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‘You want to have a screwed up state?’ If not, then vote to raise taxes, Brown says

‘You want to have a screwed up state?’ If not, then vote to raise taxes, Brown says

California Transportation Commission member Joseph Tavaglione, left, greets Gov. Jerry Brown before a news conference in Riverside on April 4 on the proposed gas tax for road repairs. (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)

In the final days before a …

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House intelligence committee chair Nunes steps aside from Russia probe

House intelligence committee chair Nunes steps aside from Russia probe

Devin Nunes speaks to the press in Washington on March 24, 2017. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

The chairman of the House intelligence committee announced Thursday he is temporarily stepping aside from the panel’s probe into Russian meddling in last year’s presidential …

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SeaWorld Orlando Changes Up Popular Kraken Roller Coaster With Virtual Reality Upgrade

SeaWorld Orlando Changes Up Popular Kraken Roller Coaster With Virtual Reality Upgrade

SeaWorld Orlando has been working on a huge upgrade to their very popular Kraken roller coaster, and it just reopened today with a whole new look and style. The oldest coaster in the park’s history is now called “Kraken Unleashed” …

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Get your classic-rock fix with ‘Luminary Angels’ by Bohannons

Get your classic-rock fix with ‘Luminary Angels’ by Bohannons

Hunter Museum

Classic rock has been a radio staple for a long time, and for good reason. It grabs the attention – especially of those who grew up with the music. By definition, there isn’t any new classic rock at …

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Steve Harvey Won’t Apologize For Making Flint Water Crisis Jokes — Despite Pissing Off The City Mayor!

Steve Harvey Won’t Apologize For Making Flint Water Crisis Jokes — Despite Pissing Off The City Mayor!

Poor taste.

Steve Harvey is getting heat for making jokes about the Flint water crisis on his morning radio talk show. But unlike his Miss Universe snafu, the comedian says he has nothing to apologize for this time.

Despite offending …

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Is Trump mentally fit to be president? Let’s consult the U.S. Army’s field manual on leadership

Is Trump mentally fit to be president? Let’s consult the U.S. Army’s field manual on leadership

President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington on June 15. (Susan Walsh / Associated Press)

Since President Trump’s inauguration, an unusual amount of attention has been paid to the 25th Amendment to the …

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AIIB’s second annual meeting begins in South Korea

AIIB’s second annual meeting begins in South Korea

The opening ceremony of the AIIB’s board of governors meeting was initiated at the International Convention Centre in Jeju island, reports Xinhua news agency. (Reuters)

The second annual meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) started on Friday in …

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TJ Miller on his latest project: ‘This is a truly apolitical talk show’

TJ Miller on his latest project: ‘This is a truly apolitical talk show’

“In the interviews I do, I own and operate a slide whistle,” explains TJ Miller, graciously asking for permission before letting loose with the looping – and loud – whistle several times during the course of the interview with the …

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Photochroms of Ireland

Photochroms of Ireland

c. 1890

The Emerald Isle, from one end of the rainbow to the other

These postcards of the sweeping hills, cliffs, and towns of Ireland were created using the Photochrom process, a complex method of imbuing black-and-white photographs with relatively …

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Turkish referendum: all you need to know

Turkish referendum: all you need to know

What’s the story and why does it matter?

Turks will go to the polls on 16 April to vote on constitutional amendments that would transform the country from a parliamentary democracy into a presidential system.

The package, which includes 18 …

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