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Wreck found by reporter may be last American slave ship, archaeologists say

Wreck found by reporter may be last American slave ship, archaeologists say

Facebook ShareTwitter ShareBy Relying on historical records and accounts from old timers, AL.com may have located the long-lost wreck of the Clotilda, the last slave ship to bring human cargo to the United States.What's left of the ship lies partially buried in mud alongside an island in the lower Mobile-Tensaw Delta, a few miles north of the city of Mobile. The hull is tipped to the port side, which appears almost completely buried in mud. The entire length of the starboard side, however, is almost fully exposed. The wreck, which is normally underwater, was exposed during extreme low tides...

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Jan 23
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Australia man missing for 18 days 'survived on mushrooms'

Australia man missing for 18 days 'survived on mushrooms'

A man who was missing in Australia for 18 days has been found after surviving on mushrooms and dam water, police say.Search efforts launched after Robert Weber, 58, went missing in the state of Queensland were called off this week.But police said he had been found near a dam on Sunday by a "property owner", who has been identified in Australian media as a local politician.Mr Weber was "suffering exposure to the elements" but otherwise safe and well, police said.Before Sunday, he had last been seen leaving a hotel in the town of Kilkivan with his dog on 6 January. He ran into trouble when...

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Monsters Inc. TV Show Set 6 Months After Original Movie

Monsters Inc. TV Show Set 6 Months After Original Movie

0The Monsters, Inc. spinoff, titled , has confirmed the series takes place six months after the film's events. Released by Pixar and Disney in 2001, the animated film Monsters, Inc. - two monsters employed at the titular energy-producing factory fueled by the harvested screams of children. Set in the city of Monstropolis, Mike and Sully encounter a roadblock in their seemingly ordinary evening when they discover a small girl has breached the factory.Starring Billy Crystal as Mike and John Goodman as Sully, Monsters, Inc. was a  and raked in almost $600 million. The original film's success...

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Hollywood Elite in COVID-19 Vaccine Scramble: ‘It’s the Hunger Games Out There’

Hollywood Elite in COVID-19 Vaccine Scramble: ‘It’s the Hunger Games Out There’

As vaccines trickle out across the country and new infections and deaths rise at alarming rates in cities like Los Angeles, some power players in entertainment and media are leveraging their clout and connections to be amongst the first to get inoculated.Numerous high-flying executives and dealmakers have been cycling through private physicians and concierge services to receive one of the two established COVID-19 vaccines on the market. Others have been tapping their vast resources in a mad dash to get vaccinated as the government, especially in Hollywood’s native California, churns through...

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Sheriff, report: Naked Florida man stole, crashed police car

Sheriff, report: Naked Florida man stole, crashed police car

AP NEWSADVERTISEMENThttps://apnews.com/article/arrests-florida-jacksonville-theft-4f19fc97826ac73b5d2b5953eacad698Click to copyhttps://apnews.com/article/arrests-florida-jacksonville-theft-4f19fc97826ac73b5d2b5953eacad698Click to copyRelated topicsA naked Florida man stole what news footage showed to be a marked police vehicle and crashed it in a wooded area, officials said.Joshua Shenker, 22, was arrested after Thursday’s crash on charges including theft of a motor vehicle, aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer, depriving an officer of means of communication or protection and...

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Top Gun 2 Will Make Goose's Death Even Worse For Maverick

Top Gun 2 Will Make Goose's Death Even Worse For Maverick

0promises to see Tom Cruise’s aging hero do some serious soul-searching, but the long-awaited sequel will make Goose’s death even harder for him. After over 34 years away from the big screen, Top Gun: Maverick will finally see the return of Tom Cruise’s titular test pilot to cinema screens in 2021. Audiences can expect the story will see Maverick still carrying some of the stories of the first movie with him.With original Top Gun director/action cinema icon Tony Scott unfortunately deceased, directorial duties fall to the capable hands of 80s nostalgia nerd/Tron 2.0 helmer Joseph Kosinski....

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The Climate Crisis Is Worse Than You Can Imagine. Here’s What Happens If You Try.

The Climate Crisis Is Worse Than You Can Imagine. Here’s What Happens If You Try.

Peter Kalmus, out of his mind, stumbled back toward the car. It was all happening. All the stuff he’d been trying to get others to see, and failing to get others to see — it was all here. The day before, when his family started their Labor Day backpacking trip along the oak-lined dry creek bed in Romero Canyon, in the mountains east of Santa Barbara, the temperature had been 105 degrees. Now it was 110 degrees, and under his backpack, his “large mammalian self,” as Peter called his body, was more than just overheating. He was melting down. Everything felt wrong. His brain felt wrong and the...

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Diary of A Wimpy Kid Animated Movie On Disney+ In 2021

Diary of A Wimpy Kid Animated Movie On Disney+ In 2021

0A animated series is coming to Disney+ in 2021. Penned by cartoonist Jeff Kinney, Wimpy Kid are the journals of teenager Greg Heffley, who stocks up the pages with simple drawings, daily adventures, and his point of view on challenges he faces at middle school while enduring adolescence strife. Released in 2004, Diary of a Wimpy Kid has become a literary success and was that starred Zachary Gordon as Greg. Now the popular young adult series is getting another adaptation for Disney+.A new animated adaptation of Diary of a Wimpy Kid will arrive at Disney+ in 2021. Slated to debut exclusively...

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Can You Say...Hero? - Mr. Rogers Profile Interview

Can You Say...Hero? - Mr. Rogers Profile Interview

This article was originally published in the November 1998 issue.Once upon a time, a little boy loved a stuffed animal whose name was Old Rabbit. It was so old, in fact, that it was really an unstuffed animal; so old that even back then, with the little boy's brain still nice and fresh, he had no memory of it as "Young Rabbit," or even "Rabbit"; so old that Old Rabbit was barely a rabbit at all but rather a greasy hunk of skin without eyes and ears, with a single red stitch where its tongue used to be. The little boy didn't know why he loved Old Rabbit; he just did, and the night he threw...

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This nun was killed by priest and sister she caught engaged in a sex act. Nearly 3 decades later, justice is served

This nun was killed by priest and sister she caught engaged in a sex act. Nearly 3 decades later, justice is served

(CNN)The dead nun's slippers were scattered on the convent kitchen floor -- one near the entrance, the other by the fridge. Her white veil was found snagged on the door. An open bottle of water was leaking onto the tiles. In the corner of the room was an ax.Officers discovered the crime scene, described in court documents seen by CNN, at St. Pius X Convent Hostel in southern India on March 27, 1992. Later that day, they found Sister Abhaya's body in a nearby well at the Indian convent, in the city of Kottayam, Kerala. Read MoreA post-mortem examination revealed she had nail marks on both...

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Seth Rogen dubs Ted Cruz a ‘white supremacist fascist’ in Twitter clash

Seth Rogen dubs Ted Cruz a ‘white supremacist fascist’ in Twitter clash

has dubbed a “white supremacist fascist” in a Twitter clash over ’s plans to rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement.Cruz, a US senator, drew mockery on Wednesday (20 October) after appearing to suggest that the Paris Climate Agreement, in which global nations vow to collectively tackle the climate crisis, only affects the citizens of Paris. While president, Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the agreement. After Biden within hours of taking office, Cruz claimed without evidence that it would “harm the livelihoods of Americans”. Quick to respond was Rogen, who tweeted to Cruz: “F***...

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Kourtney Kardashian Is Dating Travis Barker: Source

Kourtney Kardashian Is Dating Travis Barker: Source

"They've been friends for a long time but it's turned romantic," a source tells PEOPLEAdvertisementKourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker are dating.Over the weekend, Kardashian, 41, and Barker, 45, enjoyed a trip to Palm Springs, California, where her mother Kris Jenner has a home. On Saturday, the Keeping Up with the Kardashians reality star and the Blink-182 drummer both shared poolside views of the residence's backyard on their Instagram Story.Get push notifications with news, features and more.FollowingYou'll get the latest updates on this topic in your browser notifications."They're in...

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Louis Theroux’s Weird America

Louis Theroux’s Weird America

One wintry day in the mid-nineties, the British-American writer and documentarian Louis Theroux boarded a small plane bound for northern Idaho. He was on his way to Almost Heaven, a right-wing, off-grid survivalist community founded by a former Green Beret, James Gordon (Bo) Gritz, who had run for President a few years earlier under the slogan “God, Guns and Gritz.” Theroux—who was in his late twenties, was tall and gangly, and wore wire-framed Harry Potter glasses—was there to film an episode of his new BBC television show, “Louis Theroux’s Weird Weekends.” In the episode, Theroux pads...

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Seth Rogen and Ted Cruz Clash on Twitter Over Paris Climate Agreement and Disney's 'Fantasia'

Seth Rogen and Ted Cruz Clash on Twitter Over Paris Climate Agreement and Disney's 'Fantasia'

and Sen. have been engaged in a heated Twitter exchange for a few days now, sparring over everything from the Paris Climate Agreement to the Disney film “Fantasia.”It all started on Inauguration Day, when Cruz criticized President Joe Biden for reentering the Paris Climate Agreement, to which Rogen responded: “Fuck off you fascist.”Cruz then attached a screenshot of that interaction in another tweet, writing: “Charming, civil, educated response. @Sethrogen If you’re a rich, angry Hollywood celebrity, today’s Dems are the party for you. If you’re blue collar, if you’re a union member, if you...

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Why Fights Over The COVID-19 Vaccine Are Everywhere On Facebook

Why Fights Over The COVID-19 Vaccine Are Everywhere On Facebook

f you took one look at the Facebook group Vaccines Exposed, it seemed clear what it was all about. It was “a group opposed to deadly vaccinations,” with over 13,000 members on a platform known to harbor anti-vaccination conspiracy theories. Some of its followers’ recent posts included a video falsely claiming the COVID-19 vaccine will kill people and a post claiming children are having cancer “injected into them. #facts.” Standard anti-vaxx fare.It was so convincing, Facebook removed the group January 15 for violating the site’s community standards. But Vaccines Exposed was really a...

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Dustin Diamond completes first round of chemotherapy for cancer treatment

Dustin Diamond completes first round of chemotherapy for cancer treatment

(CNN)Former "Saved by the Bell" star Dustin Diamond is making progress in his fight against cancer. A representative for the actor said on Thursday that Diamond, known for playing Samuel "Screech" Powers on the hit '90s teen series, has completed his first round of chemotherapy treatment, with another to follow. "Dustin is looking forward to spending more time with his girlfriend, playing his bass guitar/video games, as well as making videos for his fans on social media," a statement from Roger Paul, Diamond's representative, said. Diamond, who last week, will begin physical therapy soon,...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Channels The Terminator as He Shares Video of Himself Getting COVID Vaccine

Arnold Schwarzenegger Channels The Terminator as He Shares Video of Himself Getting COVID Vaccine

"I have never been happier to wait in a line," the actor and former governor of California tweeted on WednesdayAdvertisementwill be back — for a second dose of the vaccine in a few weeks!The actor and former California governor on social media Wednesday of himself getting the shot from the safety of his vehicle. Sitting in the passenger seat, a masked-up Schwarzenegger, 73, is shown receiving the vaccine in his right arm before turning to address the camera.Get push notifications with news, features and more.FollowingYou'll get the latest updates on this topic in your browser...

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Cobra Kai season 3 takes a provocative stance against over-glorifying the military

Cobra Kai season 3 takes a provocative stance against over-glorifying the military

, the first batch of episodes to premiere on Netflix, does something fascinating with its Big Bad, John Kreese: In a story arc about how old rivalries and past trauma can continue to deal damage across decades, the show’s writers use the character to question the amount of automatic respect and trust that America places in its veterans.Such a loaded, nuanced criticism sticks out on Cobra Kai. The story of two karate students who fought each other in a tournament when they were kids, and find their rivalry revived in their adult lives as they both take on new karate students, is ridiculous....

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Beloved Hamptons equestrian ‘ousted,’ replaced by Alec and Hilaria Baldwin’s charity

Beloved Hamptons equestrian ‘ousted,’ replaced by Alec and Hilaria Baldwin’s charity

Thanks for contacting us. We've received your submission.For 20 years veteran horsewoman Jan Warner was beloved by the rich and poor alike in the Hamptons for running a caring, affordable stable in Amagansett.Millionaire equestrians and blue-collar locals stabled their animals side by side at what was called “Jan’s Barn.” She did not charge the prohibitively expensive prices for boarding and riding horses common on the East End, but nor did she keep the barn pristine or Hamptons-chic, sources told the Post. She was, simply, a horse whisperer, and they trusted that their animals would get...

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Godzilla vs. Kong: Why Is Kong So Big? - IGN

Godzilla vs. Kong: Why Is Kong So Big? - IGN

, which debuts , will feature a culminating clash between the two headliners of Legendary's Monsterverse - gargantuan primate Kong and mammoth reptile Godzilla.But for those who've seen and, now, the , a question lingers: Why is Kong the same size as Godzilla? Let's dig into this!Well, the bare-bones explanation is that if another creature is going to take on Godzilla, it needs to be equal in strength and power. And since Kong doesn't fly, he needs to get sized-up considerably in order to square off against "The Zill."But don't worry, this has already been built into the story. They're not...

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The frustrating tradition behind Soul’s great flaw

The frustrating tradition behind Soul’s great flaw

[Ed. note: This essay contains significant spoilers for Soul, including the ending.]is Pixar’s first film with a Black protagonist, but the story never accepts the narrative complexities of Blackness. It’s a film where the Black character is either a blue blob or a cat for much of the action, but is rarely in his own Black body. It’s a film where a supposedly raceless character takes over a Black body, causing the Black character to minimize his own dreams for a symbiotic good. Soul opens as a story about finding individual purpose in life. But when the nebulous character 22 enters the...

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Folkspaper - Viral Indian Pug Gets Marriage Proposals After Wearing A Traditional Groom Outfit

Folkspaper - Viral Indian Pug Gets Marriage Proposals After Wearing A Traditional Groom Outfit

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Dolly Parton's brother Randy dead at 67: 'He will always be in our hearts'

Dolly Parton's brother Randy dead at 67: 'He will always be in our hearts'

Dolly Parton announces she's donating $1 million to help find a 'cure' for the coronavirus; Director of the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center, Dr. James Crowe joins 'The Daily Briefing.'Randy Parton, a musician and youngest brother of country singer , has died after a battle with cancer. He was 67.Dolly announced the news of her brother's death on her Facebook page on Thursday."My brother Randy has lost his battle with cancer. The family and I are grieving his loss but we know he is in a better place than we are at this time. We are a family of faith and we believe that he is safe with God and that...

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