Category Archives: United States

Canadian-American couple and their children FINALLY FREE

As Friday afternoon turned into evening, the story became bigger and bigger in Canada: A Canadian man, his American wife and their children were returning to Canada after five years being held hostage. The CBC has the details. Freed after … Continue reading

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U.S., to UNESCO, You’re anti-Israel, so see you later

The New York Times has the details. “This decision was not taken lightly,” according to a State Department statement on Thursday. In addition to anti-Israel bias, the department cited “the need for fundamental reform” and “mounting arrears” at the organization. … Continue reading

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Tim Tebow and Colin Kaepernick decide to have dinner together

CK: “How’s baseball going?” TT: “Hey, I’m playing baseball and living in Florida. Life ain’t bad. What are you up to?” CK: “Living in California, but…” TT: “Yeah, you started something and are paying for it.” CK: “Actually, you started … Continue reading

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You knew this would happen: Russia sends warning to U.S. journalists in that country that…

…they are likely to face restrictions. Reuters outlines the reasons. The foreign ministry spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, said the full weight of the U.S. authorities was being brought to bear against RT’s operations in the United States, and that Moscow had … Continue reading

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BREAKING: One gunman. More than 50 dead. More than 200 injured (UPDATED at 4:25 p.m. EDT)

3rd UPDATE: 4:25 p.m. EDT: The death toll is at least 58 with more than 500 injured. From the New York Times: More than 19 rifles were found in the hotel room of the gunman in the Las Vegas mass shooting, … Continue reading

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Tony Blair: If you’re on the left, you need to grow up

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has sent a blistering message to those on the left, whether they be in his country or in the United States. Politico reports that message is “the same feelings that gave rise to Brexit … Continue reading

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Violent crime rose across America in 2016; Pittsburgh was no exception

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette suggests the Steel City mirrored most of America’s large cities in 2016, in at least one area: an uptick in violent crime. The increase in violent crime reflects a national trend: across the country, violent crime rose by … Continue reading

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