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US suspends 44 China-bound flights from Chinese airlines

US suspends 44 China-bound flights from Chinese airlines

Washington is suspending more than three dozen flights from Chinese carriers over the next couple of months, the latest escalation in a spat over pandemic-related travel rules between the United States and China. On Friday, the US Transportation Department said it would suspend 44 China-bound flights operated by Chinese carriers from the United States between…MORE

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. invokes Nazi Germany in offensive anti-vaccine speech

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. invokes Nazi Germany in offensive anti-vaccine speech

At a rally against vaccine mandates in Washington, DC, on Sunday, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. likened vaccine policies in the US to the actions of a totalitarian state, even suggesting Anne Frank was in a better situation when she was hiding from the Nazis. “Even in Hitler Germany (sic), you could, you could cross the…MORE

A 62-year-old man was pushed onto the subway tracks in Manhattan, police say

A 62-year-old man was pushed onto the subway tracks in Manhattan, police say

A 62-year-old man suffered minor injuries after being pushed onto the subway tracks at the Fulton Street subway station in Lower Manhattan Sunday morning, the New York Police Department (NYPD) said. The man — who has not been identified — made contact with the lead train car while he was on the tracks, police said.…MORE

Five people were found dead inside a Wisconsin home in a suspected homicide

Five people were found dead inside a Wisconsin home in a suspected homicide

Five people were discovered dead inside a home in Wisconsin on Sunday afternoon in what police are investigating as a homicide. Police were assisting with a welfare check at a residence in Milwaukee around 3:45 p.m. when they found the bodies of five people, including four men and one woman. “All five deaths are being…MORE

Biden presented with options to bolster troop levels in Europe as Russian troops mass on Ukraine’s borders

Biden presented with options to bolster troop levels in Europe as Russian troops mass on Ukraine’s borders

President Joe Biden discussed options for bolstering US troop levels in the Baltics and Eastern Europe with his top military officials during a briefing at Camp David on Saturday, according to a senior official. The briefing, which Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley attended virtually, included…MORE

Gonzaga University suspends Hall of Famer John Stockton’s season tickets over his defiance of Covid-19 mask mandate

Gonzaga University suspends Hall of Famer John Stockton’s season tickets over his defiance of Covid-19 mask mandate

Gonzaga University has suspended season tickets for one of its most notable alumni and Hall of Fame basketball player John Stockton after he refused to comply with the school’s mask mandates at games, he said in an interview with The Spokesman-Review in Washington. The former Utah Jazz point guard confirmed the school suspended his tickets…MORE

State Department reduces staff at US embassy in Ukraine, orders some family members to leave
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State Department reduces staff at US embassy in Ukraine, orders some family members to leave

The State Department announced on Sunday night that it will be reducing staff levels at the US Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine, beginning with the departure of nonessential staff and family members. “On January 23, 2022, the Department of State authorized the voluntary departure of U.S. direct hire employees and ordered the departure of eligible family…MORE

An 8-year-old girl was shot and killed by stray bullet in Chicago

An 8-year-old girl was shot and killed by stray bullet in Chicago

Police are investigating the death of an 8-year-old girl who was shot and killed by a stray bullet over the weekend in Chicago. Melissa Ortega was walking with a guardian on Saturday afternoon when they heard gunshots, according to police. Investigators say the guardian discovered that the child had been struck in the head by…MORE

Georgia state investigators probe fatal shooting by off-duty deputy

Georgia state investigators probe fatal shooting by off-duty deputy

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) said it is investigating after a sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man near the deputy’s Atlanta house. Just before midnight on Saturday, a Fulton County Sheriff’s deputy was returning home from work when he received a notification from his doorbell video showing a man breaking into his home…MORE

More bad news for Peloton: Another TV show character has a heart attack while riding its bike
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More bad news for Peloton: Another TV show character has a heart attack while riding its bike

It’s been a rough few weeks for Peloton. And to round it off, another TV show character experienced a heart attack on the interactive bike — this time (spoiler alert) it’s Mike Wagner (David Costabile) on the season 6 premiere of Showtime’s “Billions.” Last month, Peloton saw an 11% stock drop immediately after the fictitious…MORE

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