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Prime Day TV deals 2021: Best early offers on smart TVs, 4K TVs, Samsung TVs and more

Prime Day is just around the corner. Amazon’s annual sales blowout begins on 21 June, offering savvy shoppers the chance to grab bargains on products from across the entire site, from technology and toys to clothing and appliances.If bargain hunters are sharks, then TV deals are the chum in the water. Televisions are traditionally among the most popular items sold during the two-day sales extravaganza, with big discounts to be found on everything from high-end 65in Samsung QLED TVs to smaller and cheaper 4K sets from LG and Sony Bravia.We won’t know exactly which TVs will be discounted until 21...
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Prime Day 2021 Apple deals: Best early offers on iPhone 12, iPad, latest Apple Watch and more

Prime Day is so close now we can almost smell those discounted blenders on the breeze. Amazon’s yearly sales bonanza starts on 21 June and promises millions of deals across the online retailer’s entire catalogue, from kitchen appliances and booze to fashion and gaming.Apple is always a Prime Day highlight. MacBooks, Apple Watches and iPads are among the hottest tickets every year, and recent sales events have seen even the newest devices discounted to all-time-low prices.The exact deals are kept under wraps until Prime Day begins, so until then we can’t know exactly which Apple products will be discounted in...
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Best Amazon Prime Day home appliance deals 2021: Confirmed offers from Shark, Ninja and Philips

Amazon Prime Day 2021 is now just days away. Confirmed to be going ahead on June 21 and June 22, it’s set to be the biggest online shopping event of the year. It’s the perfect opportunity to bag huge bargains on home appliances especially, with discounts found across vacuum cleaners, food processors, coffee machines, fridges and more. The giant sale is typically in the early summer months, however last year it was postponed to October due to the coronavirus pandemic, so it’s come back around for 2021 much quicker than usual. Last year, Amazon revealed that there were...
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Dems want to un-Trump the DOJ — fast

"I’m willing to be patient for a bit," one Democratic senator said of the new attorney general's progress. “But if it doesn’t get better ... I’m going to get pretty impatient."
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‘Sexist pigs’: Woman says she was asked to leave Wetherspoons over ‘inappropriate’ top

A woman has accused a JD Wetherspoon pub in Reading of asking her to leave because of what she was wearing.Mollie Wood made the claims in a TikTok video posted shortly after the incident, which she says took place at the Back of Beyond pub in Reading.Wood was dressed in a black halter-neck crop top and midi skirt and said that, at first, her outfit didn’t seem to be a problem.In the video, which has now been viewed over 471,000 times, she explained how, initially, she and her friend were allowed into the pub chain. But, they were then told...
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Bitcoin price news – live: Crypto struggles to bounce back as slump continues

Bitcoin dropped on Friday, disappointing the investors who had hoped that it was mounting a recovery.The price had continued to hover around $40,000, with some suggesting that it was readying for a “dead cat bounce” that could take it back comfortably above the milestone.But it dropped through Thursday evening and into Friday, with other leading cryptocurrencies also continuing to stall. Ethereum(ether), Cardano (ada) anddogecoin were all down, having surged in value alongside bitcoin at the start of the week.Market experts appear divided over whether the bounce back was part of a longer term bull market trend that will see...
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Prime Day Nintendo Switch deals 2021: Expect discounts on games, consoles, controllers and more

Amazon Prime Day – one of the internet’s biggest shopping events – is now just days away, which might come as a surprise if you thought you had to wait until October like last year. With the online giant confirming it will take place between 21 June and 22 June, it’s time to get your shopping lists in order. The event is best known for slashing prices on big-ticket items from sought-after brands. Many of the best deals come in the form of tech, electricals and gaming – with consoles and gaming bundles usually considerably discounted. While Xbox and Playstation are often popular choices,...
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Who Is Trump Reaching?

“The Republican Party is just a name,” Steve Bannon told me last week. I had called him to ask about the influence he believes his old boss still carries inside the GOP. “The bulk of it is a populist, nationalist party led by Donald Trump.” As for the rest of it? “The Republican Party, pre-2016, are the modern Whigs,” he added, referring to the national party that collapsed in the mid-19th century over divided views on slavery.
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Orchid thought to be extinct in UK discovered on rooftop of London bank

An orchid thought to be extinct in the UK has been discovered growing on the rooftop of an 11-storey London bank.The small-flowered tongue-orchid has not been sighted in the UK since 1989, when a colony was found in Rame Head in Cornwall.The Cornish colony was destroyed through land mismanagement in 2009, leading to the assumption that the flower had gone locally extinct in the UK.The new discovery of 15 of the plants on the rooftop garden of Nomura, a Japanese bank, now represents the entire known wild UK population of the species.Serapias parviflora is commonly found in the Mediterranean Basin...
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17-year old charged for aggravated battery to a nurse.

On Wednesday, June 9th, Galesburg Police were dispatched to St. Mary’s Medical Center in response to a disturbance complaint. According to police reports, a 17-year old Galesburg male came into the Emergency Room complaining of having despondent thoughts. The 17-year old became increasingly agitated and refused to follow a physician’s requests. When the physician told the male to lay on a bed, he grabbed the doctor by the throat. A female nurse came to the physician’s aid where the 17-year old grabbed the nurse by the arm and refused to calm down. The male finally began to calm down after additional hospital staff helped get the male into a hospital bed. The physician sustained a laceration to his hand and his throat during the struggle. The teen was placed under arrest and taken to the Knox County Jail for processing then on to the Mary Davis Home. The teen is facing two counts of aggravated battery to a nurse.
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Prime Day 2021: The best confirmed tech deals on Apple iPad, Samsung, Ring doorbell and more

Amazon Prime Day is almost upon us. In just three days, the online retailer’s shopping event begins, and you’ll be able to pick up some big bargains on all your favourite bits of tech.   Last year, the shopping event was postponed to October, but this year it’s back in its usual summer spot. The official dates for the Amazon Prime Day event have been revealed as June 21 and June 22, making it a two-day extravaganza.Prime Day is the perfect shopping excuse you’ve been waiting for – the annual event often sees massive, never-before-seen reductions on thousands of items. You’ll be...