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This tiny house community aims to help veterans rebuild their lives (Video)

Entirely funded by donations, this project is hoping to provide veterans struggling with PTSD or homelessness free housing, counseling and an experience of the healing power of nature.
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Helmet hits will lead to ejections under new NFL rule

ATLANTA (AP) — The NFL has passed a new rule for this season that says any player who initiates contact with his helmets is subject to ejection after an in-game video review that will be decided in New York. Al Riveron, the league’s head of officiating, said a foul can be called regardless of where […]
Tags: News, Sports, NFL, Atlanta, Ap, New York Al Riveron


Energy wells plugged as Hawaii’s volcano sends lava nearby

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Production wells at a geothermal plant under threat by lava flowing from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano have been plugged to prevent toxic gases from seeping out. Lava from a nearby, new volcanic vent entered, then stalled, on the 815-acre (329.8 hectare) property where the Puna Geothermal Venture wells occupy around 40 acres […]
Tags: Travel, Science, News, Hawaii, Kilauea, Pahoa, Hawaii AP, Puna Geothermal Venture, Nation & World


Instagram now lets you mute profiles to hide posts in News Feed

Instagram is now rolling out an update that brings option to mute posts, giving you more control over what posts you see on your news feed. This will hide posts from specific accounts when you mute them instead of unfollowing.  When you mute someone on Instagram you can still see posts on their profile page and get notified of comments or posts you’re tagged. The accounts you mute won't be notified that you’ve muted them. To mute an account, tap the menu button in the corner of the post and f...
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Top 10 newly discovered species of 2018

An array of weird and wonderful new-to-science animals, plants and microbes take the prize in this year's list of top new species.
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Watch: A Bad Lip Reading of the Royal Wedding

I've been patiently awaiting this Bad Lip Reading of the Royal Wedding, and, I have to say, it was worth the wait. "Let's all try to be the best squirrel in the hole." Previously: Bad Lip Reading videos on BB
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Hawaii volcano produces methane and ‘eerie’ blue flames

HONOLULU (AP) — Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue flames burning from cracks in the pavement as Kilauea volcano gushes fountains of lava in the background, offering a look at a new dimension in the volcano’s weeks-long eruption. The volcano produces methane when hot lava buries and burns plants and trees. The […]
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Teachers on the ballot in Kentucky primary

LANCASTER, Ky. (AP) — A high school math teacher is hoping to topple the majority leader of Kentucky’s House of Representatives, on a night with more than a dozen current or former teachers on the ballot following a wave of education protests at state Capitols. Travis Brenda is challenging House Majority Floor Leader Jonathan Shell […]
Tags: News, Kentucky, Ap, House, House Of Representatives, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, LANCASTER Ky, Travis Brenda, Jonathan Shell


Bill rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations on banking goes to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress moved to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks, installed to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House voted 258-159 on Tuesday to approve legislation rolling back the Dodd-Frank law, notching a legislative win for President Donald […]
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Kasich to address graduates of Harvard Kennedy School

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sihk) is delivering the spring graduation address at the Harvard Kennedy School. The former presidential candidate addresses the school of government’s class of 2018 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Wednesday. Kasich’s focus on national policy issues since losing his 2016 presidential bid has fueled speculation that he’s positioning […]
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Watch SpaceX's Falcon 9 launch satellites that will track rising oceans and melting glaciers

NASA is set to launch the next generation of satellites that will monitor changes in the world’s water supplies. The twin satellites are scheduled to be launched into orbit on SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base.            [Author: The Desert Sun]
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SpaceX's Falcon 9 launches NASA satellites that will track rising oceans and melting glaciers

NASA launches the next generation of satellites that will monitor changes in the world’s water supplies. The twin satellites soared into orbit on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base Tuesday.            [Author: The Desert Sun]
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Hillary Clinton to address New York Democrats

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Hillary Clinton plans to deliver the keynote address at a gathering of Democrats in New York state on Wednesday that comes at an especially tumultuous time for a party torn apart by scandal and challenges from its left wing. The former secretary of state, U.S. senator and Democratic presidential nominee will […]
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Federal officials seize $25,000 of carved ivory at Sea-Tac Airport

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said couple tried to smuggle elephant, hippopotamus, warthog tusks.
Tags: Crime, News, Local News, U S Customs, Border Protection, Sea Tac Airport


U.S. cancer by the numbers: Snapshot captures gains — and some disturbing setbacks

Depending on the type of cancer involved, some Americans benefited more than others.
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Redskins rookie's kindness had fans asking 'what character issues?'

Derrius Guice took 50 fans to go see Avengers: Infinity War.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Derrius Guice


Federal judge: Trump violates the Constitution when blocking Twitter users

New York federal judge Naomi Reice Buchwald ruled that president Donald Trump is violating the Constitution when he blocks people on Twitter. "We hold that portions of the @realDonaldTrump account -- the 'interactive space' where Twitter users may directly engage with the content of the President's tweets -- are properly analyzed under the 'public forum' doctrines set forth by the Supreme Court, that such space is a designated public forum, and that the blocking of the plaintiffs based on thei...
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Forecasters predict Central Pacific could see 6 hurricanes

HONOLULU (AP) — The Central Pacific could see anywhere from three to six hurricanes over the next six months, forecasters predicted Wednesday. That would be an increase over the two named storms last year. Storm activity is likely to be normal or a bit busier than normal this year, according to the National Oceanic and […]
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NKorea says Pence remarks were ‘stupid,’ willing to not meet

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea said Thursday recent comments by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence were “stupid” and “ignorant” and again warned it was willing to pull out of a planned summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump. Choe Son Hui, the vice minister of foreign affairs, was quoted Thursday by the […]
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Betsy DeVos and Democrats in Congress Both Support Paying Teachers More. They Differ on the Details

Democrats unveiled a plan to boost teacher pay amid national walkouts
Tags: News, Education, Congress, Uncategorized, Betsy DeVos, Onetime


Southern Baptist leader Paige Patterson removed as president of Texas seminary

The Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's board of trustees voted to make Patterson president emeritus. The move comes in the wake of Patterson's comments on women and abuse.            [Author: The Tennessean]
Tags: Texas, News, Patterson, Paige Patterson, The Tennessean


Scientists, using DNA, will try again to find the Loch Ness monster

A group of scientists will use environmental DNA to try to find evidence Nessie the Loch Ness Monster ever existed. If nothing, team spokesman Neil Gemmell said they'll learn more about the water-body in Scotland.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Scotland, Usa Today, Loch Ness, Loch Ness Monster, Neil Gemmell


Bill expanding private care for veterans goes to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress delivered a victory to President Donald Trump by expanding private care for veterans as an alternative to the troubled Veterans Affairs health system. The Senate cleared the bill on a 92-5 vote Wednesday, also averting a disastrous shutdown of its Choice private-sector program. The program is slated to run out of […]
Tags: Business, News, Congress, Washington, Senate, Ap, Bill, Donald Trump, Trump, Nation & World Politics


“Disobedience” review: A simmering love triangle unfolds quietly but passionately

Sebastian Lelio's "Disobedience" shows a generosity of spirit toward its three central characters; as with all good movies, it ends with you wondering what happens to the characters afterward. Rating: 3.5 stars out of 4.
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Kentucky judge candidate dies 1 day after primary victory

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A 43-year-old Kentucky lawyer running for judge collapsed and died the day after he got the most votes in a primary election. Danny Alvarez was described as “a true public servant, a humanitarian, and a champion for human rights and the immigrant community” by his campaign consultant Jonathan Hurst. Hurst said […]
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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Gets an Earful From the E.U.

The chief executive had initially resisted meeting with European authorities, who have emerged as the world’s most assertive watchdog of the technology industry.
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, News, Privacy, Social Media, European Parliament, Zuckerberg, Facebook Inc, Law and Legislation, Computers and the Internet, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, Mark E, News and News Media, Legislatures and Parliaments


Milwaukee police to release video showing arrest of NBA's Sterling Brown

In January, Milwaukee Bucks rookie Sterling Brown was tased and arrested after he became confrontational over an alleged parking violation, according to a police report.
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Republicans, no Democrats, invited to see documents on U.S. election probe

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Republican lawmakers, and no Democrats, are expected to attend a meeting scheduled for Thursday to review classified information relating to U.S. President Donald Trump's suggestion the FBI might have used an informant to gather information on his 2016 election campaign, the White House said on Tuesday. Trump's closest conservative allies in Congress have been clamoring for access to the classified documents. The lawmakers have accused the FBI a...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington, White House, Fbi, Hillary Clinton, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Trump, State, Patricia Zengerle, Reuters Two Republican


New York City to consider ban on plastic straws

NEW YORK (AP) — Plastic straws and stirrers could soon be banned in bars, restaurants and coffee shops in New York City. Democratic City Councilman Rafael Espinal introduced a bill on Wednesday, saying restaurants should replace plastic with paper or metal straws. Exceptions would be made for people with disabilities or medical conditions. The penalty […]
Tags: Travel, Business, New York, News, New York City, Ap, Food & Drink, Nation & World, Rafael Espinal


Relief for Seattle-area single-family home rents, and a glimmer of hope for buyers

Single-family home rents are barely budging after years of steep increases, and those declining returns could persuade some landlords to sell their houses, adding much-needed inventory to the home-buying market.
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