IT40 News of the Week 38

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Woman With "Snake Plague" at home shares video of venomous reptile's carnage

A woman has filmed the stunning moment she walked into her living room to find it in disarray, with the culprit revealed to be an intruding red-bellied black snake. Sarah Kirkman, a TikToker from Australia, says in the video that she came home to find a mess on her living room floor.

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Local NSDAR chapter to mark Constitution Week

EDENTON - The Edenton Tea Party Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the Revolution will celebrate Constitution Week with an event Saturday at the Historic 1767 Chowan County Courthouse in Edenton. The program, which gets underway at 10 a.m., will include a welcome by Edenton Tea Party Chapter Regent Sandra Sperry, the posting of the colors by the John A.

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A youth-driven Met fashion exhibit, for a changing world

"How do you define American fashion?" It was three years ago, and Andrew Bolton, the longtime curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute, was pondering that question. He knew he was going to do a major exhibit on American fashion in 2021 to coincide with the Institute's 75th anniversary this year - and, as always, to launch the annual Met Gala.

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#7 Epic Games appeals last week’s ruling in antitrust battle with Apple

Epic Games appeals last week's ruling in antitrust battle with Apple - TechCrunch

Fortnite maker Epic Games is appealing last week's ruling in its court battle with Apple, where a federal judge said Apple would no longer be allowed to block developers from adding links to alternative payment mechanisms, but stopped short of dubbing Apple a monopolist. The latter would have...

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Dow Jones Rallies 300 Points As Apple Rebounds, But Tesla Sells Off; Four Top Growth Stocks To Buy And Watch

The Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly rallied 300 points Monday, as Apple stock looked to snap back from Friday's sell-off. Tesla stock sold off, while Palantir, Shopify, Under Armour and Yeti are top growth stocks to buy and watch in today's stock marke t.

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GoLocalProv | Sports | Brady Responds to Criticism About His New Subway Ad

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady took to social media this weekend to address the controversy surrounding his recent Subway commercial. The 6-time New England Patriots Super Bowl champ - who won his first Super Bowl with the Bucs this past year, explained his decision to shill for the...

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House Democrats propose extending expanded child tax credit through 2025. Advocates hope it's a step toward making it permanent

House Democrats have unveiled a proposal to continue the expanded child tax credit through 2025. While one advocacy group, MomsRising, is "thrilled" with that development, executive director Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner said the group hopes to see the expanded credit made permanent. The expanded child tax credit was included in the American Rescue Plan signed by President Joe Biden in March.

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#11 The California Recall Election Is Tomorrow. Here’s Where Things Stand.

The California Recall Election Is Tomorrow. Here's Where Things Stand.

Democrats have cast more than twice as many ballots as Republicans so far. In fewer than 48 hours, we'll most likely know who is going to be running the nation's most populous state next year. In case you need a refresher: On Tuesday evening, polls close in the election that asks Californians whether Gov.

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Jack Harlow Reveals He 'Waited a Decade' to Hear This 'Special' Message From Eminem

Before crushing his VMAs performance with Lil Nas X for their Billboard Hot 100 hit "Industry Baby," Jack Harlow got a chance to reminisce about his incredible year with Billboard on the red carpet Sunday night (Sept. 12). Aside from launching his headlining tour earlier this summer, Jack locked in a dream collaboration with one of his idols in Eminem last spring.

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#13 Why Use a Dictionary in the Age of Internet Search?

Why Use a Dictionary in the Age of Internet Search?

Dictionaries reward you for paying attention, both to the things you consume and to your own curiosity. I can't remember how old I was when I first learned the words denotation (the definition of a word) and connotation (the suggestion of a word).

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Pop Smoke's Gravesite Crypt Badly Vandalized in Brooklyn Cemetery

Pop Smoke's gravesite was found utterly destroyed this weekend -- this after apparent vandals smashed his crypt ... and apparently tried dragging his casket out. TMZ has obtained photos of what an eyewitness says they stumbled upon Saturday morning at the Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, NY -- where the rapper was buried and laid to rest last year following his murder in early 2020 .

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Petito family says her boyfriend 'left Gabby in the wilderness with grizzly bears and wolves while he sits in the comfort of his home' as their daughter is missing

INSIDER 4 hrs ago [email protected] (Natalie Musumeci) Gabby Petito's family blasted her boyfriend on Wednesday, saying his "silence" was "reprehensible." Brian Laundrie "left Gabby in the wilderness with grizzly bears and wolves," her family said. The police have named Laundrie a person of interest in the case. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories.

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A Lawyer Hired A Man To Kill Him So His Son Could Get An Insurance Payout, Police Say

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A prominent South Carolina lawyer who found the bodies of his wife and son three months ago, tried to arrange his own death earlier this month so his son would get a $10 million life insurance payment, but the planned fatal shot only grazed his head, state police said Tuesday.

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Kevin Spacey grabs lunch alone days before court hearing in sexual assault lawsuit

Kevin Spacey was spotted on a solo lunch outing in West Hollywood amid his ongoing sexual assault lawsuit. The 62-year-old actor, who donned a hat and sunglasses, was seen grabbing a bite to eat and reading a book on Tuesday. Spacey has faced multiple sexual misconduct accusations since Anthony Rapp first came forward in 2017.

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Judge: US election official violated law in voter form case

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) - A former high-ranking election official violated federal law in 2016 when he granted requests by Kansas, Georgia and Alabama to modify the national voter registration form to require documentary proof of citizenship in those states, a federal judge ruled. U.S.

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Viral TikTok shows high schooler shutting down 'cheating ex' after he publicly asks her to homecoming

A high schooler was filmed ripping her boyfriend's homecoming proposal in half amid cheating allegations. The video, which amassed over 3.7 million views and 793,000 likes since being posted Thursday, shows @yoalibethgomez walking into her high school gym, where a crowd of high school boys are waiting for her.

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