Archive for August 5th, 2018

News From St. Jude

News From St. Jude

on August 5, 2018, 7:29 AM / in People

One tough gamer By the age of 7, Zac had already completed treatment for blood cancer. Four years later, when he was diagnosed with bone cancer, his family turned to St. Jude. And it was Zac’s love of video games that inspired his strategy to power through the pain. Inside St. Jude Helping teen patients navigate loss Do you know teens or young […]

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Rex Goes Home: Military Working Dog to Receive Cancer Treatment

Rex Goes Home: Military Working Dog to Receive Cancer Treatment

on August 5, 2018, 7:26 AM / in National News

CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti — In the sun-blasted, 100-degree heat here, a military working dog is being held on a short leash. Rex, a German shepherd, is a muscular 85 pounds and covered in thick, brown fur. His partner and handler, Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Jordan Fuentes, a master-at-arms, barks out commands, but Rex’s wagging tail signals that his mind is […]

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In Middle Tennessee, Brown, Doss lose in regional races

In Middle Tennessee, Brown, Doss lose in regional races

on August 5, 2018, 7:22 AM / in State News

By MIKE CHRISTEN  |   Columbia Daily Herald  Lawrence County Sheriff Jimmy Brown and state Rep. Barry Doss, R-Leoma, were beaten Thursday in their bids for re-election. Brown, who’s under indictment for an alleged abuse of power, lost to longtime serviceman John Myers, who won with 53 percent of the vote. Brown, running as a Democrat received 31 percent of the […]

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Nicolás Maduro assassination attempt: Venezula president says drone attack was ‘far-right’ plot to kill him

Nicolás Maduro assassination attempt: Venezula president says drone attack was ‘far-right’ plot to kill him

on August 5, 2018, 7:12 AM / in International News

Harriet Agerholm  |  The Independent Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro has said an apparent assassination attempt on him while he delivered a speech on live television was the result of a plot by the “far right”. Several drones armed with explosives were flown towards the stage from which the leader was delivering his address, but they blew up before they reached the the 55-year-old. […]

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Delaware primary shows looming battle among Democrats over ‘Medicare for All’

Delaware primary shows looming battle among Democrats over ‘Medicare for All’

on August 5, 2018, 7:08 AM / in State News

The Washington Examiner Nearly 20-year incumbent Delaware senator Tom Carper is fervently working to fend off a progressive primary challenger making Carper’s reluctance to sign on to single-payer a pivotal issue. Carper’s challenger in the Democratic primary is Kerri Harris, a community organizer and Air Force veteran who is running her first statewide campaign. Harris has attacked Carper from his […]

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Celebrities accuse Trump of racism after he tweets about LeBron James — then CNN takes pot shot

Celebrities accuse Trump of racism after he tweets about LeBron James — then CNN takes pot shot

on August 5, 2018, 7:03 AM / in National News

President Donald Trump is being accused of racism after he tweeted about NBA legend LeBron James and CNN anchor Don Lemon on Friday night. What did Trump say? Lebron James was just interviewed by the dumbest man on television, Don Lemon. He made Lebron look smart, which isn’t easy to do. I like Mike! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August […]

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Los Angeles play recasts Anne Frank story, compares Nazis to ICE agents searching for immigrants

Los Angeles play recasts Anne Frank story, compares Nazis to ICE agents searching for immigrants

on August 5, 2018, 6:56 AM / in National News

Teri Webster  |   The Blaze A new version of the theatrical play “The Diary of Anne Frank” takes the original premise of the Jewish Frank family hiding from Nazis and re-casts it as a story about Latino immigrants hiding from ICE officials, according to reports. What is it about? A promotional piece for the production states it was inspired by “the true […]

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Plane crashes in Swiss Alps; casualties uncertain

Plane crashes in Swiss Alps; casualties uncertain

on August 5, 2018, 6:46 AM / in International News

By GEIR MOULSON | Associated Press BERLIN –  An old-time propeller plane operated by a company that offers panoramic flights has crashed in the Swiss Alps. There was no immediate word on casualties. Police in southeastern Graubuenden canton (state) said a several-seater plane crashed Saturday on the Piz Segnas mountain above the Swiss Alpine resort of Flims, striking the mountain’s western […]

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Innkeeper says she’ll plead not guilty in racially charged assault case

on August 5, 2018, 6:40 AM / in State News

Fox News A manager of a New Hampshire inn — accused of shoving a couple during a refund dispute — insisted Saturday that she not a racist and plans to plead not guilty to racially motivated assault charges, reports said. When the couple, identified as Mohamed Ghallami and Chahrazade Mounaji, of Massachusetts, arrived in April at the Covered Bridge Riverview Lodge […]

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Search continues for missing Seattle hiker

Search continues for missing Seattle hiker

on August 5, 2018, 6:34 AM / in State News

By Amy Lieu | Fox News A solo hiker from Seattle has been missing since Wednesday, and a massive search continued Saturday. Experienced day hiker, Samantha “Sam” Sayers, 28, had left alone for a hike on the Vesper Peak trail at North Cascades in Washington state, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said. But she hasn’t been heard from since. A third […]

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Socialism and Equality

on August 5, 2018, 6:21 AM / in Opinion

By David Solway   |   American Thinker Observing the media hijinks and economic moronity of Democrat hopeful Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who is prepared to increase taxation to unsustainable levels to pay for the socialist dream – “universal health care, tuition free higher education, and the 100 percent use of renewable energy, among other programs” – I could not help but reflect that infinity can be […]

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August 5th in History

August 5th in History

on August 5, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

August 5 is the 217th day of the year (218th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 148 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Abel of Reims Addai Afra Albrecht Dürer, Matthias Grünewald, and Lucas Cranach the Elder (Episcopal Church (USA)) Cassian of Autun Dedication of the Basilica of St Mary Major […]

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