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Ralf Rangnick appointed Manchester United interim manager

Ralf Rangnick appointed Manchester United interim manager

Manchester United has announced Ralf Rangnick as the club’s interim manager until the end of the season. The appointment of the 63-year-old German, who was previously head of sports and development for Russian club Lokomotiv Moscow, follows Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s dismissal earlier this month following a three-year spell as manager in which the club did…MORE

Shopping online this holiday season? Why you need to protect yourself
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Shopping online this holiday season? Why you need to protect yourself

Cyber Monday is here, and while millions of Americans will be looking for the best deals the internet has to offer, cyber criminals will be hard at work looking to target online shoppers. The holiday shopping season is a prime opportunity for bad actors to take advantage of unsuspecting shoppers through fake websites, malicious links,…MORE

These countries have found cases of the Omicron Covid-19 variant so far
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These countries have found cases of the Omicron Covid-19 variant so far

Nations around the world are racing to identify how many cases of the Omicron Covid-19 variant they have, as fears over the new strain force governments to shutter borders and revisit restrictions. The new mutation, which is potentially more transmissible, was first discovered in South Africa and has since been detected in several countries. Here’s…MORE

Coronavirus variants: Here’s what we know
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Coronavirus variants: Here’s what we know

Omicron, the newest coronavirus variant, is also the quickest to be labeled a “variant of concern” by the World Health Organization because of its seemingly fast spread in South Africa and its many troubling mutations. Its emergence has already led to travel restrictions, high-level government meetings and promises by vaccine makers to start working on…MORE

Jussie Smollett’s trial starts today. This is how we got here
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Jussie Smollett’s trial starts today. This is how we got here

Jury selection starts Monday in the trial of former “Empire” star Jussie Smollett, who is accused of making false reports to authorities that he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack in 2019. Smollett, 39, was indicted on six counts last year by a Cook County, Illinois, grand jury, but the actor has…MORE

Biden’s agenda brings warring conservative factions together in quest to flip House
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Biden’s agenda brings warring conservative factions together in quest to flip House

The US Chamber of Commerce last year endorsed 23 vulnerable freshman House Democrats — the most in at least a decade — and enraged House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy and other top Republicans who accused their long-time big business allies of heresy. A year later, the Chamber is now lobbying hard against the nearly $2…MORE

Who is Ghislaine Maxwell? Socialite and ex-girlfriend of Jeffrey Epstein goes on trial
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Who is Ghislaine Maxwell? Socialite and ex-girlfriend of Jeffrey Epstein goes on trial

British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell has gained global notoriety as the former girlfriend and social companion of the convicted pedophile and disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein. Now, after more than a year in federal custody, she faces trial on sex trafficking charges in New York. The 59-year-old has pleaded not guilty to all counts. Maxwell is charged…MORE

Trial of Jussie Smollett, accused of lying to police about an alleged hate crime, begins Monday with jury selection
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Trial of Jussie Smollett, accused of lying to police about an alleged hate crime, begins Monday with jury selection

The long road in the Jussie Smollett case finally reaches trial Monday in Chicago, more than two years after police first alleged the actor lied about being the victim of a hate crime and wrongfully diverted weeks of investigative manpower. The former “Empire” actor, who is Black and gay, has repeatedly denied staging an attack…MORE

From vaccine mandates to abortion to insurrection probes, key court fights could shape Biden’s legacy
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From vaccine mandates to abortion to insurrection probes, key court fights could shape Biden’s legacy

Coming off the Thanksgiving holiday, the Biden administration enters a legal crucible as several high-profile lawsuits that carry significant consequences for President Joe Biden’s legacy get key hearings in court. Cases concerning the January 6 investigation, abortion and Covid-19 vaccine mandates may have little in common in terms of subject matter. But together, they show…MORE

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