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Britney Spears sends legal notice to sister Jamie Lynn Spears demanding she stop talking about her on book tour

The relationship of Britney Spears with her sister Jamie Lynn Spears has probably gotten to it’s worst point. Spears’ lawyer, Mathew Rosengart, sent a legal cease-and-desist letter to the singer’s younger sister on Tuesday regarding her new memoir, “Things I Should Have Said.” In Rosengart’s letter, he calls the book “ill-timed” and that it makes […]

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Florida: Woman survives bear attack while walking her dog north of Orlando

A woman walking her dog was attacked and injured by a bear, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). The woman, who wasn’t named by wildlife officials, was attacked by a black bear on January 13 in DeBary, a city north of Orlando. The FWC and the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office responded […]

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10 biggest US airlines warns ‘major disruption’ to flights on 5G switch

The 10 biggest US airlines have warned that the impending switch-on of 5G mobile phone services will cause “major disruption” to flights. They said the start of Verizon and AT&T 5G mobile phone services, planned for Wednesday, would cause a “completely avoidable economic calamity”. Airlines fear C-band 5G signals will disrupt planes’ navigation systems, particularly […]

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Rhode Island man who faked death to evade rape charges found alive in Scotland

A Rhode Island man who is believed to have faked his death and fled the US to evade prosecution in Utah and other states has been apprehended in Scotland after being hospitalised with Covid-19, authorities said. Nicholas Alahverdian was discovered after developing a serious case of the coronavirus and being placed on a ventilator at […]

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Winter storm brings heavy snow and ice in parts of US and Canada

A winter storm is brought heavy snow and ice to parts of the US and Canada, with millions under weather warnings. Thousands of flights have been cancelled, and power cuts have been reported in some south-eastern states. Virginia, Georgia, and North and South Carolina declared states of emergency. The US National Weather Service (NWS) said […]

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Two teenagers arrested in UK as part of the investigation into synagogue hostage incident in Texas

Two teenagers have been arrested in England as part of the investigation into a hostage-taking incident at a synagogue in Texas on Saturday. British citizen Malik Faisal Akram, 44, from Blackburn, was shot dead after a standoff with police in Colleyville. Details of the ages or genders of the pair arrested in south Manchester on […]

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Netflix raises subscription prices in United States and Canada

Netflix is raising prices in the United States and Canada, the streaming company said on Friday. In the United States, the subscription price for the standard plan rose $1.50 to $15.49. The basic plan went up $1 to $9.99 and the premium plan increased $2 to $19.99 In Canada, the price for Netflix’s standard plan […]

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FedEx asks FAA permission to install anti-missile system on cargo planes

FedEx wants to operate cargo planes outfitted with lasers that throw off incoming heat-seeking missiles, according to a newly published federal documents. In a filing on Friday, the Federal Aviation Administration indicated FedEx had asked permission to add the missile-defense system. The agency said that the “FedEx missile-defense system directs infrared laser energy toward an […]

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Man holding people hostage in Texas dead, all hostages released safely

A hostage crisis in Dallas-Fort Worth ended with the man responsible dead, according to local and federal law enforcement. A group of four people, including the rabbi, were taken hostage at about 10:41am on Saturday at Congregation Beth Israel in the city of Colleyville, about 30 miles northwest of Dallas. The group of hostages were […]

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Man who received the world’s first pig heart transplant stabbed a man seven times leaving him paralysed

The man who received the world’s first pig heart transplant once stabbed a man seven times leaving him paralysed, his victim’s family have revealed. David Bennett, 57, was convicted of the 1988 stabbing of Edward Shumaker, his sister told Radio 4’s Today show. Leslie Shumaker Downey said that her brother died in 2007 after almost […]

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Russia dismantle ransomware crime group REvil and charged several of its members

Authorities in Russia say they have dismantled the ransomware crime group REvil and charged several of its members. The United States had offered a reward of up to $10 million for information leading to the gang members, following ransomware attacks. Russia’s intelligence bureau FSB said the group had “ceased to exist”. However, it does not […]

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Alec Baldwin turns in mobile phone over to investigators probing fatal film set shooting

Alec Baldwin has turned over his mobile phone to police investigating a fatal shooting on a New Mexico film set. Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was shot as Mr Baldwin, 63, rehearsed drawing a prop gun on the set of the movie Rust in October last year. Santa Fe Sheriff’s Office confirmed the actor had turned over […]