A field of poppy plants that could be used to make opium was discovered in North Carolina and had an estimated value of $500 million, a sheriff says. Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid said the only other opium poppy plant field found in the U.S. this year was in California. The acre (nearly half a hectare) of poppy plants were in rows, similar to how corn would be planted, in a field behind a home.
Sen. Schumer, I don't live in your constituency, but in the larger picture, you live in mine and every other legal, taxpaying American citizen who is affected by the power you hold in your political party, your blind allegiance to it and the obstructionist posture to anything that doesn't directly benefit it. There's something sinister about seeing you bent over the lectern in the Senate Chamber, your countenance resembling what I would imagine Edgar Allen Poe's would look like reciting one of his macabre tales of doom and gloom, as if there is not one drop of happiness in your life, forecasting a dismal future for America if anything President Trump proposes passes both houses, is signed and becomes law.
Chris Newman, owner of the Sylvanaqua Farms in Albemarle County, shared his thoughts on a recent “Love Trumps Hate” counter-protest on Saturday. “I’d like to appreciate [the Love Trumps Hate rally],” Newman wrote in a Facebook post published on May 17. Newman went on to call out the subtle racism of his neighbors, who purport to be progressive and inclusive but have yet to acknowledge the fact that Charlottesville is, by his estimation, “the most aggressively segregated place” he’s ever lived in.
The girl reportedly jumped into a turbulent river to complete a suicide challenge referred to “Blue Whale.”
The reality stars are heating up the French Rivera with their new flings.
Senator Bernie Sanders tweeted out just three words on Wednesday afternoon and Twitter thoroughly appreciated its timelessness.
Krista Shockey voted for President Trump in November. Now she's one of the people who might get hurt under his plan to cut safety net programs for the poor and disabled. Shockey is on Supplemental Security Income (SSI), a program to help low-income Americans who are disabled. The monthly payment is just over $700 a month. "It's my only income," Shockey told CNNMoney in the fall, when we first met her at Diner 23 in Waverly, a small town in southern Ohio that's seen better days. "I couldn't live" without it. She was stunned to hear the president wants to downsize SSI. She hadn't heard about it until CNNMoney called her. When releasing Trump's budget Tuesday, the White House hailed it as a "taxpayer