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Media Freaks Out Over ICE Arresting An Illegal Immigrant — Then They Find Out He’s Wanted For Murder

9:22 AM 08/19/2018<p>The media freaked out on Saturday after ICE arrested a man in southern California while taking his pregnant wife to the hospital, …

Illegal Immigration

San Francisco Restaurant Mocks City’s Straw, Needle Hypocrisy

In San Francisco, CA, one restaurant is pointing out the absurdity of the city’s straw ban with a statement on their menu.<p>The Sentinel, located in …

San Francisco

Saban: 4-star LB Ale Kaho transferred to Alabama because he couldn’t qualify at Washington

Poor Alabama. Those Crimson Tide just never seem to catch a break.<p>The Tide lost out on 4-star Reno, Nev., linebacker <b>Ale Kaho</b> the first time around …

College Football

Stephen Curry fires 71 in Web.com event, trails leaders by 8

HAYWARD, Calif. -- Stephen Curry rallied with three birdies to shoot a 1-over 71 on Thursday in the first round of the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae …

Golf

Profitable eateries: 50 highest grossing restaurants in the US

The restaurant business is a tough one. The average lifespan of a restaurant is five years and by some estimates, up to 90 percent of new ones fail within the first year. There are, however, some very successful exceptions that manage to rake in millions of dollars a year.<p>24/7 Wall Street reviewed …

Las Vegas

Is Liberal Racism a Horse of a Different Color?

Bigotry is bigotry, whether systemic, as at Harvard, or idiosyncratic, like Sarah Jeong’s Twitter feed.<p>By<p>Jason L. Riley<p>Jason L. Riley<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@jasonrileywsj<p>Jason.Riley@wsj.com<p>Be honest. Are you really surprised that the New York Times has stood by its decision to hire Sarah …

Social Media

Canadian experiment quickly shows failures of universal basic income

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Last week the government of Ontario, Canada, announced it was ending a pilot program to guarantee residents a universal basic income …

Universal Basic Income

Genetics technology could lead to more crops, fresher food

BOISE, Idaho — A multinational agricultural company based in Idaho has acquired gene editing licensing rights that could one day be used to help …

Agriculture

Ray Lewis, and the Bubble That Has Sheltered Him

Ray Lewis will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday evening, the result of a vote by the Hall of Fame committee made up of 48 …

NFL

Why Do Americans Have Such Contempt the People Who Feed Them?

On both right and left, the American farmer comes in for criticism and abuse. But what do farmers think? I went to the Central Valley to find out.<p>How …

Farming

The Best Golf Locker Rooms

What earns recognition as one the best golf locker rooms? Is it a storied history, modern luxury or simply an unassuming place to change your shoes? For our latest ranking of America's 50 Greatest Golf Locker Rooms, we put this question to Golf Digest's 1,500 course-ranking panelists. The answer, …

Golf

Seattle tops the nation in tower cranes for third straight year as construction reaches new peak

Seattle is the crane capital of America for the third year in a row, as construction across the city has rebounded strongly from a relative lull in …

Is Vertical Farming Really the Future of Agriculture?

<i>This story was originally published on</i> <i>Civil Eats</i><i>.</i><p>By now, the images of shelves full of perfect greens in hulking warehouses, stacked floor to ceiling in sterile environs and illuminated by high-powered LED lights, have become familiar. Food futurists and industry leaders say these high-tech …

US trade, immigration and biofuel policies hit farmers hard

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Even before the specter of a trade war with China and other countries threatened to cost them billions of dollars, American farmers were feeling the squeeze from fluctuating crop prices and other factors that have halved their overall income in recent years.<p>The threat of …

United Airlines Flight Attendants Are Angry About What the Airline Is Suddenly Forcing Them to Do

Is this really necessary? Oh, but it's about money, isn't it?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Laugh. Weep. Laugh. Weep.<p>Such are the most prominent expressions of emotions when it comes to airlines.<p>They manage to do such silly …

The Elites Feed Anti-Immigrant Bias

As proud citizens of the world, they show little solidarity with working-class countrymen.<p>As recently as the 1990s, Harvard sociologist Michèle Lamont found that working-class men in the New York City area held generally positive attitudes toward immigrants, describing them as “family oriented” and …

New York City

British Open 2018 odds: Surprising Sunday picks from same model that predicted the Masters

SportsLine simulated the 2018 British Open weekend 10,000 times and came up with some surprising picks<p>There's a three-way tie at 9-under atop the …

Golf

A Liberal’s Case for Brett Kavanaugh

The nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be the next Supreme Court justice is President Trump’s finest hour, his classiest move. Last week the president promised to select “someone with impeccable credentials, great intellect, unbiased judgment, and deep reverence for the laws and Constitution of …

What he does all day, blessedly, is nothing: A defense of Jay Cutler the Slacker

In the name of all that is good and right in the world, somebody needs to stand up for Jay Cutler.<p>Taking his wife’s unfortunate lead, critics are …

SHE’S JUST LIKE US! In Obvious PR Move, Hillary Clinton Flies Commercial

They're worth hundreds of millions of dollars. They have at least three mansions and they stay each summer in a villa that costs $50,000 a week.<p>But …

Sorry Bernie Bros But Nordic Countries Are Not Socialist

As the American left embraces a platform that continues to look more and more like a socialist’s dream, it is common for those on the right to counter with the example of Venezuela as the nightmare of socialism in reality. A common response from the left is that socialism (or democratic socialism) …

Middle-class

I Tried an Impossible Burger in a Bar and I'm Still Struggling With My Emotions

It all happened so quickly.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>I know we're all supposed to be eating grass and water cress in order to save the world.<p>It's hard, though, to change habits and feelings when you've eaten essences such …

Is DeMarcus Cousins a good fit in Golden State?

You'd like to think the Golden State Warriors had a grand plan -- that they watched their beautiful game stutter in the middle of the Western …

Big Airlines Just Filed a Legal Document to End Ridiculous Emotional Support Animals. It's Absurdly Brilliant

The group represents Delta, United, Southwest, and all the other big airlines, and the petition it filed with the U.S. Department of Transportation is so earnest that it's hilarous.<p>When it comes to emotional support animals on airplanes, truth is stranger than fiction. You've seen the …

Confession of an Anti-GMO Activist

Genetically modified crops have been vilified and banned, but the science is clear: They’re perfectly safe. And what’s more, the world desperately needs them.<p>In a now-famous segment of his talk show, Jimmy Kimmel sent a reporter out to a West Coast farmers market in 2014 to ask food-conscious …

Organisms

Behind the misleading claims fueling America's bourbon boom

Widow Jane’s flagship 10-year-old straight bourbon is a common sight in hip Brooklyn bars and, according to the company, it can now be found in more than 30 states and 15 countries. Part of its popularity could be attributed to its supposedly artisanal New York credentials: “The pure, unique waters …

The History of Bourbon - Chowhound

When it comes to the whiskey hierarchy, Scotch has always reigned supreme. But now its U.S.-born cousin is vying for the crown. Bourbon is as popular …

How Brooks Koepka won fans for life in his Southampton neighborhood last week

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — PGA Tour players don't typically advertise where they're staying when they rent a house for a week, but there are certain tell-tale signs. A U.S. Open-logoed Lexus courtesy car parked in the driveway, for instance. Or sometimes even the golfer himself emerging with his clubs …

'Did Dustin just win?' Paulina Gretzky, friends awkwardly celebrate U.S. Open 2018 finish

Dustin Johnson finished third in the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club on Long Island. But his fiancee, Paulina Gretzky, and two of her …

U.S. Open 2018: Phil Mickelson will have to live down his actions—and words—at Shinnecock

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — Phil Mickelson has long been a master of spin, with his wedges and his words. But Saturday at the U.S. Open, he flubbed the latter big time with a preposterous explanation that rang more hollow than a cavity-backed iron.<p>The only thing more absurd was what actually happened.<p>Faced …