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Maui Hiker Who Went Missing For Weeks Details Harrowing Survival Story

who went missing for more than two weeks while hiking in Maui spoke out from her hospital bed about what drove her to stay alive. “The last 17 days of my life have been the toughest days of my life, and it’s been a really significant spiritual journey that I was guided on, and there were times of total fear and loss and wanting to give up, and it did come down to life and death and I had to choose and I chose life,” she said. “I wasn’t going…

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I Decided To Share News Of My Pregnancy At Just 5 Weeks. Then I Miscarried.

We had been trying for another child, so I decided to take a pregnancy test. As I brushed my teeth, I looked down to see two pink lines appear. Moments later, unable to stop smiling, I showed Peter the test and a huge toothy grin covered his face. After my birthday, the uncertainty that accompanies the early days of pregnancy began. I was excited to be pregnant but afraid of losing the baby. I had already experienced significant loss in my life and knowing Traditionally, with a wanted pregnancy, women…

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For Southern Republicans, Trump’s tariffs make for awkward politics

Washington (CNN)In the halls of the Capitol these days, Republican lawmakers from Southern states aren’t exactly eager to talk about the President’s trade war with China. While the tariff pain has been immediate for Midwestern farmers who are stuck with bushels of unsold crops and face a spike in bankruptcies, the South may not be far behind as Trump’s trade war drags on. Politicians and business leaders in the region worry a protracted trade war could disrupt nearly three decades of economic revitalization that has brought industry, jobs, and billions…

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Austrian Official Warns Against ‘Cow Kissing’ Challenge For Charity

The “Castl app, urges users in Switzerland, Austria and other German-speaking countries to kiss cows – “ Elisabeth Köstinger, Austria’s minister for sustainability and tourism, called the challenge “dangerous mischief.” She warned that pastures are “are not petting zoos” and that trying to kiss cows could have “serious consequences.” “Negligent handling of Austrian pastures has led to serious accidents in the past,” said Köstinger, according to a translation of a tweet. “I don’t understand a challenge of this kind!” It wasn’t immediately clear exactly how the stunt — or the…

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Bureau Of Land Management Scrubs Stewardship Language From News Releases

The public land, has stripped its mission statement from agency Donald Trump’s tenure: This BLM release confirmedstepped downethics scandals largest reduction of national monuments in American history,a collective 2 million acresopened the door for oil, mining and other development numerous come under fire for scrubbing climate change language from agency websites. And, in its quest for so-called energy dominance, the Interior Department has prioritized development over conservation, at times celebrating its role in governing the exploitation of natural resources from public lands. In April 2017, a few months after Trump…

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