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Nevada police identify victim of 41-year-old cold case homicide using genealogy and DNA testing

Nevada police identify victim of 41-year-old cold case homicide using genealogy and DNA testing

The woman formerly known as “Jane Arroyo Grande Doe” now has a name after 41 years, police in Henderson, Nevada, announced Thursday. Thanks to a process called investigative genetic genealogy, the woman was identified November 10 as Tammy Terrell. The 17-year-old’s body was found October 5, 1980, according to a news release from police in…MORE

Didi says it will leave New York ‘immediately’ and list in Hong Kong
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Didi says it will leave New York ‘immediately’ and list in Hong Kong

Didi said Friday that it would “immediately” start delisting from the New York Stock Exchange and instead prepare to sell shares in Hong Kong, just months after its disastrous IPO. “After a careful study, the company will start delisting on the New York Stock Exchange immediately, and start preparations for listing in Hong Kong,” the…MORE

Contract reveals federal investigation into former Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexual harassment allegations

Contract reveals federal investigation into former Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexual harassment allegations

A contract for outside legal help for New York State’s Executive Chamber shows the existence of a federal investigation into sexual harassment allegations against former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The contract lists various investigations that the New York State Executive Chamber, which encompasses the governor’s office, is currently facing, including a federal investigation into…MORE

Judge expresses skepticism of 3 House Republicans’ challenge of mask fines

Judge expresses skepticism of 3 House Republicans’ challenge of mask fines

A federal judge expressed skepticism Thursday about a lawsuit brought by a few far-right members of the House challenging the fines they face for not wearing masks on the House floor. “If members of the House and staff and law enforcement officials are susceptible to contracting the virus — either because of age or because…MORE

Harris and Buttigieg put on a united front amid rivalry reports
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Harris and Buttigieg put on a united front amid rivalry reports

“It’s 2021.” That was the official line from Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Thursday as he tried to downplay chatter about his political future, which has become increasingly intertwined with Vice President Kamala Harris, his traveling companion on an infrastructure-themed trip Thursday. The trip came as Washington chatter has heated up over the possibility that…MORE

DeSantis proposes a new civilian military force in Florida that he would control
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DeSantis proposes a new civilian military force in Florida that he would control

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis wants to reestablish a World War II-era civilian military force that he, not the Pentagon, would control. DeSantis pitched the idea Thursday as a way to further support the Florida National Guard during emergencies, like hurricanes. The Florida National Guard has also played a vital role during the pandemic in administering…MORE

TSA will force train and plane operators to tell the feds when they’ve been hacked
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TSA will force train and plane operators to tell the feds when they’ve been hacked

US airlines and railroads will have to report cyber breaches to the federal government, the Biden administration said Thursday, as officials warn of increasing danger from attempted hacks. There have been several reported cyber attacks on the rail sector over the past year, such a breach of New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s computer systems, a…MORE

Stricter testing requirements for travelers coming to the US will take effect Monday
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Stricter testing requirements for travelers coming to the US will take effect Monday

The Biden administration’s new, stricter Covid-19 testing requirements for all travelers coming to the United States will take effect on Monday, an administration official told CNN. The new rules will require each traveler flying into the US from another country to test negative one day before their departure. The new rule from the US Centers…MORE

Liz’s Dirt

Thursday’s Dirt

I just don’t think this is going to go over well. Alec Baldwin will be interviewed tonight on ABC by George Stephanopoulos about the accidental shooting on the set of ‘Rust.’ In a clip, Alec claims he didn’t pull the trigger and would ‘never point a gun at anyone and pull a trigger at them.…

Wednesday’s Dirt

There’s a rumor that Joe Alwyn proposed to Taylor Swift in London. Taylor is said to have said yes but there is not official word on a proposal. Rihanna was recently named a National Hero of Barbados. Barbados recently became a republic and that was one of their first acts. Rihanna says the people of…