Obama: ‘When my girls think I’m boring, that brings me down to earth’

Addressing a summit for young African leaders in Washington, the US president spoke reflectively about balancing family life with a political career Birthdays are often cause for intimations of mortality. Barack Obama, who turns 55 on Thursday his last birthday in the White House is no different. I am positive that if Im lucky enough […]

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NCAA relaxes social media rules but coaches still can’t use fun emojis

Association establishes click, dont type rule for coaches following recruits on social media The NCAA this week brought into effect its updated social media rules for the new season, and athletic now coaches can like and favorite the posts of recruits although the thumbs-up emoji is still banned. The changes are intended to relax the […]

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It’s an easy choice: everyone in the US military should vote for Clinton | Connor Narciso

Though I know many soldiers and veterans who think it treasonous to vote Democrat, Donald Trumps disrespect for service makes the decision simple Like most Americans, US soldiers arent thrilled about electing Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. The military thinks both are total losers, reported that Trump said he responded to a veterans offer of […]

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Delaware’s death penalty law ruled unconstitutional by high court

Delaware justices said on Thursday the state law violates the US constitution by allowing a judge to sentence independently of a jurys recommendation Delawares death penalty law is unconstitutional in light of a US supreme court ruling earlier this year, the states high court ruled on Tuesday. In a 148-page opinion, a majority of Delaware […]

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Jimmy O’Neill: reform advocates skeptical NYPD vet can bring change

Mayor Bill de Blasio says ONeill, a longtime NYPD veteran named to replace Bill Bratton, will bring new policing methods, but some fear more of the same Jimmy ONeill, a longtime NYPD veteran, was announced on Tuesday as the replacement for Bill Bratton as commissioner of the largest police force in the United States. Mayor […]

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US attorney’s office asks judge to slash $562m fine against Pacific Gas & Electric

Federal prosecutors made the request in a criminal case alleging pipeline safety violations before one of the worst utility disasters in US history Federal prosecutors have asked a judge to cut nearly all of a potential $562m fine against Pacific Gas & Electric Co in a criminal case alleging pipeline safety violations before one of […]

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Rockaway! A derelict army bathhouse on a New York beach becomes art

Trashed by Hurricane Sandy and earmarked for demolition, the artist Katharina Grosse gave Fort Tilden a celebratory send-off as a vibrant landmark German artist Klaus Biesenbach, the New York MoMA chief curator and PS1 director who has a Hurricane Sandy, which destroyed the building in 2012, or even its military history. I saw it more […]

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Benghazi car bomb kills 22 and injures 20 amid Libya clashes

Shura Council of Benghazi Revolutionaries claims responsibility for attack targeting special forces of Khalifa Hafters Libyan National Army A car bomb targeting security forces in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi has killed 22 people and wounded 20, a spokesman for the forces and medical officials said. The blast occurred in a residential area in […]

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Dozens ill after suspected chlorine attack in Syria

Victims in Saraqeb, Idlib province, have breathing problems, and all are coughing and have bloodshot eyes, say doctors More than two dozen people have been injured in a suspected chemical attack on a town in northern Syria, a doctor who treated the victims and aid workers said. The attack, using a gas cylinder laced with […]

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Tropical Storm Earl bears down on Mexico, Belize and Honduras

At least six deaths reported in Dominican Republic as wind, rainfall and rising seas present triple threat say US meteorologists The governments of Mexico, Belize and Honduras have issued storm warnings as a weather system that has already caused at least six deaths was designated a tropical storm by the US National Hurricane Center. Tropical […]

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