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You'll Soon Be Able to Park on the Sand at this NJ Beach

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Forget lugging all those beach chairs, umbrellas and shovels blocks and blocks to the beach if you own and SUV and visit Wildwood, New Jersey.

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Drunk, High Ambulette Driver Crashes 2x During Transport: PD

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A 45-year-old ambulette driver was drunk and high when he smashed into two utility poles at two separate accident sites while transporting a dialysis patient on Long Island Monday, authorities say.

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Live Updates: The PM Has Called For A National Investigation After 95 Tower Blocks Failed Fire Safety Tests

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On Wednesday 14 June, a huge fire tore through Grenfell Tower in west London, killing at least 79 people. Since then, concerns have been raised over fire safety in tower blocks across the UK, and thousands of residents have been evacuated.View Entire Post ›

Toddler’s Staggering Hospital Bill Shows Just What’s At Stake In Obamacare Fight

Alison Chandra says that if Obamacare repealed, her family may face a devastating choice: bankruptcy or her son’s life.

Cloudy with chance of rain on Tuesday - WBAL Baltimore

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WBAL Baltimore
Cloudy with chance of rain on Tuesday
WBAL Baltimore
It will be cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain and a high of 79 on Tuesday. A warming trend is expected over the next few days with highs reaching the 90's by Thursday. Advertisement. WEBVTT LSE 11".AVA: I CAN SEE THE SKIES BRIGHTENING IN THE ...

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Supreme Court Turns Down Case on Carrying Guns in Public - New York Times

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New York Times
Supreme Court Turns Down Case on Carrying Guns in Public
New York Times
A man openly carrying a gun in Texas. The Supreme Court has turned away numerous Second Amendment cases in recent years, to the frustration of gun-rights groups and some conservative justices. Credit Ilana Panich-Linsman for The New York Times.

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'It's the End of Small Talk in Washington' - Politico

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Politico
'It's the End of Small Talk in Washington'
Politico
During the 1968 riots, Washington, D.C., was ablaze with arson and looting when an aide burst in to tell President Lyndon B. Johnson of a rumor that the carnage was headed toward the exclusive precincts of Georgetown. Johnson replied with acid humor: ...
Mixing Business And The Presidency, Trump To Hold Fundraiser At His Washington HotelNPR
Trump is no jokeRutland Herald
Trumps tap Trump hotel employee as new White House chief usherpppFocus
Normangee Star -Shareblue Media
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29 Places In The UK That Look Like They Were Made For Instagram

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Pack your bags, you're gonna want to visit these places.View Entire Post ›

'SNL' Star Leslie Jones Claims L.A.'s Ritz-Carlton Doesn't Like Black People

The comedian just finished hosting the 2017 BET Awards.

Dashcam catches deputy chasing his runaway cruiser - KTRK-TV

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KTRK-TV
Dashcam catches deputy chasing his runaway cruiser
KTRK-TV
A dashcam recorded a police chase in Ohio but it's not exactly what you're thinking. A deputy in Miami County was forced to run after his cruiser when it started to roll away during a traffic stop. The video shows him speaking with the person he pulled ...
Cruiser rolls away from Ohio deputy during traffic stopWKBN.com

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Kushner Adds Scandal Veteran Abbe Lowell to Russia Legal Team - Bloomberg

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Bloomberg
Kushner Adds Scandal Veteran Abbe Lowell to Russia Legal Team
Bloomberg
President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner has expanded his legal team handling Russia-related investigations to add a prominent Washington veteran of high-profile political investigations. Abbe Lowell, chief counsel to House ...
Kushner adds defense attorney Abbe Lowell to Russia-investigation legal teamWashington Post
Jared Kushner has reportedly hired a prominent trial lawyerBusiness Insider
Russia investigation: Who is Jared Kushner's New Powerhouse Lawyer Abbe Lowell?Newsweek
Politico -The Hill -U.S. News & World Report -Daily Beast
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Happening Today: Syria, Warmbier, Health Care, Harry Potter

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Here's what to know for Tuesday, June 27.

'WE THE PEOPLE': Senate Dems Hold Raucous Sit-In To Protest GOP Health Care Bill

What started as a Facebook live stream involving two lawmakers grew into an impromptu rally.

Justin Trudeau's Pride Socks Have A Not-So-Hidden Message

Canada's Prime Minister said the event was all about inclusivity.

Charlie Sheen To Auction Off Prized Babe Ruth Memorabilia

The actor is the current owner of The Bambino's 1927 World Series ring.

Seth Meyers: Republicans Lying About 'Cartoonishly Evil' Health Bill

And that's why Democrats "resist," he says.

GOP ObamaCare fight faces do-or-die procedural vote - The Hill

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The Hill
GOP ObamaCare fight faces do-or-die procedural vote
The Hill
Time is ticking away on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell · Mitch McConnellGOP ObamaCare fight faces do-or-die procedural vote Conservative groups hammer Senate healthcare reform bill The Memo: Trump seeks to put his stamp on nation MORE's ...
Senate GOP health-care bill appears in deeper trouble following new CBO reportWashington Post
Senate Health Bill Reels as CBO Predicts 22 Million More UninsuredNew York Times
Senate health care bill in jeopardy after devastating CBO reportCNN
National Review -ABC News -CBS News -Politico
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Antitrust Issues 🔎

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The European Union Just Fined Google $2.7 Billion For Giving A Leg-Up To Its Own Shopping ServiceView Entire Post ›

Jewish marchers say they were kicked out of a rally for inclusiveness because of their beliefs - Washington Post

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Washington Post
Jewish marchers say they were kicked out of a rally for inclusiveness because of their beliefs
Washington Post
Occurring a day ahead of Chicago's enormous Pride Parade, the Dyke March has always billed itself as a social justice-driven gathering that seeks to build alliances across race, religion, class, gender identity and immigration status. At its core ...

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Photos Released of Duo Wanted in Killing of Man Pumping Gas

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Police have released more surveillance photos of the two suspects wanted in connection with the deadly shooting of a man pumping gas in Brooklyn.
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Choose Some Hipster Things And We'll Guess Your Age And Location In The UK

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Anyone for devilled eggs?View Entire Post ›

Nice catch: TSA finds 20-pound lobster in checked bag at Logan - The Boston Globe

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The Boston Globe
Nice catch: TSA finds 20-pound lobster in checked bag at Logan
The Boston Globe
Officials from the Transportation Security Administration said there's no “claws” for alarm after a roughly 20-pound live lobster was spotted in a person's checked luggage at Logan International Airport over the weekend. “I cannot speak to any airline ...

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One Of The Youngest Victims Of The Grenfell Tower Fire Has Been Named

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Five-year-old Isaac Paulos was confirmed dead by the Metropolitan Police.View Entire Post ›

Drake And Will Ferrell Teach NBA Stars The Best Way To Shake Hands

This can only mean one thing.

The Disney Villains You Love To Hate Shine In Stunning New A Cappella Medley

Peter Hollens and Whitney Avalon make the baddies look good.

Can You Identify These Fruits And Vegetables With Their Colour Removed?

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Lemon or lime?View Entire Post ›

Mayors Have Message For Trump: If You Won’t Lead Climate Fight, We Will

Mayors of more than 1,400 cities passed resolutions supporting a transition to 100 percent renewable energy.

Eric Trump’s Haircut Reminds Twitter Of A Certain White Nationalist

"It's OK to make fun of Nazi haircuts."

Stephen Colbert: Russian Agents 'Followed Me Everywhere' In Russia

"Hardcore fans evidently."

Supreme Court returns cross-border shooting case to lower court - Washington Post

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Washington Post
Supreme Court returns cross-border shooting case to lower court
Washington Post
The Supreme Court declined Monday to decide a case involving the cross-border shooting of an unarmed Mexican teenager by a U.S. Border Patrol agent, returning the matter to a federal appeals court for reconsideration. The narrow ruling came in an ...
At the border, 'deterrence' becomes a death sentenceThe Boston Globe
Supreme Court punts on cross-border shooting caseFox News
Border Patrol arrests 2 sex offenders who were previously deportedAZCentral.com
SCOTUSblog (blog) -Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -USA TODAY
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South Ferry Station to Reopen After Being Damaged by Sandy

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Commuters have some good news coming their way.

'Poet In Chief' Gives Trump's Tweets A Shakespearean Twist

Making America rhyme again.

Empire State Building Lights Go Wild As Dead & Company Play 'Touch Of Grey'

Now THAT'S a tribute.

Manzanita Fire in Riverside County 'burning at a critical rate' - 89.3 KPCC

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89.3 KPCC
Manzanita Fire in Riverside County 'burning at a critical rate'
89.3 KPCC
The Manzanita Fire, as seen from Cal Fire headquarters in Perris on Monday, June 26, 2017. CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Dept. 164071 full. Share. Share via Email email; Share on Twitter; Share on Facebook. In Southern California, firefighters working ...

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TSA's claws encounter - Boston Herald

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Boston Herald
TSA's claws encounter
Boston Herald
BRAINS AND PRAWN: A TSA agent at Logan International Airport holds up a 20-plus-pound lobster that was cleared for takeoff after being checked out at Terminal C. comments. TSA agents clawing through luggage at Logan International Airport discovered ...

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Manzanita Fire Chars 5000 Acres Near Beaumont - NBC Southern California

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NBC Southern California
Manzanita Fire Chars 5000 Acres Near Beaumont
NBC Southern California
Flames were burning up hillsides on both sides of Highway 79 in the sparsely populated area, according to reports from the scene. (Published Monday, June 26, 2017). The brush fire that erupted along Highway 79 south of Beaumont that prompted the ...

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Evacuation alerts mistakenly sent cause confusion as 5000-acre fire burns in Riverside County - Los Angeles Times

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Los Angeles Times
Evacuation alerts mistakenly sent cause confusion as 5000-acre fire burns in Riverside County
Los Angeles Times
A car crash ignited a fire Monday in a remote Inland Empire canyon, and the blaze quickly spread, triggering evacuation warnings. By about 11:50 p.m., the fire was 10% contained as 5,000 acres burned in the dry hills between Beaumont and San Jacinto, ...
Fast-moving Manzanita Fire burns 5000 acres; 10 percent containedKABC-TV
Manzanita Fire Chars 5000 Acres Near BeaumontNBC Southern California
Emergency alert to 'evacuate now' over Manzanita fire was mistake, officials sayPress-Enterprise
Patch.com -The Desert Sun -Valley News -10News
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More than 30 BoatHouse Canton employees leave after immigration officials seeks documents, owner says - Baltimore Sun

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Baltimore Sun
More than 30 BoatHouse Canton employees leave after immigration officials seeks documents, owner says
Baltimore Sun
More than 30 employees of The BoatHouse Canton did not show up to work over the weekend after Immigration and Customs Enforcement began a review of the restaurant's immigration records, the restaurant's co-owner said. Carrie Wells and Talia ...
Baltimore Restaurant Owner Says 30 Employees Left Due To ICE CrackdownCBS Baltimore / WJZ

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Here's Everything You Need To Know About The UK's Plan To Protect EU Citizens' Rights After Brexit

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EU nationals resident in the UK for five years will be granted rights similar to those of UK citizens through a new "settled status".View Entire Post ›

Apple Released iOS 11 Public Beta Today. This Is What You Can Do With It

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The free software update brings improvements to Apple's phones and tablets — but the biggest changes are meant for the iPad.View Entire Post ›

Michael McCarthy found guilty in death of 2-year-old Bella Bond - The Boston Globe

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The Boston Globe
Michael McCarthy found guilty in death of 2-year-old Bella Bond
The Boston Globe
A Suffolk jury on Monday convicted Michael P. McCarthy of second-degree murder for the 2015 killing of 2-year-old Bella Bond, whose unidentified body washed up on shore in a trash bag, betrayed by those who were supposed to care for her. “Finally ...
Mom of 'Baby Doe' to be sentenced, day after ex is convictedFox News
Mass. man convicted in 2015 death of 2-year-old 'Baby Doe'USA TODAY
The Latest: Baby Doe's mother to be sentenced this weekWashington Post
Daily Beast -NBCNews.com -New York Daily News -ABC News
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Joe Biden Is The Lifeguard America Truly Needs

The perfect metaphor?

Climate Change Could Threaten Up To 2 Billion Refugees By 2100

"It's coming at us faster than we thought."

Evacuation alerts mistakenly sent cause confusion as 1200-acre fire burns in Riverside County - Los Angeles Times

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Los Angeles Times
Evacuation alerts mistakenly sent cause confusion as 1200-acre fire burns in Riverside County
Los Angeles Times
A car crash ignited a fire Monday in a remote Inland Empire canyon, and the blaze quickly spread to 1,200 acres, triggering evacuation warnings. At 9:30 p.m., the fire was 10% contained as it burned in the dry hills between Beaumont and San Jacinto ...

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For The Left, Trump's Obstruction Probe Is a Call to Action - HuffPost

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For The Left, Trump's Obstruction Probe Is a Call to Action
HuffPost
You can take it to the bank: Donald J. Trump, the 45th president of the United States, is being investigated for obstruction of justice in connection with the May 9 firing of former FBI Director James Comey. It's happening. Leading the charge is ...
An investigation in search of a crimeWashington Times
Trump's legal apologists advocate autocracyThe Boston Globe
Kathleen Parker: Trump's art of the bluffLincoln Journal Star
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -Washington Examiner -Hot Air -The Intelligencer
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The Non-Issue of Gay Marriage - U.S. News & World Report

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U.S. News & World Report
The Non-Issue of Gay Marriage
U.S. News & World Report
On the anniversary of a landmark Supreme Court decision affirming same-sex marriage in the U.S., a new survey finds overwhelming support for the unions. By Susan Milligan, Senior Writer | June 26, 2017, at 5:43 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon ...
Four Cases That Paved The Way for Marriage Equality and a Reminder of the Work AheadHuman Rights Campaign (blog)
The Impact of Pro-LGBT Media: GOP Evenly Split on Gay MarriageNewsBusters (press release) (blog)

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Jay Leno Knows Why Jimmy Fallon Is Back On Top

"At some point, you want to use TV as an escape," Leno says of Trump fatigue.

The Supreme Court sided with Trinity Lutheran Church. Here's why that matters. - Washington Post

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Washington Post
The Supreme Court sided with Trinity Lutheran Church. Here's why that matters.
Washington Post
The Supreme Court's ruling on a high-profile case involving a church's day-care playground surfaces will likely be used in church-state battles in the future, experts believe. The decision, released on Monday, involving a church in Missouri was seen as ...
Supreme Court Breakfast TableSlate Magazine
Religious Liberty, Trump Win Important Victories at the Supreme CourtNational Review
Symposium: Trinity Lutheran and Zelman – Saved by footnote 3 or a dream come true for voucher advocates?SCOTUSblog (blog)
Los Angeles Times -Washington Examiner -STLtoday.com -Reuters
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