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|Don Lemon Reveals The Sad Reality About Trump's Alleged ‘N-Word’ Tape
Former White House aide and reality TV star Omarosa Manigault Newman claims
POSTED AUGUST 15, 2018 3:42 AM
|Masterpiece Cakeshop Owner Sues Colorado After Refusing To Bake Trans Woman's Cake
Months after winning a Supreme Court case over his refusal to make a wedding
POSTED AUGUST 15, 2018 3:10 PM
|10 pieces to pack if you're planning a trip within your trip under $50
From cross-country road trips to intercontinental excursions, it’s not out of
POSTED AUGUST 15, 2018 6:01 AM
|Satanic Temple's Baphomet Raises Hell Over Religious Freedom In Arkansas
Members and supporters of the Satanic Temple wheeled a statue of winged, goat-
POSTED AUGUST 16, 2018 9:24 PM
|Rising sea levels threatens coastal cities with more tsunamis, scientists warn
Tsunamis will become more common and more ferocious with global warming, scientists have warned after a study found that global sea level rises will increase the risk of coastal cities being wiped out. Smaller earthquakes that currently pose no serious tsunami threat could unleash waves capable of inundating coastal cities, researchers found in a study focusing on the city of Macau in China. Currently it is considered safe from tsunamis, despite lying within a major earthquake zone. At today's sea level, it would take a very powerful earthquake tipping past magnitude 8.8 to cause widespread tsunami flooding in Macau. But a half-metre rise in sea level - predicted to occur in the region by 2060 - could more than double the chances of a huge tsunami swamping the territory, according to the research. A three-foot sea level rise, expected by 2100, would increase the risk up to 4.7 times. The source of the earthquake danger is the Manila Trench, a massive crack in the floor of the South China Sea formed by the collision of two tectonic plates. It has generated numerous earthquakes, though none larger than magnitude 7.8 since the 1560s. A modest rise in sea levels would greatly amplify the tsunami threat from smaller earthquakes, the computer simulation study showed. Cities most prone to natural disaster Lead researcher Dr Robert Weiss, from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in the US, said: "Our research shows that sea-level rise can significantly increase the tsunami hazard, which means that smaller tsunamis in the future can have the same adverse impacts as big tsunamis would today. "The South China Sea is an excellent starting point for such a study because it is an ocean with rapid sea-level rise and also the location of many mega cities with significant worldwide consequences if impacted." The team's findings are reported in the journal Science Advances.
POSTED AUGUST 16, 2018 1:00 AM
|Judge threatened over granting bail for suspects in New Mexico compound case
The courthouse was locked down after a backlash against the judge's decision culminated in threats.
POSTED AUGUST 15, 2018 2:06 PM
|Subaru Ascent Owners Will Get New Cars in Recall
Subaru replaces nearly 300 cars that have compromised frames.
POSTED AUGUST 15, 2018 2:23 PM
|Taiwan company bows to China after boycott threat
A Taiwanese coffee chain has become the latest business to bow to pressure from Beijing after Chinese web users threatened a boycott over a visit to one of its stores by the island's president. Tsai Ing-wen stopped off at a Los Angeles branch of the 85C Bakery Cafe this week during a US stopover in which she became the first Taiwanese leader to give a public speech on American soil in 15 years. Taiwan is a self-ruled democracy that considers itself a sovereign state but has never declared formal independence.
POSTED AUGUST 15, 2018 6:57 AM
|ICE takes into custody defendant in New Mexico compound case
TAOS, N.M. (AP) — A judge's decision to allow the release of an extended family accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound in New Mexico prompted a political uproar Tuesday by prominent Republican lawmakers.
POSTED AUGUST 15, 2018 2:21 AM
|Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA director who has criticized the White House
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders began her briefing on Wednesday by reading a statement from President Trump announcing his decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, a prominent critic of the current administration. The statement went on to list other current and former officials whose clearances would be under review.
POSTED AUGUST 15, 2018 5:38 PM