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As Hurricane Michael nears, Florida businesses hang tough: ‘If you can’t be there when someone needs you, then what good are you?’

As Hurricane Michael nears, Florida businesses hang tough: 'If you can’t be there when someone needs you, then what good are you?'

Residents in Hurricane Michael's path urged to evacuate Hurricane Michael is expected to hit the Florida Panhandle with up to 12 feet of storm surge; Mark Bowen, chief of emergency services for the Bay County Board of County Commissioners, says residents in the storm's path have 'no excuse' not to leave. APALACHICOLA, Fla. – Hours…
Tucker: The uncivil left reveals their real strategy

Tucker: The uncivil left reveals their real strategy

The left always obeys. Obedience is the whole point.
Taylor Swift backs Phil Bredesen, blasts Marsha Blackburn

Taylor Swift backs Phil Bredesen, blasts Marsha Blackburn

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Music superstar Taylor Swift says she's voting for Tennessee's Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen, breaking her long-standing refusal to discuss anything politics.
Susan Collins Kavanaugh vote angers liberal activists

Susan Collins Kavanaugh vote angers liberal activists

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As the Senate emptied Saturday, the tension of Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh's confirmation finally lessening, Sen. Susan M. Collins went desk to desk picking up discarded copies of the Congressional Record from the day before.
Brett Kavanaugh process bad sign for next nominee

Brett Kavanaugh process bad sign for next nominee

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Republicans powered Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh through the Senate this weekend, but not before lawmakers said they had hit "rock bottom" with the poisonous atmosphere pervading the Capitol, leaving all sides fearful about what happens the next time they are a…
False sex assault reports not as rare as reported, studies say

False sex assault reports not as rare as reported, studies say

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The assertion from forces against Brett M. Kavanaugh that false allegations of rape or attempted rape are extremely rare is rebutted by a number of studies, researchers say.
Liberal Hollywood celebrities feel blue, see red after Kavanaugh confirmation

Liberal Hollywood celebrities feel blue, see red after Kavanaugh confirmation

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A bevy of liberal celebrities lashed out after Supreme Court Brett M. Kavanaugh was sworn in Saturday following a historically tumultuous confirmation battle.
Will Japan return to commercial whaling?

Will Japan return to commercial whaling?

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THREE decades after a global moratorium ended commercial whaling, Japan is again threatening to withdraw from the organisation that oversees it. Japan’s government says the International Whaling Commission (IWC) long ago abandoned its original purpose of managing whale stocks, which allows hunting within the limits that science deems justifiable, and is now a conservation body.…
Brazil’s voters worry about the integrity of their elections

Brazil’s voters worry about the integrity of their elections

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ON OCTOBER 7th 147m Brazilians, scattered across an area nearly as big as the United States, will cast votes for 1,654 executive and legislative jobs, including the presidency. Brazil will know the results an hour or two after polls close. It was the first country to make voting fully electronic, in 2000. A half-million machines…
Established firms try dancing to a millennial tune

Established firms try dancing to a millennial tune

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OLDER people are not the only ones to try too hard to be hip and youthful. Long-established firms can, too. Just look at Procter & Gamble (P&G), one of the world’s largest consumer-goods firms, which this year applied to America’s federal patent office to trademark LOL, NBD, WTF and FML, abbreviations commonly used in text…