Hill figures: The stories behind the scars on England’s skin – BBC News

June 24, 2017

… company as an advert, until it was covered during World War Two in case it was used as a landmark by enemy aircraft. Although the carving was neglected and nearly disappeared in the 1970s, it was restored close to its former glory in 1986 by a local scout group – which changed its name to the 1st Bulford (Kiwi) Scouts. It has now been given protected status. Image copyright Historic England Archive Image caption The YMCA emblem, which is not a regimental badge, was allowed to fade …

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Record-Breaking Heat Wave In Southwest Reportedly Claims 4 Lives

June 22, 2017

The first two fatalities recorded in the three-day heatwave took place on Monday in Santa Clara County, California, south of San Francisco, and included a homeless person found in a car, the San Jose Mercury News reported. It is tragic when someone dies of hyperthermia since in most every case it could have been prevented, Dr. Michelle Jorden of the Santa Clara County Coroners Office told the newspaper. A Phoenix area cement truck operator uses a water hose to cool down. Temperatures …

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Otto Warmbier’s Family And Friends Remember Student With The ‘Biggest Heart Of Anyone’

June 21, 2017

… the result of a mix of sleeping pills and a case of botulism and not ill treatment, although doctors have also said there was no evidence of that either. We choose to focus on the time we were given to be with this remarkable person, they said. You can tell from the outpouring of emotion from the communities that he touched Wyoming, Ohio, and the University of Virginia, to name just two that the love for Otto went well beyond his immediate family. In his high school salutatorian speech …

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Trump defiant as pressure grows

June 19, 2017

… criminal justice system in this way … the President is on very tenuous ground here,” Ben-Veniste told CNN’s Don Lemon Friday. The scorched-earth approach may have grave political consequences. Trump and his aides may well end up in the clear, but months of recriminations ahead will further polarize the capital and cast a shadow over his administration, which is already struggling for traction after a tumultuous first five months. If Mueller decides there is a case to answer …

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Judicial Watch seeking documents unlawfully removed by Comey

June 17, 2017

… the case of Comey removing documents from the FBI is the Hillary Clinton email scandal all over again. But retired FBI special agent and former national FBI spokesman, John Iannarelli, told Fox News that he didnt see the case. The things Comey allegedly took are not classified, Iannarelli said. The issue is not him taking documents, but the matter of how he released themclassified or not, there is a procedure in doing that which he did not follow. But Fitton insisted Comeys memos and other …

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Foreign Carmakers Invoke Reagan To Sway Trump On Trade

June 17, 2017

Most recently, leading Asian and European carmakers, most of whom have large U.S. workforces, released a video advertisement touting their contributions to the U.S. economy that makes the case for keeping international trade barriers low. Whats more, it explicitly emulates the famous Morning in America television spot from former Republican President Ronald Reagans 1984 re-election campaign. Employees disassemble a motor in the quality control department of the Toyota Motor Manufacturing …

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Here’s What We Know About The U.S. Open Airship Crash

June 16, 2017

… propane burners to fill the balloon with hot air. Pilots of commercial thermal airships usually ride alone. Thermal airships typically carry only the pilot, Alvaron Bellon, a trustee of the Lighter-Than-Air Society, an organization for blimp and airship pilots, told HuffPost in an email. In the case of the traditional helium-filled blimps, the pilot would be accompanied by a television operator. Despite earlier reports, Thompson did not deploy a parachute prior to the crash.The pilot …

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Executions in Pakistan: Is ISIS targeting China?

June 15, 2017

… Istanbul nightclub attack. Unwanted consequences President Xi Jinping’s ambitious plans to transform the world economy with its Belt and Road Initiative to link Asia, Europe. the Middle East and Africa with physical and financial infrastructure, makes the threats to China’s foreign policy interests global in scope The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a case in point. A 3,000 kilometer, $46 billion initiative to develop a network of roads, railways and pipelines to …

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Dennis Rodman hopes to do ‘something pretty positive’ in North Korea

June 13, 2017

… Korea.” “I’m sorry for what’s going on in North Korea, the certain situations,” Rodman told CNN after returning from Pyongyang in 2014, but he didn’t specify what exactly those “situations” were and wasn’t contrite about the visit itself. That trip generated a string of negative headlines and an outburst from Rodman during the CNN interview. He was heavily criticized in the US for not bringing up the case of Kenneth Bae, an …

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Fraternity brothers due in court in pledge’s fatal fall

June 11, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. –  Members of a Penn State fraternity facing charges related to the death earlier this year of a pledge after a night of heavy drinking are due in court Monday for a hearing about whether there’s enough evidence to head to trial. Prosecutors in the case against the now-shuttered Beta Theta Pi chapter and 18 of its members are leaning heavily on video surveillance recordings made the night 19-year-old sophomore engineering student Tim Piazza was injured in a …

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Journalist Arrested During D.C. Protest Faces 75 Years In Prison

June 7, 2017

Cant, who says he was working as a journalist at the time, was one of 230 people arrested during violent demonstrations held Jan. 20 as President Donald Trump was sworn into office. Six other journalists were among those detained by authorities, all of whom have since hadcharges against them dropped. Aaron is an experienced journalist who disclosed this pending case during the hiring process, said Julie Ann Grimm, editor and publisher of the Santa Fe Reporter. We stand behind him and look …

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Dessert Blogger Sues Food Network Over Snow Globe Cupcake Video

June 7, 2017

… blogs revenue stream. The lawsuit also argues that LaBau tried to get the Food Network to credit her work, but she received no response. I occasionally modify recipes that Ive found somewhere else, and when that is the case, there will be a notation with the recipe, giving the source of the recipe and a link back when applicable, SugarHeros FAQ page states. I take recipe citation seriously and always try my best to credit the original source, but in the early days of this blog I was …

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9 Times Donald Trump Twisted Facts In His Speech Quitting Paris Accord

June 2, 2017

… advantage over the United States. The absurdity of this statement aside, the U.S. took the lead in brokering the Paris Agreement in order to attain more favorable terms for America than existed in previous climate deals. Under the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, for example, developing countries were excluded from slashing emissions. That was part of President George W. Bushs justification for refusing to implement the deal in 2001. But in the case of Paris, its inexplicable why we would be leaving, …

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REPORT: Trump To Set Up ‘War Room’ To Repel Russia Probe Attacks

May 28, 2017

… join the administration as early as next week, a source close to him said. This month, the Justice Department named Robert Mueller, a former FBI director, as an independent special counsel in the probe. Trump has been frustrated of late that his communications team hasnt done a more effective job at making the case that he isnt implicated in the Russia probe and highlighting his administrations successes, sources close to the president said. Another Republican close to the White House said …

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I Invited A Guy From Tinder Over, He Didnt Look Like His Pics

May 25, 2017

I know youre going to say Im an idiot. Rule number one of dating over the internet (or an app, in this case) is that you meet in a public place, at least for the first time. Youre supposed to make sure the other person isnt a serial killer before you give them your address. But that seems so . I wasnt looking for a boyfriend, I was looking for some really good sex. The whole formal date thing seemed unnecessary, a step that had to be taken by dumb people who weren’t as good as I was in …

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