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Jun 30, 2014

Plainview-Old Bethpage High School graduation includes 9 sets of twins

Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School principal James Murray rattled off a list of statistics Sunday about the Class of 2014 while speaking at the schools commencement. He said the graduates included 13 Academic Excellence Award recipien... #Ohio State University #Intel #State University of New York #James Murray #Old Bethpage, NY #Plainview, NY #Albany, NY

Jun 24, 2014

Obama's 'drone memo' is finally public. Now show us the library of secret law

To this administration, transparency comes in the form of deleted pages. But too much of America's legal excuse for killing an American citizen remains classified A federal appellate court's publication on Monday of the so-called "drone memo" finally... #Barack Obama #U.S. Department of Justice #United States #Anwar al-Awlaki

Jun 20, 2014

Editorial: Albany makes its deals

The legislative session in Albany has ended. Here's our take on the flurry of last-minute deal-making on high-profile issues. Gradual rollout of medical marijuana makes sense New York will become the 23rd state to allow limited sale of medical mariju... #United States Department of Health and Human Services #Andrew Cuomo #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party #New York (state) #Albany, NY

Jun 16, 2014

Paninis World Cup sticker factory: São Paulos mecca for collectors

Printing nine million stickers a day, Paninis South American HQ is fuelling a collecting craze and debunking conspiracy theories See inside Paninis São Paulo factory In an unprepossessing industrial suburb, about a 45-minute drive out of São Paulo, i... #Neymar Da Silva #Brazil

Jul 09, 2014

America's Dumbest Congressman says immigrants are Obama plot to take over Texas

I should have known the moment Sarah Palin turned her "attention," generously speaking, to the swelling ranks of refugees at the border that America's Dumbest Congressman would outdo whatever half-formed conspiracy theory she brought to the party. Ac... #Texas #Barack Obama #Sarah Palin

Jul 02, 2014

Blue Jays: Bautista’s timely return gives club much-needed spark: DiManno

The soccer match on TV was playing to a largely empty house, most of the clubhouse emptied out, when Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion were summoned into a private meeting with their manager. Not long behind closed doors, maybe 10 minutes. Now what... #Toronto #John Gibbons #Zach Duke #Jose Bautista #Toronto Blue Jays #Edwin Encarnacion #Melky Cabrera #Adam Lind #Rogers Centre

Jun 23, 2014

Universe Shouldn't Be Here, According to Higgs Physics

The universe should have collapsed just microseconds after it formed in the Big Bang, according to one new theory... #Toronto #John Gibbons #Zach Duke #Jose Bautista #Toronto Blue Jays #Edwin Encarnacion #Melky Cabrera #Adam Lind #Rogers Centre

Jul 03, 2014

Central Florida doctor finds uncommon remedy for epilepsy

A simple nicotine patch may be the remedy for many who suffer from epilepsy. Until a few months ago, 4-year-old Karen Macon was suffering from over 20 seizures a night. Her mom, Anne, said her daughter would wake up every 30 minutes. "She'd wake up t... #Florida #Rick Scott

Jun 22, 2014

'Magic island' found on Saturn moon

A mysterious "magic island" has appeared out of nowhere in radar images of a hydrocarbon sea on Saturn's giant moon,Titan. Scientists are struggling to explain the bright "transient feature" but say it could be the result of waves, bubbles, or buoyan... #Cornell University #Great Lakes #European Space Agency #Earth (planet)

Jun 20, 2014

Home fires still burn bright for McFadden

Jim McGuinness has a firm theory on marquee forwards. No matter how poorly they are playing, never take them off. One ball, one opportunity is all they need to change the game. One chance to wipe away the wreckage of a poor individual performance thr... #Ulster #National University of Ireland, Galway