews in the vicinity at Glasgow Prestwick Airport between 2015 and 2019. Approximately 6% of those crews stayed at the Trump Turnberry,” […]

  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorses Bernie Sanders at his ‘Bernie’s Back’ rally in New York

    NEW YORK CITY — Sen. Bernie Sanders returned to the campaign trail in New York on Saturday for a rally with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who delivered to him one of the most sought-after endorsements in progressive politics and called for a “mass mobilization” of young, working-class voters in 2020. “It wasn’t until I heard of a man by the name of Bernie Sanders that I began to question and assert and recognize my inherent value as a human being who deserves health care, housing, […]

  • Trump announces his Florida resort won’t be used for G7 summit

    President Donald Trump on Saturday night abruptly reversed course and announced next year’s G7 economic summit of world powers will not be held at Trump National in Doral, Florida, after facing bipartisan backlash. The President tweeted: “We will no longer consider Trump National Doral, Miami, as the Host Site for the G-7 in 2020. We will begin the search for another site, including the possibility of Camp David, immediately.” In another tweet, Trump said, “I thought I was doing something very […]

  • Florida authorities bust trafficking ring smuggling thousands of native turtles

    Two men have been charged for poaching thousands of Florida turtles and selling them illegally, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The “charges represent the state’s largest seizure of turtles in recent history,” the FWC said in a statement on Friday. More than 4,000 turtles comprising a range of native species were illegally captured and sold over six months, the commission said. The turtles were worth $200,000 on the black market. “The illegal trade of turtles is having […]

  • White House defends Trump’s Florida resort as ‘significantly cheaper’ option for G7 site

    The White House is defending its decision to host next year’s G7 at Trump’s own Florida resort against mounting criticism, saying the Doral site is “significantly cheaper” than other options. The administration says the event will be run “at cost,” meaning without profit, by the Trump National property because of the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution — which largely prohibits the President from accepting gifts and money from foreign governments. As a result, “the summit would be significantly cheaper for taxpayers and our […]

  • University of Oklahoma’s iconic Sooner Schooner crashed during a touchdown celebration

    NORMAN, Okla. — In a game day spectacle, the University of Oklahoma’s Sooner Schooner crashed on the field after a second-quarter touchdown in OU’s game against West Virginia University on Saturday. The school’s beloved horse-drawn wagon, which was filled with passengers, tipped over after a sharp turn, sending the drivers skidding across the grass and setting the ponies free. The wagon’s body was flung off the wheel frame. A crowd of people rushed to the field to help and to […]

  • Portland high school coach disarms student with a gun — then hugs him

    PORTLAND, Ore. — A high school football and track coach in Portland, Oregon, was celebrated as a hero earlier this year after he disarmed a student with a shotgun. The student walked into a classroom at Parkrose High School in May, intending to use the firearm to take his own life, the Multnomah County District Attorney’s office said in a statement last week. At the time, reports said the coach, Keanon Lowe, tackled the student. But according to emotional surveillance […]

  • An African American security guard asked a student to not call him the n-word. That request got him fired

    MADISON, Wis. – An African American security guard told a student to stop calling him the n-word. It cost him his job. Marlon Anderson was a security guard at Madison West High School in Wisconsin. Last Wednesday, he was called in to help the assistant principal escort a student from school grounds, he told CNN. The student was resisting, including yelling and pushing the principal. Anderson called for backup, and the student started yelling expletives at him, including the racial […]

  • Meet the ‘blob’: Paris zoo unveils unusual organism that can heal itself and has 720 sexes

    It is bright yellow, can creep along at a speed of up to 4 centimeters per hour, can solve problems even though it doesn’t have a brain and can heal itself if it is cut in two. Meet the “blob,” an unusual organism which will go on display Saturday at the Paris Zoological Park, as part of a first-of-its-kind exhibition intended to showcase its rare abilities. The slime mold, which is known officially as physarum polycephalum (or “the many headed […]

  • ‘A symbol of acceptance’: Kellogg joins anti-bullying campaign with All Together cereal

    Raisin Bran, Corn Flakes, Rice Krispies, Frosted Flakes, Froot Loops and Frosted Mini Wheats in the same box? The new concoction isn’t just a kid’s breakfast dream — it’s an anti-bullying campaign. Kellogg’s is partnering with the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) to release a cereal called “All Together,” mixing cereals and their mascots to support anti-bullying and LGBTQ advocacy work. “We all belong together,” the company said in a statement. “So for the first time in history, […]

  • Family found living on remote farm with no contact with outside world for 9 years

    A family of six was discovered inside a remote farm in the Netherlands, where it is believed they lived in isolation for nine years, according to CNN affiliate NOS. The father and five children, ages 18 to 25, were found in the small village of Ruinerwold, in the northeastern province of Drenthe, Dutch police told CNN. A sixth adult child had left and was the one who alerted police. Although the village has just a few thousand residents, no one […]

  • New York City EMT suffers stroke driving ambulance, then colleague who came to help has aneurysm

    NEW YORK CITY – An emergency medical technician raced to assist a colleague who had a stroke on the job, but he fell unconscious before he could help. “We’re not believers in coincidences, except for today,” Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro told reporters on Thursday. “And it is an extremely tragic coincidence.” Liam Glinane, 63, an EMT with the New York City Fire Department, was driving an ambulance Thursday on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway when he suffered a stroke and had […]

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