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White House, Jeff Bezos trade criticism over gas prices

The White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Sunday responded to criticism from Jeff Bezos about President Biden’s call for oil executives to reduce gas prices, saying high gas prices are emblematic of “a market that is failing the American consumer.” Driving the news: After Biden tweeted on Saturday reiterating calls for oil companies to …

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Attacks on Cassidy Hutchinson were predictable, House committee member says

In her testimony, Hutchinson shared that former Secret Service Agent Anthony Ornato told her that Trump lunged toward the head of his detail on Jan. 6 in order to be driven to the Capitol and join his supporters. Lofgren said that although Ornato’s memory “doesn’t appear to be as precise,” Hutchinson’s testimony is consistent with …

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Nigerian police: Children among 77 kept in church basement

ABUJA, Nigeria – Police in Nigeria have freed at least 77 people who were kept in a church basement by pastors who preached to them about Christian believers ascending to heaven with the second coming of Jesus Christ, authorities said Sunday. The people rescued Friday night from the church in Ondo state included 23 children, …

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Here’s hoping this USC/UCLA-Big Ten merger careens off the track, crashes and burns | Jones

I rose on Saturday morning with the intent to analyze how this insane Big Ten expansion into Los Angeles could be rationalized and developed into a viable model. But, the more I consider it, the more I want to see the entire Big Ten acquisition enterprise led by FOX Sports collapse and explode in a …

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Sydney faces ‘life threatening emergency’ from heavy rainfall

Thousands of were ordered to evacuate southwest Sydney, Australia’s biggest city, on Sunday with torrential rain and damaging winds pounding the east coast and threatening floods in areas that were hammered in March. The weather bureau of warning of heavy rainfall potentially leading to flash floods and landslides along the east coast region from Newcastle …

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Are Nets, Lakers talking Kyrie Irving and Joe Harris for Russell Westbrook, picks?

Chris Haynes of Yahoo! Sports reports Sunday that the Nets and Lakers are “actively engaged” in talks that could send Kyrie Irving and Joe Harris to the Lakers for Russell Westbrook and draft compensation. The Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets are actively engaged in discussions on a trade package that would send star point …

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Ricky Martin faces restraining order in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – A judge has issued a restraining order against Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin, police said Saturday. The order was signed Friday, and authorities visited an upscale neighborhood in the north coastal town of Dorado where the singer lives to try to serve the order, police spokesman Axel Valencia told …

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Dramatic video shows crew member’s rescue from sinking ship near Hong Kong

An industrial support ship operating in the South China Sea has sunk in a storm with the possible loss of more than two dozen crew members, rescue services in Hong Kong said Saturday. Authorities dispatched planes and helicopters to aid in the rescue, with at least three people from the crew of 30 brought to …

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