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  • NASA wants to sell International Space Station to private enterprise

    NASA wants to sell International Space Station to private enterprise

    The commander of the Expedition 48 by the International Space Station broke the record set by Kelly , who with his last mission, concluded this year, became the first USA citizen that spent one year in space. Williams replied, "That question's not for me, that's for my wife". He joked during an Army Times interview in March 2015 about reaching the one-year mark in space, a milestone he cracked just days after launch .

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  • National Park Service Centennial Celebration planned at City of Rocks

    National Park Service Centennial Celebration planned at City of Rocks

    Flight 93 National Memorial and Friendship Hill NHS are fee-free year round. The results are not surprising, says Rue Mapp, the founder of Outdoor Afro. Over the years, we have visited more than 200 of our national parks, historic sites and monuments , so to celebrate, we are gathering our travel journals, photo albums and souvenirs and taking a trip down memory lane.

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  • In dry, windy West, crews target flames in several states

    In dry, windy West, crews target flames in several states

    Though the threat has lessened, Haskett said, firefighters remain at the site and "will continue to keep the fire at bay from the Hearst Castle". The castle doors and windows are... He encouraged people to remove brush and other accelerants from areas around their homes to aid fire suppression efforts. Historic Hearst Castle was bathed in smoke Monday as firefighters made a stand against a blaze that raced across dry timber and grasslands in San Luis Obispo County and came within a couple ...

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  • Voting rights restored again for 13K felons in Virginia

    Voting rights restored again for 13K felons in Virginia

    The Governor also announced the detailed process he will use to evaluate the cases of individuals who may qualify to have their rights restored based on the objective criteria he has established. He previously said he planned to do the same for 200,000 felons. Virginia, Iowa, Kentucky, and Florida are the only states that still remove voting rights for felons for life unless a state official restores them, making McAuliffe's actions all the more historic.

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  • Local Red Cross volunteers help Louisiana flood victims

    Local Red Cross volunteers help Louisiana flood victims

    He's been working at a mega shelter in Downtown Baton Rouge. Disasters can strike at any time, and the most common disaster threat people face across the country is a fire in their home. As an added benefit, financial donations allow non-profits and disaster victims to purchase items locally, stimulating the economy of the disaster-affected area.

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  • Trump pitches black voters: 'What the hell do you have to lose?'

    Calling the former secretary of state a disgrace, the business mogul asked every single African-American citizen for their vote. Maybe he's hoping the news will spread to the African-American community, since he doesn't seem inclined to actually address black organizations like the NAACP or the National Urban League even when he's invited.

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  • Univision swoops for Gawker digital media assets for $135MN

    The blog's parent, Gawker Media , was sold following a $140 million judgment against it in an invasion-of-privacy lawsuit filed by former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan over a sex tape. Founded 14 years ago, Gawker is known for its no-holds-bar approach to reporting, including breaking gossip stories on high-powered celebrities and business leaders.

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  • Monroe County health officials confirm Zika virus case

    Though most of the United States' reported cases of Zika are in Puerto Rico, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has also issued a travel warning asking people - especially pregnant woman - not to travel to northern Miami . The most vulnerable members of the population to the virus remain pregnant women and their unborn children and it has been confirmed that the virus can be transmitted through sexual contact.

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  • FBI To Send Clinton Interview Notes to Congress

    Bob Goodlatte, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, described in a letter to the agency "four pieces of sworn testimony" that they described as "incompatible with the FBI's findings" about the former secretary of state's private email use.

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  • Area volunteers join Red Cross relief efforts in Louisiana

    Area volunteers join Red Cross relief efforts in Louisiana

    Local Red Cross volunteers head to south Louisiana Monday to help people affected by the recent floods. Red Cross volunteers from Valley City, Grand Forks and Minot are heading into the teeth of the flooding. Red Cross disaster volunteers are providing shelter, food and comfort. The free Emergency App is available in app stores by searching for the American RedCross or going to redcross .org/apps.

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  • Kevin Hart marries Eniko Parrish

    Kevin Hart marries Eniko Parrish

    Kevin Hart sealed the deal Saturday at a super fancy wedding ceremony in Oprahland. On her own account, 31-year-old Parrish shared a few more pictures from the ceremony, including one of the wonderful lace Vera Wang gown she changed into for the reception.

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  • Florida Zika cases rise to 25 as back-to-school day nears

    Amesh Adalja, an expert on infectious disease and senior associate at the UPMC Center for Health Security. The virus can cause microcephaly , a birth defect marked by abnormally small head size and developmental problems in babies. Many areas in the USA have the type of mosquitoes that can become infected with and spread Zika. What's concerning is that only one in five people infected will develop mild symptoms such as fever, rash and red irritated eyes, so testing is key.

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  • Muslim Woman Sues Chicago Police for Excessive Force, False Arrest

    Muslim Woman Sues Chicago Police for Excessive Force, False Arrest

    Regardless of the explanation, Al-Matar was charged, including with obstructing justice after police accused her of resisting and refusing to comply with orders. A Chicago police spokeswoman declined to comment on the lawsuit. "I think that it brings to the forefront the attention that the Chicago Police Department needs some sensitivity training", Kulis said.

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  • Hewlett Packard CEO Meg Whitman endorses Clinton

    Among them include Arizona Senator John McCain , who condemned Trump for repeatedly pillorying Khizr and Ghazala Khan, the parents of Humayun Khan , an Army captain killed while serving in Iraq in 2004, after they spoke in support of Clinton at the Democratic National Convention last week.

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  • Trump Campaign Is Being Sued For Ignoring An Alleged Gun Incident

    Trump Campaign Is Being Sued For Ignoring An Alleged Gun Incident

    The lawsuit notes that the incident took place after Phillip began making more imposing demands on Bordini, including asking him to accompany him to every campaign event. Phillip still worked for the campaign. "If Phillip had flinched, Vincent might have never been able to properly walk again". "Phillip put the gun away as if nothing had happened".

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  • Chicago police chief: Camera was not on

    Chicago police chief: Camera was not on

    Paul O'Neal, an 18-year-old Black man from Chicago, was shot and killed by police after a stolen auto chase late July. The protesters said they want to force change within the Chicago Police Department after high-profile shooting cases involving Chicago police officers .

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  • Trump RNC Speech Beats Clinton DNC Speech in TV Ratings

    Trump RNC Speech Beats Clinton DNC Speech in TV Ratings

    Her speech, which capped the party's four-day convention in Philadelphia , also included some savage takedowns of her Republican opponent Donald Trump . "I get it that some people just don't know what to make of me", Clinton said. A separate Reuters/Ipsos survey that provided respondents with the option to choose from Clinton, Trump, Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson and Green Party candidate Jill Stein, has Clinton and Trump tied at 37 percentage points.

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  • Dutch cyclist Breggen wins women's road race of Rio Olympics

    I could actually win this.'" Abbott said. "It's a deserving Olympic champion for sure". Further medical checks were being made at hospital, the UCI statement added. This is the result of years of hard work, riding and training. Armitstead was provisionally suspended by UK Anti-Doping on July 11 for three whereabouts "failures".

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  • American Thrasher wins first gold of Games

    American Thrasher wins first gold of Games

    A West Virginia University sophomore brought home Team USA's first Gold Medal in the 2016 Summer Olympics. The 19-year-old secured her first major global victory , scoring 208.0 to leave China's 2006 world champion Du Li with silver .

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