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June 12, 2021


Glacier Blood? Watermelon Snow? Whatever It’s Called, Snow Shouldn’t Be So Red.

Winter through spring, the French Alps are wrapped in austere white snow. But as spring turns to summer, the stoic slopes start to blush. Parts of the snow take on bright colors: deep red, rusty orange, lemonade pink. Locals call this “sang de glacier,” or “glacier blood.” Visitors sometimes go......

Pirates’ Hayes Has HR Called Back for Missing First Base

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Wilton Jackson Pirates third baseman Ke’Bryan Hayes hit a solo home run off Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler at PNC Park on Tuesday.  But, he forgot to do one important thing—step on first base.  With one out in the first inning, Hayes......

Ke’Bryan Hayes had a home run called back for missing first base

Ke’Bryan Hayes homered off Walker Buehler in the first inning of Tuesday’s Los Angeles Dodgers–Pittsburgh Pirates game, giving the Pirates a 1-0 lead against one of the toughest opponents in the league. Only he didn’t. See, when Hayes made contact, the home run wasn’t quite a no-doubter, so he was......

Mayweather called this a ‘legalized bank robbery.’ Who knows how big the heist was.

New York Times
Kevin Draper Both fighters assuredly took home millions of dollars from Sunday night’s fight, but exactly how many millions of dollars is unknown. Official purse figures are usually made public by the sanctioning commission, in this case the Florida State Boxing Commission, but since this was an exhibition there are......

Orange boss called in by French interior minister over outage

People walk past a store of the French telecoms operator Orange in Paris, France, February 16, 2021. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier/File Photo French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin summoned Orange Chief Executive Stéphane Richard for a meeting on Thursday after a glitch on its network prevented calls to emergency services. The meeting, which......

Report: Rays Trade Adames to Brewers, Walls Called Up

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Madeline Coleman The Rays ended up in a blockbuster four-player trade with Milwaukee as shortstop Willy Adames and right-hander Trevor Richards went to the Brewers while relievers J.P. Feyereisen and Drew Rasmussen head to Tampa Bay, according to ESPN’s Jeff......

Alleged Oath Keeper charged in Capitol riot called government

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Another alleged member of the Oath Keepers has been charged in connection with the Capitol riot, according to court documents unsealed Thursday. Though 61-year-old James Breheny was not charged with coordinating with other members of the group, prosecutors say......

Sorry, but they’re called ‘mothers’ — not ‘birthing people’

Matthew Walther “Birthing people” should be a line in the sand for all decent and rational Americans. The phrase is not only an insult to mothers everywhere; it is an attack on reason itself. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click......

Ransomware attack on major U.S. pipeline is work of criminal gang called DarkSide, FBI says

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The cyberextortion attempt that’s forced the shutdown of a vital U.S. pipeline was carried out by a criminal gang known as DarkSide that cultivates a Robin Hood image of stealing from corporations and giving a cut to charity, the FBI......

LaKeith Stanfield Called Out for Moderating Anti-Semitic Clubhouse Chat

LaKeith Stanfield‘s under fire for his involvement in a Clubhouse discussion about Louis Farrakhan‘s anti-Semitism that devolved into a cesspool of hateful conspiracy theories and comments about Jewish people. The recently Oscar-nominated actor was a moderator for a discussion on the Clubhouse app Wednesday night, and although he’s not accused......

Capitol Rioter Who Put Feet on Pelosi’s Desk Claims He Called Her ‘Biatch,’ Not ‘Bitch’

The man charged with breaking into Speaker Nancy Pelosi‘s office during the Capitol riots insists he wasn’t calling her a “bitch” on paper — he was just calling her his “biatch” … so it’s not nearly as bad as the feds are making it sound. Richard Barnett is set to......

India’s new COVID-19 cases stay above 300,000, army called to help

Much needed medical supplies poured into India on Tuesday as overrun hospitals turned away patients due to a shortage of beds and oxygen supplies and a surge of infections pushed the COVID-19 death toll towards 200,000. A shipment of medical supplies from Britain, including 100 ventilators and 95 oxygen concentrators,......

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