Can Jeff Flake turn the tide in the Republican war on the media?
President Trump has waged war on the media, to the delight of his base and with the unspoken ? or explicit ? support of his party. Now, on the floor of the Senate, one Republican, Jeff Flake of Arizona, has denounced Trump for labeling the press ?the enemy of the people,? a phrase also used by Stalin. Will it change anything?
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Police issue warning about drugs cut with 'Rizzy' after man's skin is eaten away
Police in Alliance, Ohio, issued a warning to other law enforcement officials after a man's skin was eaten away when he allegedly injected heroin tainted with a substance called "Rizzy" into his arms, according to WEWS. Narcotics officers who arrested the unnamed 25-year-old man last week said they immediately noticed his horrific injuries. WEWS reports that the man's forearm skin was blackened and peeling, and some of his flesh had been completely eaten away.
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World's biggest flooded cave found in Mexico, explorers say
A group of divers has connected two underwater caverns in eastern Mexico to reveal what is believed to be the biggest flooded cave on the planet, a discovery that could help shed new light on the ancient Maya civilization. The Gran Acuifero Maya (GAM), a project dedicated to the study and preservation of the subterranean waters of the Yucatan peninsula, said the 347-km (216-mile) cave was identified after months of exploring a maze of underwater channels. Near the beach resort of Tulum, the group found that the cave system known as Sac Actun, once measured at 263 km, communicated with the 83-km Dos Ojos system, the GAM said in a statement.
Scratches on doors and 'cages in the wardrobe' - pictures show Turpin family's squalid former home in Texas
A Texas house once lived in by the Turpin family, whose 13 children were found in a distressing state at the weekend, was left with scratch marks on the doors, closets turned into what appear to be cages and carpets caked in filth, it has been claimed. David Turpin, 57, and his wife Louise, 49, were arrested on Sunday after one of their children escaped from their current home in Perris, California, and alerted the police. On Thursday the couple will appear in court, and are expected to face charges of torture and child endangerment. And on the eve of that court appearance, local media in Texas reported that the current residents of a house in Fort Worth where the family lived from 1992 to 1999 found a shocking scene inside that home after the Turpins moved out. The doors were covered with scratch marks, the unnamed owners told CBS News? Texan affiliate ? something they initially believed was due to animals. The home in Fort Worth, Texas, where the family lived from 1992 to 1999 The carpets were covered in dirt and stains. They were so shocked at the conditions they took photos inside. A second Texan home also contained disturbing components, local media reported. That property, in Rio Vista, was home to the family from 1999 to 2010, and featured wardrobes with vents installed in the doors ? leading the horrified current owners to now suspect they were used as cages. The house was left with scratch marks on the doors, closets turned into what appear to be cages and carpets caked in filth, it has been claimed ?There are two vents in the closet, and they are covered up now," the current owner said, adding that she wonders if the couple's children were locked in the closet. And she said when the Turpin's left the home, it was filled with junk ? she claimed there was so much debris it was difficult to walk around the rooms. The owners were so shocked at the conditions they photographed the damage "When they left, they up and left everything," she said. Neighbours in Rio Vista claimed that the children were not allowed to tell people their names. Some described the home in Rio Vista as a ?religious compound? for the family, who were said by Mr Turpin?s parents to be ?deeply religious? and believe that God told them to have so many children. The carpets were covered in dirt and stains The Turpins? children, aged between two and 29, are currently in hospital. Their horrified relatives have said they had no idea of the abuse they were suffering.
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Girl From Viral Photo Dies of Aggressive Brain Cancer DIPG
"Our sweet Braylynn, our warrior princess, earned her sparkly pink angel wings this evening," according to a Facebook post from Braylynn's Battalion, a page started to keep family, friends and anyone else up to date with Braylynn Lawhon's fight against diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or DIPG. DIPG cases make up 10 percent of central nervous system tumors in children. "Her nickname was Princess Bel and she could light up any room," the Facebook post continued.
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