Day: October 24, 2022

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Michigan teenager pleads guilty to terrorism and other charges in deadly school shooting

A teenager pleaded guilty on Monday to terrorism and first-degree murder in a Michigan school shooting that killed four students and placed an extraordinary focus on the boy’s home life and his parents’ alleged role in the tragedy. Ethan Crumbley has pleaded guilty to 24 counts, nearly a year after the attack at Oxford High […]

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Beyoncé and JAY-Z’s daughter Blue Ivy, 10, bids over $80,000 on a pair of diamond earrings

Beyoncé and JAY-Z’s daughter Blue Ivy, 10, bids over $80,000 on a pair of diamond earrings Beyoncé/Instagram Blue Ivy is back in the auction game! On Saturday night, the 10-year-old attended the Wearable Art Gala 2022 in Los Angeles with her parents JAY-Z and Beyoncé. During the event, Blue Ivy proudly stood up to bid […]

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Manitoba becomes 4th province to say it will stop imprisoning migrants

The Manitoba government says it will stop incarcerating migrants detained by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), according to information obtained by CBC/Radio-Canada. Manitoba Justice Minister Kelvin Goertzen’s office told Radio-Canada that migrants should not “languish” in jail when “they have not been convicted of a crime”. Under agreements with the CBSA, many provinces imprison […]

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Coke’s COP27 sponsorship doesn’t sit well with environmental groups

This year’s United Nations Climate Summit is brought to you by Coke. Soft drink giant Coca-Cola Co.’s sponsorship of the UN’s flagship climate conference, known as COP27, sparked a backlash online and highlighted wider concerns about lobbying and corporate influence. COP27 negotiations to limit global temperature rise are set to begin next month in the […]

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Jamie Otis shares an ‘unfiltered’ photo of his rosacea: what is rosacea?

Jamie Otis shared her experience with rosacea on Instagram. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images) Jamie Otis reminds fans that looks don’t define beauty. Over the weekend, the 36-year-old ‘Married at First Sight’ star took to Instagram to open up about her recent encounter with rosacea, a chronic inflammatory skin condition. In the five-second clip, the […]

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Rishi Sunak will become the next British Prime Minister

Rishi Sunak has won the race to lead Britain’s Conservative Party and will become the country’s next prime minister – the third this year. Sunak emerged over former leader Boris Johnson and Penny Mourdaunt in the truncated process to replace Liz Truss as leader. “Rishi has my full support,” Mourdant said in a statement Monday […]

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Psst… Amazon has a secret coupon page

Enjoy savings on these must-haves and more! (Photo: Amazon) Super savvy old-school coupon cutters can make money-saving an art form. And even if you think online shopping doesn’t allow for quite the same form of self-expression, you’re wrong. At least when it comes to Amazon, which has a place where you can access tons of […]

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Saskatchewan. govt. discourages the use of the federally funded Canadian Anti-Hate Network toolkit in classrooms

The Saskatchewan government is discouraging teachers from using an anti-hate toolkit developed by the Canadian Anti-Hate Network. The toolkit is a resource for identifying and countering hate in schools, according to the network, which monitors and reports groups or individuals promoting hatred toward “identifiable groups” described in Canadian law, according to its website. All content […]

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The Trump Organization goes on trial in New York, testing the concept of an impartial juror

When jury selection begins on Monday in former US President Donald Trump’s corporate criminal trial, prosecutors and the defense will likely be on high alert for ‘stealth’ jurors seeking to hide political biases in hopes of finding to be named to the panel, legal experts said. Reuters. The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office has charged the […]

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What is the Social Security earnings test and how does it affect your retirement income?

fizkes / iStock.com If you apply for Social Security benefits before reaching full retirement age and continue to work and earn above a certain threshold, you may be subject to the retirement income test. This could result in benefit withholdings, so it’s important to understand these thresholds and how the earnings test limit might affect […]

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