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by ap215
Mon Jan 30, 2023 10:53 pm
Forum: Politics and Current Events
Topic: The Covid-19 Pandemic Thread
Replies: 974
Views: 44460

Re: The Covid-19 Pandemic Thread

Biden intends to end Covid-19 and public health emergencies on May 11 (CNN) — President Joe Biden intends to end the Covid-19 national and public health emergencies on May 11, the White House said Monday. The White House, in a statement of administration policy announcing opposition to two Republica...
by ap215
Mon Jan 30, 2023 8:46 pm
Forum: Politics and Current Events
Topic: Mass Shootings/Gun Control Reform Thread
Replies: 857
Views: 25801

Re: Mass Shootings/Gun Control Reform Thread

Florida mass shooting leaves 10 injured LAKELAND, Fla. (WFLA) — Florida police are investigating a shooting that left 10 people injured Monday afternoon. Investigators said the shooting happened around 3:43 p.m. in the city of Lakeland, which lies about 35 miles east of Tampa. https://thehill.com/ho...
by ap215
Mon Jan 30, 2023 7:26 pm
Forum: Politics and Current Events
Topic: Persons of Note Who Have Passed Away
Replies: 1050
Views: 40209

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'Laverne & Shirley' Star Cindy Williams Dies at 75: 'A Glittering Spirit That Everyone Loved' Cindy Williams, the legendary actress best known for her portrayal of the character Shirley Feeney on the sitcom Laverne & Shirley, has died. She was 75. Williams' children, Zak and Emily Hudson, re...
by ap215
Mon Jan 30, 2023 11:00 am
Forum: Politics and Current Events
Topic: Bye
Replies: 834
Views: 37489

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UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak fires Conservative Party chairman Nadhim Zahawi over tax scandal (CNN) — UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak bowed to pressure on Sunday by firing the Conservative Party chairman Nadhim Zahawi for a “serious breach” of the Ministerial Code, following days of criticism over hi...
by ap215
Mon Jan 30, 2023 10:13 am
Forum: Politics and Current Events
Topic: Persons of Note Who Have Passed Away
Replies: 1050
Views: 40209

Re: Persons of Note Who Have Passed Away

Bobby Hull, Blackhawks legend, dies: report Bobby Hull, Chicago Blackhawks legend and one of the greatest hockey players of all time, has died, according to a report from the Daily Herald. No further details were yet available. Hull was 84. https://www.chicagobusiness.com/sports/blackhawks-legend-bo...
by ap215
Mon Jan 30, 2023 9:02 am
Forum: Politics and Current Events
Topic: Persons of Note Who Have Passed Away
Replies: 1050
Views: 40209

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Rickey Smiley mourns the death of his son Brandon (CNN) — Comedian Rickey Smiley announced the death of his oldest son, Brandon Smiley, on Sunday. The elder Smiley shared the sad news about his 32-year-old son in a video on his verified Instagram account. https://www.cnn.com/2023/01/30/entertainment...
by ap215
Mon Jan 30, 2023 8:58 am
Forum: Politics and Current Events
Topic: Persons of Note Who Have Passed Away
Replies: 1050
Views: 40209

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Barrett Strong: Motown trailblazer and hitmaker, dies at 81 Barrett Strong, a pivotal figure in the history of Motown Records, has died at the age of 81. He sang the label's first major hit, Money (That's What I Want), in 1959, and went on to co-write classic songs like I Heard It Through the Grapev...
by ap215
Mon Jan 30, 2023 8:57 am
Forum: Politics and Current Events
Topic: Persons of Note Who Have Passed Away
Replies: 1050
Views: 40209

Re: Persons of Note Who Have Passed Away

Lisa Loring, original Wednesday Addams actress, dead at 64 (CNN) — Lisa Loring, best known as the first actress to play Wednesday Addams in the original “The Addams Family” sitcom, has died at the age of 64. Loring’s daughter, Vanessa Foumberg, confirmed in a statement to Variety that her mother die...
by ap215
Mon Jan 30, 2023 12:59 am
Forum: Politics and Current Events
Topic: Persons of Note Who Have Passed Away
Replies: 1050
Views: 40209

Re: Persons of Note Who Have Passed Away

Annie Wersching, Actress in 'Timeless', 'Star Trek' and '24', Dead at 45 Following Cancer Diagnosis Annie Wersching, known for her roles in 24, Star Trek: Picard, Bosch and Timeless, has died at the age of 45, PEOPLE has confirmed. Wersching was diagnosed with cancer in 2020, per Deadline. When reac...
by ap215
Sun Jan 29, 2023 7:27 pm
Forum: Politics and Current Events
Topic: U.S. four-star general warns of war with China in 2025
Replies: 34
Views: 224

U.S. four-star general warns of war with China in 2025

I don't think this will happen but if it does it's going to be a grim outcome. U.S. four-star general warns of war with China in 2025 WASHINGTON, Jan 28 (Reuters) - A four-star U.S. Air Force general said in a memo that his gut told him the United States would fight China in the next two years, comm...
by ap215
Sun Jan 29, 2023 8:18 am
Forum: Politics and Current Events
Topic: 2023 Elections Thread
Replies: 21
Views: 330

Re: 2023 Elections Thread

Pro-western Petr Pavel sweeps to landslide win in race for Czech presidency Petr Pavel, a retired general and former senior Nato commander, has swept to the Czech presidency after a landslide victory over the former prime minister Andrej Babiš in an election overshadowed by rows over the war between...
by ap215
Sun Jan 29, 2023 1:39 am
Forum: Politics and Current Events
Topic: Mass Shootings/Gun Control Reform Thread
Replies: 857
Views: 25801

Re: Mass Shootings/Gun Control Reform Thread

Beverly Crest fatal shooting: 3 dead 4 critical, police say no suspect information Los Angeles Police Department Sgt., Bruce Borihanh provided updates on the Beverly Crest fatal Saturday morning shooting that left three people dead and four wounded; two critically. The suspect remains unknown and at...
by ap215
Sat Jan 28, 2023 7:03 pm
Forum: Politics and Current Events
Topic: Bye
Replies: 834
Views: 37489

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Good Unscripted Shows didn't belong there anyway it was always about The Stock Market to me CNBC: Denise Contis & Timothy Kuryak To Exit As Network Moves Out Of Primetime Originals EXCLUSIVE: There was a lot of focus on the fact that Jay Leno’s Garage was canceled by CNBC on Thursday, but it tur...
by ap215
Sat Jan 28, 2023 6:10 pm
Forum: Politics and Current Events
Topic: Persons of Note Who Have Passed Away
Replies: 1050
Views: 40209

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Tom Verlaine Dies: Influential Guitarist For Punk Group Television Was 73 Tom Verlaine, whose Television band was one of the more influential groups on the New York Punk scene in the 1980s, died today at 73 in Manhattan. Jesse Paris Smith, the daughter of Patti Smith, announced the death, attributin...
by ap215
Sat Jan 28, 2023 2:42 am
Forum: Politics and Current Events
Topic: Storming The Capital 2: A Counter Storm is Coming
Replies: 1455
Views: 67344

Re: Storming The Capital 2: A Counter Storm is Coming

DC AG declines to charge mother of Ashli Babbitt, Jan. 6 protester killed by police Prosecutors have declined to file charges against the mother of Ashli Babbitt, Micki Witthoeft, who was arrested on traffic charges this month on the two-year anniversary of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot where her daughter...
by ap215
Sat Jan 28, 2023 2:39 am
Forum: Politics and Current Events
Topic: GOP House 2023 Superthread
Replies: 238
Views: 3028

Re: GOP House 2023 Superthread

Speaking of wacko wow. Florida Republican sends welcome grenades to fellow Congress members A newly elected Florida Republican sent grenades to fellow members of Congress, prompting one aghast Democrat to say “not even George Santos could make this stuff up”. Santos is the scandal-plagued New York c...
by ap215
Fri Jan 27, 2023 3:59 pm
Forum: Politics and Current Events
Topic: Bye
Replies: 834
Views: 37489

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ABC Fires T.J. Holmes & Amy Robach After 3 Month Investigation Into 'GMA' Stars' Affair: Sources T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach's scandalous affair has officially ended their longterm careers at ABC News. "They have not finished mediation — but, yes, that will be conclusion," a source reve...
by ap215
Fri Jan 27, 2023 11:13 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: NY bill would stop MSG from kicking out enemy lawyers
Replies: 0
Views: 31

NY bill would stop MSG from kicking out enemy lawyers

NY bill would stop MSG from kicking out enemy lawyers ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York City’s Madison Square Garden and other sports venues would be barred from refusing entry to perceived enemies of their owners under a bill introduced to the state Legislature Monday. The proposed legislation comes aft...
by ap215
Fri Jan 27, 2023 8:20 am
Forum: Politics and Current Events
Topic: 2023 Elections Thread
Replies: 21
Views: 330

Re: 2023 Elections Thread

Michigan Senate votes to move presidential primary date LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Senate voted to pass a bill Thursday to move the state's primary presidential election to Feb. 27, 2024, according to the state legislature. The Democratic National Committee set a deadline in place for Feb. 1 for ...
by ap215
Fri Jan 27, 2023 8:18 am
Forum: Politics and Current Events
Topic: Bye
Replies: 834
Views: 37489

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Top Islamic State leader killed in US raid in Somalia, officials say A risky military ground raid by U.S. special operations forces on a cave complex in northern Somalia on Wednesday night killed Bilal al-Sudani, a top leader and organizer with the Islamic State, U.S. officials said. Al-Sudani was k...
by ap215
Fri Jan 27, 2023 8:16 am
Forum: Politics and Current Events
Topic: Bye
Replies: 834
Views: 37489

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NYC bike path terror attack: Suspect found guilty Sayfullo Saipov, an Uzbek native who drove a rented truck down a Manhattan bike path adjacent to the Hudson River in an ISIS-inspired terror attack that killed eight people, was convicted Thursday by a federal court jury of murder and attempted murde...
by ap215
Thu Jan 26, 2023 10:26 pm
Forum: Politics and Current Events
Topic: Persons of Note Who Have Passed Away
Replies: 1050
Views: 40209

Re: Persons of Note Who Have Passed Away

Legendary college basketball broadcaster Billy Packer dies at age 82, family says Legendary CBS and Raycom Sports college basketball broadcaster Billy Packer has died, his son Mark said on Thursday via Twitter. Packer was 82. https://www.fayobserver.com/story/sports/college/acc/2023/01/27/billy-pack...
by ap215
Thu Jan 26, 2023 7:38 pm
Forum: Politics and Current Events
Topic: Persons of Note Who Have Passed Away
Replies: 1050
Views: 40209

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Lloyd Morrisett, co-creator of 'Sesame Street,' dies at 93 NEW YORK -- Lloyd Morrisett, the co-creator of the beloved children's education TV series "Sesame Street," which uses empathy and fuzzy monsters like Abby Cadabby, Elmo and Cookie Monster to charm and teach generations around the w...
by ap215
Thu Jan 26, 2023 7:23 pm
Forum: Politics and Current Events
Topic: Persons of Note Who Have Passed Away
Replies: 1050
Views: 40209

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NFL Linebacker Jessie Lemonier Dead at 25 Amid Girlfriend’s Pregnancy With 1st Child: ‘Gone Far Too Soon’ Jessie Lemonier, a former NFL linebacker, has died. He was 25. “We are shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of former Detroit Lion Jessie Lemonier,” the Detroit Lions wrote in a Thursday...
by ap215
Thu Jan 26, 2023 6:48 pm
Forum: Politics and Current Events
Topic: Way to go Joe
Replies: 475
Views: 9314

Re: Way to go Joe

Biden extends Hong Kong overstayers' deportation stay for two years Jan. 26 (UPI) -- President Joe Biden granted an 11th-hour reprieve from deportation Thursday to thousands of Hong Kong residents, saying they could remain in the United States for another two years. Biden moved to extend a program i...