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Venice: Representatives vote down strict climate bills, chamber immediately floods

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The Veneto regional council, located on Venice’s Grand Canal, was flooded for the first time in history moments after officials rejected a measure aimed at tackling climate change.

Venice has been hit by flooding in recent days due to record tides, leaving parts of the city submerged. Venice’s Mayor Luigi Brugnaro, has attributed the flooding to climate change.
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Ok Boomer is apparently the New N-Word?

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Scumbag Pelosi

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Hitler’s vegetable garden discovered at Wolf's Lair

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As well as being an epic vegetarian and animal rights activist, Hitler was also pro-gun control, anti pollution (Germany was almost completely free of petroleum by the end of the war) and in favor of all sorts of big government science projects.
A garden that once provided Adolf Hitler with fresh vegetables has been discovered at his infamous Wolf’s Lair headquarters.

Hitler spent much of his time in the final years of the war at the Wolf’s Lair, which is located in what is now Poland. The top-secret, heavily guarded bunker complex was used by the Nazis until January 1945, when it was abandoned and partly destroyed ahead of advancing Soviet forces.

The garden was found on the grounds of Mazurolandia, a nearby theme park museum, and excavations took place during the summer.

“We discovered Hitler's Garden in the 4th Zone of the Wolf's Lair,” said Mazurolandia, in a translated statement, adding that experts from the Mazurian Military Museum were brought in to investigate the site.

The First News reports that the garden was found 2,953 feet from Hitler’s bunker. An excavation uncovered the foundations of the gardener’s house, two greenhouses and an underground boiler room that provided water and warm air to grow fresh produce all year round. Wartime ceramics, porcelain and glassware were also found.

A vegetarian, teetotaler and non-smoker, Hitler enjoyed plenty of green produce at the Wolf’s Lair. Paranoid about being poisoned, the Nazi leader also ensured that a number of food tasters worked at the Wolf’s Lair to sample his meals.

"The food was delicious, only the best vegetables, asparagus, bell peppers, everything you can imagine. And always with a side of rice or pasta," Margot Woelk, one of the food tasters, told the Associated Press in 2013.

Supreme Court Allows Sandy Hook families to sue Remington

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>The Supreme Court won't stop a lawsuit brought by Sandy Hook victims' families against Remington Arms Co., the manufacturer of the semi-automatic rifle that was used in the 2012 mass shooting at an elementary school.

>The Court decided not to take up an appeal by Remington. That marks a blow to the gun industry: Depending on the outcome of the case, it could open the door to gun violence victims' families suing gun manufacturers for damages.

Oh boy I can't wait to sue Mitsubishi when I get hurt in a car accident. Or Budweiser if the driver is drunk. While were at it lets sue Trojan condoms for encouraging rape, Axe body spray for sexual harassment, McDonalds for encouraging obesity, Eminem for rapping about murder, etc.
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Trump impeachment proceedings a 'hearsay hearing'

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>Jesse Watters panned the first day of public House impeachment hearings, saying much of the testimony was "hearsay" from two U.S. officials without first-hand knowledge of the July 25 phone call between President Trump and Ukraine's leader.

>The diplomats, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Eurasian Affairs George Kent and Acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor, also notably did not meet with Trump, Watters said Wednesday on "The Five."

>"I think the Democrats did the best they could do today but it wasn't enough," he said. "It was not a persuasive hearing. It was dense griping by no-name diplomats. I respect their service -- they care a lot for the country, they want to fight off Russian aggression -- but to me, it looked like they were complaining about a turf war."

>Watters claimed the "turf war" was centered around frustration that Trump had allowed his private attorney, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, to be involved in Ukraine policy as opposed to utilizing bureaucrats from the State Department and elsewhere within the federal government.
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Trump Jr meets the Groypers

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>may you live in interadasting times

Donald Trump Jr. cut short his event at UCLA Sunday promoting his book, “Triggered,” when a group of far-right activists continually chanted “Q-and-A” and “America First,” driving him from the stage.

One day earlier, Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, was asked a series of questions about Israel at a question-and-answer session at an Arizona State University event. After one attendee made an anti-Semitic reference to the 9/11 attacks, Crenshaw asked, “What do you guys call yourselves? There’s a name for your group, right?”

Crenshaw was met with a series of sarcastic answers before the group started chanting: “America First! America First!”

The group does have a name, and its adherents are part of a larger far-right, anti-Semitic and homophobic movement that is trying to emerge into the larger world.

The trolls pushing the movement online call themselves Groypers, a reference to the name of a meme — a running joke in the form of a customizable image — on extreme, far-right parts of anonymous internet forums 4chan and Reddit. There is little indication that the word has any other meaning outside of its relation to the meme, which is a drawing of a frog with its hands clasped that is similar to a drawing that gained popularity with internet trolls in recent years.

The group is led by a minor celebrity in the alt-right named Nick Fuentes, who runs a YouTube channel called “America First.”

Fuentes’ and his group have gained national attention for a series of identical stunts, in which they take over question-and-answer portions of events with conservatives who align with President Donald Trump. They then confront the speakers with anti-gay, anti-Semitic and racist questions, efforts that resemble internet trolling taken into the real world, which are then streamed online for its supporters.
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Kidnapping in LA

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The video is screams of a woman. Have you guys heard anything? It’s pretty clear she needs help.

Trump: Erdoğan has 'great relationship with the Kurds'

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President Trump on Wednesday said his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has a "great relationship with the Kurds" amid concerns of possible ethnic violence against the minority group in northern Syria.

Florida Man has an eight-inch SCREWDRIVER removed from his rectum

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A 46-year-old man had a screwdriver pulled out of his rectum after pushing it inside himself and leaving it there for a week.

In a disturbing case report, doctors revealed the man suffered a perforated bowel as a result and was left critically ill.

He had arrived at a hospital in Florida with life-threatening septic shock because of bacteria which got into his bloodstream through the injury.

But only when a CT scan was performed did doctors find the tool responsible, which measured 8.2inches long by 1.1inches wide (21cmx3cm).

After surgery, the unidentified man needed surgery to cut away rotting flesh from inside his buttock after it became infected.

He survived, and is believed to be the first reported case of this kind. It is not clear which end of the screwdriver was inserted first.

It is also unclear why he inserted the screwdriver in the first place, but he has since needed treatment for psychiatric disorders.

The story was detailed in the Annals of Medicine and Surgery by authors led by Dr Youssef Shaban, from the Kendall Regional Medical Center in Miami.

They revealed the man had sought emergency help after having abdominal and pelvic pain for a week.

His past medical history showed he had suffered with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder and he failed to take medication properly.

A CT scan revealed a foreign object in the rectum which doctors quickly recognised as a screwdriver.

There were clear signs his bowel was damaged so doctors immediately gave him antibiotics and rushed him into the operating theatre.

Initial attempts to remove the screwdriver were unsuccessful because it was too big and there was hardened faeces in the way.
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