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The Cold Truth about Kim Kardashian’s Fridge and Yours – The Daily Beast

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Dear anyone wishing to pull a Single White Female on me—peek inside my medicine cabinet, go through my mail, dig through my past Venmo transactions as if you’re conducting a Ronan Farrow-level investigation, I don’t care. Just please don’t open my refrigerator. 

From the surface, it’s a perfectly respectable sight, if you ignore the scent of something quickly ripening that comes from behind the door. That facade quickly crumbles inside, where you’ll find three cans of Peroni (one’s open), one lonely quart of oat milk, a bag filled with half-eaten hunks of goat cheese, and…

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Like a dictator? – NWAOnline

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Donald Trump has many characteristics of a dictator.

Two of his best friends are dictators: When Vladimir Putin tells him something, he believes it, and Kim Jong Un writes him love letters. He has suggested, somewhat in jest, serving more than eight years. He likes the idea of Xi Jinping, China’s leader, having a lifetime appointment.

Trump is narcissistic. How many times…

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X1 disbanding after Produce X 101 voting scandal – Metro.co.uk

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X1 have split up (Picture: JTBC PLUS/Imazins via Getty Images)

X1 have announcing they are disbanding, just six months after they were formed on Produce X 101.

The 11-member band were put together on the Mnet talent series back in July 2019, but after allegations that the line-up was pre-decided before the public votes were even counted, it has been confirmed X1 is no more.

The agencies of Kim Yo-han, Kim Woo-seok, Han Seung-woo, Song Hyeong-jun, Cho Seung-youn, Son Dong-pyo, Lee Han-gyul, Nam Do-hyon, Cha Jun-ho, Kang Min-hee and Lee Eun-sang issued a joint statement confirming…

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Finding Minnesota: St. Louis Park’s Roller Garden – WCCO | CBS Minnesota

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Today, the Roller Garden is one of the few remaining roller rinks in the Twin Cities. It’s now celebrating more than 75 years as a skating rink, and the same family has owned it for 50 consecutive years.

In this week’s Finding Minnesota, John Lauritsen shows us how they roll.

Funny how time just skates on by.

The Roller Garden has been a roller rink since Harry Truman was President. But the building itself goes back even further. Its first purpose was for horse riding and indoor polo and later tennis took over.

“The first indoor tennis in Minnesota was played…

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Asian markets mostly higher on optimism about US-China deal – News 12 Westchester

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By YURI KAGEYAMA
AP Business Writer

TOKYO (AP) – Asian shares were mostly higher on optimism about a U.S.-China trade deal as regional markets opened the new year’s first day of trading Thursday.

Australia’s S&P ASX 200 gained 0.3% in morning trading to 6,704.00, while South Korea’s Kospi lost 0.8% to 2,179.25. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng jumped 1.2% to 28,516.99, while the Shanghai Composite gained 1.5% to 3,095.00. Tokyo was still closed for the New Year’s holiday.

Regional market sentiment has been on an upswing after President Donald Trump…

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Watch: Kim Seo Hyung Is A Protector Of Children In 1st Teaser For Upcoming Police Drama – soompi

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SBS’s upcoming police drama “Nobody Knows” (literal title) has revealed its first teaser!

“Nobody Knows” tells the story of kids on the borderline whose lives might have changed if they had been surrounded by good adults. It also follows the adults who wanted to protect those children.

The teaser starts off with two teenage girls walking through the forest. Kim Si Eun asks, “What if we dig under the dirt and find a corpse?” and her friend Kim Sae Ron replies, “That’s ridiculous.” However, Kim Sae Ron soon bursts into tears, and viewers can sense that there is…

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Kim Dong Wook To Pair Up With Moon Ga Young In Upcoming MBC Drama – hellokpop

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Both actors are confirmed for the leading roles in MBC’s March 2020 offering.

Kim Dong Wook and Moon Ga Young will star in the romance melodrama Memoir of the Man (literal title). It is scheduled for release in the first half of 2020. The drama will tell the love story of anchorman Lee Jung Hoon and rising actress Yeo Ha Jin.

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Moon Ga Young will play the role of Yeo Ha Jin. She is a top actress in the making who has no memories of her past. While Kim Dong Wook will portray Lee Jung Hoon. He is a next-generation anchorman who has…

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Rep. Cisneros’ statement on Voting Rights Advancement Act – Orange County Breeze

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Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39), released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act. The Act restores the original Voting Rights Act and would protect jurisdictions that have experienced repeated voting rights violations in the past 25 years. Rep. Cisneros is an original co-sponsor of the legislation.

“The right to vote is one of the most sacred rights and responsibilities we have as citizens of the United States,” said Rep. Gil Cisneros. “When I served in the Navy and when I was elected to the House of…

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North Korea believed to test new rocket engine to provoke US – Military Times

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SEOUL, South Korea — A day after North Korea said it had performed a “very important test” at its long-range rocket launch site, there is wide speculation that it involved a new engine for either a space launch vehicle or a long-range missile.

Whatever it was, the North Korean announcement suggests that the country is preparing to do something to provoke the United States if Washington doesn’t back down and make concessions in deadlocked nuclear negotiations.

A look at the North Korean test, which comes as a year-end deadline set by North Korea for the U.S. to salvage the…

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South Korea wants to draft more men for its shrinking military — and punish those who dodge – 90.5 WESA

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Young Chun — an American citizen born and raised in Illinois — doesn’t look back at his military service in South Korea fondly. Now 41, he remembers how soldiers mocked his broken Korean. Higher-ranking officers screamed at him for looking at his pocket dictionary while walking. He had to wipe down golf balls for his superiors. 

“The military wasn’t as bad as I imagined it would be … it was far worse.”

Young Chun, 41, served in the Korean miltiary

“The military wasn’t as bad as I imagined it would be … it was far worse,” said Chun, who was forced to serve from…

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Winning for Women endorses Young Kim for Congress – Orange County Breeze

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The Young Kim for U.S. Congress campaign announced they have been named in the first round of Winning for Women’s 2020 candidate endorsements.

Winning for Women is a 501(c)(4) organization dedicated to identifying and creating paths forward for women leaders who share core values of economic freedom and strong national security and supporting free-market conservative women running for federal office. WFW’s initial list of endorsed candidates includes some of the most competitive races in the country, with 11 candidates looking to take back House seats from the Democratic Party….

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SF Opera’s historic hire of Eun Sun Kim shows how to do this right – San Francisco Chronicle

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Eun Sun Kim will step in as musical director of the San Francisco Opera. Photo: Liz Hafalia, The Chronicle

It wasn’t even two years ago that both the San Francisco Symphony and the San Francisco Opera were on the lookout for music directors. It was a rare confluence of vacancies on both sides of Grove Street.

Now, with the Opera’s hiring of the brilliant young South Korean conductor Eun Sun Kim, both positions are filled at last — and in the most exciting way possible.

Kim’s appointment doesn’t just bring a musician of obvious artistry and interpersonal gifts to the…

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‘This is my home’: Anchorage woman awaits Supreme Court’s DACA decision – KTVA
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‘This is my home’: Anchorage woman awaits Supreme Court’s DACA decision – KTVA

Immigration advocates and young people descended on the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday to advocate for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program known as DACA. The program, created by the Obama Administration in 2012, was meant to protect young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children from deportation. President Donald Trump has ordered an end to the program, arguing that it was created illegally, which is what the justices are considering. The decision will have an impact on an estimated 700,000 people who’ve been nicknamed "
Bacon’s bipartisan bill increases jail time, fines for straw firearm purchasers – Ripon Advance
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Bacon’s bipartisan bill increases jail time, fines for straw firearm purchasers – Ripon Advance

U.S. Rep. Don Bacon (R-NE) on Oct. 31 introduced bipartisan legislation that would impose stricter penalties for anyone who buys a firearm for someone else who isn’t legally permitted to have it, otherwise known as straw purchasers. “By closing loopholes and increasing maximum punishments for violators,” Rep. Bacon said, “this legislation will help to deter criminals from illegally obtaining firearms and bring justice and safety to our affected communities.”
Florida Republicans Want to Hold FBI More Accountable When Dealing With Intelligence on Mass Violence | – Florida Daily
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Florida Republicans Want to Hold FBI More Accountable When Dealing With Intelligence on Mass Violence | – Florida Daily

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., have teamed up on a bill to “hold the FBI accountable for its failures to address critical deficiencies in its handling of actionable intelligence on the perpetrators of mass violence.” Scott announced this week he has reeled in the support of two members of the U.S. Senate for the bill. U.S. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., and U.S. Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., threw their support behind Scott’s “Threat Information Protocol for Sharing (TIPS) Act.”
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Cisneros named as a Conferee to the National Defense Authorization Act Conference – Orange County Breeze

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Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr (CA-39), Member of the House Armed Services Committee, was announced by leadership on the House floor as a conferee to serve on the conference committee of the House and Senate versions of the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA):

“It’s an honor to be part of the NDAA conference committee and I’m proud to continue the important work of supporting our servicemembers in the 39th District and around the world,” said Rep. Gil Cisneros. “As a Navy veteran, it’s a privilege to work with my colleagues in a bipartisan…

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