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North Korea Missile Explodes Within Seconds Of Launch, U.S. Says

North Korea Missile Explodes Within Seconds Of Launch, U.S. Says

North Korea fired a missile from its east coast Wednesday, in a test that appears to have failed in an explosion within seconds of launch, according to the South Korean Defense Ministry and U.S. Pacific Command. Both groups confirm the …

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The Queen’s Speech Presents An Opportunity To Help Refugees – We Urge The Government To Grab It With Both Hands

The Queen’s Speech Presents An Opportunity To Help Refugees – We Urge The Government To Grab It With Both Hands

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Tuesday’s reports that more than 120 people are feared drowned after a boat sank off the Libyan coast is a stark reminder of the global refugee crisis. A stark reminder that every day people in their …

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Rihanna advises lovesick fan via Instagram DM

Rihanna advises lovesick fan via Instagram DM

Rihanna may be moonlighting as a relationship advisor, at least for one fan who asked her for breakup advice in an Instagram direct message. To his surprise and delight, RiRi took time out from her fast-paced celebrity life to respond …

by June 23, 2017 0 comments News
As Brexit Talks Begin, the U.K. Has Few Cards to Play

As Brexit Talks Begin, the U.K. Has Few Cards to Play

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If some enterprising British historian ever writes a book on the most devastating own goals in the history of U.K. politics, the tale of Brexit and the Conservative Party will be a fitting topic …

by June 23, 2017 0 comments Finance
Progressive City Council group pushes for two more cops to face NYPD trials in fatal shooting of Ramarley Graham

Progressive City Council group pushes for two more cops to face NYPD trials in fatal shooting of Ramarley Graham

Ramarley Graham, was shot and killed by police in the Bronx in 2012.

The City Council’s progressive caucus is pushing Mayor de Blasio and Police Commissioner James O’Neill to immediately have two more cops face departmental trials in the death …

by June 23, 2017 0 comments News
Corey Feldman is back, and it’s — weird

Corey Feldman is back, and it’s — weird

Corey Feldman and his traveling crew of scantily clad Angels are playing the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles.

When Corey Feldman was a 3-year-old going on acting auditions, he would sing for casting agents because he couldn’t yet read lines. …

by June 22, 2017 0 comments News
Republicans revise American Health Care Act, hours before Obamacare repeal bill set to hit House floor

Republicans revise American Health Care Act, hours before Obamacare repeal bill set to hit House floor

The American Health Care Act, which may leave more Americans uninsured than just a flat-out repeal of Obamacare, is undergoing last-minute major revisions as President Donald Trump is going into the trenches to try to force the bill through Congress.…

by June 22, 2017 0 comments News
What should I do about my controlling and disrespectful sisters?

What should I do about my controlling and disrespectful sisters?

What should I do about my controlling and disrespectful sisters? (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

The Question

I know that getting along with family is one of your things, so here goes: Five years ago, my husband and I sold our house in …

by June 22, 2017 0 comments News
VIDEO: Cartel Kidnaps Elderly Businessman in Mexican Border State

VIDEO: Cartel Kidnaps Elderly Businessman in Mexican Border State

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Tamaulipas — The out-of-control violence in this city continues to spread, targeting bystanders as well. While cartel gunmen usually engage each other or Mexican authorities, average citizens continue to be the targets of kidnapping and extortion.

A surveillance …

by June 22, 2017 0 comments News
Coastal panel spawned by 1930s oil scandal is now a player in California governor’s race

Coastal panel spawned by 1930s oil scandal is now a player in California governor’s race

The State Lands Commission controls ocean waters up to three miles from the California shore, including oil fields in the Santa Barbara Channel. Most of the area’s remaining platforms are in federal waters farther offshore. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los …

by June 22, 2017 0 comments News