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Simone Biles ties knot with Texas's Jonathan Owens: 'My man, forever'

Simone Biles has seven Olympic medals to her credit, but this jewel is the most important. Gymnast and Houston Texans safety Jonathan Owens are married, the two announced Saturday. The two started dating in August 2020 and got engaged in February 2022. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM “I do – official Owens,” Biles wrote on Twitter with two white heart emojis. “My person, forever,” Owens tweeted along with emojis of a red heart and a ring. Both have shared four pictures of the wedding. Owens wore a...
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JP Morgan allowed prosecutors access to Epstein accuser's statements

JPMorgan Chase can investigate statements that may have been made to Manhattan prosecutors by a woman suing the bank over its decision to retain Jeffrey Epstein as a client, a New York judge ruled Friday. narrated. The US lender first summoned the Manhattan district attorney’s office earlier this month, requesting any statements made by the Epstein accuser to its sex crimes unit in August. The accuser, who uses the pseudonym Jane Doe, has alleged that JPMorgan should be held liable for her sexual abuse at the hands of Epstein and...
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Dominic Raab resigns as UK deputy prime minister over bullying claims

Dominic Raab resigned as UK deputy prime minister on Friday after an independent report into claims of bullying against him upheld two of eight formal complaints. Raab said he wanted to step down if the report commissioned by Rishi Sunak found evidence of any bullying of civil servants. Oliver Dowden, minister for the Cabinet Office and a Sunak loyalist, was appointed to replace Raab as deputy prime minister in a limited cabinet reshuffle. Alex Chalk, the minister for defense procurement and a barrister, will play Raab’s justice secretary. Sunak, who...
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Louisiana's Catholic Democratic governor calls on his 'pro-life state' to end the death penalty

(OSV News)—Govt. John Bel Edwards, D-La., called for an end to the death penalty in Louisiana during his final State of the Union address on April 10, prompting lawmakers to adopt legislative proposals reflecting his identity as “pro-life”. made a passionate call for the state.” “For the first time, I am calling on the legislature to abolish the death penalty,” said Edwards, who is term-limited and cannot seek re-election to a third consecutive term at the governor’s mansion. Edwards, a pro-life Catholic Democrat who signed off on the state’s six-week...
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For New Zealand, the benefits of joining AUKUS Pillar II outweigh the costs – The Diplomat

Advertisement I recently mentioned The case for New Zealand joining Pillar II (PII) of AUKUS, which relates to the sharing of the most important state-of-the-art high technologies. While in most cases these technologies are only in their infancy, they will prove important for emerging fourth industrial revolution (4IR). Despite the immense benefits of joining PII, the case against it has been heavily publicized in the New Zealand media, including by high-profile former government officials. Some commentators seem inclined to acknowledge the immense benefits of engaging in PII. Without a counterbalancing...
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Sudan: US-Saudi-brokered ceasefire begins with reports of ongoing fighting | Sudan

A week-long ceasefire in Sudan was intended to begin the delivery of humanitarian aid on Monday evening, as witnesses in the capital Khartoum reported fighter planes overhead and fighting continued in some areas. The US and Saudi Arabia announced an agreement to halt six weeks of fighting, saying it would come into effect at 9.45pm (7.45pm BST). World powers pressured the military and the rival paramilitary Rapid Support Force to sign an agreement. Previous attempts have failed. Witnesses said heavy shelling could be heard in eastern Khartoum and a resident...
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Joy Behar jokes about being 'forced' out of 'The View': The details

Abel Fermin / shutterstock she remembers! joy spring took a brief hiatus from hosting Scene After she was fired in 2013 — and she hasn’t forgotten what happened. “I’ve been on this show for 26 years, haven’t I?” Behr, 80, said on the Thursday, May 25 episode of the ABC talk show. “With a small gap as we all know – forced.” Bihar has been co-host Scene Since Barbara Walters launched the show in 1997. However, he was temporarily let go in 2013 along with the cohost elizabeth hasselbach before...
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Sudoku Medium: April 20, 2023

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NAACP leader defends staying in Florida despite org's travel warning: 'We haven't asked anyone to leave'

Leon W. Russell, chairman of the NAACP’s board of directors, pushed back against criticism for his organization’s travel advice for black people in the state of Florida, while he himself lived in the Tampa Bay area. Appearing on MSNBC’s “The ReadOut,” Russell discussed the recent reaction to the NAACP warning black people against traveling to Florida following “Governor Ron DeSantis’ aggressive efforts to erase black history.” The formal visit notice from the NAACP Board of Directors states, “Florida is openly hostile toward African Americans, people of color, and LGBTQ+ individuals.”...
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Republicans Blast 'Disastrous' McCarthy, Biden Debt Limit Deal

President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy are reaching a deal to address the country’s debt ceiling just days before they run out of money, but US Representative Bob Good has major concerns about the intricacies of the deal. The United States reached its legal debt limit of $31.4 trillion in January, and the unresolved issue remains a threat to the country’s economy as Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warned that the country could go deeper on its debt if no deal is reached by June. Will miss 1. Both...
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