• Bitch Jason Chaffetz says he might not finish out his congressional term

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    Chaffetz has faced mounting criticism in recent months for declining to investigate President Donald Trump and likely would have faced a bruising primary and general election battle in 2018. Allen took issue with Chaffetz's comments about the need for low-income Americans to make purchasing healthcare more of a priority than buying the latest iPhone.
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    O"Reilly out at Fox News; internal memo released"

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    The New York Times reports that an African-American woman - who remains anonymous - came forward this week with allegations of her own , saying O'Reilly would at various times grunt like a "wild boar" at her desk, leer at her and refer to her as "hot chocolate".
  • P.R. expert weighs in on United Airlines incident

    P.R. expert weighs in on United Airlines incident

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    Since the incident occurred, United Airlines said they would refund the ticket costs of all passengers on Sunday's flight. Citing the risk of "serious prejudice" to their client, Dr David Dao, the lawyers want United and the City of Chicago , which runs O'Hare International Airport, to preserve surveillance videos , cockpit voice recordings, passenger and crew lists, and other materials related to United Flight 3411.
  • April The Giraffe Baby Name

    April The Giraffe Baby Name

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    Before an online audience of more than a million viewers, April the giraffe gave birth to a male calf Saturday at a NY zoo, ending weeks of proverbial pacing by animal lovers in a virtual worldwide waiting room. April gave birth to her fourth calf yesterday. April has her own website and even an apparel line. The park says both mama and baby are healthy and doing fine.
  • World's Oldest Person Dies at 117 in Italy

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    Morano fell short of the official title of world's oldest verified person on record, which is still held by Frenchwoman Jeanne Louise Calment who died in 1997, aged 122 years. She joined our celebrated hall of fame with her wonderful achievement when she was announced in 2016 as the Oldest living female, and was officially confirmed as the last person to be born in the 1800s.
  • Yellowstone tourists add $680 million to local economy

    Yellowstone tourists add $680 million to local economy

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    That spending supported 8,156 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $680.3 million. "The national parks of Idaho attract visitors from across the country and around the world", said Laura Joss, regional director for National Park Service's Pacific West Region.
  • Lotus reveals hard core Exige Cup 380 sports vehicle

    Lotus reveals hard core Exige Cup 380 sports vehicle

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    With the optional titanium exhaust fitted as well, Lotus claims a dry weight of 1,057kg for the Cup 380. Just in case the auto wasn't serious enough! If Lotus could put the driver on a diet, it likely would. That weight reduction, including the diet above, also helps the vehicle corner faster and get up to speed quicker. This gives the Cup 380 a power-to-weight ratio of 355bhp per tonne, and powers the vehicle to a top speed of 175mph.
  • Facing elimination, Canadiens ready to show what they're made of against Rangers

    Facing elimination, Canadiens ready to show what they're made of against Rangers

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    They won't be served up on a platter any better than a Max Pacioretty breakaway and a two-minute power play - all in the final seven minutes of a tied pivotal playoff game at home. "It was nice that it was a clean goal and we were able to celebrate it and enjoy it". Considering how well NY played in the third period and overtime, what happens if they play like that throughout an entire game? Of course we should celebrate the individual victory.
  • Britain's Queen Elizabeth celebrates 91st birthday

    Britain's Queen Elizabeth celebrates 91st birthday

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    Artillery gun salutes in Hyde Park and at the Tower of London will be the only formal ceremony to mark her birthday. Yet, in June, the queen will also celebrate her birthday all over again. At 25, on February 6, 1952, Queen Elizabeth became the monarch when her father, King George VI, died at Sandringham. Queen Elizabeth II doesn't have one, nor does she have a license.
  • Love of Easter Egg Drop

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    Before the hunt , Ms. Bellamy, as she is known around town, of the Waynesboro Parks & Recreation Department, talked with the children lined up at the edge of the hunting grounds. Even though the Easter egg hunts were the main attraction of the event, it wasn't the only thing that kids could do to celebrate. It's one of the rare times a year - expect from Christmas - when we're allowed to eat as much chocolate as we want and no one can judge.