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Biggest Republican Talking Points To Downplay January 6

Wed, 2022-06-15 09:02

As the House committee on the Jan. 6 insurrection continues its public hearings, Republicans are scrambling to shift the blame away from themselves. Here are the biggest talking points the GOP is using to downplay the Capitol riots.

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NASA Astronauts Prepare For Mission To Mars By Spending Year Living In Simulated Colony On Venus

Wed, 2022-06-15 08:00

GOEPPERT-MAYER CRATER, VENUS—Saying the team would return with invaluable knowledge about what’s needed to survive in a hostile environment, NASA astronauts reportedly began preparing for a mission to Mars by spending a year living in a simulated colony on Venus. “While it may not exactly mimic the planetary…

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Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor Receives 8-Concert Suspension For Using Corked Baton

Wed, 2022-06-15 08:00

BOSTON—An investigation into the musician’s suspiciously powerful work concluded Tuesday as Boston Philharmonic Orchestra conductor William Ness reportedly received an eight-concert suspension for using a corked baton. “We have a zero-tolerance policy against cheating, and Mr. Ness knew that, which is why we believe…

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Kidnapper Surprised Pulling Out Hostage’s Fingernails Didn’t End Stockholm Syndrome

Wed, 2022-06-15 08:00

AUGUSTA, ME—Describing his astonishment after violently torturing his victim for hours on end Wednesday, a local kidnapper said he was shocked that pulling out his captive’s fingernails had not ended the man’s Stockholm syndrome. “Jeez, what do I have to do to keep this guy from smiling at me like I’m his best friend?…

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Two M&M Factory Workers Rescued After Falling Into Chocolate-Filled Vat

Wed, 2022-06-15 08:00

Two maintenance workers were rescued by firefighters after falling into a partially filled chocolate tank at a Mars Wrigley factory in Pennsylvania. What do you think?

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Jennifer Hudson Achieves EGOT Status

Tue, 2022-06-14 15:32

Jennifer Hudson has won a Tony award for coproducing this year’s Best Musical winner, A Strange Loop, earning her the elite EGOT status, a distinction held by any artist who has won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and a Tony Award in their career. What do you think?

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Study: Inflation Forcing More Americans To Choose Between Buying Groceries, Aston Martin DBS

Tue, 2022-06-14 15:00

WASHINGTON—Revealing the punishing extent to which consumers were feeling the strain of rising prices, a new study from the Pew Research Center found Tuesday that inflation was forcing more Americans to choose between buying groceries or an Aston Martin DBS. “With the prices of supermarket staples like milk and bread…

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Nature Made Releases New Melatonin Formula Promising 40% Fewer Spider Nightmares

Tue, 2022-06-14 12:08

LOS ANGELES—In an effort to win over insomnia sufferers worried about side effects, dietary supplement brand Nature Made introduced a new melatonin formula Tuesday that promises 40% fewer nightmares in which horrible writhing spiders cover every surface in the room and cannot be escaped. “With this new…

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‘Jeopardy!’ Contestant On Long Winning Streak Only Has Dark Anecdotes Left To Share

Tue, 2022-06-14 08:00

CULVER CITY, CA—After weeks of stories about how he likes to restore vintage Pontiacs, proposed to his fiancée with a message on the Yankee Stadium scoreboard, and once met Nick Nolte on an airplane, a 16-game winning streak reportedly left a Jeopardy! contestant with nothing but dark anecdotes to share Tuesday. “It…

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Experimental Cancer Drug Sees 100% Success Rate In Clinical Trial

Tue, 2022-06-14 08:00

A small clinical trial testing the experimental drug dostarlimab saw 100% of rectal cancer cases go into remission, with oncologists saying the unprecedented results have the potential of being a huge step forward in cancer research. What do you think?

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Americans Explain Why They Oppose Abolishing The Police

Tue, 2022-06-14 08:00

“If I get mugged, I need to call someone who can show up afterward and tell me it was a damn shame.”

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Politician Supports Right Of Protesters To Assemble Anywhere SUV Can Plow Through Them

Tue, 2022-06-14 08:00

WASHINGTON—In response to the continuing debate over the ethics of public demonstration, Rep. Lyle Goodrich (R-CA) told reporters Wednesday that he supports the right of protesters to assemble anywhere an SUV can plow through them. “Americans absolutely have the right to make their voices heard in public spaces where…

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U-Haul Full Of White Supremacists Planning Riot At Pride Event Arrested

Mon, 2022-06-13 14:28

Idaho police officers arrested 31 people affiliated with the white naitonalist group Patriot Front on charges of conspiracy to riot after they were discovered packed into the back of a U-Haul truck with riot gear on the way to a nearby Pride event. What do you think?

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Belly Fact: Did You Know?

Mon, 2022-06-13 14:17
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