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When it comes to Southern California’s heat wave, the worst is yet to come

When it comes to Southern California’s heat wave, the worst is yet to come

News June 19, 2017 at 5:23 am 0 comments

A brush fire near Castaic Lake burned 1,000 acres over the weekend and was only 10% contained as of Sunday afternoon. (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)

Firefighters labored in scorching heat Sunday against four separate brush fires across Southern …

What A Hung Parliament Means For Brexit

What A Hung Parliament Means For Brexit

News June 19, 2017 at 2:22 am 0 comments

Division has been a defining feature of UK politics in the past few years: the fiercely fought and highly contentious EU referendum a year ago split the electorate almost exactly in half; the Scottish National Party renewed calls for an …

Inside the Lodz Ghetto

Inside the Lodz Ghetto

Tech June 18, 2017 at 11:02 pm 0 comments

A record of atrocity and resistance, buried in a wooden box

A man walking in winter in the ruins of the synagogue on Wolborska street (destroyed by Germans in 1939).

When Nazi Germany invaded Poland in 1939, they created walled-off …

Messy web of ties, some to Trump, in Turkish mogul’s case

Messy web of ties, some to Trump, in Turkish mogul’s case

News June 18, 2017 at 8:01 pm 0 comments

FILE – In this combination of file photos, then Attorney General Michael Mukasey, left, speaks at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington on Dec. 16, 2008 and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani arrives for meetings with President-elect Donald …

Twenty-five years later, Dawn Staley finally wins her NCAA championship

Twenty-five years later, Dawn Staley finally wins her NCAA championship

News June 18, 2017 at 5:10 pm 0 comments

South Carolina coach Dawn Staley cuts down the net as she and the team celebrate their win over Mississippi State in the women’s NCAA tournament title game on April 2, 2017. (LM Otero / AP)

For twenty-five years it gnawed. …

Cyclone Debbie aftermath: economic impact of Rockhampton floods will be ‘devastating’

Cyclone Debbie aftermath: economic impact of Rockhampton floods will be ‘devastating’

News June 18, 2017 at 2:08 pm 0 comments

QUEENSLAND’S “mud army” has been resurrected to help clean up flood-ravaged areas across the southeast, with the damage bill from Cyclone Debbie tipped to climb into the billions.

Volunteers will gather in Logan, south of Brisbane, today to help residents …

President Trump and the media have been feuding. The public isn’t happy

President Trump and the media have been feuding. The public isn’t happy

News June 18, 2017 at 11:01 am 0 comments

(Gerald Herbert / Associated Press)

Americans who watch cable news, read their Facebook pages or engage in just about any form of media see the evidence almost daily: The Trump administration and the mainstream news media have a fraught relationship.…

As weight goes up, so does death risk

As weight goes up, so does death risk

News June 18, 2017 at 8:15 am 0 comments

iStockphoto / Andrea Skjol

HealthDay Reporter

(HealthDay News) — Adults who become overweight or obese have a higher risk of dying from heart disease, cancer or other illnesses, a new study suggests.

Further, the risk of dying increases in proportion …

Gary Austin, Founder of the Groundlings Improv Group, Dies

Gary Austin, Founder of the Groundlings Improv Group, Dies

News June 18, 2017 at 5:17 am 0 comments

Groundlings comedy troupe founder Gary Austin has died at 75. Here he attends a January 2016 Groundlings event with actress Victoria Carrol-Bell in West Hollywood, Calif.

Gary Austin, who created and led one of improvisational theater’s most influential troupes, the …

Trudeau Liberals To Weaken Conservative National Security Bill

Trudeau Liberals To Weaken Conservative National Security Bill

News June 18, 2017 at 2:30 am 0 comments

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will introduce legislation next week that will substantially alter exisiting national security measures, The Canadian Press reports. The previous Conservative government passed Bill C-51 in response to a terrorist attack in the nation’s capitol of …