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Suspected Human Remains Found In Florida Wildlife Preserve Where Authorities Are Searching For Brian Laundrie

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Sen. Joe Manchin uses expletive to dismiss report that he plans to leave the Democratic Party

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia on Capitol Hill. Drew Angerer/Getty Images A report from Mother Jones claimed that Sen. Joe Manchin was planning to leave the Democratic Party. Within an hour, Manchin told reporters on Capitol Hill that the report was "bullshit." "I have no control of the rumors, guys," Manchin also said, denying the story. Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia swiftly dismissed rumors that he's planning to leave the Democratic Party, telling reporte...
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Former Secretary of State Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications aged 84

Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and former Secretary of State Colin Powell arrives to pay his respects at the casket of the late former President George H.W. Bush as he lies in state at the U.S. Capitol, December 4, 2018 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Colin Powell died on Monday morning, his family said. He was 84. His family cited complications from COVID-19, but said he was fully vaccinated. He was the first African American secretary of state. He served under ...
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Former Secretary of State Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications at 84. His immune system was reportedly weakened by medical treatments.

Colin Powell, a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and former secretary of state, arrives to pay his respects at the casket of former President George H. W. Bush on December 4, 2018. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Colin Powell died on Monday morning, his family said. He was 84. His family cited complications from COVID-19 but said he was fully vaccinated. The New York Times reported his immune system was weakened. He was the first African American secretary of state. He served under P...
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Former Secretary of State Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications at 84. His immune system was reportedly weakened due to medical treatments.

Colin Powell, a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and former secretary of state, arrives to pay his respects at the casket of former President George H. W. Bush on December 4, 2018. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Colin Powell died on Monday morning, his family said. He was 84. His family cited complications from COVID-19 but said he was fully vaccinated. He was the first African American secretary of state. He served under President George W. Bush. Former US Secretary of State Colin ...
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How To Watch TV For Free With A Digital TV Antenna

Fewer than half of Americans still watch TV through cable and satellite, according to a 2021 CBS News poll. But how are they still watching NFL football games, live events and more without paying for cable or satellite monthly? One answer is with a digital TV antenna. These affordable indoor antennas pull in over-the-air HDTV channels such as CBS, NBC, ABC, Fox and PBS for free. Indoor TV antennas make a great backup to watch TV if a storm knocks out your cable or satellite. Before you invest in...
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Jen Psaki took a dig at Trump's role in the Capitol riot, saying Biden 'has no intention to lead an insurrection'

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki at a press briefing. REUTERS/Leah Millis Psaki was asked whether Biden would regret releasing Trump-era documents about the Capitol riot. A reporter said Biden may find himself subject to the same treatment by future GOP administrations. She responded: "This president has no intention to lead an insurrection on our nation's Capitol." White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki made a pointed reference to former President Donald Trump's role in the Ca...
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Jeff Bezos' rocket company just flew TV star William Shatner to the edge of space - watch the video

William Shatner (left) purchased a seat on Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket (right). Blue Origin "Star Trek" actor William Shatner is to fly to the edge of space on a Blue Origin rocket. The Jeff-Bezos-founded company is due to launch Shatner and three others at 9 a.m. CDT (10 a.m. ET) Wednesday. Watch Blue Origin's livestream of the 11-minute spaceflight below. Update: William Shatner and three other passengers flew to the edge of space aboard the New Shepard rocket and landed saf...
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William Shatner will launch into space with paper 'Star Trek' toys that Jeff Bezos made when he was 9

Actor William Shatner (left) and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos. AP Photo/Steven Senne/Tony Gutierrez/AP William Shatner is due to launch into space on a Blue Origin rocket on Wednesday. Blue Origin boss Jeff Bezos said Shatner had agreed to take some mementos into space for him. They are paper "Star Trek" toys Bezos made for himself as a child, he said. "Star Trek" actor William Shatner is due to blast into space on Wednesday onboard a rocket made by Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos' space exp...
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Jeff Bezos made paper Star Trek toys when he was 9, and William Shatner is taking them into space

Actor William Shatner (left) and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos. AP Photo/Steven Senne/Tony Gutierrez/AP William Shatner is due to launch into space on a Blue Origin rocket on Wednesday. Blue Origin boss Jeff Bezos said Shatner had agreed to take some mementos into space for him. They are paper "Star Trek" toys Bezos made for himself as a child, he said. "Star Trek" actor William Shatner is due to blast into space on Wednesday onboard a rocket made by Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos' space exp...
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Watch live as Jeff Bezos' rocket company launches TV star William Shatner to the edge of space today

William Shatner (left) purchased a seat on Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket (right). Blue Origin "Star Trek" actor William Shatner is to fly to the edge of space on a Blue Origin rocket. The Jeff-Bezos-founded company is due to launch Shatner and three others at 9 a.m. CDT (10 a.m. ET) Wednesday. Watch Blue Origin's livestream of the 11-minute spaceflight below. Five decades after debuting as the cosmos-exploring commander Captain James T. Kirk in "Star Trek," actor William Shatner...
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Morning Docket: 10.12.21

* Judge still under fire for having a racist law clerk. I’m surprised he hasn’t just defended his actions as encouraging “thought diversity” or something. [Law.com] * Texas won’t stand for at least two things: mask mandates and litter. Also, Biden is a bully apparently. [Reuters] * Lawyer in trouble after allegedly feeding his client answers during a deposition. Expect this to be on the lawyer ethics final. [ABA Journal] * Federal appeals court brings SB8 back to life. Next stop, SCOTUS? [CBS...
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Watch live as Jeff Bezos' rocket company launches TV star William Shatner to the edge of space on Wednesday

William Shatner (left) purchased a seat on Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket (right). Blue Origin "Star Trek" actor William Shatner is about to fly to the edge of space on a Blue Origin rocket. The company, founded by Jeff Bezos, is scheduled to launch Shatner and three other passengers on Wednesday. Watch Blue Origin's livestream of the 11-minute spaceflight below. Three decades after starring as the cosmos-exploring commander Captain James T. Kirk in "Star Trek," actor William Sha...
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Texas Gov. Abbott issued an executive order banning private companies from mandating COVID-19 vaccines

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. Reuters/Lucas Jackson Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed an banning entities from requiring COVID-19 vaccines. Abbott's order would also apply to private businesses. Abbott is calling on the state legislature to pass a similar law. In an on Monday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott banned any entity, including private businesses, from issuing COVID-19 vaccine mandates."No entity in Texas can compel receipt of a COVID-19 vaccine by any individual, including an employee or ...
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Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order barring private companies in Texas from mandating COVID-19 vaccines

Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas. Reuters/Lucas Jackson Gov. Greg Abbott signed an barring Texas entities from requiring COVID-19 vaccines. The order would apply to private businesses. Abbott is calling on the state legislature to pass a similar law. Gov. Greg Abbott signed an on Monday barring any Texas entity, including private businesses, from issuing COVID-19 vaccine mandates."No entity in Texas can compel receipt of a COVID-19 vaccine by any individual, including an employee or a consume...
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Just 37% of parents of kids aged 5-11 say they'll get them vaccinated against COVID

Fewer than 40 percent of parents of kids aged five to 11 plan to have their children inoculated against COVID-19, a CBS News/YouGov...
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US Postal Service hit with lawsuit over DeJoy's plan to slow delivery of first-class mail

United States Postal Service workers load mail into delivery trucks outside a post office in Royal Oak, Michigan. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook The lawsuit demands public hearings be held on proposed changes at USPS. Beginning this month, USPS began slowing the delivery of first-class mail. Nineteen states and the District of Columbia have signed on to a lawsuit. Nineteen states and the District of Columbia have signed on to a lawsuit that accuses the US Postal Service of pursuing "significant and ...
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ATF Fraud Finally Recognized by National Media

If the whistleblower’s accusations are true, and if something is done about it, the abusive ATF employees will end up felons, like on this sign. (ATF/Facebook) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “A CBS News investigation uncovered allegations of fraud, waste and abuse at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives,” CBS News claims in a breaking exclusive. “A whistleblower said he lost his job after he flagged the alleged violations to his superiors.” The gist of it revolves around fraudul...
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Blue Origin is launching the TV star William Shatner on Tuesday, but employees say they wouldn't fly on that rocket

Jeff Bezos and Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket. Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters; Blue Origin Blue Origin plans to fly "Star Trek" actor William Shatner and others to the edge of space Tuesday. In a recent open letter, some Blue Origin employees said they wouldn't ride its New Shepard rocket. New Shepard's emergency systems should protect passengers, but the letter raised safety concerns. See more stories on Insider's business page. After launching its own founder, Jeff Bezos, to...
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Blue Origin is launching TV star William Shatner on Tuesday, but employees say they wouldn't fly on that rocket

Jeff Bezos (left) and Blue Origin's the New Shepard rocket (right). Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters; Blue Origin Blue Origin plans to fly Star Trek's William Shatner and three others to the edge of space on Tuesday. In a recent open letter, some Blue Origin employees said they wouldn't ride its New Shepard rocket. New Shepard's emergency systems should protect passengers, but the letter raised safety concerns. See more stories on Insider's business page. After launching its o...
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Morning Docket: 10.07.21

* Judge blocks enforcement of Texas's Roe work around. Time is gonna feel very Jeremy Bearimy (WARNING: This is a "The Good Place" spoiler) until SCOTUS just rules on this damned thing. [Reuters] * The people whose life spans will presumably overlap with the heavy consequences of global warming have a flavor of existential dread that's being called "eco-anxiety." Relatedly, law schools are already worried about the costs they will accrue for the Class of 2040 K-JD's puppy de-stress playdates. [...
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Facebook Whistleblower Frances Haugen Testifies On Capitol Hill; Tells Senators ‘We Must Act Now’

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9 Horrifying Facts From the Facebook Whistleblower's New 60 Minutes Interview (gizmodo)

Last week, the Wall Street Journal published internal research from Facebook showing that the social media company knows precisely how toxic its own product is for the people who use it. But tonight, we learned how the Journal obtained those documents: A whistleblower named Frances Haugen, who spoke with CBS News’ 60…Read more... [Author: Matt Novak]
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Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop has been facing a slew of exec departures and employee complaints

Welcome back to Insider Weekly! I'm Matt Turner, co-EIC of business at Insider.Remember Goop?It wasn't so long ago that Gwyneth Paltrow's health and wellness brand was glowing. Even some questionable products (remember "Yoni eggs"?) couldn't hold it back. It had star power and more than $100 million in funding behind it. But as Madeline Berg and JP Mangalindan report this week, the pandemic has taken some of the shine off of Paltrow's brand. Their sources describe an exec exo...
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Facebook Whistleblower Speaks, Shares Documents on Deliberate Lies and Disregard of Misinformation, Contacts US Regulators

An Iowa data scientist with a computer engineering degree and a Harvard MBA has come forward as the whistleblower leaking damaging information to the Wall Street Journal — and that's just the beginning. They've now also filed at least eight complaints with America's Securities and Exchange Commission, "which has broad oversight over financial markets and has the power to bring charges against companies suspected of misleading investors," reports the Washington Post. To buttress the complaints, t...
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10 Things in Politics: Pelosi delays infrastructure vote

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected]'s what we're talking about:Nancy Pelosi bails on a vote for Biden's bipartisan infrastructure billTaxpayers are still cutting government checks to Stephen MillerCongress was able to keep the government openWith Phil Rosen. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in 2019. Win McNam...
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Katy Perry Tears Up at Variety’s Power of Women, Thanks Orlando Bloom for ‘Handling the Insanity of My Life’

Katy Perry, representing her own Firework Foundation, which aims to reach underserved communities through the arts, took the staqe at Variety‘s Power of Women event on Thursday, Sept. 30 to perform “What Makes a Woman” after accepting the honor from CBS News personality Gayle King. Said King: “I could stand here and rattle off a […]
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Blue Origin employees say they wouldn't feel safe riding the company's rockets, and it's 'lucky' nothing has happened

Jeff Bezos (left) launched aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket (right) in July. Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters; Blue Origin Twenty-one Blue Origin employees published a whistle-blowing open letter on Thursday. Some employees said they wouldn't ride a Blue Origin rocket due to safety concerns. One said it's "lucky" nothing has happened. No federal agency regulates passenger safety on private spaceflights. See more stories on Insider's business page. In a scalding open letter...
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5 ways the debt ceiling brinksmanship in Congress could end, from markets teetering to Biden's agenda and who gets blamed

Sen. Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Sen. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). Drew Angerer/Getty Images Even if Congress avoids a shutdown and a default on the nation's debt, things could still get ugly. The brinksmanship fueled by negative polarization entails several knock-on effects. Markets could teeter, and it comes at a crucial time for President Biden's agenda. See more stories on Insider's business page. As with most things in Congress, seemingly arcane and...
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Police groups challenge the GOP claim that Democrats sought to 'defund the police' in reform legislation

NYPD police officers watch demonstrators in Times Square on June 1, 2020, during a "Black Lives Matter" protest. - New York's mayor Bill de Blasio today declared a city curfew from 11:00 pm to 5:00 am, as sometimes violent anti-racism protests roil communities nationwide. Saying that "we support peaceful protest," De Blasio tweeted he had made the decision in consultation with the state's governor Andrew Cuomo, following the lead of many large US cities that instituted curfews in a bid...
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