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March 6, 2021

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New York lawmakers strip Gov. Cuomo of emergency Covid powers as sexual harassment, death data scandals roil state

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here New York state lawmakers on Friday approved a bill that would significantly strip embattled Gov. Andrew Cuomo of temporary emergency powers that he was granted last year to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic. The state Assembly passed the bill by......

Body found inside Grand Canyon believed to be missing Kentucky man

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A body believed to be that of a Kentucky man previously reported missing at Grand Canyon National Park was found along with a motorcycle inside the canyon, park officials said Thursday. Searchers on Wednesday found the body believed to......

Death of S.Korea’s first transgender soldier spurs calls for change

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By Sangmi Cha, Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) – The death of South Korea’s first known transgender soldier, who was discharged last year for undergoing gender reassignment surgery, sparked calls from advocacy groups and activists for better protections and acknowledgement of transgender residents. Byun Hui-su, 23, who was a staff sergeant......

Death threats part of U.S society – Cannon

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United States Men’s National Team fullback Reggie Cannon said his safety was compromised as a result of being outspoken on racial tensions in the United States. Cannon, speaking to The Guardian, added that his perception of the U.S. has changed since joining Portuguese side Boavista in September 2020. Cannon left......

FBI won’t disclose Brian Sicknick’s cause of death amid investigation

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Christopher Wray repeatedly declined to provide details related to the death of Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, with the FBI director on multiple occasions pointing to the nature of the investigation into the officer’s death following the storming of......

At least 15 killed in collision between semitruck and SUV in Southern California

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here At least 15 people were killed in a collision involving a semitruck and a SUV in Southern California, hospital officials said. Officials at El Centro Regional Medical Center said in a video posted to social media that 27 people......

College freshman’s death in Virginia leads to fraternity’s suspension, fuels questions of hazing

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Virginia Commonwealth University said it issued a cease-and-desist order to one of its fraternities after 19-year-old freshman Adam Oakes died Saturday morning after a party at the fraternity’s off-campus house. CBS News’ Chip Reid speaks to Adam’s father and......

Lady Gaga’s dog walker recalls “close call with death” days after being shot

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Lady Gaga’s dog walker, who was shot while walking the singer’s dogs in Los Angeles last week, has spoken for the first time since the attack. The French bulldogs were kidnapped at the time, but have since returned home......

America’s Original Gangster Couple, Trailblazing Women Explorers and Other New Books to Read

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At the height of the Roaring Twenties, the Whittemore Gang targeted banks and jewelry stores across the East Coast, stealing upward of $1 million in diamonds and precious gems (around $15 million today). Led by young couple Richard and Margaret Whittemore, known respectively as “the Candy Kid” and “Tiger Girl,”......

Biden to reexamine Saudi relations after release of declassified Khashoggi report

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here After a declassified intelligence report officially blamed Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the gruesome murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, President Biden is expected to reconsider U.S. and Saudi relations. Holly Williams reports. Source link......

Vanessa Bryant Slams Evan Rachel Wood’s “Vile” Tweet About Kobe Bryant Following His Death – E! Online

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Kobe Bryant’s wife Vanessa Bryant is slamming a tweet that Evan Rachel Wood posted last year just after his death, in which the Westworld actress called him a “rapist.” The… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page –......

Vanessa Bryant Slams Evan Rachel Wood for Calling Kobe ‘Rapist’ Upon Death

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Vanessa Bryant caught wind not everyone had nice things to say about her late husband, Kobe, upon his death … including Evan Rachel Wood, who labeled him a “rapist.” Kobe’s widow is skewering ERW and others for comments they made about Kobe shortly after his passing in Jan. 2020 —......

Minneapolis to hire influencers to spread messaging during trial over George Floyd’s death

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Minneapolis City Council has unanimously approved paying six social media influencers to spread city-approved messaging and updates throughout the upcoming murder trial of former officer Derek Chauvin, who has been charged in George Floyd’s death. On Friday, the......

Military flyover, guard to honor World War II veteran Captain Tom Moore

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A military-style funeral will be held Saturday for World War II veteran Captain Tom Moore. The 99-year-old helped raise money for Britain’s health workers through garden walking. He died after testing positive for COVID-19. Charlie D’Agata reports. Source link......

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