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47 Inexplicably Strange Things We All Do

We are all a bunch of weirdos.<p>1. Continually check the fridge to see if any food has magically appeared.<p>2. Pull out your phone to check the time, only to realize you have to do it again because you forgot to look at the clock.<p>3. Have a full-on conversations with yourself.<p>4. Asking "what?" even …

New York Towns Threaten Secession Over Gov. Cuomo's Ban On Fracking

Fifteen New York towns that are upset at Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s decision to ban fracking have threatened to secede from the state and join neighboring Pennsylvania, where fracking is allowed.<p>The towns, all members of the Upstate New York Towns Association, have expressed interest in …

Natural Gas

Court temporarily halts U.S. policy of detaining asylum-seeking mothers, children | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal court on Friday temporarily halted the Obama administration policy of detaining mothers and children seeking asylum in the United States.<p>The American Civil Liberties Union had filed a lawsuit in December against the so-called no-release policy by the Immigration and …

Immigration

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How the FBI Saved Kidnapping Survivor Hannah Anderson

It was a case that captivated the nation.<p>On Aug. 3, 2013, James DiMaggio abducted 16-year-old Hannah Anderson when she finished cheerleading …

Fire rips through 79-storey Dubai Marina Torch

One of the world's tallest residential buildings, home to multi-million pound apartments, is engulfed in flames<p>A fire that engulfed the higher floors of a Dubai residential high-rise tower has been extinguished.<p>Hundreds of residents were evacuated after the blaze erupted hours earlier in the …

Dubai

Suspect in Vegas road rage killing confessed to friends: police report | Reuters

(Reuters) - The 19-year-old man charged with killing a mother of four following a confrontation on the streets of Las Vegas excitedly told friends hours later that he had shot some “kids” who had been after him, arrest warrants made public on Friday show.<p>A Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department …

Road Rage

US admits it won't be able to train enough troops in time for Mosul offensive

US Central Command initially said it was preparing between up to 25,000 Iraqi troops for the offensive on Mosul against Islamic State to take place as early as early as April<p>Only hours after announcing a major new ground offensive to retake <b>Iraq</b>’s second city, the <b>US</b> was forced to admit on Friday it …