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Ukraine gets more air defense missiles from Spain to fight deadly Russian glide bombs
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Bill Walton, Hall of Fame player who became a star broadcaster, dies at 71: Walton was the NBA's MVP in the 1977-78 season, a two-time champion and a member ...
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Quick Glance: Mourning the Loss of Basketball Legend Bill Walton: Death at 71 After Battling Illness
  • NBA legend and Hall of Famer Bill Walton, who won the 1978 MVP Award and two championships with the Portland Trail Blazers and Boston Celtics, has passed away at the age of 71, as announced by the league on Monday. Walton succumbed after a prolonged battle with an illness.
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Parents of Grayson Murray say the two-time PGA Tour winner died of suicide: Grayson Murray's parents said Sunday their 30-year-old son took his own life ...
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Quick Glance: PGA champion Grayson Murray, 30, passes away by suicide, family confirms
  • Renowned professional golfer and PGA Tour champion Grayson Murray tragically passed away on Saturday morning at the age of 30 by suicide, as confirmed by his family and PGA officials.

  • Murray's remarkable career in the realm of professional golf was marked by numerous significant achievements, beginning when he became the second youngest player to participate in the Korn Ferry Tour at the age of 16.

  • He clinched his second PGA Tour victory at this year's Sony Open in Hawaii following his triumph in the 2017 Barbasol Championship.

  • Following his success in Hawaii, Murray achieved a career-best ranking of 46th in the Official World Golf Ranking.
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Trump met with repeated boos and jeers during Libertarian convention speech: Donald Trump was booed repeatedly while addressing the Libertarian Party National ...
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Quick Glance: Trump Booed at Libertarian Convention
  • Trump was loudly and consistently booed during his speech at the Libertarian Party's national convention on Saturday, especially when he asked attendees to 'nominate me or at least vote for me.' Heckling began as soon as the former president took the stage, with some supporters trying to drown out the boos with chants of 'We want Trump.' Trump left the stage after 34 minutes, marking one of his shortest campaign speeches.

  • The Libertarian Party is set to choose its presidential nominee on Sunday. Trump's appearance at the Libertarian convention was unconventional for a presumptive Republican nominee but reflects his campaign's growing concern over third-party candidates. Before the speech, Secret Service agents confiscated rubber chickens distributed by a super PAC aligned with Kennedy's campaign. The scene was at times chaotic, with clashes between Trump supporters and Libertarians.

  • Trump received applause when he promised to commute the sentence of Ross Ulbricht, the creator of Silk Road. Some Libertarian delegates viewed Trump's invitation positively but expressed skepticism about his ability to sway them to vote for him. One delegate mentioned that Trump's pledge to commute Ulbricht's sentence wouldn't change his vote in November.

  • While some Libertarians saw inviting Trump to the convention as beneficial, they remained doubtful about supporting him. A delegate mentioned that Trump's commitment to commuting Ulbricht's sentence wouldn't impact his vote. Despite the mixed reactions, Trump's appearance at the convention sparked both applause and dissent among attendees.
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WATCH LIVE: Biden delivers Memorial Day address at Arlington National Cemetery: The speech, which begins at 11:15 a.m. ET. , is part of the 156th National ...
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Quick Glance: Unique Way to Fly the Flag on Memorial Day
  • Memorial Day serves to honor those who died in American wars, with specific guidelines on how to fly the American flag on this occasion.

  • Originally established as Decoration Day post-Civil War, the holiday was later renamed Memorial Day, with Waterloo, New York, being declared the official birthplace in 1966.

  • According to the United States Code, the American flag should be flown at half-staff from sunrise to noon on Memorial Day, then raised briskly to the top until sunset.

  • There are only six occasions where the flag flies at half-staff, including Peace Officers Memorial Day, Patriot Day, and Pearl Harbor Day, each with specific guidelines for flag display.
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France to lift state of emergency in efforts to allow political dialogue in riot-hit New Caledonia
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Quick Glance: End of State of Emergency in New Caledonia
  • The state of emergency in the Pacific island territory of New Caledonia will be lifted on Tuesday morning after two weeks of violent unrest over French plans to change the rules for provincial elections.

  • An additional 480 law enforcement officers will be deployed to the territory as reinforcements for the 3,000 security personnel already present, announced the French government.

  • Violence erupted as France discussed constitutional changes to allow long-term residents to vote in provincial elections, sparking criticism and unrest among the population.

  • President Macron's decision not to extend the state of emergency signals Paris's commitment to de-escalation and creating conditions for dialogue in the region.
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Missouri senators, not taxpayers, will pay potential damages in Chiefs rally shooting case
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What to expect as closing arguments begin in Trump hush money trial: Testimony in Donald Trump’s New York hush money trial is wrapped up after more than four ...
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Quick Glance: What Happens if Trump is Convicted?
  • After nearly five weeks, Donald Trump's hush-money trial concluded with closing arguments.

  • In the event of a guilty verdict, Trump could remain free on bail and is likely to appeal.

  • It is unlikely that Trump would go to prison, considering the nature of the charges and his lack of prior convictions.

  • Despite a possible conviction, Trump could still run for president as there are no rules prohibiting candidates with criminal records.
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WATCH LIVE: 2024 PBS National Memorial Day Concert: This Sunday, PBS is broadcasting the 35th annual National Memorial Day Concert, hosted by Joe Mantegna and ...
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WATCH LIVE: 2024 PBS National Memorial Day Concert
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Grammy-winning teacher Annie Ray on the importance of music education for all: The end of the school year often means year-end concerts for student orchestras ...
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Tornadoes and heavy storms across Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas leave at least 11 dead
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Quick Glance: Tornadoes Hit Texas, Oklahoma; Heatwave in the South over Memorial Day Weekend
  • Eleven people died in Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas due to violent storms and tornadoes, with many trapped in a collapsed gas station.

  • The storms caused significant destruction, including Denton where a tornado heavily damaged a building and overturned 18-wheelers.

  • The storms are moving east towards the Midwest and Ohio Valley, impacting a large population in cities like Chicago, Indianapolis, and Nashville.

  • Simultaneously, the South is experiencing extreme heat over Memorial Day weekend, with temperatures soaring 10-20 degrees above average and heat alerts for millions in South Texas.
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WATCH LIVE: Biden joins Memorial Day wreath-laying ceremony at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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'Black Twitter' documentary explores its history and cultural impact: In its early days, "Black Twitter'' became a driving force in ...
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'Black Twitter' documentary explores its history and cultural ...
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Pro-Palestinian campus protests are evolving. Here's what to watch: Protesters have voiced various demands, such as calling for their universities to ...
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Pro-Palestinian campus protests are evolving. Here's what to watch
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North Korean rocket carrying its 2nd spy satellite explodes in mid-air: Monday's failed launch came hours after leaders of South Korea, China and Japan met ...
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North Korean rocket carrying its 2nd spy satellite explodes in mid-air
Quick Glance: South Korea, China, Japan Summit to Bridge Regional Divide
  • The heads of state of South Korea, China, and Japan met for the first time in over four years, emphasizing the need for increased cooperation among the Asian neighbors.

  • Although North Korea was not officially on the agenda, the pending satellite launch ensured Pyongyang was a topic of discussion.

  • Leaders called for a strong international response to an expected spy satellite launch by North Korea and discussed promoting multilateral relations and combating trade protectionism.

  • Experts caution on the challenges of reaching consensus due to the three countries' divergent positions on key issues such as North Korea's nuclear threats and ties with Russia.
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‘Furiosa’ claims No. 1 spot over ‘Garfield’ on Memorial Day holiday weekend: It was a close race, but the wasteland warrior of “ Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga ” came ...
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Quick Glance: 'Furiosa,' 'Garfield' Lead Record-Low Memorial Day Box Office
  • During Memorial Day weekend, films 'Furiosa' and 'Garfield' underperformed at the box office.

  • 'Furiosa' led with $25.6 million, while 'Garfield' brought in $31.9 million, the lowest No. 1 earnings in 29 years.

  • Both films received mixed reviews, with 'Furiosa' at 89% and 'Garfield' at 37% on Rotten Tomatoes.

  • The summer movie season is heading towards less than $3 billion, with big films like 'A Quiet Place: Day One' and 'Deadpool & Wolverine' still to come.
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Wastewater from Tyson meat processing plants is polluting U.S. waterways, report says
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Formally asking for help, Papua New Guinea says Friday's landslide buried more than 2,000 people
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Quick Glance: UN fears 670 victims trapped under Papua landslide
  • Approximately 670 individuals are buried under a massive landslide in Papua New Guinea.

  • Rescue teams face dangers due to the ongoing landslide and falling rocks.

  • Over 1,000 people have been left homeless by the disaster, with essential resources nearly decimated.

  • Recovery efforts are impeded by debris and road blockages, with local communities stepping in to provide humanitarian aid.
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U.S. lawmakers pledge support for Taiwan and its new president amid China's military drills
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Russia to build a small nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan: If the agreement is implemented, the plant would become the first in Central Asia ...
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Russia to build a small nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan
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Georgian parliament committee rejects presidential veto of the divisive 'foreign agents' legislation
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How inflation-weary shoppers can find summer deals at major retailers: The reductions, which mostly involve groceries, are getting introduced as inflation showed ...
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How inflation-weary shoppers can find summer deals at major retailers
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In Bangladesh and India, cyclone floods coastal villages, blows away thatched roofs and cuts power
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Quick Glance: Summary: Cyclone Remal Hits India, Bangladesh
  • Cyclone Remal kills nine people and weakens after making landfall.

  • Remal hit with wind speeds of up to 135km/h at coastal regions of Bangladesh and India.

  • Authorities evacuate hundreds of thousands and deploy emergency teams to address post-cyclone challenges.

  • Cyclone causes power outages, damaged structures, and poses a threat to vulnerable communities.
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Heat is killing howler monkeys in Mexico: Meanwhile, an animal park in northern Mexico confirmed it has received reports that at least a hundred parrots ...
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Heat is killing howler monkeys in Mexico
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The Justice Department is suing Ticketmaster and Live Nation. What does that mean for concertgoers?
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Protests shut streets in Armenia's capital, roads in other parts to demand the prime minister resign
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Amid a wave of deadly tornadoes, experts also expect an active hurricane season: A wave of tornadoes cut brutal paths of destruction through many towns over the ...
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On this Memorial Day, nearly 81,000 American service personnel remain missing from previous wars, with the majority lost some 80 years ago in World War II ... Show more
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Death toll of massive Papua New Guinea landslide rises above 670 people, UN estimates
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Death toll of massive Papua New Guinea landslide rises above 670 people ...
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Tech companies unveil rapid AI advancements, sparking wonder and concern: Rapid advancements in artificial intelligence continue as companies roll out new ...
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Tech companies unveil rapid AI advancements, sparking wonder and concern
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Students say it’s time for this university to acknowledge its ties to slavery: The resolution comes after the descendants worked with an economist to estimate ...
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Students say it’s time for this university to acknowledge its ties to ...
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Indy 500 delayed as severe weather forces fans to leave Indianapolis Motor Speedway
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Quick Glance: Newgarden Secures Indianapolis 500 Victory with Last-Lap Pass
  • Josef Newgarden clinched the Indianapolis 500 with a thrilling last-lap pass for the second consecutive year after the race started four hours late due to extreme weather.

  • Featuring 16 different leaders and 87 lead changes, the race saw Newgarden and Pato O'Ward battling for victory in the final laps.

  • Kyle Larson attempted the challenging feat of competing in both the Indy 500 and Coca-Cola 600 on the same day, facing complications due to weather delays and finishing 18th in the Indy 500.

  • Hélio Castroneves, one of only four drivers to win the Indy 500 four times, aimed for a historic fifth win but finished 20th, missing the opportunity to become the sole five-time winner at the age of 49.
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What is the ICC? What to know about the court's origins and jurisdiction: The International Criminal Court was created in 2002 to bring justice to the ...
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What is the ICC? What to know about the court's origins and ...
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Americans leave a huge chunk of change at airport security checkpoints − here’s what it means for the penny debate
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Why SNAP benefits aren’t keeping up with the rising cost of food: The five-year farm bill is working its way through Congress, and one major sticking point this ...
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Why SNAP benefits aren’t keeping up with the rising cost of food
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Hundreds of thousands evacuate as a severe cyclone approaches Bangladesh and India
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What more can be done to treat Lyme disease and its potential long-term effects: As many as 476,000 people in the U.S. contract Lyme disease each year ...
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What more can be done to treat Lyme disease and its potential long-term ...
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Prosecutors seek to bar Trump from statements that endanger law enforcement in classified documents case
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Quick Glance: Prosecutors Seek to Restrict Trump from Endangering Law Enforcement
  • Federal prosecutors have requested that former President Donald Trump refrain from making public statements that 'pose a significant, imminent, and foreseeable danger to law enforcement agents' in an ongoing classified documents case.

  • Trump made distorted claims regarding FBI agents searching his Mar-a-Lago estate, suggesting they were authorized to shoot him, endangering law enforcement officers involved in the case.

  • The Justice Department policy aims to limit the use of force during searches. Trump faces numerous felony counts related to hoarding classified documents and obstructing FBI efforts, maintaining his innocence.

  • Trump's incendiary comments have led to restrictions on his speech in multiple criminal cases, with concerns raised about threats to the integrity of the prosecutions. The cases are ongoing as Trump navigates legal challenges while seeking to return to the White House.
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WATCH: Biden delivers commencement address to graduating West Point cadets: President Joe Biden on Saturday told graduates of the U.S. Military Academy that ...
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WATCH: Biden delivers commencement address to graduating West Point cadets
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Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock died on Thursday at age 53 from complications of cancer, according to a statement issued by his family ... Show more
Quick Glance: Morgan Spurlock, Creator of 'Super Size Me', Passes Away from Cancer
  • Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock has passed away at the age of 53 due to cancer.

  • His groundbreaking 2004 film 'Super Size Me' showcased the negative effects of consuming only McDonald's food for 30 days.

  • Spurlock delved into the chicken industry and fast-food chains' deceptive practices with 'Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken!'

  • Despite his quirky and humorous approach, Spurlock shed light on issues in the food and chicken industries, emphasizing the importance of consumer rights.
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WATCH: Trump speaks at campaign rally in heavily Democratic, majority Hispanic area of the Bronx
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Quick Glance: Trump Vows to Make New York Great Again with Spending
  • The Bronx proved an unexpected location for a rally by Donald Trump, who promised to strengthen New York with investments and rely on local support.

  • Trump emphasized the crime and decay in New York City, but pledged to improve the city and bring safety and prosperity to all boroughs.

  • Despite limited local support and counter-protests, Trump is pursuing a strategy to win over potential voters and aims to secure the entire state of New York.
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Nicki Minaj concert in England postponed after Dutch police detain her over pot found in bag
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Quick Glance: Nicki Minaj regrets concert rescheduling after arrest in the Netherlands
  • Rapper Nicki Minaj expressed regret to her fans outside her hotel in Manchester early Sunday morning for delaying a UK show after being stopped by Dutch authorities over suspicions of drug possession.

  • Minaj was released from police custody on Saturday evening, but the concert scheduled for the same night in Manchester could not proceed.

  • In a video recorded on her Instagram Live, Minaj is heard conversing with the police at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport while holding her phone.

  • On Saturday, the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee announced that the woman detained on drug possession suspicions was fined and released from custody to continue her journey.
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Exhausted Ukrainian forces fight to contain Russian advances on the eastern front
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International Court of Justice orders Israel to stop military operation in Rafah, Israel unlikely to comply
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Average U.S. vehicle age hits record 12.6 years as high prices force people to keep them longer
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'Heat dome' leads to sweltering temperatures in Central America and the U.S. South
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U.S. announces $275 million in new military assistance for Ukraine: Secretary of State Antony Blinken made the announcement on Friday saying the package "is ...
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U.S. announces $275 million in new military assistance for Ukraine
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Richard M. Sherman, composer who helped shape the 'lyrical voice' of Disney, dies at 95
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Quick Glance: Disney Composer Richard Sherman Passes Away at 95
  • Academy Award-winning composer Richard Sherman has died at 95 due to age-related illness. Alongside his late brother Robert, they composed music for two dozen films, many of them for Disney, including Mary Poppins, The Jungle Book, and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

  • Born in New York in 1928, Sherman moved to Beverly Hills, California, at the age of 9. They achieved a top 10 hit in 1958 with "Tall Paul," which brought them to Walt Disney's attention.

  • Throughout the 1960s to the 1980s, they served as Disney's house songwriters, creating numerous film scores and theme park songs. Their work on Mary Poppins, featuring iconic songs like "A Spoonful of Sugar" and "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious," solidified their legacy.
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First-of-its-kind medical school in Cherokee Nation graduates inaugural class of doctors
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Flag associated with Christian nationalism flown at Alito's beach house, report says
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Quick Glance: Democrats Call for Alito's Recusal Over Flag Controversy
  • Democrats escalate pressure on U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito to step aside in two cases following a report on a provocative flag outside one of his homes.

  • A 'Appeal to Heaven' flag flew outside Alito's vacation home in New Jersey in July and September 2023, as reported by the New York Times based on photos and interviews.

  • The flag revelations raise further ethics questions about the justices following disclosures last year of undisclosed luxury trips and hobnobbing with wealthy benefactors by some of them.

  • Alito, a member of the court's 6-3 conservative majority, has not responded to requests for comment so far.
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The canine that inspired the world-famous "Doge" meme and went on to become the face of cryptocurrency Dogecoin died on Friday ... Show more
Quick Glance: Japanese Dog of 'Doge' Fame Passes Away
  • The Japanese dog whose photo inspired a generation of oddball online jokes and the popular Dogecoin cryptocurrency has died.

  • Kabosu, the face of the 'Doge' meme, passed away at the age of 18, surpassing the average lifespan for a Shiba Inu.

  • The picture of Kabosu not only inspired the meme but also digital artwork and the Dogecoin cryptocurrency, now the eighth most valuable cryptocurrency.

  • Dogecoin, supported by celebrities like Elon Musk, sparked the creation of numerous other 'memecoins' based on dogs, cats, or Donald Trump.
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Rio de Janeiro bay reforestation shows mangroves' power to mitigate climate disasters
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Louisiana restricts access to abortion pills by classifying them as a controlled substance
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Quick Glance: Louisiana Governor Enacts Law Classifying Abortion Pills as Controlled Substances
  • Louisiana's leader, Jeff Landry, signed a groundbreaking bill into law on Friday, classifying abortion pills as controlled substances.

  • The legislation places the abortion pill regimen - mifepristone and misoprostol - in the same category as opioids and other addictive medications.

  • Ownership of the medications without a prescription in Louisiana is now prohibited, with pregnant women possessing the pills for personal use being exempt.

  • The law introduces a new offense called 'coerced criminal abortion', prohibiting third parties from deceptively using an abortion-inducing drug to induce abortion on an unsuspecting pregnant woman.
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Ohio Gov. DeWine calls special session to pass legislation ensuring President Biden is on 2024 ballot
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Quick Glance: Election 2024: Ohio Governor Calls Special Session to Ensure Biden is on Ballot
  • Ohio's Republican Governor, Mike DeWine, announced that he is calling a special session of the General Assembly next week to pass legislation guaranteeing that President Joe Biden will be on the state's 2024 ballot.

  • The issue of Biden's appearance on the ballot has become embroiled in a bipartisan struggle to keep foreign money out of state ballot campaigns, a year after funds from a Swiss billionaire contributed to enshrining abortion rights in the state's constitution.

  • As Ohio adjusted its certification deadline from 60 to 90 days before the general election, lawmakers had to make temporary changes twice to accommodate candidates from both parties.

  • DeWine stated that he had a conversation with LaRose on Thursday, and LaRose informed him that next Wednesday is the drop-dead deadline. DeWine expressed his impatience, stating: "I've waited. I've been patient. And my patience has run out."
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Harris announces plans to help 80 percent of Africa gain access to the internet, up from 40 percent now
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Brooks and Capehart on Nikki Haley announcing her support for Trump: New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart ...
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Political consultant behind AI-generated Biden robocalls faces $6 million fine and criminal charges
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WATCH LIVE: Blinken and Harris host lunch for Kenya’s president
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Sean Baker's 'Anora' takes home Palme d'Or at 2024 Cannes Film Festival
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Quick Glance: Cannes 2024: Winners Summary and Highlights
  • This year's edition of the Cannes Film Festival was labeled as one of the weaker ones in memory, despite significant stories such as Francis Ford Coppola's distribution push for 'Megalopolis' and Mohammad Rasoulof's escape from Iran with 'The Seed of the Sacred Fig' gaining attention.

  • The festival's main prizes were awarded, including the coveted Palme d'Or, as well as accolades like the Grand Prix, Jury Prize, and Best Director Award.

  • Despite potential crises like rumors of a French #MeToo scandal and possible labor strikes by Cannes employees, the programming remained unaffected.

  • Some standout films of the event included Sean Baker's 'Anora' and Payal Kapadia's 'All We Imagine as Light,' both considered strong contenders for Cannes awards, along with the first Indian participation in the Palme d'Or in 30 years.
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With Ukraine losing ground, allies debate how to squeeze cash out of frozen Russian assets
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What’s changed in Minneapolis four years after George Floyd’s death: Four years ago today, the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers ignited ...
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First Black astronaut candidate on making it to space after 63-year wait: More than 60 years after he was selected but ultimately passed over to become this ...
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First Black astronaut candidate on making it to space after 63-year wait
Quick Glance: Historic Moment: Black Astronaut Finally Reaches Space After Decades of Waiting
  • After more than six decades of preparation and disappointments, Ed Dwight, once considered a potential first black astronaut of the country, finally embarked on a journey to space.

  • Originally serving as an Air Force pilot, Dwight was viewed as a promising candidate for NASA's early astronaut corps by President John F. Kennedy.

  • Despite having his space travel aspirations thwarted due to structural racism within the program, Dwight, at the age of 90, ultimately made history by becoming the oldest person to fly to space.

  • His journey to space not only signifies a personal milestone but also a significant advancement in the recognition of Black individuals in space exploration and his distinguished role as an artist and trailblazer.
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Top Sinaloa cartel assassin has been extradited to U.S. to face charges, DOJ says
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Quick Glance: Extradition of Sinaloa Cartel Assassin to U.S. Confirmed for DOJ Charges
  • A principal hitman for the Sinaloa narcotics cartel, detained by Mexican authorities in the recent past, has been extradited to the U.S. to encounter legal charges concerning illicit substances, firearms, and intimidation of witnesses, as disclosed by the Department of Justice on the weekend.

  • Nestor Isidro Pérez Salas, also identified as 'El Nini,' occupies a commanding role within a team providing security for the imprisoned drug lord Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán's children, while aiding in their drug-related ventures, according to federal investigators.

  • An estimated 70,000 deaths annually in the United States are attributed to the lethal synthetic opioid fentanyl.

  • Being involved in the gruesome torture of a Mexican federal agent in 2017, Pérez Salas and his group, the Ninis, executed horrific acts of violence, such as dispatching rivals on properties owned by the Chapitos and feeding specific victims, regardless of their state, to the tigers raised by the Chapitos as pets.
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Ocean heat + La Nina = more Atlantic hurricanes likely this summer: There's an 85 percent chance that the Atlantic hurricane season that starts in June will ...
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Amy Tan turns her literary gaze on the world of birds in 'The Backyard Bird Chronicles'
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Supreme Court rejects racial gerrymandering claim in South Carolina: The Supreme Court struck down a challenge to a congressional map in South Carolina that ...
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Supreme Court rejects racial gerrymandering claim in South Carolina
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Millions vote in India's grueling election with Modi's party likely to win 3rd term
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The struggles and breakthroughs of Chinese American movie star Anna May Wong: Anna May Wong was a pioneering actress considered to be the first major Asian ...
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Sex education ‘is under attack’ by a wave of proposed legislation, advocate warns
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How massive, feral goldfish are threatening the Great Lakes ecosystem: For many people, the humble goldfish is their first pet. Swimming in a tank in your house ...
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How massive, feral goldfish are threatening the Great Lakes ecosystem
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WATCH LIVE: House Minority Leader Jeffries holds weekly news briefing
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Biden administration releasing 1 million barrels of gasoline from reserve in bid to lower prices
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Quick Glance: Biden to Release 1 Million Barrels of Gasoline from Northeast Reserve to Lower Pump Prices
  • The Biden administration is releasing 1 million barrels of gasoline from a Northeast reserve to lower pump prices this summer.

  • The sale will be in increments of 100,000 barrels to ensure competitive pricing for consumers ahead of the July 4 holiday.

  • The goal is to reduce costs for American families and consumers, and to address inflation concerns during an election year.

  • The release of gasoline from the Northeast reserve builds on President Joe Biden's actions to lower gas and energy costs, including strategic releases from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve and investments in clean energy.