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"Southern Charm" star Madison LeCroy was caught up in a recent scandal when rumors came out on her Bravo series’ reunion episode that she had been FaceTiming with an unnamed famous baseball player....

April 16, 2021   Www.https

Madison LeCroy speaks out on Alex Rodriguez, Jennifer Lopez's split: 'I wish them the best' -

As expected, the Dallas Wings took Collier with the first pick...

April 16, 2021   CBS Sports

2021 WNBA Draft Tracker: Complete results, grades as Charli Collier taken with No. 1 pick by Dallas Wings -

You can now use almost any recent iPhone or Apple Watch to board BART, Muni, Caltrain, VTA, and San Francisco ferries, because the Clipper Card now supports Apple Pay....

April 16, 2021   The Verge

Silicon Valley’s Clipper all-in-one transit card finally adds Apple Pay -

Retired Lt. Gen Russel Honoré explains why Congress must act to finance critical changes to improve the U.S. Capitol Police's emergency response....

April 16, 2021   CNBC

Congress ‘can’t wait for Jesus to come fix this’ when it comes to Capitol security, says Retired Lt. General Honoré -

The sanctions package leaves plenty of wiggle room for the Russian president....

April 16, 2021   Axios

Biden's Russian sanctions likely to achieve little -

Everyone wants to go to Disneyland, at least judging from the subsequent long waits for access on the Disney Parks website today, the first day for tickets and reservations in advance of the park’s April 30 reopening. Tickets went on sale at 8 AM. Soon after,…...

April 16, 2021   Deadline

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Former President Donald Trump used a New York Post opinion piece to take aim at the Biden administration on Friday evening for allowing for a pause in the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine,…...

April 17, 2021   New York Post

Trump takes jab at 'lunacy' of Johnson & Johnson vaccination pause -

"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer rings the lightning round bell, which means he's giving his answers to callers' stock questions at rapid speed....

April 17, 2021   CNBC

Cramer's lightning round: I'd buy Lithia Motors right here -

Doctors say they are homing in on the cause of blood clots that may be linked with certain coronavirus vaccines, and said their findings have important implications for how to treat the condition, regardless of whether vaccines cause it....

April 17, 2021   CNN

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In what a British couple calls their "medical marvel," a woman got pregnant with a second child while already pregnant. Called superfetation, there may be fewer than a dozen recorded cases of the phenomenon in the world....

April 17, 2021   CNN

Surprise conception: Woman conceives second child while carrying first -

The stock market is now in a Power Trend, but note key warnings. Some growth plays have new handles. Will Tesla join them?...

April 17, 2021   Investor's Business Daily

Dow Jones Futures: Stock Market Rally Enters Power Trend; Square, Snap Carve Handles; Are Apple, Tesla Next? -

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rescinded its emergency use authorization for the monoclonal antibody bamlanivimab to be used on its own as treatment against COVID-19 due to variants' resistance to the therapy....

April 17, 2021   The Hill

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CNN correspondent Rene Marsh shared via social media on April 15 that 2-year-old son Blake had died after battling pediatric brain cancer. Read her emotional tribute....

April 16, 2021   Eonline.com

CNN's Rene Marsh Announces Death of 2-Year-Old Son Blake -

Pitt's sudden tooth removal comes just one week before he is set to present at the 93rd Academy Awards, which will broadcast from Los Angeles on Sunday, April 25....

April 16, 2021   Daily Mail

Brad Pitt is pushed in a wheelchair after having his 'wisdom teeth removed' in Beverly Hills -

The Casting Society of America handed out prizes in categories spanning TV, film and theater in a virtual event hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown....

April 16, 2021   Hollywood Reporter

Artios Awards: 'Borat 2,' 'Trial of the Chicago 7,' 'Minari' Among Film Winners -

Oscar writers reflected on James Franco and Anne Hathaway's 2011 Oscars hosting gig, calling the ordeal an "uncomfortable blind date." At the time, the telecast was criticized for being cringe and lacking chemistry between the two performers....

April 16, 2021   Fox News

James Franco, Anne Hathaway’s 2011 Oscars hosting gig was an ‘uncomfortable blind date,’ show writers say -

Rusty Young, who co-founded the band Poco, died of a heart attack at his home in Davisville, Miss., on Wednesday. Over its 50-plus-year history, Young was the only original band member to stay with the country-rock group....

April 16, 2021   Fox News

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The first known case of the COVID-19 variant P.1 that initially emerged in Brazil was detected in Yolo County, officials with UC Davis said Thursday....

April 16, 2021   KCRA Sacramento

First known case of Brazil's P.1 variant found in Davis -

For some people, Covid has fuelled a debilitating mental health condition known as health anxiety....

April 16, 2021   BBC News

Health anxiety: The fear of illness making people quit jobs and move home -

Canandaigua, N. Y. - The CEOs of Pfizer and Moderna announced potential plans this week for booster shots of their respective COVID-19 vaccines. Moderna could make those doses available by the fall. Locally, researches have found both Pfizer and Moderna vac…...

April 16, 2021   13WHAM-TV

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The variant was discovered in Johnson County by the State Hygienic Lab. The state is working with the individual to find out more about the exposure to the variant....

April 16, 2021   KCCI Des Moines

IDPH announces states first case of P.1 COVID-19 variant -

No vaccine is 100% effective. But the COVID vaccines seem pretty darn close....

April 16, 2021   Ars Technica

99.992% of fully vaccinated people have dodged COVID, CDC data shows -

Brazil's hospitals were running out of drugs needed to sedate COVID-19 patients on Thursday, with the government urgently seeking to import supplies amid reports of the seriously ill being tied down and intubated without effective sedatives....

April 16, 2021   Reuters

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Science

The Lyrids will light up the skies starting this weekend....

April 17, 2021   Live Science

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The creation of a human–long-tailed macaque hybrid embryo roiled the internet. We asked experts what this means...

April 17, 2021   Salon

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The following is a statement from Acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk on Friday’s announcement of the intended nomination by President Joe Biden of former NASA astronaut Pam Melroy to serve as the agency’s deputy administrator:...

April 17, 2021   NASA

Using the incredible wealth of fossil data and a modern ecological theory, researchers estimated population density for the extinct apex predator....

April 17, 2021   The Conversation Africa

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Elon Musk's rocket company was the only one selected to provide the spacecraft that'll take the next humans to the lunar surface....

April 17, 2021   CNET

NASA selects SpaceX and Starship to send Artemis astronauts to the moon -
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The packed crowd at Madison Square Garden is the first thing you notice, of course, because blissful, pre-pandemic scenes always blitz people with memories of the way life used to be. The next thin…...

April 17, 2021   New York Post

Fallout of Kristaps Porzingis' injury still hangs over Knicks -

Taylor Hall is fitting in quite nicely for the Boston Bruins, as he scored his second goal in as many games Friday night at TD Garden....

April 17, 2021   NESN

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Complete Bellator 257 results, full fight card updates for “Nemkov vs. Davis 2”-led event TONIGHT (Fri., Apr. 16, 2021) from inside Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., broadcasting via Showtime....

April 17, 2021   MMA Mania

Bellator 257 results: Live streaming play-by-play updates | ‘Nemkov vs Davis 2’ -

The Bears signed wide receiver Marquise Goodwin to a one-year contract on Friday....

April 17, 2021   ESPN

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April 17, 2021   Google News

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Apple TV+ may take some time before arriving on the remote....

April 17, 2021   Gizmodo.com

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By all accounts, Half Life: Alyx is a phenomenal game. But because it’s VR-only, large swathes of gamers simply cannot play it due to the high costs of VR hardware and the computers to support it. To remedy this, modders have been working on No VR mods for Al…...

April 17, 2021   Kotaku

No-VR Mod Brings Half Life: Alyx To Players Who Can't Afford Headsets -

PlayStation 3 games sure have gotten expensive...

April 17, 2021   Destructoid

PlayStation 3 games sure have gotten expensive -
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