NBC dominates in premiere week for TV’s broadcast networks

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC opened the new television season with a dominant week against its rivals, and it wasn’t just football that was responsible. The network’s Sunday night football franchise was by far last week’s most-watched prime time program, as it traditionally is each fall. But NBC said it was the first time it… Continue reading NBC dominates in premiere week for TV’s broadcast networks

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Chile: Congress takes step toward abortion decriminalization

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The lower house of Chile’s Congress took a step toward decriminalizing abortion in most cases Tuesday, voting to craft a law barring prosecution of women who get abortions in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. The initiative, which is opposed by the government, still faces hurdles before it can become law.… Continue reading Chile: Congress takes step toward abortion decriminalization

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South Dakota AG reviewing Noem’s meeting with daughter

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota’s attorney general said Tuesday he is reviewing concerns from state lawmakers over a meeting Gov. Kristi Noem held last year that included both her daughter and a state employee who was overseeing her daughter’s application to become a certified real estate appraiser. “I have been contacted by concerned… Continue reading South Dakota AG reviewing Noem’s meeting with daughter

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A jury convicted R. Kelly; will his music face consequences?

NEW YORK (AP) — Will a criminal conviction do to R. Kelly’s music what years of ugly allegations couldn’t? It’s unlikely that Monday’s moment of justice — when a federal jury in New York found the 54-year-old R&B superstar guilty of all nine counts in a sex trafficking trial — will mean much for his… Continue reading A jury convicted R. Kelly; will his music face consequences?

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NFL urges players, team staff to report COVID-19 symptoms

The NFL is stressing the importance of symptom reporting to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in a video featuring coaches Pete Carroll, Andy Reid, John Harbaugh and Ron Rivera. “It is vital for all players, coaches and other personnel to understand and report symptoms immediately,” NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a memo sent to… Continue reading NFL urges players, team staff to report COVID-19 symptoms

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Watch out for nighttime roadwork closures on I-70 in Glenwood Canyon

Be on the lookout for nighttime roadwork in the Glenwood Canyon area of Interstate 70 this week as the Colorado Department of Transportation repairs part of the roadway that was damaged by mudslides over the summer. Related Articles Accident or crime? Trial opens for trucker in I-70 crash and “inferno” that killed 4. Viaduct no… Continue reading Watch out for nighttime roadwork closures on I-70 in Glenwood Canyon

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Shark attack first aid: Bystanders should try to save victims by pushing hard ‘between hips and bits in groin’

Beachgoers who come across a shark attack victim bleeding from the leg should push hard “halfway between hips and bits” to reduce blood loss and save the victim, according to a new study. The research out of Australia revealed that the easily taught first-aid technique with fist pressure at the femoral artery “can reliably completely… Continue reading Shark attack first aid: Bystanders should try to save victims by pushing hard ‘between hips and bits in groin’

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Massachusetts drownings: Man dies after getting caught in strong rip current

A 64-year-old man died after he got caught in a strong rip current while swimming in the ocean off of Martha’s Vineyard, State Police said on Tuesday. Donald Reagan, of Virginia, was recovered by Coast Guard personnel, who brought him to shore where first responders performed CPR before transporting him to Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Reagan… Continue reading Massachusetts drownings: Man dies after getting caught in strong rip current

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John Lennon interview tape fetches $58,240 at Danish auction

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A cassette tape with a 33-minute audio recording of John Lennon being interviewed by four Danish teenagers 51 years ago as well as an apparently unpublished song by the late Beatle fetched $58,240 Tuesday at an auction in Denmark. The tape, recorded on Jan. 5, 1970, chiefly consists of Lennon and his… Continue reading John Lennon interview tape fetches $58,240 at Danish auction

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