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Researchers: Centuries-old ship at NYC
ground zero likely from Philadelphia

CNN, by Laura Ly

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Posted By:Toledo, 8/6/2014 11:35:38 AM

New York -- For more than 200 years, it lay hidden beneath the ground upon which New York City´s World Trade Center once stood. Now, four years after its discovery, scientists say they´ve solved the mystery of the ship hull found in the wreckage of the former World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan. The hull, originally found by archeologists monitoring the site´s excavation, has been traced back to colonial-era Philadelphia, according to researchers at the Tree Ring Research Laboratory at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University. "An old growth forest in the Philadelphia area supplied the white oak used in the

      


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Researchers: Centuries-old ship at NYC
ground zero likely from Philadelphia
CNN, by Laura Ly    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 8/6/2014 11:35:38 AM     Post Reply
New York -- For more than 200 years, it lay hidden beneath the ground upon which New York City´s World Trade Center once stood. Now, four years after its discovery, scientists say they´ve solved the mystery of the ship hull found in the wreckage of the former World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan. The hull, originally found by archeologists monitoring the site´s excavation, has been traced back to colonial-era Philadelphia, according to researchers at the Tree Ring Research Laboratory at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University. "An old growth forest in the Philadelphia area supplied the white oak used in the

   

 

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After Pushback, Murdoch Abandons
Fox’s Pursuit of Time Warner
New York Times, by Michael J. De La Merced and*    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 8/6/2014 11:33:50 AM     Post Reply
At 4:07 p.m. Tuesday, the chief executive of Time Warner Inc., Jeffrey L. Bewkes, received an unexpected email. “On behalf of our board and senior management team, I am writing to inform you that we are withdrawing our offer to acquire Time Warner, effective immediately. Sincerely, Rupert Murdoch.” A hand-delivered letter bearing the same message arrived soon after. Thus ended — for the time being, anyway — what was shaping up as the biggest media merger in a decade, a $150 billion union of two giant conglomerates. Together, Mr. Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox and Time Warner would have created a

A crying child on ‘Game of Thrones’
reminded Kansas man that he
left a baby in a hot car
Washington Post, by Abby Phillip    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 8/6/2014 10:12:37 AM     Post Reply
Seth Jackson walked into his Wichita, Kan., home with pizza in hand and his 5-year-old foster child in tow around 4 in the afternoon on July 24, according to police. He and his husband sat down with the pizza, smoked marijuana and watched a few episodes of the HBO series “Game of Thrones” when a crying baby on the screen jolted Jackson back to reality. Their 10-month-old foster daughter was still in the Dodge Charger parked outside of the home. Wichita police have charged Jackson, 29, with first-degree murder in the baby girl’s death. Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett

U.S. policymakers gird for rash
of corporate expatriations
Washington Post, by Lori Montgomery    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 8/6/2014 9:07:50 AM     Post Reply
Washington policymakers are bracing for a wave of corporations to renounce their U.S. citizenship over the next few months, depriving the federal government of billions of dollars in tax revenue and stoking public outrage ahead of the Nov. 4 congressional elections. So far this year, about a dozen U.S. companies — including such well-known brands as Medtronic medical devices and Chiquita bananas — have merged with foreign firms and shifted their headquarters offshore to avoid U.S. taxes, analysts say. Dozens of additional deals are in the works, according to administration and congressional officials, and other companies are quietly contemplating the move. Last

Analysis: The diplomatic war begins
Jerusalem Post, by Herb Keinon    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 8/6/2014 8:37:41 AM     Post Reply
The latest round in Israel’s ongoing military battle is seemingly over. Now the diplomatic war begins. And this is a war that will be grueling, extend for a longer period than just four weeks, and be fought on various fronts. Israel has, historically, done far better on the battlefield than in the diplomatic arena that follows its wars. This was true in 1949, when Israel won the War of Independence but could not convert that into any form of acceptance in the region. It was true in 1967,

House Committee Investigating FCC
Waiver to Obama Donor
Washington Free Beacon, by Elizabeth Harrington    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 8/1/2014 8:10:38 AM     Post Reply
A House committee will investigate the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision to allow a waiver granting favorable status in wireless auctions to an Obama donor, the committee announced Thursday. Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee Fred Upton (R., Mich.) sent a letter to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler asking for information and documents relating to the designation of Grain Management, LLC as a “designated entity” last week. The status will allow the company to receive discounts designed for small businesses when bidding for wireless licenses. David Grain, a major bundler for Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign, owns the firm. “The Energy and

   

 

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The controversial UN agency that
found rockets in its Gaza schools
Washington Post, by Terrence McCoy    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 8/1/2014 8:07:29 AM     Post Reply
Several days ago, a sandy-haired United Nations spokesman named Christopher Gunness had a moment when, as he explains it, “words cracked under the burden of meaning.” Clad in a tan blazer, he was just about to wrap up an interview with Al Jazeera from an office adorned with a United Nations flag. He felt emotion rising, but suppressed it. “The rights of Palestinians — even their children — are wholesale denied,” he told the news station. “And it’s appalling.” Then the interview, he thought, was over. Feeling unencumbered from the burdens of representing the U.N., he allowed his emotion to swell

Israeli soldier ´feared´ captured
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Fox News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 8/1/2014 8:05:42 AM     Post Reply
The Israeli military says one of its soldiers is "feared" captured by Gaza militants, hours after a three-day cease-fire on the Gaza strip that began Friday unraveled with both Israel and Hamas leveling accusations of violating the truce. The suspected kidnapping occurred shortly after a heavy exchange of gunfire erupted in the southern Gaza town of Rafah. Militants reportedly emerged from a tunnel shaft before a suicide bomber detonated himself, one senior Israel Defense Forces source told The Jerusalem Post. "The incident is ongoing, and the IDF is in the midst of operational and intelligence efforts to track down the soldier," the

These New Revelations Prove Rick Perry Is
NOT Backing Down From Obama On The Border
Western Journalism Review, by Dr. Kevin ´Coach´ Collins    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 7/31/2014 4:37:31 PM     Post Reply
Remember the laughter and snarky comments from the Left and its Ministry of Information when Texas governor Rick Perry activated one thousand Texas National Guard soldiers for duty at the southern border? “Ha ha, they’ll just stand around like wooden Indians and watch ‘undocumented immigrants’ walk by,” we heard from people Beltway liberals who hate conservatives, especially conservatives with a drawl. The Left is about to get another lesson about underestimating those who live in “fly over country.” There is a local website (callthecops.net) that is reporting what Perry’s plan actually involves. Contrary to what has been postulated – even

“No” on Boehner SuperTrap Bill
Daily Caller, by Mickey Kaus    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 7/31/2014 11:56:53 AM     Post Reply
As predicted, the House leadership has sprung its “supertrap” on conservative dissenters, luring them to vote for a flawed border bill with the promise of a second vote on a law purporting to prevent President Obama from expanding his de facto “deferred action” (DACA) amnesty of young illegal immigrants (the so-called “DREAMers”). The main bill is itself still deeply flawed: 1) It opens up the possibility ( embraced yesterday by Harry Reid) that the Senate could seek a conference with the House in which a much broader, “Gang of 8? style amnesty (plus immigration expansion) is on the table. Some have

Former Clinton Press Secretary
Ensures Blackout of Book
Washington Free Beacon, by Adam Kredo    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 7/31/2014 9:57:40 AM     Post Reply
Former Clinton administration press secretary Mike McCurry is quietly waging a campaign to quash coverage on a new tell-all book that exposes Bill and Hillary Clinton’s massive political empire. McCurry has successfully blocked Politico media reporter Dylan Byers from writing about the bestselling Clinton, Inc., written by Weekly Standard editor Daniel Halper, according to emails obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. McCurry, who spoke to Halper, now claims that he “only vaguely remembers” the interview. In the emails, McCurry tells Byers to abandon an article about the book. McCurry is just one of several Clinton loyalists who have urged the mainstream media to

   

 



 
Magic Johnson’s son sips Champagne,
shops Chanel in ‘#RichKids’
New York Post, by Dana Schuster    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 7/31/2014 9:31:30 AM     Post Reply
Magic Johnson’s son, 22-year-old EJ, is on a boat. Make that a 143-foot yacht. “Yachting is my favorite pastime,” says the 6-foot-3 NYU student who looks like a young André Leon Talley in his Gucci chiffon caftan, gold Chanel pendant and glamazon shades. . “Whether it is Friday, Saturday, Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday, honey, yachting is always cute,” opines Johnson as he pours glasses of Dom for his fabulous friends. It’s the premiere episode of “#RichKids of Beverly Hills” — and Johnson is making a splash. The Birkin-loving diva, who had a handful of cameos on Season 1, is now a regular on the E! series



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