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last updated: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:16:01 -0500

Donald Trump On Potential Michael Flynn Pardon: 'We'll See What Happens'

Donald Trump On Potential Michael Flynn Pardon: 'We'll See What Happens'President Donald Trump refused to say if he’d consider pardoning former national security adviser Michael Flynn, saying, “We’ll see what happens.”


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15 Most Stressful Jobs in the World

Everyone has a bad day at work now and then. But if you have one of these 15 Most Stressful Jobs in the World, even one bad day can get you or someone else killed. From EMT to Coal Miner to Ice Road Trucker, these are the jobs that will keep you up at nights!


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Herald Sun | Breaking News
last updated: Sun, 28 Aug 2016 22:01:00 GMT

Canal jumper released on bail
AN 18-year-old man who jumped into a canal at Surfers Paradise to avoid being arrested by police on Wednesday night has been granted bail.

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Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
last updated: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:20:49 -0500

Trump Benefited From The ‘Chain Migration’ He Blamed For Attempted New York Terror Attack

Trump Benefited From The ‘Chain Migration’ He Blamed For Attempted New York Terror AttackPresident Donald Trump used the attempted New York terrorist attack this week to renew his call to end “chain migration.”


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last updated: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:20:49 -0500

How Republicans made tax cuts unpopular

How Republicans made tax cuts unpopularRepublican Senator Marco Rubio demands changes to the tax bill. Ezra Klein explains why it would be "suicidal" for the GOP not to accept Rubio's demands. David Leonhardt says odds are "slim" that Rubio actually votes "no."


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last updated: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:29:05 -0500

How Republicans made tax cuts unpopular

How Republicans made tax cuts unpopularRepublican Senator Marco Rubio demands changes to the tax bill. Ezra Klein explains why it would be "suicidal" for the GOP not to accept Rubio's demands. David Leonhardt says odds are "slim" that Rubio actually votes "no."


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Herald Sun | Top Stories
last updated: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:41:00 GMT

Response from Eddie, AFL not nearly enough
THERE'S so much wrong about the Eddie McGuire-James-Brayshaw-Danny Frawley pack mentality attack of Caroline Wilson. As was the AFL's insipid response on Monday.

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Secret tape not the only talking point
THE reasons behind a decision to release a secret expletive-laden recording of former Chief Justice Tim Carmody are almost as juicy as the tape is expected to be.

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Digg Top Stories
last updated: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 22:08:18 +0000

The Team Building North Korea's Nuclear Missile
North Korea's nuclear missile progress has stunned the world. Here are some of the scientists behind it.

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Guy Pipes Nitromethane Through A Giant Jug And Sets It Alight
Watch clouds of fire bloom and decay in glorious slow motion 4K.

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The Winners For The 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards Are Hysterical
What did we do to deserve animals this pure and good?

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Got A Credit Card? Now You Can Get Automatic Refunds From Price Drops
If you have a credit card, chances are you aren’t getting all of the benefits. Sift detects everything you buy automatically, figures out the available price drops and protections for each purchase, and automatically makes claims on your behalf -- unlocking thousands of dollars’ worth of savings!

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A Kitten Massaging Another Kitten Is So Cute That We Can't Even
We could watch this on loop all day, no joke.

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You’re Buying Fancy Jewelry Wrong
It's a long leap to go from buying an engagement ring to truly understanding the value of gems. Here's what you need to know.

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The Best Photography Of The Week
What gets left behind in the wake of the California fires, the Guardian's shortlist of best photographers of the year, and the love and agony captured by Polaroids.

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We May Know Why Younger Brothers Are More Likely To Be Gay
An immune response in some pregnant women’s bodies may explain the "fraternal birth order effect."

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'Fetus' And 'Transgender' Listed As Forbidden Words For The CDC
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are told to avoid banned words and phrases like "fetus," "transgender," and "science-based" in budget documents.

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A Watch Expert Describes The Differences Between A $5,000 Watch And An $85,000 Watch
A Patek Philippe 5170P costs a boatload more than a (still very expensive!) Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch. Does it justify the difference?

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GOP Appears To Have Votes To Pass Massive Tax Overhaul
It's the widest-ranging reshaping of the tax code in three decades.

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28 Gifts That Look More Expensive Than They Actually Are
Grab some sneakily affordable gifts while they'll still ship in time.

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These Weird Comics Are Quite Possibly The Best Thing On The Internet
Last December, internet cartoonist Branson Reese made a pact to release a new comic every day at midnight, no matter what. One year later, he has done that, which is pretty cool. The only catch is his art is really freaking strange, and we mean that in the best way possible.

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How The Government Took People's Land For The Border Wall
The federal government’s boldest land grab in a generation produced the first border wall — and a trail of abuse, mistakes and unfairness.

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Mad Scientist Tests Out A Bonkers Powerful Pulse Laser In His Garage
One pulse from this 13 kilojoule ruby laser — which creator styropro says is "the strongest ruby laser on YouTube" — is enough to shatter a glass bottle.

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Dustin Hoffman Accused Of Exposing Himself To 16-Year-Old
Playwright Cori Thomas says Dustin Hoffman exposed himself to her when she was 16; she becomes the third woman to accuse the actor of sexual misconduct.

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This Premier League Player’s Position? Left Out
He puts on his club tracksuit. He heads upstairs, and takes a seat in the stands. His work is over before the game starts. His job, from that point on, is simply to watch.

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Young Girls Are Being Asked To Do Sexually Explicit Things On Periscope
Users are swarming young girls and asking them to do inappropriate things. And the live-streaming app hasn't been able to stop them.

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The Adult Bodies Playing Teens On TV
The misrepresentation of an entire age group has real consequences for how adults conceive of adolescence, and how teens measure themselves against it.

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Get $50 Off The Tesla Of Toothbrushes
These brushes operate at a dentist-cleaning level. Plus Beyonce and Jay Z use them, so you know they're good.

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Extremely Lazy Dog Figures Out How To Hitch A Ride On A Sheep
"What are you talking about? Of course I'm herding them, I'm not taking a break."

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If Your Favorite Characters Had AIM
After 20 years of passive aggressive away messages and terrible flirting, AIM is leaving us for good. To honor its legacy, here are away messages from your favs.

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This Timelapse Of A Spider Shedding Its Exoskeleton Is Disgusting Yet Fascinating
Watching this huntsman spider spill out of its crusty old body like jello is a sight to behold.

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The #MeToo Moment Hasn’t Reached Women In Low-Wage Jobs. Will It?
2011 came close to having a sexual misconduct moment, one that was started by a low-wage woman’s complaint — the crucial element of rapt media attention was certainly there. But the culture wasn’t primed for it; the time wasn’t yet ripe.

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Rooftop Roads: The Ancient Iranian Town Where Roofs Serve As Public Spaces
Nestled into the steep slope of a mountain, this remarkable thousand-year-old village in northern Iran has evolved an unusual approach to open space: its rooftops double as public lanes and gathering places.

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Why The Tesla Semi Truck Might Not Be All It's Cracked Up To Be
The battery to power this thing is going to be incredibly heavy and incredibly expensive.

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The Multimillion-Dollar Industry Of Being A Happy Family On YouTube
All these families and their content are similar enough that it’s hard for the untrained eye to discern why any particular one has been anointed over others. Parents and children mug for their audience of millions with the same ageless, frenetic gaze.

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The Curious Case Of The Green Hairy Tongue
Too often, a medical treatment can make matters worse. A bizarre epidemic in 1960s Japan should have set off alarms around the world.

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So, Uh, Don't Forget To Put Your Car In Park
Wallet, phone, keys, not leaving the car in reverse.

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The Weaponization Of Awkwardness
Don't make a scene. Look the other way. Social discomfort has long been used to maintain the status quo.

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Why Toddlers Deserve More Respect
"If adults experienced and enacted the full range of feelings available to an average toddler in the course of a day, they would collapse from emotional exhaustion."

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Broncos' Running Back Hurdles Colts' Defender, Makes Him Look Silly
A well-executed football hurdle is a thing of beauty, and this, from Denver's Devontae Booker, is top shelf.

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The Memes That Defined 2017
Thanks for the meme-ories.

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US District Court Nominee Struggles To Answer Basic Legal Questions In Excruciating Senate Hearing
"What was the last time you read the Federal Rules of Evidence?" "... All the way through?"

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Why Everybody Should Be Very Afraid Of The Disney Death Star
The first episode of the Streaming Wars is over. The rebels won. Now the empire strikes back.

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Paul Ryan Sees His Wild Washington Journey Coming To An End
He felt he was "made for this moment." But now, on the verge of achieving his long-sought legislative dream, he's got his eyes on the exits.

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Mailman Somehow Falls Out Of Moving Truck, Chases After It In Vain
Luckily the mailman wasn't injured, but he probably had a pretty crappy rest of the day.

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The Hard Math Behind Bitcoin's Global Warming Problem
The reality of bitcoin, exposed by its remarkable run-up in value over the last three months, is that the science may not hold together.

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The Sales Blog Cult Of LinkedIn
Inside the passionate culture of thought leadership on the hardest-working social network.

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Indie Bookstores Tell Us About Their Most Stolen Books
Unlike surreptitiously lifting gummy bears from Walmart, the act of stealing a book reveals a lot about the character, or at least the literary tastes, of the thief.

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Why Your Christmas Lights Always Get Tangled, According To Science
We turned to mathematicians, physicists and engineers to find out why the lights are so frustrating — and how to improve them.

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What The Reviews Are Saying About 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'
You've waited two years for this. Hopefully, reading some spoiler-free thoughts on the film will help you pass the time until "The Last Jedi" hits theaters this Friday.

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Soccer Player Scores An Own Goal In The Most Humiliating Way Possible
Taking a ball to the face and having it end up with an own goal is literally adding insult to injury.

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The Best Robot Vacuum On Amazon Is 56% Off Right Now
The Eufy robot vacuum outperforms other higher-priced models in tests. You can schedule it to clean when you're not home, and it will return to its dock to charge after cleaning. It typically costs $399, but is on sale for $259.

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Is Fox's 'Ferdinand' Any Good? Here's What The Reviews Are Saying
Could this animated feature starring wrestler John Cena as a pacifist bull actually be one of the year's best kids movies? Well, it's gotta be better than "Boss Baby" and "The Emoji Movie," right? Here's what critics say.

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Reddit's Favorite High-School Porn Magnate Is Actually 22
Jack Kim made it to the top of Reddit on Tuesday claiming he was a high schooler who got lucky with a viral porn app. Turns out he's none of those things.

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Special Report: At a hotel near you - Cadavers in the banquet room
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida (Reuters) - Just outside the operating theater, the organizers of a medical conference wore Minnie Mouse ears.

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last updated: Sat, 16 Dec 2017 15:01:05 -0500

Sidestepping The Issue

In 2017, Two New Shows Used Feminism While Failing Women Of Color


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Wife of Pastor Accused of Child Sex Trafficking Has Been Arrested
(TOLEDO, Ohio) — The wife of one of three Ohio pastors accused of child sex trafficking has been indicted on federal charges accusing her of interfering in her husband’s investigation. U.S. District Court records show 43-year-old Laura Lloyd-Jenkins was arrested Friday in Toledo on such charges as obstructing a sex trafficking investigation and making a…

(TOLEDO, Ohio) — The wife of one of three Ohio pastors accused of child sex trafficking has been indicted on federal charges accusing her of interfering in her husband’s investigation.

U.S. District Court records show 43-year-old Laura Lloyd-Jenkins was arrested Friday in Toledo on such charges as obstructing a sex trafficking investigation and making a false statement.

Court records show she pleaded not guilty and was ordered held pending a detention hearing. Her attorney declined to comment after the arraignment.

Lucas County commissioners recently fired Lloyd-Jenkins from her job as a county administrator in Ohio.

Her husband, Cordell Jenkins, pleaded not guilty to charges alleging he and two other pastors conspired to recruit teen girls to have sex with them and shared photos and videos of the girls.

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