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Saturday May 8th, 2021 night edition

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Uploading this newly generated profile to a national criminal database maintained by the F.B.I. has not yet provided a “hit,” she said.

That means that the mystery man’s DNA does not match any of the DNA profiles that are already in the database, taken from people who were convicted or arrested on suspicion of violent crimes.

According to the Innocence Project, no physical evidence was ever produced that connected Mr. Lee to Ms. Reese’s murder.

Mr. Lee’s first trial resulted in a hung jury.

His second murder trial began on Oct. 10, 1995, just seven days after O.J. Simpson had been acquitted of the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.

“The Simpson verdict shocked and angered many white Americans and polarized the nation along racial lines.

It’s difficult to imagine that any jury could be truly objective in considering the evidence against Mr. Lee at that particular moment in time. »

Major cruise ship company may avoid Florida if state doesn't permit Covid-19 vaccination checks

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The CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. said Thursday it could cause the company to suspend Florida departures and move its ships elsewhere.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed an executive order last month banning the use of Covid-19 passports in the state.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. operates three cruise lines: Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. »

Facebook threatens to make iOS users pay. Please do it, Mr. Zuckerberg

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Facebook is unhappy about this because it makes money by tracking you all over the web until the end of time.

So, as noticed by former Obama White House senior adviser Ashkan Soltani, Facebook is attempting to frighten its users -- both on the iOS Facebook app and the iOS Instagram app.

Facebook appears willing to try any ruse it can to get more iOS users to let tracking continue. »

2,000-year-old marble head of Rome's first emperor discovered

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A 2,000-year-old marble head of Augustus, Rome's first emperor , has been discovered in Isernia, an Italian town in the south central region of Molise.

"So we continued digging with precision trowels and a block of marble has come out.

It is made from the same Lunigiana marble used by the Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo , and it depicts a young Augustus Octavian, who became Rome's first emperor in 27 BC. »

Canadian economy lost 207,100 jobs in April

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The country shed 207,100 jobs last month, Statistics Canada reported Friday from Ottawa, partially erasing large gains over the previous two months.

“Today’s jobs data doesn’t change the structural backdrop for the Canadian economic recovery,” Simon Harvey, a senior foreign exchange analyst at Monex Canada, said by email.

“Those who thought the Bank of Canada might taper again in July might have a rethink.”. »