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Viral Video Shows Some Guy Allegedly Trying To Pee In Old Faithful

Gabriel Villalva, 27, was caught on video at the edge of the geyser. A park ranger could be heard yelling at him to return to the boardwalk, where tourists are required to remain while visiting the geyser. Villalva largely ignored the commands, stood before the rim, and at one point appeared to urinate.  The footage also showed Villalva getting onto his belly and peering into the geyser, which routinely releases near-boiling water and scalding steam.  thought he was going to jump,” Michigan resident Ashley Lemanski, who shot the footage, told…

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Pig poop and coal ash a real concern for people in North Carolina floods

(CNN)Even after a hurricane’s immediate threat of flooding goes away, North Carolina residents could face a host of potential health problems from the water brought by Hurricane Florence — and from what that water leaves behind. In addition to the usual physical and mental challenges floodwater can typically bring, there is a potential problem for human health that involves some of the state’s key industries: hog farming and coal power generation. An earthen dam surrounding a hog lagoon was breached by flood waters in Duplin County and in Sampson County,…

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Brie Larson Lights Up First ‘Captain Marvel’ Trailer

The first trailer for “Captain Marvel” dropped on Tuesday, featuring another female superhero front and center. the very first solo adventure from superhero factory Marvel to be led by a woman. The preview (watch above) shows The footage, introduced on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” shows her crashing from the sky into a Blockbuster video store, a nod to the ’90s setting. We see her unleashing her superpowers and piquing the curiosity of Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury. “I know a renegade soldier when I see one,” he tells her. “It…

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GOP Lawmaker Thinks Congress Should Be Subjected To Random Drug Testing Too

Rep. Clay Higgins (R-La.) introduced a resolution last week requiring senators and representatives to undergo random drug tests once every term. “Congress shouldn’t get to live by a different set of rules,” he said. “This effort is about maintaining accountability and ensuring sober service to We, the People.” Higgins, a first-term congressman who’s with USA Today Network that his proposal was prompted by things he’s personally witnessed on Capitol Hill. Under Higgins’ new bill, which has no cosponsors, members of Congress would have to pay for their own drug screenings…

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GOP Rep. Chris Collins to stay on ballot despite insider trading indictment

McMurray, town supervisor in suburban Grand Island, downplayed any impact on the race. “We were always running against team Collins. It’s not just him, it’s the system. … We’re fighting against corruption, and that corruption is top-down. It’s a team of people who said, ‘This man is our standard bearer,’” McMurray said. Immediately after being charged in August with illegally using inside information about a biotech company to help his son avoid hundreds of thousands of dollars in losses, Collins said at a news conference that he would continue his…

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We’ll Never Forget The Proposal That Rocked The 2018 Emmy Awards

After winning Outstanding Directing For A Variety Special for directing this year’s Oscar telecast, Glenn Weiss offered the most emotional speech of the night. In dedicating his award to his girlfriend, Jan Svendsen, Weiss said that he didn’t want to call her his girlfriend anymore because he wanted to make her his wife. He then got down on one knee, saying, “Jan, I want to put this ring that my mom wore on your finger. Will you marry me?” The entire time, the room was exploding in gasps, laughter, and…

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Republicans and Democrats grapple with Kavanaugh political fallout 7 weeks from midterms

Washington (CNN)As Republicans and Democrats reckoned Monday with new sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, both parties began to process how the rapidly shifting politics of the nomination fight might upend the midterm elections less than two months away. Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee planned hearings next Monday in which Ford and Kavanaugh would testify under oath. Those hearings come as early voting will begin in four states Friday. Other states will quickly follow, with voters in key states like California and New Jersey, both with…

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Madden NFL shooting survivor reportedly killed in car crash

Aleman’s vehicle reportedly flipped “several times” and crashed into railroad tracks. He wasn’t wearing a seatbelt and died after he was ejected from the car, according to the news station. Aleman, of Robstown, Texas, was at The Jacksonville Landing on Aug. 26 when a gunman opened fire on other gamers participating in the Madden tournament. The shooter killed two people before he turned the gun on himself. JACKSONVILLE SHOOTING VICTIMS REMEMBERED AS TALENTED GAMERS Aleman told NPR he was playing the game when he heard gunfire pops behind him.  Thinking something was wrong, he told…

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GOPer: Six ways the media can regain lost credibility

(CNN)In the past few weeks, we’ve seen the editorial pages lock arms in organized opposition to President Donald Trump, the host of “Meet the Press,” Chuck Todd, call for a more aggressive approach to reporting, and The New York Times give precious space to an anonymous “insider” attack on the White House. 1. Focus on policies, not personalities Whatever the day, even during important hurricane coverage, much of the conversation still centers on Donald Trump. And Trump is particularly adept at ensuring the media reacts to his whims, rather than…

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Michael Moore believes ‘evil genius’ Trump will be a two-term president

(CNN)Michael Moore believes President Donald Trump is an “evil genius” who will be re-elected. “I think the man is an evil genius and he was able to outsmart the smartest person ever to run for president,” Moore said. “He figured out how to win by losing the election. How did that happen? Historians are going to deal with this for years to come.” Moore said he believes Trump is behind numerous White House leaks, including the anonymous op-ed published by The New York Times earlier this month. “Trump wrote it.…

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University reveals slave trade links

The report noted that many of its staff “adopted a clear anti-slavery position” during the era of slavery, with activity including petitioning the UK Parliament to abolish slavery and awarding an honorary degree to the emancipationist William Wilberforce. But it acknowledged that that the university received “significant financial gifts and support from people who derived some, or occasionally much, of their wealth from slavery.” Related Topics Slavery University of Glasgow Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-45539706

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Cable: Lib Dems will oppose Chequers plan

Downing Street believes it can get Mrs May’s Chequers plan – which would see the UK obeying single market rules for goods after Brexit – through Parliament, despite opposition from many Conservative MPs. Tax wealthy to tackle inequality – Cable Future PM ‘could change EU relationship’ London mayor calls for second Brexit vote Cable to quit ‘once Brexit resolved’ Mr Cable, who was business secretary in David Cameron’s coalition government, said the Chequers deal had an “enormous hole in it” because it did not include services – which make up…

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Lib Dem call for 100bn ‘citizen’s fund’

The proposed wealth taxes include setting capital gains and income tax at the same levels. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIs it too late for a Lib Dem revival? In the months before the financial crisis in 2008 Sir Vince Cable repeatedly warned the then Labour government about high levels of household debt. A wealth fund would, he hopes, allow the UK to benefit from returns on investments typically only available to the wealthy and protect the UK from future economic crises. Speaking to the Press Association…

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