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Friday, June 14, 2024

War of words escalates between Biden, Cheney

Former Vice President Dick Cheney says his successor, Joe Biden, is “dead wrong” about terrorist threats facing the United States. Biden says Cheney is “misinformed.”

And the feud goes on.

Highly partisan public skirmishes between President Barack Obama‘s White House and Cheney have become standard fare. And the back-and-forth on the Sunday morning talk shows did not disappoint.

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Man kills estranged wife in Wal-Mart parking lot

Police in Georgia say a man stabbed his estranged wife to death in a Wal-Mart parking lot where they met to exchange custody of their two children.

A Suwanee police news release says the couple began arguing Sunday outside of the store in the city about 30 miles northeast of Atlanta.

Phillip Chad Dunn, 28, of Lawrenceville stabbed his wife during the argument then stabbed himself, according to the release. Police say Shelley Dyan Dunn, 27, of Buford, died of her wounds at a nearby hospital.

Police say their children were present. Their ages weren’t immediately disclosed.

Phillip Dunn was in custody and expected to survive.

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Insurance rate hikes: The big rip off

To critics, a 39 percent hike in health insurance for some Californians foretells skyrocketing rates for the rest of us. Not so, says the company, arguing the increase only hits a relatively small number of people and the economy is to blame.

But the rhetoric from both sides distorts the reality.

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Major push underway in Afghanistan

Insurgent sniper teams battled U.S. Marines and Afghan troops across the Taliban haven of Marjah, as several major gunbattles erupted across the town Monday on the third day of a major offensive to reclaim the extremist southern heartland.

Multiple firefights in different locations were taxing the ability of the coalition forces to provide enough air support to help cover the advance as NATO forces forged deeper through town, moving through suspected insurgent neighborhoods, the U.S. Marines said.

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Kevin Smith: Is there now a ‘too fat to fly’ list?

Kevin Smith says he’s “way fat,” but that shouldn’t stop him from flying.

The director and actor says a pilot ejected him from a Southwest Airlines flight from Oakland to Burbank, Calif., saying he didn’t fit properly in a single seat.

Smith raised a stink about the incident on his Twitter page Sunday, saying “I’m way fat, but I’m not there just yet,” and “If you look like me, you may be ejected from Southwest Air.”

He posted a picture of himself sitting on the plane with his cheeks puffed out.

Southwest says it “Customer of Size” policy require travelers must be able to fit safely and comfortably in one seat or make other arrangements.

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