Blues Brews and Botany

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The NY Botanical Gardens in the heart of The Bronx is currently offering a weekend of Blues Brews and Botany.

Attendees may discover the connections between beer and botany while listening to music, tastings different beers, and listening to scientists. You can also purchase a souvenir sampling mug to enjoy a flight of palate-pleasing brews from New York State and beyond.

Also, enjoy NYBG’s blockbuster exhibition, CHIHULY, featuring over 20 breathtaking works of art that dazzle with color, light, and form.

UN President

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US President Trump meets with 120-plus world leaders at The United Nations, beginning Monday with a focus on UN reform. His visit to the United Nations came after he's badmouthing the organization and pushing to slash funding for the world body.

He will also host a dinner with Latin American leaders to discuss problems plaguing Venezuela. In addition, Trump hopes to rally countries against North Korea's nuclear threats, but many leaders are still reeling from a testy Trump that was encountered during earlier global summits. Trump’s national security team is reportedly concerned by his frequent questioning over the value of American presence around the world.

A Slice of NYC Paradise

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At first and most importantly, may God and Meishu-Sama bless all the people who have been severely affected by Hurricane Harvey, Irma and others to come!

Weather and climate change are all man-made according to Meishu-Sama. I will think and act virtuously for recovery in Texas, Louisiana, and Florida who may have helped New Yorkers when Hurricane Sandy hit NYC.

DemocRepublican?

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What is @POTUS? The leader of the GOP, or a wannabe popular politician? Donald John Trump is the 45th President of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality.
“He was and is a lonely man,” says Jack O’Donnell, a former Trump casino executive http://politi.co/2wkwJJn

The State of Sanctuary

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A sanctuary city limits cooperation with the federal government's effort to enforce immigration law. Sanctuary cities reduce the fear of deportation and possible family break-up among those who are in the country illegally so that such people will be more willing to report crimes, use health and social services, and enroll their kids in school.

These policies prohibit public employees from questioning people about their immigration status and refuses requests by immigration authorities to detain people beyond their release date if they are jailed for breaking local law.

London Terror

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As the capital of England and the United Kingdom London is a 21st-century target for terrorists with its history stretching back to Roman times.

An explosive device was detonated on a Tube train in south-west London during this morning's rush hour commute. According to Scotland Yard, the blast, at Parsons Green station on a District Line train from Wimbledon, is being investigated as an act of terrorism.

The homemade bomb was detonated on a packed train in West London, according to authorities who say most of the victims suffered from flash burns.

Twenty-two Brits are injured and have been treated in hospitals, many for burns, and eight have been discharged. A manhunt for the person who placed the device is underway and the area has been secured.

MI5 join police in manhunt for Parsons Green Tube bomber https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/mi5-join-police-in-manhunt-for-p...

Windians

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The Cleveland Indians just keep on winning and I know of one old-time baseball fanatic who would have been cheering non-stop. DaD is literally and figuratively and every motherly, also MoM in heaven rooting for them.

Their story of the 2017 major league baseball season has yet to be written for the Cleveland Indians, but that magical baseball team which could never lose, and the most important chapter is yet to be written.

Legalization of Marijuana

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Do pros prevail over cons? The allowance to use cannabis legally is great news but the dose really matters.
The forbidden fruit is sweet. This adage is definitely true about a lot of issues, and marijuana is
not an exception. In order to improve the situation with this drug abuse, the number of the US
states legalized the use of marijuana for adults. To everyone’s surprise, the outcomes after the
first years were rather positive. For instance, in 2014, in the state of Washington, the number of
law violations decreased by 63% while marijuana-related convictions reduced by 81%. A good

Pardon vs Prosecute

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@POTUS and The White House continues attacking former FBI Director James Comey by suggesting that he broke the law when he shared with a friend copies of memos he wrote about President Trump.

The latest accusations, by press secretary Sarah Sanders seemed to urge for Comey’s prosecution. Sanders: 'Pretty clean and clear' that Comey broke federal law http://politi.co/2w9bA4R via @politico

This may be a throwaway line about leaks. CNBC Related commentary: White House again suggests Comey may have broken the law by releasing Trump notes http://cnb.cx/2f6kicX

Senior Negligence

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The number of deaths at a Florida nursing home reportedly rises to 8. These multiple deaths are from one South Florida nursing home as a result of seniors suffering without air conditioning after being left without power in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, according to local officials.

Emergency crews responded when some patients at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills were in need of critical care. The 152-bed nursing home is located in Broward County, just north of Miami.

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