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  1. Marin girl's alleged molester arrested in Placer County

    Marinij.com - Crime 05.26 / 22:26 marinij.com
    A Placer County man was arrested Thursday on allegations he repeatedly molested a Mill Valley teenager at hotels and at his home.Cameron Foster Fox, 33, of Rocklin, was booked into Marin County Jail on suspicion of sexual intercourse with a minor, arranging to meet a minor for sex and other…
  2. Problem-Plagued 'Cluster Housing' for Homeless Being Phased Out, Pols Say

    Dnainfo.com - Crime 05.26 / 22:22 dnainfo.com
    It is the goal of the de Blasio Administration to close the last cluster housing site by…
  3. 2 Men Shot in South Bronx in Broad Daylight Friday, Officials Say

    Dnainfo.com - Crime 05.26 / 22:22 dnainfo.com
    The two men were seriously hurt after being shot at a Westchester Avenue building, officials…
  4. Teen Steals iPhone, Orders Cab Through App on Victim's Cell, Police Say

    Dnainfo.com - Crime 05.26 / 22:22 dnainfo.com
    The teen took the taxi back to his East Harlem home after stealing the phone, police…
  5. Los Tigres del Norte fined 500,000 pesos (US $27,000) for performing a song glofying a drug traffiker.

    Borderlandbeat.com - Crime 05.26 / 22:18 borderlandbeat.com
    Posted by DD republished from Mexico News Daily  One of Mexico’s best known bands found itself on the wrong side of the law in Chihuahua last weekend for performing a song glamorizing the life of the narco.“Many want to climb to my height, I just see them fall away, they want to scratch at my crown, those that try have been dying off.”The words form part of a song by Los Tigres del Norte, arguably the originators of the narcocorrido sub-genre of northern Mexican music, cal…
  6. US Treasury Dept Includes Ruelas Torres Cartel on Blacklist

    Borderlandbeat.com - Crime 05.26 / 22:18 borderlandbeat.com
    Posted by Yaqui for Borderland BeatRepublished from DEA Press ReleaseOperation Dirty DopeContact: DEA Public AffairsMajor Mexican Heroin Trafficking Organization TargetedAction Targets Ruelas Torres DTO, a Major Heroin Producer, DistributorMAY 24 (WASHINGTON) – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today identified the Ruelas Torres Drug Trafficking Organization (Ruelas Torres DTO) and its leader, Mexican national Jose Luis Ruelas Torres, as Sig…
  7. Mexico’s Drug War Diary

    Borderlandbeat.com - Crime 05.26 / 22:18 borderlandbeat.com
    A blog: The CircularMexico’s drug war diary: borderlandbeat.comby Conor FayIt is an arcane website, something reminiscent of about 2005. When I first checked out Borderland Beat I paused, sneering at the ugly beige tone of its homepage, no interactive menu obeys the whims of my hovering mouse, poor enough.     Then I read some of the posts, Borderland Beat is something of a pinboard or a newspaper scrapbook, anonymous writers contribute the content, excerpts f…
  8. Borderland Beat Joins Other Journalist in Mourning and Remembering the Man, Javier Valdez

    Borderlandbeat.com - Crime 05.26 / 22:18 borderlandbeat.com
    Posted by DDThis is a long story but as Javier said once about publishing  "the problem is not deciding what to publish, but what not to publish".  He was talking about corruption and violence stories.  In this story the problem is there is so much material about Javier and his murder that it is difficult to decide what not to publish (simply for lack of space.)  One example is a true story about police corruption that he wrote for his column "Malayerba"(bad weed) …
  1. Girls Soccer Team Scores Cooking Skills

    Midmichigan.org - Health 05.26 / 22:25 midmichigan.org
    Discover how the Alpena High School Girls Soccer team is learning how to prepare healthy meals to fuel their…
  2. Simple gluten-free zucchini noodle recipe that will amaze kids

    Emaxhealth.com - Health 05.26 / 22:20 emaxhealth.com
    When you are cooking for kids, it may be tempting to try complicated recipes that take hours to achieve a specific taste. However, this simple and fast gluten-free zucchini noodle recipe is easier to make and can still surprise your kids. Whether you are making dinner or simply trying to cook ahead, creating a delicious gluten-free (GF) menu at home can be difficult.Health and Wellness: Healthy Food RecipesLatest News: Current Newsconditions: Celiac…
  3. Poverty must be eradicated for kids to have a chance

    Emaxhealth.com - Health 05.26 / 22:20 emaxhealth.com
    Researchers say that deep poverty places young kids at high risk for poor health and development. Far too often people who are personally removed from the true facts about the horrible pain and suffering associated with poverty insist the poor are simply lazy and do not deserve any special consHealth and Wellness: Alternative MedicineFamily HealthLatest News: Current Newsconditions: Mental…
  4. Here is what causes the eating disorder pica and 3 ways to naturally treat it

    Emaxhealth.com - Health 05.26 / 22:20 emaxhealth.com
    The eating disorder Pica is defined as the persistent ingestion of nonnutritive substances for at least 1 month, at an age for which this behavior is developmentally inappropriate. Scientific research, has been able to pinpoint what causes pica, and it has been established that: Pica is a nutritional problem. But, there are 3 ways to naturally treat it! The eating disorder pica has been on the rise with reports that, in-patient stays for pica, have sharply increased by 93% since…
  5. Former Lutonix VP Pleads Guilty to Trade Secret Theft

    Jdsupra.com - Health 05.26 / 22:20 jdsupra.com
    On May 9, 2017, according to court records, Christopher Barry, former Vice President of R&D at Lutonix Inc., pled guilty to stealing Lutonix’s trade secrets in the form of several confidential electronic files.......By: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear L…
  6. Good News: Bezos family funding accelerates glioma immunotherapy research

    Fredhutch.org - Health 05.26 / 22:14 fredhutch.org
    A team of Fred Hutch researchers led by principal investigator Dr. Eric Holland has received $400,000 for a two-year pilot study to test several novel immunotherapy approaches for glioma, an aggressive brain cancer. The study was made possible by the generous support of the Bezos family, which since 2009 has donated and leveraged more than $40 million to Fred Hutch for immunotherapy…
  7. Texas set to embrace new abortion restrictions

    Chippewa.com - Health 05.26 / 22:11 chippewa.com
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A sweeping new anti-abortion bill in Texas that includes a provision already blocked by federal courts is heading to Republican Gov. Greg…
  8. 4 simple exercises to improve blood circulation

    You’re trying on new shoes and as you look at your legs in the mirror, you spot a bulging vein. Or, you’re suddenly distracted by a deep, aching feeling that won’t go away. Maybe you wake up at night because … The post 4 simple exercises to improve blood circulation appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Infor…
  1. Black Student Union is back at Rainier Beach

    Crosscut.com - Education & Family 05.26 / 22:13 crosscut.com
    While taking a leadership class at Rainier Beach High School, Grace Williams was looking into potential groups to lead or start. A black student union — something Beach didn’t have — was on a list of two dozen possibilities. “We … Continue reading ͛…
  2. Does pre-K work? Brookings experts weigh in on America’s early childhood education debate

    Brookings.edu - Education & Family 05.26 / 22:10 brookings.edu
    Pre-kindergarten education has long generated attention from policymakers, parents, and educators seeking to create a foundation for the academic success of American children. States have taken note: In 2015, 42 states and the District of Columbia allocated $6.2 billion in state funding to pre-K programs. While investments in preschool are up, the research on…
  3. A lower speed limit near South Garner High? Maybe, after resident raises concerns

    Newsobserver.com - Education 05.26 / 22:03 newsobserver.com
    Concerns brought before the town council may lead to a lower speed limit along New Bethel Church Road, a heavily utilized route near South Garner High School. Sutton Springs resident … Click to Continue…
  4. Family and friends pay tribute in emotional farewell to slain Bowie State student

    Baltimoresun.com - Education 05.26 / 22:02 baltimoresun.com
    Family and friends of slain Bowie State University student Richard W. Collins III gathered Friday to remember the young man they described as a protective brother and a role model who always put the needs of others first. The 23-year-old business administration and ROTC student was fatally…
  5. Oklahoma House sends $6.8 billion spending plan to governor

    SFgate.com-Education 05.26 / 22:01 sfgate.com
    The spending plan protects the budgets of about 15 state agencies, including those that fund the state's public schools and road and bridge construction program. [...] even supporters lamented that it does not include a pay raise for public school teachers, a top priority of Republican legislation leaders this year. Opponents attacked the measure because it includes hundreds of millions of dollars in new revenue approved during the final week of the legislative session — including the c…
  6. Fake news curriculum bill dies in California Legislature

    SFgate.com-Education 05.26 / 22:01 sfgate.com
    (AP) — California lawmakers have killed a bill that aimed to teach high school students to spot fake news. A measure that would have called for public schools to teach about the 2016 election also died Friday in the Appropriations C…
  7. From Harper to Puckett, Grand Junction a JUCO baseball mecca

    SFgate.com-Education 05.26 / 22:01 sfgate.com
    A few years before Bryce Harper was hammering home runs at big league ballparks, the slugger had dreams of bashing baseballs in western Colorado. Long before his bloody sock became the stuff of Red Sox legend, Curt Schilling took the mound for Yavapai College in 1986. The likes of Gary Gentry, Kurt Bevacqua, Jim Leyritz, Eric Gagne, Travis Hafner, Cliff Lee, John Lackey, Adam LaRoche and Brandon Belt are also on the list of more than 120 future major leaguers who have played on junior…
  8. Florida's Bright Futures program aids scholars

    SFgate.com-Education 05.26 / 22:01 sfgate.com
    With a score of 1290, he would qualify for Bright Futures' top tier, securing about $3,090 a year — a big dent in the $6,000 tuition and fees that Florida's public universities charge on average. [...] getting that score, he said, "was the best feeling ever." [...] he still spent his freshman year at the University of South Florida living at home and working as a valet to save money. Critics say the hefty investment in merit — $5 billion over 20 years — betrays a state statute requiring …
  1. Copper & Kings Floodwall Apply Brandy

    Beveragedynamics.com - Food 05.26 / 22:15 beveragedynamics.com
    The second aged apple brandy expression from Copper & Kings references the distillery’s Louisville hometown and Butchertown neighborhood. The Louisville floodwall, finished in 1957, protects the city from flooding of the Ohio River. The floodwall stretches from Butchertown to south of Rubbertown. Floodwall American apple brandy is a blend of copper pot-distilled apple brandy aged in bourbon barrels and 250-liter Oloroso sherry casks sourced from Spain. Floodwall…
  2. BevNET Podcast Ep. 59: Margaritas, Mezcal and Money

    Bevnet.com - Food 05.26 / 22:15 bevnet.com
    In this episode, we sat down with Mark Mahoney, the co-founder of premium cocktail mixer brand Powell & Mahoney, who discussed his background as a beverage entrepreneur and the rapid development of the mixer space. We also examined recent investment deals in food and beverage, including a funding round for snack brand Hippeas, one that included Leonardo…
  3. American Academy of Pediatrics Revises Kids Juice Recommendations

    Bevnet.com - Food 05.26 / 22:15 bevnet.com
    The Academy's new policy statement recommends that 100 percent fruit juice should not be provided to children younger than 1 year of age, with the exception of cases in which there is a strong clinical basis for use in the management of…
  4. Brinley Shipwreck Launches New White Reserve Rum

    Bevnet.com - Food 05.26 / 22:15 bevnet.com
    Brinley Shipwreck Rums hail from the Caribbean island of St. Kitts, where Zach Brinley and his father Bob began hand-crafting Brinley Gold Vanilla Rum in 2002. All their rums are made with blackstrap molasses, which is more concentrated and far less sweet than regular…
  5. A. Smith Bowman Distillery Releases Sequential Series Bourbon

    Bevnet.com - Food 05.26 / 22:15 bevnet.com
    This limited release explores how flavor profiles are affected when bourbon, first aged in new charred white oak barrels, is then finished in different kinds of used barrels for its final years, and also explores how the barrel entry proof affects the…
  6. Kill Cliff Launches ‘Kill the Quit’ Video to Support Navy SEAL Foundation Partnership

    Bevnet.com - Food 05.26 / 22:15 bevnet.com
    Leading clean recovery and hydration sports drink, KILL CLIFF, is releasing a ‘KILL THE QUIT’ motivational video ahead of Memorial Day, honoring the Navy SEAL Fou…
  7. Does Your Restaurant Need a CPA?

    Fsrmagazine.com - Food 05.26 / 22:15 fsrmagazine.com
    How and when to hire professional financial help Entrepreneurial restaurant owners are great at juggling priorities ranging from pleasing demanding patrons to hiring staff, but one ball that often gets dropped in the juggling act is the financial side of the business. Smart owners know when they need help, but they often don’t know how to find an accountant or what questions to ask. Not sure if it’s time to find a professional? Ask yourself these three questions: Do you spend too much time …
  8. These Coconut Fruit Bowls Are Trending on Pinterest and We're Obsessed

    Eatingwell.com -Food 05.26 / 22:07 www.eatingwell.com
    .vglnk, .vglnk > span { display: inline-block; float: inherit; } Move over, pineapple bowls, there's a new (healthy) stuffed shell taking over and we're just as obsessed as everyone else on social media. Coconut fruit bowls—aka halved coconuts filled with yummy smoothies, fruit or a combo of both—are sweeping Pinterest and why wouldn't they be?…
  1. At What Age Do Women Have The Best Sex Of Their Lives?

    Chicagodefender.com - Arts&Culture 05.26 / 22:22 chicagodefender.com
    Most women report their sexual peak in the latter years of their…
  2. The Science Behind The Bearded Bae Craze: Study Shows Bearded Men Preferred For Relationships

    Chicagodefender.com - Arts&Culture 05.26 / 22:22 chicagodefender.com
    According to research, men with full beards are viewed as being more attractive for long-term…
  3. Are Men Really Dogs? Ask Dr. Karen!

    Chicagodefender.com - Arts&Culture 05.26 / 22:22 chicagodefender.com
    Why do we continue to waste our time in relationships with people who do not love or respect…
  4. Honestly, These Pics of Trudeau and Macron Strolling Through a Garden are Too Much

    Elle.com - Arts&Culture 05.26 / 22:20 elle.com
    Hello? French police? I would like to report being personally attacked by these photos of Justin Trudeau and Emmanuel Macron strolling through a sun-dappled garden like Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant in Notting Hill. Could you connect me to Inspector Clouseau? I would like to report the theft of a thought because I literally doodle this all the time. Can I sue reality for copyright infringement? Getty Advertisement - Continue Reading Below I am actually having a lot…
  5. Traveling circus bestows Dallas audiences with classic thrills

    Dallas.culturemap.com - Arts&Culture 05.26 / 22:14 dallas.culturemap.com
    The recent closure of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus freed its animals (hooray!) but also put hundreds of uniquely skilled performers out of work (boo!). Specialized art forms that have been passed down through generations -- think trapeze, high-wire, clowning, balancing acts, aerial work -- suddenly seem in danger of dying out, unless folks who have dedicated lifetimes to these classic skills suddenly go modern with Cirque du Soleil or its many…
  6. Gina Prince-Bythewood is First Female Filmmaker of Color to Direct Superhero Flick

    Colorlines.com - Arts&Culture 05.26 / 22:12 colorlines.com
    Sameer Rao/NOWArts & CultureTags: Arts & CultureGina Prince-BythewoodSilver & BlackMarvelSony PicturesFilmmaker Gina Prince-Bythewood, best known for Black protagonist-driven dramas like "Love & Basketball" and "Beyond the Lights," will make history as the first woman of color to direct a superhero film.  Deadline reported yesterday (May 25) that Sony Pictures greenlighted the "Shots Fired" creator to direct and rewrite "Silver & Black." The film centers on mercenary Silver Sable and b…
  7. WATCH: April Ryan Explains Press Responsibility in Age of Trump

    Colorlines.com - Arts&Culture 05.26 / 22:12 colorlines.com
    Kenrya Rankin/NOWTrump PresidencyArts & CultureMediaTags: Arts & CultureMediaApril RyanThe Late Show With Stephen ColbertTrump PresidencySean SpicerShe’s served in the White House press pool for four presidencies, but it wasn’t until President Donald Trump took office that American Urban Radio Networks Washington bureau chief April Ryan became the subject of the news. From Trump telling her to set up a meeting with the Congressional Black Caucus as if she’s an intern who knows all the …
  8. “Home” by Maine Artist Judy O’Donnell Opens at the Barn Gallery in Ogunquit

    Maineartscene.com -Arts 05.26 / 22:06 maineartscene.com
    Maine Art Scene Magazine | (ME) “Home” by Judy O’Donnell – opening at at the Barn Gallery in Ogunquit – explores transitional phases in family landscapes. This installation idea began with a trip to Barcelona, Spain to see Gaudi’s architecture. In this old architecture, arches and stairs are everywhere. O’Donnell says, “The series ‘The Arches and Stairs’ initiated when I got […] The post “Home” by Maine Artist Judy O’Donnell Opens at the Barn …
  1. Balancing rights and responsibilities in insurers' access to genetic test results

    ScienceDaily - Society 05.26 / 20:49 sciencedaily.com
    Researchers have compared the regulation of life insurers' use of genetic information in the UK, Canada, and…
  2. The perils of publishing location data for endangered species

    ScienceDaily - Society 05.26 / 20:49 sciencedaily.com
    While the increasing accessibility of data from scientific studies creates many benefits -- and represents a process that should be broadly embraced -- in the context of conserving endangered species it can actually be problematic, experts…
  3. Songwriter Alexander “Eskeerdo” Izquierdo on What to Expect of His Upcoming Record, 'You Title It'

    Oceandrive.com - People 05.26 / 20:14 oceandrive.com
    Grammy Award-winning songwriter and Miami native Eskeerdo trades his pen for the microphone with the upcoming release of his latest record, You Title It. Local lyricist: Grammy Award winner…
  4. YWP: ‘Through Your Eyes’

    Vtdigger.org - People 05.26 / 16:40 vtdigger.org
    This week's Young Writers Project entry is "Through your eyes" by seventh-grader Lila Taylor of Charlotte. The post YWP: ‘Through Your Eyes’ appeared first on…
  5. New Hampshire Senate Kills Bill Banning Support for Warrantless Federal Spying Programs

    CONCORD, N.H. (May 25, 2017) – The New Hampshire Senate killed a bill that would have banned “material support or resources” to warrantless federal spying. Rep. Neal Kurk and Rep. Carol McGuire sponsored House Bill 171 (HB171), along with two cosponsors. The legislation would prohibit the state or its political subdivisions from assisting a federal agency…
  6. Louisiana House Passes Bill to Encourage Use of Gold and Silver as Money

    BATON ROUGE, La. (May 25, 2017) – Yesterday, the Louisiana House unanimously passed a bill that would exempt the sale and purchase of gold and silver from state sales and use taxes, encouraging their use and taking the first step toward breaking the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money. Rep. Stephen Dwight (R) and Rep. Mar…
  7. 8 Up & Coming Hamptonites to Watch This Season

    Hamptons-magazine.com - People 05.26 / 06:14 hamptons-magazine.com
    As you begin to prep and pack for another summer out East, we want you to feel in the know. Here, eight up and coming partygoers and local A-listers who have the Hamptons figured out. Laney…
  8. Letter from the Editor-in-Chief: Memorial Day 2017

    Hamptons-magazine.com - People 05.26 / 06:14 hamptons-magazine.com
    The latest from Samantha Yanks. Sharing an afternoon with Mariska Hargitay after her 2016 cover shoot (she wrote this issue’s cover story on longtime friend Hilary Swank). Opening w…
  1. NYPD Investigates Religious Graffiti Outside Mosque and Church in Brooklyn

    Dnainfo.com - Religion 05.26 / 22:22 dnainfo.com
    The NYPD Hate Crime Task Force has been notified about the messages spray painted on Bergen …
  2. ERLC Academy provides equipping on ethics

    Brnow.org - Religion 05.26 / 22:19 brnow.org
    Pastors, seminary students, Bible teachers, ministry leaders and writers were among those who gathered in Nashville for a crash course in Christian ethics. Participants testified they came away better prepared to address the difficult issues of the day. The Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission sponsored its ERLC Academy for the third consecutive…
  3. Fossils said to be ‘at odds’ with evolutionary theory

    Brnow.org - Religion 05.26 / 22:19 brnow.org
    A cache of newly discovered fossils from an ancient human species, says a biologist associated with the intelligent design movement, underscores the inadequacy of materialistic evolution to explain human origins. A paleontologist claims the fossils fit well with biblical chronology, representing a human species alive shortly after God dispersed men and women at…
  4. 7-year-old turns lemonade into ministry for foster kids

    Brnow.org - Religion 05.26 / 22:19 brnow.org
    Those who know her would probably describe A’Layah Robinson as no ordinary 7-year-old, but a giver. Growing up in foster care, she and her brothers know the struggles of going from one house to the next. One Saturday afternoon, Robinson saw a group of teenagers at a lemonade stand, and something sparked in her heart. …
  5. Workplace devotion leads to baptisms, discipleship

    Brnow.org - Religion 05.26 / 22:19 brnow.org
    After more than a year of traveling 40 miles roundtrip to lead weekly devotions at a Mauldin landscaping company, South Carolina pastor David Walker of Impact Community Church has witnessed 21 people claim Jesus as their Savior and has baptized several of them on the company’s p…
  6. Pastor, wife grow family with adoptions through Sunrise

    Brnow.org - Religion 05.26 / 22:19 brnow.org
    Since the beginning of their marriage 16 years ago, a Kentucky Baptist pastor and his wife had always wanted lots of children. Bryan and Krista Grigg’s hopes were fulfilled earlier this month with the adoption of three additional kids through Sunrise Children’s Services, the ministry that is serving more than 1,200 abused and neglected chi…
  7. Holy Spirit plays role in June 3 ordination

    Catholicsun.org - Religion 05.26 / 20:21 catholicsun.org
    If anyone wants to witness an outpouring of the Holy Spirit outside of a confirmation Mass, mark your calendars for June 3 when three men will be ordained to the…
  8. Michigan: Muslim Man Sues Little Caesars For $100mn After Eating Pork Mislabeled As Halal

    Eurasiareview.com - Religion 05.26 / 20:17 eurasiareview.com
    A Dearborn, Michigan man, and a devout Muslim, has filed a lawsuit against the fast food chain Little Caesars,…
  1. Remembering Denis Johnson

    Newyorker.com - Books 05.26 / 22:31 newyorker.com
    Denis Johnson, who died on Wednesday, at the age of sixty-seven, wept easily, without embarrassment. “I just do this a lot,” he told his students at a writing seminar in St. Petersburg, Russia, in July, 2000, where we were both teaching. The tears on this occasion came in response to a student’s question about how he chooses titles for his books. He was alarmingly candid about the demons that pursued him. Even while we were in Russia, he was looking for an Alcoholics Anonymous chapter. He w…
  2. Majestic Wonder Woman Concept Art

    Comicbook.com - Books 05.26 / 22:13 comicbook.com
    Wonder Woman production designer Aline Bonetto and director, Patty Jenkins, share new concept art and details about the film's design.Being the first Wonder Woman live-action film, it allowed the production team a lot of freedom to create Themyscira, the paradisiacal island of the Amazons and Diana's breathtaking home, however they liked. The goal was to…
  3. Image's Shirtless Bear-Fighter Gets A Nude "Beariant"

    Comicbook.com - Books 05.26 / 22:13 comicbook.com
    Anyone can fight, and some possess the strength to become a warrior. Many though cannot dream of being a Shirtless Bear-Fighter, and for those who can a "nude" variant cover is only fitting.Image Comics is introducing a new sort of hero thanks to writers Jody LeHeup (Uncanny X-Force, Deadpool, Quantum and Woody) and Sebastian Girner…
  4. Supergirl Cast Member Steps Down As Series Regular

    Comicbook.com - Books 05.26 / 22:13 comicbook.com
    Maggie may have said yes to a future with Alex, but Floriana Lima didn't.TV Line reports, Lima is not returning to Supergirl as a series regular so that she can pursue other opportunities. However, before she parts ways with the show, she will appear in more than one episode of Season 3 to wrap up…
  5. I saw the Beatles live, but no, I didn’t scream. It’s time to take female fans seriously.

    Washingtonpost.com - Books 05.26 / 22:03 washingtonpost.com
    On the 50th anniversary of “Sgt. Pepper,” a feminist critique of writing about the Fab Fou…
  6. Valiant Streamlining Process To Buy Overpriced Comics You Can't Read

    Theouthousers.com - Books 05.26 / 21:40 theouthousers.com
    They're partnering with CGC to offer signature series grading for Secret Weapons #1.Source: Press ReleaseComic collectors generally go to a grading service like CGC to grade and slab an important comic book. Then there are exceptions like Valiant teaming with CGC to offer grading for the SECRET WEAPONS #1 VALIANT VALIDATED SIGNATURE SERIES (VVSS) edition. The issue features virgin cover art, not nearly as good as extra-virgin cover art, which means it is an unrefined oil and…
  7. Editor Daniel Ketchum Let Go By Marvel Comics

    Theouthousers.com - Books 05.26 / 21:40 theouthousers.com
    We're assuming he couldn't catch them all.X-Men Editor Daniel Ketchum was let go from Marvel on Tuesday, according to sources. An anonymous source has told The Outhouse that they've heard multiple reasons from multiple people for his firing and Marvel hasn't released a statement about it. There is no prominent rumor floating around either.Ketchum has also already changed his Twitter bio, removing Marvel, but leaving Editor, which means he could have something…
  8. John Boyega Talks Finn's 'Big Deal' In The Last Jedi

    Comicbook.com - Books 05.26 / 21:03 comicbook.com
    Finn has finally become a big deal, but he probably didn't plan on having to get stabbed to make it happen.Finn actor John Boyega recently sat down with EW to talk about his role in the upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The final fight with Kylo Ren left its mark on him, but thanks…
  1. Will Push For School Choice Leave Students With Disabilities Behind?

    Legalexaminer.com - Law 05.26 / 22:23 legalexaminer.com
    In laying out its plan for American education, the Trump Administration has put particular emphasis on school choice, signaling ambitions to expand publicly-funded voucher programs that give parents the ability to send their children to charter, magnet and private schools.…
  2. 5 Ways In Which The Business Of Law Is NOT Changing Anytime Soon

    Abovethelaw.com - Law 05.26 / 21:00 abovethelaw.com
    Are we experiencing, or about to experience, a revolution in the world of legal services? Slow your…
  3. Civil Rights Movement Is a Reminder That Free Speech Is There to Protect the Weak

    Aclu.org - Law 05.26 / 21:00 aclu.org
    If we don’t stand up for the First Amendment when abhorrent speech is censored, the powerless will be hurt most in the end. We at the ACLU are often criticized for our unyielding defense of free speech rights. Even our closest allies complain when we defend the free speech rights of Klansmen and assorted other racists, misogynists, online haters, fake news creators, and other toxic speakers. In particular, we hear that such defenses of free speech rights serve not to protect the weak but t…
  4. Yesterday, Charged with Assaulting a Reporter. Today, Charged with Defending the Constitution.

    Aclu.org - Law 05.26 / 21:00 aclu.org
    Greg Gianforte body slammed a reporter in Montana. He’s now a congressman with a duty to defend the First Amendment. Republican Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska had it right: “If the First Amendment means anything, it means you can’t body-slam a journalist.” Sadly, that lesson seems to be lost on some of Sen. Sasse’s colleagues. On Wednesday, Greg Gianforte was charged with assaulting a Guardian reporter while campaigning for Montana’s seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Yesterday, he won…
  5. California staff ratio bill includes tough penalties for noncompliant dialysis clinics

    Nephrologynews.com - Law 05.26 / 20:29 nephrologynews.com
    California’s Senate Bill 349, called the Dialysis Patient Safety Act, has brought to the forefront a divide between clinic staff members and the patients they ... The post California staff ratio bill includes tough penalties for noncompliant dialysis clinics appeared first on Nephrology News & I…
  6. Health insurers continue to refuse premium payments from American Kidney Fund

    Nephrologynews.com - Law 05.26 / 20:29 nephrologynews.com
    Even though a lawsuit halted the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ from implementing an interim final rule that would have made new regulations for dialysis facilities ... The post Health insurers continue to refuse premium payments from American Kidney Fund appeared first on Nephrology News & Iss…
  7. U.S. Sen. Fischer says country must insure security while welcoming immigrants

    A federal court has ruled against the second travel ban issued by President Trump, blocking the ban from going into effect. U. S. Sen. Deb Fischer says she called for a pause in allowing refugees to come into this country after the mass migration of refugees fleeing the Syrian civil war overwhelmed Europe. “Because of…
  8. State Rundown 5/18: Tax Debate Heat Wave Hitting States

    Taxjusticeblog.org - Law 05.26 / 20:18 taxjusticeblog.org
    This week saw tax debates heat up in many states. Late-session discovered revenue shortfalls, for example, are creating friction in Delaware, New Jersey, and Oklahoma, while special sessions featuring tax debates continue in Louisiana, New Mexico, and West Virginia. Meanwhile the effort to revive Alaska's personal income tax has cooled…