A gas pipeline exploded Saturday near St. Petersburg, Russia, officials said. (Credit: Ostorozhno Novosti)
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The 49ers passed on Tom Brady during the NFL free-agent signing period of 2020, and Brady continues to play like a quarterback in his prime with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
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DEA agent who helped put Viktor Bout behind bars slams Brittney Griner swap: ‘We couldn’t even get two people for the world’s most notorious weapons trafficker’
Foreign policy experts warn the release of Viktor Bout could incentive future kidnappings of Americans.
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Prince Harry Said The Royal Family Didn’t Think His Relationship With Meghan Markle Would Last Because She Was An Actor
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Ivanka Trump & Jared Kushner Ditched Their Usual PDA & Reportedly Acted 'Cold' Towards Each Other During Recent Public Outing
The holidays can be a stressful time for any family and Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner may have a bit of the blues right now. They attended a yacht party in Miami recently and the air around the normally affectionate couple was apparently a bit chilly. A Page Six source described them as “cold” around […]
- The Telegraph
Prince Harry appeared annoyed with his wife at one point in their new Netflix documentary when she joked about having to curtsey to the late Queen.
- Women's Health
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Griner's lawyer previously told PEOPLE that the transfer to Mordovia's penal colony was "a very challenging period for her" and had the WNBA "very stressed" as she tried to adjust
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Watch the moment Brittney Griner was exchanged for Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout on a UAE airport tarmac
Footage of Griner's return to American custody was released by Russian state news outlets after President Biden announced the swap Thursday morning.
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Warriors superstar Stephen Curry gave his all-time starting five - but it didn't include LeBron James.
- The Hill
Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) on Friday slammed newly minted Independent Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (Ariz.) following her decision to leave the Democratic Party, saying she is “putting her own interests” ahead of Arizona voters with the move. “Last month, the voters of Arizona made their voices heard loud and clear — they want leaders who put…
- Rolling Stone
The GOP is condemning the president for securing the release of the WNBA star while former Marine Paul Whelan remains imprisoned in Russia
- LA Times
Brittney Griner's release from Russia in a high-profile prisoner exchange should be celebrated, not disparaged by reactions reeking of bias and bigotry.
Meghan Markle Says She Learned Reality of Royal Life After Hug with Kate Middleton and Prince William
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- Panthers Wire
Even though Baker Mayfield didn't work out in Carolina, Panthers fans were quite happy for the new Rams QB on Thursday night.
- USA TODAY
Ronnie Turner, the youngest son of Tina and Ike Turner, has died at 62, his wife, Afida Turner, announced Friday.
- Kansas City Star
When The Star’s editorial board suggested his call to “terminate” the Constitution was an inflection point, the commenters went to town. | Opinion
- National Review
Sam Brinton, a non-binary nuclear waste official in the Biden administration, is once again facing charges for attempting to steal luggage from an airport.
Brittney Griner, the American basketball star imprisoned in Russia, was released on Thursday (Dec. 8) in a prisoner swap for Viktor Bout, a Russian arms dealer whose notoriety earned him the epithet “Merchant of Death.”
"You're flying back home," someone tells the WNBA star in the footage.