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  • California residents can expect the final wave of direct payments worth up to $1,050 to start being paid to recipients beginning Monday. The Middle Class Tax Refund has been issuing payments to recipients since October. All the people receiving these payments are taxpayers who filed their 2020 taxes by Oct. 15, 2021. This final wave of payments will be made in the form of a debit card and...
  • WANT to update your home but not sure where to start? Well it turns out you don't need to break the bank to add a bit of luxury to your space. 3The interior designer shared a few simple tips and tricksCredit: TIKTOK/PHOENIXGREY Interior designer Phoenix Grey took to TikTok to share a few simple ways anyone can upgrade their home for less. According to the pro you don't need to...
  • Getty TV personalities Eileen Davidson, Lisa Rinna, Lisa Vanderpump, Kyle Richards, Shannon Beador and Camille Grammer . Eileen Davidson is celebrating a major career anniversary. The former “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star has played Ashley Abbott on “The Young & the Restless” on and off for 40 years. In honor of that milestone – and in honor of the CBS soap’s 50th anniversary – she posed for...
  • Q: Ira, the Heat have a serious shortage in big men as a result of Dewayne Dedmon destined to sit on the bench, Omer Yurtseven out and Udonis Haslem in essence only as a mental support. – Simon,South Palm Beach. A: Agree. And for all that Orlando Robinson has done to help keep the Heat afloat, arguably producing beyond expectation, it would appear there will have to be something better...
  • Pixabay DWTS alum opened up about fertility struggle. Erin Andrews gave an update on her fertility journey. The 44-year-old former “Dancing With the Stars” co-host, who married hockey player Jarrett Stoll in 2017, revealed that she is still trying to conceive a child nearly 10 years after first starting the process through in vitro fertilization, and that she is “doing OK.” “It’s not easy,” Andrews told Us Weekly...
  • Getty The Real Housewives star looked so different.. Heather Gay had fans talking after she posted an old photo on social media. In January 2023, “The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City”  star shared a throwback pic on Instagram as she advertised her upcoming book, “Bad Mormon,” and many fans commented on how much her face has changed over the years. Gay, 40, is the owner of Beauty...
  • Puzzles & Games | Word Game: Jan. 29, 2023
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    TODAY’S WORD — DETRACTS (DETRACTS: dih-TRAKTS: Diminishes the importance, value or effectiveness of.) Average mark 52 words Time limit 60 minutes Can you find 68 or more words in DETRACTS? TODAY’S WORD — DETRACTS dare dart date dater dear drat east tact tare tart taste taster tear teat test tetra tetrad trace tract trade tread treat tsar race rate ratted react read redact rest aced acre acted arced aster cadet...
  • Gene J. Puskar/AP This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. On a chilly recent morning, customers inside a Starbucks in New York City’s midtown were doing what you’d expect: buying coffee, warming up, chatting. But one person was moving through the store with a different purpose: she first approached a woman standing near the door, and then another man seated with a cup of...
  • Puzzles & Games | Bridge: Jan. 29, 2023
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    With apologies to “Dilbert,” here’s another real-life memo from a harried project manager: “Doing it right is no excuse for not meeting the schedule.” Some players seem to think it’s not whether you make your contract or go down, it’s how much time you take to do it. In today’s deal, North’s response of two hearts was a “transfer” to spades, and South’s jump to three spades showed good spades...
  • CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Sara Gilbert, 48; Heather Graham, 53; Oprah Winfrey, 69; Tom Selleck, 78. Sara Gilbert (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)  Happy Birthday: Use knowledge and experience to guide you when facing uncertainty with friends or relatives. Your strength and assistance will put you in an excellent position to barter and persuade others to do and see things your way. Do your best to save; it will...
  • NIA JAX'S WWE return at Royal Rumble did not go all according to plan. This is because her entrance was botched up due to her intro music being played before the countdown. SHES NOT LIKE MOST GIRLS ... AND SHES BACK!!!Nia Jax is entrant number 3️⃣0️⃣ in the Womens #RoyalRumble Match! pic.twitter.com/9s5BKpvmhP— WWE (@WWE) January 29, 2023 1Nia Jax saw her Royal Rumble entrance botched upCredit: Getty Images -...
  • WINNING a Grand Slam title is considered the pinnacle of tennis - and one of the current greats has revealed he will never win another. Novak Djokovic sent Wimbledon Centre Court into a frenzy when he battled from a set down to overcome Nick Kyrgios in the SW19 final. 4Novak Djokovic clinched his fourth successive Wimbledon triumphCredit: AFP 4Roger Federer has won 20 Grand Slams, but will never win another...
  • STAYING warm all winter can be difficult but Tesco is selling the perfect product to keep you warm and toasty all night-long.  Households across the country have been left freezing as people opt to cut down their energy usage amid the cost of living crisis.  2It costs nothing to runCredit: Silentnight 2The mattress topper fits easily on top of your baseCredit: Getty However, there are some brilliant products you can buy to...
  • A BODYBUILDING legend is aiming to raise the bar and win his tenth Arnold Classic at 53. Dexter "The Blade" Jackson is a seasoned veteran when it comes to pumping iron but his latest body transformation has left fans amazed. 4At 53-years-old Dexter Jackson is still a beastCredit: Getty 4Arnold Schwarzenegger awards Jackson with first place trophy in 2015Credit: Getty The retired IFBB professional bodybuilder has 29 major wins under...
  • MANDY ROSE showed off her stunning figure as she strolled through the beach. The stunner is no stranger to leaving little to the imagination and was even axed by WWE last month due to a dispute over content posted on her fan account. 7Mandy Rose showed off her bum in yellow bikini bottoms 7She strolled down the beach 7The ex-WWE beauty shows off her stunning figureCredit: Instagram @mandysacs 7Mandy regularly...
  • A MUM has sued her son's school after being banned from going on campus due to her racy work as an OnlyFans model. Victoria Triece, 31, has filed the suit against Sand Lake Elementary School in Orange County, FL, claiming they violated her rights to free speech, free assembly and privacy. 5Victoria Triece, 31, is suing the school over being banned from volunteering for on-campus eventsCredit: Instagram 5The mum-of-two was...
  • A WOMAN who wears lingerie to work on a daily basis has admitted she's always slammed by people who say she should be "ashamed". Sophia regularly updates her TikTok page with videos of her daily fits, which often include some kind of bra or corset on the top half. 4Sophia took to TikTok to share a look at some of the outfits she wears to workCredit: TikTok/@sophitavi 4But...
  • A SUPERCAR once owned by footballing legend David Beckham is up for sale for £110,000. The former England and Manchester United star was pictured at the wheel of the nero black 2001 Ferrari 360 Spider F1 numerous times in the early 2000s.  4A 2001 Ferrari 360 Spider, which was once owned by David Beckham has now hit the marketCredit: PistonHeads. / BEEM 4The black sportscar was owned by the English...
  • MAMA June's daughter Pumpkin delighted fans as she posted a rare video with sister Alana Thompson as the pair headed to a gig. Pumpkin, 26 - who recently became a mom to twins - beamed while standing next to Alana, 17, nicknamed Honey Boo Boo, in a field. 5Mama June’s daughter Pumpkin delighted fans with a rare video with Honey Boo BooCredit: Instagram 5Pumpkin and her sibling, real name Alana,...
  • PHOEBE WARNER is enjoying life at West Brom after the ‘emotional rollercoaster’ of seeing her former club survive a liquidation scare.  Today the midfield gem, 22, hopes to help the Baggies pull off an FA Cup fourth round upset when they play Brighton. 4Brighton hope to pick up their first match win of the year when they face West Brom Women at Keys Park todayCredit: Alamy 4Baggies ace Phoebe...
  • A Democratic congresswoman who is part of a congressional caucus aiming to fight the effects of climate change is earning major profits on her oil and gas stock purchases in recent years, according to records reviewed by the Washington Examiner. Rep. Lois Frankel is a member of the Safe Climate Caucus, which has targeted the fracking industry and aims "to solve the important issues facing our country because of...
  • Dear Amy: Due to a health condition, an acquaintance completely sequestered herself during the pandemic, and has remained so for almost three years now. I think it’s messing with her mind, as she is getting further “out there.” On Thanksgiving, I was joyful that we could finally spend time in our home with two other family members. But that evening I got a long email from her about how she...
  • JURGEN KLOPP admits his six Liverpool trophies have saved him from the sack. The under-fire Kop boss says he is still an elite manager but before today’s FA Cup clash at Brighton, he: 1Jurgen Klopp has conceded his previous achievements are helping him stay in a jobCredit: Getty Warned his team may never again reach previous heights. Apologised for their woeful form. Blamed the demise on the Reds’ appalling...
  • Alan M. Kaufmann Jr., a retired Department of Housing and Urban Development branch manager who was a devoted major league baseball fan that toured ballparks across the country, died Jan. 10 at his McLean home in Fairfax County, Virginia. He was 68. Mr. Kaufmann’s family said he died as the result of knife wounds allegedly inflicted by his wife’s son. Mr. Kaufmann attempted to intervene in a dispute between his...
  • An explosive new court filing alleges Orioles chairman and CEO John Angelos and his mother “plundered” tens of millions of dollars from ailing team owner Peter Angelos, bought a greater share of the franchise and shielded assets from potential creditors. The allegations were made by Peter Angelos’ younger son, Louis Angelos, in an updated lawsuit against his brother and mother. They depict an alleged scheme in which, in the five...
  • The National Baseball Hall of Fame gained a single new member on Tuesday night. Scott Rolen, the eight-time Gold Glove winner at third base, made it in narrowly with 76.3% of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America’s vote. This was Rolen’s sixth year on the ballot, and he finally made the push across the 75% threshold needed for election, getting in by a slim five-vote margin. Rolen was a star...
  • LEO JULY 23 - AUG 23 1Let your venerable side shine this week LeoCredit: Yordanka Poleganova at Illustrat Feeling is more important than thinking this week, as Venus settles into your zone of self discovery. And so much love centres on allowing yourself to feel; honestly and openly, rather than hiding away any vulnerable aspects. Yes, you love a bit of drama, but try to keep things calm for a...
  • Major League Baseball is investigating pitcher Mike Clevinger for alleged domestic violence and child abuse, according to a report. Olivia Finestead, who shares a child with Clevinger, said the pitcher physically abused both her and their child, The Athletic reported Tuesday. Finestead, 24, shared multiple Instagram posts Tuesday morning accusing Clevinger of being physically violent and emotionally manipulative. “He’s committed SEVERAL acts of domestic violence and child abuse,” Finestead wrote....
  • A MODEL has told how she’ll never dress her age and will always try to look sexy despite being in her fifties. Nicole Hibbard, 52, worked as a topless dancer before qualifying as an aesthetician and life coach. 3Nicole has never felt better than she does now at 52 3The model is adamant that age is just a number 3Her life changed after splitting from her partner During lockdown, the divorced...
  • The Cubs found their shortstop in Dansby Swanson. The White Sox added an All-Star to their outfield in Andrew Benintendi. That’s just some of the activity during Major League Baseball’s offseason. The chatter and deals were missing for a portion of the lead-up to the 2022 season, with the lockout dominating discussion. This offseason has witnessed a return of hot-stove staples such as speculation, trades and signings. Here are some...
  • ANTHONY GORDON'S transfer to Newcastle is complete, after leaked pictures revealed Gordon had signed a contract and met fans. Newcastle are set to sign Gordon for £45million from Everton. ???? | Only a matter of time before an official announcement from the club. Welcome @anthonygordon #NUFC pic.twitter.com/1ZbYiFUxon— NUFC360 (@NUFC360) January 28, 2023 Anthony Gordon leaving St James’ Park earlier after formalising his move to Newcastle United #NUFC ⚫️⚪️ pic.twitter.com/ISYR6R1A7H—...
  • CHELSEA have signed Lyon full-back Malo Gusto on a deal that runs until 2030. The Blues had been in hot pursuit of the the 19-year-old for weeks as they looked for more cover on the right amid Reece James' injuries. 1Credit: Getty Gusto has been signed for in a £26m deal but will be loaned back to Lyon for the rest of the season More to follow... Topics Chelsea...
  • A MUM confessed she thought the name she picked out for her newborn was pretty normal. But fitness influencer Ashy Bines has left fans confused after revealing she's called her baby girl Tala. 3Ashy Bines has been inundated with questions about how to pronounce her daughter Tala's nameCredit: instagram/ashybines 3She announced her baby's name with a post on InstagramCredit: instagram/ashybines The blogger announced her newborn's name on Instagram,...
  • COMMUNITY Day is back once again, giving everyone the chance to get big rewards in Pokémon Go. The Crackling Voltage event will be ongoing all week, and the Rocket Takeover will start. 1Crackling Voltage will continue this week.Credit: Niantic More shadow Pokémon will be available, and Giovanni will return with some powerful ‘mons. Here’s everything that’s happening in Pokémon Go from January 30 to February 5, 2023. Blitzle takes the...
  • A GRANDMA has gone viral after revealing how old she really is, leaving people stunned. Joan Woodhouse (@joansumner1930) has become somewhat of an internet sensation thanks to her youthful looks and immaculate skin - but the grandma has already entered her tenth decade and is 92. 5The 92-year-old grandma has gone viral on TikTok where people can't believe her ageCredit: tiktok.com/@joansumner1930 5Some demanded she showed her drivers license to prove...
  • FORMER Chelsea player and assistant manager Jody Morris is set to be named Swindon boss. The League 2 club had been in search of a new manager after Scott Lindsey jumped ship to take charge of Crawley earlier this month. 1Morris worked closely with Lampard for years and was well-regarded at ChelseaCredit: Getty Now Morris looks on the brink of officially taking his first job in management. ...
  • LITTLE People's Isabel Roloff has re-vamped her look with a stunning makeover amid her ongoing family feud. The Little People Big World star, 26, documented an exciting trip to the salon where she had her lengthy locks chopped off to shoulder-height. 5Little People Big World star Isabel Roloff has undergone a major hair transformationCredit: Instagram//isabelsofiarock 5She debuted her dramatic new look on her Instagram pageCredit: Instagram It has been a tough start...
  • RED letter boxes are dotted up and down the country and have come a bit of a cultural icon. But some people are only just realising what the GR and ER symbols that are commonly printed on the base really mean. 3Post boxes have letters on the bottom that correspond to the reigning monarch at the time, with GR boxes being from the era of King George V 3ER II...
  • ERIK TEN HAG has been left to sweat over the fitness of Christian Eriksen after he was spotted leaving Old Trafford ON CRUTCHES. Eriksen, 30, was on the receiving end of a nasty challenge from Andy Carroll during the FA Cup clash between Manchester United and Reading on Saturday. Laughable that Andy Carroll wasn’t even booked for his grim challenge on Christian Eriksen.This is a big problem if...
  • EVER felt like your chest was burning up? Well chances are you've experienced heartburn. 1In some cases heartburn can be a sign of ovarian cancerCredit: Getty - Contributor The unpleasant and often painful feeling is usually nothing to worry about. But in some cases, it can be a symptom of ovarian cancer. The disease affects about 7,000 women each year - making it one of the most common...