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Trump administration raises legal age to buy tobacco in US to 21
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Trump administration raises legal age to buy tobacco in US to 21
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President Donald Trump gave his stamp of approval on Friday to raising the federal age requirement of who can legally purchase tobacco products to 21 when he signed spending bills approved by Congress this week. This change means that in less than a year it will become illegal for anyone under 21 in the United […]

Eddie Murphy returns to ‘Saturday Night Live’ for 1st time in 35 years
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Eddie Murphy returns to ‘Saturday Night Live’ for 1st time in 35 years
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Eddie Murphy made his name as a cast member on “Saturday Night Live.” On the last episode of the decade, he finally returned after 35 years. The comedian was on 65 episodes of the show from 1980 to 1984. He also hosted the show in late 1984, but despite dozens of blockbuster films in the […]

Actor Kevin Costner returns to Iowa to support Buttigieg
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Actor Kevin Costner returns to Iowa to support Buttigieg
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“Field of Dreams” actor Kevin Costner returned to Iowa on Sunday to go to bat for Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, pitching the small-town mayor as someone worth listening to in the crowded lineup of White House hopefuls. “Whether your road leads you to Pete, like mine has, that’s for you to judge,” Costner, a […]

In major milestone, SpaceX test fires Crew Dragon abort engines
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In major milestone, SpaceX test fires Crew Dragon abort engines
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In a major milestone, SpaceX engineers fired the powerful abort engines in the company’s Crew Dragon astronaut ferry ship Wednesday, carrying out an apparently successful ground test showing the problem that triggered a catastrophic explosion last April has been resolved. This time around, the capsule’s eight Super Draco engines ignited and fired as planned, generating […]

Judge blocks Michigan’s ban on flavored e-cigarettes
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Judge blocks Michigan’s ban on flavored e-cigarettes
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A Michigan judge temporarily blocked the state’s weeks-old ban on flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, saying it may force adults to return to smoking more harmful tobacco products and has irreparably hurt vaping businesses. Court of Claims Judge Cynthia Stephens put the prohibition on hold until “further order of this court.” The preliminary injunction will be appealed […]

Even using a 4K HDR TV, set your Xbox One to output 8-bit color depth
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Even using a 4K HDR TV, set your Xbox One to output 8-bit color depth
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Achieving the optimal video output settings on the Xbox One has been a topic of debate for quite some time. Controversy has raged across various internet forums regarding which settings should be enabled to ensure the highest image quality. Thanks to the use of signal capturing devices, the debate has finally been settled. The Xbox […]

Throwback Thursday: Mortal Kombat released on gaming consoles 25 years ago
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Throwback Thursday: Mortal Kombat released on gaming consoles 25 years ago
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Mortal Kombat completely changed the gaming world when the arcade game was released in 1992. Mortal Kombat allowed players to challenge one another to a literal death match. The fighting game featured five buttons and an eight-way directional joystick. Two buttons controlled the players kicks, two controlled punches, and one allowed the player to block. […]

Companies making millions charging prisoners to email
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Companies making millions charging prisoners to email
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Wired recently reported on a system of prison profiteering that many people may not be aware of. Several companies are making healthy profits charging prisoners, and their acquaintances, to send emails. While the practice is legal, there are several ethical concerns surrounding it. JPay, a leader in the industry, provides prisoner communication services to prisons […]

The Spaghetti Showdown: Ravioli Retriever vs Sicilian Shepherd
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The Spaghetti Showdown: Ravioli Retriever vs Sicilian Shepherd
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This is a main event you won’t want to miss. Two goliaths showdown in this clash of the ages. In one corner we have a Golden Retriever who is hungry for a challenge. In the other corner we have the battle hardened German Shepherd. While only one can win the spaghetti eating contest, both of […]

VA officials oppose Agent Orange claims
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VA officials oppose Agent Orange claims
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Veterans Affairs Officials are opposing the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017 Congressional bill. This legislative bill extends payouts to about 90,000 Vietnam Veterans who claim effects from Agent Orange during the Vietnam War, and is estimated to cost about one billion dollars. The VA’s Undersecretary of Benefits, Paul Lawrence has stated, “The […]