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World's oldest footprints found in China

Utah's Red Fleet State Park recently reported that tourists have been ripping up 200-million-year-old dinosaur tracks and tossing them into a reservoir nearby. An incredibly rare finding: researchers have found the tracks from a rare animal dating 551 million years ago, somewhere in the mountainous Yangtze Gorges, in southern China . [Full Article...]

Ex-CEO of Cambridge Analytica Says He Didn't Mean to Mislead

Ex-CEO of Cambridge Analytica Says He Didn't Mean to Mislead He said the data was deleted at Facebook's request. The fake news enquiry kicked off in thorny fashion, as Nix refused to answer committee chair Damian Collins' opening question about the current state of Cambridge Analytica . "The Government of India is deeply concerned about reports of such lapses/ violations", the statement said. It followed the day after the Observer published an exclu... [Full Article...]

Doug Ford to transition to power in Ontario over next three weeks

Doug Ford to transition to power in Ontario over next three weeks Progressive Conservative leader Doug Ford cruised to a majority win, scoring 76 seats - easily surpassing the 63-seat threshold. Premier Kathleen Wynne, who narrowly hung on to her seat, resigned as Liberal leader and all but seven Liberal ridings fell. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Considering Pardon for Muhammad Ali

Donald Trump Considering Pardon for Muhammad Ali In May, Trump granted a posthumous pardon to Jack Johnson , boxing's first black heavyweight champion, after being urged to do so by "Rocky" star Sylvester Stallone. Given the high court's action, "there is no conviction from which a pardon is needed". Still, it's curious that Trump would consider Ali for a pardon at all. [Full Article...]

New voting system put to test in Sacramento County

New voting system put to test in Sacramento County Electioneering, including wearing anything with a campaign slogan on it, is prohibited within 100 feet of the polling place while the polls are open on Election Day. "It gives voters one last chance to vote absentee in case they can not make it to the polls on Election Day", said DeFrenn. Off-year primaries such as this month's election tend to see lower participation numbers. [Full Article...]

President Trump talks about Melania Trump's 'operation'

President Trump talks about Melania Trump's 'operation' When asked if the embolization was the only procedure performed that day, Ms. Grisham said that it was. "First lady is great". The president previously has provided details to the public about his wife's medical procedure that turned out to be incorrect. [Full Article...]

"Volcano of Fire" kills 69 people in Guatemala

So far officials have identified about a third of the bodies recovered. At least 75 people have been confirmed dead as a result Sunday's eruption of the volcano, which sent super-hot material flowing down the mountain's sides. There are fears many more could be buried beneath volcanic ash and debris. Officials from the Guatemalan government stated that around 1.7 million people have or will ... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump appears to struggle with lyrics to 'God Bless America'

Donald Trump appears to struggle with lyrics to 'God Bless America' The White House said that they would "loudly and proudly play the National Anthem" during the event reported the Hill. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said Mr. "I think that's what Malcolm might be getting at, there is a lack of listening when it comes to that", he said. The man's actions seem to be a nod to the Philadelphia Eagles after they were disinvited from visiting the White Hou... [Full Article...]

Somalia conflict: One US soldier killed, four wounded in firefight

Somalia conflict: One US soldier killed, four wounded in firefight The U.S. military has about 500 troops in Somalia, Martin reports. One US service member reportedly received sufficient medical care at the scene and three others were transported out of the area to receive treatment. The injured service members were medevaced to Djibouti, where US Africa Command (AFRICOM) maintains its Camp Lemonnier base. The attack occurred in Jubaland, where a large force ... [Full Article...]

New Jersey trooper stops retired officer who helped deliver him

New Jersey trooper stops retired officer who helped deliver him Trooper Michael Patterson pulled over former cop Matthew Bailly for a tinted window violation in Kingwood Township on Friday. Patterson soon found out Michael Bailly was a retired cop from Piscataway, where Patterson grew up. "His mouth dropped - and so did mine", Patterson told reporters Thursday. But once Patterson discovered who he was speaking to, he gave Bailly a warning and let him off wit... [Full Article...]

Mitch McConnell cancels bulk of Senate's August recess

Mitch McConnell cancels bulk of Senate's August recess It's unclear how much Democratic support exists and there's now no commitment their House counterparts would follow suit. And, in fact, the President may veto something despatched his manner. "Well, I don't know about the House, but in the Senate it's not on our agenda", he said of considering immigration bills. "It was warmly obtained", Corker stated of his presentation. [Full Article...]

Mueller brings charges against Manafort associate

Mueller brings charges against Manafort associate Kilimnik is, according to CNN , "a close business colleague of Manafort's who prosecutors have said has close ties to Russian intelligence ". Lastly, there is one more nugget in Manafort's indictment that I have yet to see highlighted in major media: some alleged crimes may be directly connected to Trump . [Full Article...]

Woman missing, her dog found after reported alligator attack in Florida

Woman missing, her dog found after reported alligator attack in Florida Officers told WSVN that they were investigating a report that she was walking her dogs near Southwest 52nd Street west of Floridas Turnpike when she was grabbed by an alligator. Authorities closed the park Friday, but passers-by said they were not surprised to hear about an alligator lurking in the water. "There are plenty of gators in this lake", she said. [Full Article...]

Irish university, Trinity College, loses ranking in the top 100 list

Irish university, Trinity College, loses ranking in the top 100 list The university is featured in the group ranked from 151st to 200th out of the best 250 universities that are 50 years or younger. From being ranked 551st to 600th for 2018, Ateneo de Manila University slipped to 651st to 700th for 2019. [Full Article...]

Trump Will Ask NFL Players Who Kneel During Anthem To Recommend Pardons

Trump Will Ask NFL Players Who Kneel During Anthem To Recommend Pardons Trump, who has been putting pressure on the National Football League for over a year over the anthem dispute, believes staying in the locker room is just as bad as kneeling . It also gave players the option of remaining off the field, in the locker rooms, during the playing of the anthem if they choose not to stand for it. [Full Article...]

Trump reportedly isn't happy about coming to Canada tomorrow

Canada is hosting the two-day G7 summit of the world's wealthiest nations beginning Friday in Quebec, and Trump is expected to come under fire for imposing tariffs on American allies. Another point of contention for President Trump among his G-7 counterparts could be climate change, which is one of the main focal points of the G-7 summit. [Full Article...]

Hurricanes May Be Getting Slower, Making Them Even More Destructive

Hurricanes May Be Getting Slower, Making Them Even More Destructive In some regions, the pace of those storms slowed even more as they hit land. "The slower a storm goes, the more rain it's going to dump in any particular area ", said study author James Kossin , a government climate scientist. Warmer air is able to hold more water vapor through a process called the Clausius-Clapeyron relationship, which shows that the water-holding capability of air in... [Full Article...]

Bison gores woman in Yellowstone's 3rd recent animal attack

According to the National Parks Service, bison have lived in Yellowstone since prehistoric times, but went almost extinct in the US after excessive hunting in the 1800s. The park service said Wednesday's incident remains under investigation. There was also one a year ago and five in 2015. The safe distance is at least 75 feet. [Full Article...]

U.S. Has Destroyed 40 U.S.-Supplied Humvees Captured by Taliban

Army Gen. John Nicholson, speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a meeting of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation defense ministers, said the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria's affiliate in the southern part of Nangarhar province had already been intensifying this year and would be further stepped up during the cease-fire, which does not apply to non-Taliban opposition groups.... [Full Article...]

Journalist's phone, email records seized by US government

Journalist's phone, email records seized by US government He worked closely with both Democrats and Republicans in a bipartisan fashion for more than 30 years on the Senate Intelligence Committee, which oversees the F.B.I., the C.I.A. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) on Friday said that charges brought against a former Senate Intelligence Committee staffer were "extraordinarily serious and troubling". [Full Article...]


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