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The President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act mandates that all JFK assassination records must be fully declassified by 26 October, 2017. The only smart one in this group is Shaquille O'Neal, worth $250 million, who paid just $235,000 for his house. Good News: This is not a slide-show.
Steve Bannon thinks President Donald Trump has just a 30% chance of completing his four-year term. Talented street artists can turn drab public spaces into explosions of color and creativity. Nineteen states make it a crime to dress up a pet and pretend it's a working service dog.  Pro athletes go broke due to a series of bad decisions. Bling-bling, entourages, cars, and child support to several women costs lots of money.
How did such an evil man, who never set foot on North America, get a federal holiday in his name? MoviePass is a monthly subscription service that lets you go to the theater and see a movie every day for $10 a month. It works, my wife and I belong. Barry Seal was assassinated in 1986, a hit rumoured to have been ordered by George H. W. Bush, whose personal telephone number was found on seal's body. Despite the high level of volcanic poisonous gas that leaks from the earth, some residents of Miyakejima Island, Japan just can't stay away.
The author says the NFL is becoming a radical anti-American organization that uses its taxpayer-subsidized stadiums and monopoly broadcasting rights to spread hatred toward this country. The modern generation has been programmed to think the destruction in New York on September 11, 2001 was the most terrible event ever, but it wouldn't even make the list of worst human tragedies. More than 1,000 companies trust Data Foundry to provide disaster recovery, managed Internet and data center services. I like them because of their cool disaster map. The entrepreneurs who dare to enter the Tank must try to convince the Sharks to part with their own cash and give them the funding they desperately need.
There are places on earth that are naturally beautiful. At the same time, there are some natural phenomena that are so unique that you can’t believe they are real. In 2016, President Obama signed the National Bison Legacy Act, making the North American Bison the official national mammal of the United States. A Navy shower is the term used for a water-saving technique that was started in the Navy to help save precious freshwater aboard ships. Save a bundle. Get married in Las Vegas and have your friends and family watch it on the internet.
As a tribute to the film and Dangerfield, as well as a means of raising money for people studying cinema and theater at L.A. City College, the school hosted a live stage reading of ''Back to School''. On the short list of hurricanes to hit New England, the nameless storm of 1938 stands alone. (Hurricanes weren't named until 1950). Since its appearance on the Black Hills scene in 1887, the Thoen Stone has been a romantic enigma to most, and a genuine obsession to a few. Everything you ever wanted to know about submarines, from author Rick Campbell.
After an off-air, behind-the-scenes video of Lawrence O'Donnell going off an angry tirade went viral, the MSNBC host apologized on Twitter. Lakota is dangerously close to extinction. There are only 2,000 first-language Lakota speakers, average age 65, remaining on Dakota reservations. Televangelist Jim Bakker is back with a new scheme, selling buckets of survival slop for $500. That wasn't very intelligent, Janaye, losing a job you'll never see the likes of again. The woman was thrown out of the navy, with loss of high level military and civilian security clearance.
Actor James Baskett received an honorary Academy Award for his role in ''Song of the South''. In 1948, they weren't about to give a real Oscar to a negro. What are the roads to Happily-Ever-After in America? Ride with Scotte and Toni Burns to discover America's lifelong love of place, of purpose, and of one another. Mishpacha magazine delivers analysis of world events, profiles, and journeys through the wide spectrum of contemporary Jewish experience. On the last Friday of September in Custer, South Dakota, the largest buffalo herd in the world is rounded up by riders on horseback.
The simple answer is that burying power lines is considerably more expensive than you might think. Narcissistic individuals have a particularly hard time because they are loathe to admit shortcomings and mistakes. It is so much easier to blame everyone else. Sirius XM satellite radio carries music, news (both simulcast and syndicated programming), sports, talk radio, comedy, and even radio drama. Continued nuclear testing may trigger an eruption of the active volcano Mount Paektu, located right on the border between North and South Korea.
More people than ever before are identifying as atheist, agnostic, or otherwise nonreligious, with potentially world-changing effects. Are these spending bills an efficient, well-coordinated and urgent response to a disaster? Hardly. TV viewers watch TV reporters doing exactly what those reporters were warning those viewers not to do. And, you can tell they are a bit disappointed the storm wasn't as bad as predicted. The big winners on ''America's Got Talent'' are the judges, who get their millions up-front.
When a disaster strikes, well-meaning folks want to help, but common sense goes right out the window. When disaster strikes, the Red Cross wins the lottery. Some of these notable people you knew of, some you didn't, and many you didn't know had died. Normally, these lists come out at year-end, there will be more. In Ohio, the Department of Natural Resources received 240 fully automatic M16 and M14 rifles. Why? To enforce hunting laws?
The Branson Belle is a showboat on Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri. The lake is landlocked by the Table Rock Dam on one side and the Beaver Lake Dam on the other.
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A self-taught mapmaker has pinpointed the locations and original names of hundreds of American Indian nations before their first contact with Europeans. President Cleveland's decision to declare Labor Day as a holiday was likely to placate constituents after the controversial handling of the 1894 Pullman strike The first celebration of Labor had the express goal of showing ''the strength and esprit de corps of the trade and labor organizations''.
Joint House Resolution 76 allowing homes to be searched without a warrant received overwhelming support by Congress, was signed by the President, and it happened with no media coverage.
The Harry S Truman Presidential Library is in the very city where America's 33rd president, the ''man from Independence'', grew up, raised a family and retired.
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The objective of the submarine pens was to protect the boats from air attacks, and to enable repairs to be carried out without interruption from air raids. The Galveston Hurricane of 1900 was the most deadly natural disaster in American history, which led to an estimated 8,000 deaths
You might hear the sound of cameras clicking during the Great American Eclipse, but there was a time when you may have heard screams and doors being locked.
The Weather Channel will cover the 2017 eclipse with meteorologists broadcasting live from seven locations across the country.
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This lady has her used $1 solar glasses on eBay with an opening bid of $10, and ''Buy It Now'' for $100 bucks. After tearing down all the statues of Robert E. Lee, there are some that think it is time for Dolly Parton's musical rendition of the Civil War in Branson to go.
When Col. Lawrence Cosgrave signed the surrender for Canada on the wrong line, every signer after him also had to sign on the wrong line, and the Japanese questioned the validity of the document. As time passes, the growth of players in technology may leave consumers with the sense they have little choice but to accept conditions imposed on them. Several websites have dredged up erroneous details of a deadly naval accident to smear U.S. Sen. John McCain’s service record after his vote against a GOP health care bill. The umbra is the dark center of a shadow. The Moon's umbra causes total solar eclipses, and the Earth's umbra is involved in total and partial lunar eclipses.
The center of the Panama hat trade in Ecuador, and indeed the world, is the city of Cuenca (pronounced Kwain-ka) in the Andes Mountains. The old joke was that there was really only one fruitcake, but it kept getting re-gifted to everyone. The Woodstock music festival, held on a dairy farm in New York in 1969, attracted an audience of 500,000, and was the pop culture music event of the decade. Until just recently, when we got so politically correct, nobody thought the sailor kissing a nurse in Times Square on V-J Day in 1945 did anything wrong.
Towns and tourism businesses and organizations in the path of the 2017 eclipse are planning events. Some are free, some are big bucks. Scientists have been watching animal behavior during eclipses for centuries, although the reliability of some accounts may be more believable than others. Columbus was stranded on an island now known as Jamaica in 1503. Faced with starvation, he came up with a plan to trick the natives into providing food by predicting a lunar eclipse he knew would occur. The corona is the most mysterious, most turbulent, most unpredictable, most deadly part of the sun.
Veterans over the age of 70 and US citizens over 80 can request a birthday card from the president. In 2013 the word FOMO was officially added to the Oxford Dictionary. This clever acronym, which stands for fear of missing out,  is often aroused by posts seen on a social media website. With full coverage of more than 35,000 miles of classic blacktop, Road Trip USA will take you off the beaten path and into the heart of America. The sales tax on a new RV in your state could be thousands of dollars. Not in Montana.
The state’s financial woes aren’t stopping 63,000 government employees from bringing home six-figure salaries and higher. You only have one pair of eyes, don't permanently damage them by not following some simple eclipse viewing rules. Over the next two decades, 87 new pilots need to be trained to fly a commercial airliner every day.
Using over 800 small boats, 338,226 trapped Allied soldiers were rescued from the beaches of Dunkirk, in the north of France, between May 26 and June 4, 1940. No one could write believable fiction like what is going on in Washington right now. The Goodyear GZ-20s have been in the air since 1969. They are being replaced with a new fleet of blimps that have an internal frame. The museum focuses on the contribution made by the United States to Allied victory in World War II.
In 1932, professor Samuel Alfred Mitchell announced that the next total eclipse of the sun in the United States would occur in 85 years, on August 21, 2017. On the third Monday in August, 2017, the celestial wanderings of the sun, Earth and moon will cause our natural satellite to pass directly in front of the sun. Fark.com is a website that allows members to comment on news articles, including this one about the police shooting of a woman in Minneapolis. If there was ever a question as to whether or not The Donald knows how to behave in public, his speech at the 2017 Boy Scout Jamboree removed any doubt.
Boat owners have the unusual obsession of using puns when naming their boats. Radar detectors, like bulletproof vests, don’t make you invulnerable. They improve your odds. On July 19, 1989, one of the most dramatic events in aviation unfolded in the skies over Iowa as heroic pilots battled to land a crippled DC-10. Showing everything that's awesome in Minnesota. Minnesota's only national park is especially unique because most of it is only accessible by boat.
In 1966, the six-hundred-foot freighter Daniel J. Morrell broke in half during a storm on Lake Huron and sank. The forgotten tragedy of the Cap Arcona, the last major indignity of the Holocaust and one of history’s worst maritime disasters. Many people follow a gluten-free diet religiously, but Catholic dieters will have to make an exception to ingest the bread of the Eucharist. Since 1994, seniors have been able to buy a lifetime pass to national parks for just $10, while younger visitors pay $80 a year. The great deal is over, but the new $80 for life price is still a good deal.
These amazingly realistic 3-D shirts will make you or a loved one feel and look comfortable and cool. In 1912, automobile and tire companies thought a nationwide highway would promote the sale of their products. The dedication of the highway made it the first national memorial to Abraham Lincoln.
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Showing everything that's awesome in Oregon. The Pillars of Rome, Also known as the Rome Cliffs, is a remote natural wonder is tucked away in the high desert of Southeastern Oregon. The murderer covered his tracks, no witnesses, no fingerprints. But if a mosquito bit him at the crime scene, it could lead to his conviction.
On July 3, 1863, fifteen thousand Confederates marched toward the center of the Union-held lines atop Cemetery Ridge on day three of the Battle of Gettysburg. Evidence is mounting that children's dependence on gadgets could become as damaging to their health as recognized addictions to drink, drugs or gambling. Why is the Eclipse moving West to East? You are actually watching the Moon move IN ITS ORBIT, which has nothing to do with the Earth’s rotation. Talk about a slow news day. This must be the work of an international gang of patio umbrella thieves.
Inflight movies are highly censored. Films like ''Con Air'' with fiery plane crashes would exacerbate the anxiety of a captive audience and are not shown. If you're looking for great displays of neon signs, or rusty middle-of-nowhere truck stops, do as the song says and ''get your kicks on Route 66''. Aside from making cozy homes for their families and their friends, beavers play a leading role in nature's big picture when they build dams. Let me bore you to tears about the installation of a satellite system in my motorhome.
Nineteen people were never found in the landslide that, in less than a minute, moved 90 million tons of debris and created a lake. Long-neglected accounts given by Indian participants provide a means of tracking the fight from the first warning to the killing of the last of Custer's troopers. Before you move to Baja California,  you might want to rethink your clever plan. Following the ''Great Northern'' US 2 through wide-open spaces is guaranteed to bring new meaning to the expression ''getting away from it all.''
Herman Melville drew inspiration for Moby-Dick from the 1820 whale attack on the Essex. Ron Howard's 2013 movie ''In The Heart of the Sea'' told the story. Yellowstone National Park is the only place on Earth where bison and grizzly bears coexist in significant numbers. Critics say black and brown people are accused of crimes at higher rates than others, and typically are less able to make bail. No human action can disrupt the incessant dance of the cosmos, and the Moon's shadow will not wait on you if you're not ready.
The Range Riders Museum in Miles City, Montana is a celebration of eastern Montana history. Don't drive by without stopping. Conspiracy theorists claim Buffalo Bill's body was stolen and buried near Cody, Wyoming, and the story is interesting.
The Medora, North Dakota Musical is the rootin'-tootinest, boot-scootinest show in all the west! There's no other show quite like it.
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Telling patients they're going to die is one of the hardest parts of being a doctor.
''The Far Side'' was a single-panel comic created by Gary Larson , running in newspapers from 1980 to 1995. Click to see some favorites.
The Buffalo Bill Center of the West is a complex of five museums and a library featuring art and artifacts of the American West located in Cody, Wyoming.
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J. Edgar Hoover had so much dirt on the 8 presidents he served under, none dared fire him. Lyndon Johnson even made Hoover FBI director for life. Hillary Clinton has grown increasingly vocal lately, and appears to be ready to drive the bus again. But, do we want to be the passengers?
This should be a career-ending move for the so-called comedian, and possibly a gross violation of federal laws protecting the President of the United States. In 1964, Douglas Engelbart invented the computer mouse. It was called the mouse because it 'chased' the cursor, then known as CAT, on the screen. It’s not to carry passengers, but rockets. The bigger the plane, the larger or more rockets it can carry. Pizza farms have sprouted across the country as agritourism grows, and they’re particularly popular in Minnesota and Wisconsin, where they provide small farms with extra income .
John D. Rockefeller's father was a notorious con man who went under the name of Dr. William Levingston. (The photo in the article is wrong, they are showing his son William Junior, John's brother.) Before it became a byword for disaster, the Hindenburg was the ultra in luxury flight. Camping World pricing can be fiction. No authorized Garmin dealer that we can find, including Garmin itself, has ever advertised this model GPS for anything more than $399.99. What is the true meaning of Memorial Day? It's not about picnics or another day off. It's about the men and women who have given their lives for this country.
According to the author of this article, Atheists constitute a significant part of American society. Nearly 400 men, and a few women, helped famed sculptor Gutzon Borglum tell America’s story in stone through the four giant granite portraits on Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Although untamed horses in America are referred to as ''wild'', they actually decended from domestic horses brought here by the Spanish. Roger Moore played the British secret agent James Bond in seven feature films between 1973 and 1985.
No arms deal. No Stingers. No ''do-or-die'' mission, as lurid emails claim. Just a Hillary Clinton vanity project that cost the lives of four Americans. When people tell me how they look forward to being in heaven, I say, if it is so great, why don't they go now? Then they say, ''Oh no, I don't wanna' go now ...'' King Willem-Alexander, reigning monarch of the Netherlands, has been piloting  KLM passenger flights for years as a hobby from his regular job. The author says, by deferring kids for ‘fur-babies,’ the dog-boomer generation is missing out on the real joys of parenthood and pets.
The fire in Hinckley, Minnesota in 1894 was a result of poor forestry meeting a prolonged drought and record breaking high temperatures. A lesson in Mothers Day economics: directly or indirectly, fathers usually wind-up paying for both holidays. Most of the characters were real, some were fictional, some dates and events were played with, and the real people didn't swear nearly as much as the actors did. Powers Boothe, veteran actor, whose two word farewell to Wyatt Earp in the movie ''Tombstone'' became an iconic catch phrase, has died at age 68.
Like most of the main characters on the hit HBO show ''Deadwood'', the nasty owner of the brothel, Al Swearengen, really existed. Keyloggers are especially useful for stealing usernames and passwords, bank and credit card numbers, and other sorts of personal information. Electromagnetic fields (EMFs) can cause symptoms of illness in infants, children and adults, particularly those who already experience low immunity. The Nuremberg trials after World War II were historic -- the first international war crimes tribunals ever held.
An expert weighs in on causes—and which areas are most vulnerable. Dave warns you when you’re going to blow your budget and will even lend you up to $250 with no interest until your next payday. Some of radio's greatest moments are when the actual event occurs live on the air or while a reporter is recording and the unexpected happens. Poor lost bastards, Gatsby and the fiction writer who invented him were always straining to reach beyond themselves to something new.
A glossary of the most common names of Islamic clothing for both men and women, along with photos and descriptions. Are there times when you should tell the customer that they’re wrong? There has never been as much surveillance as there is today, impacting each of our cyber and real lives, so how valid is the ‘going dark’ argument? An EMF meter is among the most common devices used by ghost hunters today.
The classified NSA airship hovers above small arms fire, has a negligible infrared signature, and radar can't detect it. The Boston Globe’s original online special section on the Spotlight investigation into clergy sex abuse, and the basis of the 2015 movie ''Spotlight''. The Los Angeles Red Car Conspiracy. More proof that all of life's secrets are revealed to you in the movies. Unlike President Trump, whose tweets make him the laughing stock of the nation, Roosevelt was a great communicator on radio, and the fireside chats kept him in high public regard throughout his presidency.
''Revealed: Hitler in Argentina'', a documentary film following the theory of Hitler's escape to Argentina. Could the characters on ''Friends'' afford to live in what they show on television?  And, do New York apartments actually look like that? 'Stand Your Ground' state laws have nothing to do with race, but liberals don't see it that way. Celebrate Canada's birthday (and 100 years of their national parks) in 2017 with a FREE National Park Pass.
After strong winds broke our RV awning loose and destroyed it while driving in South Dakota, our new awning will have one of these clamps to hold it tight. A new ''Global Air Link'' to something interesting and informative has been on our aviation website at www.global-air.com every day for over 12 years. Gabriel Heatter was a radio commentator whose World War II-era sign-on, ''There's good news tonight'', became both his catchphrase and his caricature. Your devices - computers, mobile phones, and tablets - are constantly telling others where you are.
If you are thinking about installing satellite television in your recreational vehicle, this article will help you decide what system might be best for you. Wondering how illegal immigration is affecting your pocket book? In 2013, taxpayers shouldered $113 billion in state spending on illegal aliens. While other airlines didn't drag people down the aisle like United did, they did bump 40,000 people in 2016, not including the ones that gave up seats voluntarily. Stingray phone devices may be used just to track cell phone locations, or intercept live calls, read outgoing text messages, or scramble nearby cell phone signals.
The Los Angeles Times editorial board published a blistering review of President Donald Trump’s first months in office in a 4-part editorial. Geek Squad technicians act as government agents by receiving payments from the FBI, regularly speaking with and referring cases to that agency. Former Obama White House National Security Adviser Susan Rice denied that she surveilled telephone calls involving Donald Trump . Scores of New York cops and firefighters have been convicted of swindling disability benefits, claiming psychiatric and physical ailments after searching for victims at Ground Zero


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