Mom’s remains go missing after being mailed to wrong address

A Kentucky woman is sending out what she calls an “urgent plea” after a box containing her mother’s cremated remains went missing after she mailed it to her sister in Florida By The Associated Press September 25, 2020, 12:23 PM • 2 min read JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A Kentucky woman is sending out what she […]

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Migrant women to no longer see doctor accused of misconduct

Immigration authorities have stopped sending detained women to a rural Georgia gynecologist accused of performing surgeries without consent, a government spokesman said Tuesday. Dr. Mahendra Amin faces allegations that he administered hysterectomies and other procedures that women held at the Irwin County Detention Center didn’t seek or fully understand. Amin has seen at least 60 […]

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Mysterious blast rocks Hezbollah stronghold in south Lebanon

A powerful explosion shook a Hezbollah stronghold in southern Lebanon on Tuesday, sending thick grey smoke billowing over the village, but the cause was not clear. The Lebanese army said the blast occurred in a building in the southern village of Ain Qana, above the port city of Sidon, and that it was investigating. Lebanon’s […]

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U.S. Sending More Troops to Syria to Counter the Russians

WASHINGTON — The military said on Friday that it was sending Bradley fighting vehicles, advanced radar and more fighter jet patrols to northeast Syria, three weeks after a Russian armored vehicle rammed an American ground patrol and injured seven American soldiers. The reinforcements, which add about 100 troops to the more than 500 U.S. forces […]

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US Army boosting presence in Syria, says ISIS ‘still poses a threat’

The U.S. Army is sending Bradley Fighting Vehicles to Syria to bolster force protection in the region as ISIS “still poses a threat,” according to a coalition spokesman. “The @coalition continues to support our partners bringing the fight to Daesh,” Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) spokesman Col Wayne Marotto wrote on Twitter. “Positioning M2A2 Bradley’s in […]

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What went wrong for Clippers? And where do they go now?

Nine months before the Nuggets ended the Clippers’ season, they were sending their visitors from Los Angeles to their sixth loss in 13 games on a crisp January night. By the end, Doc Rivers’ patience was as thin as the Rocky Mountain air. After voicing his frustration over two decisions by the officials, the Clippers’ […]

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Dan McNeil fired by 670 The Score for ‘degrading’ tweet about ESPN reporter

Dan McNeil, shown above in 2012, was fired by 670 The Score on Tuesday after sending an offensive tweet about ESPN reporter Maria Taylor. | Joe Shuman/For the Sun-Times McNeil had tweeted an offensive comment about the outfit worn by ESPN’s Maria Taylor during “Monday Night Football.” Dan McNeil, a longtime Chicago-area sports radio host […]

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Facebook may have to stop sending European user data to US

Facebook may be forced to stop sending data about its European users to the US, in the first major fallout from a recent court ruling that found some trans-Atlantic data transfers don’t protect users from American government snooping. The social network said Wednesday that Ireland’s Data Protection Commission has started an inquiry into how Facebook […]

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New Fire Erupts in Beirut Port, Weeks After Devastating Blast

BEIRUT — A large fire erupted in Beirut’s port on Thursday, sending up orange flames and a huge plume of black smoke that terrified residents still recovering from the horrific port explosion that devastated entire neighborhoods last month. The fire appeared to have started in a warehouse belonging to a private company that imported cooking […]

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U.S. job postings rise to 6.6 million in July

U.S. employers advertised more jobs but hired fewer workers in July, sending mixed signals about the job market in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak By PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writer September 9, 2020, 2:55 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WASHINGTON — U.S. employers advertised more jobs but […]

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California wildfire traps campers in national forest

Three fast-spreading wildfires are sending people fleeing and trapping campers in one campground as a brutal heat wave pushed temperatures into triple digits across California By Associated Press September 6, 2020, 3:05 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SHAVER LAKE, Calif. — Three fast-spreading California wildfires sent people fleeing […]

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Tech-savvy trolls send Biden, Trump web traffic from unwanted domains

Some tech-savvy trolls are working their mischief on the dueling presidential campaigns, sending them web traffic from unlikely — and unwanted — sources. As social media users have noted recently, type Antifa.com in your browser, and it re-directs to JoeBiden.com. And if one tries Mini-Strokes.com, it goes to DonaldJTrump.com. TRUMP CAMPAIGN TROLLS BIDEN AFTER BUYING URL NAMED […]

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Amazon gets FAA approval to deliver packages by drone

Amazon just got one step closer to sending flying robots to your front door. The Federal Aviation Administration gave the e-commerce colossus approval to make deliveries with drones that could drop off packages within 30 minutes after they’re placed, allowing the e-tailing giant to start conducting drone delivery tests. The FAA on Monday said it […]

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Hollywood tributes continue to pour in for Chadwick Boseman

Fans traded favorite “Black Panther” clips and photos, sending them viral. Stars and dignitaries — a former president, media moguls and a who’s who of A-list entertainment luminaries — posted heartfelt RIPs. And even across the Atlantic, a British soccer star celebrated a key goal by flashing the “Wakanda Forever” salute, his hands in fists […]

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Kevin Bacon preparing his ‘morning mango’ may be TikTok’s sexiest ASMR video

Kevin Bacon’s sultry whisper is sending tremors across social media. Over the weekend, the “Footloose” star posted a TikTok video about preparing a “morning mango” for breakfast. From his kitchen, Bacon divulged his five-step technique in a hushed voice to avoid disturbing his wife, “The Closer” star Kyra Sedgwick, who apparently was still in deep […]

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Kansas Candidate Who Admitted to Revenge Porn Plans to Withdraw

The 19-year-old candidate for the Kansas Legislature who admitted to sending revenge porn and bullying girls online when he was in middle school plans to withdraw as the Democratic nominee, he announced on Sunday. The candidate, Aaron Coleman, said on Twitter that he had decided to withdraw from the race to “focus on taking care […]

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Italy, EU pledge support for Tunisia to help slow migration

As growing numbers of migrants cross from Tunisia to Europe, Italy is sending $13 million to the African nation’s government to slow down the migration and help with an economic decline worsened by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report. The number of migrants leaving Tunisia has grown five times this year — about 5,700 people, […]

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Scammer posing as Small Business Administration to steal personal info

A scammer is sending bogus emails from the US Small Business Administration to steal personal information from unsuspecting Americans, the feds have warned. The messages direct potential victims to a malicious webpage disguised as an SBA website that the “unknown malicious cyber actor” uses to steal credentials, according to an alert from the Department of […]

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Honest Elections Project criticizes Virginia group for mailing unsolicited ballot applications

The self-described nonpartisan group Honest Elections Project condemned an organization in Virginia on Tuesday for sending out hundreds of thousands of absentee ballots to state voters who did not request them. The Center for Voter Information, which is affiliated with a nonprofit called the Voter Participation Center, sent over 800,000 mail-in ballot applications last week, aiming to […]

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Mount Sinabung volcano in Indonesia erupts, sends column of ash more than 3 miles into the sky

A rumbling volcano in Indonesia erupted Monday, sending a towering column of ash more than 3 miles into the sky and raining down on nearby villages. Mount Sinabung, located on Indonesia’s Sumatra Island, has been active since 2010 and had a spike in activity in recent days, including a pair of smaller eruptions over the weekend. Indonesia’s Volcanology and […]

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Parents of College Students Worry, Should They Stay or Go?

When Jacqueline Tourville, of Wells, Maine, thinks about sending her daughter off to college this month, the same questions keep circling in her mind. “I worry about her getting sick,” said Ms. Tourville, a children’s book author, whose daughter, Claire Brown, 18, plans to attend Hampshire College in Amherst, Mass., a drive that Ms. Tourville […]

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Group sends hundreds of thousands of ‘potentially misleading’ ballot applications

A voter registration group is sending hundreds of thousands of mail-in and absentee ballots to voters in states that do not automatically mail the ballot applications themselves. The Center for Voter Information, a 501(c)4 nonprofit advocacy organization, is responsible for the mail-in ballot applications, in an apparent attempt to promote the voting method President Trump […]

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Beirut explosion: US military sends 3 cargo planes to Lebanon filled with medical supplies

The U.S. military is sending three cargo planes to Lebanon filled with food, water, and medical supplies, the U.S. Central Command announced in a statement Thursday two days after a massive explosion in Beirut’s port left at least 157 dead and some 5,000 injured. Gen. Frank McKenzie, the commander of the U.S. Central Command, spoke with […]

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Amid virus, uncertainty, parents decide how to school kids

Joshua Claybourn is leaning toward sending his kindergarten daughter to in-person classes at a private school next month. Holly Davis’ sixth-grade daughter will learn online, though the family has not yet decided what to do for school for a teenage daughter who requires special accommodations for hearing problems and dyslexia and another who’s starting college. […]

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Parents agonize over back-to-school decisions amid pandemic

Joshua Claybourn is leaning toward sending his kindergarten daughter to in-person classes at a private school next month. Holly Davis’ sixth-grade daughter will learn online, though the family has not yet decided what to do for school for a teenage daughter who requires special accommodations for hearing problems and dyslexia and another who’s starting college. […]

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