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Former UNC Basketball Star Reportedly Dead At 46

Former UNC basketball standout and German men's national team member Ademola Okulaja has reportedly passed away. According to German outlet BIG, the 46-year-old Okulaja has died. A cause of death has not been reported. The son of a German mother and Nigerian father, Okulaja was born in Nigeria but moved...
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Black box on doomed China Eastern flight indicates crash was intentional: report

The China Eastern jet crash that killed 132 people when the craft slammed into a mountainside appears to have been an intentional act, according to a report Tuesday. Flight data from the doomed plane suggests someone in the cockpit pushed the Boeing 737-800 into a “near-vertical” descent while cruising at a high altitude in late March, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources familiar with US officials’ preliminary assessment. Data from a black box recovered at the crash site near the city of Wuzhou in the southern province of Guangxi indicated that controls in the cockpit led the plane into its deadly...
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Colts Have Signed Former Pro Bowl Running Back

The Indianapolis Colts continue to retool this offseason, landing another offensive weapon, Tuesday. Per VaynerSports' Mike McCartney, "Congrats to Phillip Lindsay agreeing to a one year deal with the Colts." A former Broncos star, Lindsay split time between the Houston Texans and Miami Dolphins in 2021, appearing in a total...

Seth Green's Apes Gone, Begs Internet Not to Buy Them

Actor, comedian, and current Web3 guy Seth Green's apes gone. In a tweet on Tuesday, Green announced that he'd been phished by scammers who stole several high-value NFTs from his crypto wallet. He also implored anybody reading not to buy the NFTs from the scammers, and tagged one of the buyers to arrange some kind of fix.

Kane Brown's Daughters Kodi and Kingsley Sweetly Lounge Outside Together in New Photo: 'My World'

On Tuesday, Kane Brown posted an adorable photo on Instagram of his daughters Kingsley Rose, 2, and Kodi Jane, 4 months, snuggled up to one another while lounging outside. In the sweet shot, big sister Kingsley smiles for the camera while wrapping her arm around her baby sister. Kingsley wears a cute Minnie Mouse tank top while Kodi looks cozy in a blue onesie.

Store manager says Buffalo suspect Payton Gendron called her ‘n—r lover’ on recon trip

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A white manager at the Buffalo massacre supermarket claims the accused teen gunman called her a “n—-r lover” during one of his reconnaissance trips to plan the attack that left 10 black people dead. Rose Wysocki, 56, who works as a produce manager at Tops Friendly Market, told The Post that 18-year-old Payton Gendron made the alarming remark when he asked her for an item while she was working last month. “I showed him where it was and he was acting stupid … I took him to the item and gave it to him. As I did,...

Under political pressure, Biden officials toughen border message

HARLINGEN, TEXAS, May 17 (Reuters) - U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas toured the U.S.-Mexico border in South Texas on Tuesday as he pushes a tougher message of restoring consequences for people crossing illegally, countering criticism from Republicans and some Democrats of President Joe Biden's approach. During an early morning...

Elon Musk on housing bubble: ‘They dug their own graves — a lesson we should all take to heart’

Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently added the housing market into the mix of his Twitter commentary. Musk weighs in on housing: Musk’s commentary stemmed from a tweet by Dogecoin co-founder Billy Markus (who uses the Twitter name Shibetoshi Nakamoto) saying cryptocurrency was “created as a statement against central bank control” after the Great Recession that followed fallout from the 2008 housing bubble burst, which was fueled by a subprime mortgage crisis.
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S&P 500 enters bear market for the first time since 2020

It's been a tough year for stocks — and it's only getting worse. On Friday, the S&P 500 index entered an intraday bear market for the first time since 2020 and also signaled a market close below a January record. A bear market occurs when a stock or stock...

Why haven't we wiped out rabies yet?

Despite effective vaccines, the rabies virus kills around 59,000 people a year. We asked medical anthropologist Deborah Nadal why the disease is still a threat. Rabies is the deadliest viral disease humans face. Left untreated, it is always fatal. The majority of victims live in poor Asian and African communities, where it is spread by bites from infected dogs in most cases.

Spacesuits aboard station declared a "no-go" pending analysis of recent helmet water leak

The aging shuttle-era spacesuits aboard the International Space Station have been declared "no-go" for operational, normally planned spacewalks, pending analysis to determine what led to excess water getting into an astronaut's helmet during a March excursion, officials confirmed Tuesday. But the bulky spacesuits — "extra-vehicular mobility units," or EMUs —...