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Lava bomb injures 23 on tour boat in Hawaii

Lava bomb injures 23 on tour boat in Hawaii

USGS(HONOLULU) — A lava bomb punctured the roof of a tour boat in Hawaii Monday injuring 23 near where lava from the Kilauea volcano continues to spill into the ocean, the Hawaii Civil Defense said.A lava bomb is a large rock tossed through the area in a volcanic explosion, according to the U.S. Geological Survey…

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Parents share warning after rescuing 3-year-old from water-filled washing machine

Parents share warning after rescuing 3-year-old from water-filled washing machine

ABC(CONIFER, Col.)– A Colorado couple is urging other parents to check the child safety settings of their washing machines after rescuing their 3-year-old daughter from the water-filled washer while it was running.Lindsey and Allan McIver, of Conifer, Colorado, said they were woken up early on the morning of July 10 by the tears of their…

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‘Bizarre’ and ‘shameful’: Republicans lead responses to Trump news conference with Putin

‘Bizarre’ and ‘shameful’: Republicans lead responses to Trump news conference with Putin

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The response from lawmakers to President Trump’s press conference with Russian president Vladimir Putin was swift and almost universally negative, with especially critical statements coming from members of Trump’s own party.Sen, Bob Corker, the Tennessee Republican who chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said: “Putin only understands strength and I did not think…

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Pussy Riot World Cup protesters get 15-day jail term, 3-year ban from sporting events

Pussy Riot World Cup protesters get 15-day jail term, 3-year ban from sporting events

Ian MacNicol/Getty Images(MOSCOW) — Four members of the anti-Vladimir Putin, anti-Donald Trump group Pussy Riot were sentenced to 15 days in jail for participating in a dramatic on-field protest during the World Cup final at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Sunday.Veronika Nikulshina, Olga Kuracheva, Olga Pakhtusova and Petya Verzilov also have been banned from attending…

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Nebraska softball hires two new assistants, including former Husker and All-American catcher

Nebraska softball hires two new assistants, including former Husker and All-American catcher

The Nebraska softball program added two former All-Americans and current professional players to its support staff for the 2018-19 season, announced by Head Coach Rhonda Revelle on Thursday. Former Husker and USA World Championship Team member Taylor Edwards (left) will serve as the volunteer coach, while USA Softball’s Japan All-Star Series team member and former Oregon Duck…

Husker soccer adds two players to 2018 roster

Husker soccer adds two players to 2018 roster

The Nebraska soccer team added a pair of student-athletes to the roster on Wednesday. Kate Leachman and Kenzie Coons will each enter their first season with the Huskers in 2018. Leachman transferred to Nebraska from Idaho State, where she played one season of college soccer. Leachman started 13 of her 17 appearances in 2017 and…

Huskers to face Western Illinois in November

Huskers to face Western Illinois in November

Another piece of the Nebraska men’s basketball team’s non-conference schedule was announced Monday. The Huskers will host Western Illinois at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Saturday, November 24. Tip time and TV information for this game has yet to be announced. Current Husker assistant Jim Molinari was the head coach of Western Illinois from 2008-2014. The…

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Yvette Nicole Brown to serve as interim guest host of ‘Talking Dead’

Yvette Nicole Brown to serve as interim guest host of ‘Talking Dead’

Jordin Althaus/AMC(LOS ANGELES) — AMC has given the temporary hosting reins of Chris Hardwick’s AMC shows to actress, self-described geek, and popular Talking Dead panelist Yvette Nicole Brown. AMC annouced the news in a statement to Variety. “Yvette Nicole Brown will step in as an interim guest host of The Walking Dead Season 9 Preview Special on August 5 and Talking Dead when it returns following the…

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