No link between NJ school and possible cluster of brain tumors: study

An investigation into a possible brain cancer cluster found no evidence that a New Jersey school was the cause of the tumors diagnosed in former students, officials said Thursday. During a news conference, local and state officials said an investigation at Colonia High School, located in Woodbridge, found “there was no cause-and-effect relationship between these … Read more

Survivors of the Marcos era ask for the truth as the new Marcos rises | Human rights news

Manila, Philippines – At a small gathering with martial law victims and their surviving families at the Manila Heroes Monument memorial park, Joey Faustino wonders what has happened to the Philippines. “Should I feel betrayed because lies have prevailed? Or forgotten and neglected by our countrymen who believed these lies? he asks, a week after … Read more

‘We can’t hear them’: Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young taunts New York Yankees fans after a ‘F*** Trae Young’ chant breaks out at Yankee Stadium

New York Yankees fans refuse to let Trae Young forget how much they hate him. Ever since he eliminated the New York Knicks from the NBA playoffs in 2021, the Atlanta Hawks’ Trae Young has been one of the most hated people in New York. Apparently, this hatred extends outside of basketball, with New York … Read more

NSW union ‘enabler’ is charged via SIM

A Sydney phone store manager has been accused of selling thousands of SIM cards to a drug syndicate as police target organized crime “enablers”. The 30-year-old has been charged with 30 crimes, including dishonestly obtaining a financial advantage through deception and aiding and obtaining a material benefit from a criminal group. Police will allege that … Read more

Michigan leaders must confront digital red lines | Detroit Metro Area News | Detroit

click to enlarge broadband AT&T is not investing in broadband technology upgrades in Wayne County’s poorest communities, leaving these residents with slower speeds. The following opinion piece was written by the Rev. Lafayette Price, Ph.D., of Detroit’s Antioch Church of God in Christ. The digital divide has deservedly received significant attention since the start … Read more

Local communities stage student walkouts to protest gun violence – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — Parents hug their children more tightly and the community embraces. The outpouring of support follows the tragic shooting of 19 children and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas. READ MORE: What we know about the victims at Robb Elementary School Returning home to Michigan, Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard, reflecting on the Oxford … Read more

Depeche Mode founding keyboardist dies at UK home

Andy “Fletch” Fletcher, the red-haired, unassuming, bespectacled keyboardist who for more than 40 years added his synth sounds to Depeche Mode hits like Just Can’t Get Enough and Personal Jesus, has died at the age of 60. Depeche Mode announced the death of founding member Fletcher on their official social media pages. A person close … Read more

The CDC has identified 9 cases of monkeypox in 7 states – CBS Tampa

(CW44 News At 10 | CNN) – The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating more cases of monkeypox in the United States after nine cases were identified in seven states. The CDC has identified nine cases of monkeypox in seven states as of Wednesday, Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said Thursday. READ MORE: … Read more