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 2021-09-29 01:43 

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Chris Hayes: Anti-Vax Fox Hosts Don't Have 'Courage' to Call Out Own Employer...

Hayes also criticized Fox stars for raging against vaccine mandates because it's "great for ratings," adding that they're "selling this poison because it's profitable for them."...

 2021-09-29 01:04 

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Anti-Vax Hospital Workers Dishonor This Nurse's Dying Wish...

Some healthcare employees would rather quit or be fired than get the shot. Deanna Reber wanted to change their mind—until her last breath....

 2021-09-28 22:13 

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Tense School Board Meeting Turns Violent Over New Mask Rules...

A school board in Minnesota plans to step up security after a violent scuffle broke out at a Monday meeting where parents vented anger over the district's new mask requirements....

 2021-09-28 21:35 

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Dismembered Trio Found in Texas Dumpster Were Killed in 'Bible Sacrifice,' Cops Allege...

Jason Alan Thornburg, 41, was arrested Monday night in connection with the grisly crime—and allegedly confessed to a pair of additional murders during his interrogation....

 2021-09-28 21:25 

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Kate Middleton Goes Super Glam at James Bond 'No Time to Die' Premiere...

It was a mega fashion moment for the Duchess of Cambridge—golden and resplendent in custom Jenny Packham at the premiere of the new James Bond movie, "No Time to Die," in London....

 2021-09-28 20:17 

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Could This A.I. Tool Help Prevent the Next Pandemic Nightmare?...

Scientists think their new data model may be able to identify viruses that are likely to make the jump from animals to humans. Sound familiar?...

 2021-09-28 19:56 

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OZY Media's Bullshit Doesn't End With That Notorious Meeting...

An OZY executive's attempt to deceive an investor is just one of several times the outlet has appeared to engage in misleading or exaggerating tactics to promote itself....

 2021-09-28 17:36 

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Mining Firm Responsible for 270 Deaths Strikes Again in Canada...

Before 39 of its workers were stuck underground for 40 hours, the Brazilian firm Vale was behind one of the deadliest mining disasters in history....

 2021-09-28 17:29 

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Military Brass Contradicts Biden Telling of Afghanistan Drawdown...

Biden said in an interview with ABC News he was not advised to keep a small number of troops on the ground to keep Afghanistan stable. His military advisers testified otherwise....

 2021-09-28 12:02 

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Trump's Press Sec: He Called Me to Insist His Penis Wasn't Toadstool-Shaped...

The harrowing detail appears to be one of many from the upcoming book written by Trump's former press secretary Stephanie Grisham....

 2021-09-28 11:55 

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Britney Spears Tried to Hire Her Own Lawyer Again in 2009, Secretly Signing Court Petition in Bathroom Stall...

Ahead of Spears' hearing, new details of her conservatorship battle emerged in a new Netflix doc, including how she secretly signed a petition seeking new legal counsel in 2009....

 2021-09-28 09:58 

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Prince Andrew Rolls Out New Paparazzi Defense...

Shukri Walker has previously told the FBI she stepped on Andrew's toe on the floor of a London nightclub in March 2001. Andrew's camp say it's not true, and he was eating pizza....

 2021-09-28 09:01 

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Mocking Unvaxxed COVID Victims Is the New Pandemic Blood Sport...

There's getting mad about anti-vaxxers and the Delta coronavirus surge, and then there's reveling in mass death of people who refuse to get shots....

 2021-09-28 09:01 

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Is South Korea Ready to End Dog-Eating for Good?...

President Moon Jae-in just made his stance on the longstanding tradition clear. Whether he'll be able to follow through with an all-out ban on dog-eating is less certain....

 2021-09-28 09:00 

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GOP Launches Fundraising Frenzy Off Biden Vax Mandates...

Republicans have discovered that Joe Biden's vaccine mandates can be used to raise sick cash....

 2021-09-28 09:00 

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Taylor Tomlinson Got 'Canceled' by Church. Then Her Comedy Career Exploded....

Stand-up comedian Taylor Tomlinson tells The Last Laugh podcast about making the transition from teenage church comedian to Netflix superstar....

 2021-09-28 08:59 

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Don't Let the Next R. Kelly Get Away With It for 20 Years...

The R&B star should have been found guilty years ago, in court and the court of public opinion. His conviction should be a reminder to take sexual abuse seriously the first time....

 2021-09-28 08:59 

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DHS Cyber Office Wants to See Secret Voting Machine Vulnerability Report...

After a cybersecurity researcher wrote a report about potential vulnerabilities in voting machines, and a judge locked up the report, a government official now wants to read it....

 2021-09-28 08:58 

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Idaho COVID Insanity Shows How Much Worse the GOP Can Get...

The slightest hint of responsibility is enough to draw primary challenges in the party's ever-accelerating race to the bottom....

 2021-09-28 08:58 

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If Liz Cheney Really Believes in LGBTQ Equality, She Should Vote for It...

Liz Cheney says she was wrong to oppose same-sex marriage and that she is against "discrimination of all kinds." But given her vote against the Equality Act, her words ring hollow....

 2021-09-28 08:57 

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'Midnight Mass' Star Zach Gilford on Those Shocking Twists and 15 Years of 'Friday Night Lights'...

Matt Saracen has us weeping again. Gilford dishes on those devastating "Midnight Mass" scenes, his own spirituality, and 15 years of clear eyes and full hearts. [Spoiler alert!]...

 2021-09-28 08:57 

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How Long Until Ben Shapiro Becomes CEO of Facebook?...

New York Times tech columnist Kevin Roose explains why Facebook can't let its conservative talking heads go. Plus, a USC law professor retells how she confused Ted Cruz....

 2021-09-28 08:56 

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We've Been Fighting Fire for a Century. It's Not Working—and There's a Better Way....

The government's fire-suppression ideology didn't work even before the climate change crisis. Here's what might....

 2021-09-28 04:34 

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Seth Meyers Brutally Mocks Rudy Giuliani Over Fox News Ban...

The "Late Night" host teed off on the "fictional goblin Italian grandmothers threaten children with if they don't brush their teeth" for being booted from his favorite network....

 2021-09-28 02:49 

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Wife Films as Husband, Friend Are Swept to Sea After Cliff-Diving Goes Wrong...

The family of Daniil Gagarin, the man in the video, are waiting on emergency visas and PCR test results, desperate to get to Spain in time for his cremation later this week....

 2021-09-28 01:48 

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Tucker Carlson Calls CNN Reporter a 'Midget With the Microphone'...

This is hardly the first time Carlson has made ad hominem attacks on CNN personalities' appearances or height....

 2021-09-28 01:32 

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Man Who Got Life for Toy Gun Robbery Will Finally Walk Free Next Month...

Rolf Kaestel got a life sentence for a small-time robbery where no one got hurt. The Arkansas parole board has voted to release him after The Daily Beast's report on his case....

 2021-09-27 22:18 

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R. Kelly Accusers React to His Finally Being a Convicted Sex Criminal...

From a star to a punchline to a known predator, R. Kelly's accusers have watched his image change. Now they're watching him pay....

 2021-09-27 22:00 

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Flood of Fake, Fentanyl-Laced Pills Is Killing Americans: DEA...

Because pharmacies have finally restricted supplies of powerful painkillers, the market for potent fakes has exploded....

 2021-09-27 21:30 

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Person of Interest 'Rebuffed' by Missing Florida College Student Kills Himself...

The maintenance worker had repeatedly made "romantic advances" that were rebuffed by 19-year-old Miya Marcano, who disappeared on Friday....

 2021-09-27 21:14 

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Dad of Missing Black Geologist Slams 'Nonchalant' Cops' Handling of His Son's Case...

"If the police stepped up to the plate, I wouldn't be standing here now," David Robinson said of his son's disappearance in Arizona more than three months ago....

 2021-09-27 19:21 

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R. Kelly Convicted of Running Mafia-Style Sex Crime Scheme...

After six weeks of testimony and 50 witnesses, the singer who dodged child porn charges was found guilty....

 2021-09-27 17:24 

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Cops Who Pulled Over 'Van-Life' Couple Were Told Fianc 'Hit' Gabby Petito...

New dispatch audio helps paint a fuller picture of the encounter, which somehow ended with police viewing Petito as the aggressor....

 2021-09-27 17:18 

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'It's a Nightmare': Teen Wrestling Champ Gunned Down While Sitting in Her Car...

Melissa de la Garza had been the only female wrestler at Solorio Academy High School—and was headed to the prestigious School of the Art Institute in Chicago on a scholarship....

 2021-09-27 16:37 

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'The View' Gets Emotional While Addressing On-Air COVID Chaos...

Sunny Hostin and Ana Navarro returned to the set on Monday after false-positive COVID-19 tests turned the show into a madhouse on Friday....

 2021-09-27 15:50 

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Destroyed Evidence, Twisted Alibis, and Dead Priests at Center of Australian Murder Inquiry...

Australian bookshop clerk Maria James was stabbed 68 times more than 40 years ago. A coroner's court is finally looking at six persons of interest....

 2021-09-27 13:52 

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Brexit Panic-Buying Gas Freakout Has Europe Saying: We Told You So...

A rep from one of Europe's biggest trucking unions said EU workers are in no mood to "help the U.K. out of the shit they created themselves."...

 2021-09-27 10:53 

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China Restricts Abortions to Force Women Into Having More Babies...

The world's most populous country has seen a decline in births in recent years after decades of severe restrictions on family size....

 2021-09-27 09:00 

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Your Back Will Thank You for Swapping Your Ordinary Desk Chair for This Kneeling Chair...

Work is a lot less painful with the right chair to support your spine....

 2021-09-27 08:55 

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Heavy Is the Puzzle Head that Wears "The Crown"...

How we managed to fit as many actors' names as possible into one small puzzle....

 2021-09-27 08:54 

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What Matt Gaetz's Legal Lineup Tells Us About His Troubles...

There have hardly been any developments in the alleged case against Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL). But the lawyers he's hired indicate that he's not out of the woods....

 2021-09-27 08:53 

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New Documentary Confirms Martin Shkreli Is Just an Evil Little Prick...

The new documentary "Pharmo Bro" tries to find sympathy for the smirking pharmaceutical price-gouger/convict, but fails entirely....

 2021-09-27 08:53 

The Daily Beast

Gabby Petito's Death Is Attracting Incels, Men's Rights Groups, and Culture War Trolls...

The death of Gabby Petito and the disappearance of Brian Laundrie have attracted culture war trolls, men's rights adherents, and armchair voyeurs....

 2021-09-27 08:53 

The Daily Beast

Biden Built Back Better Relations With the Left—Now He Faces the Ultimate Test...

"In the House, they assumed progressives would be the issue," said one Democratic operative. "And now, the moderates are like, 'Where's my lollipop?'"...

 2021-09-27 08:51 

The Daily Beast

These Show Ponies Made Themselves Threats to Our National Security...

The process of filling critical positions has been deteriorating, and consequently putting the country at risk, for decades—and it's getting worse....

 2021-09-27 08:51 

The Daily Beast

DJ Khaled Wants Masking Up and Peace in the Middle East...

The Palestinian-American hitmaker talks to us about his BLESSWELL wellness brand, beating COVID, his devout Muslim faith, and his thoughts on Israel and Palestine....

 2021-09-27 08:50 

The Daily Beast

India Is Ignoring a Nightmare Snakebite Massacre...

According to a recent study, almost 60,000 Indians are killed by snakebites every year. The government is telling a different story....

 2021-09-27 08:50 

The Daily Beast

Bruce Springsteen in All His Rock Star Glory...

Check out exclusive images of The Boss in his element from "Bruce Springsteen: Live in the Heartland," a book by Janet Macoska....

 2021-09-27 08:50 

The Daily Beast

Democrats Are Holding America Hostage, and Trying to Blame the GOP...

Previous shutdown showdowns cut against the Republicans, but this time it's the Democrats who are playing a weak hand....

 2021-09-27 08:49 

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Xi Takes a Page From Mao's Red Playbook...

In the coming year, Xi will intertwine foreign and domestic crises, even at the risk of potentially serious flair-ups with Washington over Taiwan....

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