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on June 15, 2018, 8:41 AM / in History, People

Good morning. It’s Friday, June 15, 2018. Last night, the baseball gods were on duty at the annual Congressional Baseball Game played at Nationals Park. Although President Trump declined an invitation (he had an excuse: It was his 72nd birthday), Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana was there, along with four other victims of last year’s shooting by a political zealot […]

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Happy Birthday Donald Trump; The many sides of the US presidential hopeful on his big day

Happy Birthday Donald Trump; The many sides of the US presidential hopeful on his big day

on June 14, 2018, 6:00 AM / in National News, People

The President of the United States Donald Trump turns 72 on today, 14 June. In the last couple of years alone the real estate tycoon-turned-politician has made major strides in his Presidency. To mark this milestone, IBTimes UK takes a look at the many sides of Trump. The businessman Trump is worth an estimated $4.5bn (£3.2bn). While he did inherit […]

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Navajo Code Talker Samuel Tom Holiday dies in Utah at age 94

Navajo Code Talker Samuel Tom Holiday dies in Utah at age 94

on June 13, 2018, 7:01 AM / in People

The Spectrum Samuel Tom Holiday, one of the last surviving Navajo Code Talkers who used his native language to create an uncrackable code to help win World War II, died in Southern Utah at age 94 on Monday. Holiday was known in the area for his attendance at veterans events and his visits sharing his experiences with schoolchildren. He spent his later days living […]

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Thought for Today

Thought for Today

on June 13, 2018, 6:24 AM / in History, People

“To model our political system upon speculations of lasting tranquility, is to calculate on the weaker springs of the human character.” Alexander Hamilton (1788) Hamilton was an American statesman and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was an influential interpreter and promoter of the U.S. Constitution, as well as the founder of the nation’s financial system, the […]

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Farewell

Farewell

on June 9, 2018, 7:40 AM / in People

By Charles Krauthammer I have been uncharacteristically silent these past 10 months. I had thought that silence would soon be coming to an end, but I’m afraid I must tell you now that fate has decided on a different course for me. In August of last year, I underwent surgery to remove a cancerous tumor in my abdomen. That operation was […]

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My Interview With A USS Liberty Survivor

My Interview With A USS Liberty Survivor

on June 9, 2018, 7:00 AM / in History, Opinion, People

Today is the 50th anniversary of the unprovoked attack of the USS Liberty by the State of Israel, which killed 34 American sailors and Marines and wounded 174. To this day, the State of Israel has never been held accountable for this despicable and dastardly attack against the people of the United States. In fact, the U.S. government and news […]

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Author, chef, TV host Anthony Bourdain dies at 61

Author, chef, TV host Anthony Bourdain dies at 61

on June 8, 2018, 7:20 AM / in People

Celebrated author and chef Anthony Bourdain, host of CNN’s award-winning series Parts Unknown, has died in an apparent suicide, CNN reported Friday. He was 61. “His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food and drink, and the remarkable stories of the world made him a unique storyteller,” the network said in a statement. Bourdain, whom the Smithsonian once called […]

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Leaving the Nest

Leaving the Nest

on June 6, 2018, 8:18 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Twenty years ago today, Bill and Hillary Clinton began the process of letting their only child go. Because Chelsea Clinton’s father was president and her mother was first lady, it happened publicly. The venue was Sidwell Friends School, which had long been a haven for the children of Washington’s elite, and President Clinton […]

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Vivian Dickerson

Vivian Dickerson

on June 2, 2018, 6:26 AM / in People

In lieu of flowers, the family requested memorial donations be sent to St. Jude.

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Eastwood at 88

Eastwood at 88

on May 31, 2018, 9:58 AM / in People

Good morning, it’s Thursday, May 31, 2018. Eighty-eight years ago today in San Francisco, a little boy came into the world who was so big and strong the maternity room nurses at St. Francis Hospital nicknamed him “Sampson.” His mother named him Clinton, after the boy’s father. Unless you live in Carmel, California, you know him as Hollywood leading man […]

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HOW TO PLANT, GROW, AND CARE FOR SHASTA DAISIES

HOW TO PLANT, GROW, AND CARE FOR SHASTA DAISIES

on May 31, 2018, 7:17 AM / in People

The cheerful shasta daisy is a classic perennial. It looks similar to the familiar roadside daisy but has larger and more robust blooms. Here’s how to grow shasta daisies in your garden! Shasta daisies tend to bloom in clumps from 2 to 3 feet tall and 1 to 2 feet wide. They bear all-white daisy petals, yellow disk florets, and contrasting glossy, dark […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer  “There can be no peace with the forces of evil. Peace comes only through the establishment of the supremacy of the forces of good.” -President Coolidge, Memorial Day, 1923

American Minute with Bill Federer “There can be no peace with the forces of evil. Peace comes only through the establishment of the supremacy of the forces of good.” -President Coolidge, Memorial Day, 1923

on May 30, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People, Religion

Southern women scattered spring flowers on graves of both northern Union and southern Confederate soldiers of the Civil War in which over a half-million died. Many places claimed to have held the original Memorial Day, such as: Warrenton, Virginia; Columbus, Georgia; Savannah, Georgia; Gettysburg, Pennsylvania; Boalsburg, Pennsylvania; Waterloo, New York. One such place was Charleston, South Carolina, where a mass […]

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Legendary Actor Bruce Campbell Shares Heartbreaking News of Clint Walker’s Death

Legendary Actor Bruce Campbell Shares Heartbreaking News of Clint Walker’s Death

on May 29, 2018, 7:46 AM / in People

By Liz Angarola Actor Clint Walker, who was most well known for his role in the TV Western “Cheyenne,” passed away Monday at the age of 90 due to congestive heart failure. Before landing the show’s lead role as Cheyenne Bodie, Walker was working in a Las Vegas casino as a security guard when an agent approached him and suggested he […]

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Indiana’s winningest football coach tragically dies after fall at age 82

on May 29, 2018, 7:37 AM / in People

By Ross Kelly  |   Western Journal Bill Mallory, who coached at four different football programs and is Indiana’s all-time winningest coach, died on Friday at the age of 82. Coach Bill Mallory’s impact was felt among players, coaches, fans & opponents. He will be missed. pic.twitter.com/rtIkcU78LI — Indiana Football (@IndianaFootball) May 25, 2018 Mallory suffered a fall on Tuesday that required […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer   “The choice before us is plain: Christ or chaos”-U.S. Senate Chaplain Peter Marshall

American Minute with Bill Federer “The choice before us is plain: Christ or chaos”-U.S. Senate Chaplain Peter Marshall

on May 27, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People, Religion

Twentieth-Century Fox made a motion picture in 1955 titled A Man Called Peter, about the life of U.S. Senate Chaplain Peter Marshall, born MAY 27, 1902. At the age of 25, Peter Marshall emigrated from Scotland, arriving at New York’s Ellis Island in 1927. Members of his Sunday School class paid his way to seminary in Atlanta, where he graduated […]

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Ladies, Top Teens walk for St. Jude’s

Ladies, Top Teens walk for St. Jude’s

on May 26, 2018, 12:58 PM / in People
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Quote For Today

Quote For Today

on May 26, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“I know men and I tell you that Jesus Christ is no mere man. Between Him and every other person in the world there is no possible comparison. Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and I have founded empires. But on what did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded His empire upon love; and at this hour […]

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Quote for Today

on May 24, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“Because man has free will, no human choice—and no phenomenon which is a product of human choice—is metaphysically necessary.  In regard to any man-made fact, it is valid to claim that man has chosen thus, but it was not inherent in the nature of existence for him to have done so: he could have chosen otherwise. Choice, however, is not […]

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Jane Addams

Jane Addams

on May 21, 2018, 7:57 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Monday, May 21, 2018. On this date in 1935, the world lost a humanitarian, author, educator, philosopher, social worker, champion of children’s and women’s rights, and peace advocate extraordinaire. That list only begins to describe Jane Addams, whose dedication to bettering society prompted high praise from all corners. In its obituary that appeared 83 years ago tomorrow, […]

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2 climbers die trying to reach summit of Mount Everest

2 climbers die trying to reach summit of Mount Everest

on May 21, 2018, 7:21 AM / in International News, People

Two foreign climbers have died trying to reach the top of Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak, a Nepal mountaineering official said Monday. Other climbers reported that a Macedonian climber identified as 63-year-old Gjeorgi Petkov died Sunday, and a Japanese climber, 35-year-old Nobukazu Kuriki, died Monday. Kuriki was an experienced mountaineer who had made several unsuccessful attempts to scale Everest, […]

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