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Here’s a dash of bad news. McCormick & Co. is recalling certain seasonings amid concerns of possible salmonella contamination. The company on Monday shared a release announcing the voluntary recall of McCormick Perfect Pinch Italian Seasoning, McCormick Culinary Italian Seasoning, and Frank’s RedHot Buffalo Ranch Seasoning. At the time of the announcement, no illnesses had been reported in ...

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First lady Jill Biden will undergo a medical procedure Thursday to remove an object lodged in her left foot, a White House official said. Biden stepped on the unknown object while walking on a beach during an official event in Hawaii over the weekend, spokesman Michael LaRosa said in a statement. The procedure will be done at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where President Biden ...

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But wait — there’s no more. Salesman, marketing visionary and inventor Ron Popeil wrapped up a colorful life Wednesday morning, according to TMZ, which reports that the 86-year-old Ronco founder died in a Los Angeles hospital after an unspecified medical emergency. Known as well for his creative spirit as his ability to sell the items he sometimes made, Popeil is credited for introducing the ...

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ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill is dead at 72. The bearded bass player’s death was announced by his bandmates of more than 50 years. “We are saddened by the news today that our Compadre, Dusty Hill, has passed away in his sleep at home in Houston, TX.,” Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard said in a statement posted to the band’s Instagram account. “We, along with legions of ZZ Top fans around the world, ...

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WASHINGTON — Four Capitol and Metropolitan Police Department officers on Tuesday recounted their experience fighting off the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol during the first hearing of a new House committee investigating the attack. “I recall thinking to myself, this is how I’m going to die, defending this entrance,” Capitol Police Sgt. Aquilino Gonell said. “I could have lost my life ...

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ATLANTA — The Georgia man accused of killing eight people at three metro Atlanta spas — including six women of Asian descent — pleaded guilty Tuesday to four counts of murder and was sentenced to life in prison, even as he faces the death penalty on the other murder charges. Robert Aaron Long, 22, reached a plea agreement with Cherokee County prosecutors to avoid the death penalty for his role ...

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WASHINGTON — Senate infrastructure talks suffered a setback Monday after Republicans rejected an offer meant to address all outstanding issues from the White House and Democrats, calling into question goals of passing a $579 billion measure before Congress’s August recess. The Democrats’ Sunday night offer was aimed at resolving provisions include funding for highways and bridges, water, ...

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New York funnyman Jackie Mason — a comedy great who rose to fame in the 1960s and kept Borscht Belt-style gags alive for decades — has died at age 93, reports said Saturday. Mason’s friend and sometimes collaborator, divorce lawyer Raoul Felder, confirmed the death to The New York Times. Mason was born Yacov Moishe Maza in Sheboygan, Wis. When he was 5, his family moved to Manhattan’s Lower ...

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“Ted Lasso,” last summer’s sleeper TV hit, returns for a much-anticipated second season Friday on Apple TV+ and the smiles plastered across our faces couldn’t be any toothier. For the uninitiated, “Ted Lasso” follows a folksy, twangy-voiced and perpetually optimistic American football coach (Jason Sudeikis) who is hired to oversee a mediocre British soccer team by the squad’s frosty new owner ...

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Thursday announced a new round of sanctions against the besieged Cuban government for its violent crackdown on demonstrators, blacklisting the defense minister and a paramilitary police force. Officials said the sanctions targeted specific members of the communist-ruled island’s government who were deemed responsible for the repression of protesters ...