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Who will get Powell Jobs
Who will get Powell Jobs' $3.5B gift for climate work?
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  • 2021-10-18 20:54:31Z

Philanthropist Laurene Powell Jobs is gearing up to invest $3.5 billion into climate-focused initiatives in the next ten years. A spokesperson with Powell Jobs' company, Emerson Collective, said the widow of Apple founder Steve Jobs will spend the funds through her charitable organization, Waverley Street Foundation. Its board includes Powell Jobs' family members, including her son, Reed Jobs.

U.S. House committee rejects Bannon
U.S. House committee rejects Bannon 'privilege' argument in Jan. 6 probe
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  • 2021-10-18 20:54:13Z

The U.S. congressional committee investigating the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol told Steve Bannon that it rejected his arguments for failing to cooperate with the probe, as the panel pursues a contempt of Congress charge against the long-time adviser to former President Donald Trump. Bannon has claimed that the principle of executive privilege shields him from the panel's demand that he produce documents and appear for a deposition in its probe of the assault on the Capitol. Trump has claimed that his communications with aides are protected by executive privilege, a legal doctrine that protects the confidentially of some White House communications.

Second man dies after Tampa shooting
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  • 2021-10-18 20:48:00Z

A second person has died after a shooting in Tampa on Sept. 30. The shooting occurred about 6:46 p.m. that day in the 3400 block of East Osborne Avenue. Police said three men were involved in an altercation and shots were exchanged among them. When officers arrived on scene, they found all three men on the ground. One of the men died soon after arriving at a hospital and the two others were ...

Trump sues U.S. House panel investigating Jan. 6 attack -court document
Trump sues U.S. House panel investigating Jan. 6 attack -court document
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  • 2021-10-18 20:48:00Z

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Former President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit on Monday against the House of Representatives committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, alleging it made an "illegal, unfounded, and overbroad" request for his White House records. Trump asserted in the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that materials sought by the select committee are protected by a legal doctrine called executive privilege, which protects the confidentiality of some White House records.

Man arrested in Sunday evening homicide
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  • 2021-10-18 20:46:00Z

Oct. 18-ASHLAND - An Ashland man is in custody after he shot and killed his girlfriend Sunday evening during a domestic dispute, according to police. Ashland Police have charged 20-year-old Taylon A. Bensinger in connection with the death of his girlfriend, 24-year-old Angel B. Rowe, according to a news release. Police were called to the 3000 block of Montgomery Avenue at around 9:04 p.m. on ...

Mel Brooks plans sequel to
Mel Brooks plans sequel to 'History of the World, Part 1'
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  • 2021-10-18 20:45:53Z

Forty years after the release of his beloved "History of the World, Part I," Mel Brooks has a sequel in the works. The 95-year-old show business giant has a...

U.S. State Dept IG launches probes into end of Afghanistan operations -Politico
U.S. State Dept IG launches probes into end of Afghanistan operations -Politico
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  • 2021-10-18 20:42:30Z

The reviews will focus on the State Department's Special Immigrant Visa program, Afghans processed for refugee admission into the U.S., resettlement of those...

Oregon illegal pot grows: More calls to send National Guard
Oregon illegal pot grows: More calls to send National Guard
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  • 2021-10-18 20:41:21Z

On the same day last week that a southern Oregon county declared a state of emergency amid a sharp increase in illegal cannabis farms, police raided a site...

U.S. SEC praises equity market structure, absolves short sellers in GameStop report
U.S. SEC praises equity market structure, absolves short sellers in GameStop report
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  • 2021-10-18 20:32:11Z

The U.S. markets functioned well during January's GameStop volatility, while short selling was not the main cause of the unprecedented rise in the 'meme...

Judge agrees to delay in sentencing for Gaetz friend
Judge agrees to delay in sentencing for Gaetz friend
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  • 2021-10-18 20:22:43Z

A federal judge on Monday agreed to push back until next year the sentencing for U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz's friend who pleaded guilty earlier this year to sex...

Microsoft says it warned Bill Gates about flirting in 2008
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  • 2021-10-18 20:19:52Z

Microsoft executives in 2008 warned Bill Gates to stop sending flirtatious emails to a female employee but dropped the matter after he told them he would...

Russian regions introduce QR codes for entry to public venues as  COVID-19 cases hit record
Russian regions introduce QR codes for entry to public venues as COVID-19 cases hit record
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  • 2021-10-18 20:13:09Z

Many Russian regions on Monday announced plans to keep cafes, museums and other public venues open only to those who have recently recovered from COVID-19...

Rockville High School teacher charged with voyeurism
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  • 2021-10-18 20:07:00Z

Oct. 18-VERNON - A former Rockville High School teacher has been charged with disorderly conduct and voyeurism with malice, according to Vernon Superior...

Retired detective who investigated River Cops and Cocaine Cowboy murders dies at 85
Retired detective who investigated River Cops and Cocaine Cowboy murders dies at 85
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  • 2021-10-18 20:02:22Z

Lloyd Hough, a military intelligence officer who served with the Virginia State Police before joining the Miami-Dade Police Department where he worked cases ...

Hartford man charged with murder after fatal North End confrontation this spring
Hartford man charged with murder after fatal North End confrontation this spring
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  • 2021-10-18 19:57:00Z

A Hartford man who fatally shot another man during a heated confrontation in late March was finally arrested this month and charged with murder. Ceshaun...

Tarpon Springs teen identified as suspect shot, killed by police officers
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  • 2021-10-18 19:52:00Z

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating after a Tarpon Springs-involved police shooting that left a 17-year-old boy dead, according to the...

'Tiger King' zookeeper Eric Cowie's Brooklyn death was from alcohol abuse: autopsy
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  • 2021-10-18 19:50:00Z

Erik Cowie, the zookeeper in the Netflix "Tiger King" series found dead in Brooklyn last month, died of acute and chronic alcohol use, the city Medical...

Apple launches faster chips, MacBook Pro laptops, Airpods at October event
Apple launches faster chips, MacBook Pro laptops, Airpods at October event
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  • 2021-10-18 19:49:15Z

The iPhone maker will have a $4.99 per-month Apple Music subscription plan and added vibrant colors to its HomePod mini smart speakers. Apple announced two ...

Troopers: Albany man charged in northern Saratoga County stabbing
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  • 2021-10-18 19:46:00Z

Oct. 18-SOUTH GLENS FALLS - An Albany man has been charged in a northern Saratoga County stabbing, state police said. The victim was taken to Glens Falls...

Florida police officer, 28, killed in overnight confrontation with teenage suspect
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  • 2021-10-18 19:41:00Z

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - Officer Yandy Chirino, 28, a four-year veteran of the Hollywood Police Department, died after being shot Sunday night during an altercation...

'Suspicious disappearance' of NC woman sends investigators searching for clues, cops say
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  • 2021-10-18 19:36:02Z

Other women have been reported missing in the area in recent years.

Biden advisor says carbon fee on the table for climate policy
Biden advisor says carbon fee on the table for climate policy
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  • 2021-10-18 19:35:12Z

U.S. lawmakers are considering carbon pricing measures to slash climate-warming emissions, a top White House adviser said on Monday, as Democrats may be...

U.S. reviews sanctions policy, warns of threat from cryptocurrencies
U.S. reviews sanctions policy, warns of threat from cryptocurrencies
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  • 2021-10-18 19:34:07Z

President Joe Biden's administration on Monday announced a set of recommendations to revamp its use of economic sanctions to make them a more effective tool ...

Trump questioned under oath in lawsuit over alleged Trump Tower assault
Trump questioned under oath in lawsuit over alleged Trump Tower assault
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  • 2021-10-18 19:33:24Z

(Reuters) -Former President Donald Trump testified under oath on Monday as part of a civil lawsuit brought by protesters who allege they were assaulted by...

Hollywood officer
Hollywood officer's death is a tragic reminder that policing is a dangerous job | Editorial
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  • 2021-10-18 19:29:44Z

Policing is a dangerous job. We hear that all the time, then tuck it away and move on. For the first time in years, South Florida got an awful reminder when ...

DuPage County man sentenced to 33 years after pleading guilty to 2019 sexual assault
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  • 2021-10-18 19:28:00Z

A 55-year-old man from unincorporated DuPage County was sentenced to 33 years in prison for beating and sexually assaulting a 65-year-old woman, according to...

Russian court outlaws racist, sexist extremist group
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  • 2021-10-18 19:24:21Z

A Russian court on Monday outlawed a radical online group that has become infamous for its racist and sexist views. The regional court in Nizhny Novgorod...

US formally removes Colorado River fish
US formally removes Colorado River fish's endangered status
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  • 2021-10-18 19:17:57Z

The humpback chub, a rare fish found only in the Colorado River basin, has been brought back from the brink of extinction after decades of protection, though...

Sex offender sentenced to 2 years
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  • 2021-10-18 19:15:00Z

Oct. 18-URBANA - David W. Morlan, 66, most recently of Danville, was sentenced Monday to two years in federal prison, to be followed by five years of...

Man critically injured in Sunday shootout with Mississippi Highway Patrol officers in Walnut
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  • 2021-10-18 19:14:00Z

Oct. 18-WALNUT - A 45-year old man has been critically injured following a Sunday afternoon shooting near Walnut. Law Enforcement officials have, as of late ...

Monroe County man charged with truck theft
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  • 2021-10-18 19:13:00Z

Oct. 18-TUPELO - A Hamilton man is facing felony charges after being caught driving a truck he allegedly stole from a Tupelo construction site five days...

Former KY constable sentenced to almost 12 years in case of planting drug evidence
Former KY constable sentenced to almost 12 years in case of planting drug evidence
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  • 2021-10-18 19:04:44Z

The Pulaski County man was convicted of violating people's civil rights.

23 people shot, 4 fatally, in weekend gun violence
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  • 2021-10-18 19:01:00Z

Twenty-three people were shot, four of them fatally, in Chicago during the weekend, according to Chicago police. Two of the fatal shootings came between...

Arbery family attorney Lee Merritt on jury selection:
Arbery family attorney Lee Merritt on jury selection: 'Culture of racism, separation still very much intact'
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  • 2021-10-18 18:59:06Z

Ahmaud Arbery, the young Black man slain in South Georgia after taking a peek at a home renovation site during […] The post Arbery family attorney Lee...

Colombian close to Venezuela
Colombian close to Venezuela's leader detained before money-laundering trial in Miami
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  • 2021-10-18 18:59:01Z

Alex Saab, a Colombian businessman close to Venezuela's president, appeared in Miami federal court Monday after a long extradition fight on charges of...

Latvia announces four weeks of lockdown as COVID-19 cases spike
Latvia announces four weeks of lockdown as COVID-19 cases spike
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  • 2021-10-18 18:50:41Z

RIGA (Reuters) -Latvia announced a COVID-19 lockdown from Oct. 21 until Nov. 15 to try to slow a spike in infections in one of the least vaccinated European ...

Woman accused of killing man who refused to kiss her in Illinois home: police
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  • 2021-10-18 18:46:00Z

A man's refusal to kiss a woman in front of his girlfriend ended in murder after the rejected suspect grabbed the victim's own gun and shot him in the chest,...

New Orleans council member faces drunk driving accusation
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  • 2021-10-18 18:44:27Z

A New Orleans City Council member is facing a drunk driving charge for the third time after an arrest early Monday. News outlets in New Orleans say jail...

Teen charged with murder in August shooting death of 15-year-old girl in Southwest Baltimore, police say
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  • 2021-10-18 18:20:00Z

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested and charged with the shooting death of 15-year-old Ja'Nyi Weeden in Southwest Baltimore, police said Monday. In a news...

Alabama woman found dead 12 days after going inside police van, authorities say
Alabama woman found dead 12 days after going inside police van, authorities say
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  • 2021-10-18 18:11:20Z

"We will get to the truth of what happened to Christina Nance, the young Black woman found dead in the police van in front of the Huntsville Police...

Judge denies request to block lethal injection  in Alabama
Judge denies request to block lethal injection in Alabama
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  • 2021-10-18 18:10:58Z

A federal judge has declined to block Thursday's scheduled execution of an Alabama inmate convicted of the 1991 kidnap and murder of a woman abducted outside...

Bitcoin investing could get boost from exchange-traded fund
Bitcoin investing could get boost from exchange-traded fund
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  • 2021-10-18 18:09:20Z

Interested in Bitcoin but don't want to open a crypto trading account? ProShares said Monday it plans to launch the country's first exchange-traded fund...

Judge orders continued detention for Jan 6 riot defendant who sprayed police
Judge orders continued detention for Jan 6 riot defendant who sprayed police
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  • 2021-10-18 18:05:32Z

A federal judge on Monday ordered continued pre-trial detention for a Pennsylvania man charged with spraying a chemical irritant on police officers during...

Irwin police arrest man they said became combative with first responders, officers
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  • 2021-10-18 18:04:00Z

Oct. 18-A 49-year-old Trafford man who police say became combative with paramedics and officers responding to a call Friday was charged with multiple...

MS-13 gang leader who directed two Maryland murders sentenced to 45 years in federal prison
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  • 2021-10-18 18:04:00Z

An MS-13 gang leader who pleaded guilty earlier this year to directing two murders in Maryland was sentenced to 45 years in federal prison, the U.S...

3 charged with receiving stolen property after guns reported missing from Adamsburg home
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  • 2021-10-18 18:04:00Z

Oct. 18-Three people are charged with receiving stolen property in connection with guns reported missing from an Adamsburg home, according to state police...

New Stanton man accused of raping woman at Hempfield party
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  • 2021-10-18 18:04:00Z

Oct. 18-A New Stanton man is scheduled for a preliminary hearing this month on rape accusations stemming from a 2020 house party in Hempfield, according to...

DOJ asks Supreme Court to halt enforcement of Texas abortion law
DOJ asks Supreme Court to halt enforcement of Texas abortion law
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  • 2021-10-18 17:58:00Z

In a filing Monday, the Biden administration argued Texas "successfully nullified this court's decisions within its borders."

White House: Biden to host talks on his agenda Tuesday, climate aspects remain key
White House: Biden to host talks on his agenda Tuesday, climate aspects remain key
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  • 2021-10-18 17:33:16Z

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -President Joe Biden will host separate meetings on Tuesday with moderate and progressive Democratic lawmakers who are wrangling over...

Brian Laundrie search: Motive in prior domestic incident could be used in court, lawyer says
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  • 2021-10-18 17:33:10Z

Fugitive Brian Laundrie's motive in past domestic incidents could be used as evidence in a court of law if the FBI eventually finds him.


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