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This is what we know about those missing in the Miami condo collapse

(CNN) — At least 99 people were unaccounted for after part of a 12-story residential building in Surfside, Florida, collapsed early Thursday, authorities said. Search and rescue teams have been feverishly scouring the site near Miami since shortly after 55 of the building's 136 units fell at about 1:30 a.m.
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Presidential ElectionNew York Post

Biden whispers repeatedly during ‘really creepy’ Q&A

President Biden on Thursday repeatedly whispered to reporters during an impromptu press conference at the White House — drawing bemused social media speculation and jokes about the “really creepy” exchanges. On three separate occasions, Biden hunched over his lectern in the White House East Room and forcefully whispered to reporters.
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Scaramucci tells banker trial jury about Trump’s transition

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Scaramucci recalled for a jury Thursday his role in filling jobs in former President Donald Trump’s administration as he testified against a Chicago banker, saying he never would have considered the man for a job if he knew he was giving $16 million in loans to Trump’s ex-campaign manager.
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The Hill

Two top travel aides for Harris are leaving their posts: report

Two aides to Vice President Harris who oversee travel have reportedly resigned shortly before she is expected to embark on a round of vaccine-related travel in July with her husband Doug Emhoff . Sources close to the matter told The New York Times that Harris's director of advance Karly Satkowiak...
Weight LossHollywood Life

Ciara Rocks Plunging Leather Dress On Family Night Out After 39 Lb. Weight Loss — Photos

Ciara enjoyed a night out in N.Y.C with husband Russell Wilson and their kids after she dropped 39 lbs. to reach her pre-baby weight. Ciara is living her best life. The 35-year-old singer showed off her recent 39-lb. weight loss when she was spotted heading to dinner in New York City on Wednesday, June 23 with husband Russell Wilson, 32. The couple’s daughter Sienna Princess, 4, and Ciara’s son Future Zahir, 7, (whom she shares with ex Future) joined them for the night out. Their son Win Harrison, 11 months, was not present for the outing.
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Axios Tampa Bay

Florida declares state of emergency after deadly Miami-area condo collapse

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) declared a state of emergency after a portion of a 12-story residential building in Surfside, Florida, collapsed at approximately 1:30 a.m. Thursday, according to AP.The latest: The executive order will allow for federal assistance as the state continues its search-and-rescue operations. Officials have accounted for 102 people who lived in the high-rise Champlain Towers South, but 99 people remained unaccounted for by mid-afternoon, said Mayor Daniella Levine Cava of Miami-Dade County at a press conference.Earlier Thursday, President Biden said that federal resources, including assistance from FEMA, were "ready to go" to respond to the collapse,...
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Top US general rejected Trump suggestions military should 'crack skulls' during protests last year, new book claims

Washington (CNN) — The top US general repeatedly pushed back on then-President Donald Trump's argument that the military should intervene violently in order to quell the civil unrest that erupted around the country last year. Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley often found he was the lone voice of opposition to those demands during heated Oval Office discussions, according to excerpts of a new book, obtained by CNN, from Wall Street Journal reporter Michael Bender.
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Los Angeles Times

Bear dies after being struck by car in Pasadena

A 500-pound bear died after being struck by a car while crossing a road in northern Pasadena on Wednesday night, an occurrence officials said is relatively rare. The driver, identified as a woman in her 70s, suffered minor injuries, likely from her car’s airbag deploying after she hit the bear around 8:30 p.m. near Eaton Canyon and New York drives, city officials said.
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10 states to end enhanced unemployment benefits June 26

Ten states will exit the enhanced unemployment benefits at the end of the week — impacting roughly 2.5 million workers. Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Montana, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas and Utah will all be ending the $300 federal supplemental benefits in their states, joining 12 other states that previously opted out of the benefits in the past two weeks, as the U.S. emerges from the coronavirus pandemic.
CelebritiesPage Six

Richie siblings hit Greece in $150M mega-yacht

They put the rich in Richie. Power siblings Sofia Richie, Nicole Richie and Miles Richie were spotted enjoying a lavish family vacation aboard a $150 million mega-yacht in Mykonos, Greece on Wednesday. The siblings were spotted getting onto a dinghy that taxied them over to the mega-yacht called “Ulysses.”. Sofia,...
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Big Freedia Was a Runaway Bride on the Day of Her Wedding

The rapper Big Freedia has been making music for years. She's had her music in a number of commercials, she performed the spoken word interlude in Beyoncé's "Formation," and she has become an icon in the LGBTQ+ community. On top of that, she's an author who has shared the struggles growing up around poverty and drugs that helped her become the Queen of Bounce Music.
Fontana, CAvvng.com

SB County Sheriff’s sergeant arrested on child porn charges

FONTANA, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A sergeant with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department was arrested by Fontana Police Department detectives on child pornography charges. The suspect, identified as 43-year-old Marc Goodwin was arrested on Thursday, June 24th by members of the Fontana Police Department Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit...