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GM will begin repairs on fire-prone Chevy Bolts next month

GM will begin repairs on fire-prone Chevy Bolts next month

General Motors will begin replacing damaged and fire-prone battery cells on some of its recalled Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles in mid-October, the automaker announced Monday. GM first announced a recall of the Chevy Bolt electric vehicles in November 2020 due to fire risk, but it didn’t have an immediate fix. In May, it announced a…MORE

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to reinstated sexual assault charge

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to reinstated sexual assault charge

Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty Monday to a recently reinstated sexual assault charge in California. Last month, a Los Angeles County judge dismissed one of the 11 charges against him after his defense team argued that the statute of limitations on a sexual battery charge had run out. A criminal grand jury…MORE

US extends travel restrictions at Mexican and Canadian land borders as it makes plans to allow fully vaccinated foreign visitors to fly to America

US extends travel restrictions at Mexican and Canadian land borders as it makes plans to allow fully vaccinated foreign visitors to fly to America

The United States is extending nonessential travel restrictions at land crossings with Canada and Mexico through October 21, even as it makes plans to allow fully vaccinated foreign visitors to come to the US later this year. “We do not have any updates to the land border policies at this point. Title 19 is being…MORE

VA tells veterans discharged under ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ they are eligible for all VA benefits

VA tells veterans discharged under ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ they are eligible for all VA benefits

The Veterans Affairs Department issued guidance stating military service members who were discharged because of their sexual orientation, gender identity or HIV status under the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy are eligible for all Veterans Affairs benefits. Assistant Secretary in the Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs at the Department of Veterans Affairs Kayla Williams…MORE

Biden to speak to Macron ‘in the coming days’ amid diplomatic dust-up with France
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Biden to speak to Macron ‘in the coming days’ amid diplomatic dust-up with France

President Joe Biden will speak with French President Emmanuel Macron “in the coming days” and reaffirm the US’ commitment to working with France on a range of global issues amid the worst diplomatic spat between the two nations in years. White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters on Monday that White House is still…MORE

12,000 migrants have been waiting in makeshift camps under the Del Rio bridge in Texas
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12,000 migrants have been waiting in makeshift camps under the Del Rio bridge in Texas

Standing in the sweltering Texas sun, Jameson Tilus held both of his children in his arms and described the desperate conditions under the Del Rio International Bridge. The 26-year-old Haitian national and his family arrived about a week ago after crossing the Rio Grande River. Getting food has been difficult, Tilus said, and he worries…MORE

Emmys rebound from record ratings low
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Emmys rebound from record ratings low

Sunday was TV’s biggest night, but it was a mixed bag — at least in terms of the ratings. The 73rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards averaged 7.4 million viewers for CBS. That number is up 16% from last year. That’s the good news. The bad news is that last year’s ratings were the lowest in…MORE

Boeing reportedly investigating empty tequila bottles found on a future Air Force One
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Boeing reportedly investigating empty tequila bottles found on a future Air Force One

Drinking alcohol and building planes don’t really mix. That’s why Boeing is reportedly investigating two small, empty tequila bottles that were found on one of the planes set to serve as the next Air Force One. The plane is one of two 747 jumbo jets being modified to meet the needs of securely carrying the…MORE

Baltimore Ravens honor Michael K. Williams with his whistle from ‘The Wire’

Baltimore Ravens honor Michael K. Williams with his whistle from ‘The Wire’

A whistled rendition of “The Farmer in the Dell” rang through M&T Bank Stadium ahead of the Baltimore Ravens’ victory on Sunday, honoring an iconic Baltimore character and the late actor who brought him to life. The tune was an homage to Michael K. Williams, who starred in the Baltimore-set series “The Wire” as Omar…MORE

Holiday bummer: Now prices are soaring for Christmas trees and decorations

Holiday bummer: Now prices are soaring for Christmas trees and decorations

It’s a good thing that consumers are in a mood to spend heading into the holiday season. They may have to dish out more for a new artificial Christmas tree this year, depending on where they buy it from. Some large sellers of artificial trees say they are increasing their prices by double-digit percentages and…MORE

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Lisa’s Pet Of The Week

Lisa’s Pet Of The Week

Meet Lisa’s Pet of the Week! We’re helping these pets find their forever home with Proverbs 12:10 Animal Rescue!