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Facebook Removes Official Page of 'Bitche,' Small French Town, Apologizes to Mayor

20 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

Local officials in the Pays de Bitche region's capital city frantically appealed to Facebook to reinstate their page, which was taken down in "error" by a profanity algorithm.
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Woman charged with trafficking victims for sex at Revere “day spa” 

38 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

A woman has been charged with trafficking multiple victims for sex through Crystal's Day Spa in Revere, an alleged front for human trafficking, Attorney General Maura Healey...
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MN Providers Advised To ‘Pause' Distribution Of Jonson & Johnson Vaccine Until Review Of Rare Blood Clot Cases

50 minutes ago   |   CBS   |   6 articles

MINNEAPOLIS - Officials in Minnesota are advising health care providers to pause the administration of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine, after six people across the country...
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Feds say ‘Breaking Bad' inspired Massachusetts biotech boss in quest for ricin

56 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

The head of advanced research at a Massachusetts biotechnology told federal agents he was inspired by the show “Breaking Bad,” when they began investigating him for allegedly...
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Twins-Red Sox Game Will Be Played Tuesday, Wednesday Will Be Double-Header

1 hour ago   |   CBS   |   3 articles

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Twins have rescheduled their postponed game with the Boston Red Sox as part a straight, seven-inning doubleheader on Wednesday. The Twins called off...
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Barbecue, music fundraisers set to fight leukemia

1 hour ago   |   Times Union

Four local barbecue restaurants will be offering meals for pickup at five area locations from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 1, as part of a fundraiser called The Capital Region...
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Red Sox back in action vs. Twins on Tuesday, schedule doubleheader Wednesday

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald   |   3 articles

The Red Sox will be back in action on Tuesday afternoon. The Sox and Twins announced they will play their scheduled game for Tuesday afternoon at 2:10 p.m. ET. The news comes...
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Local day spa was front for human trafficking scheme, AG says

Local day spa was front for human trafficking scheme, AG says

1 hour ago   |   WCVB   |   2 articles

Multiple victims were allegedly sold for sex, according to charges announced by the attorney general.
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LIVE: Lawmakers host information hearing on coronavirus variant spread in Massachusetts

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

UPDATE 10:35: Dr. William P. Hanage says every time the coronavirus inspection spreads is “like buying the virus a lottery ticket and if it manages to get to win the jackpot...
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Shooting victim Daunte Wright was ‘afraid police would do something like this'

Shooting victim Daunte Wright was ‘afraid police would do something like this'

2 hours ago   |   New York Post

Daunte Wright, the 20-year-old black man fatally shot during a traffic stop in Minnesota, was "afraid police would do something like this to him," according to a local educator...
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President Biden to announce withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan by...

President Biden to announce withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan by September 11

The withdrawal extends the U.S. troop presence past a May 1 deadline set by the Trump administration in an agreement with the Taliban, but only by a matter of months. Read more ...

Bomb squad investigating live grenade found on West Side

Bomb squad investigating live grenade found on West Side

CHICAGO - Chicago police said a bomb squad is investigating a live grenade found inside a bag on the city's West Side. A call was placed just after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday about a... Read more ...

Biden to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11

Biden to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11

President Joe Biden plans to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that drew America into its longest war... Read more ...

Iran says it will enrich uranium to 60% in the wake of suspected Israeli...

Iran says it will enrich uranium to 60% in the wake of suspected Israeli sabotage at Natanz 

Iran will start enriching uranium to 60% purity this week, higher than ever, a top diplomat said days after a reported act of Israeli sabotage targeted Tehran's enrichment... Read more ...

‘Cancel culture is a disease': Actor Hank Azaria draws backlash after...

‘Cancel culture is a disease': Actor Hank Azaria draws backlash after apology for voicing Simpsons' Indian shopkeeper Apu

White US voice actor Hank Azaria has drawn the ire of Simpsons fans who accuse him of being ‘woke' and participating in cancel culture after he apologized for his portrayal of... Read more ...

'Little startling': Maine college fines students $50 for not wearing face mask

'Little startling': Maine college fines students $50 for not wearing face mask

A Maine college is giving $50 tickets to students who violate the school's face mask requirement. Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson vaccine probe will likely take ‘a matter of days,' FDA says

Johnson & Johnson vaccine probe will likely take ‘a matter of days,' FDA says

The Food and Drug Administration will likely require only a “matter of days” to look into reports of patients who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine experiencing dangerous... Read more ...

COVID-19 Update: Allegheny County reports 430 cases, one death

COVID-19 Update: Allegheny County reports 430 cases, one death

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New schedule for Red Sox-Twins series announced after game postponed for...

New schedule for Red Sox-Twins series announced after game postponed for safety concerns

Tuesday's game will be played at 2:10 p.m. ET. Wednesday's first game will begin at 2:10 p.m. ET, with the rescheduled Monday game beginning about 30 minutes after the first... Read more ...

Local day spa was front for human trafficking scheme, AG says

Local day spa was front for human trafficking scheme, AG says

Multiple victims were allegedly sold for sex, according to charges announced by the attorney general. Read more ...