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Today in History

357 Julian defeats the Alamanni at Strasbourg in Gaul.
1346 Edward III of England defeats Philip VI’s army at the Battle of Crecy in France.
1758 The Prussian army defeats the invading Russians at the Battle of Zorndorf.
1765 In protest over the stamp tax, American colonists sack and burn the home of Massachusetts governor Thomas Hutchinson.
1862 Union and Confederate troops skirmish at Waterloo Bridge, Virginia, during the Second Bull Run Campaign.
1864 Confederate General A.P. Hill pushes back Union General Winfield Scott Hancock from Reams Station where his army has spent several days destroying railroad tracks.
1916 The National Park Service is established as part of the Department of the Interior.
1921 The United States, which never ratified the Versailles Treaty ending World War I, finally signs a peace treaty with Germany.
1941 British and Soviet forces enter Iran, opening up a route to supply the Soviet Union.
1944 Paris is liberated from German occupation by Free French Forces under General Jacques LeClerc.
1948 The House Un-American Activities Committee holds its first-ever televised congressional hearing.
1950 President Harry Truman orders the U.S. Army to seize control of the nation’s railroads to avert a strike.
1991 The Airbus A340 makes its first flight.
1991 Belarus gains independence from the USSR.
1991 The Croatian War of Independence breaks out: Battle of Vukovar begins, an 87-day siege of a Croatian city by the Yugoslav People’s Army (JNA), supported by various Serbian paramilitary forces.

Why is climate change's 2 degrees Celsius of warming limit so important?

If you read or listen to almost any article about climate change, it’s likely the story refers in some way to the “2 degrees Celsius limit.” The story often mentions greatly increased risks if the climate exceeds 2°C and even “catastrophic” impacts to our world if we warm more than the target. 

Juice company dumped orange peels in Costa Rican national park in the 90s -- it revived the forest

Back in the 1990s, a husband and wife duo of University of Pennsylvania ecologists teamed up with a juice company to dump orange peels and pulp on a barren pasture in a Costa Rican national park. Today, the area is covered in lush vegetation that puts neighboring forests to shame, a new paper reports.

10-Year-old boy delivers his baby brother – and saves his life

Childbirth can be stressful for everyone, especially for a boy who is only 10 years old.
But that didn't stop Jayden Fontenot from helping to deliver his newborn baby brother and save his life.

In Japan, robot-for-hire programed to perform Buddhist funeral rites

A Japanese company has introduced a new role for SoftBank’s humanoid robot “Pepper” – a Buddhist priest for hire at funerals.

High school popularity could lead to unhappiness later in life

Adolescent popularity isn't all it's cracked up to be. It can predict future mental and emotional health issues later in life, according to new research cited by ABC News. The study found that adolescent participants who prioritized popularity did not fare as well throughout the study's duration.

Natalee Holloway human remains story is not true, prosecutor says

The mysterious disappearance of Natalee Holloway from Aruba 12 years ago has once again captured the nation’s attention after her father came forward with a possible new break in the case. Dave Holloway revealed that a private investigation found human remains at an undisclosed location in Aruba.

Denmark Police confirm dismembered torso found at sea belongs to missing journalist

Denmark police on Wednesday morning acknowledged that the headless body found on one of a Copenhagen beach is that of missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall.
Wall went missing two weeks ago, while in taking a trip in Danish inventor and rocket scientist Peter Madsen's homemade submarine. She had boarded the craft as part of a story she was writing.
Madsen, 46, admitted in court that an "accident" happened, after which he tossed Wall's body into Koge Bay. Previously, he claimed he had let Wall off at an island well before the submarine sank.
He is currently being tried for manslaughter, and police suspect he purposely caused the submarine to sink before he was rescued. 

How three brothers sexually abused generations of women

The eldest brother worked at a children’s hospital, the next oldest held a variety of jobs and the youngest brother was a longtime employee at Boeing. The three men lived together for 55 years in a cluttered Seattle home that until last week hid disturbing secrets – a massive hoard of child pornography, the alleged sexual abuse of their female family members and photos and clothing from unidentified children that detectives are now probing for links to unsolved murder cases.

Chechnya's Ramzan Kadyrov orders divorced couples to reunite

In Russia’s Chechnya, one man’s word is often as good as law, and that man is leader Ramzan Kadyrov, the self-described footsoldier of Vladimir Putin and servant of Allah. His most recent word, meant to tackle extremism in the predominantly Muslim region, was that parents should not divorce and that former spouses should reignite the bonds of matrimony.

There's a 2-in-3 Chance You Local Gas Station May Be Ripping You Off ...

Huge Companies Are Already Bleeding the Middle Class Dry ...

Credit Card Companies Profiting From White Supremacy

Fox And Friends Abruptly Ends Segment When Patron Holds 'Fox Lies' Sign

Fox And Friends Abruptly Ends Segment When Patron Holds 'Fox Lies' Sign
The Snowflakes, can't handle the truth!

The 'Alt-Light' Is Imploding in the Aftermath of Charlottesville

All Hell Breaks Loose At First Charlottesville City Council Meeting Since Nazi Circle Jerk

The meeting quickly turned into utter chaos.

Fake Klansmen And Protesters!

Fake Klansmen And Protesters! CNN Debunks Charlottesville Conspiracy Theory CNN Debunks Charlottesville Conspiracy Theory

The Spread of White Nationalism ...

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