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So exactly what kinds of jobs are people actually finding these days? [chart]

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An estimated 589,000 jobs were created in the first three months of 2016 – an accomplishment the Obama administration and liberal analysts tout. Just what kinds of jobs were created should have them rethinking that self-praise. Here’s a visual breakdown of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) private sector job growth data for Q1 2016. Courtesy of: Visual Capitalist ...

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U.S. foreign policy failures with Russia and Israel continue

How the U.S. stands up to Russian Aggression - in a single image

President Obama and Joe Biden further weaken America’s world image and piss off an ally .. all in one day. Days after two Russian fighter jets buzzed a U.S. warship, Obama had a phone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The two world leaders discussed the disaster that is Syria, but Obama didn’t bring up the dangerous and provocative flyover ...

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Houston Floods may worsen with more rain in forecast

Houston flooding

Houston, Texas has experienced historic rainfall and flooding in recent days and more rain is on the way. At least five people have died and the Governor has declared 9 counties as disaster areas. Current weather forecasts for the Houston area project waves of thunderstorms to roll through at least until Thursday and have kept flash flood warnings in effect ...

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New York Primaries to be Held Today

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Polls open shortly in the empire state and the front-runners in both parties spent Monday vying for every vote. Likely hurt by his New York values comment, Ted Cruz has all but written-off New York City. Cruz spent last week trying to court upstate New Yorkers, but is concentrating his efforts in Philadelphia and Maryland now – both of which are ...

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Japan Hit by Two Quakes – raw damage video

Japan earthquake damage video

Japan has seen two dangerous earthquakes this week resulting in severe damage, many people trapped in collapsed buildings and at least 41 have died death. Buildings were swaying and cracking The video below shows people in a parking lot after the main quake hit, but does capture an aftershock. I keep missing the videos on the #earthquake Oh there it is.. ...

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RNC Delegate says she may vote for … Hillary?

RNC Delegate may vote for Hillary

The #neverTrump and #neverCruz morons have apparently been asleep during the last eight years that #neverMitt gave us and this Washington D.C. delegate is right in the middle of them. Today on the Real Story with Gretchen Carlson Washington, D.C. GOP delegate Rina Bharara said she may vote for Hillary in November because she knows where Hillary stands. So clearly, ...

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Those $15/hr minimum wage raises .. aren’t really $15/hr

Front page articles and headline posts tell the story of a $15 per hour minimum wage that is being accepted by states all across the nation – but .. that’s not entirely the story. Sure, New York and California are following other Pacific-coast lefty states in enacting a $15/hr minimum wage, but not today, or tomorrow, or next year or even the ...

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CDC sounds alarm on U.S. ZIKA infection ‘clusters’

Zika spread by mosquitos

The mosquito-born virus ‘Zika’ has been largely reported as a Latin-American problem , until now. The Centers for Disease Control in the United States pulled together a gathering of over 300 local, state and federal officials to plan a strategy to handle expected clusters of the virus on the U.S. mainland. “The mosquitoes that carry Zika virus are already active ...

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Amazon’s Bezos claims another success for Blue Origin space vehicle

Bezos lands another one

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin BE-3 made another safe launch and landing demonstrating the Amazon CEO’s re-usable technology for a third time. Flawless BE-3 restart and perfect booster landing. CC chutesdeployed. @BlueOrigin — Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) April 2, 2016 Blue Origin didn’t settle for just repeating what worked last time. The BO time (I bet they don’t like that moniker at ...

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