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Puerto Rico governor gets resignation letter from his chief of staff

Puerto Rico governor gets resignation letter from his chief of staff

The chief of staff for Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló has submitted his resignation, effective July 31, according to a letter obtained by CNN. In the letter, Ricardo Llerandi Cruz writes: “The last few days have been extremely difficult for everyone. At this historical juncture it is up to me to take the welfare of…MORE

A 9-year-old girl was injured after a bison in Yellowstone charged her

A 9-year-old girl was injured after a bison in Yellowstone charged her

A 9-year-old girl was injured after a bison charged her in Yellowstone National Park on Monday, the park’s public affairs office said. The girl was part of a group of about 50 people near Observation Point Trail in the park’s Old Faithful Geyser area, a news release said. The group was gathered about 5 to…MORE

A new Arkansas law to fight ‘fake meat’ marketing draws a lawsuit

A new Arkansas law to fight ‘fake meat’ marketing draws a lawsuit

If you think a veggie burger sounds unappealing, wait until it’s listed as a “vegetable-based protein” on a restaurant menu. That’s how it could appear in Arkansas, the latest in a string of states to pass bills that control how so-called fake meat is marketed. The state’s “truth in labeling” bill is set to take…MORE

Rapper Tay-K sentenced to 55 years in prison for deadly robbery

Rapper Tay-K sentenced to 55 years in prison for deadly robbery

Texas rapper Tay-K was sentenced to 55 years in prison and a $21,000 fine Tuesday on a murder charge for a 2016 robbery that left one man dead, according to the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney’s Office. The Tarrant County jury also sentenced Tay-K, whose legal name is Taymor McIntyre, to 30 years in prison…MORE

A pregnant woman was shot and killed at a Georgia apartment complex, police say

A pregnant woman was shot and killed at a Georgia apartment complex, police say

A pregnant woman was found fatally shot at an apartment complex in Georgia on Monday night, police say. Athens-Clarke County officers were called to the complex at 9:37 p.m. in response to a report of a gunshot, department spokesman Geoffrey Gilland said. They found 24-year-old resident Auriel Callaway on the ground with a gunshot wound,…MORE

Cape Cod hit by rare tornado

Cape Cod hit by rare tornado

Cape Cod was hit by a rare tornado Tuesday, the National Weather Service said. There were reports of downed trees and power lines but no known injuries, Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency spokesman Christopher Besse said. More than 50,000 customers were without power as of 6 p.m. ET, energy company Eversource said. Of the 1,253 tornadoes…MORE

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