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California has appointed its first ever Muslim chaplain to the state legislature

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Want more inspiring, positive news? Sign up for The Good Stuff, a newsletter for the good in life. It will brighten your inbox every Saturday morning. (add the hyperlink) A Muslim man has made history after becomi...

Atlanta’s mayor just appointed the city’s first LGBTQ affairs director

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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has announced the city's first director of LGBTQ Affairs, her office said Friday. Lifelong Atlanta resident and LGBTQ advocate Malik Brown will take on the newly-created position,...

NHL team fires newly appointed assistant coach Sylvain Lefebvre who refused Covid-19 vaccine

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The Columbus Blue Jackets have fired recently hired assistant coach Sylvain Lefebvre after he decided to not get vaccinated against Covid-19. The NHL team said on Monday that the decision to let Lefebvre go was bec...

Labor secretary denies he knew about domestic violence allegations against Boston police commissioner he appointed while mayor

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Labor Secretary Martin Walsh has denied he was aware of domestic violence allegations against the Boston Police commissioner when he appointed him to that position. Walsh tapped Dennis White for the job shortly afte...

Eddie Howe appointed new Newcastle United Head Coach

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Eddie Howe has been named Newcastle United's new Head Coach on a two-and-a-half-year deal until the summer of 2024, the English Premier League club announced in a statement on Monday. Howe is the first manager to be...

A dog that saved its owner’s life appointed South Korea’s first honorary rescue dog

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Seoul, South Korea A plucky four-year-old dog named Baekgu has shown once again why dogs are man's best friend. Baekgu's owner, a 90-year-old woman with dementia living in South Korea's Hongseong county, went missing...

Eric Adams’ new NYPD commissioner appointed in front of a mural of radicals and a cop killer

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Keechant Sewell, a Long Island police official, was sworn in as New York City’s next police commissioner on Wednesday, in front of a mural of Malcolm X, Nat Turner, Angela Davis, and Assata Shakur. Incoming...

10 Illinois firefighters walk off job after man convicted of arson appointed new chief

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Fire Chief John Rosenkranz was removed from his post and replaced with Assistant Chief Jerame Simmons, at a fire district board meeting in East Carondelet on Monday, FOX 2 reports. The newly-appointed fire chief plea...

Phylicia Rashad appointed dean of fine arts at Howard University

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Howard University announced Wednesday that alunma Phylicia Rashad has been appointed dean of the recently reestablished College of Fine Arts. The "This Is Us" star will begin her role on July 1 and report to Provost...

GOP Sen. Graham and Democrat Rep. Cuellar call for Jeh Johnson to be appointed border czar

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HOUSE REPUBLICANS CALL FOR RENEWAL OF WALL CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS IN NEW BORDER SECURITY PLAN SENATOR GRAHAM: She (Kamala Harris) doesn’t know what she’s doing. I don’t dislike her, but she is suggesting that we shou...

Ingraham: If appointed, Judge Jackson would be a ‘stamp’ for far-left demands

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LAURA INGRAHAM: What Americans saw in this confirmation hearing, to the extent that they're watching at all, is a complete farce. What they saw was a Supreme Court nominee chosen not primarily for her intellect and s...

Chris Paul and Taraji P. Henson appointed to Biden’s HBCU advisory board

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President Joe Biden will announce Thursday that he is appointing more than a dozen top education leaders, celebrities and athletes to his board of advisers on historically Black colleges and universities, the White ...

First female director appointed for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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Sign up for CNN's Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. For the first time in its 85-year history, NASA's Jet Propulsion Labo...

Trump appointed State Department official met with election deniers on January 6

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A top Trump appointee at the US State Department met on January 6, 2021, with two activists who were pushing false claims that the 2020 presidential election was stolen. The meeting took place on the same day that t...