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July 25, 2018
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“We’re preparing for an avalanche. Emails, telephone calls a we may see upwards of 500 calls a day.”

Real Estate agent Ernie Carswell on listing the Brady Bunch house in Studio City, CA at $1.885M. The homeowners bought it in 1973 for $61K before the home's now iconic exterior was used on the show. The interiors were shot on an LA soundstage.

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“…other nations cannot bully our agricultural producers to force the United States to cave in."

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue on the one-time, $12B emergency relief for farmers affected by tariffs. $34B in tariffs have been slapped on Chinese goods so far with China retaliating with tariffs on soybeans & pork. Some Republican lawmakers criticized the move, but it doesn't require Congressional approval.

“I do not know when or if I will ever return to the business, but I do know that my focus for the foreseeable future will be the work I am doing here in Washington.”

Ivanka Trump on her decision to shut down her fashion line to focus on her White House role. She resigned from the day-to-day operations last year to avoid conflicts of interest, but has confirmed all operations will wind down immediately. Her line of handbags, shoes & dresses were sold in major department stores nationwide.

“This beast was clearly one of the biggest that ever walked in North America.”

Emanuel Tschopp, a postdoctoral fellow at the American Museum of Natural History's Division of Paleontology, after discovering the largest dinosaur foot to date. Excavated in Wyoming in 1998, paleontologists say they now believe the fossil belongs to a brachiosaur, one of the largest known land animals on Earth.
“I can’t wait for forever together. Yes a million times over.”

Model Karlie Kloss announcing her engagement to businessman Joshua Kushner. The pair have dated for 6 years. Joshua’s brother, Jared Kushner, is married to the President's daughter, Ivanka Trump.

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by Jenna Lee,