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Scaramucci tells Trump ‘yes,’ then apologizes for past words

Who was that guy who called Donald Trump a “hack politician”? Some fake news media rat? Oh no, it was the president’s new message man, back when he was off-message. Some of Anthony Scaramucci’s past words: —In an August 2015 appearance on Fox Business Network, Scaramucci called Trump a “hack politician.” Asked Friday whether Trump […]
Tags: News, Donald Trump, Trump, Anthony Scaramucci, Nation & World Politics, Scaramucci, Fox Business Network Scaramucci


PARTYNEXTDOOR Teases New Songs With Kanye West, T-Pain, Ne-Yo

PARTYNEXTDOOR has proven to be the most famous of Drake's OVO protégés: scoring actual hit songs, collaborating with real superstars, and becoming somewhat of a tabloid celebrity. Last month he released his Colours 2 EP, and now on Twitter he has announced plans to release the most fire album of 2008. Not really, but … More »
Tags: Twitter, Music, News, Kanye West, Drake, Ne-yo, T-Pain, PartyNextDoor


'Awkward' And 'Insecure' Get To The Root Of Writer Issa Rae's Humor

As a self-described "awkward black girl," Rae says she often felt that she was straddling two worlds growing up. She created and stars in the HBO series Insecure. Originally broadcast Nov. 8, 2016.
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20 Attorneys General Write To Trump, Urging Him To Keep DACA

"You have repeatedly expressed your support for Dreamers. Today, we join together to urge you not to capitulate," California's Attorney General Xavier Becerra tells President Trump.
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Madame Tussauds Adjusts Its White Beyoncé

Madame Tussauds New York caught a lot of blowback this week for its new Beyoncé wax figure, which looks nothing like Beyoncé and more closely resembles any random caucasian woman. This whitewashed Queen Bey wasn't the first unrecognizable Beyoncé wax figure at Madame Tussauds location, but it was easily the worst. (Pictured above is … More »
Tags: Music, Beyonce, News, Madame Tussauds, Bey, Madame Tussauds New York


After rain delay, Urena pitches Marlins to 3-1 win over Reds

Jose Urena pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning, Christian Yelich drove in two runs and the struggling Miami Marlins opened a six-game road trip with a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Marlins, Reds, Cincinnati Reds, Miami Marlins, Christian Yelich, Urena, Jose Urena


Come see me at San Diego Comic-Con!

There are three more stops on my tour for Walkaway: tomorrow at San Diego Comic-Con, next weekend at Defcon 25 in Las Vegas, and August 10th at the Burbank Public Library. (more…)
Tags: Post, Books, Happy Mutants, Science Fiction, News, Los Angeles, Events, San Diego, Las Vegas, Defcon, Burbank, SDCC, San Diego Comic Con, Walkaway, Burbank Public Library


Dog revived with oxygen after rescue from burning house gets visit from hero firefighter

Video showing 'Jack' brought back to life prompts prompts flood of praise.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Jack


Grace sets major championship record with 62 at British Open

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Branden Grace set the new standard for scoring in the majors Saturday with a 62 in the British Open, the lowest score ever recorded in 442 major championships. Grace pounced on a serene day that was ideal for scoring at Royal Birkdale. He moved to 8-under par for the round with […]
Tags: News, Sports, Branden Grace, Royal Birkdale, SOUTHPORT England


Hyperloop race gets crowded with new entrant Arrivo and maybe Musk

Three companies diving headlong into developing hyperloop technology are banking on proving the system's profitability to investors. Now Elon Musk's Boring Co. may a fourth.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Jimmy Kimmel shares update on baby son with adorable photo

The talk show host shared a smiling photo of Billy - and touched on the healthcare debate.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Jimmy Kimmel, Usa Today, Billy


Ford creates 'pursuit-rated' F-150 police pickup truck

The pickup can chase down criminals at speeds up to 100 miles per hour            [Author: Detroit Free Press]
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John Wall agrees to four-year, $170 million contract extension with Wizards

John Wall, the 2010 top overall pick, agreed to a four-year max deal that will keep him in Washington through the 2022-23 season.            [Author: USA TODAY Sports]
Tags: Usa, News, Washington, Wizards, John Wall, USA Today Sports


Rural Californians Want Price Relief From GOP Health Bill, But Most Won't Get It

GOP efforts to repeal the ACA are still in flux, and there's more talk now of trying to work out bipartisan fixes for Obamacare. But most suggested remedies won't fix the problems in remote regions.(Image credit: April Dembosky/KQED)
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Spieth takes three-stroke lead at Royal Birkdale (Yahoo Sports)

Jordan Spieth leads Matt Kuchar and the field after three rounds at the Open Championship, and he migt be at his best when ahead.
Tags: News, Golf, Jordan Spieth, Spieth, Matt Kuchar


Meet a college graduate with an empty wallet

Even when you do everything right, the bottom can still fall out.
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Small seaplane makes hard landing in NY’s East River.

NEW YORK (AP) — A seaplane made a hard landing in New York’s East River on Friday and passengers including TV producer Bill Lawrence, the creator of “Scrubs” and other shows, were rescued. The plane went down near Manhattan’s east side shortly after 5:30 p.m. The Fire Department says 10 people were on board. All […]
Tags: New York, News, Manhattan, East River, Bill Lawrence, Nation & World


Sharing Resources Across Countries To Fight Wildfires

Fires are burning in British Columbia. Scott Simon talks to Alan Goodwin of the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council, a program that shares firefighters with other countries.
Tags: News, British Columbia, Scott Simon, Alan Goodwin, Emergency Service Authorities Council


Season of reckoning for Cam Newton and Co. (Yahoo Sports)

The QB's health saves or kills this season for Carolina. In turn, this season makes or breaks the foreseeable future of the franchise.
Tags: News, Top, Cam Newton, Carolina


Ohio cell towers camouflaged to blend in with surroundings

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Efforts to turn two looming cell towers in Ohio into faux pine trees to help them blend in with their surroundings are getting mixed reviews from residents. The Blade reports (http://bit.ly/2uihs7w) some residents in Springfield Township have derisively dubbed the towers “frankenpines.” Adding branches to the towers in the Toledo suburb […]
Tags: News, Ap, Ohio, Toledo, Oddities, Toledo Ohio, Springfield Township, Nation & World


Tennessee coal ash spill workers treated as 'expendables'

Coal ash is dangerous, so why weren't cleanup workers in the nation’s largest spill protected?            [Author: Knoxville (Tenn.) News Sentinel]
Tags: News, Tennessee, Knoxville Tenn News Sentinel


Postgame reaction from the Mariners’ 6-5 walk-off win over the Yankees

Postgame notes, quotes, highlights, boxscore and video of Ben Gamel and manager Scott Servais following the Mariners' 6-5 win in 10 innings over the Yankees.
Tags: News, Sports, Yankees, Mariners, Scott Servais, Ben Gamel


Mondelez CEO Irene Rosenfeld weighs in on mergers, retirement, the glass ceiling

Irene Rosenfeld is one of the most powerful women in business as chairman and CEO of Mondelez International, the $26 billion global snack and candy company,
Tags: Business, News, Mondelez International, Irene Rosenfeld


D-backs open with back-to-back-to-back HRs

PHOENIX (AP) — David Peralta, A.J. Pollock and Jake Lamb hit back-to-back-to-back home runs for Arizona to start the first inning Friday night against Washington star Max Scherzer, the first time the Diamondbacks have started a game with three straight homers. The feat was the first in the majors since Baltimore did it against Texas […]
Tags: Texas, News, Washington, Sports, Ap, Arizona, Baltimore, Phoenix, Diamondbacks, Max Scherzer, Jake Lamb, David Peralta A J Pollock


6 killed as tensions over shrine turn violent in Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — Three Palestinians were killed in street clashes in Jerusalem and three Israelis died in a stabbing attack at a West Bank settlement as tensions turned into violence over the Holy Land’s most contested shrine. A Palestinian sneaked into a home in the Israeli settlement of Halamish in the West Bank after nightfall […]
Tags: News, Israel, Jerusalem, West Bank, Nation & World, Halamish


Spicer out, Sanders and Scaramucci rise in Trump shake-up

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sean Spicer abruptly resigned Friday over President Donald Trump’s decision to tap a camera-ready financier to lead the beleaguered White House communications team. The departing spokesman said the president “could benefit from a clean slate” as he seeks to steady operations amid the Russia investigations and ahead of […]
Tags: Business, News, Washington, White House, Russia, Ap, Donald Trump, Trump, Sanders, Sean Spicer, Spicer, Nation & World Politics, Scaramucci


Former Child Bride Is Pedaling Her Way To A Brighter Future

After Jenipher Sanni was married at 14, she dropped out of school for a year. Today, she's a a global girl advocate for the U.N. Foundation.(Image credit: Shuyao Chen/NPR)
Tags: News, Jenipher Sanni, U N Foundation Image


Homeless students drawn to Seattle schools by sports are often cast aside when the season’s over

Laws aimed at creating some stability in the lives of homeless students are being misused in some Seattle high schools to sidestep academic and anti-recruitment rules. Coaches, former players and several school district officials say adults are teaching students how to gain homeless status but offering little support when the season is over.
Tags: News, Education, Sports, Seattle, Local News, High School Sports, Times Watchdog


Sounders implored to better ‘protect’ teammates after recent manhandlings by opponents

After Nicolas Loderio was manhandled by D.C. United and drawn into a retailiatory red card, Sounders coach Brian Schmetzer wants to see his players "protect their teammates'' better than they have their two prior matches
Tags: News, Sports, Sounders, D C United, Brian Schmetzer, Nicolas Loderio


NAACP Holds First Trump-Era Convention With New Interim Leader

The nation's oldest civil rights group is facing questions about its leadership and next steps under Trump as it opens its annual meeting in Baltimore. The group's president recently stepped down.(Image credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)
Tags: News, Naacp, Baltimore, Trump, BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI



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