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Ten current and former Black women officers sue DC police claiming racial and sexual discrimination

Ten current and former Black women officers sue DC police claiming racial and sexual discrimination

A group of former and current Black women officers filed a class action lawsuit against the Washington, DC police on Wednesday claiming racial and sexual discrimination, a hostile workplace and a culture of intimidation. The 10 women say that while on the job at the Metropolitan Police Department they were subjected to a male-dominated “culture…MORE

Conor McGregor’s ceremonial first pitch at the Cubs game was … out there
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Conor McGregor’s ceremonial first pitch at the Cubs game was … out there

Conor McGregor swapped throwing punches for throwing pitches at Wrigley Field — without much success. The MMA star threw the ceremonial first pitch ahead of the Chicago Cubs’ game on Tuesday, only for his attempt to sail high into the air towards the stands. “I cannot stop laughing at this,” fellow UFC fighter Justin Gaethje…MORE

Bitcoin for beginners: Here’s what to know before you invest in crypto
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Bitcoin for beginners: Here’s what to know before you invest in crypto

Let’s be honest, the advice to “invest in what you know” is hard to heed when you’re trying to build a diverse portfolio. So even if you’re someone who can’t define blockchain to save your life, you still may be wondering if you should have at least a little exposure to crypto in your portfolio.…MORE

Former President George W. Bush to hold fundraiser next month for Liz Cheney
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Former President George W. Bush to hold fundraiser next month for Liz Cheney

Former President George W. Bush will hold a fundraising event for Wyoming GOP Rep. Liz Cheney, according to a source familiar with the event, putting him in direct opposition with the efforts of former President Donald Trump. The primary race between Cheney and her Trump-endorsed Republican challenger Harriet Hageman is shaping up as one of…MORE

Britney Spears celebrates her sons on social media
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Britney Spears celebrates her sons on social media

Britney Spears posted a birthday tribute to her “very private” sons — with their permission. The singer, who shares teens Sean Preston and Jayden James with with her ex-husband Kevin Federline, wrote, “There is nothing stronger than the love between a mother and son.” She continued: “My boys’ birthdays were last week … and unfortunately…MORE

Stacey Abrams: ‘Callous’ leadership in these states has left millions of Americans without health coverage

Stacey Abrams: ‘Callous’ leadership in these states has left millions of Americans without health coverage

Throughout the course of the pandemic, we have witnessed inequities ripple across our society, particularly along racial and socioeconomic lines. Most tellingly, this imbalance affects frontline workers — many of whom are people of color — who put their lives and health on the line to keep our communities functioning while risking their families’ well-being.…MORE

Elvira shares she’s been in a 19-year relationship with a woman
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Elvira shares she’s been in a 19-year relationship with a woman

Elvira, the famed “Mistress of the Dark,” has shared she identifies as a member of the LGBTQ+ community. The actress, who was born Cassandra Peterson, shared her love story in her new autobiography, “Yours Cruelly, Elvira.” Peterson writes that she was a new mom decades ago trying to get back into pre-baby shape at Gold’s…MORE

1 teen dead and 2 injured in a bus stop shooting in Louisville, police say
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1 teen dead and 2 injured in a bus stop shooting in Louisville, police say

A drive-by shooting at a bus stop in Louisville, Kentucky, Wednesday morning left one teen dead and two other children injured, police said in a series of tweets. The apparent drive-by shooting occurred around 6:30 a.m. at Dr. WJ Hodge and Chestnut Streets, as kids waited for the bus, the Louisville Metro Police Department said.…MORE