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    (CNN)The US Navy has denied a request by football team captain Cameron Kinley to delay his military service and try to play in the National Football League.Kinley, Navy's 2021 class president who graduated last month, had signed with the Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted rookie cornerback and attended the team's rookie minicamp two weeks ago. But...
    House Republican Conference chairwoman Elise Stefanik’s, newest Democratic challenger for her New York congressional seat registered to vote in the district he hopes to represent just two weeks before entering the race. Stefanik — who took the number three GOP spot in the House from Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo. earlier this year — may be going up against Democrat Matt...
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    Naomi Osaka is skipping Wimbledon. Tim Clayton/Corbis/Getty Images Naomi Osaka is withdrawing from Wimbledon. In a statement, Osaka's representatives said the world No. 2 would play in the Tokyo Olympics. Osaka withdrew from the French Open in May, citing mental health struggles after her decision to skip press conferences caused an uproar. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories....
    A US Marine stands guard in front of the US embassy December 21, 2001 in Kabul, Afghanistan.Paula Bronstein | Getty Images WASHINGTON – The U.S. Embassy in Kabul was placed on lockdown on Thursday as Covid cases surge in Afghanistan, pushing the nation's fragile health care system to its limits. At the embassy, 114 employees have tested positive for the...
    This is a comparison of Wednesday's Federal Open Market Committee statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous policy-making meeting on April 28. Text removed from the April statement is in red with a horizontal line through the middle. Text appearing for the first time in the new statement is in red and underlined. Black text appears in both statements. Watch Fed Chair Jerome...
    A complaint about odor coming from a Glendora home led to the seizure of 33 cats and one dog from the house last week. Seven cats were found dead and three were later euthanized because of their conditions, according to a statement from the Inland Valley Humane Society and S.P.C.A. Humane Society officers cited the owner for failure to care,...
    United Nations — In his harshest statement yet on the seven-month crisis in northern Ethiopia's Tigray region, U.N. Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock told Security Council members Tuesday "there is now famine in Tigray." He put the blame squarely on forces from the neighboring nation of Eritrea. "Eritrean soldiers are using starvation as a weapon of war," he said. Lowcock...
    A porn producer was sentenced to 20 years in prison after using fake websites and other methods to lure women into appearing in porn videos that would be posted online without their consent, the Justice Department said in a statement Monday. Ruben Andre Garcia, 31, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit sex trafficking by force, fraud and coercion, and was...
    DONALD Trump is supposedly planning rallies in battleground states and has confirmed his new spokesperson, who he described as a "fighter" Trump's new rep Liz Harrington – who he described as a "strong Republican conservative voice"– vowed to "stop the US falling to left-wing mob" under the Biden administration in a statement today. Read our Joe Biden press conference live blog...
    "In the Heights" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is addressing criticism over the film’s lack of Afro-Latino representation. In a statement posted to Twitter, Miranda apologized for not including more dark-skinned Afro-Latinos in the film’s cast, especially in the leading roles. "I started writing ‘In the Heights’ because I didn’t feel seen. And over the past 20 years all I wanted was...
    Getty Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin try to secure possession during their Game 4 loss to the Bucks. When the Brooklyn Nets take the court at Barclays Center for Game 5 against the Milwaukee Bucks, the team will have a complexion that is completely different from when they took the floor for Game 1. The picture changed for...
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    China’s embassy in London accused the United States of having “sinister intentions” in response to a G7 statement that called attention to Beijing’s human rights abuses. The G7 issued a communique Sunday critical of China’s actions in Xinjiang, Hong Kong and Taiwan and called for a transparent investigation into the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement released Monday...
    (CNN) – The man killed in a weekend shooting that left more than a dozen people injured in Austin, Texas, was visiting the city from Michigan, his family said. Douglas J. Kantor, 25, was originally from Airmont, New York, and attended college at Michigan State and graduate school at the University of Michigan, the family statement said, according to CNN affiliate KEYE....
    A Rockland County native has died during a mass shooting in Austin, Texas that left 13 people injured. Douglas John Kantor, 25, an Airmont native, was waiting outside a bar to get in when shots were fired and he was struck in the abdomen and later died.  Austin Police said the 14 people were shot during the incident that took...
    AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/CNN) – According to family, the man who was killed in a weekend mass shooting in Austin that left a dozen others injured was visiting the Texas capitol from Michigan. Douglas John Kantor, 25, was originally from Airmont, New York, and attended college at Michigan State and graduate school at the University of Michigan, the family statement said, according...
    A 25-year-old man died from his injuries Sunday following a mass shooting on a crowded downtown street in Austin, Texas, that left more than a dozen people injured, police said. Douglas John Kantor, who was hospitalized with critical gunshot wounds following the early Saturday morning shooting, died Sunday at 12:01 p.m., the Austin Police Department said in a statement. Douglas...
    (CNN)The man killed in a weekend shooting that left more than a dozen people injured in Austin, Texas, was visiting the city from Michigan, his family said.Douglas J. Kantor, 25, was originally from Airmont, New York, and attended college at Michigan State and graduate school at the University of Michigan, the family statement said, according to CNN affiliate KEYE. He...
    Spread across a hallway in the Monticello Community Center, a photo montage of residents tells a slice of this Wright County city’s story. There’s Kara, a schoolteacher; Harshadray, an immigrant from India; Dominic, a bartender; Stephany, a mother.  Their photos, accompanied by brief biographies, were taken for a city art project called Humans of Monticello that aims to draw attention...
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    (CNN)Danish soccer player Christian Eriksen is in "stable condition" Sunday morning and has sent greetings to his teammates, the Danish Football Association said in a statement. "This morning we have spoken to Christian Eriksen, who has sent his greetings to his teammates. His condition is stable, and he continues to be hospitalized for further examination," the Danish FA said. Eriksen...
    Disney World announced in a statement Friday that guests who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus will no longer need to wear face masks in most areas of the park with relaxed social distancing guidelines” Within our communities, we’re encouraged that COVID-19 guidelines have been adjusted and eased by public health and government officials, paving the path for many businesses...
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    (CNN)A second man has been charged in the shooting last month of Black Lives Matter activist Sasha Johnson, the London Metropolitan Police said in a statement Saturday.Devonte Brown, 18, of Southwark, was charged Friday with conspiracy to murder Johnson and was expected to appear at the Westminster Magistrates' Court on Saturday, the statement said. Man charged with conspiracy to murder...
    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WJZ) – A Potomac man was sentenced to 11 years, with three suspended, after being convicted in a mortgage theft scheme during a bench trial in May, Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha Braveboy said in a statement. William Wayland, 51, was convicted of theft over $1,500, failure to provide a contract and taking money before providing...
    Cuba announced Thursday that banks in the country would temporarily stop accepting cash deposits in dollars beginning June 21.  The move, the country's Central Bank said, was due to U.S. sanctions and "extreme" economic measures that restrict the use of the American currency abroad. SEN. RUBIO & REP. MALLIOTAKIS: BIDEN'S HUMAN RIGHTS CHOICE – TURN BLIND EYE TO UN CORRUPTION...
    In an exclusive statement made to Breitbart News on Thursday, Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) blasted Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) after the congresswoman equated the United States and Israel to Hamas terrorists and the Taliban, going so far as to describe her as unfit to serve in Congress. In response to Omar’s comparison, the western Pennsylvania Republican congressman expressed vehement criticism....
    FacebookWinston SmithIn the Pioneer Press, Deanna Weniger writes: “The female passenger who was in the car with Winston Smith when he was fatally shot by members of a federal U.S. Marshals Service task force in Minneapolis on June 3 says she did not see Smith possess a gun in the car. The passenger released a statement Thursday through her attorneys, Christopher...
    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and US First Lady Jill Biden visit Connor Downs Academy in Hayle, Cornwall on the sidelines of the G7 summit. Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP via Getty Images Jill Biden and Kate Middleton met for the first time during a visit to a school in Cornwall. Biden and Middleton fed rabbits and greeted children at...
    I spent $169 on a bed for my cat—and he loves it Report: NBA Targets Oct. 19 as Opening Night for 2021-22 Season © Provided by People Chris Jackson - Pool/Getty Prince Harry Prince Harry is speaking out against an attack by an armed group at a mine clearance camp in Afghanistan. Ten members of The HALO Trust (Hazardous Area...
    A Nevada man was charged Wednesday with stealing hundreds of blank COVID-19 vaccine cards from a Southern California vaccination center. Muhammad Rauf Ahmed, of Las Vegas, allegedly took more than 500 cards from the center at the Pomona Fairplex in April. DEROY MURDOCK: AMERICA IS IN THE MIDDLE OF A CRIME SURGE. IT'S UNMISTAKABLE WHO SHOULD GET THE BLAME The...
    California’s Latino Legislative Caucus criticized both Vice President Kamala Harris’ remarks to asylum seekers in Guatemala and former President Donald Trump’s border policies, claiming that seeking asylum in America is legal. Democratic California state Sen. and Caucus Chair María Elena Durazo and Democratic California state Assemblyman and Vice-Chair Robert Rivas issued a statement Wednesday after the vice president told asylum...
    By Brian Fung | CNN The meat supplier JBS USA paid an $11 million ransom in response to a cyberattack that led to the shutdown of its entire US beef processing operation last week, the company said in a statement Wednesday evening. The ransom was paid after most of the company’s facilities had come back online, JBS said. “This was...
    President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Boris Johnson will pledge to open a US-UK travel corridor 'as soon as possible' and open up Transatlantic travel restrictions when the two leaders met face-to-face for the first time on Thursday. They will also establish a new 'Atlantic Charter,' modelled on the one put together by Winston Churchill and Franklin Delano Roosevelt in...
    HUDSON, Ohio -- Organizers of a Memorial Day ceremony turned off a speaker's microphone when the former U.S. Army officer began talking about how freed Black slaves had honored fallen soldiers soon after the Civil War.Retired Army Lt. Col. Barnard Kemter said he included the story in his speech because he wanted to share the history of how Memorial Day...
    Mary Margaret Kreuper, 79, has agreed to plead guilty to stealing $835,000 from a school A nun who took a vow of poverty has agreed to plead guilty to stealing more than $800,000 from a school to fund her gambling habit. Mary Margaret Kreuper, 79, from Los Angeles faces up to 40 years in jail for embezzling funds from St....
    RIHANNA looks ready for a night in — dressed in what looks like a slip. But the singer, 33, was wearing the lacy black outfit — teamed with a long gold chain — to go out to dinner in LA. 3Rihanna wore a lacy black outfit to go out for dinner in LACredit: BackGrid Last month, rapper A$AP Rocky, 32,...
    Rookie Cameron Kinley was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent following the 2021 NFL Draft, but he won’t be able to suit up for the defending Super Bowl champs after the U.S. Naval Academy denied his request to delay his service. Kinley, who was a team captain for the Navy as well as a class...
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    The Veiled Prophet Organization has spoken out after Ellie Kemper apologized for participating in the organization's debutante ball. In 1999, Kemper was crowned the Queen of Love and Beauty at a ball held by the organization, which barred Black members for over a decade, inducting their first Black member in 1979. Additionally, the St. Louis-based organization has been criticized for...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of eight nationwide selected to participate in a quality improvement and training initiative supported by the American Society of Clinical Oncology and Susan G. Komen. The practices are in metropolitan areas Komen has targeted in its African American Health Equity Initiative, which aims to...
    Mikel Aties, 42, (R) from Havana, Cuba, hugs his girlfriend Veronica after entering the United States at the Paso del Norte International Bridge in El Paso, Texas on March 11, 2021, after waiting for two years under the 'Remain in Mexico' policy, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. The Biden administration has formally ended the previous administration’s anti-asylum Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) policy,...
    The Most Important EDC Accessories Every Dude Should Have on Him in 2021 USMNTs Gio Reyna Hit With Bottle From Fans at Nations League Final © Nicole Weingart/Universal Television/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Ellie Kemper has addressed the criticism she's received on social media after a newspaper article on her being crowned the 1999 Queen of Love and...