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Knicks’ Evan Fournier not worried by shooting woes: ‘Preseason is preseason’

Entering his 10th NBA season, Evan Fournier knows not to put too much stock into a preseason shooting slump.
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Coming to a grocery store near you: Low-carbon beef
Colin Beal grew up in a ranching family. Now he's working to curb the environmental damage caused by cattle.
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Man found fatally shot inside Prince George’s apartment, police said
The man was shot in the 6600 block of Ronald Road in Capitol Heights, police said.
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Over 40 Percent of Foreigners in Hong Kong Considering Leaving Amid COVID Restrictions
Under China's COVID regulations, visitors are required to quarantine up to 21 days upon their arrival.
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Microsoft's new Surface Pro 8 targets hybrid work-home life
The device got its biggest upgrade since 2014, including new audio and video for streaming calls.
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Elon Musk doubles down on ending 'subsidies' as competitors now reap more benefits
Elon Musk has described electric cars as critical to fighting climate change, which he's said he believes could cause more displacement and destruction than all the wars in history combined. So you might think he'd support the federal government funding electric vehicle charging stations.
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How Devin Nunes’s new media job for Trump explains the GOP grift machine
Why serve in Congress when you can get in on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity?
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Students stomped, pistol-whipped outside Staten Island high school
One student was repeatedly punched and stomped in the head and another pistol-whipped outside a Staten Island high school Monday.
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Why Progressives Are Wrong to Long for Danish Welfare | Opinion
In the United States and abroad, strengthening families needs to be front and center in promoting social mobility across generations. And this is doubly true for people wishing to combat inequality.
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Witness says Maxwell groped her at 14, said her body was ‘great’ for Epstein
Ghislaine Maxwell allegedly booked Jeffrey Epstein’s massage sessions with underage girls.
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Olivia Wilde rocks outfit that’s ‘Pleasing’ to boyfriend Harry Styles
The "Booksmart" director supported her pop-star beau by wearing a sweatshirt from his new beauty line.
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Biden voices 'deep concerns' with Putin on Russian aggression against Ukraine
In a secure video call Tuesday President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke for roughly two hours amid escalating tensions between the two nations.
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Instagram will now tell users when to take a break from app
Instagram is rolling out a slew of new features, including one that urges users to take a break and others designed to protect kids, the company announced Tuesday.
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Where Tom Brady would be now if Giants didn’t upset undefeated Patriots in Super Bowl
Tom Brady said he's not a "big hypothetical guy," but that doesn't mean he hasn't thought about what life would be like if 19-0 became a reality.
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Winter storms this week may bring the precipitation people in these major cities are hoping for
Snow is in the forecast. It's entirely possible this week for a couple of major cities that are waiting to see the white stuff pile up.
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Trump had wanted to pick Amy Coney Barrett instead of Brett Kavanaugh for second Supreme Court opening, former chief of staff says
In a new book, Mark Meadows writes that Trump had initially wanted to choose Barrett in 2018 but the White House “passed over her then in favor of a more establishment-friendly nominee.”
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Robert E. Lee Statue Will Be Melted Down Into New Art for African American Heritage Center
The center emphasized in the proposal that no matter where the statue went, it would continue to be "an icon of violent white supremacy."
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Congress drops language letting military draft women from defense bill
Lawmakers have pulled a requirement that women register for the military draft from the final version of the annual defense bill, which was unveiled Tuesday.
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Abbott Elementary’ On ABC, A Funny Series About Philadelphia Teachers Fighting Budget Cuts And Bureaucracy To Reach Their Students
Quinta Brunson created and stars in this series based at a struggling Philadelphia elementary school.
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Evacuated Afghans awaiting resettlement adjust to temporary life on U.S. military bases
The U.S. is working to resettle 38,000 Afghans temporarily housed at military bases around the country, including 11,000 at one in New Jersey.
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Lawsuit Reform Alliance names New York second-worst ‘judicial hellhole’ in US
It's settled: New York is the second-worst "judicial hellhole" in the country, according to a new study.
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Chael Sonnen to host 13th annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards; CEO details logistical challenges
Fighters Only returns with its first in-person World MMA Awards ceremony of the COVID era on Friday in Las Vegas, one day before UFC 269.       Related StoriesChael Sonnen to host 13th annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards; CEO details logistical challenges - EnclosureAntonio 'Bigfoot' Silva vs. Tyrone Spong set to headline Eagle FC 44 in MiamiAntonio 'Bigfoot' Silva vs. Tyrone Spong set to headline Eagle FC 44 in Miami - Enclosure 
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19 U.S. states now have detected the omicron COVID-19 variant
States that have detected the variant range from Hawaii to Massachusetts. The reports are part of a new surge in COVID-19 cases.
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Hawaii Severe Weather Live Updates: Hawaii Expecting Catastrophic Flooding, Forecasters Say
Hawaii is now a under a flood watch after heavy rain left parts of the state under the threat of "significant and life-threatening flooding," according to the National Weather Service. Follow Newsweek's liveblog for all the latest updates.
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200 officers have left Capitol Police since Jan. 6 insurrection, watchdog tells Senate hearing
About 200 Capitol Police officers have left since the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, which injured 140 officers, the inspector general told senators.      
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Kristin Davis teases how ‘And Just Like That’ will handle Kim Cattrall’s absence
When asked whether the series would note Cattrall's missing status, Davis was quick — and definitive — with her response.
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Elon Musk doesn't want US government spending any more money on EV efforts
At the Wall Street Journal's CEO Council Summit, Tesla CEO Elon Musk suggested that Biden's spending bill be "deleted." The bill includes up to a $12,500 tax credit for electric vehicles and subsides for EV charging stations.
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D.C. Council votes to issue digital driver’s licenses, IDs
The legislation gives the Department of Motor Vehicles authority to issue digital credentials and to allow residents to present identification in an electronic format.
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How the Real Estate Industry Can Better Support the American Dream
Owning property is not just about knowing you will never be at the behest of a landlord.
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‘West Side Story’ is an urgent, utterly beautiful revival
Steven Spielberg and Tony Kushner’s remake of the 1961 musical reclaims a flawed masterpiece.
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Out with the tuxedo, in with the ‘Glenn vest’: Youngkin to host casual party in place of inaugural ball
Supporters of Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin can leave the tux at home and break out the "Glenn vest" and cowboy boots after his inauguration, when a casual party replaces the typical inaugural ball.
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Saule Omarova, Biden’s Pick for Key Banking Regulator, Backs Out
Saule Omarova withdrew herself from consideration to be comptroller of the currency after attacks from Republicans and banking lobbyists that labeled her a communist.
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On the Banks of the Furious Congo River, a 5-Star Emporium of Ambition
As the clean energy revolution upends the centuries-long lock of fossil fuels on the global economy, dealmakers and hustlers converge on the Fleuve Congo Hotel.
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Beijing Residents Want to See Americans 'Least' Amid Olympic Boycott: State Media Editor
China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Zhao Lijian, also criticized the diplomatic boycott saying that China will take "resolute countermeasures."
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Plumber who found cash stashed in wall of Joel Osteen's church getting $20,000 reward
The plumber who turned in hundreds of envelopes of cash and checks he found in a wall at televangelist Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church is getting $20,000 for his good deed.
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Kyle Richards set to reprise role in ‘Halloween Ends’ with Jamie Lee Curtis
Richards' character made her first appearance when she was just eight years old in the original “Halloween,” released in 1978.
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To stop Putin, Europeans ‘need to step in and do more’
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Marjorie Taylor Greene almost gets it, then decides not to
Her advocacy for those arrested after the riot at the U.S. Capitol takes her into some unfamiliar territory.
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The best Samsung holiday deals on TVs, appliances, vacuums, and more
Samsung deals are still going strong. You can save hundreds on Samsung TVs, Galaxy phones, Galaxy buds, tablets and other electronics.      
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Chris Noth sale en defensa de Sarah Jessica Parker tras disputa con Kim Cattrall
Durante la gira de promoción de "And just like that...", el actor Chris Noth, quien interpretó a "Mr. Big", sale en defensa de su colega Sarah Jessica Parker. El actor dijo en una entrevista para "The Guardian" que los comentarios que hace Kim Cattrall sobre Parker no se acercan a la realidad. Cattrall interpretó a "Samantha Jones" en Sex and the City.
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Watch Biden greet Putin on important call
President Joe Biden greeted Russian President Vladimir Putin before beginning their video call meeting amid escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine. CNN's Dana Bash discusses how consequential the meeting could be for both the US and Russia.
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Christmas tree planted in couple’s garden 43 years ago is now a staggering 50ft tall
A couple who planted a 6ft Christmas tree in 1978 now use a cherry-picker to decorate the 50ft giant with 3,000 lights in an annual tradition. Avril and Christopher Rowlands welcomed 2,000 locals to the switch on in Inkburrow, Worcestershire, England Retired TV writer Avril, 75, said: “Inkberrow is one of the only villages in...
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Biden and Putin hold high-stakes call as Ukraine tensions mount
President Biden held a high-stakes call with Russian President Vladimir Putin today amid escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine. Follow here for the latest news.
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Redistricting Makes California a Top House Battlefield for 2022
As legislators across the country draw House maps to protect incumbents, a nonpartisan commission of California citizens is drafting one that will scramble political fortunes for both parties.
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Gutsy NY diner waitress boots patron for creeping on ‘underaged girls’
This is why you should always tip your servers. A brave waitress at a Long Island diner kicked out a creepy customer after he allegedly tried giving his cell phone number to "underaged girls," made "loud" anti-LGBTQ slurs, and repeatedly called his server "a b--ch," according to a now viral TikToker who documented the confrontation. 
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Jussie Smollett Got Totally Nailed in His Cross-Examination
REUTERSAfter Jussie Smollett spilled all the tea he could on Monday, Special Prosecutor Dan Webb put the focus back on the attack on the Empire star that the actor allegedly staged in a brutal cross examination on Tuesday.Webb, a lawyer’s lawyer who nailed corrupt judges and cops when he served as the U.S. attorney for the district including Chicago and who prosecuted Ronald Reagan’s national security adviser and deposed the president as special counsel in the Iran-Contra affair, shifted the focus back to the incident at hand. This after Smollett had previously shared intimate details about his relationship with one of the Osundairo brothers, who have testified that the actor paid them $3,500 in 2019 to stage a fake hate crime against him.Tuesday’s cross examination felt like a masterclass in how to zero in on details and seal the deal. After a day of salacious speculation, innuendo, and tabloid fodder, Webb wanted to remind the jury what they were here to decide upon.Read more at The Daily Beast.
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Better.com Executives Flee After CEO’s Viral Self-Own
Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/GettyThe crisis is growing deeper at the startup Better.com, which is stuck in a public relations nightmare after CEO Vishal Garg brutally axed 900 workers in a last-minute webinar.Multiple sources tell The Daily Beast that the company’s head of marketing, head of public relations, and vice president of communications all submitted their resignations in roughly the last week. The heads of communications and PR stepped down in the last two days.“This is a first wave of resignations, and the company expects more,” a person familiar with the matter said.Read more at The Daily Beast.
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The best sales and deals on Christmas presents at Walmart
Cyber Monday may be over, but Walmart still has deals available on robot vacuums, Chromebooks and more
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Meet Brittney Johnson, soon to be Broadway's first Black Glinda in 'Wicked'
Brittney Johnson, current understudy for Glinda in 'Wicked,' has been promoted to play the good witch full-time on Broadway.
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