Tropical Storm Elsa slams East Coast; at least 1 dead in Florida and 10 injured in Georgia

Tropical Storm Elsa was powering up the East Coast on Thursday. One person died in Florida and 10 were injured in Georgia after a tornado.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Madonna says Britney Spears' conservatorship is 'a violation to human rights'

Madonna is speaking out against Britney Spears' nearly 13-year conservatorship.
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NHS Covid-19 app sensitivity to be reviewed

There has been a huge increase in the number of people being "pinged" by the app in England and Wales.
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Sun Valley Scene: Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates Take a Walk, Disney’s Bobs Make the Rounds

SUN VALLEY, Idaho – Only at the Allen & Co. conference are you likely to stumble on the sight of Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg – No. 4 and No. 5 on the Forbes list of the world’s wealthiest people — taking a leisurely stroll on a street as aptly named as Dollar Road. The […]
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17-year-old passenger was fatally shot in a possible road rage incident after a Houston Astros game

David Castro has been on life support and was officially declared dead Thursday afternoon.
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17-year-old was fatally shot in a possible road rage incident after baseball game

A 17-year-old died Thursday after a possible road rage incident that followed a major league baseball game in Houston, according to officials.
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Australia: Professional Indemnity Insurance for accountants - McCullough Robertson

It is critical that accounting businesses have PI insurance that provides financial protection from potential liabilities.
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Louisiana teen becomes the first African American contestant to win National Spelling Bee

Zaila Avant-garde, a 14-year-old from New Orleans, Louisiana, won the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee, becoming the first African-American contestant to win the competition.
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Zaila Avant-garde: Teenager makes history at US spelling bee

Zaila Avant-garde already holds Guinness world records for dribbling multiple basketballs at once.
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Jovenel Moïse: Foreign hit squad killed Haiti's president, police say

A group of 26 Colombians and two Americans shot President Jovenel Moïse in his home, police say.
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Australia: Powers of examination of liquidators could be assigned to litigation funders - Cooper Grace Ward

The Court confirmed that liquidators are able to assign their rights to examine people and to inspect and copy documents.
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NSW Covid update: stronger restrictions for Sydney as Gladys Berejiklian flags lockdown extension

Premier says it’s concerning 29 out of 44 new coronavirus cases were out in the community during their infectious periodFollow our live blog for the latest Covid updatesNSW restrictions; NSW hotspotsWhat happens if you’re diagnosed with Covid in Australia?Download the free Guardian app; Get our morning email briefingRestrictions will be tightened in Sydney, with the New South Wales premier, Gladys Berejiklian, warning the “really concerning” increase in Covid numbers could stymie plans to lift l...
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Beetle that can walk upside down under water surface filmed in Australia in world first

Researcher accidentally spots tiny insect walking on the underside of the water surface as if it were a pane of glassAn Australian beetle has been observed walking upside down along the surface of water – the first instance that such behaviour has been visually documented.The tiny aquatic beetle, about 6mm to 8mm in length, has been recorded scuttling along the undersurface of a pool of water in New South Wales. Continue reading...
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Two Americans among 15 detained over assassination of Haitian President

Two US citizens are among more than a dozen arrested in Haiti in connection with the assassination of President Jovenel Moise, a top government official said Thursday.
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The life of Queen Elizabeth II

Since 1952, there have been seven Popes, 14 US Presidents and 13 British Prime Ministers.
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Danny Trejo on his new memoir, toxic masculinity and how his daughter 'helped me change my life'

At 21, Danny Trejo thought he'd die in prison. Over 50 years since his release and 407 movie credits later, Trejo chronicles his life in a new memoir.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Tiny drawing sells for $12 million

A tiny sketch of a bear by Leonardo da Vinci sold for over $12 million on Thursday, setting a new auction record for a drawing by the renaissance artist.
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'Small but magnificent': Tiny Leonardo da Vinci sketch fetches over $12M

Measuring less than 8 square inches, the artwork is one of only eight Leonardo drawings left in private hands.
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The week in 36 photos

Take a look at 36 photos of the week from July 2 to July 8.
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Watch Virgin Galactic prep space plane for Sunday’s launch

Watch Virgin Galactic's team attaching its space plane to the carrier aircraft ahead of its first fully crewed flight on Sunday.
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Haiti president assassination: 26 Colombians, two US-Haitians took part in Jovenel Moïse killing, police say

Seventeen captured men paraded in front of journalists, as police chief says another three were killed and eight remain on the runA heavily armed commando unit that assassinated Haiti’s president, Jovenel Moïse, was composed of 26 Colombians and two Haitian Americans, authorities have said, as the hunt goes on for the masterminds of the killing.Moïse, 53, was fatally shot early on Wednesday at his home by what officials said was a group of foreign, trained killers, pitching the poorest country i...
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O-M-G: Zaila Avant-garde Makes History With National Spelling Bee Win

The 14-year-old became the first African American winner and the second Black champion in the bee’s 96-year history.
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Scripps National Spelling Bee 2021: Zaila Avant-garde becomes first African American winner

Avant-garde, a basketball prodigy, also holds three Guinness world records for ball dribblingWhether dribbling a basketball or identifying obscure Latin or Greek roots, Zaila Avant-garde doesn’t show much stress. The 14-year-old from Harvey, Louisiana, breezed to the championship at the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday night, becoming the first African American winner and only the second Black champion in the bee’s 96-year history. Zaila has described spelling as a side hobby, although ...
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More Mandatory Evacuations Issued For Beckwourth Complex Wildfire In Plumas County

BECKWOURTH (CBS13) – The Beckwourth Complex Wildfire burning in Plumas County forced another mandatory evacuation order on Thursday. The evacuations are for all residences in the Dixie Valley. The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office said everyone must leave the area immediately and emergency personnel may not be able to assist anyone who chooses to remain. Mandatory evacuation orders were also put in place Wednesday for the area around Frenchman Lake. An evacuation center was set up at the Portola Ba...
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How synesthesia helps artist Prince Gyasi turn his work into 'color therapy'

Creating emotive experiences through color comes naturally to Ghanaian Prince Gyasi, who wants his artwork to have a positive effect on its viewers.
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Saweetie Acknowledges Misgivings After Using Dr. Luke as Producer, but Has No Intention of Canning the Tracks

In an interview with New York magazine, Saweetie addresses questions about having embattled producer Dr. Luke as a collaborator on her upcoming album — suggesting she probably won’t do it again, but expressing no desire to not have the tracks on her album. Interviewer Hunter Harris first quotes from an interview he did with the […]
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South Korea raises Covid restrictions to highest level in Seoul

Previously held up as a model of how to combat pandemic, country was slow to start vaccine rollout and is now reporting record daily casesSee all our coronavirus coverageSouth Korea will raise coronavirus curbs to their highest level yet in the Seoul metropolitan area, prime minister Kim Boo-kyum said on Friday, warning that a record rise in new cases had reached “maximum crisis level”.The country had previously been held up as a model of how to combat the pandemic, with the public largely follo...
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Pfizer says it's time for a Covid booster; FDA and CDC say not so fast

Pfizer says it is seeing waning immunity from its coronavirus vaccine and says it is picking up its efforts to develop a booster dose that will protect people from variants.
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Hours after the company said it was picking up efforts to develop a booster shot, the CDC and FDA said Americans don't need them yet

Live updates: Olympics bans spectators | What we know about variants
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Hot-shooting Suns beat Bucks at home again for 2-0 lead in NBA Finals

Devin Booker scored 31 points and Phoenix shot 20-of-40 from 3-point range to hold off Milwaukee for the 118-108 win and a 2-0 series lead.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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