75,000 health care workers in 5 states could soon strike

75,000 health care workers in 5 states could soon strike – CBS News Watch CBS News About 75,000 workers in the Kaiser Permanente health care system could soon hit the picket lines. It would be the largest in health care strike in U.S. history. Their labor contract expires at midnight Saturday. Tom Wait has the latest. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On

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I was nearly Harry Potter then cast a spell on Elton says Jonny Taylor | Films | Entertainment

Jonny Taylor went head to head with Daniel Radcliffe for the role of the boy wizard, with the pair whittled down from 17,000 hopefuls who applied for the part. So when Daniel was chosen to take the plum role, Jonny admits he was left “bitter” and reluctant to watch the films. Fortunately, he is now casting a spell on audiences as the lead singer in the rock band The Horn (corr), with a tour and new album set to thrill fans. Pop superstar Elton John is among their many fans.…

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Northeast dries out after record rainfall

Northeast dries out after record rainfall – CBS News Watch CBS News Parts of the Northeast were drying out Saturday following Friday’s record rainfall which caused flooding across the region. Meteorologist Paul Goodloe with The Weather Channel examines what brought on the severe weather, and has the latest forecast. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On

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A former “Family Feud” contestant convicted of wife’s murder speaks out: “I’m innocent. I didn’t kill Becky.”

Josh Jones and Laura Keck have prosecuted hundreds of cases, but no case has troubled them quite like the murder of Becky Bliefnick. Josh Jones: You put yourself in the mind of Becky Bliefnick in the last moments of her life, the fear that she had to be feeling … You can’t walk out of that house and not be affected by it. Becky was just 41 years old when, on the afternoon of Feb. 23, 2023, her own father discovered her lifeless on the bathroom floor of her Quincy,…

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Linda Slaten case: Decades-long search for Florida mom’s killer ends with arrest of Joseph Clinton Mills, her son’s childhood football coach

This story originally aired on Dec. 3, 2022. It was updated on Sept. 30, 2023. On Sept. 4, 1981, Jeff Slaten, 15 and his brother Tim, 12, were awakened by Lakeland, Florida, police and told their mother, Linda Slaten, had been murdered. Investigators collected a rape kit and lifted a palm print from the windowsill where the killer had entered. They questioned a slew of suspects, but no one was charged, and the case went cold. Prior to and after Linda Slaten’s murder, Tim’s football coach, Joe Mills, would regularly…

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Kansas police chief suspended in wake of police raid on local newspaper

The police chief of a small Kansas town has been placed on suspension on Thursday after his department conducted a controversial raid on a local newspaper last month which sparked criticism from press advocates over whether it violated First Amendment rights. Marion Police Chief Gideon Cody’s suspension was reported Friday by the Marion County Record, the same newspaper that was raided. Marion Mayor Brogan Jones confirmed the suspension to the Associated Press on Saturday. Police raided the newspaper on Aug. 11, seizing personal cellphones, computers, the newspaper’s file server and…

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Exorcist sequel producer joked Taylor Swift scared him into moving release date | Films | Entertainment

The Exorcist producer Jason Blum isn’t scared of much, but there is one thing that does frighten him, Taylor Swift. Blum, founder of Blumhouse, has helped make some of the scariest movies in the Hollywood, including Insidious and The Purge, and has now produced a sequel to The Exorcist, which shocked fans 50 years ago in 1973. However, the Bad Blood singer is his worst nightmare because she was the reason he had to change the release date of The Exorcist: Believer, the most anticipated horror film of the year.…

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Plastic skull being transported for trade show in Mexico halts baggage screening at Salt Lake City airport

An unusual item found in a traveler’s luggage recently joined the ranks of oddities that officials from the Transportation Security Administration can add to their list of finds: A plastic skull. It all started around 8 a.m. local time on Sept. 18 at Salt Lake City International Airport when a TSA explosive detection unit flagged an item inside a piece of checked luggage as a potential security threat, according to a news release from TSA. Officers reviewed the X-ray image of what appeared to be a skull with unidentifiable components…

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