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Taylor Swift is positioning herself as the ultimate LGBTQ ally - but many queer people say she doesn't deserve the praise

Taylor Swift is positioning herself as the ultimate LGBTQ ally - but many queer people say she doesn't deserve the praise

4 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Taylor Swift released her star-studded music video for "You Need to Calm Down" on Monday. Many fans are praising Swift for singing about LGBTQ rights and recruiting queer...
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Report: Retired UNC prof's body recovered from Hudson River

Report: Retired UNC prof's body recovered from Hudson River

8 minutes ago   |   WRAL   |   2 articles

A swimmer from North Carolina died after going missing Friday in the Hudson River during a marathon swim, the race organizers said.
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Man convicted in killing of Maine sheriff's deputy

18 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By DAVID SHARP PORTLAND, Maine - A man accused of placing a gun against the neck of a sheriff's deputy and pulling the trigger was convicted of murder Tuesday after a trial...
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Realistic-looking doll thought to be dead baby spurs crime scene in New York

22 minutes ago   |   ABC

Police initially reported that a 3-month-old baby was pronounced dead at the scene, and detectives descended on the park in droves as a crime scene tent was set up.
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Democratic lawmakers scramble for deal on marijuana legalization

34 minutes ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - A proposal to legalize marijuana in New York is the subject of intense, behind-the-scenes negotiating with lawmakers making a final push at the Capitol to approve the...
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Ex-President Trump on Trial

40 minutes ago   |   The New Republic

It's March 2021, two months since President Kamala Harris was sworn in as the forty-sixth president of the United States. The Senate has just confirmed her nominee for attorney...
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'Saving lives isn't a crime': Italy slammed for 'security decree'

46 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Rescue workers pulling desperate migrants from the Mediterranean could face huge fines after entering Italian waters.
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Urban fishing group gets funding grant

Urban fishing group gets funding grant

48 minutes ago   |   Post Gazette

Awesome Pittsburgh presents a $1,000 micro-grant to an East Liberty reverend, who organizes fishing trips for city kids.
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Skating Coach Pleads Guilty To Having Sex With Underage Student

54 minutes ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - A former figure skating coach has pleaded guilty to criminal sexual conduct for having sex with a student of his when she was between 14 and 16 years old. The...
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Missouri cites 'failed abortions' in clinic license dispute

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Missouri's case for not renewing the license of its lone remaining abortion clinic includes a claim that three "failed abortions" there required...
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Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Federal authorities discovered 16.5 tons of cocaine on a ship in a Philadelphia and arrested members of the crew in one of the largest drug busts in the area's history... Read more ...

Sprouts Farmers Market recalls frozen spinach in several states due to...

Sprouts Farmers Market recalls frozen spinach in several states due to listeria concerns

You might want to check the fridge. Read more ...

Trump says Shanahan is withdrawing from Defense secretary consideration

Trump says Shanahan is withdrawing from Defense secretary consideration

President Donald Trump said acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan will not move forward with the confirmation process so that he can “devote more time to his family.” He also... Read more ...

'Hunger Games' author Suzanne Collins releasing a prequel about Panem

'Hunger Games' author Suzanne Collins releasing a prequel about Panem

A new prequel to the hit book series is coming to a district near you in 2020. Read more ...

Shanahan Out as Pentagon Chief as Reports Emerge of Family Disputes

Shanahan Out as Pentagon Chief as Reports Emerge of Family Disputes

In a tweet, Trump named Mark Esper, the secretary of the Army, as the new acting secretary of defense. Read more ...

Japan issues tsunami warning after 6.5-magnitude earthquake off north-east coast

Japan issues tsunami warning after 6.5-magnitude earthquake off north-east coast

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred in the Sea of Japan. The powerful jolt triggered a tsunami warning across the island nation. Read more ...

Trump threatens to deport millions beginning next week

Trump threatens to deport millions beginning next week

President Donald Trump says that next week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin removing millions of people in the U.S. illegally. Read more ...

David Ortiz's condition upgraded to 'good;' prosecutors set to reveal...

David Ortiz's condition upgraded to 'good;' prosecutors set to reveal motive, plot behind shooting

The retired Red Sox star, who had been listed in "guarded" condition in recent days, is still in intensive care. Read more ...

Trump's pick for Pentagon chief unexpectedly pulled his name out of the...

Trump's pick for Pentagon chief unexpectedly pulled his name out of the running and stepped down

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, President Trump's pick to lead the Pentagon, has withdrawn from the confirmation process and is stepping down to spend more time... Read more ...

Women's World Cup 2019: Sam Kerr scores four to book Australia's last-16 place

Women's World Cup 2019: Sam Kerr scores four to book Australia's last-16 place

Australia withstood a spirited second-half display from Jamaica to progress to the knockout stages of the Women's World Cup. Read more ...