Colorado Air National Guard to conduct jet flyovers to celebrate July 4

The Colorado Air National Guard will conduct fighter jet flyovers across the state Saturday in celebration of July 4. Pilots with the 140th Wing will fly F-16s out of Aurora’s Buckley Air Force Base, according to a news release. “It is truly a privilege to support our local communities in their Independence Day celebrations,” Air Force Col. Micah Fesler, commander […]

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Former cop confesses to being sadistic 'Golden State Killer'

Joseph James DeAngelo Jr, 74, says an inner personality named ‘Jerry’ forced him to commit dozens of California crimes. A former police officer who terrorised California as a serial burglar and rapist and went on to kill more than a dozen people while evading capture for decades pleaded guilty Monday to murders attributed to a criminal dubbed, “the Golden State […]

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PM promising £1bn to rebuild crumbling schools

Funding of £1bn for 50 major school building projects in England is being promised by the prime minister. There will also be a further £560m for repairs to crumbling school buildings. “It’s important we lay the foundations for a country where everyone has the opportunity to succeed,” said Boris Johnson. But head teachers said the National Audit Office had identified […]

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Princeton to remove ex-president’s name from school

Princeton University says it is to remove the name of former US President Woodrow Wilson from a building on its campus because of his racist beliefs and policies. The move follows a wave of protests across the US sparked by the death of African American man George Floyd. Wilson was US president from 1913 to 1921 and helped to establish […]

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Coronavirus safety added to CU Boulder code of conduct – The Denver Post

University of Colorado Boulder students who do not wear masks in public, adhere to social distancing or follow public health orders could be disciplined under the campus’ updated code of conduct, including being put on probation or suspended in the worst cases. CU Boulder leaders released more information about campus’ fall plan this week, including clarifying what will be required […]

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‘Total mistake’ to include Sweden in WHO warning

Swedish state epidemiologist Anders Tegnell has rejected a warning from the World Health Organization that included Sweden among countries in Europe at risk of a Covid-19 resurgence. The WHO on Thursday warned that several countries and territories were seeing a rise in infections. Eleven were in the UN agency’s Europe region. But Dr Tegnell told Swedish TV it was a […]

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M&S and Next battle to try on Victoria’s Secret’s UK arm

Marks & Spencer (M&S) and Next, Britain’s two best-known clothing retailers, are vying to take control of the British operations of Victoria’s Secret, the lingerie brand. Sky News has learnt that the two high street giants are among the parties interested in becoming Victoria’s Secret’s parent company’s new UK franchise partner. At least one other unnamed party is also understood […]

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Denver airport ordered to pay $33.5 million for noise violations

Denver International Airport will have to pay Adams County $33.5 million for noise violations that impacted nearby neighborhoods during a three-year period starting in 2014, a judge has ruled. The ruling from Jefferson County District Judge Christie Bachmeyer was handed down on Friday but became public Monday. The judge said DIA didn’t properly monitor noise emanating from aircraft using the […]

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Children in England ‘back to school in September’

All pupils in all year groups in England will go back to school in September, Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced. At the daily coronavirus briefing, he said the government was “signed up… to bring every child back, in every year group, in every school”. Guidance on safety measures will be published in the next fortnight. It comes after the […]

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