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Samuel Alito mocks foreign leaders who criticized reversal of Roe v. Wade

CNN  —  Justice Samuel Alito, appearing for the first time in public since penning the opinion that reversed Roe v. Wade, mocked foreign criticism of the decision during a speech he delivered in Rome. Alito – sporting a new beard – gave the talk that was largely dedicated to protecting …

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At least 8 dead in Kentucky floods and hundreds will lose homes, governor says

CNN  —  At least eight people have died in widespread flooding in eastern Kentucky following heavy overnight rains, the governor said Thursday – an inundation he says will be “one of the most significant, deadly floods” in the commonwealth’s history. “This is an ongoing natural disaster, with more rain expected …

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‘A summer for every woman’: Spain launches beach body positivity campaign

Written by Jack GuySana Noor Haq, CNN The Spanish government has launched a summer campaign encouraging women of all shapes and sizes to go to the beach. “Summer is for us too. Enjoy it however, wherever and with whoever you want,” the Ministry of Equality tweeted Wednesday. “Today we raise …

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Second-highest paid MLB player diagnosed with rare back condition

CNN  —  Mike Trout has been diagnosed with a rare back condition – a costovertebral dysfunction at T5 – that is likely to affect him for the rest of his playing career. “The doctor (Robert Watkins III), who is one of the most well-known spine surgeons in the country – …

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Podcast: Don’t fall for these money scams

Delyanne Barros 00:00:03 Have you, Vivian, ever been a victim of a money scam? Vivian Tu 00:00:07 I am fortunate that I haven’t, but I do know people who have been. Delyanne Barros 00:00:12 Yeah, same. I think I’ve come close because they’re getting sneakier and sneakier. I would get …

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Man accused of killing woman pushing their baby in a stroller is indicted on murder and firearm charges

CNN  —  The man accused of killing a young mother as she pushed their baby in a stroller was indicted for murder Wednesday, according to the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. Isaac Argro, 23, appeared in the New York Supreme Court on Monday and was charged with second-degree murder and two …

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Jan. 6 panel in talks with Pompeo, deposition could happen soon

CNN  —  The House select committee investigating January 6, 2021, has been engaging with former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and he could sit for a closed-door deposition with the panel as soon as this week, multiple sources familiar with the committee’s schedule tell CNN. Pompeo’s potential appearance comes as …

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This kind of shock to the economy will have consequences

A version of this story appears in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN  —  Americans today need to realize that efforts to tame runaway inflation, while arguably necessary, have real consequences that can hurt. A lot. There was a time …

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Fed makes history with second massive rate hike in as many months

Washington, DC CNN Business  —  What seemed unfathomable just six months ago – a 75-basis-point rate hike by the Federal Reserve – has now happened twice in a row. At the conclusion of its July monetary policymaking meeting, members of the US central bank on Wednesday once again approved a …

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Swimwear has undergone a radical redesign

Written by Jacqui Palumbo, CNN When bombshell “Baywatch”-era one-pieces and teeny bikinis reigned in the 1990s, relief for many women came in the form of the tankini — a tank-top silhouette that offered more coverage than most two-pieces, but could still be modest, sporty or sexy. It was one of …

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