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‘Aggressive’ Assateague Island horse moved to Texas

National Park Service officials say a wild horse who has become “extremely aggressive” with staff and visitors at Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland has been relocated to a Texas wildlife sanctuary. The Daily Times reports that park service officials said the harem stallion Delegate’s Pride, also known as Chip, has become aggressive with people in pursuit of human food or with staff redirecting him or his band away from […]

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Cheers and fears as US ends mask mandates for travel

A federal judge’s decision to strike down a national mask mandate was met with cheers on some airplanes but also concern about whether it’s really time to end the order sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic. The major airlines and many of the busiest airports rushed to drop their requirements on Monday after a Florida judge struck down the CDC mandate and the Transportation Security Administration announced it wouldn’t enforce its […]

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Shareholders await Musk’s next move in Twitter takeover bid

Twitter has dropped a major roadblock in front of Elon Musk’s effort to take over the company, leaving investors to wonder about the mercurial Tesla CEO’s next move. Twitter has adopted a “poison pill” defense that makes it difficult for Musk or any other investor to buy Twitter without the board of directors’ approval. Musk, who currently owns about 9% of the company, last week disclosed an offer of about […]

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Maury Povich retiring from daily talk show after 31 years

Veteran talk show host Maury Povich is calling it quits, saying he'll stop making original episodes of ‘Maury’ after he's been a daytime mainstay for 31 years. Povich, a former television journalist, has honed a formula where most of his shows use tests to determine the father of a baby whose paternity is in question, or uncover cheating spouses. Povich worked in television news for many years, and is married […]

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Hogan endorses Kelly Schulz for governor of Maryland

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has endorsed Kelly Schulz to be the state's next governor. Hogan, a term-limited Republican, endorsed her Tuesday in Annapolis. Schulz is running for the GOP's nomination in a primary against three other candidates. Hogan is a popular two-term Republican in a state where registered Democrats outnumber Republicans 2-1. Schulz is a former member of the Maryland House of Delegates who represented Frederick County from January of […]

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Wallets, IDs but no survivors found in China Eastern crash

Mud-stained wallets and bank cards are among personal effects found on a mountainside where 132 lives were presumed lost when a China Eastern plane inexplicably fell from the sky and burst into a fireball. Video clips show small pieces of the plane and exposed earth where the plane crashed, but no survivors have been found. Family members gathered at the destination and departure airports, as investigators looked into why the […]

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Amazon closes $8.5B deal to acquire Hollywood studio MGM

Amazon has closed its $8.5 billion acquisition of Hollywood studio MGM, two days after European regulators said the deal “would not significantly reduce competition” in European markets. MGM is one of the oldest studios in Hollywood. The retail giant said in a blog post Thursday MGM has more than 4,000 film titles, 17,000 TV episodes and awards that will complement Prime Video and Amazon Studios’ work. Amazon plans to draw […]

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Pete Davidson skipping ride to space on Jeff Bezos rocket

Pete Davidson has bowed out of a short trip to space on a Jeff Bezos rocket. Bezos' Blue Origin space travel company said Thursday that the “Saturday Night Live” star is no longer able to make the flight, which has been delayed for almost a week. Blue Origin announced earlier this week that Davidson would be one of six passengers on the company's flight next Wednesday from West Texas. The […]

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Biden talks with China’s Xi, aims to press him on Russia war

President Joe Biden and China’s Xi Jinping spoke Friday via a video call as the White House looks to deter Beijing from providing military or economic assistance for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Planning for the call has been in the works since Biden and Xi held a virtual summit in November. But differences between Washington and Beijing over Russian President Vladimir Putin’s prosecution of his three-week-old war against Ukraine were […]

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