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Stubborn Woman Leaves Grumpy Veteran Crying in WalmartThen Posts This Message to Facebook

ShareTweet It’s not uncommon to walk past all kinds of interesting characters when entering a Walmart. Most people avoid eye contact, hurrying in and out of the doors as fast as they can—but 21-year-old Morgan Wheeler decided to take the road less traveled. And now the friendship she created with this disabled veteran has gone viral for the sweetest reason ever. Read Morgan’s heartwarming post below, and share her story with a veteran you know today to thank them for their service:  “I walked out of Walmart today and got in my car….

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Border agent killed, another injured during attack near Texas southern border

Border Patrol Officer killed at Southern Border, another badly hurt. We will seek out and bring to justice those responsible. We will, and must, build the Wall! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 20, 2017 Elaine Duke, the acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, released a statement Sunday calling Martinez’s death a “tragic event.” “Earlier this morning, I was notified that Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez died as a result of serious injuries suffered while on patrol in the Big Bend Sector of our southern border in Texas….

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Thanksgiving Hack: Cook Your Turkey Sous Vide

Maybe you like your Thanksgiving turkey dry and bland. I get it. There’s something deeply traditional about leaving the bird in the oven for hours and hours. Maybe you like the symbolism of the turkey taking up oven space, or maybe overcooked poultry gives you an excuse to overload it with gravy. Maybe you’ve given up on bird altogether (one year, my mom served lobster for Thanksgiving. “No one likes the turkey anyway!”). If you have beloved turkey-cooking traditions, that's totally cool. But consider this: You can have a platter…

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Linkin Park Performs Moving Tribute To Chester Bennington In Group’s First Show Since His Suicide

This is SO moving. On Friday night at the Hollywood Bowl in El Lay, Linkin Park performed for the first time since Chester Bennington‘s suicide in July, and they made sure he was front and center in their minds and hearts during the powerful, emotional evening. Mike Shinoda performed Looking for an Answer, which you can watch (above), during the concert and left barely a dry eye in the house as the group honored Bennington’s memory. Other artists were in the building, too — including Blink-182, Machine Gun Kelly, System…

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Mulvaney Says Would Be OK to Drop Mandate Repeal in Tax Plan

The White House wouldn’t oppose removing from the Senate tax plan a controversial provision to repeal the individual health-care mandate of the Affordable Care Act, budget director Mick Mulvaney said, a move that could help secure the vote of key Republicans. The provision could be dropped if it becomes “an impediment,” Mulvaney, head of the Office of Management and Budget, said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “If we can repeal part of Obamacare as part of a tax bill and have a tax bill that is still a good…

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Dying Chimpanzee Shares Tender Moment With Man Who Used to Care for Her

Mama, 59 years old and the oldest chimpanzee and the matriarch of the famous chimpanzee colony of the Royal Burgers Zoo in Arnhem, the Netherlands, was gravely ill. Jan van Hooff (emeritus professor behavioural biology at Utrecht University and co-founder of the Burgers colony) who has known Mama since 1972, visited her in the week before she died of old age in April of 2016. Although it took a little while before she became aware of Jan’s presence, her reaction was extremely emotional and heart-breaking. Mama played an important social…

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Charles Manson, US cult leader and convicted murderer, dies

Manson and his family became notorious for the murder of Sharon Tate and six others during the summer of 1969 Charles Manson, the murderer and cult leader, has died in a hospital in California. He was 83. A statement from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said: Inmate Charles Manson, 83, died of natural causes at 8:13 p.m. on Sunday, November 19, 2017, at a Kern County hospital. Manson was convicted, along with four of his followers, of orchestrating the murders in 1969 of the told NBC: One could…

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SJW Calls Little Girl Racist For Dressing Like Geisha, Gets Destroyed By Japanese Person

This person didn’t know what they were in for when they decided to be outraged at a little girl’s tea party and white knight on behalf of the entirely Japan. The ensuing destruction of their argument by a Japanese person must have left them smoldering.  1 Via Capinron 2 The argument begins Via Capinron 3 Culture should be shared! Via Capinron 4 SJW sets them self up for a smack-down Via Capinron 5 In steps someone who is ACTUALLY Japanese Via Capinron 6 Via Capinron 7 Rekt Via Capinron Read…

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How one ‘Simpsons’ punchline emotionally scarred a whole generation

It’s 2017, and some things just won’t stand anymore. Hollywood’s twisted norms are being ripped apart, from habitually silenced sexual misconduct to blatant whitewashing and irresponsible racial representation. The last of that delightful trifecta is the subject of The Problem With Apu, a new truTV documentary about how The Simpsons‘ breakout caricature became the bane of an entire racial diaspora’s existence. SEE ALSO: 2015 was the tipping point for South Asians on TV The Problem With Apu started out as comedian Hari Kondabolu’s personal vendetta against the fictional title character….

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