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Sep 24 2013
Who Is Elif Yavuz? Pregnant Clinton Foundation Staffer, Partner Ross Langdon Among 69 Killed In Kenya Westgate Mall Shooting
Elif Yavuz, a staffer at the Clinton Foundation who was pregnant and just two weeks from giving birth, and her boyfriend, Ross Langdon, were among the 69 people killed in the terrorist attack on a Nairobi shopping mall.International Business Times
Sep 18 2013
On Sunday, Aaron Alexis was at a gun shop and shooting range in Northern Virginia. That's when investigators believe he bought the gun used in Monday's shootings that left 12 victims dead at the Washington Navy Yard.NPR (Online News)
Oct 10 2019
At the headquarters of the Syrian Defense Forces in Hasaka, three white men in camouflage pull up in a pickup truck. The commander, a thirtysomething Frenchman with a closely shaved head, is driving. A somber, mustachioed Irishman is in the passenger seat. In the back, a skinny American who looks to be in his late 20s is sitting with an M16 nestled between his legs. He invites me to get in. “Mother Jones
Oct 09 2019
HALLE, Germany (AP) — A heavily armed assailant ranting about Jews tried to force his way into a synagogue in Germany on Yom Kippur, Judaism’s holiest day, then shot two people to death nearby in an attack Wednesday that was livestreamed on a popular gaming site.
The attacker shot at the door of the synagogue in the eastern city of Halle but did not get in as 70 to 80 people inside wereAssociated Press
Oct 03 2019
WASHINGTON — At the time, it seemed mildly noteworthy, but not particularly unusual: then-Vice President Joe Biden, traveling to China on an official visit, had brought his son Hunter Biden along.
And when the two appeared in public together in Beijing during the 2013 trip, there were all the typical trappings of a mini-family vacation tacked on to a business trip.
WithNBC News (Online)
Apr 07 2020
As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to upend American life, social lives are vanishing. Coffee shop dates have been traded for quarantines, face-to-face meetings exchanged for physical distance. Real conversations and opportunities for social connection outside of the immediate family are scarce.
Connecting online seems like the logical solution, but has often been an ineffectiveHenry A. Brechter
Dec 20 2014
Statuary Hall inside the Capitol is the storied site of many key moments in U.S. history -- from heated debates about slavery to inaugural lunches with presidents. But Statuary Hall has almost surely never hosted a departing lawmaker rapping for national TV -- that is until Michele Bachmann gave us her now famous rendition of the hip-hop song "Thrift Shop" by Macklemore. "I look incredible. ICNN (Online News)
Apr 01 2020
Big Brands Were Praised For Saying They Would Pay Store Associates During The Coronavirus Pandemic. Employees Say That’s Misleading.
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, big clothing brands, including Ann Taylor, American Eagle, and Anthropologie, shut their stores across the world but earned praise for announcing they'd pay their store employees during the closures.
But employees told BuzzFeed News that the companies are misleading them as well as the public.
Store associates ended up getting paid veryBuzzFeed News
Nov 26 2012
White House economists warn that the uncertainty of a potential hike in taxes next year for middle class taxpayers under the looming fiscal cliff could hurt consumer confidence during the crucial holiday shopping season.Fox News (Online News)
Nov 14 2019
In June 2018 the FDA approved the drug Epidiolex, the first pharmaceutical drug made from cannabidiol (CBD) and intended to treat two very severe forms of epilepsy. The announcement seemed to add to the growing prominence of CBD—although it remains a Schedule I controlled substance in the U.S. In many health food stores and head shops, you can find CBD in everything from body lotion and bathScientific American