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A healthcare CEO who has the same cancer as Colin Powell blamed unvaccinated people for risking their lives: 'Somebody is killing us'

Colin Powell. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Former Secretary of State Colin Powell had cancer before he died of COVID-19 complications. A healthcare CEO with the same cancer blamed unvaccinated people: "Somebody is killing us." Powell was fully vaccinated, his family said. But the cancer and treatment likely made him more vulnerable. A healthcare CEO who has the same cancer that Colin Powell had before his death blamed unvaccinated people for risking vulnerable people's lives.Dr. Marc Harr...
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Fascinated tourists are coming to Savannah see the backlog of cargo ships, tourism boss says

In this June, 19, 2018 photo, several ship to shore cranes stack shipping containers on-board the container ship Maersk Semarang at the Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton A Savannah tourism executive believes the backlog of cargo ships has increased tourism. Joseph Marinelli, president of Visit Savannah, said people are fascinated as the ships pass by. Savannah is the country's fourth-largest port and is dealing with packed shipping lanes due to supply-chain ...
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Deputy US Treasury secretary says Taliban will not have access to Afghan central bank reserves, which are mostly in the US

Chip Somodevilla/ Getty Images The US Treasury is holding firm on its freeze of Afghan central bank reserves, according to Reuters. Since August, the Taliban have tried to access close to $9.5 billion in assets located abroad. Deputy US Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo said that sanctions and humanitarian aid would continue. Wally Adeyemo, the Deputy US Treasury Secretary, said on Tuesday that there is no situation where the Taliban would have access to Afghan central bank reserves, which...
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The January 6 panel unanimously voted to hold Steve Bannon in criminal contempt for refusing to comply with congressional subpoenas

The January 6 House select committee voted to hold Trump ally Steve Bannon in criminal contempt. Bannon repeated refused to comply with congressional subpoenas related to the panel's probe into the Capitol riot. "Despite what he and Trump may believe, no one is above the law," Rep. Adam Schiff said in response to the vote. Members of the House select committee investigating the events of January 6 unanimously approved on Tuesday to hold Donald Trump ally Steve Bannon in criminal contemp...
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Supreme Court refuses to stop vaccine mandates for health workers in Maine

Anna Efetova/Getty Images The US Supreme Court declined to hear an emergency appeal against a vaccine mandate for health care workers in Maine, rejecting the challenge to the vaccine requirement.It's the first time the US high court weighed in on a statewide vaccine mandate, only previously rejecting challenges to vaccine mandates for New York City teachers and Indiana University staff and students.The state will begin enforcing the mandate on Oct. 29.This story is developing. Please c...
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CNN's John King reveals he has multiple sclerosis and says he's grateful for his colleagues who got vaccinated

John King on CNN's "Inside Politics." CNN CNN anchor and chief national correspondent John King revealed on Tuesday that he has multiple sclerosis.King made the announcement on his program, "Inside Politics," and said he was immunocompromised."So I am grateful you are all vaccinated. I am grateful my employer says all of these amazing people who work on the floor, who came in here in the last 18 months when we are doing this, are vaccinated now that we have vaccines," he added."I don...
Tags: Science, News, Media, Trends, Cnn, Multiple Sclerosis, John King, Oliver Darcy, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Speed desk, Kelly McLaughlin Andrea Michelson


Russian state media is claiming that the reporter who Putin said was too 'beautiful' to understand him was part of a US 'special operation' to make him look bad

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and CNBC journalist Hadley Gamble (L) attend the Russian Energy Week 2001 plenary meeting on October 13, 2021 in Moscow, Russia. Photo by Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Russian state media claims an interview with Putin was part of a US operation to make him look bad. American journalist Hadley Gamble interviewed Putin at the Russian Energy Week in Moscow last week. Putin also suggested that Gamble was too "beautiful" to understand his explanation of a ga...
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Colin Powell talked about his existing health struggles months before dying of COVID-19 complications: 'Don't feel sorry for me'

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capital Concerts Former Secretary of State Colin Powell died of complications from COVID-19 on Monday. He was fully vaccinated, but had other health struggles that likely made him more vulnerable. He told Bob Woodward months before his death: "Don't feel sorry for me, for god's sakes." Colin Powell spoke about his existing health struggles with the journalist Bob Woodward months before he died of complications fro...
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Bill and Melinda Gates' daughter hints that their divorce has been 'challenging'

Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates. Elaine Thompson/AP Jennifer Gates told Vogue the past year has been "challenging," partially citing family changes. Her parents divorced in August, after 27 years of marriage. They said they could no longer "grow together," but would try to keep working on their foundation. Jennifer Gates, the daughter of Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates, hinted that her parents' divorce has been "challenging" in a new interview with Vogue."It's been a challe...
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The FDA plans to allow people to 'mix-and-match' their COVID-19 booster shots, a new report says

The federal government has provided COVID-19 relief in numerous forms, from free vaccines to economic programs. Reuters The FDA is expected to allow a "mix-and-match" approach for COVID-19 booster shots, The New York Times reported. The authorization will allow Americans to get a different brand booster than what they initially received. It will not recommend one brand over another but may mention it is preferable to receive the same brand, The Times reported. The Food and Drug Administrat...
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A judge is postponing Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg's sentencing since he's helping with a federal investigation

Former Seminole County tax collector Joel Greenberg talks to the Orlando Sentinel in September 2019, during an interview at his office in Lake Mary, Florida. Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/Tribune News Service via Getty Images A federal judge agreed to postpone the sentencing of Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg. Greenberg's attorney and federal prosecutors asked for it to be pushed back to March 2022. He has been cooperating with the feds in a criminal sex-trafficking investigation. A...
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Biden administration brings Texas abortion law back to the Supreme Court

Department of Justice building. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst Biden's Department of Justice has filed application to block the controversial Texas abortion ban. A federal appeals court last week issued a ruling allowing Texas' strict abortion ban to remain. Courts, including the US Supreme Court, have so far allowed it to stand. The Supreme Court will once again consider a restrictive Texas law that bans abortions past six weeks of pregnancy after President Joe Biden's Department of...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Trends, Joe Biden, Abortion, Department Of Justice, Biden, Doj, George W Bush, US supreme court, State, John Roberts, The Supreme Court


GOP-led Texas House approves new district maps that favor Republicans even more and strip away seats in Hispanic and Black areas

Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan gavels in the 87th Legislature's special session at the State Capitol in Austin, Texas. Tamir Kalifa/Getty Images The GOP-led Texas House approved new district maps on Sunday that favor Republicans. The maps would strip seats in Hispanic and Black areas, the Austin American-Statesman reported. US Senate Democrats have been trying to clamp down on gerrymandering efforts across the country. The Republican-led Texas House approved new district maps on Sund...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Trends, Gop, Gerrymandering, US Senate, Black, Legislature, State Capitol, Texas Senate, Austin American Statesman, Texas House, Jake Epstein, Dade Phelan, US Senate Democrats


Supreme Court backs qualified immunity for police officers, allowing cops greater protection from lawsuits

A view of the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, March 15, 2019. Associated Press/Susan Walsh The Supreme Court on Monday granted qualified immunity for police officers accused of using excessive force in separate cases in California and Oklahoma, according to Reuters.This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. Read the original article on Business Insider [Author: [email protected] (Kelly McLaughlin,Oma Seddiq)]
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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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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 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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China denied a report that it tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile, saying it was just a space vehicle

Military vehicles carrying hypersonic missiles DF-17 in Tiananmen Square, Beijing. Thomas Peter/Reuters The Financial Times reported that China tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile in August. The FT reported that US intelligence was caught off guard and surprised by China's ability. But China said on Monday that it was actually testing a space vehicle, and it happened in July. China denied a Financial Times report that it tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile earlier this ...
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GOP Sen. Ron Johnson says he's praying for Democrat gridlock on the stalled $3.5 trillion reconciliation plan

Sen. Ron Johnson on Fox News. YouTube/Fox News Johnson wants Democrats' disagreements over the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package to sink it. Progressive and moderate Dems differ on their ambitions for the plan, while Republicans oppose it. Johnson said: "I hope for Democrat gridlock." Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin has said that he hopes Democrats' internal disagreements over President Joe Biden's $3.5 trillion reconciliation package will cause the legislation to fail.Johnson...
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Toymakers are focusing on selling soft, squishy toys this holiday season because space in storage containers is so limited

A cargo ship. Associated Press Companies are dealing with the limited space in shipping containers and their increased costs. Toymakers are pivoting to selling small, squishy toys so they can fit more on board, CNN reported. They predict fewer big toys available in stores this year. The limited space on shipping containers and increased price of using them has led toymakers to focus on shipping soft, squishy toys this holiday season, CNN reported.Jay Foreman, the chief executive of toymake...
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Toymakers are focusing on selling soft, squishy toys this holiday season as space in storage containers is so limited

A cargo ship. Associated Press Companies are dealing with the limited space in shipping containers and their increased costs. Toymakers are pivoting to selling small, squishy toys so they can fit more on board, CNN reported. They predict fewer big toys available in stores this year. The limited space on shipping containers and increased price of using them has led toymakers to focus on shipping soft, squishy toys this holiday season, CNN reported.Jay Foreman, the chief executive of toymake...
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Police in England are investigating if the killing of conservative lawmaker David Amess was an act of terrorism

Essex Police block the road at the scene of David Amess' fatal stabbing in Leigh-on-Sea, England, on October 15, 2021. Photo by John Keeble/Getty Images Essex police are investigating if the killing of MP Sir David Amess at a constituent event was an act of terrorism. Amess was fatally stabbed Friday while meeting with constituents at a church. A 25-year-old man was arrested immediately at the scene on suspicion of murder. Essex police are investigating whether the fatal stabbing of C...
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Capitol police officer offered to let January 6 rioter stay at his home and arrange a tour of the building 'legally next time,' feds say

Trump supporters gather outside the Capitol building in Washington on January 6. John Minchillo/AP A Capitol Police officer invited a January 6 rioter to his home and offered him a legal tour of the Capitol. The officer also tried to help the unnamed rioter avoid law enforcement by telling him to delete online photos. Officer Michael Angelo Riley has been indicted on two felony counts of obstruction. A Capitol Police officer accused of helping a January 6 rioter invited the man to stay a...
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Capitol Police officer charged with trying to help a January 6 rioter avoid law enforcement

A group of Trump protesters wave flags while standing on an armored police vehicle on the grounds of the Capitol Building in Washington DC, on January 6, 2021. Jon Cherry/Getty Images A Capitol police officer has been indicted on two felony counts of obstruction for allegedly helping a January 6 rioter hide evidence.Prosecutors say officer Michael Angelo Riley told an unnamed rioter to remove online photos of him at the Capitol to avoid criminal charges, according to the indictment filed in...
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British Conservative lawmaker dies after being stabbed multiple times while meeting constituents

David Amess. Anthony Devlin / Getty Images Sir David Amess was stabbed on Friday. He has since died at the scene. He was meeting constituents in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, when the attack happened. The Essex Police said one man had been arrested, and that "we're not looking for anyone else." Sir David Amess, a British Conservative lawmaker, has died after being stabbed multiple times while meeting with constituents on Friday.-Essex Police (@EssexPoliceUK) October 15, 2021 Amess, 69, was at...
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Killed British MP once wrote that a deadly attack on a politician could 'happen to any of us'

David Amess MP in the Prime Ministers Office at the House of Commons on October 16,2016 in London, United Kingdom Zoe Norfolk/Getty Images David Amess, a British politician who was stabbed to death Friday, once wrote that he was warned about meeting with constituents. Amess, 69, was meeting with constituents when he was attacked. Police have arrested the suspect. "Advice has been given to be more careful when accepting appointments," he wrote, adding that this "could happen to any of us." ...
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'Unimaginable grief': British lawmakers mourn the killing of MP David Amess

Police officers and ambulance crew at the scene of the stabbing of UK Conservative MP David Amess on October 15, 2021 in Leigh-on-Sea, England. Photo by John Keeble/Getty Images British lawmakers expressed grief and shock after Conservative MP Sir David Amess was stabbed to death on Friday. Amess was killed while meeting with constituents in Essex on Friday. The Essex Police said a 25-year-old man has been arrested following the attack. British lawmakers mourned the death of Conservative M...
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A British Conservative MP was stabbed multiple times while meeting constituents at a church, reports say

David Amess. Anthony Devlin / Getty Images Sir David Amess, a British Conservative MP, was stabbed multiple times while meeting with constituents on Friday, reports say.Amess, 69, was attacked at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, where he was holding a constituency surgery, Sky News reported. The Essex Police said it took place shortly after 12 p.m.His condition is not yet known.The Essex Police said one person had been arrested following the attack."We're not looking fo...
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British Conservative MP killed after being stabbed multiple times while meeting constituents

David Amess. Anthony Devlin / Getty Images Sir David Amess was stabbed on Friday. He has since died at the scene. He was meeting constituents in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, when the attack happened. The Essex Police said one man had been arrested, and that "we're not looking for anyone else." Sir David Amess, a British Conservative MP, died after being stabbed multiple times while meeting with constituents on Friday.-Essex Police (@EssexPoliceUK) October 15, 2021 Amess, 69, was attacked at ...
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Alaska state senator who was banned from airline for refusing to wear a mask tests positive for COVID-19

In this Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 file photo, Alaska state Sen. Lora Reinbold, an Eagle River Republican, holds a copy of the Alaska Constitution during a committee hearing in Juneau, Alaska. AP Photo/Becky Bohrer An Alaska state senator who was banned from Alaska Airlines for not wearing a mask tested positive for COVID-19. "It's my turn to battle Covid head on," State Sen. Lora Reinbold announced on her Facebook page Tuesday. The state senator has not been able to travel to Alaska&#...
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