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College basketball winners and losers: Kansas plummets, Baylor surges

The Jayhawks are the lone upset so far Saturday as the rest of the teams in the Ferris Mowers Coaches Poll top 10 play true to form.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Kansas: Permit Recognition Legislation to be Considered on Wednesday

On Wednesday, January 27, the Kansas House Committee on Federal and State Affairs is scheduled to consider permit recognition legislation IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- On Wednesday, January 27, the Kansas House Committee on Federal and State Affairs is scheduled to consider permit recognition legislation, House Bill 2059. House Bill 2059 seeks to recognize all out-of-state concealed carry permits and allow those who have been licensed to carry a firearm for self-defense to do so lawfully...
Tags: Guns, Kansas, IMG, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Permit Recognition Legislation


Chargers coach Brandon Staley looks to connect with Justin Herbert

Brandon Staley didn’t shy away from his lack of experience as an offensive coach when speaking to reporters for the first time since being hired as the Chargers’ head coach. “I get to be an offensive coach for the first time, you know, since maybe calling some plays with my brothers in the backyard,” Staley said Thursday during his introductory news conference. Staley, 38, has been fortunate to coach the NFL’s best defensive players in his quick rise from outside linebackers coach to defensive c...
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How Bitcoin is helping middle-class users survive the pandemic

Leigh Cuen Contributor Share on Twitter Leigh Cuen is a reporter in New York City. Her work has been published by Vice, Business Insider, Newsweek, Teen Vogue, Al Jazeera English, The Jerusalem Post, and many others. Follow her on Instagram at @leighcuen. Regulators may still want to imply Bitcoin is merely a tool for criminals, but for many middle-class users, it’s proving to be a lifeline. Even as politicians like European C...
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Republican governors are still failing their constituents almost a year into the pandemic

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy announces the state of Alaska has its first positive case of the new coronavirus, during a news conference Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Anchorage, Alaska. AP Photo/Mark Thiessen Forgoing statewide mask mandates, social distancing efforts and touting personal responsibility is making a bad situation worse. Conservative Governors that have yet to enact statewide mandates 10 months into the pandemic are failing their constituents. Samantha Davenport is a freelance wr...
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More people moved to Tennessee, Texas, and Florida than any other states in 2020, according to data from U-Haul - see the full ranking

UHaul moving truck parked in a suburban neighborhood in San Ramon, California, wide angle, February 2, 2020. Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images Tennessee, Texas, and Florida saw the arrival of more one-way U-Haul trucks than any other states in 2020. Texas led the way from 2016 to 2018 until Florida took the top spot in 2019. California saw the lowest "migration growth" of any state on U-Haul's list. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. U-Haul data shows that more people mov...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Utah, Elon Musk, Florida, New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Mississippi, Maryland, Colorado, California, Montana, Washington, Kentucky


Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's departing message to the US is that 'multiculturalism' is 'not who America is'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. ami Chappell/AFP via Getty Images Outgoing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday decried "multiculturalism" as un-American.  "Our enemies stoke these divisions because they know they make us weaker," he said. Pompeo was excoriated on Twitter for his comments.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. On his last full day as the top US diplomat and just one day after Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Mike Pompeo deemed multiculturalism as un-American...
Tags: Europe, Politics, News, US, America, Trends, Iran, Ukraine, Middle East, Kansas, Donald Trump, Trump, State, Capitol, Jonathan Allen, Pompeo


The Tale of the Vanishing Air Force

Albania's story during the Cold War era is an interesting one. Occupied by Italy immediately before World War Two, it spent the war like the rest of the Balkans, a swirl of guerrilla warfare where bands of partisans, both communist and anti-communist, chased each other and the fascist occupiers up and down hill and dale.After the war, the Albanian communists came out on top and the country was effectively a satellite of the Soviet Union. Or at least they were until after Stalin died and Hoxha gr...
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Kansas vs. Baylor score, takeaways: Jared Butler's 30 points leads undefeated Bears to win in top-10 battle

The No. 2 Bears raced out to a big lead and then held on to defeat No. 9 Kansas
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All 4 nurses in a Kansas county's health department refused to give out COVID-19 vaccines

Pharmacies are finding themselves with leftover coronavirus vaccines, meaning some people can score a shot early with the planning. Jessica Hill/AP Photo All four nurses in one Kansas county's health department refused to give patients COVID-19 vaccines. The health department administrator shared debunked vaccine misinformation as part of their reasoning. The county will contract with other nurses to distribute the vaccine. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. All four nurse...
Tags: Science, News, Trends, Kansas, Fda, Pfizer, Misinformation, Topeka, US Food and Drug Administration, Board of Commissioners, Moderna, Jessica Hill, Payer, Mary Meisenzahl, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Kansas couple fought COVID-19 together but died, holding hands, at a hospital less than two hours apart

After battling the coronavirus together, Bert and Carol died less than two hours apart, while holding each other's hands.         [Author: Salina Journal]
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Kansas couple fights COVID-19 together, leaves a legacy of true love

After battling the coronavirus together, Bert and Carol died less than two hours apart, while holding each other's hands.         [Author: Salina Journal]
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‘He just cries and cries': families grapple with US deportations amid pandemic

Coronavirus outbreaks have spread through US immigration detention centers, with at least 8,000 reported casesAlvaro Hernandes saw his wife and recently born twin daughters for the last time through a video call on 5 January before he was deported from immigration detention in Kansas to Guatemala, after living in the US for 12 years.Shortly after Hernandes and his wife brought their two newborn daughters from the hospital in June 2020, he was detained for being undocumented and handed over to im...
Tags: US, World news, US news, Kansas, US immigration, Guatemala, Hernandes, Coronavirus


Southern California leaders see Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy in Black Lives Matter movement

Two weeks after scores of people of all races flooded downtown San Bernardino to protest police brutality and systemic racism in the wake of George Floyd‘s death, local school board President Gwen Dowdy-Rodgers and her colleagues did something new. Representing more than 47,000 students, as well as administrators, teachers, staffers and parents on June 16, 2020, San Bernardino City Unified board members took turns reading portions of a resolution into the record. The declaration? That the county...
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A McDonald's franchisee said he had 'an EPIC time' in Washington, D.C. amid the Capitol riot. Now his posts are shining a light on the political struggle engulfing corporate America.

A McDonald's franchisee joined other Trump supporters in protesting against a "stolen" election on January 6. OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images McDonald's franchisee Jim Wagy said he attended the January 6 "Stop the Steal" protests in Washington, DC, the same week the chain's CEO condemned Trump and "elected officials who incited this insurrection." In since-deleted public Facebook posts viewed by Insider, Wagy said he only engaged in peaceful protest and blamed the siege on the Ca...
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Biden announces coronavirus relief plan as priority to kick-start US economy – live

Biden unveils $1.9tn stimulus packageUS suffers as Covid rages and vaccination campaign faltersBillionaires backed Republicans aiming to reverse election resultsCapitol rioters planned to kill politicians, say prosecutorsKamala Harris: how will the next vice-president wield her power? Join the Guardian for a live conversation on 18 January 1.34pm GMT Talking of Twitter, oh no…pic.twitter.com/hOIW6Li8L7The last days of Pompeo have been played out in a blizzard of self-congratulatory tweets, a...
Tags: US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Kansas, Biden, Donald Trump, Pompeo, Coronavirus, Trump impeachment (2021, prosecutorsKamala Harris, GMT Talking of Twitter


U.S. Foreclosure Activity Drops To 16-Year Low In 2020

Foreclosure Starts and Completions Hit New Record Lows Nationwide Amid Pandemic Irvine, CA – Jan. 14, 2021 (PRNewswire)– ATTOM Data Solutions, licensor of the nation’s most comprehensive foreclosure data and parent company to RealtyTrac (www.realtytrac.com), a foreclosure listings portal, today released its Year-End 2020 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, which shows foreclosure filings— default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions — were reported on 214,323 U.S. properties in 2020...
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With Trump hunkered down and time running out, Mike Pompeo has been 'laying landmines' for Joe Biden

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a press briefing in New Delhi, October 27, 2020. MONEY SHARMA/AFP via Getty Images In three days this month, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unveiled several drastic changes to US foreign policy. Backlash to those policies was swift, with many criticizing them as further attempts to undercut the Biden administration and as an effort by Pompeo to burnish his own political credentials. "Pompeo is continuing with reckless, politicized foreign-policy decisions,...
Tags: Politics, Obama, Congress, China, US, International, America, Trends, Reagan, Joe Biden, US foreign policy, Iran, Taiwan, Cnn, Analysis, Beijing


Delta Air Lines has banned more than 800 passengers for not wearing masks when flying during pandemic or harassing lawmakers

A Delta Air Lines Airbus A330. SOPA Images/Getty Images Delta Air Lines has banned "north of 800" passengers for mask non-compliance.  Additional passengers have been banned following Wednesday's Capitol riots but executives wouldn't say how many.  Delta has also banned passengers who harassed Utah Senator Mitt Romney on a flight from Salt Lake City to Washington. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Airlines have been warning flyers since the spring that not wearing a mask ...
Tags: Utah, Usa, Washington, Osama Bin Laden, US, Trends, Alaska, Washington Dc, Delta, Mitt Romney, Kansas, Salt Lake City, Seattle, US Navy, Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines


What is swatting? Here's what you need to know about the act of making false police reports with malicious intent, and how to protect yourself from it

You can safeguard yourself against swatters by enhancing your digital security. Kerkez/Getty Images Swatting is the act of calling the police on an innocent person with a false claim that the individual is an active shooter, kidnapper, or another type of hostile criminal. Livestreamers are a common target for swatting since it allows the person calling the police to see the results of their call immediately. Swatting is recognized as a federal crime in the United States.  If you find yours...
Tags: Security, Gaming, Instagram, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Cyber Security, Fbi, United States, Justin Bieber, Kansas, Black Lives Matter, Livestreaming, Finch, Swatting, Digital Security


The FAA is cracking down on unruly passengers following the Capitol riots, threatening to take legal action against anyone violent or threatening

There will be no more warnings for belligerent passengers, the FAA said Wednesday. Mike Stone/Reuters The Federal Aviation Administration announced Wednesday that it will stop issuing warnings to unruly passengers.  President Trump's supporters acted belligerently on flights and in airports before and after the January 6 riots at the US Capitol.  Penalties include fines of up to $35,000 and imprisonment.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Federal officials tightened restr...
Tags: Utah, Usa, Congress, Washington, US, Trends, Washington Dc, Mitt Romney, Kansas, Seattle, Faa, South Carolina, Federal Aviation Administration, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Lindsey Graham


Lisa Montgomery executed; first woman in federal death chamber since 1953

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A Kansas woman was executed Wednesday for strangling a pregnant acquaintance and cutting the baby from her womb, the first time in nearly seven decades that the U.S. government has put to death a female inmate. Lisa Montgomery. (Attorneys for Lisa Montgomery via AP) Lisa Montgomery, 52, was pronounced dead at 1:31 a.m. after receiving a lethal injection at the federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Indiana. She was the 11th prisoner executed at the facility since Jul...
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Trump administration condemned over Lisa Montgomery execution

Administration accused of ‘unnecessary and vicious use of authoritarian power’ A lawyer has accused the Trump administration of the “unnecessary and vicious use of authoritarian power” after a woman on death row was executed early on Wednesday, the first federal execution of a woman in almost seven decades.Lisa Montgomery, 52, was pronounced dead at 1.31am on Wednesday morning after receiving a lethal injection. She died at the federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Indiana, after the US supreme...
Tags: US, US news, Indiana, Kansas, Capital punishment, Trump, Lisa Montgomery, Terre Haute Indiana


United States: 2020 Kansas And Missouri Labor & Employment Law Year-End Review - Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

Below is a summary of the most noteworthy judicial decisions and legislative changes related to employment law that took place in Kansas and Missouri in 2020.
Tags: News, United States, Missouri, Kansas, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard, Smith LLP, Kansas And Missouri Labor


Lisa Montgomery: US carries out first federal execution of a woman in nearly seven decades

Lisa Montgomery pronounced dead on Wednesday morning after supreme court cleared path for her deathA Kansas woman was executed early on Wednesday, the first time in nearly seven decades that the US government has put to death a female inmate.Lisa Montgomery, 52, was pronounced dead at 1.31am after receiving a lethal injection at the federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Indiana. She was the 11th prisoner to receive a lethal injection there since July when Donald Trump, an ardent supporter of ca...
Tags: US, US news, Indiana, Kansas, Capital punishment, Donald Trump, Lisa Montgomery, Terre Haute Indiana


'Womb raider' Lisa Montgomery is first woman executed in US since 1953

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — A Kansas woman was executed Tuesday for strangling an expectant mother in Missouri and cutting the baby from her...
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US carries out first federal execution of a woman in nearly seven decades

Lisa Montgomery pronounced dead on Wednesday morning after supreme court cleared path for her deathA Kansas woman was executed early on Wednesday, the first time in nearly seven decades that the US government has put to death a female inmate.Lisa Montgomery, 52, was pronounced dead at 1.31am after receiving a lethal injection at the federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Indiana. She was the 11th prisoner to receive a lethal injection there since July when Donald Trump, an ardent supporter of ca...
Tags: US, US news, Indiana, Kansas, Capital punishment, Donald Trump, Lisa Montgomery, Terre Haute Indiana


A Look Inside William S. Burroughs’ Bunker

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dD57IkvzE50 When everybody had one or two vodkas and smoked a few joints, it was always the time for the blowgun. —John Giorno From 1974 to 1982, writer William S. Burroughs lived in a former locker room of a 19th-century former-YMCA on New York City’s Lower East Side. When he moved on, his stuff, including his worn out shoes, his gun mags, the typewriter on which he wrote Cities of the Red Night, and half of The Place of Dead Roads, a well-worn copy of Th...
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Hallmark Cards asks GOP Sens. Hawley, Marshall to return donations after electoral challenge

Hallmark Cards said Monday that it wants U.S. Sens. Josh Hawley of Missouri and Roger Marshall of Kansas to return employee campaign donations, after the senators challenged Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential election.
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The time a B-52H bomber had its tail ripped off by turbulence but still managed to land 6 hours later

A B-52H Stratofortress, tail number 61-023, flying with its vertical stabilizer sheared off, January 10, 1964. US Air Force On January 10, 1964, a B-52H bomber with the serial number 61-0023 took off from Kansas on a test mission to examine the effects of turbulence at varying altitudes and airspeeds. By the time the bomber landed in Arkansas hours later, its vertical stabilizer had been shorn off, and the Air Force had learned a lot more about what the B-52 could take. Visit Business Insi...
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