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KFC gets deep-fried after posting ‘black power' chicken drumstick to commemorate Trinidad's Emancipation Day

KFC gets deep-fried after posting ‘black power' chicken drumstick to commemorate Trinidad's Emancipation Day

5 minutes ago   |   RT

KFC Trinidad was grilled by angry social media users after the fast food chain marked a holiday celebrating the end of slavery with a BLM-inspired chicken ad. The company later...
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The Navy Was Reluctant to Reinstate Ex Missouri Gov. Greitens After Scandals - Until the Vice President Intervened

3 hours ago   |   Time

The Navy appeared reluctant to reinstate former Navy SEAL and Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens in 2019 until Vice President Mike Pence's office appeared to intervene, according to...
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Ford calls for schools to abolish history in Illinois until new curriculum is developed

Ford calls for schools to abolish history in Illinois until new curriculum is developed

7 hours ago   |   WGN TV

EVANSTON - State Representative La Shawn Ford said Sunday he wants to abolish history classes in Illinois until a new curriculum is developed. “We're concerned that current...
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TIFF Announces Its 50-Film 2020 Lineup, with Pictures from Chloé Zhao, Spike Lee and More

TIFF Announces Its 50-Film 2020 Lineup, with Pictures from Chloé Zhao, Spike Lee and More

13 hours ago   |   Filmmaker Magazine

TIFF co-heads Cameron Bailey and Joana Vicente have announced the 50 films that will comprise the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival. Necessarily due to the coronavirus...
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Garver, Twins Lean On Pen For 2-Hitter To Top Indians, 3-1

13 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Mitch Garver hit his first home run of the season and the Minnesota Twins used their bullpen to string together a two-hitter in a 3-1 victory over the Cleveland...
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Duke men's basketball team back on campus after coronavirus layoff

Duke men's basketball team back on campus after coronavirus layoff

14 hours ago   |   WRAL

After the abrupt end to the 2019-20 season that saw both the ACC Tournament and NCAA Tournament canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Duke men's basketball team...
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Judge sentences teen to 40-45 years in Grand Island killing

Judge sentences teen to 40-45 years in Grand Island killing

14 hours ago   |   KETV

A Grand Island teenager has been sentenced to 40 to 45 years in prison for a homicide in 2019.
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House doubles endometriosis research budget with Finkenauer's help

House doubles endometriosis research budget with Finkenauer's help

15 hours ago   |   KETV

The new amendment would increase the funding to $26 million, as opposed to the $13 during the 2019 fiscal year.
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Knox to follow New York Comptroller's audit recommendations

15 hours ago   |   Times Union

KNOX - A state Comptroller's Office audit found the town clerk failed to record, deposit or disburse all money collected in a timely manner The audit, which covered a two-year...
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El Paso Marks Walmart Shooting Anniversary Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

16 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

When Stephanie Melendez, her husband and two young daughters tested positive for the coronavirus, the person she most wanted to call was her father. “I'm married. I have my...
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Microsoft in advanced talks to buy TikTok's US business

Microsoft in advanced talks to buy TikTok's US business

Microsoft is in advanced talks to buy the U.S. operations of TikTok, the popular Chinese-owned video app that has been a source of national security and censorship concerns... Read more ...

College student creates product to try to create safer interactions between...

College student creates product to try to create safer interactions between drivers, law enforcement

David Price has already seen 1,400 pre-orders, and the product is patent-pending. Read more ...

Retired Pope Benedict XVI falls ill after visit to Germany, report says

Retired Pope Benedict XVI falls ill after visit to Germany, report says

BERLIN - Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI has fallen ill after his return from a trip to his native Bavaria to visit his brother, who died a month ago, a German newspaper reported... Read more ...

El Paso organizes events marking 1st anniversary of deadly Walmart shooting...

El Paso organizes events marking 1st anniversary of deadly Walmart shooting with pandemic in mind

Events to mark the anniversary of the shooting, where 23 people died, have taken on a new look amid the global pandemic Read more ...

Pompeo says President Trump will take action 'in the coming days' on TikTok...

Pompeo says President Trump will take action 'in the coming days' on TikTok and other Chinese apps

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that President Donald Trump "will take action in the coming days" on Chinese apps, including TikTok, citing national security risks. Read more ...

Eagles coach Doug Pederson tests positive for coronavirus

Eagles coach Doug Pederson tests positive for coronavirus

Eagles coach Doug Pederson tested positive for coronavirus, the team announced Sunday. The Super Bowl-winning coach told his players the news during an unscheduled team meeting... Read more ...

Yoenis Cespedes was frustrated with Mets before opting out

Yoenis Cespedes was frustrated with Mets before opting out

ATLANTA - Yoenis Cespedes walked. Is it because money talks? The Mets announced that Cespedes opted out of this season over concerns about Covid-19 and a friend backed up that... Read more ...

Keselowski wins in New Hampshire for 3d win since shutdown

Keselowski wins in New Hampshire for 3d win since shutdown

Brad Keselowski won at New Hampshire Motor Speedway for his third victory of the NASCAR season and the 33rd win of his career. Read more ...

Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85

Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85

Actor Wilford Brimley, known for his work in “Cocoon" and “The Natural,” has died. He was 85. Read more ...

Evacuations in place as crews battle 200-acre fire in Colusa County

Evacuations in place as crews battle 200-acre fire in Colusa County

Mandatory evacuations are in place as crews battle a 200-acre fire in Colusa County on Sunday, according to Cal Fire. Read more ...