Canadian hockey legend Guy Lafleur dies at 70
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Canadian hockey legend Guy Lafleur dies at 70

Guy Damien Lafleur, one of the greatest hockey players to take to the ice, has died at age 70.

Fans of the Montreal Canadiens hockey team paid tribute to the fallen legend Friday, leaving flowers at the base of the Guy Lafleur statue that stands outside the Bell Centre in downtown Montreal. Though the team didn’t identify a cause of death, Lafleur had been battling lung cancer for nearly three years.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene testifies as part of a legal challenge to her candidacy
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Marjorie Taylor Greene testifies as part of a legal challenge to her candidacy

Controversial Republican U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia on Friday defended her comments ahead of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol while testifying under oath as part of a challenge to her reelection by voters and a supporting legal group, who are seeking to knock her off the ballot for her role prior to the riot.

Greene’s appearance in an Atlanta court Friday made her the first GOP member of Congress to testify publicly about Jan.

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Have Rihanna and ASAP Rocky split up? Cheating rumours explained – and who is Amina Muaddi
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Have Rihanna and ASAP Rocky split up? Cheating rumours explained – and who is Amina Muaddi

Claims on Twitter have blamed the split on designer Amina Muaddi

For celebrities, having thousands of people speculate over your private life is pretty much a given – especially those in high profile relationships, like Rihanna and ASAP Rocky.

After rumours regarding a potential pregnancy for the singer, it was finally revealed at the start of the year that yes,

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Twitter CEO addresses employees worried about Elon Musk’s hostile takeover bid
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Twitter CEO addresses employees worried about Elon Musk’s hostile takeover bid

But this Twitter worker added: “It does feel like there isn’t much we can do as employees,” this person said.

Musk revealed his interest in purchasing Twitter earlier in the day by tweeting a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission stating the acquisition depended on the “completion of anticipated financing.”

Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal is trying to assuage employee fears in the wake of Elon Musk launching a hostile $43 billion takeover attempt of the social media company.

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Sanctions on Russia force Boeing order revision, while ongoing 787 halt reduces jet deliveries
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In the monthly update of its jet orders and delivery data released Tuesday, Boeing removed orders for 141 jets from the official backlog — most of which were planes formerly destined to be flown in Russia, where ultimate delivery is now in doubt because of international sanctions.

The data otherwise showed a steady flow of new airplane orders in March, including 35 net new orders for the 737 MAX.

Deliveries of that Renton-built plane also saw an uptick in March with customers taking 34 of them.

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Comedian Gilbert Gottfried has died
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Comedian Gilbert Gottfried has died

Comedian Gilbert Gottfried has died at 67. A post on his verified Twitter feed says he died following a long illness.

Gottfried died from recurrent ventricular tachycardia due to myotonic dystrophy type II, a disorder that affects the heart, according to a statement by his publicist and longtime friend Glenn Schwartz to the Associated Press.

There was always a glint in his eye when Gottfried was just about to tell an edgy joke,

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Psaki decries Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s ‘publicity stunt’ plan to bus immigrants to DC
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The White House on Thursday slammed Texas Gov. Greg Abbott over his announced plan to bus illegal immigrants caught while entering the United States to Washington, DC, calling it a “publicity stunt.”​​

Press secretary Jen Psaki was asked during her daily briefing about what preparations the administration has made to find migrants places to stay after Abbott ​announced the initiative in response to the planned removal of the Title 42 public health authority next month.

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Russia-Ukraine war: what we know on day 44 of the invasion
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Russia-Ukraine war: what we know on day 44 of the invasion

The Kremlin admits suffering ‘significant losses’, Russia is kicked off the UN human rights council and Zelenskiy calls for ‘bolder’ sanctions

The Kremlin has admitted suffering “significant losses” of troops since Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine, in a rare admission of how badly the war has gone. The Kremlin spokesperson, Dmitry Peskov, said he hoped the besieged city of Mariupol would be “liberated from nationalistic battalions” sooner rather than later.

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TyTy Washington Jr. leaves Kentucky for NBA Draft
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The freshman guard averaged 12.5 points, 3.9 assists and 3.5 rebounds per game in 29 starts.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky guard TyTy Washington Jr. will enter the NBA Draft and forego his remaining collegiate eligibility, ending his lone season as the Wildcats’ second-leading scorer.

The 6-foot-3 freshman is the second Wildcats player to enter the Draft pool in what has become a spring ritual for the program. Junior forward Keion Brooks Jr.

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Enjoy the ‘Dream’-y new teaser for ‘Doctor Strange 2’
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The Morbius meme — you know, the one where film writers talk about it making billions of dollars and being the greatest movie of all time — is a bit played out at the moment, but we’re hoping Jared Leto has one final performance as the blood-sucking man-bat hybrid left in him, because what’s a Multiverse of Madness without Sony’s new Marvel legend? We’ve been analyzing every frame of this new trailer for Doctor Strange 2 like it’s a dossier about the JFK assassination,

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