Israel sends reinforcements to Gaza border after rocket attack

The Israeli military deployed armored forces and additional troops to the border with Gaza on Monday hours after seven Israelis were wounded in a rocket attack that it blamed on Hamas, according to reports. The Israel Defense Forces said the rocket, which struck a home in Mishmeret, northeast of Tel Aviv, was fired from a Hamas position near Rafah, about 75 miles away. It said the rocket was manufactured by the group, according to Haaretz. Two Israelis suffered moderate wounds, while the others, including two children and an infant, had…

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Parents suing campground, police in child molestation case

COLUMBUS, Ind. — The parents of a boy allegedly molested by a reserve sheriff’s deputy at a southern Indiana campground are suing the campground, police and their reserve program. The civil suit comes after 73-year-old Larry L. Scott of Hope was charged last July with child molestation and several other charges. The (Columbus) Republic reports that the suit seeks damages and names as defendants Scott, Ceraland Park and Campground, the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department and its reserve program. It alleges that Scott, who’s no longer a reserve deputy, molested the…

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7 injured as Gaza rocket strikes home in central Israel

A rocket that was reportedly fired from the Gaza Strip slammed into a house in central Israel early Monday morning — injuring at least seven people, including three children. A 30-year-old woman and her husband were said to be among the wounded, along with their 12-year-old daughter, 3-year-old son and six-month-old baby, according to Haaretz. The strike, which was confirmed by the Israeli army, was reported in the Kfar Sava area. It comes less than two weeks after rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip towards Tel Aviv. Share this:…

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Vietnam veteran, lawmaker finally presented with Bronze Star

VILLAGE OF MILAN, N.M. — A New Mexico state lawmaker has finally received his medals for his service during the Vietnam War. The Gallup Independent reports Democratic Rep. Eliseo “Lee” Alcon was presented last week with a Bronze Star for his service as a combat medic and other honors. The medals came almost 50 years after Alcon was discharged from the U.S. Army and was never presented his medals. Drafted into the U.S. Army in 1969, Alcon served in Vietnam in the 6th Battalion 11th Artillery. Democratic U.S. Sen. Martin…

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Poorly-named ‘Sexual Harassment’ perfume pulled from shelves

It was an assault on more than the senses. A Russian perfume company is rebranding a fragrance called Sexual Harassment after the name caused a huge stink, Britain’s Independent reports. Nikolai Eremin, head of Nimere Parfums, apologized on Instagram and admitted that the name was in terrible taste. “I was only thinking about my own creative freedom and my own ego. I made a mistake,” he said. The company has produced other questionably named scents, including one called Gypsy Blood. Share this: Copyrighted By nypost.com. Source

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Poorly-named ‘Sexual Harassment’ perfume pulled from shelves

It was an assault on more than the senses. A Russian perfume company is rebranding a fragrance called Sexual Harassment after the name caused a huge stink, Britain’s Independent reports. Nikolai Eremin, head of Nimere Parfums, apologized on Instagram and admitted that the name was in terrible taste. “I was only thinking about my own creative freedom and my own ego. I made a mistake,” he said. The company has produced other questionably named scents, including one called Gypsy Blood. Share this: Copyrighted By nypost.com. Source

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Insane video shows Viking Sky cruise ship thrown into chaos at sea

Wild photos and videos show the Viking Sky cruise ship tilting nearly 45 degrees in choppy waters, sending passengers and furniture sliding across rooms and tiles falling from the ceiling. The stricken cruise ship finally reached the Norwegian shore Sunday afternoon nearly 24 hours after it issued a mayday call when it suffered engine trouble at sea. Photos show the ship rocking along Norway’s rough, frigid western waters as it tried to avoid colliding with the rocky coast Saturday. Video taken by passengers from inside shows water pouring in through…

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Pence declares ‘Today is a great day for America’ after release of Mueller findings

Vice President Mike Pence has declared Sunday “a great day for America” following the release of the Russia probe results. “After two years of investigation, and reckless accusations by many Democrats and members of the media, the Special Counsel has confirmed what President Trump said along; there was no collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 election,” Pence celebrated in a statement. “The Attorney General also confirmed that there was no obstruction of justice,” Pence added. “This total vindication of the President of the United States and…

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Ilhan Omar, anti-Semitism center of talks at Israeli lobby conference

WASHINGTON – Rep. Ilhan Omar — and some of her progressive allies — were the talk of the AIPAC Policy Conference Sunday, though no speaker would call them out by name. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) dared critics to say that he held a “dual loyalty” to both the US and Israel. “I stand with Israel, proudly and apologetically. So when someone accuses American supporters of Israel of dual loyalty, I say — accuse me,” he taunted the crowd, who cheered loudly. Omar had tweeted in early March that…

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Ivanka Trump quotes Abraham Lincoln after release of Russia probe results

Ivanka Trump quoted Abraham Lincoln in a tweet on Sunday night — defending her father — after the release of the Russia probe results. “Truth is generally the best vindication against slander,” Ivanka tweeted. President Trump on Sunday called the results of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe — which were released earlier in the day — “a complete and total exoneration” after investigators determined there was no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian government. “There was no collusion with Russia. There was no obstruction, and none whatsoever,”…

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