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Honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr

King fought for on behalf of all mankind". "He talked about a revolution of values", King said. The bells will be rung 39 times, signifying the number of years he lived, at the exact time when he died. Given Idlewild's history during the 1968 Sanitation Strike, this made for the ideal backdrop fro a day dedicated to Dr. King's legacy. In Cobb County, the Atlanta Braves are honoring King's legacy with several activities during their game against the Washington Nationals.

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Winter Olympics: Seven countries express interest in 2026 games

The IOC is touting that as the catalyst for a group of seven National Olympic Committees it announced today as officially interested in hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics. He lauded Calgary's "expertise", "incredible assets" and explained that careful budgeting "to the last detail" will help control the risk of cost overruns.

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Grindr Found to Be Sharing Users' HIV Status With Other Companies

He noted though that Grindr is a public platform, and that should be kept in mind when deciding what to put in profiles. I actually find this very disturbing and possibly sinister. A potential data breach means users could be individually identified based on any information they gave to Grindr , and with multiple companies owning details on users' profiles, that means there's a higher risk for Grindr users to end up being identified without their consent.

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Alexander: Lindberg's first professional victory a major achievement

American Amy Olson is second at 11 under through 54 holes following back-to-back 68s. So how long had she been dreaming of a victory? Song dropped out with a par on the third playoff hole. Before that, she had played on the Symetra developmental tour, but the last time before Monday she had actually lifted a winner's trophy came at Oklahoma State, where she was a first-team All-American in 2007 and '09.

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Synthetic Pot Linked To Severe Bleeding And Even Death In Illinois

The department is working with local and federal health authorities. Ten of the cases were in Chicago, four were in Cook County, seven were in Peoria County, and 12 were in Tazewell County. "These chemicals are called cannabinoids because they act on the same brain cell receptors as the main active ingredient in marijuana", IDPH explained, warning that the drug's impact can be life-threatening.

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1146 rebels, families evacuate Douma district in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

By midday, only a handful had left for the north in three buses. Syria's army had on Saturday vowed to finish off rebels in Douma. The retaking of Douma would mark the complete capture of Eastern Ghouta , a rebel bastion on the outskirts of Damascus , and be a major milestone in President Bashar al-Assad's efforts to regain control of territory seized by rebel factions during Syria's seven-year civil war.