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Lyrid Meteor Shower 2014 Peak Dates: Look! Up In The Sky!

East Cobb Patch – by Todd Richissin Winter was long and tough enough with so much cold and snow, but for star-gazers it was even longer with the absence of much significant activity in the sky. Now, though, comes the Lyrid meteor … Continue reading

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Wind, Rain, Storms to Impact West This Week

Accuweather A potent area of low pressure moving into the West will dictate the weather from Washington to Texas heading into the new week. The biggest impacts will be felt on Tuesday and Wednesday as the system delivers rain, snow, … Continue reading

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Fox Executive Darlene Tipton Fired Over Flight 370 Charity Email

Huffington Post – by FRAZIER MOORE NEW YORK (AP) — A veteran Fox executive who used her company email account to plan aid for loved ones of the missing Malaysian airplane’s passengers has been fired. Darlene Tipton, who was vice president … Continue reading

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Feds draw criticism for selling Wyoming horses for slaughter

Fox News The Bureau of Land Management rounded up a horse herd that had roamed for decades on federal land in northwest Wyoming and handed the horses over to Wyoming officials. They, in turn, sold the herd to the highest … Continue reading

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Far More Asteroids Have Hit The Earth Than We Thought, Astronauts Say

The Huffington Post – by Benjamin Hart Bad news, earthlings. A former NASA scientist says it’s mere happenstance that anArmageddon-style asteroid hasn’t hit a densely populated area in the last few years. On Tuesday, the B612 Foundation, which is devoted to preventing … Continue reading

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Large dog-fighting ring found during Paterson drug bust, authorities say

North Jersey – by Joe Malinconico and Abbott Koloff Their target was drugs. What police also found was an unexpected horror of animal cruelty that included dead fighting dogs stuffed into garbage bags, starving puppies crammed into crates, and blood-splashed walls. … Continue reading

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Boxer Rubin (Hurricane) Carter dies at 76

New York Daily News – by LARRY MCSHANE  Rubin (Hurricane) Carter, the middleweight contender-turned-murder suspect-turned-cause célèbre when his triple homicide conviction was exposed as a sham, died Sunday. He was 76. Carter — wrongly jailed for nearly two decades — lost … Continue reading

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Twin Brothers, 7, Fight Off Alleged Carjacker

Huffington Post – by Hilary Hanson Don’t mess with Texas kids. Seven-year-old twin brothers from San Antonio are credited with fighting off a carjacker, according to My Fox Austin. Lucia Lozada, their mother, told KSAT that on Thursday afternoon, she was about … Continue reading

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Russia Wants Permanent Moon Base

Eurasia Review – by MINA While the West is busy staging coups around the world, Moscow today set out plans to conquer and colonise space, including a permanent manned moon base. Deputy premier Dmitry Rogozin said: ‘We are coming to … Continue reading

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These States Are Most Likely To Legalize Weed Next. Will You Have A Happier 4/20 In 2015?

Huffington Post- by Nick Wing A version of this story first appeared in January. For the first 4/20 ever, people will gather in Colorado this weekend to show support for fully legal marijuana. Just months after the state opened its … Continue reading

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Drone Pilots Are Suffering From Low Morale: GAO Report

Huffington Post – by Amanda Terkel WASHINGTON — The negative attention on drone strikes appears to be taking a toll on the people who control these unmanned aircraft, with a new government report finding that Air Force drone pilots are suffering … Continue reading

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The Great Lakes Are Still Almost Half Frozen

The Huffington Post – by Joseph Erbentraut Though more than a month has passed since ice coverage on the Great Lakes reached a near-record high, the amount of ice that still remains could have a big impact on the environment in the … Continue reading

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California farmers to get more water

Yahoo News – by Scott Smith FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Drought-stricken California farmers and cities are set to get more water as state and federal officials ease cutbacks due to recent rain and snow, officials announced on Friday. The Department … Continue reading

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US arrests about 80 immigrants at Texas camp

Yahoo News McALLEN, Texas (AP) — At least 80 immigrants suspected of entering the United States illegally have been arrested in a makeshift encampment in South Texas. They were found in an undeveloped patch of scrub near an abandoned tennis … Continue reading

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Texas taxpayers to pay Perry’s legal fees

KVUE – by TONY PLOHETSKI AUSTIN — Texas taxpayers will pay the legal defense fees for Gov. Rick Perry, who is under criminal investigation for allegedly illegally withholding state money from the Travis County District Attorney’s office. KVUE News and the … Continue reading

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Chelsea Clinton: I’m Pregnant!

Yahoo News – by LIZ KREUTZ  Former – and potentially future – First Daughter Chelsea Clinton made the big reveal on Thursday: She’s pregnant. She announced the news during a speech in New York City with her mother, Hillary Clinton, at … Continue reading

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Texas has been holding this man hostage for 12,600 days

Yahoo News – by Andrew Cohen Last week, in a decision that contorted both law and fact, a state judge ruled against an illiterate, intellectually disabled black man named Jerry Hartfield. Hartfield has been imprisoned for more than 33 years … Continue reading

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Veterans blast op-ed that labels them as potential domestic terrorists

Examiner – by Joe Newby On Tuesday, an op-ed at the New York Times attempted to link veterans to white supremacist groups, citing the recent Overland Park, Kansas, shootings in which Frazier Glenn Miller — a veteran with a long history of white supremacist activity … Continue reading

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Portland, Ore., is dumping 38 million gallons of drinking water because of a urinating teenager

Washington Post – by MARK BERMAN It took one teenager urinating in a reservoir for the city of Portland, Ore., to dump enough water to fill about 57 Olympic-size swimming pools, even though the water was deemed to be safe. A … Continue reading

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