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Organizers of a measure to overturn a 12-cent gas tax in California are expanding their campaign to shine a spotlight on government waste and abuse in transportation spending in the Golden State, an effort they hope will boost GOP turn-out efforts in the fall’s elections.

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Nigeria Struggles With Escalating Violence Between Farmers and Herders

A general view of the Fulani village of Luggere, in Nigeria

Over the course of a weekend in late June, more than 200 people died as farmers and herders clashed in central Nigeria. Footage of the attack showed people brandishing machetes, burning vehicles, and women and children trying to escape violence in Jos, a city in the Middle Belt of Nigeria.

Thai Cave Boys Wave and Smile in First Public Appearance After Rescue

The 12-member 'Wild Boars' soccer team

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) – The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand waved, smiled and offered traditional “wai” greetings in their first public appearance on Wednesday at a national broadcast in the northern province of Chiang Rai.

Rick Scott Labels Bill Nelson a ‘Hypocrite’ for Stiffing Staff on Health Insurance, Dodging Taxes

Florida’s Republican governor Rick Scott slammed Sen. Bill Nelson (D., Fla.) after a Washington Free Beacon report revealed the incumbent senator’s campaign had been avoiding expenses such as health insurance and payroll tax by using only contract labor. “He’s been a hypocrite,” said Scott, who is running to take Nelson’s seat in the Senate. “Here’s …

Intel Chair: FBI, DOJ Obstructing Trump Probe in Hope of Dem Takeover in Congress

Rep. Devin Nunes

The chair of the House Intelligence Committee accused the FBI and Department of Justice of stonewalling a sprawling investigation into claims the Trump campaign colluded with Russia with the hope of running out the clock until the November elections, when they anticipate Democrats will regain control of the House and dissolve an ongoing probe that has uncovered evidence U.S. officials sought to cripple Trump’s campaign.

Anti-Facebook Group Takes Anti-Semitic Signs to Congress

The recently launched Freedom from Facebook coalition, which includes anti-Israel groups such as Jewish Voice for Peace and Linda Sarsour’s MPower Change as members, showcased signs portraying two top Jewish Facebook officials as an octopus with its tentacles across a globe, an anti-semitic trope used by the likes of Nazi Germany to push conspiracies of Jewish control.

Nigeria Struggles With Escalating Violence Between Farmers and Herders

A general view of the Fulani village of Luggere, in Nigeria

Over the course of a weekend in late June, more than 200 people died as farmers and herders clashed in central Nigeria. Footage of the attack showed people brandishing machetes, burning vehicles, and women and children trying to escape violence in Jos, a city in the Middle Belt of Nigeria.

Thai Cave Boys Wave and Smile in First Public Appearance After Rescue

The 12-member 'Wild Boars' soccer team

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) – The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand waved, smiled and offered traditional “wai” greetings in their first public appearance on Wednesday at a national broadcast in the northern province of Chiang Rai.