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Gavin Newsom’s Gas Price Premium
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Gavin Newsom’s Gas Price Premium

Cash-strapped Americans have received relief from falling gas prices in recent weeks, but not Californians. The average gas price in the Golden State this week surged to $6.29 a gallon—$2.50 more than the national average—and the reasons are worth distilling since Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to export the state’s energy policies nationwide. California gas prices...

1 teen killed, 1 wounded in Tulsa homecoming game shooting
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1 teen killed, 1 wounded in Tulsa homecoming game shooting

TULSA, Okla. — A teenager was killed and another was wounded in a shooting at a high school homecoming game in Oklahoma Friday night, police said. The victims, both 17, were shot during the event at McLain High School for Science and Technology shortly before 10 p.m., according to a statement by the Tulsa Police...

Michigan man charged in connection to shooting of elderly pro-life volunteer
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Michigan man charged in connection to shooting of elderly pro-life volunteer

A Michigan man was charged with shooting and wounding an 84-year-old pro-life woman who was canvassing door-to-door against a proposed constitutional amendment that would guarantee abortion access for women in the state. Richard Harvey, 74, was charged Friday with felonious assault and reckless discharge of a firearm causing injury. Michigan State Police investigated the September...

Indiana Official Slams Municipal Corp For Secrecy In Decision To Petition Supreme Court
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Indiana Official Slams Municipal Corp For Secrecy In Decision To Petition Supreme Court

The Indiana official in charge of mediating public access disputes came down against the municipally-owned hospital corporation for deciding to petition the Supreme Court behind closed doors.  Experts warn that the case, which activists have been lobbying Health and Hospital Corporation (HHC) to drop, could give the right-wing majority the opportunity to hobble major spending...

In Unhinged Video, CEO Who Told Staff to Work Through Hurricane Also Scorned COVID Concerns
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In Unhinged Video, CEO Who Told Staff to Work Through Hurricane Also Scorned COVID Concerns

Years before she told employees bring their families to the office so they could keep working during a hurricane, CEO of PostcardMania Joy Gendusa was shockingly scornful of employees’ fears of COVID-19. (Screenshot from virtual PostcardMania staff meeting) The same CEO in Florida who downplayed Hurricane Ian and told employees to bring their families and pets to...

Here’s the story behind the rise, fall, and rise again of Brazil’s presidential hopeful Lula
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Here’s the story behind the rise, fall, and rise again of Brazil’s presidential hopeful Lula

Supporters of former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva celebrate in 2019 after Brazil’s Supreme Court voted to overturn a ruling requiring convicted criminals to go to jail after losing their first appeal, paving the way for his eventual release. (STR/AFP via Getty Images) #Heres #story #rise #fall #rise #Brazils #presidential #hopeful #Lula Source...

Putin’s annexation bid in Ukraine triggers new sanctions
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Putin’s annexation bid in Ukraine triggers new sanctions

WASHINGTON —  The war in Ukraine lurched into a volatile new phase Friday as Russian President Vladimir Putin signed decrees declaring the annexation of four Ukrainian regions, drawing widespread international condemnation and triggering punitive new economic measures from Washington and its Western allies. Ukraine responded to the Russian move with a swift show of defiance, declaring...

Early Photos of Hurricane Ian’s Landfall in Florida
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Early Photos of Hurricane Ian’s Landfall in Florida

Hurricane Ian made landfall in southwest Florida yesterday as a Category 4 storm, causing catastrophic flooding, wind damage, and power outages affecting millions. Ian also heavily damaged at least two causeways, cutting off the only land connection to several barrier islands. Early images are now coming in, showing some of the destruction caused by this...

Russia moves towards annexation of occupied Ukrainian territories : NPR
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Russia moves towards annexation of occupied Ukrainian territories : NPR

A man glues a referendum poster reading “Yes” in Berdyansk, Ukraine, on Monday. Stringer/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Stringer/AFP via Getty Images A man glues a referendum poster reading “Yes” in Berdyansk, Ukraine, on Monday. Stringer/AFP via Getty Images MOSCOW — Moscow-backed separatist leaders in occupied areas of Ukraine moved quickly to...

Ian just shy of a Category 5 hurricane as it nears Florida : NPR
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Ian just shy of a Category 5 hurricane as it nears Florida : NPR

This image provided by NASA shows Hurricane Ian seen below the International Space Station as the storm was gaining strength south of Cuba and moving toward Florida Monday afternoon NASA/via AP hide caption toggle caption NASA/via AP This image provided by NASA shows Hurricane Ian seen below the International Space Station as the storm was...