Tuesday, February 13, 2024


Donald Trump filed an emergency appeal to the Supreme Court to extend the delay on his Washington D.C. case while the issue of presidential immunity is decided. Prosecutors have asked for the appeal to be expedited instead. (More)

A Super Bowl ad for Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s independent campaign drew fire for repurposing this 1960 ad for his uncle John F. Kennedy’s presidential campaign. RFK Jr. apologized to his family for running the spot. (More)

 The judge in Donald Trump’s Georgia case said he could disqualify Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis if it’s proven she had an inappropriate relationship with one of her prosecutors.  A hearing is scheduled for Thursday. (More)

The Treasury Department confirmed that partisan terms including “MAGA,” “Trump,” “Biden,” and “Kamala” were sent to banks to use as keywords for surveilling private financial transactions after Jan. 6, 2021. (More)

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UCLA has hired former Bruins running back DeShaun Foster as its new head coach. Former head coach Chip Kelly left the program last week to become the offensive coordinator at Ohio State Univ. (More) 

Frankie Muniz, a former child-star known for Malcolm in the Middle, will attempt to qualify for NASCAR’s upcoming United Rentals 300 at Daytona. (More) 

Florida Panthers head coach Paul Maurice recorded his 850th career win over the weekend and became the NHL’s fifth winningest coach. (More)  

Arizona State freshman golfer Wenyi Ding shot 27-under 189 at Amer Ari Invitational in Hawaii. The mark is believed to be the lowest 54-hole score in men’s college golf history. (More

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➤ Big Stock News: Arm Holdings stock shot up 29% Monday, just a few days after the chipmaker saw a 50% jump, despite no new company news. Analysts attributed it to a general euphoria about the artificial intelligence sector. (More)

➤ U.S. energy companies Diamondback Energy and Endeavor Energy Resources agreed to a $26 billion merger in a deal designed to secure more drilling sites. (More

➤ Ohio’s Attorney General office issued indictments for two former energy executives linked to a $60 million bribery scheme, the largest in the state’s history. (More)  

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Science & Technology

➤ A new satellite radar system developed by the U.S. and India will produce “hyper-detailed” images of Earth, able to see even small changes on the ground through heavy foliage. (More

➤ A Hawaiian observatory recorded a fireball and several smaller objects streaking across the night sky. Officials say it could have been a Chinese satellite burning up on re-entry. (See Video

Paleontologists have discovered a new species of flying dinosaur on the Isle of Skye in Scotland. The pterosaur had a wingspan of up to five feet and has been named Ceoptera or “Isle of Mist.” (More

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Travel Tuesday

➤ If you’re looking for a safe, inexpensive town to visit, consider Broadview Heights, Ohio. It ranked the best for low crime rate and pricing in a new list of 10 safest, most affordable towns in America. (See List)

A study ranking U.S. tourist attractions mentioned the most for long lines showed the Empire State Building as the longest wait by a large margin, even more than Disney and Universal theme park rides. (See List)

➤ In honor of Valentine’s Day, here’s a collection of maps showing how every region of the world says, “I Love You.”  Though English and Spanish dominate, 60 languages are represented. (See Maps)


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➤ A fast-moving winter storm could produce up to a foot of snow for East-coast residents from West Virginia to Maine. Officials issued storm warnings, particularly along New England’s I-95 corridor. (More) 

A crowd in San Francisco destroyed an empty self-driving Waymo robotaxi while onlookers cheered, leaving the car engulfed in flames. (See Video) 

➤ A baby rhino born at the Oregon Zoo made his first trip outside last week. The two-month-old baby boy doesn’t have a name, but officials are taking suggestions. (See Video) 

Poll Position

What was your favorite newspaper comic strip?

  1. Peanuts
  2. Calvin and Hobbes
  3. The Far Side
  4. Dilbert
  5. Blondie
  6. Garfield

Monday’s Results:

Did you watch the Super Bowl?

  1. Yes: 62%
  2. No: 38%

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“When Remington leaves, it’s not going to be like a facility leaving, it’s going to be like part of your family has moved off.” said Remington retiree Jim Conover.

Jim Conover, Remington retiree, on the decision by the firearms company to leave New York after 200 years. 

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