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Bakers beware: General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour over E. coli fears

A&J Fotos/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Bakers beware.General Mills issued a voluntary recall of Gold Medal unbleached all-purpose flour this week over fears that it may be contaminated with E. coli.The food and beverage giant said the recall applies to 5-pound bags with a "better if used by" date of Sept. 6, 2020.There were no reports of illnesses linked to the product, but the food producer said in a statement that it issued the recall "out of an abundance of care.""The recall is ...

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Teen charged for threatening to 'shoot 400 people for fun,' police say

smolaw11/iStock(MCALESTER, Okla.) -- Police arrested an Oklahoma teenager with a semi-automatic rifle this week after she allegedly threatened to target her former high school and "shoot 400 people for fun."Alexis Wilson, 18, was arrested at her home on Monday after allegedly telling coworkers at a pizza restaurant in McAlester, Oklahoma, about 90 miles south of Tulsa, that she purchased a new AK-47 and had the urge to shoot people, according to police.The coworkers reported Wilson's comments after she left, claiming she had showed them videos ...

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Trump's EPA sets stage for legal fight with California on fuel emissions standards

US Environmental Protection Agency(WASHINGTON) -- Andrew Wheeler, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, told car manufacturers on Tuesday that the administration is moving toward a single "national standard" for vehicle fuel efficiency, an apparent swipe at California’s recent landmark agreement with four major automakers to impose stricter standards.In a speech at the National Automobile Dealers Association, Wheeler said the administration planned to "bring clarity to the proper and improper scope and use" of a waiver in the Clean Air Act, the federal law intended ...

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TASER International founder behind launch of Taser alternative

seanfboggs/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Police departments across the United States could have another gadget to add to their repertory: a Spider-Man-like device that fires a tether that can entangle and restrain a target.The device, called the BolaWrap, discharges an 8-foot Kevlar tether at 640 feet per second to entangle a person at a range of 10-25 feet.“It’s the right tool at the right time for what’s going on in the law enforcement space,” Tom Smith, president of Wrap Industries, the manufacturer of the BolaWrap, said during ...

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Mike Pompeo heading to Saudi Arabia to 'coordinate' response to Saudi oil attack

US Department of State(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is heading to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to discuss the recent attack on Saudi oil facilities that has rattled world markets and left the region on edge.A team of U.S. military forensics specialists is already on the ground to gather evidence from the sites of the attacks, Gen. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told reporters traveling with him in London.The U.S. is gathering "compelling forensic evidence" from ...

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New York Giants name rookie Daniel Jones starting QB for Week Three

Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- The New York Giants are turning to rookie Daniel Jones at quarterback for Week Three, ending Eli Manning's run as the team's starter after nearly 15 years."Eli and I spoke this morning," head coach Pat Shurmur said in a news release. "I told him that we are making a change and going with Daniel as the starter."Shurmur said Manning was disappointed by the news, but vowed to continue to be a good teammate. Jones was the ...

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Russian priests spray holy water from plane to stop 'alcohol use' and 'fornication'

macky_ch/iStock(TVER, Russia) -- Russian Orthodox priests in the Central Russian city of Tver took to the skies in a small airplane to save citizens from "drunkenness and fornication," reported a Russian local media outlet.On Sept. 11, which was Sobriety Day -- an unofficial Russian holiday -- the priests carried 70 liters of holy water onto the aircraft.Once the plane reached an altitude of 200 to 300 meters, the blessings began. Clergymen held a prayer service before pouring the holy water out of the plane’s open ...

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YTMT Logo A good man led a wounded nation.

In the days that followed 9/11, George W. Bush was the very exemplar of the United States presidency.

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