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AI: World likely to hit key warming threshold in 10-12 years
Author: SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press

The world will likely breach the internationally agreed-upon climate change threshold in about a decade, and keep heating to break through a next warming limit around mid-century even with big pollution cuts, artificial intelligence predicts in a new study that’s more pessimistic than previous modeling.

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French prime minister unveils plans to tackle racism
Author: ELAINE GANLEY, Associated Press

PARIS — Name it, act on it, sanction it.

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Lisa Loring, original Wednesday Addams actress, dies at 64
Author: Peter Sblendorio, New York Daily News

Lisa Loring, the former child star who portrayed Wednesday on the original “The Addams Family” series, has died, a friend announced. She was 64.

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‘Little Miss Sunshine’ star Abigail Breslin just got married. Feel old yet?
Author: Christi Carras, Los Angeles Times

“Little Miss Sunshine” is all grown up.

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Michael Jackson’s nephew to star in King of Pop biopic
Author: The Associated Press

NEW YORK — Michael Jackson’s 26-year-old nephew, Jaafar Jackson, will play the King of Pop in the planned biopic “Michael” to be directed by Antoine Fuqua.

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Florida sheriff sued for ‘Wheel of Fugitive’ defamation
Author: Associated Press

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man has filed a defamation lawsuit against a Florida sheriff who posts weekly “Wheel of Fugitive” videos on social media, saying that he wasn’t a fugitive when his name and image appeared several times in 2021 in the sheriff’s posts inspired by the long-running TV game show “Wheel of Fortune.”

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Nominees for The Columbian 2022-23 Week 17 prep athlete of the week
Author: Tim Martinez

Here are the nominees for the The Columbian 2022-23 Week 17 high school athlete of the week.

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Florida GOP leaders want to get rid of gun permits
Author: BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Saying gun owners don’t need a government permission slip to protect their God-given rights, Florida’s House speaker proposed legislation Monday to eliminate concealed weapons permits, a move Democrats argue would make a state with a history of horrific mass shootings less safe.

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Driver in California cliff crash that injured 4 charged
Author: Associated Press

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — The driver of a car that plunged off a treacherous cliff in northern California, seriously injuring himself, his wife and their two young children, was charged Monday with attempted murder.

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Woman held captive in Oregon remains in critical condition
Author: ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A woman who was held captive and tortured in Oregon remained in critical condition Monday as police chased dozens of tips on the whereabouts of the felon charged in the attack. Less than two years ago, he was convicted in Nevada of keeping another woman in captivity.

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