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Effective: June 16, 2019 at 9:26amExpires: June 17, 2019 at 1:26pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

Activists say they are helping people flee new anti-gay purge in Chechnya

JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images(MOSCOW) — LGBT activists say they have begun helping people flee from the Russian republic of Chechnya amid what they claim is a new wave of detentions and torture targeting the gay community there. The LGBT Network, a St. Petersburg-based rights group, said last week that 40 people had been detained and at …

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Oxfam: Billionaire fortunes grew 12% in 2018 as world’s poorest got 11% poorer

SARINYAPINNGAM/iStock(NEW YORK) — In 2018, billionaire fortunes grew by 12 percent — about $2.5 billion every day — as the world’s 3.8 billion poorest people lost about 11 percent of their wealth, according to a report by Oxfam launched to coincide with this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The number of billionaires has …

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Man in custody for 4 ‘brutal’ killings that shook Reno communities: Officials

Washoe County Sheriffs Office(RENO, Nev.) — A man was taken into custody this weekend in connection with four “brutal” murders that shook communities in the Reno, Nevada, area, officials said. Wilbur Ernesto Martinez-Guzman, 19, was apprehended Saturday, Washoe County Sheriff Darin Balaam said at a joint news conference Sunday. “We feel confident we have evidence …

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Soil Health Summit addresses questions about feeding the world

The Soil Health Summit, held January 15-16 in St. Louis, was opened by Soil Health Partnership Executive Director Dr. Shefali Mehta, speaking about her vision for the National Corn Growers Association initiative. “How do we feed a growing population in the face of increasing stresses on our resources and on our land?” is the question …

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2 dead, 4 hurt in plane crash in Ohio: FAA

Alex Potemkin/iStock(KIDRON, Ohio) — Two people are dead after a DC-3 plane with six people on board crashed in Ohio Monday morning, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The four survivors suffered life-threatening injuries, a spokesperson with the agency said. There was no information yet about those who died. The plane had clipped power lines …

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Google slapped with more than $56 million in fines under new European privacy rules

JHVEPhoto/iStock(NEW YORK) — Google has been fined more than $56 million over its advertising in Europe. France’s data privacy watchdog CNIL announced in a statement Monday that it was imposing a record sanction of 50 million euros on the U.S. tech giant due to “lack of transparency, unsatisfactory information and lack of valid consent for …

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Google slapped with more than $56 million in fines over advertising in Europe

JHVEPhoto/iStock(NEW YORK) — Google has been fined more than $56 million over its advertising in Europe. French data regulator CNIL released a statement Monday saying it was imposing a sanction of 50 million euros on the tech company due to “lack of transparency, unsatifactory information and lack of valid consent for the personalization of advertisement.”This …

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Death of second skier in avalanche at New Mexico’s Taos ski resort confirmed by family

RoschetzkyIstockPhoto/iStock(TAOS, N.M.) — The death of a second skier who was trapped under snow after an avalanche at the Taos Ski Valley in New Mexico last week has been confirmed by his family. Corey Borg “loved the mountains, no matter what season,” his grandmother, Deb Bowers Borg, wrote on Facebook Sunday. “The mountain took his …

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12-year-old girl dies after makeshift snow fort collapses on her: Police

cweimer4/iStock(ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.) — A 12-year-old girl has died and a 9-year-old girl is hurt after their makeshift snow fort collapsed on top of them, police said. The two girls were at church with their families in Arlington Heights, Illinois, on Sunday when they went outside to play, the Arlington Heights Police Department said. When …

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Like a prayer: Pope Francis launches ‘Click to Pray’ app to unite young Catholics

Giuseppe Ciccia/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images(ROME) — The pope signaled his intention to harness the power of technology to reach out to young people by launching a prayer app three days before he will attend a Catholic youth festival in Panama. The app, called Click to Pray, is available on both Android and iOS devices …

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PepsiCo in legal battle with moonshine distillery over ‘Mountain Dew’ trademark

NoDerog/iStock(NEW YORK) — PepsiCo, one of the world’s largest food companies, is in a legal battle with a Tennessee distillery, Ole Smoky Moonshine, over the distillery’s trademark application for the term “Mountain Dew.” PepsiCo filed a Notice of Opposition with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board in 2016 opposing Ole Smoky’s trademark for “Ole Smoky …

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PepsiCo in legal battle with moonshine distillery over ‘Mountain Dew’ trademark

NoDerog/iStock(NEW YORK) — PepsiCo, one of the world’s largest food companies, is in a legal battle with a Tennessee distillery, Ole Smoky Moonshine, over the distillery’s trademark application for the term “Mountain Dew.” PepsiCo filed a Notice of Opposition with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board in 2016 opposing Ole Smoky’s trademark for “Ole Smoky …

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Jon Bon Jovi’s restaurant to provide free meals to furloughed government workers

Theo Wargo/Getty Images For The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame(RED BANK, N.J.) — Furloughed federal workers who’ve been without pay since the government shutdown will get a helping hand on Monday, thanks to rock legend Jon Bon Jovi and others. The rocker’s JBJ Soul Kitchen, a Red Bank, New Jersey, community restaurant that allows …

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Smith: “Timing is everything” when spraying for soybean white mold

University of Wisconsin plant pathologist Dr. Damon Smith answers questions from agronomists during the Wisconsin Agribusiness Association’s 2019 Agribusiness Classic in Madison, WI. A crop disease expert says timing is everything when it comes to spraying for white mold in soybeans. Plant pathologist Dr. Damon Smith from the University of Wisconsin-Madison says, “Going between R-1 …

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Alabama police officer fatally shot; suspect in custody

Mobile Police Department(MOBILE, Ala.) — A police officer was shot dead Sunday in Mobile, Alabama, authorities said. Officer Sean Tuder of the Mobile Police Department was killed in the line of duty while executing an arrest warrant late Sunday afternoon, according to Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall. A suspect is in custody, officials said. Mobile …

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Students honor Martin Luther King Jr. in speech competition

ABC News(DALLAS) — A group of Texas elementary school students honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by carrying on the work he began, giving speeches inspired by his life and mission. The theme of this year’s Foley Gardere Martin Luther King Jr. Oratory competition for fourth- and fifth-graders from Dallas and Houston was “What would …

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African leaders congratulate Congo’s president-elect after disputed victory

akesak/iStock(LONDON) — African leaders have congratulated opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi for winning the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s presidential election last month, after the country’s top court on Sunday declared him the winner amid claims of electoral fraud. The Constitutional Court of the Democratic Republic of the Congo confirmed Tshisekedi’s victory in a statement released …

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Teen accused of taunting Native Americans in viral video breaks silence

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call(PARK HILLS, Ky.) — A Kentucky high school student spoke out on Sunday after video appeared to show him taunting a group of Native American protesters in Washington, D.C., over the weekend. Nick Sandmann, a junior at Covington Catholic High School in Park Hills, Kentucky, was accused of taunting and mocking a …

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Remembering the women who helped MLK propel the civil rights movement

Dr. Martin Luther King with his wife Correta Scott. (© Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)(NEW YORK) — As the nation celebrates Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, what would have been his 90th birthday, it is also a time to remember the women who helped King propel the civil rights movement forward. “There …

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Brutal Arctic blast overtakes eastern US

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A major winter storm over the weekend delivered widespread snowfall, in many places 1 to 2 feet, from the Midwest to the Northeast. And it’s already even colder. In some areas, temperatures Monday morning are 30 to 40 degrees colder than just a day earlier — in Philadelphia, for example, it …

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