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Migrant Caravan Re-Forms in Mexico, Marches Northward

October 21, 2018 |

Days after trying to break down the fence at the Guatemala-Mexico border , a mass caravan of migrants appears largely unbent in their desire to reach the United States, reports the AP . Their numbers swelled to about 5,000 overnight and at first light they set out walking toward the Mexican…
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Russia Warns Trump Treaty End a ‘Very Dangerous Step’

October 21, 2018 |

A day after President Trump announced his intention to scrap a landmark arms control deal with Russia, the Kremlin called the pullout “a very dangerous step.” Trump is sending national security adviser John Bolton to Moscow to meet with Russian leaders, including Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Security Council Secretary…
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Chaos Greets LeBron’s Home Debut as a Laker

October 21, 2018 |

LeBron James made his home debut with the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday night, scoring 24 points in an atmosphere he called “electric,” but King James’ thunder got blown away late by a multiplayer brawl, reports CBS News . With four minutes left to play in a hard-fought game against the…
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Dissident Marathoner Returns Home From Exile

October 21, 2018 |

The Ethiopian marathon runner who made global headlines with an anti-government gesture at the Rio Olympics returned from exile on Sunday after sports officials assured him he will not face prosecution. Feyisa Lilesa’s return from the United States came several months after a reformist prime minister took office and announced…
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Top Scot Skips Event That Risks ‘Legitimizing’ Bannon

October 21, 2018 |

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has pulled out of an Edinburgh conference because former White House strategist Steve Bannon is scheduled to speak at the event. In a tweet Saturday, Sturgeon said she believes “passionately in free speech” but declares she “would not be part of any process that risks…
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Dodgers, Red Sox in 1st World Series Face-Off Since 1916

October 21, 2018 |

Sandy Koufax, Jackie Robinson and the Boys of Summer. Ted Williams to Yaz and the Impossible Dream. Manny Ramirez. Pedro Martinez. Bill Buckner. Fenway Franks and Dodger Dogs. Ebbets Field, the Green Monster. “Sweet Caroline” or “I Love LA.” Yet for all their rich history—dating back to Babe Ruth…
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Gators, Skunks and Tortoises Among 245 Seized Animals

October 21, 2018 |

Hundreds of exotic animals were taken from two Pennsylvania homes in what officials there are calling one of the worst cases of animal hoarding they’ve seen. Per CBS Philadelphia , 245 pets were seized Thursday from a home in Montgomery County. Authorities say the animals included snakes, ferrets, skunks, tortoises, guinea…
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Cops Say Man Stole 7 Right Foot Shoes and Ironic Sweater

October 21, 2018 |

A Virginia store has had 20 right-foot shoes stolen over the course of three break-ins this year. Per the AP , the Roanoke Times reports Roanoke County police arrested 21-year-old Manuel Carlos Ramirez-Godoy in Sunday’s burglary of Clean Soles, seizing seven right-foot Nike Air Jordans and a sweatshirt printed with “Call…
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These 5 People Were Right, but Nobody Believed Them

October 21, 2018 |

Ever had that frustrated feeling that you’re 100% correct about something but no one is listening to you? The folks mentioned by Listverse in a vindication ranking of sorts would have commiserated. These were people “silenced by other parties that either didn’t believe them or had their own personal interests….
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Another ‘Heinous’ Discovery in a Detroit Funeral Home

October 20, 2018 |

Police removed the remains of 63 fetuses from a Detroit funeral home and regulators shuttered the business amid a widening investigation of alleged improprieties at local funeral homes. Detroit police Chief James Craig said officers found 36 fetuses in boxes and 27 others in freezers during Friday’s raid at the…
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