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Jane Krakowski Denies Affair With Mike Lindell, Confirms Her Sense Of Humor

Imagine the pillow talk possibilities. Actor Jane Krakowski on Thursday denied a tabloid report that she had a nine-month relationship with MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell ― and,...

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Tokyo Pushes Back Against Report That Olympics Will Be Canceled

TOKYO (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach and local organizers are pushing back against reports that the postponed Tokyo Olympics will be canceled. Now set...

Devoted Dog Spent Days Outside Turkish Hospital Waiting For Owner

ISTANBUL (AP) — A devoted dog has spent days waiting outside a hospital in northern Turkey where her sick owner was receiving treatment. The pet,...

Twin Suicide Bombings Rock Central Baghdad, At Least 28 Dead

BAGHDAD (AP) — Twin suicide bombings ripped through a busy market in the Iraqi capital Thursday, killing at least 28 people and wounding 73...

World Welcomes U.S. Return To Paris Climate Accord, Readies Wish List For Biden

BRUSSELS (Reuters) — Climate-change leaders and campaigners worldwide welcomed U.S. President Joe Biden’s move to rejoin the 2015 Paris Agreement but said Washington must...

Iran’s Rouhani Says ‘Ball In U.S. Court’ Over Nuclear Dispute

DUBAI (Reuters) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urged the incoming U.S. administration on Wednesday to return to a 2015 nuclear agreement and lift sanctions...

Meghan Markle Seeks Court Ruling Over ‘Serious Breach’ Of Privacy

LONDON (AP) — Lawyers for the Duchess of Sussex asked a British judge on Tuesday to settle her lawsuit against a newspaper before it...

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CNN Fact-Checker Reflects On Weirdest Moments Of His 4 Years Debunking Trump

CNN’s fact-check reporter Daniel Dale has had a wild ride interpreting and debunking President Donald Trump’s lies over the past four years. On the eve...

Ex-Giant Corey Coleman suspended six games for violating NFL’s PED policy

Former Giants receiver Corey Coleman was suspended Tuesday for the first six games of the 2021 season for violating the NFL’s PED policy, according...

Knicks not ready to name Immanuel Quickley starter despite hot play

Knicks rookie point guard Immanuel Quickley was so good again Friday, it prompted questions of whether coach Tom Thibodeau will consider making him the...

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Oklahoma Lawmaker Wants To Create An Official Bigfoot Hunting Season

Bigfoot may not be real, but one lawmaker in Oklahoma wants to create a hunting season for him anyway.  Just don’t plan on actually shooting...

Confused Penguin Joins The Wrong Group… Only To Be Rescued By A Penguin Pal

You’re not alone: Apparently, penguins can get just as confused as us, as this video from the Falkland Islands shows: Two groups of rockhopper penguins...

Scientists Behind Dancing Robots Had To Really Bust A Move

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — The man who designed some of the world’s most advanced dynamic robots was on a daunting mission: programming his creations...

Biden Cancels Keystone XL Pipeline Permit

President Joe Biden has revoked a key permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, effectively killing the controversial project and jump-starting what he’s promised will...

Tech News

Google threatens to shut off search engine in Australia

Google on Friday threatened to shut off its search engine in Australia if officials there approve a law requiring it to pay news publishers...

Judge rules that Amazon won’t be forced to host Parler

A federal judge on Thursday declined to force Amazon to bring controversial social network Parler back onto its cloud service. Parler had sued Amazon...

Behind those dancing robots, scientists had to bust a move

WALTHAM, Mass. — The man who designed some of the world’s most advanced dynamic robots was on a daunting mission: programming his creations to...

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The NHL made an example of the Washington Capitals this week when they fined the organization $100,000 and placed four players, including captain Alex...

Business

Alphabet scraps ‘moonshot’ Loon internet balloon project

Google parent Alphabet has announced that it is letting the air out of its internet-beaming balloon project — the latest of the tech giant’s...

Record number of NYC eateries sign up for Restaurant Week

Restaurant Week will get participation from a record 571 eateries in all five boroughs of the Big Apple when it kicks off next week,...

Seth Klarman likens investors to frogs slowly boiling in a pot

If you start to feel warm — with a sudden urge to hop out of the stock market — there might be a reason...

Bonnier scraps auction of Yachting, Sailing World, other mags

Bonnier, the Swedish media giant that early last year unveiled plans to sail away from most of the magazines it owns in the USA,...

Health

I Work In A Coffee Shop In Montana. Anti-Maskers Have Made My Job Hell.

I live in Montana, a red state with a deep core of Trump supporters. While my town has become a trendy mountain destination with...

Lucky Few Hit COVID-19 Vaccine Jackpot For Rare Extra Doses

Fortune struck one man in the bakery aisle at the supermarket. Two others were working the night shift at a Subway sandwich shop. Yet...

Pfizer Vaccine Appears To Be Effective Against UK COVID Variant: Study

A new study indicates that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is effective against the more contagious COVID-19 variant that was first discovered in Britain and is spreading...

Biden Signs Executive Orders To Battle Pandemic: ‘This Is A Wartime Undertaking’

President Joe Biden signed a slew of orders on Thursday meant to kickstart his administration’s national COVID-19 strategy, calling the aggressive effort a “wartime...

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Jane Krakowski Denies Affair With Mike Lindell, Confirms Her Sense Of Humor

Imagine the pillow talk possibilities. Actor Jane Krakowski on Thursday denied a tabloid report that she had a nine-month relationship with MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell ― and,...

'Daily Show' Taunts Fox News, Right-Wing Media For Nonsense Biden ‘Scandals’

They were on the attack from the very first day. Credit: Source link

Salt-N-Pepa tell all in Lifetime biopic

Sex, spice and the bitter realities of fame? Ooh, baby, baby.  Cheryl “Salt” James and Sandra “Pepa” Denton unwrap their truths in the new “Salt-N-Pepa”...

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Tokyo Pushes Back Against Report That Olympics Will Be Canceled

TOKYO (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach and local organizers are pushing back against reports that the postponed Tokyo Olympics will be canceled. Now set...

Pfizer Vaccine Appears To Be Effective Against UK COVID Variant: Study

A new study indicates that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is effective against the more contagious COVID-19 variant that was first discovered in Britain and is spreading...

Oklahoma Lawmaker Wants To Create An Official Bigfoot Hunting Season

Bigfoot may not be real, but one lawmaker in Oklahoma wants to create a hunting season for him anyway.  Just don’t plan on actually shooting...

Confused Penguin Joins The Wrong Group… Only To Be Rescued By A Penguin Pal

You’re not alone: Apparently, penguins can get just as confused as us, as this video from the Falkland Islands shows: Two groups of rockhopper penguins...

Knicks set to face Tyrese Haliburton, the rookie they passed on in NBA draft

As the Knicks roll through California amid a pandemic, their next battle is Friday night in Sacramento against the sliding Kings, who have lost...

'Daily Show' Taunts Fox News, Right-Wing Media For Nonsense Biden ‘Scandals’

They were on the attack from the very first day. Credit: Source link

Aaron Judge among Yankees optimistic about season’s start

Spring training camps are scheduled to open in less than a month, and despite COVID surges around the country, Major League Baseball currently has...

Knicks’ Julius Randle still making strong All-Star case

There might not be an NBA All-Star Game this season because of COVID-19 restrictions. Whether or not it’s played, Knicks forward Julius Randle hopes...

Dave Chappelle Tests Positive For COVID-19, Cancels Shows

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Dave Chappelle tested positive for the coronavirus just before his comedy show scheduled for Thursday, forcing his upcoming appearances to...

Derick Almena, ‘Ghost Ship’ leaseholder, to plead guilty in 36 fire deaths

The leaseholder of a cluttered Oakland warehouse where 36 people died during a 2016 rave is reportedly scheduled to plead guilty on Friday. In exchange...

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Judge Rules Amazon Doesn’t Have To Restore Parler Web Service

1 / 19 Ravelry <a href="https://www.ravelry.com/account/login" target="_hplink">Ravelry</a> users ("Ravelers") tend to be craftspeople and designers. Knitters, crocheters, spinners, weavers and dyers all participate in this community database....

900,000 filed as COVID-19 crisis continues

Americans filed 900,000 applications for unemployment benefits last week, a signal that layoffs are still going strong as the coronavirus hammers businesses and workers...

Justin Thomas to go on training program after homophobic slur

Justin Thomas intends to go through an individual training program to “become a better person” after he was picked up uttering a homophobic slur...

Texas Doctor Accused Of Stealing COVID-19 Vaccine For Personal Use

A Public Health doctor in Harris County, Texas, has been accused of taking a vial of COVID-19 vaccine for his own personal use. Harris County District Attorney...

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