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  • Why France attack is latest assault in ISIS war on Christianity
  • This Father And Daughter Tradition Will Have You Shaking In Your Boots.
  • Why Trump will never be presidential
NFL Says Patriots Used 11 Underinflated Footballs In AFC Championship Game

NFL Says Patriots Used 11 Underinflated Footballs In AFC Championship Game

An investigation has found the New England Patriots used 11 underinflated footballs in their AFC Championship victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. View this image › Indianapolis Colts inside linebacker D’Qwell Jackson (52) and New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski. AP Photo / Matt Slocum The NFL reportedly determined that 11 out of 12 footballs used by the Patriots in Sunday’s AFC Championship game were underinflated. The letter,…

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Why France attack is latest assault in ISIS war on Christianity

(CNN)The attack by two knife-wielding assailants on a church outside Rouen, Normandy, Tuesday in which the attackers killed an elderly priest by slitting his throat and gravely wounded a hostage appears to have been quite deliberately targeted at the Catholic church. Although attendance numbers are down, Catholicism is still deeply entwined in the national fabric of France, and the attack has already led to outrage across the country. How ISIS…

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This Father And Daughter Tradition Will Have You Shaking In Your Boots.

This Father And Daughter Tradition Will Have You Shaking In Your Boots.

If you think your father-daughter traditions are pretty rad, wait until you see what these two do. Father, Aaron Marable and his daughter Edith take part in a tradition every October called “October Fright.” Aaron, an artist, poses his daughter in a bunch of frightening pictures and posts them to his Instagram for us to enjoy. And enjoy we shall! Don’t worry, Aaron assures us that Edith knows what she is doing…

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Why Trump will never be presidential

(CNN)If you’re waiting for Donald Trump to pivot to become “presidential” — a candidate who will stay on message and, objectively speaking, not hurt his own campaign — then I have one word for you. Stop. Really. Because it just isn’t going to happen. The latest example of Trump’s self-destructive tendencies came Friday morning, about 12 hours after a speech at the Republican National Convention that even Trump critics like…

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Dads Are Rallying For “Amazon Mom” To Change Its Name To “Amazon Family”

Dads Are Rallying For “Amazon Mom” To Change Its Name To “Amazon Family”

The retail giant’s family-discount program is only known as Amazon Mom in the United States — it’s known as Amazon Family in other countries. #AmazonFamilyUS 1. Parent’s Twitter and Facebook feeds across the US have been lighting up with the following graphic this morning: View this image › Christ Routly / Via daddydoctrines.com 2. The movement has largely been inspired by the passing of Oren Miller, the father and blogger…

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Boko Haram blamed for humanitarian crisis in Nigerian state

(CNN)A frail woman hesitates for a moment before handing over her sick child to a nurse. “This child cannot stand,” says another medic as the severely malnourished boy is carried to the intensive care unit at the Gwange therapeutic feeding center on the outskirts of Maiduguri, the capital of Nigeria’s Borno state. “This is a problem that the government of Nigeria cannot handle alone,” she said. “It’s a huge emergency…

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7 Russian swimmers banned from Rio amid doping scandal

(CNN)The governing body of world aquatics has banned seven Russian swimmers from the Rio Olympics because of doping violations, the group said Monday. The Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA), however, ruled the Russian synchronized swimming team, divers and the women’s water polo team are still eligible to participate because they have not been implicated in the ongoing doping scandal. On GPS: Russian athletes under investigation In a statement released Monday,…

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There's A Mermaid Academy In The Philippines That Fulfills Your Disney Dreams.

There’s A Mermaid Academy In The Philippines That Fulfills Your Disney Dreams.

Fans of The Little Mermaid won’t have to look for Ursula to help them transform into their favorite sea sirens. At the Philippine Mermaid Swimming Academy, you can finally learn why it’s hotter under the water. With locations in Metro Manila, Cebu City and Boracay Island, adults and children alike can take a dip in a rented tail and learn all the basics of mermaid swimming, or “mermaiding” as they…

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Clinton’s veep pick is about winning, not principles

(CNN)At the dawn of the Democratic National Convention, during which she’d accept the nomination of her party for president, Hillary Clinton had a choice. She could pick a running mate who would assure Bernie Sanders and his supporters that she heard his calls for progressive reforms, or she could pick a running mate who would help her win a general election. In Tim Kaine, she made an emphatic choice for…

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Woman mauled to death by tiger in China animal park

(CNN)A woman was mauled to death by a Siberian tiger and her female companion was injured while on a safari-style tour in China, state-run media reported Monday. Part of the horrific attack at the Badaling Wildlife World animal park near Beijing on Saturday was caught on a security camera and provided to CNN by China’s state television station CCTV. The park allows visitors to drive their vehicles through a tiger…

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Theresa May to make first visit to NI as PM – BBC News

However, this will be her first journey to Belfast as prime minister since she took over from David Cameron 12 days ago. It follows similar meetings in Scotland and Wales, and in a statement she said she was “delighted to be visiting Northern Ireland”. “I made clear when I became prime minister that I place particular value on the precious bonds between the nations of the United Kingdom. “I want…

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This Incredible Artwork Is Created With Something Strange, But Amazing.

This Incredible Artwork Is Created With Something Strange, But Amazing.

These image may look like photographs, but there’s something different about them that you’d never expect. They weren’t taken with a camera. They were grown. Lia Giraud, an artist and researcher at L’École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs, has been working with microscopic algae. She is able to manipulate it into stunning scenes and portraits, all by incorporating the photosensitive algae.  To create each image, Lia immerses the algae in a…

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Downpatrick: Man dies in clay pigeon shooting ‘accident’ – BBC News

A man has died in a suspected shooting accident at a clay pigeon shooting event in County Down, police have said. It happened near Downpatrick on Sunday afternoon. They said the man, who was in his 60s, died after a “firearm was discharged”. Detective Inspector Will Tate said: “We will be conducting a full investigation into the circumstances surrounding this death.” He added: “Initial enquiries would indicate this to be…

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Donald Trump Defends Roger Ailes: ‘A Very, Very Good Person’

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump defended Roger Ailes on Sunday, calling the embattled former Fox News chief a “very, very good person.” Ailes resigned as CEO on Thursday following a sexual harassment scandal that included dozens of women, including Fox News hosts Megyn Kelly and Gretchen Carlson, the latter of whom first broke her silence earlier this month. In an interview that aired Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Trump…

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What It's Like Ordering Coffee In San Francisco

What It’s Like Ordering Coffee In San Francisco

TOO real. 1. Steve Goldbloom of the PBS webseries Everything But The News made this hilarious video about what it’s like trying to order coffee in one of San Francisco’s fancypants coffeeshops. (You know the ones.) Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=nfuX1rypN4Y. youtube.com 2. It starts out rather normally. View this image › youtube.com 3. So far, so good. View this image › youtube.com 4. But then things start to get weird….

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Two college football punters killed in car crash

(CNN)Two outstanding college football punters were killed Saturday in a car wreck in Wisconsin, the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department said. Former Michigan State University punter Mike Sadler, 24, and University of Nebraska punter Sam Foltz, 22, had been serving as counselors at a weekend kicking camp in southern Wisconsin, Jamie Kohl of Kohl’s Kicking Camps said in a statement posted on twitter.

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Nigeria’s Opposition Candidate Is Hanging Out In London And It’s Kind Of Weird

Nigeria’s Opposition Candidate Is Hanging Out In London And It’s Kind Of Weird

With the presidential election a month away, Muhammadu Buhari has been in the U.K. for the past week but nobody really seems to agree on why. Nigeria is gearing up for a tight presidential poll in four weeks’ time. But opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari has been in London for the past week and he won’t say much about why. View this image › Buhari swamped by journalists after giving a…

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Caché Follows Wet Seal And Delia's In Filing For Bankruptcy

Caché Follows Wet Seal And Delia’s In Filing For Bankruptcy

The almost 40-year-old purveyor of prom dresses filed for bankruptcy this morning. View this image › Cache / Via Facebook: CacheStyle Caché is the latest mall retailer to file for bankruptcy in a brutal quarter that’s already claimed Wet Seal, dELia*s, DEB Shops and C. Wonder. The company, which has been working towards a turnaround for the past two years, said in a statement today that “the depressed brick and…

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Senate Candidate Takes Heat For Implying Obama Supports Her Opponent Because She’s Black

In an interview in Spanish on a on Friday, Sanchez was asked to explain why Obama endorsed Harris. translation by the Los Angeles TimesHarris’ father is of Jamaican extraction and her mother is from India.  statement to the Times that President Obama endorsed Kamala Harris for racial reasons.” But Harris’ campaign used the comments to attack Sanchez, with Juan Rodriguez, Harris’ campaign manager, telling the Times it was “Some Californians were…

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Trump campaign readies assault on Kaine

(CNN)Donald Trump’s campaign is beginning to pick apart Hillary Clinton’s new running mate, seeking to flip Tim Kaine’s image from moderate and experienced elected official to that of career politician beholden to special interests. Trump and his campaign are pouncing on the Virginia senator as an opportunity to draw a fresh contrast between Trump’s outsider brand and Clinton’s status as a decades-long Washington insider — a contrast Trump drew successfully…

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Everyone's Talking About What This 88 Year Old Man Just Wrote. You're About To See Why.

Everyone’s Talking About What This 88 Year Old Man Just Wrote. You’re About To See Why.

Some love only gets stronger with every passing year, never fading, never failing. Just pure true love. That’s certainly the case with this 88-year-old man who even after 67 years of marriage loves his wife just as much now as he did when they first met, if not more. Check out the heartfelt message he wrote on a birthday card for her. Few people will ever have a love like…

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Car chases and secret getaways: Tim Kaine’s wild 78 hours

(CNN)Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine was spotted at the Newport Shipyard Friday night just minutes before his phone rang at 7:32 pm, and then he disappeared from view. He ducked inside the office of a dock worker to take the call discretely. There, surrounded by ropes, flags and other nautical equipment, he accepted Hillary Clinton’s offer to join the Democratic ticket as her running mate.

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