No subject Deaths and Injuries, Cyber web ‘Planking’ Fad Continues

Rugby star David Williams showed off his “planking” skills on live television during a match in in Australia. (YouTube)Planking, the Australian craze of lying face down stiff in often bizarre places for a photo op, claimed another victim when a man was critically injured after being thrown from the roof of a moving car when…

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Sultan Qaboos of Oman, who ruled since 1970, dies at 79

The Sultan of Oman, Qaboos bin Said, who seized power during a 1970s palace coup, passed away at the age of 79 on Saturday, according to the country’s state-run news agency. His cause of death was not announced.Sultan Qaboos, who never had any children and didn’t name an heir, was the Middle East’s longest-ruling monarch and…

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Queen Elizabeth orders personal meeting with Prince Harry, Prince William, Prince Charles: studies

Queen Elizabeth II has reportedly called a private meeting with Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince Harry to discuss the recent royal drama that has unfolded in the press.Buckingham Palace made headlines this week when Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced they would be stepping down as “senior members” of the British royal family and splitting their time between the U.K and…

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Pompeo’s option no longer to bustle in Kansas Senate toddle boosts immigration hawk Kris Kobach

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s decision to rule out a run for the open Senate seat in Kansas gives a major boost to fellow Republican and former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach — a favorite among immigration hawks who is promising to bring a tough line on both legal and illegal immigration to Washington if…

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Obituary goes viral after journalist pens his earn silly, touching tribute

The Des Moines Register published an obituary this week of one of its former journalists, who actually wrote his own tribute before his passing. The missive quickly went viral.”Ken Fuson, born June 23, 1956, died Jan. 3, 2020 in at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, of liver cirrhosis, and is stunned to learn that the world is…

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Agree with guidelines in prefer of preserve shut effort against Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy

An Alaska judge ruled Friday in favor of a recall effort against Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy after the state Division of Elections rejected a bid late last year to advance the campaign.In his ruling, Superior Court Judge Eric Aarseth said he doesn’t have the authority to create more stringent definitions than those previously used by courts.…

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Byron York: Senate’s Trump impeachment trial agenda a ‘huge deal’ for 2020 Democrats

The timing of the Senate’s likely impeachment trial of President Trump will not bode well for some 2020 Democrats’ hopes of campaigning in Iowa and New Hampshire before those states’ respective caucus and primary, according to Fox News contributor Byron York.York said Friday on “The Story” that a handful of the Democratic presidential hopefuls are sitting U.S. Senators, who…

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Rolling Stone hits Pompeo for ‘military strike that left 2 younger americans slow’ when relating to ISIS leader’s killing

Rolling Stone magazine took a swipe at Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over what it described as a “military strike that left two children dead,” which in reality was referencing the killing of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.On Friday, Pompeo took a moment to reflect on 2019 “+ a few days into the new year” in…

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Texas on-line gamer saves UK teen who had seizure

A British teen who had a seizure while playing an online game with a Texas woman earlier this month was reportedly saved when his opponent alerted first responders from thousands of miles away.Aidan Jackson, 17, was talking with Dia Lathora, 20, from his home in Widnes, England, when he began feeling ill, the BBC reported.Lathora told the Liverpool…

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Philadelphia residents strive to search out house for ‘CVS Cat’ abandoned by homeowners

A feral feline dubbed “CVS Cat” has become a beloved member of a South Philadelphia neighborhood, after several months of serving as the store’s unofficial greeter.Customers who frequent the store have grown to care for the stray cat and are now hoping to find him a home. CVS Cat started coming to the store years ago…

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