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RFK Jr. loses in first round of Libertarian Party's presidential nomination vote. Trump didn't file paperwork to qualify
- Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. was eliminated from contention for the Libertarian Party's presidential nomination during the party's convention Sunday. In a surprise move earlier Sunday, Kennedy was put up for consideration as a nominee to represent the party in 2024, but he was eliminated in the first round of voting after receiving support from 19 delegates, or just 2.07%. Kennedy, who ...

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Golfer Grayson Murray's parents reveal his cause of death in emotional statement
- The golf world received a stunning blow on Saturday with the death of rising PGA Tour star Grayson Murray at the age of 30. On Sunday, May 26, his parents – Eric and Terry Murray – revealed their son's cause of death in an emotional statement released on social media. "Life wasn't always easy for Grayson, and although he took his own life, we know he rests peacefully now," the statement shared by the ...

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These Celtics drive you crazy. And they're one win from the NBA Finals.
- INDIANAPOLIS — In a span of two hours, the Celtics showed why they are the prohibitive favorites to win the NBA championship, and why they are the most infuriating elite team in recent Boston memory. They truly believed a stellar six minutes would be good enough to knock off the shorthanded Indiana Pacers , and when it wasn't they played in quicksand — unable to defend, unable to hit open shots, unable ...

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BUSINESS   TECHNOLOGY  
Women in AI: Miriam Vogel stresses the need for responsible AI
- Login Search Startups Venture Security AI Crypto Apps Events Startup Battlefield Search 7:00 AM PDT • May 26, 2024 To give AI-focused women academics and others their well-deserved — and overdue — time in the spotlight, TechCrunch has been publishing a  series of interviews  focused on remarkable women who've contributed to the AI revolution. We're publishing these pieces throughout the ...

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Tornadoes and storms leave 15 dead across central US
- At least 15 people have been killed as tornadoes and storms tore across central areas of the US, destroying homes and cutting power to hundreds of thousands. Seven people were killed in northern Texas, five in Arkansas, two in Oklahoma and one in Kentucky. Scores more were injured, and almost 500,000 were without electricity across several states on Sunday. Sheriff Ray Sappington of Cook County, Texas, said the ...

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WORLD   POLITICS  
Israeli Police Clash With Protesters Demanding Return Of Remaining Hostages
- JERUSALEM (AP) — Scuffles between Israeli police and protesters erupted in Tel Aviv on Saturday after thousands gathered to demonstrate against the government and demand that it bring back the hostages being held by Hamas in Gaza. Meanwhile, a small U.S. military vessel and what appeared to be a strip of docking area washed up on a beach near the southern Israeli city of Ashdod, not far from the U.S.-built ...

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4 girls stabbed in apparently random attack at Massachusetts movie theater
- Four girls, ages 9 to 17, were injured when someone stabbed them in an apparently random attack at a movie theater in Braintree, Massachusetts, on Saturday, police said. A suspect was in custody following a vehicle chase that ended in Sandwich, on Cape Cod, about 45 miles south of Braintree, the Braintree Police Department said in a statement. The person's identity was unavailable. Braintree police described the ...

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12 people injured, 8 hospitalized after Qatar Airways flight hits severe turbulence
- At least a dozen people traveling to Ireland Sunday were injured after a Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Dublin hit . Flight QR017 landed at Dublin Airport around 1:00 p.m. local time and reported to the airport that six passengers and six crew members suffered injuries after the flight was shaken by turbulence over Turkey, according to a statement from the airport posted on X, formerly known as Twitter. All ...

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Jack Smith 'Exposes' Donald Trump in New Court Filing—Legal Analyst
- Department of Justice (DOJ) special counsel Jack Smith 's latest court filing "exposes the dangerous, incendiary, violence-inducing lies of Donald Trump ," legal analyst Glenn Kirschner said on Saturday. The search warrant used in the 2022 raid on Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence was recently unsealed in relation to his classified documents criminal case in Florida. The raid led to the search and seizure of hundreds of ...

Source: newsweek.com
Richard Sherman, who supplied songs and musical magic for Walt Disney, dies at 95
- You are not logged into your account. You have a registered email address and password on pressherald.com, but we are unable to locate a paid subscription attached to these credentials. Please Thank you for your support of local journalism! Richard Sherman, along with his brother Robert, were the ideal match for Disney's family film factory, where they built a career creating what Richard Sherman once described as ...

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Nicki Minaj postpones concert after apparent drug bust
- You are not logged into your account. You have a registered email address and password on pressherald.com, but we are unable to locate a paid subscription attached to these credentials. Please Thank you for your support of local journalism! Rapper and pop star Nicki Minaj was reportedly arrested in the Netherlands on Saturday after police said they found drugs in her luggage when she tried to board a plane for a ...

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POLITICS  
UK's Sunak promises mandatory national service for 18-year-olds if elected
- Eighteen-year-olds will have to perform a mandatory national service if the Conservative Party is voted back to power in the United Kingdom's July 4 election, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has announced. The UK has "generations of young people who have not had the opportunities they deserve", and this measure would help unite society in an "increasingly uncertain world", Sunak said on Saturday. The prime minister's ...

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UN migration agency estimates more than 670 killed in Papua New Guinea landslide
- ROD McGUIRK / 6 CORRECTION Papua New Guinea Landslide ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The International Organization for Migration on Sunday increased its estimate of the death toll from a massive landslide in Papua New Guinea to more than 670 as emergency responders and traumatized relatives gave up hope that any survivors will now be found. Serhan Aktoprak, the chief of the U.N. migration ...

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Fire at India children's hospital kills six newborns
- At least six newborn babies died in a fire at a children's hospital in the Indian capital of New Delhi on Saturday, local officials said. Twelve newborns were rescued from the hospital, but six died in the fire, Atul Garg, Delhi Fire Services chief told CNN. One of the rescued babies is in a serious condition, and the five others are receiving medical attention, Garg said. The rescued babies have not been ...

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Josef Newgarden repeats as Indianapolis 500 champion
- INDIANAPOLIS — Josef Newgarden put his cheating scandal behind him to become the first back-to-back winner of the Indianapolis 500 since Helio Castroneves 22 years ago and give Roger Penske a record-extending 20th win in "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing." The Tennessean passed Pato O'Ward on the final lap of Sunday's rain-delayed race to become the first driver to win consecutive 500s since Castroneves did ...

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WORLD  
More than 670 dead in Papua new Guinea landslide
- More than 670 people have died in Papua New Guinea's landslide , the UN migration agency estimated on Sunday as rescue efforts continued. Media in the South Pacific nation north of Australia had previously estimated Friday's landslide had buried more than 300 people. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said earlier on Sunday that only five bodies had been retrieved from the rubble . The agency based ...

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HEALTH   MEDICINE  
South Dakotans among those infected with brain worms from consuming bear meat
- SIOUX FALLS, S.D. ( KELO ) — Family members from three different states were infected with brain worms after consuming bear meat kebobs, a report from the Centers for Disease and Prevention explains. In total, nine family members from three states (Arizona, Minnesota, or South Dakota) — attended a 2022 family gathering in South Dakota, the May 23 report says. One of the family members had harvested the ...

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POLITICS  
Burkina Faso extends military rule by five years
- Burkina Faso's military rulers will remain in power for another five years after national talks ended in agreeing to extend the transition back to democracy by 60 months from July, according to the text of an approved new charter. "The duration of the transition is fixed at 60 months from July 2, 2024," Colonel Moussa Diallo, chairman of the organising committee of the national dialogue process, said after the ...

Source: aljazeera.com
US   POLITICS  
Four secretaries of state say they've received death threats since 2020 election
- 'Threats against elections officials in the United States of America is domestic terrorism,' Arizona Secretary of State Adrian Fontes said Four secretaries of state said they've received death threats for doing their jobs — namely overseeing elections — since Donald Trump left office in 2021. During an interview on Meet the Press on Sunday, Arizona Secretary of State Adrian Fontes said the death threats ...

Source: independent.co.uk
Chiefs' Butker has no regrets about expressing his beliefs during recent commencement speech
- Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker has no regrets about expressing his beliefs in a recent commencement speech and he said he has received support as well as "a shocking level of hate" from others. Butker spoke Friday night at the Regina Caeli Academy Courage Under Fire Gala in Nashville, Tennessee. He made his first public comments since his controversial recent commencement speech at Benedictine College in ...

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At least 24 people, including children, killed in a fire in India's Gujarat
- At least 24 people, including many children, have died in a fire that broke out at a family entertainment venue in the western Indian state of Gujarat, a government official said. With rescue efforts continuing at the scene on Saturday evening in the Rajkot district, the local mayor told the Reuters news agency that the death toll was expected to rise. "Our focus is on rescue operations and saving lives. We will ...

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TSA sets new record for number of travelers screened in a single day
- The Transportation Security Administration announced it screened more than 2.95 million airline passengers on Friday, setting a new record for a single day. In a post on X, formerly known as Twitter, the agency said Saturday that it screened 2,951,163 individuals at airport checkpoints nationwide on Friday, surpassing the previous record of 2,907,378 set on the Sunday after Thanksgiving last year. "If you flew ...

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Samuel Alito's wife claimed upside-down flag was 'international sign of distress'
- Senate Democrats seek meeting with Chief Justice John Roberts to discuss issue and seek Alito's recusal on January 6 cases The wife of US supreme court justice Samuel Alito reportedly justified the display of an upside-down American flag at the couple's home by saying it was "an international signal of distress", as senior Democrats have requested a meeting with the chief justice over the growing scandal. ...

Source: theguardian.com