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Trump’s new social media SPAC is soaring. Also, what is a SPAC?

So-called “blank-check” companies have skyrocketed in popularity in recent years, but they’ve also drawn regulatory scrutiny and the ire of scorned investors.
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NJ district to remove Woodrow Wilson’s name from high school
The Camden City school district will rename 90-year-old Woodrow Wilson High School after voting on the measure nearly 18 months ago.
A small-town mom wanted to help her community. And then the community took aim at her child
Some of the worst political vitriol of 2021 happened not in Washington DC, but connected to a school board election in Hastings, Minnesota, where opponents outed an eight-year-old transgender child.
Powerball Results, Numbers for 11/27/21: Did Anyone Win the $243M Jackpot?
The Powerball numbers on Saturday were 8, 32, 55, 64 and 66. The Powerball was 10 and the Power Play was 2X.
An American Secession? It’s Not That Far-Fetched
Texit. The new California republic. Polls in the U.S. show strong support for splitting the nation along blue-red lines.
Two American Indian tribes in Delaware get help in buying back their ancestral homelands
Two American Indian tribes in Delaware are getting help from the environmental nonprofit Conservation Fund to buy back part of their homelands.
Fed chair? Check. Releasing petroleum? Check. What else can Biden do to try to tame inflation?
President Joe Biden's options for slowing inflation are limited as consumer prices surge to their highest level in 30 years, economists say.
Prince Harry lashed out at William for doubting Meghan romance, book says
According to a new book, Prince Harry was so incensed when his older brother, Prince William, questioned his fast-moving romance with Meghan Markle that he blurted out, “Who the hell do you think you are?” The alleged outburst in September 2017 happened when Harry indicated that he was about to propose to his American girlfriend,...
Why Did This Black Child Go Missing and No One Noticed?
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/GettyCan you name five missing Black women? Filmmaker and Emmy Award-winning director Geeta Gambhir’s latest documentary, HBO’s Black and Missing, tackles this question, and is unfortunately very timely, in large part because of the Gabby Petito case. And Gambhir came on The New Abnormal to break down why.Everyone followed the murder case of Petito, and her missing/suspect fiancé, in real-time. As enthralling, eye-opening, and devastating as the case was, it was a classic instance of Missing White Woman Syndrome, which also extends to missing white girls and teens. Who it does not extend to are missing people and children of color, especially those in poor Black communities.Read more at The Daily Beast.
Pregnant Florida woman shot dead by motorcyclist she hit with her car
Sara Nicole Morales started the road rage incident when she struck Andrew Derr, 40, with her car on purpose while making a turn.
Colorado shooting leaves 5 wounded; no arrests reported
Five people were being treated at a hospital overnight after a shooting in Aurora, Colorado, according to authorities.
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New Zealand politician cycles to hospital in labor, gives birth
New Zealand Member of Parliament Julie Anne Genter got on her bicycle early on Sunday and headed to the hospital. She was already in labor and she gave birth an hour later.
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How a Seattle man became a lifeline for persecuted LGBQT people in other countries
The callers reach out to him in their darkest moments -- sometimes when they're contemplating suicide -- and Michael Failla always answers. He's devoted his life to helping LGBQT people facing persecution in their home countries.
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Headless body falls out of cannibal’s car after crash
A purported Russian cannibal and two other men were arrested after police discovered a decapitated body at the scene of a car crash.
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Canadian health expert’s claims of indigenous ancestry don’t check out: reports
She claimed to have ancestral ties to the Metis indigenous peoples of Canada, but a recent report revealed that a top health official’s kin more accurately hailed from Russia, Poland and Czechoslovakia.
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USC rally comes up short in loss to No. 13 BYU that ends Trojans' bowl hopes
USC fought back but came up short in a 35-31 loss to No. 13 Brigham Young on Saturday night that eliminates the Trojans from becoming bowl eligible.
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15-year-old confessed to killing his mother in Texas, police say
The 15-year-old shot and killed mom Aime Salinas-Alvarado, 47, inside her home on Friday, then used her car to drive Salinas-Alvarado's 2-year-old granddaughter to her great-grandparents' house.
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UCLA dominates against Cal to enter bowl season on a wave of momentum
UCLA scores 32 unanswered points in a 42-14 win over California. The Bruins now wait to see which bowl game they'll land in after their 8-4 season.
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Stowaway emerges from wheel well of plane in Miami after flight
A stowaway hid inside the wheel well of an American Airlines flight from Guatemala for nearly 3 hours before arriving at Miami International Airport on Saturday.
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Ed Orgeron will not coach LSU in bowl game: 'I'm packing to go to Destin'
Ed Orgeron and the LSU administration have already agreed to part ways, so the he's heading to the beach rather than coach any bowl game.       
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New Covid Variant Puts Pressure on OPEC Oil Producers
President Biden’s decision to release emergency stockpiles also adds to the pile of complications for the group.
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A Promise to Ahmaud
When Ahmaud Arbery was chased by three white men and shot in the street, his mother laid him to rest promising to get him justice. The promise is fulfilled when the men are found guilty. CBS News correspondent Omar Villafranca reports
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Wisconsin senators ask lawmakers to not politicize Waukesha attack
Sens. Tammy Baldwin and Ron Johnson issued a joint statement calling on outside groups and individuals to "cease and desist" using the SUV ambush "for their own political purposes."
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Seahawks are not enjoying their new bottom-dwelling status
What has happened to the Seahawks? 
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Sixers star Joel Embiid returns from bout with COVID-19: 'I really thought I wasn't going to make it'
Joel Embiid was back after missing nine games with COVID-19 that he said resulted in trouble breathing and "headaches worse than a migraine."      
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Orange Lutheran uses stunning rally to take Southern Section Division 2 title game
Orange Lutheran rallied late to shock top-seeded Mission Hills Bishop Alemany 38-35 in the Southern Section Division 2 championship game Saturday night.
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Michigan suspect opens fire on bus, wounding 3; later killed by police
Police in Kalamazoo, Michigan, on Saturday shot and killed a suspect after he shot three people on a city bus, according to reports.
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Japan adds $6.75 billion to military budget in rush to bolster air and sea defenses
Japan plans to add $6.75 billion to its already record annual military spending in a rush to bolster air and maritime defenses as it becomes more concerned about threats posed by China and North Korea.
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Zach Wilson returns looking to keep Jets’ offense firing against lowly Texans
Zach is back, and now we will see what that means for the Jets’ attack. 
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Mike Perry: 'The sky is the limit' after 'deserved' win at Triller Triad Combat
Mike Perry expects big things in the future after getting a hard-earned win at Triller Triad Combat.       Related StoriesMike Perry: 'The sky is the limit' after 'deserved' win at Triller Triad Combat - EnclosureTriller Triad Combat results: Mike Perry survives knockdown to decision Michael Seals - EnclosureTriller Triad Combat results: Alexander Flores edges Matt Mitrione despite knockdown 
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Security guard dies after being shot in attempted robbery of San Francisco news crew
A security guard on assignment for a San Francisco Bay area news crew died Saturday after being shot in an attempted robbery three days earlier, police said.
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Waukesha parade tragedy: Child released from hospital Saturday, 8 remain
One of nine children remaining in a hospital following last Sunday's Christmas parade tragedy in Wisconsin was released Saturday, according to reports.
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Texas husband accused of killing wife after she signed $250K life insurance policy
Christopher Collins is facing charges that he killed his wife Yuanhua Liang just two days after she signed a $250,000 life insurance policy.
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Rangers not comfortable despite fast start: ‘Things change overnight’
The Rangers aren’t buying into the notion that if an NHL team sits in a playoff spot by Thanksgiving, then said team will likely go on to qualify for the postseason.
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Twitter reacts to Frank Mir's TKO loss, Mike Perry's win at Triller Triad Combat
Check out the top Twitter reactions to Frank Mir's TKO loss and Mike Perry's decision win at Triller Triad Combat.      Related StoriesTriad Combat: Live blog, results for Triller eventConor McGregor updates on injury recovery, likelihood of Diaz trilogy, Kamaru Usman's 'many holes'UFC, MMA community celebrates Thanksgiving on social media 
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Injured Waukesha girl’s uncle shares horrifying parade details, lashes out at suspect Darrell Brooks
U.S. Army veteran Ryan Kohnke of Waukesha, Wisconsin, shared chilling details Saturday night about Sunday’s horrifying Christmas parade tragedy that left his 11-year-old niece badly injured.
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Matthew Stafford adds new storyline to Rams-Packers playoff rematch
Where do we start with storylines for Sunday’s game between the Rams and Packers?
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Beverly Hills police and bomb squad in standoff with motorist on Wilshire Boulevard
Two police cruisers and the bomb squad's armored vehicle surrounded what appeared to be a gray van at Wilshire Boulevard and Rodeo Drive.
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Arlis Boardingham plays big role as Birmingham beats San Pedro for City Section title
Arlis Boardingham, a 6-foot-5 receiver, helped lead Lake Balboa Birmingham to a 24-14 win over San Pedro in the City Section Open Division title game.
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Triller Triad Combat results: Kubrat Pulev badly wobbles Frank Mir in the first, records standing TKO
The main event of the first Triller Triad Combat didn't last long, as boxing's Kubrat Pulev ran through MMA's Frank Mir.       Related StoriesTriller Triad Combat results: Kubrat Pulev badly wobbles Frank Mir in the first, records standing TKO - EnclosureConor McGregor updates on injury recovery, likelihood of Diaz trilogy, Kamaru Usman's 'many holes'Triad Combat: Live blog, results for Triller event 
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Feds catch fugitive kickboxing teacher accused of abusing underage students
A kickboxing instructor who allegedly plied his teenage pupils with drugs and sexually abused them is behind bars following an interstate manhunt.
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Knicks’ big-picture goals require Julius Randle to return to form
If the Knicks are to make the playoffs and make some noise while there, Julius Randle will need to be more than a spirited rebounder and facilitator. 
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Switzerland to vote on whether to keep Covid restrictions as cases surge
People in Switzerland will vote on Sunday on the government's health measures against Covid-19, in the wake of a large increase in new cases this month.
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New Zealand politician cycles to hospital in labor, gives birth
New Zealand Member of Parliament Julie Anne Genter got on her bicycle early on Sunday and headed to the hospital. She was already in labor, and she gave birth an hour later.
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Book: Prince Charles is the one who asked about baby Archie’s skin tone
A new book claims that Prince Charles speculated about the skin tone of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's future children — and unwittingly triggered the rift between the couple and the British royal family.
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Iran nuclear talks to restart as US emphasizes it's 'prepared to use other options' if diplomacy fails
The US and its allies restart Iran nuclear talks on Monday unsure how Tehran's new government will approach negotiations, not optimistic about the prospects ahead and emphasizing that if diplomacy fails, the US is "prepared to use other options."
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Carolyn Hax: Husband with low self-esteem lashes out at negative feedback
At any mention of something he could help with or improve on, this husband reacts like he's being told "he is the worst person in the world.”
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Ask Amy: Going on a cruise and dreading telling a sister who won’t make her own plans
Reader is sympathetic to her sister who has been widowed for 20 years. But she keeps insisting on including herself in couple’s plans.
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Ghislaine Maxwell ready to take stand to defend herself at trial: report
Ghislaine Maxwell faces life in prison if convicted of procuring underage girls as young as 14 years old for her longtime friend, Jeffrey Epstein.
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