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‘Blackout challenge': Death of child participating in TikTok game prompts investigation by Italian authorities

‘Blackout challenge': Death of child participating in TikTok game prompts investigation by Italian authorities

6 minutes ago   |   RT

Prosecutors have opened an investigation into the death of a 10-year-old girl who reportedly took part in the ‘blackout challenge', a viral game that has gained popularity on...
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Privacy-focused Facebook competitor MeWe says it's grown by more than 2 million users in the past week

Privacy-focused Facebook competitor MeWe says it's grown by more than 2 million users in the past week

16 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement MeWe, a social media app that bills itself as a secure and private alternative to Facebook, has gained 2.5 million new users in the last week, USAToday...
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Senate confirms retired Gen. Lloyd Austin as America's first Black defense secretary

Senate confirms retired Gen. Lloyd Austin as America's first Black defense secretary

30 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   7 articles

Summary List Placement The Senate confirmed President Joe Biden's pick for Pentagon chief on Thursday, making retired Gen. Lloyd Austin the first Black secretary of...
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Science-backed strategies for encouraging your team to call out problems at work before they get worse

Science-backed strategies for encouraging your team to call out problems at work before they get worse

50 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Teams in which employees feel comfortable taking risks are more successful. And managers who empower their staff to speak up - to call out a mistake or...
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Ring craft: Boxing great Floyd Mayweather dismisses ‘rumors and lies' over ‘engagement' to lead dancer Anna at strip club he owns

Ring craft: Boxing great Floyd Mayweather dismisses ‘rumors and lies' over ‘engagement' to lead dancer Anna at strip club he owns

56 minutes ago   |   RT

Boxing playboy Floyd Mayweather has trashed widespread reports that he will marry his stripper girlfriend after she was pictured with a huge ring on her finger, insisting on...
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I'm happy I can get a shot of Russian vaccine & escape this ‘prison', self-isolating filmmaker Kusturica tells RT

I'm happy I can get a shot of Russian vaccine & escape this ‘prison', self-isolating filmmaker Kusturica tells RT

1 hour ago   |   RT

Famous Serbian film director Emir Kusturica can't wait to get a jab against Covid-19, preferably with the Russian Sputnik V vaccine, and stop being so anxious about catching...
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Breaking up Facebook is 'on the table,' says Letitia James, the New York attorney general leading the antitrust case against it

Breaking up Facebook is 'on the table,' says Letitia James, the New York attorney general leading the antitrust case against it

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement New York Attorney General Letitia James, who is leading an antitrust case against Facebook, said a breakup of the company is "on the table," Bloomberg...
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UK govt will NOT give £500 to everyone who tests positive for Covid-19, contrary to reports - Number 10

UK govt will NOT give £500 to everyone who tests positive for Covid-19, contrary to reports - Number 10

2 hours ago   |   RT

The UK prime minister's office has denied reports it is planning to make a payment of £500 to people with Covid-19 in a bid to encourage them to stay at home and not take the...
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Minnesota Takes On Bernie Sanders Inauguration Meme

2 hours ago   |   CBS   |   2 articles

MINNEAPOLIS - The day Joe Biden was inaugurated as president, one of his former rivals in the Democratic primaries, Bernie Sanders, once again became a meme. The Vermont...
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Model dubbed ‘Brooke Shields of Kuwait' accused of beating ex-husband

Model dubbed ‘Brooke Shields of Kuwait' accused of beating ex-husband

2 hours ago   |   New York Post

A 24-year-old model and social influencer dubbed the “Brooke Shields of Kuwait” will face trial for allegedly attacking her ex-husband in London last year, according to a...
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NFL to allow 22,000 fans at Super Bowl LV, including 7,500 vaccinated health...

NFL to allow 22,000 fans at Super Bowl LV, including 7,500 vaccinated health care workers

The 7,500 vaccinated health care workers will get free tickets. Read more ...

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell on Thursday proposed delaying the trial until February to give the former president time to prepare and review his case. Read more ...

National Guard allowed back into Capitol complex after lawmakers erupt at...

National Guard allowed back into Capitol complex after lawmakers erupt at banishment to parking garage

The change comes after thousands of National Guardsmen were moved to a parking garage after they were told they could no longer use space within the U.S. Capitol Complex. Read more ...

Lloyd Austin wins Senate confirmation as 1st Black Pentagon chief

Lloyd Austin wins Senate confirmation as 1st Black Pentagon chief

WASHINGTON - Lloyd J. Austin, a West Point graduate who rose to the Army's elite ranks and marched through racial barriers in a 41-year career, won Senate confirmation Friday... Read more ...

The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging Trump with...

The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging Trump with incitement to the US Senate on Monday

Summary List Placement The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging former President Donald Trump with incitement of an insurrection on the US Capitol to the US... Read more ...

Austin wins Senate confirmation as 1st Black Pentagon chief

Austin wins Senate confirmation as 1st Black Pentagon chief

Lloyd J. Austin, the West Point graduate who rose to the Army's elite ranks and marched through racial barriers in a 41-year career, has won Senate confirmation to become the... Read more ...

Reports: Baseball legend Hank Aaron dies at 86

Reports: Baseball legend Hank Aaron dies at 86

Hank Aaron, the one time MLB home run king and one of baseball's greatest players, has died, according to reports. Read more ...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to determine whether their electoral college objections contributed to the Capitol siege

Summary List Placement Seven Democratic senators have called for an ethics probe into Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz over their objections to the Electoral College... Read more ...

Braves legend Hank Aaron dies at age 86, reports say

Braves legend Hank Aaron dies at age 86, reports say

NBC Sports is reporting that Hall of Famer Hank Aaron has died. Read more ...

Reports: Baseball legend Hank Aaron dies at 86

Reports: Baseball legend Hank Aaron dies at 86

Hank Aaron, the one time MLB home run king and one of baseball's greatest players, has died, according to reports. Read more ...