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Women’s March event canceled over concerns of being ‘overwhelmingly white’

“Up to this point, the participants have been overwhelmingly white, lacking representation from several perspectives in our community,” the news release continued. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP According to Census Bureau data from July, Humboldt County, where Eureka is the county seat, is 74 percent non-Hispanic white. Read more: https://www.foxnews.com/politics/organizers-cancel-womens-march-in-northern-california-because-its-too-white

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Your favorite Mariah Carey Christmas song broke a streaming record

Image: image courtesy of netflix Even in a year that gave us peak Q Anon, this may be the most 2018 conspiracy theory ever. There are people online who believe Netflix used bot accounts to spread viral memes about its record hit movie Bird Box.  The over-the-top apocalyptic thriller, which features a family making the perilous journey down a river in hopes of finding a community safe from invisible monsters that have taken over the world, is ripe with meme potential. The monsters inexplicably make victims commit suicide, which plays…

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A Stalagmite May Have Just Revealed What Caused The Fall Of A Mesopotamian Empire

Around 4,200 years ago Mesopotamia’s first empire, the Akkadian fell, coinciding with major transformations in Egypt and the Indus Valley, the two other great civilizations of the time. A study of stalagmites in Iran suggests a widespread climatic event may have been responsible for all three. Civilizations rise and fall for many reasons, and the causes of the Akkadian Empire’s demise remain controversial. The coincidence of timing with far away events has led some historians to propose a climatic cause. The nature, and even existence, of this event has been…

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Former deputy killed mother, sister, third victim inside home in Southern California gated community, authorities say

The killings at Oakhill Estates shocked what is normally a quiet community, residents said. CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP “Very quiet, very congenial. Everyone is very nice here,” Edward Crawford told Santa Barbara’s KSBY-TV. “It makes me want to vomit,” Crawford said about the slayings. “It’s disgusting. We just don’t have things like that happen here.” “It makes me want to vomit. It’s disgusting. We just don’t have things like that happen here.”  — Edward Crawford, Oakhill Estates resident The victims were identified as Nicole McNabb, 34; Melanie…

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No one can explain ‘Bird Box’ so please stop asking

Might as well ask this bird what Netflix's Bird Box is about.Image: Merrick Morton/Netflix Warning: Light spoilers for Bird Box lie ahead. Welcome to Bird Box analysis, where the metaphors are made up and the points don’t matter! Look. I like a return-to-English-class breakdown of a horror movie as much as the next gal—but this is getting ridiculous. Since Sandra Bullock’s Netflix debut, Bird Box, started streaming last Friday, folks have gone absolutely batshit trying to explain whatever happens to her and her kids in this post-apocalyptic nightmare.  What do…

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‘Consequences, Subpoenas’ In Trump’s Future, Vows House Oversight Committee Member

House oversight committee member Rep. “ She said the committee has sent over 51 letters to the White House and agencies demanding information by Jan. 11. Lawrence said the Trump White House has a history of refusing to respond to such requests, even from Republicans, who she said did nothing when they were ignored. As for the current impasse over money for Trump’s border wall and the partial government shutdown, Lawrence said Democrats strongly support border security. But she accused the president of having no plan for security. “He doesn’t…

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Colombia investigates possible plot to assassinate president

BOGOTA, Colombia – Colombian authorities are investigating a possible plot involving Venezuelans to assassinate President Ivan Duque, a top official said Saturday night. Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes said Colombia’s intelligence services had been hearing chatter about alleged plans to kill the conservative Duque. He said the arrest in recent days of three Venezuelans in possession of assault weapons had heightened authorities’ concern. “With immense concern and the utmost condemnation, I want to inform the international community that, in effect, for the past several months intelligence investigations have been taking place…

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Colin O’Brady makes history with solo mission across Antarctica

Floppy-eared pups aren't as scary as pointy-eared ones, according to the TSA.Image: BARBARA BRADY-SMITH, getty images /HERO IMAGES Expect to see more floppy-eared good boys at your local airport in 2019.  In an effort to put passengers at ease, the Transportation Security Administration says it is deploying more floppy-eared dogs to detect explosives in airports. Their pointy-eared brethren, apparently, tend to make us more nervous.     SEE ALSO: TSA seeks homes for dogs who flunked training or retired “We find the passenger acceptance of floppy-ear dogs is just better,” TSA…

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