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Harry and Meghan sit down with Oprah

What we’re covering here Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, sat down with Oprah Winfrey for a set-piece interview that aired Sunday night ET.The bombshell interview was full of revelations: Meghan experiencing suicidal thoughts, the royal family’s concerns about Archie’s race, and the gender of their second child.How to get help: In the […]

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Griddy banned from Texas power market over payment breach

[New York Post, Reuters] The Texas energy company Griddy has been banned from participating in the state’s power market, according to a report. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas revoked Griddy’s rights to enter the state’s electricity market on Friday, because of a payment breach, Bloomberg reported. Griddy had previously said it would challenge the prices […]

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Texan files $1 billion class-action lawsuit after receiving $9,000 electric bill

[ABC NEWS, GETTY] One resident said her bill soared to $9,340 the week of the Texas storm. A $1 billion class-action lawsuit has been filed against Texas wholesale electricity retailer Griddy Energy for allegedly charging exorbitant prices during last week’s historic storm that left millions powerless in the freezing cold. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of […]

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Why people are buying crypto art and sports memorabilia for thousands of dollars

[CNBC] The cryptocurrency world is abuzz with talk of digital collectibles, unique virtual tokens that can represent anything from art to sports memorabilia. People have been paying hundreds of thousands of dollars for these NFTs, or non-fungible tokens. One investor, Sheldon Corey from Montreal, Canada, told CNBC he paid $20,000 for one of thousands of […]

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Man turns $100M sports memorabilia collection into new stock market

[NY POST, Getty Images] Over the last  seven decades, Joel Platt has acquired one of the world’s great sports memorabilia collections. The 82-year-old’s high-security vaults in Florida contain more than a million items — ranging from Jackie Robinson’s bat to Wilt Chamberlain’s high school uniform to the recently deceased Hank Aaron’s game-used hat. Claiming to have traveled a million […]

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Climate change and record cold: What’s behind the arctic extremes in Texas

[CBS NEWS] For many, especially folks who live in the South, the arctic outbreak that has gripped the nation’s heartland for the past week is the kind of cold that only happens once in a century. Countless record cold temperatures were set. Conditions overwhelmed the Texas power grid, cutting off electricity to millions and bursting water pipes, creating a humanitarian […]

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Texas mayor resigns after telling residents desperate for power and heat “only the strong will survive”

[CBS NEWS] A Texas mayor resigned after seemingly telling residents to fend for themselves in a Facebook post amid a deadly and record-breaking winter storm that left much of the state without power Tuesday.  As then-mayor of Colorado City, Tim Boyd wrote an insensitive message for people desperate for heat, water and power, saying “only the strong […]

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CovCare Becomes First Company To Accept Dogecoin

[Globe Newswire] Medical Supplies leader continues to set trends by accepting meme cryptocurrency Dogecoin for their online PPE purchases NY, (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (Via ZEXPRWIRE) Don’t look now, but both CovCare and Dogecoin are turning heads and making headlines as the upstart medical supplies company announced that they will now accept Dogecoin as a form of cryptocurrency and […]

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Citibank can’t get back $500 million it wired by mistake, judge rules

New York (CNN Business) After committing one of the “biggest blunders in banking history,” Citibank won’t be allowed to recover the almost half a billion dollars it accidentally wired to Revlon’s lenders, a US District Court judge ruled. Citibank, which was acting as Revlon’s loan agent, meant to send about $8 million in interest payments […]

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CDC investigating possible COVID-19 vaccine-related death in Nebraska

[NBC NEWS] LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has been made aware that the COVID-19 vaccine was listed as one of several causes of death for an individual in the State. The individual, a male in his late 40s with a number of comorbidities and a long-term care facility […]

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