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Police investigating sign at restaurant claiming we ‘reserve the right to refuse service to white people’

A sign discovered at the US fried chicken chain Popeye’s is under investigation claiming that it was under new management and would “reserve the right to refuse service to white people.”The sign, found at the drive-thru of the Lake Saint Louis, Missouri branch read: “This restaurant is under new management and will reserve the right to refuse service to white people. We apologise for any inconvenience.”A picture of the sign was shared on Facebook by a local resident and caused quite a backlash against the restaurant.“Nothing racist here.. move on...” said one person in response with another adding, “That’s a...

IRS now sending millions more additional stimulus checks

The IRS said it is continuing to distribute federal stimulus checks to eligible Americans, with another 2.3 million payments issued last week. Some of those payments include "plus-up" adjustments for people who received less money than they were entitled to in earlier checks. The latest round of payments is part...
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Video: Virginia P Mike Vasil does the Trevor Bauer celebrations

The Trevor Bauer celebrations are spreading. Virginia Cavaliers pitcher Mike Vasil started against Texas at the College World Series on Thursday night. He was dealing and allowed just one earned run while striking out eight through six. In the top of the sixth inning, Vasil got consecutive strikeouts to end...
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John Cena admits he’s ‘definitely’ not done with WWE career

If you missed it, John Cena has not retired from the WWE and finally admits that he will return to the ring. WWE Superstar John Cena has accomplished what few professional wrestlers have achieved, mainstream success as he successfully transitioned from the ring to the silver screen. Cena was last seen in the ring at Wrestlemania 36 against “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt. Many fans assumed that his loss meant that he was finally leaving the WWE permanently to pursue his acting career. Apparently, that isn’t the case.
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Community puts on surprise parade to celebrate teen Olympic hopeful

To celebrate Tess Howley making the Olympic swimming trials, her friends, teammates, coaches, neighbors, and classmates put on a parade to rival any opening ceremony. Howley, 16, of Rockaway, New York, has been swimming for the last 13 years, and qualified for the trials in Omaha. She was one of the youngest competitors, and swam the 100m butterfly, 200m butterfly, and 200m freestyle. While she didn't qualify for the Tokyo Games, she did beat some of her personal best times, and that made her "pretty happy," she told The Rockaway Times.

Research reveals how autonomic nervous system influences deep sleep in sleepwalkers

Somnambulism - otherwise known as sleepwalking - is a phenomenon which has fascinated the public and neurologists for decades, but a lot of what causes it remains a mystery. Affecting up to 4% of adults, sleepwalking is a non-rapid-eye movement (NREM) sleep parasomnia that not only gives someone a poor night's sleep, but also puts them at serious risk of injury and, in some cases, lead to unintended violence against others.
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Nasa’s Hubble Space Telescope captures far-off galaxy with a ‘fascinating secret hiding in plain sight’

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured an image of a spiral galaxy that is hiding a supermassive black hole at its centre.Galaxy NGC 3254 is a ‘Seyfert galaxy’, a collection of planets and stars defined by their extremely active centres, located approximately 118 million light-years from Earth.The black hole at its core, with its huge gravitational power, can pull gas, dust, stars and planets, around in space – captured by Hubble using both visible and infrared light.While one might assume that black holes, with their vast force, would simply devour everything that came close to it, the accretion of material...
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Indonesian cleric jailed for fake Covid status

Jakarta, June 25 (SocialNews.XYZ) An Indonesian court has sentenced a controversial cleric to four years in jail for not supporting the government's efforts to handle the Covid-19 pandemic and lying on his positive status.
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American Sherlock: The Father of Forensics That History Forgot

Heinrich at work.University of California, Berkeley. Nicknamed the “American Sherlock” during his time, famed criminologist Edward Oscar Heinrich has fallen into obscurity. Not only did Heinrich solve more than 2,000 cases in the first half of the twentieth century — including some of the most famous crimes of his era — but he also discovered many scientific techniques that are still in use today. Yet, despite his brilliant contributions to forensics, Heinrich doesn’t even have a Wikipedia entry.