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9 injured after a tree falls on tent during Pennsylvania lightning strike

9 injured after a tree falls on tent during Pennsylvania lightning strike

Nine people were injured in Pennsylvania Sunday after lightning struck a tree causing it to fall on a tent, said Bill Oettinger, the emergency management coordinator for Lower Southampton Township. The tree fell at the Dolphin Swim Club, an open park in Bucks County about 20 miles northeast of Philadelphia, shortly after 5 p.m. ET,…MORE

#MyPalestinianSitty: Feud between Rep. Tlaib and Israel spurs odes to grandmothers

#MyPalestinianSitty: Feud between Rep. Tlaib and Israel spurs odes to grandmothers

Rarely is something sweet born of something so bitter. The dispute over US Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s canceled plans to visit her aging Palestinian grandmother has been rife with ugliness. But it has also sparked the #MyPalestinianSitty hashtag, wherein Twitizens have taken a break from cries of racism and anti-Semitism to remember the strength and resilience…MORE

Nearly 4 tons of weed discovered inside a shipment of jalapeños

Nearly 4 tons of weed discovered inside a shipment of jalapeños

A shipment of jalapeños from Mexico to the US proved to be carrying more than just a spicy kick when Border Patrol agents found nearly 4 tons of marijuana hidden in the cargo. The discovery was made Thursday when a truck driver was flagged for a secondary inspection at the Otay Mesa border crossing in…MORE

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