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Sole survivor of South Carolina shooting by ex-NFL player Phillip Adams dies
COLUMBIA, S.C. — A sixth person has died following a shooting earlier this week at the hands of a former NFL player who also killed four members of a South Carolina family, local officials said Saturday. Robert Shook, 38, an air conditioning technician from Cherryville, North Carolina, has died from injuries sustained in the Wednesday...
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Fauci ‘not sure’ why Texas doesn’t have COVID uptick after nixing masks
It’s been some five weeks since Texas lifted its mask mandate, and there has yet to be an explosion of COVID-19 cases. It’s something Dr. Anthony Fauci can’t quite explain. “I’m not really quite sure,” he told MSNBC this week. “It could be they’re doing things outdoors.” Daily cases in Texas hovered above 7,000 in...
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Brits won’t welcome Prince Harry home, says Brexit leader Nigel Farage
At least one Brit doesn't think Prince Harry should rush home for his beloved grandfather's funeral.
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Phone found laying on the bottom of a lake for a year still works
Somebody called in a miracle A man who dropped his phone into a lake in Taiwan while paddle-boarding a year ago has successfully recovered it — and it still works thanks to its waterproof protective casing, the BBC reported Friday. The man, identified only as Chen, thought his phone was gone forever when it sank to...
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NASA Mars helicopter’s flight delayed due to technical issue
NASA will delay the historic flight of their Ingenuity helicopter — set to launch on Mars –until at least April 14, the agency said in a statement Saturday. The agency said an issue arose during a rotor test. “During a high-speed spin test of the rotors on Friday, the command sequence controlling the test ended...
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Inside BLM co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors’ million-dollar real-estate buying binge
As protests broke out across the country in the name of Black Lives Matter, the group’s co-founder went on a real estate-buying binge, snagging four high-end homes for $3.2 million in the US alone, according to property records. Patrisse Khan-Cullors, 37, also eyed property in the Bahamas at an ultra-exclusive resort where Justin Timberlake and...
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Dozens gather near Augusta National to protest new Georgia voting law
A group of about two dozen people gathered near Augusta National Golf Club to protest Georgia’s new voting law, according to a report. The protestors held up signs reading “Let Us Vote” and “Protect Georgia Voting Rights” as the third round of the Masters was underway Saturday. The law, signed by Gov. Brian Kemp last...
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Blood clots in Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine recipients under investigation
A European drug regulator is reviewing blood clots among four people in the United States who received Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine, according to a report. The European Medicines Agency said three serious cases of clotting and low platelets occurred in the US during the rollout of J&J’s vaccine from its Janssen unit and that...
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Brazil’s new gigantic Christ statue is even taller than Rio’s
Rio de Janeiro’s iconic and towering “Christ the Redeemer” has met its vertical match: an even taller Jesus statue that’s nearing complete a half-hour west in southern Brazil. Measuring 140 feet tall, the new Jesus statue that’s now rising over the city of Encantado — called “Christ the Protector” — is 15 feet taller than...
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California town pays homeless with COVID cash to reward camp clean-ups
The homeless in a central California town are cleaning up their act, and landing federal COVID-19 relief funds for doing it. Under Elk Grove’s cash-for-trash program, people sleeping rough in empty lots or under bridges get a $20 gift card every time they use city-provided orange plastic bags to clean up their own mess. “They’re...
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Anti-vaxxers trust Trump more than Fauci, think it’s safe to travel
It’s going to be a long pandemic. A shocking new poll from the Economist/YouGov shows 51 percent of Americans who do not plan to get vaccinated against COVID-19 are more likely to travel immediately than people who have been or plan to be vaccinated — and they trust former President Trump more than Dr. Anthony...
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Egypt demands huge fee from Ever Given owners after ship blocked Suez Canal
Not so fast, Ever Given! The massive container ship that blocked the Suez Canal for nearly a week last month may be unstuck, but it isn’t getting off scot-free – in fact, it isn’t going anywhere until a compensatory fee is paid. Egypt is demanding the considerable payment, which could be as much as $1 billion, as...
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Russian troops appear positioned near Ukraine border as tensions mount
A two-minute snippet of leaked video captioned “ready to fight” appears to show Russian troops maneuvering tanks into position near the border of Ukraine as tensions between the neighboring nations flare. The clip, apparently recorded by Russian soldiers, captures a group of armored vehicles assembling in a muddy field, then switches to show an assortment...
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Lone survivor of deadly SC shooting has ‘long road ahead of him’
The lone survivor of the deadly South Carolina shooting, who was able to call for help before lapsing into unconsciousness, has lost a lot of blood and his daughter said he has a “long road ahead of him.” HVAC technician Robert Shook, 38, of Cherryville, SC, was one of six people gunned down by former...
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Irish prime minister warns of ‘spiral back’ to conflict amid Belfast riots
Ireland’s prime minister, Taoiseach Micheál Martin, pleaded for calm Saturday after a week of violent riots roiled Belfast, Northern Ireland — as officials raised alarms over reports that children as young as 12 have been joining in. “We owe it to the ‘agreement generation’ and indeed future generations not to spiral back to that dark...
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Minnesota boy, 10, steals family car to buy Cheerios
Let’s hope he’s not a cereal offender. A 10-year-old boy from Stillwater, Minnesota, found himself in hot water last week when, after his parents decided to take a nap, he stole the family minivan to stock up on Cheerios. Police tried to apprehend the boy driving the Chrysler minivan after noticing the driver was a...
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Atlanta cops beg residents to stop shooting each other in new campaign
Maybe if they just ask nicely. The Atlanta Police Department has taken to social media to beg residents: please stop shooting each other. “We’re hoping that people will see the message and think twice before they resort to picking up a gun,” department spokeswoman Chata Spikes told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “Anger + Guns Adds Up...
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COVID vaccine shortages to hit developing countries amid shipment delays
Coronavirus vaccine shortages are set to hit dozens of developing countries as a program designed to ensure access to vulnerable populations is bedeviled by shipment delays. COVAX, an international initiative of UNICEF, the World Health Organization and others, were cleared for delivery of just two million doses of vaccine to 92 countries, a figure that...
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Landmark San Francisco Bay inn, lighthouse in limbo after power cut to mainland
A landmark San Francisco Bay inn has a dark future. Historic East Brother Light Station, and its adjoining bed & breakfast, lost power when the underwater cable connecting it to the mainland was cut on April 1. And now the Coast Guard charged with the lighthouse’s management says that solar power might be the best...
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Five dog tags found in belly of South Carolina monster gator
A South Carolina hunter got the shock of his life when he killed a monster “nuisance gator” along the Edisto River in the alligator-laden ACE Basin estuary in Beaufort, Colleton and Charleston counties. After taking the gator to Cordray’s, a butcher shop that has a side business in taxidermy in Ravenel, S.C., Ned McNeely found...
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Prince Philip funeral to include COVID-restricted procession led by Charles
Prince Philip will be laid to rest next Saturday following a brief procession led by Prince Charles, Buckingham Palace revealed today, according to various reports. The Duke of Edinburgh, longtime consort of Queen Elizabeth II, died in his sleep Friday at Windsor Castle at age 99. The public will not be allowed to view the...
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Prince Charles makes emotional first statement on death of Prince Philip
A grief-shaken Prince Charles made his first statement Saturday on the loss of “My dear Papa.” “I particularly wanted to say, that my father spent the last 70 years giving the most remarkable, devoted service to the queen, to my family and the country, and also to home,” Charles said, speaking for the family as...
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Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw undergoes emergency eye surgery
Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw, a former NAVY SEAL who lost his right eye in Afghanistan, announced Saturday that he underwent surgery this week for a problem in his other eye — and will be ” effectively blind for about a month.” Crenshaw, 37, a Republican from Houston, tweeted a statement saying that a few days...
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Trump, GOP hosting big-money Mar-a-Lago blowout
Former President Trump will address a Republican National Committee soiree at Mar-a-Lago for hundreds of top donors Saturday night, sources said. “These are all donors in the hundreds of thousands level” said the source, who is familiar with the event’s planning. The party dropped more than $100,000 on the banquet, the Washington Post reported. Florida...
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Army officer held at gunpoint, pepper-sprayed by Virginia cops: lawsuit
A US Army officer who was held at gunpoint and pepper-sprayed following a Virginia traffic stop has now filed suit against two police officers alleging racial profiling, according to reports. Lt. Caron Nazario, a member of the US Army Medical Corps, was wearing his military fatigues when he was pulled over on December 5 in...
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Rep. Malliotakis: ‘Biden has turned over our border to the cartels’
A furious Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis blasted President Biden for causing the “inhumane and horrible” border crisis after traveling to Texas for a first-hand look. “President Biden has turned over our border to the cartels,” the Republican from Staten Island told The Post after a Friday visit to the Rio Grande Valley with a group of...
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Possible SpaceX debris washes ashore in Oregon
It’s an unidentified floating object. Officials in Oregon are trying to determine if debris that washed ashore Friday afternoon belonged to a SpaceX rocket. More than 100 SpaceX rockets have been shot into orbit since 2010. The alleged space junk, a large black cylindrical tube, washed up along Alsea Bay in Lincoln County and was...
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Inside Williston, ND, where men work hard, make bank and get into trouble
In May 2013, Michael Patrick F. Smith moved to Williston, North Dakota, to find a job in the oil fields.  On his first night in town, he went to a bar called DK’s Lounge, where he was introduced to something he calls the Williston Hello.  All his conversations with the men there could be boiled...
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How Ronald Reagan’s wife Nancy let her astrologer control the presidency
Days after a bullet pierced the body of President Ronald Reagan on March 30, 1981, his distraught wife Nancy got a call from longtime Hollywood friend Merv Griffin.  The TV host told the first lady that star charts drawn by San Francisco astrologer Joan Quigley, a mutual acquaintance, had pinpointed March 30 as a dangerous...
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Supreme Court stops California from limiting at-home worship
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is telling California that it can’t enforce coronavirus-related restrictions that have limited home-based religious worship including Bible studies and prayer meetings. The order from the court late Friday is the latest in a recent string of cases in which the high court has barred officials from enforcing some coronavirus-related restrictions applying...
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