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McCain funeral speakers expected to include Bush and Obama

WASHINGTON –  Presidents past and present joined members of Congress from both parties and world leaders in mourning Sen. John McCain and praising him for a lifetime of service and accomplishments. Former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, who blocked the Arizona Republican’s own White House ambitions, are among those expected to speak at McCain’s funeral. “These were bitter ...

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Anna Kooiman: Channeling my inner Crocodile Dundee

 (Courtesy of Anna Kooiman) What do you get when you cross a crocodile with a rooster? A croc-a-doodle-doo! Ha! As a former Fox and Friends anchor known for cheeky travel adventures and now living in Australia, this joke resonates with me! As a North Carolina girl who moved to the Land Down Under for love, I have been trying to ...

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John McCain's military career, from his time as Vietnam War POW to role in passing defense bill

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who died Saturday after a battle with aggressive brain cancer, served more than 30 years in the U.S. Senate and was an ardent supporter of the armed forces.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who died Saturday after a battle with aggressive brain cancer, served more than 30 years in the U.S. Senate and ...

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Smart home upgrades, streaming services and more: Tech Q&A

Streaming Services Q: If I have Netflix, do I need another streaming service? A: Many people watch everything they want and find that new material isn’t replenished quickly enough. That’s why millions of people subscribe to multiple streaming services, so they can bounce between them and always find something new. So, how does Hulu compare with Vudu and what is ...

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Tom Frieden, ex-CDC head and New York City Health Commissioner, arrested after groping allegation

Dr Tom Frieden, former director of the CDC, has been arrested on suspicion of sexually harassing a woman at his Brooklyn apartment.  (Reuters) Tom Frieden, the former head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and an ex-New York City Health Commissioner, has been arrested amid allegations he sexually harassed a woman in his Brooklyn apartment. Police confirmed to ...

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Homeless veteran who helped stranded woman says he can't get GoFundMe cash from couple

FILE: Johnny Bobbitt Jr. seen with Kate McClure  (GoFundMe) A homeless veteran in Philadelphia who made headlines last year after he used his last $20 to help a stranded stranger fill up her car’s gas tank said he has no access to the money raised on GoFundMe. GoFundMe is investigating whether the money was mismanaged. Johnny Bobbitt gained worldwide attention ...

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