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Ric Flair's Final Match Will Reportedly Be Against One of His Old Rivals

Ric Flair and Starrcast announced on Monday that the 16-time former world champion will step back inside the ring at 73 years old on July 31 for a match at the Nashville Fairgrounds. There was no mention of who Flair's opponent would be during the initial announcement, but Fightful's Sean Ross Sapp is now reporting that the current plan is for Flair to take part in a tag team match against one of his old rivals, Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat. The other competitors will reportedly be FTR (with Flair) and the Rock N' Roll Express (with Steamboat), making it a six-man tag match.
NASHVILLE, TN

NJ police chief seen lying in the street with pants down during drunken driving arrest

A New Jersey police chief charged with drunken driving last month could be seen lying in the street next to his pickup truck with his pants down — and responding officers mocked him until they realized who he was, a report said. Bordentown Township Police Chief Brian Pesce was found on the floor in nearby Hamilton after a 911 caller reported following a “drunk” driver “weaving all over the place” and nearly hitting a mailbox, according to documents first obtained by NJ.com. “He’s gonna kill somebody,” the caller warned of the pickup driver. She called back to say that the truck had stopped...
BORDENTOWN, NJ
POLITICO

Biden’s broken promise to SIV holders

Welcome to POLITICO’s West Wing Playbook, your guide to the people and power centers in the Biden administration. Send tips | Subscribe here | Email Alex | Email Max. HAMDULLAH believed America would keep its promises under JOE BIDEN. But so far it hasn’t. A former Afghan interpreter...
U.S. POLITICS

Patriots Released Quarterback Monday: NFL World Reacts

The New England Patriots have waived quarterback, D'Eriq King. The move was announced on Monday after the Patriots signed King directly after the NFL Draft as an undrafted free agent. King was the starting quarterback at Miami during the 2020 and 2021 seasons and was also at Houston from 2016-19.
FOXBOROUGH, MA

The unexpected lesson in Britney Spears’ miscarriage announcement

I cringed when I saw Britney Spears announce last month that she was newly pregnant. As someone who went through four miscarriages before the birth of our daughter, I know how tenuous pregnancy is — and how many end in early miscarriages. Ten to 20 percent of known pregnancies result in loss. And older women like Spears have an even higher risk of miscarriage: At 35, there’s a 20 percent risk, according to the Mayo Clinic, and at 40 (Spears’ age), the risk is 40 percent.
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President Biden Passes Bill Prohibiting Sale of Crib Bumpers, Aims to Reduce Possible Infant Deaths

President Joe Biden has signed new legislation that bans the sale of padded crib bumpers, which have been proven to pose risks to sleeping infants. The Safe Sleep for Babies Act of 2021 (H.R. 3182), signed into law on Monday, prohibits the manufacture and sale of crib bumpers or inclined sleepers for infants. The bill was first introduced last May by Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT).
ComicBook

FOX Renews Surprising New Comedy for Second Season

The 2022-2023 television season continues to shape up this week and after announcing several cancellations last week, Fox announced some series renewals on Monday including one for a surprising comedy The network announced that Welcome to Flatch will be back for a second season. The news is a bit of a surprise as the comedy from Jenny Bicks and Paul Feig hasn't exactly been a strong performer in terms of ratings. However, according to Deadline, Lionsgate made the network an attractive deal. In the announcement, Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier called Bicks and Feig "incredible" partners and noted that the network "bets on creators."
TV SERIES

Fans Upset With Likely Alabama vs. Texas Kickoff Time

FOX will officially televise this season's rare matchup between Alabama and Texas. While the network has yet to confirm the start time for the September 10 showdown, fans are already fearing an early kickoff. It's highly likely FOX will make this game the Big Noon Kickoff game for Week 2....
TUSCALOOSA, AL

Major Changes Coming To Monday Night Football: Fans React

Over the years, NFL fans have complained about the quality of ESPN's Monday Night Football schedule. Compared to what we get on NBC's Sunday Night Football or FOX/CBS's late-afternoon window, the ESPN Monday Night Football matchups often seem less significant. That should change moving forward, though. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported...
NFL

Hillary Clinton Campaign Files Motion to Dismiss Trump’s Lawsuit, Says ‘Allegations Do Not Come Close to Showing’ RICO Violations

Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign has asked a federal judge in Florida to dismiss former President Donald Trump’s racketeering case. The Hillary for America campaign (HFACC) filed a motion to dismiss Trump’s expansive lawsuit with prejudice, so that it cannot be filed again. The suit alleges that the defendants, including the former First Lady and Secretary of State, carried out a plot “in furtherance” of a “scheme to defraud” Trump.
MedicalXpress

Drug treatment for cataracts moves a step closer

A revolutionary new treatment for cataracts has shown extremely positive results in laboratory tests, giving hope that the condition, which currently can only be cured with surgery, could soon be treated with drugs. The results have been published today in the peer-reviewed journal Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. Cataract is...
SCIENCE

Mother charged in death of 9-year-old NYC girl

The mom of a 9-year-old Brooklyn girl who was found beaten and abused in her family’s Brooklyn apartment was charged in the tot’s death Monday, cops said. Shemene Cato, 48, is facing charges of murder, manslaughter, assault, endangering the welfare of a child and criminal possession of a weapon in the slaying of little Shalom Guifarro, cops said. When cops responded to the Crown Heights apartment that sits above a restaurant at about 1 p.m., Sunday, Shalom was severely bruised and unresponsive, police sources said. Neighbors told police about hearing “constant arguing” coming from the apartment, source said. Officers responding to the apartment on...
BROOKLYN, NY

Liz Cheney blasts fellow Republicans after mass shooting

WASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Liz Cheney called on fellow Republicans to reject white supremacism, days after a teenage gunman motivated by the right-wing "great replacement" theory allegedly killed 10 people in a racist shooting in western New York state. "The House GOP leadership has enabled white nationalism,...
PUBLIC SAFETY

Johnny Depp's attorneys challenge Amber Heard on abuse claims

May 16 (Reuters) - Attorneys for actor Johnny Depp began their questioning of Amber Heard in the couple's defamation trial on Monday and challenged the "Aquaman" star's claims that she suffered physical abuse before and during their brief marriage. Depp's attorneys introduced photographs of Heard making public appearances on red...
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