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Suspect Accused Of Pretending To Be Slain Girl’s Uber Driver Skips Court Appearance

The man suspected of killing University of South Carolina student Samantha Josephson was not at his first court appearance at the Richland County Judicial Center Monday. Nathaniel Rowland, who is in his twenties, did not post bond and therefore was not required to be present at the hearing, the Fifth District Solicitor’s office said in a statement according to ABC ...

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International Space Station Astronauts Won’t Miss Out On Easter Feast

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) won’t miss out on an Easter feast Sunday, although their holiday meal may not look quite like it would at home on planet Earth. The six station residents greeted a private cargo ship on Good Friday that brought Easter meal choices including pork chops with gravy, smoked turkey, asparagus, potatoes au gratin, lemon ...

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Yankees Pull Seventh-Inning Stretch Song While Investigating Claim Of Racism Against Dead Singer

Both the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Flyers have reacted to an allegation of racism against Kate Smith, the late singer who performed a 1939 rendition of “God Bless America” played at both teams’ home games. Smith sang songs titled “Pickaninny Heaven” and “That’s Why Darkies Were Born,” although the latter has been classified as satire and was also recorded ...

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Robert Mueller Named One Of The ‘Top 10 World’s Greatest Leaders’ By FORTUNE Magazine

Long-running American magazine FORTUNE named special counsel Robert Mueller number three on its list of the “Top 10 World’s Greatest Leaders” Thursday. “Few people on either side of the partisan divide seem satisfied with the outcome of Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections,” FORTUNE wrote in its profile of Mueller. “But that very dissatisfaction speaks to the ...

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A Christian Businesswoman Says She Has Been Wrongly Imprisoned In Kuwait Since 2018. Easter Sunday Could Be Her Chance To Get Out

A Russian businesswoman whose 5-year-old son is a U.S. citizen says she has been wrongly imprisoned in Kuwait since May 2018. Marsha Lazareva, a former private equity group chief executive, has an appeal hearing for her 10-year sentence Sunday. Her advocates include Neil Bush, son of former President George H.W. Bush, who calls her situation “a human rights issue” and ...

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What We Learned About Kim Foxx’s Role In Smollett Case From Newly Released Texts

The Chicago Tribune obtained text messages that Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx sent to her top deputy about actor Jussie Smollett’s indictment after Foxx recused herself. “Sooo … I’m recused, but when people accuse us of overcharging cases…16 counts on a class 4 (felony) becomes exhibit A,” Foxx said in a March 8 text message to Cook County prosecutor ...

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Trump Issues Second Veto Of His Presidency

President Donald Trump issued the second veto of his presidency Tuesday to override legislation ending U.S. military involvement in Yemen’s civil war. Congress will not have the votes to override him, reported NBC News. The bill would have invoked the War Powers Resolution to pull U.S. assistance to the Saudi Arabia-led coalition fighting against Houthi rebels and their allies in ...

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CDC Reports Another Big Jump In Measles Cases. The Data Points To An Alarming Fact

U.S. measles cases are continuing to approach an alarming record after Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) preliminary data showed the biggest weekly jump in cases in 2019. 2019’s numbers jumped from 465 cases on April 8 to 555 cases Monday, according to the CDC. That’s compared to 667 cases reported in all of 2014, which is currently the ...

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Hacker Group Possibly Based In Ukraine Posts Info Of More Than One Thousand Law Officers |

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A hacker group believed to be based in Ukraine has uploaded more than one thousand U.S. law officers’ personal information, TechCrunch scooped Friday. Hackers posted spreadsheets with information of employees of the FBI, Secret Service, Capitol Police and other federal agencies including names, personal and government email addresses, job titles, phone numbers and postal addresses, reported TechCrunch. The doxxing also ...

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Democrats Want Trump’s Tax Returns, But Face Big Hurdle To Get Them

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House Democrats going after President Donald Trump’s tax returns will have to provide a legitimate legislative reason to answer why they want them should the Democrats take their quest to the courts. Democrats say it is their responsibility to oversee the IRS and how it is auditing Trump’s tax returns. Republicans say the request is politically motivated. But even though ...

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What We Learned From Uber Making Its IPO Filing Public

Uber made its initial public offering public of Thursday ahead of a public listing that experts say could set records. The ride-sharing company changed the U.S. transportation landscape after it was founded in 2009 but has faced many controversies, including a lawsuit related to alleged sexual assaults committed by fake Uber drivers and a late March strike by Los Angeles ...

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