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Iselle weakens to tropical storm as it lashes parts of Hawaii, with Julio not far behind

More than 1,200 people flocked to evacuation shelters across the Big Island, according to County of Hawaii Civil Defense, as heavy rains and strong winds pummeled areas of East Hawaii.
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WATCH: NASA’s ‘flying saucer’ goes for a test spin 180,000 feet above the Earth

As part on NASA’s Low Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) program designed to test the technology needed to one day land massive payloads on Mars, scientists launched the test vehicle into the atmosphere using 34-million cubic foot scientific balloon.
Karl Rove speaks to Fox News

Karl Rove super PAC pushes another fake Obamacare horror story in Colorado ad

A commercial produced by Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS super PAC criticizing In the ad, a woman identified as “Richelle” describes herself as part of a “single income family” that could not afford healthcare under the law, commonly known as Obamacare, when her husband decided to form his own business.
Fox News host Tucker Carlson

Tucker Carlson slams Fox for advising parents to secure guns: More kids die ‘in their bathtubs’

As part of an ongoing series of reports about firearm safety around children, Fox News’ Heather Nauert spoke to a woman whose son was killed by an unsecured gun in a friend’s house.

Irish senator blasts Israel as ‘right-wing regime’ committing ‘criminal’ acts in epic rant

In his speech, David Norris abandoned the normal Pro-Israel vs. Pro-Palestine dichotomy and attempted to address the changes in direction of Israel’s rulers.
GA teacher fired after students post her nude pictures online [WTOC-TV]

GA teacher plans to sue students who caused her firing by posting her nude photos online

“You don’t get rid of an educator because of what some children did to the educator,” Lekeshia Jones was quoted as saying regarding her termination from Myers Middle School.
John Crawford

Cops gun down Ohio man holding toy rifle in Walmart ‘like he was not even human’

The mother of Crawford’s children said she was speaking to him by cell phone when he was confronted by police in the store.

Slain St. Louis teen Michael Brown’s family remembers him as ‘a gentle giant’

Brown’s family described him as quiet and a homebody, only recently coming out of his shell as he experienced positive feedback from songs he posted online.
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‘Burn in hell’: Christians respond on Facebook to AL atheist with death threats, hatred

Responding to a question posed on a Facebook page — maintained by Alabama television station WKRG — asking for opinions on a recent proposal for a privately-funded atheist display, self-identified Christians filled the comment section with vitriol and hatred for a woman speaking for a Mobile atheist group.