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Japan islands brace for powerful typhoon

A powerful super typhoon is threatening Japan's Okinawa islands with violent winds and torrential rains, and has forced the US air force base to move some of its aircraft.<p>Neoguri intensified on Monday to the equivalent of a Category 4 hurricane over the Pacific Ocean and was expected to hit Okinawa …

Has immigration helped or hurt incumbents?

Chuck Todd talks to conservative Rep. Joe Carr about his race against current Republican Senator Lamar Alexander for his Tennessee seat.

Suspicious package found at MTSU not hazardous

Updated:Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:14:17 GMT<p>This week marks the one-month anniversary of the deadly shooting at the Waffle House …

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Do Our Kids Really Need To Learn How To Code?

Some months ago, I downloaded the Kodable app for my 4 year-old, which boasts that it can teach toddlers how to code before they can read. My programming skills are pretty basic, but I like the idea of giving my child a head start.<p>Many of today’s business and political leaders stress that coding …

Family of woman beaten by California patrol officer plans to sue

The family of a 51-year-old woman shown in a video being repeatedly punched by a California Highway Patrol officer says they plan to sue the agency.<p>"How do I know he's not going to hurt me or anyone else?" the woman's daughter, Maisha Allums, told reporters Sunday. "So I am just here with a voice …

Dalai Lama to Myanmar, Sri Lanka Buddhists: Stop violence against Muslims

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has made a renewed call for Buddhists in Myanmar and Sri Lanka to cease violence towards the countries' Muslim minorities, in an address delivered on his 79th birthday.<p>Speaking before tens of thousands of Buddhists, including Hollywood actor Richard Gere, the …

Facebook Deletes Photos Of Dead Exotic Animals From Texas Cheerleader's Account

DALLAS (AP) — Facebook has deleted some big game trophy photos posted by a Texas Tech cheerleader, saying they violated its standards.<p>However, 19-year-old Kendall Jones later shared a Fox News Channel montage of the deleted photos of rhinos, elephants, lions and leopards killed or …

Super Typhoon Neoguri to brush past Japanese island of Okinawa

A large super typhoon is gathering force as it barrels along a path that is expected to take it close to the Japanese island of Okinawa.<p>By the time it nears Okinawa early Tuesday, Super Typhoon Neoguri is likely to be generating winds as strong as a Category 5 hurricane, meteorologists say.<p>"This is …

2 officers killed in separate shootings in Indiana

Two police officers in Indiana were killed in separate shootings in what was a violent holiday weekend in the state.<p>In Gary, Officer Jeffrey Westerfield, a 19-year veteran of the police department, was killed early Sunday morning while responding to a call.<p>It was his 47th birthday, CNN affiliate …

Facebook's Experiment Reveals A Much Deeper Problem With The Internet Today

When a technology company behaves badly, you hear one defense brought up repeatedly: they could have done so much worse. When Google decided that they would use your face in their advertisements, you shouldn’t have been outraged, you should have been relieved they didn’t tell everyone your darkest …

TSA: Some on US-bound flights must turn on phones

WASHINGTON (AP) — Passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights will be required to power on their electronic devices in order …

Vietnamese Rice Noodle Salad Bowl

261<p>23<p>Shares 284<p>One thing I love about traveling is that I get to read. As much as we all love to be connected, it’s nice to be somewhere – like 5000 …

Remote-controlled chip could be the future of contraceptives

A tiny chip implanted under a woman's skin can deliver hormonal birth control for up to 16 years and is entering pre-clinical trials next year.<p>If you could have safe, effective, long-term birth control that you didn't have to think about, would you jump at the chance? That's what's being proposed …

Shark attack victim: 'I could feel the vibration of this entire shark gnawing'

Soon after the great white shark chomped into his torso, Steven Robles thought everything was over.<p>"I really thought that that might be it. I thought I might be dying," he said.<p>Instead, the long-distance swimmer is recovering from the wounds -- but might never return to the water. The trauma of the …

US-bound passengers may have to switch on mobile phones for security

Passengers using airports that offer direct flights to the US may be forced to switch on their mobile phones and other electronic devices to prove to security officials that they do not contain explosives, it was announced on Sunday.<p>“During the security examination, officers may also ask that …

Over 60 girls abducted by Boko Haram in Nigeria ‘escape captors’

Local reports say 63 abducted girls were able to flee when their captors went out to fight as campaigners attempt to march on presidential palace to call for renewed action<p>More than 60 women and girls abducted in April by suspected Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria have escaped their …

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A Google Employee Says Google Employees Are Too Confident, And Too Isolated From The Real World

At his blog, Apenwarr, Google Fiber engineer Avery Pennarun is largely complimentary of Google and its employees: "I continue to be amazed at the overall smartness of people at this place. Overall, very nearly everybody, across the board, surprises or impresses me with how smart they are."<p>However, …

Could you pass the U.S. citizenship test? (Long version)

This Fourth of July, thousands of Americans will raise their hands and pledge allegiance to the United States during naturalization ceremonies.<p>To …

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Five edible insects you really should try

Edible insects are great alternatives to conventional sources of meat as they’re cheap, plentiful and excellent sources of protein and fat, as well …

Did you know that there's an app that helps you avoid you…

Advertisement<p>Have you ever had that extremely awkward and unpleasant moment of running into your ex on a night out? With this new smartphone …

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‘Man v. Food’ host’s new show pulled after Instagram rant

If you’ve ever watched the Travel Channel show <i>Man v. Food</i>, you might have been worried about host Adam Richman. The show is basically an episodic …

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Sonny’s owner brings up-scale Italian to Lebanon

Lebanon residents will no longer have drive to Nashville for up-scale Italian food and the experience. That is if Nick Audino has his way.<p>Audino …

There's No Such Thing As A Nintendo

Blake J. Harris, author of the excellent Console Wars, tweeted a pic of this 1990 poster over the weekend. Remember, adults (especially retailers, …

The Leaf Chronicle

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Happy Fucking Birthday, America

A Celebration of All the Sweet Shit That Makes America Fucking Rule<p><i>Photo via Flickr user Mike Mozart</i><p>America is the greatest fucking country on Earth. It may as well be the <i>only</i> fucking country on Earth. It’s the only fucking country that matters, anyhow. After all, giving us free reign over the …

This Week in Racism - The Fourth of July Is America's Day Off from Racism

In honor of our nation's birthday, I'm focusing instead on racism in other countries—the racist Australian caught on tape using slurs against a Chinese woman, a KKK flag in Belfast, and of course, Rob Ford. USA! USA! USA!<p><i>Welcome to a special Fourth of July edition of This Week in Racism. I’ll be</i> …

In pictures: Isis destroys Iraq shrines

<b>Thousands of people from the Yazidi religious community have sought refuge on the arid heights of Mount Sinjar, close to the Syrian border.</b><p>Some of the displaced Yazidis managed to escape across the Syrian border by foot, fleeing violence from the Islamic State militants who have taken over their …

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