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Dame Deborah James: Cancer campaigner dies aged 40

The cancer campaigner, blogger, broadcaster and former teacher, Dame Deborah James, has died aged 40. She had been receiving end-of-life care for bowel cancer at home and had raised millions for cancer research. The host of the BBC's You, Me and the Big C podcast was given a damehood in...
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Meri & Kody Brown's Only Child Leon Comes Out As Transgender

The famous offspring of Meri and Kody Brown is sharing their truth. On Tuesday, June 28, Sister Wives star Leon Brown came out as transgender, opening up about their journey to self discovery in a candid Instagram post. "someone recently told me that i didn’t have to have all of my s**t figured out in order for me to share myself with the world," they captioned two photos of themself posing in front of intricate oversized doors."so here’s me," they announced, "definitely not having almost any of my s**t figured out, to let you know that i am trans. my...
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Newsmax host to Rudy Giuliani over ‘assault’ claim: ‘I gotta be honest, it doesn’t look that bad’

Newsmax host Greg Kelly told Rudy Giuliani on the air on Monday that he doubted whether the former New York City mayor was seriously in danger when he was slapped on the back by a ShopRite worker on Staten Island on Sunday. “I gotta be honest, it doesn’t look that bad,” Kelly told Giuliani during an interview on Monday. Giuliani was on Staten Island to campaign for his son, Andrew, who is running for the Republican nomination for the state’s governorship. The store worker reportedly said to Giuliani: “Hey, what’s up scumbag?” Security video released by the store shows the employee lightly patting...
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Cuban troops report fatal clash with Florida speedboat

HAVANA — Cuban authorities say they have intercepted more than a dozen speedboats arriving from the United States this year — including two shooting incidents and at least one death. They say U.S. authorities have handed over a suspect in the shooting of a Cuban coast guard officer.The Interior Ministry statement read over state television Monday night comes amid a sharp increase in migration from Cuba to the United States, both by sea and via Mexico, at a time of economic hardships aggravated by the pandemic and by tightened U.S. sanctions.The ministry said its coast guard units had intercepted 13...
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Supreme Court blocks order requiring La. form a second Black congressional district

The Supreme Court blocked a lower court order Tuesday that required Louisiana to create a second congressional district where Black voters are in the majority. The justices granted an emergency request from the state’s Republican attorney general and secretary of state, who said the Legislature cannot draw two minority districts without segregating voters primarily on the basis of race, which they said would be unconstitutional.
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Prince Andrew's Accuser Virginia Guiffre May Find Herself Being Interviewed By Oprah Winfrey, Lawyer Claims: 'It's Not Impossible'

It's been several months since Virginia Giuffre and Prince Andrew settled their lawsuit — the former claimed that the royal raped her when she was 17 years old — so it's likely that Giuffre might want to come forward one day and tell her story. Amber Melville-Brown, a reputation and media lawyer with Withersworldwide, said "it is not impossible that Ms. Giuffre will find herself on the chat-show sofa."Since Oprah Winfrey is pals with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle — and interviewed them in 2021 — she could be in the running. The TV host's couch "played host to Prince...
CELEBRITIES

Biden jokes he may not return from Spain as approval rating hits all-time low

Is he really kidding though? President Biden joked Tuesday that he may not return from Spain as his average approval rating hit an all-time low amid the worst inflation since 1981 and record-high gas prices. Biden made the remark to Spanish King Philip VI in an apparent bid to compliment the beauty of the royal palace in Madrid. “There’s an old expression in a little town in Delaware called Claymont, Del, a little steel town. And they say, ‘We’re like poor relatives. We show up when we’re invited and we stay longer than we should.’ So be careful. We may not go back,” Biden...

Churches cancel Christian day-camp as old allegations surface again

GRAPEVINE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) - "Next week they would have been here," says a North Texas pastor who called off the week-long day camp at his Grapevine church.Pastor Doug Page of First Baptist Grapevine cancelled the camp about one week before it was set to begin for about 200-children in his congregation and the neighborhood."I had no reason to think that they had done anything wrong recently," said Pastor Page talking about Kanakuk's leadership.Kanakuk is a nationally known Christian ministry which hosts an overnight camp, family camps and day camps in many states. Its website states, "Since 1926, Kanakuk has welcomed...
GRAPEVINE, TX

Father storms off after sister deadnamed his son on her wedding

Is it right to ignore a transgender person's new name?. We are approaching the end of another Pride Month, which celebrates the LGBTQIA+ community and spreads awareness about them. Transgender people are a part of this community and go through mental strain trying to understand their identities.

Look: NBA World Reacts To Stephen A. Smith Drama

Over the past few weeks, Stephen A. Smith has called out Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving several time. Last week, Smith suggested that Irving "betrayed" his Nets teammate Kevin Durant. "Kyrie has betrayed, totally betrayed. Coaxed into coming to Brooklyn , you his brother, you ride with him 1,000%, until you don’t want to, for whatever reason, and you left him hanging," Smith said, via Nets Wire.
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Tracking The Tropics: Potential Tropical Cyclone Two, two other systems to keep an eye on

MIAMI - The CBS4 Weather team is busy tracking all the action in the tropics but there are no current threats to South Florida.At 11 a.m. Tuesday, Potential Tropical Cyclone Two was located about 260 miles east of Trinidad and moving west at 23 miles per hour. This disturbance is expected to strengthen into Tropical Storm Bonnie and bring heavy rain and gusty winds to the southern Windward Islands on Tuesday and Wednesday."Potential Tropical Cyclone Two is forecast to become Tropical Storm Bonnie, not a threat to us, however, it is forecast to move across the southern Windward Islands where...
MIAMI, FL

Jan. 6 hearings are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to important congressional oversight hearings

In a series of hearings that have received prime-time coverage and much public attention, Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony on the afternoon of June 28 contained perhaps the most explosive revelations thus far. Speaking before a hastily called hearing of the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol, Hutchinson, a former aide to White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, revealed that former President Donald Trump was warned about the potential for violence at the Jan. 6 rally and nevertheless wanted security precautions lifted, including the use of magnetometers to detect weapons. She also testified...
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