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Republican senator says Trump's Charlottesville response compromises the president's 'moral authority' to lead

Sen. Tim Scott on CBS’ “Face The Nation.” CBS Republican Sen. Tim Scott continued to condemn President Donald Trump’s defense of some protesters at a neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia last week. In an interview on CBS’ “Face The Nation” on Sunday, Scott explained his argument that Trump’s response to Charlottesville “complicates his moral authority” to lead the nation by ...

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'He has inside information': Christian university president defends Trump's Charlottesville response by claiming there may have been 'historical purists'

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. on ABC’s “This Week.” ABC Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr., a longtime ally of President Donald Trump, defended his controversial response to violence at a white supremacist protest in Charlottesville, Virginia last week. In an interview on ABC’s “This Week,” Falwell repeatedly praised Trump’s defense of some of the protesters at the neo-Nazi rally in Virginia, ...

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Every Confederate statue must come down — not because of what they are, because of why they are

Protesters gather below a monument dedicated to Confederate Major John B. Castleman while demanding that it be removed from the public square in Louisville, Ky., US, August 14, 2017. Reuters Every single Confederate statue in America should come down. As soon as possible. It’s not because of what they are, it’s because of why they are. These statues were not ...

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An inside look at how Princess Diana went from a kindergarten teacher to an international icon

Take a look at her remarkable life.Herman Knippertz/AP This year marks the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana’s tragic death. She was first propelled into the national spotlight at the age of 20, when she wedded England’s Prince Charles at the age of 20. Their troubled marriage ultimately imploded, turning the couple in tabloid fodder. However, Diana went on to become an ...

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The solar eclipse will make cities as dark as other planets and moons — see which world you'll be 'standing' on

A blue sunset on Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS/Texas A&M Univ. The moon is going to inch its way in front of the sun on August 21 and cast a moving, uneven shadow across America. If you find yourself in the right location, you can use approved eclipse sunglasses or some other method to safely see what the sun looks like during the ...

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'The Hitman's Bodyguard' wins a lazy weekend box office as the 'Logan Lucky' experiment fails

“The Hitman’s Bodyguard.” Lionsgate The summer movie season is limping to the finish line as this August features no major blockbuster releases from any of the major studios. That has opened the door for midsize and independent distributors to show off what they can offer. Sadly, it isn’t anything that is going to scare off the majors. Despite a lot ...

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How to calculate the number of calories you burn doing anything, from running to sex

Shutterstock/Uber Images Every activity has a value called a “MET value” which calculates the energy required for that activity. Multiplying MET value by weight in kilograms tells you calories burned per hour. You can look up research-backed MET values on the Compendium of Physical Activities website. Throughout the day, everything we do burns calories. Some things — like sitting — ...

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From panda nannies to traveling beer-drinkers, here are 9 dream jobs you probably didn't know exist

What’s your dream job?Feng Li / Getty Images What if you could make a living doing things like playing video games, drinking beer, or watching TV? That’d be the dream, right? Well, it turns out that there are jobs out there just like that. Here are a few roles that definitely sound too good to be true: 1. Chocolate scientists ...

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Over half a dozen residents of this San Francisco 'castle' have become bitcoin millionaires – take a look inside

Melia Robinson/Business Insider The Crypto Castle is a three-story home in San Francisco where young tech workers eat, sleep, party, and plot the future of money. A majority of the millennial tenants invest in bitcoin, a new kind of payment system that allows people to buy things and send money with anonymity. There are no banks or middlemen. Transactions are recorded on ...

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This is how MoviePass plans to make money with a $10-a-month unlimited plan that seems too good to be true

Business Insider When MoviePass announced this week that it would be lowering the rates for its unlimited movie buffet to only $10 a month it immediately became a trending topic. With the average movie ticket in the US about $9, and a ticket in a city like New York costing more than $16, the deal was impossible to ignore. MoviePass ...

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