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How many US school shootings have there been in 2018 so far?

Attack on a Florida high school is the eighth shooting to have resulted in death or injury during the first seven weeks of the year How many US school shootings have there been in 2018 so far? Attack on a Florida high school is the eighth shooting to have resulted in death or injury during the first seven weeks of the year Break the cycle: its time to end Americas gun violence epidemic Lois Beckett in New York Wed 14 Feb 2018 18.27EST Share on Twitter View more sharing options…

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6-Word Message About Jesus on Olympians Snowboard Outshines Her Gold Medal

ShareTweet About the time the rest of us were learning how to jump rope at recess, 7-year-old Kelly Clark was already mastering the cutthroat sport of snowboarding. The Newport, Rhode Island native started competing in 1999 and became an Olympic gold medalist for the women’s halfpipe in the 2002 Winter Olympics. Now, 16 years later, Clark heads into the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang as snowboarding’s most decorated Olympian. The 34-year-old’s long list of accomplishments include 5-time World Snowboard Tour season champion, 8-time Burton U.S. Open halfpipe champion, 7-time X Games halfpipe gold medalist,…

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This couple surprised each other by proposing at the same time

In pretty much the most adorable thing to happen since Paddington 2, a couple accidentally proposed to each other at the same time.  On Saturday, Tori Monaco asked her girlfriend of a year to marry her. Then her girlfriend (and now fiancée) Berkley Cade, pulled out a ring and got down on one knee too.  I PLANNED A PROPOSAL FOR MONTHS.. little did I know she planned one too! #doubleproposal #lgbt pic.twitter.com/hWrIaFn3Dl — Tori 🌈 (@Toorriiiiiiiiii) February 11, 2018 While Cade drew out a Pictionary turn, Monaco got on one…

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Kimmel Writer Calls Out GOP Lawmakers In Blistering Response To Florida Shooting

Bess Kalb, a writer for “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” is responding to each lawmaker tweeting condolences over the murders by listing how much they’ve taken from the National Rifle Association, which has consistently fought any move to tighten gun control laws. She also replied to Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel:   Before she started replying to tweets she also shared a few other choice words about lawmakers collecting cash from the gun lobby: 

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Amazing: A Team Of Scientists Just Found Perfectly Good Hardwood Floors Beneath The Earths Crust

All you science fans out there, get ready to have your minds blown with the most amazing discovery you’ll hear all week. A team of scientists just found perfectly good hardwood floors beneath the Earth’s crust! Wow, this incredible finding is sure to completely turn the geological world upside down! The landmark finding was made yesterday when a group of geologists based out of the University of Texas, drilling at a geological site outside Las Vegas, struck a layer of perfectly intact hardwood floors about three miles below the Earth’s…

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As Electric Cars Surge, the Gas Engine Keeps Getting Better

As one place after another makes moves to ban gasoline-powered vehicles in the next few decades—Norway, the Netherlands, the UK, India, China, California, Paris—it gets harder and harder to deny that the future is electric. And the internal combustion engine that has driven global movement for more than a century will soon take its last gasps of the air it has so polluted. Yet electric cars are nowhere near ready for such a takeover. As Tesla struggles to build the mass-market Model 3 at scale, the rest of the auto…

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I Read Steven Seagals Insane Novel So You Dont Have To

Once, it would have been inconceivable for Steven Seagal to write a novel about anything other than him punching men in the penis. But times change, and now Seagal has given us The Way Of The Shadow Wolves: The Deep State And The Hijacking Of America, a “book of fiction based on reality.” — A pack of four-legged coyotes ran past John’s vehicle. — When he parked at the casino a half hour later, Jimmy had no idea that he was being watched and filmed by a shadowy man with…

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NFL Stars Wife Dies After 41 Days of MarriageHis Response Knocks America to Its Knees

ShareTweet While we are promised that this broken world will be paved with affliction and hardship, few tragedies can compare to the sudden death of a spouse. Nobody could be more familiar with that heart-wrenching loss than former NFL player Tommie Harris, who opened up about his wife Ashley’s death on BET’s Super Bowl Gospel Celebration earlier this month. Just 41 short days after saying “I do,” his ‘forever’ was cut tragically short when Ashley suffered a fatal brain aneurysm. “About five years ago, I lost my wife to a brain aneurysm,” Harris…

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