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16 Times Scottish People Were A Hilarious Gift To Television

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After all, what would TV even be without Gordon Ramsay?View Entire Post ›

Smugglers Try Hiding 1,300 Pounds Of Meth Inside Penis-Shaped Candles

"It's kind of a cross between 'Breaking Bad' and a 'Sex and the City' case."

23 Underrated Taylor Swift Songs To Listen To Before "Reputation" Drops

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These songs are all works of art.View Entire Post ›

‘Hannity’ Sub On Heather Heyer: ‘She Was Still Marching With Antifa’

Jonathan Gilliam disparages the Charlottesville victim as he sits in on the Fox News show.

Trevor Noah Baffled By Trump’s Claim That He Saw Harvey Devastation ‘Firsthand’

The White House knows how to make Americans feel stupid for "knowing what words mean," "The Daily Show" host says.

Use Of The Pull-Out Method Has Almost Doubled Since 2002

And the men most likely to use it are young and unmarried.

Ease Shelter Space In Houston By Adopting A Pet In Your Own City

Texas shelters are taking in hundreds of animals, and groups across the U.S. are stepping up to help.

Man Snatches $600 From Brooklyn Hotel Office: Police

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A man who pushed his way into a hotel office in Brooklyn got away with several hundred dollars in cash, police say.

Photo Credit: NYPD
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Harvey's two-step across Texas: The peculiar meteorology behind a US rain record - Washington Post

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Harvey's two-step across Texas: The peculiar meteorology behind a US rain record
Washington Post
Over the past few days, a staggering amount of water fell across Southeast Texas and Louisiana. All this water disgorged from one of the greatest meteorological events in U.S. history: an intense Category 4 hurricane named Harvey. This analysis ...
Rescuing the living, recovering the dead: Storm Harvey moves on, but ravaging floods left behindLos Angeles Times
What past federal hurricane aid tells us about money for Harvey recoveryCNN
Houston is now 'mostly dry' following historic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, mayor saysABC News
Chicago Tribune -CBS News -USA TODAY -The Hill
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Trump, lawmakers considering request for $6 billion in emergency Harvey-related aid - Washington Post

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Trump, lawmakers considering request for $6 billion in emergency Harvey-related aid
Washington Post
White House officials and congressional leaders are discussing a plan that would authorize roughly $6 billion in emergency assistance to deal with the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, and President Trump could send a specific request for the ...
Displaced undocumented immigrants won't face screenings, but unlikely to receive long-term aidCNN
Trump Pledges $1 Million Donation to Harvey's VictimsNew York Times
Houston floods: White House seeks disaster aid from CongressBBC News
CBS News -Bloomberg -Daily Beast -U.S. News & World Report
all 272 news articles »

Pence shows Trump how to sweat it out with Texas victims - Politico

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Politico
Pence shows Trump how to sweat it out with Texas victims
Politico
Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday offered up a playbook for President Donald Trump's follow-up visit to hurricane-ravaged Texas this weekend, hugging storm victims, directly offering words of encouragement, and dripping sweat as he helped clear ...
'Repetitive, not competitive': Pence careful not to outshine Trump in Harvey roleWashington Post
Pence visits hurricane-ravaged TexasCNN
Pence Pledges Government Help in Wake of Harvey's DevastationNBCNews.com
ABC News -Bloomberg -U.S. News & World Report -The Hill
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Trump officials pick four companies to build prototypes of border wall - Washington Post

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Trump officials pick four companies to build prototypes of border wall
Washington Post
The Trump administration on Thursday announced it has chosen four companies to build concrete prototypes of the president's much-touted border wall. Construction of the prototypes, to take place in San Diego, is the first step in fulfilling President ...
DHS announces vendors for border wall prototypesCNN
US Moves to Build Prototypes for Mexican Border WallNew York Times
Trump Administration Selects Contractors For Border Wall PrototypesNPR
NBCNews.com -The Hill -USA TODAY -AZCentral.com
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Trump Energy Official Resigns After Claiming Controversial Comments Attributed to Him Were the Result of Hacking - The Root

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Trump Energy Official Resigns After Claiming Controversial Comments Attributed to Him Were the Result of Hacking
The Root
Trump appointee William C. Bradford, who heads the Energy Department's Office of Indian Energy, resigned Thursday afternoon in the midst of a scandal involving disparaging comments he allegedly made online regarding former President Barack Obama ...

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Eric Trump Tried To Call Out CNN. It Didn’t Go Well.

Well, that didn't quite work out.

WHOOPS! Tomi Lahren Accidentally Reveals The Truth About Fox News

Her first day on the job didn't go so well.

'Don't touch me. I'm dying': Tales of Harvey's victims emerge - Chicago Tribune

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Chicago Tribune
'Don't touch me. I'm dying': Tales of Harvey's victims emerge
Chicago Tribune
Harvey made landfall Aug. 25, 2017, near Corpus Christi, Texas, as a Category 4 hurricane, bringing 130 mph sustained winds and driving rains and left devastating floods in its wake. Amanda Lee Myers and Andrew Welsh-HugginsAssociated Press.
Harvey victim died trying to feed sister's catNew York Post
'Don't touch me. I'm dying.' Harrowing Harvey stories emergeSan Francisco Chronicle
Family warns of unseen dangers after son electrocuted in Houston floodwaterWLS-TV
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White House braces for 'long, frustrating recovery' from Harvey - The Hill

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White House braces for 'long, frustrating recovery' from Harvey
The Hill
The White House on Thursday said it is preparing for a "long, frustrating recovery" process for the tens of thousands of people displaced in the Gulf region in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. President Trump's homeland security adviser Tom Bossert warned ...

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Chinese Restaurant Closes After White Owner Is Outed As David Duke Supporter

Spicer thanks Trump for 'honor of a lifetime' in White House exit - The Hill

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Spicer thanks Trump for 'honor of a lifetime' in White House exit
The Hill
Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Thursday evening thanked President Trump for "the honor of a lifetime" as he officially exited the administration. Spicer, who resigned in late July after Trump brought on Anthony Scaramucci as ...
Sean Spicer writes final farewell to pressWashington Examiner
Sean Spicer's White House Farewell Letter Calls His Brief Service The “Honor Of A Lifetime”Bustle
Sean Spicer (Finally) Meets Pope | Mice Droppings At Restaurant | Hurricane Harvey Help: News NearbyPatch.com
Vanity Fair -E! Online -The Week Magazine -Uloop News
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Trump officials slash advertising, grants to help Americans get Affordable Care Act insurance - Washington Post

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Trump officials slash advertising, grants to help Americans get Affordable Care Act insurance
Washington Post
The Trump administration is gutting federal funds that help Americans sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act, cutting grants to grass-roots groups that assist with enrollment by 40 percent and slashing an advertising budget from $100 ...
Trump Ramps Up Obamacare Sabotage With Huge Cuts To Enrollment ProgramsHuffPost
Trump Administration Sharply Cuts Spending on Health Law EnrollmentNew York Times
Trump to slash ObamaCare outreach fundingThe Hill
Slate Magazine (blog) -Politico -Bloomberg -U.S. News & World Report
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Suspect in Greenpoint Sidewalk Killing Arrested: NYPD

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Police have arrested the suspect wanted in the killing of a Brooklyn man who was stabbed on a sidewalk in Greenpoint as he was walking home from dinner with his wife earlier this month.

Photo Credit: NBC 4 New York

Trump, lawmakers considering request for $6 billion in emergency Harvey-related aid - Washington Post

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Washington Post
Trump, lawmakers considering request for $6 billion in emergency Harvey-related aid
Washington Post
White House officials and congressional leaders are discussing a plan that would authorize roughly $6 billion in emergency assistance to deal with the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, and President Trump could send a specific request for the ...
Houston floods: White House seeks disaster aid from CongressBBC News
Trump requesting initial $6 billion in aid for HarveyThe Hill (blog)
White House Vows Quick Action as Harvey Aid Estimates SoarU.S. News & World Report
Bloomberg -Fox News -Washington Examiner -ABC News
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Trump Weighs Tying Debt Limit Increase to Harvey Aid - Bloomberg

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Trump Weighs Tying Debt Limit Increase to Harvey Aid
Bloomberg
Rescue workers and volunteers help to rescue residents of an apartment complex after it was inundated with water following Hurricane Harvey in Houston, on Aug. 30. Photographer: Scott Olson/Getty Images. President Donald Trump is considering attaching ...

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Bay Area teams join efforts in Hurricane Harvey relief - Comcast SportsNet Bay Area

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Comcast SportsNet Bay Area
Bay Area teams join efforts in Hurricane Harvey relief
Comcast SportsNet Bay Area
As Houston still deals with the horrors of Hurricane Harvey, Bay Area teams are pushing to donate in relief efforts. Below are several teams' campaigns. .@MLB & @MLB_PLAYERS join forces to support relief efforts in Texas. You can help: ...
Houston gentleman's club Vivid Live gets behind Hurricane Harvey relief effortsChron.com

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Sonia Sotomayor Dresses Up In Support Of Yankees Star Aaron Judge

All Rise!

Selling An Abortion Clinic Might Be Even Harder Than Running One

Boys Kicked 62-Year-Old Woman, Robbed Her: NYPD

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Two teenage boys were arrested Thursday for kicking down a 62-year-old woman in Manhattan and stealing her purse, police said.

‘Game Of Thrones’ Star Hilariously Calls Out A Fan’s Photo Caption

It reeked of falsehoods.

Texas city loses drinking water, chemicals ignite at plant as new dangers appear in Harvey's wake - Washington Post

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Texas city loses drinking water, chemicals ignite at plant as new dangers appear in Harvey's wake
Washington Post
PORT ARTHUR, Tex. — The water was leaving, at last. But, across Southeast Texas on Thursday, new dangers kept appearing in Hurricane Harvey's wake. In Crosby, northeast of Houston, loud “pops” were heard coming from a crippled chemical plant, ...
Harvey aftermath: More chemical fires possible as city loses clean waterCNN
New Hazard in Storm Zone: Chemical Blasts and 'Noxious' SmokeNew York Times
Chemical fire out, but more possible at flood-crippled plant near HoustonChicago Tribune
Politico -U.S. News & World Report -Newsweek -MarketWatch
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Family Displaced, 6 Firefighters Injured in Yonkers Blaze

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It took dozens of firefighters about an hour and a half to knock out a fire tearing through a home in Yonkers, and six of them were injured, authorities say.The Yonkers Fire Department was called to...

Photo Credit: NBC 4 NY

A police officer told a woman 'we only kill black people' — on camera. Now he'll lose his job. - Washington Post

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A police officer told a woman 'we only kill black people' — on camera. Now he'll lose his job.
Washington Post
The Georgia police officer who was captured on camera telling a woman during a traffic stop that law enforcement personnel “only kill black people” says he'll retire amid the backlash. Lt. Greg Abbott announced his intent to leave the Cobb County ...
Cobb County police officer seen on video telling motorist, "We only kill black people"CBS News
Georgia Officer Who Said "We Only Kill Black People" Resigns As Department Moves To Fire HimBuzzFeed News
Georgia officer investigated for racial commentsABC News
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Trump Promises $1 Million Of Personal Funds To Aid Harvey Victims - NPR

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Trump Promises $1 Million Of Personal Funds To Aid Harvey Victims
NPR
President Trump is pledging to chip in to assist Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts, to the tune of $1 million of his personal funds. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders made the unexpected announcement during her briefing on Thursday.

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Pence shows Trump how to sweat it out with Texas victims - Politico

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Politico
Pence shows Trump how to sweat it out with Texas victims
Politico
Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday offered up a playbook for President Donald Trump's follow-up visit to hurricane-ravaged Texas this weekend, hugging storm victims, directly offering words of encouragement, and dripping sweat as he helped clear ...
'Repetitive, not competitive': Pence careful not to outshine Trump in Harvey roleWashington Post
Pence visits hurricane-ravaged TexasCNN
The Latest: Pence Urges Congress to Act Quickly on HarveyU.S. News & World Report
ABC News -Bloomberg -CBS News -The Hill
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Sexually Transmitted Infections Rising in NYC

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The New York City Health Department is expanding its public education campaign to raise awareness of increasing syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia rates across the city.

Trump gave Arpaio a break, but their immigration cause just took a legal hit in Texas - Washington Post

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Trump gave Arpaio a break, but their immigration cause just took a legal hit in Texas
Washington Post
As former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio basks in his pardon from President Trump, the cause that he and Trump share so passionately — cracking down on illegal immigration — just suffered a legal setback in Texas. Late Wednesday, a district court judge ...
Not Even Close to ConstitutionalSlate Magazine
SAPD changes policy on sanctuary citiesmySanAntonio.com
Federal judge temporarily blocks Texas anti-abortion lawCBS News
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As Flights Resume To Houston, Residents Return To A Changed City

“It’s going to take forever to recover from this,” a homeward-bound father says.

Hurricane Harvey Victims Need Diapers, Tampons And Pads Desperately

"Periods don't stop for hurricanes."

‘The Six Million Dollar Man’ Star Dead At 91

Actor Richard Anderson played Oscar Goldman on the popular 1970s TV series.

These Satellite Photos Show What Texas Looked Like Before And After Harvey Hit

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Lots of flooding.View Entire Post ›

Can You Guess These Awkward Moments From "The Office" From Just One Screencap?

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"MICHAEL! YOU'RE KILLING HIM!"View Entire Post ›

Here's A Letter Tech Companies Are Signing To Urge Trump To Protect Young Immigrants

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"Dreamers are vital to the future of our companies and our economy. With them, we grow and create jobs."View Entire Post ›

Georgia Officer Who Said "We Only Kill Black People" Resigns As Department Moves To Fire Him

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"But you’re not black. Remember, we only kill black people," the officer told a woman after she said she was scared to put her hands down.View Entire Post ›

For Tax Reform Lessons, Congress Needn't Look Far - New York Times

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New York Times
For Tax Reform Lessons, Congress Needn't Look Far
New York Times
Businesses along U Street in northwest Washington. When the District of Columbia broadened the tax base, rates came down but service businesses like tanning salons and fitness centers became subject to sales tax. Credit Andrew Mangum for The New ...
Displaced undocumented immigrants won't face screenings, but unlikely to receive long-term aidCNN
Trump learned from his health care fight and offered a winning tax planThe Hill (blog)
White House Vows Quick Action as Harvey Aid Estimates SoarU.S. News & World Report
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18 Very, VERY Important Tweets That You NEED To See Right Now

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This is urgent.View Entire Post ›

"I’m Devastated": Houston Residents Return Home To Ruin As Floodwaters Recede

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While firefighters went door-to-door in search of those still in need of rescue, evacuees returned home to pick up the pieces in the wake of Harvey’s wrath.View Entire Post ›

Here's why it's not sexist to criticize Melania Trump for running to a disaster zone in heels - Washington Post

Here's why it's not sexist to criticize Melania Trump for running to a disaster zone in heels
Washington Post
About US is a new initiative by The Washington Post to cover issues of identity in the United States. Look for the About US newsletter launching this fall. It's hard to steal the spotlight from President Trump, but the first lady managed it this week ...

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