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Man sentenced for running fake Biden, Trump PACs

A Las Vegas fraudster was sentenced Monday to four years behind bars after he allegedly ran a scam through phony PACs for Joe Biden and Donald Trump during the 2020 election.
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‘Fear is real, justified’: New Yorkers blast Adams on subway crime ‘perception’
New Yorkers called out Mayor Eric Adams claim that residents are experiencing "the perception of fear" on the subways and should not be afraid. 
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US exporters sent over 13M pounds of lobster to China in 2021
Despite the pandemic making exportation more difficult, Chinese demand for American lobster grew by about 6 percent from 2020 to 2021.
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Mike McCarthy given vote of confidence to remain Cowboys head coach
Stephen Jones, the Cowboys' EVP, was asked about McCarthy's future with the franchise.
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Details emerge about suspect in Texas hostage standoff
All four people who were taken hostage emerged unharmed.
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Video shows underwater eruption a day before Tonga tsunami
A massive cloud of volcanic ash blanketed Tonga over the weekend. Watch the moment the underwater volcano erupts.
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Mark Zuckerberg defies critics with latest Meta board member
Mark Zuckerberg appears to be sending a message with the latest addition to Meta’s board: The company is going to keep doing things his way — activists, politicians and concerned shareholders be damned. 
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A shirtless Ryan Fitzpatrick was roaring for the Bills during playoff win over Patriots
Fitzpatrick, who hasn't played since suffering an injury in Week 1 as a member of the Washington Football Team, has spoken in the past about his fondness for Buffalo, where he spent four seasons.
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Senate Democrats Press Ahead With Debate on Voting Rights Bill
The Senate on Tuesday will begin to debate new voting rights protections, even though the measure appears all but dead in the face of two key Democratic defections.
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A shirtless Ryan Fitzpatrick was roaring for the Bills during playoff win over Patriots
Fitzpatrick, who hasn't played since suffering an injury in Week 1 as a member of the Washington Football Team, has spoken in the past about his fondness for Buffalo, where he spent four seasons.
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I’m a bodybuilder mom and I’m totally unrecognizable after losing 112 pounds
Jodie Marquardt, 46, was on the brink of Type 2 diabetes weighing 232 pounds at her heaviest which prompted her to start exercising and ditch takeaways.
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AP Top Stories January 17 P
Here's the latest for Monday January 17th: King Family marches in Washington for voting rights; Funeral service held for 12 killed in Philadelphis; fire; Australia sends flight to assess Tonga damage; Djokovic may miss French Open as well.      
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Travel in (Sustainable) Style with Rothy's Weekender Bag
Photo: Scouted/The Daily Beast/Rothy's.Though COVID-19 has put a damper on travel around the world, people are still finding ways to have little adventures of their own, even if that means a weekend escape to a nearby town to shop, relax, wine, dine, and recharge. And while you may not have needed your bulky rolling luggage or even that overhead-compartment-friendly suitcase over the past two years, it is likely that you did need a smaller, easy-to-transport weekender bag to see you through some much-needed pandemic-era getaways.I’ve owned my fair share of weekender bags. There were the colorful fabric bags that looked adorable but quickly lost their durability and pristine after a few trips. Then there were the leather overnight duffels that certainly carried everything I needed, but weren’t chic enough to utilize for more than a few years before being donated.And sure, there is any number of beautiful, fashion-forward weekender bags out there, but I have personally fallen for Rothy’s Weekender Bag, which has already inspired me to start making travel a priority. I chose the eco-friendly bag not only because of its gorgeous design but also because of how it’s made.Read more at The Daily Beast.
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We’re dating in our 20s and already in couples therapy
Fun times. GenZers are hopping on the proverbial shrink's couch in tandem not long after hopping in bed together.
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Los Angeles Rams vs. Arizona Cardinals NFC Wild Card betting odds, lines, trends
In this year's Wild Card Round of the NFC playoffs, the Arizona Cardinals are underdogs, but by less than a touchdown, versus the Los Angeles Rams.
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Curiosity rover's detection of carbon hints at Mars' past
Sediment collected by the Curiosity rover on Mars revealed the presence of carbon, accordingt to a new analysis. The possible existence of ancient life on the red planet is just one of three potential explanations for why it may be there.
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Phoenix Suns vs. San Antonio Spurs NBA betting odds, lines, trends
The Phoenix Suns are favored (-5) to build on a three-game winning streak when they visit the San Antonio Spurs.
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Fourth vaccine dose boosts antibodies, researchers say, but likely not enough to prevent Omicron breakthrough infections
Early data out of Israel suggests that a fourth dose of either the Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna coronavirus vaccine can bring an increase in antibodies -- more than what's been seen after a third dose -- but it still might not be enough to protect against breakthrough infections caused by the Omicron variant.
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Parents of worker killed in tornado that hit Amazon facility are suing the company for wrongful death
The parents of Austin McEwen, one of the six victims killed after a tornado pummeled an Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville, Illinois, last month, said Monday during a press conference that they are suing Amazon over the alleged wrongful death of their son.
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Novak Djokovic could face similar troubles at French Open after new vaccine legislation
Novak Djokovic’s hopes of earning his record 21st Grand Slam title and extending his record at the Australian Open came to a disastrous end when he was deported from the country on Sunday but the World No. 1 stands to lose more as French officials announced similar travel restrictions that could impact his participation at Roland Garros later this year.
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Rupert Grint talks ‘tricky’ relationship with ‘auntie’ J.K. Rowling
"I liken J.K. Rowling to an auntie...I don't necessarily agree with everything my auntie says, but she's still my auntie," the actor explained.
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Inventive New Jersey siblings prove that good ideas can come at any age
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Justin Verlander jokes about coordinating outfits with wife Kate Upton
Justin Verlander made it clear Sunday who the true fashion maven is in his household.
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Head of New York university system officially resigns after texts about Cuomo's accuser uncovered
The former head of New York State's university system officially left office last week after authorities released evidence as part of an investigation into former Gov. Andrew Cuomo that revealed text messages about a former aide who accused the governor of creating a toxic workplace.
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Life and legacy of WWII vet remembered
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Kristi Noem's former adviser accuses governor of 'gaslighting' with new ad on women's sports
Caroline Thorman Woods alleged that her former boss, South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, is gaslighting the public with a new ad that claims she always fought for women's sports.
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Senators meet with Ukraine’s president, reaffirm US support amid Russia tensions
A bipartisan group of senators met with President Volodymyr Zelensky and other Ukraine government officials Monday to reaffirm US support amid a military standoff with Russia.
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MLK's son critical of stalled voting legislation
On the national observance of Martin Luther King Junior's birthday, his eldest son called out the Senate for its failure so far to pass voting rights legislation. (Jan. 17)      
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Hoax Grace Kelly mansion in NYC sells for $25M
A Manhattan mansion famous for being lived in by Grace Kelly -- despite no supporting evidence of the fact -- has finally sold for $25 million.
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Six-figure Biden donor claims 'nobody cares' about ongoing Uyghur genocide
Golden State Warriors part-owner Chamath Palihapitiya made headlines on Monday when he claimed that "nobody cares" about the Chinese Communist Party-sponsored (CCP) genocide that has been recognized as such by several national governments.
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Assistant attorney general: "Voting discrimination is alive and well"
Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke, the first Black woman to run the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, says voting rights is a top priority.
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Coast Guard rescues trapped duck hunters near Cape Cod
The U.S. Coast Guard’s Air Station in Cape Cod posted about the rescue on Facebook, which occurred on Jan. 15.
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Cowboys and 49ers fans pummel each other in wild playoff brawl
Looks like bottles weren't the only things thrown after the Cowboys lost to the 49ers on Sunday in a wild-card matchup.
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NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover runs into another snag: pebbles
NASA's Perseverance Mars rover has run into another snag on its mission to find evidence of ancient microbial life. 
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As pandemic divides rich and poor, advocates renew calls for billionaires' tax
The ten richest men in the world have doubled their fortunes during the COVID-19 pandemic, a report published Monday by the advocacy group Oxfam said.
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Sudanese forces kill at least seven during anti-coup protests, medics say
At least seven protesters were shot dead by Sudanese security forces on Monday during anti-coup rallies in the capital Khartoum, according to the civilian-allied Sudanese Central Doctors Committee (SCDC).
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What Time Will ‘How I Met Your Father’ Be on Hulu?
Be sure to salute this Major Premiere.
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Arizonans sound off on Kyrsten Sinema, opposition to filibuster reform
Arizonans largely told Fox News they support Sen. Kyrsten Sinema.
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Vikings DB Patrick Peterson defends QB Kirk Cousins
Patrick Peterson may have been with the Minnesota Vikings for just one season, but that is apparently more than enough time for him to form a positive opinion of Vikes QB Kirk Cousins.
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I buy lost stuff from airports — including over $55K worth of designer goods
A woman has revealed how she buys pallets of delivery items that have been lost and now her wardrobe is crammed with designer gear. YouTuber HopeScope managed to get Gucci shoes, a Louis Vuitton bag, four Hermes necklaces AND some Yeezy sliders in one mystery box. In a video which has over a million views, she...
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World's 10 Richest Men Got Richer During Pandemic, Worth Combined $1.5 Trillion: Report
A new report by Oxfam is highlighting major wealth inequality between billionaires and the rest of the world.
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Loudoun County schools will weigh in on school mask requirement this week, superintendent says
Other Northern Virginia school systems — in Arlington County, Fairfax County and Alexandria — have said they will continue to require masks, although most also said they were reviewing Youngkin’s (R) order.
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NFL to honor Martin Luther King Jr during NFC wild-card playoff game
The NFL announced Monday the league will honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the NFC wild-card playoff game between the Los Angeles Rams and Arizona Cardinals.
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Airlines ask Biden administration for more 5G protections to avoid ‘catastrophic disruptions’
A letter calling for the action was signed by CEOs of Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, American Airlines, FedEx and UPS’ airline units, among others, as well as the head of A4A.
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Major winter storm brings heavy snow to Northeast
Over a foot of snow could be in store for some in the interior Northeast as the storm moves east.       
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Knicks hear Garden boos in matinee stinker vs. Hornets
It was a stinker of the first order in a 97-87 loss to the improved Hornets as the Knicks trailed by 18 points at halftime and never made a run.
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Virginia man arrested in ‘abduction’ of missing store clerk Ahreal Smith last seen taking out trash after work
Virginia police have arrested a 50-year-old man in connection with the suspicious disappearance of a 28-year-old woman who vanished last week minutes after the end of her shift at work.
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Miles Bridges scores 38, Hornets beat Knicks without LaMelo Ball
Miles Bridges scored a career-high 38 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, leading the Charlotte Hornets to a 97-87 victory over the New York Knicks on Monday.
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Baltimore prosecutor charged with perjury begs church congregation for ‘prayers’
State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby spoke to the congregation of Empowerment Temple AME church as congregants formed a prayer circle around her.
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