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New Jersey fisherman with flesh-eating infection opting out of hospice care: He 'will continue to fight'

Angel Perez, who contracted a flesh-eating bacteria after crabbing, is going to continue fighting for his life rather than move to hospice care, his family announced.  (GoFundMe) A New Jersey fisherman who contracted a flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing wants to “continue to fight for his life” rather than enter hospice care, his family said. Angel Perez, a 60-year-old father, discovered ...

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Pompeo says sanctions a pillar of US policy toward Iran

WASHINGTON –  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the renewed sanctions against Iran are an important pillar in U.S. policy toward the Tehran government. Pompeo says the sanctions will be rigorously enforced and remain in place until the Iranian government radically changes course. Those sanctions go back in place on Monday. Pompeo told reporters on his way home from a ...

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Man's 'cheap and rude' tipping method goes viral

The internet is shocked by one Facebook user who decided that tormenting his waitress for her tip was a fun game to play.  (iStock) It should be a rule of thumb — if you can’t afford to tip, you can’t afford to eat out. Many servers, bussers, hosts and kitchen staff depend on tips at the end of the night to ...

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'Fake News' shirts pulled from Newseum gift shop after media complaints

“Make America Great Again” hats displayed at Trump Tower in New York City, Aug. 20, 2016.  (Reuters) Bowing to pressure from journalists who complained about it stocking Trump-related merchandise, a museum in Washington, D.C., on Saturday said it would no longer sell T-shirts that say “You Are Very Fake News.” The Newseum — which claims to celebrate the role and ...

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California's Gov. Brown appeals to Trump for wildfire aid

A 747 Global air tanker makes a drop on a wildfire in Scotts Valley, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, near Lakeport, Calif. (Kent Porter /The Press Democrat via AP)  (© The Press Democrat) Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday called on President Trump to help California fight and recover from another devastating wildfire season. Brown, who inspected neighborhoods wiped out by a ...

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Army IDs Fort Campbell soldier killed in weapons training accident

Pvt. 2nd Class Jeremy J. Wells, 19, was killed in a training accident Wednesday at Fort Campbell in Kentucky.  (U.S. Army) U.S. Army officials on Friday identified the soldier who died in a weapons training accident at Fort Campbell in Kentucky earlier this week. Pvt. 2nd Class Jeremy J. Wells, 19, of Adairsville, Ga., was taking part in routine training ...

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