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Woman's discovery about her boyfriend and late mom is giving people goosebumps

When Leah Menzies, an 18-year-old college student in Australia, first met her boyfriend's family, his mother did what many mothers do: dusted off old photos.
"His mom told me how he made that silly face in a school photo. She thought it was funny," Menzies told TODAY Parents.
Menzie's partner of ...

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David Perdue caps his campaign for Georgia governor with a racist remark against Stacey Abrams and a Trump tele-rally

Former US President Donald Trump speaks during the American Freedom Tour at the Austin Convention Center May 14, 2022 in Austin, Texas. Brandon Bell/Getty Images
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Donald Trump asked Georgians at the last minute to vote for David Perdue and defeat Brian Kemp.
Trump joined Perdue in a Monday ni...

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A Wisconsin veterinarian who survived the 2003 monkeypox wave says the new outbreak isn't comparable to COVID-19

There are many types of smallpox virus, including monkeypox, smallpox, and chickenpox. Roger Harris/Science Photo Library via Getty Images
In 2003, Dr. Kurt Zaeske a prairie dog that tested positive for monkeypox.
Days later, Zaeske fell ill with flu-like symptoms and skin lesions.
However, as ne...

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Putin's key mistake? Not understanding Ukraine's blossoming national identity - even in the Russian-friendly southeast

Vladimir Putin has written and spoken about Ukrainians and Russians being “one people”. Getty Images
Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision to invade Ukraine in February 2022 has so far done the opposite of what he expected.
Rather than deepening political rifts in the West, Putin's invasion...

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Polish President: Russia wanted to defeat Ukrainian Armed Forces but are now running away from them

Denys Karlovskyi – Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 6:10 p.m
Polish President Andrzej Duda ironically commented on the Russian occupiers' ambitious plans to conquer Ukraine in a few days with a majority of Ukrainian troops, ignoring the Ukrainians' desire to defend their country.
Source: Duda during a pre...

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Putin said he have a 'serious talk' with the West after being told he's to 'blame for everything'

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko (RAMIL SITDIKOV/SPUTNIK/AFP via Getty Images)
Vladimir Putin said he would have "serious talks" with the West because he was blamed for economic problems.
Putin smiled after being told the West had s...

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Search for Supreme Court leaker falls to former Army colonel

WASHINGTON (AP) -- When Gail Curley took her job as Marshal of the U.S. Supreme Court less than a year ago, she would have expected to work mostly behind the scenes: overseeing the court's police forces and the operations of the marble-columned building housing the judges work.
Her most public ro...

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Cardinals C Yadier Molina placed on bereavement list

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals put star catcher Yadier Molina on the mourning list on Monday.
The Cardinals also announced that right-hander Alex Reyes is scheduled for shoulder surgery later this month.
Reyes, 27, met with Dr. Neal El Attrache in Los Angeles. He wanted a second opinio...

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California helicopter crew rescues man stuck on 500-foot cliff

A helicopter crew rescues a man clinging to a vertical rock face about halfway down a 500-foot cliff in Daly City, California, and lands him safely on the ground. The incident was called to the Daly City Fire Department by a local fisherman who spotted the trapped man.

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Trevor Reed says it's 'embarrassing' Marjorie Taylor Greene delayed vote on a resolution asking to free him from Russian detention: 'I better not ever see that happen again to any other American'

Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor GreeneNathan Posner/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Trevor Reed spoke to CNN's Jake Tapper on Friday about his release from Russian custody.
Marjorie Taylor Greene last year delayed a vote on a resolution calling for Reed's release.
Reed criticized Greene, saying the...

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"If you fall asleep, it's okay" : Biden lauds Albanese at Quad summit

At the Quad Summit in Tokyo, US President Joe Biden pays a humorous tribute to newly-elected Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, who came straight to the summit after being sworn in after winning last weekend's general election.

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Turkey's Erdogan says he will no longer talk to Greek PM

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday he would halt talks with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and cancel a key meeting between their two governments, accusing the Greek leader of angering Turkey.
In a televised address after a cabinet meeting, Erdogan ...

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Veteran news anchor Greta Van Susteren joins Newsmax

(Reuters) - Veteran news anchor Greta Van Susteren will join Newsmax as the host of a weekend show from Washington, D.C. join, the cable news network announced on Monday.
The hour-long show "The Record with Greta Van Susteren" is scheduled to premiere on June 14 and will headline the network's ev...

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Japan, US, India, Australia leaders hold Quad meeting in Tokyo

US President Joe Biden, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are taking part in the so-called Quad Group summit in Tokyo. The leaders are looking for common ground to counter China's growing regional economic and...

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Ice T and wife Coco face online backlash for pushing daughter Chanel, six, in a stroller

Ice T and his wife Coco Austin faced renewed online criticism after they shared a family photo of their six-year-old daughter Chanel resting in a stroller during a shopping spree in the Bahamas over the weekend.
The 43-year-old model wrote that her youngest child was "so over the top" exploring t...

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Ja Morant believes Memphis Grizzlies could've won NBA title if healthy. Does it matter? | Giannotto

At this mid-season basketball court, there are many ways Ja Morant isn't like us. The way he jumps, the way he sees the ground, the way he carries himself, they all combined into a rising NBA superstar.
But out in the world when the off-season comes, sometimes hidden behind the designer clothes a...

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President Biden seems to praise high gas prices as 'incredible transition' Americans must go through

President Biden said the country is undergoing an "incredible transition" away from fossil fuels due to high gas prices nationwide.
Biden made the statement on gas prices during a joint news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Monday.
“Here is the situation. And when it comes...

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Lawsuit filed after diver dies during celebration of certification from Jacksonville commercial diver training school

Attorney Gregorio Francis (left) comforts Isaiah Johnson's (pictured) mother during the news conference on the young man's death by diving. Johnson's great-uncle Reginald Edward also helps.
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A Tampa mother has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the troubled Jacksonville dive school CDA Te...

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State Farm Abandons LGBTQ Children’s-Book Program after Whistleblower Email Leak

State Farm, the well-known insurance company, has halted its program of distributing LGBTQ books to teachers, community centers and libraries, specifically targeting preschoolers, after the company was surprised by a media report based on a whistleblower email surprise on Monday.
In an email to a...

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'I have 'Donald Trump' tattooed on my rear end!' Ted Cruz mocks Republicans while stumping for Mo Brooks in Alabama

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz targeted GOP primary candidates who were self-confessed Trump diehards but who he said had no records to back the claim. Alex Brandon/AP
Ted Cruz showed up in Alabama Monday to blunt for fellow GOP Mo Brooks.
In his speech, Cruz mocked Republican lead candidates for professing...

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Stars bring glamour to the Cannes red carpet

STORY: Campbell, who celebrated her 52nd birthday on Sunday, wore a dramatic black dress with feather detailing and a plunging neckline.
Gyllenhaal, festival judge Deepika Padukone, Spanish actor Rossy de Palma and model Emily Ratajkowski also opted for black outfits, with Padukone sporting a seq...

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The Supreme Court Just Said That Evidence of Innocence Is Not Enough

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Last December, the Supreme Court convened to hear hearings in Shinn v. To hear Ramirez, a case that could mean life or death for Barry Jones, who is on death row in Arizona for the rape and murder of his girlfriend's 4-year-old daughter, Rahel.
In 2018, a federal court vacated...

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Elon Musk’s Sexual Misconduct Defense: I Don’t Use Flight Attendants

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Ah, the old fruit-and-nut defense.
Elon Musk continued to defend himself against a claim that he exposed himself to a flight attendant, claiming he does not use flight attendants on his private plane and does not serve meals.
"Attentive observers of my plane (and many of them) wi...

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Russia may set up military base in Ukraine's Kherson region - RIA

(Reuters) - The Russian-appointed administration of Ukraine's Kherson region will ask Moscow to set up a military base on its territory, Russia's RIA news agency quoted a local government official as saying on Tuesday.
Russia invaded Ukraine in February, specifically seizing the Kherson region, w...

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Police searching for man after his parents reportedly found brutally beaten in his apartment

Police are looking for 41-year-old Mt. Oliver resident Joshua Roth and his parents' gold Nissan Infinity SUV, Florida license plate PIRQ02. Sources tell Channel 11 that Roth's mother and father were found brutally beaten at his home on Brownsville Road late in the evening of May 18.
Neighbors tel...

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Administrators sound an alarm: Half of Tennessee high school graduates aren't going to college

Nearly half of Tennessee's high school graduates don't go straight to college after graduating -- the lowest rate in the past 10 years.
"We're going in the wrong direction very quickly," Randy Boyd, president of the University of Tennessee system, said Monday. "I want to see it as a challenge, an...

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King of the creepy Cronenberg imagines future of sex at Cannes

French actress Lea Seydoux (L) and Canadian film director David Cronenberg arrive for the screening of Crimes Of The Future

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‘Top Gun: Maverick’ star Val Kilmer’s daughter says watching his film was ‘extraordinary,’ ‘trippy’ experience

Val Kilmer's daughter, Mercedes Kilmer, reflects on her experience witnessing her father pull scenes on the set of Top Gun: Maverick.
The 30-year-old actress recalled being there when Kilmer, 62, made his anticipated cameo in the upcoming Tom Cruise flick as Tom "Iceman" Kazansky, Cruise's nemesi...

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Ryan Seacrest had to swap underwear with his stylist during the 'American Idol' finale because his pants were too revealing

Ryan Seacrest on the American Idol finale. Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images
Ryan Seacrest had a wardrobe emergency during Sunday's American Idol finale.
He told his talk show audience that his pants inadvertently showed his "anatomy," referring to his genitals.
Seacrest said he had to swap un...

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Will Smith says he had a vision that he was losing his money and career in an interview with David Letterman recorded before the Oscars slap

Will Smith spoke to David Letterman via Getty Images about his experience with PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP
Will Smith told David Letterman about the "hellish psychological experience" of his life.
While in Peru he was drinking ayahuasca and had a vision that he was losing his money, home and career.
Sm...

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