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  • Netflix announces fashion design competition series

    NEW YORK — It’s been a minute since a new fashion design competition has occurred. Enter: “Next in Fashion,” soon to come on Netflix. The series is hosted by the first “Queer Eye” star to spin off, Tan France, along with fashion maven Alexa Chung. The show features 18 designers competing for $250,000 and the chance to sell their wares on Net-a-Porter. No release date was announced. Netflix said in a statement Friday the competition is focused on trends and […]

  • Appleton police identify officers, suspect and victim in transit center shooting

    APPLETON — A man who got in a gunfight with police that left a city firefighter dead in the crossfire was identified Friday as a Wausau man who had been free on bond pending drug charges. Ruben Houston, 47, died in the Wednesday evening incident that erupted just minutes after police and emergency personnel were summoned to a bus where Houston was thought to be suffering a possible seizure. Police said Houston was walking away after receiving treatment when the […]

  • President Trump lifts tariffs on Mexico, Canada, delays auto tariffs

    WASHINGTON — Bogged down in a sprawling trade dispute with U.S. rival China, President Donald Trump took steps Friday to ease tensions with America’s allies — lifting import taxes on Canadian and Mexican steel and aluminum and delaying auto tariffs that would have hurt Japan and Europe. By removing the metals tariffs on Canada and Mexico, President Trump cleared a key roadblock to a North American trade pact his team negotiated last year. As part of Friday’s arrangement, the Canadians […]

  • ‘Caine Mutiny,’ ‘Winds of War’ author Herman Wouk has died

    NEW YORK — Herman Wouk, the versatile, Pulitzer Prize winning author of such million-selling novels as “The Caine Mutiny” and “The Winds of War” whose steady Jewish faith inspired his stories of religious values and secular success, died on Friday at 103. Wouk was just 10 days shy of his 104th birthday and was working on a book until the end, said his literary agent Amy Rennert. Rennert said Wouk died in his sleep at his home in Palm Springs, […]

  • Air Force employee facing child porn charges downloaded manual on how to seduce, groom children for sex

    ISLE OF WIGHT Co., Va. — Gregory Wacks, the Air Force employee charged with multiple counts of having and distributing child porn, was denied bond Thursday, WTKR reports.  Prosecutors argued he is a threat to the children in this community. Investigators who forensically searched Wacks’ phone testified they not only found thousands of images of child porn involving very young children, but they also found a 170+ page PDF filed labeled “How to Practice Child Love.” The Commonwealth’s Attorney described […]

  • No home birth: Harry and Meghan’s Archie born in a hospital

    LONDON — The birth certificate for the son of Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, reveals that Archie was born in a private hospital in London. The certificate filed Friday makes clear that Meghan did not give birth to the child in the couple’s Frogmore Cottage home, as had been rumored. Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor was born at the Portland Hospital in central London on May 6. He is seventh in line for the British throne. The newly released […]

  • Dale Earnhardt to drive pace car at Indianapolis 500

    INDIANAPOLIS — Retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. will drive the pace car for the Indianapolis 500. Earnhardt will drive the Corvette Grand Sport Official at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to lead the 33 drivers to the green flag May 26. The NBC Sports analyst will be part of the broadcast team. It will be Earnhardt’s first trip to the Indy 500. Earnhardt also drove the pace car at Indy last year for the NASCAR race. He opened this year’s NASCAR […]

  • Milwaukee Bucks ready to square up against Toronto Raptors in Game 2

    MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks will take on the Toronto Raptors Friday night, May 17 in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Down for most of Game 1, clearly rusty at times after nearly a full week off, the Milwaukee Bucks looked very much like a team in trouble. "The general feeling through the entire team was, 'It's great to learn from your mistakes when you've won the game.'"@Katie_George on Game 2:#FearTheDeer | #NBAPlayoffs — Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) […]

  • Tony Award-winning ‘Hamilton’ ending Chicago run in January

    CHICAGO — The musical “Hamilton” will end its more than three-year run in Chicago in January. Producers made the announcement Thursday, saying the production playing at downtown Chicago’s CIBC Theatre would close Jan. 5, 2020. Productions of the Tony Award-winning musical detailing the life of U.S. founding father Alexander Hamilton currently are playing in New York, Chicago, San Francisco and London, along with a U.S. touring company. Producer Jeffrey Seller said in a news release that more people have seen […]

  • I.M. Pei, architect who designed Louvre Pyramid, dies at 102

    NEW YORK — I.M. Pei, the globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre museum in Paris with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the U.S., has died at age 102. His death was confirmed Thursday by a spokesman at his New York architecture firm. Pei’s works ranged from the trapezoidal addition to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., to the chiseled towers of the National […]

  • Taco Bell is opening a hotel and resort to make your taco dreams come true🌮

    PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — It’s nacho average hotel. Taco Bell is taking over a hotel in Palm Springs, California, for three nights this August. The fast-food chain says everything will be Taco Bell-themed, from the room decor to the breakfast menu to pool floaties shaped like hot sauce packets. Mark your calendars… — Taco Bell (@tacobell) May 16, 2019 There will be Taco Bell snacks and cocktails and Taco Bell nail art in the salon. A few new […]

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    5 states, including Wisconsin, announce lawsuits over prescription opioids

    MILWAUKEE — Five state attorneys general announced lawsuits Thursday, May 16 seeking to hold the drug industry responsible for an opioid addiction crisis that has become the biggest cause of accidental deaths across the country and in many states. The new filings in Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, West Virginia and Wisconsin mean 45 states have now taken legal action in recent years against Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin. Some of the states are also suing Richard Sackler, a former president […]

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