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2024
May
Sun May 26 2024
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin resumes duty after undergoing procedure at Walter Reed
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin underwent a medical procedure at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Friday evening and has resumed duty after temporarily transferring power to his deputy, Pentagon press secretary Maj. Gen. Pat Ryder said in a statement.
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Sat May 25 2024
‘Super Size Me’ filmmaker Morgan Spurlock dies from cancer at 53
Documentary maker Morgan Spurlock, who famously ate only at McDonald's for a month in Super Size Me, has died. Spurlock died of cancer at the age of 53.
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Fri May 24 2024
US sues to break up Live Nation-Ticketmaster 'monopoly'
The U.S. Justice Department and a group of 30 states and the District of Columbia Thursday sued to break up Live Nation arguing the big concert promoter and its Ticketmaster unit illegally inflated concert ticket prices and hurt artists.
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Thu May 23 2024
Rishi Sunak calls UK election for July 4
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak called a national election on Wednesday, naming July 4 as the date for a vote his governing Conservatives are widely expected to lose to the opposition Labour Party after 14 years in power.
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Wed May 22 2024
Matthew Perry's death under investigation over ketamine level found in actor's blood
An investigation has been opened into the death of Matthew Perry and how the “Friends” actor received the anesthetic ketamine, which was ruled a contributing factor in his death.
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Tue May 21 2024
ICC seeks arrest warrants for Netanyahu and top Hamas leaders
International Criminal Court seeks arrest warrants for Israel's PM Netanyahu and top Hamas leaders for war crimes
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Mon May 20 2024
Helicopter carrying Iran's president Raisi makes rough landing, says state TV
Initial reports indicate that a helicopter carrying the Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi faced a rough landing, Iranian state TV said on Sunday, adding that rescue teams are on their way to the site.
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Sun May 19 2024
Jesus is their savior, Trump is their candidate. Ex-president's backers say he shares faith, values
As Donald Trump increasingly infuses his campaign with Christian trappings while coasting to a third Republican presidential nomination, his support is as strong as ever among evangelicals and other conservative Christians. “Trump supports Jesus, and without Jesus, America will fall,” said Kimberly Vaughn of Florence, Kentucky, as she joined other supporters of the former president entering a campaign rally near Dayton, Ohio.
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Sat May 18 2024
World's top golfer Scottie Scheffler arrested on charges of assaulting officer at PGA championship event
Scottie Scheffler was taken into custody and charged with felony assault on a police officer and reckless driving outside of a PGA championship event.
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Fri May 17 2024
Justice Department formally moves to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous drug in historic shift
The Justice Department on Thursday formally moved to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous drug in a historic shift in generations of U.S. drug policy. A proposed rule sent to the federal register recognizes the medical uses of cannabis and acknowledges it has less potential for abuse than some of the nation’s most dangerous drugs.
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