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Dead bodies, wild dogs, squatters in government-owned Detroit houses

At one end of Alpine Street, near Joy Road on Detroit's west side, Georgeia Elder and a friend live in a leaky trailer, their yard cluttered with a boat and a Cadillac Escalade with four ladders on the roof, a shopping cart and a lawn mower, a folding chair and a metal headboard. A pit bull, Lady, …

Crime

200 Rockets and Mortars Fired on Israel in One Day—Where Is the Outrage? | Opinion

This weekend, as Israelis were marking the holy Sabbath, thousands of families across southern Israel had to spend this day running in and out of …

When a U.S. citizen heard he was on his own country’s drone target list, he wasn’t sure he believed it. After five near-misses, he does – and is suing the United States to contest his own execution – Rolling Stone

How to Survive America's Kill List<p>When a U.S. citizen heard he was on his own country’s drone target list, he wasn’t sure he believed it. After five …

Middle East

The Fourteenth Amendment Can’t Be Revoked by Executive Order

A former Trump aide twists the words of the Constitution to advocate depriving American-born children of their citizenship<p>Three weeks after he was elected president, Donald Trump tweeted, “Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag—if they do, there must be consequences—perhaps loss of …

Fourteenth Amendment

The Jackie Robinson of Rodeo

Eight seconds were all Myrtis Dightman needed to make history. It was 1967, the first weekend in April, and the lean 31-year-old cowboy lowered …

Texas

NATO hits back at President Trump's Montenegro World War III remarks

NATO has been forced to reassert its collective defense clause after Donald Trump raised doubt over the US's commitment to defending Balkan partner …

Geopolitics

The rise of rage in social media politics, in one chart

Social media really is angrier than it used to be. This chart proves it.<p>Politics is all the rage on social media.<p>Literally. According to a new analysis by the Pew Research Center, people are increasingly responding to Facebook posts from members of Congress with “angry” reactions, instead of the …

Social Media

The 2018 Range Rover Supercharged LWB is SUV royalty

The 2018 Range Rover LWB isn’t bulletproof, but you certainly feel that way from behind the wheel. LWB here stands for Long Wheelbase, and means more …

Land Rover Range Rover

Donald Trump Approval Rating Polls Show No Recovery For Underwater Numbers, State Polls Showing Decline

Swing states that gave Trump his 2016 election victory in the electoral college have steadily weakened in their approval of his job performance.<p>The …

Government

A Giant Iceberg Parked Offshore. It’s Stunning, but Villagers Hit the Road.

It was a striking sight: a huge iceberg looming over a tiny Arctic village. Ice is ubiquitous along Greenland’s coast, but this giant has put the inhabitants of the village, Innaarsuit, population 169, on edge.<p>Locals fear that a chunk of the iceberg might tumble into the ocean and unleash an …

Global Warming

House conservatives prep push to impeach Rosenstein

House conservatives are preparing a new push to oust Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, according to three conservative Capitol Hill sources — putting the finishing touches on an impeachment filing even as Rosenstein announced the indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers for interfering …

Donald Trump

NSA deletion of call records raising questions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency is deleting more than 685 million call records the government obtained since 2015 from telecommunication companies in connection with investigations, raising questions about the viability of the program.<p>The NSA's bulk collection of call records was …

Surveillance

Ted Cruz: ‘Vote for the Democrat’ over the GOP Nazi

CHICAGO — Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz on Friday urged residents of a Chicago-area congressional district to vote for a Democrat if they must, to avoid giving even one vote to an avowed Nazi who won the GOP nomination.<p>Cruz’s comments, made on Twitter, came after a POLITICO story detailed the Illinois …

Republicans

Alleged collusion between Trump lawyer and National Enquirer casts new light on tabloid's Ted Cruz tales

WASHINGTON — When the <i>National Enquirer</i> reported without proof in March 2016 that Sen. Ted Cruz had been caught cheating with five mistresses, Cruz …

FACT CHECK: Trump, Illegal Immigration And Crime

<b>Updated at 8:30 p.m. ET</b><p>After days of damaging news stories about an administration policy that separated immigrant families at the Southern border, President Trump tried to change the narrative Friday. He spoke up for grieving family members who have lost loved ones at the hands of people in the …

Immigration

Steve King doesn't want Somali Muslims to package pork in his district

<b>(CNN) —</b> Rep. Steve King, Republican of Iowa, said Friday that he does not want Somali Muslims working in his home district's meat-packing plants for fear that they think consumers will go "to hell for eating pork chops."<p>In a conversation with Breitbart Radio on Friday about the latest immigration …

Iowa

Deepwater Horizon led to new protections for US waters. Trump just repealed them.

Trump’s executive order voids an Obama policy that aimed to prevent oil spills.<p>The Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling rig exploded on April 20, 2010, killing 11 workers. Gas erupted into a massive fireball, and then the riggushed 4.9 million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico. It soon …

Oil & Gas Industry

Mysterious ancient civilization left signs across vast desert

People don’t tend to spend days traveling through the desert if they can help it.<p>Which could be why most people outside Saudi Arabia have never heard …

Archaeology

Your Bank Is a White Supremacist

Lie. ... This is the first rule of talking about race. If you wish to discuss racism, the first thing you must learn is that you cannot call a thing …

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

In southern Syria, the US faces a Russia-Israel challenge

The US is being pushed to take action on Syria's southern front.<p>Dynamics in the southern front in Syria have reached a tipping point. Russian-Israeli coordination is taking precedence over the ceasefire agreement that US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin reached on the …

Middle East

Trump and His Gulf Friends Win Big in OPEC Deal

Saudi Arabia is set to gain market share from Venezuela and Iran.<p>OPEC’s decision to “strive” to bring compliance with their output deal to 100 percent means that more oil will hit the market in coming weeks. And most of that oil will come from Saudi Arabia at the expense of Venezuela and Iran. …

Oil

10 of the Most Notorious Women of the Wild West

These ladies were criminals, heroes, and sharpshooters.<p>Most of the time, when we think about the Wild Wild West, we think of cowboys and bandits and …

Amazing Prefab Cabins From Around The World

How many times did you feel like you wanted to just get away from everything and everyone and to spend some time in a small cabin in the middle of …

Mars Opportunity And Spirit Rovers Could Have Lived Practically Forever With One Tiny Change

In 2004, NASA launched two exploration vehicles to the red planet: the Spirit and Opportunity rovers. These two Mars Exploration Rovers were originally designed for 90-day missions to image, explore, and investigate the Martian surface. Yet these twin solar-powered rovers far exceeded their design …

Michael Jordan: Fans Concerned As NBA Icon Walks Around NYC With Half-Empty Tequila Bottle

How does one say ‘G.O.A.T.’ in Spanish? Ahead of the anniversary of winning his sixth NBA title, Michael Jordan got the party started with a bottle …

Trump angrily tells Republican Sen. Bob Corker to back off trade bill

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sen. Bob Corker is facing the ire of the White House after forging ahead with his plan to curtail the President's power on trade.<p>President Donald Trump told the Tennessee Republican in a "lengthy" call Wednesday to back off legislation to rein in his power to levy huge tariffs on US allies, …

Republicans

One Dire Prediction for Trump’s Tax Cuts Is Already Coming True

Six months after Donald Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 into law, “the days of most people getting a pay raise are over.” That is one …

Teacher schools Trump on grammar

<b>(CNN) —</b> A teacher in Georgia responded the only way she knew how after receiving a letter from President Donald Trump filled with grammar mistakes: covering the paper with ink and yellow highlighted corrections.<p>Yvonne Mason, a teacher in Atlanta took a picture of a letter Trump sent her regarding …

Donald Trump

The Unreasonableness of K-12 Mathematics

Mathematicians and scientists often express absolute awe — they gawk even — at the power and effectiveness of describing the universe through …

Watch This Real-Life "Spiderman" Climb A Building In Paris And Save A Dangling Child

Mamoudou Gassama, the man who saved the 4-year-old, said he arrived in France from Mali just a few months ago.<p>According to La Chaîne Info, a French news station, the incredible incident took place on Saturday afternoon. Several videos of the moment emerged, one of which was first captured on …