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Cause of Training Fall That Killed SEAL Commander Brian Bourgeois Under Investigation
On Saturday, Bourgeois, 43, was injured when he was fast-roping down from a helicopter, Naval Special Warfare Command said Wednesday. He died Monday.
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Nigel Farage: Brexit battle showed both parties 'sing the same song' about populism 'without meaning it'
Since the 2016 Brexit of Great Britain from the Belgium-based confederation known as the European Union, many populist civilians have begun to take note that not even elected officials on their own flank truly believe in democracy or republicanism as-defined, Brexit Party founder Nigel Farage told Fox Nation on Wednesday.
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Los Angeles DA George Gascon blasted over 'tone deaf' press conference amid spiking crime: 'An embarrassment'
Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon was surrounded by several of his contemporaries from other states Wednesday while as defended his progressive policies amid a second recall attempt to oust him and a crime wave of shootings and brazen robberies.
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US small arms and ammo set to arrive in Ukraine as Pentagon details troops to train country's military
The final elements of a $60 million security assistance package will arrive in Ukraine this week, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said Wednesday, including small arms and ammunition.
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NYC correction officers union sues city over vaccine mandate
The union representing NYC's correction officers sued City Hall on Wednesday in hopes of halting the “draconian vaccine mandate” that has exacerbated the agency’s staffing crisis.
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Suspected Fox Christmas tree arsonist exposed himself outside Ghislaine Maxwell trial, photographer claims
Craig Tamanaha, the arsonist who torched the Fox News Christmas tree allegedly exposed himself to a group of reporters outside the Ghislaine Maxwell trial.
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Nets give Kevin Durant a rest day, won’t play vs. Rockets
Kevin Durant rested against the Rockets on the tail end of a back-to-back. With All-Star Kyrie Irving out, that left James Harden as the only member of the Nets’ Big 3 to face the Rockets.
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‘Instagram Sees a Dollar Sign When It Sees Kids.’ Instagram Head Adam Mosseri Grilled by Lawmakers Over Platform’s Harms to Young People
In his first-ever appearance before Congress on Wednesday, Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri faced a barrage of questions from lawmakers about the social media platform’s ill-effects on children and teens. During the hearing, titled “Protecting Kids Online: Instagram and Reforms for Young Users,” members of the Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security…
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The Sialkot Lynching Underscores the Danger of State-Sanctioned Religious Hate in Pakistan and India
A horrific killing poses a stark warning to both nations about the cyclical dangers of stoking religious hate
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Special Report: Biden marks 100th anniversary of Tulsa Race Massacre
President Biden marked the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, one of the deadliest in U.S. history, when a White mob in 1921 murdered hundreds of African Americans and destroyed the area known as Black Wall Street. Mr. Biden also unveiled plans to help communities of color throughout the U.S. "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell anchors this CBS News Special Report from Washington with CBS News correspondent Omar Villafranca in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Karlos Hill, a professor at the University of Oklahoma and a board member for the Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission.
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'A free pass to seize and sift': Federal court upholds terrorism conviction in controversial mass surveillance case
Jamshid Muhtorov — whose email communications were searched by the U.S. government under Section 702 of FISA — has spent years in federal custody.       
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NIH and CDC fail us on Omicron, as they have throughout the pandemic
Wednesday, nearly two weeks after news of Omicron ignited global panic on Nov. 25, Pfizer announced its vaccine works against the variant but provided few details.
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Kim Potter Trial Begins With Defense Saying All Daunte Wright Had to Do Was Surrender
Potter's trial began Wednesday, with prosecutors saying she betrayed her badge and training when she shot Wright, and the defense saying it was an accident.
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Gerard Gallant pushing all the right buttons for Rangers
Gerard Gallant has a hands-off coaching style, but his message to the Rangers to pick up a victory over the Blackhawks on Tuesday night.
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Father and Son Arrested on Suspicion of Starting the Caldor Fire
The men have not been charged but were arrested in connection with the 15th-largest blaze in California’s recorded history. It burned more than 200,000 acres near Lake Tahoe.
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The cannons keeping airplanes safe, one chicken at a time
At a Canadian research facility, tests are arried out on aircraft parts to ensure they can withstand the impact of birds and drones. The ammunition? Bird carcasses, which are shot at the plane through a cannon.
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Calif. to be abortion sanctuary if Roe overturned
If the U.S. Supreme Court allows states to ban abortion, California announced a plan to welcome people from out of state to get the procedure (Dec. 8)      
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Giants may have wide receiver worry to add to QB troubles
Tucked into the ominous quarterback scenarios for the Giants is more potentially damaging issues with the health of their wide receivers.
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‘Joey, baby’: Biden shares false Amtrak tale for 6th time this year
President Biden clearly thinks this one never gets old -- if only it were true.
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When Is the 'Sex and the City' Reboot Out? 'And Just Like That...' Release Time & Schedule
The wait for the "Sex and the City" reboot "And Just Like That..." on HBO Max is almost over.
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Ghislaine Maxwell Trial: Accusers share testimony
A former boyfriend of a woman who says she was paid to give sexual favors to Jeffrey Epstein, starting at age 14, corroborated parts of her account Wednesday at the sex trafficking trial of the millionaire's longtime companion, Ghislaine Maxwell. (Dec. 9)      
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Greg Gutfeld blasts de Blasio on rising crime amid Fox Christmas tree arson: 'A grotesque … ghoulish mayor'
Greg Gutfed commented on an arsonist setting Fox News' All-American Christmas Tree ablaze and said it connects to Democrats' soft on crime approach
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Jennifer Aniston on going through 'dark s--t' in front of the world, how past pregnancy rumors were ‘nasty'
Jennifer Aniston opened up about how her “expectations” for her personal life shifted “overnight” after she stopped filming “Friends" in a recent interview. The actress also characterized the scrutiny of her lack of children as "really hurtful" and "nasty."
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Car Yanked From Alabama Creek May Have Remains of Kyle Wade Clinkscales, Who Vanished in '76
On Jan. 12, 1976, Clinkscales, who was 22 years old when he disappeared, left LaGrange, Georgia, to drive 45 miles back to Auburn, but never arrived.
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Some in California have to limit their daily water usage. Here's what that means
A 10-minute shower uses about 25 gallons of water. One load of laundry uses 40 gallons.
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Review: Supernatural horror takes an intriguing turn in Mickey Reece's 'Agnes'
'Agnes' review: Director Mickey Reece's horror tale set at a remote convent explores a couple of nuns' crises of faith.
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A dozen US cities set annual murder records with three weeks left in 2021
Philadelphia, the nation's sixth largest city, recorded 523 murders since Dec. 7, surpassing its formal grim milestone of 500 murders, which was set in 1990, police data showed.
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Cross-country winter snowstorm to hit central and western US, disrupting commutes and bringing relief to ski industry
Parts of the central and western U.S. could see up to 12 inches of snow on Thursday, bringing an end to snow dry spells and disrupting travel plans.       
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Instagram CEO testifies before lawmakers on platform's impact on teen users
Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri appeared before a Senate subcommittee investigating the social media platform's potentially harmful impact on young users. CBS News congressional correspondent Kris Van Cleave joins CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss the major moments of the hearing and other headlines from Capitol Hill.
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USA Today mocked for asking 'is math racist' in headline
USA Today was ridiculed for their headline suggesting math is racist.
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How Adam Sandler’s ‘meth-maker chic’ fashion earned him a Google style accolade
Call him Snappy Gilmore. Adam Sandler’s shabby chic vibe has earned him top billing as Google’s top trending celebrity style star of 2021.
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Knicks’ Julius Randle living up to vow ‘to be better’
Tom Thibodeau called Julius Randle’s overall play “terrific,” especially noting that the ball-handling forward had just one turnover for a second straight game after he’d matched his season-high with seven in another disappointing loss at the Garden to the Bulls.
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5 Takeaways From Wednesday's Senate Hearing With Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri
Instagram's Mosseri proposed creating an "industry body" to help oversee social media companies moving forward.
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Jennifer Aniston saw a numerologist — and discovered she's a 'late-bloomer'
Jennifer Aniston was honored at The Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment breakfast Wednesday, and shared how a conversation shaped her future.       
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It’s time for SUNY Chancellor James Malatras to be removed
Despite clear evidence that SUNY Chancellor James Malatras enabled the now-ex-gov's abuses, Gov. Kathy Hochul has refrained from calling for his ouster.
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Politicians won’t rest until everyone but the rich has to go on Medicaid
More than half of New York's Medicaid recipients are now above the poverty line, the Empire Center reports. So what's the point of subpar taxpayer-funded healthcare, the Post Editorial Board writes.
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Letitia James wants state to fund abortions for non-NY residents
Attorney General Letitia James wants to create a state fund to pay for abortions sought by women who live outside of New York.
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North Carolina Supreme Court delays primaries over redistricting lawsuits
The North Carolina Supreme Court issued an order Wednesday that moves the state's primary elections from March 2022 to May 2022, due to lawsuits over redistricting maps for congressional and state legislative districts.
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House passes bill blocking imports of products produced by forced labor in China's Xinjiang region
A bill that will prevent the US from importing goods produced using forced labor by Uyghurs and other minority Muslim populations in the Xinjiang Autonomous Region of China passed the House on Wednesday evening.
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'Hawkeye' Episode 4 explained: Who Clint's wife, Laura, might really be
This week, we dig into "Hawkeye's" "Black Widow" connection, the antique Rolex watch from the Avengers compound and Laura Barton's possible identity.
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Kevin Holland calls out Nick Diaz for 2022 fight: 'I been wanting to slap the slap man'
The idea of slapping and yapping with Nick Diaz has Kevin Holland interested.       Related StoriesKevin Holland calls out Nick Diaz for 2022 fight: 'I been wanting to slap the slap man' - EnclosureGeoff Neal puts recent DUI arrest behind, ready to thrive off crowd energy at UFC 269Geoff Neal puts recent DUI arrest behind, ready to thrive off crowd energy at UFC 269 - Enclosure 
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Composer Matthew Aucoin explains what he loves about Mozart
Composer Matthew Aucoin and Anderson Cooper discuss his new book "The Impossible Art: Adventures in Opera." Watch Anderson Cooper Full Circle Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6pm E.T.
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Watch one million tiny turtles be released into Amazon River in Brazil
The dwindling turtle community is believed to be the fault of climate change and human activity, including hunting as well as destructive commercial fishing practices.
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Innocent New Yorkers pay the price for state’s shoddy bail ‘reforms’
For years now, the Legislature's turned a deaf ear to our calls for effective reform of the disastrous no-bail law.
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Slain D.C. student wanted to join the Marines after graduation
Larelle Washington’s family said the teenager was walking home from school when he was shot Friday.
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Let it go: Clint Frazier needs to move on from rocky Yankees tenure
If I worked for the Yankees and read Clint Frazier’s tweets on Tuesday, I’d nod knowingly. If I worked for the Cubs and did the same? I wouldn’t necessarily shake my head in dismay. Although I’d keep the information in the ole noggin. Good wishes to Frazier, now 27, as he embarks upon this next...
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Leonard Williams now embracing Giants’ ‘change-of-pace’ Arizona trip
There was confusion when the Giants left Miami and headed to Arizona, but it didn't take long for players to buy in.
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Jennifer Aniston, Selma Blair, more honored at THR's Women in Entertainment gala
The most influential and empowering women in the entertainment industry gathered Wednesday for THR's annual Women in Entertainment gala.       
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