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How Israel’s missing constitution deepens divisions between Jews and with Arabs

Renewed fighting has erupted again between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas, endangering a ceasefire instituted after an 11-day war in May. The conflict in Gaza is an early test of Israel’s new coalition government. Recently, parties across the political spectrum united to remove Israel’s scandal-plagued prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu from power, ending a two-year political crisis – though he may maneuver his way back into power.
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Another study finds intermittent fasting for weight loss may backfire

Fasting, including intermittent fasting, has been linked to many potential health benefits, including lower blood pressure, improved brain health, and similar. However, more controversy exists when it comes to fasting for weight loss, a controversy that has expanded with a new study published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
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Facebook users will soon be able to directly stream podcast episodes

Facebook has alerted podcast creators to an upcoming feature that will enable them to directly and automatically share their new podcast episodes on their Facebook Page. Users will be able to stream the content directly on Facebook, according to the company, and newly added episodes will show up in followers’ news feeds.

Shyla Walker Accuses Landon McBroom of Abuse and Trying to Kidnap Their Daughter

YouTube star Shyla Walker is seeking protection from the courts from her former boyfriend, her YouTube co-star Landon McBroom. Walker claims the YouTuber physically assaulted her and attempted to kidnap their 1-year-old daughter Souline. Shyla obtained a temporary restraining order last month to keep him away from both her and their daughter, saying that the father of her child has a history of abuse against her.
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Fortnite Concept Royale contest will turn two fan concepts into reality

Epic has announced a new contest called Fortnite Concept Royale. The new opportunity will result in two ‘exceptional’ fan concepts being turned into actual in-game outfits, giving creators the chance of bringing their idea to a massive audience. In addition to having their concept turned into an outfit, the two winners will both also get cash rewards.

Draft Notes: Mamukelashvili, Carr, Champagnie, Figueroa, Cockburn, Sims

Seton Hall’s Sandro Mamukelashvili is scheduled to work out for the Pistons on Thursday, Adam Zagoria of the New York Times tweets. The 6’11” Mamukelashvili already worked out for the Jazz, Thunder and Hornets. He’s currently listed as the No. 56 overall prospect on ESPN’s Best Available list. We have...

DraftKings Inc. (NASDAQ:DKNG) Director Shalom Meckenzie Sells 660,000 Shares

DraftKings Inc. (NASDAQ:DKNG) Director Shalom Meckenzie sold 660,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $51.56, for a total value of $34,029,600.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 21,528,079 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,109,987,753.24. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website.
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The 2022 Honda Civic Sedan Makes a Great Car Even Better

The wait is over: the 2022 Honda Civic is finally here. At least the 2022 Civic Sedan is; the Hatchback, Si, and Type R models aren’t quite here yet. But that’s still enough to give reviewers a taste of what the Honda compact car offers. And those initial tastes reveal that the 2022 Civic improves an already well-reviewed car.

BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLFS) VP Aby J. Mathew Sells 10,000 Shares

BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLFS) VP Aby J. Mathew sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $39.27, for a total value of $392,700.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 220,304 shares in the company, valued at approximately $8,651,338.08. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.
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Why Jessa Duggar Seewald's Video Of Her Daughter Has The Internet Fuming

The Duggar family gained fame not just for their huge household, but also for the way in which all of the children were raised. Fans of "19 Kids and Counting" and its spinoff, "Counting On," know that the Duggars' fundamentalist Christian faith guides everything from their clothing and entertainment to their kids' education, careers, and choice of spouse. They're also known for running a tight ship where parenting is concerned, with children expected to obey their parents without question or attitude. That's why a lot of eyebrows are being raised over a video posted by one of the "Counting On" stars.

Wizards’ Coaching Search Will Be ‘Diverse, Robust’

With Scott Brooks officially out as the Wizards’ head coach, his replacement won’t be named quickly. GM Tommy Sheppard said he will conduct a “very diverse, very robust” search, Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN tweets. Sheppard also used the words “thorough” and “inclusive” to describe the search, which suggests that he might give serious consideration to a woman candidate.

Free Fishing Days

This ongoing program runs from Friday, June 18, to Sunday, June 20. Hours are 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Please note: Wearing a mask is recommended for those who are not fully vaccinated. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is sponsoring free fishing days to encourage a love of...
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Sixteen Finalists Named for 2021 USA Women’s U16 National Team

Following eight trials sessions featuring 34 athletes who are 16 and younger, 16 finalists remain in the hunt for one of 12 roster spots on the 2021 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team. The finalists, who were selected by the USA Basketball Women’s Developmental National Team Committee, will remain in Indianapolis through June 18, when it is anticipated the 12-member team will be finalized.

Fishing Will County Preserves (Zoom webinar)

***Please note this program is being offered virtually via Zoom.***. Have you ever wondered where the best preserves are to go fishing or what kind of fish you can catch in this area? Join a naturalist for this live Zoom program to find fishing hot spots and learn about common sport fish of Will County. This program will highlight many of the lakes, streams and rivers in the Forest Preserve District. Learn about local fishing ordinances and join the discussion with some local fishing stories of your own.
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Three Honolulu officers charged in fatal shooting of 16-year-old

June 16 (UPI) -- A Hawaii police officer was charged with murder and two others were charged with attempted murder in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old, prosecutors said. Honolulu police officer Geoffrey Thom, 42, was charged with one count of second-degree murder for shooting through the rear window of a white Honda during a car chase on April 5, killing 16-year-old Iremamber Sykap.
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Adam and Madalyn

Soaking in Idaho for the First Time! Exploring Shoshone Falls and Eating Potatoes in Boise!

We loved visiting Idaho! We stopped at Shoshone Falls before heading into Boise. Shoshone Falls was incredibly impressive, we thoroughly enjoyed our visit. In Boise we wanted to do two things, visit the Freak Alley Gallery and eat some potatoes. Check and check. We loved walking through the Freak Alley Gallery, such an impressive scene of street art! Finally we found our potatoes at the Boise Fry Company. It hit the spot.
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It's The Real Thing: Bye-Bye $4 Billion On Ronaldo Coke Snub

Cristiano Ronaldo's removal of two Coca-Cola bottles at a Euro 2020 news conference earlier this week coincided with a $4 billion drop in the market value of the American drink giant. The Portugal captain was visibly troubled when he saw two bottles of the carbonated soft drink in front of...