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School janitor accused in unlawful contact with minor, officials say

School janitor accused in unlawful contact with minor, officials say

5 minutes ago   |   WGAL

Zachary P. Hart, 19, was accused of soliciting sex from the child
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UMass linebacker Jalen Mackie making an impact

31 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

UMass middle linebacker Jalen Mackie is providing senior leadership on a roster devoid of experienced upperclassmen. The Mike linebacker commands respect in the huddle just by...
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U.S. risks a ‘twindemic' of COVID and flu this fall if what happened in Australia is any guide

57 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Flu cases began ticking up in the U.S. last month-and White House officials met with health care leaders about the threat last week.
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Uvalde schools fire ex-Texas trooper who was at shooting

57 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

New outrage ripped through Uvalde on Thursday over revelations that a school police officer hired after the Robb Elementary massacre was not only on campus during the May...
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A timeline of notable government bailout and relief programs in US history

A timeline of notable government bailout and relief programs in US history

1 hour ago   |   Arizona Daily Star   |   2 articles

The COVID-19 pandemic led to the most significant infusion of federal aid to businesses and families in American history. But this pandemic wasn't the first time the government...
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Democrats Seethe After OPEC Decision to Cut Oil Output

1 hour ago   |   The New Republic

In late March 2020, in the early throes of the coronavirus pandemic, two Republican senators introduced legislation to remove American troops and missile defense systems from...
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The U.S. Has Made Little Progress Against Teen Vaping, New Data Show

2 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

NEW YORK - The latest government study on teen vaping suggests there's been little progress in keeping e-cigarettes out of the hands of kids. The data seem to show more high...
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Court allows students at UNC, NC State to sue for reimbursement for campus services not delivered during pandemic

Court allows students at UNC, NC State to sue for reimbursement for campus services not delivered during pandemic

2 hours ago   |   WRAL

The suit claims UNC system students who registered for the fall 2020 semester should receive refunds on fees for campus-based services that they could not use when in-person...
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FBI finds US crime rate steady in 2021, but data incomplete

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The FBI estimates violent crime rates didn't increase substantially last year, though they remained above pre-pandemic levels, according to annual crime data. But...
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Ukraine conflict spurs shady US arms trade

Ukraine conflict spurs shady US arms trade

2 hours ago   |   RT

The NYT caught Missouri arms dealers fudging the paperwork on weapons from Bosnia and Bulgaria A Bulgarian-American from Missouri stood to make more than $2 million from...
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'I feel a sense of shame': 665 personnel left FBI over misconduct in two...

'I feel a sense of shame': 665 personnel left FBI over misconduct in two decades, whistleblower says

A U.S. senator says a whistleblower has alleged that an internal review found 665 FBI personnel have resigned or retired to avoid accountability in misconduct probes over the... Read more ...

Elon Musk lawyers say Twitter is refusing new $44 billion bid for company

Elon Musk lawyers say Twitter is refusing new $44 billion bid for company

Lawyers for Elon Musk say Twitter is refusing his renewed $44 bid to buy the social media company and have asked a Delaware court to halt an upcoming trial on the deal. Read more ...

Musk lawyers say Twitter refusing new $44B bid for company

Musk lawyers say Twitter refusing new $44B bid for company

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Proud Boys leader pleads guilty to seditious conspiracy over Jan. 6 actions

Proud Boys leader pleads guilty to seditious conspiracy over Jan. 6 actions

Jeremy Bertino, a North Carolina leader of the Proud Boys pleaded guilty to seditious conspiracy on Thursday, becoming the first member of the group to admit to the charge... Read more ...

NC man convicted of a dozen sexual assaults sentenced to 23-28 years in prison

NC man convicted of a dozen sexual assaults sentenced to 23-28 years in prison

Johnnie B. Green reached a plea deal last week. He is due to spend up to 28 years in prison. Read more ...

Woman attacked while jogging in Windsor Locks

A woman was attacked by a stranger while jogging on Thursday morning in Windsor Locks, police said. Read more ...

Police: 1 dead, 5 injured in stabbings along Las Vegas Strip

Police: 1 dead, 5 injured in stabbings along Las Vegas Strip

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police say the attack occurred before noon Thursday. Read more ...

Here Is Chris Pratt's Mario Movie Voice

Nintendo just had a special Direct where Shigeru Miyamoto debuted the first trailer for the film and its A-list Hollywood voice cast, including Chris Pratt as Mario. Read more ...

Aaron Judge's 62nd Home Run Ball Could Be Worth A Lot For The Lucky Fan And...

Taxes and baseball don't seem to go together, but America's sport sometimes meets America's great leveler, the income tax and the IRS. Read more ...

Fantasy Alert: Cowboys' CeeDee Lamb 'Good' After Missing Practice with Groin...

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