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Republican senator blocks gun control law in wake of Michigan shooting
The Iowa senator Chuck Grassley, the leading Republican on the Senate judiciary committee, blocked a request on Thursday to proceed on gun control legislation in the Senate following the Michigan school shooting this week.
Israel defence minister's housekeeper charged with spying
Israel has charged the housekeeper for the country's defence minister with espionage for offering to spy for hackers reportedly linked to Iran.
Dannehy: With Nagy's Tenure on Life Support, His Possible Successors Come into Focus
Andrew Dannehy | November 17th, 2021
Under Matt Nagy, the Chicago Bears have been notoriously horrendous after the bye week.
Police vetting: Thousands of staff members not properly checked
Figures show more than a quarter of UK forces have not checked all personnel to meet national guidelines introduced in 2006.
When 'Boo!' Is Only the Beginning
What does it take to scare the candy corn out of someone? Performers at two of New York's hallowed haunted attractions explain the secrets behind the shocks.
Blake Lively Slammed An Instagram Account For Posting "Disturbing" Unauthorized Paparazzi Pics Of Her Kids
"You said you would stop. You personally promised me."
When will the paparazzi get it? Taking pictures of underaged celebrity kids is not OK.
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Column: Verivest aims to bring transparency and trust to real estate crowdfunding
"Invest in real estate." Everyone has heard this at least once in their lives.
Santa Clara County District Attorney urges small biz to watch their finances after Rangoon Ruby HR director charged with embezzlement - Silicon Valley Business Journal
Amid mounting financial woes, closures and workforce shortages, many restaurants are still under major strain as the Covid-19 pandemic continues - and losses due to theft and embezzlement can make problems even worse.
Lying on Childcare Resumes Might Soon Be Illegal
Yoselyn Ortega, a former nanny who worked in Manhattan, was recently convicted of murdering Leo and Lucia Krim, the 2- and 6-year-old children in her care, in 2012.
Viewpoint: Congress must replenish the Restaurant Revitalization Fund - Portland Business Journal
As a Navy veteran, I've enjoyed many meals aboard a ship. But I never dreamed I'd turn dining cruises into a 30-year career as President of the Portland Spirit. I'm sure you've seen our boats.