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Kansas City Chiefs fans donate $178,000 to New York children’s hospital after playoff victory over the Buffalo Bills
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Kansas City Chiefs fans donate $178,000 to New York children’s hospital after playoff victory over the Buffalo Bills

Buffalo Bills fans — known as Bills Mafia — are typically the ones making donations after a game, but after the Bills lost 42-36 to the Kansas City Chiefs in an epic AFC divisional round Sunday, Chiefs fans decided to step up to the plate. Chiefs fans began donating Tuesday to Oishei Children’s Hospital in…MORE

Prince Andrew denies sexual abuse allegations and demands jury trial in Virginia Giuffre lawsuit
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Prince Andrew denies sexual abuse allegations and demands jury trial in Virginia Giuffre lawsuit

Prince Andrew has formally denied allegations that he sexually abused Virginia Giuffre and has demanded a jury trial in her civil lawsuit, according to a legal filing Wednesday in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. The 11-page filing responds paragraph-by-paragraph to the allegations in Giuffre’s lawsuit, in which she alleged…MORE

The man suspected of killing a Houston-area deputy was wanted in Texas for a 1996 assault and in El Salvador for murder, DA says
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The man suspected of killing a Houston-area deputy was wanted in Texas for a 1996 assault and in El Salvador for murder, DA says

The man suspected of killing a Harris County, Texas, deputy during a traffic stop over the weekend was wanted for crimes committed in 1996 in the county and also wanted for murder in El Salvador, the Harris County district attorney said Thursday. The announcement came during a multi-agency news conference at Houston Police Department headquarters.…MORE

A man suspected of shooting a Milwaukee County deputy has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities say

A man suspected of shooting a Milwaukee County deputy has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities say

The man suspected of shooting a Wisconsin sheriff’s deputy has died, the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office said. Around 2 a.m. Wednesday, a deputy made a traffic stop for a registration violation near South 68th Street and West Adler Street, the sheriff’s office said. As more deputies arrived, both the driver and the passenger of the…MORE

Here’s where things stand for New York’s mask mandate after differing legal decisions
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Here’s where things stand for New York’s mask mandate after differing legal decisions

After a legal battle played out in New York’s court system this week, its state mask mandate was temporarily upheld Tuesday, but the back-and-forth left many residents trying to determine whether mask wearing at certain places was required or optional. The mandate, which was enacted in December and applies to indoor public places that lack…MORE

NYPD colleagues shot during a domestic incident are remembered after second officer dies from his injuries
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NYPD colleagues shot during a domestic incident are remembered after second officer dies from his injuries

The two New York Police Department officers who were killed responding last week to a domestic disturbance call are being remembered as dedicated heroes as city officials step up their push to curb escalating crime. Officers Wilbert Mora and Jason Rivera, both in their 20s, were shot after encountering someone with a gun after responding…MORE

This Silicon Valley city just voted to institute first-in-the-nation gun ownership requirements
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This Silicon Valley city just voted to institute first-in-the-nation gun ownership requirements

The San Jose, California, city council voted Tuesday night to adopt a first-in-the-nation ordinance requiring most gun owners to pay a fee and carry liability insurance, measures aimed at reducing the risk of gun harm by incentivizing safer behavior and easing taxpayers of the financial burden of gun violence. The Silicon Valley city’s council split…MORE

Flyers with anti-Semitic language distributed in neighborhoods across South Florida; also reported in 5 other states
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Flyers with anti-Semitic language distributed in neighborhoods across South Florida; also reported in 5 other states

Hundreds of anti-Semitic flyers — falsely claiming the public health response to Covid-19 is being orchestrated by Jewish people — were distributed to homes in South Florida over the weekend, according to authorities. Similar flyers were distributed in five other states — Colorado, Wisconsin, Texas, California, and Maryland — according to the Anti-Defamation League. “These…MORE

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Kanye West to release new album this week

Kanye West to release new album this week

By: Josh Lea @joshdlea Kanye West made headlines over the weekend, appearing at multiple events in Las Vegas, Nevada. On Sunday, Ye held a private listening party for his new album LP 10 (Donda). The album reportedly will feature Travis Scott, Post Malone, Lil Baby, and Tyler The Creator. Tyler was in a viral video…

‘Just A Friend’ Artist Biz Markie has passed at 57

‘Just A Friend’ Artist Biz Markie has passed at 57

  By: Josh Lea @joshdlea Biz Markie, known by many for his hit song, Just A Friend, passed away on Friday from complications of type II diabetes. Markie, a native of Harlem, New York, began his rise in 1988 with his debut album Going Off. The album featured Markie’s calling card of beatboxing with the…

Drake gets slammed for tattoo of himself in front of the Beatles

Drake gets slammed for tattoo of himself in front of the Beatles

Drake recently posted a pic of his newest tattoo on Instagram featuring the famous Beatles walk across Abbey Road. However, he tattooed himself in front of the Beatles. Drake, of course, famously said in the song ‘Going Bad’ “I got more slaps than the Beatles.” Supporters of the Beatles didn’t take long to slam Drake…

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