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San Francisco Riots: Mainstream Media Calls Them "Celebrations"

Giants fans celebrating the World Series win Wednesday night began rioting, setting fire to a couch in San Francisco’s Mission District, shooting guns, flipping a bus, and damaging several police vehicles. 205 more words

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Chertsey's history showcased and Surrey takes part in Mental Health Challenge

Surrey Heritage showcases Chertsey’s history

Well over 250 people filled Chertsey Hall on Saturday, 25 October when Surrey County Council’s Heritage team and 15 partner organisations came together to showcase the fascinating history and heritage of the Chertsey area. 283 more words

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Police deny overreaction in rooftop manhunt

By Philip Askew and Mariana Mercado

Police in Edinburgh have defended their response to last Saturday’s manhunt through the city centre, where more than 50 riot officers cordoned off part of Cockburn Steet. 176 more words

St. Louis Second Amendment Rally Draws Criticism

Before we begin this little brief I would like to note that I am a strong supporter of the Second Amendment. The right to be armed is fundamental in being safe and secure as a human being. 316 more words


"Freakishly Huge" Sunspot Excite Astromoners, Worry Others

Sunspot, AR 2192 is, as astronomer Phil Plait says,

“freakishly huge.”

This particular sunspot that has made its way facing towards Earth is the largest since the solar cycle started in 2008.

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ROUND-UP: Surrey wins prestigious highways award, county council team plants poppies to remember war heroes

Surrey Highways team wins industry’s premier award for partnership work

Surrey County Council’s Operation Horizon project has been praised at the Highways Magazine Excellence Awards. 169 more words


GMO T Cells Found To Kill Leukemia

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania are using genetically modified immune cells to put leukemia into remission, The New York Times reports. All the patients in the trial had previously relapsed multiple times or failed to respond to conventional treatments. 65 more words