California firefighters just shared a must-read response to Trump’s attack on their heroic rescue efforts.

via U.S. Departmet of Agriculture/Flickr Over 200,000 acres have been scorched and 31 people have died in the Woolsey and Hill fires north of Los Angeles and the Camp Fire in Northern California. Six years of scant rainfall combined with historically-high temperatures have created tinderbox-like conditions in the Golden State’s…

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Wisconsin teens’ apparent Nazi salute is a terrifying sight

(CNN)It’s a terrifying sight: A pack of young white men, their arms extended in an apparent Sieg Heil salute, most of them smiling and seemingly laughing. When we’ve seen historic WWII photos of this sort, they have served to remind us not just of the mass genocide of Jews, people…

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These Guys Decided To Have A Classic Instagram Girls Day Out, And Their Pics Are Hilarious

There are certain ‘girl’ stereotypes too, which these guys trolled to hilarious effect, hashtags and all. However, when presented with the chance for a road trip, buddies Doug decided to take it to the next level and send up the classic, Instagram-inspired ‘“Doug came to visit for a couple days…

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Misinterpreted Islamic Decree Sends Indonesian Vaccination Rates Plummeting

In August, Indonesia top Muslim clerical body, the Indonesian Ulama Council (MUI), issued a religious decree declaring that the measles-rubella (MR) vaccine is ‘haram’ – forbidden under Islamic law – because several of its components are derived from pigs.    Now, public health officials are beginning to observe the dangerous consequences of this…

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Sri Lanka’s President dissolves parliament and calls snap election amid political crisis

Colombo, Sri Lanka (CNN)The President of Sri Lanka dissolved parliament on Friday and called a snap election for January 5, in a move aimed at ending a political standoff that has disrupted its capital, Colombo, for weeks. UNP Chairman Kabir Hashim told CNN: “They do not have the numbers to…

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