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Ex-FIT dean says school made her scapegoat in ‘racist’ runway scandal: suit

An ex-dean of the Fashion Institute of Technology claims that she was made to be a scapegoat in a school scandal after a black model came forward with accusations that a school runway show was racist, new court papers show. Ousted dean Dr. Mary Davis filed a Manhattan Supreme Court lawsuit Friday alleging that FIT...
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Dog survives fire, 2 weeks alone before being reunited with owner
Dino Rasera lost everything when a fire destroyed his apartment last month.  He even thought he lost his dog, Marble, until two weeks later when they were finally reunited.  Before the fire, Rasera and his dad – with their dogs Ivy and Marble – lived in an apartment in Mount Clemens, Michigan. On the night of Feb. 13, Rasera told Fox...
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Michael Brown’s father, Ferguson activists demand $20M from BLM
The father of Michael Brown and other activists from Ferguson, Missouri, are demanding financial support from Black Lives Matter after the organization revealed it raised over $90 million last year. Michael Brown Sr., whose son was fatally shot by a white police officer in August 2014, along with the other activists that helped propel the...
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Joe Douglas may need to break own rule for Deshaun Watson
Jets general manager Joe Douglas can’t answer any direct questions about Deshaun Watson while the star quarterback remains with the Texans, but he was asked an indirect question about him on Wednesday. How would Douglas feel about trading several draft picks to acquire a player? His answer may disappoint Jets fans. “Ultimately for us to...
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Even limited crowd at Arnold Palmer Invitational will be welcome
ORLANDO, Fla. — Slowly, as COVID-19 restrictions loosen with cases dropping and vaccines increasing, spectators are coming back to sports. The Arnold Palmer Invitational, which begins Thursday at Bay Hill, will have 25-percent spectator capacity for the week, which amounts to about 5,000 fans per day. It’s the fifth PGA Tour event that has allowed...
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Nets drill Rockets in James Harden’s return to Houston
In his much-anticipated return to Houston, James Harden heard the jeers first. Then he received the cheers. And by the end, he got the victory. Harden’s triple-double led his new team past his old one, as the Nets cruised to a 132-114 win over the struggling Rockets at Toyota Center. The reception from the 3,900-plus...
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House Democrats pass policing bill named for George Floyd
The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a sweeping policing bill named after George Floyd, whose death in custody sparked global protests against racial injustice. Democrats pushed through the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act by a vote of 220-212, with the support of only one Republican. The legislation would ban chokeholds and do away...
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Seton Hall falls to UConn as skid hits three
Seton Hall started strong and got Connecticut star James Bouknight in foul trouble. None of that mattered. Now a team that seemed certain to reach a fifth straight NCAA Tournament will need a big run in next week’s Big East Tournament for that to happen. The Pirates lost for the third straight time, they were...
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Keith Urban recalls time he forgot guitar solo at CMA Fest: ‘I can see the trainwreck look on my face’
Keith Urban reveals how he almost forgot the guitar solo to "Highway Don't Care" at the 2013 CMA Fest.
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SpaceX Mars prototype rocket test flight
A SpaceX rocket prototype, known as SN10, soared over South Texas during test flight Wednesday before swooping down to a pinpoint landing near its launch site. Approximately three minutes after landing, however, multiple independent video feeds showed the rocket exploding on its landing pad.
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MSNBC's Joy Reid claims red states care about Blacks only if they 'get their behinds into the factory'
Reid pointed to the low vaccination rate among Black Americans in states such as Texas and Mississippi
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Four states have rolled back mask mandates. More could be on the way. Here's what it could mean for all of us.
Texas and Mississippi joined more than a dozen other states that don't have mask mandates in place. But businesses and local leaders are ignoring the eased rules.       
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Senator accuses FBI of avoiding questions from lawmakers
His comments come a day after he slammed FBI Director Christopher Wray for failing to answer written questions from lawmakers in hearings involving FBI witnesses over the last four years.
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Watch SpaceX Mars prototype rocket nail landing, explode on pad
SpaceX's Starship prototype, the SN10, successfully landed for the first time during a test flight. Minutes later the rocket exploded on its landing pad.
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CEO Of Texas Power Grid Fired After Massive Cold Weather Power Outages
Bill Magness was head of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which was widely blamed when people were left without electricity and heat for days in subfreezing temperatures.
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House Democrats poised to pass sweeping elections bill as GOP legislatures push to restrict voting
Democrats say that the GOP’s state-level efforts make it important to act at the federal level to preserve expansive voting laws.
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Indiana Pacers guard T.J. McConnell gets rare triple-double that includes steals
Indiana Pacers guard T.J. McConnell recorded a rare points/assists/steals triple-double against the Cleveland Cavaliers.       
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Gingrich claims Democrats have 'given up keeping House' in 2022, are 'ramming through everything they can'
House Democrats are engaged in a "cynical ploy" to pass as much of their extreme agenda as they can before next year's midterm elections, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Wednesday.
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Former Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao faulted by DOT inspector general
The U.S. Transportation Department’s inspector general said this week it had twice asked the Justice Department under President Trump to investigate then-Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao.
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Yankees players shocked, concerned for Aaron Boone
TAMPA — It was just a passing conversation with Aaron Boone at Steinbrenner Field, but it now resonates more with Brett Gardner. “He mentioned to me he was a little tired,’’ Gardner said after Boone took a leave of absence to have a pacemaker inserted Wednesday to address a low heart rate. “Looking back on...
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Young Rangers still learning how to hold a lead
The Rangers haven’t always played their best while protecting a lead, but it’s an aspect of their game that must improve as they garner more experience doing so. Carrying a 3-2 lead into the third period Tuesday night, the Blueshirts held the Sabres to just five shots, albeit recording just three shots on net themselves...
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Nancy Pelosi’s Capitol pawns: Devine
Have we really reached the point where National Guard soldiers in their third month of protecting the Capitol are poisoned with rotten food, worms and metal shavings and no one cares?  The contempt shown to these soldiers by their Washington, DC, masters is as sickening as the rancid slop they’ve been served.  Barstool Sports last...
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Reba McEntire to star in Lifetime holiday movie 'Christmas in Tune'
"Be A Light" singer Reba McEntire will star in a music-themed holiday movie for Lifetime titled "Christmas in Tune."
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Breakfast around the world: How different places start the day
Ever wondered about the food that people have for breakfast around the world? From creamy cornbread cake in Brazil to sweet coconut jam toast in Singapore, here's how 21 destinations start the day.
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'Always up for a fight': Pompeo won't rule out a 2024 presidential run on 'Hannity'
Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo refuses to rule out a presidential run in 2024 on 'Hannity'
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US lawmakers pass bill to overhaul policing
US lawmakers passed the most ambitious effort in decades to overhaul policing nationwide on Wednesday. The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act was voted on by the House late Wednesday. (March 3)      
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DEA agent suspended for being outside with mob at Capitol Hill
A DEA agent was suspended for being outside the US Capitol while a mob stormed the building, according to a report. Mark Ibrahim, an agent in Los Angeles, was put on leave and had his clearance suspended because he was part of the crowd outside the Capitol on Jan. 6, his lawyer, Gretchen Gaspari, told...
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'Never played basketball and is 5-foot-2': Jim Boeheim unfairly critical of reporter after Syracuse win
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim went out of his way to criticize a reporter from The Athletic for his basketball acumen and seemingly mocked his height.       
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UFC 259 pre-event facts: Israel Adesanya's champ-champ attempt comes with a twist
The best facts and figures about UFC 259, which features the seventh championship triple-header in company history.      Related StoriesUFC 259 breakdown: Aljamain Sterling can finish Petr Yan by submission. But will he?Triple Take: A case for new champions in each UFC 259 title fightUFC 259: Make your predictions for three title fights in Las Vegas 
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TikTokers are sharing 'wedding rules' they want guests to follow
Young TikTok users are sharing what they envision their future weddings are going to look like thanks to a new viral trend.
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Los Angeles police officer dead days after mowed down by vehicle during traffic stop
An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department has died after a vehicle struck him on Friday.
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Jessica Simpson shares the sweet advice she gives to daughters Maxwell and Birdie Mae
Jessica Simpson shared an adorable new snap of her and her daughters Maxwell "Maxi" Drew, 8, and Birdie Mae, 1.
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Examples in state-mandated sex harass training strikingly similar to Cuomo allegations
He shoulda known better!
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Mitch McConnell's Wife Elaine Chao Abused Office to Help Family Firm With China Business, Watchdog Found
A report said that Chao had used her office's staff to conduct personal tasks and promote a shipping business owned by her father and sisters that does extensive business in China.
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Merrick Garland Refuses to Say if He Supports Decriminalizing Illegal Immigration
President Joe Biden's nominee to lead the Department of Justice (DOJ) as Attorney General, Merrick Garland, is still refusing to say whether he supports decriminalizing illegal immigration.
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Masks still needed on airplanes, FAA says in updated recommendations
The Federal Aviation Administration wants airline crew and passengers to continue wearing masks on flights, even as Texas ended its mask mandate Wednesday.
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Paris Hilton-backed bill regulating teen care centers passes Utah legislature
A Utah bill backed by Paris Hilton to increase regulations on the state’s “troubled teen” centers passed the state legislature on Tuesday night. Hilton, who testified last month in front of Utah state senators about her experience in the 1990s at the Provo Canyon School, celebrated the bill’s passage in a Wednesday Instagram post. “I...
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House passes George Floyd Justice in Policing Act in party-line vote
The House voted along party lines Wednesday to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, a Democrat-backed bill that seeks to enact sweeping police reform following Floyd’s death during an encounter with police in Minneapolis last May.
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Missouri pharmacy can give customers choice of vaccine
CNN's Gary Tuchman looks at one Missouri pharmacy in a predominately black city about which vaccine, between the Moderna and the single-dose Johnson and Johnson, the residents prefer.
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Newsom recall effort surpasses 1.9M signatures in California
The petition to recall California’s Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom has climbed above 1.9 million signatures with two weeks to go until its deadline, proponents announced Wednesday evening.
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LAPD officer dies after being struck by vehicle on duty
A Los Angeles Police Department officer died Wednesday after being struck by a car
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U.S.-China relations remain strained under Biden administration
Lawmakers in China are meeting over the next week for their annual Two Sessions parliamentary conference. The current tense state of U.S.-China relations will have a looming presence at the week-long meeting. CBSN contributor and CEO and founder of Strategy Risks Isaac Stone Fish joined Lana Zak to discuss the latest between the two countries.
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Pro-Trump Capitol Rioter Dressed as Antifa Jailed After Saying 'I Got Away With Things'
"They were ordered to allow Antifa to get away with anything. I was one of them. I was there... I got a nice helmet and body armor off a cop for God's sake and I disarmed him." William Robert Norwood III allegedly texted.
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St. John’s snags much-needed win over Providence
If you’re a St. John’s fan, this is what you had hoped to see. You wanted to see the Red Storm respond. You didn’t want the absence of Big East Freshman of the Year front-runner Posh Alexander due to a right thumb injury to cripple this team. After a sloppy first half in which they...
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‘Unfazed’ Corey Kluber looking dominant for Yankees
TAMPA — Corey Kluber’s spring debut with the Yankees couldn’t have gone any better. The right-hander looked perfectly healthy in his first game after pitching one inning last season before a strained shoulder sidelined him for the rest of the year. Against the Blue Jays on Wednesday, the former Cy Young winner retired all six...
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Netlix's 'Bridgerton' star Regé-Jean Page joins Chris Evans, Ryan Gosling in 'The Gray Man'
"Bridgerton" star Regé-Jean Page has joined Chris Evans and Ryan Gosling in Netflix's "The Gray Man."
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Law enforcement officials warn of new Capitol threat
Law enforcement officials are warning lawmakers about a new threat against the Capitol on March 4. The warning came on the same day that the head of the D.C. National Guard testified about why it took so long for Guard troops to be deployed to Capitol Hill on January 6. Jacqueline Alemany, a political reporter for the Washington post and author of the Power Up newsletter, discusses the precautions being taken against this new threat and how lawmakers responded to testimony about the January 6 attack.
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Duckworth discusses rise in anti-Asian American hate crimes
"I still get asked, 'Where are you from originally?'" Duckworth said.
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Tennessee task force recovers 150 missing children
A total of 150 missing children ranging in age from 3 to 17 were recovered in January and February during a joint law enforcement operation, authorities in Tennessee said Wednesday.
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