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Cynthia Kelly

Dare I say, unique and geeky...
June 10, 2015 2 comments 0 shares 9 plus ones
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"In a major shift of focus in the battle against the Islamic State, the Obama administration is planning to establish a new military base in Anbar Province, Iraq, and to send up to 450 more American military trainers to help Iraqi forces retake the city of Ramadi."

#worldnews   #iraq   #isis   #ramadi   #politics   #news   #wars   #military  

U.S. Embracing a New Approach on Battling ISIS in Iraq - NYTimes.com

The Obama administration is planning to send hundreds of additional military trainers to help Iraqi forces retake Ramadi and repel the Islamic State.

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June 09, 2015 0 comments 0 shares 4 plus ones
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June 09, 2015 21 comments 1 shares 12 plus ones
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75-million-year-old dinosaur blood and collagen discovered in fossil fragments

Scientists accidentally discover what appear to be red blood cells and collagen fibres during analysis of ‘crap’ fossils dug up in Canada 100 years ago.

#news   #science   #dinosaurs   #history   #canada  

75-million-year-old dinosaur blood and collagen discovered in fossil fragments

Scientists accidentally discover what appear to be red blood cells and collagen fibres during analysis of ‘crap’ fossils dug up in Canada 100 years ago

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June 02, 2015 0 comments 0 shares 1 plus ones
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Song: The End of an Age by Kyle Bronsdon, also check out his live stream on Youtube tonight at 7:00 western time.

http://www.kylebronsdon.com

#music   #jazz   #pianomusic   #piano  #kylebronsdon

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May 29, 2015 9 comments 1 shares 10 plus ones
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Tonight is my second oldest son Donavon's High School graduation, so happy and excited for him, and very proud as a parent. He plans to attend college in the fall.

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May 04, 2015 0 comments 0 shares 5 plus ones
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Great cover.

#StarWars   #VanityFair   #theforceawakens   #Movies   #news  

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Is on the Cover of Vanity Fair

Photographed by Annie Leibovitz, Han Solo and Chewbacca team up with some of the newer heroes in the galaxy.

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May 04, 2015 0 comments 0 shares 8 plus ones
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What a beautiful name for the new princess.

#UK   #Royals   #WilliamandKate   #WorldNews   #Royality   #News   #BabyNames  

The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Have Named Their Daughter Charlotte

The baby will be called Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, and formally known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge.

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May 04, 2015 0 comments 1 shares 8 plus ones
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"How a group of black social-media activists built the nation’s first 21st-century civil rights movement."

#US #CivilRights   #baltimore   #socialmedia   #activism   #DeRayMckesson   #Education   #RacialProfiling   #Freedom  

‘Our Demand Is Simple: Stop Killing Us.’ - NYTimes.com

How a group of black social-media activists built the nation’s first 21st-century civil rights movement.

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May 01, 2015 0 comments 0 shares 4 plus ones
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Chris Christie Ally David Wildstein Pleads Guilty in George Washington Bridge Case; Other Indictments Expected

"A key figure in the corruption scandal that threatens New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s political career pleaded guilty today in federal court."

#news   #chrischristie   #davidwildstein   #law   #politics   #corruption  

Ally of Christie Pleads Guilty in George Washington Bridge Case; Other Indictments Expected - NYTimes.com

Two officials were expected to be indicted Friday as David Wildstein, an ally of Gov. Chris Christie, pleaded guilty to fraud and “conspiracy against civil rights.”

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May 01, 2015 0 comments 0 shares 6 plus ones
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"The death of Freddie Gray has been ruled by the medical examiner's office as a homicide caused by severe trauma.

State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby, the chief prosecutor for Baltimore, announced this morning that her office has also found probable cause to pursue criminal charges in connection to the case."

#freddiegray   #baltimore   #law   #civilrights   #news   #worldnews  

Freddie Gray's Death Ruled a Homicide, Officers Face Charges

He sustained a spinal cord injury while in police custody.

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April 29, 2015 4 comments 5 shares 58 plus ones
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Falling to Earth: unmanned Russian spacecraft 'has nowhere else to go', says official

"An unmanned Russian cargo spacecraft ferrying supplies to the International Space Station is plunging back to Earth and apparently out of control."

#news   #space   #russia   #earth   #spacenews   #science   #environment   #ISS   #worldnews  

Falling to Earth: unmanned Russian spacecraft 'has nowhere else to go', says official

Cargo vessel ferrying supplies to the International Space Station is said to be out of control after contact was lost

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April 29, 2015 0 comments 0 shares 2 plus ones
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"The U.S. economy skidded to a near halt in the first three months of the year, battered by a triple whammy of harsh weather, plunging exports and sharp cutbacks in oil and gas drilling."

"Many economists forecast growth to rebound to around 3 percent in the current quarter and hold steady in the second half of the year."

- AP

#news   #US   #USeconomy   #business   #businessnews   #markets   #USnews  

US economy ekes out 0.2 percent growth rate in first quarter

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy skidded to a near halt in the first three months of the year, battered by a triple whammy of harsh weather, plunging exports and sharp cutbacks in oil and gas drilling. The overall economy…

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April 29, 2015 1 comments 0 shares 6 plus ones
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#baltimore   #US   #civilrights   #balt   #bmore   #politics   #news  

Baltimore police commissioner: 'The city is stable'

One night after violent protests that saw buildings burned, stores looted and more than 20 police officers injured, Baltimore enjoyed a night of relative calm Tuesday as police and National Guard troops dispersed protesters and a curfew took effect without any major disturbances.

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April 29, 2015 0 comments 0 shares 7 plus ones
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Unmasking the Secrets of #Mercury

#science   #space   #planets  

Unmasking the Secrets of Mercury

To learn more about the minerals and surface processes on Mercury, instruments aboard NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft have been collecting surface measurements since MESSENGER entered Mercury orbit on March 17, 2011.

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April 29, 2015 0 comments 0 shares 4 plus ones
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#realestate   #houses   #news   #USnews  

The Homeownership Rate Is Now the Lowest Since 1989, But There’s a Silver Lining

The U.S. homeownership rate continued to decline in 2015, hitting its lowest level since 1989.

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April 28, 2015 0 comments 1 shares 4 plus ones
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More than 1,000 residents have volunteered to help clean up the aftermath of the #BaltimoreRiots Tuesday morning http://thebea.st/1bNGOQB

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More Than 1k Offer to Clean Up Baltimore

Via Facebook group.

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April 28, 2015 0 comments 0 shares 7 plus ones
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#worldnews   #Nepal   #disasteraid   #asia   #nepalearthquake   #news  

Disaster relief: Aid workers struggle to reach desperate Nepal

Backlog at the airport is one of many challenges for aid workers who are struggling to reach those most in need of help

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As #SCOTUS hears arguments on gay marriage, here's a state-by-state look at key rulings

http://usat.ly/1AbhRUD 

#SCOTUS   #gaymarriage   #gayrights   #marriage   #law   #politics   #gay   #lgbt  

Gay marriage, state by state: Key rulings

As the Supreme Court hears oral arguments today on same-sex marriage, here's a rundown of key rulings in the 37 states where gay marriage is legal.

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April 28, 2015 1 comments 0 shares 12 plus ones
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