Joe Hernandez

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The Russian hacker group behind the SolarWinds attack is at it again, Microsoft says

Monday, October 25, 2021

According to Microsoft, the group is targeting technology companies that resell and provide cloud services and has been using phishing and password spray to gain entry to targeted networks.

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The fatal shooting of Halyna Hutchins is prompting calls to ban real guns from sets

Sunday, October 24, 2021

It isn't the first gun death on a set, but Hutchins' shooting has refocused attention on the safe use of firearms by the entertainment world and raised the question of whether they should be banned.

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Julie Green, who painted plates with the last meals of death row inmates, has died

Thursday, October 21, 2021

The ongoing project, entitled The Last Supper, featured prisoner's final meal requests, from a stuffed-crust meat lover's pizza to an apple pie to a Coke.

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Vienna museums' social media posts got rejected for nudity, so they're on OnlyFans

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

The Vienna Tourist Board is taking posts of nude and partially nude artwork found in the city's museums to a subscription service after content was removed from other social media sites.

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The U.S. is ready to roll out the COVID vaccine once it's approved for kids age 5-11

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

The White House says the U.S. has enough doses for the country's 28 million kids age 5 to 11 and has laid out a plan to get them inoculated as soon as the vaccine is authorized for the age group.

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Here's why Zillow won't be buying any more homes to renovate and resell this year

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Supply and labor shortages, and a backlog of work already underway, are to blame, the company says. But it will complete purchases that are already under contract in its program to flip properties.

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The Orionid meteor shower peaks this week, but it might not be much of a show

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

This year's Orionid shower coincides with a full moon, whose bright glow will make it hard for us here on Earth to see the meteors.

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Jury selection has begun in the trial of the 3 men accused of murdering Ahmaud Arbery

Monday, October 18, 2021

Travis McMichael, his father, Gregory McMichael, and their friend William "Roddie" Bryan have pleaded not guilty in the 2020 killing of Arbery as he jogged in a residential neighborhood in Georgia.

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Carmen Mola was a popular Spanish novelist. Three male writers made her up

Monday, October 18, 2021

Antonio Mercero, Agustín Martínez and Jorge Díaz not only created a series of highly successful novels in Mola's name, but also invented the author herself.

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What you need to know about the start of the trial in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery

Monday, October 18, 2021

Three white men are accused of murdering Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man shot and killed as he was jogging down a residential street after being chased by pickup trucks. Jury selection begins Monday.

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Protester shot by Kyle Rittenhouse in Kenosha is now suing Wisconsin authorities

Sunday, October 17, 2021

The lawsuit alleges that authorities in Kenosha not only knew that armed vigilantes planned to patrol the protest attended by Black Lives Matter supporters, but also encouraged their participation.

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More than 10,000 John Deere workers go on strike after failing to reach a contract

Thursday, October 14, 2021

The union UAW said it was unable to reach an agreement on a new contract with the company, which is known for its signature green and yellow farm equipment.

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U.S. households will pay more to heat their homes this winter, officials say

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Nearly half of all U.S. households heat their homes with natural gas. A new report from the Energy Information Administration says they can expect to pay 30% more on average this winter.

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40 years ago, San Francisco lowriders organized to fight police harassment — and won

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

"At one point it was bumper to bumper for 20 blocks. It was like a parade every Friday and Saturday night," Roberto Hernandez said. "It was something that the police just weren't able to manage."

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William Shatner boldly went into space for real. Here's what he saw

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Shatner, 90, became the oldest person to fly into space, according to Blue Origin. The company, owned by billionaire Jeff Bezos, launched its first human spaceflight in July.

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A woman was given 4 days in jail for getting too close to grizzlies in Yellowstone

Sunday, October 10, 2021

Samantha Dehring, 25, has pleaded guilty to willfully remaining, approaching and photographing wildlife within 100 yards. She also received a one-year ban from the national park.

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A performer was killed in an onstage accident at the Bolshoi Theatre in Russia

Sunday, October 10, 2021

Video shows the actor being crushed by a piece of the set during a scene change, as his fellow performers frantically waved their arms to get the crew to lift the structure off of him.

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Police dragged a paraplegic man from his car after he told them he couldn't get out

Sunday, October 10, 2021

Clifford Owensby told police he was a paraplegic and couldn't exit his car, but officers dragged him out anyway in an arrest that is now under investigation by the Dayton Police Department.

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California is the 1st state to ban 'stealthing,' nonconsensual condom removal

Thursday, October 07, 2021

Stealthing can result in pregnancy or the transmission of a sexually transmitted disease, but advocates say removal is itself a violation. Victims will be able to sue the perpetrators in civil court.

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Pfizer officially asks the FDA to authorize its COVID vaccine for kids aged 5-11

Thursday, October 07, 2021

"With new cases in children in the U.S. continuing to be at a high level, this submission is an important step in our ongoing effort against #COVID19," the pharmaceutical giant said.

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