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Tuesday, June 06, 2023

Ukraine's military said on Tuesday that Russian forces blew up a major dam in southern Ukraine ... read more

Hackers broadcast a fake emergency televised appeal from a computer-generated Russian President Vladimir Putin declaring martial law after Ukrainian troops crossed into Russian territory, the Kremlin told state media on Monday. read more

In a deal reached without the knowledge of many of their golfers, the PGA Tour, LIV Golf and DP World Tour are merging into a single organization. The particulars released so far are vague but Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund will be the new entity's "exclusive investor" and its fund governor joins the PGA Tour policy board. An unnamed PGA golfer whose name probably rhymes with Corey Spackelroy told ESPN, "It's insanity. The LIV tour was dead in the water. It wasn't working. Now, you're throwing them a life jacket? Is the moral of the story to just always take the money?"

The Portland Police Bureau has been hearing widespread questions and concerns about the death investigations of 6 women throughout the region, especially after widely distributed social media posts and news media articles appeared to suggest a connection between them. These discussions have led to some anxiety and fear in our community, and we want to provide reassurance that the speculation is not supported by the facts available at this point. read more

In hopes of curbing workplace violence and stopping employers from forcing retail workers to confront thieves, lawmakers in California are hoping to pass a law that would ban staff from confronting shoplifters. read more

In 2001 Robert Hanssen plead guilty to espionage in exchange for government taking the death penalty off the table. read more

Heritage Auctions: Cheers to the winner of The Bar Where Everybody Knows Your Name! The bar counter with brass railings and bar stools from the beloved NBC series found a new home Saturday night when it sold for $675,000 at Heritage Auctions, topping the three-day Comisar Collection Platinum Signature® Auction. The exhilarating bidding war over the bar was a fitting way to toast the long-running series that wrapped 30 years ago. read more

Monday, June 05, 2023

A server room that housed key security information at Donald Trump's Florida resort, Mar-a-Lago, was flooded last year by an employee draining a nearby pool, CNN reported. read more

Florida Republicans on Monday met with migrants to urge them not to leave the state in the wake of a new anti-immigration law that is sparking boycotts of the state. read more

Scholar and activist Cornel West announced Monday he's running as a presidential candidate for the People's Party. read more

A Texas family has filed a lawsuit against Arby's and the store's franchise owner following the recent death of a woman who was locked inside a freezer in a Louisiana Arby's. read more

During a third round French Open doubles match, Miyo Kato and Aldila Sutjiadi were disqualified because Kato unintentionally hit a ball girl while passing a ball to her after a point. The ball girl was caught off guard and she was struck in the neck. She fought tears for 10 minutes after players Marie Bouzkova and Sara Sorribes Tormo implored the chair to disqualify their opponents because the girl was injured -- but never checked on her themselves. read more

SCOTUS agreed to hear a case involving a man who wants to trademark a phrase mocking former president with a "Trump Too Small" t-shirt. read more

The likelihood of temperatures that could affect wheat crop yields has increased significantly in parts of the US and China, research finds. read more

Despite still high American public support for defending Ukraine from Russia's invasion & attacks, opinion polls increasingly show that the depth of public support is slipping. The author of this OpEd explains that the stakes for America (and Europe by inference) are critical. But, Tucker Carlson and Don Trump remain opposed to Ukraine. Trump recently called Zelensky an "international welfare queen," and Trump's supporters are increasing buying that lie. read more


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