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CNN Fires Anchor Chris Cuomo, “Effective Immediately”

· CNN said today that anchor Chris Cuomo has been “terminated” by the network, “effective immediately.” The move comes as an outside law firm was retained to discover how much Cuomo aided his brother, former New York state governor Andrew Cuomo, when he was accused of sex harassment.

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Chris Cuomo terminated from CNN

· Four days after an indefinite suspension, CNN has fired anchor Chris Cuomo for failing to tell the whole truth about his involvement in his brother, former Governor Andrew Cuomo’s defense.

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Chris Cuomo Fired by CNN

· CNN fired Chris Cuomo, its most-watched anchor, on Saturday, in the wake of revelations he had helped his brother, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, while he faced multiple accusations of sexual harassment — a breach of journalistic ethics and

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CNN fires Chris Cuomo

Politico · 16h ago · “This is not how I want my time at CNN to end but I have already told you why and how I helped my brother,” he said in a statement.

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· CBS News · 16h ago · He had been suspended from the network since Wednesday.

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3 skiers killed in avalanche in Austria

CBS News · 2h ago · Three of the skiers were buried by the avalanche, while another two were partly buried and able to free themselves, regional police said in a statement.

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Republican Thomas Massie condemned for Christmas guns photo

The Guardian · 2h ago · Congressman causes outrage by posting ‘insensitive’ tweet just days after Michigan school shootingA US congressman has posted a Christmas picture of himself and what appears to be his family, smiling and posing with an assortment of guns, just da

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Trump double negative: Twitter sees proof positive of no electoral fraud

The Guardian · 1h ago · Critics pounce on statement that ‘anybody that doesn’t think’ 2020 election was rigged ‘is either very stupid or very corrupt’Trump rails against Meadows for revealing Covid cover-upThe double negative, a common grammatical elephant trap, claimed a high-profile victim on Saturday night.

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15-year-old charged in Michigan school shooting

· Prosecutors have charged a 15-year-old with murder, terrorism and other crimes in connection with Tuesday's school shooting in Michigan in which 4 people were killed.

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Passenger jumps out of plane taxiing at Phoenix airport

ABC News · 16h ago · Authorities say a passenger on an arriving Southwest Airlines flight taxiing at Phoenix’s main airport opened a galley door, jumped out and ran to an airport fire station where he barricaded himself

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‘Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse’ Drops First-Look Trailer

Deadline Hollywood · 12h ago · Sony unveiled the title and first-look teaser for the Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse sequel at the Brazil Comic-Con today. Dubbed Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse (Part One), the title implies the film will serve as the first installation of a two-part sequel.

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EXPLAINER: Jussie Smollett's turn to testify. Will he?

ABC News · 47m ago · After two brothers spent hours telling a jury how Jussie Smollett paid them to carry out a fake racist and anti-gay attack on himself, the big question when the actor's trial resumes is whether he will tell his side of the story

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Cal's defense rises up, hands USC fourth straight loss

· ABC News · 7h ago · Trey Paster scored on a 55-yard fumble return in the second quarter, California’s defense made a clutch stop near the goal line, and the Golden Bears held off Southern California 24-14 in the season finale for both teams

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Baylor holds on for Big 12 title, knocks Okla St out of CFP

ABC News · 17h ago · Dezmon Jackson came up inches short on a desperate, fourth-down dive with 24 seconds remaining and fifth-ranked Oklahoma State fell to ninth-ranked Baylor 21-16 in the Big 12 championship game, knocking the Cowboys out of contention for a playoff spot

Baylor holds off late OSU drive, wins Big 12 title

· ESPN · 17h ago · Dezmon Jackson came up inches short on a desperate, fourth-down dive with 24 seconds left and fifth-ranked Oklahoma State fell to ninth-ranked Baylor 21-16 in the Big 12 championship game Saturday.

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Bowlsby: '24 CFP expansion 'in some jeopardy'

ESPN · 20h ago · Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby says expanding the CFP as soon as the 2024 season is "in some jeopardy" noting logistical challenges the longer it takes for the CFP management committee to reach a resolution.

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Ball, Rozier among 4 Hornets to enter protocols

· ESPN · 23h ago · The Charlotte Hornets have had four players -- LaMelo Ball, Jalen McDaniels, Mason Plumlee and Terry Rozier -- enter into the NBA's health and safety protocols, it was announced Saturday.

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Ball, 3 other Hornets in NBA's health and safety protocols

· Four Charlotte Hornets players, including last year’s Rookie of the Year LaMelo Ball, have been placed in the NBA’s health and safety protocols on Saturday, an indicator they have tested positive of the coronavirus


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Smoldering debris, mud hinder Indonesia volcano rescue

· Washington Post · 6h ago · Rescuers are searching for survivors on the slopes of the highest volcano on Indonesia’s island of Java after it was rocked by an eruption that killed at least 13 people, as smoldering debris and thick mud hampered their efforts

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Pakistan PM Reassures President Over Sri Lankan's Lynching

Bloomberg · 6h ago · Islamabad (AP) -- Pakistan's prime minister told Sri Lanka's president that more than 100 people have been detained in the lynching of a Sri Lankan factory manager and suspects will be “prosecuted with the full severity of the law.”

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Probiotics improve nausea and vomiting in pregnancy

Science Daily · 15h ago · Researchers found that probiotics significantly improve the symptoms of pregnancy-related nausea, vomiting and constipation. Nausea and vomiting affect about 85% of pregnancies and can significantly impact quality of life, particularly during early pregnancy.

Most Dog Breeds Are Super Inbred, Study Finds

Gizmodo · Dec 3, 2021 · New research seems to confirm the idea that many of our cutest purebred pups are also burdened by their genetics. The study determined that most dog breeds have high levels of inbreeding.

NASA TV Coverage Set for Crewed Soyuz Mission to Space Station

NASA · Dec 3, 2021 · NASA will provide live coverage of key events in the mission of a veteran Russian cosmonaut and two Japanese private citizens set to launch to the International Space Station on Wednesday, Dec. 8, and return to Earth on Sunday, Dec. 19.

Daytime meals may reduce health risks linked to night shift work

Science Daily · Dec 3, 2021 · A small clinical trial has found that eating during the nighttime -- like many shift workers do -- can increase glucose levels, while eating only during the daytime might prevent the higher glucose levels now linked with a nocturnal work life.

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Police Get Complaints Over U.K. Leader's Festive Parties

· Bloomberg · 21h ago · London (AP) -- Britain's opposition Labour Party has raised complaints to police about Christmas parties held by Prime Minister Boris Johnson's staff in his office last year in breach of coronavirus restrictions.


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Get your skates on: the 10 most delightful ice rinks in the UK

The Guardian · 4h ago · From a floodlit Royal Pavilion in Brighton, to the Narnia-styled Eden Project in Cornwall, here are this winter’s most stunning ice skating rinksWith a backdrop of the extravagant Indo-Chinese Royal Pavilion, Brighton’s pop-up ice rink resembles a scene from a vintage Christmas card.

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58 Exciting New Hotels Opening Around The World This Winter

Forbes · 12h ago · The colder winter months are approaching, but the hospitality scene is staying hot with new openings around the globe. These are some of the newest hotels to open around the world between December and February 2022.

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The Abortion I Didn’t Have

Longform · Dec 4, 2021 · “I never thought about ending my pregnancy. Instead, at 19, I erased the future I had imagined for myself.”

China’s Queer Internet Is Being Erased

Longform · Dec 3, 2021 · LGBTQI groups found rare freedoms online, but this year, many were shut by censors. It feels like slowly being sanded down, said one member.

Well I Guess This Is Growing Up

Longform · Dec 3, 2021 · Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus got cancer—and then accidentally shared his diagnosis with the public over social media. Turns out getting sick renewed his faith, healed his old friendships, and reminded him what makes life worth living.

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The Top 5 Longreads of the Week

Longreads · Dec 3, 2021 · This week, we're sharing stories from Alex Skopic, David Dayen, Chabeli Carrazana, Devin Kelly, and Carla Ciccone.

Sacrifice

Longform · Dec 2, 2021 · An eccentric monk’s singular scrap cathedral reveals the chaos and genius of his mind.

A Feast for Lost Souls

Longform · Dec 2, 2021 · In Sinaloa, Mexico, women recover the bodies of missing loved ones—and cook to keep their memories of the dead alive.

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