October 2018


Bloomberg spends another $10 million to boost Democrats in final days of midterms

(CNN)Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is giving Democratic midterm candidates a last-minute boost, adding another $10 million to his $100 million effort to help Democrats wrest control of Congress away from Republicans. “In Washington, one party is calling the shots and the middle class isn’t being heard,” a narrator in the ad. “It’s clearer […]

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Lionel Messis masterclass gives Barcelona win over Tottenham

Lionel Messi put on a mesmerising performance as Barcelona earned a 4-2 victory over Spurs at Wembley For Tottenham it was a harsh lesson in the realities of the Champions League at the highest level. They found out here that it can be frightening at the top and, if anything, they probably got off lightly […]

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How millennials could kill politics as we know it if they cared to

Washington (CNN)Millennials could be one of the biggest political forces in America today, if they wanted. “Our generation is at the beginning of becoming legislators in this country,” said Steven Olikara, founder of the nonpartisan group Millennial Action Project. Olikara believes millennials are capable of transforming politics. They are “highly idealistic young people,” he said, […]

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NY man built bomb for Election Day detonation in Washington, officials say

Sortation is an ancient Greek method of randomly selecting government officials. WATCH: POLITICIANS PUSH FOR VOTES AS MIDTERMS APPROACH According to the U.S. Attorney Office in the Southern District of New York, Rosenfeld was stopped by law enforcement while driving on Tuesday and taken in for questioning; he reportedly told investigators that he’d ordered “large quantities […]

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A Common Blood Pressure Drug Has Been Linked To Lung Cancer – Here’s What You Should Know

In a new study, researchers from the UK and Canada provide more evidence linking a commonly prescribed class of blood pressure medication to an elevated risk in lung cancer. But is the data strong enough to make us reconsider their use? Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) are given to millions of people worldwide to treat a variety […]

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Pranking the Media with a Photo of Justin Bieber Eating a Burrito Sideways

The guys at Yes Theory just revealed that they were the pranksters behind the viral photo of Justin Bieber eating a burrito sideways and that the entire thing was a hoax. To pull it off they flew a Justin Bieber lookalike to LA and then dressed him up, sat him in a park, and made […]

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Alligator found underneath car in Kansas, police say

Speaking to the Kansas City Star, Kasey Willis Lynch recalled seeing something scoot in front of her car while she went into a parking lot on Monday afternoon. Lynch described the moment she discovered the scaly creature below another car. Trending in Science Read more: https://www.foxnews.com/science/alligator-found-underneath-car-in-kansas-police-say

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A Snake Nicknamed “Hannibal” Helped Reveal Cannibalism Is Common In Cobras

A team of South African snake researchers inadvertently discovered that cobras in the region are quite prone to cannibalism after they stumbled onto a scene of one cape cobra contently swallowing another. In the ensuing study, now published in the journal Ecology, the trio of biologists recount how this serendipitous observation has shifted perceptions of […]

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There is no good reason to want to kill a journalist

(CNN)At the UK’s Observer newspaper, there was a picture on the wall that I revered and feared, when I worked there as a young gopher in London in the late 1990s. That was something jarring in the world’s war zones, but slowly something you had to acclimatize to. What’s most troubling, in recent years, is […]

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Asian stocks are getting slammed after Wall Street rout

Hong Kong (CNN Business)The stock market rout has rolled into Asia. A broad measure of stocks across the region, the MSCI Asia Pacific Index, has now slipped into a bear market, which means a 20% decline from its January peak. As in the United States, tech stocks were among the big losers in Asia on […]

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