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This Day in History: April 11

On this day, April 11 … 2019: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is arrested by London police at the Ecuadorean embassy and charged with conspiracy to commit computer intrusion for aiding Chelsea Manning in the cracking of a password to a classified U.S. government computer in 2010. Also on this day: 1865: President Abraham Lincoln speaks to a crowd outside the ...

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Coronavirus outbreak: What is a 'car parade'?

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Comin’ through! As Americans self-isolate and practice safe social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic, a new way to celebrate special moments or milestones has rolled up: the car parade. In a “car parade,” people adorn their vehicles with decorations like balloons, signs and streamers, ...

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This Day in History: April 10

 (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) On this day, April 10 … 1947: Brooklyn Dodgers President Branch Rickey purchases the contract of Jackie Robinson from the Montreal Royals. Also on this day: 1790: President George Washington signs the first United States Patent Act. 1866: The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is incorporated. The ‘Titanic’, a passenger ship ...

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Justin Timberlake jokes that parenting 24/7 during the coronavirus is 'not human'

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are starting to buckle under the pressure of 24/7 parenting that the coronavirus pandemic has created. The 39-year-old singer appeared via video chat on SiriusXM’s “Hits 1” on Wednesday where he talked about self-quarantining in Montana with his wife ...

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Super Bowl champion wide receiver asking for early release from prison, citing dementia, coronavirus

Super Bowl champion wide receiver Mark Ingram, who is serving a 21-month federal prison sentence for bank fraud and laundering drug money, is seeking an early release because he is suffering from dementia during the coronavirus pandemic, his lawyer said Wednesday. Ingram, who was on the New York Giants’ Super Bowl XXV-winning team, filed the request March 30 to leave ...

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