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Glastonbury organizers say the festival will be Elton John's U.K. farewell show

Friday, December 02, 2022

Glastonbury Festival organizers say Elton John's performance on the 2023 festival's final night on June 25 will be his farewell show in the U.K.

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A Canadian man is charged in the deaths of 3 more Indigenous women

Friday, December 02, 2022

Police alleged Thursday that a Canadian man previously charged with murdering an Indigenous woman also killed three other women — two also confirmed to be Indigenous and one believed to be.

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South Africa's leader faces calls to resign over charges of cash stuffed in couches

Thursday, December 01, 2022

The calls for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to resign follow allegations that Ramaphosa tried to conceal the theft of a huge sum of cash stuffed into couches at his farm in 2020.

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Aline Kominsky-Crumb, underground cartoonist, dies at 74

Thursday, December 01, 2022

Aline Kominsky-Crumb, an American cartoonist known for her feminist themes and often brutally frank, highly personal and self-critical work, has died at the age of 74.

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EPA seeks to mandate more use of ethanol and other biofuels

Thursday, December 01, 2022

The Environmental Protection Agency proposed increasing the amount of ethanol and other biofuels that must be blended into the nation's fuel supplies over the next three years.

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The Portland Thorns will be sold, the latest fallout from scandals in women's soccer

Thursday, December 01, 2022

Merritt Paulson's decision to sell the Thorns comes after a pair of team executives were dismissed for their roles in systemic abuse and misconduct in the National Women's Soccer League.

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Baseball great Gaylord Perry, a two-time Cy Young winner, dies at 84

Thursday, December 01, 2022

The Baseball Hall of Famer, a master of the spitball, made history as the first player to win the Cy Young Award in both leagues. Perry pitched for eight major-league teams from 1962 until 1983.

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Jeffrey Epstein's estate reaches a $105M settlement with the U.S. Virgin Islands

Thursday, December 01, 2022

The U.S. territory sought to hold the late financier accountable after he was accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls and of causing environmental damage on the two tiny islands he owned.

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'Squid Game' actor Oh Young-soo is indicted on indecent assault charges

Thursday, December 01, 2022

The 78-year-old Emmy nominee is accused of inappropriately touching a woman during a meeting in 2017. A South Korean outlet says Oh denies wrongdoing in the incident.

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Prince William deplores his godmother's racial comments

Thursday, December 01, 2022

His said "racism has no place in our society" as he sought to prevent the backlash over his godmother's treatment of a Black advocate for survivors of domestic abuse from overshadowing his U.S. trip.

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The Royal Mint unveils a Rolling Stones coin to mark the band's 60-year anniversary

Thursday, December 01, 2022

The coin honoring the Rolling Stones is the fifth in the Royal Mint's "Music Legends'" series that celebrates British artists. Others so honored have been Queen, Elton John, David Bowie and The Who.

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DoorDash cuts 1,250 jobs after pandemic hiring surge

Thursday, December 01, 2022

The decision by the online food delivery platform to eliminate about 6% of its workforce is the latest of several companies to recently announce job cuts recently, including Twitter and Amazon.

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Victims' families urge love, kindness as University of Idaho campus mourns

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Relatives of four slain University of Idaho classmates urged hundreds of students to raise their eyes from grief and focus on love and the future.

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Lionel Messi and Argentina advance at the World Cup with a 2-0 victory over Poland

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Lionel Messi will grace the World Cup stage at least one more time. Argentina finished in first place in Group C to set up a match against Australia, a surprise qualifier for the knockout stage.

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Indiana's AG wants the doctor who spoke of 10-year-old's abortion to be penalized

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita, who is anti-abortion, alleges Dr. Caitlin Bernard violated state law by not reporting the girl's child abuse to authorities and violated patient privacy laws.

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Fleetwood Mac singer-songwriter Christine McVie dies at 79

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The British-born vocalist, songwriter and keyboard player whose cool, soulful contralto helped define such classics as "You Make Loving Fun," "Everywhere" and "Don't Stop," died Wednesday.

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The baguette enters the upper crust as it's added to the U.N. cultural heritage list

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The humble but versatile French loaf is recognized by UNESCO as a tradition worthy of preservation by humanity. French officials have warned that closure of traditional bakeries put the bread at risk.

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Tornadoes fueled by high temperatures rip through Southern communities

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Tornadoes damaged homes, briefly trapped people in a grocery store and ripped the roof off an apartment complex in Mississippi. Two people died as a tree crunched their mobile home in Alabama.

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A member of the Buckingham Palace household resigns after racial comments

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

An honorary member of the royal household has resigned after repeatedly asking a Black woman who runs a charity for survivors of domestic abuse what country she came from.

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The bodies-in-suitcase suspect appears in a New Zealand court

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

A woman who was extradited from South Korea this week after the bodies of her two children were found in abandoned suitcases made her first court appearance in New Zealand on Wednesday.

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