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There is going to be a witch spell vs. Christian prayer showdown over Trump’s mortal fate
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There is going to be a witch spell vs. Christian prayer showdown over Trump’s mortal fate

What will you tell your grandchildren when they ask you whose side you were on in the great spiritual war of 2017? It might be time to start picking sides: On Friday, witches worldwide reportedly plan to "cast a spell …

Facebook adds 200 flag frames to profile pics, because patriotism
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Facebook adds 200 flag frames to profile pics, because patriotism

Oh Facebook, what will you give us next?

Facebook just added almost 200 national flags to its Profile Frames feature, giving users an extra chance share their national pride with all their friends—or just make everyone quickly scrolling through their …

TV News Roundup: ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Spinoff ‘Mayans MC’ Casts JD Pardo in Lead Role
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TV News Roundup: ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Spinoff ‘Mayans MC’ Casts JD Pardo in Lead Role

In today’s TV News Roundup, “Sons of Anarchy” spinoff “Mayans MC” casts its lead, former Disney Channel star Debby Ryan lands a role in a CW pilot, Netflix releases the premiere date for part two of “The Get Down,” and …

St. Charles motorcyclist charged after video uploaded to YouTube
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St. Charles motorcyclist charged after video uploaded to YouTube

Brian Bianco

A 23-year-old St. Charles man faces felony charges based on a YouTube video police say shows him recklessly driving a motorcycle and speeding away from an officer.

Charges were filed Wednesday in Kane County against Brian A. Bianco, …

How anti-choice zealots cry censorship whenever they are challenged
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How anti-choice zealots cry censorship whenever they are challenged

If you’ve made a habit of either watching Fox News’ Tucker Carlson Tonight or following the anti-abortion groups that frequently appear on the program, then you’ve heard allegations that these organizations — and the anti-choice misinformation they spread — are …

Pound drops as more gloomy economic data dampens hopes of an interest rate rise in August
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Pound drops as more gloomy economic data dampens hopes of an interest rate rise in August

The pound weakened this morning after more gloomy economic data dulled hopes of a rise in interest rates in the near future.

A drop in manufacturing and construction output in May suggest that the economy has struggled to gain strength …

Tim McGrath: New Hope For Man Who Lost Half His Face To Cancer
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Tim McGrath: New Hope For Man Who Lost Half His Face To Cancer

This article contains images of various stages of cancer treatment that some viewers might find upsetting, discretion is advised.

A man who lost half of his face to cancer is having his features rebuilt by a surgeon he credits with …

How will Ottawa spur innovation in Canada? Here’s 15 ideas Trudeau’s cabinet is almost certain to consider
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How will Ottawa spur innovation in Canada? Here’s 15 ideas Trudeau’s cabinet is almost certain to consider

Finance Minister Bill Morneau, right, watches as Chairman of the Advisory Council Dominic Barton speaks at a news conference in Ottawa, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016.

OTTAWA — As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet try to deliver on their …

Thousands of jobs at Microsoft under threat following announcement of major restructure
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Thousands of jobs at Microsoft under threat following announcement of major restructure

Thousands of jobs at Microsoft were last night put under threat following the announcement of a major restructure.

The tech giant, which employs more than 121,000 people globally, would not confirm how many British staff were affected but it is …

Newly found photo reignites debate over fate of Amelia Earhart
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Newly found photo reignites debate over fate of Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart after landing at the end of a long-distance flight, in an undated photo. (THE NEW YORK TIMES/Globe and Mail Update)

A never-before-seen photograph has reignited the debate as to the fate of famed pilot Amelia Earhart after she …