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Big Ben behind bars: Siberian prison installs British-style red phone boxes to create ‘atmosphere of London' for inmates

Big Ben behind bars: Siberian prison installs British-style red phone boxes to create ‘atmosphere of London' for inmates

29 minutes ago   |   RT

Inmates in Russia's third-largest city, Novosibirsk, will now get a little taste of international travel after a prison installed British-style red phone boxes to decorate the...
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Iran Inspections Show High Stakes for Vienna Nuclear Diplomacy

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

A global nuclear watchdog carried out around three snap inspections of Iranian atomic facilities a month last year, underscoring the pressure on world powers as talks to rescue...
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Gettysburg museum director needs a new place for all this cool old stuff

Gettysburg museum director needs a new place for all this cool old stuff

2 hours ago   |   Post Gazette

The new Adams County Historical Society facility will provide a home for, and preserve, irreplaceable treasures and “American memory.”
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SpaceX's Starship rocket is set to splash-land into the ocean near Hawaii in its first flight around the Earth, FCC filings show

SpaceX's Starship rocket is set to splash-land into the ocean near Hawaii in its first flight around the Earth, FCC filings show

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement SpaceX is planning for its first Starship rocket orbital test flight to launch from Texas and splash down off the coast of Hawaii, according to the...
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Democrats are in denial about the dangers of doling out too much cash

5 hours ago   |   NBC News

Sluggish economic growth and high inflation doomed the tradition of Democratic big spending that Biden is trying to revive. He needs to course-correct, quickly.
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US panic-buying feeds into fuel shortage, sending gasoline prices higher - analyst

US panic-buying feeds into fuel shortage, sending gasoline prices higher - analyst

7 hours ago   |   RT

Panic-buying and fuel-hoarding after the recent outage of the Colonial Pipeline network is the cause of the US gasoline price spike, according to the chairman of Alfa Energy...
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McHenry County Board hears emotional comments in debate on whether to keep using county jail for people accused of illegal immigation

13 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

A former corrections chief pleaded Thursday for McHenry County's jail to keep holding people accused of illegally entering the country for purposes of public safety, while...
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Des Moines BLM calls for improvements to COVID-19 protocols in Iowa prisons

Des Moines BLM calls for improvements to COVID-19 protocols in Iowa prisons

15 hours ago   |   KCCI

The Iowa Department of Corrections faced criticism Thursday for its handling the COVID-19 pandemic in state prisons.
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Corrections and clarifications

15 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Corrections and clarifications for Friday, May 14
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John Mulaney and Olivia Munn Are Reportedly Dating After Meeting at Church

15 hours ago   |   Vanity Fair

Munn tweeted her support for Mulaney back in December as he entered a rehab facility.
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New York's Elise Stefanik Installed As New GOP Conference Chair

New York's Elise Stefanik Installed As New GOP Conference Chair

The vote came two days after House Republicans ousted Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney from the leadership role after her continued criticism of former President Donald Trump. (Image... Read more ...

Elon Musk's net worth plummets by $25 billion after a tumultuous week

Elon Musk's net worth plummets by $25 billion after a tumultuous week

Summary List Placement Elon Musk's net worth dropped by $25 billion within the week Tesla stopped accepting Bitcoin payments and the billionaire hosted Saturday Night Live. The... Read more ...

CDC director: Mask-wearing will ‘be hard to let go' despite new guidance

CDC director: Mask-wearing will ‘be hard to let go' despite new guidance

Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said on Friday that mask-wearing will “be hard to let go” of for some and argued Americans should... Read more ...

Unemployment benefits are competitive with most states' average wages - and...

Unemployment benefits are competitive with most states' average wages - and it could explain why Americans aren't rushing back to work

Summary List Placement The federal government significantly expanded unemployment benefits for much of the pandemic as millions of Americans lost their jobs amid lockdowns... Read more ...

You still need to wear a mask on planes, trains, and buses - even if you've...

You still need to wear a mask on planes, trains, and buses - even if you've been fully vaccinated

Summary List Placement The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that fully-vaccinated Americans don't have to wear masks indoors , provided individual... Read more ...

Minnesota House Approves Recreational Marijuana Bill, The First-Ever Vote Of...

Minnesota House Approves Recreational Marijuana Bill, The First-Ever Vote Of Its Kind In The State

ST. PAUL, MINN. - The Minnesota House on Thursday night approved a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state, a historic vote for an effort some have been... Read more ...

Irish health system says it's targeted in ransomware attack

Irish health system says it's targeted in ransomware attack

LONDON - Ireland's health service shut down its IT systems on Friday after being targeted in what it called a “significant ransomware attack." The Health Service Executive said... Read more ...

Hoping for unity, GOP set to put Rep. Elise Stefanik in top House post

Hoping for unity, GOP set to put Rep. Elise Stefanik in top House post

Republicans are ready to vault New York Rep. Elise Stefanik into the ranks of the party's House leadership. Read more ...

Walmart, Target, and Starbucks are keeping mask mandates despite the CDC...

Walmart, Target, and Starbucks are keeping mask mandates despite the CDC relaxing guidance for vaccinated people. Here's how stores are responding to the new guidelines

Summary List Placement The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday relaxed guidance for mask-wearing in indoor and outdoor spaces for fully vaccinated people... Read more ...

Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing mom goes viral on TikTok

Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing mom goes viral on TikTok

A Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing her mother has gone viral on TikTok. Read more ...