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Matt Lauer’s Secret Affair with a ‘Well-Respected’ NBC Star

Disgraced “Today” anchor Matt Lauer allegedly had an affair with a famed and well-respected broadcaster – the New York Post was told – representing a “clear imbalance of power.” The woman signed a nondisclosure agreement when she left NBC. We have agreed not to name the broadcaster at her request, but a TV source said: “Matt had influence over everyone’s career ...

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Scientists Have Made Another Major Discovery About Early Humans

Humanity’s ancient family tree is set to be shaken up by fossil skeletons found embedded in rock at a site near Johannesburg, South Africa. Scientists beleive it could be another long lost human cousin. “We have another major hominin discovery,” said Lee Berger at New Scientist Live on Saturday. In the past decade,  Berger at the University of the Witwatersrand ...

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Passengers on American Flight Exposed To Deadly Infection

Passengers on a recent American Airlines flight from San Francisco to Charlotte, N.C., may have been exposed to hepatitis A, officials recently revealed. The 18 passengers on the Sept. 21 flight were contacted about possible exposure, and all have since been vaccinated against the highly contagious liver infection, the Charlotte Observer reports. A spokesperson for the Mecklenburg County Health Department told the newspaper the ...

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Owning A Dog Lowers Your Risk Of Dying?

Need a reason to add a dog to your life? How about living longer? “Our analysis found having a dog is actually protective against dying of any cause,” said Mount Sinai endocrinologist Dr. Caroline Kramer, lead author of a new systematic review of nearly 70 years of global research published Tuesday in “Circulation,” a journal of the American Heart Association. ...

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Giant Black Hole In The Center Of Our Galaxy ‘Recently’ Exploded

The supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way exploded 3.5 million years ago, according to astronomers. This is considered to be “astonishingly recent” in galactic terms and is changing what scientists thought they knew about our galaxy. “This is a dramatic event that happened a few million years ago in the Milky Way’s history,” said Lisa Kewley, ...

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Why ‘Fortnite’ Is Facing Lawsuits

The maker of Fortnite may face a class-action lawsuit in Canada after two parents of teenage sons alleged last week the company purposely designed the multiplayer video game to be as addictive as cocaine, according to reports. The Montreal-based law firm, Calex Légal, filed a motion in Quebec Superior Court Thursday on behalf of two parents who approached the firm separately about ...

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LGBTQ Employment Rights Goes To The Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in a long-awaited set of cases testing whether the federal law that bars sex discrimination in employment applies to LGBTQ employees. Specifically, the question is whether employers are free to fire employees because they are gay or transgender. Justice Neil Gorsuch said the text of Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, ...

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Maine Is Considering Physical Fitness Standards for Some School Employees

The state of Maine is considering new physical fitness requirements for school bus drivers. Officials are considering the new standards along with other new safety requirements, including seat belts on all large school buses and clearer standards for annual driver physicals. The push for new standards is inspired by a December 2017 crash in Oakland, Iowa, that killed a 74-year-old ...

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