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  • (CBS) – From his first day in the NBA Russell Westbrook has been a lightning rod. The explosive guard seems to always be at the center of attention. Whether it’s for a highlight dunk, a one-of-a-kind outfit, a record-breaking performance, or a tense press conference “Beastbrook” is never far from the spotlight. Who is the man behind the high-flying, trash-talking, snarling on-court persona though? That is the exact question that inspired the...
  • (CBS) – Another week, another member of Ua tribe has their Survivor flame extinguished. This week it was Genie Chen who had to stand before Jeff Probst and hear the words no Survivor player wants to hear “The Tribe Has Spoken.” CBS’ Matt Weiss spoke to Genie about her time on the island, the tribal council that sent her home and the art of eating bugs. READ MORE: ‘Survivor 41’ Episode...
  • NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — In an amazing medical breakthrough, doctors at NYU have succeeded in using a pig’s kidney for a human recipient. Experts said this could mean the thousands of people on kidney transplant waiting lists could have a new option someday, CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez reported. READ MORE: Police Open Fire, Arrest Man Threatening People With Stolen Kitchen Knives In Lower Manhattan“The sad truth is that nearly half...
  • Walmart has issued a recall for its Better Homes and Gardens Essential Oil Aromatherapy Room Spray with Gemstones after it was linked to a rare, dangerous bacteria not often found in the United States.The Consumer Product Safety Commission said the CDC found a bottle of the room spray contained Burkholderia pseudomallei, and was involved in a cluster of four cases of melioidosis, including two deaths, in the Kansas, Minnesota, Texas...
  • SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX-TV) — KPIX-TV reporter Betty Yu is speaking out after racist remarks about her were posted by conservative YouTube host Steven Crowder. Crowder made the comments during a segment of his online show Wednesday. It began as an attack on the dispute between San Francisco health officials and In-N-Out burgers over a local COVID ordinance to check customers’ vaccination status. “Oh, that is an aggressively Asian face,” Crowder...
  • MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Gov. Tim Walz announced Friday that Minnesota will begin administering Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 booster shots to eligible Minnesotans. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance, Minnesotans who got the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine can now get a booster at least six months after their initial series if they are: 65 years and older; Age 18 and older and live in long-term...
  • Lev Parnas, a former henchman to Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani, was found guilty on all six criminal counts leveled against him on Friday. In a quickly rendered verdict, a jury found Parnas guilty of the most serious charge leveled against him, conspiracy to make foreign contributions to political campaigns. Parnas was also found guilty of making false statements, falsifying records, and other crimes.From Your Site Articles
  • Pro-choice activists march past the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021.Stefani Reynolds | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Supreme Court should block the enforcement of a restrictive Texas abortion law and preserve Roe v. Wade, the Biden administration said Friday in a searing brief assailing the Lone Star State for "systematically denying women a constitutional right." The Department of Justice is asking the Supreme...
  • White House press secretary Jen Psaki defended on Friday President Joe Biden’s no-show at the southern border, informing reporters that Biden did, in fact, visit the border while on the campaign trail in 2008. “Why did President Biden say he has been to the border?” Fox News’ Senior White House Correspondent Peter Doocy asked, referring to Biden’s CNN Townhall Thursday night. “Well, Peter, as you may have seen, there’s been...
  • Phil DeSimone Wu-Tang Clan members Gza (stylized “GZA” ), Ghostface Killah (pictured above), and Raekwon bring the “3 Chambers Tour” to Ybor City’s The Ritz on Thursday, Nov. 11 when they perform each of their debut solo albums Liquid Swords, Ironman, and Only Built 4 Cuban Linx, respectively.  Spoiler alert: Though the 24-date tour is focused on the trio’s mid-’90s works, a quick peek at recent sets show that they...
  • cootersrestaurant/Facebook Stone crab season—on now and through May 1—is here, and there are a couple local fests focusing on the delicious crustacean this weekend, Friday, Oct. 22-Sunday, Oct. 24.  Cooters 28th Annual Crab Fest, with stone and snow crab specials, plus live music. The Clearwater Beach restaurant, at 423 Poinsettia Ave., will also have commemorative shirts for sale. Pretty much the same deal on the other side of the island...
  • LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Peter Scolari, who rose to fame alongside Tom Hanks in the offbeat sitcom “Bosom Buddies” and later appeared alongside Bob Newhart in “Newhart,” died Friday after a two-year battle with cancer at age 66. Peter Scolari attends the 44th International Emmy Awards on November 21, 2016, in New York City. (Getty Images) READ MORE: Tawny Kitaen's Cause Of Death Revealed To Be Heart DiseaseHis...
  • Police, firefighters and EMS crews were called to a serious crash on Interstate 196 in Monmouth County,  authorities said. The one-car crash was reported shortly before 4 p.m. at mile-marker 11 on I-195 westbound in Upper Freehold, initial reports said. The crash victim was being taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, according to an unconfirmed report.  CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES
  • Getty Chiefs WR Josh Gordon before the team's Week 4 game against the Eagles. S ince joining the team on September 27, wide receiver Josh Gordon’s involvement in the Kansas City Chiefs’ offense has been minimal. In Week 5 against the Buffalo Bills, Gordon played just nine snaps, which equaled 10% of the team’s total offensive snaps, per Pro Football Reference. In Week 6 against the Washington Football...
  • DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A 12-day event in celebration of Día de los Muertos kicked off Friday at Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles.Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, the annual Mexican tradition of reminiscing about departed loved ones with colorful altars, or ofrendas, is typically celebrated Nov. 1-2.Grand Park will be filled with different altars made by individuals or non-profit organizations. There will also be...
  • AS someone whose job it is to ­photograph the Queen’s every public move, I know just how tough her recent schedule has been. The monarch had at least 16 formal events in her diary for October — and she’s due to attend Cop26 in Glasgow, which will showcase Britain’s diplomatic clout to the world. 5The Queen has a sense of duty and will not want to restCredit: Rex This woman...
  • MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A former Wisconsin high school teacher accused of secretly videotaping undressed students during field trips was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison after reaching a plea deal with federal prosecutors. David Kruchten, 39, of Cottage Grove, Wisconsin, earlier pleaded guilty to one count of attempting to produce child pornography. Prosecutors alleged Kruchten used his position as a business teacher at Madison East High...
  • A national parent-led organization that aims to “reclaim our schools from activists promoting harmful agendas” is suing a New England school district for alleged discrimination against white students. The Parents Defending Education organization in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, is accusing Wellesley Public Schools of discrimination by creating certain affinity groups for communities of color. It is further alleged that Wellesley held segregated events for students where some were invited but white...
  • New York City’s Department of Homeless Services (DHS) placed two convicted pedophiles and three other sex offenders in a homeless shelter near schools in Manhattan, the New York Post reported. The five men were located at the Radisson Hotel at 52 William Street in Manhattan’s financial district as the hotel had been turned into a homeless shelter in March of 2020, the Post reported. According to New York’s sex-offender registry, as...
  • FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is asking for the public’s help finding 14-year-old Tei’Onna Mobley of Fort Worth. Mobley has been missing since Oct. 13. She is black with black hair and brown eyes. She stands 5-foot-8 and weighs 265 pounds. Tei’Onna Mobley (credit: National Center for Missing & Exploited Children) This child is in need of medication, and may still be in...
  • Dave Chappelle reportedly has a backup plan if Netflix takes his “The Closer” stand-up special down following a backlash against him and the company over his LGBTQ comments. Several attendees of Chappelle’s sold-out show in London shared that he reportedly told the crowd he’s planning a 10-city U.S. tour to screen the special if the streaming site decides to pull it, Variety magazine reported Wednesday. (RELATED: ‘Gender Is A Fact’:...
  • Migrant encounters at the southern border finished just below the 200,000 mark in September, data released Friday by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) show. 192,001 migrants were encountered in September, slightly down from 209,840 in August and 213,593 in July. It means that there has been more than 1.7 million encounters at the border in Fiscal Year 2021, marking the highest number for a fiscal year on record.  The Biden...
  • Pennsylvania State Trooper Tragically Dies
    dailyvoice.com | 48 minutes ago Pennsylvania State Trooper Tragically Dies
    A Pennsylvania state police trooper died on Thursday morning, according to State Police Commissioner Colonel Robert Evanchick. Trooper Dung X. Martinez, 57, had recently been hospitalized for exposure to COVID-19, according to the PA State Troopers Association. His official cause of death has not been released. Trooper Martinez was most recently assigned to the Patrol Section of Troop T, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania state police said in...
  • Daphne Home and Garden opens in Portsmouth
    portsmouth-dailytimes.com | 10 minutes ago Daphne Home and Garden opens in Portsmouth
    PORTSMOUTH — A new business hoping to help decorate your home this holiday season has just opened up at 309 Washington Street in Portsmouth. If you love gnomes, the Red Truck stuff, snowmen, the popular metal yard signs and holiday things, some quite elegant decor, and so much more, Daphne is the place to go. Tim Huff, co-owner of Daphne Home and Garden, shared how they started the shop...
  • How much does Cardi B earn from OnlyFans?
    the-sun.com | 12 minutes ago How much does Cardi B earn from OnlyFans?
    SUPERSTAR Cardi B shocked fans when she announced she was starting an OnlyFans account. The rapper has uploaded content sparingly but is considered one of the top earners on the platform. 2Cardi B has over 81million subscribers on OnlyFans How much does Cardi B earn from OnlyFans? Rap artist Cardi B has amassed over 81million subscribers on OnlyFans, charging $4.99 per month to her followers for content. She has only...
  • ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (WJZ) — Nonprofit organizations in Howard County are invited to apply for a share of $500,000 in grant funds to develop ideas that will support the community. In a news release Friday, County Executive Calvin Ball announced the county is seeking applicants for its Transform Howard Innovation grant program, which will award funding to nonprofits with “forward-thinking, emerging and creative ideas.” READ MORE: Fall Foliage Report: Central...
  • Rep. Maxine Waters this week reissued her request that the U.S. Department of Justice launch a civil rights investigation into gang-like groups of deputies in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. In doubling down on an previous call she made for a federal inquiry, Waters (D-Los Angeles) highlighted the findings of a recent study commissioned by county officials that “paint a damning picture” of the problem. The Rand Corp....
  • TOKYO—At long last, Japan's Princess Mako and her “commoner” boyfriend, Kei Komuro, will marry on Oct. 26, after a three-year delay. But will they live happily ever after? Yes, probably, if they follow through on their plans and get the hell out of Japan. Opposition to the marriage by the general public, the press and conservative politicians is strong. In an opinion poll taken by AERA magazine, 93 percent of...
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  • HAYWARD (CBS SF) — Two separate truck crashes fouled the Friday morning commute along Interstate Highway 880 in the East Bay. The California Highway Patrol said the first crash happened on the I-880 northbound transition road to Tennyson Road in Hayward. A big rig flipped on its side in a solo collision just before 7 a.m. READ MORE: 'Fire Hose' Of Subtropical Moisture Bearing Down On Bay Area; Flash Flood...
  • HYSTERIA gripped the crowd as they clamoured to be healed by the self-styled prophet with “God-given” powers. The entranced men and women packed the church in Tooting, South London, to have demons driven from their souls in a battle with the devil. 7Self-styled prophet Kevin O Smith was arrested at what appeared to be a terrifying Human Sacrifice ritual 7Pastor Smith leading the deadly Sunday service in which three people...
  • ROCKLIN (CBS13) — The opening of Trader Joe’s newest location in Rocklin was greeted with cheers on Friday morning. The 10,200 square-foot store is located along Rocklin Commons Drive, just off of Interstate 80. READ MORE: Texas And Florida Beat California In Job Gains As Hiring Slowed In SeptemberIt’s the first new Trader Joe’s to open in the Sacramento area in over a decade – and the second for...
  • SÖLDEN, Austria (AP) — The International Ski Federation is turning to Bernie Ecclestone for advice, hoping the former Formula 1 boss can do to Alpine skiing what he did to car racing in the past. FIS President Johan Eliasch said Friday he has approached Ecclestone to become part of a new advisory board, intended to help skiing’s governing body shape the future of the sport. “Bernie did incredibly well with...
  • Q: Is it possible to get a decent picture using my smartphone for astrophotography? A: While serious astrophotography requires a pile of expensive DSLR camera equipment, you can actually get decent images from your smartphone with a little work. A couple of keys to capturing the night sky are focusing and keeping the phone still, as the shutter will need to be open for an extended period of time. Get...
  • Wisconsin audit finds 2020 election was secure
    thehill.com | 58 minutes ago Wisconsin audit finds 2020 election was secure
    A nonpartisan audit of the results of the 2020 presidential race in Wisconsin found that the state’s voting machines correctly tabulated the votes cast in the crucial swing state, marking another dismissal of claims by former President Trump and his allies of widespread irregularities. The report released by the Legislative Audit Bureau did not find any important errors made by the machines. And while a slate of recommendations were made by the elections panel,...
  • RockCatsRescue/Facebook Our favorite, and only, feline musical act Amazing Acro-cats, featuring Tuna and the Rock Cats, are taking time from celebrity life(Netflix, “Colbert”) and coming to Tampa Bay for two weekends of shows on both sides of the bridge. ICYMI, The Acro-cats are multi-talented cats performing a two-hour show full of tricks before the jam-sesh finale. It’s been four years since the talented felines were here and now they’re back...
  • Jarrett Hass American Stage is bringing new life into an old favorite when its version of Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple” starts next week. The St. Pete-based company—which performs in Raymond James Theater at 163 3rd St N.—sets the play in 2021 New York City, pandemic and all. The comedy directed by Adam Mace stars Damon Dennin and Michael Burgess (pictured, L-R) as Oscar and Felix, the BFF but polar...
  • Sarasota’s Urbanite Theatre is taking on a serious, yet fabulous, play when “At the Wake of a Dead Drag Queen”—written by Chicago playwright Terry Guest—starts Friday, Oct. 29. “At the Wake” follows two drag queens, played by Donovan Session and Shea Peterson; one of which has recently died due to AIDS complications. But just like the lives of the performers, the newly deceased insists the funeral be a colorful...
  • ARSENAL were awarded a penalty AFTER the half-time whistle blew during their Premier League clash with Aston Villa on Friday night. With the Gunners already 1-0 up thanks to a Thomas Partey finish, Alexandre Lacazette went down under a challenge from Matt Targett. 1Lacazette won the penalty after a challenge from TargettCredit: Getty Play went on and referee Craig Pawson blew for half-time before then going over to the monitor...
  • MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The FBI released images of a bank robbery that took place Friday at approximately 9 a.m. at a Chase Bank in Northwest Miami. Authorities say their suspect entered the bank, located at 175 NW 199th Street, and demanded money from a bank employee. Anyone with information about this robbery or an FBI investigation is urged to call (754)703-2000.