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In Honor of Memorial Day, Veteran of War in Afghanistan Memorizes Names of Over 2,300 Fallen US Military From War

Ron White is a memory expert and veteran of the US Navy who was deployed to Afghanistan in 2007. Upon returning from Afghanistan, he set the record for the fastest to memorize a deck of shuffled cards in the USA, and won back-to-back USAMemory Championships in 2009 and 2010. In 2012, he set out on his greatest memory challenge, and that was to memorize the ...

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Left vs. Right: Freeing of Hostages from North Korea

This is one I didn’t see coming. While many government activities are viewed through lenses of bias, the freeing of three American citizens from North Korean prisons should have been something in which both the left and right could take pride – unfortunately, that’s not so. How the left reported on North Korean hostages being freed MSNBC Hosts avoid praising ...

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Charter Schools Sweep Top Five Spots in the U.S. for 2018

In what is an unparalleled achievement in the annals of American educational assessment, the top five high schools in the United States are BASIS Curriculum Schools, as are six of the nation’s top eight, and seven of America’s top fourteen, according to U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best High Schools” 2018 rankings. The seven BASIS Curriculum Schools eligible for the numeric rankings are #1 BASIS Scottsdale, ...

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Skyrocketing tuition costs push more to online universities – here’s which are best

The skyrocketing cost of tuition has caused skyrocketing popularity in online degree programs. Since the year 1982, tuition has risen upwards of 400%. But for more than a decade now, distance education enrollments have been growing despite traditional enrollments continuing to decrease. Colleges and universities are constantly evolving to provide online options for their prospective students in order to stay ...

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A Coalition Of Energy Trade Groups Wants The DOE To Let Nuclear Die

  by Tim Pearce A coalition of energy industry trade groups is pushing back against a utility’s pleas to the Department of Energy to use executive authority to save struggling nuclear and coal plants. The coalition, representing the natural gas, power, renewable energy and energy efficiency industries, conducted a legal analysis of the FirstEnergy’s plea to the DOE and concluded the utility’s ...

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Top U.S. Cities Bothered by Ticks

Spring is in full bloom and so is the tick population throughout the country. TruGreen, the nation’s leading professional lawn care company helping people live life outside, is releasing their first list of the U.S. cities most bothered by ticks. Ticks can transmit disease and cause allergic reactions in both people and pets. For the first time, TruGreen is breaking ...

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Literal Nightmare Scenario: Woman Dressed As Clown Stabs Boyfriend During Sex

  by Ethan Barton A 19-year-old mother was sentenced to 11 years in prison for stabbing her boyfriend while she was dressed as a clown during sex and after telling him men should only be used as a “human sacrifice,” according to a Wednesday report. Zoe Adams dressed up as a clown, put a pillow over her clown-fearing boyfriend Kieran ...

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FDA Alert: Avoid Oysters from Canada

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is working with federal, state, and local officials regarding a norovirus outbreak linked to raw oysters from British Columbia, Canada. The FDA has confirmed that potentially contaminated raw oysters harvested in the south and central parts of Baynes Sound, British Columbia, Canada, were distributed to CA, IL, MA, and WA. It is possible that ...

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Report: Manufacturing sector continued expansion in April

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in April, and the overall economy grew for the 108th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business. The report was issued today by Timothy R. Fiore, CPSM, C.P.M., Chair of the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Manufacturing Business Survey Committee: “The April PMI registered 57.3 percent, a decrease of 2 percentage points from the ...

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Poll: Personal Finance Should be High School Graduation Requirement

Financial Literacy Survey Shows that 90 percent of surveyed U.S. consumers believe personal finance should be required to graduate from high school Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX), a global information solutions provider, today released the results of its annual Financial Literacy Survey,  in which an overwhelming number of surveyed respondents said they thought personal finance should be a required course to graduate from ...

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Papa John’s Announces New Combo Deal to Support Wounded Warrior Project

Pizza lovers rejoice – 131 Papa John’s® stores across multiple western states are offering a special combo to raise support for the warriors served by Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP). Now through May 27, $2 of every special combo sold – two large one-topping pizzas, cheesesticks, and a two-liter beverage for $25 – will be donated to WWP. Since 2003, WWP has been a tireless advocate for our ...

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Bolton: US Expects North Korean Denuclearization To Go Down The Way It Did In Libya

  by Ryan Pickrell The U.S. apparently has the Libya model in mind for North Korean denuclearization, according to White House national security adviser John Bolton. “Will President Trump insist that Kim give up, ship out, all of his nuclear weapons, all of his nuclear fuel, all of his ballistic missiles before the U.S. makes any concessions?” Fox News host ...

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Chinese Scientist Sentenced to Prison in Theft of Engineered Rice

A Chinese scientist was sentenced to 121 months in a federal prison for conspiring to steal samples of a variety of rice seeds from a Kansas biopharmaceutical research facility. Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, Assistant Attorney General John C. Demers of the Justice Department’s National Security Division and U.S. Attorney Stephen R. ...

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Sunday Stormy Mania: Daniels Poised To Tell All In ’60 Minutes’ Interview

  by Kevin Daley CBS newsmagazine “60 Minutes” will air its interview with Stephanie Clifford, an actress who appears in pornographic films as “Stormy Daniels,” this Sunday night. Clifford, who claims she had an affair with President Donald Trump from the summer of 2006 to early 2007, has not spoken publicly about their alleged relationship, though her attorney has strongly ...

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