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Suspect arrested in movie theater shooting that wounded TikTok star, killed teen

Suspect arrested in movie theater shooting that wounded TikTok star, killed teen

A man is in custody in connection with the shooting at a California movie theater Monday night that left a woman dead and a well-known TikTok user in critical condition, police said Wednesday. Rylee Goodrich, 18, and Anthony Barajas, 19, were at a showing of “The Forever Purge” at a movie theater in Corona, California,…MORE

Why Olympians bite their medals and what they do with them

Why Olympians bite their medals and what they do with them

The sight of a jubilant Olympian standing atop the podium after being victorious in their discipline with a gold medal between their teeth is an iconic one. We’ve seen it numerous times at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games already, across a host of disciplines. The official Tokyo 2020 account even went as far on Sunday…MORE

Outspoken Chinese billionaire Sun Dawu sentenced to 18 years in prison

Outspoken Chinese billionaire Sun Dawu sentenced to 18 years in prison

Billionaire Sun Dawu, a vocal critic of the Chinese government, was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Wednesday for “picking quarrels and provoking troubles,” according to an official statement posted by the court. Sun was arrested in March this year. His company, Hebei Dawu Agricultural and Animal Husbandry Group, owns farming operations in China…MORE

Disney World and Disneyland to again require masks indoors

Disney World and Disneyland to again require masks indoors

Disney World and Disneyland, the two crown jewels of Disney’s parks unit, will again require masks indoors. The company announced on Wednesday that it was adapting its health and safety guidelines based on “guidance from health and government officials.” The resorts — which are located in Orlando, Florida and Anaheim, California — will require employees,…MORE

The latest on the Tokyo Olympics

The latest on the Tokyo Olympics

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Officer at Capitol riot responds to questions of credibility: ‘I can’t put a Band-Aid on my emotions’

Officer at Capitol riot responds to questions of credibility: ‘I can’t put a Band-Aid on my emotions’

A US Capitol Police officer who was the target of racist slurs during the January 6 insurrection rebuked questions about his credibility from conservative critics Wednesday evening, stating, “I can’t put a Band-Aid on my emotions.” Harry Dunn — one of the four officers who testified Tuesday before the House select committee investigating the riot…MORE

Pioneering TV pitchman Ron Popeil dies at age 86
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Pioneering TV pitchman Ron Popeil dies at age 86

Infomercial king Ron Popeil died “suddenly and peacefully” Wednesday at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to a statement provided to CNN by Popeil representative Eric Ortner. He was 86. Popeil started his sales career in Chicago-area flea markets at the age of 16, according to his official biography. In 1959 he appeared…MORE

Pioneering TV pitchman Ron Popeil dies at age 86
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Pioneering TV pitchman Ron Popeil dies at age 86

Infomercial king Ron Popeil died “suddenly and peacefully” Wednesday at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to a statement provided to CNN by Popeil representative Eric Ortner. He was 86. Popeil started his sales career in Chicago-area flea markets at the age of 16, according to his official biography. In 1959 he appeared…MORE

Arkansas Children’s hospitals report record high number of children hospitalized with Covid-19
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Arkansas Children’s hospitals report record high number of children hospitalized with Covid-19

Arkansas Children’s hospitals report a record number of children are hospitalized with Covid-19 as the illness continues to prey upon the state’s unvaccinated population. The hospitals, located in Little Rock and Springdale, said 24 pediatric patients were hospitalized with Covid-19 on Wednesday, a 50% increase over any previous peak during the pandemic. Of the 24…MORE

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