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Indian state sharply raises COVID-19 death toll prompting call for wide review

Reuters
An Indian state has raised its COVID-19 death toll sharply higher after the discovery of thousands of unreported cases, lending weight to suspicion that India’s overall death tally is significantly more than the official figure. Indian hospitals ran out of beds and life-saving oxygen during a devastating second wave of......

What happens to your digital accounts after you die

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here What happens to your digital accounts after you die – CBS News Watch CBSN Live From email to social media, more and more of modern life is lived online. But what happens when those lives come to an end?......

South Carolina judge refuses to block 2 executions as she considers challenge to new death penalty law

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A South Carolina judge on Tuesday refused to block two executions set for later this month as she considers a lawsuit over the state’s new capital punishment law, which effectively forces condemned prisoners to choose to die by either......

Pakistan train accident: Family describes wedding tragedy as death toll rises

BBC
“After that, there was a lot of screaming and crying from people in pain,” he said. “We all rushed there, along with villagers nearby. We saw a terrifying scene here. We brought water and picked up children. Passengers who were coming out of the train were mostly in agony, and......

Drug trafficker’s death triggers vandalism in Amazon city of Manaus

Reuters
Fourteen buses and two police cars were set on fire and destroyed in the early hours of Sunday in the Brazilian Amazon city of Manaus in reprisal for the death of a drug trafficker, the state government said. Bus services were suspended until reinforced police patrols could be deployed in......

Rachel Brosnahan Honors Late Aunt Kate Spade on 3rd Anniversary of Her Death – E! Online

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Three years after the death of Kate Spade, her niece, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel star Rachel Brosnahan, shared a touching tribute on Instagram. Rachel took to the social media platform to… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page......

The Life and Death of Your Jeans

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Early on in “Unraveled,” a new book about the dark underbelly of fashion, the author, Maxine Bédat, describes walking through a factory in Guangdong, China, that specializes in acid-washing jeans, picking her way over dark puddles of “iridescent, bubbling content” that had spilled from industrial washing machines and was sloshing......

‘Jackass’ Director Claims Bam Margera Made Death Threats to Him and His Kids

TMZ
Bam Margera‘s been sending increasingly disturbing messages to ‘Jackass’ director Jeff Tremaine, including threatening his safety and that of his children … according to new legal docs. The court has granted Tremaine’s request for a temporary restraining order against Bam, requiring him to stay at least 100 yards away from......

Decades After the Tulsa Race Massacre, Urban ‘Renewal’ Sparked Black Wall Street’s Second Destruction

Smithsonian
The Tulsa Daily World’s June 2, 1921, morning edition headline read: “Dead Estimated at 100: City is Quiet. $2000 to Start Fund for Relief. Negros Gladly Accept Guards. 5,000 Negro Refugees Guarded in Camp at County Fairgrounds.” Fewer than 24 hours after Ku Klux Klan leaders—along with the Tulsa Police......

No, Texas’ election bill wouldn’t be the death of democracy

NYPost
Post Editorial Board “We had to act last night because #SB7 was a threat to our democracy,” tweeted Texas state Rep. Eddie Rodriguez in defense of Democrats’ walkout to temporarily kill a rather run-of-the-mill election bill. President Joe Biden similarly called it “part of an assault on democracy that we’ve......

Family of fallen Capitol police officer continue push for January 6 commission

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Family of fallen Capitol police officer continue push for January 6 commission – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The mother and partner of fallen U.S. Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick speak to CBS News Congressional correspondent Nikole Killion about......

Peru revises pandemic death toll, now worst in the world per capita

Reuters
Peru on Monday almost tripled its official COVID-19 death toll to 180,764, following a government review, making it the country with the worst death rate per capita, according to Johns Hopkins University data. Peru has been among the hardest hit Latin America countries during the COVID-19 pandemic, with its hospitals......

A year after his death, Indiana walk-on Chris Beaty is still uniting people

ESPN
When Mark Deal, a former Indiana football assistant who oversees the program’s alumni relations, needed former players to help with youth clinics, he always called Chris Beaty. A walk-on defensive lineman at Indiana from 2000 to 2003, Beaty always provided the same response: “I’m there, Coach.” Beaty didn’t play much......

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