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Two killed in London Bridge terror attack, report says

LONDON (TNS) — Two people were killed in a terrorist attack in the heart of London on Friday, according to reports. Several civilians were injured in a stabbing just before 2 p.m. in the London Bridge area on the edge of the capital’s financial center before armed police shot the suspect ...

Datebook

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Horoscope

Neptune, planet of dreams and days into its new path, is comfortable and offers a generous scoop of hope to the whole picture. Families have assembled, commerce has commenced, and there’s an audibly harmonious hum of humanity to be heard as the moon shifts from Capricorn to Aquarius. Step out ...

Hints From Heloise

Dog adoption option Dear Heloise: Please let your readers know that another option for ADOPTING A DOG is through a rescue run by a purebred dog club. Contact information for the national purebred clubs can be found online. — Virginia C., Reading, Pa. Virginia, I concur! Pretty much all ...

Reader struggling with fractured friendship

Dear Annie: I’ve been friends with this girl for several years. She’s my (adult) daughter’s age. We have never had a disagreement before. Long story short, she said something out of the blue that hurt my feelings. She says she was joking but the fact remains that she hurt me. She won’t ...

AARP releases the names of its Movies for Grownups nominees

NEW YORK (AP) — A new batch of film nominations are out from an influential media organization — but superhero flicks and “Frozen 2” need not apply. AARP has released nominations for its annual Movies for Grownups awards, which is designed to reward films that resonate with older ...

Horoscope

Capricorn is the station that represents power, its structures and rules, its benefits and perils. Where groups assemble, a hierarchy must be sorted. Otherwise nothing gets done. Sometimes the power is passed along, with individuals taking turns, but it always exists, and everyone knows who is ...

Hints From Heloise

Photo finish for luggage Dear Heloise: When I get ready for a trip, I take a PICTURE OF MY PACKED SUITCASE(S) on my mobile phone. I also put my name, office address and phone numbers inside my luggage because sometimes people pick up the wrong bag at the airport. This way they can call me to ...

Trump knew of whistleblower before releasing aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was briefed on the whistleblower complaint about his dealings with Ukraine before the White House released nearly $400 million in military aid to Kyiv, officials say, shedding new light on events that triggered the impeachment inquiry. Trump was told ...

Meeting Memos

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Meeting Memos column is reserved for nonprofit, civic organizations. FRIDAYS FREE FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERT SERIES, sponsored by the city of Parsons and Parsons Parks and Recreation Commission, will begin at 6 p.m. June 14 through Aug. 9. Those attending should bring lawn ...

Ads assail conservative legal group over Trump’s court picks

WASHINGTON (AP) — A liberal activist group is launching a digital ad campaign targeting the Federalist Society, a conservative legal organization that has championed judges appointed by President Donald Trump, such as Supreme Court Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch. The ads, to ...

Furious, China summons U.S. ambassador over Hong Kong bills

BEIJING (AP) — China reacted furiously Thursday to President Donald Trump’s signing two bills aimed at supporting human rights in Hong Kong, summoning the U.S. ambassador to protest and warning the move would undermine cooperation with Washington. Hong Kong, a former British colony that ...

Amazon, others under gun for 1-day delivery

NEW YORK (AP) — This year, holiday stress may take on a whole new meaning for online retailers. Amazon, Walmart and others have promised to deliver more of their orders within 24 hours of customers clicking on “Buy.” The coming weeks will be the first test of whether they can make ...

Whistleblower’s motivation

What do you think of when you hear the word “whistleblower”? Perhaps “tattletale” or “snitch” pop into your mind. Maybe the word conjures up the image of a person who, at great personal risk, comes forward to reveal illicit activity the public needs to know. Either way, as you may ...

Check the box

Nancy Pelosi said she undertook impeachment “prayerfully,” and apparently what she was praying was that she could get it over with as soon as possible. The House is preparing to send a flagrantly incomplete factual record to the Senate as the basis of an effort to remove a sitting ...

Cancel culture hypocrites on left and right

Cancel culture is metastasizing. No one is safe anymore, including yours truly. On Tuesday afternoon, I was informed that Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts, had pulled the plug on my book discussion of “Open Borders Inc.” with the Center for Immigration Studies’ Director of ...

Datebook

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Datebook is reserved for nonprofit, civic organizations. Unless otherwise noted, events listed should be considered free and open to the public. Due to numerous entries, items may appear for only one week. Entries appear in chronological order and as there is space. The ...

Horoscope

Schools of fish swim as one. Birds flock in formation. Humans are, terribly awkward comparatively, constantly running into one another. We have to be trained to march or dance synchronistically. Don’t give up. The discourse may be imperfect, but this Neptune change suggests it’s better to ...

Hints From Heloise

What’s the need for kneading? Dear Heloise: I’m a senior in high school, and I’m in a food science class. Today we had to KNEAD BREAD DOUGH, but when I asked why, I was simply told that we need to get everything mixed up. Is that all? Can you tell us why we have to knead the dough, then ...

Datebook

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Datebook is reserved for nonprofit, civic organizations. Unless otherwise noted, events listed should be considered free and open to the public. Due to numerous entries, items may appear for only one week. Entries appear in chronological order and as there is space. The ...