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Murder trial for the killing of Ahmaud Arbery set to begin with jury selection in Georgia
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Murder trial for the killing of Ahmaud Arbery set to begin with jury selection in Georgia

Three White men accused of chasing down and killing Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man out for a jog, are set to stand trial for murder in Georgia this week in a case thick with issues of racism, self-defense and cellphone video. Gregory McMichael, his son Travis McMichael and their neighbor William “Roddie” Bryan Jr.…MORE

Capitol Hill Democrats face tough choices over major economic package in pivotal week ahead
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Capitol Hill Democrats face tough choices over major economic package in pivotal week ahead

With a debt limit crisis averted for now, the Democratic Party’s effort to finalize a sweeping economic package to expand the social safety net will be front-and-center on Capitol Hill this week. Democrats must make a series of hard decisions over how much they are willing to spend on the package and what will be…MORE

FIFA fears recent abuse cases in women’s football are just ‘tip of the iceberg’
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FIFA fears recent abuse cases in women’s football are just ‘tip of the iceberg’

After allegations of abuse in women’s football surfaced in recent weeks in the US, Venezuela and Australia, the sport’s world governing body FIFA fears they could be the “tip of the iceberg.” Joyce Cook, FIFA’s Chief Education and Social Responsibility Officer, told CNN Sport’s Amanda Davies that there will probably be similar stories out there,…MORE

How to best burn calories while walking
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How to best burn calories while walking

It’s no secret that walking is good for you. Many of us are trying to get in those recommended 10,000 steps a day that our wearable fitness technology urges us to achieve. But how many calories are we actually burning, and how can we get the most out of those steps? There are a lot…MORE

Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker are engaged
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Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker are engaged

Kourtney Kardashian has confirmed her engagement to Travis Barker with a romantic post on Instagram. The reality TV star posted photographs on Sunday of herself and the Blink-182 drummer hugging on a beach, amid a circle of roses, captioning the post “forever.” Barker commented “FOREVER” underneath the post. Barker popped the question at a beachside…MORE

‘It’s going to be within our capability’ to prevent another coronavirus surge, Fauci says
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‘It’s going to be within our capability’ to prevent another coronavirus surge, Fauci says

The optimistic turn in Covid-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths could end in another spike in infections, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday. But the US could still prevent that spike with higher vaccination rates. “If we don’t do very well in that regard, there’s always the danger that there will be enough circulating virus that you…MORE

At least 22 people killed after torrential rain in India’s Kerala state triggers landslides and floods
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At least 22 people killed after torrential rain in India’s Kerala state triggers landslides and floods

At least 22 people have been killed and five remain missing after heavy rain triggered floods and landslides in southern India. Torrential rain has battered the coastal state of Kerala since Friday, causing rivers to swell and flooding roads that left vehicles submerged in muddy waters, with some houses reduced to rubble. Rescue efforts have…MORE

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak injured in car accident
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Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak injured in car accident

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak was hurt in a two-car accident Sunday, his office announced. The accident happened around 1 p.m. at the intersection of Rainbow Boulevard and Russell Road in Las Vegas, a statement issued by the governor’s spokesperson said. “The other driver and Governor Sisolak both appeared to have minor, external injuries but were…MORE

China’s economy is getting walloped by crises in energy, shipping and real estate
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China’s economy is getting walloped by crises in energy, shipping and real estate

China’s GDP is growing at the slowest pace in a year as a massive energy crunch, shipping disruptions and a deepening property crisis take their toll on the world’s second largest economy. The economy expanded by just 4.9% in the third quarter, compared with the same period a year earlier. That’s much slower than the…MORE

Question of the Day

Oct 18

Q: Experts say you should clean these at least once a day if you happen to use them…  A: Ear buds 

Oct 15

Q: Nearly 1/3rd of women say they actually cried when their husband surprised them by doing this… A: Cleaning something

Oct 14

Q:   You usually find this item outside…and a cheap one costs $20, but the most expensive one is worth over $2-million… A: Garden gnome