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Gold prices surged to record highs on Sunday before retreating on Monday as uncertainty loomed over the possibility of a rate cut. Despite the dip, investors remain optimistic about the precious metal’s performance in the coming weeks. In other news, General Electric announced its plans to split into two separate companies – GE Vernova and GE Aerospace – on Tuesday. This move is expected to streamline operations and improve efficiency for the conglomerate. Meanwhile, 3M completed the spinoff of its healthcare business and settled a lawsuit related to “forever chemicals.” The company’s stock rose following the news, reflecting investor confidence…

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The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live Limited Series Concludes with Happy Ending The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live limited series has come to a close, wrapping up the story of Rick Grimes and Michonne in a satisfying way. The finale saw Rick and Michonne emerge victorious in their mission to stop the CRM from launching a devastating war against an innocent city. According to the producers, the happy ending of the season was always part of the plan. The series underwent some changes from its original concept as a film trilogy to a limited TV series, but the…

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The entertainment world is mourning the loss of Chance Perdomo, the talented actor known for his role as Andre Anderson in the hit show “Gen V.” Perdomo tragically passed away at the young age of 27 after a motorcycle accident, as confirmed by his family and representatives. The accident, which took place during a private moment and did not involve any other individuals, has left Perdomo’s loved ones and fans devastated. His family and representatives have asked for privacy as they grieve the loss of their son and brother. Known for his memorable performances on screen, Perdomo’s work in “Gen…

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Apple is set to release redesigned iPad Pros and refreshed iPad Air models in early May, according to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman. The delay in their arrival is said to be due to new manufacturing techniques for the iPad screens and Apple working on finishing the software for the devices. The new iPad Pro models will feature OLED display panels for the first time and will come with the M3 chip. They will also have redesigned accessories such as the Magic Keyboard and Apple Pencil. As for the iPad Air refresh, it will keep the current design but will be powered…

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The Naval Sea Systems Command has recently deployed three cranes to Baltimore, Md., to aid in the removal of wreckage from the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse. The cranes, including the 1,000-ton lift-capacity Chesapeake, the 200-ton Ferrell, and the 150-ton Oyster, will be used to lift submerged parts of the bridge from the Patapsco River. In addition to these cranes, another 400-ton lift-capacity barge is set to arrive next week to assist in the salvage operation. The Navy’s Supervisor of Salvage and Diving will oversee the disassembly and removal of the bridge section by section using the cranes. To further…

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In an exciting night of women’s college basketball, the first set of regional semifinals delivered thrilling games, upsets, and standout performances. The University of Connecticut, last year’s national champions, dominated 5th-seed San Diego State in a rematch of the title game. UConn has been on a roll in the tournament, leading by double digits in all three games so far. Alabama pulled off a major upset by defeating North Carolina, advancing to the Elite Eight for the first time since 2004. Meanwhile, Clemson also orchestrated an upset by taking down 2nd-seed Arizona, reaching the Elite Eight for the first time…

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The S&P 500 Continues Upward Trend in 2024 The S&P 500 has had a strong start to the year, with a rise of over 10 percent in the first three months of 2024. This surge has led to the index reaching 22 record highs during this period. Approximately 40 percent of the stocks in the index are currently trading above levels from 12 months ago, indicating a positive trend in the market. Despite this growth, there have been only three days in 2024 so far where the S&P 500 has fallen by more than 1 percent at close. This stability…

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Vizio Unveils Massive 86-inch 4K Smart TV for $999 Vizio has announced the release of its newest addition to the smart TV market, an impressive 86-inch 4K TV priced at just $999. The size of this TV is significantly larger than previous models, providing users with a Times Square billboard-like experience right in their living rooms. In addition to its massive size, the new Vizio TV is packed with features that will enhance the viewing experience. It boasts Dolby Vision HDR and HDR10+ for vibrant and lifelike colors, along with the ability to run games at an impressive 120 frames…

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Israel’s Supreme Court Rules End to Subsidies for Ultra-Orthodox Men Refusing Military Service Israel’s Supreme Court recently made a landmark ruling ordering the government to stop providing subsidies to ultra-Orthodox men who do not serve in the army. This decision could have significant implications for both the government and religious men who opt out of military service. The ruling has created a major rift within Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s national unity government, with ultra-Orthodox parties demanding draft exemptions to continue while other members insist on equal participation in military service. If the ultra-Orthodox parties withdraw from the coalition, it could…

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United Launch Alliance is set to make history this Thursday with the final launch of the Delta IV rocket as it embarks on the NROL-70 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office. Liftoff is scheduled for 2:45 PM EDT from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, with the mission expected to take several hours to complete. This milestone launch marks the 45th and last flight of the Delta IV, which first took to the skies back in 2002. Developed by McDonnell Douglas and later merged with Boeing, the Delta IV has had a distinguished career, including completing several high-profile missions for…

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