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Trump, Jr. winds up in felony poaching scandal in Utah after killing a bear baited with pastries

Second-generation New York real estate heir Donald Trump, Jr. is caught up in yet another hunting scandal. Utah hunting guide Wade Lemon is facing five years in prison for baiting a bear that was killed by Trump, Jr. on May 18, 2018, The Salt Lake Tribune reported Saturday. But the New York developer may not have been familiar enough with western hunting to know about the felony poaching. "Trump Jr. is not named in a recent filing against Lemon, but the DNR confirmed his identity as the ...

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Jif Peanut Butter Products Recalled Due to Salmonella Outbreak

BOSTON -- Health officials are investigating a multi-state salmonella outbreak that has been linked to certain Jif peanut butter products made at the J.M. Smucker Company facility in Lexington, Kentucky. In the meantime, the company has voluntarily recalled a number of varieties believed to be involved. Jif brand peanut butter that has lot code numbers 1274425 through 2140425 and the first seven digits end with 425 should not be consumed. For a full list of the recalled items, visit the FDA's ...

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Mass shooting leaves 1 dead, 8 wounded in San Bernardino

Mass shooting leaves 1 dead, 8 wounded in San Bernardino by: Tony Kurzweil A late-night party ended in a mass shooting that left one person dead and eight others injured in San Bernardino Friday. The shooting was reported in the 3600 block of East Highland Avenue about 11:53 p.m., San Bernardino Police Department Sgt. Thomas said. A large crowd had apparently been attending a party at one of the businesses located in the Highland Square shopping center when gunfire erupted. Arriving officer ...

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US air force academy cadets denied commission over vaccine refusal

For refusing to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, three US air force academy cadets won’t be commissioned as military officers, though they will receive college degrees, a spokesperson for the school said Saturday. Academy spokesperson Dean Miller said in a statement that the three cadets in question won’t be commissioned as air force officers “as long as they remain unvaccinated,” though they would get their bachelor’s of science degrees. The military branch had not decided yet whether to ...

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Ted Cruz to campaign in Alabama for Mo Brooks

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz will visit Huntsville on Monday to campaign for Mo Brooks on the eve of the Senate Republican primary. The Brooks campaign announced the event Saturday. Click here for AL.com’s 2022 primary election coverage Brooks and Cruz have long had a strong relationship. Brooks served as Alabama chair for Cruz’s 2016 presidential campaign. And Cruz has previously endorsed Brooks’ candidacy for Senate. The event with Cruz, which will be a town hall at Huntsville International Airport, ...

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Struggling in Ukraine, Russia paves way to sign up over-40s for army

In a sign of Russia's urgent need to bolster its war effort in Ukraine, parliament said on Friday it would consider a bill to allow Russians over 40 and foreigners over 30 to sign up for the military. [snip] Currently, only Russians aged 18-40 and foreigners aged 18-30 can enter into a first contract with the military. Russia has suffered huge setbacks and heavy losses of men and equipment in the 86-day-old war, in which Ukraine has mobilised practically its entire adult male population. Des ...

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Pa. Senate GOP primary too close to call, recount likely

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Republican primary for an open U.S. Senate seat is too close to call and is likely headed for a statewide recount to decide the winner of the contest between heart surgeon-turned-TV celebrity Dr. Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund CEO David McCormick. A recount would mean that the outcome of the race might not be known until June 8, the deadline for counties to report their results to the state. Oz, who was endorsed by former President Donald Trump, led McCor ...

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Federal judge blocks for now Biden administration from lifting Title 42

(CNN) A federal judge in Louisiana has for now blocked the Biden administration from ending a Trump-era pandemic restriction, known as Title 42, at the US-Mexico border, thwarting plans to terminate the controversial public health authority. Since taking office, President Joe Biden's administration has continued to rely on Title 42, a public health authority invoked at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic that allows border officials to turn migrants away at the US-Mexico border. In early Apri ...

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Bankruptcy judge returns Sandy Hook claims against Alex Jones to Austin court

A federal bankruptcy judge on Friday returned the Sandy Hook defamation cases to a state court in Austin, setting the stage for trials to determine how much money Austin-based conspiracy theorist Alex Jones must pay for labeling the 2012 school shooting a hoax. Jones has been found liable for defamation and causing emotional distress to parents of several Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims when he and others in his InfoWars media system called the mass shooting a hoax intended to jus ...

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At least 1 killed, 23 hurt in rare northern Michigan tornado

By JOHN FLESHER and ED WHITE GAYLORD, Mich. (AP) — A tornado tore through a small northern Michigan community on Friday, killing at least one person and injuring at least 23 others as it flipped vehicles, tore the roofs off of buildings, and downed trees and power lines. The twister hit Gaylord, a city of about 4,200 people roughly 230 miles (370 kilometers) northwest of Detroit, at around 3:45 p.m. Mike Klepadlo, owner of Alter-Start North, a car repair shop, said he and his workers took cov ...

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