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 2022-07-07 01:20 

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Petition calling for Clarence Thomas removal from Supreme Court gets 1M signatures...

The petition description cited Thomas's vote to overturn Roe v. Wade as reasoning for his removal....

 2022-07-07 00:59 

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Georgia Guidestones demolished after bombing...

No one was injured in the explosion, the GBI said, but the Georgia Guidestones were completely demolished later in the day "for safety reasons."...

 2022-07-07 00:59 

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Chris Sale strikes out 5 in what could be final rehab start...

Chris Sale struck out five Triple-A batters before leaving when he walked in a run with two outs in the fourth inning on Wednesday night in what could be his final rehab start before he returns to ......

 2022-07-07 00:55 

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Cookies sold at Target recalled due to packaging mix up...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Hundreds of bags of cookies sold at Target are being recalled due to a packaging mix up, according to the FDA....

 2022-07-07 00:24 

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RECALL: Cookie packages sold at Target may contain wrong cookies...

J&M Foods is recalling Favorite Day 7 ounce Lavender Shortbread packages with UPC code 0-85239-28609-8 and lot code BB 18-Apr-2023....

 2022-07-06 23:37 

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Apple adding 'lockdown' option on iPhones, iPads, Macs...

Apple said it will roll out a "lockdown" option for iPhones, iPads and Mac computers intended to protect against spyware unleashed by state-sponsored hackers — although enabling that protection wil......

 2022-07-06 23:21 

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Richmond radio tower damaged by fire...

An investigation is underway after a radio tower caught fire in Richmond Wednesday afternoon....

 2022-07-06 23:16 

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Biden touts measure to rescue struggling union pension plans...

President Joe Biden is spotlighting a major push to save pensions....

 2022-07-06 22:51 

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Juul, FDA suspend court case while e-cigarette ban on hold...

The Food and Drug Administration and Juul agreed Wednesday to put their court fight on hold while the government conducts more review of the company's electronic cigarettes....

 2022-07-06 22:49 

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McKee signs bill expanding RI's wind energy capacity...

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) — Gov. Dan McKee's goal of reaching 100% renewable energy by 2033 took a step forward Wednesday as he signed a new law expanding the state's offshore wind r......

 2022-07-06 22:43 

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Android lock screens may soon be taken over with ads...

Glance works like a real-time screen saver, automatically sending content to your phone every time it turns on....

 2022-07-06 22:38 

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Landlord incentive program finds housing for nearly 100 homeless people...

"We all know we could be one paycheck away from being homeless," Amos House President Eileen Hayes said....

 2022-07-06 22:27 

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Former 'Cheer' star Jerry Harris sentenced to 12 years for child porn...

The 21-year-old will also be required to register as a sex offender for life....

 2022-07-06 22:06 

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Lawmakers receive threats amid Jan 6 Committee hearings...

Members of Congress say the investigation into the attack on the Capitol is leading to new threats both against Congress members involved in the investigation and against witnesses who were close t......

 2022-07-06 21:37 

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Man charged with killing mother at sea seeks freedom...

The man charged with killing his mother at sea in a plot to inherit millions of dollars has asked a federal court Wednesday to authorize his release from custody pending trial....

 2022-07-06 21:32 

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Amazon Prime adding free Grubhub meal delivery for members...

Amazon will give its U.S. Prime members free access to meal delivery service Grubhub for a year under a deal announced Wednesday....

 2022-07-06 21:29 

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Mass. State Police trainee accidentally shoots himself in leg...

Police said the trainee suffered minor injuries after unintentionally discharging his firearm while holstering it during a training exercise....

 2022-07-06 21:18 

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Bruins release complete 2022-23 regular season schedule...

(WPRI) Here's the Boston Bruins full schedule for the 2022-23 season: OCTOBER Wednesday, October 12 @ Washington, 7 pmSaturday, October 15 vs. Arizona, 7 pmMonday, October 17 vs. Florida, 7......

 2022-07-06 21:08 

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DOJ: 1,500 arrested in June in 'Operation North Star'...

The U.S. Department of Justice says federal law enforcement officers made 1,500 arrests in June as part of a crackdown on the most violent offenders dubbed Operation North Star....

 2022-07-06 20:59 

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Hybrid, electric vehicle demand skyrockets in rural America...

(iSeeCars) — While hybrid and electric vehicle sales have been increasing in recent years, the specific cities and states with skyrocketing demand for alternative fuel vehicles may surprise y......

 2022-07-06 20:45 

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US on 'cusp' of falling gas prices...

Gasoline futures fell more than 10 percent Tuesday and are down more than 22 percent since June, raising hopes that the high price of gas across the country might soon fall....

 2022-07-06 20:44 

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Ciao! American Kennel Club adds a breed, the bracco Italiano...

U.S. dog lovers, say "benvenuto" to the bracco Italiano....

 2022-07-06 20:29 

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Ford and PG&E study how F-150 Lightning might support the grid, not just the home...

Ford plans the first installations of its Intelligent Backup Power hardware for the F-150 Lightning this spring. The feature will turn some of the electric trucks into intelligent backup power bank......

 2022-07-06 20:28 

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Work at a school or nonprofit? You could erase student loans...

Hundreds of thousands more have completed the paperwork for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, and officials say many more likely qualify....

 2022-07-06 20:15 

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NIROPE matriarch Marion Cardi dies at 100...

Cardi's Furniture and Mattresses is mourning the loss of its matriarch....

 2022-07-06 20:06 

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Police: Man stole packages from Warwick UPS facility...

Police said the man walked into the UPS facility on Plan Way Sunday evening and loaded several packages onto a warehouse dolly....

 2022-07-06 19:58 

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Officer saw Uvalde shooter outside of school, but didn't get permission to shoot, new report says...

According to an officer's statement in the report, an officer saw the gunman outside of the school. The armed officer asked his supervisor for permission to shoot the suspect....

 2022-07-06 19:57 

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Western Union returning millions to fraud victims: How to claim your money...

You only have until the end of August to submit a form for remission....

 2022-07-06 19:47 

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Trio of Ferrari LaFerrari prototypes heads to auction...

Prototypes are typically destroyed after they've fulfilled their purpose but it appears Ferrari sells them on from time to time. In most cases, registering them for road use is prohibited, th......

 2022-07-06 19:25 

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32-year-old man guilty of murdering rapper Nipsey Hussle...

Jurors found a 32-year-old man guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday for the 2019 fatal shooting of rapper Nipsey Hussle....

 2022-07-06 19:04 

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Prov. officer who slammed suspect's head takes injury leave...

One of the officers involved in the use-of-force incident is on IOD, while the other remains on active duty....

 2022-07-06 18:55 

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US pharmacists can now prescribe Pfizer's COVID-19 pill...

Pharmacists can prescribe the leading COVID-19 pill directly to patients under a new U.S. policy announced Wednesday that's intended to expand use of Pfizer's drug Paxlovid....

 2022-07-06 18:49 

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US allows pharmacists to prescribe Pfizer's COVID pill...

Pharmacists can prescribe the leading COVID-19 pill directly to patients under a new U.S. policy announced Wednesday that's intended to expand use of Pfizer's drug Paxlovid....

 2022-07-06 18:48 

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Middletown officer shot with gel pellets in drive-by; 2 arrested...

A Middletown police officer was released from the hospital after he was shot during a traffic stop by a different car driving past the scene....

 2022-07-06 18:48 

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US to diversify infant formula industry to avoid shortages...

The Biden administration is trying to help foreign makers of baby formula stay on the U.S. market for the long term, in an effort to diversify the industry after the closure of the largest domestic......

 2022-07-06 18:47 

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Amazon Prime members to get free food deliveries through Grubhub deal...

Amazon and Grubhub announced a deal Wednesday that will allow Amazon Prime subscribers in the United States to get free delivery from certain restaurants....

 2022-07-06 18:43 

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BA.5 variant is the 'Houdini' of COVID, doctor says...

Even if you were infected by omicron during last winter's surge, you can still be re-infected by BA.4 or BA.5 this summer, said Dr. Peter Chin-Hong, a UC San Francisco infectious disease expe......

 2022-07-06 18:35 

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Americans' savings dwindle as inflation continues to soar...

People saved a lot during the COVID-19 pandemic— but as the world started opening up again, so did their wallets. Now, some are dipping into their savings to keep up....

 2022-07-06 18:32 

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Biden administration unveils sweeping changes to federal student loan system...

The Biden administration on Wednesday announced several new proposed changes to the federal student loan system, including measures that help discharge loans for physically and mentally disabled bo......

 2022-07-06 18:28 

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Tennessee deputy aiming for dog accidentally shoots partner, official says...

A Tennessee deputy is recovering after she was accidentally shot by her partner while responding to a call, a department spokesperson said Wednesday....

 2022-07-06 18:26 

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Over $2M raised for toddler whose parents were killed in Highland Park shooting...

More than $2 million has been raised for a 2-year-old boy who lost both his parents during a mass shooting at an Independence Day parade in Highland Park, Illinois....

 2022-07-06 18:16 

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Browns trade Baker Mayfield to Carolina Panthers...

Mayfield tweeted a "thank you" message to Browns fans last month....

 2022-07-06 18:13 

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'Outer Banks' crew member dies after hit-and-run in South Carolina...

The cast and crew of popular Netflix series "Outer Banks" are grieving after a member of their team was killed in an early-morning hit-and-run Tuesday....

 2022-07-06 17:44 

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Could animal poop power your home?...

Could animal poop be the solution?...

 2022-07-06 17:42 

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Tracking the Tropics: What to expect in July...

The first month of the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season is now over and things are looking relatively quiet in the tropics as we begin July — but will it stay that way throughout the month?...

 2022-07-06 17:28 

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Woman dead after Cumberland house fire...

Firefighters were called to Ryan Avenue around 10:45 a.m. Wednesday....

 2022-07-06 17:10 

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Commercial labs to begin monkeypox testing, CDC says...

Labcorp, one of the largest commercial laboratory testing networks in the U.S., will begin testing for monkeypox on Wednesday as the recent outbreak continues to spread....

 2022-07-06 17:08 

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Photos: Spain's famous Running of the Bulls festival back after 2-year COVID hiatus...

Pamplona's population of some 200,000 balloons to nearly a million on peak days during the festival...

 2022-07-06 16:44 

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2 plead not guilty after altercation with Newport officers...

Two men who were arrested during an altercation with officers in Newport that was caught on camera faced a judge on Wednesday....

 2022-07-06 16:21 

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Corporations' thirst for profits isn't to blame for inflation, economists say...

The logic among lawmakers about the causes of inflation falls largely along party lines....

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