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Man Kills 6, Then Self, at Colorado Birthday Party Shooting
  • 9 May 2021
A gunman opened fire at a birthday party in Colorado, slaying six adults before killing...
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  • 9 May 2021
The underside of the cap reportedly read, “Trump lost and the election was not stolen.”
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Did Cirsten Weldon Say Hillary Clinton Died of Disease Associated with Cannibalism?
  • 9 May 2021
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FILE - In this April 27, 1987, file photo, Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis, left, shakes the hands of former Delaware Governor Pierre Du Pont, right as former Virginia Governor Charles S. Robb looks on, after both men attended the Jobs for Bay State Grads program in Boston. Pierre S. “Pete” du Pont IV, a former Delaware governor and congressman who sought the 1988 Republican presidential nomination, has died at age 86. Du Pont, a scion of the family that established the DuPont Co., died at his home in Wilmington, Del., on Saturday, May 8, 2021, after a long illness, his former chief of staff, Bob Perkins, said. (AP Photo/Jim Shea, File)
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  • 9 May 2021
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Did Elon Musk Reveal on ‘SNL’ He Had Asperger’s?
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The tech entrepreneur and billionaire hosted the show on May 8, 2021.
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Jockey John Velazquez, left, watches as trainer Bob Baffert holds up the winner's trophy after they victory with Medina Spirit in the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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  • 9 May 2021
Trainer Bob Baffert denied all wrongdoing and promised to be fully transparent with the Kentucky...
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Is Montana Canceling Federal COVID-19 Unemployment?
  • 9 May 2021
In May 2021, Montana’s unemployment rate was 3.8%.
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In this Sunday, April 12 2020 photo, San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone celebrates Easter Mass, which was live streamed, at St. Mary's Cathedral in San Francisco. Cordileone hopes his fellow bishops, at their upcoming national meeting in June, will agree to send a strong message of disapproval to Catholic politicians who advocate for abortion rights. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
2 Catholic Bishops at Odds over Biden Receiving Communion
  • 9 May 2021
There’s a deep gulf between Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco and Bishop Robert McElroy...
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Its true that NBC fired Donald Trump from The Apprentice in 2015 and also The Celebrity Apprentice.
Did NBC Fire Donald Trump From ‘The Apprentice’?
  • 9 May 2021
Trump's famous catchphrase on the reality TV series was, "You're fired."
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FILE - In this April 29, 2021, file photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, a Long March 5B rocket carrying a module for a Chinese space station lifts off from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in Wenchang in southern China's Hainan Province. The central rocket segment that launched the 22.5-ton core of China's newest space station into orbit is due to plunge back to Earth as early as Saturday in an unknown location. (Ju Zhenhua/Xinhua via AP, File)
China Says Most Rocket Debris Burned Up During Reentry
  • 9 May 2021
People in Jordan, Oman, and Saudi Arabia reported sightings of the Chinese rocket debris on...
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A man attacked a Roman soldier actor at an Easter passion play in Brazil with a motorcycle helmet and the TikTok video was captioned me going back in time to help Jesus.
Video of Man Attacking Actor to ‘Save Jesus’ Resurfaces on TikTok
  • 9 May 2021
The TikTok video was captioned: "Me going back in time to help Jesus."
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A photograph shows Morgan Freeman on the children's show "The Electric Company."
Was Morgan Freeman on ‘The Electric Company’?
  • 9 May 2021
The Oscar-winning actor's roles have ranged from detectives to God to children's show disk jockeys.
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