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Some of Our Favorite Shots From Flickr’s Best of 2015 List

The best shot of the year was taken by a rocket company.

Every year, billions of photos are uploaded to Flickr, so the shots that make it to their yearly best-of list are usually spectacular. According to Flickr, “These images represent the most beautiful, dynamic, and engaging photography from our global community. We’ve compiled this list based on a number of engagement and community factors.” The shot that took first place is CRS-4 by SpaceX Photos. SpaceX is one of the first Flickr accounts to designate its images as public domain, making them free for all the world to use in perpetuity.


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The head of the 1,100-member Federal Judges Association on Monday called an emergency meeting amid concerns over President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr's use of the power of the Justice Department for political purposes, such as protecting a long-time friend and confidant of the president.

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Walmart workers issued a "wake up call" to Alice Walton, an heir to the retailer's $500 billion fortune, in New York on Tuesday by marching to Walton's penthouse and demanding her company pay its 1.5 million workers a living wage and give them reliable, stable work schedules.

The protest was partially a response to the company's so-called "Great Workplace" restructuring initiative which Walmart began testing last year and plans to roll out in at least 1,100 of its 5,300 U.S. stores by the end of 2020.

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Two people had the nerve to laugh and smirk at a DUI murder sentencing in Judge Qiana Lillard's courtroom and she took swift action.

Lillard heard giggles coming from the family of Amanda Kosal, 25, who admitted to being drunk when she slammed into an SUV, killing Jerome Zirker, 31, and severely injuring his fiance, Brittany Johnson, 31.

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