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Ariana Grande ties Beatles and makes chart history

Ariana Grande ties Beatles and makes chart history

One, two, three — Ariana Grande is in the best possible place to be. The singer’s “Thank U, Next” album has her sitting pretty atop the Billboard charts. She’s the first artist to occupy the No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3 positions simultaneously on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart since The Beatles did…MORE

Tesla’s general counsel leaves the company after two months

Tesla’s general counsel leaves the company after two months

Tesla’s general counsel is leaving the company after just two months on the job — the latest in a series of executive departures at Elon Musk’s electric car company. Dane Butswinkas, who joined Tesla in December, will return to his legal practice at Williams & Connolly in Washington, the company said in a statement Wednesday.…MORE

Manny Machado: Record $300m deal agreed, according to reports

Manny Machado: Record $300m deal agreed, according to reports

Manny Machado, who spent the 2018 Major League Baseball (MLB) season with the Los Angeles Dodgers, has agreed a record-breaking $300 million deal with the San Diego Padres, according to reports. If confirmed, the franchise’s 10-year agreement with the 26-year-old would be the most expensive contract ever signed by a free agent in American sports…MORE

$13 million worth of meth found in trailer with frozen strawberries at Texas port

$13 million worth of meth found in trailer with frozen strawberries at Texas port

A truck driver hauling frozen strawberries from Mexico into the United States is in custody after customs officers at a Texas port found nearly $13 million worth of methamphetamine hidden in the trailer. In a statement, Customs and Border Protection said officers working at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge cargo facility Saturday encountered a 42-year-old male…MORE

USA Gymnastics has a new president. The victims of Larry Nassar don’t approve.

USA Gymnastics has a new president. The victims of Larry Nassar don’t approve.

USA Gymnastics has appointed former gymnast and NBA executive Li Li Leung as its president and chief executive officer, the embattled organization announced Tuesday. “Li Li’s unique combination of business skills, management experience and passion for gymnastics make her perfectly suited to lead our organization at this important time in our history,” said Kathryn Carson,…MORE

NYPD can publicly release body cam videos after court ruling

NYPD can publicly release body cam videos after court ruling

America’s largest city police force can now publicly release its body camera footage, after a state appeals court decision in New York Tuesday. The NYPD will make body camera footage publicly available after New York’s police union, the Police Benevolent Association, had sought to block its release, claiming it violated an officer’s right to confidentiality.…MORE

Trump plans to nominate deputy transportation secretary as deputy attorney general

Trump plans to nominate deputy transportation secretary as deputy attorney general

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Deputy Transportation Secretary Jeffrey Rosen to be the new deputy attorney general, the White House announced in a news release Tuesday. Trump’s announcement comes following the confirmation of new attorney general William Barr and as current deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein prepares for his mid-March departure — setting the…MORE

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