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Families of service members to sue vehicle manufacture after fatal training accident

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The families of nine U.S. service members who drowned in a training accident last year are planning to sue the manufacturer of the vehicle that sank off the coast of California. The Marines have since disciplined 11 service members,......

Quarantined members of the Dutch delegation now allowed supervised visits to an open window, an athlete says.

New York Times
Alexandra E. Petri The quarantine measures at the Tokyo Games have come under scrutiny in recent days, with members of the Dutch delegation criticizing the restrictions for those who have tested positive for the coronavirus, including not being allowed to go outside. On Tuesday, Candy Jacobs, a Dutch Olympic skateboarder......

Chuck Aoki Wants One More Trophy

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTgyNjEyMDc2Nzc3MTg2NjU2/ufc-mma-cory-sandhagen.jpg Greg Bishop  In January, Chuck Aoki traveled to Birmingham to train for his third Paralympics. After winning a bronze medal in 2012 and snagging silver four years later, the emotional leader of the veteran U.S. wheelchair rugby team figured the Tokyo Games would present his final—and perhaps best—opportunity to......

David Brown is Going Straight—And Fast

Sports Illustrated
When sprinter David Brown, the reigning Paralympic 100-meter gold medalist in the T11 totally blind category and the event’s world-record holder at 10.92 seconds, thinks back to a lost year of competition caused by COVID-19, he focuses on everything he gained. Unable to access his home base, the Chula Vista......

Texas and Oklahoma’s SEC Inquiry Leaves Conference Members Reeling

Sports Illustrated
HOOVER, Ala. – Ross Bjork appeared at SEC media days on Wednesday with intentions to support his two football players and his football coach.Maybe he’d lurk in the shadows, greet league staff members and say hello to media members he hadn’t seen since before the pandemic. Instead, the Texas A&M......

McCarthy threatens to pull GOP members from House Jan. 6 committee after Pelosi rejects Trump allies Jordan and Banks

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during a weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol July 1, 2021 in Washington, D.C. Alex Wong | Getty Images House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., on Wednesday threatened to......

Baseball-Two Mexico team members test positive for COVID-19

Reuters
TOKYO, July 20 (Reuters) – Two members of Mexico’s Olympic baseball team have tested positive for COVID-19 at the team hotel before their departure for the Tokyo Olympics, the federation said. The athletes, Hector Velazquez and Sammy Solis, who tested positive on July 18, have been isolated, as have all......

Democrat unveils bill to allow only House members to serve as Speaker

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Cristina Marcos A new bill introduced on Monday by Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-Pa.) would only allow an elected House member to serve as Speaker after former President TrumpDonald TrumpTrollers take on LeBron James over new Space Jam film Graham......

COVID-19 Protocols Sideline Thanasis, Bucks Staff Members

Sports Illustrated
Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer said he won’t have a full staff for Game 5 of the NBA Finals as multiple staff members and Thanasis Antetokounmpo are in COVID-19 health and safety protocols. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Bucks assistant Josh Oppenheimer will not be on the bench for the matchup.......

Feds arrest 5 family members from Texas in new US Capitol riot case

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Federal investigators pointed to extensive social media posts from many members of the family in order to make the arrests on Tuesday, in one of the largest single-day sweeps of defendants in one Capitol riot case to date. The......

50 Homemade Meals That Would Make Any High-Class Restaurant Proud, As Shared On This Online Group With 21M+ Members

IA
There’s nothing like looking at photos of delicious food to make you realize just how lucky we are to be alive and get to sample some truly magnificent dishes in our lives. What’s even better is learning to make this très magnifique food at home. We’ve got a feast for......

FBI infiltrates group whose members wanted to test homemade bombs, surveil Capitol, secede from US, court records show

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The newly disclosed criminal case against Virginia man Fi Duong — who also goes by “Monkey King” and “Jim,” according to the court record — arose after Duong interacted with undercover law enforcement officers several times on January 6......

Bidens host Independence Day celebration for frontline workers and military members

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Bidens host Independence Day celebration for frontline workers and military members – CBS News Watch CBSN Live President Biden and first lady Biden are hosting a party for the frontline workers and military members at the White House on......

Pelosi names 8 members of Jan. 6 committee, including Republican Liz Cheney, to probe pro-Trump riot

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is flanked by Reps.’ Adam Schiff (D-CA), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and House Homeland Security Committee Chair Benny Thompson (D-MS) as she discusses the formation of a select committee to investigate the January 6 attack......

McCarthy threatens to strip GOP members of committee assignments if they accept an offer from Pelosi to serve on 1/6 commission

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here McCarthy’s threat comes after the House voted to establish the committee. Reps. Liz Cheney of Wyoming and Adam Kinzinger of Illinois were the only two Republican members to vote in favor of its formation. It’s not yet clear whether......

Britain’s Konta out of Wimbledon after team member’s positive COVID-19 test

Reuters
Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – June 26, 2021 Britain’s Johanna Konta during a press conference Pool via REUTERS/Florian Eisele LONDON, June 27 (Reuters) – British number one Johanna Konta has been forced to withdraw from Wimbledon after a member of her......

‘You don’t have to die in your seat’: Democrats stress over aging members

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “The older generation does not want to pass the baton. You don’t have to die in your seat. Pass the baton on,” said Florida state Sen. Shevrin Jones, a 37-year-old Democrat who lives in Hastings’ district. “I want to make......

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