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Strippers have a new tactic in a North Hollywood labor fight. Organizing with an actors union

6 minutes ago   |   Los Angeles Times

After dozens of nights of picketing outside the North Hollywood strip club Star Garden, a group of dancers filed a petition for a union election through the Actors' Equity...
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The 19 best George R. R. Martin books, from the 'Game of Thrones' series to his earlier sci-fi stories

34 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. HBO; Amazon Most readers know George R.R. Martin from his hit series "A Song of Ice and...
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House of the Week: Move-in-ready charmer in Albany

1 hour ago   |   Times Union

Move-in-ready home in Albany, less than $300,000, won't be on the market for long.
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Taiwan shows off US-made jets amid China row

Taiwan shows off US-made jets amid China row

1 hour ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

Taipei performed a rare nighttime demonstration of its F-16V fighter planes and vowed to defend the self-governing island Taiwan's military has responded to a slew of Chinese...
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3 crucial steps that helped a 31-year-old veterinarian pay off $247,000 in student loans in 5 years

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Veterinarian Shawn Wharrey. Courtesy of Shawn Wharrey Shawn Wharrey borrowed $247,000 in student loans for veterinary school. To pay them off in five years, he spent $20,000 to...
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Governor's Day at Illinois State Fair Wednesday

Governor's Day at Illinois State Fair Wednesday

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Local Democrats are in Springfield for "Governor's Day" at the Illinois State Fair. The event kicked off at the Bank of Springfield Center, located at 1...
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How Liz Cheney lost her Wyoming primary to a Trump-backed candidate

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Rep. Liz Cheney lost her House seat to Trump-backed Harriet Hageman in the Wyoming GOP primary Tuesday. In her concession speech, Cheney said she believes she could have won...
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Cheney's defeat end of an era for GOP; Trump's party now

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Liz Cheney's resounding primary defeat marks an end of an era for the Republican Party as well as her own family legacy, the most high-profile political casualty...
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Housing starts collapse under inflation, high rates

2 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Efforts to close the gap between supply and demand in the housing market are being laid to waste by inflationary pressures. Residential housing starts dropped 9.6 percent in...
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The Democrats' Gerontocracy Is in Full Force

2 hours ago   |   Vanity Fair

Look no further than the congressional race to represent this Upper West Side district between 76-year-old Carolyn Maloney and 75-year-old Jerry Nadler for a reminder that the...
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UFC 278: How Leon Edwards evolved into a title contender while flying...

UFC 278: How Leon Edwards evolved into a title contender while flying completely under the radar

Edwards lost his first meeting with champion Kamaru Usman in 2015 in an early prelims bout. Now, they meet with much more at stake Read more ...

Judge: Pharmacies owe 2 Ohio counties $650 million in opioid distribution case

Judge: Pharmacies owe 2 Ohio counties $650 million in opioid distribution case

It was the first time pharmacy companies completed a trial to defend themselves in a drug crisis that has killed a half-million Americans since 1999. Read more ...

A$AP Rocky pleads not guilty to assault and weapons charges in LA

A$AP Rocky pleads not guilty to assault and weapons charges in LA

A$AP Rocky, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, is accused of firing two gunshots at the direction of onetime “A$AP Mob” rap collective member A$AP Relli in November. Read more ...

Six Flags CEO says parks have become 'cheap daycare center for teenagers'

Six Flags is looking to make changes and raise prices after seeing a decrease in both attendance and revenue this year. Read more ...

New York City wants to charge up to $23 a day to drive into Manhattan. It...

The congestion pricing plan would provide a new stream of revenue for the struggling MTA. But opponents say the costs will put an economic strain on motorists. Read more ...

Taiwan's Best Fighter Jet Compared to China's J-20 Mighty Dragon

Taiwan deployed six of its most powerful jets late Wednesday in response to ongoing drills from Beijing's fighters. Read more ...

Falcons sign KeeSean Johnson

The Falcons added a wide receiver to their roster on Wednesday. The team announced the signing of KeeSean Johnson. Wide receiver Tyshaun James was waived to make space for... Read more ...

Bengals sign Javaris Davis, waive Bookie Radley-Hiles

The Bengals signed free agent cornerback Javaris Davis on Wednesday, the team announced. They waived cornerback Bookie Radley-Hiles in a corresponding move. Davis, a first-year... Read more ...

Man tried to kidnap 9-year-old near West Ridge grocery store: police

Man tried to kidnap 9-year-old near West Ridge grocery store: police

CHICAGO - Chicago police said a 9-year-old was able to escape after a man tried to kidnap her near a West Ridge grocery store. The girl was walking with a woman near the Cermak... Read more ...

Colliding black holes could clock universe's expansion rate

Colliding black holes could clock universe's expansion rate

New research suggests that the expansion of the universe could be measured using colliding black holes as 'spectral sirens.' Read more ...