Charlie Rangel's Lead Over Adriano Espaillat Shrinks; State Supreme Court To Hear Race Tally Issue An official for Rangel, while conceding that Rangel's lead will continue to drop, doubts the recount will reverse the outcome of the race. “A lot of them were probably Dominicans excited over Espaillat’s campaign who simply weren’t registered to vote ... 07/2/2012 - 8:37 pm | View Link
Rangel’s primary victory in question as vote count narrows lead New York Democratic Rep. Charlie Rangel’s primary win last week is being challenged amid allegations of voter suppression and an ongoing ballot count that over the weekend trimmed his margin to roughly 800 votes. A court hearing is scheduled Monday ... 07/2/2012 - 7:16 am | View Link
Victory Margin for Rangel Narrows in New Vote Tally to lead its legal effort. The Board of Elections released numbers on Saturday night based on data uploaded from memory sticks in each ballot scanner, showing Mr. Rangel received a total of 18,075 votes in the Democratic primary, or 44.29 percent of the ... 06/30/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Rangel’s margin of victory over Espaillat narrows NEW YORK (AP) — New York congressman Charles Rangel’s margin of victory in Tuesday’s Democratic primary has narrowed as additional returns have been counted. An Associated Press tally of incomplete returns gave Rangel a 2.7 percentage point margin ... 06/28/2012 - 10:36 am | View Link
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Residents in one Dutch town are living in fear after a hostile eagle owl has attacked dozens of people.
The owl has been terrorizing the Purmerend area, 12 miles north of Amsterdam, The Associated Press reports. It has been concentrating around the Prinsenstichting assisted-living complex for people with disabilities, and a spokeswoman said at least 20 people have been injured there, with some needing stitches.
Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86.
Lloyd's alma mater, West Virginia State, confirmed the death. It did not provide details.
Lloyd made his NBA debut in 1950 for the Washington Capitals, just before fellow black players Sweetwater Clifton and Chuck Cooper played their first games.
Researchers in Britain have found well-preserved fragments of wheat DNA in an ancient peat bog submerged off the Isle of Wight, suggesting that traders brought wheat to the area about 8,000 years ago.
“@BBC_Hampshire: #IsleofWight wheat DNA points to ancient trade http://t.co/Truw6aWjSv pic.twitter.com/RS55YBxIxK” #wighthour
— Mark Fox (@MarkFoxNews) February 26, 2015
Scientists believe that traders came to Britain and "encountered a less advanced hunter-gatherer society," the BBC reports.
Sarah Palin told the CPAC 2015 audience that "honorable" presidential candidates should spend some time serving in our military. I guess that leaves her and the rest of the GOP field out of the running.
Sarah Palin: No current Republican candidates are qualified to be president — and neither am I:
Former Alaska Gov.
The military just shot the elephant in the room.
Hours after two llamas wreaked havoc on the streets of Phoenix, Arizona Thursday, the United States Northern Command answered the questions on everyone's minds: Who were the llamas working for? And do they have connections to the so-called Islamic State in Syria?
Rest easy folks, the U.