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US Customs officials seize nearly 4,000 bongs at DC airport

(CNN)US Customs and Border Protection officials seized a shipment of almost 4,000 bongs at Washington Dulles International Airport, the agency said. The $56,000 shipment arrived from China on October 2 manifested as "gravity pipes," the CBP said in a release Wednesday. CBP import specialists "confirmed that the glass bongs violated U.S. laws on the importation of drug paraphernalia," the release said. The bongs were headed to an address in Los Angeles County, California. ...

Omaha Steve

Donations pour in for Missouri man freed after 43 years

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Nearly $1.4 million had been raised as of Saturday for a man who spent 43 years behind bars before a judge overturned his conviction in a triple killing. The Midwest Innocence Project set up the GoFundMe fundraiser as they fought for Kevin Strickland’s release, noting that he wouldn’t receive compensation from Missouri and would need help paying for basic living expenses. The state only allows wrongful imprisonment payments to people who were exonerated through DNA evide ...

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Security Guard for News Crew Shot Wednesday in Oakland Dies: Police

The security guard who was shot in an attempted armed robbery of a news crew in downtown Oakland Wednesday has died, police said Saturday morning. The death, that happened Saturday morning, is now being investigated by the Oakland Police Department's homicide section, and investigators are asking anyone with information to contact the homicide section at (510) 238-3821 or call Crime Stoppers at (510) 777-8572. Callers can remain anonymous. ...

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Lin Wood Goes Off the Deep State Deep End, Accuses Trump Lawyer Sidney Powell and Stop the Steal of

“After doing the research and connecting the dots, I have reached the conclusion that the Stop the Steal organization is a Deep State organization to raise money for purposes other than to FIX 2020,” Wood posted on his Telegram Wood has been ... making wild claims without evidence. Over the past few days, he has shared increasingly outrageous claims on his Telegram and turned on pro-Trumpers who used to be his allies, including Sidney Powell, Sebastian Gorka and Michael Flynn. ...

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Stephen Sondheim, Titan of the American Musical, is Dead at 91

Stephen Sondheim, one of Broadway history’s songwriting titans, whose music and lyrics raised and reset the artistic standard for the American stage musical, died early Friday at his home in Roxbury, Conn. He was 91. His lawyer and friend, F. Richard Pappas, announced the death, which he described as sudden. The day before, Mr. Sondheim had celebrated Thanksgiving with a dinner with friends in Roxbury, Mr. Pappas said. An intellectually rigorous artist who perpetually sought new creative paths ...

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U.S. to restrict travel from South Africa and other countries as it assesses risks of new omicron

NANTUCKET, Mass. — The United States will restrict travel from South Africa and seven other countries starting on Monday, according to a senior Biden administration official. The policy was implemented out of “an abundance of caution in light of a new covid-19 variant circulating in Southern Africa,” the official said. Several other countries, including France, Britain, Japan and Israel have set restrictions for air travelers arriving from southern Africa. The restrictions will apply to travele ...

discocrisco01

Shooting At Mall In Durham, North Carolina, Injures At Least One

At least one person was shot at The Streets at Southpoint Mall in Durham, North Carolina, on Friday. Authorities responded to reports of shots fired at the mall, and Durham City Council member Mark-Anthony Middleton confirmed to NBC affiliate WRAL of Raleigh that at least one person has been shot. "The mall is closed.WRAL reporter Aaron Thomas was at the mall shopping when he tweeted that he saw"many people running. " He added that, after a brief lockdown, Durham police started ...

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Biden calls for intellectual property waivers on COVID vaccines

US President Joe Biden has called on countries attending a World Trade Organization (WTO) meeting next week to waive intellectual property protections on coronavirus vaccines, as international concern is rising over a new coronavirus variant detected in South Africa. In a statement on Friday, Biden said the discovery of the new variant demonstrates that the pandemic will not end until the entire world has equal access to vaccines. ...

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Indiana man gets probation for entering Capitol on Jan. 6

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A man from Vincennes has been sentenced to three years’ probation for his part in the Jan. 6 riot during which the crowd stormed the U.S. Capitol. U.S. District Judge Carl Nichols spared Jonathan Ace Sanders prison time after Sanders pleaded guilty this month to one count of parading, demonstrating or picketing in a Capitol building. Three other charges were dropped as a result. The Indianapolis Star reports that video footage showed Sanders in the Capitol that day. But the ...

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9 injured when vehicle rear-ends Amish buggy in Wisconsin

9 injured when vehicle rear-ends Amish buggy in Wisconsin 46 minutes ago LITTLE BLACK, Wis. (AP) — Nine people were injured in north-central Wisconsin when a vehicle rear-ended an Amish buggy at “highway speeds,” authorities said. The crash was reported about 2:45 p.m. Wednesday in the town of Little Black, the Taylor County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement. Ten people were in the buggy as it headed north on a county road. The release said eight of the nine people injured had “signif ...

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Yesterday - (CNN)US Customs and Border Protection officials seized a shipment of almost 4,000 bongs at Washington Dulles International Airport, the agency said. The $56,000 shipment arrived from China on October 2 manifested as "gravity pipes," the C ... (CNN)

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