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Goats caught roaming New York City subway tracks

Monday  21:11,   20 august 2018
foxnews

It was just another baaaaad commute for a duo of New York City transit riders. Subway officials were surprised Monday when they caught a pair of goats wandering the tracks in Brooklyn. The four-legged animals were walking on the tracks for the N[...]
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Daily Five: 2018 Preseason AP Poll 5 Things That Matter

Monday  21:07,   20 august 2018
collegefootballnews

The 2018 Preseason AP Poll was released. Here are the topics that matter most in the preseason rankings. - Contact/Follow @ColFootballNews & @PeteFiutak5. Who is, technically, overrated?O-VER-RATE-ED (clap, clap … clap clap clap)Things have to be[...]

Trump to celebrate ‘heroes’ of ICE as political debate over federal agency intensifies ahead of midterms

Monday  20:55,   20 august 2018
msn

The president has embraced the immigration enforcement agency as he seeks to paint Democrats as weak on border control.An estimated 150 officers and agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Customs and Border Protection are expected to[...]

How Facebook -- yes, Facebook -- might make MRIs faster

Monday  20:50,   20 august 2018
cnn

Facebook's AI lab is trying something out of the social media giant's wheelhouse — taking MRI exams.Doctors use MRI -- shorthand for magnetic resonance imaging -- to get a closer look at organs, tissues and bones without exposing patients to [...]

Most Americans say White House not filled with the 'best people'

Monday  20:45,   20 august 2018
washingtonexaminer

A majority of Americans do not believe President Trump has staffed his administration with the "best people," according to a poll taken just days after ex-White House official Omarosa Manigault Newman kicked off her book tour by releasing[...]

Canada Little League mom is best nervous parent since Aly Raisman’s

Monday  20:41,   20 august 2018
usatodayhss

One mother from the Canadian Little League squad had the best nervous reaction since the parents of Olympic gymnast Aly RaismanMeet the Canadian Little League mom, sports' new nervous parent, in all her[...]

Trump presses Sessions on firing dossier-tied DOJ official Bruce Ohr

Monday  20:41,   20 august 2018
foxnews

President Trump on Monday questioned why Attorney General Jeff Sessions hasn’t fired Department of Justice official Bruce Ohr, pointing to Ohr’s connection to the “phony, dirty and discredited” dossier financed by Democrats during the 2016 campaign. [...]

With inflation soaring, Venezuela prices shed 5 zeros

Monday  20:41,   20 august 2018
reuters

<p>Venezuela on Monday slashed five zeros from prices as part of a broad economic plan that President Nicolas Maduro says will tame hyperinflation but critics call another raft of failed socialist policies that will push the chaotic country[...]

The Cactus Bowl is now the Cheez-It Bowl

Monday  20:20,   20 august 2018
nbcsports

The game once known as the Copper Bowl and a handful of other names will have yet another new name for the 2018 season.The Cheez-It Bowl will take over in Phoenix with a matchup between the Big 12 and Pac-12. That conference matchup has been the[...]

Melania Trump Called for Good Behavior on Social Media. The President Unleashed More Attacks on Twitter.

Monday  20:03,   20 august 2018
nytimes

Another day of dissonant messaging unfolded from the Trump White House.Just after she spoke, President Trump unleashed a barrage of tweets in which he called the former director of the C.I.A. a “hack” and mocked the effectiveness of the Justice[...]

California wildfires: New evacuations ordered for Mendocino Complex

Monday  20:01,   20 august 2018
sfgate

Overnight fire activity in the north and northeastern portions of the Mendocino Complex pushed more people out of their homes Sunday evening and early Monday morning as the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office announced mandatory evacuations. The order[...]

How to send self-destructing emails in Gmail

Monday  20:01,   20 august 2018
cnbc

Gmail now lets you send emails that automatically self destruct. Here's how to send them using Gmail's new "Confidential Mode" feature.Google announced a new Gmail feature called Confidential Mode earlier this year that lets you[...]

Paul Manafort never believed the rules applied to him; I know — I worked with him for a decade

Monday  20:00,   20 august 2018
thehill

K. Riva Levinson, who worked with Paul Manafort for a decade, says he could self-justify anything. And as time went on, it seemed to me that he became all about the money. I and my colleagues were left to defend the extravagant expenses he charged[...]

Why Stripping John Brennan’s Security Clearance Sets A Good Precedent

Monday  20:00,   20 august 2018
thefederalist

President Trump’s decision to strip John Brennan’s security clearance sets a strong precedent that a person who uses his security clearance improperly will have it revoked.Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by [...]

Woman killed in alligator attack while walking dog near Hilton Head

Monday  19:35,   20 august 2018
wyff4

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of an adult in Sea Pines and says that an alligator may be involved.&nbsp;Capt. Bob Bromage told WJCL 22 News that he was called this morning about the[...]