Trump Hands McConnell a Daunting To-Do List to Regain His Favor

Trump Hands McConnell a Daunting To-Do List to Regain His Favor

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Trump Hands McConnell a Daunting To-Do List to Regain His Favor
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Houston police officer battling cancer braves floodwaters to rescue residents

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Houston police officer battling cancer braves floodwaters to rescue residents
A Houston police officer battling stage 4 metastatic colon cancer has helped to rescue hundreds from the floodwaters left behind by historic storm Harvey. Norbert Ramon, who has been with the Houston Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement division for 24 years, received the call from his sergeant as the rain started to fall on Saturday. “He […]

A girl was asked about BMI on a test. Her answer was mic-droppingly great.

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A girl was asked about BMI on a test. Her answer was mic-droppingly great.
When an Indiana eighth-grader was asked about BMI in class, she took her teacher to school. A few weeks before this student got a BMI assignment, every student in the class was weighed in front of their peers and made to calculate their BMI, or body mass index. According to the student’s mother, her daughter […]

Seattle Bans Gay Conversion Therapy

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Seattle Bans Gay Conversion Therapy
The Seattle City Council unanimously voted Monday to ban conversion therapy for queer youth, becoming the third American city to independently outlaw the practice. Under the new ordinance, mental health providers will be barred from offering or advertising conversion therapy to minors. The practice, which claims to help gay people overcome same-sex attraction, has been widely discredited […]

France To Shut Down All Its Coal Power Plants By 2023

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France To Shut Down All Its Coal Power Plants By 2023
The tone at the UNs annual climate change meeting taking place this year in Marrakech in Morocco appears to be one of defiance, both at Trumps election and, it seems, at coal. One of the keynote speakers, Frances President Hollande, has just stood before the delegates to announce that the Republic will shut down all […]

Apple Employee Moved To Tears By Cancer Survivor’s Courage

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Apple Employee Moved To Tears By Cancer Survivor’s Courage
Advertisement Chase Lock is an adorable 8-year-old from Tucson, Arizona. He’s a great kid who’s seen way more adversity than he should have at his tender age. You see, when he was just two years old, he was diagnosed with a rare and very aggressive brain cancer known as CPC. After months of chemo and […]

MIT created an electronic bandage that heals wounds faster

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MIT created an electronic bandage that heals wounds faster
At some point in the future, your bandage might do a lot more than just cover up your wound. Researchers at MIThavedeveloped a malleable hydrogel that they can embed with sensors and apply to injury sites. Xuanhe Zhao, an associate professor in MITs Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been working on creating a hydrogel that […]

Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Female genital mutilation and what we’re really talking about beneath the weasel words ‘genital cutting’

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Female genital mutilation and what we’re really talking about beneath the weasel words ‘genital cutting’
The recent news that a grand jury in Michigan has indicted three people, including two doctors, for female genital mutilation is a welcome development. As the first ever prosecutions of this crime in the United States, the case shines much needed light on an underground human rights abuse that has been going on for too […]

If You’re Feeling Sick, Put An Onion In Your Sock. It Sounds Insane, But It Works!

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If You’re Feeling Sick, Put An Onion In Your Sock. It Sounds Insane, But It Works!
It’s that time of year: Temperatures are finally getting colder, people are more miserable than ever (when’s the next big holiday?), and illnesses are soon to rise. It’s almost unavoidable in the wintertime. If you’re looking for a quick cure for all that ails you, there is a peculiar yet effective method of dealing with […]

5 BS Myths About Being Poor You Believe Thanks To The Media

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5 BS Myths About Being Poor You Believe Thanks To The Media
Poor people, right? Visit the “news of the weird” section of a major media site and you’ll find a gauntlet of undesirables engaging in such wacky antics as getting into drunk fistfights at McDonald’s and whatnot. And, in basically all of these cases, what you’re reading barely qualifies as news. It’s Internet rubbernecking and — […]

Sex Ed Lied To Us: It Turns Out You CAN Get Pregnant When Youre Already Pregnant

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Sex Ed Lied To Us: It Turns Out You CAN Get Pregnant When Youre Already Pregnant
Like puberty itself, sex ed is just one of those things that’s generally awkward and causes excess sweating, but is an unavoidable part of growing up. Whether you sat in a classroom full of other uncomfortably squirming sixth graders, or had “the talk” at home with your uncomfortably squirming parents, at some point we all […]

Khlo Kardashian Revealed 3 Tips On Getting Prepared 24/7 For Date Night

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Khlo Kardashian Revealed 3 Tips On Getting Prepared 24/7 For Date Night
Everyone has their own pre-date night rituals. Me? I cry a lot before looking myself in the eyes in the mirror and saying Im good enough, Im smart enough and gosh darn it people like me. But everyone is different! Khlo Kardashian probably has more helpful tips when it comes to dating than I do, […]

British bodybuilder dies of liver cancer due to drinking 6-7 energy drinks daily

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British bodybuilder dies of liver cancer due to drinking 6-7 energy drinks daily
Bodybuilding is perhaps one of the best forms of exercise. It is an anaerobic form of exercise in which the focus is to build muscle. Larger, stronger muscles have many benefits, the main one being you are simply making your own shell stronger so that you can function at a higher level, perform tasks easier […]

Caught on tape: Dem official says he’s ‘glad’ Scalise got shot

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Caught on tape: Dem official says he’s ‘glad’ Scalise got shot
A Nebraska Democratic Party official was removed from his post on Thursday after an audio recording surfaced of him saying he’s glad House Majority Whip Steve Scalise got shot last week. Phil Montag, now-former co-chair of the state partys technology committee, was recorded saying he wishes Scalise, R-La., were dead. His whole job is to […]

Watch The Senate Gasp Aloud As John McCain Votes No On Obamacare Repeal Bill

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Watch The Senate Gasp Aloud As John McCain Votes No On Obamacare Repeal Bill
Video of the vote, tweeted by entrepreneur and activist Michael Skolnik, shows McCain walking to the front of the Senate floor after his name is called, stretching out his hand, pausing and saying No loudly enough for all to hear. His colleagues gasp, and some applaud as he makes his way back to his chair. […]

MSNBC’s Joy Ann Reid attacks Scalise as he recovers in hospital

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MSNBC’s Joy Ann Reid attacks Scalise as he recovers in hospital
As Rep. Steve Scalise lay in his hospital bed recovering after he was shot by a maniac gunman who was hunting congressional Republicans, an MSNBC host asked whether the House Majority Whips life-threatening injuries meant Americans had to ignore his political positions. Joy Ann Reid on Saturday cited Scalises positions on ObamaCare and gay marriage […]
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