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Navy rescues mariners, dogs stranded in Pacific Ocean for 5 months

Two mariners and their two dogs from Hawaii were rescued Wednesday after they were stranded in the Pacific Ocean for several months, the U.S. Navy said.

Second Special Operations team was on ground near Niger ambush

The Pentagon confirmed Thursday that a second U.S. Special Operations team was in the area when a Special Forces team was ambushed in Niger earlier this month.

Iowa couple charged with murder after 4-month-old son found dead and infested with maggots

An Iowa couple was charged with first degree murder after their 4-month-old infant son was found dead and infested with maggots inside their apartment.

Exclusive — Jerry Falwell Jr. Endorses Judge Roy Moore for U.S. Senate

As the revolution against failed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell continues gaining steam, Liberty University president Jerry Falwell, Jr., is endorsing Judge Roy Moore for the United States Senate in Alabama.

WSJ Editorial Board Calls on Robert Mueller to Resign from Russia Probe

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The Wall Street Journal’s editorial board called Thursday for FBI Special Counsel Robert Mueller to step down.

Bump Stock Ban Fails in Deep-Blue Illinois

A bill to ban bump stocks in Illinois was voted down Thursday after lawmakers viewed the ban as overreaching.

Teddy Roosevelt attacked at Museum of Natural History

New York Post, by Tina Moore, Daniel Prendergast,* Posted By: JoniTx- Thu, 26 03 2017 08:03:17 GMT Red paint was splashed at the statue of Theodore Roosevelt on the steps of the American Museum of Natural History early Thursday, according to cops. Some…

Hmmm…The Lawyer Behind The Trump Dossier Testifies At Menendez Trial

Daily Caller, by Kevin Daley Posted By: Lucky5- Thu, 26 05 2017 08:05:55 GMT Marc Elias of Perkins Coie, the Democratic lawyer and Clinton ally who hired Fusion GPS to compile the notorious Trump dossier, will testify Thursday in New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez’s ongoing corruption trial. Elias will appear to rebut charges that Menendez lied on financial disclosures forms for failing to disclose a number of free airplane rides on a donor’s private plane. Federal prosecutors claim that the donor, Dr. Salomon Melgen, purveyed a stream of benefits for Menendez, who took various actions to bolster Melgen’s medical practice in exchange. An aide to the senator, Robert Kelly, was responsible for compiling a comprehensive

Trump speaks emotionally of the brother he lost to alcoholism as he and Melania declare opioid addiction a ´national public health emergency´

Daily Mail (UK), by Francesca Chambers Posted By: JoniTx- Thu, 26 09 2017 08:09:21 GMT President Donald Trump proclaimed the opioid epidemic a ´national public health emergency´ this afternoon, opening up additional federal resources for recovering addicts. Trump made the crisis personal as he delivered remarks on the issue from the White House´s East Room on Thursday with his wife Melania standing by. Reflecting on the affliction that snuffed out 64,000 American lives last year, Trump brought up his brother Fred, who died of alcoholism when he was in his ´40s. ´I learned myself, I had a brother Fred, great guy, best looking guy, best personality, much better than mine, but he had a problem,´ Trump

Plague that’s killed scores is blamed on dances with corpses

New York Post, by Ruth Brown Posted By: Ribicon- Thu, 26 19 2017 08:19:01 GMT The deadly plague sweeping Madagascar may have a particularly gruesome cause — a local tradition of dancing with dead bodies. Health officials suspect it’s no coincidence that the outbreak — which has infected more than 1,100 people and killed 124 since August — coincides with the time of year when families customarily exhume the remains of dead relatives, wrap them in a sheet, and dance with them through the streets in a sacred ritual, AFP reports. “If a person dies of pneumonic plague and is then interred in a tomb that is subsequently opened for [the ritual], the bacteria can still be