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Salon: Congressional Baseball Shooting Won’t Forgive Scalise’s ‘Hateful’Politics

Salon: Congressional Baseball Shooting Won’t Forgive Scalise’s ‘Hateful’Politics

June 23, 2017

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Shutterstock/ Costa Mesa, CA – April 28, 2016: Fish Eye Shots of supporters and protesters of republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, cheer and jeer while waiting to hear him speak in Costa Mesa CA.

Salon contended in a Thursday article …

Already deadly Tropical Storm Cindy could cause “life-threatening” flash flooding, forecasters warn

Already deadly Tropical Storm Cindy could cause “life-threatening” flash flooding, forecasters warn

June 23, 2017

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Esther Martens walk through a flooded roadway to get to her car in the West End section of New Orleans on June 21, 2017 as Tropical Storm Cindy lurked offshore

NEW ORLEANS — Gulf Coast states were in for a …

March 23, 2017

March 23, 2017

June 22, 2017

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Conservative resistance dims chances of health bill

President Trump continued pressuring wavering Republican lawmakers to support the House leadership’s proposal to repeal and replace ObamaCare ahead of a planned Thursday vote. Conservatives are vowing to oppose the plan because …

Roadshow: Jeffrey-the-Giraffe will be back along Highway 85

Roadshow: Jeffrey-the-Giraffe will be back along Highway 85

June 22, 2017

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Jeffrey-the-Giraffe will return soon to his perch along Highway 85 in South San Jose, says owner Paul Mein. (Photo courtesy of Joaquin Galaza)

Q I too have seen Jeffrey-the-Giraffe along Highway 85! Can you shed some light on where he …

Zakat requires Muslims to donate 2.5% of their wealth: could this end poverty?

Zakat requires Muslims to donate 2.5% of their wealth: could this end poverty?

June 22, 2017

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Usman, a fisherman in North Sumatra, used to have a rickety fishing boat that could only take him as far as the mouth of the river, just before it meets the sea. He could not catch enough to feed his …

After the GFC (Great Financial Crisis), the GHF (Great Canadian Housing Froth)

After the GFC (Great Financial Crisis), the GHF (Great Canadian Housing Froth)

June 22, 2017

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Briefing highlights

  • How Canadian home prices have fared
  • Canadians ‘addicted to debt’
  • What to watch for in retail report

How home prices fared

To understand the mounting angst over Canadian home prices, and why we’re so “addicted to debt,” take …

I sent some personal details over Facebook to a recruiter and am now worried I could be a victim of identity fraud, how can I check?

I sent some personal details over Facebook to a recruiter and am now worried I could be a victim of identity fraud, how can I check?

June 22, 2017

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I recently shared some of my personal information with someone I met on Facebook and I’m worried about my identity being stolen.

The person was asking about a potential job vacancy and wanted me to send over my details so …

Mexico to Investigate Spying Campaign Against Journalists and Activists

Mexico to Investigate Spying Campaign Against Journalists and Activists

June 22, 2017

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MEXICO CITY — The Mexican government said Wednesday that it was opening a criminal investigation to determine whether the nation’s most prominent journalists, human rights defenders and anticorruption activists were subjected to illegal government surveillance.

The announcement followed an article …

John Doyle: The soul of Trump’s America is visible in the CBS schedule

John Doyle: The soul of Trump’s America is visible in the CBS schedule

June 21, 2017

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CBS renewals for the 2017-18 TV season include the long-running Blue Bloods. (Giovanni Rufino/CBS)

The other day, CBS announced the renewal of 18 returning series for the 2017-18 TV season. The network boasted it was “displaying the programming depth and …

Raiders O-coordinator Todd Downing likes his new aquisitions

Raiders O-coordinator Todd Downing likes his new aquisitions

June 21, 2017

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Raiders offensive coordinator Todd Downing, left, has seen four new players added to his unit in free agency.

STANFORD — On some level, Todd Downing is vaguely familiar that a certain vote will determine the future home of the franchise …