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Russian nurse who went viral for wearing most attention-grabbing underclothes below defending robe lands modeling contract

A Russian nurse who went viral for her choice of clothing – or lack thereof – has now reportedly landed a modeling contract with sportswear brand Zasport.Nadezhda Zhukova, 23, from Tula was photographed in May for wearing only a sports bra and shorts underneath her see-through PPE gown. Zhukova explained to her employers at Tula…

Jacksonville making ready to host hundreds for the interval of this year’s Republican National Convention

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — In the wake of the Republican National Committee’s decision to move some of this year’s convention festivities away from Charlotte, N.C., Jacksonville is readying to welcome thousands of convention-going visitors.For some residents and business owners, it feels like a blessing. Barbara Bredehoeft owns multiple restaurants in Jacksonville, including BB’s Restaurant and Bar. While the…

Apple announces Macs challenging to Apple chips, wide improvements for iOS at WWDC

After weeks of speculation, Apple finally announced that it would be switching its Mac computers to ARM-based Apple silicon processors starting by the end of the year, a big blow to Intel.Apple CEO Tim Cook made the announcement at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), noting the previous few transitions, from PowerPC chips to Intel-based chips, were large…

At-dwelling ‘spit test’ trial to test 14,000 people in UK

A group of 14,000 essential workers and their families will trial a new coronavirus “spit test” in southeast England, reports say, in the hopes of greater efficiency and comfort than the current nasal swab test.Southampton University staff running the trial will test participants weekly, The Guardian reported. After “spitting in a pot,” tests are sent off or await…

Fresh householders seek for enormous beehive hidden inner bricked-up chimney

This feature probably wasn’t included in the house’s real estate listing.A couple in England recently made a shocking discovery when they moved into their dream home: the living room was full of thousands of bees. It turns out they had unwittingly purchased a home that contained a massive beehive hidden in the fireplace. A couple in…

Nonwhite Minnesota corrections officers blocked from guarding Derek Chauvin: complaint

Eight minority corrections officers in Minnesota say they were sent to a separate floor of a county jail and barred from guarding fired Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin after his arrest in the death of George Floyd, according to a report.The minority officers working in Ramsey County, who have filed a discrimination complaint, also say…

Paul Batura: Pleased Father’s Day to the three fathers of my three sons

For Father’s Day, I want to reach out to the three fathers whose three biological sons became my three sons.Birthfathers rarely play a starring role in infant adoption. More often than not, they’re relegated to signatures on consent forms relinquishing parental rights – if they can even be located.I’ve had the privilege of being a…

Jack Benny’s daughter remembers increasing up with the famed comic: ‘He liked being famed’

Jack Benny will always be “the nicest person” his daughter Joan Benny has ever known.The celebrated comic who brought laughter to America for 40 years passed away in 1974 at age 80 from cancer. Joan, 86, has vivid memories of the man she still “absolutely” adores.“He was a truly nice man,” she recently told Closer…

Bryce Dallas Howard shares the recommendation father Ron Howard gave her whereas making ‘Dads’ documentary

Even Bryce Dallas Howard turns to her father for advice.The 39-year-old actress recently made her feature film directorial debut with the Apple TV+ documentary “Dads,” focusing on modern fatherhood, which includes a glimpse into her own life with her father, Ron Howard.Howard spoke to Fox News about how the film came to be and recalled…

The style to roast marshmallows for ‘most caramelization’ (and tips for having fun with them outside of a s’more)

A Utah man unveils a hamburger he purchased from McDonald’s in 1999McDonald’s has responded to reports following the unveiling of David Whipple’s 20-year-old burger. The Utah man bought the burger at a McDonald’s in Logan, UT. Although visually it looks the same, one of the fast-food chain’s executives says the burger has definitely undergone some…