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Crowds gather near Minneapolis after man dies following officer-involved shooting

Dozens of people gathered after a man died following an officer-involved shooting and car crash in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, on Sunday afternoon. The victim was identified as Daunte Wright, according to a tweet from Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz. “I am closely monitoring the situation in Brooklyn Center,” Walz wrote. “Gwen and I are praying for…MORE

Mastercard launches carbon calculator in its latest attempt to go green

Mastercard wants its customers to understand how much their spending habits are contributing to carbon emissions and global warming. The credit card company created a calculator that measures consumers’ carbon footprints based on what they purchase. The tool, which will be available on the Mastercard website and app on Monday, focuses on specific spending categories…MORE

Arizona congressional aide found dead after being reported missing in Death Valley

An Arizona congressional aide was found dead in a remote area of Death Valley, just days after being reported missing during a camping trip with his girlfriend, officials said. Alexander Lofgren, 32, and 27-year old Emily Henkel, both from Tuscon, were located on a steep ledge Thursday via aerial reconnaissance, the Inyo County Sheriff’s office…MORE

Embattled Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz is denied a meeting with Trump

Rep. Matt Gaetz, whom federal authorities are currently investigating for potential sex trafficking violations, was recently denied a meeting with Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago estate as the ex-President and his allies continue to distance themselves from the Florida congressman. Two people familiar with the matter said Gaetz tried to schedule a visit with Trump…MORE

BAFTA Awards 2021: See the full list of winners

The BAFTA film awards, selected by members of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, were presented over the weekend. The drama “Nomadland” led among films with four wins, including best film. See below for a full list of nominees with winners indicated in bold. Best Film “The Father” “The Mauritanian” “Nomadland” *WINNER “Promising…MORE

Powell tells ’60 Minutes’ that US economy is at an ‘inflection point’

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the US economy is at an “inflection point,” and that growth and job creation is poised to accelerate. Powell made the comments during an interview that will air Sunday on CBS News’ “60 Minutes.” In a preview of the interview released early Sunday, Powell provided a rosier economic outlook,…MORE

Driver arrested in hit-and-run death of Sandra Feuerstein, New York federal judge

A woman has been arrested in connection to a hit-and-run accident that killed federal judge Sandra Feuerstein and injured a 6-year-old in Boca Raton, Florida, on Friday. Nastasia Andranie Snape was arrested Saturday and faces charges of vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of a crash involving death and leaving the scene of a crash with…MORE

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DMX has died, his family announced in a statement. He was 50.

DMX has died, his family announced in a statement. He was 50.

“We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, passed away at 50-years-old at White Plains Hospital with his family by his side after being placed on life support for the past few days,” family’s statement read in part. The artist had been hospitalized since last week…

Lisa Rinna addresses Amelia Hamlin, Scott Disick’s romance for first time

Lisa Rinna addresses Amelia Hamlin, Scott Disick’s romance for first time

Mom always knows best. Lisa Rinna channeled her inner Joan Rivers this week, as she gave a social media fashion critique to the sartorial sense of her daughter Amelia Hamlin’s boyfriend, Scott Disick. “Welp we both seem to share a love of bucket hats,” she quipped in an Instagram story of the 19-year-old and the…

Jeff Bezos comes out in support of increased corporate taxes

Jeff Bezos comes out in support of increased corporate taxes

New York (CNN Business) As the White House considers raising taxes on corporations for the first time in more than 25 years, the head of one of America’s largest companies is backing such a plan. Amazon (AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos said in a statement Tuesday that the company is “supportive of a rise in the…